Outstanding hospitality4 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.
Quick responses6 recent guests said this host responded quickly.
Great communication100% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.
Our comfortable house features a meadow & a mountain in the back yard, yet we're only a 7-minute walk from restaurants, shops, & ATMs. 1/2 mile from Long Path trailhead. Hiking, tubing, swimming, & skiing are nearby. You can even get here by bus.
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
1 king bed
1 double bed
1 floor mattress
1 sofa bed
No parties or events
The house itself is in a great location and the town has a fabulous vibe to it. However, be prepared for a house which has very old, worn furniture and content. The bedding smelt and some of the utensils were rusty and the crockery mismatched. The house is FULL of their stuff …
Response from Ellen:
I'm so sorry the house didn't meet Helen's expectations. We tried in our description to make it clear that it's not pristine, as we are writers, we don't make a lot of money, and we live here. We are also explicit that the room we only use for meditation has a mattress on the floor. Most people who stay here don't seem to mind that the dishes don't match. We have been systematically washing the blankets--I do think we should be doing it more often, and we will definitely address that issue. Otherwise, I suspect we are dealing with a different set of standards from our usual guests.
Ellen's place was exactly as advertised, it was cozy and had plenty of space for a family of 5. The Esopus creek was right across the street and town was so close it was an easy 10 minute walk. Great country getaway at an excellent price. Kids are already asking when we can w…
Sparrow and Ellen (a.k.a Violet) live in the mountains of upstate New York. We are writers, and we practice meditation. We also speak French.
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour