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The Old Belfort Schoolhouse: an Adirondack Vacation, Without the Crowds!

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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in Croghan NY this Adirondack Vacation Rental destination is sure to please anyone!

The historic school house offers 3 relaxing bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a full kitchen, reading alcove, wood-stove, pillow-top beds and many guest amenities. With cherry hard-wood finishes and a spiral stair case highlighting the cathedral-ceilinged living room, this is not your average vacation cottage.

Care was taken to preserve the history of this building which at one time served as a church and later as a schoolhouse for Belfort. With a nod toward the history of the building, decorative glass windows were selected by the architect and the original flooring was restored to a new shine. In addition modern comforts like radiant in-floor heating and solar thermal domestic hot-water were implemented to meld the old and new in a complimentary way.

Just 1.5 hours north of Utica and 2 hours from Syracuse the Old Belfort Schoolhouse offers a quiet respite from the modern world. For those seeking a get-away that is something different than the crowds of Old Forge, this accessible Adirondack vacation rental offers wonderful access to the best of the Adirondacks with the comforts of a beautiful home to stay in.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

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

    Minimum Age for Adult Renters: 25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid Friendly with large backyard, games and toys...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Upstairs Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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  • Upstairs Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom number 2 has 1 '3/4 bed' and one twin bed. A three quarter bed is an antique bed size that is slightly smaller than a double bed size. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Two Full Bathrooms. One off of the Master Bedroom and the other situated in the Main Living Area. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    River View directly on Beaver River Canoe Route ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seats 5, additional chairs available. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant In-Floor Heating System...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless High Speed Internet Access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets, Coffee Maker, Microwave, Dish Washer, Utensils and Tableware Provided. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    All pantry items are available for use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    All items in refrigerator are available for use. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak Rental Available for use on the Adjacent Beaver River Canoe Route...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak / Holiday
Jul 1 - Jan 9, 2016
2 night min stay
$200
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$185

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 03/25/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

Schedule of local events:

Maple Weekend-March 22 & 23 & March 29 & 30,

SNIRT Run-April 12,

20th Annual Adrion-Duck Race-April 27,

Black-Moose Kayak Fest - May 9-11,

Tug Hill Bluegrass Festival-June 12-14,

Constable Hall Arts & Crafts and Auto Show-June 15,

23-Mile Black River Challenge-June 29,

Zwanzigstein Fest-July 5,

Lewis County Fair-July 15-19,

Riverfest-Aug 2,

Race with the Wind Mountain Bike Race-Aug 16,

Beaver River Water Releases-TBA,

Flywheels & Pulleys-Sept 6 & 7,

Cream Cheese Festival-Sept 20,

Fall Foliage Tour & Family Farm Day-Oct 4,

Taste of Home Cooking School-Oct 18,

Halloween Towne-Oct 25,

Home for the Holidays-Nov 20-23 & 29

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Architect, Landscape Architect, focused on renovating historically significant buildings.

Why the Owner Chose Croghan:
This property is historically significant as it served as both a Church and later as a Schoolhouse in Belfort. During the renovations we focused on preserving the architecturally significant elements using decorative glass windows and preserving the pulpit area while adding in energy efficient modern features like radiant in-floor and solar-thermal heating.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Area Attractions: In the Spring /Summer / Fall- The Old Belfort Schoolhouse sits directly on the Beaver River Canoe Route a 14-mile passage from Moshier drop-in to High Falls which includes six overland portages totaling slightly more than two miles. Kayaks are available for rental as needed. In the Winter- The Old Belfort Schoolhouse sits directly on Lewis County trail Snowmobile Trail No. 8 with ride-in, ride-out access and a covered garage available. Snowmobile trails are groomed 24/7 for the best riding experience around! Cozy seating around the woodstove is a warm way to finish a busy day out on the trails.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Full Private Terraced Yard

    Full Private Terraced Yard

  • Dine Indoors or Grill Out!

    Dine Indoors or Grill Out!

  • Entryway

    Entryway

  • Cozy Reading Corner

    Cozy Reading Corner

  • Beautiful Sunset

    Beautiful Sunset

  • Trail leading down to the river

    Trail leading down to the river

  • Adirondack Charm Without The Crowds!

    Adirondack Charm Without The Crowds!

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Mist coming off from Beaver River

    Mist coming off from Beaver River

  • Snow covering the water

    Snow covering the water

  • Trail leading down to the river

    Trail leading down to the river

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 03/25/2015
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