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Tumblin' Falls House

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom, Sleeps 12

Tumblin' Falls House is perched high a'top a cliff overlooking the very beautiful Shinglekill Falls. This circa 1890's Dutch-Victorian has been updated to current lifestyle standards. A newly renovated country kitchen, spacious living and dining areas, with WIFI throughout. We have multilevel decks and a hot tub, overlooking the cascading stream and falls. A country setting with trails, informal gardens, and several natural pools. On the first floor are the dining rooms, kitchen, living room and a full bath. The second floor has 4 guest rooms, two with king beds, two with queens, and a sitting room with a double sofabed. There are two full baths on the second floor.
We are near hiking in Catskill Park, mountain biking,skiing ,and zip lining in Windham & Hunter. Shopping in the nearby towns of Catskill, Woodstock and Hudson, We are also near numerous farms for purchasing local produce. There are many varied and wonderful restaurants in close proximity. There is much to do in the area, but to be honest, we find that most of our guests wander down to the falls with a picnic and a good book,wallow in the pools, then return to barbeque on the deck to complete their day! It is all up to you.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    For insurance reasons you must be 25 years old to rent our property....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Fox bedroom with queen bed, tv...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Hummingbird mini-suite with sitting room, sofabed & tv/vcr...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    larger, quiet room, no tv...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Falls Suite, picture window view of falls, private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    King loft on third floor with private bath...moreless

  • Acorn, adjoining Humming bird queen room. It has a double sofabed ,tv, etc...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Mid hallway in the midst of other guest rooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Adjoining Falls Suite ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    On first floor off living room with access to decks....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub

    third floor loft bathroom.Claw foot tub, no shower...moreless

  • First floor: One full with shower off living room and decks.

Other Amenities

  • We are amenable to helping you with your stay. We are usually not far away, certainly within text and cell range.If you need something please ask. If we can, we will....moreless


  • Games:

    We have some games: scrabble etc. horseshoe pit, croquet...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Everyone seems to bring their own music - with ipads etc....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Television:

    yes, one large in living room. Three of upstairs bedrooms have tv's....moreless

  • Video Library:

    some dvd's...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    We are at the foot of the Catskill Moutain range...moreless

  • Water View:

    picture window view of the Falls...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    On a cliff above Shinglekill Creek and Falls...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing


  • Dining:

    Two adjoining dining rooms seat 8 at one table (4-6) at the other. During warm months the decks seat many and could be all together....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    units in each guest bedroom and in living room, also kit/great room area. Usually, after a swim, the cool temps of the water suffice. Additionally,there are ceiling fans in many rooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    yes,in kitchen/office...moreless

  • Garage:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    oil fired baseboard with supplemental wood....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Everyone has cells these days. ATT works best, verizon second....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    yes, they are. However, during summer or even during winter months, for hot tub, bringing beach towels is always appreciated....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    yes, in kitchen/office...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    in living room. Firebox on deck for campfires...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes, also a large thermos dispenser to distribute two pots of coffee. Holds temp for a long time. Great for a large group with early risers....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Use anything you need....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    A true country kitchen. Pots hanging from the ceiling, shelves with herbs etc. Please use. This is a well used house.If you deplete something, ie: olive oil, basamic? just replace all good....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Ok to use platters, bowls, anything. Please do let us know about breakage...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    We leave as free as possible. It is a stainless with freezer on the bottom . Sorry, no icemaker....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 burner gas stove with griddle and oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Front porch and multi level decks. Plenty of room to spread out and find your 'nook'...moreless

  • Golf:


Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    A beautiful swimming hole approx. 16 feet deep. Of course this varies in depth from year to year, depending on snow melt and storms....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    This is one of the natural pools below our falls. We share a property line with our neighbors across the way. It is not open to the public. Crystal clear cool water, enjoy.It is a special treat....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime summer
Jun 30 - Aug 17, 2017
2 night min stay
Nightly Rate
Aug 18 - Aug 19, 2017
2 night min stay
Prime summer
Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct leaf season
Sep 29 - Oct 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Columbus Holiday
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
3 night min stay
Leaf peepers con't
Oct 9 - Oct 22, 2017
2 night min stay
Thanksgiving weekend
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
Christmas & NYears
Dec 21 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%


Cancellation Policy-At the time of booking a $500 deposit is taken. Additionally, If you chose to take the insurance in lieu of a damage deposit, it is charged at this time. Should you cancel 31 days or more, prior to your reservation dates 50 % of your deposit will be returned. Once you have paid your balance, (at 30 days prior to your dates), should you need to cancel there will be no refund.

Suffice to say, should you book a last minute booking, there is no refund.

We do have special weekly, seasonal, and extended rates. These need a special inquiry.

Also "ask" about pets. We are pet friendly with considerations.Rate is p/night or adjusted to flat rate for longer stays.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Blackhead Mountain
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak into Hudson, NY
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NY State thruway I-87
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bavarian Manor Inn
15 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1983

About the owner: My husband Hugh knew about this property before I ever did. He used to speak of it often. It was the summer home of his soccer captain and roommate from College at UPenn. With Andy being an only child, and off to medical school in Brussels the house sat vacant for several years.It became know as the haunted party house and fell into disrepair by local kids who found it to be an interesting hangout. So in 1983 after a bad weekend when kids had broken several windows etc., Andy's Mom decided to sell. Needless to say, I was immediatly dispatched to finally see the house I had heard so much about. For me it was LOVE at first sight.Hugh needed no convincing.

Why the Owner Chose Cairo, NY, USA:
I don't think we need to say why. The Falls, the sounds of nature, the trees, even the ROCKS.That's an inside joke, my husband is something of a rock hound.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Being in the midst of all this natural beauty and still just 15 minutes from anything else you may need.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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Links to more information:



  • View of Falls from front porch

    View of Falls from front porch

  • View of falls from front dining room

    View of falls from front dining room

  • Living room with wood burning stove

    Living room with wood burning stove

  • Falls suite mini kitchen and bath

    Falls suite mini kitchen and bath

  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 4 king

    Bedroom 4 king

  • multi level decks with hot tub, all overlooking the falls

    multi level decks with hot tub, all overlooking the falls

  • Falls View from front porch

    Falls View from front porch

  • Dining rooms seating for 12

    Dining rooms seating for 12

  • Country kitchen

    Country kitchen

  • Bedroom 2 Falls Suite with picture window view

    Bedroom 2 Falls Suite with picture window view

  • Bedroom 1 queen

    Bedroom 1 queen

  • bedroom 3 queen room with adjoining sitting room with sofa bed

    bedroom 3 queen room with adjoining sitting room with sofa bed

  • Bedroom 5 attic loft king bed

    Bedroom 5 attic loft king bed

  • Attic loft bath 1 of 4

    Attic loft bath 1 of 4

  • guest enjoying fire on the deck

    guest enjoying fire on the deck

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