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QUAINT FARMHOUSE, MINUTES TO WINDHAM, HUNTER MT., SLEEPS 12

(Mrs.) Perry Smith

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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(Mrs.) Perry Smith

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
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Within a few hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2015
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QUAINT FARMHOUSE, MINUTES TO WINDHAM, HUNTER MT., SLEEPS 12

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

East Durham Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms, 3 new Bathrooms, sleeps 12 (1 king, 2 queen, 1 full, 2 twin)

Completely updated 1820's Farmhouse. Six bedrooms, 3 new bathrooms. First floor - large country kitchen (21'x15') with flatscreen TV, large dining room w/pool table, formal living room w/ fireplace and TV, mudroom, laundry/pantry, one bedroom and full bathroom. Second floor - 5 bedrooms, two full bathrooms. House completely rehabbed...all new electrical, heating system, plumbing, windows, paint. New kitchen and baths. Window a/c units. Refinished hardwood floors throughout house. Large covered front porch overlooking Catskill Mountains. Two acres of mostly fields and big lawn with fire pit, sitting/barbecue area at rear of house. Large driveway with parking for 6-8 vehicles. Drive to Windham Mountain (14 miles) or Hunter Mt. (30 min). Horseback riding, swimming & fishing - 1 mile away. Several 18 hole golf courses nearby. Mini-golf, batting cages, go-carts - 3 miles away. Zoom Flume water park minutes from house. Restaurants, antique shops, stores minutes away. East Durham Irish festivals 4 miles away.

House Highlights: Fantastic house for family vacations. House is large enough for 2-3 families to share with plenty of private and common areas. House has been completely updated. All new mechanics and paint. Let kids explore fields and woods and cook out every night. Large farmhouse kitchen has been completely updated with all new appliances and new, large center eating island. All cooking utensils/pots/pans/dishes, etc. provided Large. sunny, eat-in area in kitchen seats at least 12 with flatscreen TV . Several farm stands within minutes.

Swim in the local swimming hole just up the road. There is plenty to do in the immediate vicinity of the house but the area is not crowded and not overridden with tourists. Nearby Fall activities include Corn Maze, Pumpkin Picking, Petting Zoo (5 min.), Apple Picking (20 min)

Area Highlights: Area is perfect for family vacations and reunions. Less than a mile to swimming or fishing in Catskill Creek (swimming hole). Horseback riding about 1 mile from house. Ski Windham- 14 miles away. Go-carts, mini golf, batting cages- about 3 miles away in East Durham. Several 18 hole golf courses within minutes of the house. Windham Mountain skiing and tubing just 14 miles away. Paintball, rock climbing, skateboard park at Windham Mountain Adventure Park all summer long. Howes Caverns and Iroquois Museum tourist area about 25 minutes away. Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame about 2 hours away, perfect for a day trip. Several antique shops just down the road in Oak Hill or drive into Catskill (20 minutes) or Hudson (30 minutes) for much wider variety of antiques and eclectic shopping. Numerous varied restaurants (diner, pizza, Italian, American, Irish pub, etc) within minutes of the house.

The house is perfect for large groups or multi-family vacations. You will be amazed at the amount of activities all within a SHORT drive of the house - Golf, swimming, skiing, fishing, horseback riding, museums, antique shops, auctions, dining, hiking, shopping, miniature golf, batting cages, go-carts. Or just relax under a shady tree and read a book All this within two and a half hours of NYC. Please e-mail or call for an information packet to be sent.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
(Mrs.) Perry Smith (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2015

About (Mrs.) Perry Smith

Perry and Ernie Smith live in Plantation, FL and spend the summers in beautiful Greene County, Great Northern Catskills.

(Mrs.) Perry Smith purchased this farmhouse in 2010

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p210616
+1 -954 583-6381
East Durham Catskills
5

Charming and beautiful farmhouse

  • 5 of 5
We loved this house. We needed a home in the area where we could come with our two kids and also entertain our local family. This place was perfect!
The owner was gracious, prompt and so helpful in organizing and accommodating us. Really great to work with, and it felt more like renting from a friend than a total stranger.
The housekeeper did a fantastic job cleaning the place before we arrived. Every bathroom had folded towels, all the rooms were made up with the best kind of linens. Soft sheets, and blankets that you get at your country relatives home: cotton throws, down comforters and soft quilts. I seriously loved all the linens so much, and when you're not at home, having a comfy bed is a must.
The kitchen is perfectly stocked. We made several family breakfasts and had a few big family dinners and there was ample flatware, pots, dishes etc.
There was also plenty of firewood to keep a fire going during the chilly days, and the ping pong/pool table were so much fun. The big table came in handy so there was always plenty of room for eating, kids crafts etc.
Also, the porch swing was so ideallic, if it had been a little warmer out I would've sat on it and drank tea all morning.
I would definitely rent this house again if needed, and have nothing but good things to say about it.
  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this glowing review. It sounds like your family had a great time together....that's the best part of the old farmhouse. We'll be making family memories here this holiday season also. Please come back again.
business
Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p210616
+1 -954 583-6381
East Durham Catskills
5

Reunion Weekend

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I just spent a fantastic weekend at The Farmhouse. We looked at maybe 20 houses online before coming upon this one, and our search was over! The house and easy-going owner, Perry, provide everything you need or need to know, from amenities at the house (ping pong, pool table, fire pit, lots of land for lawn games, comfortable sleeping arrangements, a DVD collection, plenty of parking, etc) to area attractions. Plus, it's very quiet, spacious and private - and we had 12 people! Once we picked up our groceries on Friday, we didn't leave the house the rest of the weekend! We wouldn't hesitate to go back!
  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys! I'm so glad you had fun. Please come again.
business
Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p210616
+1 -954 583-6381
East Durham Catskills
5

A Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at this house was great. We were 4 couples looking for an annual weekend getaway. This house was perfect. It had plenty of room for us to sleep, cook and just " hang-out". The farmhouse was clean and fully equipped to make us feel right at home; extra towels, blankets, soap, etc. it had it all! The pool table, movies and games were an added plus! Perry ( the owner) was extremely caring, helpful and a pleasure to deal with.
Thank you for sharing your Farmhouse with us and allowing us to create another year of memories!
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. It was a pleasure having you. Please come again.
business
Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p210616
+1 -954 583-6381
East Durham Catskills
5

A Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5
We rented the Farmhouse for a couples' weekend. It was a perfect house. The house was spacious and decorated so nicely. We were 4 couples who needed a quiet getaway, in a place that could accommodate all of us.this house was perfect! The house was surprisingly equipped with everything,; plenty of towels, soap, blankets, etc. everything to make you feel at home! The pool table was great and there were plenty of games and movies to watch. Overall, everything was great and Perry ( the owner) was a pleasure to deal with. She was so caring and easy to work with..Thank you very much for sharing your Farmhouse with us!!
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope you'll come again.
business
Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p210616
+1 -954 583-6381
East Durham Catskills
5

Fantastic house for family & groups

Fantastic house for family & groups
  • 5 of 5
My family (11 people) rented this house for a reunion weekend, and it was just wonderful. Fantastic communal kitchen and large table gave us time together, and the living room was so cozy with the couches, fireplace, and TV. The location was beautiful, and gave us easy access to hikes in the area. The beds were comfy and we all slept well. Can't think of anything that would have made this a better weekend -- thanks for sharing your home, we would definitely return!
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks to your family. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you can visit again soon.
business
Quaint Farmhouse, minutes to Windham, Hunter Mt., sleeps 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p210616
+1 -954 583-6381
East Durham Catskills
Concord, New Hampshire
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5
Fantastic and comfortable place for a large group to stay. Plenty of bedrooms, plenty of seating in the living and dining rooms, plenty of bathrooms, towels, linen, soap, etc. We felt well cared for. Lovely decorating in all of the rooms. Feels like a country inn! We are already looking forward to our next visit. Thanks so much for a great weekend!
  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time. Come back soon!

Map

Car: necessary

Located between Greenville and East Durham, northern Greene County, Catskill Mountains. About 2 1/2 hrs from NYC. 14 miles from Windham Mountain Ski area. Numerous attractions in area yet not too 'touristy'. Zoom Flume Water Park just minutes away (2 miles). Go-carts, batting cages, mini-golf, antique auctions about 5 minutes away. Horseback Riding and Catskill Creek swimming hole about 1 mile from house, 35 miles to Hudson, 20 miles north to Howes caverns or south to Catskill; 2 hours from Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame. Numerous festivals at Hunter (30 minutes), East Durham (5 minutes) and Oak Hill (2 minutes) all year long. Numerous 18 hole golf courses within minutes. Hiking, skiing, swimming, canoeing available at Catskill State Park, about 30 minutes away. Numerous restaurants (Italian, American, pizza, diner, etc), bars and pubs within short drive. Most have nightly entertainment all year long. Great location for family friendly vacation. Great house for 2-3 families

Other Activities: ziplining

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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East Durham Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
New Year's Eve
Dec 27 - Jan 3
5 nights
$500
$2,700
 
 
Passover/Easter
Apr 12 - Apr 21
3 nights
$150
From
$300
Fri, Sat, Sun
 
 
Memorial Day
May 23 - May 26
3 nights
$300
$1,500
 
 
Early Summer
May 29 - Jun 16
2 nights
$300
$1,000
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 29 - Sep 1
3 nights
$400
$1,500
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 - Oct 6
3 nights
$300
$1,400
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 22 - Nov 23
2 nights
$400
$1,200
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 - Nov 30
3 nights
$171
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Notes Ski weekends from $1000, Weekly from $1200. Flexible regarding arrival/departure days.
Very flexible regarding arrival/departure dates and days. Minimum age requirement.

Amenities

East Durham Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , First Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Second Floor
  • All bathrooms are completely new and updated. Two have combination shower/bath and the third has a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , First Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Second Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Second Floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Second Floor
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Second Floor
  • All bedrooms are newly painted. Two large bedrooms, one with queen bed and other with two twins making a king (this one has flat screen TV); one smaller bedroom with queen and another with double bed; and two bedrooms with daybeds and pop-up trundles which can be used separately for singles or together for couples. Plenty of room for blow-up mattresses. All new mattresses and boxsprings (05/2009), mostly all new furniture. All bedrooms except one open to hallway or stairs. Kitchen has seating for 12 at table and 3 additional seats at large center island. Dining Room has pool table with ping-pong table attachment that can be used as a large dining table. Wireless Internet at house. 14 miles to Ski Windham.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
New Washer and Dryer are in pantry/laundry room off kitchen. No laundry soaps included. Paper towels, toilet paper and bath soaps included. All bath towels and bed linens included. Kitchen has flat screen TV. Convenience store/gas station about 2 miles away and full modern supermarket, drug store, liquor store, approximately 5 miles away for all other needs. 24 hour convenience store is about 4 miles from house. Covered front porch and rear barbecue area with charcoal grill and picnic tables. Outdoor fire ring also. House has been completely rehabbed- Spring, 2009. New heat, windows, plumbing, electric, hot water heater kitchen, appliances, bathrooms, driveway. House has been completely repainted. Hardwood floors throughout have been refinished.

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