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RoTW: Boiceville Farmhouse, $150/night

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We started off in search of $100 a night or less rentals around the Catskills, which we found plenty of. But many were of the smallish cabin variety (not all; just many), and we wondered what we could get for just a little more per night. Turns out, you can get a roomy 3 bed c.1840 farmhouse in Boiceville, Ulster County. What’s nice about this place is that it’s on 5 private acres, and it’s only a 2 minute walk from the bus stop at Bread Alone. It’s also close to the Esopus creek and some swimming holes. Boiceville is up near the northwestern corner of the Ashokan Reservoir, 10 minutes from Phoenicia, 20 minutes from Woodstock, and 25 minutes from Kingston. Oh, and the text under the photos came directly from the Airbnb.com listing.

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Category: Boiceville, Rentals, Ulster County

By: kandyharris | 8 April 2014 01:30 PM | No Comments

UPSTATE JANE: Boiceville A-Frame, $255,000

 

This is one of the cooler A-Frames I have seen lately. These owners have run with the 70′s ski lodge vibe and created a warm and cozy getaway! I love the outdoor spaces, the double staircase and two family rooms. It is in a great location not far, but far enough from 28 and between Phoenicia and Woodstock.

12 Deerhaven Park Rd Boiceville, NY 12412

Price:$255,000

  • Beds:4 Bed
  • Baths:2 Bath
  • House Size: 2100 square feet according to owner, see comments below. (Realtor.com lists a type-0)
  • Lot Size:0.65 Acres
  • Year Built:1970

Category: $200000 to $299000, Boiceville, Ulster County, Upstate Jane

By: dichotomyinteriors | 17 October 2012 12:00 PM | 5 Comments

Creekside Bungalow with Two Studios, $229,000

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I could almost get excited about this house for sale in Boiceville, N.Y. First, I’m crazy for bungalows. Second: waterfront property in the Catksills (okay, yeah, the water is a creek, but that’s good enough for me!). Third: two studios with electricity, for novel-writing and for stashing visitors! Plus, a wrap-around screened in porch big enough for a ping-pong table! My beef with upstate listings, as opposed to NYC listings, is that they rarely include floorplans or maps, two things that would greatly influence whether or not I want to go the next step and actually make the schlep to see this place.

I talked to some folks at FreeStyle Realty, based in Phoenicia, N.Y., who pointed out many of the property’s attributes: it’s had only two owners, and much of the original furniture remains in the house and will be for sale–separately–as well. It has a two-car garage and three-and-a-half acres of property. It has a stone fireplace and sits 1/10 of a mile from tennis courts, also plusses.The listing has few interior pictures, which raises my suspicion, and the word “charming” can mean “needs renovation” in real estate speak. The MLS listing notes the condition of the place as “very good,” so nothing structural, but we can assume the kitchen is vintage–and not necessarily in a cute, kitchy way.

A minus: The road that runs along the Esopus Creek is Route 28, a highway that cuts west from the Interstate deep into the western Catskills. The broker says a row of trees separates the property from the road, and you can’t see the property from the street, so that’s good. Another minus: the one bathroom… although perhaps one of those studios could be turned into a freestanding bathroom!

So what’s the vote, folks? Is this one worth a look? At current mortgage rates, with 10% down, that’s about $1400 a month with taxes, an amount that might be recoup-able with weekly rentals.


Enchanted Getaway on the Creek
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Asking Price: $229,000
Square feet: 1466
Beds: 3
Baths: 1
Land: 3.5 acres
Distance to NYC: 115 miles; 2 hours, 15 minutes
Transportation: Bus to Phoenicia

Category: $200000 to $299000, Boiceville, Second Homes, Ulster County

By: lisa | 23 June 2011 09:58 AM | 5 Comments