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Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Bearsville Lodge Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 baths (sleeps 14) loft

Location: Woodstock, Catskills, New York, USA (2 hrs from NYC, 10 min from center of town)

*STILL AVAILABLE for Chrismas & New Years!

**PLEASE NOTE: We have a MINIMUM renter age requirement of 27 years old!

Accommodations: Cedar Log Home, 3 Bedrooms + Loft w/Queen Sleeper Sofa and Daybed w/trundle (2 twin mattresses), Great Room has an additional Daybed w/trundle, 3 Full Bathrooms (Sleeps 10-16)

Description: Our very upscale, newly-built, cedar log home is located in the Bearsville area (home of the renowned Bearsville Theater and The Bear Cafe Restaurant), along one of Woodstock's most coveted picturesque roads (Coldbrook Road). Set on 19 private acres, the home offers a true respite from the hustle and bustle...amidst serene, unspoiled nature, yet is only minutes to the center of the town of Woodstock! The two-story home features soaring vaulted ceilings, heavy exposed log beams throughout, custom-milled wide-plank heart pine and natural slate tile floors. The home is comfortably furnished in the rustic, lodge-style of the Adirondack Great Camps. There is a large screened-in porch, and expansive decking front and rear.

The Main Living Area is the 32' x 26' Great Room the focal point of which is its massive Rumford-design wood-burning fireplace, constructed with our own local stone gathered from the property.

A true Gourmet Kitchen is highlighted by the current state-of-the art in residential restaurant-style ranges - 48' Capital Culinarian, featuring 6 -23,000 BTU open-style gas burners, a 30,000 BTU Thermo-griddle, 2 ovens (one has convection option) and an 18,000 BTU infrared broiler. Gorgeous honed black granite countertops are featured throughout. Expansive center island features built-in Viking microwave oven, trash compactor and stainless steel prep sink. Main sink is oversized in true restaurant-style, and includes a waste disposal.

The Bedrooms: There are two separate Master Bedroom wings, each with a walk-in closet and en suite bathroom. These bedrooms feature impressive two-story vaulted ceilings with exposed upper-story windowed dormers, lodge-style ceiling fans/lights and sliding doors leading to semi-private covered porches and deck. Both Master Bedrooms feature sumptuous King-sized, all-natural, organic latex mattresses. The en suite bathrooms both have custom-built slate tile showers, with ceiling-mounted 'rainshower' style showerheads, in addition to a handheld type. The east wing's shower is a stunning 6 ft x 6 ft walk-in, featuring Hansgrohe's extraordinary 24' Raindance 'Imperial 600' showerhead, providing an exhilarating

rain-like shower experience!

The Third Bedroom is a bunk room-style set-up, with two beautiful log-built Twin over Queen-sized bunk beds (sleeps 6). It has a large picture window, ceiling fan/light, individual reading 'lanterns,' and a wall-mounted flat screen TV with DVD player.

The Main Bathroom features a corner-style steam shower, with overhead 'rainshower' and handheld showerhead, plus body-sprays and integrated radio.

The 'Open Plan' Dining Area features a beautiful, rustic craftsman-built, 8 foot long bark-on hickory and curly maple dining table that will expand to 11 feet. It will seat 12 very comfortably. The dining area's chandelier is crafted of genuine whitetail deer antlers. Note: Any and all antler products used throughout the home are naturally shed, i.e., no animals harmed!

The large Upstairs Loft features a vaulted, log-beamed ceiling, ceiling fan/light, an exterior balcony/deck, a comfortable, faux-leather, sleeper sofa (Queen-sized mattress), a custom-built bark-on hickory and oak Daybed w/trundle (sleeps 2), a 60' flatscreen TV and a premium stereo sound system w/full range, floor standing speakers.

High-speed, wireless Internet (WiFi) and cable TV (Time Warner Cable) is included.

There is also a very large above-ground basement that is presently unfinished. It features extra-high ceilings, sliding doors to the exterior, picture windows and a massive stone wood-burning fireplace with a built-in brick oven.

This home is perfect for vacations, holidays, entertaining, family gatherings, lodging when attending one of Woodstock's multitude of events, or just a much needed/deserved short getaway!

Activities abound in the Summer! Fall foliage is simply incredible. Winter, two of New York's top ski mountains - Hunter Mountain and Belleayre are less than a half-hour's drive away. Spring is always glorious.

