We rent cottages to artists and craftpersons working in all disciplines and media, with the express purpose of maintain Byrdcliffe as a focus for creative collaboration and experiences. These simple wooden Arts & Crafts style structures were all constructed in 1903 as part of the original Byrdcliffe Arts Colony.  Pets are not permitted except for ADA service animals only.

Please provide the following materials prior to completing a Rental Application/Tenant Screening for the Artist Housing application and tour:

  • Basic personal info and names of co-applicants if any
  • Building preferences and needs
  • CV or professional resume
  • Names and contact information of two references
  • Up to 10 images or work samples (varies by discipline)
  • Two brief statements limited to 500 words total about your background, why you’d like to be here, or what you speculate you may do during the time
  • Length of residency

Summer Cottage: Eastover

Seasonal Cottage: Angelus

Please check back for cottage residency opportunities that may open!

Seasonal Cottage- Summer at Eastover

One of the largest of the Byrdcliffe cottages, this spacious 5-bedroom, two-story home was built in 1904-05. Opens to a high ceiling great room and dining room that walks out to a wide wrap around porch with lovely forest and valley view’s offering additional space and encapsulating the full “Byrdcliffe Experience”.  Also includes a bright kitchen with breakfast nook and two full bathrooms. This historic building has housed Chevy Chase, The Band, and artists Sally and Milton Avery.

This fully furnished seasonal cottage rental is available from June through September 2021; just supply your own linens and towels.  Maximum occupancy:6 people. Pets are not permitted except for ADA service animals only.

$2,000 a week
or  $6,000 for the month
$280 cleaning, sanitizing, ventilating services
$500 security

Utilities included: propane, electric and wifi .Size: 3,107 Sq Ft
Schedule a visit: Subject: Summer Seasonal Rental

Seasonal Cottage- Angelus

Situated at the hilltop of the arts colony, this cottage is on a 2-acre garden with multiple hiking trails accessible. Open views, all-day sun. This beautiful cottage comes with a screened-in front porch, large living/dining room with multiple window seats and decorative fireplace. Beautifully renovated eat-in kitchen with deep double-farmhouse sinks, washer/dryer. Deck at rear of building. One bedroom with large open-plan multi-purpose second floor is an artist studio. This historic cottage was built for Byrdcliffe’s original artist resident, Zulma Steele.

This fully furnished seasonal cottage rental is available for 3-month, 5-month, or 12-month artist residency; just supply your own linens and towels.

$2600/month, first and last months’ rent.

Utilities are the tenant’s responsibility (propane, electric and Wi-Fi).Size: 1247 Sq Ft
Schedule a visit: Subject: Artist Seasonal rental