cabin month

Cozy Upstate Cabins for Autumn

By |2021-01-04T19:02:02+00:00September 30th, 2019||

It's hard to pick a favorite season to visit the mountains — winter, with its cozy nights by the fireplace; spring, with nature bouncing back to life; or summer, with its swimming holes, sunsets, and late-night bonfires. But if we had to, just had to pick, autumn might just take the cake. ...

Catskills Cabin Month: A Recap

By |2021-05-06T06:45:13+00:00February 12th, 2016||

Here at Escape Brooklyn, we get a lot of emails asking for personal recommendations–whether it be hotels, questions about relocating, and very often, what our "insider" scoop is on the coolest rental properties out there. Though I promise you, we don't have any secret spots (okay, maybe one or two or five really special places), ...

Wildcat Mountain Cabin in Claryville, NY

By |2021-05-07T16:28:49+00:00February 10th, 2016||

A couple years ago, when great Airbnbs were much harder to come by–and by the way, they still can be–Denny and I discovered Red Cottage Inc., a boutique rental agency that specializes in the Hudson Valley and Catskills. We were really excited, and understandably so if you've ever spent hours and hours surfing through ...

Thaddeus House, a Double A-Frame in Glenford, NY

By |2021-05-07T16:29:20+00:00February 3rd, 2016||

Thaddeus House–aka “Spacious Catskills A-frame" on Airbnb–is a retro-chic dream come true: a double A-frame home, built by hand in the 1970’s, just outside the groovy mountain town of Woodstock, New York. We love this house because it's one of those special places that perfectly marries the exterior to the interior, with period correct everything–from ...

A Henry David Thoreau Inspired Cabin in Forestburgh, NY

By |2021-05-07T16:29:49+00:00January 26th, 2016||

American author Henry David Thoreau moved to the woods in 1848 for two years, two months, and two days to answer the call of what he referred to as “living deliberately.” He explained his quest for self-reliance, seclusion and simplicity in his most famous piece of literature, Walden, where he moves into a tiny cabin in the woods ...

Silent G Farms in North Branch, NY

By |2021-05-06T22:11:53+00:00January 18th, 2016||

Guest house, farm house, party barn, recording studio, zen garden, pond, wood-fired sauna, and a hot tub on 20 acres. No, this isn’t David Bowie's hidden place you heard about in the Catskills–it’s Silent G Farms, just two hours from New York City in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. On the bucolic, sprawling 20-acre property ...

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