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Sanctuary by the Stream -- Beautiful in the Fall!

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Phoenicia - Stony Clove Cottage

Brand New 2 Bedroom House One Mile From The Hamlet Of Phoeni

Leave your cares behind and enjoy the beautiful Catskill mountains as you relax in your “Streamside Sanctuary,” a newly renovated 2 bedroom house just outside of Phoenicia, located on the lovely Stony Clove Stream. Enjoy your privacy as you sit on the front porch; use the gas grill and ample picnic table for a cook-out in the back yard; relax and read in your zero gravity chair in a sunny or shady spot; or sit by the stream and watch the water peacefully flowing and perhaps see the bald eagle, heron, or ducks that regularly pay a visit. Come back after dark and enjoy the large propane fire pit and comfortable Adirondack chairs.The view is wonderful year round, with the autumn colors being especially spectacular.

The newly renovated house has a beautiful, fully equipped kitchen, spacious dining room that looks out at trees and flowers from a bow window, living room with gas fireplace and large screen TV, modern bathroom, two bedrooms, each with a queen size bed, one with a TV, air conditioning and heat throughout making it a cozy, comfortable retreat year round! The house has cable TV and wifi. A car is not necessary as the house is located just short of a mile form the bus station in Phoenicia. You can walk to town, eat in one of several restaurants, visit the quaint shops, go fly fishing, or tube the Esopus. If you’re feeling energetic, a walk of a little over a mile will bring you to the Tanbark Trail and/or the trail up Tremper Mountain, both very popular spots, or walk about 2 miles to the Phoenicia Diner for a hearty breakfast or lunch. If you do come by car, there are many sites and activities just a short drive away: Lakes, hiking trails, ski centers (Hunter is 12 miles away, Belleayre-15 & Windham-22.6) concerts, even the world’s largest kaleidoscope! Come and enjoy “your vacation home” without any of the work or responsibility!

My husband and I have a home on the property. If we are not traveling, we like to greet our guests, give a quick tour of the house, and answer any questions. Whether we are home or away we can always be reached but, we give our guests as much privacy as possible so that they can comfortably enjoy all of the property.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Veronica Rowe
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
26 October, 2016
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About Veronica Rowe

I grew up in New York City but was always drawn to nature. After college I moved to Ulster County and have lived in Phoenicia for thirty years. I never tire of of the beauty of this area that I am blessed to live in.

What makes this house unique

This property is unique because of the beautiful setting. There is a large open yard with about 150' of stream frontage. The setting is peaceful and lovely but within one mile of town. It is conveniently located to restaurants, shops, theaters, tubing, fly fishing, kayaking, swimming & skiing. There is a lovely stream side stone patio with a large propane fire pit that is beautiful!


based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Sanctuary by the Stream -- Beautiful in the Fall!
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

Lovely comfortable home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property on the river, with comfortable outdoor seating and great fire pit. The home is clean, newly renovated and has all the comforts of home! Was a very enjoyable stay!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: we're so glad that you & Julie enjoyed your stay! It was so nice meeting you - we hope you'll be back soon! Sincerely, Veronica & Jon
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  • 5 of 5

The house was very pleasant and clean! The backyard awesome! Veronica was very accommodating throughout!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! I 'm happy that you & your family made such good use of the yard. I hope that you'll come back & stay with us again. Sincerely, Veronica
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Beautiful clean house situated in the mountains with the most amazing views

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time renting via this site and it couldn't have gone any smoother. Veronica was very very prompt with every response (within minutes!) via email from questions before renting to questions after leaving the property. Everything was as stated in the description and pictures were accurate. The house looked very new and is immaculate inside. I have a baby and a small child and was never worried about things being too dirty or dusty. The house is bare in terms of indoor entertainment (except for the wifi and cable which worked very well) but that was ok with us because we were there to enjoy the outdoors and there is plenty to do right outside and in the surrounding area. The house itself is situated next to a beautiful flowing stream where the kids can dip their feet, splash around and try and catch fish- this kept them entertained for days! They ran around in the expansive front and backyard playing with sticks and rocks, natures toys. They have a lot of information in the house (books/pamphlets) on nearby attractions and hiking trails. Thanks to Veronica's advice and books we had our itinerary full and nobody was ever bored. Kitchen was stocked well with all your necessities. Beautiful mountain views from every window. the name "sanctuary" is truly fitting. We never actually met the owners in person as they were away the week we were there. But just as an FYI their house is right next door on the same property just a stone throw away if that matters to you.

Would definitely recommend this house to friends and family looking for a getaway in the Catskills. Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay! We have to agree - it is a beautiful spot- so glad your kids had fun in the yard & in the stream.We're sorry that we didn't get to meet you but we hope that you will be back again! Regards, Veronica & Jon
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A rental cared for as if it weren't a rental

  • 5 of 5

We loved this peaceful house. The house is done with complete care from end to end. It was beautifully setup and decorated. The owners couldn't have been nicer. We absolutely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments! We are so glad that you liked our house and that you enjoyed your stay! We hope that you'll come back again the next time you want a "getaway" Sincerely, Veronica & Jon
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  • 5 of 5

An excellent vacation enhanced by the attention to detail and kindness from our hosts Veronica and Jon who made us feel at home . Location is perfect within minutes from trails, swimming holes etc . We will be back

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great meeting you & Pat! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay & we are looking forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Veronica & Jon
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Immaculate and in the perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in many rental properties in the Phoenicia area and this was certainly among the nicest. The house itself is in perfect like-new condition and is spotlessly maintained by its owners, who clearly take a lot of pride in what they do. They're also super friendly and helpful if you need any information about what to do in the area, and so on.

Our favorite part of the stay was being so close to the Stony Clove creek, which is just about a hundred feet from the backdoor, while also being a 2-3 minute drive to the town of Phoenicia. Thank you Veronica and Jon for a wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your complements on our house and property. You're right, we are very proud of it and we love sharing it with great guests like you! We hope you'll be back again soon. Sincerely, Veronica & Jon
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Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Phoenicia, Catskills

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2 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £245

Cancellation policy --- For bookings cancelled up to 30 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 100% refund.
For bookings cancelled up to 14 days before the start of the stay, traveler receives a 50% refund. For bookings cancelled less than 14 days before the start of the stay, no refund is given. check in is 3:00 check out is 11:00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Phoenicia in New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , television
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • two bedrooms each with brand new queen size beds, large windows with view of back yard
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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