Quaint Farmhouse, Minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., Sleeps 12

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Last updated: 11/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Completely updated 1820's Farmhouse. Six bedrooms, 3 new bathrooms. First floor - large country kitchen (21'x15') with flatscreen TV, large dining room w/pool table, formal living room w/ fireplace and TV, mudroom, laundry/pantry, one bedroom and full bathroom. Second floor - 5 bedrooms, two full bathrooms. House completely rehabbed...all new electrical, heating system, plumbing, windows, paint. New kitchen and baths. Window a/c units. Refinished hardwood floors throughout house. Large covered front porch overlooking Catskill Mountains. Two acres of mostly fields and big lawn with fire pit, sitting/barbecue area at rear of house. Large driveway with parking for 6-8 vehicles. Drive to Windham Mountain (14 miles) or Hunter Mt. (30 min). Horseback riding, swimming & fishing - 1 mile away. Several 18 hole golf courses nearby. Mini-golf, batting cages, go-carts - 3 miles away. Zoom Flume water park minutes from house. Restaurants, antique shops, stores minutes away. East Durham Irish festivals 4 miles away.

House Highlights: Fantastic house for family vacations. House is large enough for 2-3 families to share with plenty of private and common areas. House has been completely updated. All new mechanics and paint. Let kids explore fields and woods and cook out every night. Large farmhouse kitchen has been completely updated with all new appliances and new, large center eating island. All cooking utensils/pots/pans/dishes, etc. provided Large. sunny, eat-in area in kitchen seats at least 12 with flatscreen TV . Several farm stands within minutes.
Swim in the local swimming hole just up the road. There is plenty to do in the immediate vicinity of the house but the area is not crowded and not overridden with tourists. Nearby Fall activities include Corn Maze, Pumpkin Picking, Petting Zoo (5 min.), Apple Picking (20 min)

Area Highlights: Area is perfect for family vacations and reunions. Less than a mile to swimming or fishing in Catskill Creek (swimming hole). Horseback riding about 1 mile from house. Ski Windham- 14 miles away. Go-carts, mini golf, batting cages- about 3 miles away in East Durham. Several 18 hole golf courses within minutes of the house. Windham Mountain skiing and tubing just 14 miles away. Paintball, rock climbing, skateboard park at Windham Mountain Adventure Park all summer long. Howes Caverns and Iroquois Museum tourist area about 25 minutes away. Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame about 2 hours away, perfect for a day trip. Several antique shops just down the road in Oak Hill or drive into Catskill (20 minutes) or Hudson (30 minutes) for much wider variety of antiques and eclectic shopping. Numerous varied restaurants (diner, pizza, Italian, American, Irish pub, etc) within minutes of the house.

The house is perfect for large groups or multi-family vacations. You will be amazed at the amount of activities all within a SHORT drive of the house - Golf, swimming, skiing, fishing, horseback riding, museums, antique shops, auctions, dining, hiking, shopping, miniature golf, batting cages, go-carts. Or just relax under a shady tree and read a book All this within two and a half hours of NYC. Please e-mail or call for an information packet to be sent.


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Guests must be 25 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or guardian....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Pack n Play with mattress and sheets, tot cot, high chair, booster seat, baby swing, outdoor playhouse...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    First Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

    Second Floor...moreless

  • All bedrooms are newly painted. Two large bedrooms, one with queen bed and other with a king (this one has flat screen TV); one smaller bedroom with queen and another with double bed; and two bedrooms with daybeds and pop-up trundles which can be used separately for singles or together for couples. All bedrooms except one open to hallway or stairs. Kitchen has seating for 12 at table and 3 additional seats at large center island. Dining Room has pool table with ping-pong table attachment that can be used as a large dining table. Wireless Internet at house. 14 miles to Ski Windham....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    First Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Second Floor...moreless

  • All bathrooms are completely new and updated. Two have combination shower/bath and the third has a shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • New Washer and Dryer are in pantry/laundry room off kitchen. Paper towels, toilet paper and bath soaps included. All bath towels and bed linens included. Kitchen has flat screen TV. Convenience store/gas station about 2 miles away and full modern supermarket, drug store, liquor store, approximately 5 miles away for all other needs. 24 hour convenience store is about 4 miles from house. Covered front porch and rear barbecue area with charcoal grill and picnic tables. Outdoor fire ring also. House has been completely rehabbed- Spring, 2009. New heat, windows, plumbing, electric, hot water heater kitchen, appliances, bathrooms, driveway. House has been completely repainted. Hardwood floors throughout have been refinished....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Five window units...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All dishes, pots and pans and appliances provided (coffee makers, waffle maker, blender, crockpot, electric kettle, electric griddle)...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
MLK Holiday
Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2016
3 night min stay
Presidents' Day
Feb 12 - Feb 14, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
Mar 25 - Mar 27, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
Memorial Day
May 28 - May 30, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


Ski weekends from $1000, Weekly from $1200. Flexible regarding arrival/departure days.

Very flexible regarding arrival/departure dates and days. Minimum age requirement.

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Last updated: 11/10/2015
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13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-87 Thruway

Car: Necessary

Located between Greenville and East Durham, northern Greene County, Catskill Mountains. About 2 1/2 hrs from NYC. 14 miles from Windham Mountain Ski area. Numerous attractions in area yet not too 'touristy'. Zoom Flume Water Park just minutes away (2 miles). Go-carts, batting cages, mini-golf, antique auctions about 5 minutes away. Horseback Riding and Catskill Creek swimming hole about 1 mile from house, 35 miles to Hudson, 20 miles north to Howes caverns or south to Catskill; 2 hours from Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame. Numerous festivals at Hunter (30 minutes), East Durham (5 minutes) and Oak Hill (2 minutes) all year long. Numerous 18 hole golf courses within minutes. Hiking, skiing, swimming, canoeing available at Catskill State Park, about 30 minutes away. Numerous restaurants (Italian, American, pizza, diner, etc), bars and pubs within short drive. Most have nightly entertainment all year long. Great location for family friendly vacation. Great house for 2-3 families

Other Activities: ziplining


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Perry and Ernie Smith live in Plantation, FL and spend the summers in beautiful Greene County, Great Northern Catskills.

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Speaks: english, french



  • Rustic charm

    Rustic charm

  • Spacious country kitchen

    Spacious country kitchen

  • Snuggle up in front of the fire

    Snuggle up in front of the fire

  • Cozy bedroom

    Cozy bedroom

  • Cozy quilt in spacious master bedroom

    Cozy quilt in spacious master bedroom

  • Picture yourself in this queen bedded room

    Picture yourself in this queen bedded room

  • Curl up with a book on the front porch swing

    Curl up with a book on the front porch swing

  • Playhouse now welcomes little visitors

    Playhouse now welcomes little visitors

  • Pool table or ping pong and sun-filled kitchen seating for 12

    Pool table or ping pong and sun-filled kitchen seating for 12

  • Comfortable living room

    Comfortable living room

  • New king mattress; flatscreen TV

    New king mattress; flatscreen TV

  • Perfect for singles or a couple; pop-up trundle

    Perfect for singles or a couple; pop-up trundle

  • Convenient downstairs bedroom with trundle bed; full bath

    Convenient downstairs bedroom with trundle bed; full bath

  • Circular driveway with capacity for 7-8 cars. 3 picnic tables

    Circular driveway with capacity for 7-8 cars. 3 picnic tables

  • Winter in the Catskills

    Winter in the Catskills

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, November 20, 2015

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