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Gracious Arts And Crafts Home - Pool, Pet OK, 5 Min from Woodstock

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,050 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3-Bedroom, 2.5-Bathroom House with Pool, Stream, Near Town

Newly Listed House!!!

Casa De Lhasa is a gracious 100-year old Arts and Crafts home that is full of character and has all the modern conveniences; it is set on over five acres on the Sawkill Stream in Bearsville/Shady. It is a 5-minute drive to the center of Woodstock Village with its delicious restaurants, unique shops, galleries, music and theater events and a couple of minutes' drive to the famous Bear Cafe with stream-side dining, Cub Market and Bearsville Theater.

Drive a few minutes north and you’ll be at beautiful Cooper Lake.

Friends joining you with no car? No worries, for the Adirondack Trailways Bus will drop them off pretty much right at the driveway!

The covered porch at the entrance of the house is a great space to hang out whatever the weather.

The fully equipped kitchen has a stainless steel countertop, an electric Jenn Air range with three burners and a stainless steel fridge with ice maker. Off the kitchen is a newly renovated powder room and a den with a wood-burning fireplace, a pull-out sleeper sofa, a TV set and sliding glass doors to the outdoor deck. Equipped with a gas barbecue, a large dining table and a big lounger, the deck is ideal for al fresco meals. The formal dining room with its custom painted mural can seat up to 8 persons. Off the living room is the study with access to a small fenced-in yard for your little pup.

Upstairs are 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths.

The master bedroom colors were inspired by a room of an old English cottage. It has a queen sized bed and an en suite bathroom with a jet tub and a view for blissful soaking. The blue bedroom has a queen-size bed and a sweet balcony. The southern facing bedroom has a full-size bed and a chaise lounge. The retro pink bathroom is outfited with a tub and shower.

The 5-acre grounds of Casa are a gorgeous combination of woods, stream and lawn. The large in-ground heated saltwater pool is opened seasonally. Floats are provided to transport you to a new level of Relaxation. The fire pit is lovely in all seasons. Chairs by the stream invite you to enjoy the view with your glass of wine or cup of coffee. There is a Red Barn on the property. Both dwellings are very private and separate. The barn is occupied by our wonderful contractor Nils and his dog Max.

It gives us great pleasure when our guests return to the city renewed and refreshed. May this be your experience too when you rent this special property in Woodstock. All Casa inquiries will be handled by our manager Rachel.

More Details

Myra and Dana
Member since: 2017
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2018

About Myra and Dana

Owners Myra and Dana divide their time between NYC and Woodstock. Myra is an award-winning film maker and playwright. Dana, now retired, was the owner of a graphic arts company. He is an avid Aikido practitioner who continues to teach Aikido in NYC.

Myra and Dana purchased this house in 2005

Why Myra and Dana chose Woodstock

Myra commuted regularly from NYC to Zen Mountain Monastery in nearby Mt. Tremper via Adirondack Trailways for many years and fell in love with the area during this time. Little did she know that for all those years, the bus was passing her future home! Dana had lived in Woodstock long before they met. For Dana, it was like coming home.

What makes this house unique

- Close to town yet a peaceful setting

- Stream on property

- Swimming pool open May - September

- Dining deck with a gas barbecue

- Mature plantings and trees

- Dog friendly, with fenced-in area for your pup

- Wood-burning fireplace in den

- Well-appointed and tastefully furnished home

Notable local cultural attractions include:

- Maverick Concerts, the oldest continuous summer chamber music festival in America, are held in a historic concert hall on Sat/Sun from June to September. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.

- Woodstock Playhouse, the iconic site of American theater and music history located at the entrance to the town is as though "a rural extension of Broadway."

- Bird-on-a-Cliff Theater Company's Woodstock Shakespeare Festival is on during the summer. Bring your picnic basket and blanket and enjoy this open-air summer theater.

- Byrdcliffe Theater, a historic and rustic performance space in the woods

- Byrdcliffe Colony, also called the Byrdcliffe Arts Colony of Byrdcliffe Historic District, is the oldest operating Arts and Crafts colony in America.

- Woodstock School of Art offers year-round classes and short-term workshops in drawing, painting, print making, mixed media and sculpture.

- Kleinert James Center for the Arts, an art gallery and performance space

- Woodstock Artists Association and Museum

- Center for Photography at Woodstock, founded in 1977, is a visual arts center with exhibitions and workshops.

- Bearsville Theater, an intimate music venue in a rustic stream-side setting. George Clinton, Donald Fagan, Dave Mason, James Hunter and Laura Marling are some of the good shows we caught there in the recent past.

