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The farm house has a kitchen with electric stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. The dining room table seats 10 comfortably. The living room has Franklin stove, library, and seats for 10. Pots and pans, dishes and silverware are supplied, as well as spices and paper products. There is a large front porch overlooking the clear half acre swim pond. The farm is located in a valley between wooded hills. A small stream runs through the farm. The woodlot is 300 acres, hayfields 70 acres, with 120 acres of meadows. The nearest neighbor is half a mile away. The farm is bordered by 2000 acres of NY State land. HughesNet high speed satellite internet service is available
Great for hiking, biking, misty morning walks, or swimming and floating on the pond across the road, in front of the house. Swimming enthusiasts can also take advantage of the community pool in the nearby town of Deposit that is open to all throughout the summer. Pick the wild blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, black raspberries, red raspberries, and apples that grow wild on the property. Enjoy the gardens, wild flowers, and humming birds as you sit on the porch. Fish in the beaver ponds on the property, or up the road at Marsh pond, an expansive lake and wildlife refuge that lies within the State Park that borders this vacation rental property. Escape the heat of the city to a place where there is always a cool breeze and be sure to bring warm clothes for the cool evenings.
The pond is for swimming, wading and play. It is clean and free of weeds, and kept that way by three grass-carp.
The porch has a swing, chairs, and redwood table. It overlooks the pond area and the valley below. There are grassy areas for play close to the pond. High speed satellite internet is available....moreless
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Refundable Damage Deposit$200
Security of 10% of the rental is required. Half the rent plus the security must be paid when agreement is reached. The remainder of the rent must be paid two weeks prior to use of the property.
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Year Purchased: 1966
About the owner: I worked in science and education and am now an Emeritus Chemistry Professor at the University at Albany.
Why the Owner Chose Deposit: This property is a place of outstanding quiet and natural beauty. Wildlife abounds. I bought it as a place to spend summers with my children.