Legendary Big Pink in Saugerties(30 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Top & Main Floors At The Legendary Big Pink: 3 Bedrooms, Sunroom, 2 baths
The main floor is a 2 bedroom unit with a sunroom ( Rick's room - was Rick Danko's quarters), living room with sofa, writing table & chairs at the picture window, wood-stove/fireplace. It opens into the Dining Room, which has a antique dining table & chairs for 6. The kitchen, as does much of the house, maintains the mid-century period look, with forest views east. The main bedroom has a queen-sized bed, desk, sitting area & full closet. The second bedroom has 2 twin beds, dressers and side tables. The sunroom had a futon twin couch ( which folds down to become a sleeper). The sunroom has it's own back entrance, and opens to the lawn and old out-door fireplace for campfire evenings. All told, upstairs has a queen bed and full futon - can sleep 4 people max. The Main Floor has a queen-sized bed, 2 twins and a single 'twin' futon on the sunporch -and so can sleep 5 max.
Note: the Basement is not included in the rental.
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Member since: 2015
- 1850 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 7
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
- Main Floor has a larger master bedroom, a slightly smaller 2nd bedroom, and the sunroom which has a twin futon fold-down. Each are private rooms, though the sunroom is 3 season. The Dormer is an open loft style - a rectangle shaped, with the bedroom area at the far side, separated from the kitchen by the bath and stairway walls, and dining area. Near the kitchen, at the opposite side, is the futon sitting/sleeping ar ea. There is no door separating the sleeping areas, although it is more private than a 1 room studio apartment....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- People come from all over the world to visit Big Pink!
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Refundable Damage Deposit $450
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Tax Rate 2%
Our policy is to not allow pets nor children under the age of 10.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Woodstock, NY is the 'most famous small town in the world'.
Saugerties, NY is a Hudson river town, with a hopping village with restaurants, cafes, a bookstore, a major equestrian center (HITS), antique stores and bars.
Year Purchased: 1998
About: Only the third owners of Big Pink, my wife Susan and I are offering the Dormer unit for the first time for overnight accommodations. Both of us are from New York State, Susan from the Adirondack Mountains near the Canadian border, I am from downstate in Westchester County. We both have a deep abiding love for nature. My first time in the Catskills was for the original Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in 1969, when I was in high school. In the 1980's, I was the live sound man / production manager for infamous NRBQ band, most of whom lived in Saugerties, and often played the legendary Joyous Lake club in Woodstock. It was from those years that I came to love the Woodstock-Saugerties area, and when a friend who was living here told me that Big Pink was up for sale by owner in 1998, after 6 months, and 3 failed attempts to sell to to someone else, Suzy and I became owners. As a musician guitarist/songwriter myself, of course I was aware of the history of Big Pink, but we ended up buying it mainly because we loved the land and the setting: the best rehearsal and jamming space in the world was for me, of course, a notable bonus! We love living in this area, with a diversity of people, music and artists venues, restaurants and cool streams to swim in during the hot summer.
Why Saugerties, NY, USA:
You will be staying at Big Pink, arguably the most famous house in rock history. (See Wikipedia for story- Big Pink House). As owners, and having it as a home for over 15 years, we have tried to maintain the place as pristine rural sanctuary from urban hustle-bustle. This is because we believe that first and foremost, this house was indeed a creative retreat for those road-weary musicians, where they could enjoy some undisturbed peace. We hope that now it can be a source of inspiration for you, during your stay. It is just under a 2 hour drive to NYC, and only 45 minutes from Albany, NY, which has an international airport, and 20 minutes from the Rhinecliff/Kingston Amtrak station.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
You will be very near to both the village of Woodstock, and the Town of Saugerties. It is close to Levon Helm's Barn, home of the Midnight Rambles, as well as the nationally renowned equestrian center, HITS ( Horseshoe In The Sun), Rhinebeck, NY and to the north, Hudson, NY. You are not far from Bearsville Theater, which hosts notable concerts, and the local Woodstock music venues of Harmony, Catskill Pizza as well as those of Kingston, NY, just to the south. You will be among the very few to have spent the night at this place that has become a pilgrimage place, and considered by some the birth-place of the genre Americana music. Our guests have usually remarked on the peacefulness and being inspired in their creative pursuits: musicians write songs, writers come up with ideas. It can be an ideal retreat for the creative, or just a place to celebrate life. Be aware that Parnassus Lane, a co-owned private road, is unpaved. There are blue stone steps & pathway to the side entrance ( which is actually the main entrance) to Big Pink, and a staircase takes you to the 2nd floor Dormer: from there, you have views of Overlook Mt and the field and pine forests surrounding. These Whispering Pines were celebrated in song, and wildlife such as deer, wild turkeys, migratory birds and black bear are often seen, and need to be respected.
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Big Pink _ Iconic photo, 2015
Main Floor entrance doors
Main Floor - Dining room
Main Floor - Kitchen
Main Floor_ Master Bedroom
Main Floor - 2nd bedroom
Main Floor - Sunroom
Dormer Bedroom space sitting area
Dormer Kitchen sink - with forest & mountain views
Dormer Queen-sized bed, TV
Overlook Mt. - view from Big Pink
Big Pink, side entrance to Dormer ( and Main floor). Springtime, 2015
Main Floor Living Room
Main Floor Dining Room, kitchen doorway
Main Floor - '60s Kitchen table
Main Floor - Master Bedroom view
Main Floor - Bathroom
Dormer Queen sized bed and sitting area
Dormer Kitchen, stainless double sink, Adirondack Granite countertops
Dormer Bathroom with Eco soaps:
Dormer Futon sitting - sleeping area
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