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"'We' heard about an exhibit in Copake Falls about camps 'in the area' from the 1920's, and on. One thing led to another and 'We' decided that this was the time for a camp reunion. I immediately Gooogled 'Houses in Copake', and lo and behold, this beautiful house, right on, what we knew as Lake Rhoda (now Upper Rhoda Pond) appeared before me. This was almost unbelievable as most of us had not been back to West Copake for a good 50 years. So, after much arranging, 7 of us made our way, as far as Nashville and Colorado to our beloved lake. The house welcomed us with open arms, and the lake, as if we had never left. We almost immediately took out one of the canoes and made our way around the lake. We ate outside on the deck with a well stocked kitchen to make us feel right at home. We chose our BR's easily, as there were 2 sets of Sisters who shared a bed. The next day, we had about 20 people at the house for lunch, and between the outdoor spaces to sit, the welcoming size of the house, nothing ever felt crowded. The BR's were lovely, clean and cozy. Saturday night 3 more people stayed over and they too, were just as comfortable in the Gurst House. We did not get a chance to go swimming, although the lake was warm, we simply were not there long enough. The whole process of renting the house was easy, due to the professionalism of the rental agent/property manager. I do believe that each of us would go back in a heartbeat, and HAPILY stay for more than a weekend."
Guest: AmylikesjackDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 11, 2015
"We reserved Hardenburg Road for the week of our daughter’s wedding. Three of us arrived four days in advance. It was dark when we pulled in but as soon as we found all the light switches we were delighted. The kitchen was the largest and best equipped I have experienced in either a vacation rental or a timeshare. There was plenty of room for my sister’s family when they arrived. A crib was provided for her grandson and the six-year old granddaughter made full use of the jungle gym. We grilled out and then relaxed around the fire pit. Once the house filled up, it was especially nice for the parents of the bride to have the spacious master suite as a private retreat. Donna was a great host, responsive to our e-mails, providing alternate routes and answers to our questions. The wedding was spectacular. Hardenburg Road was a close second."
Guest: JoyDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 18, 2015
"Our stay at The Barn in Tivoli was absolute perfection. From the moment you walk through the door, the Barn transports you into a timeless world of peace and magic. Bruna and Andrew were warm and completely accommodating. We will be back very soon!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
"Four of us used the Barn for July 4 week. (We were two couples delighted to have sent our kids to sleepaway camp for two weeks. But now we want to come back with them because the loft is so brilliant for a little kid slumber party.) The location is wonderful - miles of beautiful rural scenery, Bash Bish falls, tons of great hikes, Great Barrington, Hudson, Tanglewood, etc. - but we knew that already. What surprised us was the property and the accommodations. We spent hours just sitting out on the lawn, sipping wine, staring out at the scenery and listening to all the crazy sounds of nature (flowing water, frogs, birds). Inside, we couldn't have been more comfortable. Beds were good, showers were good, dishwasher and appliances worked well, washer and dryer were great. It is an awesome accomplishment to create such modern comfort in an authentic space like that.
Also, Joe was wildly responsive to us. We asked way too many questions and he answered them all. He is proud of his property and cares about people enjoying their stay. If you're considering multiple properties, that should be the tie breaker."
Guest: Michael G.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015