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Uniquely lovely 1830's home in quiet country setting, yet close to towns & resor

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, fireplaces in kitchen-dining, living room; bluestone basement; porch

Home has beautiful comfortable feel with wide-board pine floors, chestnut beams, bluestone basement. Warming fireplaces in kitchen-dining room, living room and basement. Three upstairs bedrooms, two with Queen size beds; one single. Living room futon serves as couch by day, bed by night. Harpsichord and piano to play. One full bath, two 1/2 baths. Covered back screened porch looks out onto field, woods, pond. Patio and garden. 10 1/2 acres on property. Deer, wild turkey, hawks, the seasonal bear. Nearby walks on quiet country road to creek, stone cliffs, waterfall, beaver lake. Amenities include wi-fi & internet; washer, dryer; dishwasher; excellent filtered well water; parking space on property. Fifteen minutes to nearby towns and interstate highway; nearby tennis, golf; half hour to ski resorts. Fall golden maple leaves, walks and hikes; Winter lots of snow, skiing, sledding; Spring garden, herbs and flowers; Summer sun, nearby lakes and rock pool swimming.


Owner
Jane Toby
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Catskill in Greene County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 upstairs near bedrooms features tub and shower, sink and toilet. Large changing space. Bathroom 2 on main floor is a half-bath with sink and toilet. Bathroom 3 in basement is also a half-bath with sink and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Orange Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Additional sleeping possibilities: Futon in living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

4/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

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Uniquely lovely 1830's home in quiet country setting, yet close to towns & resor
average rating of 4.0 based on 3 reviews
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4

Nice location, old, interesting house, quiet (could be a bit cleaner)

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 2 nights - a family of 5 - lots of space - quiet location in the woods

a lot of stuff lying around in the kitchen though - a bit outdated and as I mentioned in the title it could be cleaner - lots of spiderwebs

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a country house and spiders live here too. Regretfully, especially for guests, I brush them away and clear away their webs - I say 'regretfully' because they are incredible weavers and their webs catch insects that might otherwise annoy us humans who dwell in the countryside - their domain. Ahh, the natural world! As far as the stuff lying around in the kitchen, I am not certain what is referred to here. Appliances - new and outdated? Coffees and teas I have left for guests on a sideboard? If I had more finances at my disposal, I might build more counter space. But there is enough to bake bread as well as a good old-fashioned Apple pie - to complement the old-fashioned nature of this 1800's house!
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5

From arrival to departure, we remained very content with Jane' place.

  • 5 of 5

The space is perfect for cabin lovers. 3 fireplaces. WOW. Jane left ample wood supply, as well as linens, even food.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely old house but needed better preparation

  • 3 of 5

Lovely old house, interesting artwork, very nice useable fireplaces, great walks nearby along the creek, very nice owner.

Disappointing preparation for our stay, though we did make our arrangements only a week ahead. Closets and dressers were full so we couldn't unpack our luggage, and bedroom lighting was dim so we couldn't see inside our suitcases. Refrigerator was packed so we could not easily fit our food in. Kitchen appliances and accessories were old. We had a very nice stay, and enjoyed playing games during the evening in front of the fireplace.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you and your company enjoyed the stay here, Nancy! I spent many houra on preparation for your stay but your comments have been most helpful in knowing what else a guest would need to feel most comfortable for a 2 night stay: more ample drawer and closet space and better bedroom lighting; up-to-date kitchen appliances and accessories. I had cleared out the refrigerator as best I could, while also leaving breakfast foods for you - milk, half and half, yogurts, orange juice, breads, butter and jams ( as well as a variety of teas and coffee on the sideboard.) Thank you for your illuminating comments.. Jane
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Catskill, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£368
for 2 nights
From
£134
£993
£3,450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £43.93
Refundable Damage Deposit £111.68
Cleaning fee £55.84

$180.00 per night for 1-4 guests. The house can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests. The charge is $40.00 a night extra for each guest over 4.

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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