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Lakefront 4-Season Stunning Home and Guest House W/Tennis Court

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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 6 Baths, Wood fireplace

Gorgeous Lake views! Sun streams through windows all day long in this bright airy contemporary lakefront home and newly constructed guesthouse! Main house has 3 Bedrooms and an open loft (SEE BELOW FOR BED LAYOUT). In addition, there are 4 full bathrooms plus two outdoor showers! Dramatic double height living room with large fireplace opens onto large outdoor deck that leads to the lake. Gas grill. Guesthouse has living room that doubles as a bedroom (with full bathroom) and separate upstairs bedroom suite with full bathroom. The house features a bar area with small fridge, microwave and bar sink, as well as an outdoor patio. Both houses are fully air-conditioned. Summer activities include: Tennis: Private tennis court on property with racquets and balls. Boat, fish, swim and hike. Wonderful dock on lake with raft. Near several scenic golf courses. Five minutes from Copake Lake and motor boating. Within 30 minutes of the Berkshires where summer arts festivals abound. Near skiing (15 minutes), sledding, snowshoeing and ice skating in the winter. Fabulous top rated restaurants within 10-20 minutes. Beautiful! Perfect for a family vacation, reunion or 2 families sharing.
Located on peaceful Upper Rhoda Lake (2 acre lake) in a serene and quiet neighborhood. Non-motor boating allowed. The area enjoys the quiet serenity of a wilderness retreat.
Keywords: Lake front, Lake view, Water view, Lake side, Waterfront, peaceful, serene, tennis
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Glass doors to Lake and outdoor shower off ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Beautiful Dble ht ceils. Glass doors to lake. Ensuite bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Lovely room with dormer ceilings and picture window to Lake...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 2 child bed

    Cozy room with double bed + 2 loft beds for kids ages 5-15....moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sleeper sofa in open loft area. Limited privacy....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king

    This bedroom is in the guest house and has a private bath...moreless

  • Guest house living room pull out sofa: 1 queen

    In guest house living room w full bath...moreless

  • BED LAYOUT: One King size bed in Master Bedroom, Two (2) Queen size beds. One (1) Double Bed with two (2) twin beds are in a loft that is in the room with the double bed. They are suitable for children ages 5-15. We have a crib and a high chair available. There is also a queen size sleeper sofa in an open loft that is at the top of the stairs. It is a separate but non private area. 10 Adults maximum which includes sleeper sofa bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Second Bathroom: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Bathroom en suite...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Nice size Master Bedroom en suite...moreless

  • Fourth Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This is a hall bathroom accessible to all guests & outside...moreless

  • Third Bathroom - upstairs: toilet, shower

    This is a dramatic semi-circular bathroom w/dbl ht ceils...moreless

  • Bathroom 6 - guest house: toilet, shower

    Upper level of guest house...moreless

  • 4 full bathrooms and 2 outdoor showers in main house. 2 full bathrooms in guest house....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Nearly 11 acres, private Tennis Court, Kayaks, Canoe, Large porch on the lake and deck on the water. Near excellent Golfing (Copake Country Club - 10 minutes away), Skiing (Catamount Ski Mountain - 15 minutes away), Hiking (Bash Bish Falls - 10 minutes away), Biking (Bike Rentals - 10 minutes away), many Zagat highly rated restaurants within 10-30 minutes from the house....moreless


  • Books:

    Some books throughout the house...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Some games for children...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large Dining area seats 8 comfortably. Additional wooden foldout table for 4 more. Sliding Double Doors open to Dining area on deck. Lake views....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace:

    Lovely large Wood burning fireplace....moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large Double Height ceiling with tall windows and fans and wood burning fireplace. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available:

    Catering available through The Farmer's Wife iin Ancramdale which is 15 minutes by car. 518-329-5431. Take out from the Greens Restaurant only 10 minutes drive. www.greensrest...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Part of refrigerators...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full Cook's Kitchen with views of Lake. Stainless appliances incl 6 burner professional style range & hood. Kitchen opens to Dining & Living rooms. Also accessible to outdoor patio & gas grill....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, spices, and basic condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Side by side Stainless Jenn Air. Additional Refrigerator downstairs...moreless

