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Luxury 4 Season Vacation Lodge: Wi-Fi, A/C, Fire-Pit, Swim, Ski/Ride... ENJOY!!

Sleeps18
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 18, Clean, Comfy & Spacious w/ Modern Amenities

From May through October you can Swim, Fish and use the supplied Kayaks at the private lake across the street and less than 1 mile to Hunter Mountain Resort, 1 mile to town, 5 miles to Tannersville & 9 miles to Windham Mtn, The Black Bear Lodge is on a paved (& plowed) town maintained road & has everything you need to guarantee a Fabulous Year-Round Vacation Get-Away. Campfires at our Fire-Pit. Children's Activity Playset (swings, fort, climbing wall). Ski, Ride, Golf, Bike, Hike, Eat, Drink, Dance, Shop, Festivals, Water-Park, Zip-Line...All within minutes! Immaculately Clean, Luxurious & Spacious w/ Modern Amenities. On a wooded acre. Sleep like royalty w/ new mattresses, quality cotton linens, comforters, plush pillows & towels! 2 Media Centers w/ cable, large flat-screen TV's, DVD & VHS players, a huge movie library & High-Speed Internet & Wi-Fi. A Game Room w/ Foosball table & Video Arcade Machine + vast selection of board games! Main Floor = Large Modern Kithen, Dining Room & Great Room w/ stone fireplace


Owner
Robert
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Robert

My name is Robert and after years as a home builder I now manage 5 rental properties on a full time basis.

My wife and I love to stay in and share our properties with other families and groups who want to enjoy and be respectful of the beautiful homes we offer!

I can always be reached via email and text and usually reply within minutes to all inquiries, questions or issues.

I look forward to having you as my guest for your next vacation or getaway!!

Robert purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Robert chose Hunter Mountain

The location is amazing... The views are delightful... The house is kept immaculately clean and is very spacious & comfortable... If you read the many customer reviews you will see and get a feel for the vacation experience you can expect if you rent one of my properties.

What makes this lodge unique

Summer: The private community lake is across the street, a 50 yard walk down a gravel path. Kayaks and pedal boat are available at no cost. The lake is open from May 1 to October 30.

Winter: Hunter Mountain Resort is less than 1 mile away for skiing, riding and inner tubing

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks Jessica for your detailed review. As a home owner I depend on exit emails & frank reviews from my guests so to maintain a 5-Star accomodation!!

- Regarding the dishwasher: It's only 4 months old & I'm guessing the spinner somehow got blocked because it seems to be working fine now and no one else has ever complained about it.

- Thanks for the tip regarding upstairs air-flow. I just installed 2 new Wisper-Quiet oscillating tower fans that will guarantee a quiet cool breeze on even the muggiest of nights :)
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Hunter Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All 4 bathrooms are beautifully appointed w/ custom vanities, quality fixtures & stone/marble tile floors. Ample supply of cotton hand and bath towels are provided + hand & body soaps.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Master Suite on top floor w/ full ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , On top floor..
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 2 Bunk Beds on top floor..
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , On lower level entry floor.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 2 Bunk Beds on lower level entry floor.
  • #1: Large King Master Suite with mountain & lake views, Baby crip, luxurious ensuite bathroom, large closet #2: Queen bed overlooking the lake & mountains. #3: 4 twin beds (2 bunk beds) w/ large closet & tranquil wooded views (sleeps 4) #4 Twin bed + queen bed in quiet lower level bedroom #5: 3 twin beds + 1 double bed (2 bunk beds in spacious lower level bedroom with double wide closet.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 16 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Kitchen: Fully stocked to accommodate 18 people including plates, utensils, cups, glasses, pots, pans, coffee machine, blender, toaster, etc, etc. Bedrooms: All linens, blankets & pillows are supplied & are freshly laundered weekly. Bathrooms: Bath & hand towels are supplied & freshly laundered weekly. Foaming hand & face soap is supplied, hair dryers are kept in bathroom drawers. Please bring all other personal hygene supplies. Extra: Bring your own beach towels for the lake... Please do not take our plush bath towels to the beach area.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(144 traveler reviews)

Luxury 4 Season Vacation Lodge: Wi-Fi, A/C, Fire-Pit, Swim, Ski/Ride... ENJOY!!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 145 reviews
5

