17 Best A-frame Rentals In New York (Airbnb and VRBO)

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Discover the charm and uniqueness of New York’s architectural gems by immersing yourself in the cozy comfort of A-frame rentals. Nestled amidst stunning landscapes and offering a fusion of rustic allure and contemporary design, these 17 exceptional accommodations invite you to experience the city in a truly remarkable way. Whether you seek a tranquil retreat in the Hudson Valley, a lakeside haven in the Adirondacks, or a stylish getaway on Long Island, these handpicked A-frame rentals promise an unforgettable stay in the heart of New York’s natural beauty. Embrace the allure of these architectural wonders as you embark on a memorable journey of relaxation and exploration in the Empire State.

The following homes are listed on Airbnb and VRBO:

1. The Upstate A

Pine Plains, New York, United States

The Upstate A Pine Plains, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/51732896

The Upstate A is an incredible A-frame rental in New York state. It is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the town of Pine Plains in the heart of the Hudson Valley. The home has everything a group of people need for an epic getaway. Built in 1968, the cabin was extensively renovated in 2020 and 2021 to become one of the most incredible A-frame homes in the state.

Inside the home, guests can enjoy a modern interior that is full of character and extremely cozy. There are three large bedrooms on the first floor of the home along with a bed in the upper loft space. Four sleeping areas are extremely rare to have in an A-frame considering they are traditionally pretty small. In total, the Upstate A can accommodate up to 7 people. Along with the 4 beds, there are 2.5 bathrooms. The second floor of the A-frame is where there is a large kitchen, dining table, along with a massive living room. The living room features spectacular 20-foot ceilings and a whole wall of glass windows.

Along with the incredible interior, is a wonderful exterior. There is a small deck located right off the living room along with an incredible backyard. The backyard has a large patio area complete with a propane grill, chairs, a dining table, and a firepit area. Hanging out in the backyard is the perfect way to relax after an awesome day of exploring the local area.

2. The Catskills A-frame

Hancock, New York, United States

The Catskills A-frame Hancock, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/45250972

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? The Catskill A-Frame may be the perfect A-Frame cabin rental for you! The house is located in the remote village of Hancock, New York which has a population of just under 1,000 people. Despite its small population, the town has a lot to offer within its boundaries. There’s a great general store, golf course, diner, supermarket, and outdoor adventure company. The outdoor adventure company rents kayaks, canoes, and tubes to visitors right along the West Branch of the Delaware River. Nearby there are also ample hiking trails leading to summits, waterfalls, and other great viewpoints.

The Catskill A-Frame itself has everything a group of people will need to enjoy the region. There are 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths within the home and it can sleep up to 6 people. The interior spaces are packed with character from the spiral staircase, mid-century modern wood-burning fireplace, and, of course, the peaked ceiling. The A-frame cabin was originally built in 1964, but it has been expertly restored and renovated before being listed on Airbnb. Outside the walls, there is a quarter-acre of land to enjoy which is complete with decks, a firepit area, and a dining area.

3. The Black A-frame

Kerhonkson, New York, United States

The Black A-frame Kerhonkson, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/44195397

The Black A-frame in Kerhonkson, New York is a home that needs no introduction. This is one of the most famous Airbnbs in the country. The property has a loyal following of over 125,000 people on Instagram and has received national recognition in publications such as the New York Post which labeled the home “New York’s coolest A-frame.” The property is conveniently located just about 2.5 hours from Manhattan and the town of Kerhonkson has a lot to offer including an iconic diner, a homemade ice cream shop, a coffee house, and more. Additionally, the Minnewaska State Park Preserve is located just down NY-55 and offers some spectacular sights.

The home itself is ultra-modern and minimal while still having everything a group would need for a wonderful vacation in the mountains of the heart of the Catskills. There are two large bedrooms with queen size beds along with two full bathrooms. This allows up to 4 people to comfortably stay at the home. The floorplan is very open and there are some walkways that look down on the main living area. The A-frame cabin was originally built in the 1960s, but it has been extensively renovated and added on to over the years. Today, it is one of the greatest rental properties to reconnect and recharge.

