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Country Solitude in 4 BR Contemporary Comfort

4.96(50 reviews)SuperhostBovina Center, New York, United States
Entire house hosted by Kim
8 guests4 bedrooms5 beds4 baths
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Blackberry Cottage is located in the popular vacation destination of Bovina Center, NY. A picturesque country road leads you to the house. The driveway gives ample parking for guests. A large lawn area offers both sunny and shaded spots for outdoor entertaining. Inside you'll find 3 floors with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and an open floor plan. Peaceful rural setting yet close to towns with restaurants, shops and activities. Delaware County is a 4 season area, perfect for any time of year!

The space
Blackberry Cottage has a short driveway leading to the house. The driveway is maintained all year so there's no need to worry in the winter time.

Entry: The side entrance has a bench to make taking shoes and boots off easy and coat closet.

Kitchen: The kitchen is located between the dining and living rooms and has all of the appliances, cookware and serveware that you need to prepare group meals.

Living Room: The living room with fireplace has cathedral ceilings and double doors that lead out onto the deck. Overlooking the front lawn and mountains as well as the side lawn with frog pond, the living room gives an amazing view from every angle.

Dining Room: The dining room overlooks the woods and front lawn and has a door to the wrap around deck making outdoor dining convenient. There is seating for 8 in the dining room.

Bedrooms:
#1: The master bedroom is directly off the living room on the first floor has its own bathroom with a double sink and tub/shower combo. Queen bed.
#2: Bedroom is on the first floor with a twin size trundle bed to comfortably fit one to two people. Twin bed with twin trundle.
#3: On the second floor there is an office area in the loft and bedroom with bathroom that has a tub/shower combo. Queen bed.
#4: The walk out basement bedroom area is more of a studio. This area has two entertaining area with couches and tv, bathroom with shower, and laundry area.

Exterior: The home sits on approximately 5 acres of land on a dead end road. The lawn is expansive and slopes down to a flat area below the house. A shallow frog pond sits next to the house. A large wrap around deck has a propane grill and eating area overlooking the valley below, breathtaking at all times of the day. A chimenea offers ambience and warmth at night. The house is dog friendly with approval, acceptance of rules and a $200 per dog per stay fee. One dog maximum.

In the winter the house has electric heat and fireplace. In the warmer months the windows open to let in the cool country air. In the mountains it is not unusual to have days in the 80's and then drop down to the 50's or 60's when the sun goes down. There is not full home AC but the bedrooms on the first (2) and second (1) floor have window AC units installed June - September. The basement bedroom area stays cool throughout the year.

Guest access
Guests have full access to house and property except to a closet on the second floor which is locked and the garage which is for owner storage only.

Other things to note
There is no home phone at the house. You can use the WiFi to make WiFi calls on your phone. Check your carrier settings.

Pets are considered for an additional fee of $200 per pet per stay. One dog max. Sorry, no cats!

Stays 7 days or more have a $400 cleaning fee. Guests are provided with a starter supply of toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, soap, shampoo, dishwasher detergent, dish soap, laundry soap, propane, cleaning supplies. When the provided supply is gone guests should purchase what they need for the remainder of their stay.
The road leading to Blackberry Cottage, Doig Hollow Road, is a one lane (beautiful) dirt road. Please drive carefully! It is a town maintained road all year long so even in snow season the road is plowed but may have pot holes.

There is a private lake community down the road from the house. This is not part of the reservation. The road through the community is clearly marked PRIVATE DO NOT ENTER. The community caretakers will call authorities on any trespassers on foot, bike or vehicle. Trepassing on this property may result in immediate termination of reservation with no refund on unused time.

The area has limited cell service and it is likely that there is no service at the house. Make sure you write down house address and door code. Calls can be made from your cell phone through WiFi Calling, check your phone carrier settings.
Blackberry Cottage is located in the popular vacation destination of Bovina Center, NY. A picturesque country road leads you to the house. The driveway gives ample parking for guests. A large lawn area offers both sunny and shaded spots for outdoor entertaining. Inside you'll find 3 floors with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and an open floor plan. Peaceful rural setting yet close to towns with restaurants, shops and activ… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi – 75 Mbps
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises
Iron
Hangers
TV
Hair dryer
Dedicated workspace
Dryer

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Bovina Center, New York, United States

Delaware County NY is a four season vacation destination. In the summertime there are yard sales, farmers markets, fairs and more. Outdoor activities include hiking, biking and fishing. Fall is for leaf peeping. Drive down the country roads, pick apples and pumpkins and enjoy nearby town harvest festivals. Winter is packed full of activities. There are two ski centers nearby that offer tubing, skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing (as well as summer activities like hiking, biking and concerts). Restaurants often showcase locally made or grown food like cheese, bread, meat fruit and vegetables. Shops abound, there's always something to see.

Distances to popular vacation spots and wedding venues:
The Inn at West Settlement: 16 miles
Roxbury Barn: 16 miles
Stone Tavern Farm: 19 miles
Maple Shade Farm: 6.7 miles
Natural Gardens: 16 miles
Stonewall Estates: 14 miles
Belleayre Ski Center: 34 miles
Plattekill Ski Center: 21 miles
Cooperstown Dreams Park: 42 miles
All Star Village, Oneonta: 32 miles
SUNY Delhi: 11 miles
SUNY Oneonta/Hartwick College: 35 miles
Delaware County NY is a four season vacation destination. In the summertime there are yard sales, farmers markets, fairs and more. Outdoor activities include hiking, biking and fishing. Fall is for leaf peeping…

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Joined in May 2017
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House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
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