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Bright, Charming 3-BR Apartment In Hudson

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Bright, Airy And Comfortable With Wifi, Basic Cable, Full Kitchen & Stocked Bath

Blue Skies is named for its gracious ambience and sky-colored ceilings throughout. The apartment, which is on the second floor, is set up to comfortably accommodate six in the three bedrooms, with a daybed for a seventh. Blue Skies, which has its own thermostat and air conditioning, is comprised of seven rooms: a spacious living room; an anteroom off the living room (with French doors and a daybed); a dining room; full kitchen (with fridge, oven, microwave, toaster and coffee maker, but no dishwasher); three comfortable bedrooms (two with queen-size beds, one with a double); and a bathroom with clawfoot tub and an abundance of white towels and toiletries (including but not limited to shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, Q-tips, band-aids and body lotion). Blue Skies is very clean and very comfortable, and exudes the welcoming warmth of an art-filled salon.

This house was built shortly after the Civil War, and the public spaces — living room, dining room and kitchen — are spacious. The cozy bedrooms (one with a queen-size bed, two with full) are generously appointed with pillows, soft linens, blankets and cozy rugs, and all the beds are super comfortable.

Union Street, and my block in particular, has the lovely settled energy of an older neighborhood. It's quiet and peaceful here, yet only a minute's walk from the middle of Warren Street, Hudson's happening main drag with its varied restaurants, wine bars, art galleries, boutiques, and all manner of fashions - antique and au courant - for home and humans.

Hudson is a very small city, and you can explore all of it easily on foot. Warren Street, Hudson's main artery, is a minute's leisurely stroll from the house, and there is street parking all around. Hudson is about 120 miles from New York City, a two-hour train ride from Penn Station, and 48 miles from Albany International Airport (ALB). Although you can walk anywhere in town from the house, the closest supermarkets, movie theaters and fast food are located in strip malls 1-1/2 to 3-1/2 miles away (thus preserving Hudson's remarkable architectural continuity). There are taxis, a car rental agency, and two places to rent bicycles (one of which also rents skis and kayaks) in town.

The Catskills, Frederick Church's Olana and river beaches — to name just three of the Hudson Valley's memorable offerings — are all a 10- or 15-minute drive, and more easily accessed by car.

I am reachable by e-mail or phone from booking through your stay — and usually available in person while you're here. I do my best before you arrive to fulfill any specific requests, then respect the privacy of your apartment (unless called upon) after greeting you with the key when you get here.


Blue Skies is smoke-free, and I'm sorry to say I cannot accept pets. For reservations of two weeks or longer, unless otherwise arranged, linens will be changed and the apartment cleaned every week (for which the standard cleaning fee is added on a weekly basis).

More Details

Ellen Liburt
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Catalan
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Ellen Liburt

I have lived in Hudson, a vibrant mini-city on the banks of the Hudson River, since 1999. It is my pleasure to offer you a peaceful, comfortable home base from which to explore and enjoy Hudson and the Hudson Valley.

Ellen Liburt purchased this apartment in 1999

What makes this apartment unique

There's not a better location in town; Blue Skies enjoys the tranquility of a safe, settled neighborhood, but is just a block from the bustle of Warren Street.


Hudson Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Clawfoot tub, an abundance of white towels, hair dryer, and toiletries provided: shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, body lotion, band-aids et al.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Three comfortable bedrooms, two with queen-size mattresses and one with a double, plus a daybed in the "libraryette," a small, book-lined room with French doors off the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Blue Skies is less than a minute's walk from Hudson's bustling main street, replete with restaurants, wine bars, boulangeries, art galleries, antique shops, and human fashions antique and au courant. All the cultural and scenic attractions of the Hudson Valley beckon, including skiing in the winter time.


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Bright, Charming 3-BR Apartment In Hudson
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Amazing Stay - Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Ellen is a great host. She gave us a great tour and also had a lot of nice recommendations. I highly recommend the Blue Skies to anyone visiting Hudson. Or maybe I shouldn't, so that we can have it all to ourselves. Seriously a great place.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Andrew, for your visit and kind words. You and your family were perfect guests, and I was honored to host you for your wedding weekend. Please come back any time!
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A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This property is completely charming, bright, airy, and beautifully furnished. It is kept in immaculate condition by the nice lady who owns it, and is filled with an eclectic assortment of art, antiques, and other cool stuff. Ellen couldn't be nicer. It was a great location close to everything, but a little off the busy main drag in Hudson. I give it a solid 5 gold stars.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place and great host

  • 5 of 5

Ellen is awesome. She was flexible on our arrival time and walked us through the lovely apartment. It is a perfect set up in a great location. We were more than comfortable with our one year old daughter and will definitely be back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Ellen went above and beyond to ensure that our stay during my daughters wedding weekend was stress free. She is a great communicator and answered numerous questions before our stay. Her apt is cozy and charming in a great location. Great place for family and friends to relax at home!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome apartment in Hudson

  • 5 of 5

Blue Skies was fantastic for a weekend in the Catskills. There were four adults and two toddlers and the apartment had plenty of space. Ellen was very welcoming and accommodating - even providing us a pack and play for one of the kids. The apartment location couldn't be better - one block off the main street, so easy walking to restaurants, cafes, and the farmers market.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The place was lovely and well-stocked which was a treat. I was traveling with no car and a 4yr old and 9 month old and we had no issues at all! Ellen is a great host, very helpful. Definitely 5 stars!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Hudson is on your doorstep: The restaurants, wine bars, art galleries, antique shops and boutiques are a minute's walk away on Warren Street, and the train and river are a 10-minute walk.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

Blue Skies is smoke-free, and I'm sorry to say I no longer accept pets. For reservations of two weeks or longer, unless otherwise arranged, linens will be changed and the apartment cleaned every week (for which the standard cleaning fee of $60 is added on a weekly basis). Guests are welcome Monday-Thursday nights, and during the winter season (November through March) for a one-night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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