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Magical Catskills Farmhouse - a Former Bed & Breakfast!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths

Escape to the country with friends or family to relax in rustic bliss in Livingston Manor, NY

Formerly a Bed and Breakfast farmhouse in the Catskill mountains for rent in all seasons. Unique architecture, spacious rooms in a rustic but modern home on 9 acres, 90 miles from NYC. There is a refreshing, babbling mountain stream on the property, and a path to do a light hiking. In summer, the path is lined with berry bushes. The yard is visited by deer, turkey and bunnies. Autumn foliage is breathtaking, sledders will love the backyard and stargazers and bird watchers will love the view from the large deck.

The house features 4 bedrooms (two queen suites, one queen and one twin room), three full baths, one with jacuzzi bathtub, one with double headed shower room plus wood fireplace, outdoor fireplace, Wifi, cable, air condition, dishwasher, washer/dryer, gas BBQ, outdoor games and equipped for families with pack n plays and high chair. Sleeps 7 adults (plus roll out bed for an 8th person) and a dog. No cats please. House is very private but near restaurants, shopping, golf, lake beach, amusements, petting zoo, museum, Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center, fishing and more in Sullivan County.

List of bedrooms:

Master Suite with sitting area, fireplace and queen bed

Guest suite with skylight and queen bed, connecting bathroom with jacuzzi tub

Large Bedroom with queen bed

Small bedroom with twin bed

One rollaway bed and Aero bed available

Two pack n plays available

Keywords: Spacious, farmhouse, fireplace, charming, perfect for holidays, mountain, bed & breakfast, good for kids, romantic, quiet, rustic but modernized, all seasons, BBQ grill, firepit.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Lois

NYC professionals who use the home as as second home; site of their wedding!

Lois purchased this farmhouse in 2004

Why Lois chose Catskills

The area is quiet and beautiful and the lifestyle there is simple and relaxing as compared to daily life in NYC.

What makes this farmhouse unique

It's a great house for family and friends to gather for barbeques and holidays. Autumn colors are stunning and the backyard makes a great place to go sledding.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This has to be one of the most restful and pleasant vacations we have ever had. The house was wonderful! Even the 3-year-old didn't want to leave the house. We cooked and ate and read and took naps and had a great time doing nothing. I will definitely recommend your house to others who want a Catskill getaway.
Jan 2012
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Livingston Manor Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 full bathrooms; two have showers and one has jacuzzi tub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1), Rollaway bed (1) (2) Two pack n' plays on site, Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
High Chair, Pack N Plays, Games, Outdoor Toys, Outdoor Fireplace


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Magical Catskills Farmhouse - a Former Bed & Breakfast!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 23 reviews

Nice country house with a beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our family for an extended weekend and it was exactly what we had expected and hoped for. Two of the bedrooms are very spacious with their own bathrooms, the 3rd is sufficient for a couple, and the fourth is very small with one twin bed. Our favorite part was the balcony overlooking the beautiful property, the hammock and the peaceful view. Lois, the owner was very responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot in Livingston Manor!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here with our two boys and two dogs over Columbus Day weekend. There was enough room for everyone to relax and the house was very comfortable. Our boys loved the jacuzzi tub. The backyard was HUGE and absolutely amazing with the hammock, tire swing, deck & dog pen. Our boys are already asking to go back again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family get together

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a weekend during a family members wedding at theThe Arnold House. Beautiful location with a large yard to sit back on the deck and enjoy the serene setting. A stocked fire pit that was easy to light after a night out. Clean indoors with a rustic feel.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We really did not want to leave this beautiful house and property, we absolutely loved it. House has so much character and comfort, kitchen is very well stocked for cooking and dining room is spacious and inviting. Outside property is beautiful, even picked up a few apples from the trees, enjoyed sitting by the fire pit as well. As per owner suggestion went to the Lake Superior Park, very nice area and swimming/boating available, however if you visit with small children please note that they do not allow any floating devices so if your child can't swim on their own, you will have to hold them or just let them play in the sand and close to shore. Also visited Sunday festival at Bethel Art center, lots of fun and in close proximity to the house. Thank you for a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

The house was a lovely oasis on a mostly quiet street with a beautiful backyard--it was a perfect fit for my family and me on a long weekend. Thank you for sharing your home and especially for its well-stocked kitchen.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great escape from the city

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I along with our dog stayed for a long weekend in this fantastic house. It was definitely too much room for just the 3 of us, but we didn't mind. This property would be great for a family gathering and could easily accommodate 8 people with plenty of room. All of the rooms are very clean and have their own character. Lois, the owner, was very good about giving us detailed instructions on where to find everything as well as great recommendations on what to do in the area. Lake Superior State Park is a short drive from the property and has a great place where you can let your dog swim. There is a great backyard with a deck and fire pit, which is where we spent most of our long weekend. Really a great place to unwind and get some fresh mountain air. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearby Monticello Racetrack, Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center, on the Original Site of Woodstock, Animal Farms, Farmers Markets, festivals and fairs.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $150

Extra Dog is $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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