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Secluded Getaway by the River

(13 Reviews)

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Last updated: 01/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A private country house tucked away in the forest next to a river

A charming home nestled at the bottom of a valley between two mountains next to a river. Awaken to the sight of mountains and trees outside. Enjoy breakfast while gazing at the river from the sunroom. Then go play in the water with the kids and your dog. The bald eagles have a nest nearby and often fly close to the house to catch fish in the river.

Winter is here and the Catskills are a heavenly winter wonderland. Go cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing, fly fishing or just go for a hike in peaceful forests filled with frozen waterfalls and ponds.

At night come home to a warm, comfortable house and cook up a big family dinner and for dessert roast marshmallows on the fire pit. You can see all the stars on a clear night with the telescope. Or hang out in the living room and play a board game or watch a movie with the projector. There are tons of books and movies and games and puzzles in the house.

The Area

Sundown village is in a remote, undiscovered part of the Catskills. This is the place to go if you want to get away from it all. You can walk a few minutes from the house to the center of the village which has a one room church and a bait shop. From there you can walk in various directions on some quiet roads with amazing views.

There are pristine forests all around with hiking trails that lead you up the mountains to breathtaking vistas and vintage fire towers.

With a little bit of driving you can find great restaurants, farms, yoga ashrams, galleries, etc. Mongaup pond and Minnewaska park are within reach and so is Frost Valley YMCA which has activities for both kids and adults.

Other Things

3% discount for payments not using a credit card

500 minimum per booking (not including fees)

There’s a high chair at the house but there are no special safety mechanisms for toddlers.

The AC is in one of the bedrooms upstairs during summertime. It can cool the second room also if you leave the doors open. The downstairs room is naturally cool.

House Rules

6 guests maximum
No smoking in the house
No dogs on the furniture

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Games:

    board games and puzzles and cards...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    tons of movies old and new...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    plenty of sheets and blankets and pillows...moreless

  • Living Room

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 13 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,100 $3,500
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
June
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $4,000
July 4th
Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700
flat fee
July
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,300 $4,200
August
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,300 $4,000
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $3,500
Columbus Day
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
Veterans Day
Nov 10 - Nov 12, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,000
flat fee
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 25, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$210 $265
Fri, Sat
$950 $2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $75
  • Tax Rate 2%

Notes:

3% discount for payments made not using a credit card

500 minimum per booking (not including fees)


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 01/22/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I live in the city and my weekends are usually spent at the house in the Catskills. I enjoy taking care of my house and traveling and playing sports.

Why the Owner Chose Grahamsville, NY, USA:
When I met this house, it was love at first sight.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
your own river!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/22/2017

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Photos

  • river

    river

  • fire pit

    fire pit

  • full bed

    full bed

  • living room

    living room

  • nearby swimming hole

    nearby swimming hole

  • barbeque grill

    barbeque grill

  • Fall colors

    Fall colors

  • barn

    barn

  • queen bed

    queen bed

  • queen bed

    queen bed

  • twin bed

    twin bed

  • fireplace

    fireplace

  • bathtub with jacuzzi

    bathtub with jacuzzi

  • watch movies on the projector

    watch movies on the projector

  • nearby reservoir

    nearby reservoir

VRBO #566152

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017

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