There are world class spas, including the award-winning Emerson Resort & Spa, 'The Crown Jewel of Catskill Mountain Resorts,' and home of 'The World's Largest Kaleidoscope,' just 7 min away! The majestic Onteora Mountain House - former summer estate of Richard Hellman (the mayonnaise mogul) an acclaimed Bed and Breakfast and arguably the Hudson Valley's and Catskills' most sought after location for destination weddings for over a decade is just 2 minutes down the road. A 10 minute hike in the opposite direction will take you to Kenneth Wilson State Park - featuring campgrounds, picnic-grounds w/BBQ's, hiking and mountain bike trails, swimming and fishing lake. For hiking from center of town - walk 30 minutes up Rock City Road from the town square and you're at the beginning of marked trails leading throughout the Catskill mountain range. About half way up the mountain, you can rest up at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Or for shorter hikes, walk ten minutes to Comeau Park and its meadows, streams, and trails.

Experience true world-class dining at one of the area's many fine restaurants, including the highly acclaimed Bear Cafe, The Red Onion, Cucina and two-time Food Network's 'Chopped' winner Rick Orlando's New World Home Cooking, just to name a few.

Experience Woodstock 'Colony of the Arts' - America's most famous small town and birthplace of the musical revolution of 1969!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Valerie Sofo
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016

About Valerie Sofo

Greetings to all our prospective guests! My wife, Valerie and I are pictured here in Mykonos, where we celebrated our 30th anniversary (2009). We have 4 adult children and reside in Marlboro, NJ.

Why Valerie Sofo chose New York

Woodstock is magical. There is something in the air - an extraordinarily positive vibe...good karma, a pervasive sense of peace, harmony, balance...a true restorative respite from the hustle and bustle of 21st century life!

What makes this lodge unique

There are so many lovely and unique homes in Woodstock, as well as inns, lodges, B&B's, etc. What we feel sets our home apart is that it offers a truly unique 'getaway-from-it all' experience, unlike any other to be found in the area; a style/decor that is a distinct departure from what we see day-in, day-out in our everyday lives, or even in our travels. When you arrive at our home, the vision seems precisely as you would expect to find in a rustic mountain lodge log home. It is a celebration of nature...the glorious creatures that inhabit it, the natural (sustainable) products it provides, and last but not least the extraordinary artists and craftspeople who thankfully continue to this day to maintain the time-honored traditions of creating hand-crafted, rustic furniture and furnishings out of nature's materials/materials gathered from nature, e.g., branches, twigs, bark, stone, etc., left in their most natural/least adulterated state - in the style of the Adirondack 'Camps.' Throughout the house, you will find many examples of their work, e.g., beds made from logs, tables made from branches, twigs, bark, chairs/stools made from hickory limbs, twig & bark framed mirrors, etc., as well as numerous touches of whimsy, e.g., genuine antler door knobs, pulls and handles, antler chandeliers/light fixtures, and all sorts of items celebrating the animals of the American wild, e.g., lighting fixtures with images of moose, elk, deer, bear, wolves, elk antler rack above the fireplace, animal-themed coat hooks, dinnerware, etc. In short, we've strived to recreate a type of rustic, cozy mountain lodge of our dreams. Perhaps you too have dreamed of how nice it would be to have a little log cabin getaway place somewhere? If so, we would love to have you make our not so 'little' home your Home Away From Home! [All antlers, antler products, etc., used in our home were naturally shed...what looks like leather and/or animal skins/fur is faux - no animals were harmed!]


based on 38 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
Long Island, N.Y.

Perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth year staying at this beautiful home. There were 9 of us this year. As usual, we hard a wonderful time. After visiting so many times, it truly is like coming home. Imagine our surprise when we saw it listed for sale in the window of a local real estate agency! We were devastated. While we will continue to take our annual girls weekend trip, we will truly miss our "little piece of heaven" log cabin!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with many amenities. We had only wished that there was a gas BBQ available as the charcoal BBQ on site was fillled with water and had only wet charcoal available. Ample sleeping for many. Steam shower did not work. Otherwise this home was great for our family get away.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Incredibly Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We rented this magnificent house for a big girls weekend (11 of us). Compared to a lot of the houses that we looked at, this one was by far the largest, nicest and most affordable. It is perfect.

Usually a "Sleeps 16" means someone is on an uncomfortable couch in the middle of the common area. This house actually sleeps 16 with plenty of bathrooms.

Valeria was also amazing. She offered up her availability at any time during our stay, although we never needed it because everything was laid out, easy to find, and easy to use.

And the house is beautiful. Huge ceilings with lots of light and lots of room to spread out. The landscape is great too- hills on the back end and a giant, totally private front yard, complete with a large fire pit (and plenty of chairs!!).

