The Cottage on Sylvester Street


Entire cottage hosted by Guenter

3 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
The Cottage on Sylvester Street welcomes guests looking for a relaxing weekend or longer stay in a small-village setting. Located at the heart of the historic Village of Kinderhook, this stylishly renovated house is located amongst Kinderhook's collection of historic architectural gems. Within easy walking distance are eateries, wine and beer bars, The School I Jack Shainman Gallery, historic sites, the farmers' market plus farm stands, and quiet, scenic roads perfect for walking and cycling.

The space
The Cottage on Sylvester Street is just 2 1/2 hours from New York City, 20 minutes from the City of Hudson, 30 minutes from the Capital Region, and 45 minutes to the Berkshires. Nestled on a quiet, side street just a two-minute walk to Kinderhook's beautiful Village Square, the cottage is situated in a garden setting next to the property's early 19th-century main house. With a bedroom sleeping two in a queen-size bed and a twin daybed for one in the open-space living room with French doors, the house sleeps 3 comfortably. An eat-in kitchen with electric cooktop, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and toaster oven offers the possibility for guests to prepare their own meals from freshly picked ingredients from local farms.

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Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed

What this place offers

Wifi – 200 Mbps
Free parking on premises
32" HDTV with cable/satellite TV, Chromecast, Netflix, standard cable/satellite
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Window AC unit
Patio or balcony
Hair dryer

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4.97 out of 5 stars from 75 reviews


Where you’ll be

Kinderhook, New York, United States

The architecturally curious, farm-to-table food lovers, art appreciators , walkers, cyclists, and history seekers will discover that they've landed in a gem of a place when they stay in the Village of Kinderhook. From the best New York–style bagels in the Hudson Valley to an old-time farmers' market to pick-your own orchards to fine eateries and wine and beer bars to world-class contemporary art on view at The School, a 30,000-square foot contemporary art space just 5-minutes from the cottage, Kinderhook offers a surprising diversity of experience in a village setting within walking distance of the cottage.

Hosted by Guenter

  1. Joined in April 2019
  • 75 Reviews
  • Superhost
Can't live without gardens, fresh local food from my local farmers' market, old films, books, and friends.

During your stay

Your hosts, Günter and Renee, reside in the historic home right next door. As our guests, your privacy is paramount to us. However, we're also always available, if you choose, to answer questions or provide you with information and recommendations about places to visit or events happening in the area.
Your hosts, Günter and Renee, reside in the historic home right next door. As our guests, your privacy is paramount to us. However, we're also always available, if you choose, to a…

Guenter is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Deutsch
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 14:00
Check out: 12:00
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy