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Tranquil, Light-filled Catskills Retreat With Stunning Water Views + Hot Tub

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Just 2 hours North of NYC & 5 miles from Woodstock NY-

The Glenford House offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6-8. Hot Tub, outdoor fire pit, ping-pong table, fireplace, gas grill, deck with amazing views. Good cell phone reception and wifi. Sorry, no pets.

Experience the serenity and beauty of the Catskills from our newly renovated home with views of the Ashokan Reservoir and Shawangunk Mountains. We designed The Glenford House to be a peaceful retreat with the rustic charm of a country cottage and modern amenities of city living. A place to enjoy slow and simple pleasures like cooking for loved ones in a light-drenched kitchen or reading books you've been meaning to for much too long.

Enjoy the quiet and privacy of the country, complete with swimming holes and hikes near by, while also having easy access to great restaurants, shops, bars and cafes, arts and music, and movies just ten minutes away in great towns like Woodstock, Phoenicia, Saugerties, and Kingston.

You’ll have an eat-in cook’s kitchen with five burner range, an airy living room with cathedral ceilings and a huge farm table, second floor master bedroom with adjacent room that doubles as a writing or yoga studio- with water views, two other lovely bedrooms- one first floor queen, and a second floor full sized bed with water views, two full bathrooms, one on each floor, a bright sun room with three walls of windows, TV room with basic cable (24 channels) plus Roku with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime, and Wii, and a two level deck/porch with a Weber Genesis grill and ping-pong table. Plus, ample windows and water and mountain views from almost every room imbue the house with a light and airy feeling. Also, relax and enjoy a newly installed hot tub on the lower patio.

Kitchen: Our eat-in cook's kitchen comes complete with a comfy breakfast nook looking out over the Ashokan, a five-burner gas stove with a double oven, dishwasher, a deep farm sink, and ample supplies. We love to cook, and we've filled the kitchen to the brim with everything from stainless steel and non-stick frying pans in a range of sizes, to specialty items like Le Crueset lasagna pans, a double boiler, pancake griddle, and a Keurig coffee maker (stocked with K-cups) alongside a french press and standard coffee maker, and a well-stocked pantry. And just outside the door is a Weber Genesis gas grill on the deck. We also supply you with a full kitchen inventory before you arrive for planning purposes.

Entertainment: Our TV room comes with a flat-screen television with cable; Roku with access to Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime; DVD player and video library; and Wii. We also have games, many books, and a ping-pong table.

Outdoor Activities: If you like to get outside, it’s hard to imagine a better place to do it. In the winter, enjoy great skiing and snowboarding with Hunter, Belleayre, and Windham just 25 to 45 minutes away. For cross-country skiers, the Mountain Trails cross country ski center, with a network of maintained trails, is also easily accessible. Go swimming in the many local swimming holes, tubing down the Esopus, hiking in the Catskills state parks, climbing in the Gunks, fishing in the reservoir, zip-lining at Hunter Mountain—the list goes on and it’s all close. And if you’re a cyclist, we’re happy to provide challenging routes full of rollers and hills or easy tours showcasing the extraordinary beauty of the region—you name it.

Discovering the Catskills: To help you get the most out of your stay, we've put together a guide to the region with favorite restaurants and things to do, maps to activities, places to get supplies, and suggested highlights of the area.

While we love dogs, we maintain a low allergen environment, and do not allow pets in our vacation rental.

To view our virtual tour on Homeaway, swipe to the right, backwards, from the main photo. Click the "video" tab on VRBO.

Payment Terms: We offer our guests the option to split the rental amount into 2 payments. The first one (50% of the rental amount) reserves the property. The second payment (50% + the security deposit) is due 21 days before check-in date. We also offer 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before the check-in date.

More Details

Owner
Deborah Osherow
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About Deborah Osherow

We have lived in the Catskills since 1987 and raised two children here. We fell in love with the Catkills and and never left!

Deborah Osherow purchased this house in 2014

Why Deborah Osherow chose Catskills

We have always admired the mesmerizing view of this property. It's on our route if we take the backroads into Woodstock. When it came up for sale, Deborah awoke one morning and 'knew' we had to buy it!

What makes this house unique

We were lucky enough to be able to purchase the property from Peter and Lisa fully furnished and with all the amenities. We love the modern/rustic style, its great location, and of course the awesome view of the Ashokan Reservoir and the mountains beyond.

Amenities

Woodstock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1820 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly renovated, located on the 1st floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Newly renovated located on the 2nd floor
  • Hair dryer, organic bath and facial soap, liquid hand soap, organic shampoo, conditioner and lotion provided, first aid kit, and basic over the counter medicines,
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , w/woods views, 1st floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , water views, 2nd floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , plus yoga/writing studio, water views, 2nd floor
  • Sleeps 6-8. Master bedroom on second floor with Queen bed and yoga studio with water views. Another bedroom is located on the second floor with a full sized bed w/water views. The third bedroom with a queen bed is on the first floor. w/woods views. Queen and full sized luxury Areo-Beds available, plus 2 daybeds in sunroom. Maximum occupancy 8.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(70 traveler reviews)

Tranquil, Light-filled Catskills Retreat With Stunning Water Views + Hot Tub
average rating of 4.957143 based on 70 reviews
5

Incredible home with incredible views!!