I hope I don't regret reviewing this place and we want it to be available for our next trip to Woodstock!!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Perfect house

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property! Everything was top of the line and meticulously maintained. We were attending my daughter's wedding and all the accompanying festivities so we didn't get to spend enough time in this beautiful home. We are all looking forward to coming back in the future when we can just relax and enjoy all of the properties amenities.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

It's been 3 yrs in a row that a group of us have gotten together and rented this beautiful well kept home. We love it and are already making plans to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Perfect Weekend! Absolutely Incredible!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking to have the perfect non-traditional bachelorette party with close female friends and family. The idea of intense partying and bar hopping didn't appeal to me; I wanted the type of weekend where all of us could just stop being on the go, sit in a gorgeous home, play some board games, eat s'mores, and sip some good wine. This house was PERFECT. Everything Inside it is incredibly beautiful- the pictures are amazing and still don't do it justice. It is extremely clean, and everything is in perfect working order. Plus, Valerie (owner) is an absolute pleasure. We even had dinner at the restaurant she and Rick own (Ricks Wood-Fired Pizza- I would recommend that place to eat as much as I'd recommend the house). Woodstock itself is an adorable place, with lots of restaurants, shops, and tons of Art. As a musician, it was the perfect vacation spot for me. All 8 of us had an amazing time. We will be returning with our husbands, and will be renting this home again!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Stewart International Airport - Newburgh, NY
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Bear Cafe
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Bus service (no ferry) - Adirondack Trailways
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
The Lazy Swan Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrak - Kingston/Rhinecliff
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt. 28 - 15 min. to NYS Thruway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Bear Cafe
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Bellayre Mountain & Hunter Mountain, Hunter mounta
Car: necessary

Performing Arts - Live Music & Theater: Bearsville Theater, Colony Café, Harmony Cafe, Woodstock Playhouse, Maverick Concert Hall, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Bird-on-a-Cliff Theater Company, associated with the Woodstock Playhouse, offers free productions of Shakespeare’s plays at the 77-acre Comeau Property, Woodstock Historical Society

Movie Theater/Film: Tinker Street Cinema, The 13th Annual Woodstock Film Fest (Oct 10-14)

Visual Arts: The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Elena Zang Gallery, Fletcher Gallery, GalerieBMG, James Cox Gallery at Woodstock, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Lily Ente Studio, Lotus Fine Art & Design, Inc., The Rock City Art Gallery, Woodstock Artists Association, Varga Gallery,

Spas: Emerson Resort & Spa, The Copperhood Inn & Spa, River Rock Health Spa,

Outdoors/Recreation: Kenneth Wilson State Park & Campgrounds (Camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking), Bike rentals - Overlook Mountain Bikes, Tubing the Esopus - Town Tinker Tube Rentals on Bridge St. in Phoenicia, Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, Hudson River Cruises - Rondout Landing, Kingston, Opus 40 Sculpture Park and Museum - Saugerties,

Groceries/Food Markets: Sunfrost Farms, Woodstock Meats, Bread Alone, Maria's Bazaar, Sunflower Natural Foods Market, West Hurley Markets, Cub Market, Woodstock Wine and Liquors on Tinker Street, CVS Pharmacy, Boiceville Supermarket

Restaurants (in the town): The Bear Café & Bear Cafe Catering, The Little Bear (Gourmet Chinese), Cucina, Havana Club Bar and Grille, Landau Grill, Joshua's Cafe & Caterers, Yum Yum Noodle Bar, Oriole 9, Taco Juan's, Catskill Mountain Pizza Company, Garden Café on the Green, The Pub at The Club, Mountain Gate Indian Restaurant,

Restaurants (neighboring towns): The Red Onion, New World Home Cooking, The Phoenix (at The Emerson Resort & Spa), Peekamoose (in Big Indian), Brio's Restaurant & Pizza (brick oven)/Sportsman's Alamo Cantina - Phoenicia, Sweet Sue's - Phoenicia (great breakfast spot), Hickory Barbecue and Smokehouse Route 28, Kingston

Shopping: Hudson Valley Mall (and multiplex movie theater), Kingston: a short drive (approx. 20 min) will take you to the mall and the region's surrounding main shopping hub, where you will find virtually every major/name-brand store, restaurant chain/fast-food restaurants, etc., that you can think of.


Rates & Availability

Bearsville Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years eve
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
One time Cleaning fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 2.0%

PLEASE NOTE, due to insurance liability concerns, we have a minimum renter age requirement of 28 years old.
children are only $50/per child/per night over 10 people

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Bearsville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , Bunks
    Loft - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper + Daybed
    Great Room - 2 twin/ single , Daybed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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