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Tranquil, Light-filled Catskills Retreat With Stunning Water Views + Hot Tub

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 169 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Just 2 hours North of NYC & 5 miles from Woodstock NY-

The Glenford House offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6-8. Hot Tub, outdoor fire pit, ping-pong table, fireplace, gas grill, deck with amazing views. Good cell phone reception and wifi. Sorry, no pets.

Experience the serenity and beauty of the Catskills from our newly renovated home with views of the Ashokan Reservoir and Shawangunk Mountains. We designed The Glenford House to be a peaceful retreat with the rustic charm of a country cottage and modern amenities of city living. A place to enjoy slow and simple pleasures like cooking for loved ones in a light-drenched kitchen or reading books you've been meaning to for much too long.

Enjoy the quiet and privacy of the country, complete with swimming holes and hikes near by, while also having easy access to great restaurants, shops, bars and cafes, arts and music, and movies just ten minutes away in great towns like Woodstock, Phoenicia, Saugerties, and Kingston.

You’ll have an eat-in cook’s kitchen with five burner range, an airy living room with cathedral ceilings and a huge farm table, second floor master bedroom with adjacent room that doubles as a writing or yoga studio- with water views, two other lovely bedrooms- one first floor queen, and a second floor full sized bed with water views, two full bathrooms, one on each floor, a bright sun room with three walls of windows, TV room with basic cable (24 channels) plus Roku with Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime, and Wii, and a two level deck/porch with a Weber Genesis grill and ping-pong table. Plus, ample windows and water and mountain views from almost every room imbue the house with a light and airy feeling. Also, relax and enjoy a newly installed hot tub on the lower patio.

Kitchen: Our eat-in cook's kitchen comes complete with a comfy breakfast nook looking out over the Ashokan, a five-burner gas stove with a double oven, dishwasher, a deep farm sink, and ample supplies. We love to cook, and we've filled the kitchen to the brim with everything from stainless steel and non-stick frying pans in a range of sizes, to specialty items like Le Crueset lasagna pans, a double boiler, pancake griddle, and a Keurig coffee maker (stocked with K-cups) alongside a french press and standard coffee maker, and a well-stocked pantry. And just outside the door is a Weber Genesis gas grill on the deck. We also supply you with a full kitchen inventory before you arrive for planning purposes.

Entertainment: Our TV room comes with a flat-screen television with cable; Roku with access to Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime; DVD player and video library; and Wii. We also have games, many books, and a ping-pong table.

Outdoor Activities: If you like to get outside, it’s hard to imagine a better place to do it. In the winter, enjoy great skiing and snowboarding with Hunter, Belleayre, and Windham just 25 to 45 minutes away. For cross-country skiers, the Mountain Trails cross country ski center, with a network of maintained trails, is also easily accessible. Go swimming in the many local swimming holes, tubing down the Esopus, hiking in the Catskills state parks, climbing in the Gunks, fishing in the reservoir, zip-lining at Hunter Mountain—the list goes on and it’s all close. And if you’re a cyclist, we’re happy to provide challenging routes full of rollers and hills or easy tours showcasing the extraordinary beauty of the region—you name it.

Discovering the Catskills: To help you get the most out of your stay, we've put together a guide to the region with favorite restaurants and things to do, maps to activities, places to get supplies, and suggested highlights of the area.

While we love dogs, we maintain a low allergen environment, and do not allow pets in our vacation rental.

To view our virtual tour on Homeaway, swipe to the right, backwards, from the main photo. Click the "video" tab on VRBO.

Payment Terms: We offer our guests the option to split the rental amount into 2 payments. The first one (50% of the rental amount) reserves the property. The second payment (50% + the security deposit) is due 21 days before check-in date. We also offer 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before the check-in date.

More Details

Owner
Deborah Osherow
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

About Deborah Osherow

We have lived in the Catskills since 1987 and raised two children here. We fell in love with the Catkills and and never left!

Deborah Osherow purchased this house in 2014

Why Deborah Osherow chose Catskills

We have always admired the mesmerizing view of this property. It's on our route if we take the backroads into Woodstock. When it came up for sale, Deborah awoke one morning and 'knew' we had to buy it!

