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Picturesque Farmhouse On 43 Acres In The Catskills

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
People
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Callicoon Center - Fox Run Farm

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 8-12 Sleeps

Just featured in the March 2016 edition of Country Living Magazine! http://www.countryliving.com/home-design/house-tours/g2975/christina-salway-farmhouse-renovation/

Renovated 4-bedroom/plus bunkroom farmhouse located on 43 beautiful acres with total privacy. This house was also featured in the NY Times Home & Garden Section in January 2015 as well as being featured on NBC's American Dream Builders and was designed by 'American Dream Builder' Christina Salway.

The house consists of 1-master bedroom, 2 full-sized bed bedrooms, one bedroom w/ two twin beds, and a 'bunk room' with two more twin beds and a full-sized bed. Professionally renovated home with a gorgeous and very functional, fully-equipped kitchen, three full bathrooms (two with clawfoot tubs and showers!) large dining room and living room, and a play room for the kids to disappear into. Each bedroom is unique and equally charming, filled with hardy antiques you don't have to worry about breaking. The wrap-around porch is the perfect place to end the day and watch the sunset, unless you'd prefer to sit out on the vintage lawn furniture and watch the sunset from the grassy patio behind the house. Every view from the house is uninterrupted and you have to make a truly concerted effort to see another house. Dishwasher, washer, and dryer make this house very user friendly; while the incredible design makes it feel both comfortable and sophisticated at the same time. Wi-Fi, color printer, TV, DVD, and ROKU make this house equally functional for business people and sullen teenagers.

Check out the NY Times link to see even more beautiful photos of the house: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/15/garden/with-wide-open-acres.html?hpw&rref=garden&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region®ion=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well&_r=0#slideshow/100000003443235/100000003443238

The property offers endless possibilities: 43 acres sprawl across miles of pasture land, perfect for soccer games or football; hike down to the lower fields and you'll find a creek, bridge, and old blue stone quarry! Up past the upper fields, you'll discover a large pond perfect for a quick dip if you don't feel like heading into town for swimming in the Delaware River. Fox Run Farm is the perfect retreat for one or two families, looking for a terrific place to relax without ever getting bored. There's so much to do, that even a rainy day will be packed with fun activities!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Christina Salway
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
9 November, 2016
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About Christina Salway

We are a very social family (husband and wife, both in our 30's, with a three-year old son and a dog). We love hosting big groups of people up at our farm house, so we've designed the house to be super functional, really low maintenance, and still look great while doing it! 'Wife' Christina is an interior-designer based in Brooklyn, New York, working primarily in New York City, and has had her work featured in the New York Times, on CBS's 'The Nate Show', and on various design blogs like Apartment Therapy and Brooklyn Limestone. Christina was also a competitor on NBC's 'American Dream Builders' reality-design TV show which aired this past spring. 'Husband' John works in film and television as a writer, most recently on CBS's 'Blue Bloods'. Son Julian is 3 years old, and loves exploring the land outside the house and is a particularly big fan of jumping in puddles. John was born and raised in New York City, while Christina was born in Brussels, Belgium, and continued to move around for much of her life until she settled in Brooklyn 13 years ago. John and Christina love working on home improvement projects and have collaborated on two other homes together.

Christina Salway purchased this farmhouse in 2013

Why Christina Salway chose Callicoon

The location of this house is what really sealed the deal for us. We already owned our 'dream home' when we found this house, and within minutes, we were in love. The 1/2 mile long driveway provides a kind a magical isolation that city folk like us tend to crave, but the surrounding area has so much to offer that you don't feel like you're sacrificing convenience or charm for privacy. All you'll need is one evening watching the sunset from our front porch and you'll know that you've found the perfect vacation house.

What makes this farmhouse unique

I hate to sound like a broken record, but there is so much that makes our home uniquely wonderful. The location is perfectly isolated while still being tremendously convenient to charming towns and useful shops. It's an easy 2+ hour drive from New York City, which makes it an escape that doesn't have to take days of traveling to get there. The entire surrounding property (all 43 acres) is fantastic to explore-- fields, creek, a bridge, woods, a quarry, surrounding farms, nearby horseback riding, golfing, skiing, water tubing... Really-- the list goes on! And the interior of the house is just as desirable. Spacious bedrooms, spacious living spaces, luxurious bathrooms, incredible pastoral and mountain views, a beautiful, fully-equipped kitchen. All of the details and accessories you want to make a seamless vacation...

