|Property type||chateau / country house|
|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Brand new country guest house on 2 private acres with stream and pond surrounded by hundreds of acres of protected watershed land, is your family getaway for winter skiing, golf, summer adventures and viewing the fall foliage. Whether you like a private winery or a microbrewery; Alpine skiing or zip lining; antiquing or watching wildlife - it's all a few minutes from your doorstep.
This newly constructed house has any amenity you would need. Upon arrival, you are greeted by the covered front porch with wicker seating. The bright contemporary decor features a fully equipped stainless steel kitchen, dinning area, open living room with LED TV & DVD player and leads to a large deck with a gas BBQ grill, views of Windham Ski Mountain and our stream and pond. The first floor master bedroom has a queen size bed, dressing area and full bath. The second floor boasts of two oversized bedrooms and full bath. One bedroom has 2 queen size beds and the other bedroom has two double size beds - both have tons of closet space. The house has central heat and air conditioning and a spectacular views of the mountain from every room.
We welcome your family to come and enjoy the natural beauty of our area in the comfort of our guest house. Just as our parents brought us to the mountains a generation ago for fresh air and clean country living, bring your family and friends
Keywords: Country House, Mountain Views, Ski Area, Golfing Haven, Near Town
We are retired educators who love skiing , golfing and the greater out doors.
Penny Besculides purchased this chateau / country house in 2011
We have been coming to the Catskills since the 1950's. We love the fresh air, mountain amenities and quality of life this area has to offer .After years of renting our family purchased the main house in 1968. Over the past four decades our family came for winter skiing and summer recreation. In 2011 we decided to add this guest house so others may partake in building their own family memories.
We especially love sitting on our deck with our early morning coffee or late afternoon glass of wine and watching natural beauty at its best! Whether it's the twice daily family of deer eating the apples from our tree next to the pond, the flock of turkeys crossing our stream or the spectacular sunset over Windham Mountain, we are in awe of the beauty surrounding us.
Our stay was perfect. We were a group of 6 and spent 2 nights. We really enjoyed everything about our stay. The house was clean, beautiful and warm. Beds were very comfortable and we weren't disturbed by any noise. There is a nice view of the mountain. It was the best place to relax. The house was fully stocked with everything from towels, dishes, pans to a gas barbecue grill, laundry facilities, etc.. The location was also close to the town and the mountain. I highly recommend this wonderful place.
The description on VRBO is misleading, this rental home is not a separate unit, it is part of the owner's lived in residence. There is no privacy. Conversations are not private. Driveway is not private, it is shared. Limited tv on very small screen, intermittent internet, t stats were changed. Intrusion of owner's company onto rental premises. This was not the relaxing, quiet, private vacation we had hoped for. Private conversations were brought up the next day by owners??? We were intruded upon from day one. It was very uncomfortable and weird. We stayed only 9 days of a 30 day rental because we felt that uncomfortable.
This home is far better than the pictures show!!! It's a clean, beautiful, spacious, well laid out, fully stocked with anything you could need and a very comfortable rental. The owners, George and Penny are very welcoming. I would not hesitate to recommend this home to anyone!!! You will not be disappointed!!!!
Our family, husband, wife and 2 grown childeren stayed here for a birthday ski week-end. We were very pleased with the house, large, clean and it was 5 minutes to ski Windam. We cooked most of our meals here and had everything we needed. There's a deck off the back which overlooks a nice yard with a view of the ski sloops in the background. It was a great fit for our family with room to spare.
The house was perfect. It was clean and quiet. Most importantly, sooo close to the mountain!
We (2 families -- 4 adults, 3 kids (11,12,13) just got back from a wonderful long ski weekend at this immaculate, modern, well-equipped cottage. Penny was helpful from the day we first made an inquiry, promptly e-mailing back answers to all of our questions, and making our decision to book here an easy one. The house was easy to get to, even on those notoriously dark Catskills side streets. We were delighted from the minute we arrived. The heat was already on (we had told Penny of our arrival time; she was kind enough to let us check in early since no one was staying there right before us), and everything was spotless, with modern appliances, comfortable beds and furniture, and cheerful decor. The grounds were beautiful as well, and the kids had as much fun exploring the creek and pond areas as they did skiing. The kitchen and bathrooms were even equipped with condiments and toiletries! It was only an 10-minute drive to the Windham ski area and a 5-minute drive to Windham's cute downtown area.
But the icing on the cake for us was when we informed Penny that we'd be checking out early in the morning before we left for skiing, she told us we could come back and shower and change afterwards, since there was no one staying there right after us. We have NEVER had owners be so flexible about the checkout before. It was such a pleasure to not be rushed to pack the car early in the morning just to have everything sit in the ski area parking lot all day and then change into cold clothes after a long day of skiing before another long drive home.
Without a doubt, this was the best Catskills rental house we have ever stayed in (and we've rented several), and we will be hanging on to Penny's contact information for future trips!
Two miles to town art galleries,Vineyard, Microbrewery, shopping, world class zip line, quilting capitol, quality restaurants, water park
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.