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Comfortable Cottage In The Heart Of The Taconic Mountains

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Taconic Mountain views! 2 Bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

In the southern tip of the Hudson Valley’s Columbia County, nestled in the Taconic Mountains, is the tri-state corner of New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Boston Corners Brookside in NY is a restored 1932 Cape Cod on 2 acres bordered by a Class A trout stream. This fully furnished, weekend/short term house rental is your opportunity to enjoy the bucolic scenery and activities of the Hudson Valley’s natural beauty. Enjoy Copake, Millerton and Hillsdale NY’s farm stands and Saturday farmers market in the summer and fall, (including milk in glass bottles, fresh eggs and ice cream at the local dairy) dining, four season arts, sports and entertainment venues. Catamount ski area, Brace Mountain trail head and the Taconic Rail Trail are close by, as are golf, horseback riding and a paragliding club! