Private Lakefront Beach Property on Goose Pond

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Large Lawn & Beach Front complete with sandy beach, kayaks, beach chairs, etc.


Last updated: 10/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Loft is a unique private large 690 s.f. upscale cabin like structure. All of our previous guests have commented that the Loft is much bigger than it appears in pictures, that it exceeded their expectations and is much more charming than any of the pictures depict it. There is a bedroom area with a king bed, a kitchenette area equipped with small appliances, a dining area, a great living room area complete with a gas stove and a futon which converts to a bed, a single bed situated privately in a raised alcove accessed by a ship's ladder and a good sized bathroom with a generous size shower.The Loft has its own private entrance and closets. There is access to a beautiful private beach and lawn with a dock. The Loft has an outdoor grill, complete with a side burner that sits on the large private back deck in the woods, internet, air conditioning and both the back deck and front deck are both accessed by glass french doors which lets in all the light and makes one feel as if one is part of the outside. Enjoy outdoor living on your own expansive deck in the woods or on the lawn at the beach. Swim, kayak, sail or just take in the scenery and watch for the eagles and great blue herons at owners' private lakefront on Goose Pond, a large very clean and beautiful 270 acre lake of which the majority is in preservation. A short walk away (10 minutes) the Appalachian Trail provides great hiking opportunities, you can even walk around the top end of the upper lake or into the infamous Tyringham Valley! The area is spectacular. The Loft is near all of the cultural offerings of the Berkshires: Stockbridge Theatre Festival, Shakespear and Co., Norman Rockwell Museum, Jacob's Pillow, Naumkeg, Kripalu, just to mention a few. Trustees of Reservation hikes are close by too. Fantastic boutique shopping and great cafes are pleasant destinations in area towns. The Premium Outlet Village offers great outlet shopping and is just a 10 minute drive away. There are many great restaurants in the area.
We are on a beautiful lake, in the country but just a short drive to anything that you might wish to do here in the 4 season area of the beautiful Berkshires. The summer offers all of the cultural amenities that the Berkshires if famous for and the lake is warm for swimming. The early summer and fall are also perfect times to visit the Loft and the Berkshires in general. The area is quieter and the scenery is spectacular. Fall foliage on the lake is something not to be misted and the free standing gas stove makes the evenings in the Loft cozy and contributes to a warm and inviting atmosphere. Come and enjoy!

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Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 690 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    8 years of age due to loft railings , decks, stairs to sleeping loft and gas stove for heat....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Loft is not suitable for small children due to railings and stairs to "sleeping loft". Also the area is heated by a free standing gas stove which would be a hazzard for young children. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • 1 king bed 1 single bed in raised alcove 1 full size futon in living area Comfortable for 3: availability with futon for 4...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • One full bathroom with shower

Other Amenities

  • Near Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow and all Berkshire cultural amenities; 10 minutes to AT for hiking; other hiking nearby; swimming, kayaking and fishing right from Loft; shopping at Premiere Outlets (10 min). Fantastic boutique shopping in all area towns. Great cafes and dining too. Spring is a wonderful time to visit Goose Pond area. The mist from the lake in the morning is gorgeous and it is still a great time to be outdoors and enjoy the beautiful lake and woods surrounding it. Great time of the year for boutique shopping too! The gas stove makes it cozy and the ambience is wonderful ...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    Bring your DVDs or a thumb drive with downloads Some DVDs available...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV, no streaming capacity....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo radio with great sound...moreless

  • Television:

    Brand new flat screen sattelite TV. No streaming capacity. Bring DVDs or a thumb drive with downloads. Some DVDs available....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    interior dining table with bench and chair seating; Outdoor table and chairs on deck ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Large air conditioner easily accommodates the whole Loft....moreless

  • Heating:

    Gas stove Electric heaters in bathroom and entryway...moreless

  • Internet:

    Satellite internet cannot support streaming of any kind....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Has futon for couch; extra sleep space is futon...moreless

  • Parking:

    two cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels and linens are all provided, beach towels too!...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Gas, not wood stove...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:


