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Family and Friends Relax, BBQ and Explore! Great Hanging Out House.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Open design. All year lake views. Private acre 4 Bedrooms, 2 bath , Rec Room

Family and Friends Relax, BBQ and Explore! Great Hanging Out House.

Our spacious, open and fully renovated lake front home is available for rent...as a weekend escape, a three-day weekend in front of the fire, for the summer season or for a long, slow week to explore (also available as an artist's retreat for longer periods)---you choose.

Nearby --covered bridges (Livingston Manor)--three-arch stone bridge (Jeffersonville), a Hydro-powered radio station (WJFF) and the trout fishing center of the East (Roscoe)...also, raft or paddle down the Delaware from Narrowsburgh NY, Skinner's Falls or Pond Eddy-twenty minutes away....

Open Chef's Country Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances

Super clean+, kid and pet friendly and full of family games and activities. House offers full wired or wireless hi-speed internet. Two TV's with cable service

Wrap-around deck overlooking a private non-motorboat lake with beach. Swimming allowed at beach for those staying longer than 30 days. House has a HUGE finished basement with a pool-table, a fancy golf putting green, dart board, foosball table, separate seating area, and bunk-beds makes this great for two families to get away together (house sleeps up to 9!)....walk around the lake, ice fish in winter, bike-ride--roast marshmallows, kayak during the rest of the year....beginner skiing just twelve minutes away, see a concert at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts (ten minutes to Yasgur's Farm), go antique hunting or bald eagle watching nearby... tour a small organic farm nearby, even bet on the trotters and gamble at the raceway (7 miles down the road)....

Security Deposit Required. If you bring a Pet, then a Pet Security Required

Payment is to be paid in full 30 days prior to arrival in order to honor reservations

Guests pay a $150 fee for professional cleaning.

NOTE: Rentals are subject to the 5% Sullivan County Room Occupancy tax

Until confirmed rates are subject to change without notice--HOLIDAY RATES APPLY

More Details

Owner
Kevin Smith
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

Amenities

Smallwood Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Swimming permitted at lifeguard protected beach provided passes are pre-arranged. Nearby swimming at Lake Superior or Toronto Reservoir
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Skylight. Has low shower headroom
    Main floor bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Blue Bedroom - 1 queen , Dresser, two chairs, TV, walk in closet, a/c, balcony
    Yellow bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Two closets, dresser, two chairs, ceiling fan
    Green Bedroom - 1 queen , Large closet, full length dresser, chair, ceiling fan
    Bunk house - 3 twin/ single , Three Bed Bunkhouse on lower level with rec room.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin/bunk Beds (5), Extra sheets, plenty of blankets and pillows. Bedrooms have night stands, drawers, and a chair. Master bedroom has air conditioning. Other bedrooms have ceiling fans. Each bedroom has separate heating control.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Family and Friends Relax, BBQ and Explore! Great Hanging Out House.
average rating of 4.8555555 based on 90 reviews
4

Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice location with beautiful views of the lake. House is very well maintained and quaintly decorated. Perfect location for kayaking, fishing and quiet surroundings.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Well-furnished, comfortable, and filled with fun activities

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leonia, NJ
5

Great place to relax

  • 5 of 5

Great place to relax and enjoy nature. Just have to bring yourself and food. Everything you need is at the house including BBQ pit, fire pit, w/d, pool table, screened in porch, kayak and more… The lake is filled with fish and only few feet away from the house. Even though I was solo it is very family friendly and very close to everything you need. Had a great time relaxing and watching the deer and other animals on the property. Very privet and friendly people in the community. It’s one of those places where everyone waves to each other. Really nice change from NYC people I am used to. Fishing was great and other lakes are close by as well. I will definitely go back when I need some down time. The owners were really attentive and helpful. I give it an A++++ for a nice quite down time retreat.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3906 Avenue R Brooklyn NY
5

Just Great!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved it! We had Grandpa (me) and Grandma, our 23 year-old daughter and boyfriend, our son and his wife and our 20 month old grand daughter and our little dog Muggs. Every one of us had a great time, from family cooking in the spacious kitchen to kayaking, biking and enjoying smores around the backyard fire pit! The house was more than comfortable and we enjoyed the downstairs play room and table top games and the big bonus for us as huge hockey fans...we were able to catch the NHL playoff games at night and enjoy them together in the living room too! Great wildlife on the lake! Nesting geese and red-winged-blackbirds on the island, various warblers, plenty of turtles, deer and if I'm correct, we even spotted a beaver not far from the dock. Plenty of privacy too. The houses around the lake are nicely spread out so it gives you that nice feeling of being alone, but not isolated. Our only problem was not being able to stay longer! The Smith's...perfect hosts!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

I'd like to thank Kevin for his terrific hospitality. The house was awesome. Loved the view of the lake. Excellent bicycle riding around the lake and surrounding areas. It was close to Monticello Raceway and all other Catskills attractions.

