Charming Bovina Farmhouse on 145 Acres with Large Private Pond(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
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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Member since: 2012
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- One full bath upstairs. 1/2 bath off kitchen on main floor.
- Air Hockey
- DVD Player
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
May 4 - May 25, 2012, $1600/week Memorial Day Week, Friday, May 25 - Friday June 1, 2012 $1800/week Summer Season (Friday, June 1 - Friday, August 31) $2,200/week Labor Day Week, Friday, August 31 - Friday, Sept. 7 $1,800/week 4 weeks in August, 8/3 - 8/31 $8,000 Fall Season (Friday, 8/31 - 1/1/13) $1,800/week $1,000/2 night weekend min. each Weekends Off Season $1,000/ 2 nights, each add. night $200 No sales tax on Weekly rentals, Sales tax of 8% not included in weekend rates
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Tubing the Esopus River, Book Stores, Cooperstown, NY (Baseball Hall of Fame)
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!
- Primary: 203-655-8154
Cherry Ridge Farm
Cherry Ridge Farm in Spring
Guest Bedroom with antique full
Bedroom with 3 twin beds
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!
In the high fields half way up
Let it snow!
Russell's Store - a MUST to visit when in Bovina
The view looking south midway up the hill behind our house
Relax on our wide front porch
Living Room, looking into Dining Room
The Master Bedroom
Perennial and vegetable gardens surround the house
The pond at sunset
upstairs in the horse barn
Bonfire pit in the field near the house
the hammock is great for summer naps
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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