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John Burroughs' Boyhood Home, Completely Restored.

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Last updated: 10/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Roxbury farmhouse description

Beautifully restored, extremely private, ca. 1850 farmhouse - John Burroughs' 'Old Home'. Unsurpassed views, hundreds of acres to explore, and many local family activities for all four seasons. The East Branch of the Delaware River flows through town; the Pepacton Reservoir is 15 minutes away. Ski Plattekill is just over the mountain; Belleayre, Hunter and Windham are within 45 minutes; Pakatakan Farmers Market; Roxbury Arts Group; and Cooperstown (National Baseball Hall of Fame - 1 hour away). Golf at Shepard Hills a stone's throw away, or at Hanah fifteen minutes away. Roscoe (fly fishing) is an hour away. Skiing, golfing, hiking, fishing, hunting, and places of great interest are all close by. The John Burroughs Memorial State Historic Site (his burial place) is just up the road, adjacent to the farm, as is Woodchuck Lodge. Walk the land that inspired John Burroughs, and drink from the same spring that has supplied the house since it was built. www.burroughshomestead.com


The Homestead has been completely updated and restored, and everything is brand new. The furnishings are all new (Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn), supplemented with a few vintage pieces. The house has a cook's kitchen/great room, with all new Bosch appliances, and a Tulikivi wood-burning stove (table seats 10). The living room has a wood-burning stove and tv (DirecTV); the den has a tv. There is wireless satellite high speed internet. Second floor laundry room has Bosch front loading (he) washer and dryer. Bed linens and towels are provided.

In addition, there is a restored shed adjacent to the barn, in which you can store your sports equipment (bikes, golf clubs); there are two 'cages' so - please bring your own padlock(s) if you wish to secure your belongings there. Brand new Weber gas grill and outdoor seating for 10.

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility:

            One step up from driveway entrance; Queen bedroom and full bath with tub/shower (no grab bars) on 1st floor....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master BR; 2nd floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Guest BR; 2nd floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Guest BR; 1st floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Guest BR; 2nd floor...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            In completely private loft....moreless

          • Ground floor has one bedroom with Queen bed; 4 other bedrooms are located on the second floor....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

            Master bedroom en suite (2nd floor)....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            2nd floor hall bath....moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Ground floor...moreless

          • All bathroom fixtures are brand new (master bath has vintage claw foot tub). Restoration Hardware vanities and hardware. All brand new Pottery Barn towels provided....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Completely updated and restored historic home (ca. 1850). Cook's kitchen has all new Bosch appliances with second wall oven; 4 counter stools. Kitchen/great room has soapstone wood burning stove. Living room has wood-burning stove and flat screen tv. Den has second flat screen tv. (DirecTV). All new Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn furnishings and amenities, supplemented with some vintage items....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Flat screen tvs located in living room and den. ...moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Pond

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View:

                    House is located on John Burroughs' Old Clump Mountain. ...moreless

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access:

                    Wireless satellite high speed internet provided. ...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Brand new Bosch dryer in separate laundry room on 2nd floor. ...moreless

                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Security System
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Brand new Bosch he (front loading) washer in separate laundry room on 2nd floor....moreless

                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless satellite high speed internet provided. ...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    (2) One in living room; one Tulikivi soapstone stove in kitchen/greatroom. ...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Brand new cook's kitchen with all new Bosch appliances: dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, range, and second oven (wall). Counter with 4 stools. ...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Ice and water dispenser on door. ...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    (2)...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  2014 Peak
                  May 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $330 $600
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,650
                  2015 Off-Peak
                  Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $320 $575
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,600
                  2015 Peak
                  May 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $350 $625
                  Thu, Fri
                  $1,700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $230 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  $230/$250 cleaning fee per rental or once per each week of rental, depending on size of party, length of stay, and holiday. Rental and cleaning fees are subject to sales tax (Delaware County).

                  A minimum deposit of at least 20% of rental fee is required to secure reservation.

                  Rental is strictly limited to a maximum of 10 occupants. No smoking; no pets. See website for more information.

                  For the full rate schedule, please see www.burroughshomestead.com Rates and availability are subject to change and nothing contained in this listing shall constitute an offer to rent. Direct communication with owner is required.


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                  Last updated: 10/21/2014
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                  Photos

                  • Burroughs Homestead (ca. 1850) May 2012

                    Burroughs Homestead (ca. 1850) May 2012

                  • View from the front porch looking southeast.

                    View from the front porch looking southeast.

                  • View from upper field.

                    View from upper field.

                  • Kitchen-Great Room

                    Kitchen-Great Room

                  • Kitchen - second oven located in peninsula.

                    Kitchen - second oven located in peninsula.

                  • Master bedroom (Queen) with en suite bathroom.

                    Master bedroom (Queen) with en suite bathroom.

                  • Den

                    Den

                  • Second floor Queen bedroom.

                    Second floor Queen bedroom.

                  • Loft bedroom (Twin) (completely private).

                    Loft bedroom (Twin) (completely private).

                  • First floor Queen bedroom.

                    First floor Queen bedroom.

                  • First floor bathroom with tub-shower.

                    First floor bathroom with tub-shower.

                  • Dining outdoors.

                    Dining outdoors.

                  • John Burroughs in front of the Old Home.

                    John Burroughs in front of the Old Home.

                  • View from the front porch looking northeast.

                    View from the front porch looking northeast.

                  • Dining table, seats 10.

                    Dining table, seats 10.

                  • Kitchen-Great Room with Tulikivi wood-burning stove.

                    Kitchen-Great Room with Tulikivi wood-burning stove.

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Master bathroom.

                    Master bathroom.

                  • Living room with wood burning stove, tv

                    Living room with wood burning stove, tv

                  • Second floor hall bath.

                    Second floor hall bath.

                  • Barn with separate storage shed for your sports equipment.

                    Barn with separate storage shed for your sports equipment.

                  • Two lockable storage cages for bikes, skis, golf clubs. Please bring padlock(s).

                    Two lockable storage cages for bikes, skis, golf clubs. Please bring padlock(s).

                  • Driveway approach.

                    Driveway approach.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, October 21, 2014

                  $320 - $625 per night (USD)
                  10

                  5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 10/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/21/2014
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