The house has everything you need for a memorable stay. The owner really wants his guests to have a terrific time. When the cable television service did not have the channel I wanted he offered to have the cable company install new equipment to get that channel. I declined since I was only there for three days but I did tell Kevin how much I appreciated the offer.

I can't wait for my next visit to this beautiful house and the Catskills.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely fantastic experience!

  • 5 of 5

Kevin was the best HomeAway host we could have ever asked for. Before we even arrived he was sending link after link of activities taking place in the area for us to check out. The house was so charming, spacious, clean, and made for the perfect winter getaway. The lake was gorgeous and we had such a great experience getting snowed in and having to stay an extra night. Kevin was so gracious and was concerned about our safety so he gave us our extra snowed in night free of charge which was too kind.

In summary: The location was picturesque. The house was adorable. Kevin was fantastic to work with. Anyone looking for a little winter (or summer) escape will be extremely happy they chose to stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Sullivan County Airpiort
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Friend’s Restaurant
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Lochmor Golf Course
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Port Jervis
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Dancing Cat Saloon, more trendy spots + Itallian
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Mountain Lake (our lake) & Toronto Reservior
Car: necessary

The Town of Bethel was brought to the world's attention in 1969 when nearly 500,000 people gathered at Max Yasgur's Farm for 'Three Days of Peace and Music'. The Woodstock festival was held here in Bethel, 5 miles from our lake house, not in the Town of Woodstock.

In 2006, Bethel Woods opened on the original Woodstock site as a state-of-the-art performing arts venue. In early 2008, a multi-media Woodstock 'interpretive' museum opened near the old Yasgur's Farm to complement the concert space, which has hosted the New York Philharmonic, Wynton Marsalis, Diane Reeves, Chris Botti, the Goo Goo Dolls, the Boston Pops Orchestra, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Lynyrd Skynyrd/Marshall Tucker Band, Bob Dylan, Richie Havens/Arlo Guthrie, Earth, Wind & Fire, the Boston Pops Orchestra, Steely Dan, the Allman Brothers, the Jonas Brothers, Heart, Journey, Cheap Trick and Brad Paisley to name a few. The continue to add top artists each summer / fall seasons. Lawn chair rentals make it affordable for all.

If you can not make the concerts it is still a great place to visit and tour the Woodstock Museum. This museum is quite the unexpected treat. Original artifacts, music, history, movie clips and much more. Group tours given on Saturdays. Easy 1 to 2 hour tour. See the actual festival site, hills and ponds.

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Rates & Availability

Smallwood Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 22 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$240
$1,580
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Foliage 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving thru New Years
Oct 31 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$25
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$220
$1,470
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 5.0%

- The property availability calendar is updated recognizing your reservation when the first payment is received or we receive a photo of your check.
- The house is not rented to those under 25.
- Separate Pet Deposit of $400 may be required.
- Stopped checks and bounced checks will incur a $50 processing fee.
- The VRBO, HomeAway & Vacation Rentals sites have added a new guest service charge effective February 18, 2016. Called a Service Fee in the quote, it can range from 4-10%. This is not paid to the homeowner.
- All PayPal and Credit Card convenience fees regarding payments are paid for by the Guest. If the fees are not included in the payment then these fees are deducted from the refunded deposit. The fees are approx. 3% of the total paid.
- We strongly suggest that you pay by check as it is the most economical. Photos of checks are accepted to lock in your stay while we wait for the check to arrive.
- Our cleaning and hospitality staff does a post-stay cleaning report on how the house was left as well as how many beds were used. When more beds are used than what was requested/expected then the guest will be charged the nightly rate for an extra guest. This will be deducted from the security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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