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Charming Bovina Farmhouse on 145 Acres with Large Private Pond

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Last updated: 06/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Cherry Ridge Farm is located two miles from Bovina Center, New York in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Bovina is a wonderful little town, frozen in time, and tucked away in rolling hills only 3 hours from New York City. Time truly stands still up here!

Our farm house is very private, set back from the road on 145 acres of property and adjacent to state-owned land. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms and one full bath off a large hallway. On the main floor are a fully equipped eat-in kitchen, living room, dining room (seats 10), laundry, half bath and kids playroom (with board games, toys and videos). We have kept the house simple and unpretentious. It is decorated with a mixture of antiques, original art and family favorites. Renovations include refinishing the old pine floors throughout the house, new windows, plumbing and appliances.

Across the front of the house is a big covered porch with plenty of comfortable seating for relaxing, dining and views of the perennial garden.

Outside, there are two old barns. We have made the upstairs of the horse barn a game room so the kids can play ping-pong and air hockey on rainy days. It also doubles as a quiet space for painting and drawing.

In 2013 we built a swimming pond about halfway up the hill behind the house, with a dock for sunbathing and relaxing in total privacy. There are also 2 1/2 miles of trails on the property for hiking, running, mountain biking or strolling through the fields and woods and observing nature. At night, next to the stream that flows behind the house, you can build a bonfire in the fire pit and watch the stars and satellites above.

We hope our special getaway appeals to you and look forward to welcoming you to Cherry Ridge Farm.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Prefer over 30...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Outdoors at the farm: 145 Acres, 2.5 miles of walking trails, Large Pond with 16' x 16' dock is 1/3 way up hill behind house, 2 Barns, Large Front Porch, Ping Pong Table, Hammock, Tree House, Perennial and Vegetable Gardens, 2 streams, Fire Pit, Weber Grill (charcoal)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo:

    hook-up for ipod...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    toys in playroom (blocks, cards, board games)...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural:

    We are located 2 miles from Bovina Center, in a quiet valley. Once a working Dairy Farm, our property has a mix of fields and forest....moreless

  • Water View:

    Two small brooks run through the property behind the house. Perfect for fishing for school age children. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    There is a 3/4 acre pond up the hill behind the house, just a short hike away. Large Dock for relaxing by the water and fabulous views of the valley!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    long farmhouse table looks out on property through french doors...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage:

    parking inside if desired - in horse barn...moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    lots of dishes, utensils, pots and pans...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Great Public Golf Course in Delhi NY...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    2 - 3 acres of mowed grass surrounds the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 31 - Sep 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,200
Fall
Sep 9 - Dec 23, 2016
3 night min stay

$1,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 2%

Notes:

Long Distance Phone Calls will be deducted from the security deposit. There is no charge for local calls.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 06/28/2016
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Location

11 Miles
Nearest Golf
The College Course at Delhi
Bovina Center, NY, USA
Nearest Motorway
County Rte 5
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Russell's General Store
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Plattekill and Bellayre Mountains

Car: Necessary

Tubing the Esopus River, Book Stores, Cooperstown, NY (Baseball Hall of Fame)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1988

Why the Owner Chose Bovina Center, NY, USA:
My husband Michael and I purchased our farmhouse from a dairy farmer in 1988. We are both originally from upstate New York and instantly fell in love with the Bovina landscape. We were living in New York City at the time and would drive up every chance we got to work on the place. Over the years we have renovated every room of the house, built wide trails throughout the 145 acre property, a large pond, as well as rock walls, perennial and vegetable gardens. Our children grew up visiting "the farm" for vacations and also love the area and all the family memories!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Cherry Ridge Farm

    Cherry Ridge Farm

  • Cherry Ridge Farm in Spring

    Cherry Ridge Farm in Spring

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Guest Bedroom with antique full

    Guest Bedroom with antique full

  • Bedroom with 3 twin beds

    Bedroom with 3 twin beds

  • Perennial Gardens full of Phlox at the edge of the Big Barn

    Perennial Gardens full of Phlox at the edge of the Big Barn

  • Private Pond is perfect for a summer swim and picnics on the dock.  Great views!

    Private Pond is perfect for a summer swim and picnics on the dock. Great views!

  • In the high fields half way up

    In the high fields half way up

  • Let it snow!

    Let it snow!

  • Russell's Store - a MUST  to visit when in Bovina

    Russell's Store - a MUST to visit when in Bovina

  • The view looking south midway up the hill behind our house

    The view looking south midway up the hill behind our house

  • Relax on our wide front porch

    Relax on our wide front porch

  • Living Room, looking into Dining Room

    Living Room, looking into Dining Room

  • The Master Bedroom

    The Master Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Perennial and vegetable gardens surround the house

    Perennial and vegetable gardens surround the house

  • The pond at sunset

    The pond at sunset

  • upstairs in the horse barn

    upstairs in the horse barn

  • Happy fisherman

    Happy fisherman

  • Bonfire pit in the field near the house

    Bonfire pit in the field near the house

  • the hammock is great for summer naps

    the hammock is great for summer naps

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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