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Great Room / Kitchen 30 x 30
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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Welcome to the Arlington, a historic house rental in Palenville, New York. Originally built during the Civil War as a summer retreat, this 4-bedroom self-catering property offers the quiet, space, and charms of the country. Located in the first art colony of America on the banks of the Kaaterskill Creek, the Arlington is a hassle-free homebase for exploring the region or hitting the local hiking trails. The Arlington is located on Main Street in Palenville, New York. This recently renovated Civil War Inn has a weeping willow in the front yard and a 10-foot deep wrap around porch with large dining table and chairs. The expansive great room (30×30) includes a kitchen with full-size fridge, four-burner stove, microwave, and overhead ceiling fans. The bright, sunny living room (27×20) has wid...Welcome to the Arlington, a historic house rental in Palenville, New York. Originally built during the Civil War as a summer retreat, this 4-bedroom self-catering property offers the quiet, space, and charms of the country. Located in the first art colony of America on the banks of the Kaaterskill Creek, the Arlington is a hassle-free homebase for exploring the region or hitting the local hiking trails. The Arlington is located on Main Street in Palenville, New York. This recently renovated Civil War Inn has a weeping willow in the front yard and a 10-foot deep wrap around porch with large dining table and chairs. The expansive great room (30×30) includes a kitchen with full-size fridge, four-burner stove, microwave, and overhead ceiling fans. The bright, sunny living room (27×20) has wide planked wood floors, period brass fans, and a decorative fireplace. Across the street from the Arlington is Circle W Market, a general store focused on local and organic foods that dates back to 1908. Palenville is also home to the Rip Van Winkle Country Club and a family-owned restaurant called the Fernwood. The peaceful town of Palenville, New York was founded as the first Art Colony in America by Asher B. Durand. The historic Otis Railway, a funicular that carried people up to the Catskill Mountain House, is nearby. Kaaterskill Creek—an inspiration for many famous painters and paintings—runs through the backyard of the property. In season, a refreshing afternoon can be spent swimming in the cool, clean water of the stream.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
The house is also an event space, with completely different rates, please inquire if you are interested in hosting an event at The Arlington. No events are allowed at the house during the rental period.
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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Meet the host
Brian G
Hosting since August 2013
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsUpon arrival I will greet you, give you the keys and walk you through the house. I know the area well, so I am knowledgeable in recommending the finest dining available or a simple pizza spot. I am available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have.
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Reviews (2)
LoriJ
LoriJ
Staten Island, NY3 contributions
We went for a 3 day weekend and everything was exactly as described (no surprises). The owner was gracious and showed us around when she gave us the keys. The home was clean and well stocked with all the things you would find in your own home. It was a good location for traveling around. They have wi-fi so I would suggest bringing a laptop or iPad if you like to watch tv before bed (since there is NO tv in the house anywhere). Although I found having no tv forced us to spend even more family time together rather than separating to our own rooms before bed, it was a welcomed change. We would definitely go back.
Visited December 2016
Written 4 December 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

SASH100
SASH100
New York City, NY1 contribution
The Arlington was an incredibly pleasant surprise for our party of six co-workers for a weekend team building trip. Brian drove down from NYC to hand over the keys and show us the place and drove right back! The Arlington has been very tastefully and painstakingly restored by him (he grew up in the house). We found the kitchen (where we cooked breakfast ) fully equipped. There is also a store/deli across the street, and many walking trails around. We are planning a trip in the spring and will not consider anything else in the area to stay for a weekend trip.
Visited October 2013
Written 5 November 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Business Travel
Kettle
Business Travel
Microwave
Mountain Views
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The peaceful town of Palenville, New York was founded as the first Art Colony in America by Asher B. Durand. The historic Otis Railway, a funicular that carried people up to the Catskill Mountain House, is nearby. Kaaterskill Creek—an inspiration for many famous painters and paintings—runs through the backyard of the property. In season, a refreshing afternoon can be spent swimming in the cool, clean water of the stream. Across the street from the Arlington is Circle W Market, a general store focused on local and organic foods that dates back to 1908. Palenville is also home to the Rip Van Winkle Country Club and a family-owned restaurant called the Fernwood.
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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