Smokey Belles is a queer-friendly artist homestead in the Catskills in a secluded woodland just 2 hours from New York City. It hosts up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms with 13 beds and 1.5 baths.
In the tradition of art colonies in the Catskills, Smokey Belles Catskills is a queer friendly artist & writer retreat homestead, hosting since 2007. The property features seclusion, private river frontage, campfires, outdoor showers, wildflower gardens, and an authentic 1955 Catskills cabin, writer’s shack, & a New England style house with wild antique decor.
It’s got a 1940’s aesthetic rustic salt box style with old fashioned fixtures and antique decor styled in collaboration with local design shop Maison Bergogne.
There are 2 porches, and one of them is screened-in. The property boasts multiple campfire sites, just steps from the Delaware Rivere.
For those wishing to foster a reconnection with nature, & escape the urban bubble seeking inspiration, Smokey Belles is a respite for hiking, swimming, biking, reading featured books in library from One Grand Books , fishing, exploring nearby Narrowsburg, NY the “P-Town of the Catskills,” or just laying in a hammock on the bucolic Ten Mile River.
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