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Secluded Getaway by the River

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Last updated: 02/19/2017
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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

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


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/19/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • 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


  • Games:

    board games and puzzles and cards...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    tons of movies old and new...moreless


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


  • 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 Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    plenty of sheets and blankets and pillows...moreless

  • Living Room


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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

flat fee
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

flat fee
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$250 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,300 $4,200
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

flat fee
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

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

flat fee
Nov 22 - Nov 25, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$210 $235
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


  • cleaning $75
  • Tax Rate 2%


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: 02/19/2017
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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: 02/19/2017

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  • 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


  • queen bed

    queen bed

  • queen bed

    queen bed

  • twin bed

    twin bed

  • 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, February 19, 2017

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