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Charming Cottage on Lakeville Lake

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The front of the house in the Fall


Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Adorable, renovated 2-level cottage (it's much larger than it appears from the picture) with views of Lakeville Lake (Wonoscopomac) and a lovely pond. The pet-friendly 1+ acre property abuts the Salisbury / Lakeville 'Town Grove,' which offers boating, lifeguard-protected swimming, playgrounds, paddle tennis court, etc. Two wood-burning fireplaces. The living room opens onto a dining room, and French doors take you to the screened porch, where you can sit on rocking chairs and watch the sunset over the lake. Each of the 2 large bedrooms has a Q-sized bed, and there is a Q-sized sofa bed in the living room. Downstairs offers a huge den with a full-sized futon, bathroom (with shower) and a separate office area, with a view of the lake and a microwave, coffee maker, and fridge.

Very pet friendly —we have two fenced runs. A nifty 'pulley' device clips to your dog's collar so he or she can be outside with you on the main outdoor area, and the dog can be off leash in the large run around our fruit trees (pears, apples, cherries, peaches, and plums in the summer).
The washer dryer is conveniently located in the main floor mud room. We have both oil heat and propane, so there's plenty of hot water and a gas stove (and washer/ gas dryer).
Wireless broadband Internet access serves the entire house, and VoiP phone service (U.S. calls only please). Cable includes a premium package that includes high definition HBO, and YES, NESN, and SNY for Yankees /Mets / Red Sox fans.
The Lakeville / Salisbury / Sharon / Canaan / Millerton area is about two hours from NYC, with easy train access (Metro North - Wassaic). Airport access is Bradley CT (about an hour), NYC (about 2-1/2 hrs) or Boston (about 3 hours).
Please note: our property abuts the Salisbury Town Grove, but it is not lakefront property. The bottom of the property is rough forest. We do not recommend walking through the forest to the Grove. However, it is a very short walk (or drive) to get to the Grove. Also please note: dogs are not permitted in the Grove area. If any questions, please email owner.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We are a very pet-friendly home—and have two runs and a really nifty cable pully so your dog can be safely outside with you. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Den: 1 double

    full futon...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 queen


  • There is a Q bed in each BR and a Q sofa bed in LR; den has full futon. Ideal for two couples, or for multi-generational families (with children older than age 7)....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs has tub with shower; downstairs has shower. There are grab bars in the shower in the main bathroom and by the toilet in the downstairs bath....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Free U.S. phone calls. Wireless cable broadband (BYO devices.) Ask owner about available office and media equipment (I do not want to detail on a public site). Pets very welcome (except puppies). Enclosed small run by kitchen and a large run, plus a nifty runner gizmo so your dog can be outside with you in backyard, large fenced-in run. Large crate available. Main floor is suitable for those with non-severe mobility limitations - however, access to downstairs and backyard would be challenging. Grab bars in the main bathroom tub and downstairs toilet. 2 steps at front door into main floor. (Not recommended in winter for mobility-challenged bec of ice). While the house is perfect for families with 'tween-agers' and teens, it is absolutely not appropriate for young children under age 7 because it is just too close to busy Rt. 44 and idiot drivers ignore speed limits. Parking only for two cars. No smoking on property (Sorry, but I'm allergic)...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Many board games ...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Cable ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Boom box in living room. ...moreless

  • Television:

    For security reasons, I prefer not to detail on a public site, ask me. ...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Just about every baseball movie ever made, plus lots of options for kids and grownups. ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    The property abuts the Town Grove, which includes the beach of Lake Wonoscopomuc (Lakeville Lake) ...moreless

  • Lake
  • Lake View:

    Our property abuts the Salisbury 'Town Grove' with swimming, paddle tennis, boating, etc. (Lake Wonoscopomac, aka Lakeville Lake). It is not waterfront, but has views of the lake and a lovely pond....moreless

  • Village
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Communication / Internet

  • Fax


  • Dining:

