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Farmhouse on 2 Acres, Catskills
Farmhouse on 2 Acres, Catskills
6 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

Simple, comfortable, fully equipped kitchen, beautiful views, nature walks. Two hours from NYC, 7 miles from two lovely country towns, 3 miles to the Delaware River. Private & quiet, yet not too isolated. We hope you love it as much as we do.

The space

Renovated, furnished 1841 farmhouse in NE Pennsylvania, 3 miles from New York border and Delaware River, 2 hrs from NYC. Two bedrooms, pull-out couch in living room, small office, fully-equipped kitchen, and full bath with claw-foot tub. Closet in each bedroom, plus additional large walk-in closet in master bedroom. Two wooded acres on a hill, beautiful porch-front views. Large vegetable garden (raised beds), gardening tools available. Great for writers or artists, or for families, looking for a quiet getaway.

Canoeing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, bicycling all nearby. Down the hill is a brook along which you can take lovely, peaceful nature walks. Wonderful farmers' markets and local farms (many wonderful options for organic foodies); 7 miles from both Narrowsburg and Callicoon, NY, both burgeoning arts towns with restaurants and shopping. 12 miles from Honesdale, PA, also a bustling town with arts, bookstore, movie theater, shopping. The location is ideal: private and serene, but not too isolated.

Wood-burning stove, along with central heating (propane + electric). Hi-speed wireless internet, washer/dryer in basement, TV/DVD player (lots of DVDs available). Outdoor gas grill, picnic table, hammock. Note: no US postal service (Fed Ex and UPS usually fine).

We have lived in the house part-time for eight years, so we can share with you everything you need to know to enjoy your time here. You will have all the modern conveniences and comforts described above, but it is an older house, with slanty floors, imperfect paint, and some second-hand furniture; and we've priced it accordingly.

Weekly rentals only in summer 2017, weekly or monthly the rest of the year.

Other things to note

We recycle bottles and cans, compost food scraps, and burn paper/cardboard. As such, we don't have private garbage service. We ask that you take your garbage and recycling to the local transfer station, about 10 minutes drive, on your way out.


Amenities
Pets allowed
Internet
Wireless Internet
Kitchen

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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Security deposit is €218

Burn paper and cardboard; compost food scraps; recycle plastic, glass, and metal.
Garbage & recycling must be taken to transfer station.
No smoking inside the house.
Housetrained, low-impact pets welcome.
Vacuum and orderly upon departure; gather all used linens; wipe down kitchen and bathroom surfaces, wash dishes, and take all your food with you.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) live in the house

Cancellations

14 Reviews

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Zachary User Profile
October 2017
I had a peaceful month-long stay at Sonya's home. The house had everything I needed and Sonya was very communicative throughout my stay. The surrounding vicinity has long gravel roads that make for pleasant walks through forest and farmland. I enjoyed lounging in the hammock and witnessed many a sunset from the front of the house, at night the wood stove kept the house cozy and warm. The ceilings in the house were a bit lower than I expected, about 7' high -- something to keep in mind for anyone who is on the tall side. The house sits at the base of a large hill and doesn't get a whole lot of sunlight, the house can feel a bit musty and damp depending on the weather.
Sonya User Profile
Response from Sonya:
Thank you, Zachary. Glad your stay was peaceful, and we appreciate the feedback about dampness in autumn. A dehumidifier may be in order. (Note to potential guests: that shade serves to keep the house pleasantly cool in summer!)
October 2017

Caitlin User Profile
September 2016
We stayed for a few weeks in September and it is truly beautiful up there, especially when the leaves start to change. Sonya is a great hostess and is quick to respond to any question or issues. The house is a great place to relax and get away from the city.

Denise User Profile
September 2016
This is the second time we stay at this wonderful house. We were there for a month and could not have been more comfortable or happier with our surroundings!

Denise User Profile
May 2016
The house is on a quiet gravel road, surrounded by rolling hills, beautifully laid out, and comfortable. We found everything we needed. Communication with the host was easy and everything went smoothly. This is a perfect place to relax!

Alyssa User Profile
February 2016
My husband and I had the privilege of staying at this charming farmhouse for three months this winter while I completed an internship in the area. The setting was so peaceful; we loved the view of the rolling hills, the spectacular sunsets, and especially the cozy wood stove. Sometimes all you could hear was the wind blowing through the pine trees nestled around the house. The few times it snowed this winter were breathtaking. The house is very true to the photos, and there seemed to be everything we needed and more. We hosted my family for Christmas dinner and had everything we needed to cook a meal for them. Also, Sonya and John were very kind and helpful. There was even a bottle of wine on the table for us when we arrived! Sonya would often check in on us by email to make sure we were doing well. Our time at the farmhouse was wonderful; it is something we will treasure and look back on for many years to come!

Aaron User Profile
July 2015
The host canceled this reservation 3 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Sonya User Profile
Response from Sonya:
Unfortunately, an unexpected plumbing problem that would not be a quick fix meant that we were not able to host Aaron and his family. Aaron was very understanding; we really hated to have to cancel, but we were glad to have discovered the problem in time.
July 2015

May User Profile
June 2015
Charming house on a quiet country road, clean and faithful to the description. Perfect place to relax and catch up on sleeping. Welcoming hosts, there was a bottle of wine waiting for us in the house. Great communicators over the email, overall nice experience, will be back with pleasure! Recommended!

New York, New York, United StatesJoined in September 2011
Sonya User Profile
Interaction with guests

We will be available primarily by email and text. We appreciate tenants who are willing/able to be independent and can-do for minor issues.

About Sonya

We are a couple living in New York City; I am a writer and teach creative writing to college students, my partner John runs an independent film organization and film festival.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day

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