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Catskill Mountain Retreat --- YOUR PLACE IN THE COUNTRY!

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8-10)

On a road less traveled, this private Catskill Mountain Retreat is just minutes to skiing, hiking, fishing, swimming, restaurants, clubs, boating, tubing, etc...

Just two and a half hours from New York City and eight miles from Hunter Mountain, this house is in just the right location. Close to all yet located on a quiet country road away from other houses. With property that boarders state land, you can relax next to a scenic stream just 50 feet from the property. This modern three bedroom ranch has all the amenities.

Large deck that wraps around three side of the house, deck furniture, gas grill, pool table, triangular jacuzzi tub in a marbled bathroom, outdoor hot tub, Wifi internet, foose ball, air hockey, fully stocked kitchen including a coffee/espresso/cappuccino machine and dishwasher, sound bar, CD/DVD player, over 150 movies, satalite TV, DVR (record live TV) Flat screen TV, Five TV's, three VCR's, children's book library, board games, washer/dryer, fire pit, Koi pond, etc...

Whether antiquing in Woodstock, hitting the slopes, or simply 'getting away from it all,' your stay will be a memorable one.

Keywords: House

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in West Kill in Greene County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Double Beds (3), Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Wrap Around Deck, Deck Furniture, 3 VCR, 4 Tv's, Sound bar CD/DVD Player, Foose Ball, Games for Kids & Adults, Coffee/Espresso/Cappuccino Machine, Ceiling Fans, Iron, Swing Set

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Catskill Mountain Retreat --- YOUR PLACE IN THE COUNTRY!
average rating of 4.4375 based on 16 reviews
5

It was great!

  • 5 of 5

The property was amazing and it was a very good stay. It ended too soon. The only issue we had was slow internet and spoty reception.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the 5 star review. The only internet service in the area is from a satellite supplier so it's limited. Residents have been working with Albany to bring cables to the area. Below is part of the email from the board. More Information About Round II MTC Broadband Coverage Hello Lexington, Tuesday night’s Board turnout certainly made for a convincing picture of a town’s desire for Broadband coverage. This description corresponds to the colored map MTC brought to our meeting. The areas in maroon/pink are the eligible blocks that made up the Round II grant award to hook up over 400 Lexington homes (or units) and 260 in Jewett. The blue areas are the CAF (federal Connect America Fund) areas that the state fought to keep despite Verizon’s refusal to use the funds in Round !. The federal funds, about $170 million, advance the state’s intention overall– to make the most of all money available to them –state and federal– to push closer to the New NY Broadband goal of Broadband 4-Everybody by the end of 2018. Those blue areas are targeted for federal funds. They also represent the coverage areas MTC plans to develop into a competitive application for in Round III, when the federal funds come into play. It is approximately 500 more homes that MTC envisions for the blue area. When remaining state and federal funds are combined, the grant fund for Round III applications totals over $300 million remaining for awards. It is evident looking at the map that the Spruceton Valley (West Kill) is in the maroon/pink. MTC has made clear that they are linking the hamlets via Route 42, including “premises on both sides of the street along Rte 42, but not the side roads off Rte 42 to the west,” clarified Project Engineer Steve Finch in an email to me. I asked about back yards that meet Rte 42, even if the properties front on Howard or Chamberlin Roads. Project Engineer Finch answered: “Some of it depends on pole lines, where service drops originate, etc. We will connect them if it makes sense during the construction phase. We don't want to go back in any areas to over-build during a second round. If it seems logical, it probably is and will be part of Round 2.” MTC will use Route 23A to get to Lexington hamlet from Prattsville. Coverage would be similar to Rte 42 coverage, including homes on both sides of the road. Coverage in Lexington hamlet along Route 13A is “probable, since MTC will be right there.”
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5

Thirty-something Guys weekend

  • 5 of 5

Based on previous reviews, my friends and I opted for this property. Just as described and suited us well. Gameroom was fun, firepit was a blast and the grill, hot tub and kitchen were more than adequate. Hunter Mountain is a nice, short drive along with other local spots. Communication with owner was easy and convenient. I will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thanks house is nice and clean property is big and spacious kids loved the fish pond.....

