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Farmhouse In Heart Of 590 Acres Of Preserved Farmland

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom, 6 Sleeps

Come stay at Meadowburn Farm in a most charming Yellow House! Located in the heart of 590 acres of preserved farmland just 55 miles from New York City, Meadowburn’s Yellow House is the perfect retreat into pastoral countryside. It has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people, 1.5 baths, a kitchen, dining room and living room. The view from the dining room and back patio has been declared the most spectacular view on the farm.

Please read our full description so you know exactly what to expect.

The Yellow House:

The house is approximately 1000 sq. ft., and has been recently updated. The first floor features a kitchen, dining room, living room, half bath, and bedroom with a double bed. The second floor includes a full bath and two bedrooms, one with two twin beds, and one with a queen bed. The back patio basks in light from morning until dusk.

The Yellow House is situated at the edge of Meadowburn’s active farmstead. You might see cows grazing and perhaps a tractor pulling a cart of hay on a weekday. You will hear chickens clucking, ducks quaking, and birds chirping. On a summer eve you will see fireflies dancing about and bright stars in the sky. The large backyard overlooks barns and rolling meadows, with views of Wawayanda State Park in the distance. Please note that this is not a good place for someone who does not appreciate seeing and hearing the daily activity of a working farm.

The house is equipped with Wi-Fi, direct TV, and has a gas grill, washer/dryer, dishwasher, central heat and A/C window units. Being a farm house with the electric service coming through the woods, we have been known to occasionally have power outages. Should this occur you will be reimbursed for the period the power is out. Candles, battery lights and extra blankets are provided.

The Location:

Meadowburn Farm is located just 55 miles outside of New York City at the southern tip of the Hudson Valley between Warwick, NY, and Vernon, NJ. The Yellow House sits at the edge of Meadowburn’s central dairy farmstead, within 590 acres of farm and woodlands.

Across the road from the Yellow House are the historic gardens of Helena Rutherfurd Ely, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The gardens can be toured with prior arrangement.

The Wawayanda Creek winds though the property, and is a great place to catch a trout or two. There are vast meadows, woods, and country roads to walk.

Activities and Attractions:

Tour the gardens of Helena Rutherfurd Ely

Fish trout in our stream

Meet the farm animals

Visit local wineries

Eat fine food at one of Warwick’s many delicious restaurants

Buy local meats and produce and make your own delicious meal!

Pick blueberries, peaches, or apples at a local u-pick farm

Hike the Appalachian Trail that runs adjacent to Meadowburn Farm

Play golf at one of the numerous local courses

Visit the water park

Shop for antiques

Tour the historic village of Warwick

Ski / board / tube at Mt. Peter, Tuxedo Ridge, or Mountain Creak

Watch a movie at Warwick’s outdoor movie theater

Please browse the photos of the Yellow House and Meadowburn. Photo credit: Joshua Scott Creative Works Inc.

More Details

Property Manager
Kaylie Scherer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Vernon Township in Sussex County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We do not provide child safety accessories. Guests traveling with children will need to bring the appropriate child gate, high chair, etc.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Farmhouse In Heart Of 590 Acres Of Preserved Farmland
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
5

Gorgeous setting, quiet surrondings and updated, very clean and cozy rooms.

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our weekend stay at the yellow house. It was a perfect location for our activities planned for the weekend in Vernon. Very relaxing atmosphere at this farm. We will

definitely book this again if we attend the activities again in the future. No need to look elsewhere.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Arriving to a nice bouquet really helped us feel welcome and reflected the tone of our stay (an improvement over the booking process in which a separate contract was sprung on us after they'd already accepted our payment and online reservation).

The location and setting was excellent for our one-week stay; my wife and I came from across the country with our two daughters (11 and 9) for medical treatment. The home offered as much or as little activity as we wanted. It was great having the entire house to ourselves with the chicken coop and pig pen as our nearest neighbors! For perspective, the pig's at least 50' away and the chickens must have been twice that - all far enough away to not smell them, while being close enough to enjoy seeing them.

As far as accommodations, we didn't even use the bedroom on the main floor as the two bedrooms and full-bath upstairs sufficed for our sleeping routine. During the day the half-bath enabled us to live downstairs. In addition to the three bedrooms, the separation of the living room, kitchen and dining room provided for isolated retreat zones in the house, let alone abundant area outside. The gas stove and oven worked great for our meals, when we weren't using the gas grill. I appreciated that this ol' farmhouse is updated with GFCI outlets, smoke alarms, and UV water filtration.

The home is centrally located between Vernon and Warwick, with easy access to AT trail parking lots, antique shops, fishing (at Waywanda State Park), horesback riding (at Legends or Quiet Creek Stables), wineries and cider tastings. During your stay, be sure to eat at least once at the Grange, a farm-to-table restaurant nearby which impressed even our picky eaters! We also enjoyed Bellvale Creamery and Space Zoo & Museum.

Though the herd was a much smaller than pictured, our girls fell in love with the animals (steer, hogs, goats, chickens and calves) that were there and visited the calves multiple times; they were even able to help with some gardening. We also saw glimpses of gophers (or groundhog?) in the field and a fox in the distance. Our girls loved it, and the gardener and farmer were very friendly.

We couldn't fit everything there is to do in a single week, and would look forward to staying here again - and if this yellow house is booked, I'm sure the "red house" next to the gardens across the street would be just as fine.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely little farmhouse

  • 4 of 5

It was the perfect home for the six of us for a long ski weekend. Situated about 10 minutes from the slopes and near the small town of Warwick. The farm is picturesque and in a beautiful area. We would definitely come again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the yellow house. It's very comfortable, clean and well equipped. Comfy beds with new bedding and towels.

Everything is well thought out and considered.

The kids loved seeing the beautiful pig just at the edge of the property.

Very convenient for skiing at Mountain Creek nearby.

Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice & Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Great stay with my wife and three daughters (10, 7, 5). Played with their sweet cows and walked all over the property. Hiked the "short" & steep App Trail out & back (starting at Pinwheel Vista trailhead off 94, heading S/SE from there). Would love to come back in the Summer/Fall.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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5

Charming cozy country cottage

  • 5 of 5

Clean. Functional. Peaceful. Country cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Crystal Spring Restort
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Tuxedo Park
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Grange
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Mountain Creek

Located just 6 minutes from Mountain Creek, and 15 minutes from Mt. Peter, The Yellow House is the perfect spot for those interested in the many outdoor winter recreation activities the area has to offer, including skiiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snow tubing, snow shoeing, and sleigh rides.

The Yellow House is also located just 10 minutes Warwick, NY and 20 minutes from the arts and crafts village of Sugar Loaf, NY. These charming towns are home to boutique shops, artist studios, and merchants selling locally produced products- perfect for finding unique holiday gifts!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Vernon Township, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£432
for 2 nights
From
£155
From
£193
Fri,Sat
£973
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £61.84
Property Damage Protection £61.07

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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