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Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, just two hours from New York City, this comfortable house is a great base of operations for all your Catskills adventure. The house sits in a peaceful setting, surrounded on two sides by NYC wooded watershed land. Just 15 minute drive to Woodstock or Phoenicia, and 25 minutes to Belleayre and Hunter. Or ride your bike or take a five minute drive and stroll or bike along the beautiful Ashokan Reservoir.
Plenty of room for family and friends. Four large bedrooms -- three with queen beds and two full bathrooms. The living room, dining room and kitchen are open floor plan which makes for great socializing. Wifi included, TV and pool table and ping pong table. Wood-burning stove, washer dryer and swingset.
The living room opens onto a large deck with ample dining and seating and screened-in porch with loveseat and two rockers. Relax at the large teak table while the kids enjoy the swingset or tire swing in the backyard or building snowmen on snowy days. Walk down to the patio and throw something on the gas BBQ or relax and take in peace and quiet on the lawnchairs. The backyard has a swingset, tire swing, fire ring and is surrounded by woods. It has three apple trees and in spring the dogwoods bloom. Fall colors are beyond words.
There are two bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs. The upstairs bedrooms have pitched ceilings and windows that look out onto the backyard. One has a ceiling fan. One downstairs bedroom has two windows and a large closet and the other has is carpeted and looks out to the front yard. They are simply furnished with queen size beds, nightstands, closets and dressers. ...moreless
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Restaurants: Peekamoose, Winchell's Corner, Bear, Little Bear, Phoenicia Diner
Music Venues: Maverick Concert Hall, Belleayre Music Festival, Levon Helm Midnight Ramble
Nature: tons of hiking, Ashokan Reservoir, Esopus Creek for tubing, fishing and swimming
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: Native New Yorker, currently living in California. We used this house for ourselves for weekends and vacations for years, since relocating we are now renting for seasonal use.
Why the Owner Chose Olive: The house is very centrally located, easy to get to, yet quiet and surrounded by nature. You'll feel a million miles away, yet less than 15 minutes to places people drive hours to see.
The Unique Benefits at this House: This is a great house for relaxing or entertaining. Inside is full of light, with ceiling fans to circulate the heat from wood stove or cool it off just enough in summer.
In spring, summer and fall the back deck, screened in porch and large yard are like a slice of paradise. There is a small stream that usually runs in springtime. The fire ring and benches sit alongside the stream.