House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
4/21/14 BACK TO THE WATERFRONT On August 6, 2001 I wrote a story of us buying our weekend house in Saugerties. All our friends thought we were crazy to buy a vacation house 15 minutes from our house in Woodstock. It was in 1992 and Saugerties was still a town that was down on its luck. There were a lot of empty stores. Our house, only one mile from town, seemed a million miles away with the deck cantilevered over the Esopus Creek. In my story I told of happily buying antiques and chatckas from the stores in town for our house that had been built from a kit from Sears in the 30’s. Fast forward to 2014. Daisy, our stylish daughter, who had spent 15 years in LA, came home with her husband Van and five month old daughter Starla. They stayed in our cottage while they established their boutique DIG in Saugerties. After a year they bought their own house on the creek. This year Daisy and Van decided that our house needed an update. They wanted our house to be totally cool, down to the Jonathan Adler dishes that they sell in their store. With their taste and our credit card the house was totally transformed. There’s a smart TV that gets every channel plus Netflix, YouTube, Face Book and anything else you can think of. There’s a new stylish kitchen and the bathroom is ultra-luxurious with its radiant heated floor and heated towel rack. The small windows in the master bedroom were replaced with French doors to the deck. A larger window was put in the second bedroom that allows a full view up the creek. The wood floors were sanded and a high gloss finish makes them glow. continued below.....
Owner purchased this House in 1992
Why Owner chose Saugerties South
The final touch to remove any signs of the old place was painting the wood ceiling white. Since we bought the house the land across the creek became the Esopus Creek Conservancy Thanks to the marvels of the internet (which didn’t exist when we bought the house in 1992) we are able to rent it out by the week when we are not using it. Brains or luck? We were thinking of buying in Phoencia, which probably would have gotten washed away during Irene. Saugerties has become one of the ten coolest towns in the U.S. I think it was destiny. We loved the water for kayaking, swimming and hearing the water as we doze off to sleep. We always loved sitting on the deck or kayaking watching the changing fall foliage
What makes this House unique
Huge private dock that is right on the water (perfect for swimming or kayaking) We loved the water for kayaking, swimming and hearing the water as we doze off to sleep. We always loved sitting on the deck or kayaking watching the changing fall foliage
Pets allowed - Take a vacation with your dog.Take a vacation with your dog.
Max guests: 6
Minimum age of primary renter: 18 - 1818
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Being right on the creek with the park across the river but so close to town was perfect!
Great getaway stay on the river!!
We really enjoyed this place and the setting! It's right on the river and is clean, comfortable and has an amazing big deck to relax (right on the river). Highly recommend this place and Steve as a host as delivered on all fronts. The location is just a few minutes from town as well and on a very quiet street as well. You won't be disappointed booking this place!
We hope you return. You are a great guest.
Amazing stay. Highly recommend this property.
Steve is an attentive and responsive host. House is immaculate. Quiet, safe street with lovely neighbors. Close to town. Breathtaking view of creek. Immersed in nature. I look forward to returning with my dog. Dog friendly!
Heaven on the Esopus Creek
We’ve stayed here often enough that I’ve actually lost count. Clean and comfortable, the house offers a stunning view of the Esopus Creek. For us, it’s become a home away from home, and we look forward to many repeat visits in the years to come.
A Lovely Experience Every Time
This is the third time we’ve rented this lovely waterfront home and it’s always such a pleasure. The house is so comfortable, well designed, located and very nicely appointed, and all of the little touches are much appreciated and enjoyed. We can’t wait to return again soon!
We are 15 minutes to downtown Woodstock. This sunny, bright home is on a quiet country lane.We are situated on the unsoiled Esopus Creek with a 200yd private dock perfect for kayak launch, swimming or sun bathing. GOOD DOG FRIENDLY! We are 5 minutes away from HITS on the Hudson (Horse Shows in the Sun ), Shop Fabulous fashion at Woodstock Design, Excitment is happening in Saugerties with new art galleries, boutiques like Dig and restaurants like Miss Lucys' kitchen Indoor Ice skating Rink, Softball, Large Mouth Bass Fishing, Fall Foliage, Woodstock Film Festival, Firstrun Movies, Minutes from NY States best Downhill Skiing at Hunter, Bellayre & Wyndam Mountains, Snow-tubing in Phoenicia. Fly-fish the Esopus Creek, Woodstock art, galleries, live music, festivals, Tibetan and Zen Monasteries.Cable/Satellite TV: high speed internet, 3 new 32 inch High Definition Television with DVR and PREMIUM channels, dish washer, modern kitchen,central air in each room