Relax on 7 acres of total privacy! Pamper yourself in the heated pool + new hot tub; sip your coffee by the stream, snooze in the hammock; stroll in the woods or hop to town in 5 minutes for shopping, dining & fun! (GREAT for kids: in addition to the heated pool, we have ping-pong, a basketball net, a doll's house with furntiure!)
Treat yourself to something special in the heart of Woodstock! Our home is located on 7 acres, down a private road and nestled amongst ferns, beautiful woods and next to a running stream. This stunning hand-made, "Woodstock Craftsman" style architectural home features beautiful wood beams and local bluestone floors throughout the entire home. There are 3 bedrooms, each with its own full bathroom. There is also a fold-down couch that becomes a Queen bed in our den.
The house is spacious and divides into two wings. Each wing is complete with its own living area and bedrooms, to ensure complete privacy and plenty of room to spread out.
The master bedroom, overlooks the garden and pool, and has a king-size bed with a new luxury mattress and bedding. It features a spacious, light-filled, en suite bathroom with a spa tub.
The second bedroom, is located in the sun-filled "tower" above the main living room and overlooks the stream. It features a queen bed with a new luxury mattress and bedding. Let the soothing sounds of the gentle stream lull you to sleep, as you gaze up at the stars through the sky light!
The third bedroom has two twin beds which can also be put together to form a single queen bed. This bedroom features a private entrance to the pool, hot tub and garden!
Come and enjoy a special time!
Zugang für Gäste
Enjoy your own private 7 acres with a pool, hot tub and stream! Relax and let the cares slip away.
Interaktion mit Gästen
We are fully available by email, text and phone. You are our guest and we want to ensure that you're having a great time!
Weitere wichtige Infos
In Winter season, we strongly recommend that you have an all-wheel-drive vehicle in case of snow or ice. We cannot refund due to road conditions. If you have toddlers, please let us know when you inquire so we can determine whether or not our home is suitable.
If your party might include a small child (under 5 years old), please let us know when you're inquiring so that we can discuss whether or not our home is suitable, regarding "child-proofing".
We do allow pets but there is a $50 extra cleaning fee. Please mention your pet at booking.
We are a family of 3 and we are experienced home renters. We treat every home we rent as if it is our own and always leave it neat and clean. We know you will love Fern Hollow and treat it accordingly.
Here are our house rules, in detail. These rules constitute our Rental Agreement. You will also see our Liability Waiver described below. By reserving here on Airbnb, you are agreeing to all terms. (Once you reserve, you will be sent a Liability Release & Waiver to sign and return.):
NO SMOKING: There is no smoking of any kind allowed inside the house.
PET POLICY: Pets are permitted in the rental only with prior approval. A $50 per pet fee applies. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up any/all pet refuse. Pets are not allowed on furniture at any time. Any evidence of pets on furniture may incur extra cleaning fees. All pets must be up-to-date on rabies vaccinations and all other vaccinations. Heartworm prevention is highly recommended. All pets are to be treated with Advantage or similar topical flea and tick repellent three (3) days prior to arrival. Ticks are present in this area and can cause harmful/fatal illness to humans and pets. The house owners assume no responsibility for illness or injury that humans or pets may incur while on the premises.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT: A damage deposit of $500 is required before every rental. The deposit is NOT applied toward rent; however, it is fully refundable within (14) days of departure, provided the following provisions are met.
•No damage is done to house or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.
•No extra charges are incurred due to contraband, pets or collection of rents or services rendered during the stay.
•All garbage and recycling is sorted and placed in the proper containers, and soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher and cleaned.
•No linens are lost or damaged.
MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: No other guests or visitors other than the number of guests stated in the reservation are allowed on the property without prior consent of the hosts.
LAUNDERING TOWELS: All towels used by Guest must be washed and dried by checkout time.
HOT TUB: Use is at your own risk. No children under the age of 3 permitted in hot tubs at any time. The cover must be left on the tub when not in use. The hot tub temperature will be left at 95 degrees. If you want it hot, increase the temperature but note that it will take a few hours to come up to the full temperature. Please don't stand on the hot tub cover. Hot tub covers are for insulation purposes and are not designed to support a person or persons. They will break and you may be charged for replacement. Remember, when not using the hot tub, leave the cover on so hot tub will stay warm.
SWIMMING POOL (in season): The swimming pool will is used at your own risk. The swimming pool has a maximum depth of 5 feet. No diving or running is allowed.
WATER AND SEPTIC: This premises operates using water wells and septic systems. DRINKING WATER IS LOCATED IN A TAP ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE KITCHEN SINK. During a drought, the well water may have an odor. The septic system is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed. DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper. DO NOT FLUSH WIPES OF ANY KIND. No feminine products should be flushed at anytime. If it is found that wipes or feminine products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you could be charged damages of up to five hundred dollars ($500).
GARBAGE & RECYCLING: Your garbage must stay separate from recycling. Please put bottles and cans in the recycling bins next to the refrigerator. Please do not leave garbage bags outside -- animals will tear them apart. Place garbage bags in the black, bear-proof bin at the end of the driveway next to the shed; place recycling in the yellow-topped bin.
STORM POLICY/ROAD CONDITIONS: We do not refund due to weather conditions. No refunds will be given for storms. We highly recommend four wheel drive vehicles during the snow months.
