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Ken / Anne

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Artist's secluded all-season 19th Century farmhouse

12 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Catskill Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

Our 1850+ sq ft farmhouse is completely secluded on majestic 3 acres with upgrades done by owner/artist/photographer. The home has a large open feel between the living room, kitchen and dining room. It's the perfect family retreat and friend's getaway with great kitchen accommodations and comfortable dining indoors or on the large screened porch. There are two TVs (one in the master B/R), H/S Internet-WiFi, plus a great stash of games. ALL bedrooms are air conditioned. Three scenic lakes are within 30 minutes for swimming and boat rentals, as are Hunter and Windham ski resorts. And in any season, the thriving arts community in Catskill, Woodstock, Saugerties and Hudson are a total pleasure.

Please note, there's usually a 2/night minimum while holidays have a 3/night minimum. Thanks for looking!

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ken / Anne (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Date of Stay: 7/14/11-7/17/11

Great idyllic spot. Beautiful spacious house with ALL of the amenities of home. We felt immediately at home. I would wholeheartedly recommend a stay here. Easy access to the mountains and to all of the fun shopping etc in Woodstock. And, the landlord was easily available with answers to any questions. All in all, A++
Jul 2011
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Reviews

4.9
based on 12 traveler reviews

Artist's secluded all-season 19th Century farmhouse
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews
Hoboken, New Jersey
5

Keeps getting better!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third year renting this house and it only gets better. We have known the hosts, Ken and Anne, for years now and they are still as considerate and conscientious as they were the first time we rented. Their home is warm and inviting, always clean, and very well laid out for two families with two kids each. There are three ample bedrooms, a huge downstairs, and lots of room outside. We can't recommend this rental highly enough! If you want a nice retreat from the urban thrall, definitely consider this cozy home upstate.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The home was clean, comfortable and well laid out.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the farmhouse. The yard was huge, the area was beautiful and everything was perfect. Ken was a great host and very helpful. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet, Charming getaway

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I rented the house for my birthday. We all live in New York City so it was great to escape to the Catskills for the weekend. It was a nice, comfortable, quiet place to relax and enjoy each other's company. It's a very nice sized property, with a great yard to hang out in to bbq and read a book. We also loved cooking and eating out on the screened in porch. The house is also near some very pretty hiking and swimming. Definitely a great place to get away from it all.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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4

So cozy

  • 4 of 5

We rented the house for my dad's birthday and were conveniently close to the towns of Catskill and Hudson, where some great restaurants can be found, and also had the luxury of cooking at the house with ingredients we scored at local farms and butchers.

The house couldn't have been comfier. So clean and cozy.

Make sure to take advantage of the fire place!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely home, lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

We had the nicest stay at this farmhouse. We rented it for a family get away from the city and it absolutely fit the bill. The house and property are exactly as described and photographed. The house is spacious, comfortably sleeps (in the bedrooms) and seats (in the living room, dining room and on the screened in porch) as many people as advertised and has more than enough towels, silverware and dishes for 7 people, including beach towels and blankets for picnicking. The kitchen is very well equipped and easy to cook in. I'm an avid cook and I found everything I needed. The house was very clean when we arrived. Mobile phone reception was good and there was a computer with internet access. The customer service was excellent. The owners sent me a lot of information about things to do in the area before I came so I had some ideas. When we arrived at the house not only was there a folder with maps and destination ideas, but also a bottle of delicious wine. The house is very quiet and secluded, but it is located close to roads for easy access to local attractions. We went, on the owners' recommendation, to a nearby lake and had a great day swimming and hiking in the mountains. We were able to visit friends who were staying in Saugerties (a quaint little town with good food) with only a 20 minute drive. The house is also located quite close to the towns of Catskill and Hudson with easy access to the Amtrak train station. The house and its location are wonderful, but it's the owners who are the icing on the cake. They made us feel welcome even before we had paid in full and were prompt in returning our deposit payment. I would absolutely recommend it to my friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hoboken, New Jersey
5

Fab location, fantastic hosts, & a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with another couple and our brood of children was looking for a rental close to Hunter and Wyndham for the 2011-12 ski season. Luckily we chanced upon Ken and Anne's home in Catskill because it was the perfect fit for us. We stayed there a total of 4 weekends from Jan - March 2012 and had a marvelous time every single weekend. Everything about their home was welcoming. Ken and Anne, the owners, were attentive and gracious, always sending emails and checkups before and after every visit. Any issues we had they took care of instantly and even went so far as to welcome us with a bottle of wine on our first weekend out! It was touches like this that made the four weekends so lovely. They provided sheets and towels (a luxury that not many homes in the area provide surprisingly) and the house was immaculate. The property itself is very spacious and the kids loved playing in the 3 acre yard. The guys of course enjoyed barbequing on their enormous grill while everyone got a kick out of their wood burning fireplace/stove in the living room. Ken and Anne obviously put a lot of thought into this home: surround sound speakers were installed in all the downstairs rooms; there were ample games, balls, sporting equipment for the adults and kids; there is a washer/dryer; and all the normal trappings that you don't think to buy for a rental (paper towels, dish detergent, soap, toilet paper, etc) were already in place. We've rented a few other places and have been shocked on occasion to learn that even dish washing soap and toilet paper wasn't included! Well, you won't have to worry about a thing at this house. When we left they were even installing a state of the art stove/range for all those budding chefs out there! I can't stress how much we enjoyed our time at this house. But the fact that we've already made plans to head back for 6 more weekends this coming ski season is recommendation enough!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These comments speak more loudly than what we could say. We're truly grateful for the kind words and praise for our place. Ken & Anne
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Stewart International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Several 18 hole courses
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Amtrak - Hudson, NY
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
New York State Thruway Exit 21
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Multiple
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Hunter and Windham Ski Resorts
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Catskill Mountains!

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Rates & Availability

Catskill Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$325
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Please Contact Owner for Rental Rate Information
PLEASE NOTE: There is a 2/night minimum stay. Holiday Weekends require a 3/night minimum stay.

RENTAL RESTRICTIONS: Age 25+ only, unless accompanied by parent or guardian. No group may exceed (7).

PETS are welcome, ON APPROVAL ONLY @

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Catskill Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • The three bedrooms are extremely comfortable with queen size beds. #3 is fully carpeted, #2 is quite large with a full size futon in additional to the bed and #1 has a private stairway and fabulous views of the property and television with DVD player. All are air conditioned.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Cellphone reception is excellent at the house and in the general geographical area along the Hudson River Valley.

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