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Cooperstown Area Luxury Rental-Because Of The View

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Very close to Cooperstown and the Glimmerglass Opera. 15 Miles north of Cooperstown and the Dreams Park. 8 Minutes to the Glimmerglass Opera House. The home is an Historic 1859 Farmhouse renovated to provide modern amenities while maintaining it’s original character. You can enjoy the View from our two covered porches and from a second floor balcony. Located in the Historic Village of Van Hornesville. Three bedrooms + Sofa Bed; and one-and-a-half bathrooms. All three bedrooms are located on the second floor. Bedrooms have Air Conditioning. The main bathroom, located on the second floor, includes both a Shower and a Jacuzzi Tub. Main bathroom is shared by all three bedrooms. (Half bath is located on the first floor.) One very large bedroom with a King Size Bed. Second bedroom with a...Very close to Cooperstown and the Glimmerglass Opera. 15 Miles north of Cooperstown and the Dreams Park. 8 Minutes to the Glimmerglass Opera House. The home is an Historic 1859 Farmhouse renovated to provide modern amenities while maintaining it’s original character. You can enjoy the View from our two covered porches and from a second floor balcony. Located in the Historic Village of Van Hornesville. Three bedrooms + Sofa Bed; and one-and-a-half bathrooms. All three bedrooms are located on the second floor. Bedrooms have Air Conditioning. The main bathroom, located on the second floor, includes both a Shower and a Jacuzzi Tub. Main bathroom is shared by all three bedrooms. (Half bath is located on the first floor.) One very large bedroom with a King Size Bed. Second bedroom with a Queen Size Bed. Small bedroom with a set of Bunk Beds – suitable for children old enough to sleep in Bunk Beds. . All beds have brand new mattresses as of June 2014. Property also includes: A Full Laundry Room; A Reading Nook; A Second Story Balcony; A large fully equipped kitchen; Large Gas BBQ; downstairs powder room; A Pantry/Breakfast Nook; A Full Formal Dining Room capable of seating 16; A Comfortably Furnished Living Room that includes a large flat screen television; A Den/Office; Two Covered Porches; Direct TV; Satellite Internet. The home does NOT have a landline telephone. This location has good cellular coverage with most carriers. Other amenities provided are an iron; ironing board; hair dryer; fully stocked with luxury bedding and plenty of towels. As is common with many historic homes the stairs in this home are VERY steep. There is a sturdy railing. But this property is not suitable for frail people, anyone with mobility or balance issues, nor is it suitable for toddlers. Nothing in this house has been baby-proofed. This home is situated on top of a rise. The location provides stunning views of the surrounding countryside. This location also provides an almost continuous breeze. The house stays cool. All windows have screens so you are safe from mosquitos. More
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About the Owner
Connie Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
Interaction with guests
We have an onsite caretaker. She will stop by to introduce herself when you arrive. She is available if any questions or special needs should arise.
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We've stayed in the area when attending Glimmerglass Opera festival weekends for perhaps the last fifteen years. We've camped, stayed in modest motels, a fantastic B&B and this was our best family stay yet, The B&B is great when I'm on my own, but traveling...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank IthacaNancy
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I stayed at Because of the View during induction weekend at the baseball hall of fame. We were looking for somewhere relaxing relatively close to Cooperstown, and did we ever make the right choice. It was our first time in upstate New...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Charles P
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We rented this house Memorial Day weekend. To start, the communication was excellent. We were contacted right away. The owner provided several area restaurants for us. When I corresponded that we were not able to get through to one of the restaurants, she made reservations...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Donna E
Reviewed 17 July 2018

My family stayed here last week while visiting Cooperstown. We loved that the house was built in the 1850's. It was clean and comfortable with everything we needed. Connie was a great host, leaving us with some local beer, pancake mix and wonderful maple syrup!...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Iluvtwins
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We loved staying in bucolic Van Hornesville in this updated historic farmhouse . The house is part of a working farm and we even got to watch a newborn calf take it's first steps! There is an easy nature trail within walking distance, and several...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank SnorkleGurl
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The property is in close proximity to Cooperstown and all Cooperstown has to offer. The property is even CLOSER to the Glimmerglass Opera House. Other local points of interest include but are not limited to: • A local Nature Trail, right in Van Hornesville, that features a beautiful gorge, spectacular waterfall, and natural limestone caves. • Historic Russian Monastery • The Erie Canal & The Little Falls Locks + The Erie Canal Bike Trail • Swimming in Otsego Lake at Glimmerglass State Park • Swimming in a Local Public Swimming Pool in the Summer – but with limited hours. • The Van Hornesville Fish Hatchery – RIGHT across the road, very charming, and the perfect place for a summer picnic. • Boat Rentals on Otsego Lake at Sam Smith’s Boat Yard • Agri-Tourism just down the road • R...
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We do not have Public Transportation in rural Upstate New York. You will need a car to get around.
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