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Armstrong's Elk Farm

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
lodge
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Armstrong's Elk Farm

Our Rustic Log Cabin styled hoe is located in Cornwallville, NY is a perfect spot for the outdoor enthusiast.

Open year round, the changing seasons of the Catskills offer spectacular painted vistas and a myriad of outdoor activities to suit everyone's interests. The Fall season offers spectacular mountain views of foliage giving way to the crisp Winter snow painted countryside. Spring warmth renews the flowers and brightens the mountains with lush green foliage giving way to the warmth of a Summer evening. We'd love to have you any time.

Our accommodations are centrally located within a 20 mile radius encompassing the towns of Durham, Windham, Catskill and Hunter, which is only 2 1/2 hour drive from either the GWB or Boston, MA and just 45 minutes from Albany. It is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Here in the Catskills, you can hike, mountain bike, fish, hunt, downhill ski, cross country ski, kayak, canoe, tube, golf and so much more. Your host is an experienced marksman and outdoorsmen who can direct you to the best hunting and fishing spots in the area. Your host is also knowledgeable on conservation, farming, and going green providing you with an excellent learning opportunity. Of course, we are happy to help with other recommendations of local things to do, tailored to meet your interests.

We are also conveniently located nearby several major festivals including the award winning Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Hunter Mountain's Jam Fest, Irish Art Week, East Durham Irish Festival, International Celtic Festival at Hunter Mountain, the Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Rally plus others. The Catskills are also well known for its ski areas, golf courses, antique vendors and picturesque waterfalls, valley and mountain views.

After an exhilarating day outdoors, you can be comforted by knowing you can relax in an inviting, peaceful home atmosphere. Our log cabin is surrounded by 100 acres of pristine pastures and farmlands where you can see the elk herd grazing along with other wildlife sightings. In the warmer seasons, sit by our beautiful fish pond and fire pit or out on our two large decks and enjoy your cocktails and dinner. The beautiful rustic living area is quite cozy for snuggling up in front of the wood stove during the colder seasons.

Our well equipped kitchen is open for either your convenience to prepare lunch and dinner or for an added service, our expert culinary host will prepare additional meals or host a party for your friends. We also have a great outdoor grill for our guests to use.

We offer three eclectic styled bedrooms with a two bath. Our amenities include a great collection of books, board games and puzzles; wireless high speed internet access, a 40 inch flat screen TV with a DVD player and a selection of movies. Please see our amenities page for more details.

More Details

Property Manager
LESLIE ARMSTRONG
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Armstrong's Elk Farm
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews
Delaware
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Catskills winter getaway at Armstrong Elk Farm

  • 4 of 5

My family of six, all adults, booked the home for a ski/snowboard/snowshoe weekend in February. The house was large enough for all of us. Plenty of chair and couch space to all stretch out. The location was perfect. I was snowshoeing the northern peaks of the Catskills, and my kids were snowboarding at Hunter. Windham was even closer. No problems with access in the winter. Everything was great. Full kitchen and cable tv's in several rooms. Good internet service. The owner, Les, is a taxidermist, so there were an unbelievable assortment of animals in the house that rival any nature center. All NY native species. I felt this added to the New York mountain feel of the home. I didn't realize it was a shared house with the owner, as he had a separate unit in the basement, but Les was great. Very knowledgable about the area and helpful. We also enjoyed the hot tub out on the deck a couple times. Spectacular views of the mountains. The family room also had a fantastic WSW exposure that had great afternoon sun. There are a lot of Windows on that side of the house, so it felt great. There is a nice wood stove in the family room also, but it was a warm weekend, so we never got to use it. Only issue we had was that the master bedroom was a loft room and our kids were up later than us, so they had to keep the volume down, as the family room was right below us. Overall a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve & Karen& Family They are exactly the kind of family I entended my place to be enjoyed by Folks that love nature and all it has to offer Glad you all enjoyed ( ear plugs are in sport cabinet) lol You're welcome back anytime and I would recommend you as a guest to any host. Stay in touch Thanks Les
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Was a nice place to stay at! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weekend here. There's a lot of little towns in the area. It's not hard to find a great restaurant or interesting store to explore. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent home and great service!

  • 5 of 5

Les was an excellent host and the home was beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Awesom beautiful place in the middle of nowhere. It was the perfect relax vacation. With great views

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed yourselves, hope to see you again Thanks Les
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5

The most picturesque cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend in a "farm" like a dream.

Clean, quiet, surrounded by nature with millions of colors...

The place irradiates love and hospitality...

Thank you Les, and we hope to see you again and again.

Corina, Anna, Maria, Camelia, Cristi and Marius.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please stay in touch look forward to seeing you again
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Location

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Albany NY
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Captain's Inn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Many
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Hudson NY
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
NYS Thurway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Captain's Inn
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Ski Windham& Hunter Mountain
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
North &South Lakes
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Cornwallville, Catskills

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
all weekends
1 Mar 2016 - 28 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£401
for 2 nights
From
£181
From
£181
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£361
for 2 nights
From
£161
£1,084
£4,054
 

Additional pricing information

One timeCleaning £40

Manager'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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Cornwallville in Catskills

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Third Bedroom with the second bath, in loft Master Bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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