5 Crazy-Cute Cottages to Rent Upstate This Summer


    Don’t let this week’s chilly springtime weather keep you from fantasizing about summer escapes upstate. Now is the time to start thinking about summer rentals, and we’ve rounded up five very cute retreats at a range of prices.

    This four-bedroom, two-bath cottage outside of Germantown, N.Y., comes with eight secluded acres of land including a pond, stream, pool and lush landscaped gardens. The 1,548-square-foot home also has a wraparound deck and terrace. It’s already booked for July and August, but can be yours in June or September.

    Upstate Summer Rentals New York

    800 County Route 8
    Price: $4,500/month
    Area: Clermont, N.Y.
    Time from Brooklyn: Two-and-a-half hours by car; three hours by train to Hudson, N.Y.
    Broker: Patricia Hinkein Realty (Patricia Hinkein)
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    This 1,800-square-foot home is a reproduction of a 1780s Colonial — that means oodles of architectural character but with all the conveniences of modern life. This three-bedroom, two-bath home rests on nearly 45 acres of land “with an abundance of wildlife.”

    Upstate Summer Rentals New York

    706 Garfield Road
    Price: $1,600/month
    Area: Stephentown, N.Y.
    Time from Brooklyn: Three hours by car
    Broker: Beach & Bartolo Realtors (Susan Wendelboe)
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    For something a little less remote, you could check out this sweet little two-bedroom cottage in Woodstock, N.Y. The 927-square-foot home is within easy walking distance of the town’s movie theater, restaurants, and a market.

    Upstate Summer Rentals New York

    178 Tinker Street
    Price: $1,400/month
    Area: Woodstock, N.Y.
    Time from Brooklyn: Two hours and 20 minutes by car or bus from midtown
    Broker: Coldwell Banker Village Green (Ann Levine)
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    This 1920s cedar-sided farmhouse is available from mid July to mid September. Just 10 minutes outside of Hudson, N.Y., the eclectically furnished home is also a short walk over to the Hudson River.

    Upstate Summer Rentals New York

    106 Oak Hill Road
    Price: $3,000/month
    Area: Hudson, N.Y.
    Time from Brooklyn: Two-and-a-half hours by car; three hours by train to Hudson, N.Y.
    Broker: Gary Dimauro Real Estate Inc. (Kathy Duffy)
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    Built in a “French Country” style, this four-bed, two-bath home comes with a pool, a pond and a piano. The home was recently renovated and has a brand new kitchen overlooking the back deck and pond. It’s available beginning in June.

    Upstate Summer Rentals New York

    92 Blue Mountain Road
    Price: $2,200/month
    Area: Saugerties, N.Y.
    Time from Brooklyn: Two-and-a-half hours by car
    Broker: Hubbard, Steve Real Estate (Steve Hubbard)
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