This well appointed house is situated off the base of Hunter Mountain in the colonel’s chair area. It is a convenient 2 minute drive to the resort or a 15-20 minute walk. The house provides a peaceful and private respite surrounded by the natural beauty of the Catskill mountains. The house is located along the edge of protected land by the DEP, so the backyard is an endless cathedral of trees as far as you will care to venture. Please read below about all the exciting and wonderful things there are to do close and within the Hunter Mountain resort area. Here are some quick details about the house itself:
- 1700 square feet of space
- 4 private bedrooms along with a pullout couch (1 king bed, 3 queens, 5 twins)
- sleeps 12 people
- wood burning fire place (fire wood included)
- outdoor fire pit
- small outdoor deck with gas grill
- rec. room and game area (includes foosball table)
- two large flat screen televisions with DVD / cable. One small flat screen in master bedroom.
- wifi connected
- large kitchen full of all amenties and modern appliances
- xbox gaming system for kids (or adults)
- 5 pc drum set / guitar
- ipod dock
- washing machine and dryer are on site
- linens, towels, and just about everything else included to ensure a comfortable stay
The real value in this rental is not only in the house, but is in the surrounding breathtaking nature, activites, and events provided by the Catskill National Forest.
Along with our recommendations, any trip to the catskills should start by visiting: http://www.visitthecatskills.com/
These are helpful and comprehensive guides about all the events close by our home.
The Hunter Mountain website is: http://www.huntermtn.com/
Here is an awesome Youtube video that gives a glimpse of all the wonderful Catskill attractions.
Here is a quick list of near by attractions/cities. Also see below for more attractions.
Hudson, NY (40 min) – great for Antiques, restaurants and scenic shopping along the Hudson River.
Woodstock, NY (40 min) – famous for music, shopping, and amazing food and outdoor festivals, hiking, etc.
Phonecia (20 min) – features a nice collection of Farm-to-Table fine dining. Sweet Sue’s restaurant is among the best breakfast spots we know.
Zume Flum (40 min) – REALLY fun water park nestled in the Catskill mountains. Great place to spend the day with friends or family. http://www.zoomflume.com/
Tannersville, NY (10 min) – Maggies Krooked Café and Last Chance restaurant are on the main drive with picturesque ice cream shops and artisian store fronts, and if you want something of the beaten path, a visit for dinner at Deer Mountain Inn will leave you speechless..highly recommended.
Windham Resort (20 min) – plenty to do in this neighboring ski town, great food and restaurants, local shopping, movie theater
The Kaatskill Mountain Club is full resort facility that offers the Van Winkle Restaurant, full Spa, gym, indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, and everything you would expect from a full service resort. Also great for corporate retreats.
Other Close by Towns:
The Hunter area makes a great 'home base' for hiking the Catskills. Whether you're hiking with family or friends, the beautiful northern Catskills have the trails -- and the scenery -- for you.
We have trailheads for hiking, motor cross and atvs just 2 min walk from our home. Two of the best locations for amazing day hikes are:
The Kaaterskill falls – this is the tallest two tier waterfall in New York State. The hike is moderate and is amazing. The hike itself takes about 1.5 hours, but lunch/dinner is well deserved after this hike. The falls are only 20 mins from our home.
North/South Lake – one of our favorite areas to visit is the North South Lake (NSL) area. NSL provides wonderful beaches for swimming, kayaking, incredible and vast network of hiking trails, breathtaking high elevation views, camping, fishing, and much much more. NSL is only 20 min away from our home.
Zipline and Canopy Tour
New York Zipline Adventure Tours will runs the longest and highest Zipline and Canopy Tours in North America at Hunter Mountain! Featuring over 5 miles of ziplines, these exhilirating tours will offer thrill levels from beginner, to moderate, up through the monster summit zip, reaching heights of over 600 feet above the ground. http://www.ziplinenewyork.com/
Summer and Fall Festivals
For nearly 30 years, Hunter Mountain has been host to numerous summer festivals. From our well-know German Alps Festival and International Celtic Festival to our free Oktoberfests, Microbrew and Wine Festival, TAP New York Craft Beer Festival, Mountain Jam festival, Taste of Country music festival, we have something for every taste.
Hunter Mountain is proud to offer its Orvis-Certified Fly Fishing School. Orvis is the world's leader in fly fishing equipment and know-how, with nearly 150 years of experience in the field, and our full-service shop features a great selection of gear, apparel, tackle, flies and tying supplies, and much more.
The Skyride offers breathtaking views of the Catskills during the summer and fall months. Ride the Skyride to the summit of Hunter Mountain and enjiy the panoramic views overlooking the Northern Catskills and beyond. On a clear day, you can see the Green Mountain of Vermont, the Berkshires in Massachussetts and the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
The legendary beauty of the Catskills makes the perfect backdrop for a round of golf. The mountains offer challenging courses unlike those found in the flatlands, adding another dimension to the game. Come play the beautiful courses of the Catskills, those situated in the mountains and those looking up at the beautiful peaks.
These are the near by towns, all of which offer excellent choices for Dining. Here are some of our favorites:
Deer Mountain Inn – Tannersville
Last Chance Restaurant – Tannersville
Sweet Sues – Phonecia
The Krooked Café – Tannersville
Van Winkle’s Restaurant – Hunter Mountain resort (5 min away!)
At the entrance of Hunter Mountain, there is a wonderful local swimming spot that is open every day until dusk. There is a full time lifeguard on duty and a nice beach to sit and bag some rays while the kids enjoy jumping off the dock. North South lake (20 min drive) is also an amazing spot to swim in the giant beach covered lakes with mountain views. One of the near by water parks is Zoom Flume. It is about a 40 min drive and a great place to spend the day. You can also find great spa and swimming facilities at the Kaatskill Mountain Club at the resort only 5 minutes away.
Please contact Andrew at (917)609-8416 or please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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2014-2015 Ski Season
Nov 27 2014 - Apr 6 2015
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
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