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Just Renovated, Sunny, Open Layout. Esopus Creek Access. 5 Min To Cool Phoenicia

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrms, 2 Baths, 3 Decks, Mountain Views, Fire pit, Esopus Creek on property

Listen to the Esopus Creek rushing below. Enjoy the privacy of outdoor dining on the rear deck, or by the lounge chairs and fire pit on the large patio. Easy walk to fishing, swimming, tubing, kayaking in the cool Catskills rivers. Explore nearby hiking trails (including newly opened Romer Mountain Trailhead down the road). Explore dining and shopping in the charming town of Phoenicia (5 min. drive), Woodstock, Margaretville, and Hunter not far.

Our recently renovated 3 bedroom home features a new open layout kitchen, dining room, and sitting room that accesses a large back deck for outdoor areas to relax. Best tasting mountain fresh water from our own well.

The 1600 sq.ft home is equipped with WIFI, and free local/national calls on land line phone. Each room has its own thermostat control for comfortable electric heat. The house faucet water is sourced from our well, always mountain fresh and delicious. Water tested pure! The new 50 gallon hot water heater provides plenty for showering. New septic system was just installed.

The kitchen has a full supply of cookware, dishes, and utensils. The kitchen appliances include new dishwasher, microwave, toaster oven, coffeemaker, coffee bean grinder, espresso maker, blender, juicer, electric stove/ oven, new range hood, and full size refrigerator. The dining room has storage seats, small flat screen TV and dining table for 6-10 people. (Extra table leaves are stored in 1st floor bedroom closet). The coat closet by the kitchen entrance door is for renters' use. The sitting area by the kitchen features a comfy couch, rocking chair, coffee table and sliding glass doors to a large deck.

There is a first floor bedroom with 2 twin beds and double closet with extra linens, blankets and pillows. The adjacent full bathroom has a large closet stocked with extra paper goods, towels and cleaning supplies.

The separate living room, equipped with French doors, features a large flat screen TV, DVD/ Blu-ray player, long wraparound couch, Queen Ann chair for lounging with a book or just watching the changing light on the mountains.

The 2nd floor has 2 master bedrooms, each with queen size beds. An extra full size futon bed is in 1 of the master bedrooms. Extra blankets and linens are stored in each bedroom. Each bedroom is flooded with window light and views from 3 sides.

The 2nd floor full bathroom has a large skylight offering a mountain view. Towels, extra paper goods, and cleaning supplies are stored in the bathroom closet.

The hallway is equipped with a writing desk, skylight and laundry rack for placing damp towels, etc. The basement has a fooz ball table, large capacity washer and dryer.

The property has two driveways with enough room to park 6 cars. Use the driveway off Garfield Rd to pull in close to the house side entrance by the garage.

Enjoy the property's large front lawn for playing outdoor games. Visit the little frog pond by the Herdman Rd driveway. Cross the street by the 2 white painted poles or walk right a little way down Herdman Rd. to access a more gentle slope down to the Esopus Creek. The property continues across abandoned railroad tracks to the river's edge. Great location for your own private Catskills fishing, or just exploring the river.

More Details

Nina Marra
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2017

About Nina Marra

We enjoy hiking in the Catskills natural beauty with a camera and a hiking stick. The recently opened Romer Mountain Trail was part of the volunteer efforts contributed through this home which housed weekly teams of volunteer trail builders over the past 2 years as part of our contribution to preserving access to these beautiful mountains. Frank, who helped on the trail building crew, still serves as the Romer Mountin Trail Maintainer.

Nina Marra purchased this house in 2012

Why Nina Marra chose Catskills

Property extends to the Esopus Creek. Mountain views and dead-end country roads.The home is warm and comfortable, clean and light-filled.

What makes this house unique

Easy access to NY city (Approx. 2 hours) Close to the cool town of Phoenicia. From the house, a 2.5 mile 40 minute walk to town on country roads, or a 5 min. drive. House is situated on a quiet deadend country lane with mountain views and nearby Esopus Creek.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Phoenicia in Ulster County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1st floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower , bath closet stocked with extra paper goods, towels, iron.
    Bathroom 2nd floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Skylight views of mountain. Towels, paper goods in closet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1st floor - 2 Single Bed , double closets
    Bedroom 2nd floor Master - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , roomy with 2 beds, Great for small child sleep in bedroom.
    Bedroom 2nd floor Master - 1 Large Double Bed , roomy and sunny with 2 eaves closets.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Back patio has a large firepit with seating and plenty of firewood for your enjoyment. Grate for cooking directly over woodfire with large cast iron frying pan. Enjoy roasting marshmallows over the fire.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Just Renovated, Sunny, Open Layout. Esopus Creek Access. 5 Min To Cool Phoenicia
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Nice and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that we stayed at the property. The house is spacious and spotless. The owners are very helpful and accommodating. We will certainly be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, We appreciate your time in writing a great review. We believe in helping our guests feel comfortable in our home. Thanks for coming back and hope to have you back again too.
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Great Weekend Away

