Woodstock Treehouse Near Catskills, Saugerties, Hits, Secluded Yet Close to All

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Dramatic architecture up in the trees (summer)


Last updated: 11/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

As you drive back into the woods and first come across this beautiful home prepare to be awe-struck. I don't think you'll ever find another one quite like it. This is a virtually new home with all the bells and whistles. Winner of the 2009 American Institute of Architects design award, the house is very unique, very modern and very green. Known as a tree house, it has floor-to-ceiling glass and is 30' off the ground so you're in the tree canopy. This home is Net Zero and was built with very sustainable systems and practices that include Solar PV panels and geothermal heat pumps for heating via radiant polished concrete floors.

The house sits on a secluded 7+ acre lot with multiple streams. Luxury finishes including walk in glass shower with glass tiles and a 7' outdoor wood-fired cedar hot tub (only available May-Sept). Wide open floor plan that includes a chefs kitchen to drool over with an induction cook top and stainless steel appliances. Over 1,000 sq ft of decks surround the home. There's even a screened in solarium for out door dining. The house has 4 well appointed bedrooms and can sleep 6-8 comfortably. Physically located inside of the town of Woodstock on a road with hundreds of acres of state land nearby, including some serious mountain biking trails. We're right on the line with Saugerties and Kingston. In a few minutes you can be in eclectic little towns like Woodstock or Saugerties. So much fun to walk around there and window shop. You'll find so many fine restaurants and you just might see somebody quite famous. Skiing at Windham, Hunter or Bellayre is only 30 minutes away. This is a unique home combining the best aspects of modern amenities and country living.


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    We have kids and the house has many toys, games and amenities for them....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside or outside the house...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Strict no pets policy...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    on main floor...moreless

  • 2nd Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Kids bedroom on main floor with trundle twin beds...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Configured as king or 2 twins; also has sleep sofa...moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Configured as two twins but also can be queen...moreless

  • Four bedrooms, two set up as kings, two with trundle beds. King bed upstairs can be used as two singles. There's a sleeper couch up there as well. House sleeps 8-9 people....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • 2nd Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Two full baths and both are beautifully finished. One has a glass walk-in shower and other has a full sized tub. Both have glass tile throughout and modern fixtures....moreless

Other Amenities

  • You can look near and far but you won't find another home quite like this one. The owner/builder had quite a vision here. When you come up the long drive and first spot this beauty you'll want to get inside and check it out before you even unpack. This is a four season get away that you'll keep coming back to. Please see our full house rules here:


  • Games:

    Located in the entry hallway cabinet....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Connect your device via Bluetooth...moreless

  • Television:

    HD Projector for 100' screen viewing (NOTE: no cable TV) which also has Chromecast for you to connect your devices to...moreless

  • Toys:

    A full range of toys for the sub-10 yr old set....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    There are 3 secluded woodland streams on the property...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Seats 8 (can fit up to 10) or dine outside at a table that seats 6 in the solarium....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    We have a sophisticated geothermal heat pump with radiant floors for even temps and comfort. Its controlled via the internet. Please contact us if you need it changed. Do not adjust the thermostats....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed open WiFi in the middle of the woods....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room has a projector, computer and connected DVD player. NOTE: we do not have cable TV...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    We are cooks and our kitchen contains all new, high-end appliances and amenities....moreless

  • Oven:

    Full sized double oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Induction cooking for all the power and control of gas without having to use gas....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Several thousand sq ft of decks including some 30' up in the trees...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill (available Apr-Nov)...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Skiing is nearby (about 20-30mi) at Hunter, Windham and Belleayre...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    7' wood-fired heated cedar hot tub outdoors up in the trees (only available May-Sept)...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
Presidents Day
Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,250
  • Taxes Not included


Rates listed above per season. Linens and Towels provided.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NYS Thruway (Rt 87)
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hunter Mtn or Bellayre Mtn
5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

We're located a few minutes from everything. You can get off at Exit 19 on the NYS Thruway (Kingston). We're only about 5 miles from the exit but it'll feel like a world away. From here one can easily explore Woodstock, Saugerties, Rhinebeck, Hudson, Kingston and all the mighty Catskill Mountains have to offer. You'll find endless trails to hike or mountain bike. We're very close to world class parks like Minnewaska and Mohonk. During the summer and fall we're very close to HITS events as well. The fall colors here will blow your mind as will the views from our trail peaks.

No pets and no smoking inside or out of the house.

There are security cameras in the house. They are used to confirm your arrival but are not used during your stay except in case of emergency.

See our full house rules at


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Our house is a weekend family home we use as a get away from NYC. We built it so that one could experience the open spaces and appreciate our natural surroundings. This modern home won the 2010 AIA award for design. This tree top canopy home will make you feel like you just stepped into an issue of Dwell or Metropolis magazine!

Why the Owner Chose Saugerties:
We found ourselves regularly coming to the Woodstock area in all 4 seasons. This area is full of natural, arts and cultural benefits and has such a great balance of sophistication without pretense. From the Woodstock art, movie and music festivals to the wonders of skiing or hiking in the Catskill Mountains to the HITS shows in Saugerties to the many NYC quality restaurants there is simply not another place like this.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
We built this house with a passion to realize our vision of an escape in a beautiful wooded setting while being responsible and respectful to the impact that new construction has on the environment. We used sustainable materials and systems that include solar, geo-thermal, triple pane glass and recycled timbers. We wanted light and great views so we built a huge wall of windows in the main room 30 feet up into the tree canopy. We love to cook and entertain and you'll find the kitchen to be top end and very convenient. The open plan main room allows us to be with our family and friends as we prepare those great meals. Extensive out door areas as well allow you to be one with nature at all hours of the day. We even screened in an outside eating/solarium area. We're located on 7 plus acres and your neighbors will be the wild life all around you.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Dramatic architecture up in the trees (summer)

    Dramatic architecture up in the trees (summer)

  • Dinner amongst the trees

    Dinner amongst the trees

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Master bedroom (one king)

    Master bedroom (one king)

  • View from upstairs

    View from upstairs

  • Downstairs bedroom (one king or two twins)

    Downstairs bedroom (one king or two twins)

  • Open kitchen/dining/living loft

    Open kitchen/dining/living loft

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • 2nd bathroom with full tub and shower

    2nd bathroom with full tub and shower

  • 7' wood-fired cedar hot tub up in the trees (only available May-Sept)

    7' wood-fired cedar hot tub up in the trees (only available May-Sept)

  • Gardens


  • View as you drive up

    View as you drive up

  • Dramatic architecture up in the trees (winter)

    Dramatic architecture up in the trees (winter)

  • Modern open kitchen with high-end appliances

    Modern open kitchen with high-end appliances

  • Sit with the trees

    Sit with the trees

  • Upstairs bedroom (one king or two twins) + sleeper couch

    Upstairs bedroom (one king or two twins) + sleeper couch

  • 2nd bedroom (two twins)

    2nd bedroom (two twins)

  • Entry hallway

    Entry hallway

  • Outdoor dining solarium with bug netting

    Outdoor dining solarium with bug netting

  • Master bathroom walk-in shower

    Master bathroom walk-in shower

  • East breakfast deck (30' up in the trees)

    East breakfast deck (30' up in the trees)

  • Cedar hot tub just outside the house on expansive decks (only available May-Sept

    Cedar hot tub just outside the house on expansive decks (only available May-Sept

  • From the driveway

    From the driveway

  • Streams on the property

    Streams on the property

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