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Charming, Quiet Country House that is Open to the Outdoors

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Livingston Manor House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom

Our light-filled house is designed for entertaining, with an open layout, a fully-stocked kitchen & a deck with a bbq grill/smoker. It has recently been renovated. There is a creek behind the house (Sprague Brook) & the Willowemoc Creek, known for its amazing fly fishing, is 3 minutes away. Our house sleeps 6 & is perfect for families. We have a pack & play, child’s feeding chair & children’s books & toys. There's also a sand table on the deck.

Attractions in Livingston Manor:

- World-famous trout fishing

- Hiking

- Swimming & canoeing (Mongaup Pond is a short drive away)

- Cross-country skiing

- Biking (w/ a place to rent bikes in town)

- Golfing

- Farmers' markets

- Annual Trout Parade

- Bethel Woods Center for the Arts + Museum (home of the Woodstock site)

- Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum

- Shandelee Music Festival

- Catskill Arts Society

- Forestburgh Playhouse

- New Age Health Spa

- Gourmet food shop in town with local organic meats & cheeses

Treat yourself to a getaway in Livingston Manor in the southern part of the Catskills Mountains, only a 2-hour drive from the George Washington Bridge (exit 96 off Route 17).

Our light-filled house is designed for entertaining, with an open layout and a fully-stocked kitchen. It has just been completely renovated. There is a creek behind the house (Sprague Brook) that you can fish for trout in. The Willowemoc Creek, known for its amazing fly fishing, is also just 3 minutes away.

Our house is perfect for a family. Two of the bedrooms have double beds & the third has 2 twin beds. There is also a pack & play available as well as a child's feeding chair & children's games. There's even a sand table on the deck!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Karina Frengle-Eaves
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 14, 2016


based on 16 traveler reviews

Charming, Quiet Country House that is Open to the Outdoors
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Clean and comfortable! Very peaceful setting.

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at this quiet country house. It was very peaceful and relaxing. As we were there to visit my family who have a place nearby, we did not spend a great deal of time at the house. We did however enjoy some scenic walks, and trips into the charming nearby town of Livingston Manor. No wifi or internet, so a great place to really get away from it all!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is our "happy place"

  • 5 of 5

I kind of want to give the house a bad review so other people won't go and it will be available for us always…but I can't. The house is clean and bright. We have gone two summers in a row. At first we thought the lack of WiFi or cable would be hard. But it is awesome to be disconnected.There is swimming at Mongaup pond (home to two Bald Eagles) 8 miles away but we were content cooling off in the creek. It is great for entertaining as well- fully equipped kitchen and grill and then some. We happen to have local friends so it was nice to have a group over. Plenty of "new" toys for my kids to be entertained but also a perfectly safe place for them to go out and explore on their own (age 5 and 7). This is a very special place to us and we can't say enough how wonderful and helpful the owners are. A lot of love went into the house to make it as nice as it is and you can feel that warmth around you. When you do leave the house there is an amazing playground at the local school and a track to run on. There are working farms to visit and there is a new German pastry shop opening up an a new French Bistro. The beds are comfortable (the master bed is kind of soft for my taste but my husband is fine w it). We are city people but we feel safe in this house because it has the feeling of being secluded but there are people close enough by. I would not change a thing about this house. Enjoy it. We cannot wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barkhamsted, Connecticut

Beautiful Home with interesting touches

  • 5 of 5

We thouroughly enjoyed our stay at the house in Livingston Manor. It was private and quiet but very convenient. The area provided a variety of exploration destinations.

House was well cared for, clean with a kitchen that was a dream to cook in. Can't really think of anything you would need to bring.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and well-located vacation home

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful house for a family visit to the Catskill region. It is spacious, light, characteristic and most importantly: clean. We spend a long weekend here with four adults and a toddler and time flew. The large open space that forms the living room, dining room and kitchen is wonderful. Our little one had plenty of space to run and play around when it was still too cold to go outside and we could enjoy the great kitchen. The house is stacked with everything you may need to cook, play games, relax, watch videos and have a good time. The backyard and porch are simply amazing. The spacious outside dining and seating areas, the large grass lawn and of course the creek make it impossible not to spend time outdoors when weather permits. In the end, we spend most of our time in and around the house, but there are plenty of great hikes and other outdoor activities nearby in the Catskills. Finally, the communication with the owners was very easy and helpful. We can highly recommend a stay in this vacation home.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful peaceful getaway upstate

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I rented this place for New Years Eve arriving on the 29th. We loved the place. Beautiful house on the outskirts of a very small town deep into a pretty isolated wooded country road. Lots of nature, few neighbors in sight. Location wise this was perfect for what I was looking for. It felt very remote and tranquil. Large gorgeous windows with a view of the snowy forest. We felt like we had our own private forest. We saw a few deer close to the house. The house was immaculately clean. Cupboards stocked with pretty much every kind of dish you could need. Waffle maker, juicer, baking pans, cuisinart. Lots of spices for cooking too. The owner Karina couldnt have been more helpful. The day of our arrival we were forced to abandon the roads due to a bad storm and she helped me figure out what to do next. We were not able to make it until the next day but she had the neighbors warm up the house for us so when we arrived it was not freezing. Karina gave us detailed info the surrounding area including best food markets and sights. Thank you so much Karina. We would definitely come back and stay again this lovely house.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Astoria, New York

Best house ever!!

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the BEST weekend ever! We found this house online after researching about a hundred places and I must say we chose a winner. Not only was the place perfect, but the owner Karina was SO helpful in suggesting places to see. Wow was she right! When we first walked in the house it was nothing short of spotless and absolutely beautiful. The back yard was breathtaking and the creek was incredible. The description of the house online was 100% accurate. The town in the area was amazing and eveyone there was SO nice! We loved the food and there was a hiking trail not too far away. I highly recommend this place for friends getting away from it all, couples or a family getaway. TWO THUMBS UP!!!

Thank you Karina!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Livingston Manor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 1
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2
Dec 27 2016 - Dec 28 2016
1 night minimum stay
Winter 2
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Livingston Manor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Please note that towels are not included.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • There is also a pack & play & a feeding chair available for babies. Also, the house does have a washer/dryer.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming

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