Outside of the home, guests can enjoy the fire pit area, a large steel drum BBQ grill, an extra-long picnic table, and a screened-in gazebo. Additionally, there is a small spring-fed pond and endless wooded views in the backyard. In total, the property sits on just about 2 acres. This is the ultimate place to hang out after a long day exploring the surrounding area.

4. Lakeview A-Frame

Carmel Hamlet, New York, United State

Lakeview A-Frame Carmel Hamlet, New York, United State

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/51688097

The Lakeview A-frame is another property owned by the same people who own and manage the iconic Black A-Frame previously mentioned. This lake view cabin has quickly become a favorite property among visitors of upstate New York. The home boasts an impressive 4.97/5 star rating on over 160 reviews. One of the greatest assets of this A-frame home is its location. The home is located in Carmel Hamlet, New York which means it is just about a 90-minute drive from New York City. This makes it a perfect cabin for New Yorkers to escape to for an epic getaway. Although it can be reached after just an hour and a half drive, it feels like a totally different state.

The A-frame was originally built in 1967 but has since undergone major renovations to become a sleek and modern dwelling. There are beautiful hardwood floors throughout the house along with great big windows and golden pine ceilings. The A-frame features two beds and is capable of hosting 4 guests at a time. The main bedroom can be found in a large loft area above the living area. The second bed is a sofa bed in the living room.

A lavish spa bathtub is located in the bathroom, where you may soak away your worries while taking in the clean woodland air. The bathroom is completed with a hand-sanded wood vanity, a walk-in shower, and natural slate stone flooring. Under the enormous evergreen trees, there is a dining area set up for outdoor gatherings with friends and family. This outdoor area, which includes a charcoal barbecue and a small fire pit and is encircled by a variety of string lights, really takes on a mystical quality as dusk falls.

5. Tiny Black A-frame

Jeffersonville, New York, United States

Tiny Black A-frame Jeffersonville, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/51688093

Looking for a sleek and modern black A-frame to rent out for an escape to the Catskills? Be sure to check out The Tiny Black A-frame. This cabin is conveniently located in Jeffersonville, New York and it is yet another property owned by the proprietors of the original Black A-frame in Kerhonkson. Jeffersonville is a tiny village with just about 400 residents. The town is only about a 2 hours drive from Manhattan and it offers visitors access to incredible lakes, farms, hiking trails, golf courses, and more!

The Tiny Black A-Frame, a 250-square-foot piece of paradise, was newly constructed in 2021.  The bedroom in the house is located in a loft with a ladder up to it. With a wood-burning fireplace and a bespoke, extra-large daybed, the living room is the perfect place to unwind. The kitchen is compact, yet completely functional. The bathroom is the way as it features a walk-in shower along with an Incinolet (incinerating toilet). On the spacious front deck, you will find a charcoal grill and an outdoor dining area surrounded by sparkling string lights and overlooking the lake waters just feet away.

6. The A-Frame at Harvest Moon Acres

Stamford, New York, United States Share Save

The A-Frame at Harvest Moon Acres Stamford, New York, United States Share Save

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/48766928

The A-Frame at Harvest Moon Acres is one of the highest-rated Airbnb properties in Delaware County, New York. It boasts nearly 200 reviews and a spectacular 4.98/5 rating among guests. The home sits on 6-acres of beautiful land complete with a large field, plenty of woods, and wonderful mountain views. Nearby, there are many things to do. Nearby is the town of Hobart which is home to many fabulous antique stores. Additionally, the A-frame cabin is close to all four Castkill ski mountains, along with plenty of places to hike, bike, fly fish, and kayak.

The home itself features 2 beds and 1 bath. It is perfect for up to four people. The Master suite can be found on the main floor and it offers a King sized bed while the second bed is located in a loft accessible via a spiral staircase. In the living room, visitors can enjoy the comfortable sofa, wood-burning fireplace, and record player. The kitchen also has everything necessary to make great meals and it includes a full-sized oven, dishwasher, fridge, and more. Furthermore, there is high-speed internet along with a washer/dryer. No creature comforts have to be sacrificed! Outside of the home, guests can enjoy a great outdoor firepit setup, a large deck with a grill, and plenty of yard games.

