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Beautiful Family Farm in the Heart of Hunt Country

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Last updated: 06/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Idle Hour Farm is located in the heart of Hunt Country, Dutchess County NY. It is a peaceful place among rolling hills, horse farms and dairy farms. It is conveniently located 1 1/2 hours from NYC, 1 hour from the Catskill Mountains, 4 hours from the Adirondack Mountains.

It is situated on 16 acres of open views, a four stall horse barn (bring your own horses if you'd like) a lovely swimming pond and babbling brook. The house is an antique farm house, beautifully decorated and amply equipped. The kitchen is a chef's kitchen, the home is excellent for entertaining both outside and in. With five bedrooms an extended family getaway can be enjoyed.

Idle Hour Farm is NOT just a Summer retreat, it is a winter wonderland. The pond is crystal clear for ice skating during the day or by night lit up by a huge bonfire. The house has 4 working fireplaces to make your stay cozy and romantic. For a winter getaway weekend or longer, come take in the frosty views and enjoy some outdoor winter fun!

Come breath the fresh air and enjoy life in the country.

Keywords: Farm Property

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

A refundable deposit of $750 is required, it will be returned provided the farm is undamaged. A rental agreement must be read and signed by guest.


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 06/16/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I am a mother with two children who likes to travel.

Why the Owner Chose Millbrook:
Dutchess County NY is a beautiful part of the country. Idle Hour Farm is located in the heart of Hunt Country amongst rolling farm lands and dairy farms. It is calm and peaceful but with loads of events and activities if one wishes to participate. It is in close proximity to the Catskill Mountains (1 hour) and the Adirondack Mountains, Saratoga Springs and NYC.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Idle Hour Farm is peaceful, lots of room to relax inside and out. Idle Hour Farm sits on 16 open acres with a 4 stall horse barn (bring your own or use mine), paddocks, swimming pond and hiking trails. The wildlife is varied and plentiful and the variety of birds is extensive. The kitchen is appointed with top of the line appliances and there is ample room for indoor/outdoor BBQ'S. Upstairs an outfitted bar area for entertaining next to the outdoor deck overlooking the 16 acres of beautiful landscape. There are fireplaces in most all rooms. This is a child's paradise.


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Date last modified - Friday, August 21, 2015

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 40%
  • Calendar last updated 06/16/2015
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