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Private Getaway in the Berkshires

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Last updated: 07/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

New Lebanon house description

Our rustic lakehouse is available for rent throughout the year.
Leave your worries behind and enjoy the peace and relaxation of all that is Gillen Pond. Gillen Pond is a great place to gather with friends and family for an event, or to simply escape from the outside world. We are hidden away in the mountains of Lebanon Valley, New York. We are close to historical museums including the Shaker Village Museum. We are near beautiful skiing spots in the Berkshires. Nearby towns have incredible festivals, shops, farmers markets and so much more.
Contact the Property Manager for more details.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome:

            3rd Bedroom has bunk beds ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Primary renters must be at least 25 yrs old. Proof of age required....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 7-11

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double


          • Bedroom 3

            bunk beds...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            private bath...moreless

          • Futon & sleeper sofa: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Futon and sleeper sofa in living room...moreless

          • Master bedroom has private bathroom, queen size bed, with an additional twin size bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            small washer and dryer...moreless

          • Serviceable and clean, but not luxurious.

          Other Amenities

              • A rural retreat. A place to get away from it all, where people can enjoy their own company without distractions. Hiking, boating, visiting museums, reading, fishing, outdoor cooking and dining are the preferred activities....moreless


              • Books:

                Our policy is leave a book, take a book :)...moreless

              • Radio
              • Ping Pong Table


              • Away From It All
              • Family


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Live Theater
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Horseshoes
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Waterfront:

                Our pond is man- made & has grown into a wonderful watering hole filled with hours of fun for all ages....moreless

              • Rural:

                Private area located 3 hours outside of NYC, 2 hours from Worcester, MA....moreless

              • Water View:

                The back of the house views a private man-made pond. ...moreless

              • Downtown:

                15 minutes from the center of New Lebanon Valley. Where you can find local Farmers markets, Library, shoppes and cafés....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Mountain Climbing
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Living Room:

                    Large living space, ideal for games, conversation....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking on the street is PROHIBITED...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Park in driveway...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:


                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath towels and Lake towels are kept seperately....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Landline for emergency calls & calls to Management....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    clean sheets on beds for scheduled guests...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Vehicles are not permitted to park in garage...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Firewood
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Heating
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Laundry soap provided...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    dryer sheets provided...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    wood is supplied for woodstove...moreless


                  • Toaster:

                    2 opening toaster...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee pot and filters provided. Coffee is not supplied...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    dishes and utensils included ...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    glasses/plates/pots/pans /baking sheets/ cutting boards/pot holders...moreless


                  • Boat Dock
                  • Patio
                  • Canoe


                  Write a review 4.5
                  from 4 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $150 $200
                  Fri, Sat

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Cleaning $125
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Included


                  Weekly rental is $875.00

                  Weekend rate is $400.00

                  Cleaning fee $125.00

                  Security Deposit $200.00

                  Please contact owner for more information, specials etc.

                  No Gratuity Required

                  Confirmation agreement holds all of the necessary information. Payments in US funds only.

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                  Last updated: 07/07/2014
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                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Albany Airport
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  County Rt 9; US Rt 20:US Rt 22/ RT 295
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Jimmy D's RT 20 New Lebanon, NY
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Jiminy Peak
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield, MA
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Blueberry Hill Cafe, RT 20 New Lebanon, NY

                  Car: Necessary

                  Just a short drive from the historic town of Chatham. Take a walk around town, enjoy the shops, take in a movie or have a gourmet meal at one of the cafés.

                  We are located on 35 private, wooded acres surrounding a 3 acre man made pond. Ideal for fishing, canoeing & kayaking.

                  Enjoy Live Music at Hudson Opera House, or perhaps Classical Music at The Spencertown Academy. Maybe take in a play at The Ghent Playhouse...Or take a day trip to Tanglewood for a picnic.

                  FREE access to Colombia Land Conservancy, offering cross country skiing, hiking & fishing. Located at the end of Old Gale Hill Road.

                  In the winter months, check out Jiminy Peak, Bousquet & Butternut; all located about a half hour drive from Gillen Pond.


                  Manager info

                  About: The Gillen Pond is a dream come true for our grandparents; the late George and Mary Gillen. In 1980, this house was built by many members of the Gillen family along with their friends. This house was originally built for their retirement years with the hopes that it would one day become a gathering place for future Gillen generations. Family was of utmost importance to George and Mary & the Gillen grandchildren now want to share their experiences with you; and enable you to build a lifetime of memories with your family.

                  Why New Lebanon:
                  Our property consists of 1500 sq. feet of lower level living space and our man made 3.5 acre pond. We have many trails around our property. This home is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful sounds of nature.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Our property is located in a private and peaceful spot. Perfect for family gatherings. A truly relaxing getaway. Our pond is man-made & has grown into a wonderful watering hole, filled with hours of fun for all ages. Enjoy your stay, and be sure to leave us a note in our Guest journal sharing your experiences at our rental home.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • Lake House in August

                    Lake House in August

                  • Almost at peak foliage! October 2013

                    Almost at peak foliage! October 2013

                  • Full moon October 2012

                    Full moon October 2012

                  • Winter at Gillen Pond

                    Winter at Gillen Pond

                  • Our inviting entrance

                    Our inviting entrance

                  • Sunrise November 2, 2013

                    Sunrise November 2, 2013

                  • Bunk room

                    Bunk room

                  • 2nd bedroom

                    2nd bedroom

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Lake House in June, 2012

                    Lake House in June, 2012

                  • Fall 2013

                    Fall 2013

                  • Leave your worries behind...

                    Leave your worries behind...

                  • Crisp winter sky at Gillen Pond

                    Crisp winter sky at Gillen Pond

                  • View from across Gillen Pond in the fall

                    View from across Gillen Pond in the fall

                  • Gillen home welcomes you

                    Gillen home welcomes you

                  • Canoeing on the Lake

                    Canoeing on the Lake

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • 2nd bedroom

                    2nd bedroom

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living room/entertainment area

                    Living room/entertainment area

                  $150 - $200 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 11

                  View calendar: Updated 07/07/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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