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Elegant Country Victorian in the heart of the Catskills

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house

Overview

About the property

7 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom House With Mountain And Creek Views.

A Uniquely Restored Victorian In The Heart Of The Catskills.

Experience the original country grandeur of staying in one of Shandaken's prominent Victorian homes. This 7 bedroom, 2 bathroom house has been recently restored to represent both the luxuries imagined by the original 19th century homeowners and the tranquil influence of its location in the heart of the Catskills. The house includes a large kitchen, 2 parlors, and a 3rd floor living room with exciting views. Sleeps 14 in beds. There is also a pull-out sofa that sleeps 2. Many of the house's original charms still remain, which can be found in original woodwork, door knobs, window sash locks, exterior architecture, a bluestone walkway, piano, and the carriage barn. Modern amenities, such as comfortable beds, wifi, cable, national phone, kitchen accessories and brand new linens are also supplied in the house. The house has several decorative themes, including the house's tenants through the ages, attention to detail, and Catskill nature. Stay in the simple, traditionally elegant Buttermilk Room, equipped with a traditional dressing room. The Purple Room, strung with gold curtains, is suitable for a sleeper who revels in richness. The Lavender Room utilizes bright pastels to fill any guest's heart with joy. The large kitchen boasts radiant heat and under-cabinet lighting, with a direct access to the back porch, grill, and bluestone patio. One of the most unusual features of the house is the pass-through cabinet that allows easy carrying of dishes from the kitchen into the dining room. The East Parlor contains a camel-back tufted couch and piano. One can watch birds eat out of the bay window or open and close the original transom window for ventilation or fun. The west parlor, otherwise known as the family room, contains a flat screen television with cable and comfortable furniture. Open what looks like a closet door to slip into the cozy den.

One can view the rushing Esopus Creek and Panther and Garfield Mountains through the southern windows or go for a dip in the creek within a walk's distance. Belleayre mountain is only a 10 minute drive away for those who wish to ski or snowboard, and Hunter Mountain is just a few minutes further. You can walk up the private woods behind the house to see some of the best views of Panther Mountain, one of the most massive mountains in the Catskills. Phoenicia, voted one of the coolest small towns, is only 4 miles away, and Woodstock is only 20 minutes away. Hiking trails scatter the area, and fishing holes are abundant in one of the finest trout fishing areas in the country. The house is easily accessed from Rt 28 and does not require the use of a 4-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive vehicle during the winter months.

Email for discounted prices. Any Monday-Thursday rental 30% off.

More Details

Property Manager
Eugene Knoth
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Amenities

Shandaken Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Ski-Out
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Lavender Room - 1 twin/ single
    Wallpaper Room - 1 double
    Blue Room - 1 queen
    Buttermilk Room - 1 queen
    Purple Room - 1 queen
    3rd story - 1 double
    West Parlor - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen pull-out sofa.
  • Clean sheets and bedspreads guaranteed every time.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

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(5 traveler reviews)

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Elegant Country Victorian in the heart of the Catskills
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Princeton, NJ
5

Easy check in, good size property with good amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Great experience overall, we were very happy with the space, amenities and accommodations. The traditional feel was especially fun for our younger family members!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, old, Victorian mansion in the Catskills

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! We had a group of friends gathering for a mystery weekend and this place was PERFECT. So many little touches that made this a unique place to stay. Definitely recommend- great for whatever gathering you can think of.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

This place is huge! There are so many rooms and it's clean and lovely, great location for skiing.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Family Get together

  • 5 of 5

The house has character and is comfortable. The area is beautiful. We had a great time. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house and wonderful people!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at this beautiful house. Perfect for our group of eight, with plenty of room to spare! Everything is very well maintained, with unique pieces and decor that really make this a special place to stay. It's very convenient to Hunter Mountain, and Phonecia is a super cute town. Paula could not have been better to work with, she was very helpful in recommending local restaurants, extremely responsive, and even surprised us with a gift! All in all a fantastic weekend all around. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Stewart Airport
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Hannah Resort
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Rhinebeck
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Bellayre Mountain
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $230
Damage Insurance $99

Please contact us for possible discounts on last-minute rentals.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.