- In October, the famous Woodstock Film Festival

- Midnight Ramble at the Barn (of Levon Helm Studio)

- Colony Cafe is a former hotel that has recently been restored and rejuvenated by its current owners to become a vibrant music and dance space that also nurtures and showcases new bands.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I came up from Brooklyn to stay a few days and loved it. Loved the woods and the way the house is set on this beautiful piece of land. And you could easily get to Woodstock if you want.
May 2017
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Woodstock, New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , There is a powder room on the ground floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Blue Room, with a balcony, queen-size bed, desk & chair
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , South Room has full-size bed and a chaise by the window.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom with queen-size bed and two chairs
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • water tubing


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Wonderful winter family get-away

  • 4 of 5

Our two families thoroughly enjoyed our winter stay at Casa de Lhasa. The sitting room off the kitchen, with a wonderful fireplace and well-stocked with wood, was the designated spot for the family to enjoy. The kitchen is big and works well for some light cooking. Our sleeping arrangements for four parents and four adult/pre-teen kids were very comfortable. The setting of the home is really lovely and we enjoyed some nice walks on the property down to the creek. Easy drive to the market or into Woodstock for shopping/etc. Thanks for a wonderful long weekend, Dana and Myra, and thanks to Rachel for coordinating details and providing some nice information about the area.

  • Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm and Cozy in Frigid Temperatures

  • 5 of 5

We were four humans and a golden doodle, all pleased to be at Casa de Lhasa. The house is filled with lovely, subtle touches. The rooms are expansive and comfortable. The fireplace makes the sitting room especially warm, with plenty of firewood. At night the moon shone brightly on the snow in the field next to the long driveway. While the air temperature outside didn't rise above 20 degrees, this was the place to be. We look forward to a stay there when the weather is warm and presents different opportunities.

  • Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gary, So wonderful to hear, thank you! We're so happy that you enjoyed. Yes, every season has its own magic. We look forward to having you back again! best, myra & dana
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Great property

  • 4 of 5

The house is in a good location and was decorated with care. It is a great property for a couple or group. All bedrooms were nice and unique. Baths too. I recommend anyone stay here.

  • Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

I’m originally from New York but my husband is from Sausalito CA which is where we live. I wanted my two kids to experience NYC and also upstate NY and stayed at Casa de Lhasa for a week this August. It couldn’t have been better! My kids adored the pool!!They were in there practically all day! They also loved s’mores at the fire pit. The whole vibe of Casa, the unique fun colors of the house, the lawn and the babbling stream: wonderful. My husband is an ardent CA guy and very outdoorsy but was skeptical about whether he’d enjoy anything at all in NY. He was totally surprised by the beauty of this area. He also cooks and loved the fresh produce at Sunfrost market. Our family had a fantastic time at Casa de Lhasa! Thanks for sharing it with us!

—Dorie R, Sausalito CA

  • Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dorie and Family, Thanks for choosing Casa De Lhasa! We look forward to Welcoming You Back!
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Relaxing Stay--didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful. Warm. Relaxing. And there's a pool! This home is the perfect getaway--or even a hideaway--to relax, write, enjoy dinner with nearby friends or just breathe. There's no better way to "do" Woodstock. I can't wait to go back.

Nicole Franklin, Filmmaker-Writer-TV Director

  • Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway in Woodstock

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in a beautiful location, great layout for multiple people. I especially liked the gardens and the stream. Plus you can't beat the views. In the morning, we had coffee on the steps of one of the verandas watching the deer graze near the pool. It doesn't get any more tranquil than this property. I will be back!

  • Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Stewart Newburgh Airport; Albany International
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Commune Saloon
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Private Golf CLub
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Rhinecliff Train Station
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 87
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Bear Cafe Restaurant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Hunter Mountain; Bellayre Ski
Car: necessary

Close to the village of Woodstock, with its restaurants that focus on local ingredients in season, active music and visual arts scenes, yoga & meditation. This vibrant town is surrounded by mountains, providing many opportunities to hike on trails, swim in creeks, admire fall foliage, sled off hills and cross-country ski. Saugerties horse show, Woodstock Film Festival, Woodstock Bookfest and Dutchess County Fair are just some of the fun annual events to time your visits with.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Woodstock, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
May 11 2018 - Sep 9 2018
7 night minimum stay
Sept Oct 2018
Sep 10 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 1 2018 - Nov 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 19 2018 - Nov 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$132.84
Pet Fee C$99.63
Damage Deposit C$664.2

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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