  • 5 of 5

The house is located on a quiet road surrounded by trees and grass there is a lot of room on the property to run play etc. The house itself is everything as advertised and more there's a personal touch to it its clean and well kept we had a great experience!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Guys Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Great house for a weekend with the guys. Rick was very helpful throughout the rental process and was always available to answer any questions. The basement game room and the huge wrap around porch were the best amenities. Beautiful area with some fun affordable golfing nearby at Christman's Windham House Golf. Highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great ski house rental

  • 5 of 5

Can't beat the price! Place was a short drive from Hunter. Nice pool table, comfortable beds, hottub was a plus after a long day on the slopes! Would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was an overall positive experience, but it came with several negatives

  • 2 of 5

It's a nice house, but, during our stay, we experienced a couple of issues: the hot tub took too long to heat up, and it cooled back down after just a half an hour of use, making the hot tub unusable; there were cobwebs in the kitchen; and the garbage canister outside the house was full, and we couldn't put our garbage in it. Fortunately, the owner was very accessible via phone--during New Year's weekend nonetheless--and helpful with resolving the issues, but I found it annoying to have to call the owner several times to report issues with the house.

Additionally, the property owner left an old refrigerator next to the new one in the kitchen that made it difficult to go in and out of the back door where the hot tub was located. The owner told us that the refrigerator would eventually be removed, but I found it unacceptable that, considering how much we paid for the house, we had to deal with such a nuisance.

The owner is very nice, and I'm sure will be dealing with these issues soon. I encourage anyone looking into a place near Hunter Mountain to explore this house and reach out to the owner about these issues, if they are a concern for you. I would also like to note that, in hindsight, we would have preferred to stay closer to the Hunter so that food shopping, restaurants, and Hunter Mountain were a little more accessible.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I send a survey to every guest for feedback and suggestions. I want every quest to have the best experience possible. And I take every concern seriously. So, I will try to address Dan's comments. First, the hot tub. The hot tub should not need time to heat up. I don't ever turn it down. In fact, on the house instructions that every quest signs, it says "Leave the hot tub at 100%. It takes a long time for the hot tub to heat up, especially in cold weather. If the hot tub is not hot enough, close the air jets and increase the digital control to the desired temperature." In case a guest lowers the temp., I have instructed the cleaning person to turn it back up. Point 2: Anyone that has used a outdoor hot tub knows that, in the middle of winter, uncovered, it will eventually cool down. That is why I have instructions on getting it hot again as quickly as possible. Garbage: This house rents constantly during the ski season and frequently during the rest of the year. Garbage is picked up once a week. When there is an unusually large amount of garbage (New Years week), and the container is full, there are pails for the quests to use. This should not have been an issue. Yes, I did leave two refrigerators in the kitchen. I had arranged for the old fridg. to be removed but couldn't get it out before this quests' stay. If it was in the way, (I don't think it was), it could have been easily moved (it's was on wheels), to make more room by the back door. FYI The old fridg was there because I just added a new stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher. Dan did say that his overall experience was positive. He did acknowledge that "the owner was very accessible via phone - during New Year weekend nonetheless-and helpful with resolving the issues..." When a quest stays at one of my two Catskill Mountain Vacation houses, I want their stay to be perfect. And I work very hard at trying to make that happen. It's a labor of love. I've spent as much time as possible in the area and have my entire life. I do all the work myself and really enjoy fixing and improving the houses. My repeat clients, and there are many, could attest to the improvements and additions through the years (I'm presently installing bamboo flooring in the bedrooms). I hope you will consider renting my home and become part of the family that has made the Catskill Mountain Retreat your house in the country.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in West Kill, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter Spring
3 Jan 2017 - 28 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£524
for 2 nights
From
£222
£1,007
£2,901
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£467
for 2 nights
From
£193
From
£222
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,007
£2,901
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £242
cleaning £81

$4800 to $5900 season

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