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Updated Farmhouse on 20 Acres - Ideal for Families - 2 Hours from Nyc

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Last updated: 04/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Under 2 Hours from NYC! Completely updated farmhouse nestled between the quaint villages of Callicoon and Jeffersonville in the area known as 'The Beechwoods'. The home is situated on over 20 acres of land featuring pastures, woods, and hills with long-range views, a frog pond, and completely surrounded by original stone walls. A family-friendly second home in the country, under two hours away from New York City, this 1850s Victorian farmhouse served as a boarding house during the civil war. It has transitioned from housing Union soldiers to now serving as a homestead to a young family.

The home comfortably sleeps twelve in its seven bedrooms, including two master suites:

Master 1: Queen bed w/bath ensuite
Master 2: Double bed w/bath ensuite
Bedroom 3: Double bed
Bedroom 4: 2 twin beds
Bedroom 5: 2 twin beds
Bedroom 6: twin size day bed
Bedroom 7: Currently configured as an office with a full sized pull out sofa.
The kitchen has a 6 burner Wolf gas range and a formal dining room which seats ten. There is DirectTv in the living room as well as in the master bedroom. The area has very strong cell service including Verizon LTE.

For younger guests, there is an onsite playground, placed on a natural pad of moss, in an area of the yard shaded by 100 year old pines.There is also a working dairy farm next door, and a horse farm across the street for many animal sightings. For adults, there is a brand new chef's kitchen, a wrap around porch with long range views, as well as hiking trails which cut across many acres of grassy lawn, pastures, woods, ponds and hills. An ideal location for writers, artists, nature lovers, families, or anyone who wants to get away from it all for a quiet retreat.

The Beechwoods area is home to the Villa Roma Resort, whose many amenities are available year round. The charming villages of Callicoon and Jeffersonville are each less than five miles away, and offer a great selection of dining and shopping options, including Callicoon Wine and Cheese, Callicoon's year round Farmer's Market, Peck's Market, Matthews on Main, the 1906 Restaurant, Ted's Restaurant, the Callicoon Theater, Mullally's Pub, and several antique shops. The Delaware River flows right by Callicoon, and there are many swimming holes and river rafting operators nearby. The Fort Delaware Museum is also nearby.

Beyond the immediate vicinity, the home is only 15-20 minutes from world class fishing, the Monticello Raceway (and casino), as well as the Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center where many concerts take place for both adults and children. There is also the Woodstock Festival Museum onsite.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Farmhouse
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Children's play room, dvds and outdoor play area. Also have a changing table, high chair, and pack and plays available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking at all in our family's home...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Would consider small dog with additional deposit...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

  • Master Bedroom #1: 1 queen

    Ensuite Full Bathroom...moreless

  • Master Bedroom #2: 1 double

    Ensuite Full Bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Corner Bedroom next door to a full private bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    Shares full bathroom with Bedroom 5....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    Shares full bathroom with Bedroom 4...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 double

    First floor full size daybed...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Bright, private corner office. Full sized pull out sofa....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Ensuite master bath. Bright, airy and large....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Ensuite master...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    Located on first floor, handicapped accessible....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Large CD collection....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Located in the Beechwoods Section of western Sullivan County in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Rolling hilly farmland as far as the eye can see....moreless

  • Resort:

    2 miles from the Villa Roma resort and all of the amenities that come with it (pool, golf, tennis, skiing, ice skating, horseback riding, fully equipped gym, restaurants, nightlife, etc.)...moreless

  • River:

    Five miles from the village of Callicoon and the Delaware River. Kayaking, rafting, canoeing and swimming all available....moreless

  • Rural:

    Secluded on seventy private acres. Next door to working dairy farm, with views from front porch of rolling farmland and a landscape dotted with barns and silos. Quiet. Quiet. Quiet....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    formal dining seats 10. Informal dining near kitchen seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    GE...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large chef's kitchen with large butcher block island and an abundance of counter space. Microwave, Keureg Coffee Machine, wine fridge, waffle maker, toaster, etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    GE...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new GE stainless steel french door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Wolf 6 burner gas range and oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Summer/Fall 2015
May 1 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$3,000 $10,000
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2 night min stay
$450
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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 04/30/2015
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Villages of Callicoon or Jeffersonville
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Villa Roma Resort
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Villages of Callicoon or Jeffersonville
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Villa Roma Resort

