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Quiet Cabin In Catskill Park

Lexington, NY, USA
  • Cabin400 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 1-5

There is 1 bedroom with a Full sized bed, a large and open sitting room with a Full sized sofa-bed, a Twin sized fold-away-bed and 1 full bathroom. (Please be aware that you will have to bring along your own sheets and towels, but there are blankets for all the beds...)

The sitting room features a great wood stove that can be left open as a fire place, Hi Def flat screen t.v. with DVD player and connectivity for your laptop/iphone/ipad.

Flowing together with the sitting room is a full sized and complete kitchen (pots/pans, forks/knives, coffee maker...).

Outside enjoy a large and lightly wooded front yard and endless hiking up the mountain behind the cabin.

About the area:

New York's Catskill Mountains include one of the largest and most complex natural areas in the East - on par with the West's Yellowstone National Park. Round, forested mountains; narrow, winding valleys; rushing streams and rivers are features that attract many to the 600,000 acres of the Catskill Park.

One of the best kept New York State secrets is Bear Spring Mountain Campground, well-known for its excellent hunting and fishing, as well as its facilities for campers with horses. A good multi-use trail system for hiking, horseback riding, and snowmobiling also is available.

The Catskill Fish Hatchery near Livingston Manor is open to the public. Catskill streams offer some of the finest trout fishing in the East.

Among the best known waters are Esopus, Beaverkill and Willowemoc creeks. Each year, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation stocks fingerling and yearling trout throughout the Catskills.

Rolling hills, forested mountains, ponds, streams and historic sites can all be found within the Catskill Park.

Some of the Catskill campgrounds are open in the spring for early fishing and camping, and in the fall for hunting and autumn foliage viewing.

In the high peaks of the Central Catskills, a different kind of ski experience welcomes you: Belleayre Mountain and Forest Preserve skiing.

It's a world of difference. Belleayre Mountain lies in the heart of the Catskill Forest Preserve on 'forever wild' land, unblemished by the blare and glare of commercialization. The mountain and its 33 trails are expertly maintained by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.


Jonathan Spanos

Member Since 2012
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within one hour
english, greek
Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Jonathan Spanos

I am a musician and lover of the outdoors. I grew up in Long Island NY and have lived for many years in Brooklyn. There's pretty much nothing I like to do more than travel, except for hiking in the woods and quietly relaxing in the mountains.

Jonathan Spanos purchased this Cabin in 2009

Why Jonathan Spanos chose Lexington

I bought this property because of its prime location for enjoying anything and everything the Outdoors has to offer us all year round. I wanted to have access to a place of my own to 'get away' from time to time, as well as provide a clean, cozy and affordable place for others to be able to take some time for themselves and breathe the fresh air and drink the clean water of the mountains.


    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        Full Sized Bed
      • Bedroom 2
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Full Sized Futon (sleeps 1-2)
      • Bedroom 3
        Fold out Twin Sized Cot. (stored under the bed)
      • Full Sized Bed, 6-drawer dresser, closet, window with forest view, electric baseboard heater, dimmer light.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower

        Location Type

          • Mountain
            Rt 42 runs alongside the West Kill (a tributary to the Schohane Reservoir) running through the northern valley of Halcott Mountain.


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


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Heating
                        Primary heat is the wood stove. There is also a gas wall unit that when left on Low will keep the cabin at a minimum of about 40 degrees. The bedroom and bathroom have electric baseboards.
                      • Living Room
                        Most of the space of the cabin is the living room, which is openly connected to the kitchen.
                      • Parking
                      • Wood Stove
                        Stove door can be left open to be used as a fireplace.


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                            Full kitchen, fully equipped
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 5 people


                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Television


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • smoking allowed
                                            please keep smoking to a minimum. please DO NOT smoke in the bedroom and please keep the bedroom door closed when smoking.
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • autumn foliage
                                              • festivals
                                              • forests
                                              • water parks
                                              • waterfalls

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • photography
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sledding
                                                  • walking

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • mountain biking
                                                      • cycling
                                                      • fly fishing
                                                      • freshwater fishing
                                                      • hiking
                                                      • hunting
                                                      • fishing
                                                      • mountain climbing
                                                      • mountaineering
                                                      • rafting
                                                      • skiing
                                                      • swimming

                                                        House Rules

                                                        Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                        18 Reviews


                                                        Latest reviews


                                                        John P.

                                                        Our second trip to the cabin. We love it here.

                                                        Quaint well equipped

                                                        John P.

                                                        Perfect place to get away. Great location. Cabin has a great vibe. We will stay here again.

                                                        Cozy cabin

                                                        Rebecca M.

                                                        The fireplace was awesome! We enjoyed our stay, though it's somewhat unexpected to bring our own linens.

                                                        wonderful cabin in the woods off the grid

                                                        EchoBrooklyn, NY

                                                        well-appointed, kept clean, homey and cozy.

                                                        a few things:

                                                        - using both the heater and the fireplace made us too hot. i would advise using one or the other as the small place heats up quickly.

                                                        - there is no wifi and no cell phone reception - this could be a problem for some, but it wasn't for us.

                                                        - there are no sheets, towels and pillowcases provided - you'll have to bring your own. we mis-read and brought extra blankets and towels, but we made it work (used our blankets as a sheet over both bed & pillow and used provided blankets and our blankets for a duvet.)

                                                        - the owner provided us with information about hiking and groceries nearby in addition to everything we would need to access the cabin. everything was so helpful. thank you.

                                                        - there are no toiletries such as shampoo/conditioner, soap, etc - remember to bring your own. there is handwash though for the bathroom sink.

                                                        - good supply of paper towels, toilet paper in the pantry. we didn't need it but it was good to know it was there just in case!

                                                        thanks for the stay in your home - it was perfect for us.

                                                        Great relaxing spot

                                                        Hugh S.

                                                        Comfortable and peaceful cabin, will visit again if possible.

                                                        Perfect. Exactly as described.

                                                        This was perfect. Relatively close to all and was very clean and cozy. I gave 4 out of 5 rather than five just because I wish they had wifi. When contacting friends and family we had to drive 5 min down the road to get service. I would highly recommend and book again if needed.


                                                        Lexington, NY, USA

                                                        Great location for skiers, only about 20 minutes to all 3 area resorts: Hunter Mountain, Windham Mountain and Belleyare Mountain. Hiking, fishing, hunting, swimming all right out the front door. The cabin sits within the Catskill State Park, so it's all right outside! Just walk uphill behind the cabin to find hiking trails and hunting grounds, or across rt. 42 to find a river to swim and fish in. (There is a GREAT hike who's trail head is off of Spruceton Road, 2 minutes south on rt. 42) A little further out, take a short drive to any of the many reservoirs in the area for a day hike or picnic. To see the beauty of Autumn in the Catskills, just look out the window or sit on the porch...the cabin faces the broad side of Halcott Mt. heavily wooded and bright with color in the fall. For restaurants, shopping, antiquing, craft fairs and festivals, take a drive to nearby Windham and Tannersville to the North, or Phoenicia and Woodstock to the Southeast.


                                                        18 Reviews
                                                        Excellent 4.7/5
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