Vintage Arts & Crafts Retreat with Views

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Great house for artistic retreats or weekend escapes in the Hudson River Valley near Woodstock and Saugerties. Perched on mountain with seasonal river views, vintage 1920's 3 BR Arts and Crafts house takes you out of time while giving you access to nearby arts communities, HITS, skiing and other Catskill culture.

The view from the sunny front porch is great for contemplative work such as writing, or hanging out with friends and family. Stars are clear at night. House is perched on the mountain near a main road with trails going up, a retreat 'grotto' with hammock up the hill for time in nature and a vintage parlor stove for chilly months. Only about a half a mile from the river, walks to the water are possible. Bike is available for guests as well.

1600 s.f. house has an open movement room for yoga (converts to a large DR in the winter), a living room, a kitchen and a large porch. It technically has 4BR used as follows: One with a full bed, one with a single, one is a meditation room where a double futon can be set up for a bedroom, and one is a creative space. Porch furniture converts to single beds if needed.

Good food and shopping can be found in Saugerties under 4 miles away, Catskill 7 miles away or Woodstock 14 miles away. There are no nearby stores and only a few houses, but there is a post office across the street. You will need a car.

Great for train lovers as train passes in view of the front porch. Not good for light sleepers.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Two private bedrooms with regular beds. One private room upstairs with a double futon (now a creative space) and one downstairs that the futon can be set up in. Futons are comfortable but on the floor. Porch furniture can also be used for beds. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower




  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    Seasonal views of the Hudson River from the front porch...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding


  • Dining:

    Tables moves on and off of porch seasonally. ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, teas, always available. Milk, OJ, fruit and breakfast items provided when time permits....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Antique Chambers Stove works great - Propane...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.3
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jul 14 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$135 $150
Fri, Sat
$900 $2,800

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$900 $2,000

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$900 $2,000

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$130 $145
Fri, Sat
$840 $2,400

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included


General Rules of the House:

• No Smoking in House

• Only small (under 15 pounds), mature, trained pets allowed

• Remove shoes on entry.

• No excessive drug or alcohol use.

• Parking Rules must be adhered to.

Kitchen is fully equipped. Tea, coffee, linens and wood provided. Please do dishes, remove used sheets and towels (leave on floor), remove garbage over one bag and your food items.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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52 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newburgh, NY
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dutch Ale House - Saugerties
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lazy Swan Golf Course
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Hudson, NY
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NYS Thurway - 287
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many in Saugerties
21 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hunter Mountain or Wyndham
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lighthouse Beach in Saugerties

Car: Necessary

Hudson River Valley near Saugerties and West Camp - This area is full of artistic and cultural activities throughout the year, but especially in the summer. It is a hotbed for arts and creativity as well as short drive to HITS (horse venue) and the lovely Saugerties. The house gives easy access to nature preserves, the river, arts activities, skiing, HITS, good restaurants and shops and is just a culturally interesting and beautiful place.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: I am a healer and body psychotherapist, writer, mother of 4, hospice worker and former bridge engineer. Redoing old houses sensitively is one of my loves. I did this house a few years ago after finding it virtually untouched from a single owner who lived here until he died at 105 years old. It is simple, and has a lovely historical character.

Why the Owner Chose Saugerties, NY, USA:
This house is my own writing retreat full of poetry and books, light, air and town life while still being private and close to nature. I enjoy having others here who can respect the special 'out of time' atmosphere here. This property is quirky but wonderful, much like this region.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Imagine a trip to a grandmother's house in 1940's or 50's but nicely renovated. I love this feeling. There is no internet, no TV, trains to watch, a mountain to explore, a river to walk to, a bike to ride, friendly post office activity across the street, Hammocks up the hill, Creative arts space. Time to think, feel, read, gaze out windows, create, write, make a fire, enjoy friends and family. Simple but wonderful.

Contact us

Speaks: english


  • Futon can be used for double bed

    Futon can be used for double bed

  • Bedroom 1 - Double Bed

    Bedroom 1 - Double Bed

  • Bedroom 2 - Single Bed

    Bedroom 2 - Single Bed

VRBO #465184

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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