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Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms sleeps 13 -15

Upscale rental house graciously furnished. Enjoy warm summer days, glorious fall colors and crisp winter days , in the beautiful Hudson Valley.

10 minutes from the fabulous Catamount Aerial Adventure Park . New England's largest Aerial adventure park with 12 self guided courses. Open until October26 .

Vacation in this 5 bedroom. 4 bathroom house, close to all the interesting , cultural activities in the Berkshires and Columbia


The highlight of this house is the lake and pool where our guests spend most of the day. We have boats and floats for the lake and lounges and pool toys for the pool.

Large 2 acre backyard for romping with kids, playing soccor, football or croquet and Badminton .

House has 5 bedrooms , 4 baths, family room with large TV and fireplace , living room with fireplace , kitchen, dining room, outdoor deck and screened in porch . .Enjoy cocktails , on the deck overlooking the lake, prepare a dinner in our modern stainless steel and granite kitchen or throw a few steaks on the gas barbeque on the back deck.

After dinner have fun making smores and sitting around the outdoor firepit.

Breakfast on the screened in porch and then go for a swim in the heated pool.

Relax at the pool on the numerous lounges or float around on the pool floats.

Take a boat out on the lake, go fishing, kayaking or paddleboating . We have life preserves for children and adults.

At nearby Copake lake there is a wonderful public golf course and marina to rent motor boats and water skis.

.There are gourmet restaurants nearby as well as movie theaters. Summer stock at Shakespere and Company in Lenox. Berkshire Theater Festival, in Stockbridge., Barrington Stage in Pittsfield and world famous concerts at Tanglewood.

There are hiking and bicycling trails . We have bicycles for your use.

If you are looking for a great place to relax with family and friends this is the place for you.


Skiing on the beautiful Catamount mountain just 10 minutes from the house or at the Butternut ski area 1/2 hour away in the charming New England town of great Barrington.

Ice fishing on our private lake in back of our house, hiking on the Appalachian trail or bash bish falls, bicycling on a beautiful bike trail that is patroled by the sherriff department on atv's, cross country skiing , ice skating, snow boarding and tubing. There are fine restaurants in the area for casual or more formal dinners or just a drink overlooking night skiing at catamount, Enjoy all the fall and winter beauty of the Hudson Valley and Berkshires.

Main floor 2 bedrooms with queen size beds and private bathrooms living room with fireplace, family room with large screen TV and charming stove for extra warmth. Dining room with table that seats 10 or more. Stainless steel and granite gourmet kitchen well stocked with cooking utensils and dishes.

Second floor There is a full bathroom Master bedroom with queen size bed and second bedroom with 3 single beds .

There is a private bedroom with a separate entrance , queen size bed and bathroom

We supply all linens and towels. When you arrive the beds are all made up ready for you to have a good nights sleep.

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018


Ancram House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 11 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Separate private entrance
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , There is enough room for a crib or blow up bed in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , Great room for the kids
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 30 reviews

The house is beautiful! Pool was great and the lake amazing. I would stay here again for sure.

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time here. The house was great. Having the lake there was incredible. So many things to all day with the lake, pool, fire pit, sports, we were entertained all day and night. The owners were so sweet. If we didn't have something for example milk for coffee bc we forgot it they were there in a second to give us some. I would recommend this house to anyone because it really was such a great deal/time. We are already planning a trip here for next summer! What a blast.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming. You are a lovely group of women. Good luck to the bride. We hope having your bachelorette party here adds to the fun of the wedding.
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A happy place with a lake and pool!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed for a weekend and had a wonderful time at this beautiful and quaint lake house. There are plenty of places to sit, chat and enjoy the day. There were tons of lake and pool toys. There are gathering areas in the screened in porch, deck, pool and down at the gazebo by the lake. This was a crowd favorite. The owners were very helpful and welcoming and made our stay more enjoyable. The fire pit was also a hit! Everybody from the little kids to the old kids at heart had a wonderful stay. Many thanks to Marty and Louise for a lovely time. This house is great in the summer as well as beautiful in the fall.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you all here. You're a lovely family
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Lovely house and owners

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific weekend at this rental. There's plenty of space for everyone to relax, and the yard with the pool is just gorgeous. The kitchen was stocked with essentials and the owners provided everything we needed.

The owners live on the premises. They were available if needed but otherwise we did not interact much. We hope to be back to this perfect house someday! Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We enjoyed having your group here. Please come back again
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Great place for a Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for our annual family vacation. Our family of 6 adults, 3 teens, 1 toddler, and 1 baby had a comfortable and fun time at this home in Ancram. The layout of the living/dining/kitchen area is roomy with lots of comfortable furniture. Nice big dining table and well equipped kitchen too.

The house is surrounded by woods and no other houses are visible. The outdoor space is wonderful. The yard is huge, grassy, well maintained and has lots of space for outdoor games, and the screened-in porch is lovely.

The waterfront is not really inviting for swimming from the shore, but there is a dock and the use of 2 kyaks, a paddle boat, and a quiet motor boat. The inground swimming pool right behind the house more than makes up for that. There are plenty of pool toys and floats, as well as umbrellas and lounge chairs. We all spent a lot of time at the pool.

Marty and Louise are terrific caring hosts and responded promptly to a few issues that came up. They were wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at our house. We loved having your family here. You were all great
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Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family of 12 just spent 3 days in this beautiful, spotless country home! We had five grand children ages 13 1/2, 11 1/2, 3 years old and 3 month old twins and all of them were completely entertained with all the amenities. The twins loved sleeping by the pool or watching everyone in the pool having so much fun with all the pool accessories.The kayaks, rowboat, canoe and paddle boat were equally enjoyable. When we arrived, Marty gave us a tour of the house to answer any questions we might have had and before our arrival Louise via email promptly answered any questions I had. If you want to vacation at not only a beautiful home but also a beautiful, peaceful, private setting, this is the place to go! Alice from Connecticut

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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70th Birthday Celebration!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect house for 8 women celebrating their 70th birthdays. Plenty of room and house has everything you could need. The kitchen is extremely well stocked and there are several seating areas for chatting in the living room, family room and outside deck. Outside deck was the favorite, under the tree and view of the gorgeous property and lake. Good working kitchen and was nice and open to other rooms. There are two bedrooms on first floor with two baths and two bedrooms upstairs with one shared bath. The fifth bedroom is outside and under the house with it's own bath. The owners Marty and Louise are warm and welcoming and made sure that all was available to us to enjoy for the 3 day weekend. Grill, firepit and wood, pool, chairs and rafts, badmitton, volley ball, boats on lake, on and on. They stay in an apartment on the back of the house but it wasn't a problem with our privacy. I definitely would enjoy enjoying another stay here at this lovely and charming country house. Thank you Louise and Marty!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Copake Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Metro North Harlem Line Wassaic Station
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Taconic State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Swiss Hutte
Nearest Ski
7 Miles

Museums, Summer Stock Theater, Tanglewood, Dining, Antiquing, Boutiques, Golf, Swimming, Fishing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $500

Winter stay is minimum of 4 months
Columbus Day weekend - $1,1800.00 flat fee - 4 night v
Thanksgiving Weekend - $1,800.00 flat fee - 5 night min.
Winter - 12/1/14-3/31/15 - $2,500 monthly - 30 night min.

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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