An 1850's picturesque farmhouse w/ modern amenities tucked in the fold of a mountain only 2 hours from NYC! Originally built by a land owner before leaving off to the civil war, my sun-drenched home today is the perfect weekend getaway surrounded by natural rock-outcroppings on 7 acres in New York's desirable Catskills Forest Preserve. With a natural pond and invitingly precious, my peaceful retreat is fully furnished with full size kitchen and all the comforts of home. The welcoming living room with original stone fireplace is a gathering place in winter and summer. Private master bedroom. Dining area accommodates a sizeable group. Located 5 minutes from the Ashokan Reservoir and convenient to Woodstock, Phoenicia, New Paltz, Stone Ridge, Saugerties, Kingston. Ski at both Hunter & Bellayre; X-country skiing at NewPaltz Minnewaska State Park - Hiking, biking, running, rock-climbing, fishing (Esopus Creek 10 minutes away), swimming, tubing, and boating in the summer! Antiques, shopping, great restaurants, picturesque views & waterfalls, all within short drives.
Outdoor Places to Explore - Google or YouTube:: Peekamoose Mountain and Peekamoose Blue Hole - wonderful trails and a natural swimming hole, complete with rope swing.
Kaaterskill Falls - breath taking falls and fun hiking area
Mohonk Mountain Resort - for more structured activities on the lake, golfing and spa.
Near by locales : Phoenicia - Whether you're looking for Tubing down the Esopus or seeking a stroll down main street, Phoenicia is bustling with fun and eats! From Sweet Sue's, home to the area's best big breakfast with plate size pancakes to The Sportsman and Brio's - friendly restaurants abound with friends and families hanging around in this quintessential mountain town~
Woodstock - Famous for years and still with a vibe, a fun stop for art, music, events, shops and restaurants with a film festival each fall.
New Palz - A college town with all the energy and serves as a great launching point for rock climbing, hiking and biking. Many sites in the area.