Charming Streamside Arts & Crafts Bungalow

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Last updated: 11/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description


This delightful historic bungalow was built by Helen Gould Shepard, daughter of Jay Gould, the Robber Baron and native son of Roxbury. The house features 3 bedrooms: 2 queens, 1 bunk (twin upper & double lower) + a double futon in library, 2 full baths (1 includes a sauna, jacuzzi & skylights), well equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, cable TV with DVD & VHS players, phone,, and a stone fireplace with rustic hand hewn mantel. We also have wireless internet service.

As Lodging Partners with Ski Plattekill, we are able to offer exclusive discounts, such as Kids 17 and under ski free, ski Sat and Sun is free as well as their new ski and tube package.. Please visit for more info.

Guest Comments: Hi Kathy,

I wanted to let you know that I received your check and card in the mail yesterday. Thank you so much for getting that to me so quickly.

And thank you for a WONDERFUL vacation! We loved the house and had such a great time in it. Everyone was delighted with the sauna, and the living room and kitchen were both perfect for hanging out while cooking or playing games. We took a beautiful walk up the nature trail in the snow and it was grea to have that so accessible from the house. Roxbury seems like a really cute town and it was easy to get to from both Boston and New York.

Please feel free to use any of the above as a testimonial! We had a wonderful time and couldn't have asked for a cozier, more inviting house to spend the holiday in.

Take care and I'll let you know if any of us are interested in returning to Roxbury in the future!

All best,



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    We abut the school playground with swings, etc. for young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Other: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    double futon in library...moreless

  • There is a roll away bed available upon request.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Located about 8 miles from Ski Plattekill (ask about 'Stay & Ski Free' Program), 15 min. to Belleayre Mt. and about 40 minutes to Hunter/Windham ski areas, down the street from Shepard Hills Golf Course and 5 min. from Hannah Country Club, fly fishing nearby, scenic train rides, art galleries, shopping as well as other tourist attractions. This unique location offers a lovely country feeling with mountain views along with village amenities: walk to deli, pub, restaurants....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    A TV with vcr and dvd player in living room and a TV with dvd player in downstairs bedroom....moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots, pans, crockpot....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 5
from 14 traveler reviews
$200-$500/night depending on number of guests, length of stay and dates requested
Holiday weekend (3 night min.) = $1000.00
Holiday week = $2000.00.
Plus security deposit and cleaning fee.
Rates may vary based on size of party.
Monthly, seasonal rentals welcomed.  Monthly rate:  $3500.00 + $1000.00 refundable security deposit.
3 month/seasonal rental = $10,000.00 + $1500.00 refundable security deposit.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Last updated: 11/10/2015
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Car: Recommended

Located 5 minutes from Ski Plattekill (ask about discout tickets), 15 minutes from Belleayre, 30 - 40 minutes from Hunter and Windham ski areas.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: John and I met in the Hamptons in the summer of 1988; love at first sight; married in 1990. He lived in Queens, NY and I in Lawrenceville, NJ. Being an older couple for our first marriage and having a daughter late as well, we didn't know any better than to take our baby skiing with us. She was born in June of 1993 and has been on skis since her very first winter! John took her down the teaching slope at Gore Mt. Her eyes were like saucers and a huge smile was on her face. If there were a cartoon bubble over her it would have said: "of all the adults in the world I could get for parents, I get these two loonies"! Anyway, we skied every winter and fell in love with Plattekill Mt. and Roxbury.

Why the Owner Chose Roxbury:
Our daughter was in the 8th grade when we purchased our home. Being in town made perfect sense. She and her friends could go out for some pizza within walking distance and we knew they would be safe. That age definitely does not want to be stranded on a bunch of acres in the middle of nowhere! The sauna and jacuzzi in the house was/is her personal spa! We, too, could easily walk to the Public and not worry about her.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the layout of our home: the kitchen area is terrific, the upstairs sauna and jacuzzi are wonderful, the creek just beyond our porch is most relaxing. We still have mountain views although we are in town! We love the property with the copse of trees shading the hammock in the summer. The house is close to everything: skiing, golf, the happenings in Roxbury. We have it all!

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  • Roxbury Bungalow in winter

    Roxbury Bungalow in winter

  • Property exterior

    Property exterior

  • Back yard copse of trees.

    Back yard copse of trees.

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen.


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Futon


  • Futon as double bed

    Futon as double bed

  • Bedroom with queen bed.

    Bedroom with queen bed.

  • Lower bedroom w/queen

    Lower bedroom w/queen

  • Roxbury Bungalow

    Roxbury Bungalow

  • Porch.


  • Kitchen.


  • Wood stove in living room

    Wood stove in living room

  • Living Room.

    Living Room.

  • Futon


  • Bunk w/single upper, double lower

    Bunk w/single upper, double lower

  • Bath with jacuzzi, sauna, shower, skylights

    Bath with jacuzzi, sauna, shower, skylights

  • Dining Room.

    Dining Room.

  • Traditional bath in lower bedroom.

    Traditional bath in lower bedroom.

VRBO #312874

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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