About This Listing
The Farmhouse at Woodshill Homestead is the original site of the Wilcox family estate in the Mohawk Valley, Upstate New York. Locals often identify it as "the big white barn by the pond.” It is a comfortable and relaxing retreat, situated amid 88 acres of field and forest.
Woodshill Homestead is located 10 minutes from Utica, 15 minutes from Hamilton College, and an hour from Old Forge in the Adirondacks.
Among the unique qualities that Woodshill Homestead offers is a 5,000 square foot English style barn -- the perfect space for creatives of all kind to work and find inspiration. New windows look east over the sunrise.
Guests will have access to the entire home, including the fields, forest and pasture. The setting is ideal for sunset strolls and all variety of outdoor activity. The Farmhouse’s newly-renovated interior matches its gorgeous rustic environs with quintessential upstate elegance and comfort.
Interaction with Guests
The Wilcox family lives across the field in a house visible through the kitchen windows. We are kind and helpful but will allow our renters peace and quiet.
Other Things to Note
* For an extra fee, we will stock the house with requested groceries.
* For an extra fee, weekly house-keeping can be provided.
* Smoking is prohibited in all buildings on the campus.
* One dog allowed. No cats.
I have stayed at wonderful homes with Airbnb from California to Montreal but this farm is my favorite! It is difficult to say what my favorite feature is...the beautiful kitchen or the inviting sun porch maybe the donkey and sheep that seemed to enjoy our company or the comfortable beds. It was the perfect place to stay for my nephew's graduation and to have my family join us at the farm to visit and enjoy each other's company. The description of the listing was accurate and Andrew responded to any communication quickly. The farm had everything you could ask for-kitchen staples & dishes, toiletries & hairdryer, and plenty of towels. It was lovely to sit outside on the Adirondack chairs and enjoy the quiet countryside. Check in could not be easier and we appreciated the bottle of wine and homemade bread. You can definitely tell that this family is proud of their farm. Thank you for sharing this special property!
The farmhouse was the perfect place for my family to spread out and relax. I especially enjoyed the details that went into making the house feel like a home. It was a pleasant surprise to have breakfast staples in the refrigerator making it possible to relax right away and not having to go to grocery store! Thanks also for the bottle of wine and cake - most welcoming. Andrew was prompt in returning messages. I'd stay here again!
Thanks for the great stay! The farmhouse was beautiful, quiet and relaxing. The bedrooms were well furnished and comfortable. Andrew was easy to work with during the booking process and was accommodating with our requests for an early check-in. We had a very enjoyable stay - and thanks for the homemade blueberry muffins!!
The Wilcoxes were wonderful hosts. They made sure we had access to the house even though we arrived extremely late for check-in. They even left us muffins, which were much-appreciated after a long day of traveling. The house itself was quiet, comfortable and charming. It was a delightful place to stay, and our only regret was that we did not have time to stay longer and enjoy the beautiful scenery and ambience of the home. If I ever return to Upstate New York, I'm staying at the Woodshill Farmhouse.
Mary and Andrew are fantastic hosts. This was our second time staying at the farm and both times we were made to feel welcome right away with some fresh-baked muffins / bread waiting for us on the kitchen table. Also, because we were staying at the house for our son's graduation from Hamilton College, Mary was kind enough to leave on the counter some "graduation appropriate" decorations and cocktails napkins. So fun! And so very appreciated. The kitchen is a wonderful gathering place with it's large table and great views of the farm.
We added one more night onto our trip it was so fantastic. (See my previous review ...)