The Grouse House

21 Adrienne Lane , Saugerties, NY 12477-3241 USA (Show map)

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5 miles from historic Woodstock. And only 4 to Saugerties. Private & romantic luxury suite on it's own floor with in-room jacuzzi, view of Overlook Mountain, King bed, 45" TV w Sat/HBO, Free Wi-Fi internet, your own LARGE private hot tub and outdoor shower. Plus a jacuzzi in the suite. King Bed with nice bedding. Small "kitchenette" with sink fridge & microwave stocked daily for "self serve" continental breakfast with New Orleans Cafe Du Monde (CDM) coffee. . LOTS of wildlife on property. See video on website. A "birding" paradise!. Your own private quarter mile nature trail with cushioned benches at mediation spots. Private "zen garden" with 'sun/moon" deck. Like a luxury hotel room hidden deep in the woods. On a back road, off of a back road, off of a back road. Pricing depends on the number of nights booked. Check my web site for availability calendar.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

SuperGreat!!!

4.8 on September 20, 2016

Extraordinary things happen sometimes from ordinary circumstances and that's what makes life Great! Gilbert is such a talent and all the thought here in The Grouse House is by a beautiful and gifted Accomplisher!! All the other reviews lay it out --it was as they all say. But, KT and I did a lot of things here. Visited Saugherties and out to the Lighthouse, climbed up the f'mountain at Kaaterskill Falls--(hit the Hot Tubs after)--drove all around the mountains---even climbed a few trees--"In the Wood-- of the WoodStoke", as KT would say---and into Woodstock. Location is right in-between. We will be back! Enjoy your own time and Gilbert, me new Scottish, Brother!! I Shall Be Free#295 My best weekend of 2016. SuperGreat!!


Great Place to Stay

5 on July 15, 2016

Nothing but positive things to stay about our stay here. The wildlife is great, the grounds are great, the breakfast pastries etc. are great, the room is great, and Gilbert is great.


Amazing, once in a lifetime getaway!

5 on May 30, 2016

Everything here is made with love and a lot of thought! Views are breathtaking, air fresh and crisp, room full of air with cathedral ceilings. Plenary of privacy! Excellent for the Honeymooners .Large windows offering lots of sunshine and great vistas to the mountains and forest. Birds and squirrels are taken care of by the owner Gilbert. The property is an unique jewel of Catskills. We stayed over Memorall day weekend. It passed by like one hour, we could not get enough. The walks are picturesque. Gilbert even has Ali's in Wonderland theme down in a woods. Beautiful, unforgettable experience.


Repeat visiter

5 on October 18, 2015

We have stayed at the Grouse House 5 times. Every time we visit we love it more and more. Gilbert goes out of his way to make sure everything is perfect. It is in a great location and has beautiful views. We enjoy watching the creatures and appreciate Gilbert's attention to detail. Our recent trip was restful and peaceful.


Great Break from NY

4.6 on August 23, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful stay with Gilbert. His house is in a lovely spot, full of wildlife and great views. The room is very comfortable with an adjoining terrace and hot tub. The breakfast is tasty and plentiful! We would happily go back and stay here again.


I want to say it's no good so it doesn't get booked up

5 on July 24, 2014

One of a kind awesome experience. Totally private like you have a house in the woods to yourself. Gilbert has though of everything and is always there if you need anything but never there if you don't. We will keep going back forever. Thanks Gilbert!!! See you soon!!


Great Overall!

4.4 on January 21, 2014

The house is unique and very cozy. Gilbert was nothing but a great host. This is not your traditional bed n breakfast were you have a invasion of privacy at times. You will be the only couple and Gilbert is very respectful. Good places to eat in the area and the animals are a huge plus. Cant wait to come back and see some bear!


Wonderful!

5 on December 09, 2013

I recently visited the Grouse House for a weekend with my boyfriend and had a wonderful time while there. The home has an atmosphere that welcomes you so warmly and Gilbert had much to do with creating that friendly vibe! He was simply amazing and was on top of everything at all times. It was a very romantic escape from the city and it was just what we were looking for. Gilbert has many suggestions for things to do in the town if you choose to take a break from the beautiful outdoor hot tub! I would strongly recommend the Grouse House as the perfect weekend getaway!


perfect

5 on November 10, 2013

My boyfriend and I just got back from staying the weekend at the Grouse House and it was above our expectations! Gilbert is such a friendly person and walked us through and showed us everything and then left us be to ourselves. The wildlife on the property was my favorite part, deer and all kinds of birds, and I got to see my first chipmunk! Also the baked breakfast goods, fruit, and orange juice in the morning hit the spot and is a very nice touch. Very happy with everything and will definitely be back in the future. -Jessica


Great spot for a tranquil getaway!

5 on October 18, 2013

Really enjoyed our (all-too-short) stay at the Grouse House. The property is beautiful, the room is really well-designed and comfortable, and Gilbert was a great host. Saw some really cool wildlife (deer and turkeys!) and enjoyed walking around the property, laying peacefully on the hammock, and lounging in the hot tub. The privacy is really wonderful as well. I would definitely recommend to others, and will definitely return!


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Rooms & Rates

Grouse House Penthouse

Room with King Bed, great mattress and comfortable bedding, Satellite TV with HBO suite and 45” Sony w DVD player - Satellite WI FI internet - Mini Fridge & coffee maker - cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan (AC available but hardly ever needed) - In room JACUZZI tub & separate shower - Access to large six person HOT TUB (with view) - private deck with porch swing - Gorgeous view of historic Overlook Mountain in the Catskills. Only minutes from Thru-Way, great restaurants and galleries, ski resorts, hiking, biking, and rock climbing. Under two hours to Manhattan.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location

Location Type

Wildlife & Terrific Bird Watching, Countryside, Mountains, Rural, Small town

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Woodstock New York, Catskill Mountains, Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing, Music Music Music..., Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

Washer/dryer , 45 in flat screen Sony TV with Sat. & HBO, Deer, Bears, and LOTS of Animals, Private covered deck with view of mountains, King sized bed / Breakfast "Galley" with view!, Access to private LARGE hot tub with view, Jacuzzi and separate shower in room

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Woodstock swimming hole near by, Antiques in Saugerties & Woodstock, Shopping, Ski rentals

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Policies

  • Check In:: Flexible
  • Check Out:: Flexible
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Grounds are a small nature sanctuary - pets not allowed
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: The price depends upon the number of nights booked. See details on site
  • Accepted payments Other, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: I don't take a deposit as it's a hassle for everyone. And I'd never feel right keeping it if anyone cancelled. So I reconfirm one week prior to your booking date and then again the day before.
  • Cancellations: Please try to cancel at least a week in advance.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Gilbert Hetherwick

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Lots of wild animals!

About the innkeepers

I'm a musician and music producer who worked in the corporate world of music for over 25 years.

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Meals

Breakfast

muffins fruit juice and Cafe Du Monde coffee!

  • Time Served: Self Serve - Eat Anytime!
  • Serving Location: Self service breakfast provided in room, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room