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Berkshire Beauty Beckons: Imagine Kayaking Skiing or Just Being!

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10

Imagine that you are surrounded by mountains and yet in all but the winter months you have access to a beautiful lake and tennis courts.. The lake is stocked in the summer time with fish and offers swimming, canoeing, kayaking and a terrific pier.

The outlets are 5 minutes from this comfy house, and so is the quaint town of Lee where restaurants are abundant and you get a real flavor for what life is like in the Berkshires.

Throughout the year you have access to an abundance of cultural activities from theatre and dance to terrific music. Tanglewood is 10 minutes away and Jacobs pillow is 15 minutes from the house. The museums give you yearly access and Pittsfied has a great museum that boasts wonderful exhibits to inspire and encourage an artful spirit.

Pamper yourself at Canyon Ranch, 10 min away or a day of yoga when you visit Kripalu, (15 min) a place to stir your senses.

Enjoy the wood stove or the porch.

During the summer months we can rent for a minimum of 2 weeks. These are the rules set forth by our community. Please think of us again in the future if you are unable to stay for at least that length of time.

More Details

Edy Nathan or Chris Koehler
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at the "tall house" for one month in the Leisure Lee community and had the best time. Family and friends visited, swam in the lake, rented a kayak and enjoyed Goose Pond. The house is nicely decorated, with wifi throughout and an easy kitchen to use. We went to Bish Bash Falls, and if you have never been there we highly recommend it. Edy was easy to interact with and she gave us a list of restaurants in the area. Though we had some rain, there was plenty to do since the outlets are 5 minutes away and the movie theater in Great Barrington is about 20 minutes away.This was a great get away and we hope to rent here again in the future. We give this house 5 stars.
Jun 2014
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Lee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Air Conditioning: In Master bedroom, though there are ceiling fans everywhere.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 25 years old.


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Berkshire Beauty Beckons: Imagine Kayaking Skiing or Just Being!
average rating of 4.8 based on 21 reviews
Syracuse, New York

Lee Home

  • 5 of 5

We had two families spend a long weekend at this home in Lee. The location was ideal. It was located near wonderful shopping and restaurants. We especially enjoyed Zucchini's in Pittsfield. The community in which the house is located allows for privacy, as the house is nestled in the trees. It also has wonderful amenities. We were able to take a short walk to the private lake and spent many hours on the tennis courts located next door.

The house itself had everything needed to enjoy our weekend. The layout of multiple levels allowed the children to have a space for themselves to hang out in. The kitchen was well stocked with quality pots, pans and dishes.

The owners were available to answer questions and always promptly returned our phone calls or emails. They take pride in their property and keep it well maintained. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a weekend in a beautiful location.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Newburyport, MA

Great House in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We had a great time in the Berkshires. The house was much better in person. The owners were quick to answer questions and came to the rescue immediately when the heat wasn't working in one of the rooms. The house was stocked with everything that we needed for cooking and more- lots of spices and condiments which was much appreciated! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking good care of our home. Also, unexpected things happen, and you gave us a chance to make it right, immediately. We hope you will return, you were great renters!
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Princeton NJ

Fall Foliage Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A gorgeous cottage in the woods, short walk to a peaceful lake, short drive to Lee MA with supermarket, restaurants and outlet mall, short drive to Stockbridge with Norman Rockwell Museum. This house is incredibly well maintained and supplied with cookware, dishes, utensils, gas grill (and lots of propane), and all the staples you may need: olive oil, spices, trash bags, dish detergent etc. Edy keeps the place in immaculate condition. we enjoyed sitting out on the deck, admiring the foliage, and listening to the walnuts come crashing down. We happened to rent the same house about 8 years ago, before Edy bought it, and she and Chris have clearly done a lot of work fixing it up and furnishing it with everything you might need for your visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review. We are happy that you felt at home and enjoyed all of the amenities. Every place you mentioned is what keeps the Berkshires quaint, beautiful and artful. Please visit us again! It was a pleasure having you in our home.
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Sudbury, MA

Great summer vacations

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the house and its location. The tennis courts are just outside, so we have played tennis almost daily. We swam, kayaked, and played beach volleyball on the nearby lake, which is beautiful and warm. In the evenings we went to the concerts at Tanglewood and Jacobs Pillow. Occasionally we visited Lee restaurants (Peruan and Starving Artist Creapery were our favorites). Other interesting places nearby are the Mount and Norman Rockwell museum, which are 10 min from the house. There are many great hiking trails in the area. The house is well-suited for 2 families with kids or multigeneration family. The host is always available and ready to help. It was a very nice vacation; we are planning to rent the house again next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful month in the country

  • 5 of 5

The house is in a rustic setting near a lovely private lake. It is spacious, has a great kitchen, outdoor barbecue & comfy living room with cable tv. The owner is fabulous & pays close attention to all your needs. Since last summer, at our recommendation, she has added air conditioning in the living room & second bedroom If you have difficulty climbing stairs this may not be the ideal house for you but it's perfect for families & all others of all ages who can handle stairs. We liked it so much we're going back for another month this summer!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lovely, tree surrounded property on lake

  • 4 of 5

Edy is a wonderful host! Very responsive. Her property is very compfortable and well kept. We enjoyed the proximity to the various cultural activities. Leisure lee is great as it has tennis, beautiful woods, and a lovely lake. We would rent here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Racquetball, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Snowboarding, Miniature golf, Health/Beauty Spa, Shuffleboard


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning $0

Jan-April 1600.00 week, 3 night minimum on weekends. Night Rate: 320/220 ( 3 night minimum)
April-May 15 1750 week, 3 night minimum Night Rate 320/220
May (memorial day)-September (Labor Day) 2 week minimum: $3200.00, 3 weeks:$4600.00, month: $5500.00
Rates depend on how many people will be staying in the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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