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One Of The Best Houses In Woodstock (Great for Catskills Skiing)

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

One Of The Best Houses In Woodstock

Built in 1774, this is the original farmhouse for the entire valley. The house has been lovingly renovated a number of times throughout its history, but it still retains its originals details and charm from the Revolutionary-War period. This is truly one of the more beautiful houses in the area.

The house is handsomely situated on six secluded acres. It has four (five including the den) bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room with fireplace, a den with fireplace (that functions as a fifth bedroom), a separate dining room, a sun/breakfast room, and two lovely fireplaces. The kitchen is fully equipped for the most demanding of dinner parties. There is also a separate laundry area adjacent to the kitchen.

There is a bedroom downstairs that has a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom is the master located upstairs with a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom. This upstairs bathroom has a second entrance from the hallway for the use of the other two upstairs bedrooms, in addition to its being en-suite to the master bedroom. The third bedroom is upstairs and has two twin beds. The fourth bedroom is located upstairs and has a full-size/double bed. There is a separate den downstairs with its own fireplace on its own side of the house just off the living room, which nicely functions as a fifth bedroom, containing a queen-size sleeper sofa. There is also a queen-size sleeper sofa in the sun room and a twin-size day bed in the living room.

The property has a 50-foot, salt-water pool. There is a grill at poolside that is both charcoal and gas. In addition to the house, there is a charming art studio in a separate outbuilding and a barn that it used as a two-car garage and tool shop.

Located just over the hill from the town square in Woodstock, the house is in Woodstock proper, just minutes from shops and restaurants in the center of town.

More Details

Owner
Catherine
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Catherine

I'm a psychology professor living in Manhattan and Woodstock with my husband and two kids.

Why Catherine chose Catskills

The house is perfect year-round, with skiing in the winter and swimming/hiking/you-name-it during the other seasons!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our weekend in woodstock! The house was absolutely lovely, especially the bedrooms and the light-filled breakfast room. And the claw-foot tub upstairs was a real treat. I can only imagine how beautiful and fun it would be to stay in the summer and have access to the pool. We used the fireplace nightly and the kitchen was well-equipped with basics for dining in. The caretaker was helpful and available when we couldn't figure out how to light the stove and it was a really easy, quick trip from NYC. I will definitely keep the property in mind for future weekend escapes.
Apr 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Woodstock in Ulster County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs En-suite Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , upstairs
    Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom - 1 Large Double Bed , downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , upstairs
    Den/Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , Separate den off living room with queen-size sleeper sofa.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , upstairs
    Sunroom - 1 Large Double Bed , At one end of house, next to laundry area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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One Of The Best Houses In Woodstock (Great for Catskills Skiing)
average rating of 4.7868853 based on 64 reviews
5

Perfect Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house was an absolute dream, as was working with Sarah the property manager! When we walked into the house, it automatically felt like home for the weekend. We grilled some locally grown vegetables for dinner and enjoyed a relaxing night by the fire. The house was well stocked and so inviting that in truth, other than leaving to pick up provisions, there was no need to leave.. unless you wanted to take in some of the breathtaking views and enjoy the town of Woodstock, which was only about a 15 minute drive from the house. While the house was big enough for everyone to find their own corner to relax in, the house felt cozy, inviting and warm. I will absolutely book this property again and look forward to a future get away. Thank you Catharine, Steven and Sarah!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Horrible. Do not stay here. Pictures fool you

  • 1 of 5

Entered to smoke filled house, and had to clean out embers and remnants from fireplace previous renters left behind. Wet, damp, stinky sheets put on bed , which filled room with foul odor. Next, cherry on top; when showering upstairs and downstairs at same time, drain/ line clog caused water to back up and out of shower drain, flooding the downstairs. Property manager tried to say we "flushed something"; totally inept! We left and found another home. What a nightmare.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Smoke filled? The house had been cleaned. The fire place was not scooped. We had a service to clean pool and offered anything else? no mention , can you please scoop the fireplace. The sheets so sorry the girl put them on damp. :( A mistake that can happen with hot sheets. No one called to say we need fire place cleaned, bed changed until the next day. I Understand late and arriving not comfortable. Tried to respond taking all bedding to laundry and the septic blew up! Perfect timing. I never accused them of doing anything, only said someone had obviously put the wrong thing down. Of when I got a that's insulting. :( I apologized explaining I didn't mean them. Had an emergency call for help the next day . All the family's that have enjoyed the house to the point of overload for a two hundred year old beutifully renovated farm house. I'm sorry for their discomfort inspite of fully using the house and pool with all theirs. Very best always, Sarah (house manager)
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5

The property was beautiful! Quiet serene setting. Fall definetly in the air on our weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay All the amenities you could want. Quaint cozy atmosphere. Great for kids. Plenty of yard to run and explore. Beautiful heated pool to enjoy. Plenty o space for everyone. Great house. Nice people to work with Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best house, loved it

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in the house, pics are accurate, pool was clean, house was clean, only complaint last two days heater and filter weren't working was only there for four days so didn't get to be in the pool as much as we would've liked

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the house. Lots of room. Beautiful community. Sarah was very helpful in accommodating our arrival to the property. Would love to come back and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, tranquil and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time here with a bunch of friends after our son's wedding. The property is truly a home from home; in fact it was better equipped than our own house! It is full of character and ideal for entertaining. Whilst Woodstock has lots of great restaurants, we decided to stay in and cook/ BBQ every evening. The grounds are lovely and despite it raining every day, we still used the pool. It's a bit far to walk to town, so you do need a car. Do note that none of the bedrooms have curtains or blinds, so if you are a 'light' sleeper, bring eye shades. The house manager was very helpful and communication excellent. Would highly recommend this property.

PS Do go for a walk at Snake Rocks just up the road. It's a lovely and historic circular walk of about 30 minutes that many of the locals don't even know about.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Woodstock, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,421
for 4 nights
From
£303
From
£379
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,255
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,331
for 7 nights
From
£379
Thu,Fri,Sat
£2,331
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,649
for 4 nights
From
£379
 
 
Summer - Low
29 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£929
for 3 nights
From
£265
From
£379
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,217
 
 
July 4th
29 Jun 2018 - 4 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,573
for 5 nights
From
£288
 
 
Summer - High
5 Jul 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,483
for 7 nights
From
£379
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,483
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
30 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,649
for 4 nights
From
£379
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£512
for 2 nights
From
£190
From
£227
Fri,Sat
£1,156
£3,923
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £132.67
Refundable Damage Deposit £379.05

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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