  • Stove:

    Professional style 6 burner stove and oven with vented hood....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Rentals 5 minutes away on The Hudson Rail Trail....moreless

  • Boat:

    We have non motor boats and floats for the water. 1 rowboat...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lovely large deck off living dining room with large outdoor dining table. Additional deck leads down to the Lake. There are 2 sitting areas and dock. In additional there is a swimming raft 120' away...moreless

  • Golf:

    5 minutes away...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    1 kayak, 1 canoe...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful lawns and woods surround this home. There is a vegetable garden for vacationer's use seasonally....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on deck...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    15 minutes away...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Private tennis court with racquets and balls...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$4,300 $14,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • CLEANING $400
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Pet Fee $500
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,250


Refundable Security Deposit will vary from $1250- $2500 depending on the length of stay. Damages will be taken from security deposit first and through the Property Damage Protection Insurance second if amount exceeds the security deposit amount. Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Base Rate applies to Dates not listed above.

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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport
5.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Greens Restaurant
5.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Copake Country Club and Bar
18 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station in Hudson and Metro North, Wassaic
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Taconic State Parkway
5.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Greens Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Catamount Ski area

Car: Necessary

yoga 3 miles away at Ancram Opera House:

Nearby Golf and Excellent Restaurant: - 10 minutes away. The name of the restaurant and bar is The Greens restaurant. It is excellent and highly rated and the views are lovely.

Farmer's markets 3 miles and local organic vegetables, fruits and meats. Pick your own organic berries 2 miles away.

Train service by Amtrak (Hudson Station) and Metro North (Wassaic Station) - both 30 minutes away.

New State of the Art Library: Roe Jan Library. There are many cultural and children's programs and computer stations etc (10 mins away).

City of Hudson - with major Antique Shops and Restaurants is 30 minutes away.

Town of Millerton - with charming shops and movie theater and award winning restaurants is 20 minutes away.

Town of Great Barrington in the Berkshires (MA) - with its charming shops and restaurants and cultural attractions is 30 minutes away.

Bard College is 40 minutes away with an array of cultural programs.

Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Berkshire Theater Company and Shakespeare & Co, are about 40 minutes away.

Town of Rhinebeck - with its elegant shops and restaurants is about 45 minutes away.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: We are a family that has a vacation home 5 minutes from this home. We have been in the area for 7 years and love it. We hope you do as well. We can share all the fun places to visit when you are here!

Why Ancram, NY, USA:
We have enjoyed it ourselves and found the drama of the space very appealing!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the views, light and the beauty of the house. The fireplace is very special. The property itself is large and gorgeously landscaped. We even have a vegetable garden which during the season will have vegetables and herbs for the picking! Tennis court along with a basketball hoop

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

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  • Upper Rhoda Lake

    Upper Rhoda Lake

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bed Room

    Master Bed Room

  • Queen Bed Room II

    Queen Bed Room II

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • Tennis Court

    Tennis Court

  • Outdoor Shower II

    Outdoor Shower II

  • Renovated Garage

    Renovated Garage

  • Guest House Living/Meeting Area

    Guest House Living/Meeting Area

  • Upstairs Guest Bathroom

    Upstairs Guest Bathroom

  • Grounds


  • Lakeside Deck and Walkway to Dock

    Lakeside Deck and Walkway to Dock

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Lake facing side of house

    Lake facing side of house

  • Queen Bed Room I

    Queen Bed Room I

  • Full Bed Room w/cushioned loft area

    Full Bed Room w/cushioned loft area

  • Study with Queen Pull-Out Couch

    Study with Queen Pull-Out Couch

  • Finished Basement

    Finished Basement

  • View of Lake from Deck Walkway

    View of Lake from Deck Walkway

  • Guest house bar

    Guest house bar

  • Upstairs Guest Suite

    Upstairs Guest Suite

  • Fire pit and lakeside yard

    Fire pit and lakeside yard

  • Car Port and Main Entrance

    Car Port and Main Entrance

VRBO #406384

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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