John Burroughs' Boyhood Home, Completely Restored.(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 10 comfortably. Great room/ LR/ den.
The Homestead has been completely updated and restored, and everything is brand new. The furnishings are all new (Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn), supplemented with a few vintage pieces. The house has a cook's kitchen/great room, with all new Bosch appliances, and a Tulikivi wood-burning stove (table seats 10). The living room has a wood-burning stove and tv (DirecTV); the den has a tv. There is wireless satellite high speed internet. Second floor laundry room has Bosch front loading (he) washer and dryer. Bed linens and towels are provided.
In addition, there is a restored shed adjacent to the barn, in which you can store your sports equipment (bikes, golf clubs); there are two 'cages' so - please bring your own padlock(s) if you wish to secure your belongings there. Brand new Weber gas grill and outdoor seating for 10.
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Member since: 2012
- 3300 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Completely updated and restored historic home (ca. 1850). Cook's kitchen has all new Bosch appliances with second wall oven; 4 counter stools. Kitchen/great room has soapstone wood burning stove. Living room has wood-burning stove and flat screen tv. Den has second flat screen tv. (DirecTV). All new Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn furnishings and amenities, supplemented with some vintage items....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Security System
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Water Cooler
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $230 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 10%
$230/$250 cleaning fee per rental or once per each week of rental, depending on size of party, length of stay, and holiday. Rental and cleaning fees are subject to sales tax (Delaware County).
A minimum deposit of at least 20% of rental fee is required to secure reservation.
Rental is strictly limited to a maximum of 10 occupants. No smoking; no pets. See website for more information.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Burroughs Homestead (ca. 1850) May 2012
View from the front porch looking southeast.
View from upper field.
Kitchen - second oven located in peninsula.
Master bedroom (Queen) with en suite bathroom.
Second floor Queen bedroom.
Loft bedroom (Twin) (completely private).
First floor Queen bedroom.
First floor bathroom with tub-shower.
John Burroughs in front of the Old Home.
View from the front porch looking northeast.
Dining table, seats 10.
Kitchen-Great Room with Tulikivi wood-burning stove.
Living room with wood burning stove, tv
Second floor hall bath.
Barn with separate storage shed for your sports equipment.
Two lockable storage cages for bikes, skis, golf clubs. Please bring padlock(s).
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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