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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.
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
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
Satellite / Cable:
Flat screen tvs located in living room and den.
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Local Services & Businesses
House is located on John Burroughs' Old Clump Mountain.
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Seating for 10 people
Wireless satellite high speed internet provided.
Brand new Bosch dryer in separate laundry room on 2nd floor.
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Local Restaurant Guide
Parking Off Street
Brand new Bosch he (front loading) washer in separate laundry room on 2nd floor....moreless
Wireless satellite high speed internet provided.
(2) One in living room; one Tulikivi soapstone stove in kitchen/greatroom.
Brand new cook's kitchen with all new Bosch appliances: dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, range, and second oven (wall). Counter with 4 stools.
2015 Off-Peak Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015 2 night min stay
$575 Fri, Sat
2015 Peak May 1 - Dec 31, 2015 2 night min stay
$625 Thu, Fri
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$230 + tax
$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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