Car: Necessary

The villages of Callicoon and Jeffersonville are both five miles away and feature year round farmers markets, wine and cheese shops, bakery, grocery, antique shops, pubs, ice cream shops, and both fine and casual dining. The Villa Roma Resort is 2 miles away and provides year round entertainment such as golf, swimming, horseback riding, skiing and snowboarding, fitness center, restaurants, nightlife, etc. Our home is located in the area known as 'The Beechwoods', which is among the most desirable areas in all of Sullivan County.

The broader area is also renown for it's trout fishing and is also minutes to the Delaware River where river trips on tubes, kayaks or canoes await. Also located 15 minutes from the Bethel Woods performing arts center, and twenty minutes from the casino gaming at the Monticello Raceway.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are a married couple with two young daughters who live in New York City and work in entertainment. After we were married in 2006 we wanted to find a place in the country that we could renovate to ultimately house our eventual family. We spend much of the summer and fall weekends here and love the community and the area. There are many second home owners here, many of whom are artists, actors, writers and other members of New York's creative class. There are also quite a few celebrities who live here, but don't ask us where they live, we won't tell you:)

Why the Owner Chose Callicoon:
When we toured this house, we walked into the dining room and saw a massive table that could easily seat 16-18 people or so. We both come from large families and could immediately see many generations of our combined families enjoying holidays together here - so we jumped at the opportunity. We also loved the history of the property, especially the fact that it served as a boarding house during the civil war. That coupled with the views and the overall peace that it provides us, and we knew that it was our home.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Sitting on the front porch, you can see miles of rolling hills and farms. During the Fall, you can pick apples right off the trees in our backyard orchard. There is no better place around for leaf-peepers. The fall colors are breathtaking.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front view of farmhouse

    Front view of farmhouse

  • Master Bedroom 2. Full size bed.

    Master Bedroom 2. Full size bed.

  • Bedroom 4, two twin beds.

    Bedroom 4, two twin beds.

  • Bedroom 6 is a first floor playroom, with daybed. Sleeps one.

    Bedroom 6 is a first floor playroom, with daybed. Sleeps one.

  • Master Bathroom 2.

    Master Bathroom 2.

  • Bathroom 4, full bath located between bedrooms 4 and 5.

    Bathroom 4, full bath located between bedrooms 4 and 5.

  • Dining Room. Table seats 10.

    Dining Room. Table seats 10.

  • View of Kitchen from Living Room.

    View of Kitchen from Living Room.

  • Dinette, located in Kitchen. Seats 6.

    Dinette, located in Kitchen. Seats 6.

  • Living Room.

    Living Room.

  • The pasture and hill at the back of the property. 360 degree views from top.

    The pasture and hill at the back of the property. 360 degree views from top.

  • Children's playset, view from side porch.

    Children's playset, view from side porch.

  • Master Bedroom 1. Queen size bed.

    Master Bedroom 1. Queen size bed.

  • Bedroom 3 (corner room), full size bed.

    Bedroom 3 (corner room), full size bed.

  • Bedroom 5, two twin beds.

    Bedroom 5, two twin beds.

  • Master Bathroom 1

    Master Bathroom 1

  • Bathroom 3, located in hallway next to Bedroom 3.

    Bathroom 3, located in hallway next to Bedroom 3.

  • Bathroom 5, first floor. Next to Bedroom 6.

    Bathroom 5, first floor. Next to Bedroom 6.

  • Dining Room/Entry Foyer.

    Dining Room/Entry Foyer.

  • View of Kitchen from Dinette.

    View of Kitchen from Dinette.

  • View of Living Room from Kitchen.

    View of Living Room from Kitchen.

  • View from wraparound porch

    View from wraparound porch

  • The barn across the street

    The barn across the street

  • Old logging road that cuts through property - great for hikes.

    Old logging road that cuts through property - great for hikes.

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Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    7
  • Bathrooms
    5
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/30/2015
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