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Stylish, Quiet, Secluded. Great Romantic Getaway or Writer's Retreat.

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A hidden gem where you can relax your mind and play as long as you like.

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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Sweet, secluded one-room schoolhouse in the hills outside Andes, NY. Cozy house, trickling stream, sparkling pond. Relax on the deck near the old apple tree. Hike in the gloriously green woods, swim in one of the nearby recreational pools or ponds, relax, stargaze, dream, smile! Grill steaks or veggies on the big Weber and eat on the deck under blue sky or big, shady umbrella. There's also a chef-equipped kitchen and a fire pit on the property for weenie and marshmallow roasts. A queen bed sleeps two in a bright lofted bedroom, filled with art. Start your novel at the writer's desk, curl up on the comfy sofa or the outside chaise and read a book. The home is equipped with wireless internet and has local phone service but no cable TV or cell service - a perfect excuse to play hooky from the world! The town of Andes, 2.5 hours from the George Washington Bridge, and neighboring hamlets, offer farmers' markets, shops, restaurants, yoga classes and lots of charm. This schoolhouse rocks!


The area:: You'll be just minutes outside of Andes - a wonderfully gentrified village with unique shopping and dining, a summer farmers' market, sparkling town pool and newly surfaced tennis courts. The house is a short drive from Margaretville, Delhi or Hamden, offering easy access to local farmers' meats and vegetables, a whole foods market, and lots more shopping and recreation, including a golf course and Catskill Park hiking trails. Just down the hill, the East Branch of the Delaware River boasts great fishing and kayaking.

Visit us!: Apple A Day is available for a minimum of a two night stay. Included are fresh linens, high-speed wireless internet access, local phone, hot and cold water, lighting, electric heat and firewood. Pets are welcome. Pricing is effective for rentals booked after March 1, 2011. This is a perfect spot for a romantic getaway or a creative solo retreat - carefree, private and well groomed, yet out in nature. It's your forget-it-all fieldtrip waiting to happen.

Arrival, departure and payment:: Check in/out times for a typical weekend is Friday after 5pm arrival, to a Sunday noon departure. We try to be flexible with your arrival/departure if you can be flexible with our cleaning schedule.

The security deposit is 30% of the total rental amount and is required to reserve the rental. The full amount of the rental is required 10 days prior to the start of the rental period. Cancellations will have a full refund, less a $50 administrative fee, if they are received at least 30 days prior to the start of the rental. Cancellations received within 30 days of the rental start will have half the deposit refunded.

Rentals under a week will have Delaware County sales tax of 8 percent added.

A $65 cash cleaning fee must be left at the house at the end of the rental.

Holiday rates cover Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's weekends. Apple A Day is closed from mid-January through March.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • The master bedroom is lofted, reached by an easily navigable staircase, and high-ceilinged enough for a 6 foot plus person to stand in. The bedroom has a a queen-sized bed. The fan circulates air in and out of the many windows, making it cool and comfortable for sleeping, even when it's warm. This light and art-filled, airy space includes a desk for your netbook session or journal-writing jag....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • The bathroom has a stall shower, a personal heater and is decorated with happy vintage wallpaper....moreless

Other Amenities

  • *Please note that the house's kitchen does not have an oven. Cooking appliances are limited to a four-burner cooktop, a toaster oven and a two-burner gas barbecue grill....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    The house sits high on a hill in the quiet Dingle Hill area....moreless

  • Rural:

    The house sits back off of a quiet country road. The neighboring properties are large, and you can't see another house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    The kitchen is small but well equipped and has a four-burner cooktop, and undercounted refrigerator, toaster oven, coffee maker and plenty of cooking vessels and tools. NOTE: no oven or microwave....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Skiing nearby at Belleayre and Plattekill resorts....moreless

  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$95 $198
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$795 $2,200

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $73 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $65
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

8 percent NYS sales tax required on rentals of 7 nights or less.

• $395.00 weekend or first two nights of stay

• $95.00 per additional night

• $795.00 weekly rate (7 nights)

• $65.00 cleaning fee

Sales tax will be applied to stays under seven days.

We request a refundable security deposit in the amount of 30 percent the rental fee. Additional pet security deposit of $50 per animal.

Refundable 30 percent security deposit is required to reserve; pet owners add $50 per pet. Rental fee is due 14 days prior to check-in. Security deposit is returned within seven days of check-out if all is left well at the house. Rates are based on a minimum two-night stay. The first two nights are $395.00; additional nights are $95.00; a week is $795.00. No Saturday check-ins or -outs. Thanks!


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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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Location

155 Miles
Nearest Airport
JFK International / La Guardia / Newark
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Andes Hotel
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
HANAH Mountain Resort & Country Club
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte. 28 & Rte. 30
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Andes Hotel
24 Miles
Nearest Ski
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Little Pond / Big Pond

Car: Necessary

Renters receive a list of local restaurants and attraction, as well as shopping suggestions for obtaining the wonderful local produce and meats that area farmers offer. The best reason to visit Andes and the schoolhouse for its quiet seclusion and off-the-grid feeling. A perfect spot to decompress!

 

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  • A hidden gem where you can relax your mind and play as long as you like.

    A hidden gem where you can relax your mind and play as long as you like.

  • Perfect pond for pooches to splash. Dangle your feet in the cool water!

    Perfect pond for pooches to splash. Dangle your feet in the cool water!

  • A Weber gas grill on the deck is a top-notch grillmasters's station.

    A Weber gas grill on the deck is a top-notch grillmasters's station.

  • A kitchen outfitted for a serious cook. The espresso pot is here!

    A kitchen outfitted for a serious cook. The espresso pot is here!

  • The stall shower has an awesome daisy head!

    The stall shower has an awesome daisy head!

  • The bedroom has a a queen-sized bed and is always airy and cool.

    The bedroom has a a queen-sized bed and is always airy and cool.

  • A 19th century one-room schoolhouse recreated into a stylish artists' retreat.

    A 19th century one-room schoolhouse recreated into a stylish artists' retreat.

  • The deck is a welcoming and relaxing spot.

    The deck is a welcoming and relaxing spot.

  • This sweet yet spacious house in the woods is the ultimate escape hatch.

    This sweet yet spacious house in the woods is the ultimate escape hatch.

  • The full bath has a personal heater that warms the room in minutes.

    The full bath has a personal heater that warms the room in minutes.

  • In the evening, build a campfire and roast marshmallows around the fire pit.

    In the evening, build a campfire and roast marshmallows around the fire pit.

  • The upstairs space space includes a desk for netbook or journal sessions.

    The upstairs space space includes a desk for netbook or journal sessions.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, german
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 08/29/2015
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