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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Every effort has been made to create an environment in which to relax and enjoy the surrounding 15 acres of nature and peacefulness. The house has three bedrooms and two full baths. An open floor plan between the kitchen, dining room and living room make entertaining easy and enjoyable. A TV room upstairs allows for the separation of conversation and entertaining downstairs. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need to cook any gourmet feast.The wrap around deck features spectacular views in every direction, a new Weber gas grill, and an outdoor table are there for an incredible candle-lit evening to dine alfresco.
The upstairs bathroom includes an extra large, beautifully stone-tiled shower, with premium fixtures and an overhead skylight for a truly luxurious experience. The downstairs bathroom has a deep claw-foot tub for a nice long soothing soak. Full size beds come with European down feather beds for extra comfort to ensure a good night's rest. Queen is a Posturpedic pillow top.
The 15 acre property includes natural meadows and woods with extra wide walking paths that meander throughout the property allowing for a leisurely evening stroll or a great place for kids to play hide-n-seek or chase for hours on end. In addition, there is a regulation size croquet field great for any outdoors games, including a natural stone patio and plenty of Adirondack chairs for lounging and relaxing. The grounds have been professionally landscaped and are maintained to provide a natural habitat for native plants and wildlife. The setting is very private, extremely quiet and located on a dead-end road. The few neighboring houses can not to be seen.

High-speed Wireless Internet, TV with streaming cable and DVD player. iPod cable attached to stereo.

Belleyare Ski Center is 15 minutes away. On par with Wyndam, Hunter and Vermont, without the lines!


Plattekilll Ski Center is 10 minutes away. Homey, yet challenging slopes, nice vintage feel with a Weber BBQ going.


Local attractions with a few miles:

Roxbury is the birthplace and the home of naturalist John Burroughs.and Jay Gould, the Railroad financier. Architecture fans will love seeing the array of beautiful homes of the late 19th century.

Woodchuck Lodge is a registered National Historic Landmark. From 1910 to 1921, it was the summer home of John Burroughs, America’s most prominent and adored naturalist-essayist. 1633 Burroughs Memorial Road, Roxbury, NY 12474. http://woodchucklodge.org/

Horseback Trail Riding and Lessons: Stone Tavern Farm. (607) 326-3600 for rates and directions.

Delaware and Ulster Railroad: Hop aboard this Scenic Train Ride and unwind during a leisurely-paced excursion through the legendary Catskill Mountains, offering some of the country’s most magnificent scenery. Trains embark on a round-trip between Arkville and Roxbury. http://durr.org/

Cassie’s Cafe. (607) 326-7020. Open for breakfast and lunch only. Closed Wednesday. Cassie specializes in very good homemade food with a health-conscious eye.

Halcottsville:
Kayaking and Canoeing on Lake Wawaka. Susan’s Pleasant Pheasant Farm. Call (607) 326-4266 for rates and hours.

Quarltere’s Garden Center, Route 30, about a mile north of the Round Barn. A good selection of ornamental and vegetable plants.

Pakatakan Farmer’s Market: Otherwise known as The Round Barn Farmer’s Market, mid-May to mid-October. Opens at 9am, go early for the best selection of great organic produce, Bread Alone breads, organic meats and cheeses, etc., plus many handmade crafts.

HANAH Mountain Resort & Country Club: Golf Digest gave the Hanah golf course a three and half star rating and nicknamed it “The Terminator” due to the many water hazards and is ranked among the top 17 of over 700 golf courses in the Northeast. The clubhouse has a 200-seat fine dining restaurant overlooking the course with views of the mountains.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/30/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • The new Queen bed is a pillow-top Posturpedic. The full beds come with with a European feather bed top for extra comfort. These can be removed for those with feather allergies. The beds are premium mattresses and are very comfortable. The sofa in the living room has a contained Queen sleeper....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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  • The upstairs bath has an extra wide stone tiled shower with an overhead skylight. The rain water shower head provides for a truly luxurious experience. The downstairs bath has a shower and a deep claw foot tub, great for soaking. An on demand water heater for the entire house ensures enough hot water for everyone....moreless

Other Amenities

  • High-speed wireless internet. Also included is a iPod hookup to the stereo in the main living area. Dog friendly....moreless

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Seating for 8 people
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Aug 10 - Oct 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$350
$1,950 $4,500
Winter
Oct 2 - Apr 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$2,275 $5,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$350
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Hosekeeping/refuse removal $125
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Refundable Deposit is to ensure the house is left in the same state it is found.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Location

Car: Necessary

Located 2-1/2 hours from the George Washington Bridge, the house sits on top of a mountain ridge with 15+ mile views within the Watershed Area of New York City. Close by is the Catskill State Park with endless trails for great hiking. The peacefulness and quiet along with the abundant nature and wildlife are the main attractions and beauty of the area. Relax, hike, golf, shop for antiques, or try fly fishing for fresh trout in one of the spring fed mountain streams. There are several quaint small towns nearby to explore, shop and have lunch. A must-see is Opus 40, one man's incredible life earth-work sculpture.

 

Owner info

About the owner: My partner and I purchased this house in 1997 as a weekend escape from Manhattan. We have worked hard on it over the years to create a home, a place where we could go to unwind and relax. Due to work we left New York and currently reside in Atlanta. Since it is difficult for us to get to the Catskills we have decided to rent our home for the first time. This is not a typical party house rental, it is and continues to be home for us. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we have, and still do. There is a caretaker for the house nearby who looks over the premises and is nearby to handle any needs that may arise.

Why the Owner Chose Margaretville, NY, USA:
The 15 acre property includes natural meadows and woods with extra wide walking paths that meander throughout the property allowing for a leisurely evening stroll or a great place for kids to play hide-n-seek or chase for hours on end. In addition, there is a regulation size croquet field great for any outdoors games, including a natural stone patio and plenty of Adirondack chairs for lounging and relaxing. The grounds have been professionally landscaped and are maintained to provide a natural habitat for native plants and wildlife. The setting is very private, extremely quiet and located on a dead-end road. The few neighboring houses can not to be seen.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/30/2016

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Photos

  • Living room with new Queen sofa sleeper and ottoman.

    Living room with new Queen sofa sleeper and ottoman.

  • A nice open floor plan allows the chef(s) to be a part of the activity.

    A nice open floor plan allows the chef(s) to be a part of the activity.

  • Downstairs bath, deep claw-foot tub and a shower.

    Downstairs bath, deep claw-foot tub and a shower.

  • Upstairs television/movie room, separate from downstairs living room.

    Upstairs television/movie room, separate from downstairs living room.

  • Upstairs bedroom, the 'boys room.'

    Upstairs bedroom, the 'boys room.'

  • Upstairs bathroom.

    Upstairs bathroom.

  • The Croquet/Badminton gaming lawn. A great place to hang-out in the evening.

    The Croquet/Badminton gaming lawn. A great place to hang-out in the evening.

  • October 2014, morning fog in the valley.

    October 2014, morning fog in the valley.

  • Fully equipped kitchen ready for a feast.

    Fully equipped kitchen ready for a feast.

  • The antique farm table will comfortably seat up to 10.

    The antique farm table will comfortably seat up to 10.

  • First floor Master bedroom with new Queen pillow-top Posturpedic mattress.

    First floor Master bedroom with new Queen pillow-top Posturpedic mattress.

  • Upstairs bedroom, the 'girls room.'

    Upstairs bedroom, the 'girls room.'

  • Oversized shower in upstairs bathroom.

    Oversized shower in upstairs bathroom.

  • Dining Alfresco.

    Dining Alfresco.

  • Arrival point

    Arrival point

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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