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Maple Weekend Availability! - March 19th, 2016 - Perfect Family Weekend Getaway

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom With River Views

Book your Maple Weekend Family Getaway now. Tour old fashioned maple sugar-bushes, try "wax-on-snow", pancake breakfasts, and pure maple syrup, maple cream, maple candy...

Located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in Croghan NY this Adirondack Vacation Rental destination is sure to please anyone!

The historic school house offers 3 relaxing bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a full kitchen, reading alcove, wood-stove, pillow-top beds and many guest amenities. With cherry hard-wood finishes and a spiral stair case highlighting the cathedral-ceilinged living room, this is not your average vacation cottage.

Care was taken to preserve the history of this building which at one time served as a church and later as a schoolhouse for Belfort. With a nod toward the history of the building, decorative glass windows were selected by the architect and the original flooring was restored to a new shine. In addition modern comforts like radiant in-floor heating and solar thermal domestic hot-water were implemented to meld the old and new in a complimentary way.

Just 1.5 hours north of Utica and 2 hours from Syracuse the Old Belfort Schoolhouse offers a quiet respite from the modern world. For those seeking a get-away that is something different than the crowds of Old Forge, this accessible Adirondack vacation rental offers wonderful access to the best of the Adirondacks with the comforts of a beautiful home to stay in.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum Age for Adult Renters: 25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid Friendly with large backyard, games and toys...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Upstairs Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • Upstairs Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom number 2 has 1 '3/4 bed' and one twin bed. A three quarter bed is an antique bed size that is slightly smaller than a double bed size. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Two Full Bathrooms. One off of the Master Bedroom and the other situated in the Main Living Area. ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    River View directly on Beaver River Canoe Route ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Seats 5, additional chairs available. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant In-Floor Heating System...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless High Speed Internet Access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets, Coffee Maker, Microwave, Dish Washer, Utensils and Tableware Provided. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    All pantry items are available for use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    All items in refrigerator are available for use. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak Rental Available for use on the Adjacent Beaver River Canoe Route $10/day/kayak - up to 8 kayaks available. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Terraced private lawn and perennial gardens allow for relaxation and privacy....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor gas grill and campfire pit and 3 large picnic tables make for ideal outdoor meals. ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Available within 30-40 minutes. Snow Shoes available upon request Free Cross Country Skiing at Snow Ridge - equipment provided...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Available locally...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Beautiful outdoor 4 person hot tub available (summer season only) ...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$175 $185
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
Check availability
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


Car: Necessary

Schedule of local events:

Maple Weekend March 19th, 2016

Maple Weekend April 2nd, 2016

SNIRT RUN April 16th, 2016

AdironDUCK Race April 24th. 2016

Maple Festival May 14th, 2016

Black-Moose Kayak Event - May 20-22, 2016

Beaver Camp Auction - June 10th, 2016

Bluegrass Festival - June 17-19

23 Mile Black River Challenge - June 26th

Zwanzigstein Fest - July 2nd, 2016

River Fest - August 6th, 2016

Cream Cheese Festival - September 17th, 2016

Fall Foliage Tour - October 1st, 2016


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Architect, Landscape Architect, focused on renovating historically significant buildings.

Why the Owner Chose Croghan, NY, USA:
This property is historically significant as it served as both a Church and later as a Schoolhouse in Belfort. During the renovations we focused on preserving the architecturally significant elements using decorative glass windows and preserving the pulpit area while adding in energy efficient modern features like radiant in-floor and solar-thermal heating.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Area Attractions: In the Spring /Summer / Fall- The Old Belfort Schoolhouse sits directly on the Beaver River Canoe Route a 14-mile passage from Moshier drop-in to High Falls which includes six overland portages totaling slightly more than two miles. Kayaks are available for rent as needed. In the Winter- The Old Belfort Schoolhouse sits directly on Lewis County trail Snowmobile Trail No. 8 with ride-in, ride-out access and a covered garage available. Snowmobile trails are groomed 24/7 for the best riding experience around! Cozy seating around the woodstove is a warm way to finish a busy day out on the trails.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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  • Plan your retreat today!

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  • Adirondack Charm Without The Crowds!

    Adirondack Charm Without The Crowds!

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Cozy Reading Corner

    Cozy Reading Corner

  • Trail leading down to the river

    Trail leading down to the river

  • Mist coming off from Beaver River

    Mist coming off from Beaver River

  • Entryway


  • Trail leading down to the river

    Trail leading down to the river

  • Snow covering the water

    Snow covering the water

VRBO #506060

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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