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Thanksgiving Special at Best Margaretville Farmhouse

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Thanksgiving Sale! Beautiful Farmhouse 4 Bedrooms 3 Baths Patio & Screened Porch

Enjoy a special rate for Thanksgiving of $195/night. Our dining room is perfect for a big family gathering and the big kitchen is well-stocked for cooking your family meal!

The very BEST farm house in Margaretville!

Approximately 3500 sq ft of country charm and privacy with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1800 sq foot barn, 2 car garage, 5.5 acres, screened porch, wood burning stove in Master Bedroom and bluestone patio. The property borders NYC land and the E. Branch of the Delaware River and is completely private, yet only 2 miles from the Village. One king size bed in Master Bedroom, two bedrooms have queen size beds (the 4th Bedroom has a bunk bed) and are lovely and quiet. 2 have en-suite baths (with clawfoot tubs - one with shower, one with hand spray shower) and 2 share a hall bath (with shower stall) Each bed features comforters and many pillows. Each room can accommodate up to 2 adults (although one is quite small!). We also have a pull out chair that converts into a twin bed for a kid in one of the queen bedrooms. Great chef's kitchen, living room, dining room, screened porch, bluestone patio, huge lawn and gardens. Wood burning stove available in the master bedroom suite. Wireless internet throughout the house and a TV that plays DVDs and has an Amazon firestick (no cable).


Owner
Brennan Kearney
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 November, 2017

About Brennan Kearney

I've been hosting guests in my homes for the past 3 years and love it! I own an apartment in Brooklyn, NY, a home in Rhinebeck, NY and a this home in the Catskill Mountains of New York, where I have spent summers enjoying the mountains and fresh produce, the winters skiing, and fall appreciating the amazing foliage and the spring watching the world come to life again and farmers seed their fields.

Brennan Kearney purchased this farmhouse in 2001

Why Brennan Kearney chose Margaretville

I loved this house from the first moment I saw it while searching for a home outside of New York City. The expansive lawn, magnificent blue barn, huge maple trees and gorgeous mountain rising up behind the house left me breathless. The house itself is over 100 years old and features windows everywhere. Wide plank floors, a beautiful staircase, a great kitchen for cooking and two full baths with clawfoot tubs.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Gorgeous in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Foliage, mountains, streams, etc are exquisite. Farmer's market on Saturdays 5 miles away.

Excellent access to ski resorts - Belleayre and Plattekill Mountains

We are only 2 miles from the village of Margaretville which boasts the conveniences of a fabulous grocery store (a rarity in the Catskills), a hospital, restaurants, hardware stores, thrift shop, specialty shops, etc.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , clawfoot tub 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , this bedroom is located on the 2nd fl w en-suite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , bedroom is on 1st floor with ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

4.4/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

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Thanksgiving Special at Best Margaretville Farmhouse
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews
4

Great time for family reunion

  • 4 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We needed a place for four bedrooms to accommodate 8 people. Each of us had our privacy yet the rooms in the house flowed so well that the whole downstairs became a relaxing and fantastic place for us to mingle with each other. The nostalgia of the Catskills was wonderful.

This home was wonderful because our household needed WiFi and Internet connection. The owner provides a Verizon booster that served all of us so well. Otherwise your only connection would be downtown and the library. Some of the houses are not connected. This one IS!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great family place.

  • 4 of 5

We picked this place because it has a master suite on the first floor and only three steps to the porch. My 91 yo mother loved having the suite and could get around with her walker just fine. It worked great for our two couples and one single as well. Everything worked fine and we had plenty of all the dishes and things. As may be typical of up here, we needed bottled water to drink. It is a nice town and area, but we were mostly here for a wedding so just had a great family time. Nice and quiet area even though it says it is on a "highway" it is not busy.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed a weekend here, great location, nice house to relax in and take in the fall colors. Beautiful setting and located close to the venue we were going to.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house for a relaxing weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

We went up towards the end of July to escape the city and the heat and this house did not disappoint.

I would wholeheartedly recommend staying here. a few highlights and notes of our experience.

Positives

- the host was very responsive by email

- the house comfortably housed our group. It could probably comfortably fit up to 8.

- very private and quiet. Great huge back yard with a smoker / brick outdoor grill.

- a short walk through the woods in the backyard leads you to a great creek. We had our private hangout in the water there. It was terrific.

- well equipped kitchen. We all cooked together and there was enough room

- the enclosed porch was the best thing as it allows us to hang out in the fresh night air without bug bites

- the house is lovely and decorated with a lot of vintage personality.

- mountain views

- another outdoor patio in addition to the enclosed porch

- everything was in clean condition

Things that are not negatives but renters should take note

- this is not within driving or walking distance to bars or center of town. So if you are looking for a "party weekends near town" this might not be what you have in mind. There is no uber or Lyft service.

- no air conditioning. But the house remained very cool throughout the night. We stayed on a weekend when the temperature reached 90s and it was still cool at night. No problem at all.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

really is the "best Margaretville Ski House!"

  • 5 of 5

We spent the winter of 2016 at this lovely home. The location is perfect, close to cute shops and restaurants in Margaretville, as well as skiing at Belleayre. The house is charming and the property is lovely. The yard is amazing with private wooded trail down to babbling brook. The inside is the ultimate in shabby chic farmhouse coziness. The owner is very responsive and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse 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
 
Winter Holidays
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£876
for 3 nights
From
£225
 
 
Winter Ski Season
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
£3,059
for 30 nights
£3,059
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£499
for 2 nights
From
£149
From
£171
Fri,Sat
£1,093
£3,860
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £56.04
Property Damage Protection £73.97
cleaning fee £108.34
per person over 4 people £18.68 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £186.8
Tax Rate 2.0%

We have a strict cancellation policy. Once you have reserved you may cancel up to 30 days prior to arrival and receive a 50% refund. Cancellations 30 days or less before arrival will not receive refunds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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