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Tranquil Paradise With Lake And Catskill Mountain Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Dogs With References Ok! • Stylish Bungalow • 2 Bedroom • 1.5 Bath • Sleeps 4

Nestled high on the hill looking out over Pepacton reservoir, you'll find our treetop bungalow set in 5 acres of woodland and wildflower gardens. Travel just 2.5 hours from the George Washington bridge and leave the city far behind. Reconnect with fresh air, tranquility, and nature. This is true wilderness.

The 1,400 square foot Rainbow Ranch has two bedrooms (one king, one queen) and 1.5 bathrooms providing a spacious getaway for 4. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to make a delicious meal out of the fresh organic produce and homemade delights you find at farm stands and farmer’s markets and there's a dishwasher to ease the clean up.

Walk through the dining room to the giant living room and warm yourself at the bluestone fire place, flanked by octagonal windows. Step through the picture window to the sweeping sundeck – nearly the size of the house again. Recline and enjoy your morning coffee listening to the birds and looking out over the lake with the Catskills reaching out beyond. ...and, if the coffee isn't cutting it, you can complete the wake-up with a dip under our outdoor shower.

If you can tear yourself away from the view, there are awesome hikes (everywhere!), swimming holes (20 mins), fly fishing on Beaverkill (30 min), fishing/kayaking on Pepacton Reservoir (5 mins), swimming at little pond (20 min), skiing at Belleayre (25 mins) and Plattekill (30 mins), Belleayre Music Festival (15 mins), legendary fall colors (everywhere!), antiques, auctions, and crafts (everywhere!).

Don't feel like roasting marshmallows around our campfire under countless stars surrounded by fireflies? Head to Andes (15 min), an upstate NYC outpost, and get big city comforts with a village vibe. Margaretville (great supermarket - 5 min), Bovina (15 min) Arkville (8 min), and Roxbury (20 min) also offer great dining options and mountain hospitality.

We’ll provide a full list of tips on activities, trails, and places to eat and we have a map room packed with leaflets and maps from local places, so you’ll get most out of your stay.

Great things we didn’t mention yet!

Campfire • volley ball • croquet • bocce • skittles • horseshoes • badminton • tree swing • outdoor shower • hammocks • sleds • telescope • fireplace • firewood • local phone • DSL wifi • 39' flatscreen • Dish with HBO • 100s of DVDs • ipod speakers • record player • internet radio • board games • Egyptian cotton sheets • down comforters • hair dryer • luggage racks • ironing board • fan • portable AC • washer/dryer • dishwasher • microwave • toaster • coffee grinder/maker • cocktail skaker • barbeque

You’ll return to the city recharged, laden with delicious produce, and planning your next trip!

More Details

Owner
Rolla and Heather
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Margaretville in Delaware County

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Convenient en-suite half bath
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , New wood-panelled bathroom with tub and rain shower
    Outdoor shower - Outdoor Shower , Shower outdoors surrounded by woodland
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bright and spacious with en-suite half bath and closet space
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen with Egyptian cotton sheets and loads of closet space
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Tranquil Paradise With Lake And Catskill Mountain Views
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews
4

Complete Relaxation

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay for relaxing. We found ourselves only leaving to go to the grocery store which is only 10 minutes away. The outside of the house has a nice area with a firepit where the kids and dog could run around and play in the snow. Beautiful deck with a BBQ that over looks the reservoir with amazing views. We spent the days outside and the nights inside cooking and sitting around the nice cozy fireplace. House has everything you need for a nice peaceful get away. The only issue with the house is there was noticable mice activity and the house could have been a little cleaner. Would definitely recommend this place and look forward to staying again. Owners were very informative and nice to deal with.

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

lovely, serene setting - perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much to Rolla and Heather! Such a wonderful retreat in winter and the house was the perfect size and well equipped and we wanted for nothing! Love the picture windows and the cozy fireplace and thank you for the Netflix and amazing collection of DVD's. The map room was brilliant - figured out where we were and picked a trail about 10 minutes away for a day hike. Would reccomend to anyone seeking a little getaway for rest and relaxation.

Diane and Anna, Topper, Linnea and Smylia

NYC January 2017

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful Winter Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, snowy weekend at Rolla and Heather's house. The home is spacious and clean, well appointed, and quiet. The only issue we had was a leaky sink drain in the main bathroom which required us to brush teeth and wash hands in the bathtub or kitchen sink. I emailed Heather as soon as we noticed it and she assured us that their handyman would address it upon our departure. We would definitely stay again, and hope to do so during other seasons in order to take advantage of the outdoor amenities and the gorgeous view of the Pepacton Reservoir!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Gorgeous and peaceful--4.75 stars

  • 4 of 5

We spent a wonderful 4 days at Rainbow Hill with our two boys ages 7 and 10, at the very peak of the fall leaves. The foliage was breathtaking through the drive up, hikes at nearby Alder Lake and Big Pond, and around the property itself. The house could not be more peaceful and enjoyable...beautifully decorated/landscaped and very comfortable. We especially enjoyed the plentiful games and record collection, and cooking dinner around the fire pit was a relaxing way to end each day. It was nice to be off the cell grid but still have wifi access via DSL, and the nearby town of Margaretville gave us our texting fix when we went in for groceries. Our only issue was evidence of mice and one sighting...our stay coincided with the first cold snap that must have sent the critters our way, but Heather assures me they are kicking them out. We'll be back to this lovely retreat...

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific time. Rolla and Heather have a lovely house with a very well-equipped kitchen. We enjoyed the fireplace and I did lots of yoga on the deck in the mountain air. Definitely will be returning and highly recommend the property for anyone looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of city life.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful long weekend in the Catskills

  • 5 of 5

We visited in early October, and the leaves are just beginning to turn. We actually noticed a difference over just 4 days! The cabin is wonderful. Comfortable, clean, well appointed. We had a great time making fires in the fire pit, roasting marshmallows, and enjoyed the lawn games in the evenings. In the day time, we enjoyed the hiking trails nearby, and one of us was able to get work done with the cabin's WIFI. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare meals, and a full service grocery store is less than 10 minutes away. Beds were very comfy, and the grounds are beautiful - decks with lovely views, raspberries growing wild, and a well-stocked wood pile. We would definitely come back again for another fun and relaxing stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Margaretville, 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
 
Spring Holiday
7 Apr 2017 - 18 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£897
for 4 nights
From
£200
 
 
Mem Day
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£697
for 3 nights
From
£200
 
 
Indep. Day
30 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£897
for 4 nights
From
£200
 
 
Eid al-Adha Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£697
for 3 nights
From
£200
 
 
New Yrs
29 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£897
for 4 nights
From
£200
 
 
MLK
12 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£697
for 3 nights
From
£200
 
 
Pres Day -Midwinter Break
16 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£897
for 4 nights
From
£200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£320
for 2 nights
From
£112
From
£156
Fri,Sat
£853
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £40
Cleaning £96

Check in is after 3:00pm and check out is at 12 noon. We will be flexible if we do not have arrivals same day.

We do not allow Saturday to Saturday week long rentals as they prevent bookings on two weekends.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Location

Nearest Airport
150 Miles
La Guardia
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Andes Hotel
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
HANAH Mountain Resort & Country Club
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Rhinecliff Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
51 Miles
Interstate 87
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Two Old Tarts Bakery & Café
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Belleayre
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Little Pond
Car: necessary

Check out all the awesome things to do near Andes here!

http://www.greatwesterncatskills.com/

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