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Tranquil Paradise with Lake and Catskill Mountain Views

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Enjoy a summer evening with only the view

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Nestled high on the hill looking out over Pepacton reservoir, you'll find our treetop bungalow set in 5 acres of woodland and wildflower gardens. Travel just 2.5 hours from the George Washington bridge and leave the city far behind. Reconnect with fresh air, tranquility, and nature. This is true wilderness.

The 1,400 square foot Rainbow Ranch has two bedrooms (one king, one queen) and 1.5 bathrooms providing a spacious getaway for 4. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to make a delicious meal out of the fresh organic produce and homemade delights you find at farm stands and farmer’s markets and there's a dishwasher to ease the clean up.

Walk through the dining room to the giant living room and warm yourself at the bluestone fire place, flanked by octagonal windows. Step through the picture window to the sweeping sundeck – nearly the size of the house again. Recline and enjoy your morning coffee listening to the birds and looking out over the lake with the Catskills reaching out beyond. ...and, if the coffee isn't cutting it, you can complete the wake-up with a dip under our outdoor shower.

If you can tear yourself away from the view, there are awesome hikes (everywhere!), swimming holes (20 mins), fly fishing on Beaverkill (30 min), fishing/kayaking on Pepacton Reservoir (5 mins), swimming at little pond (20 min), skiing at Belleayre (25 mins) and Plattekill (30 mins), Belleayre Music Festival (15 mins), legendary fall colors (everywhere!), antiques, auctions, and crafts (everywhere!).

Don't feel like roasting marshmallows around our campfire under countless stars surrounded by fireflies? Head to Andes (15 min), an upstate NYC outpost, and get big city comforts with a village vibe. Margaretville (great supermarket - 5 min), Bovina (15 min) Arkville (8 min), and Roxbury (20 min) also offer great dining options and mountain hospitality.

We’ll provide a full list of tips on activities, trails, and places to eat and we have a map room packed with leaflets and maps from local places, so you’ll get most out of your stay.

Great things we didn’t mention yet!

Campfire • volley ball • croquet • bocce • skittles • horseshoes • badminton • tree swing • outdoor shower • hammocks • sleds • telescope • fireplace • firewood • local phone • DSL wifi • 39' flatscreen • Dish with HBO • 100s of DVDs • ipod speakers • record player • internet radio • board games • Egyptian cotton sheets • down comforters • hair dryer • luggage racks • ironing board • fan • portable AC • washer/dryer • dishwasher • microwave • toaster • coffee grinder/maker • cocktail skaker • barbeque

You’ll return to the city recharged, laden with delicious produce, and planning your next trip!

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Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    This is a family home and generally the primary renter must be 25 or over. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children should be supervised at all times. Neither the house nor the deck is childproof. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We provide an ashtray for outdoor use. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We love dogs! A $50 fee applies. It is important that dogs are house trained. We provide a 50 foot leash for use outside – there are no fences and the risk from coyotes, bears, and other dogs is real especially at night. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Bright and spacious with en-suite half bath and closet space...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen with Egyptian cotton sheets and loads of closet space...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Convenient en-suite half bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    New wood-panelled bathroom with tub and rain shower...moreless

  • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

    Shower outdoors surrounded by woodland...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Multiregion DVD player...moreless

  • Games:

    Risk, Monopoly, Backgammon, Yahtzee, Chinese, checkers, Farkle, Balderdash, Scrabble, Curses, Playing cards, Settlers of Catan...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Satellite with HBO...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Speakers that you can plug your phone or ipod into and a record player with a few golden oldies. ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Views of Pepacton, the large lake in the Catskills....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Catskill reach out beyond the water. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Feast by chandelier light around our oak dining table...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    We have 2 portable AC units. You won't need them though - it's nice and cool outside of the city!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Bluestone fireplace - firewood provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Baseboard central heating....moreless

  • Internet:

    DSL wifi (good enough for clips but not movies)...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Egyptian pima cotton sheets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Huge living room with sectional sofa and rocking chair...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Local landline for calling card use...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    8 sets of dishes....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with coffee maker, bagel toaster, kettle, food processor, etc, and some basic herbs and spices - everything you need for a delicious meal. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Stainless steel, self clean oven....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge sundeck - as big as the house itself. Sweeping views of the lake and the mountains. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn for lounging and for lawn games (we have croquet, bocce, skittles, volley ball, badminton, and horse shoes. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Belleayre is 15 minutes away. ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 22 - May 24, 2015
3 night min stay

$750
flat fee
4th of July
Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2015
2 night min stay

$500
flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay

$750
flat fee
Late fall
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$120 $140
Fri, Sat
$695
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
Christmas
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
New Year
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay

$750
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$140 $185
Fri, Sat
$895

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $120
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Check in is after 3:00pm and check out is at 12 noon. We will be flexible if we do not have arrivals same day.

We do not allow Saturday to Saturday week long rentals as they prevent bookings on two weekends.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Photos

  • Enjoy a summer evening with only the view

    Enjoy a summer evening with only the view

  • Dinner is nearly ready...

    Dinner is nearly ready...

  • Rock on the rocker or Lounge on the sofa

    Rock on the rocker or Lounge on the sofa

  • Time for a 'friendly' board game or round of horseshoes

    Time for a 'friendly' board game or round of horseshoes

  • Create your feast in your fully equipped, stylish, and bright kitchen.

    Create your feast in your fully equipped, stylish, and bright kitchen.

  • Bedroom 1: Half bath en-suite and plenty of closet space

    Bedroom 1: Half bath en-suite and plenty of closet space

  • Bedroom 2: Plenty of closet space, luggage racks and ironing board

    Bedroom 2: Plenty of closet space, luggage racks and ironing board

  • The map room offers the local knowledge you need to get the most from your stay

    The map room offers the local knowledge you need to get the most from your stay

  • The campfire and the tree swing.

    The campfire and the tree swing.

  • Flowers line your path to the front door.

    Flowers line your path to the front door.

  • View from the fireplace

    View from the fireplace

  • Relaxation

    Relaxation

  • The bluestone fireplace

    The bluestone fireplace

  • The living room with HBO in the distance

    The living room with HBO in the distance

  • Feast on farmer's market finds around the oak table

    Feast on farmer's market finds around the oak table

  • Bedroom 1: Luxury king mattress with Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforter.

    Bedroom 1: Luxury king mattress with Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforter.

  • Bedroom 2:  Luxury queen mattress with Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforter

    Bedroom 2: Luxury queen mattress with Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforter

  • Fresh and modern bathroom with wood paneled walls.

    Fresh and modern bathroom with wood paneled walls.

  • Dine on the deck under starlight

    Dine on the deck under starlight

  • Getting the campfire fire started...

    Getting the campfire fire started...

  • Side of the house with bell to gather everyone from the garden.

    Side of the house with bell to gather everyone from the garden.

  • Home on the Ranch...

    Home on the Ranch...

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Bungalow
Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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