Country-Modern Cottage Minutes from Woodstock & Saugerties(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Adorable 2 bedroom, 1875, fully modern cottage on countryside road
Bask in countryside charm where animals roam, waters flow, and artists abound. Fishcreek Cottage is a timeless gem in a great setting, perfect for 1 or 2 couples, or a small family seeking adventure, romance or a laid-back weekend in the country.
Enjoy all the modern conveniences you have come to expect, while basking in countryside charm.
Built in 1875, and renovated in 2014,
our décor is calming and tasteful. Local art graces our walls (of course you may buy a piece), and our beds were custom made here in the Hudson Valley by the renowned designer/maker, Michael Puryear.
You’ll feel like you’re in the middle of the country but rest-assured you’re minutes from great restaurants, farmer’s markets, natural food markets and regular groceries, along with shops, antique stores, films, art galleries, live theater, music and more.
Fishcreek Cottage is 10 minutes to Woodstock, Saugerties, 20 min to Kingston's Historic Stockade District where you'll find a vibrant Hipster scene with great live music at the BSP Lounge. Visit Kingston's Rondout and tour of the Maritime Museum, home of the famed Hudson River Sloop, Clearwater
and boat building school.
Make this your home for the weekend, week or month ~ Relax out on the screened-In porch overlooking an acre of nothing but trees, raspberry bushes, and meadow.
Max occupancy 4 adults (there are only 2 queen-sized beds), no futons or sleep couches available. Young families welcome, please bring your own gear.
This is a NON-SMOKING home. No Pets please.
• Spa bathroom with bluestone seat in marble tiled shower. Shampoo, and shower gel are included.
• Cathedral ceiling living room with BIG-ASS fan
• Bright and airy ~ windows galore
• Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, stainless steel appliances and lovely mid-century modern dining table. Kitchen is stocked with spices, sugar, honey, coffee, and an assortment of teas, creamers, and olive oil.
• Two beautiful, romantic bedrooms complete with memory foam mattresses
• Eco-friendly front loader washer and dryer
• High-speed Internet, 32” flat screen wall mounted TV, movies and shows through ROKU
• Lovely seating area on screened in porch
• Gas grill on deck
• Lots of off-street parking on driveway and along the front of house
One bedroom, bathroom, living room, and eat-in kitchen are all on the first floor with easy access to screened in porch through slider door off of the living room. Private second bedroom is on the second floor with small office area. Typical of homes built in the 1800’s there is a very small step down to enter each of the bedrooms and the bathroom.
Member since: 2014
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Tubing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
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Feb 1 - May 15, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning fee $100
- Property Damage Protection $59
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Our cancellation/refund policy:
100% refund up to 30 days prior to your expected arrival date
50% refund up to 14 days prior to your expected arrival date - no refund after this time frame
Extenuating circumstances: we're human, let us know what's up.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Our charming little cottage is located in the heart of the mid-Hudson Valley, exactly 2 hours north of NYC with easy access to everything you came for; nature trails, the Hudson River, Ski Resorts, great shopping and delicious locally grown food.
Ever wonder where NYC gets its water from, up here of course! Head west on RT 28 to experience the majestic Ashokan Reservoir. You will get a breathtaking view of the Catskill Mountains. Plan on walking, roller-blading or biking the flat 5-mile path. Ask a local photographer to point out the bald eagles nest and to give you a peek at their incredible photos.
The cottage is a stone’s throw from Opus 40 sculpture-park, and HITS (Horses in the Sun). I hate to swim in chlorinated water, do you? Stroll up the road about 7 minutes, and dip into a clear, crisp natural swimming hole - aww.
Are you channeling a hippie experience? Head over to Woodstock for a famed Midnight Ramble at Levon Helm's Studios, the legacy lives on. Want to see incredible photographs of Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and others in their hay-day? Check out the lobby of the Bearsville Theater, and stay to hear some great acts.
The Woodstock Playhouse offers delightful plays. Don't forget to take in a concert at Maverick (it isn’t just for chamber music). We just saw our friend master bamboo flautist and saxophone player Steve Gorn - fantastic!
Indulge in a zillion films at the Woodstock Film Festival, or pop over the bridge to the other side of the Hudson for the Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool festival where you might just see Johnny Depp shopping for sheep - I did, really!
In 1777, Kingston, NY (15 min away) was the first capital of NY. You can still walk around some of the beautiful old stone buildings in the Historic Stockade District, which is full of hipsters with a vibrant music scene. Check out Duo Bistro on John Street, or try one of the many new eateries springing up, Yum-Yum noodle bar won’t disappoint. Speaking of music, Pete Seeger folk music and social change, tour the Maritime Museum, home of the famed Hudson River Sloop, Clearwater. Get a bite to eat at Dolce for breakfast or lunch while you're down on the strand in Kingston. All this site seeing in Kingston is making me thirsty, I'm headed to Keegan Ales - our local brew.
Are you afraid of vampires? We aren't. Come to the Saugerties Garlic Festival – need I say more?
By the way did you know that the Hudson River is not just a river, it is a tidal estuary, an arm of the sea where salty seawater meets fresh water running off the land. Make sure to time the tide right for a dry hike out to the Saugerties lighthouse. Bring a picnic for the deck, and say hello to our friends Patrick, Anna and baby Cricket - the littlest lighthouse keeper in NY State.
Are you exhausted yet? I am! Let’s head back to the cottage to kick back, take a spa-shower, pour a glass of something, and watch the neighbor’s goats graze before we figure out whether we want to cook-in, or eat-out before melting into those divine artisan made beds.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: I'm a Yogi, writer, artist marketing consultant and fundraiser who loves to snow ski, roller-blade, hike, and spend time making great meals with friends. A city girl at heart, I never could have imagined country life but a real outdoors man captured my heart and lured me to the Hudson Valley. The light, the sky, the mountain views all take my breath away on a daily basis. You are going to love your time visiting this region.
Why the Owner Chose Saugerties, NY, USA:
I fell in love with Fishcreek Cottage the moment I first peeked into the windows. I called my realtor and said, I've found the perfect place, let's put in an offer!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
One of the best things about the cottage is its setting, it's on one of those quintessential country roads. A lot of artists make Saugerties home, and our neighbors (many of whom are artists, writers or musicians) are really good people. ;)
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Country-Modern Cottage and all its charm
Mable tiled spa shower
High-efficiency washer and dryer in bathroom
View of the living room and out to the screened in porch from upstairs landing
A short walk from the cottage to fish or swim!
Swim or fish here
The path you'll take to the Saugerties Lighthouse.
Saugerties Lighthouse and the mighty, mighty Hudson River in autumn
Side view of Country-Modern Cottage
Living room from the other direction looking towards the kitchen doorway.
Screened in porch through those glass doors, just off the living room
Fully equipped kitchen. The fridge even has an ice-maker.
Swim or fish here
Mama and baby goats grazing in the back
Saugerties Lighthouse from the water
The Ashokan Reservoir
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017
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