  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette with all essential small appliances; no stove, cooking extends to outdoor grill which also has a side burner to cook on....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Grill with side burner; hot plate...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    sail boat, row boat, 4 kayaks including one double kayak and vests...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Two decks accessed by glass french doors: one small deck faces lake and the other large one faces the woods and is very private.....moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby country clubs...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    4 kayaks including one double kayak, paddles and vests...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful gardens on walkway to lake and viewed from Loft. Lovely wooded area off large deck. Large sweeping lawn to lake with sandy beach....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Great outdoor grill that has a separate burner for additional cooking. Located on the deck facing the woods....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Nearby Butternut Basin (20 min.) Bousquet (20 min), has tubing also, Jimney Peak (40 min.) Cross country skiing on Goose Pond or at Canterburry Inn or on the Appalachian Trail. Snowshoeing too....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,200 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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A contract will be sent upon reservation and must be received prior to taking up residence in the loft.

Reservations require a deposit of 1/2 of the total amount at the time of booking. The balance is due prior to taking up residence in the Loft. Refunds of the deposit can be upon cancellation which is made up to 90 days prior reservation less a $50 deposit fee.

Preferred methods of payment are by money order, bank check or cash.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/01/2016
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Here at 'The Loft' you are close to all of the amenities that the Berkshires have to offer: Tanglewood and the BSO (9 miles/15 minutes), The Berkshire Theatre Festival, (7 miles/10 minutes), Kripalu (10 miles/15 minutes, The Norman Rockwell Museum (10 miles/15 minutes), Jacob's Pillow (10 miles/15 minutes), Shakespeare & Co. (8 miles/10 minutes), Antiquing, Shopping, The Prime Outlets (3 miles/5 minutes) and more. Delightful dining abounds in the area.

Kayaking, swimming and fishing at your private beach.

Fall is a gorgeous time here at the lake. Everything quiets down and the fall foliage at and around the lake is spectacular. The gas stove in the Loft makes it so very cozy.


Owner info

About the owner: We have lived on Goose Pond all of our adult lives and have raised our children here. My husband actually spent summers here while growing up and has never considered living anywhere else.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Goose Pond is an incredible lake. We have always been in love with it. Goose Pond consists of 2 lakes connected by a channel. Upper Goose Pond is spectacular and is surrounded by National Park Land while much of Lower Goose Pond is in preservation too. It is a large 'mountain' lake that is very beautiful,clean, quiet and sought after by many especially those who kayak and canoe. Bird watchers will love it here. The bald eagle, great blue heron, osprey, loon and many others are seen almost daily. The lake provides great fishing and is stocked with salmon and trout and has native fish including bass as well. In the fall, the mountains around the lake provide spectacular views as does the hiking available throughout the area.

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  • Large Lawn & Beach Front complete with sandy beach, kayaks, beach chairs, etc.

    Large Lawn & Beach Front complete with sandy beach, kayaks, beach chairs, etc.

  • Walk to Lake & Beach

    Walk to Lake & Beach

  • Kitchenette with all you need; grill w/ burner on back deck

    Kitchenette with all you need; grill w/ burner on back deck

  • King Bed

    King Bed

  • View from bedroom area to front deck

    View from bedroom area to front deck

  • 4 steps to sleeping alcove

    4 steps to sleeping alcove

  • Hall to bathroom

    Hall to bathroom

  • Private deck overlooking the lake

    Private deck overlooking the lake

  • Enjoy a sail

    Enjoy a sail

  • Early fall morning

    Early fall morning

  • Cocktails by the water

    Cocktails by the water

  • awesome loft

    awesome loft

  • Private deck in the woods

    Private deck in the woods

  • Looking at kitchenette

    Looking at kitchenette

  • View to trees and  private back deck

    View to trees and private back deck

  • Relax in the alcove get-away; single bed w/ view

    Relax in the alcove get-away; single bed w/ view

  • view of dining area and back deck

    view of dining area and back deck

  • stairway and hall to bathroom

    stairway and hall to bathroom

  • Headed to the preserve of Upper Goose Pond (lake)

    Headed to the preserve of Upper Goose Pond (lake)

  • Calm waters

    Calm waters

  • Serenety


  • The property: lawn, beach, dock and beautiful lake

    The property: lawn, beach, dock and beautiful lake

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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