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Imagine the Woodstock House

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From the Big Bear Living Room into the Dining Room


Last updated: 03/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 6 people, Guest cottage for 2 people is optional

The Woodstock House is distinctive and gracious.

The Woodstock house is ideally located within walking distance to the Bear Café, Little Bear restaurant, Cub Market, and the Bearsville Theater. It is on a “cared for” 2.5 acres of land, set back from the main road, on a private lane leading to the house driveway where there is parking. Surrounded by woodland and a cultivated back yard, this country house is ideal, it is very private and only 2 miles to the Village Green, the center of Woodstock.

In the spring this unique house is covered with wisteria and in the fall burning red leaves cover huge Japanese maple trees in the yard, they are truly estate déjà vu. The house is 1800sq feet, just right for 6 people as well as 2 people. There are 3 bedrooms all with queen beds and two full bath rooms.

There is a gated white fence where guests enter the back of the property. At the house there is an entrance room where you can bring your things just before the kitchen. The kitchen has lots of country cabinets, a stove, large refrigerator, Bella coffee maker, toaster oven, microwave, Bella toaster, all the cookware and dinner service you will ever want. A glass table with chairs on one end of the kitchen is surrounded by a built in curved glass window that lets in light and air. Behind louver doors are some storage areas and a washer and dryer. Food can be easily taken outside from the kitchen to the stone patio table with chairs and umbrella. This is a good place to grill also.

From the kitchen through Dutch doors it opens into the dining area. There is a beautifully raised country ceiling defining the room and a long dining table that was a great gift from Gael Green a New Yorker food critic, it’s a perfect fit. There is also a large stone fireplace with corner benches, Modern wrought iron lighting hangs over the country table, six comfortable high backed chairs privately designed with an inspired dining room mural using matching colors. The large open floor plan allows a view from the dinning room to the living room.

There is a small sitting room before the downstairs full bathroom that has a tub, shower and plenty of towels. Near the bathroom are the bedrooms, they are private with queen beds and windows that open to the backyard. They also have flat screen TVs with lots of cedar lined closets.

There is a fun mix of the 60’s dominating the furnishings in the house, basically the ambience is eclectic. All rooms flow into the living room with wide pine planking flooring throughout the house. A huge hotel like wrought iron lighting fixture hangs from the 18 ft living room cathedral ceiling. Next to the collection cabinets the hour glass staircase leads to the upstairs bedroom. This acoustically designed room is a comfortable gathering place for all with a 64 inch flat screen TV that has cable with Netflix and a Bluetooth / dock stereo for your tunes. The sitting room has an opening to the living room and this is sometimes used as a serving window to pass food and drinks to people when there are parties.

On the wall that leads up to the second story master bedroom there is an original 8 ft. narrow mural painted with the colors of the living room. At the end of the hall is the bathroom, it is stocked with towels. The large light and airy master bedroom has lots of windows, is away from the rest of the house and is a private quiet get away. There is a large walk in closet, a flat screen TV with cable, and also a record player with a vintage record collection that you can take for a spin. Cheerful isn’t the word for it, it’s a place you could bring a cup of coffee from the kitchen and hang out.

This property has a charming wonderful one large room cottage with lots of windows. Huge Rhododendrons hug the windows and are fantastically beautiful when in bloom the cottage sits back from the main house and is reached from the parking area following a stone path. The living area has comfortable furniture along with table and chairs near the kitchen area. A queen bed is in a back section of the room with narrow ceiling high windows above. Although small, the bathroom has a roomy size stall shower.

For an extra cost the cottage creates a convenient additional space if you need room for more people.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • There is an optional queen bed in the main house, no charge. An optional Guest Cottage with Queen bed, , Bathroom, Kitchenette can sleep an additional 2 people Call for price....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Can sleep 8 if guest cottage is used for additional price call 845-417-5282...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Ski In/Ski Out
  • Village:

    The center of Woodstock is 2 Miles...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    there is a Bella coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    there is a pantry...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    there is a Bella coffee maker and a oven toaster...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf:

    there is a club 3 miles from the Woodstock House...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis:

    There is tennis on public and privet courts...moreless

  • Yard

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.3
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,700 $3,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $100
  • Pet Fee $40
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 2%



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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Bear Cafe
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Woodstock Golf Club
12 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
RT 28
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Bear Cafe
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Belleayre/ Hunter/ Plattekill

Car: Recommended

Nearest Airport : Albany Airport at 40 Miles

Nearest Train : Rhine Cliffe at 15 Miles

Nearest Barpub : The Bear Cafe

Nearest Ski : Belleayre/ Hunter/ Plattekill at 20 Miles

Nearest Golf : The Woodstock Golf Club at 2 Miles

Nearest Restaurant : The Bear Cafe

Car: recommended

Location Type:



ski in/ski out



Manager info

Year Purchased: 2003

About: I grew up in New Your City and Woodstock and went to Berkeley School of Music. As a record producer I worked with Ronnie Spector, Tracy Chapman, Bon Jovi as some of the artists and most major record labels. I moved back to Woodstock where I now live

Why Bearsville, NY, USA:
I chose this house because of its structure and location. Its 2 1/2 acres of wooded land are wonderful and peaceful. There is something about the feeling the house gives me, the county fireplace with a cool look. There had been a lot of thought in the making of this house.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
The large maple trees in the fall are fire red, the the large tulip trees are clouds of light purple in the spring, the location....I ski so being 30 minutes from great skiing and and a few minutes from excellent dinning and a house that can fun or just low key.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

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  • From the Big Bear Living Room into the Dining Room

    From the Big Bear Living Room into the Dining Room

  • Big Bear Living Room looking into Dining Room

    Big Bear Living Room looking into Dining Room

  • Dining Room looking into Big Bear Living room

    Dining Room looking into Big Bear Living room

  • Dining and Causeway rooms

    Dining and Causeway rooms

  • Big Bear Living Room

    Big Bear Living Room

  • Main Floor Bathroom

    Main Floor Bathroom

  • Main Floor Bedroom 2

    Main Floor Bedroom 2

  • Second Floor Bedroom

    Second Floor Bedroom

  • Guest Cottage and Main House

    Guest Cottage and Main House

  • 70 niche Flat Screen With cable and Netflix

    70 niche Flat Screen With cable and Netflix

  • The Causeway Room

    The Causeway Room

  • Dining Room
The first door to kitchen
The second door to Bed #1, Bathroom

    Dining Room The first door to kitchen The second door to Bed #1, Bathroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen Breakfast Table

    Kitchen Breakfast Table

  • Kitchen


  • Main Floor Bedroom 1

    Main Floor Bedroom 1

  • Second Floor Bathroom

    Second Floor Bathroom

VRBO #430277

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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