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Imagine Woodstock Historic Mill house

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type mill
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 4

This Historic Gristmill of the late 1800’s is situated on two streams, the Cooper Lake stream and the Sawkill Stream in Woodstock hamlet of Shady, NY. It is only 2 hours from NYC and only 2.5 miles to the center of town of Woodstock. The Bear Café, Bearsville Theater and Cub Market are close by.

Parking is on-site.

The intimate converted Mill, has been restored while keeping all the original wood inside. The added wooden cedar deck jets out hovering over the Sawkill and when you look down from the deck you see water rushing towards you. Every year the stream is stocked with trout so one can even fish for trout from the deck, some will be able to see the Blue Heron airborne making its way up the stream also looking for trout.

Enter the Mill House directly from the deck. Inside the floor to ceiling windows facing the stream will seem as if you are still outside in the heart of nature, but experiencing the inside. How wonderful and effective it will all seem. The interior was saved by insulating the outside so you see the exposed beamed ceiling and doors of the original Gristmill. The ambiance is well worth it. A large, brown velvet down couch is a great place to relax on in front of the gas burning iron stove that sits on a unique tile hearth. The 1200 square foot chestnut flooring has a welcoming yellow-orange glow, the lighting is unique and bright, the unique furnishing comfortable. The open and intimate space is equipped with Dock and Bluetooth stereo, DVD player, Wi-Fi and cable TV. The flow through space is open from the kitchen to living room. A see through open-stairway leads to the upstairs bedroom and private ½ bath.

The kitchen has flame cooking {there is a charcoal grill outside}. It is fully equipped with coffee maker, toaster oven, blender and of course tableware and cooking utensils. The wood block kitchen counter is great to serve from, eat on or prepare food. There is also a table with four chairs in a great spot next to a large glass panel.There you can eat, talk or play games as you look up the stream. Back in the kitchen area behind green doors with see-through hearts is a large refrigerator and a stacked washer and dryer. There is also a long work table near kitchen.

A small hallway leads to the bedroom and full bath. This peaceful quite room has a queen sized bed and is tucked into a cozy intimate room with raised ceilings. This room is next to the full bathroom.

An all-white bright roomy bathroom is designed with a wall of glass facing the stream and glass door leading to the deck. Fitting an old mill, the antique bathroom fixtures are interesting and charming.

Up the stairs is the surprise attic bedroom. It is as different, cozy and restful a place you will ever be. Original old wood on the A shaped attic ceiling is like being in a faraway retreat in the middle of nowhere. The queen size bed is situated like an altar, right under a window at the far end of the room. With the window open you will hear the stream below. A few chairs are for quiet resting or reading. There is a closet in the small but sweet half-bath and there are always plenty of linens and towels. You will love it. A known clothing designer once created a cool line of clothing for Target at this Woodstock Historic Grist Mill.

Under the deck {which has table and chairs}, there is a beautiful stone patio sitting along the streamside with steps going down to it. There is also has table and chairs where you might use the grill. Walk along the streamside private path there are other look out sites and you will come to a waterfall. In the summer you can jump in the swimming hole and or sit on the rocks and large boulders and have lunch. In the winter you can have the awesome view by the waterfall of dripping icicles coming down the steep mountain side on the other side of the stream.

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Young/ lienced realestate broker
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Michael Young/ lienced realestate broker

I grew up in Woodstock and moved to NYC to follow a music career . I became a record producer to many name artists. I then moved back to Woodstock and followed the family business and now live in the hamlet of Shady.

Michael Young/ lienced realestate broker purchased this mill in 1994

Why Michael Young/ lienced realestate broker chose Catskills

This is the original mill built in the 1800's. The inside is the original wood and in 1990 a shell was built all around so it could be isolated . To be able to jump in the stream, hang out on the deck and just have a great vibe is what I thought was special.

