Berkshire Lake House: Stunning Views, Romantic Setting, Family Fun!!(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Directly On Pristine Queechy Lake, Our Home Offers The Best Of The Berkshires.
Canoeing, kayaking, swimming, campfires and ice skating make this home ideal for a summer or winter family vacation. Downhill skiing in the winter and fine dining and world class cultural events in the summer are just a few of the local attractions.
Originally built around the turn of the century, we modernized the cottage to accommodate our growing family and endless guests. Two family rooms (one with a fireplace, one with a tv), a large deck, a 12' dining table, four bedrooms, including a bunk room plus an extra sleep loft turn this cozy cottage into an accommodation for two families with a gang of kids. The ambience is part Ralph Lauren and part 'On Golden Pond'; a place where everyone feels at home. It's where life-long memories have been made. We invite you to make a few of your own.
PS. If its just for the two of you, all the better ;)
Member since: 2013
- 2500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 14 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Heat (October-April) $50
- Cleaning $120
- Taxes Not included
Guests are required to send a photo copy of their US Driver's License, or US or International Passport.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Summer in the Berkshires is known for Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Berkshire and Williamstown Theater Festivals, and many more cultural events. Jiminy Peak has alpine slides and other fun activities
MassMoCA is nearby.
In the winter, it's just a short ride to Jiminy Peak for snow skiing or a little longer to Butternut.
Year Purchased: 1989
About the owner: I am an artist and a mother of three grown children. Having grown up in Miami, I gravitate to property on the water as I have a view of the Hudson River from my NY home and views of Queechy Lake from all but one room of this 'cottage'.
Why the Owner Chose Canaan, NY, USA:
I went to camp in the Berkshires, so I have been fond of the area since I was a child. Just two hours and change from Manhattan, this property offered our growing family the benefits of a wonderful lake house as well as the proximity to year-round cultural events and sporting activities. Whether boating, swimming, biking, campfires or just hanging out on the deck watching the light change on the water, there's nothing better than life on peaceful Queechy Lake. It's like camp! Only nicer...
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The view from our home is all natural -- no houses across the lake, only tree blanketed hills. That makes this house truly unique, especially given its excellent Berkshire location.
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Pristine view from the deck off the house
Living room, very cozy and comfortable
Dining room - the 12' table can seat nearly 20 if you push it towards the window seat
It's a pleasure to cook with that view!! The kitchen has nearly anything a gourmet cook would need.
Master bedroom, king bed, views of the lake and woods (100% cotton sheets for all beds in our house)
Two twin beds with view of the lake
Second full bath upstairs; there's another full bath on first floor.
Loft that sleeps two.
Be sure to catch the early morning mist on the lake.
Nearby Beebe Pond - easy to find on your walk or jog.
On the road to Willamstown, MA
Private. Neighbors are buffered by trees and a ridge. (see dock on the left)
Stone stairs from the parking lot to the front door
Rocked my babies to sleep here :)
TV room (a new TV is over the book case)
View from the kitchen sink in winter - bring your ice skates!
Partial view of master bath and dressing area
Queen room with views of lake and woods
Bunk room for four
Fall foliage in the Berkshires
Fun on the lake!
Sunset on Queechy
Snowy morning on Queechy.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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