7. ABomb! A-frame

Wurtsboro, New York, United States

ABomb! A-frame Wurtsboro, New York, United Statesv

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/53733023

The ABomb! A-frame is truly the bomb! This Airbnb is a top-rated Airbnb with an average of 4.98/5 stars from more than 100+ reviewers. It can be found in the charming town of Wurtsboro, New York. The town is known for its great restaurants, shops, gift shops, and even a vineyard. Additionally, there are plenty of great places to visit just a short drive from town including hiking trails, lakes, ski mountains, and more.

The ABomb! A-frame has everything needed for a wonderful vacation. It has two bedrooms which both have a queen bed. Additionally, guests are welcome to utilize the large sectional and a queen-size inflatable mattress to sleep even more people. In total, the A-frame can accommodate 8 people which is very impressive considering most A-frames are rather compact. Aside from the sleeping areas, the cabin features an open living area complete with a large couch, dining table set, record player, and plenty of board games. The kitchen is consolidated but features all the appliances needed including an oven, stovetop, fridge, microwave, sink, and more. Outside the Airbnb, there is a sitting area, fireplace, and propane grill. There’s usually plenty of firewood for use by guests.

8. The Hunter Greenhouse

Tannersville, New York, United States

The Hunter Greenhouse Tannersville, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/22516694

The Hunter Greenhouse is a wonderful flat top A-frame located in the town of Tannersville, New York. The home is just minutes away from the shops and restaurants in Tannersville, as well as Hunter and Windham ski resorts. It is located on North Lake Road, one mile from North-South Lake and Kaaterskill Falls, and surrounded by some of the best hiking in the Catskills.

The home itself features everything a group needs to have an epic weekend in The Catskills. There are three bedrooms and each have a queen bed. These allow up to six people to stay at the home comfortably. There are also two beautiful bathrooms. The house is well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a fully equipped kitchen, more coffee brewing devices than are probably necessary, Avalon Organics bath products, a record player, board games, books, and an internet/Netflix enabled TV. The home was built in 1971, but every single inch of it has been extensively renovated.

The Hunter Greenhouse is situated on a lovely 3 acre plot of land. In order to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible, the owners of this A-frame Airbnb have built an incredible outdoor space. The large back deck is equipped with Adirondack chairs, a mid-century modern wood-burning fireplace, a pizza oven, outdoor couch, and much more. Along with the 3 acres, the property also borders state protected land so visitors have plenty to explore.

9. Juniper Hill A-frame

Wilmington, New York, United State

Juniper Hill A-frame Wilmington, New York, United State

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/52171966

A 1968 chalet-style home in Wilmington, New York, called Juniper Hill A-Frame has recently undergone restoration and been listed on Airbnb. Mid-century modern and tribal elements are combined in the design, which also features warm furnishings and brilliant hues. Perfect for unwinding after a strenuous day of skiing, climbing tall mountains, bicycling along trails and roads, or engaging in any other adventures you enjoy.

Guests can enjoy the front deck’s direct views of Whiteface Mountain (including the summit castle) while lounging on comfortable chairs along with unique pine tree cut-outs. Walk or ride a bike to Wilmington Town Beach or the Ausable River. For those who enjoy being outside and the Adirondack Mountains, the location is convenient and great.

There is a master bedroom with a queen bed, a loft bedroom with twin beds, a huge mudroom for storage, a vaulted living area with a wood burner, and a well-equipped kitchen with maple cabinets and plenty of storage space in this home. For your convenience, hotel-quality linens, Pendleton blankets, and contemporary cookware are offered. A complete list of amenities is shown on the Airbnb listing.

Next to a sizable fire pit area with contemporary Adirondack chairs, firewood, and lots of privacy is a charcoal grill and cooking area outdoors. Visit the little Christmas tree farm on the property or just relax on the vintage ski lift benches. This A-frame rental truly has it all!

