Kate Pierson of B-52 sells her Catskills ‘Love Shack’ motel
Kate Pierson of the B-52, known for her ’80s hits like “Love Shack,” listed her motel near Woodstock for $ 2.2 million – and she promises it’s “like stepping into the music video.” Love Shack ”, according to its website.
The 73-year-old “Rock Lobster” singer has rented the 13-bed, 11-bathroom lodge called “Kate’s Lazy Meadow” as one of three properties she owns and operates, according to the “Kate’s Lazy” properties.
“As a member of rock band The B-52s, trust me, I’ve stayed at everything from the Four Seasons in LA to the Pink Flamingo Motel in Gatorville, Florida. I know a motel from a hotel, or a no-tell! ” says his host bio on Airbnb.
The rental offers 4,800 square feet of living space in three buildings, offered as three two-room suites and six one-bedroom units, according to Airbnb.
Pierson and his wife, ceramic artist Monica Coleman, restored the property built in 1952 – which Pierson told Bloomberg was his “magic number” – and added a new septic tank and roof, according to Bloomberg , who first posted the list.
The couple added mid-century furniture, remodeled 1950s kitchens, original tiles and ceramic artwork by Mayberry Walker, as well as a hot spa and Japanese-style fireplace, according to Realtor. .com.
The house is filled with colorful checkered vinyl flooring, wood paneling, and plenty of teal and red colors. One cabin has a spotted spiral staircase that is impossible to miss, photos show.
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Memories and paintings honoring Etta James, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Dolly Parton and of course Kate Pierson and the B-52s hang around the cabins.
“This reservation definitely exceeded our expectations for a New Years family getaway. The interior is eclectic and really cool, ”said a guest called Adam in his January 2021 Airbnb review.
The 6.5 acre land features hiking, fly fishing, and tubing trails on Esopus Creek. The bank is equipped with running water, electricity and toilets for “glamping, air trailers or private events”, according to the list.
“The meadow by the stream at the back [is] absolutely breathtaking. So serene and tucked away. There are cornhole sets, grills, picnic tables, and camp chairs, but the fire pit is awesome. It is enormous! With four chairs surrounding it and the water flowing with the mountains in the background, it’s a truly unique experience, ”said a review from a guest called Aydar in November 2020.
Pierson, known for her ruby red hair, bought the estate in 2001 and opened it as a motel in 2004. She and Coleman sell the property after 20 years of ownership due to their other professional obligations, but they don’t. not considering selling their property. other rental properties, according to Bloomberg.
Their other rentals are outside Joshua Tree National Park and near their “Lazy Cabin” digs in Mink Hollow, New York, according to Airbnb announcements.
Kate Pierson is best known for her 80s music with the B-52s alongside Fred Schneider, Cindy Wilson, Ricky Wilson and Keith Strickland.
She also collaborated with Iggy Pop on “Candy” in 1990 and with REM on “Shiny Happy People” in 1991. She recently collaborated with pop singer Sia on “Guitars and Microphones” in 2015.
Elizabeth Peters of Heather Croner Real Estate Sotheby’s International Realty has the list.