What makes this mill unique

Water, waterfalls, fishing, Mt. views, 2 miles to the center of town, 1 mile to the Bear Cafe, deck, great vibe, I think the pictures really show what makes the Mill so unique


Woodstock Mill Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • mill
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The unique thing about this bathroom is there are 6 foot windows looking up the stream and antique toilet and tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • I think if you look at the pictures you will see the unique details or please call me at 845-417-5282
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
I think the pictures tell the story about the Historic Mill House, if you have questions please call me at 845-417-5282

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Imagine Woodstock Historic Mill house
average rating of 4.4347825 based on 23 reviews


  • 5 of 5

SO WONDERFUL! We needed a reprieve from the madness of Manhattan and we found this online. Needless to say, we DID NOT WANT TO LEAVE! The stream alone is such lovely backdrop to an extremely comfortable home. BEWARE of the couch. Once it sucks you in, you can't move. I SLEPT THERE THE FIRST NIGHT BECAUSE MY BOYFRIEND COULDN'T GET ME TO MOVE. We are planning our next stay for a month. There are AMAZING restaurants all over the place. Great hiking too! ENJOY!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a couples getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great weekend getaway! I went with my boyfriend for the weekend only 2 hours away from NYC. The cabin was clean and welcoming, so close to a quaint town where we spent our days walking around and at night enjoyed the fireplace and view from the patio of the gorgeous brook! It was a little close to the road but it was still quiet! Thank you so much for an amazing stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest was a pleasure to have. They injoyed the Woodstock Mill House and after their stay it was very clean. I hope they will visit again in the summer when the swimming hole are used. Thank you .
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Extended Weekend At The Mill House In Woodstock, NY

  • 5 of 5

My Girlfriend and I along with another couple stayed here for an extended weekend and we loved it. Unbelievable views with the water flowing down the stream. Bedrooms were not as private as we would have hoped since there were no doors but we made do. Everything you needed to cook dinner was there and everything seemed clean. Very short distance from a cute little town with plenty of shops and restaurants. Also close to Overlook Mt. which gave us a nice couple mile hike to the top for unforgettable views. We would most definitely stay at the Mill House again in the Fall. We left wishing we had a few more days to sit, relax and take in the views.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would like to thank Anthony and his guests for staying at the Mill House. They left the house in great shape and looked like the stay was enjoyed . We will have a new house called the Blue Berry Field Trapper Cabin that is in the middle of 20 acres opening this spring. Hope to see you soon. Thanks, Mike
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Beautiful place! House itself a little outdated.

  • 4 of 5

We arrived at a stunning place. Great terrace, quiet area (although you sometimes hear some noise from the road next to the house), the sound of the water, and very cozy cottage.

The house itself is a bit basic and outdated, especially for the higher price you pay. The kitchen is not so well equipped, only chairs to sit on, and not very clean.

Overall a nice stay, but a hit overpriced for the house itself.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I want to thank this guest for there review. Its about Adirondack furniture in a Mill that was built in 1910, there isn't another experience in Woodstock . They didn't use the outside grill on the stream, I don't think they went to the water fall where the hammocks hangs. The value is in the nature.
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Charming and Idyllic

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were charmed by the idyllic setting of the Mill House. We spent one week there and it was not enough. The Mill House is well appointed in a style that is rustic and cozy. Also, it is clean and well-equipped with wifi, bluetooth and cable TV. The location is perfect -- short drive to Woodstock village green, Bearsville and Phoenicia. The house sits right off Route 212 and over a running stream. The natural sound of the stream camouflage the sound of the passing cars on the road. It did not bother us at all. Michael, the owner of the Mill House, he is super helpful, friendly and easy-going. My husband and I have been doing vacation rental for many years and Michael's Mill House is top on our list. I highly recommend this property. We can't wait to get back there in the fall. Goodness, it must be gorgeous with all those autumn colors. Thank you Michael.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway, awesome spot

  • 4 of 5

Spent a weekend with my girlfriend and dog to escape the city and the Mill house was the perfect destination. Quiet and secluded but still close enough to the going-ons in Woodstock etc to not feel too remote. The house was cool and rustic (but in a comfortable way) and everything about the trip was easy from start to finish. Definitely recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Bear Cafe and Cucina, Red Onion
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Woodstock club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
RT 28
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Bear Cafe and Cucina and Red On
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Belleayre and Hunter
Car: necessary

The Mill is on the Sawkill stream, 3 miles to the center of town , 1 mile to the Bear Cafe and 30 min to skiing


Rates & Availability

Woodstock Mill Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 21 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2
May 30 2017 - Jun 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 3
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 2.0%

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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