Perfect for our Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property in a beautiful setting. I booked it, along with another property for a family reunion, but we ended up using this place for the get-togethers with the group because this house has such great large common spaces for gathering. The wrap around deck was perfect for our cookout, the indoor areas were great for the night that was too cool to gather outside, and the firepit was nice, too. Robert, the owner, was very responsive and helpful, both before, during and after our visit, and even took the time to send some left-behind shoes to us. I know from renting via VRBO in the past that this is very important. The house is top-quality in every way, and we could not have been happier. If a future reunion takes us back to the Catskills, I would love to use this place again!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well organized owner and very comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Black Bear Lodge is one of the best places we've stayed so far, and we've been to so many places since we rent a home 2-3 times in a year. Robert is very well organized and it showed in how well he has taken care of his property. This home is well-maintained and very clean. Overall, we had a very comfortable stay. We will surely be back in the near future.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Great Find

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Black Bear Lodge was excellent. Robert was accessible and attentive, the house was clean and comfortable, and the location was perfect. The fire pit was well-stocked with wood and there were plenty of chairs both inside and out on the spacious deck. We'd be happy to stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shrewsbury, MA
5

Exceptional quality and a beautiful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

The house is in Hunter - a beautiful loaction in Catskill mountain. The house is exceptionally well equipped, clean and convenient. We were 5 families and total 15 people and we had a great time there. Also Robert, the owner is extremely good to work with and we got whatever he promised in the house. I would definitely recommend this property and would come back again

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Amazing amazing 5 star

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, very spacious everything as described if not better. Went with a group of 15 and fit very comfortably. Beautiful grounds and great location. Loved everything about it. And great price. Definitely would suggest for others to go ahead and book it, you won't be disappointed

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Princeton, NJ
5

Great location and excellent lodge!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful time at this lodge. We had a group of about 14, plus a few day visitors, for my boyfriend's 30th birthday and we had more than enough room. The pictures don't really even do it justice with how beautiful it is. The dining room table is fantastic! We did a lot of cooking and everything we needed was available to us. Robert is very responsive and communicative through the whole booking and arrival process. I would absolutely come back again -- we're already discussing summer plans to take advantage of the lake!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Albany
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
McGregor's / Van Winkles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Tannersvillle or Windham
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
#87
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
McGregor's / Van Winkles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Hunter Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Private Community Lake across the street
Car: recommended

The Black Bear Lodge is a private luxury log home in a beautifully setting on Hunter Mountain.

A stones throw from a private community lake for swimming, fishing and boating. Less than 1 mile to the Hunter Mountain Resort for 4 seasons of fun. Only 1 mile to town for restaurants, bars, movie theatre and shopping. Within easy driving distance to dozens of local area activities and sites.

We have a large driveway that can park 12 cars and are accessed by a newly paved and quiet neighborhood dead-end street that is town maintained and plowed in the winter. On-site Activities: Fire-Pit, Children's Wooden Swing and Activity Pay-Set.

The Black Bear Eagle Lodge is located on Pine Lane (on Hunter Mtn) overlooking a private lake in the exclusive and tranquil Colonel Chair subdivision that sits in the woods directly between the ski mountain and the Village of Hunter... Both are less than 1 mile away. Tannersville is 5 miles and Windham is only 9 miles away...

** THIS IS THE PERFECT LOCATION; CLOSE TO ALL, YET PRIVATE AND SECLUDED!!! **

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Rates & Availability

Hunter Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,700
 
 
Labor Day Week
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$750
Fri,Sat
 
 
Late Summer / Fall Folliage
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$650
Fri,Sat
$2,400
 
 
Late Fall / Early Winter
Oct 23 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,200
 
 
Peak Winter
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$800
Fri,Sat
$2,700
 
 
Christmas Thru New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$900
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,900
 
 
Peak Winter
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$2,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

- I require a $750 house security deposit 7 days prior to check-in. You can use a credit card "hold" (funds only put on hold) or PayPal.
- NO HIDDEN OR EXTRA CHARGES... MY RATES ARE ALL-INCLUSIVE!!
- Rates are all-inclusive: Taxes, Cleaning, Laundry, Firewood, etc. (Boats & Swimming are available from May 1 to October 31)
- Over holiday weekends, I require a 3 night minimum. Please email for a quote.
- My 2 night wknd rate is for Friday & Saturday nights. The same 2 night rate will apply for Thurs & Friday or Saturday & Sunday stays.
- I reply promptly to all inquiries with a formal & detailed quote... Usually within an hour or two unless traveling or on weekends.
- Rates and Terms are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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