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3miles2 Copake Lake 137 yr old farmhouse w/feel of English Country Cottage24acre

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


About the property

Romatic but 3 Bedroom Farmhouse on 24 acres midway between Hudson/ Gt Barrington

Location! Location! ONLY 3 MILES to Copake Lake for dining, award wining golf course, horseback ridding, jet skiing, fishing, boating, bicycling. Property is nestled at the foothills of the Berkshires in Hillsdale (midway bet Hudson NY and Great Barrington MA) (18 miles to either). Relax in my charming 137 yr old Hudson Valley farmhouse with original exposed beams and the feel of English Country Cottage ( low ceilings) on 24 private bucolic and wooded acres. Weber gas grill, dinning table for 6, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, babbling brook and fishing/ boating pond. Fully-stocked kitchen and pantry, 3 fireplaces, and a fire pit. A romantic getaway as well as family friendly it’s centrally located (20 min) to Hudson Ny or Gt. Barrington Hiking, swimming, golfing, fishing, theater, antiquing, music. Relax in my charming 1800's Hudson Valley farmhouse with original exposed beams with the feel of English Country Cottage

(some rooms have low ceilings). Planted on a gorgeous private 24 acre wooded and manicured plot, surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views and bucolic rolling farmlands. Glass panel enclosed "sun room" - dinning room overlooks Blue stone patio covered in a canopy of trees, looking down past the garden and sloping lawn onto the babbling brook, barn and private pond for fishing and 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 looking onto the gardens and nature's bounty. You cannot beat the location with horses, cows, ducks, chickens for neighbors on my private dirt road. It's about a mile to the Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Sanctuary with a nature learning center and over 1000 acres and 5 beautiful moss covered walking and hiking trails. But no need to even leave the property with hammock, fire pit, netted gazebo and gas grill plus lots of land. Lots of kids activities and events locally. Farm stands everywhere - the area pioneered the farm to table movement. Many choice spots for GREAT FISHING and SWIMMING and GOLFING. There are 9 GREAT GOLF courses locally as well as 3 miniature 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 Pond 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, 20 minutes to Great Barrington Ma for jazz, theater, shopping, fine dining, 30 minutes to Stockbridge for theater, Lee -outlet for shopping, Lenox for Shakespeare. Many attractions, antiquing, outdoor activities, culture, and festivals. 20 minutes to Hudson NY for outstanding restaurants, entertainment, big box stores shopping, movies, and The Helsinki Club. 50 minutes to TANGELWOOD or Albany. Great antiquing and restaurants locally. Enjoy Summer Theater at the MacHayden Theater, Jacob's Pillow, Shakespeare Festival, Stockbridge Theater, 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.

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Vicki Sander
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017


Copake Lake Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • 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 - Xmas - 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 ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated 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
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

3miles2 Copake Lake 137 yr old farmhouse w/feel of English Country Cottage24acre
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews

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: Feb 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: Oct 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: Aug 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: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Spent the 4th of July weekend here with a group of friends. The farmhouse is classic, well-maintained, and had an awesome kitchen. Loved the nearby farmer's market and hiking (we especially enjoyed the Audubon Society property just up the road -- beautiful!). Vicki (the owner) was extremely helpful and accommodating. Would stay here again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner improvements

  • 5 of 5

Evidence of a wonderful owner -- she took my suggestion! Within 2 days she has installed a solution for the downstairs bedroom -- now it has drawer space!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 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

Copake Lake Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day
Aug 28 2017 - Sep 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Columbus Day
Oct 3 2017 - Oct 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100

$200 clean fee for parties of 5 or more
Holiday Rates Vary.
Check in 4:00pm, Check Out 10:00am
$25 charge for additional guests after occupancy of two

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.

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