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Charming 1700s Farmhouse Within Commuting Distance To New York City

Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Renovated farmhouse minutes from 50,000 acre Harriman/Bear Mountain State Parks with amazing hiking, fall foliage, and 20 lakes for swimming, fishing and boating. Property would be great for anyone that loves hiking and being outdoors or lovely old houses. (We're sorry, but we do not rent to collage age groups.)

The house has original wood floors throughout, two fireplaces (one huge), dutch doors, a renovated kitchen with many original features, and two great porches (one screened).

The backyard is large, level and has a fire pit.

RATES: For holiday weekends, we have a 3 night minimum and a premium; please see the Notes section under rates.

TO OUR WEST POINT GUESTS: We are NOW taking reservations for Graduation 2017. Please inquire about the rates. It would be for six nights starting on Monday, as that is what is commonly requested.

Cadets - sorry, we do not rent to college age groups. Please don't make reservation requests that we will have to decline; it hurts our listing placement. Thanks! GO ARMY BEAT NAVY

More Details

Peter Cain
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2017

About Peter Cain

Donna and I love to hike and kayak and recently bought a new house even closer to great hiking in Harriman State Park.

Peter Cain purchased this farmhouse in 2003

Why Peter Cain chose New York

This house was purchased as a weekend house from New York City, because it was only an hour away but had all the charm and proximity to outdoor activities one could ask for.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The character and warmth of all the living and outdoor spaces, combined with the proximity to both New York City and great hiking and outdoor recreation make this property one-of-a-kind!


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Charming 1700s Farmhouse Within Commuting Distance To New York City
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 22 reviews

Cozy and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely for our large group - it was big enough to house us but felt cozy and welcoming. Everything was clean, the heating worked great, and the bathrooms even had stocked shampoo and conditioner. The living room with the fireplace was especially nice to relax in! The kitchen was stocked with plenty of spices, cooking utensils, and plates/cutlery, so cooking was easy and straightforward. The house is conveniently close to both nature at Harriman State Park and all necessities at Stop and Shop. Finally, Peter was very responsive over text and helpfully flexible with our check-in and check-out times. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, New York

Remarkably beautiful and cozy home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I had been looking for a nice place to host family visiting from out of town for weeks! I had found Peter's farmhouse but didn't move fast enough with the reservation and another family swooped in. Sadly I continued my search but luckily found an email from Peter in my inbox a few weeks after this! He was kind enough to reach out to see if I were still interested and in fact I was! I had my husband's family in from Ireland visiting and their first and lasting impression for me was when we toured the house, the smiles were never ending and I believe the words were, "it's a home away from home". We also had my family in from Georgia and Florida - there was plenty of space in and out - throughout the house for it not to feel like we were stepping on anyone's toes at all. The layout is very impressive and seemingly never ending. 5 beautiful bedrooms with heat or air throughout. (The beds are very comfortable and if you need extra sheets or pillows they have them tooAs you walk throughout the house you're mystified by the beauty of such an old home. The old wooden floors really are breathtaking. All the small details make for a sturdy, warm and welcoming home atmosphere. We had a graduation celebration one evening and Peter was also kind enough to accept my rental chairs and tables in my absence. The dinner celebration was hosted and everything went seeminglessly, as if you've owned the house for years. Ample amount of tables and everyone was extremely comfortable in the house.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mt. Auburn, Illinois

Unforgettable Farmhouse with Modern Conveniences

  • 5 of 5

Our family and friends stayed at the1700s Farmhouse during our visit to West Point. The 1700s farmhouse has been well maintained with wooden floors/woodwork, large brick fireplace, and spacious yard. It has a fully equipped kitchen, functional bathrooms, and spacious bedrooms with comfortable beds for a restful night's sleep. The farmhouse has plenty of room for several guests to visit or to get away to themselves if needed. The backyard is spacious and has a large porch for a barbecue or a fire. Our family/guests simply enjoyed the fall foliage and the flock of turkey that migrated through the backyard in the morning. Our hosts was very accommodating and helpful. We will be back on our future visits to the Pomona Farmhouse if it is available. Our stay was enjoyable and the memories priceless.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We rented this wonderful old farmhouse for a friends' weekend The home was roomy and clean with great places to hang out inside and out including a screened porch. The kitchen had all the necessary cookware and utensils. Communication with the home owners was easy and stress free. We would recommend this home and would rent again from them.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Unbelievably Beautiful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This home has maintained plenty of its historic charm, while providing all of the necessary conveniences of today. It comfortably housed the ten people we traveled with (two were children). The large porch off the back bedroom was a favorite spot for all of us. We also enjoyed relaxing in the huge, grassy yard and having dinner at the table on the side porch. The outdoor spaces were lovely, with flowers and trees all around. We used the kitchen to make breakfast and dinner, and we served meals in either of the two rooms that had dining tables. It felt like having dinner in the 1700s. Grocery stores were nearby and we found some wonderful Italian delis in town. Letchworth Village is very close and interesting to walk around (a tad spooky). There were plenty of historic places to visit a short drive away. The owners were lovely. Incredible place. We didn't want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Houston, TX

2016 West Point Graduation

  • 5 of 5

Truly a wonderful Home!!! We rented the home for our son's West Point Graduation. We stayed for a week and had a Fantastic Time! The house became "home base" for all the family that came into town, even when they were staying somewhere else. We had dinners and grand fires in the pit every night! The kitchen was well appointed and we asked about having a blender and Peter bought us a Brand New one just so we didn't have to go without our smoothies!!! Peter was very responsive to any and all of my inquiries before, during and after our stay. I would highly recommend this home for any family vacation. Plenty of space for everyone!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Suffern, NY
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Palisades Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Gilligans (seafood)
Car: necessary

Only 25 minutes from the George Washington Bridge in a very quiet, leafy neighborhood. Minutes to Harriman State Park trailheads, two riding stables, and many popular day camps.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Pomona, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$201
Refundable Damage Deposit A$669

Holiday weekends are $475 per night with a three night minimum.

Please inquire about stays longer than a week or beyond 10/31/16. We are not yet taking reservations for West Point Graduation 2017.

And sorry, we do not rent to groups of college students, including cadets (though we're thankful for your service!).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Pomona

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • All four bedrooms have a queen bed; one also has a twin. Lower TV room also has a day bed with twin mattress.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis