Bringing the Scandinavian ethos of understated elegance into a newly built farmhouse, this vacation rental in New York’s Cooperstown area was designed with small groups of discerning travelers in mind. Quietly bespoke, and furnished in minimalist style with vintage undertones, its cottage charm for those seeking a quiet and stylish retreat.
Minimalist Upstate FarmhouseFly Creek Farmhouse, Cooperstown, New York
Located in the historic hamlet of Fly Creek, this vacation home rental in New York is a few miles outside of Cooperstown at the southern tip of Otsego Lake. Built in 2017, it’s a refreshing blend of Nordic farmhouse charm and modern architectural spirit. The house is set within leafy, forested surroundings on a residential property shared with the owner, but with complete privacy.
The simple structural lines and cathedral ceilings with massive picture windows make a modern minimalist statement that’s clean, elegant and inviting. Constructed with the finest materials and finishes such as striking tile work, European fixtures and rich wood, the home has been meticulously crafted and detailed.
The interiors feature an open, sunny floor plan on the ground floor with a relaxed lounge area, dining bar seating, and a fully equipped and stocked kitchen, perfect for entertaining and relaxing in holiday style.
Upstairs are three en suite bedrooms, and downstairs is a bright and airy media room with large-screen television, just the ticket for movies, board games, or a quiet nap.
The three outdoor decks invite you to lounge, dine, and take in the gorgeous scenery.
Owners invite guests on the evening of their choice for complimentary wine, cheese and homemade treats. Wifi throughout, satellite cable TV with DVD player, SONOS stereo, games and toys. Kitchen and bath amenities, laundry facilities, private parking.
Named one of “The 25 Best Small Towns in America” by Architectural Digest, Cooperstown is a beautifully preserved historic village and has been a popular summer retreat since the mid-1800s. There are many grand lakeside estates along the shores of nearby Otsego Lake and the Otesaga Hotel, built in 1909, is a local landmark. The central Historic District has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places and makes for an inviting stroll through the shops and cafes.
Famously known among other things, for the Baseball Hall of Fame and Dreams Park, the town is an important destination for game aficionados. Built on land that had once belonged to James Fenimore Cooper, the Fenimore Art Museum houses an extensive and important collection of American folk art and American Indian art. Other cultural stops include the Glimmerglass Opera, the New York State Historical Association and The Farmers Museum.
The Cooperstown Beverage Trail takes you on a pub crawl of some of the area’s finest breweries and a few vineyards for a refreshing tasting of handcrafted brews.
Cooperstown, New York. Nearest Airport: Albany International Airport
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Spring through Fall
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Fly Creek Farmhousefrom $300/ nt
|$260 x 4||$1,040|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||$500|
|TOTAL (with Deposit)||$1,780|
100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.