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Eclectic Schoolhouse in Upper Delaware River with Music Studio

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Set in the Upper Delaware region this historic school house features high ceilings and large rooms restored and converted to create a unique home furnished in rustic shabby chic style perfect for a magical relaxing getaway or activity weekend in the country with a medium to large size family or friends group of up to 16.The property is located in a picturesque hamlet and the garden is fenced in on three sides and secluded from the village by a border of trees on all sides so bring your pet .We have a fire pit and charcoal barbecue and there is a patio on the front lawn next to the main stairs which are also a popular gathering place for guests Also a great location for a photography shoot music video yoga group or retreat. Discounts available for smaller parties .Now with updated kitchen and new cookstove. The rental consists of two floors with 4 very large suit like rooms ,bathrooms and lobbys about 4000 sq ft on two floors,The top floor has two 700 sq/ft suites , bathroom kitchen kids room and lobby with the north room set up with a large kitchen and gathering area. There is another large room with pool table and separate music room on the lower floor Details of the bed layout are available elsewhere on this site. Set on one acre with a large lawn area and bordered by 2 rushing streams the house is only one half mile from the Delaware river where swimming boating rafting and fishing access is available and one mile from Hancock where all shops and services are available.There are 2 golf coarses within 5 miles and recreational boating is now allowed on the pristine Cannonsville reservoir just 6 miles away. The town of Calicoon is about 20 miles away and there are many antique and craft stores in Walton.Bethel Woods is about 30 miles south if you want to see a show We have good cell reception for all major providers. All linen and towels are included as well as basic kitchen and bathroom supplies.The basic nightly rate is for a group of ten people and there is a nightly surcharge of $25 for extra guests up to 16 .

History: The Cadosia Schoolhouse is a three storey brick structure built in the 1920's, containing all the original woodwork. This was the second schoolhouse on this property, the first one was built in 1867. The garden has a fence around the front and north side and we are dog friendly.We have streams running on both our South and West sides, meeting in front of our SW corner and running half a mile down to the Delaware River where one can enjoy fishing, canoeing or kayaking and swimming all summer long.

Activities: .The Delaware River is famous for it fly fishing and we have had groups from as far away as Canada stay at the house We have a library of books and vinyl records, also Cd's and Cassette tapes. We are in a shallow valley, with nice hikes in the hills surrounding us. Wildlife is abundant in our area, which is famous for the eagles and hawks which nest nearby. . The Cannonsville reservoir has been opened to boaters and a permit is easily obtained on line for fishing or recreational boating

Area: The surrounding area is full of beautiful scenery and charmingly remote roads , cute little towns for antiquing and thrift shopping, golf courses and restaurants and other historic sites.

Caretaker . May be on the property briefly during Guest turnaround for maintenance

Town of Hancock All services easily available just 1 mile away including Tops supermarket, liquor store,discount beer outlet laundry ,Family dollar ,Hardware, Lumber store ,Canoe and kayak rentals ,Fishing supply ,Gun shop and Library


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 14-18

  • upper front bedrm: 2 twin/ single

    frount room / beds...moreless

  • upper left suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Main room / kitchen...moreless

  • lower left suite: 2 queen

    pool room /lounge...moreless

  • upper right suite: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    blue room / TV DVD...moreless

  • lower right suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    classroom / studio...moreless

  • In two bedrooms we have convertible sofas that open to be double beds. Many other couches and sofas available that can serve as child beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • The main floor bathroom has a claw foot tub with a shower, antique bowl, and hand basin....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The pool is currently not in service and I cannot ensure that it is repairable so I have taken it out of the listing There is a great spot for swimming in the river just 1mile away and I will do my best with the pool.Call for status thanks...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    Frenchwoods and Hancock golf courses within 5 mile radius ...moreless

  • River
  • Rural:

    located in the western catskills with access to some of the most beautiful fishing on the Delaware and N Y state resevoir preserves ...moreless

  • Village:

    Located 1 mile from the village of Hancock where all amenities and shopping are available...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Large dining table in main with 12+ seats right next to kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    The two most sunny rooms upstairs have AC for those hot nights...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    We heat almost exclusively with wood stoves so bring your fireside slippers . They do take a bit of ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Have dishnetwork this summer .Free 24hr service at library parking lot and other locations in town ....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Great cell service for most carriers T mobile etc. Bring your iphone or android and make a hot spot...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove:

    Wood stoves in all rooms...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of diner set glasses and cutlery...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Just changed stoves .the old antique was great but now have installed a nice four burner with broiler and reliable oven for those apple pies...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 8 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • supplies $50
  • cleaning $75
  • service $25
  • Taxes Included


The rental rate is for up to 10 people ,children under 18 not included . For additional guests there is a surcharge of $25/ person/stay . discounts are available for smaller groups and mid week stays. Cleaning ,linen,applicable tax and basic supplies are covered by a $150 surcharge /rental

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hancock golf club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
route 17 exit 87a
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Circle diner
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Elk mountain

Located at the top of the scenic Delaware River area the East and West branches of the river come together just a mile away in the sleepy town of Hancock. This provides fishing and boating facility.In addition the Cannonsville reservoir has been opened for recreational boating including sailing although access permits need to be obtained at DEP on line.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Originaly from UK and lived in NYC for many years ,Check me on facebook . there is also a Cadosia Schoolhouse page and I like likes

Why the Owner Chose Hancock:
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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Main side view from Cadosia rd.

    Main side view from Cadosia rd.

  • upstairs     Main room .lounge

    upstairs Main room .lounge

  • loft bed library main room

    loft bed library main room

  • Blue room  one queen, two singles ,sofa bed ,TV room

    Blue room one queen, two singles ,sofa bed ,TV room

  • upstairs lobby

    upstairs lobby

  • downstairs lobby with monster stove

    downstairs lobby with monster stove

  • main entrance

    main entrance

  • cool pool

    cool pool

  • slab table with smokers

    slab table with smokers

  • side view in late fall

    side view in late fall

  • this is the old stove  nice antique but we put in a black and stainless unit

    this is the old stove nice antique but we put in a black and stainless unit

  • double in blue room

    double in blue room

  • blue room

    blue room

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • downstairs bathroom

    downstairs bathroom

  • music room

    music room

  • firemans field river acces

    firemans field river acces

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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/19/2015
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