10. Fox Ridge Chalet

Margaretville, New York, United States

Fox Ridge Chalet Margaretville, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/39192146

The Fox Ridge Chalet is an incredible 3,500 square foot A-frame log cabin in the village of Margaretville in the heart of Catskills Park. The home is situated on a 7 acre plot of land which offers spectacular mountain views and complete privacy. Additionally, the home is conveniently just a three-minute drive to Margaretville’s restaurants, shops and galleries and under ten minutes to Belleayre Ski Resort as well many other local attractions.

Inside the Fox Ridge Chalet, guests will find all the necessary amenities and plenty of incredible extras that are rare to find in Airbnbs. The home itself can accommodate up to 8 guests in 2 spacious bedrooms along with a large sleeping loft and 2 en-suite bathrooms. The massive open living room features an incredible wall of huge windows looking out towards the mountains along with a wood-burning fireplace, two comfy couches, and a super tall cathedral ceiling. This living room flows right into the dinning area and kitchen which offers high efficiency Italian gas stove, dishwasher, drip coffee maker, Nespresso machine (with complimentary coffee), Chemex pour-over coffee maker, microwave, toaster, all essential cookware and spices. Also inside, guests can enjoy a custom lighting for an atmospheric boost, Sonos sound system, large movie screening projector, pool table, Peloton exercise bike as well as book & game collection.

Outside, visitors can enjoy mountain views while soaking in a seven person hot tub or relax in Adirondack chairs and roast marshmallows in the fire pit area. A gas grill is available for grilling off the back deck, steps away from the kitchen and dining room. There is even a 40 amp Electric Vehicle charger available for guests’ use.

11. Adirondack Mountainside A-frame

Jay, New York, United States

Adirondack Mountainside A-frame Jay, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1100879

The Adirondack Mountainside A-Frame is an awesome Airbnb property located in Jay, New York. There are endless activities to choose from when staying at this A-frame. The cabin is located just 10 minutes from Whiteface Mountain, 20 minutes from Lake Placid and 30 minutes from Lake Champlain. Lake Placid is a charming Alpine town with good food, shopping, and steeped in Olympic history. Hop on a Ferry from nearby Plattsburg (35 miles) and guests can have lunch in Burlington in no time. It’s also just a 90 minute drive to reach Montreal, so that is a wonderful day trip option.

The Adirondack Mountainside A-Frame is situated on 30 acres right in the Jay Range with a view of Whiteface Mountain. Inside this Airbnb, there is everything a group needs for a comfortable stay. There is a large living room with couches, flat-screen television, and a wood-burning fireplace. This living room flows right into the great dining area and well-equipped kitchen. The bedroom can be found in the loft area which is accessible by a spiral staircase. Outside the living room, there is a large deck which has a grill, dining area, seating, and more.

12. Branchport A-frame

Branchport, New York, United States

Branchport A-frame

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/48256481

The Branchport A-frame is a highly rated Airbnb rental located in Branchport, New York. It is conveniently located just a few minutes drive from Keuka Lake which is know for its swimming, fishing, and boating. Additionally, there are plenty of great vineyards, restaurants, and shops in the area.

This exclusive A-Frame cabin is located on 10 acres of tranquil, wooded terrain with a sizable clearing, making it the ideal place for outdoor recreation. There are many possibilities for cooking and entertaining outside thanks to the modest deck’s gas grill and the constructed fire pit area with benches. The ideal setting for creating priceless moments with friends and family!

The master bedroom of the two-story cottage is furnished with a queen size bed. Additionally, there is a second bedroom with bunk beds and two single futons along with a TV. This second bedroom is a great place for kids and teens to hang out. The first floor’s open layout features a full kitchen, dining area, family room, and TV mounted on a swivel. This is a wonderful place to spend time together.  A full bathroom is conveniently placed on the first floor and is accessible from the family room, which also has a sofa bed for additional sleeping possibilities.

