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8 Bd Mountain Retreat On 7 Acres

Bedrooms 8
Space 4,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

8 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 16

Modernized farmhouse from 1890. This house is great for large groups of friends. Close to skiing for the winter travelers and hiking trails/swimming holes for summer travelers.

The house features:

-8 Bedrooms (5 with Queen beds, 2 with double beds, and one room with 2 twin beds)

-3 Bathrooms

-Great room with a bar and fireplace

-Living room with flat screenTV

-wifi (but its satellite so it's not very fast)

-dining room with seating for 14+

-outdoor charcoal bbq

-fire pit


+a gorgeous mountain view

More Details

Alex Shulhafer (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Alex Shulhafer (Owner)

In May 2014, we purchased an abandoned farm house in the Catskills over the next year and a half we renovated it into our dream house.

Alex Shulhafer (Owner) purchased this house in 2014


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in East Windham in Greene County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls


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8 Bd Mountain Retreat On 7 Acres
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Very enjoyable stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house on a scenic property. Nicely designed rooms with comfortable beds. The host was easy to contact and helpful. I would book it again! Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming house on a beautiful property

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the Windham Earle. The property is lovely, and the house is well-suited to groups. There is a nice divide between the large den/game room and the front living room that both kids and adults appreciated. There are some fun touches inside the house, and we were thrilled that the kids immediately took to the turntable to play the owner's Simon and Garfunkel and Grace Jones records.

A couple of things to note: 1. because of the relatively rural location, there is no trash pickup from the house. All trash and recycling must be taken to a transfer station about 5 miles away. Also, they charge by the bag (not much) 2. There isn't a dishwasher. This could be a deal-breaker for a group that loves to cook. We mostly worked around it and used paper plates more than we otherwise would have. We were also very pleasantly surprised at the various restaurant options in the area. I would have eaten lunch at the local salumeria every day.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a wonderful family ski trip.....great room rocks!

  • 5 of 5

My entire family had a great visit. The long dining table fit our group perfectly.

The cozy couches in the great room by the cool fireplace were enjoyed by all.

Alex was very helpfull and made whole experience seamless......would definitely stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice view strange house

  • 2 of 5

Some of the rooms that were renovated were very nice but the other rooms were dark and strange. I was there for a family vacation with my 85 year old mother. I asked them ahead of time if the house was okay for older person they said it was, it was not. There were no screen on some of the upstairs bedroom, the kitchen screen door did not shut all the way so mice, chipmunks and other small rodents got into the house. There were tons of flies too. There was no pond due to drought, but I feel the owners should have told us that before we got there. I also contacted the owners before I sent in this review so they could address my concerns but they did not get back to me. I would not stay at this house again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A weekend I will never forget

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had our wedding ceremony here over a perfect fall weekend. The property is truly exquisite with breathtaking views. The house is so full of character and charm. All of the guests were raving about how comfortable the beds were! The great room was perfect for dancing and playing games. I contacted Alex a few times with questions during our stay and she immediately responded and was extremely helpful and gracious. It is clear that a lot of love was put into making this house what it is and it is so apparent. We plan on visiting this house many many times in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The BEST House and Birthday Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Wow. I rented this house for my birthday weekend a week ago for a big group of friends and it was amazing. First of all, the location is stunning. Up in the mountains, amazing views. The property is beautiful, we had some sun and enjoyed sipping drinks on the deck, playing croquet and whiffle ball, throwing the ball around for my dog. The road that the house is on is very quiet, we hardly ever saw a car go by or another person. There are two grills outside which was great for keeping one for the vegetarians and one for the meat lovers. At night we had some epic bonfires in the fire pit too.

Inside the house was awesome. You can tell that Alex put a lot of heart and soul into the place. The great room is so cool, and super spacious for a large group. One of our days was pretty cold and drizzly outside so we mostly stayed in that day, kept the fire going, snacked, hung out at the very cool bar. Also Alex did a great job keeping the house well stocked. There's all the basic spices you could want and more. The bedrooms are all so cool too. This was great to have with a big group of people. My group has done a lot of house rentals, and something that stood out here was that there was no "bad rooms." Each room was super unique, the beds are so comfortable and cozy. We thought that we would go explore some swimming holes, but the house was so great that we didn't want to leave besides going to the store to pick up more food and drinks to continue the hang at the house. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in East Windham, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £151
Property Damage Protection £74.75
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,132.5

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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