The SpaceThe Catskills are become one of the hottest destinations for 2015. Besides being incredibly beautiful, the Catskills have been listed #2 on on Travel & Leisure's 'Best Places to Travel in 2015 - in the WORLD, #2 on Fodor's '2015 Go List!', and in the New York Times 52 Places to Go Feature.
AND...Turquoise Barn has been featured in Conde Nast Traveller's January 2015 issue! Read the article here: (URL HIDDEN)
Please Note: When you rent the Carriage House via Air BnB, you are renting the entire house Exclusively for your group.
Rustic . . Simplistic. . . Elegance........Turquoise Barn is located in the Western Catskills on a former dairy farm. Our 3-story 3,000 sq. ft, converted 1800's Carriage House has large loft-style open spaces with high ceilings, artist designed & renovated with handcrafted furnishings and art throughout the house.
Upstairs are four large bedrooms (comfortably sleep 4 in each room), each equipped with a private bathroom, tastefully designed and decorated, and each with AMAZING views of the sunrise, sunset, moonrise, mountains or pond.
Downstairs has an additional 5th full bathroom, open kitchen, large handcrafted dining table, radiant heat floors, wood stove and back sun porch.
Set on acres of meadows, mountains, wooded areas, organic flower & veggie gardens, a fishing/swimming pond and streams, barns, and an amazing event field (with stage) nestled in the Catskill mountains; this fully furnished home is ideal for your next vacation, retreat, romantic getaway weekend, or gathering with friends & family. It's also the perfect spot for a country wedding, family reunions, group or corporate retreats.
NATURE THERAPY.......Outside are acres of meadows, mountains, wooded areas, organic flower & veggie gardens, a fishing/swimming pond and streams. Fire pit for evening gatherings and open large field for special events. Also on the property are chickens, roosters, ducks, & cats (outdoor only). Hiking in our backyard or up the mountain road and just minutes away from the Catskill Scenic Trail for biking/walking/running/skiing.
We are an eco-friendly chemical & pesticide-free environment both inside and out. Fresh spring water is available throughout the house and property; you can drink, swim and even shower in it! We use only natural soaps & cleaners as well as organic cotton linens which we line dry.
Turquoise Barn is a former Green Certified that has evolved into a full-house rental, retreat, and event center. When renting the entire house, your group only will be exclusively occupying the house & property. Sleeps up to 16 people in beds and up to 25 with additional air mattresses or sleeping bags; camping on the property is also available.
Our property is the perfect location for large outdoor gatherings or small indoor events. Create your perfect country WEDDING; host a RETREAT, dinner party, or family and friends reunion. We have a large OUTDOOR EVENT SPACE nestled in the foothills with plenty of parking. Indoor space in the Carriage House or Turquoise Barn Gallery (a 2 story 1100 sq. ft barn, two story barn) is available for smaller groups. Please visit Turquoise Barn website or contact us for more details
What to do? Watch the sun set, moon rise, stars sparkle, relax by pond, build a bon fire, curl up with a good book next to the wood stove, schedule a massage or reikki treatment, hike or snowshoe the foothills in our backyard, visit the historical graveyard across the street. And if you want to explore, there are plenty of activities in the area.
Close proximity to restaurants, SKIING (Plattekill 20-25 min - Bellayre- 30-35 min - Windham - 50 min - 1 hr); hiking, snowmobiling, swimming, fishing, book stores, antique shopping, yoga classes, performance centers, galleries, museums. Bovina 7 minutes, Delhi 10 min., Stamford, 10 min, Andes 15 minutes, Margaretville, 25 min, Cooperstown 50 min., Woodstock 1 hr. Approx. 2 Hours from the George Washington Bridge - 3 Hrs. from NYC, 1.5 hrs. from Albany, 1.5hrs. Binghamton, 1.5hrs Kingston.
*Note - we are an eco-friendly environment - we use no chemicals or pesticides in our home or garden.
For more pictures and information check Turquoise Barn's website as well as our reviews on Trip Advisor, Yelp, and (website hidden)! Guest AccessFull House and property with pond, gardens, mountains; bicycles (seasonal). Interaction with GuestsWe will be here to greet you and give you a tour and available on call if you need something. The NeighborhoodBeautiful ~ Rural, mountains, rivers, farms, farm stands, farmer's markets, 19 mile Catskill Scenic Trail for biking, walking, x-country skiing. Far away from it all but close enough to restaurants, antique shops, book stores, parks, towns including, Delhi, Andes, Bovina, Stamford, Oneonta, Roxbury, Margaretville, Arkville, Cooperstown, Woodstock.
NOTE: We list on a number of websites so our calendar may not always be up to date. Please contact us before booking to be sure your dates are available. Thank you! Getting AroundCar recommended. If you are traveling from the city - you can take the train to Poughkeepsie, Rhinecliff, or Albany and rent a car which will pick you up from the station. Other Things to NoteBedroom/Bed layout: - 4 Bedrooms
Rosa - 1 king - 1 full futon
Moss - 1 queen - 1 full futon
Sunset - 1 queen - 2 bunks (singles)
Sunrise - 1 queen 2 bunks (singles)
Each room has it's own private bathroom with a fifth bathroom downstairs. We also have a blow-up mattress that guests sometimes set up downstairs.
If you check the Turquoise Barn website, you can see pictures of each room as well as more info about the house and area.