The house is near Hunter Mt Festival/Ski Resorts, Windham Mt., and Bellayre Mt ski/festival resorts. We are 4 miles from Phoenicia with fine dining, Upstate Art, Sweet Sues, shopping, musicians are always performing and restaurants of many venues. Woodstock is 20 minutes away. The best hiking in the country is down the road form the house, rock climbing ,ice climbing, zip lines, horse back riding, skiing , shoeing ,water/snow tubing,snow boarding, water rafting, fishing, hunting, swimming with lakes and rivers for summer fun. North and South lakes are minutes away with swimming, picnicking, boating, canoeing, kayaking. Many wonderful Golf Courses within minutes of the house as well. We are on several acres of land surrounded by country serenity, fine air, clean and healthy spring water. The Zen Mountain Monastery is minutes away as well as movies, galleries, bars, and delicious dining. Yet, when you arrive , you say to yourself, 'Why even leave the grounds, it is so beautiful.' about the house: This is an 1800's boarding house remodeled for your comfort and to experience history! The House was the vacation resort in the Catskills. The 'Husband Train' once stopped here to drop off the husbands for the weekend while the family stayed all summer or winter season. The energy is great! The water and air purer than most! The country is soothing and fun. We are on an underground lake and enjoy the spring water for drinking and bathing. You will notice the difference in your health and stress level the very first day of your stay! Our little stream along the house provides soothing sound and beautiful setting while relaxing outside on our wrap around decking and comfy chairs. One of our largest decks is through the french doors from the country kitchen where you will find several comfortable tables and chairs & a couple of BBQ's to use. This house is about : ENJOYMENT AND FUN! Some of our guests love it so much they don't even leave the house during their stay. What is fun to do here?: You may even hike along the stream up to the waterfalls, caves and mountains out back of and including our property that is adjacent to state park land for your enjoyment.Up the mountain is swimming in nature or you may go to the local pool and workout rooms in the local hotel for a small fee. The North & South Lakes and the famous Haines Falls are two popular features within 10-20 minutes from the house. You may rent Kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, row boats, or just lay in the sun and swim. You may climb the biggest waterfall in NY or just rest in the cool mist from the water. Hiking is great here as you will become a fan immediately! Bring your camera! If you like to fish, we always have time to catch a trout from our clean waters for dinner! In the winter , skiing and snow boarding, snow shoeing and tubing, and much more. Every winter pleasure is within minutes of our house, or you may stay in and build a snowman or watch through french doors in front of a cozy fireplace. What to do at night?: Enjoying cocktails in our bar and having your party here with friends is the best! You never need a Designated Driver! Just have a great , safe time here. When you do venture out you will find , delicious ethnic and American restaurants up and down the mountain within minutes. Lots of local events are happening all the time. You can always go to an art opening, an interesting movie, a museum, ride the old railroad, zip line, horses, play miniature golf, attend workshops for Spiritual growth, healing, yoga and , don' forget all the psychics that live up here and are available to you. Our local NY FIVE STAR SPAS, the Emerson and the Copperhood, are both only 10 minutes away form our front door, For a slight charge you can spend the day swimming, sunning,in their hot tub &/or Gym We can bring our Massage Therapist or Body workers or Reiki Masters , psychic or tarot readers right to your room! There is a special discounted fee for the house guests for your convenience. We sleep 12 in our six rooms but can accommodate more with additional charge per person.