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'Spruce Lake Farm' 52-Acre Log Home Estate with Private 7-Acre Lake

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Our lake-front home sits on its own 7-acre lake on a private 52-acre estate

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bovina estate description

This spacious, elegant, lakefront log home sits tucked away on a secluded 52-acre mountain retreat, surrounded by hundreds of acres of publicly-owned forest and rolling hills. The house looks out onto a beautiful, private 7-acre lake where you can swim, boat and fish. After grilling up your dinner on the oversized deck, take a swing in the hammock and then relax in an Adirondack chair and watch the stars come out in total silence. Situated midway between Woodstock and Cooperstown, Spruce Lake Farm is 5 minutes from quaint Bovina Center, 10 minutes from a premier 18-hole golf course, and 15 minutes from supermarkets, antique shops, fine dining and boutique shopping in Andes and Delhi. Children will love the tree house, play set and beach, as well as the two rowboats and numerous forest trails. Wireless internet and satellite TV are free. Click on 'More Details' below for further information.
Main level: The main level of this five bedroom, four bathroom house has a wonderful open floor plan and provides the perfect space for enjoying meals, entertaining and relaxing by the huge stone fireplace. The ceilings here are 35 feet high with rustic beams and views of the lake, and overhead is a spacious loft which serves as a library, office and reading area. Also on the main level are the kitchen and dining area, a log-walled bedroom with adjacent full bathroom, a TV room with HDTV and DirecTV satellite service, and an airy sunroom and library area as you enter the house.
Upper and lower levels: The upper level of the house has three bedrooms, one of which includes a loft for extra sleeping space, and two full bathrooms. The lower level boasts a huge master bedroom with en suite full bathroom, and leads out onto a beautiful stone patio overlooking a flower rock garden. The lower level also includes a large screen HDTV, a rec room with pool/ping pong table and foosball table, and a laundry room with two sets of high-efficiency washers and dryers.
Lakeside boat house and play area: The boat house has a picnic table for lakeside dining, and two rowboats. The play area has a tree house, slide, climbing wall, cargo net, swing, tandem swing, trapeze and bench swing.

Spruce Lake Farm also makes a wonderful gathering place for weddings, reunions and company retreats.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Main level, original log walls and ceiling...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Lower level, master suite with private bath and garden...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

            Upper level, large floor space...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 king

            Upper level, view of lake...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 4 twin/ single, 1 queen

            Upper level, with overhead loft...moreless

          • Designed to sleep up to 16 adults comfortably, with additional young children sleeping in portable cribs or co-sleeping. Bedroom 1 is on the main level and is adjacent to a full bath with a sit-down shower. The kitchen and dining areas are only 20 feet away. Bedroom 2 is the master suite or 'honeymoon' suite, with full private bath, TV and walkout to the patio and garden. Bedrooms 3 and 4 both have king beds and plenty of floor space for portable cribs. Bedroom 5 has a queen bed and a twin bunk bed, plus two twin mattresses on a carpeted floor in an overhead loft area, accessible by ladder....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Main level, accessible...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Lower level in master suite...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upper level...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upper level...moreless

          • Bathroom 1 is accessible, with a shower with built-in seat, hand rail, overhead shower head and handheld shower head. However, it is too small to accommodate a wheelchair....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Free broadband wifi, no password required Free DirecTV satellite service Two large screen HDTVs Free local and long distance telephone service up to $10/stay...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Multiple puzzles and games, including poker chips....moreless

              • Toys:

                Legos, trucks, etc. Many beach and outdoor toys....moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games For Kids
              • MP3 Dock
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Free DirecTV....moreless

              • Stereo:

                With iPod input, two sets of speakers....moreless

              • Piano
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Radio
              • VCR

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Library

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain:

                Nestled on the shoulder of Scutt Mountain, in the heart of the Catskill Mountains....moreless

              • Lake:

                Private, 7 acre lake with boat house pavilion....moreless

              • Lakefront
              • Lake View
              • Rural
              • Mountain View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Tennis

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        Two adjacent dining areas, seating 16 total....moreless

                      • Seating for 16 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Not necessary on Scutt Mountain!...moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            Large fireplace with multiple seating areas, loft area and three desks for working....moreless

                          • Free Long Distance:

                            Up to $10/stay (billed at $.02/min). No international calls (please use Skype or a calling card)....moreless

                          • Free Local Calls
                          • Baby Gate
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Firewood
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking:

                            For about 50 cars....moreless

                          • Internet:

                            Free DSL....moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            No password needed....moreless

                          • Telephone:

                            Fixed landline. No cell phone coverage....moreless

                          • Heating:

