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Cozy Country Farmhouse Along the Catskill Scenic Trail

Hobart, NY, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Come enjoy a relaxing time in our cozy renovated country farmhouse located in the beautiful rolling hills of the northern Catskills. We're only about 3 1/2 hours from New York City, but are truly a world away!

For your group of six or less, our house has three bedrooms, 1 full bath and 1 half bath with a fully equipped kitchen featuring both a modern gas stove and a 1926 Glenwood cookstove. There's a dining room for evening meals and a cozy table by the wood stove in the kitchen. This is a house where you can put up your feet and just relax!

You'll find that our house is the perfect location for exploring the outdoors...whether by a walk or a bike ride on the Catskill Scenic Trail, a day trip to Cooperstown, or a night-time bonfire in the fire pit on the hill above the house. Or maybe you're just looking to relax? Settle in with a good book you picked out at one of the local used bookstores or watch that movie you been saving for a quiet day. So...lots to do if you want to....but only if you want to!

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Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • Queen size Beds (2) One queen size bed is on the first floor; the other is on the second floor, Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twin beds


        • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
          • Both bathrooms are on the first floor.

          Location Type

            • Mountain
            • Mountain View
              The house is tucked into a valley and faces out onto farmland and a pastured hillside.
            • Rural


                • Away From It All
                • Family


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Local Maps
                        • Activities Guide
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Firewood
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Linens Provided
                          All bed sheets, blankets, pillows/pillowcases, bath and kitchen towels are provided.
                        • Living Room
                        • Local Activities Guide
                        • Alarm Clock
                        • Local Restaurant Guide
                        • Paper Towels
                        • Parking
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        • Shampoo
                        • Telephone
                          Local phone service is provided; please bring a phone card for long distance calls as cell phone service is not reliable.
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wireless Internet
                          We have a monthly bandwidth restriction due to our rural location. Please realize your internet usage will need to be limited (ie no streaming movies, etc.).
                        • Wood Stove
                          The 1926 Glenwood Stove is located in the kitchen.


                            • Coffee Grinder
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                              The kitchen is equipped with a variety of pots and pans, cooking and serving dishes, silverware, glassware, etc. Also, a coffee maker and coffee grinder.
                            • Kitchen
                              The kitchen is fully equipped with a modern gas stove in addition to the wood cook stove.
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                              Gas stove
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining Room
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • Radio
                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Games
                                    • Games for Kids
                                    • Music Library
                                      Some CD's are available, but feel free to bring your own tunes!
                                    • CD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Direct TV
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                    • VCR
                                    • Video Library
                                      A small selection of videos are available.


                                        • Bicycles
                                          We have a number of bikes (of various sizes) available for use. Please bring your own helmet!
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Charcoal Grill (charcoal is provided)


                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • forests
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cross country skiing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • snowboarding
                                                        • snowmobiling

                                                          69 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Impression was very positive

                                                          Viktor M.Castleton on Hudson, NY

                                                          House was very neat and as we expected. Kids enjoyed their new rooms and get used to a house very fast. We spent significant time outside walking of Catskill scenic trail, making bonfire etc. Homeowner was nearby in the neighboring house and was very attentive and accommodating. Thank you Barbara for a nice 6-day vacation.

                                                          A wonderful stay in the farmhouse

                                                          Laura D.

                                                          We spent six snowy days in the farmhouse and it was delightful. The house is every bit as pretty as the pictures illustrate. It was as neat as a pin when we arrived. The family who lives next door made a point to give us our privacy, but was available if we had any questions. I would add one thing to the online description. This is a beautiful part of the country. There are mountains all around with beautiful old barns tucked between. Behind the house is a gorgeous trail that allows you to pass by some extraordinary scenery complete with shaggy horses in the field , friendly cows waiting at the fence and ducks swimming in a pond. It was perfect!

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you Laura! You certainly had '"picture perfect" snowy winter weather for your stay - something that many guests hope for but aren't lucky enough to have happen! You are certainly correct about it being beautiful -- wait until you (hopefully) see it in the summertime!

                                                          Cozy farm house with a wood stove kitchen

                                                          pablo g.

                                                          The perfect getaway farm house, we had a short stay but planning to come back. The wood oven kitchen stove was the star of the weekend, we cooked all our meals there and they came out delicious. ( I am a chef and very experienced cooking with fire) and yes the fresh farm eggs were a plus.

                                                          Another pleasant stay at Rich Country Farmhouse

                                                          Rob A.

                                                          We are return customers and had another good stay at Rich Country Farmhouse.

                                                          We had originally intended to ski at nearby Plattekill or Belleayre, but heavy rain and temperatures in the high 60s kind of derailed those plans.

                                                          We wound up touring local bookshops, checking out maple sugaring at one of the largest sugarhouses around, walking the trail out back of the house and getting in some horseback riding in the spring-like temperatures.

                                                          We will be back again.

                                                          Rob, Kristin and Elsa, Hudson Valley, NY.

                                                          Fantastic! Relaxing! Peaceful!

                                                          Lou C.Douglaston, NY

                                                          The house was clean, well organized and fully equipped with all necessary incidentals provided for. The home furnishings were nicely reflective of a very receptive atmosphere. We listened to music and watched DirectTV television. The farmland provided us with beautiful scenery. The mountain air was clean and a pleasure to inhale.

                                                          A very special place.

                                                          Jonathan F.Brooklyn, NY

                                                          The house is welcoming, comfortable and thoughtfully appointed. The land and farm surroundings are fascinating, historic and very beautiful. The trail behind the house is perfect for daily exercise. An authentic country experience. I would definitely go again.


                                                          Hobart, NY, USA

                                                          A number of used bookstores are located nearby.

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