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Location
  • Grand Gorge is located in the Northern Catskill Mountains of New York State.  It is 160 miles Northwest of New York City and 60 miles Southwest of Albany, NY.

    Windham weather (13 miles east of Grand Gorge)

    Maps:

  • How long does it take to drive to Grand Gorge from NYC?  It takes approximately 3 hours from Midtown Manhattan to Grand Gorge.  It may take considerably longer if you leaving during a Friday evening rush hour or on Prime Holiday weekends.
  • What are the Prime Holiday Weekends for traffic? - The prime holidays for weekend traffic are Christmas, New Year's, and any officially observed three- day holiday such as Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day.  Other holiday's where you may expect heavy traffic are Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Forth of July, Columbus Day and Thanksgiving.
  • Can I get to Grand Gorge using public transportation? Although there is public bus transportation to Grand Gorge, you will not be able to get to the cabin from the town without privately arranged car service.  For those who are commuting to Grand Gorge for the purposes of a Herbal Class, we will make arrangements to have you picked up.  For those who are considering renting the cabin, this facility should not be considered unless you have a car.
  • How far is it from the cabin to the nearest town? The nearest town which has a food market is Prattsville - 3 miles away.
  • How far away are the ski slopes? It is 15 miles to both Ski Windham and Hunter Mountain.  Other ski areas, such as Ski Plattikill, Deer Run, Belleayer Mt, are a bit further away.
  • See: Catskill Web Sites - Restaurants. Things to do. Links etc.
     

Amenities

This is a single cabin located on 30 private acres.  There are no other stores, businesses,  etc. at the facility during your stay.  You will have the entire 30 acres property to yourselves. Weekend Herbal classes are offered at this property during the summer and these weekends are not available to renters.  This location is extremely private.  You can not see any houses from the cabin.

  • Outdoor Pool (24 foot aboveground- open seasonally- unheated)
  • Hot tub (outdoors open year-round)
  • Linens and Towels
  • Wood burning Stove with Glass door for viewing fire
  • Firewood
  • Individually controlled thermostats for each rooms electric heating
  • Bathroom with shower stall (no tub)
  • Outdoor shower near pool (seasonal)
  • Gas BBQ
  • TV (Direct TV Satellite)
  • Satellite Internet
  • Free phone calls to any of the 48 continental United States.
  • DVD/VCR player
  • Limited VHS/DVD library
  • Compact Stereo/Radio/Tape/CD player
  • Decks front and back
  • Outdoor dining set with sun umbrella
  • Beautifully planted flower and herb gardens
  • Water lily Pond (small pond near house)
  • pond stocked with Large Mouth Bass located on property (short walk from the cabin)
  • Pet Friendly (up to three pets well behaved  per rental)
     

Kitchen Area

  • Large Side by Side Fridge/Freezer with Ice making capacity
  • Full Size gas range/oven for cooking
  • All Clad cookware (pots and pans)
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Bean Grinder
  • Microwave
  • Set of Henkel Chef Knives
  • Blender
  • Small Cuisinart Food Processor
  • Full set of Dishes to serve 6 people
  • Tall Beverage Glasses
  • Short Beverage Glasses
  • Wine Glasses
  • Assorted kitchen tools (i.e. can opener, wine opener, cooking utensils, etc.)
     

Sleeping Areas

  • Two bedrooms - one full size double bed in each
  • Living room Futon opens into a full size double bed
  • Alarm Clock

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