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One Of The Best Houses In Woodstock (Great for Catskills Skiing)

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

One Of The Best Houses In Woodstock

Built in 1774, this is the original farmhouse for the entire valley. The house has been lovingly renovated a number of times throughout its history, but it still retains its originals details and charm from the Revolutionary-War period. This is truly one of the more beautiful houses in the area.

The house is handsomely situated on six secluded acres. It has four (five including the den) bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room with fireplace, a den with fireplace (that functions as a fifth bedroom), a separate dining room, a sun/breakfast room, and two lovely fireplaces. The kitchen is fully equipped for the most demanding of dinner parties. There is also a separate laundry area adjacent to the kitchen.

There is a bedroom downstairs that has a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom is the master located upstairs with a queen bed and an en-suite bathroom. This upstairs bathroom has a second entrance from the hallway for the use of the other two upstairs bedrooms, in addition to its being en-suite to the master bedroom. The third bedroom is upstairs and has two twin beds. The fourth bedroom is located upstairs and has a full-size/double bed. There is a separate den downstairs with its own fireplace on its own side of the house just off the living room, which nicely functions as a fifth bedroom, containing a queen-size sleeper sofa. There is also a queen-size sleeper sofa in the sun room and a twin-size day bed in the living room.

The property has a 50-foot, salt-water pool. There is a grill at poolside that is both charcoal and gas. In addition to the house, there is a charming art studio in a separate outbuilding and a barn that it used as a two-car garage and tool shop.

Located just over the hill from the town square in Woodstock, the house is in Woodstock proper, just minutes from shops and restaurants in the center of town.

More Details

Owner
Catherine
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Catherine

I'm a psychology professor living in Manhattan and Woodstock with my husband and two kids.

Why Catherine chose Catskills

The house is perfect year-round, with skiing in the winter and swimming/hiking/you-name-it during the other seasons!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved our weekend in woodstock! The house was absolutely lovely, especially the bedrooms and the light-filled breakfast room. And the claw-foot tub upstairs was a real treat. I can only imagine how beautiful and fun it would be to stay in the summer and have access to the pool. We used the fireplace nightly and the kitchen was well-equipped with basics for dining in. The caretaker was helpful and available when we couldn't figure out how to light the stove and it was a really easy, quick trip from NYC. I will definitely keep the property in mind for future weekend escapes.
Apr 2013
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Amenities

Woodstock Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs En-suite Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom - 1 queen , downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , upstairs
    Den/Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Separate den off living room with queen-size sleeper sofa.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , upstairs
    Sunroom - 1 queen , At one end of house, next to laundry area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

One Of The Best Houses In Woodstock (Great for Catskills Skiing)
average rating of 4.851852 based on 57 reviews
Wilmette, Illinois
5

Such a comfortable, wonderful historical house!

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 6, including my husband, myself, our 3 adult kids and one if their significant others. The beds were clean and comfortable and there was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. Also a great kitchen and 2 dining areas to choose from. Internet was fast. And it was a nice break from having a tv on! (there's no television in the house). A short drive to town, GREAT hiking options close by. It was the perfect weekend and would make a wonderful week-long rental. Sarah (caretaker)was readily available, tho we didn't have any problems or issues so never needed to call on her.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

amazing house!

  • 5 of 5

The house was equipped with everything our group needed. There were plenty of rooms to retreat to if needed, but our 12 people found this a very spacious home that was easy to cook and congregate in. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils/cookware, and we even cooked a 24 lb turkey in the oven. Definitely a great place to stay.

I should also mention that while the house is driving distance to town, we did do a great hike from the house itself to Snake Rocks, a beautiful overlook and quarry-like area nearby.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 3 nights in February 2017 and we truly LOVED it! The house is super cozy, clean and with good taste. The kids had an amazing time as well as the adults. We'll come back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Always Enjoy Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your home with us once again this year. We will be back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I want to go back!!

  • 5 of 5

Don't hesitate to rent this beautiful original farm house...or farm home I should say. The home is so well cared for and allows you to feel comfortable and at home. Everything about the home was as advertised on the website. The grounds are beautiful, the beds were so comfortable, and everything was very clean. The owner and property manager were both very responsive to my endless questions, even down to which was the best route to take! we'd love to rent this home again, maybe in the winter and bring grandchildren to sled ride. We only stayed a weekend (which was not long enough) and went to the Woodstock museum but then did not have enough time to see Woodstock the town as much as I would have liked to. We did most of our cooking at the farm house. There were 4 couples on this mini-vacation and we were not crowded at all for sleeping arrangement or bathroom use. I hope you enjoy your stay here as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Overall a very pleasant experience. The house was big and clean. The pool was fabulous. The TV and dvr did not work which was a disappointment. Would definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

The Bear Cafe
Bread Alone
Sunfrost Farms
Joshua's Restaurant & Caterers
"Excellent for breakfast and lunch, with a Mediterranean flare."
Gypsy Wolf Cantina -- CLOSED
"Great place for a few beers and low-key Mexican."
Kaaterskill Falls
"Great hike."
Belleayre Ski Center
"Wonderful little mountain that's the choice for locals and not as crowded as Hunter. Great p..."
Bread Alone Bakery
Blue Mountain Bistro
"Great pre-prepared food."
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Woodstock Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Summer - Low
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,800
 
 
Summer - High
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,250
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,350
$5,785
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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