Charming brookside Catskills getaway!
From $43 / night
|Per night:||$100 - $175|
|Per week:||$600 - $900|
Pets allowed: Yes
Perfect for a couple or just best friends, this charming brookside house will soothe your nerves. The babble of the brook outside the master bedroom will lull you to sleep and the garden plantings will lift your spirits. Also great as an artist's retreat. A well-mannered cat or dog is welcome.
3 bedrooms (sleeps 4), 1 bath, fully equipped kitchen, cappuccino/espresso maker, washer/dryer, cable. Full set of comfortable garden dining furniture, hammock.
Note that front porch is a glassed-in porch with a window and a door that open to the outside. Dining area outside is on grass, not paved. Also note that the 100-year-old claw-foot bathtub is worn and stained inside but is scrubbed clean for each guest. I have ordered a new liner to be installed in July. There is peeling paint in the upstairs hallway that would require thousands of dollars to renovate, so on my wish list for now. This is not a living area -- you just pass through it.
The house is a 1-minute walk to the lake with canoe and kayak rentals available, 1-minute drive to the Farmers' Market, 5 minutes to an 18-hole championship golf course and indoor pool, 10 minutes to mountain-biking, horseback riding, and swimming.
- Pakatakan Farmers' Market
- Ski Plattekill Mountain Biking
- Belleayre Mountain - chairlift rides, outdoor swimming
- The Roxbury Nine vintage baseball club
- Hanah Golf & Country Club: Golfing, ping pong, sauna, jacuzi
- Shephard Hills Golf Course
- Delaware & Ulster Railroad tourist train
- Stone Tavern Farm - horseback riding
- Fine dining
About the owner
School:Barnard College, Columbia University
Work:Avon Products Inc.
About:I'm a computer professional who loves nature, gardening, bicycling, sailing, and last but not least, swing dancing. I had always wanted a garden growing up in apartments, and now I have my dream - this cute little house with a garden, on a stream no less! It is my little piece of paradise on...
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|Jan 05 2016||Dec 16 2016||$125||$175||$900||$1,300||1 Night|
|Oct 01 2016||Oct 31 2016||$100||$150||$700||-||1 Night|
|Nov 01 2016||Nov 19 2016||$100||$125||$650||-||1 Night|
|Nov 20 2016||Nov 29 2016||$125||$150||$800||-||3 Nights|
|Nov 30 2016||Dec 17 2016||$100||$100||$600||-||1 Night|
|Dec 18 2016||Jan 04 2017||$125||$175||$900||-||3 Nights|
|Jan 15 2017||Jan 17 2017||$125||$175||$900||-||3 Nights|
|Feb 12 2017||Feb 14 2017||$125||$175||$900||-||3 Nights|
|May 27 2017||May 29 2017||$125||$175||$900||-||3 Nights|
|Jul 01 2017||Jul 04 2017||$125||$175||$900||-||3 Nights|
|Sep 02 2017||Sep 05 2017||$125||$175||$900||-||3 Nights|
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|Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.|
|Lodging tax: 8%|
|Deposits: Security/hold deposit of 50% of total rental|
|Payment Options: PayPal, Personal Check|
|Other Fees: $80 cash cleaning fee to be left at the house|
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Margaretville, New York
January 5, 2016
This house is amazing! If you're looking for quite and secluded place, this place is for you. From the very first second you may see, that owners are smart and intelligent persons. I was so impressed when I've noticed a bookshelf with lots of books including French dictionary and Pascal in French, gardening guidelines etc.. The view from the window in living room is just heart touching: mountain river with small waterfalls! We spent our New Year eve and few more days at this place and I would say, that it was amazing! We had a chance to go to Windham ski resort, so if you are into skiing you would be really pleased. You will never regret if you'll pick up this place. Good luck!
October 22, 2015
House was cozy and perfect for our weekend getaway. The property was private and quiet, and the surrounding area was just beautiful. We went on a few walks, went down by the lake, truly enjoyed the scenery with all the colors of the leaves changing. The stream that runs behind the house might be the best part, the sound of the water is so peaceful and sitting outside you can't ask for a more relaxing, quiet atmosphere. Truly looking forward to coming back next year, Liz is a pleasure to deal with.
Cecelia Dempsey Reilly
Fresh Meadows, New York
October 14, 2015
My husband and I, along with our labrador, spent 3 nights at this cozy home in the Catskills. It was just what we expected. The sound of the creek in the back was so peaceful. I enjoyed walking down there each morning with my dog. A little tricky to get down there but it was do able and each day a little easier. Elizabeth has some property that has a beautiful view. We were not sure how to get there, so I emailed her and she promptly responded with great directions. It is worth the drive, I like to walk (and it would be a bit of a walk) so if I had more time I would have walked there with my dog. The yard at the house was very nice, large and private, so we made a fire around the fire pit and made some s'mores. Something I have not done in years. The house had plenty of amenities for cooking, though we went out to eat. I really enjoy cappuccino and there was a machine there to make them. I would have one each morning sitting in the living room with the door open, listening to the sound of the creek and enjoying my hot cappuccino. The house was clean and neat, nice hot shower and large master bed room. The bed was a little small, but we knew that it was a double bed, so it was no surprise. As a matter of fact the explanation of the home and its ammenites were exactly as it is stated in the description. We really enjoyed this get away and would definitely stay at this home again.
Long Island, NY
November 21, 2013
comfortable accommodations; quaint, private, plenty of towels, all you need for a quick getaway from the chaos of the city
September 16, 2011
Great place the neighborhood is quiet the lake is beautiful. The onsite hiking is nonexistant but there are lots of trails in the catskill park 10 min away.
"The house was perfect for a romantic weekend getaway. It was everything we expected and more. We enjoyed the view, the outdoors especially. The stream which helped us sleep better at night. We are going back to the city stress free and relaxed. We hope to come back soon." - Natalya
"Thank you so much for everything. We had a lovely time. It was much more beautiful than I could have anticipated." - Andrea B.
"We really enjoyed our stay at your cottage. Thanks for making it available to us. My fiance and I are both looking forward to staying there again. We absolutely loved the sound of the stream." - Waqar A.
"We enjoyed our stay this past weekend. The stream out back makes for a very soothing restful sleep." - Virgil B.
"We enjoyed our weekend and are glad to have rented your house. I had never been aware of this village even though we have often rented a house less than 2 miles away from you for the past 5 years! It's really very nice." - Astrid B.
"Thanks so much. Your house is cozy and it was perfect. We had a great stay." - Elizabeth B.