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Spacious, peaceful Zen Cabin in the woods

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1,000 sq ft cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed, 1 bath, sleeps 2-4

This lovely Romantic Zen Cabin was featured in both NY Magazine and The NY Times as the spot to go to when vacationing in Woodstock.

Secluded, romantic, Japanese-styled designer's cabin is located down a private road, surrounded by acres of beautiful woods, with a small stream running down the hill beside the cabin, the perfect venue to become acquainted with nature.

This large non-Smoking cabin is over 1,000 sq ft and features wonderful views of the woods from every window. It has beautiful Asian slate floors, a cool slate shower and marble bathroom and the romantic claw foot bathtub in the living room which faces the deck and stream. The spacious bedroom has a writing desk with an old fashioned typewriter and is the perfect place to become inspired. The living area is furnished with an extremely comfortable futon sofa which folds out into a queen bed. The multimedia area, has a flat screen TV with basic cable channels as wifi is accessible throughout the cabin.

Wildlife abounds in the area, white-tailed deer (drive carefully at dusk), wild turkey and baby black bears are up and about. Not to mention the fox, squirrels and the dozens of species of birds that makes exploring this property very rewarding.

Only 1.7 miles to the center of Woodstock's famed shops cafes and Zagat rated restaurants. Take in a concert at the Kleinert, a performance at the Woodstock Playhouse or an independent film at Tinker Street Cinema. Hike nearby nature trails on Overlook Mountain, Poets Walk Park or the Ashokan Reservoir. This really is a year round destination: swimming holes abound in the summer, foliage in the fall is incredible, New York's best ski hills are only 30 minutes away for the winter, and the spring is simply magical. There are world class spas and restaurants, and fun shopping in the quirky town of Woodstock, America's most famous small town and birth place of the musical revolution of 1969.

Keywords: Spacious, Romantic Zen Cabin in the woods.

More Details

Owner
Christine Barker
Member since: 2003
Speaks: french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Christine Barker

I've enjoyed a diversified life with careers in Environmental Science, entertainment, real estate and design. I live in New York but grew up in Canada and Bermuda, two wildly different climes! When it comes to property I tend to prefer the extremes....extreme country, or extreme city, and that's one of the things I love about Woodstock. It's less than two hours from New York City, but it's a million miles away with respect to it's ambiance, culture and attitude. Woodstock is a fabulous combination of getting away from it all while still having plenty to do.

Christine Barker purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Christine Barker chose Woodstock

Serenity and Privacy. Secluded yet not isolated. Just perfect! It has so many unique features, which include a claw foot tub located in front of the gas burning stove. Take a soak whilst enjoying beautiful wooded scenery. A spacious bedroom with writing desk (and even a typewriter if you want to feel inspired). An outdoor desk with grill and plenty of room to just relax.

What makes this cabin unique

Hike the amazing Overlook Mountain just up the road! Visit or hike up to the world-renowned largest traditional Tibetan Monastery in the US built into the mountainside.

Take a bike ride along the winding creeks and back roads, or explore the colorful local farmers and flea market in the center of town.

Find the numerous swimming holes around the area. This really is a year round escape, enjoy the wonderful fall foliage and enjoy skiing in the winter months.

Amenities

Woodstock Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Marble Bathroom with full slate lined shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen size bed located in large bedroom 1 Queen size designer Futon in living area
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fully equipped house. Just bring your toothbrush! Fabulous Spa services just down the street. Please check out our blog for activities in the area: www.barkerhudson.com/blog

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Spacious, peaceful Zen Cabin in the woods
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews
New York
5

Great Location, Peaceful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin location was great. Somewhat away from main roads, surrounded by woods which meant our dog could roam freely and explore (apologies to the house up the road who's party it "crashed") without us worrying.

The cabin itself was very nice inside. It was clean, well appointed and well presented. The only thing it lacked is an oven as my wife likes to cook.

The overall location is great... very close to Woodstock and in easy reach of a load of great hikes.

We would recommend staying there. A perfect weekend getaway from the city for a couple of nights

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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5

Perfect silence

  • 5 of 5

Had a magical weekend full of poetry, food, shopping, and nature. The cabin was clean, comfortable, and well stocked. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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4

Fun, relaxing weekend

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I came to stay for a long weekend, perfect little cabin in the woods. Beautiful, peaceful scenery. Close drive to town and our favorite restaurants.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY
5

Exactly what was needed

  • 5 of 5

Zen Cabin was exactly as I expected. It was very clean, cozy, with great entertainment equipment. The porch was perfect for sitting out and enjoying the birds and passing deer. My dog and I loved the peace and quiet, and walking up and down the local road feeling like we were the only ones around. I totally recommend this cabin for an easy, quiet escape.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during the week we stayed at this cabin. Great customer service: There was an unexpected snowstorm, and the property manager Susanna was SO NICE offered to shovel snow for us, which wasn't necessary. It was clean, the bed and couch were comfortable, the shower had great water pressure, there were cozy blankets, the heat worked well. The cabin is beautiful and tucked away on a quiet lane so that our dog could play in the yards and driveway without a leash. The location was fantastic because it felt like getting away from the city but we were also close enough to Woodstock that we could easily run in for a yoga class, dinner, or grocery shopping. I would totally recommend this — the only thing I think could be improved on a little is the kitchen. Granted I'm a super avid cook bc I write about cooking for a living, but I think that a couple of the kitchen appliances and tools could use an update, like the toaster oven and the cookware and bakeware. Also I'm not sure if this was in the write-up, it probably was and we just didn't notice, but note that there is no full-sized oven, only the toaster oven, and the electric range only has two burners, but they totally work. We cooked many nights and it was just fine. Thanks again!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Stay in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is true to the description - roomy and comfortable for 2 people, thoughtfully decorated, and in the woods but pretty close to town. The property manager was very responsive and accommodated a special request. We had a great time hiking, enjoying the dining places in town, and coming home to a quiet, restorative environment.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kingston-Ulster Airport & (Albany Int. 50 miles)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Bear Cafe
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Woodstock Golf Course
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Rhinecliff-Kingston station, Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Interstate 87, exit 19
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Belleayre, Hunter and Windam
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Hudson River (many swimming holes)
Car: recommended

Amazing hiking trails. Visit the world-renowned largest traditional Tibetan Monastery in the US built into the mountainside -

Woodstock Film Festival Oct 10-14, 2012

- Woodstock Center for Photography -

Take a bike ride along the winding creeks and back roads, or explore the colorful local farmers and flea market in the center of town - Enjoy the beautiful nearby waterfalls and swimming holes. 'The Big Deep' is a few minutes away in center of town. Zoom Flume New York's #1 Family Water Park is only 40 miles south.

Horse lovers, take note! We are convenient to H.I.T.S. (Horses In The Sun) for summertime equestrian events - Levon Helms Midnight Ramble - Bearsville Theater - Antique shopping and much more are all nearby.

Hunter Mountain is a skiers' paradise- Overlook Mountain, Bellayre Moutain, Windham Mountain and not be missed the Kaaterskill & Bastion Waterfalls.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Clean & Prep Fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 2.0%

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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