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Lakefront Home in Berkshires

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

This beautiful waterfront home is located on Ashmere Lake in Hinsdale, Massachusetts. The house is a modern 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with full kitchen, beautifully remodeled bathrooms, open floor plan downstairs with hardwood floors and fireplace. It also has a beautiful screened-in porch overlooking the lake.

Boat dock and use of row boat, 4 kayaks, and life vests available with the rental of this property. A gas grill is conveniently situated for outdoor cooking. There is a campfire pit located in the backyard and firewood is provided for outdoor campfires.

Properties located in quiet lakeside community, great for family walks and lake activities.

Hinsdale is located approximately 30 minutes from Jiminy Peak and Brodie Mountain ski resorts. It is very quiet in the winter months and the frozen lake is convenient for long walks and x-country skiing.

The Fall is also a beautiful time of year as the fall foliage is as good as anywhere in New England.

More Details

Mike and Julia Rindfuss
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Mike and Julia Rindfuss

Family owned and cared for property.

Mike and Julia Rindfuss purchased this house in 1996

Why Mike and Julia Rindfuss chose Hinsdale

Our beautiful lakefront home that we invite respectful guests to enjoy as we do.


Hinsdale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • The 3 largest bedrooms each have Queen Size Beds; The 4th bedroom has 2 twin beds (bunk beds).
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
3 queens, 2 twins. Rowboat, kayak, life vests, boat dock; Blankets and pillows provided.


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Lakefront Home in Berkshires
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 24 reviews
Canton, MA

Great cabin right on water with great foliage views

  • 5 of 5

Great 4 bed cabin with open floor plan that was perfect for a guys golf trip. Slept 6 comfortably but could have been up to 9 if needed. Nice yard with fire pit and hammock and great views of fall foliage. We didn’t use the kayaks/canoes but there were about 5 total available for use. Would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great price for 4 bedroom on lake

  • 3 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at Ashmere Lake. Took advantage of kayaks and canoe. Did some fishing out on water and off of docks. Caught a 15" Bass and a couple of pickerel. Lake very quiet in the morning- enjoyed sitting on dock (got to watch out you don't step in duck poop) having morning coffee and relaxing in hammock. House clean- newer bathrooms, but living room couch and 3 season furniture cushions need to be replaced, not comfortable at all. Went to Ozzies Steak n Egg for dinner-if larger party-make reservations ahead of time as not many restaurants nearby. Also enjoyed Apple squeeze festival in Lenox, Ma and hiking Kennedy Woods- just watch out for the Black bear also enjoying the woods.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent time. Truly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time! the pictures give it no justice, the scenery was breathtaking and the things to do outside were awesome. Everything was there that we needed. I recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central MA

Lakeside Bliss

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! 3 generations stayed and hiked Greylock one day, finishing off with a meal at Bob's Country Kitchen. The evening was spent relaxing outside by the fire pit and watching the sunset illuminate the clouds hovering above the lake. The next day we took the canoe out on the lake and spotted a bald eagle atop a tree on the adjacent island. The afternoon was teaching the young ones to fish and we caught three bass off the dock, first fish for the 4 yr old! Definitely recommend this place to anyone and the owners/property is very organized and renting was seamless. Thanks for the memories.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marblehead, MA, USA

Spacious, homey, and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property the weekend of New Years Eve to be close to family in the area. For the price, we really got our money's worth! Everyone had a comfortable place to sleep, plenty of room to gather for meals, and by the fireplace! My only regret was not renting in the summer months! The lake view was too tempting, although we watched neighbors across the lake shovel out an ice rink and play hockey! Already looking into when we can make it back!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your very nice review of our lake house. We appreciated you choosing our house for your getaway and look forward to having you back in the future. Sincerely, Mike
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Great stay for two day getaway to the Berkshires

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from our 2 day stay at this property. The booking process was straightforward and the owner answered any questions we had promptly. We had two families (4 adults and 6 children). Upon arrival we found the home clean and as described. It fit us all perfectly and we had a great time staying at this property. There are 4 bedrooms, 3 similarly sized bedrooms with queen beds, closets and dressers in which to put our clothing. There is a smaller bedroom with bunk beds and the bottom bunk has a trundle which can be pulled out. Also with a dresser and closet. All bedrooms had plenty of pillows and blankets (Bring your own sheets and pillowcases-we knew this in advance). All bedrooms are on the 2nd floor, there is a wooden gate at the top of the stairs to keep little ones from falling. The upstairs bathroom has a stand up shower (no bathtub), however the downstairs bathroom has a tub (Bring your own towels).

On the first floor, there is a three season porch which we used for getting to the backyard to allow the children to play in the snow. This is not heated but it was covered and very spacious-would be a great additional living space/hang out space in the warmer months. The dining room table has two eaves that allow ample seating (we all sat at the table-but they need a few folding chairs to allow that amount of seating at the table). The kitchen was stocked with dishes, pots/pans, cookie sheets, casserole dishes, coffee makers (Keurig and regular), tea pot, blender, toaster, microwave, cutlery etc. I would suggest that you bring your own paper products (including paper plates, cups, bowls, cutlery, paper towels, also ziploc storage bags/containers if you are cooking and need to store leftovers). If you are traveling with children, bring your own plastic cups as there were no plastic cups-we forgot our cups at home. There were plenty of glass ones, but sometimes that can be tricky with little ones. The house did have basic cleaning products, so no need to bring any. The living room has a tv with basic cable access and dvd player and a fireplace (the owner provided duraflame logs-you cannot use any other firewood in the indoor fireplace per the owner's request). The basement level is unfinished and has a washer and dryer. Overall we really enjoyed our time at this property and would stay again. Only 'cons' were that we had to bring our own sheets & towels, but we knew in advance, so adjusted accordingly.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I like the suggestion of plastic cups to be more child friendly and will make sure to stock the kitchen with some. Also, as an fyi, while I prefer to have renters bring their own bed linens and towels, for a $50 fee, I will provide linens and towels. Thanks again for choosing our house for your getaway and hope to have you back. Sincerely, Mike
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An easy 30 minute drive to Tanglewood in Lenox, MA, and 25 minute ride to Jacob's Pillow in Becket, MA. 45 minute drive to both Williamstown, MA and Northampton, MA. Hiking and walking paths only a couple miles away. Plenty of golf courses in Berkshire County as well. Playgrounds nearby for kids. Ski resorts also within 30 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $0
Refundable damage deposit $300

$1,000 - $1,875/week
For 4-bedroom, 2-bath House:
See Rate schedule for rates for specific periods of time.
Summer Weeks run Saturday - Saturday for Last week of June and July & August Weeks.
Wknd and Off-season rates avail incl mid-wk and long-wknd specials-PLEASE ASK.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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