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Secluded Setting, Woodstock, HITS, Saugerties, Catskills

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Seven Secluded Acres Bordering A PRIVATE 14 Acre Lake. Setting Is Park Like

PLEASE READ WHOLE DESCRIPTION. Just 5 miles to Woodstock and Saugerties and situated on 7 very private acres on a 14 acre lake, with glorious mountain views. It is secluded, but easily accessible, peaceful, quiet and beautifully landscaped. Everyone who comes, finds it to be a paradise and much more than the photos indicated. The 1000 sf. duplex is clean and tastefully furnished. As you enter your own private entrance into the great room, with 20' ceiling, you will find a very comfortable, spacious seating area looking out to an intimate Japanese Garden. There is a separate dining area and fully equipped kitchen. Upstairs is a large bedroom with a queen size bed and stocked with fine linens. The second bedroom has a double bed and large skylight and a contemporary tiled, skylit bathroom with luxurious Egyptian towels. This duplex is attached to an H shaped home owned by the artist in residence. She built this amazing home and has improved on it for 40 plus years now. The setting is truly park like and serene. Nice pool to lounge beside or two different screened in areas to sit. Real nice views of the Catskill mountains, especially Overlook. Great place for a 1/2 day hike by the way! Take the canoe out on the lake and experience it's beauty. Sit on the chairs lake side and just chill. If you ever feel like leaving this property you'll find the local villages of Woodstock and Saugerties to be very special. Lots of small shops to browse thru, incredible restaurants to try out. The Hudson River is nearby as are trains to NYC. Skiing can be found at several local mtns and golf courses are abundant. We've got miles of rail trails to hike or bike. HITS is nearby and really something to see in the summer/fall months. The fall colors here will blow your mind. This area is truly a four season get away and this property is very special! You will also get to meet the German Shepherd, Max, friendly and one Siamese cat.

Please be sure to read fees , notes and payment.

Now that HomeAway is taking "service fees" from renters, which is generally not a small amount, to save renters that fee, I ask for payment by check sent directly to me. If you still want to use a credit card and pay that service fee, that's fine. I just wanted to offer a less expensive option to renters.

More Details

ruth edwy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

About ruth edwy

The artist in residence, Ruth, built this magical place and has improved it yearly for 40 plus years now. Her paintings are hung throughout the home. You won't likely see her while there unless you need something. Wonderful host!

Why ruth edwy chose Catskills

When you gaze out on the lake and the mountains you will know why she built here and has never left.

What makes this apartment unique

Secluded, quiet, wooded, lake, pool, minutes to it all.


Saugerties Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full sized tub and skylight
  • fully tiled with skylight and Egyptian cotton towels
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Loft style bedroom with queen sized bed. Second bedroom has a full sized bed and a large skylight. Bathroom between them. Fine quality cotton sheets.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
You'll find Artists Lake Retreat to be an ideal escape and hard to leave to go explore the rest the area has to offer!!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Secluded Setting, Woodstock, HITS, Saugerties, Catskills
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
New York City

Beautiful property, wonderful host!

  • 5 of 5

Our labor day weekend felt like an oasis at Ruth's property in Saugerties. Her wonderful property sits on several acres of land surrounded by tall trees as well as a lake and mountain views. Walking the property with our two dogs, who absolutely loved it, we felt relaxed and surrounded by nature. The rental is comfortable and cozy with all the basics and a spacious kitchen that is ideal for cooking. We took several trips to neighboring towns, such as Woodstock and Hudson, which are a short drive away and had a great time shopping and dining. Overall, Ruth and Max (her adorable and very friendly German Shepherd dog) were wonderful and gracious hosts.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a joy to have wonderful guests love their stay and I look forward to their return!
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Laid back hideaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed at Ruth's property for a week so that we could have a quiet, secluded place to write as I needed to work on my PhD thesis. We brought our two dogs and they LOVED it, Ruth's property is entirely fenced in so it was great and we could just go out and play fetch or let the dogs jump in the lake. The pool is really nice and it was great to take a break from writing and go swimming in the afternoons. The property is conveniently located in between the town of Saugerties and Woodstock which both have shops and good restaurants. It's also pretty close to Kingston, which is a great town and we recommend checking that out on Saturdays for the farmer's market. Would definitely recommend Ruth's place, it is very quiet and the gardens and property itself are quite picturesque. The apartment is really open and stays quite cool so we didn't have to use the air conditioner very much either.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a joy to have wonderful people stay and love their experience and can't wait to see the new baby pictures, after she gives birth What a great couple!
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New York City

Exceptionaly Crafted

  • 5 of 5

Ruth is wonderful! She was very accomodating of me and my Family. Her home is beautifully decorated and the landscaping around the house is very well kept. Her home is near woodstock which has some really nice shops and places to eat(check out Garden Cafe). Ruth was always a phone call away when we needed anything. With ample space for outdoor activities or just lounging, this is a perfect for a getaway from the city. Would love to visit her place again in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I loved having them here! Great family; great people. I certainly hope to see them again!
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Much needed R & R

  • 5 of 5

First of the property is AMAZING!! As stated in the description definitely secluded, definitely accessible. The grounds are just magical. It was perfect coming from NYC looking to relax and get away from the daily "noise". Ruth is just a wealth of knowledge and wonderful stories of days gone by,,The absolute perfect hostess.Myself, husband and dog cannot wait for our return trip,,There are plenty of shops and restaurants in early Woodstock as well.The Red Onion is excellent...Anyway I can go on and on,,Fabulous spot!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was absolutely wonderful to meet and chat with this really lovely couple. Fabulous guests!! Hope to see them again, real soon!
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Great for our family get-a-way

  • 5 of 5

My son, husband and mother recently stayed here over a long weekend. It was a wonderful trip and we all very much enjoyed our stay! Ruth was an excellent host, very accommodating but also gave us our space which is was exactly what we needed. The pool was wonderful for our 3 year old son, and the lush and tranquil setting really allowed my husband and I to relax and enjoy being in nature. The space was comfortable, spacious and well appointed. We loved grilling out in the evenings too. We are looking forward to returning soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure having them here and meeting them. Would love to have them as guests again!
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Getting out of the city and need relaxation?

  • 5 of 5

This is my first visit to the Hudson Valley and to Artists Lake Retreat! We was pleasantly surprised how much more beautiful, in and out, then the pictures showed and the amount of privacy! The mountain views, the lake and the pool were fabulous!! Meeting Ruth and seeing her paintings was really nice. It was such a great, short drive, getaway from the hectic city. We definitely will be back real soon! Oh, the linens/pillows were the most comfortable!! I will have to find out on my next visit what brand :)

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love having great guests and happy people!
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albany or Newburgh
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Rhinebeck or Hudson
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Red Onion
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Hunter Mtn or Bellayre Mtn
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Car: necessary

Wonderful location for this beautiful home. Tucked way back in the woods with no neighbors to be seen. Fronting on a private 14 acre lake with an available canoe. Minutes to eclectic little towns to shop and great restaurants. The property is to die for with 40 plus years of landscaping and plantings to enjoy. Beyond a gorgeous location.

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Rates & Availability

Saugerties Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 9 2016 - May 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
cleaning SEE NOTES $75

$300 per night, $1,500 per week, $4000 per month Starting May 15th . August minimum rental is one week. All holiday rentals at $300. per night with a 3 night minimum
Linens and towels included
Cleaning $75.00 for two night stay $100.00 for weekly stay and $150.00 for month stay

Security $350
National Holiday stays are 300 per night
If paying by MC there is a fee of 2.5%; E check is free.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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