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Historic Four Season Rental

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4 maximum)

Aunt's Place is a newly renovated historic home located in the Catskill Park 2hrs from NYC in Olivebridge NY. This home was built to board the laborers who built the Ashokan Reservoir. The renovation was done to preserve some of the original findings in the home during the renovation process. Some of the original findings include primitive art work which are displayed on the living room walls. The home is walking distance from the reservoir where you could enjoy the amenities offered or just relax and enjoy the peacefulness of our small town.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Ray & Allyson Nichols
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Olivebridge in Olive

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double Bed (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • tennis
TVs in both bedrooms & living room


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Historic Four Season Rental
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
San Francisco, CA

Quaint, cute and with character.

  • 4 of 5

Owners were great. Really responsive and easy to coordinate with. The complimentary wine was a nice touch. The water does have a strong sulfur smell. They provided drinking water which was key. We were here in January so the gas stove made it nice and cozy.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy you enjoyed your stay. The water in this area has a touch of sulfur which is a little stronger due to lack of rain. The water is tested on a regular basis and is fine for drinking. We were so surprised on Sunday when our neighbor who looks after the property called us wanting to know if we had left a window open. He was going to go in and close the window, but we told him we had guests. The window was wide open all day and well into the night or early morning with the temperature dipping to 15 degrees above zero. Very disappointed, Ray & Allyson
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  • 5 of 5

This is an AMAZING house! First, let me say the owners are wonderful. They responded quickly to me and were so nice. They were in constant contact with us throughout our travels, as we hit traffic along the way and arrived later than expected. When we arrived, we were so happy. The owners were so pleasant and were there to greet us. The house was beautiful and perfect for my boyfriend and I. It was spotless and had everything that we needed for our weekend of relaxation and celebrating New Years. Down the rode is a beautiful reservoir - there is so much history that comes with the house. The fireplace was delightful along with the openness of the house. There are supermarkets 10-15 minutes away... The owners are very accommodating and helpful to tell you places if you wish to go out. There is also a delicious chocolate place called fruition near by that we stumbled across. We were so sad to leave! Such a beautiful house with great hosts. We can't wait to come back and go hiking in the warmer months. Thank you so much again, Ray and Allyson! Happy New Year and see you soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Outstanding Guests: Melissa & Chris were outstanding guests. We enjoyed a great conversation and they went above and beyond taking care of our home. We look forward to them visiting us again.
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New York, New York

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fabulous weekend stay at Aunt's Place - the house was perfect! We enjoyed cooking meals in the kitchen and sitting by the fireplace at night. Ray and Allyson were very nice and gracious hosts and quick to respond to our questions!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed Aunt's Place. We strive to make the home and your stay as comfortable as possible. You were wonderful guests and look forward to your next stay at Aunt's Place. Ray & Allyson
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We had a great vacation it was a nice long weekend and house is great the area was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We made so many new memories. The house was beautiful, clean, comfortable. We look forward to spending time there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beacon New York , Dutchess county

Outstanding rental

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful experience staying at this rental. The owners made us feel so comfortable and accommodated every need we had.

This also was a very special stay because my family and I have family ties with the owners and we spent many a day there. It was incredible to once again be in that house sharing wonderful memories.

I've already have told many about it and I look forward to my next stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Thank you so much for taking such good care of our Aunt's Place. Warmest regards to all, See you soon,
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Brooklyn, NY

Catskills charmer

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Aunt's Place. Hosts are lovely and very helpful. the house has been lovingly restored and is very comfortable. The location is ideal. It is not far from Woodstock, Phoenicia and Kingston. And you can walk to the magnificent Ashokan Reservoir. the house is better than the photos!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Aunt's Place. Thank you so much for taking such good care of our home. You were wonderful guests and we look forward to your next visit. All the best to you. Ray & Allyson and of course Roscoe
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Ashokan Reservoir-Walking distance(10 min)No motorized vehicles. Woodstock-20min, Hurley/Stone Ridge-20min, Historic New Paltz- 30min.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Olivebridge, New York

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £19.33

Aunt's Place has a maximum overnight capacity of 4 guests. Additional invited overnight guests will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave immediately unless prior arrangements have been made with the owners.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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