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NEW! Herb Cottage: Historic Artist's Cottage, Wood Stove, Walk to Town!

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1-bedroom 2-story cottage with wood stove, sleeps 2

Experience the essence of Woodstock in this former home to Anita M. Smith — artist, historian and “Herb Lady of the Catskills.” Enjoy the fragrance and serenity of the “show-off” herb garden right outside your door.

Just 1/2 mile from town center, Herb Cottage is nestled at the gateway to Woodstock’s legendary Overlook Mountain. If you’re searching for a mystical hideaway in which to relax, restore your energies, and recapture your creative self, this is the place for you!

Completely renovated, Herb Cottage offers a delightful mix of luxurious appointments and bluestone charm, including:

• Comfortable living room with woodstove, bluestone hearth, and 37' Cable HDTV, Blu-Ray and CD players, and an extensive library of books, games, DVDs and CDs.

• Fully-equipped country kitchen with a bluestone countertop, herb tiles from Mexico, and a sunny dining nook.

• Loft bedroom with a king-size bed and view of Overlook Mountain.

• Bathroom with a claw foot tub and rain shower.

• Additional amenities include luxury linens, spa robes, WIFI, and a secluded bluestone terrace with bluestone table and gas grill.

• Optional: Reiki treatments and access to other holistic practitioners.

Ideal for a couple. Combine with nearby Rock City Writer's Studio (HA# 3469886) for additional space.

More Details

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

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Woodstock in Ulster County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • mountain ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The newly restored and extra deep claw foot tub (with a rain shower) is ideal for luxurious soaking. Spa towels and robes are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Loft bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(70 traveller reviews)

NEW! Herb Cottage: Historic Artist's Cottage, Wood Stove, Walk to Town!
average rating of 4.8142858 based on 70 reviews
New York, NY
5

Charm & Serenity

  • 5 of 5

We visited Herb Cottage for a long weekend in late April and were immediately captivated by its serenity and charm. The cottage is beautifully decorated and appointed with thoughtful, welcoming touches like the cozy socks for cold toes and small bouquet of flowers on the edge of the bathroom sink. The living room offered a great place to curl up with a book and on sunny days we took full advantage of the quiet garden patio (complete with a family of white tail deer!) - the perfect spot to sit with a glass of wine. Like home, but better.

The village of Woodstock with it's cafes, bookstores, and shops is easily accessible when supplies or an outing are required. We would love to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Fantastic stay - perfect cozy spot!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our mini honeymoon at the herb cottage and couldn't have asked for more. Such a perfect cozy getaway surrounded by loads of green and flowering lilacs. We're used to close quarters living in New York City, and the cottage felt similar being a very small house - but it really had all the amenities we were looking for. Loved the gold clawfoot tub and the breakfast nook in the kitchen. Also a tremendous DVD selection and super comfy swivel chairs.

The hosts set you up with all the local recommendations and history of the area.

Would recommend this place for folks who want to get cozy and away from the hustle and bustle!

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Perfect City Escape

  • 5 of 5

The Herb Cottage was everything I hoped it would be and more!

After only a few days it has started to feel like I've been coming here all my life.

Everywhere I look there are thoughtful act of care and guidance from the owners. The book, movie, and magazine selections are extensive and well curated. It is clear that a lot of love went into creating something magical here and it is very much felt.

I traveled here by myself to get away from the city, and there was a brief moment I felt lonely. In that moment the Herb Cottage led me to the CD player, Van Morrison, and the maracas...need I say more?

I look forward to seeing what magic unfolds when I return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely reminder of old, arts-colony Woodstock

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, comfortable, elegant--the cottage reminded me of being in France. My family has a long history in Woodstock until they sold their property on Tannery Brook in 1971. I've searched for a place that offered the same sensibility for many years and only just found it. Everything was perfect and I intend to rent the writer's studio next door when I'm finishing my next book. Thank you for the opportunity to stay here. Heartily recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The pictures don't do this place justice....

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we walked inside we were instantly enamored with the charm & character of this beautiful cottage. The wood stove was divine and there was enough wood provided inside for the entire stay. Everything we needed was provided. Customer service with Chelsea was unbelievable - she was excellent. It was quiet, and even though it's near a road, the house is completely isolated from inside, you really get the full cottage experience. The bed was super comfortable (so were the sheets and blankets). And we cooked inside everyday and the kitchen had everything we needed. There was a super friendly supermarket maybe 5 minutes away by car. All in all, this was an amazing experience- as a Brooklyn girl, I never knew what Woodstock had to offer and oh my goodness is it more than worth it. Will most definitely be back and this time for a much longer stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ten Days in March

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the Herb Cottage for nine nights towards the end of March. The cottage's location was ideal as a base for exploring Woodstock and the Catskills. The cottage itself was comfortable and well-appointed. The wood-burning stove was a real plus. It was an unanticipated bonus to become acquainted with Anita M. Smith's legacy. We hope to return to the Cottage for future trips to the area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Albany Int'l or Stewart Int'l (Newburgh, NY)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Woodstock Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrak (Rhinecliff, NY)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
NYS Thruway (Rt. 87)
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Hunter, Belleayre, or Windham
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Woodstock, New York

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Memorial Day
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£629
for 3 nights
From
£183
 
 
Early Summer
30 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£398
for 2 nights
From
£158
£1,136
 
 
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£812
for 4 nights
From
£183
 
 
Peak Summer
7 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£556
for 3 nights
From
£158
From
£183
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,136
 
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£629
for 3 nights
From
£183
 
 
Early Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£365
for 2 nights
From
£142
From
£158
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,055
 
 
Columbus Day
6 Oct 2017 - 9 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£629
for 3 nights
From
£183
 
 
Late Fall
10 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£365
for 2 nights
From
£142
From
£158
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,055
 
 
Thanksgiving
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£812
for 4 nights
From
£183
 
 
Christmas/New Year's
18 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£812
for 4 nights
From
£183
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£325
for 2 nights
From
£122
From
£158
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£893
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Cleaning fee £77.3 + Tax
Pet Fee £38.65 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

CLEANING FEE: $100 per visit or per week

PETS: Well-behaved dogs considered ~ please ask! One-time $50 pet fee per dog applies. Please note that we request that dogs not be left home alone, unless they are crate-trained, and also that dogs be leashed at all times when outdoors. Thank you!

REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT: $250 for less than one week; $500 for one week or longer

NOTE: Rent Herb Cottage with Rock City Writer's Studio (#3469886), and receive a 10% discount for both!

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