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Escape to a natural oasis for family filled fun, guys trips, girls weekend, or a romantic getaway. This perfect vacation location is a 4 bedroom 2 bath partial log home that easily sleeps 13 in beds but also includes 2 recliners, a sectional, and plenty of floor space for blow up mattresses or sleeping bags giving the sleeping capacity up to 20 people. Staying in? Start your day right with Foldgers in your cup, home comes equipped with a coffee maker. The basement is a game room. 72' plasma tv with direct tv service, pool table, shuffleboard, a bar for byob entertaining, the kids can easily hook up any gaming system too. Treadmill included for your own personal workout needs. Wood burning stove for the cozy mountain feel. Outside...67 acres of trails for hiking, sledding, skiing, snowmobil...Escape to a natural oasis for family filled fun, guys trips, girls weekend, or a romantic getaway. This perfect vacation location is a 4 bedroom 2 bath partial log home that easily sleeps 13 in beds but also includes 2 recliners, a sectional, and plenty of floor space for blow up mattresses or sleeping bags giving the sleeping capacity up to 20 people. Staying in? Start your day right with Foldgers in your cup, home comes equipped with a coffee maker. The basement is a game room. 72' plasma tv with direct tv service, pool table, shuffleboard, a bar for byob entertaining, the kids can easily hook up any gaming system too. Treadmill included for your own personal workout needs. Wood burning stove for the cozy mountain feel. Outside...67 acres of trails for hiking, sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, or ATVs. 5 acres of open field for your group to play any sports game. BBQ or picnic? The wrap around deck has chaise lounges, and outdoor table for eating, a man's dream grill, and plenty of seating. Relax under the apple tree, during the right season they can be picked right on the spot. There is a backyard fire pit for enjoying freshly roasted s'mores while breathing in the pure crisp country air. Endless space to play fetch with your four legged friends. Entertaining the kids? Board games and toys available, or many kid-friendly tv channels for a movie to watch in either the basement game room or in the first floor living room. Cooking? Plenty of utensils and dinnerware, large fridge to stock up when you arrive, lots of cabinet space, pots and pans, microwave, wonderful Amana oven/stove, and a dishwasher to make cleanup easy. Got a little dirty? Full laundry room with folding counter and washer and dryer. Headed out for the day? So many options... Like to antique? Historic downtown Franklin has lots of great finds in their antique stores. Golfer? There are so many 18 hole courses in this area you could play a different one each day of your stay, also in nearby Oneonta there is a unique disc golf course too. Theater lover? Downtown Franklin has a playhouse just minutes from the house, also nearby Oneonta is home to 3 universities that host plays on a regular basis. Baseball fan? Nearby Cooperstown is the home of The Baseball Hall of Fame, they have so many activities for the children including day training and multi-day camps. The family can take in an AA minor league game at the Oneonta Outlaw's field. Sportsman? Clay shoot at the nearby Oneonta Sportsman Gun Club, fish at the East Sidney Lake Dam right down the road or take a drive to Whitney Point lake. Bring your kayaks and canoes, the Susquehanna River runs right through the area. Beach day? Take the family to the East Sidney Lake for the day, lifeguard on duty for swimming and sand beach for tanning. Swimmer? Downtown Franklin has a free entry community pool, the KOA has a community pool for a very small fee just down the road, or nearby Sidney has a free community indoor pool. Skier? The Catskills mountain range offers many ski resorts within an hour to two hour car trip. Day trip for the kids? Take a 40 minute scenic ride to Howe Caverns where the family can travel 32 floors underground to take a boat ride around an original cave of the Catskills while looking for gemstones. In the spring the family can visit the Delaware County Fair in Walton, about a 20 minute drive from the house. The fair has games, rides, and vendors making for a great day at any age. Mini golf, roller skating, movie theater, and bowling all located in nearby Oneonta. Once a week in the fair weather months the family can visit a drive-in movie theater. Within an hour drive the family can visit historic Roscoe to tour old fashioned railroad cars. Adults enjoy a good brew? Not only are there many pubs and bars within a short drive but also this region is known for local beers, you can go to multiple breweries in the area. Women like wine? In the next region over in the fingerlakes there are many vineyards to visit. Adults... Each Saturday night there are bands for dancing and country line dancing just a quick drive down the hill at Babcock's night club. Foodie? This area has so many eateries that range from the simple burger and wings to a five star sit down dining experience. Looking for history? Delhi, the Delaware County seat, is just a 20 minute drive and Albany, the state capital can be reached in about 80 minutes. Needless to say, there are activities for any visitor at any time of the year. Whether you are scheduling day trips or off the mountain activities or staying at the house for peace, relaxation, or adventure you will be sure to have a pleasant and fun filled stay with us.
Went away with family for weekend.We had a awesome time.The house has everything you need.The basement has huge 72 in TV.Also a pool table and shuffle board game.Also if you like to take nature walk great trail.Cant wait to return again.
Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Gerard V
Management response:Responded 9 December 2017
Thank you for your generous review. We are happy to know when our guests have had a good experience during their stay. We look forward to your return next year.
Inside the house...
Laundry room - washer and dryer, iron, softener and detergent.
Living Room - television with dish tv, 2 recliners, 3 seater sofa that is a convertible to sleep 2 at night, windows that offer scenic views of the mountain range, pillows and blankets for comfort, wood burning fireplace, subtle lighting.
Kitchen - oven/stove, microwave, all dinnerware, utensils, and cooking supplies included, counter space, bright lighting, refrigerator/freezer, grill and grilling instruments... Just bring food and you are ready to go!
Dining Room- large table that sits 6, open layout to living room for spill-over as well as outdoor patio table.
Coat closet for storage.
All linens, pillows, blankets, and towels included.
Downstairs bathroom, full with tub.