What makes this house unique

We were lucky enough to be able to purchase the property from Peter and Lisa fully furnished and with all the amenities. We love the modern/rustic style, its great location, and of course the awesome view of the Ashokan Reservoir and the mountains beyond.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Woodstock, New York

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 169 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Newly renovated, located on the 1st floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Newly renovated located on the 2nd floor
  • Hair dryer, organic bath and facial soap, liquid hand soap, organic shampoo, conditioner and lotion provided, first aid kit, and basic over the counter medicines,
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , w/woods views, 1st floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , water views, 2nd floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , plus yoga/writing studio, water views, 2nd floor
  • Sleeps 6-8. Master bedroom on second floor with Queen bed and yoga studio with water views. Another bedroom is located on the second floor with a full sized bed w/water views. The third bedroom with a queen bed is on the first floor. w/woods views. Queen and full sized luxury Areo-Beds available, plus 2 daybeds in sunroom. Maximum occupancy 8.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(73 traveller reviews)

Tranquil, Light-filled Catskills Retreat With Stunning Water Views + Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9315066 based on 73 reviews
5

Incredible home with incredible views!!

  • 5 of 5

We found the perfect home for a perfect family getaway. The home was just right for a break from the city. The vista is stunning and the home's peaceful setting gave complete respite. We loved the spacious, light-filled kitchen complete with all of the amenities of home and enjoyed dinners on the grill each night. Woodstock is very close with access to great restaurants, but we preferred to cook at home! Everything about this home was just right. The home met our expectations and more and the owners couldn't have been more accommodating. I would definitely recommend this home to a friend. We Loved our stay!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Beth for your lovely review...we are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that our home could help faciltate your family's celebration. We were so lucky to have you and we're looking forward to your next stay.
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5

clean, charming and efficient

  • 5 of 5

Extremely helpful host, great location

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Perfect location well equipped house and great view

  • 3 of 5

The house located with a lake view it very nice and well equipped. The beds are comfortable and very comfortable for family staying

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Phenomenal weekend

  • 5 of 5

Deborah was a great host. Responsive, informed, and kind. The place was clean, bright, modern, and still hints of rustic. The layout is open, spacious and still cozy. I didn't realize that ping-pong table was outside, but that was probably my own lack of close reading of the house details! The kitchen and house in general is really well stocked! The views were spectacular and just minutes from Woodstock. Truly of the best places we have rented upstate. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review!
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5

Great Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my four friends since childhood stayed here for a weekend getaway. The house was very comfortable, warm and light filled. Everything we needed was provided and we had plenty of room to relax and enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains and the scenery. We enjoyed the fireplace and hot tub. The owner was very helpful and wonderful to work with. Even though it was 10 degrees out all weekend, we were so comfortable in the house and enjoyed spending time in Woodstock , local restaurants and the surrounding area. We hope to return to this house together again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Julie for your kind review! We're totally gratified that The Glenford House met your needs and was a comfortable space to reconnect with your friends.
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4

Good family getaway

  • 4 of 5

The place was clean and functional especially the kitchen. Well done for having everything you need to cook and easily findable and accessible!! Great for kids and infants. They have child safe gates and a good layout on the bottom floor for a crawling baby. The sunroom and balcony overlooking the reservoir was lovely to hang out in especially in the mornings when the sun rises. For the price it is a great find and the hosts were most responsive and accommodating. My only comment would be the beds were on the smaller and harder side and difficult to get a good night sleep. But hey we're used to that with two kids under 3! Thanks Deborah for a welcoming stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're truly sorry that you had difficulty sleeping and found the beds not to your liking. We offer 2 queen and 1 full sized beds, all are very high quality mattresses. Our beds are not "super soft" but guests have found them "super comfy."
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Map

Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Stewart International Newburgh, NY
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Santa Fe of Woodstock
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Woodstock
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Woodstock
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Belleayre & Hunter
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Swimming Holes Woodstock
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Woodstock, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,706
Flat fee
 
 
Early Summer 2017
29 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$435
From
A$502
Fri,Sat
A$2,809
A$10,033
 
 
July 4th Weekend 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$569
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
5 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$502
A$3,010
A$11,773
 
 
Three Night August Special
10 Aug 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,505
Flat fee
 
 
August Weekend Special
18 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$1,003
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day Weekend 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,706
Flat fee
 
 
Autumn 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$435
From
A$502
Fri,Sat
A$2,809
A$10,435
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$2,140
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas & New Year's 2017/18
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$535
A$2,943
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$368
From
A$468
Fri,Sat
A$2,408
A$9,030
 

Additional information about rental rates

House Cleaning A$200.67 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$334.45
Tax Rate 2.0%

We offer our guests the option to split the rental amount into 2 payments. The first one (50% of the rental amount) reserves the property, the second payment (50% + the security deposit) is due 21 days before check-in date.
We also offer 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before the check-in date.

Rates subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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