Wonderful 100 Year Old House in Spectacular Country Hamlet(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Chateau / Country House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)
We fell in love with this small, charming upstate hamlet 20 years ago. For a year, four of us looked for land outside New York City, wandering through all the counties looking for the elusive magic of a country home. We found those qualities in a tiny town of Cornwallville, in the Durham valley. We bought a house that is even more than we'd hoped.
When the house next door became free, we bought that too. Our rental house was a parsonage once. It's strong and practical, and we filled it with books and dishes and quickly made it a home. It's a perfect place for a weekend, a week, a summer.
Keywords: Country House
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Member since: 2006
- Chateau / Country House
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Senior Adults Only Community
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Ice Skating
- Dining Room
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning Fee $100
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Pet Fee $25
Rates depend on season and duration. Feel free to query us.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: Three of us own this house together: writer, filmmaker, gardner. We bought the house 28 years ago, on one of the most beautiful days any of us can remember.
Why the Owner Chose Cornwallville, NY, USA:
We looked for a year at houses in New York State, in counties that were less than 3 hours from New York City. Our idea was that we wanted a place to escape, to retreat, to plant vegetables and flowers, to read and talk and walk and hike, and to invite as many people as we could to come and eat with us.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Oddly enough, New York State (many regions, not only ours) is astonishingly and unexpectedly beautiful. We have a porch, a light yellow porch, overlooking a long green field. That porch has been the inspiration for poem after poem (after poem).
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- Secondary: (212) 595-0122 (New York, USA)
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Our house looks like a Horton Foote film, where life was lived in an interesting
When the weather is even vaguely good, we sit outside
We cook all the time, and invite many guests
All four bedrooms are newly painted with wierdly named colors like Algerian dust
We own thirty acres (a minor miracle - we all live in tiny apartments) facing on
The inside is comfortable, funky, and light. There are many places to read
Our rooms are warm and evocative, more flea market than zen chalet
What's most wonderful are the hills and the sky right there in front of you
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 21, 2017
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