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Comfy Cozy Living On The Delaware River

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This is a Family oriented rental - details at

This warm and inviting home is 1 mile - a beautiful walk - to the quaint and growing hamlet of Callicoon, NY. The home sleeps 8 adults in 4 double beds and 4 children in bunk beds. We do not rent to groups where there is no adult over the age of 25. There is an additional fee for each person over the capacity of 12; or for each adult that exceeds the maximum of 8. Two full baths and a well-equipped and stocked kitchen make the living easy. The backyard is spacious and flat enough for volleyball, badmitten, croquette and more. A covered patio attached to the garage has a gas grill and charcoal grill for cooking out. The back deck has plenty of seating to sit and relax or for eating outside. There is a large firepit, right by the river with additional seating. If you like to flyfish... just step right into the river and float your line.

Our Summer season booked up quickly this year, so please book in advance. We can break the payment into increments. We look forward to hosting you again in 2017!

Local shopping is easy to access with a farmer's markets in Callicoon on Sundays - featuring organic fare and local artisans. Pecks Supermarket is also right in town. Let us know in advance and we can have all your organic shopping done for you and waiting in the fridge!

There are several unique and trendy clothing stores where you are sure to find a one-of-a-kind piece - or a gift for a friend. There are good restaurants - everyone loves Ba and Me - a Vietnamese shop that serves out a small window. Like being overseas! The bars have a welcoming atmosphere and live music. There is also the local movie theatre - quaint and comfortable - with an outstanding candy selection. And up around the corner a little bowling alley that has unbelievable food and a bar. Feeling outdoorsy? Rent a bicycle, a kayak, canoe or a raft! Really outdoorsy? Try Ridgeback Sports new stand-up paddle boards. You can come down the mighty Delaware and step right out of the water into the back yard of River Rock House where a drink and a barbecue can await you.

In many ways - with just a 2 hour travel time - this little hamlet is a secret hideaway for NYC people who just want to get away from it all and have fun - indoors and out.

In the Summer there is the Callicoon Country Fair - a carnival and fair all rolled into one. Expect live performances, local artisans, contests and more.

Bethel Woods - the site of the famous Woodstock is 20 minutes away with topline performers - especially in the Summer.

Like to fish? The environs are famous for fly fishing. You could wake up in the morning, have your cup of coffee and wade right out into the river from the backyard and catch a rainbow trout. We can also arrange private fly fishing excursions with locals who know where the fish like to hide. Horseback riding is plentiful from beginners to advanced riders.

For more details, please visit our webpage at

The house is child-friendly, and the kids will never want to leave their cozy bunk bed haven.

There is an abundance of nature, from soaring eagles, deer, the occasional bear, foxes, squirrels and more.

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About owner/property manager

Maureen and George are outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers! We fell in love with this property as soon as we saw the majestic Delaware River in the backyard! Maureen, as a former world traveler, has shared her collection of arts and crafts from around the globe. We live in the home when it is not rented so it has the feel of a warm and well cared for residence.

owner/property manager purchased this house in 2014

Why owner/property manager chose Delaware River Valley

The views at any time of day are hard to beat. Once you visit you will never want to leave! We have eagles, blue heron, deer, and an unbelieveable amount of song birds.

The river is right in your backyard! A gentle walkout and you are in the mighty Delaware River !

What makes this house unique

This area is full of things to do. It is a haven for foodies - with graduates from the Culinary Institute of America opening Farm to Table restaurants in the area. The river is full of water sports - canoeing, rafting, stand-up paddle boarding, fly fishing, drop fishing and more. There is plenty of skiing in the area for winter enthusiasts. Any season, any time, River Rock is magnificent to behold. Please visit our website for all the details.


Damascus House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Upstairs bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bathroom. Good for seniors.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , downstairs (good for seniors) with view of open field
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , View of open field
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Full view of the river
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 4 twin/ single , Sleeps 6 - 1 dbl bed, 2 child bunk beds, pack and play
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Callicoon Taxi Service - Fishing Shuttles & Local Guided Tours Monticello $55 Honesdale $45 Steward Airport $150 Bethel Woods $40 Local Shopping $15


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Comfy Cozy Living On The Delaware River
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

The Best Summer Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this house for winter holidays and loved the whole experience, so we decided to come for summer weekends and loved it even more. Having breakfast with the beautiful river view from the kitchen, having dinner at the porch, making a fire at the fire pit in the evening and staring at the stars are the enjoyments you cant get in the city. The kitchen is thoughtfully staffed with everything you need, bedrooms are very comfy, the house itself planned to the best so you can only relax and enjoy. Kids had fun at the lawn and feeding deers in the evening. The Callicoon town has everything you need kids playground, a pool, restaurants, coffee shop and even beer brewing place with great beer! Maureen, thank you so much for the great house and your thoughtful planning. I would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to host you. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Now you have to come back and experience the breathtaking Fall season! See you again!
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Great house!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd year at the river rock house. The upgrades were great. House has everything we needed. Very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House! Beautiful view on the river!!!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our Stay for New Year celebration. Love the house, cozy and welcoming!!! Beautiful view on the river from the dinning area. Nice fire pit area next to the river!! Would love to come back during the summer!! Maureen and George, thank you so much for your lovely house!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to host you. You were outstanding guests and we welcome you back any time. Our Summer's book up quickly so if you would like to come back may we suggest you book early. We are happy to be part of your family memories. Have a wonderful New Year!
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Awesome Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My family had an awesome Thanksgiving celebration at Camp River Rock! The house was perfect, the owners were super accommodating, and we made new memories. We cannot wait to return for a summer experience and bring our Kayaks!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were our first Thanksgiving renters and we are delighted that you found it comfortable and accommodating. We look forward to welcoming you back this Summer! Do try and book early, we fill up quickly!
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  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect for weekend getaway or any length of time really. The location is fabulous the house is clean and well-appointed, the owners are very accommodating and I love the area. What more could you ask for, I could not recommend the property highly enough.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for your fine review! It was great seeing you in the town of Callicoon, NY, as well! You caught it on the perfect weekend - Callicoon Art Walk! Next up is the Dickens on the Delaware - December 10th! The entire town is turned into a Victorian wonderland!
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Wonderful House wonderful river location

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely and comfortable. The Kitchen/dining room area is good size - way more than enough for 6 of us. The bed we slept on was comfortable. A great place to stay.

The back yard ends on the Delaware river and that was a treat for my grandsons - we skipped stones, built stone towers in the middle of the river, walked to islands in the middle of the river. I started to cross all the way but decided against it because the current is strong.

There is plenty to do in the area. We went to the Farmer's Market Sunday morning and it was spectacular - veggies, cookies, and amazingly good meat. We got hamburger and sausage and grilled, made s'mores took a canoe trip a little ways down the river.

The house was clean and ready when we got there. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you were able to enjoy this magnificent stretch of the Delaware River. And our Farmer's Market is a real treasure! Come back again soon!
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1 mile from Callicoon New York!


Rates & Availability

Damascus House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 9.0%

Smoking prohibited - and that includes the screened in back porch. No pets.
Maximum occupancy for set rate is 8 adults and 4 children. Additional fee of $25.00 a night for each adult over the occupancy of 8. Large groups (i.e. family reunions) please discuss with owners. Name and age of each occupant is required prior to arrival. Minimum renters age is 25. There is a cleaning fee of 100.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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