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Woodsy Hudson Valley Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Just 65 miles from New York City, a cozy, artful three-bedroom home on five acres along a babbling brook. Only minutes away from Storm King Arts Center, Woodbury Commons, West Point, Black Rock Forest Preserve, the Body Art Yoga Barn, Blooming Hill Farm, Brotherhood Winery and Round Hill.

With floor to ceiling windows looking out in to the woods from the living room, there's a sense of being right in the middle of nature from morning to sunset.

The house, decorated with contemporary art and family antiques, is both a great place to connect to friends and family and a quiet, secluded space to sit by the fire, read, rest, cook, work. There is no TV in the house but there's WIFI.

House rules are pretty simple: no smoking, no pets and no parties. Check in is 4PM. Check out is 11AM.

You'll feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city---but without having schlepped very far at all. And, should you get bored, you're only a handful of miles from incredible excursions including the world renown Storm King Arts Center, a beautiful Saturday afternoon brunch and farmer's market at Blooming Hill Farm, premiere outlet shopping at Woodbury Commons, the Body Art Yoga Barn, hiking at Black Rock Forest Preserve, cycling and more. Nearby destinations include Bear Mountain, the quirky arts village Sugar Loaf, and the town of Beacon, known for its DIA art museum, natural beauty and hipster upscale boutiques.

The house has three bedrooms---two have a queen size bed, and one has a trundle bed with two twins. We also have a new queen size air mattress, a pack n play and a mini crib. There are two large living rooms---one upstairs by the fire, and one downstairs, with a lounge area and work desk.

There are chairs by the creek for creek watching. Deer, birds and squirrels roam.

Several hundred books live here across many genres including fiction, nonfiction, poetry and essays. There's also a basket of old New Yorkers.

A child-friendly house, we have a large collection of children's books and toys.

For guests I leave the house open with keys on the kitchen table and am available by phone any time to answer questions.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Owner/Manager

Hi there! I'm an arts journalist and mom who splits time in Blooming Grove, Manhattan, Santa Rosa and Wellfleet.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Town of Blooming Grove in Orange County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Woodsy Hudson Valley Retreat
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful and relaxed place

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house because it was near to Storm King. Both the house and the park were very special places. We loved the architecture of the house, its views and the friendly info from Lizzi

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Mt Laurel

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a lovely weekend at the cool house in the woods! We really enjoyed our time at the house and recommend it for a relaxing getaway! A TV would have been nice but we had our laptop so we could stay in touch. Fireplace is amazing! Owner was very responsive.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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A Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here with three of our friends in December. We had a great time enjoying the peaceful setting and the comfortable home. We especially liked making a fire on cold nights. Lizzie was great and made sure we had everything we needed for a wonderful time. We are looking forward to our next stay at this location.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely book this place again. It is out in the woods but still close to a lot of attractions. Everything worked as it should and the owner is available by email for any questions. Easy check-in and check-out.

The wood stove is nice and plenty of dry wood is provided. We saw deer on every trip in and out of the property. The space is clean. A great place to use to get away from everything.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A nice, comfortable and relaxing stay for a great price.

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay here. Having 3 bedrooms and 2 baths worked out great for our family. Everything was clean, and the owner was very pleasant and accommodating. It was so much nicer than being in a hotel, because we had a place that we could all relax in together in the evenings, and cook our own meals if we wanted. It's definitely off the beaten path, but fairly close to a lot of things. We were happy to have found this place for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lizzie's house was perfect for our quick getaway weekend! My friends and I had rented her house as we were attending a nearby wedding at Brotherhood winery. The house comfortably slept all 6 of us and was just what we needed! She was very helpful and accommodating about answering all my questions before and after our stay. And was so kind and willing to help mail some items we had left behind. The house is tucked away in a lovely nest of nature and had gorgeous views! Thanks Lizzie for opening your home to us all!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £74.26

No pets, parties or smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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