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Mountainside Riverfront 4BR/2 Bath

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This spacious house is perched on the Delaware River at the base of Point Mountain, 1/2 mile down a dirt road in the village of Hancock. Right on the river, this property provides private access to some of the best trout fishing in the country. In the mornings and evenings, you can often see deer or bear eating apples from a tree in the meadow below. The property features a small pond and large flat meadow between the house and river. Enjoy some moderate walking, hiking, mountain climbing, biking, or try renting a kayak or canoe locally and take a river trip. The area also offers horseback riding, eateries, golf courses, tennis courts, and shopping. The house features granite counter tops, hardwood bamboo floors, tiled bath, and wraparound porch. Master bath features a stand-alone shower, deep tub, and his-and-hers sinks; master bedroom features a private balcony with views of the Delaware River.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    26...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking on premises...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Only dogs friendly with other dogs, as some neighbors allow their dogs to run off-leash. Absolutely no aggressive breeds (ask owner if you have a question). Be warned that small pets may be taken by owls or eagles....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Master Bedrom: 1 queen

    This is upstairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    This is the bedroom with the sliding door out to the porch...moreless

  • We also have 2 single inflatable mattresses available in the house.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This is the main bathroom for the house....moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    This is upstairs....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    1 Dish Receiver in living room...moreless

  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Located on Point Mountain in the Catskill Mountains....moreless

  • Village:

    Located in the village of Hancock about a 1/2 mile down a secluded dirt road...moreless

  • Water View:

    Located on the beautiful upper Delaware...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Located on the beautiful upper Delaware...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet:

    Wi-fi...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked with pots, pans, and assorted serving bowls...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Granite countertops...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    French Woods Golf Course and Hancock Golf Course nearby...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available for rent locally...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    36 acres of property surrounding the house...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts are available in town (at the Hancock school)...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$285
$1,460 $4,200
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$280
$1,460 $4,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

NOE: There is an additional surcharge per guest over 8 guests.

NOTE: Additional surcharges may apply over holidays.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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Location

  • Inn at Starlight Lake

    "For an excellent dining experience about 6 miles down the road in Starlight PA."

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  • Hancock House Hotel

    "Excellent food right in town!"

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46 Miles
Nearest Airport
(BGM) Binghamton, NY
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hancock Golf Course, Hancock, NY
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-86/ RT 17
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hancock House, Hancock, NY
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Elk Mountain, Forest City, PA

Car: Necessary

This property is located on the West Branch of the Delaware River about 1/2 mile from the village of Hancock. The Delaware River has some of the best trout fishing East of the Mississippi. The property is perched on the side of Point Mountatin and features 36 acres of peace and quiet with private river access, a pond, several walking/ hiking trails, outstanding water views, and plenty of opportunity to 'get away.' If you want to do some moderate mountain hiking you are more than welcome to get off the trails and climb Point Mountain during your stay. The area also has excellent places to launch and rent kayaks or canoes for river trips or opportunities to contract with a guide for a fishing venture. If you like golf, this is a great place to be! We feature two golf courses in the immediate area: one in the village of Hancock (the Hancock Golf Course) and also the French Woods Golf Course about 12 miles away. Finally, I recommend dining out at either the Starlight Inn, located just down the road in Starlight, PA or the Hancock House located right in town. Both offer bar services.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: I grew up on this property and lived in a house nearby (my parents still reside there). This house was originally owned by my grandparents, who bought the land in 1972. This house was an old cottage then. After several years of renovating, it became their dream home... What I think lured them to this hamlet was the outstanding soil for farming, the mountain feel of the house, and the Delaware river flowing in the front yard! I fully renovated the house in 2010 expecting to use it as my primary home. I expected to get my own little piece of paradise. However, as often happens, life reminded me that it is not so simple - jobs fell through and I ended up living somewhere else. In short I needed a Plan B - that is where VRBO came in. I hope whoever stays here gets as much joy out of the property and the house as I have over the years. It is truly a gift!

Why the Owner Chose Hancock:
This property is truly wonderful for those that love the natural world. You can hear the birds sing in the morning, the crickets at night, see deer in the front yard and hear the river moving in the distance. Enjoy it by mountain bike, taking a walk through the meadow, sitting on the porch, standing by the river with a fishing pole, or grabbing a canoe and do a river trip. This is truly a place where you feel like you are away from it all. This is an outstanding area for families, couples, or individuals to enjoy a quiet getaway.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property offers private river access, spacious accommodations, a nearby pond, private walking and hiking trails - a great place to be active or enjoy a few days grilling and reading on the large deck outside overlooking the river! Nearby attractions: Golf, dining, movie theater, and live theater in Hancock (theater is seasonal).


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Front view of house from Meadow

    Front view of house from Meadow

  • Riverview from Meadow

    Riverview from Meadow

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Trail that cuts through Meadow

    Trail that cuts through Meadow

  • View of River and Meadow from House

    View of River and Meadow from House

  • View of Pond from Meadow

    View of Pond from Meadow

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Jungle Gym

    Jungle Gym

  • Riverview

    Riverview

VRBO #506878

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/20/2015
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