French Woods Farmhouse
Hancock, NY 13783
Just a short drive from the city, yet a world away! Enjoy a bucolic farm with wildflowers, woods, pastures, and expansive groomed lawn where the Upper Delaware River meets the Catskill mountains. Top rated for bird watching, fly fishing, tubing, kayaking and more. Stay at this chic, fully renovated luxe farmhouse with a wrap-around, screened-in porch, a modern kitchen and multiple dining areas with gorgeous views of the countryside! Great natural light. Spend your days swimming or floating on our pond in provided inner tubes or the rowboat. Play ping pong on the outdoor table. Watch the abundant wildlife. Listen to the waterfall. Relax on the private dock. Spend evenings in the new hot tub or around the campfire in the backyard. The farmhouse has a new central AC and an activated carbon water purification system.
There is great natural light and serene views wherever you look. The home has three bedrooms upstairs; one with two twin beds and two bedrooms each with a queen-size bed. Also upstairs are 2 bathrooms, one ensuite with a shower/jacuzzi tub, one in the hall with a standing shower. Downstairs you will find an accessible bedroom with a queen-size bed. The downstairs bathroom has a tub/shower and a full-size washer and dryer. Also on the first floor are a home office, a large living room with TV, a large dining room and a peaceful library with books and desk for working remotely. And don’t forget the gorgeous wrap-around, screened porch and open patio/deck with shade trees in the rear. It is a perfect spot for a peaceful respite with family and friends. Nestled in 12 acres of pasture and woods. The property includes a barn and an original his and hers outhouse.
Enjoy a day floating on our pond or out on a canoe or kayak in the Delaware River. Access is located nearby in Lordville or Long Eddy, only a few miles in either direction. Just across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania is the Equinunk General Store, with an unimaginable array of antiques, coffees, fresh-baked pastries, homemade pies, handmade soaps, locally sourced meats and cheeses, sandwiches, chocolates, handcrafted ice cream and more. A true piece of Americana! Visit nearby craft distilleries and an Alpaca farm. Long Eddy, Callicoon, Roscoe (Trout Town), Cochecton, Livingston Manor and Hancock offer eateries, distilleries, and breweries with tons of history. General groceries are available in Callicoon and Hancock where you will also find wine shops, river outfitters, restaurants, banks and movie theaters. A thirty-minute drive to the site of the 1969 Woodstock concert at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, and the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Minutes from the National Park Service protected Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.