Weddings Retreats Vacation Rental Destination New York Catskills 

"Beauty everywhere. An amazing location for a wedding." Brooklyn, NY

"If you want to get away from it all and be surrounded by stunning countryside this is the place..... Loved every minute of our stay. The hosts Michelle and Michael couldn't have been more accommodating!" ~ Laura ~ London, United Kingdom

"The property is a photographer's dream, as is the surrounding area of Bloomville." ~ Ashley L."

Weddings at Turquoise Barn

"....we knew right away that Turquoise Barn was the right place for us, and we didn't need to see anything else. It has the right mix of nature, openness, and elegance, while still being low-key and rustic, which is what we were hoping to find". - Cynthia - Brooklyn, NY

"Beautiful, welcoming, healing, creative and peaceful. It was so much more than I ever expected - friendly, spacious, amazing food and truly interesting! Living in the UK, it's a long way to revisit, but if were closer, I'd be there again and again - no doubt. Can't recommend it highly enough. ~ Lizzie S - UK

"We got lucky finding Michelle and Turquoise Barn.. We can't wait for our wedding day!!!" C & D~ Brooklyn, NY

"The venue was GORGEOUS, I cannot over-emphasize that. I had people tell me that this was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to (people who work weddings), and it was definitely not due to any extravagant decor." Erin - Albany, NY

Absolutely PERFECT Catskills weekend. ~ NYC

"Best retreat ever! I learned so much and felt amazing on so many levels....thank you Michelle and Turquoise Barn!" ~ Marie NYC

"The food was amazing. I felt healthy and rejuvenated....... after just one night, we felt as if we had been on vacation for days, disconnected from the mayhem and noise of big city living." ~ NYC

"Turquoise Barn is absolutely perfect." ~ Mollye

"I felt calmer just stepping through the door." Conde Nast Traveller"


"I wanted to take the bathtub home with me." ~ Brooklyn, NY

"The venue was magnificent and our guests are still talking about how it was a hidden gem" - Prema - NYC

Evening in the Barn

"The wedding was exactly what we had hoped for! Thank you so much!! Nyna - NYC

"My girlfriend suggested we check this place out and I’m very happy we did. Our stay at the barn was just what we needed." ~ NYC

1864 Carriage House

"The house was incredible! It was large and comfortable with a bathroom in each bedroom. The property had a lot of parking for all of the cars and had spectacular views of the mountains." ~ Brooklyn, NY

Barn Weddings

"The venue was magnificent ...... Our wedding is still on the lips and in the hearts of our guests." ~ P & D New York City

Vegan, Wild Foods, Garden to Table

“Relaxing countryside retreat ideal for healthy food fans” ~ London, England

Catskill Weddings

I know I can confidently speak on behalf of all 14 of us when I say that we were honestly BEYOND pleased -- and the gal we were celebrating has been simply glowing this past week -- just overjoyed at the entire experience. ~ Lisa L.


A peaceful and joyful addition to my summer -- Thank you Michelle & co!! Highly & enthusiastically recommend! ~ Lisa L.


“My happy place” ~ Pooja K. ~ New York

Rustic Weddings

"This is a rustic and beautiful property.....the ceremony and reception were held outside by the pond, and the dinner was set up in the cozy tent." Janet ~ Upstate NY

“A wonderful place to unwind” ~ New York, NY

Botanical Retreats

A perfect place to relax, unwind, and rediscover the beauty of nature! We attended a retreat and the food was incredible, the amenities wonderful, and Michelle is a wealth of knowledge! We can't wait to go back!


We took the trip from New York City and after a 3 hour scenic drive through the Catskills felt a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. We felt instantly relaxed" ~ Emma T.

Mullein in the Morning

"The property is beautiful, with plenty of places to relax and enjoy the mountainside scenery." ~ Philadelphia, PA

" Michelle's knowledge of raw and vegan food is extensive and the meals we had there were delicious and stretched out palates in wonderful ways. I only wish I lived closer and could go to her workshops and retreats more often." ~ New York

"The house is incredible, with Michelle and Michael's artwork and wood pieces throughout. Great experience and I highly recommend it!" ~ Brooklyn, NY

Rustic Weddings

"Turquoise Barn is a super gem and one that is sure not to disappoint!" ~ P. New York

“Can't wait to plan our next trip!” ~ New York, NY

"The whole property uses fresh-spring water, so it makes for the best baths and showers in the world." ~ Jessica, Cranbury, NJ

“Rejuvenating experience-” ~ NYC

"We had four families and lots of kids and we all had plenty of space.. the pond and surrounding property offer hours of entertainment for the little ones. the neighboring goat, sheep, rabbits and ducks were also a big hit.. looking forward to going back in the fall" ~ D.G.

"My girlfriends and I stayed at the the Turquoise Barn this summer for a girls getaway. What a fabulous place to unwind, relax and enjoy the amazing scenery." ~ Pam P.

Organic Wild Edibles

"Excellent presentation and amazing food. Most produce was taken fresh from the garden on premise." Todd ~ Plainville, CT

Green Certified

"We had rented houses before and were a little nervous because we haven't always had the greatest experience with it. Needless to say, we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at the Turquoise Barn. The house was incredible!" ~ Rachel K.


“Great stay in the Catskills” ~ A and S

"I loved the smell of the sheets and towels and taking showers with spring water made my hair so soft and manageable. My view in The Sunshine Room was lovely and I had to keep looking out the window just to take it all in." ~ Guelph Canada