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145 yr old farmhouse w/feel of English Cottage 24acre

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Romatic kid friendly farmhouse on 24 acres midway bet Hudson/ Gt Barrinton

3 MILES to Copake Lake for fine dining, award wining golf course, horseback ridding, jet skiing, fishing, boating, bicycling. A private romantic but family friendly getaway property centrally located to cultural and tourist events is nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires (located midway between to Hudson NY and Great Barrington (20 min drive either). Relax in my charming 137 yr old Hudson Valley farmhouse with original exposed beams and the feel of English Country Cottage ( low ceilings) planted on 25 private manicured and wooded acres surrounded by bucolic rolling farmlands. Weber gas grill, dinning table for 6 on deck. Fully-stocked kitchen and pantry, 3 fireplaces, and a fire pit and hammock. Glass paneled sunroom/ dinning room view of stone patio covered in a canopy of trees, overlooking the garden and sloping lawn onto the babbling brook, barn and private pond for fishing or skating (no swim). Cozy and immaculate home where decor is like a B&B. People love to cook in the fully equipped kitchen with stocked pantry made of whitewashed barn wood and original slate with two big windows that swing open looking onto the gardens and woods. Horses, cows, ducks, chickens for neighbors on my private dirt road. It's only a mile to the Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Sanctuary with nature learning center and over 1000 acres with 5 beautiful moss covered walking and hiking trails. Lots of kids activities and events locally. Farm stands everywhere. Many choice spots for FISHING and SWIMMING and 9 GOLF courses locally as well as 3 miniature golf courses and 2 local driving ranges. ONLY 7 miles to Copake Falls Taconic State Park for hiking on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail (bike rentals available) with beautiful Bash Bish waterfalls or swim in the 40 foot deep Old Ore Pit Swimming Hole in clear water. Rudd Pond -20 miles, or Lake Taconic State Park - 6 miles. Only 2 mile drive to Taconic High School with tennis courts, state of the art Jr. Olympic indoor pool and workout room. 25 minutes to town of Millerton for the Trevor private zoo, Great Barrington Ma for jazz, theater, shopping, fine dining, 30 minutes to Stockbridge for theater, Lee -outlet for shopping, Lenox for Tanglewood. Many attractions, antiquing, outdoor activities, culture, and festivals. Hudson NY for outstanding restaurants, entertainment, big box stores shopping, movies, and The Helsinki Club. 50 minutes to Albany. Great antiquing and restaurants locally. Enjoy Summer Theater at the MacHayden Theater, Jacob's Pillow, Shakespeare Festival, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, Music Mountain, New Roeliff Jansen Library art exhibits, performances and special events. NYC guests: 120 miles north - a 2.5 hour drive, Boston guests: 3 hour drive west on the Mass Pike. Below are links to local some events and cultural happenings. Ski Central an ONLY 10 min to Catamount, 30 to Butternut, 50 Hunter.

More Details

Vicki Sander
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018


Copake Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1 1/2. Downstairs Full bathroom with brand new sit down shower downstairs Upstairs 1/2 bathroom only toilet and sink.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - downstairs - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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145 yr old farmhouse w/feel of English Cottage 24acre
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Lovely home with a well-equipped kitchen. Very cozy!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this home over the Thanksgiving weekend, looking for a quiet place to relax and explore the area around Hillsdale. I was not disappointed -- everything was as advertised, and the owner was extremely friendly and easy to deal with. The house is spacious and pretty, with lots of character. The fireplace was a plus for me -- as was the open land behind the house.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, cute house in a quiet location that's a short drive to Hudson, Hillsdale and other towns

  • 5 of 5

We brought our two small children and had a fun weekend fishing in the pond across the street, going to the farmers market near Hillsdale, exploring restaurants and shopping in Hudson, grilling for dinner and making a fire outside in the fire pit when it got chilly at night. Vicky was very welcoming and the house was clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend at natures way!

  • 5 of 5

my family stayed over Presidents' Day and we had a great time! It was frigidly cold but the house was cozy and warm. We enjoyed skiing at catamount and cooking and sitting by the fire!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely family left my home clean as a whistle!
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2nd Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay SO much this summer. The owner is very responsive and thoughtful, so we decided to visit again this fall. The home is just lovely in both seasons. Fall foliage is superb and the Farmer's Market nearby was still in season. We spent time in nearby Hudson NY and also across the border in MA -- equidistant to both. Access to the lap pool at the nearby high school is a big plus for us. The house did not get too cold as I had feared. Great property!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rachel and husband come back for a quiet get away without the kids and I was thrilled to have them back. I bought them flowers and a bottle of wine. I was so happy that the foliage was at their peak. They are a lovely family and left my home immaculate. I welcome them back anytime.
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Serene spot in Columbia County

  • 5 of 5

This house has a lovely view, front and back, and great outdoor seating space. Charming house with character, a roomy and convenient kitchen and two sitting rooms. The owner is eager to make renters feel welcome. It's an excellent spot if you're looking for a peaceful retreat that is close to good food, culture and hiking.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

I spent a long weekend here with my husband and toddler. The house was great, really comfortable. The kitchen was amazingly well stocked, there's a great grill outside that we used each night and a fire pit which was pre-set up for us. Vicki was there to meet us at the house and show us around. She gave us great recommendations of things to do in the area, and even set out a kiddie pool for my daughter. We had a great weekend at Nature's Way and hope to stay there again next summer!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
The Greens At Copake Country Club
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Copake Golf Course
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrak to Hudson or MetroNorth to Wassaic
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt 23 or rt 22 or Taconic Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Crossroad, Hillsdale House, The Greens,Dutch Treat
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Catamont NY or Butternut MA
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Old Ore Pit at Copake Falls or Taconic Lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee per week $150

$200 clean fee for parties of 5 or more
Holiday Rates Vary.
Check in 4:00pm, Check Out 10:00am
$50 charge for additional guests after occupancy of two

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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