  • 5 of 5

We found the perfect home for a perfect family getaway. The home was just right for a break from the city. The vista is stunning and the home's peaceful setting gave complete respite. We loved the spacious, light-filled kitchen complete with all of the amenities of home and enjoyed dinners on the grill each night. Woodstock is very close with access to great restaurants, but we preferred to cook at home! Everything about this home was just right. The home met our expectations and more and the owners couldn't have been more accommodating. I would definitely recommend this home to a friend. We Loved our stay!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Beth for your lovely review...we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that our home could help faciltate your family's celebration. We were so lucky to have you and we're looking forward to your next stay.
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5

Great Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my four friends since childhood stayed here for a weekend getaway. The house was very comfortable, warm and light filled. Everything we needed was provided and we had plenty of room to relax and enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains and the scenery. We enjoyed the fireplace and hot tub. The owner was very helpful and wonderful to work with. Even though it was 10 degrees out all weekend, we were so comfortable in the house and enjoyed spending time in Woodstock , local restaurants and the surrounding area. We hope to return to this house together again.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Julie for your kind review! We're totally gratified that The Glenford House met your needs and was a comfortable space to reconnect with your friends. Just perfect! We look forward to your next visit. Your group was wonderful!
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4

Good family getaway

  • 4 of 5

The place was clean and functional especially the kitchen. Well done for having everything you need to cook and easily findable and accessible!! Great for kids and infants. They have child safe gates and a good layout on the bottom floor for a crawling baby. The sunroom and balcony overlooking the reservoir was lovely to hang out in especially in the mornings when the sun rises. For the price it is a great find and the hosts were most responsive and accommodating. My only comment would be the beds were on the smaller and harder side and difficult to get a good night sleep. But hey we're used to that with two kids under 3! Thanks Deborah for a welcoming stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay and found our home great for kids and infants, and that the kitchen, view, and price were highlights for you. I understand how difficult sleeping can be with two small children.
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5

Wonderful stay for a girls weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and three other ladies had the pleasure of staying in this house for three nights. The owner was a pleasure to work with. The house was just the right size, not too big, but plenty of room for everyone to spread out. The kitchen is stocked with everything one would need for cooking, and staples like sugar and mayonnaise were provided. The view is unbeatable. Would love to come back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kate, for your review and we look forward to your next stay.
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5

Great house, great property! Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family (husband and 2 kids ages 4 and 7) loved our 3 night stay at the Glenford house. Everything was clean and fresh and the beds are super comfortable. It is a great location for going to Woodstock and saugerties but also a great place to hang out. We made good use of the hot tub, fireplace and fire pit. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, Emily for your kind review of The Glenford House. We're glad we met your expectations for your family's vacation and you found the beds super comfortable!
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5

Awesome experience for families with kids!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Glenford house during President's day long weekend and it was a very relaxing and peaceful experience.

On arrival, we were pretty surprised to see a nice welcoming letter and a bottle of wine !

The house was very clean, organized and pretty open with big windows so you get a good sunlight everywhere. It had a very well stocked kitchen - so if you are travelling with small kids it's pretty convenient. We were 3 families with kids/babies ranging from 9 months to 7 years old and they had lots of fun running around the house and playing :-)

The bedding and towels were very clean and hotel quality. We requested for airbeds to fit everyone and the owners made sure to arrange it in required bedrooms before our arrival.

We also used the hot tub and it was one of the best things !

Thanks Deborah and David ! The Glenford house is a charm and would definitely recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, Chani for your lovely review! We're glad you all had a peaceful and relaxing stay and the everything worked out well for your group of families. Thanks again.
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Rates & Availability

Woodstock House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,275
Flat fee
 
 
Early Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Fri,Sat
$2,100
$7,500
 
 
July 4th Weekend 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,400
$8,800
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,275
Flat fee
 
 
Autumn 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
From
$375
Fri,Sat
$2,100
$7,800
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,600
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas & New Year's 2017/18
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$1,800
$6,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

House Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 2.0%

We offer our guests the option to split the rental amount into 2 payments. The first one (50% of the rental amount) reserves the property, the second payment (50% + the security deposit) is due 21 days before check-in date.
We also offer 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before the check-in date.

Rates subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Stewart International Newburgh, NY
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Santa Fe of Woodstock
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Woodstock
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Woodstock
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Belleayre & Hunter
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Swimming Holes Woodstock
Car: necessary

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