BUGS & PESTS : The house is located within woods by an active stream. Although we perform regular pest control on the house, we cannot guarantee it to be pest free of all bugs, animals and pests. We cannot compensate for the presence of pests, insects and animals. We also ask that all guests respect nature and that you Do not feed wildlife.
CODE OF CONDUCT: Rules must be followed by all guests. Inappropriate conduct /behavior includes but is not limited to: violence, verbal or physical abuse, violating all part of this said agreement, act or acts that threaten the safety to others, loud music, repetitive noise that disturbs others, annoying to others or unauthorized services, programs or gatherings. Guests will be asked to leave and no refunds will be given.
-- All guests must sign and return a General Liability Release & Waiver before the rental can begin.
-- Use of the gas grill is at your own risk.
-- There is absolutely no use of candles of any kind allowed on the property.
-- Music cannot be played outdoors at any time. Please respect the peace and quiet of our neighbors.
WHEN CHECKING OUT:
-- All towels used by Guests must be washed and dried by the 11am checkout time on day of departure. One final load may be left drying in the drier. A $100 laundry fee will be deducted from the deposit if more than one load of soiled towels are left behind to clean.
-- You must leave the house in “broom clean" condition.
-- Please turn off all lights; turn off all ceiling fans; close all windows; and lock all doors. When leaving, lock the front door by pressing the symbol of a padlock on the keypad.
WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS – Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing in advance.
This house is privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
Rentees agree that they are renting a private home, which is unique in its features and unfamiliar. Rentees agree that Rentor will not be held liable if Rentees should harm themselves. Rentees indemnify Rentor from any and all accidents that occur on the Property. Rentor is not liable for any damage to property or person of the Rentees due to any cause whatsoever.
Rentees are to use the premises for vacation purposes only. Any event or work related uses must be clarified in an Amendment and are subject to additional fees. Occupancy by more than six persons will result in fines and possible forfeiture of the security deposit.
Should the Rentees cause, knowingly or unknowingly, any property damage or theft to occur on or to the Property, Rentees will report such incident to the Rentor immediately. Rentor will withhold the return of the security deposit from the Rentees pending settlement of charges. In case the amount is greater than the security, Rentee agrees to render payment for the balance promptly. Occupancy by more than the stated amount of persons will result in forfeiture of the security deposit.
Rentees will leave the premises in a clean and orderly condition upon their departure, following directions left at the house. If more than three hours is required to return the house to the manner in which it was found, labor shall be billed at $50 / hour.
RELEASE & WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT:
IN CONSIDERATION for being permitted to enter premises and property for vacation rental or any other purpose, the Guest, for himself/herself, his/her personal representatives, guests, children, heirs, and next of kin, acknowledges, agrees, and represents that he/she has or will immediately upon entering, and will continuously thereafter, thoroughly inspect such areas and his/her continued presence constitutes an acknowledgment that he/she has inspected house, deck and entire property and he/she finds and accepts such areas as being safe and reasonably suited for the purposes of his/her use, and he/she further agrees and warrants that if, at any time, he/she feels anything to be unsafe, he/she and all guests will immediately leave the area and advise appropriate persons.
THE Guest hereby RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND COVENANTS NOT TO SUE William and Rita Stokes personally and as company or corporate representatives, their members, managers, operators, officials, officers, directors, employees, owners and lessees of the premises, all for the purposes herein referred to as “releasees", from all liability to the undersigned, guests, Represent- atives, assigns, heirs and next of kin for any and all loss or damage, and any claim or demand thereof on account of INJURY to the person(s) or property or resulting in DEATH of the undersigned or guests, whether caused by negligence of the releasees or otherwise while in or upon the area.
THE Guest hereby AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Releasees and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost they may occur due to their presence in or upon the area and whether caused by the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise.
WARNING: Use of hot tub, swimming pool, basketball court, creek, woods & grounds, bicycles, and fireplaces carries risk that may result in serious injury or death, and unsupervised use by children is prohibited. Elderly persons, pregnant ladies, infants and anyone subject to heart disease, diabetes, low or high blood pressure, strokes, epilepsy or similar afflictions should not enter a hot tub alone and without consulting their physician. Never use a hot tub, swimming pool or operate fireplaces while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you are taking medication of any kind, or being treated for any illness, consult your physician prior to use of hot tub or swimming pool. Hot tub should be kept at a temperature less than 104 degrees for personal safety. DO NOT WALK ON HOT TUB COVER or it will collapse. Supervise children at all times to decrease risk of injury or drowning. Users of swimming pool and hot tub should always shower immediately after use.
THE Guest hereby ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR RISK OF BODILY INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE due to the negligence of the Releasees or otherwise while in or upon area.
THE Guest hereby certifies that he/she and guests (they) have adequate insurance to cover any injury, illness or damage that may be caused or suffered while in or upon area, or else agrees to bear the costs of such damage or injury. The Guest further that he/she/they have no medical conditions which would interfere with use of hot tub, swimming, bike riding, playing basketball, hiking, rock climbing, climbing stairs, etc. or else assume and bear the costs of all risks that may be created, directly or indirectly, by any such condition and expressly acknowledges such physical activities are dangerous and involve the risk of serious injury and/or death and/or property damage. The Guest further expressly agrees that the foregoing release, waiver and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law and that if any provision is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
BY RESERVING THIS PROPERTY, GUEST UNDERSTANDS THE RISKS, AND VOLUNTARILY AGREES TO THE RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILTY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, and further agrees that no oral representations, statements, or inducements apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made.