    We have a folding table available if you need to seat up to 8...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In the summer we have A/C units on top floor. Bottom floor never needs them. Dehumidifiers on both floors ...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Yes ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Two, 1 - Living room 2- Den ...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Steam heat + infrared heaters on both floors ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Comcast broadband (strong) wi-fi throughout house ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty of linens, pillows, blankets galore ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Lovely open concept living room/dining room opens to a screened in porch with two rocking chairs. Ideal for sunset and a glass of wine! ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Parking is VERY limited. No more than 2 cars. Talk to owner about winter challenges with parking ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    See Parking...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Bundled VoIP phone - free calls in US. Please use your cell for international calls ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    In many colors, too! ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/Dryer on main level in mud room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    yes ...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffee makers (kitchen and den) and plenty of coffee, tea, hot chocolate, etc. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full kitchen ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    This is my second home, and is fully furnished with plenty of dishes, utensils etc. We have additional glasses, etc. if you plan a party - less us know and we can make those available for you...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We have a fully stocked kitchen with staples. We just ask that you replace anything you finish. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized fridge with top freezer ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full sized gas stove (four burner) with large oven. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal grill. ...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Screened in porch with two rocking chairs. Views of lake ...moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250 $300
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Cleaning $75
  • Taxes Not included


2015 RATES: 2 night minimum.

Off-Peak: January 1 - April 30: $1,100 week. Weekends (F/S/S) $300/night first two nights, $250 third night. (Holidays and school events are not eligible for off-peak.)

Peak: May 1-Dec. 31, 2014: $1,250 week. Weekends (F/S/S) $300/night first 2 nights, $250 additional nights.

Pet fee: $75 per pet per stay. (1 dog and 1 cat treated as 1 pet)

$250 deposit required to confirm reservation. Balance due 30 days before rental.

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Boathouse or The Black Rabbit
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Wassaic (MetroNorth) about 20 minutes
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Boathouse, Pizza, The Black Rabbit, etc.
Nearest Beach
Town Grove (Lake Wonoscopomuc aka Lakeville Lake)

Car: Recommended

The Berkshires offer year-round delights — hiking, skiing, music, theater, restaurants, antiques, fine and casual dining, Lime Rock car racing, Skip Barber driving school, prep schools (Hotchkiss, Salisbury, Berkshire), Tanglewood, Housatonic river, Stockbridge, Great Barrington, Sheffield, Lenox, Shaker Village, Berkshire Choral Festival, Butternut, Catamount, Mohawk, Jacob's Pillow, FDR and Vanderbilt properties, arts, crafts, and more. The Northwest Corner (2 miles from New York, about 10 from Mass. border) is a true joy! Easy access to Western Massachusetts and Berkshires, Rhinebeck, Hudson River. 2 hours from NYC and easy trip from Boston.

Other Activities: Music, theater, restaurants, shopping, hiking, etc.! Paddle tennis court adjoins property.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I enjoy the city/country lifestyle and renovating my Lakeville home.

Why the Owner Chose Lakeville:
I fell in love with the house the minute I saw it.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It combines the best of city/village/country lifestyle, easy to get to, yet very private.

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Speaks: english


  • The front of the house in the Fall

    The front of the house in the Fall

  • The Town Grove - with swimming and boat rentals

    The Town Grove - with swimming and boat rentals

  • Winter view of lake and Paddle Tennis court

    Winter view of lake and Paddle Tennis court

  • the windows and French doors to the porch

    the windows and French doors to the porch

  • The Blue Bedroom

    The Blue Bedroom

  • The fireplace in the downstairs den.

    The fireplace in the downstairs den.

  • Mookie enjoys the fire

    Mookie enjoys the fire

  • View of the lake in the fall

    View of the lake in the fall

  • The kitchen

    The kitchen

  • The living room

    The living room

  • The Yellow Bedroom

    The Yellow Bedroom

  • The downstairs den has a sweet double futon.

    The downstairs den has a sweet double futon.

$250 - $300 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2 nights
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