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Morining Star Vacation Home - 5 Star - 4 Season - Luxurious & Family Friendly

(21 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Chalet
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 Star Vacation Chalet With 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Loft and Game Room

Welcome to Morning Star Vacation Home in Windham NY.

We are Nestled in the heart of the Northern Catskill Mountains, this beautiful chalet home will enchant you with its peaceful charm.
It is perfect for a weekend getaway with kids, a special engagement, a family reunion, a skiing adventure, a Golf outing with friends and family or a relaxing retreat.
Morning Star is a hidden getaway just two miles from the Windham Mountain family ski area and the spectacular Windham Country Club’s championship 18-hole golf course. From winter to summer, fall to spring, Windham awaits you with year-round activities including: hiking, skiing, golfing, biking, snowmobiling and horseback riding.
Scenic views stretch in every direction from the house’s back porch. Cook up some cheeseburgers on the grill! During hunting season, sportsmen can find deer, wild turkeys and other game abound. The endearing town of Windham is a haven for fine dining, lively bars, community festivals, church socials, movie theatres, and fine art galleries. For world class skiing, test your skills at the more challenging Hunter Mountain or enjoy the family-orientated slopes of Windham Mountain. Both are just mere miles away.
Morning Star is the perfect retreat after a grueling day on the slopes, an early morning hike at Kaaterskill Falls or a day exploring the jewels of Windham. Guests love to get cozy with a book by the house’s blazing fireplace. Enjoy the game room’s ping pong table, foosball table, dart board and table games (including a large collection of Legos and Barbie playsets for the kids).
The living room’s comfy overstuffed couches and rustic decorations create the perfect mountain retreat atmosphere. The kitchen is outfitted with all the necessities and more. Central air-conditioning keeps the house cool through summer months.
The home includes three separate bedrooms and a large loft with four couches that convert into beds. Young and old especially enjoy the loft as a cozy hideaway – some of our guests refer to it as “the man cave.” It is tastefully decorated with vintage skis and beautiful local photography. Morning Star comfortably accommodates 10 to 14 guests. There is plenty of parking along the gravel driveway.
Every need is provided for. A professional cleaning staff will prepare the house for your arrival, including setting the thermostat so a comfortable atmosphere is ready for you. The house is meticulously outfitted with every convenience: from a stock of tea and coffee, plenty of fresh towels, firewood, and more. Yes, it includes towels, all sheets and blankets for all beds, (yes, even the futons in the loft)
During your stay, we recommend a morning trip to the Windham Country Store in town; enjoy freshly made donuts that are delicious enough to write home about. Be sure to include the Windham walking path for a relaxing afternoon stroll. During the winter months, be sure to go tubing at Windham’s Mountain’s icy slopes for wind-whipping fun. And after a long day enjoying all that the Catskill Mountains have to offer, Morning Star awaits you – enjoy a warm bath, some hot chocolate, and maybe a ping-pong tournament with friends before slipping into bed for the next day’s adventures.

Your perfect vacation home is waiting for you.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 4800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Main renter must be 25 years old. Exceptions allowed. Please call for details...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No exceptions...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 4 sleep sofa /futon

    This bedroom is in the Loft area and has a large Sony TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Private bathroom with bathtub/shower...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main bathroom - located on 1st floor hallway...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private master bathroom - located in master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located in lower level entertainment area...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    Located in the lower entertainment area...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Television provided on each floor...moreless

  • Toys:

    Located in the lower entertainment area...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Located in the living room TV cabinet...moreless


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioner with seperate thermostates in each room for your comfort...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Gas dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace with plenty of firewood provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating system with thermostates on each floor. Supplemental heating in each room with seperate thermostates for your comfort...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free unlimited ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens in each room...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open floorplan - Living room, Dining room and Kitchen...moreless

  • Parking:

    Huge driveway which can accomendate 5 cars comfortly to a max of 8....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free calls to the mainland 48 states...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Extra towels in 1st floor main closet...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Complementary laundry detergent provided...moreless



  • Lawn / Garden:

    4 acres to explore...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Windham Mountain - 3.5 miles Hunter Mountain - 10 miles ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Not included


Holidays during Spring, Summer, and Fall:

$650 per night.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

10% Discount given to returning guest durning the same calendra year.

Allgergy free home - Pets and Smoking are NOT ALLOWED, No Expections

Smoking or having pets in home is terms for immediate eviction and lost of all monies paid.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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62 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport
2.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cave Mountain Brewery
2.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Windham Country Club
27 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak in Hudson NY
22 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NYS Thruway
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Windham Mountian

Car: Necessary

Hiking, World Class Golf, Ice Skating, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snow Tubing Snowmobiling and Extreme Mountain Biking at Windham and Hunter Mountain.

Hike Kaaterskill Falls and other trails throughout the scenic Catskill Mountains.

Charter a 45’ sailboat on the Hudson with Sunny Sail Charters (June-Oct)

Visit Thomas Cole’s historic home, Cedar Grove, in Catskill, NY. Cole is the founder of the Hudson River School of Painters.

Windham Adventure Park offers a rock climbing tower, Bungee Trampoline, Mountain Invasion Paintball and Skateboarding.

Windham Country Club is an 18-hole public golf course located in the scenic Northern Catskills of New York State. Designed in 1928 by Len Raynor from famed Cooperstown, the course was remodeled in 1964. Golf Digest rates Windham C.C. 3 1/2 stars, and a 'must' play. The course is scenic and challenging. The blue tees rate a modest 70.4 with a slope of 120. At 6005 yards, the course plays tougher than expected. Women, seniors, and juniors love the forward tees at 4,651 yards—the rating is 69.2 with a slope of 112. Conditions are excellent, and the professional staff under their PGA pro, Brian Lowe, is friendly and knowledgeable.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: Hello, my name is Delvis. Welcome to my vacation home rental. As both a real estate agent and an investor, I value quality and integrity. This property offers accommodations of the highest standards. I look forward to hearing from you.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Everything you need for a wonderful vacation is here.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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Links to more information:



  • Morning Star Vacation Home Chalet

    Morning Star Vacation Home Chalet

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • 3rd Bedroom with queen bed

    3rd Bedroom with queen bed

  • TV Lounge in Lower Level

    TV Lounge in Lower Level

  • Dolan Lake, Hunter NY - 10 miles

    Dolan Lake, Hunter NY - 10 miles

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom with two (2) full size beds

    2nd bedroom with two (2) full size beds

  • Loft with 4 futons and large 36' TV

    Loft with 4 futons and large 36' TV

  • Lower level bathroom

    Lower level bathroom

  • Rear house wrap around deck

    Rear house wrap around deck

  • Mt. Greenery Road

    Mt. Greenery Road

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