13. Sugartown A-frame

Ellicottville, New York, United States

Sugartown A-frame Ellicottville, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/52265203

For travelers looking for an A-frame Airbnb in New York with plenty of space, the Sugartown A-frame may just be the perfect place! This home features a whopping 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It can comfortably accommodate 12 people. Inside, guests can enjoy a massive open living room complete with a chef’s kitchen with VIking appliances, a 82-inch TV, fireplace, and large sectional. Additionally, there are many large windows to let in tons of natural light and allow visitors to enjoy sweeping views. Just off the main living area is a huge deck with a hot tub, dining table, and extra  chairs.

If you are looking to do some skiing, it is hard to beat the location of the Sugartown A-frame. It is located less than a 1/2 mile from the legendary Holiday Valley Ski Resort. Also, downtown Ellicottville is just 3/4 miles from the Airbnb where guests can enjoy many shopping and dining options including a brewery, several coffee shops, and small markets.

14. The Poko Lodge

Roxbury, New York, United States

The Poko Lodge Roxbury, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/21804280

The Poko Lodge is a beautiful and very unique flat A-frame rental listed on Airbnb. The cabin is located in the town of Roxbury, New York which is about a two and a half hour drive from Manhattan. There is a lot to do around the home, including great hiking, eating, and shopping. Additionally, the town of Roxbury is home to Plattekill Mountain which is a family-oriented ski mountain with 35+ trails and tubing hills. Plus, the mountain offers scenic lift rides and summer biking.

The home itself is situated on 6 acres and has everything a group could need to have a fantastic getaway! There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the home, which can accommodate up to 7 guests. All the interior spaces are super cozy and comfortable. One of the highlights of the home is the large living room which has ample seating, a flat-screen TV, wood-burning fireplace, and huge wall of windows that truly bring the outdoors in. Additionally, the house has extensive record collection, pool table, dart board, poker table, board games, DVD collection, and WIFI/Bluetooth BOSE speaker system.

15. Bear and Louis A-frame

Lanesville, New York, United States

Bear and Louis A-frame Lanesville, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/22584712

The Bear & Louis Cabin is a great no frills A-frame rental in New York. This home is located in Lanesville, New York and is walking distance to the resort at Hunter Mountain. This mountain is a great place all year round for skiing, snowboarding, summer festivals, hiking, and more. The A-frame itself has ample space for a party of up to 6 people. There are 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths for guests to use.

16. YAY Frame A-frame

Jewett, New York, United States

YAY Frame A-frame Jewett, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/52986429

The YAY Frame is a newly listed New York A-frame cabin for rent, but it is quickly becoming a favorite location among travelers. This home recently went through a large renovation which has made all the space clean and cozy. It is truly a wonderful place to relax and recharge. The YAY Frame is conveniently located in Jewett, NY which is a two and a half hour ride from NYC and minutes away from the Windham and Hunter mountains. Additionally, attractions such as Kaaterskill Falls, North-South Lake, and Colgate Lake are all nearby too.

Inside the YAY Frame, guests can enjoy lovely living areas and sleeping accommodations. There are two bedrooms in the A-frame and they both have queen beds. This allows up to 4 people to stay at the cabin.

17. Shirley A-frame

Shirley, New York, United States

Shirley A-frame Shirley, New York, United States

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Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/52569310

Looking for a coastal escape while getting to stay in a stunning A-frame? The Shirley A-Frame is the Airbnb for you! It is located in the town of Shirley right on the ocean. Getting to the Airbnb only takes an hour and a half drive from NYC. Once arriving at this home, visitors can walk right down to the private beach with sweeping views of Great South Bay. Additionally, a large ocean beach is just 5 minutes down the road.

The home itself has 3 bedrooms and 2 of these have queen beds and the other has bunk beds. On the main floor, the A-frame has a wonderful open living room with a great cathedral ceiling. A whole wall of windows looks right out to the water and offers some of the greatest views of sunrises and sunsets. This is truly one of the greatest New York A-frames.


In conclusion, New York’s collection of A-frame rentals offers a diverse range of experiences for those seeking a memorable getaway. From secluded retreats surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes to trendy escapes with modern amenities, these 17 handpicked accommodations cater to every taste and preference. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, an architecture aficionado, or simply in search of a unique vacation experience, these A-frame rentals provide an opportunity to disconnect from the bustling city life and reconnect with nature’s beauty.

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