                            Forced hot air and radiators....moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Fireplace:

                            Two wood-burning fireplaces....moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            Two high efficiency washers....moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Two dryers....moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            Available, but please try to bring your own bath towels (they take too long to wash and dry, especially with all the sheets too)....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Pantry Items:

                            Most basics are available - napkins, flour, sugar, sweeteners, plastic wrap, etc....moreless

                          • Stove:

                            Gas....moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Well-stocked....moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully stocked with cooking and eating utensils....moreless

                          • Dishwasher:

                            Nice and quiet!...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            Stainless steel with french doors and bottom freezer....moreless

                          • Coffee Maker:

                            Please bring your own coffee....moreless

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Well-stocked....moreless

                          • Gourmet Kitchen
                          • Garbage Disposal
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Toaster:

                            Toaster oven....moreless

                          Outside

                          • Golf:

                            On the way to Delhi, about 10 minutes away....moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Large stone patio adjacent to rock garden and extensive lawns....moreless

                          • Balcony:

                            Small one off living room....moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Feel free to bring your own!...moreless

                          • Water Sports Gear:

                            Noodles, inflatable toys....moreless

                          • Ski & Snowboard:

                            One hour away, at Belleayre....moreless

                          • Fish Cleaning Table
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Child's Swing
                          • Sand Box
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Screen Porch / Veranda
                          • Terrace
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Yard
                          • Outdoor Furniture
                          • Deck Furniture
                          • Porch Furniture
                          • Barbecue
                          • Boat:

                            Two row boats....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Weber Genesis stainless steel....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Large wood deck overlooking the lake....moreless

                          • Tennis:

                            In Delhi, about 15 minutes away....moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall/Winter 2014
                          Sep 2 - Dec 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $950
                          $3,100
                          Winter/Spring 2015
                          Jan 1 - May 25, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $950
                          $3,300
                          Summer 2015
                          May 26 - Sep 7, 2015
                          6 night min stay
                          $667
                          $3,800

                          Changeover Day: Monday

                          Fall/Winter 2015
                          Sep 8 - Dec 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $950
                          $3,300

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $25
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Homeaway assumes that "one week" is 7 nights. For us, one week is 7 days, or 6 nights.

                          From Memorial Day to Labor Day our minimum stay is 6 nights, for $3800 (in 2015), but for the first 3 weeks of June, our minimum stay is 3 nights, for $2700 (in 2015).

                          At other times of the year our minimum stay is 2 nights, for $1900, going up to 6 nights for $3100 (in 2014) and $3300 (in 2015).


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                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/29/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                          Only 3 hours from New York City, the village of Bovina is midway between Woodstock and Cooperstown in the heart of the famous Catskills region.

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                          Speaks: french, spanish, english, Korean

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                          Photos

                          • Our lake-front home sits on its own 7-acre lake on a private 52-acre estate

                            Our lake-front home sits on its own 7-acre lake on a private 52-acre estate

                          • Spruce Lake Farm house and boat house in autumn

                            Spruce Lake Farm house and boat house in autumn

                          • Fishing from the dock - we had to take the roof off, but the dock's still there!

                            Fishing from the dock - we had to take the roof off, but the dock's still there!

                          • The Perfect Wedding Venue - from 20 to 200+

                            The Perfect Wedding Venue - from 20 to 200+

                          • Atrium and loft

                            Atrium and loft

                          • Atrium loft library

                            Atrium loft library

                          • Dining area with lake view

                            Dining area with lake view

                          • Original fireplace

                            Original fireplace

                          • Master Suite - view of patio and garden

                            Master Suite - view of patio and garden

                          • Mural Room - king bed

                            Mural Room - king bed

                          • Loft Room - queen and twin bunk beds

                            Loft Room - queen and twin bunk beds

                          • Log Room - queen bed

                            Log Room - queen bed

                          • Morning calm

                            Morning calm

                          • Morning mist

                            Morning mist

                          • My kids in the tree house with their nervous Grandmother!

                            My kids in the tree house with their nervous Grandmother!

                          • The Atrium

                            The Atrium

                          • Loft with view of Atrium

                            Loft with view of Atrium

                          • Kichen

                            Kichen

                          • Original log atrium

                            Original log atrium

                          • Sun room library

                            Sun room library

                          • Master Suite - king bed

                            Master Suite - king bed

                          • Lake View Room - king bed

                            Lake View Room - king bed

                          • Loft Room - loft with twin mattresses

                            Loft Room - loft with twin mattresses

                          • One of the four full bathrooms

                            One of the four full bathrooms

                          $667 - $950 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

                          View calendar: Updated 07/29/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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