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Windham Family Funhouse and Nature Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13-15)

Beautiful five bedroom home on three acres backing up to a stream. Four bedrooms on ground level and Master Bedroom on second floor with his and her bathrooms. Basement is newly refinished gameroom with brand new pool table, foosball, ping pong, card table, darts, and a bar.

This house is ideal for a family gathering. Your kids will love this house. The property has great hiking trails that lead from the property to a small stream and the Eastkill River for summer swimming. The front yard is big enough for volleyball. There is a huge wrap-around deck with brand new hot tub, new patio furniture and a new gas grill for summer barbecues.

During the winter months, you will find yourself ten minutes from both Windham and Hunter Mountain. After a day of skiing, come back, throw some logs in the woodburning stove, and jump into the hot tub out back while the kids play downstairs in the gameroom.

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Jewett House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , King Mattress on sleeping platform one dble futon + pull out
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) Loft sleeping platform has King sized mattress, Queen size Beds (3) 1. Bedroom #1 -Master Bedroom has queen sized bed 2.Bedroom #2 -has queen bed with canopy, (1) 3. Bedroom #3- has queen bed, 4.Bedroom #4 -has 2 twins beds.5. Bedroom #5-has one twin beds ,plus a queen bed. Loft has a double futon. Sofa has pull out double bed.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 16 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Brand New Game room, Great Yard for Summer Fun and plenty of hiking trails adjacent to property.


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Windham Family Funhouse and Nature Retreat
average rating of 4.783784 based on 37 reviews
new york, ny, usa

Comfortable house in a beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

We were 5 couples with kids. And we all had a great time!

The house is spacious and comfortable, with a nice open kitchen/eating area and a beautiful deck facing the woods. We went for a hike to the river, used the hot tub and played in the garden during the day and enjoyed ping-pong and Foosball tournaments at night.

The area is very quiet, no cars around and secluded, which we really enjoyed.

Communicating with Peter was super easy and there was not much we needed to ask him once we were there.

I guess that if there is anything I would recommend is to go with good friends, or family that are on the same schedule. Sleeping when everyone is chatting or playing in the basement might not be easy if you are a light sleeper. It was not a problem for us ;)


  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really Enjoyed The Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

About 10 of us got together for a weekend of skiing at the nearby mountains. We had a great time over the weekend. The house has plenty of living space for playing games and hanging out. We also made use of the game room downstairs which has foozball, pingpong, darts and pool. The hot tub on the deck outside wasn't too bad either ;)

Peter is a good landlord as well -- very easy to deal with and always available if needed.

Thanks much!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable home close to both Windham and Hunter

  • 4 of 5

We stayed with 2 other families in January and had a great time. House was very conveniently located to Windham and Hunter. The owner, Peter, was very responsive whenever we had a question about the house.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway house for snowboarding/skiing

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights. Mostly went snowboarding to Hunter Mountain. It is just 10 mins from the house. Plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms, fireplace, hot tub, games in the basement. Amazing place! Absolutely recommend for friends/families.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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nice place but need maintainance work

  • 2 of 5

This is a nice comfortable house. We found rats movement inside the house. This was bit disappointing as we were scared to sleep.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes we did have a couple of mice not rats, at the house which scared our city renters who spent a weekend in our Mountain House which is not uncommon in the Catskill area. We immediately hired Orkin Pest Removal services to address the issue. The other problem was there was no propane in the grill on our deck which can be difficult to manage as a property owner and we always tell our guests to check it as soon as they get there and if it's empty they can refill it 24 hours a day at a store 10 minutes away in town and we will reimburse them for the cost. The following is a note the renter sent to me after the visit. Replied Hi Peter, I visited your property 40953 last weekend and it was a good trip and I like the place. Couple of my guests ( who stayed with me) had two complains: 1. They found rat movement inside the house both in 1st and 2nd floor. They were scared of it but bit disappointed. 2. Also due to low gas in cylinder and charcoal, they could not use the outside Grill for long. Please let know if we are eligible for any discount or refund. Thanks Nahid 3 weeks ago
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Great House

  • 5 of 5

My family, friends and I all had a great 2 night trip to this house. It was big enough to fit 15 of us. We loved the space, deck, fire pit and especially the game room. We would go back there again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About The Owner

property owner of the rental house

The Owner purchased this house in 1997

Why The Owner chose Jewett

Mountain Family Vacation get away

What makes this house unique

Relaxing explore nature with your family


Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Chrisman's Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Hudson New York
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
New York State Thruway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Ski Windham
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
North Lake
Car: recommended

The Catskill Region has much too offer year round. All 4 season has activities to allow you to enjoy nature and scenery to it's fullest.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.