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Little Green Cottage Eco Retreat

SuperhostWest Fulton, New York, United States
Entire cottage hosted by Clare
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Relax on a peaceful mountaintop with stunning vistas. Experience off grid living in a unique three building arrangement linked by pergolas. Plenty of inspiration for your next book, painting, yoga retreat or just sit & enjoy the solitude.

The space
Wake to birdcalls instead of phone calls, take a cup of French press coffee out onto the porch, and watch the sun rise over the Catskills. Take a short walk on the cottage trails for a bit of exercise.
The tiny Main Cottage is your central living space by day, with comfortable seating and an expandable writing table. A concealed,
full-size Murphy bed easily pulls down for sleeping and folds away as needed. Bed sheets and linens are provided.
The eco-efficient kitchen has ample counter space, gas stove with oven, an ice chest, and a gravity-fed sink. It is fully stocked with dishes, utensils, pots, French coffee press. Complimentary eggs, cereal, yogurt, hearty bread, juice, milk, coffee and tea are provided for cooking your own breakfast. Fully charged batteries, potable water and ice blocks for the cooler are provided. After three nights there may be an interruption to your space to replace batteries and fill water tanks (dependent on your usage.)
Follow the pergola path between buildings to the cheery, sky-lit bathhouse. There you'll find a hot shower, flush toilet and lighting powered by battery and gravity-fed water. Towels and soaps are provided.
Absorb the evening solitude around a fire in the outdoor barrel stove under the big starry sky. Fire wood provided.
If you are a “Tiny house” enthusiast and find off grid living attractive this is your perfect retreat.

Guest access
LITTLE GREEN COTTAGE is the perfect getaway for writers, painters, nature lovers, or anyone who just wants to relax and slow down. Intermittent cell phone service keeps the world at bay. There are no neighbors in sight and no light pollution to disrupt the starry skies.
There is a weekend Internet cafe down the road.

Other things to note
-4 night minimum stay.
-2 guests maximum occupancy. Additional overnight guests are not allowed.
-Check in at 2:00pm, checkout at 12:00am.
-We make every effort to respond to inquiries within the hour, however it may take up to 4 hours please be patient.
-LGBT friendly.
Relax on a peaceful mountaintop with stunning vistas. Experience off grid living in a unique three building arrangement linked by pergolas. Plenty of inspiration for your next book, painting, yoga retreat or just sit & enjoy the solitude.

The space
Wake to birdcalls instead of phone calls, take a cup of French press coffee out onto the porch, and watch the sun rise over the Catskills. Take a sh…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Kitchen
Breakfast
Free parking on premises
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Essentials
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm

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West Fulton, New York, United States

Schoharie County is best known for its rural character, scenic vistas, and abundant farmer’s markets. But the County's real secret treasures are hidden in the hills. Take a drive off the main roads to scout out remnants of forgotten towns and farms. Tiny hamlets, rustic architecture, artists’ workshops and barns abound. And there are thirty-three thousand acres of state land for all manner of outdoor activities. A paper map is highly recommended for backroad forays.
Take a Yoga ,Pilates, or exercise class. Head to Vroman’s Nose for a short scenic hike with panoramic views of the "Bread basket of the Revolution." Shop various farm stands for fresh fruits and vegetables. Join the locals for 1st Friday festivities in Middleburgh.

A short list of items to check out:
Schoharie County Chamber of Commerce
HIKING:
The Long Path North (cottage accessible)
Max V. Shaul State Park
Minekill State Park
MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL:
Old Stone Fort Civil War Museum
Iroquois Indian Museum
Town of Fulton Historical Society One Room School House in West Fulton.
Arkell Art Museum in Canajoharie
Cooperstown museums & galleries & Glimmerglass Opera
Historic Sharon Springs
MARKETS:
Barber’s farm stand
Bohringer's fruit stand
Sap Bush Hollow ( grass fed meats )
Longview Farms (pasture raised meats)
Breakabeen General Store with Wine+Liquor
Schoharie County is best known for its rural character, scenic vistas, and abundant farmer’s markets. But the County's real secret treasures are hidden in the hills. Take a drive off the main roads to scout out…

Hosted by Clare

Joined in August 2014
  • 31 Reviews
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Grower/manager of perennial nursery, Owner/builder of Little Green Cottage, Environmentalist, Mountain biker, Mom, Grandmother. Together with husband built their home and Patria Gardens. Clare grew-up and chose to stay in the area due to it's natural beauty, rural character, and life style independence. Respect of natural surrounding (audible as well as visual) and personal space are extremely important elements of life.
Grower/manager of perennial nursery, Owner/builder of Little Green Cottage, Environmentalist, Mountain biker, Mom, Grandmother. Together with husband built their home and Patria Ga…
During your stay
Owner Clare and husband Neil live on the 50 acre property and are available to answer questions or steer you toward the right road/trail. We will greet you upon arrival and explain the essentials of off-grid living.
Fresh batteries, ice and potable water will be provided once daily; as usage is guest dependent, we will arrange a time least disruptive to your stay.
On site Patria Gardens perennial nursery and artist Neil Driscoll's studio are open by appointment.
Owner Clare and husband Neil live on the 50 acre property and are available to answer questions or steer you toward the right road/trail. We will greet you upon arrival and explain…
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    Things to know

    House rules
    Check-in: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Checkout: 12:00 PM
    Not suitable for children and infants
    No smoking
    No pets
    No parties or events
    Health & safety
    Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
    Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
    Carbon monoxide alarm
    Smoke alarm
    Cancellation policy