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Sundance-featured airy 3BR mountain retreat on 2 acres, forest

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Zen 3BR cottage on 2 acres w/ mtn views, forest, large deck, fire pit, ping pong

Mountain views, fireplace, large deck, hammock, outdoor furniture, fire pit and a bright, airy, modern cottage -- the perfect retreat 2 hours from NYC! Suitable for families with young children. Extra children's sleeping nook in master bedroom.

Deer Run, near Woodstock, NY, is the perfect location to experience all the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley area has to offer. Conveniently located to local restaurants and the towns of Woodstock and Saugerties.

Featured on the Sundance Channel and New York House Magazine, Deer Run is only 90 minutes from The George Washington Bridge, making it the perfect getaway from the city.

Deer Run is situated on two acres with a one-acre forest. Anyone who visits Deer Run is overwhelmed by the tranquility of the house and the surrounding property. We spend many weekends at the house ourselves and also were married on the property. We are delighted to share this special place with others who enjoy getting away to the beautiful mountain environs as much as we do.

The cottage is a short 5 minute drive to the town of Woodstock and about 7 minutes to the town of Saugerties. The Red Onion, one of the area's best restaurants is a 2 minute drive from the house. Many area attractions - including Opus 40 and Overlook Mountain - are within a 10 minute drive.

Should you wish to hibernate at the cottage, the view of the mountains is exquisite. Deer Run Cottage also has a piano!

The property boasts nearly 2 acres in total, enveloped by forest with a large front lawn, an outdoor fire pit and a large wrap-around deck out back.

The cottage is set up to accommodate six people comfortably. Two of the three bedrooms have queen beds and the third bedroom has a single bed and a floor mattress on a platform (ideal for children and teenagers). There are two full bathrooms with towels provided. We also have a toddler bed in the master bedroom and a crib and Pack n' Play are available.

The kitchen is suitable for any chef and includes a new convection microwave, dishwasher and fridge as well as a gas stove. Premium dishes and glasses are available for use as are pots and pans. A gas grill is located on the outside deck should you wish to BBQ.

We have a three night minimum during holiday weekends and during prime summer and winter season we have a 7 night minimum.

More Details

Property Manager
Joanna and Matt
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

About Joanna and Matt

City Dwellers who wanted to get away from it all and purchased a weekend retreat in the Catskill Mountains over 10 years ago!

Joanna and Matt purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Joanna and Matt chose Saugerties

This cottage had a feeling of calm the moment we walked through the door. We later named it Deer Run Cottage because of the family of deer that we regularly spotted roaming the property.

What makes this cottage unique

We love Deer Run Cottage because we feel isolated but still close to all the things we love: Good restaurants, shopping at small quaint villages and hiking. We enjoy nothing more than a great bottle of wine in front of the raging fireplace in winter or lazing on the double hammock on the deck in spring and summer.

We decided to have our wedding at Deer Run Cottage --- that's how much we love it!

Guestbook comments from the manager

You have a lovely home!!! Thanks for sharing it with us!
Jun 2013
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Saugerties Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both are full bathrooms. One is a private bathroom off the master bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Front guest room - 1 queen
    Back guest room - 1 queen
  • All three bedrooms feature peaked ceilings with large cedar beams and cedar walls. The master bedroom has a tranquil view into the forest out back and includes a full private bathroom. The other guest bedrooms get lots of natural light and both have forest views.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Smoking only permitted outdoors.


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Sundance-featured airy 3BR mountain retreat on 2 acres, forest
average rating of 4.625 based on 22 reviews


  • 3 of 5

This property is extremely convenient if you are attending an event at the barn next door and Joanna was very good at communicating everything you would need to know for your stay. The living room/dining space was nice but the rest of the house was "tired" especially the outdoor space. Maybe we just had higher expectations based on the pictures online.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A charming hideaway in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great, relaxing weekend in this cabin with sweet artistic touches and a modern styling. Joanna was incredibly attentive, a great communicator and the house was in pristine shape when we arrived. The back deck is shaded by trees and feels very private, the hammock is heavenly. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your relaxing weekend in the woods. You are welcome back any time.
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Great location and place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Property was amazing place to relax and spend some great time with family. Really enjoyed our stay and all that Joanna provided. Would definitely recommend this to others!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brian! I'm glad that you enjoyed your visit. You and your family were great guests. Please come visit again!
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Beautiful cottage just minutes from Woodstock

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was even lovelier in person than the pictures show. We had an event at Barn on the Pond, and it could not have been more convenient. Plus, just a ten minute drive into Woodstock made it a perfect location.

Joanna was fantastic to deal with! Very informative and prompt in her responses. Would absolutely stay here again, and recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christopher for such thoughtful words. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and happy to hear that the cottage offered more than you expected. Please visit again!
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Beautiful, cozy house in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

We traveled with two other couples to the Deer Run house for New Years weekend and had a great stay! Joanna was friendly and helpful throughout the process, with restaurant recommendations and details about the house before arrival. The house is well situated, far enough from the road for seclusion but close enough to quickly get around. We had dinner at the nearby Red Onion and also used the spa Savor (both about 3 miles from the house). We also went hiking and into downtown Woodstock, all nearby.

The 3 queen bedroom set-up is a rare find and works great for couples who want to get away for a weekend. There is also a nook in the master bedroom that works well for a young child. Everything was very clean, and the kitchen and bathrooms had new amenities so the house felt cozy but not overly rustic. All in all a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the property - all the guests were comfortable and loved the decor and ambiance. The fall leaves were coming in and made for a perfect backdrop. Also, convenient to nearby town. Would highly recommend, or rent again if we're back in the area!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
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Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Newburgh/Stewart International Airport (SWF)
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Amtrak: Rhinebeck (RHI)
Nearest Motorway
1.6 Miles
Route 212 and Route 32 (Glasco Turnpike)
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Miles
The Red Onion - on Rt 212 at Rt 32
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $700
Pet Fee $25

Three night minimum for holiday weekends. Two night minimum is for mid-week stays and off-peak bookings. Peak rates apply to holiday's, weekends.

Call for wedding rates.

Cleaning fee and security deposit may be higher for rentals longer than a week.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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