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cozy village home walking distance to restaurant, shops, trails, playground

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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Hobart House Rental Photos and Description

Quiet, child-frendly, village home

2 story home in Hobart, the Book Village of the Catskills, is 3 1/2 hrs from NYC. Just out the door is the Catskill Scenic trail for hiking, biking, and snowmobiling. A playground with swings, slides, basketball court and covered picnic area is just across the road. Cooperstown with the Baseball Hall of Fame and the Farmer's museum is 45 min. away. Four ski areas are 30 to an hour away, Plattekill, Windham, Hunter and Belleayre. There are many fun activities the in surrounding towns throughout the year.

The house has 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths sleeps six. The kitchen is equipped; linens and towels are provided. You need only to bring yourself, family, friends and personal items for a carefree fun time of relaxing and exploring the countryside.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

steve coster
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2016

About steve coster

My wife and I are self-employed by refinishing antique furniture. We have a small antique shop within walking distance.

Why steve coster chose Catskills

The property is managed by me since my father's passing.

What makes this house unique

Quiet.... snug. Great for small children.


based on 6 traveler reviews

cozy village home walking distance to restaurant, shops, trails, playground
average rating of 3.8333333 based on 6 reviews

Great value!

  • 5 of 5

I'm a 'native' of Hobart and love that little town. This home is centrally located to everything. The home was very clean and Steve was very welcoming. The bedrooms are very small - but there is a big walk-in closet to store your suitcases. (Who is there to hang out in your bedroom anyway?!) The upstairs bathroom is very roomy. The town playground is right across the street from the home and would be great if anyone has kids. The Catskill Scenic Trail is just a couple houses away, so this home would be a perfect starting point to go in either direction on the trail.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Overall worth the money spent

  • 3 of 5

Quiet country setting. Good location, we walked a very short distance for some great local food. Great scenery. The house was tidy and shows its age. Wifi did not work. Low to no cell service. Air conditioning is only upstairs not down. Two of the upstairs bedrooms were very small. The water pressure in the shower was very poor. Overall we had a great time on our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I had a technician from Time Warner Cable out to fix the WiFi. Cell service is what it is. ATT&T works better than Verizon here....the price you pay for living in the country. The shower head was a "water-saver" style. I thought it was a good for the environment and all that, but I replaced it anyway. Thanks for your feedback.
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Adequate lodging but strange location

  • 3 of 5

The house, while a bit dated, was adequate for a short stay. What was very odd was the fact that there is a cemetery in the backyard. I didn't see that in any of the photos when I booked the house. It would have been good to know that before I booked. While I'm not someone who is easily spooked, it is a bit unsettling to have that steps from the house. It should be advertised that way.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What an idiot. Afraid of the "boogeyman".... DEFINITELY deserve several down arrows. Obviously, my "dated" home is not adequate for the discerning' N.Y.City visitor..... so sorryy
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  • 5 of 5

We found this place on whim for a ski trip to multiple mountains in the Catskills. The owners, Steve and Lisa, are great to deal with. They respond to emails VERY quickly and are very accomodating. The house was perfect for our family of 6. Nice fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer, great family room with fireplace, ample bedrooms with comfy beds, and a mud room for our ski gear. Parking was good too. The price can't be beat. If you are a history buff, there is a small old pre-Civil War cemetery to the rear of the house with graves from the early 1800's. Very cool. Easy to get to this house, quiet neighborhood, and well-heated. PERFECT for a weekend exploring the area!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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  • 3 of 5

Place was fine. And owners were very accommodating

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Middletown, NJ

A cozy country home in a quiet little village

  • 4 of 5

Lovely and peaceful, just a few yards from the Catskill Scenic Trail (formerly a railroad). A comfortable home with nice views of the surrounding hills from the front deck. The playground across the street is very convenient if you have kids but was not noisy at all. Be sure to stop by the owners' shop, Second Wind, located on Rt. 10 nearby. Inside you'll find some fine and charming antiques at very reasonable prices.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Kingston / Poukeepski
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Vasta's - Stamford
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Ski Plattekill
Nearest Beach
1000 Miles
Ha Ha Ha
Car: recommended

Don't forget the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown !


Rates & Availability

Hobart House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 31 2016 - Jan 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning charge $30

No pets or smoking indoors, please.

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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Hobart House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • towels for six provided. bring your own toiletries.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , really cuts down on space, but available, as is an inflatabl
  • Best bet is for no more than six, but if everyone is comfortable in close proximity, it is up to you..
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing

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