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Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
95%
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29 reviews
· Wurtsboro, New York
55 acres
1 site
1 Lodging
Once Owned by the Budd Family from England this 55 acre property has been in my family since 1969. Family from the Bronx in NYC would all have summer homes to escape the summer heat. 55 Acres of Mountain land nestled in the Catskill Forest LESS THAN 2 HOURS from NYC ! Near the Once Famous and Historic NEVELE Hotel which you can see from the top of the mountain! Former Presidents and Comedians have all been there. YOU TUBE it !!! (Abandoned Ski Resort) By Bright Sun Films. Also Near Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and Yasgur's Farm where the famous Woodstock Festival took place in 1969. (Watch the Awesome Movie on DVD at the cabin called "Taking Woodstock" ). Enjoy the peaceful country , the smell of mountain Laurel, and the Dark night sky ! Secluded Rustic Cabin yet has all the modern touches! Amenities include Sheets, Towels, and Pillows, 200 Mbs WIFI and 4K HDTV with APPS built in such as NETFLIX, HULU, Amazon Prime, etc... Onkyo Surround System with Dolby Atmos, Klipsch and Bose Surround speakers, Blue Tooth Streaming from your phone, DVD and CD systems. Old school Sony VHS recorder and cassette deck and CD player upstairs in Bedroom with IHome cordless charging dock with blue tooth speaker. UGG Quilts and comforters on beds. Indoor and Outdoor shower. Exclusive Morton Brown NYC Shower Gels, Henckel Knife Set, Viking Pots and Pans, Coffee Grinder, Starbucks Reserve Coffee Beans. Outdoor Weber Gas Grill, Outdoor fire pit and Volleyball or Badminton setup. Play your favorite board games such as Monopoly, Taboo, Trivial pursuit, Cranium or UNO. Local Sandburg creek water hole for swimming and fishing. 10 minute drive to the town of Wurstboro to eat at Danny's Restaurant, Las Mananitas Mexican Restaurant and shop at Canal Town Emporium and CrystalConnection(Crystalconnectionnewyork.com). 15 minutes to The Basha Kill Wildlife Preserve and Winery to go Hiking, Birdwatching, Kayaking, Fishing for Pickerel and large mouth Bass or visit the Winery. And now 20 minutes to the newly constructed Catskill Resort Casino and Kartrite INdoor Water park. Minnawaska State park, Sams point and Ice Cave Mountains are Nearby. Shadowland LiveTheater, Barthel's Farm Market in Ellenville. Westwind Orchard & Cidery for Homemade Pizza and Pasta and Ciders and Arrowood Farm Brewery & Distillery in the Town of Accord both in walking distance from each other. Katrina Falls at the Neversink river is a great Hike or to go swimming or go to the local Sanburg Creek water hole. The cabin holds up to a Maximum of 4 people. One full size bed in the back room and 2 Twins in the front bedroom upstairs. The stairs are a little steep and the outside has uneven terrain so this retreat is not for elderly people or anyone who does not have good mobility and balance. The Hot water is limited because this is a cabin in the woods with its own Hot water tank. It is not hooked up to a Municipal water supply system with unlimited Hot water. You need to let the water Heat up again in the Tank for more hot water if multiple people are taking showers around the same time. During or right after a NorthEast Tropical Storm or Severe weather the power can go out. It will go back on !! Take advantage of the many Candles, Lantern and Board Games to play! Grind up some fresh Starbucks Reserve Coffee Beans. Condiments and Spices are also included. The cabin has its own water well that goes 180 ft below the ground to bring up fresh, clean, chemical free catskill water. Relax, Release, and Enjoy!!!
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Wurtsboro, New York, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Victor R.Joined in January 2020
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Tom H.recommends
July 4, 2022
Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
Amazing place
We loved the place! Very clean, well stocked and comfortable. We felt at one with nature and with the convenience of a well designed house. Outdoor space was a great bonus, especially the grill and fire pit. Guest Wifi for cell phone wasn't working but the place was excellent in every other respect.
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Rebecca Z.
June 6, 2022
Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
Nice house but no hot tub.
Small, cozy house and beautiful property, but hot tub was not functioning. While the owner returned text messages, there was no effort to explore what the problem was or potentially fix it. There are many similar rentals in the area, but we booked this one because my family was very excited to relax in the hot tub each day. It's a shame, because otherwise everything was very nice.
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Megan C.recommends
January 2, 2022
Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
Great experience!
We loved staying in Gerard’s cabin! He’s truly thought of everything a guest could need. He responded quickly whenever I reached out with a question. We enjoyed cooking our meals in the kitchen and relaxing by the fire. This is the perfect spot for a peaceful getaway.
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Amber H.recommends
November 3, 2021
Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
If you are looking for a peaceful, cozy, secluded cabin with everything you could possibly want or need...LOOK NO MORE....THIS PLACE IS PERFECT!!! Gerard (the owner) really has thought of everything. He was a fabulous host and was very accommodating. The cabin is secluded, has a huge yard and is surrounded by beautiful trees. You really do feel like you have the whole woods to yourself. And when I say this place has everything, I mean everything! There are a couple different lounge set ups in the yard, a hammock, a BBQ, volleyball/badminton net with everything you need to play, jacuzzi, outdoor shower and fire pit with wood already chopped and easily accessible. During the day, our dogs and us loved running around the yard and exploring the surrounding woods. It was beautiful to see all the fall leaf colors and tons of different wild mushrooms. And our evenings were perfect also. What is better than stargazing while relaxing in the jacuzzi with a fire in the fire pit? The inside of the cabin was cozy and clean and had all the necessary essentials and more. It rained one of the days that we were there but we cozied up to the wood burning stove and played board games that Gerard supplied and then watched movies on the large TV that had most of the apps and excellent surround sound. We took a couple of trips to the small town. The crystal store in the town was amazing if you are into rocks and crystals. And there are many great hiking spots nearby. Sams Point, Verkeerderkill Falls and the Ice Caves are a must if you enjoy hiking. Our trip was perfect and exactly what we were hoping for. We really couldn't have had a better stay. We will definitely stay here again in the future. Thank you for everything, Gerard!
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Samantha B.recommends
October 24, 2021
Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
We loved this place! Close proximity to beautiful hikes. It was nice to come back from hiking and use the hot tub and fire pit. Very clean too. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a weekend away.
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Natalie K.recommends
October 11, 2021
Wurtsboro Ridge Retreat
Amazing spot! Would definitely recommend and can’t wait to go back. I love the location the most, felt like you had the whole woods to yourself, so relaxing. And the host was very responsive. Also loved how dog friendly it was while at the same time being super clean!
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