About the property
- House1500 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay3 nights
- 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms. Sleeps 4-5.
4 Day Min August, 3 Day Min Christmas
+ Surrounded by the forests of Mt. Guardian at an altitude of 1500 feet.
+ Large summer porch overlooks a beautiful pond
+ Stays cool in the summer (has only reached the 90s two summers in the last 10 years)
+ Beautifully furnished
+ Pine & bluestone floors
+ Broadband Wi-Fi Internet access
+ HDTV & Blu-Ray, 6.1 channel surround sound. TimeWarner VOD with HBO & Showtime
+ Magnetic induction cooktop, deluxe front-loading washer/dryer
+ Hike to the viewpoint above the house,visit the swimming hole, take fly fishing lessons.
+ Visit Byrdcliffe, Opus40 and Big Pink too, and the Midnight Ramble!
+ The great shops and restaurants of Woodstock are only minutes away.
} Guest Book: We made it here very easily last night and are thrilled. We also did the hike this morning and loved it - went to the top of Mt. Guardian as per your notes, and found that secret vantage point where you look out at Cooper Lake... Hiked overlook mountain yesterday - the views were astonishing - though we were not brave enough to go the distance to Indian Head. We also found our way to the swimming hole and absolutely loved it... As I'm sure you can tell, we love it up here and wanted to see if you'd be interested in renting the house to us Columbus Day weekend... Certainly a bit of a shock to be back in the city after our days on Mt. Guardian.
Guest Book: We really enjoyed ourselves in the Catskills and the house was lovely - exactly what we were after. I think we saw a bobcat although I confess to being ignorant of North American wildlife. We saw it reasonably close to the house. In any case, we loved staying in your charming forest getaway. Everything was fantastic and the hike from the house to the view was such a bonus. Also an activity you can include for future guests is inner tubing in Phoenica. What a blast!
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 17, 2018
About Raymond Doherty
Archaeologist who grew up in Chicago, attended Johns Hopkins and U of Miss.
Raymond Doherty purchased this House in 2001
Why Raymond Doherty chose Woodstock
Fell in love with it while helping a friend look for a place!
What makes this House unique
Cozy, private, 10 minutes to town and swimming. Great kitchen and grill, sitting out on the porch. Enjoying the pond ecosystem and the animals that visit is really wonderful.
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Welcoming, clean home with all amenities to feel comfortable. Great kitchen for cooks. Nestled in the hills on a private drive with beautiful trees, secluded but only 10 min drive from town. Owners were easy to reach and helpful. Highly recommend.
Cozy and comfortable
We had a lovely, quiet and unplugged weekend in this cabin. There is a lot to do in the area. Wish I could have stayed longer to enjoy the screened porch and outdoors a little more.
Cabin Doh-Ray has a very peaceful vibe. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
When are we going back?
We couldn't have found a better place for Thanksgiving. The cabin is perfect for two couples, with ample space to cook and relax. The owner was very helpful to help us plan the weekend, and we found actually a very well equipped kitchen, a cosy cabin (obviously regularly used by the owner but not so much that you feel you are intruding).
We can't wait to come back in the spring to enjoy the screened porch, or another time to use the wood stove that kept us warm. It was 10 min from Woodstock, and 1h from Hudson, which gave us two great destinations to enjoy. Needless to say, it was so nice, we spent more time in the cabin than intended.
We had a lovely time at Cabin Doh-Ray. The property was gorgeous and private and the house was beautiful and cozy and comfortable and charming. We had everything we needed and were close to town and hiking trails. We look forward to coming back again!
Wonderful cabin and property!
We very much enjoyed the cabin. It has everything you need and nothing you don't. The location and property are the perfect environment for a relaxing mountain getaway. Highly recommended!
5 Day Min July, Aug, Christmas - Surrounded by the forests of Mt. Guardian at an altitude of almost 1500 feet, you are high enough to keep cool in the summer and experience a winter wonderland of snow in the winter. Hunter and Belleayre ski resorts are only 30-40 minutes away.
To get there you turn off the main road in Woodstock and start the steep climb to the house. Off to the right stretches the Indian Head Wilderness, with its miles of challenging hiking trails winding through the Catskill High Peaks. Turn onto the private gravel road that climbs up Mt. Guardian and you soon arrive at the house, set in a beautiful grove of hemlocks, only four miles from the great shops and restaurants of Woodstock.
PLEASE NOTE: 4WD is strongly recommended in the winter as the cabin is on a steep mountain road that can be a challenging drive in the snow.
Other Activities: Hike to the viewpoint above the house, go to the swimming hole, take fly fishing lessons. There's Opus40 and Big Pink too, as well as the Midnight Ramble events at Levon Helm's house!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
For more information and photos, please see our web link below. – Holiday rentals are a minimum of 3 days. – All rates are firm. – Weekly rate does not apply to Saturday-to-Saturday rentals. – Minimum rental during August is one week. The SECURITY DEPOSIT is $400 for weekend and weekly rentals and 30% for longer rentals and is required to reserve the house. The full amount of the rental fee is r