Ski All Day Then Relax in Fab House - 15 Mins from Catamount, 2 Hrs from Nyc!
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- Minimum stay:30 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
An idyllic lakefront retreat just 2 hours from NYC - perfect for relaxed entertaining and enjoying the many delights the Berkshires & Hudson Valley have to offer. Bookend your days with coffee and wine by the lake - a glorious spot to enjoy the peace of the early morning and magnificent sunsets in the evening. With 165' of frontage on serene & quiet Upper Rhoda Pond (no motor boats), there's no better spot for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddle-boarding or fishing - even ice skating & ice fishing in winter! And you can rent boats for pleasure and waterskiing on Copake Lake, just 5 minutes down the road. Our unique Post & Beam house is incredibly open and spacious, yet cozy and intimate as well. Perfect for family gatherings, celebrations and extended vacations, the house is fully outfitted - just bring your suitcase! It easily sleeps 10-12 people with 4 bedrooms plus 2 additional private rooms, 4 bathrooms, modern kitchen and a fabulous great room with an inviting stone fireplace. The finished basement boasts an entertainment area with a brick fireplace - perfect for movie nights or Wii Just Dance-offs! - pool table, cedar sauna, full bath, washer/dryer and two private rooms. We invite you to enjoy our toys - 3 kayaks, 1 canoe, 1 rowboat, 1 paddle board, fishing poles, games, books, etc. Amenities include an outdoor shower, screened in porch, patio with built-in grill, lakeside deck & fire pit (perfect for s'mores!), dock and swimming hole inside the lake! Just 15 minutes from skiing and the Tree Tops Ropes Course at Catamount, 30 minutes from hiking at Monument Mountain and 45 minutes from Tanglewood for gorgeous outdoor concerts. Five minutes from the Copake Greens Country Club for golf (open to the public) and fine dining. Farm to table restaurants featuring foods sourced from local organic vendors abound. 30 minutes from Hudson NY, with fine dining and great antiquing. 30 minutes from boho chic Great Barrington MA (the base of the Berkshires) w/ great food, shops, movies & bowling! 20 minutes from Millerton NY, another charming northeast town with fine restaurants, hometown movie theater and the Harlem Valley Rail Trail. A true 2-hour drive from NYC, or take Metro North to Wassaic or Amtrak to Hudson. Pets OK. 2 Car Garage.
Member since: 2014
- Chateau / Country House
- 4200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Once inside the house, the main floor is completely accessible (there are 2-3 steps to enter house via the front door or 1 step to enter via the mud room). Can provide a toilet seat extender upon request....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 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
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $500
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Refundable Damage Deposit $750
- Taxes Not included
Special pricing for events & holidays. Please call to inquire. And during the peak ski season or summer months, the monthly rate is higher than during the rest of the year.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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About the owner: We're a city family with 2 kids and a dog, and we love to be outside doing fun things together!
Why the Owner Chose Copake Lake, NY, USA:
We fell in love with our house at first site! It's dramatic post & beam construction appeals to our modern organic aesthetic, but it's the seamless integration of the outdoor surroundings that make it really special. The view of the lake & surrounding woods is truly magnificent! The countryside is spectacular. We love the rolling hills of the Taconic Mountains, the beautiful farmland, and all the wonderful outdoor activities the area has to offer. The ease of getting there is fantastic -there's hardly ever any traffic on the Taconic - making the 2 hour trip a breeze!
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View of Our House from The Lake
Kitchen Table w/ Views of The Lake
The Great Room
Additional Sleeping (double bed) in Basement
Sunset by the Lakeside Fire Pit
Lakeside Deck & Floating Dock
Our Backyard is a Winter Wonderland!
Best Place to Relax After A Day of Skiing
Another View of The Great Room
Master Bath w/ Tub for 2!
'His' Bedroom... pull out trundle too
Family Room in Basement
Screened-in Porch, facing Lake
A Sparkling Summer Day on Upper Rhoda Pond!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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