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Picturesque Farmhouse On 43 Acres In The Catskills
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is positive from booking to leaving. The owners, the house, just simply amazing. The house is settled on 42 acres. Great distance to most restaurants/stores. House is clean and well decorated. The owner is a very well know designer. All I can say to the next guest, visit the farm right down the street if you have kids. They were so friendly and gave my son a personnel tour of the farm and the animals. Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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5

Big stylish relaxing farmhouse -- so nice!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 -- incl 2 toddlers -- had a very relaxing week here. The house has a big airy flow, and we used every room -- to eat, relax, entertain. We had coffee each morning on the porch, enjoying the birds and the light and the view. The apple trees out back were dripping with fruit. The house was clean and stocked with everything we needed and more. The decor is so charming and thoughtful. We loved having chandeliers in the bathroom. All that said, we loved sitting outside best. The grass was super lush and our girls ran around the huge yard like happy puppies. We saw groundhogs, deer, chipmunks, hawks and more. So lovely!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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5

Don't pass it up!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with a group of friends and family to celebrate a birthday - the home is beautiful, plenty of space for everyone to sleep comfortably. Really awesome kitchen, we cooked a ton! A great property to explore, spread out, play games. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a secluded getaway with incredible views. Hosts easy to contact with any questions and would be glad to provide any information you may need while here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Location

Matthew's On Main
"Terrific spot for lunch or dinner-- and a great place to catch brunch on the deck before the..."
Ted's Restaurant
"Great classic diner with a way better menu. Excellent burger & fries, but equally great humm..."
Henning's Local
"A terrific "night out" restaurant. Gorgeous fireplace and beautiful atmosphere-- romantic, b..."
Peck's Market
"Great grocery store within 5 minute drive from the farmhouse. You can get all of your staple..."
Samba Cafe & Inn
"Great cafe with good coffee, great company, and delicious Pao De Queso. (The owners are New ..."
Callicoon Theater
"Awesome cinema in town-- usually showing a variety of big hits and indie flicks. Super charm..."
Callicoon brewery
"Great spot for local beer and awesome bar food. Fantastic outdoor deck for summer day drinki..."
Bubbas Bar B Q
"Awesome BBQ in a fantastic location! "
Diehl's Maple Farm
"Bucolic teaching farm that is so friendly to visit! Cows, chickens, ducks, and geese are all..."
Callicoon Kristal Bowl
"Great way to spend an afternoon! Who doesn't love some old school bowling?!? Close to town ..."
The Old North Branch Inn
"Great brunch-- and cute antiques for sale too! "
Callicoon Wine Merchant
"Fantastic wine store with an awesome selection and a delicious wine and cheese bar attached...."
callicoon natural foods -- CLOSED
"Extensive selection of natural foods and local produce! Great juices and baked goods too. "
Delaware Youth Center
"Community Swimming Pool and Playground! Terrific place to take the kids on a hot day! "
Villa Roma Resort Lodges
"Great trails, excellent golf course, and a fitness center if you just need to get to the gym..."
Villa Roma Resort
"Some of the best golfing in the Catskills. Literally a 15 minute WALK (3 minute drive) from ..."
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Sal's Bar or Sidetracks in Callicoon
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Club at Villa Roma
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Port Jervis, NY. (Bus from NYC to Monticello)
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Route 17/ Interstate 87
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Ted's Diner
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
The Club at Villa Roma
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Delaware River: beach, rafting, canoeing, swimming
Car: necessary

There is truly so much to do in this area-- it just depends on the visitor and the day! You can drive down beautiful winding Route 97 to quaint Narrowsburg for lunch and antiquing, and stop along the way in the Hawk's Nest to enjoy hiking and incredible views. Spend an afternoon on the Delaware River canoeing, rafting, or water tubing; and enjoy the scenery of changing fall leaves, beautiful snow covered hills, or spectacular sunsets; depending on when you visit. Have an adventurous day at the Monticello Raceways and bet on the ponies! Sundays in Callicoon are always the best-- when the town is busy with the farmer's market (all year round!) and all of the antique store and yard sales are in full effect. White Lake is a 15 minute drive, where you can rent a boat or eat dinner lakeside at one of their terrific restaurants. Plan on catching a concert at Bethel Woods-- the site of the original Woodstock! Walk down the road and visit one of the numerous picturesque working farms located nearby... Meet cows, chickens, horses, and ducks, and pick up fresh eggs, honey, and maple syrup while you're there! Just down the road from the farm is 'Diehl Me In' where you can spend the afternoon learning to ride horses and exploring the local trails in the area. OR, you could spend your entire visit enjoying the facilities of the Villa Roma-- tennis, golfing, hiking, skiing in the winter, the fitness center, and did we mention GOLFING!! One of the best courses in the area! So many great places to eat, you could spend every evening out, but in all honesty, you're going to want to spend the evenings at the farm house, enjoying the uninterrupted sunsets and grilling something delicious on the BBQ out back. 43 acres of land are yours to explore! The 1/2 mile driveway separates you from your neighbors so you'll have complete privacy during your stay.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Callicoon Center, Delaware River Valley

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,364
for 7 nights
£1,364
£3,506
 
 
Winter Holiday 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,535
for 7 nights
£1,535
 
 
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,364
for 7 nights
£1,364
£3,935
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,107
for 7 nights
£1,107
£2,649
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £118
Property Damage Protection £78
Tax Rate 8.72%

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Callicoon Center in Delaware River Valley

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ground Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Amazing Views from Clawfoot Tub!
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Awesome views from clawfoot tub!
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Kids' Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Crib available, but can be removed if unnecessary.
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Portable crib also available if needed.
    Guest Bedroom #2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bunk Room in Attic - Semi-finished attic. Very habitable, but definitely informal
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

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