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Ann Manby

Member since: 2011
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Spacious Farmhouse with Great Views, Inside and Out, Year Round

8 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Roscoe holiday farmhouse

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

Centrally-located on a quiet country road, Brookside Farmhouse is within a 10-20 minute drive of Callicoon, Callicoon Center, Jeffersonville, Livingston Manor, North Branch, Roscoe, Youngsville, and more. Bethel Woods is just 30 minutes away. Skiing, tubing and ice skating are available at the Villa Roma, just 10 minutes away, and Plattekill, Belleayre and Elk Mountain (PA) are all within driving distance.

Featuring three bedrooms (one queen, two full beds), two full bathrooms, two sitting areas, an eat-in kitchen and a separate dining room, this fully updated house will comfortably accommodate a group of up to 6.

The main living room is right off the kitchen, and there is a separate sitting area next to the dining room. There is also a sofa downstairs that converts to a full size bed.

Depending on the weather, you can relax to the sound of the brook from the woods below, watch it snow from the covered front porch, or enjoy the warmth of the sun on the spacious front deck. There is also a spring-fed pond.

Cell phone coverage is excellent at the house - phones from most carriers work. Plus, as of March 2013, Brookside Farmhouse also offers Wi-Fi via a Verizon Jetpack.

Hunters Are Welcome: Hunters are welcome to stay in this comfortable, spacious home. While hunting is not allowed on the property or any of the adjacent land, state land is just a few minutes away. One of the closest parcels is Crystal Lake Wild Forest, 497 acres in the Town of Fremont with a 32 acre man-made lake.

Spend the Holidays Here: Brookside Farmhouse is a great place to spend the holidays. The dining room table will seat up to 8 comfortably and there are other locations in the house where you can sit and eat, as well as two sitting areas to relax after a big meal. One is just off the dining room.

About Our First Review: Brookside Farmhouse first became available as a vacation rental in the fall of 2011. Our first review came from a really lovely couple in Brooklyn that values their privacy. They gave us permission to post some of their comments and we did that as an owner submitted review, but we neglected to credit M&M from Brooklyn. We hope future guests will enjoy their time here just as much, and post their comments too!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
Ann Manby (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such a relaxing weekend, we didn't want to leave. Our overall experience of this house was an 8 out of 10, and the description and photos were right on. We would stay at Brookside Farmhouse again and we would recommend it to friends.
Oct 2011
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Reviews

4.9
based on 8 traveller reviews

Spacious Farmhouse with Great Views, Inside and Out, Year Round
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
5

Just what we were looking for

  • 5 of 5

This house was clean cozy and spacious. We were 5 adults and two 5 year olds. Everything we needed was in the house. Beautiful property.

Ann was a wonderful host and it was a pleasure to actually meet her in town at her flower shop.

Highly recommend this property :)

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jovan. It was really great to meet you too. So glad you enjoyed your time at the house and were able to visit Livingston Manor while you were here!
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5

Charming,clean and comfortable farmhouse with million dollar views from porch, deck and windows.

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to spend a Friends' Fall Weekend. The farmhouse was clean ,comfortable and spacious. The views from the house and deck were spectacular. If the weather had been a bit more cooperative, we probably

would have spent the majority of our weekend on the deck off of the kitchen overlooking the property. it was so beautiful! Ann, the owner, could not have been nicer. She provided us with lots of useful information on the area as well as responding quickly to the trivial questions we had (i.e. How to set the thermostat, where to put garbage,etc). Overall, it was a great place and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a picturesque spot to get away and unwind.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting this and for taking such great care of the house. Am delighted you and your friends enjoyed your stay. Hope you enjoyed shopping too. There are so many great towns to visit nearby!
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5

Beautiful house and views, perfect for a weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful house with an awesome backyard and gorgeous views. The house is clean, well kept and well stocked with everything you may need. Ann is really sweet and she makes sure her guests have all the amenities.The beautiful fall colors all around and the mini pond in the backyard were a sight to see. We had a wonderful weekend and we will surely be back when we get a chance!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your weekend and the fall color - it was really spectacular this year. Hope you and your family will be able to spend some more time here soon.
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5

Lovely, clean, well appointed house.

  • 5 of 5

Ann was lovely, as was her house. She really cares about her guests and clearly puts thoughts into all their needs. We found the house clean, full of everything we could possibly want and decorated with love. We will return if we find ourselves in the area again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting such a kind and thoughtful review. I am so glad that you found the house to your liking. There is a lot of time and care put into preparing the house for each arrival and it's wonderful to know that you could sense some of that. Thank you!
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5

Perfect country getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely, well-appointed house on a gorgeous property with absolutely stunning views (pictures don't do it justice!). It's really very well situated - an easy 10-minute drive to Roscoe and Calicoon Center and maybe 20 minutes to Livingstone Manor and 15 minutes to Calicoon (on the Delaware River). If you want to be centrally located in Western Sullivan County, you can't do much better.

