are a Bed & Breakfast dedicated to sustainable living...
what does that mean?
Our goal is to provide a comfortable,
beautiful space for our guests while employing practices that minimize
our footprint on the land. We grow as much of our own food as possible
using organic practices, and focus on acquiring what else primarily through
our local food system.
Our solar panels produce roughly 75% of our electricity
and we have recently begun to upgrade the older portion of the house
with new insulation and high efficiency windows. After tightening the
envelope of the building, we were able to reinstall high efficiency
wood stoves. This source of heat also allows us to better manage our woodland.
house’ room includes many elements of sustainable
design. The bathroom constitutes most of the new construction, which
features recycled glass tile, a dual flush toilet, and reclaimed sink
and vanity. We also utilized natural fiber insulation, and no VOC paint
for our walls.
90 miles north of New York City, Woodstock is a dynamic town and the
perfect base from which to explore the Catskill Mountains and Hudson
Valley region. TreeGap offers both a lovely, private country setting
as well as proximity to area attractions. We are 1.5 miles from town,
and steps from Byrdcliffe
which offers theatre, dance, and studio tours throughout the season.
Just up the mountain is the KTD
and hiking’s right
out the door. Or we’ll pack
you a picnic lunch and send you off to nearby waterfalls for a swim.
Hudson Valley and Catskill region have much to offer visitors of
all interests. The town of Woodstock is known for its shops and flea
markets, galleries and art centers. There are many venues for dance,
music and film. Visit the Woodstock Playhouse or attend a performance
at the Maverick, home to the oldest running chamber music series in the
is also home to excellent restaurants including favorites like New
World Home Cooking, known for its dedication to local farmers, The
Bear Café, recognized by Wine Spectator as having one of the
best restaurant wine lists in the world, and The
Red Onion Restaurant & Bar,"Woodstock's
New American" with a Zagat's excellence rating. There’s also
no shortage of outdoor activities, including fly fishing, hiking, horseback
riding and rockclimbing.
short drive will bring you to a local vineyard, the home of a Hudson
River School painter, or an orchard for apple picking.Tell us your
interests, and we’ll help you plan the activities that
will enhance your stay. But then, with our sixteen acres of gardens,
woods, and meadows, you may never leave your private porch...
From the South:
Take the New York State Thruway North to Exit 19 Kingston.
Off the ramp, take the first right off of traffic circle - Route 28 towards
Take Route 28 West approximately 6 miles and exit right at the light onto
Route 375 towards Woodstock.
Take Route 375 to the end (about 3 miles) and make a left onto Route 212
Go up the hill (about 1⁄4 mile) and take a right in the center of
town, onto Rock City Road.
(Clouds Gallery will be on your right, Houst Hardware on your left.)
Take Rock City Road 1⁄2 mile to the four way stop. Turn left onto
Take Glasco Turnpike 1⁄2 mile and make a right onto Upper Byrdcliffe
We are 1⁄2 mile up the road on the right, number 316. Follow the
driveway to the last house.
From the North:
Take the NY Thruway South to Exit 20 Saugerties/Woodstock.
Exit off the ramp, and take first left to the intersection of Route 212.
Take a right onto 212 towards Woodstock.
In approximately 7 miles, you will enter Woodstock. Follow directions
above, from the South,’
from the second paragraph.
Take 84 West to the NY State Thruway North, exit 7S. Follow directions
‘from the South.’
What guests are saying about us
We were featured in Timeout NY's 2012 Getaways issue!
A post about Woodstock in which we get a nice shout out!
More nice news from theplacesilove.com
A really nice blog post we just discovered written by a former guest.
And an assortment of thoughtful feedback from our guests