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Ray & Allyson Nichols

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Historic Four Season Rental

13 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Olivebridge Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4 maximum)

Aunt's Place is a newly renovated historic home located in the Catskill Park 2hrs from NYC in Olivebridge NY. This home was built to board the laborers who built the Ashokan Reservoir. The renovation was done to preserve some of the original findings in the home during the renovation process. Some of the original findings include primitive art work which are displayed on the living room walls. The home is walking distance from the reservoir where you could enjoy the amenities offered or just relax and enjoy the peacefulness of our small town.

Keywords: Cottage

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ray & Allyson Nichols (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

We're so happy when we hear that our guests enjoy our home as much as we do. You were great guests and look forward to meeting you both again.
Jul 2016
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Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

Historic Four Season Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

We had a great vacation it was a nice long weekend and house is great the area was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We made so many new memories. The house was beautiful, clean, comfortable. We look forward to spending time there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beacon New York , Dutchess county
5

Outstanding rental

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful experience staying at this rental. The owners made us feel so comfortable and accommodated every need we had.

This also was a very special stay because my family and I have family ties with the owners and we spent many a day there. It was incredible to once again be in that house sharing wonderful memories.

I've already have told many about it and I look forward to my next stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We very much enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Thank you so much for taking such good care of our Aunt's Place. Warmest regards to all, See you soon,
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Brooklyn, NY
5

Catskills charmer

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at Aunt's Place. Hosts are lovely and very helpful. the house has been lovingly restored and is very comfortable. The location is ideal. It is not far from Woodstock, Phoenicia and Kingston. And you can walk to the magnificent Ashokan Reservoir. the house is better than the photos!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Aunt's Place. Thank you so much for taking such good care of our home. You were wonderful guests and we look forward to your next visit. All the best to you. Ray & Allyson and of course Roscoe
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Brooklyn, NY
5

Country Charm Meets Modern Amenities

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our 2 year old son just spent a week at Aunts Place. The house has been beautifully restored and has everything you need to have a comfortable and relaxing vacation. The location is perfect, centrally located to Woodstock, Phoenicia, New Paltz and Kingston. The Ashokan reservoir is stunning and being a 10 minute walk from it is great! Ray and Allyson were amazing hosts, always available when we needed them but never intrusive. We really loved our time here and hope to get back soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy that you and your family had such a wonderful time. Olivebridge is such a beautiful spot. Thank you for being such wonderful guests and we look forward to your return. The Nichols Family
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5

lovely catskills getaway

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed here for a long weekend getaway and loved our time at Aunt's Place. It's a charming house, clean, beautifully located and near towns such as Woodstock and Phoenicia as well as close to countless hiking and skiing options. The house was comfortable, spacious, clean and cozy, and had a wonderful kitchen full of all the pots and pans and supplies needed to cook and bake the whole weekend. Ray and Allison were gracious hosts and we were grateful for their flexibility and generosity. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking such good care of our home. We're so happy you enjoyed the spectacular surroundings and had a great time at Aunt's Place. We look forward to your next visit. The Nichols family
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5

Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the ‘Aunts Place’ for July and August. What a perfect getaway from the city, just 2 hours drive. The home is decorated beautifully and absolutely spotless! We truly felt that this was our home, it was so comfortable. The photos are accurate, if anything, the home is better in person than the pictures. There is so much to do in the area, the reservoir is just a short walk away, and great for nightly or early morning walks.

You couldn’t ask for better hosts, Ray and Allyson are simply terrific, always there is you need them, but never intrusive. They really helped to make our summer special. My only hesitation in writing this review is that now everyone will know what a truly terrific place this is, and we will not be able to get a reservation! Thank you Ray & Allyson, for creating this beautiful home and making our summer so special.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed Aunt's Place. You both were a pleasure to meet and the neighbors are still asking about you both. Please be safe and we hope to see you in the near future. Thanks so much, Ray & Allyson
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Map

Ashokan Reservoir-Walking distance(10 min)No motorized vehicles. Woodstock-20min, Hurley/Stone Ridge-20min, Historic New Paltz- 30min.

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Rates & Availability

Olivebridge Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,125
$2,895
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,125
$2,895
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25

Aunt's Place has a maximum overnight capacity of 4 guests. Additional invited overnight guests will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave immediately unless prior arrangements have been made with the owners.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Olivebridge Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Notes:
TVs in both bedrooms & living room

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