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Romantic + historic artist’s cottage in private woods ~ wake up to birdsong!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 4

Treat yourself to a romantic getaway, personal retreat or creative sabbatical in your own private storybook cottage nestled in a 5-acre forest in Woodstock, the famous “colony of the arts” and cultural hub of the Catskills! This historic Woodstock hand-built house was the home of the legendary film director, Preston Sturges ~ as well as many other well-known artists and musicians. It features a spacious great room with a cathedral ceiling, 2-story north-light windows, a massive stone fireplace (open during the winter only), and 2 sets of French doors that open onto a blue stone patio overlooking a fern glade and deep pine forest. Stretch out on the queen bed with a pillow-top mattress and luxury linens in the quaint bedroom with cottage-style casement windows. Fall asleep to the sound of crickets, and wake up to birdsong! Climb an open stairway to a private writer’s office, as well as a loft space with a foldout futon couch and balcony overlooking the great room. There’s a second writer’s office on the first floor, with an arched Palladian window and forest views. Prepare snacks and meals in your well-equipped country kitchen, and serve them at the farm table next to a wall of glass, or on the patio surrounded by gardens. Cozy up to a fire in the stone fireplace in the winter, and watch the snow settle on the branches outside and transform the woods into a magical wonderland. This charming cottage in an idyllic setting is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or creative retreat. Make the Sturges’ cottage your home for a weekend, week, month or season, and let it inspire and uplift you throughout the year!


Property Manager
Judy Atwood
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 May, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Glenford in Woodstock

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Although the cottage is ideal for two people, it can accommodate a second couple (or single) in the fold-out futon couch in the loft space.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

Romantic + historic artist’s cottage in private woods ~ wake up to birdsong!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Charming, private retreat

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is sweet and lovely, very clean. Surrounded by trees down a private drive, so while only 5 minutes from grocery store and 10 minutes from town, it feels secluded and private. Judy, the property manager, was responsive and helpful. Highly recommend. We hope to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Love this cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the best time at this immaculate, well designed and super charming cottage. Judy, the property manager, was waiting for us. She was extremely attentive, told us a little bit about the history of this lovely place and then we engaged in an interesting exchange about Woodstock and its community.

The cottage is beautiful, full of light, immaculate, private, the lawn and patio are. great. The property is very well equipped and has everything needed to make you feel at ease. I enjoyed the light and the palette of colors chosen to decorate the cottage. We practice yoga, drank wine on the patio and enjoyed the food at the nearby restaurants like Cucina and Bear Cafe and last but not least the Garden Cafe whose owner, Lia is very welcoming, and the food is delicious.

We highly recommend this property, and definitely, we are coming back.

Celina from Westchester, NY

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property that's perfect for one or two adult couples to get away to the Catskills. Will definitely return to see the sights in another season. No complaints whatsoever.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Home for A Cozy Weekend Away!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this cottage! It is very cozy, wonderfully decorated, and the location is perfect. The home has a lot of privacy but is close to Woodstock and other towns in the Catskills. We would highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and tranquil. A true escape from the frantic world.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful. The property is managed by incredibly polite, knowledgeable, and proactive folks. Our expectations were exceeded in every way. We spent a magical winter's month enjoying quiet solitude, wine by the fireplace, and convenient access to skiing, hiking, and area attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Woodstock cottage exceeded my expectations on all counts. The cottage was comfortable, cozy, and meticulously clean. Nestled deep in the woods, the setting provides total privacy yet is only minutes from all that Woodstock has to offer. There was even a gym literally at the end of the road.

Property Managers Judy, Jill, and Patricia were the most professional team I've ever worked with on a rental and I cannot speak highly enough about them. Top notch, every step of the process.

I'll most definitely be returning - without a doubt!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Rhinecliff, N.Y.
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
NY Thruway
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Glenford, Catskills

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
26 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£751
for 3 nights
From
£223
£1,420
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£446
for 2 nights
From
£183
From
£203
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,299
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus Day
6 Oct 2017 - 9 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£751
for 3 nights
From
£223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Fall
10 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£446
for 2 nights
From
£183
From
£203
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,299
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£974
for 4 nights
From
£223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year's
18 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,197
for 5 nights
From
£223
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£406
for 2 nights
From
£162
From
£183
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,177
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £77.3 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91
Tax Rate 5.0%

SURCHARGE: Please note that rates are for 2 people. Please add $25/night for each additional person (4 max).

WINTER SEASONAL RENTALS (January 1-April 30):
1-3 months: $2750/month, including utilities
3 months or more: $1995/month, plus utilities

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