It's perfect for a do-nothing weekend in peace and quiet, but also a great base for hiking, antiquing, skiing, etc.

The property is peaceful and just isolated enough to be quiet and private, but it's not too far away from supermarkets and restaurants (not that there a lot of those in this part of the world). The house sits on top of a hill with a beautiful panoramic southern view of forested hills. A lovely pond really makes the whole scene special. It reflects the trees, and at night you can hear a bullfrog. You really couldn't arrange the property better if you tried.

There's plenty of room for outdoor activities (we set up a badminton net), nicely tended flower patches, and also lots of well-placed chairs for just taking in the view. (I can imagine there would be some great sledding in the winter).

In nice weather, there is a spacious, private deck with great views and a big sliding door to the kitchen. There's also a pretty covered porch if you want to stay out of the sun.

Inside, the house is very well maintained, with tasteful furnishings and spotless linens and towels. When we were there, we found that we had brought far too many utensils, as the kitchen has just about anything you could need.

There is a spacious upstairs bedroom with a comfortable queen bed. It shares a good-sized bathroom with a 2nd bedroom. Downstairs, there is another bedroom/full bathroom. Water pressure is great, and the well-water isn't too hard.

The dining room has a huge wooden table and stylish chandelier.

The living area is comfy, with a well-equipped office (printer, fax, reliable internet service, and great phone reception (we had three bars). There's a TV and stereo (with nice selection of movies and music).

The big kitchen is bright, with well-maintained appliances. The mudroom has w/d and extras (bug spray, torches, cleaning supplies, etc).

The owner is extremely accommodating and thoughtful. Honestly it's hard to think of anything we'd change. The only problem is we had to leave on Labor Day! We were beyond satisfied and will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to describe the house and property in such detail. It is so helpful to see someone else's perspective and you highlighted some aspects that I didn't think to include in the description. I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay this summer, and hope you will be able to return. Perhaps in the winter, when you can do some sledding? Thank you again for taking such great care of the house.
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5

Wonderful yellow house

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house last year for a couple of days. We were 2 adults and 2 kids (4 and 8). We had some concerns with the "pets friendly" nature of the house because me and the kids have allergies to dogs and cats, but the house was clean and we had no problem at all during our stay.

The owner is very nice. She gave us many indications and helped us with the wood stove and internet connection.

Upstairs bedrooms are comfortable (we didn't use the one downstairs so I cannot comment). The kitchen is great and the dining room is full of light. The TV is small but it's not something important for us so we didn't care.

We had a wonderful time celebrating Easter in the garden, with Easter eggs hidden everywhere. However, the garden is on a sloping ground so it's not easy to play soccer or other ball sports.

A yellow labrador from the neighborhood used to visit us regularly. He was very friendly with the kids and they loved him, waiting for his visit every day.

The children regularly ask me when we'll go back to the "yellow house" (we have moved to France since our stay, so it is now a bit far way for a weekend getaway, unfortunately).

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post about your experience at the house. I am so happy to know that you and your children enjoyed the weekend! Also, thank you for giving us a heads up about your pet allergies in advance - we were able to be extra thorough in preparing the house for your arrival, and it's great to know that you didn't have any problems. If you ever get a chance to return to the area, I hope you'll stay again! In case it's helpful for future guests: the house sits above a pond and there is a small level field below. The area at the top of the lawn just outside the house is fairly level with some great spots for picnicking, games and other activities, but it's easy to see why it might have been difficult to control a soccer ball!
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Map

Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
North Branch or Roscoe
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Tennanah Lake Golf & Tennis Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
17
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
North Branch or Roscoe

Located on a quiet country road within minutes of golfing, hiking, state land for hunting, swimming, trout fishing, the Delaware River and several towns with art galleries, restaurants and shopping.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Roscoe, New York

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
A$269
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$134
Refundable Damage Deposit A$537
Tax Rate 5.0%

Three night stay required during the week and for holiday weekends. Two night minimum for other weekends. Please contact the owner directly for weekly, monthly and seasonal rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Roscoe, New York

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
  • There is a bedroom on the first floor that is attached to a full bathroom. The bedrooms upstairs are separate from the full bathroom. There is also a sofa in the Living Room that pulls out to sleep 2.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Cell phone reception is excellent at the house. As of March 2013, Brookside Farmhouse also offers Wi-Fi via a Verizon Jetpack.