  • 5 of 5

I spent Memorial Day Weekend with some family and friends at this home and we had an incredible time. It was not quite warm enough to use the lake, but we made great use of the fire pit--it was our favorite part of the house! Every day we around midday we would light the fire, make some food on the bbq, and just enjoy each other's company. When it would get too dark we enjoyed sitting in the living room to watch movies and play games. Overall a great experience. The neighbors were extremely friendly and Nina was awesome to work with. Would definitely recommend if you enjoy an outdoors experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kew Gardens

Lovely House in a Beautiful Spot

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time, the house was wonderful, very centrally located in the Catskills.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Robert, Thank you for taking the time to write a very nice comment about the house. We are glad you and your family had a great time there and in the midst of the beautiful mountains. We welcome your return. Best wishes, Frank and Nina, owners
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Charming, cozy, clean, and the best equipped VRBO home I have ever booked!

  • 5 of 5

This home was more than it was advertised to be. We visit the Phoenicia area every other year or so and this property felt like home the moment we arrived. Its location, just off 28, is close to the creek, near hiking, and a couple of minutes from downtown Phoenicia. As we were traveling with children, it was important that there be good outdoor space for them to enjoy- and between the ample yard, nearby woods and creek, and the outdoor, well stocked fire pit- they were outdoors all the time. The most enjoyable aspect of this home to me, however, was the fact that Nina provided everything needed to make our stay easy - from a kitchen stocked with every utensil and piece of kitchen equipment needed to bedrooms with comfortable bedding to bathroom and laundry facilities that left us wanting for nothing- this house had it all. In the end, we were fortunate to have had a great stay enhanced by great sunny weather that showed off one of the house's best features - it's abundant natural light. Nina, thank you so much for providing such a wonderful, clean, comfortable and well stocked house for us to enjoy - a Christmas we will always cherish.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our goal is to provide our guests the most comfort and ease in our home. Bob, thanks for taking the time to write in great detail about your stay here. We were especially delighted the children enjoyed the big yard.
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Thanksgiving 2016

  • 5 of 5

I was so pleased with this home for our Thanksgiving retreat from the usual crush of life. I am visiting from the West coast, and came here with family who live in Brooklyn. They have two small children, so the house set up was perfect with a first floor bedroom and bath for the children. Morning coffee and play time found us in the large light filled kitchen/sitting area. The home was so well stocked with dishes, platters, baking pans to make our Thanksgiving feast. Another day found us making cookies with the children....so it was a home away from home .

We had enjoyable times in Phoenicia and Woodstock to see a little bit of the area. A wonderful home!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon, Pleased to hear about your stay in our home was enjoyed by all your family and that you felt at home. Thanks for writing about it!
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  • 5 of 5

We rented Nina and Frank's house for a weekend of scrapbooking for 5 ladies. Was great for each of us to have our own bed. Very comfortable beds too. Excellent accommodations and very spacious. Home had everything you need and then some! We went at the end of October and the ride there was gorgeous! Excellent directions too! I love that they included landmarks. Nina and Frank were very quick to respond to all of our questions prior to arrival. We are already planning on coming back for another weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Al's Cantina, Tavern 214
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Colonial Country Club, Tannersville; many more
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
NY Thruway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Brios, Catskill Rose, Tavern 214, Phoenicia Diner
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Belleayre Mountain, Hunter Mountain, Windham Mount
Car: recommended

Right in the center of Catskill Park. Easy 20 minutes to locations of interest in the Catskill region. Convenient walk to Esopus Creek, Woodland Valley Creek for wonderful fishing spots.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Phoenicia, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Holiday weekends
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £88.9
Refundable Damage Deposit £386.51

Rental plus cleaning fee ($75.00) for each rental time. Renters must have owner's permission to bring any electrical appliance to use at property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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