CHARMING COUNTRY GETAWAY - GOLF/SKIING 2 MILES MOUNTAIN VIEW

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Penny Besculides

Speaks english, greek
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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CHARMING COUNTRY GETAWAY - GOLF/SKIING 2 MILES MOUNTAIN VIEW

Windham Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-10)

Brand new country guest house on 2 private acres with stream and pond surrounded by hundreds of acres of protected watershed land, is your family getaway for winter skiing, golf, summer adventures and viewing the fall foliage. Whether you like a private winery or a microbrewery; Alpine skiing or zip lining; antiquing or watching wildlife - it's all a few minutes from your doorstep.

This newly constructed house has any amenity you would need. Upon arrival, you are greeted by the covered front porch with wicker seating. The bright contemporary decor features a fully equipped stainless steel kitchen, dinning area, open living room with LED TV & DVD player and leads to a large deck with a gas BBQ grill, views of Windham Ski Mountain and our stream and pond. The first floor master bedroom has a queen size bed, dressing area and full bath. The second floor boasts of two oversized bedrooms and full bath. One bedroom has 2 queen size beds and the other bedroom has two double size beds - both have tons of closet space. The house has central heat and air conditioning and a spectacular views of the mountain from every room.

We welcome your family to come and enjoy the natural beauty of our area in the comfort of our guest house. Just as our parents brought us to the mountains a generation ago for fresh air and clean country living, bring your family and friends

Keywords: Country House, Mountain Views, Ski Area, Golfing Haven, Near Town

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Penny Besculides

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Speaks english, greek
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We are retired educators who love skiing , golfing and the greater out doors.

Penny Besculides purchased this chateau / country house in 2011

We have been coming to the Catskills since the 1950's. We love the fresh air, mountain amenities and quality of life this area has to offer .After years of renting our family purchased the main house in 1968. Over the past four decades our family came for winter skiing and summer recreation. In 2011 we decided to add this guest house so others may partake in building their own family memories.

We especially love sitting on our deck with our early morning coffee or late afternoon glass of wine and watching natural beauty at its best! Whether it's the twice daily family of deer eating the apples from our tree next to the pond, the flock of turkeys crossing our stream or the spectacular sunset over Windham Mountain, we are in awe of the beauty surrounding us.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Property Reviews

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Charming Country Getaway - Golf/Skiing 2 Miles Mountain View
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
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Charming Country Getaway - Golf/Skiing 2 Miles Mountain View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399589vbi
239-970-0031 (Nov-May)) 518-734-9773 (May-Nov)
Windham Catskills
5

Great rental

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
Our family, husband, wife and 2 grown childeren stayed here for a birthday ski week-end. We were very pleased with the house, large, clean and it was 5 minutes to ski Windam. We cooked most of our meals here and had everything we needed. There's a deck off the back which overlooks a nice yard with a view of the ski sloops in the background. It was a great fit for our family with room to spare.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Charming Country Getaway - Golf/Skiing 2 Miles Mountain View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399589vbi
239-970-0031 (Nov-May)) 518-734-9773 (May-Nov)
Windham Catskills
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
The house was perfect. It was clean and quiet. Most importantly, sooo close to the mountain!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Country Getaway - Golf/Skiing 2 Miles Mountain View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399589vbi
239-970-0031 (Nov-May)) 518-734-9773 (May-Nov)
Windham Catskills
5

Perfect Windham rental!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
We (2 families -- 4 adults, 3 kids (11,12,13) just got back from a wonderful long ski weekend at this immaculate, modern, well-equipped cottage. Penny was helpful from the day we first made an inquiry, promptly e-mailing back answers to all of our questions, and making our decision to book here an easy one. The house was easy to get to, even on those notoriously dark Catskills side streets. We were delighted from the minute we arrived. The heat was already on (we had told Penny of our arrival time; she was kind enough to let us check in early since no one was staying there right before us), and everything was spotless, with modern appliances, comfortable beds and furniture, and cheerful decor. The grounds were beautiful as well, and the kids had as much fun exploring the creek and pond areas as they did skiing. The kitchen and bathrooms were even equipped with condiments and toiletries! It was only an 10-minute drive to the Windham ski area and a 5-minute drive to Windham's cute downtown area.

But the icing on the cake for us was when we informed Penny that we'd be checking out early in the morning before we left for skiing, she told us we could come back and shower and change afterwards, since there was no one staying there right after us. We have NEVER had owners be so flexible about the checkout before. It was such a pleasure to not be rushed to pack the car early in the morning just to have everything sit in the ski area parking lot all day and then change into cold clothes after a long day of skiing before another long drive home.

Without a doubt, this was the best Catskills rental house we have ever stayed in (and we've rented several), and we will be hanging on to Penny's contact information for future trips!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Country Getaway - Golf/Skiing 2 Miles Mountain View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399589vbi
239-970-0031 (Nov-May)) 518-734-9773 (May-Nov)
Windham Catskills
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5

Enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My wife and I were very happy to have rented this home for the month of August. It was a great visit to the mountains and exactly what we were looking for in getting away for a quiet and relaxing time. The house was immaculate, very charming and comfortable for us. We enjoyed the sight of deer from the porch and our walks along the country road. Thank you Penny and George for making things so smooth during our stay and for being such wonderful hosts!
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Charming Country Getaway - Golf/Skiing 2 Miles Mountain View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p399589vbi
239-970-0031 (Nov-May)) 518-734-9773 (May-Nov)
Windham Catskills
Stony brook , Long Island
5

A must to stay at

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
I recently stayed at this property with a group of friends the last weekend in July. We were pleasantly suprised how much room the house had and the overall clean and together appearance. The owners were extremely helpful and available for any questions prior to our arrival and just the same during our stay. The land is just gorgeous and very relaxing. The nearby town had lots of cute shops and eateries for all ages. I would love to stay there again giving the oportunity and highly recommend this house to others ...
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Car: necessary

Two miles to town art galleries,Vineyard, Microbrewery, shopping, world class zip line, quilting capitol, quality restaurants, water park

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Availability & Rates

Windham Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 23 2014 - May 26 2014
$300
3 nights
 
 
christmas week
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 27 2014
$300
$1,800
2 nights
 
 
New Year's week
Dec 28 2014 - Jan 5 2015
$300
$1,800
2 nights
 
 
martin luther king
Jan 17 2015 - Jan 20 2015
$300
2 nights
 
 
President's Week
Feb 14 2015 - Feb 23 2015
$300
$1,800
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$250
$1,200
$3,000
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
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Amenities

Windham Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bath serving master bedroom & living area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bath serving upstairs bedrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large master bedroom with dressing area & walk-in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Upstairs bright, sunny 2 queen beds & great views!
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Upstairs, country cozy, 2 full beds & great views!
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski privileges optional
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • fishing
  • rafting
  • hunting
  • rock climbing
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • water skiing
  • hiking
  • snowboarding
  • golf
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
Notes:
Quiet retreat!! No visible neighbors - just nature!!Features Queen size master bedroom, 2 large guest rooms, first bedroom has 2 queen size beds, other has 2 double beds, towels, sheets, bath toiletries, hair dryers, vacuum, iron & ironing board, high chair, pack & play, child gates, beautiful grounds with natural stream & pond, charming covered front porch with wicker seating. Golf and skiing within 2 miles.
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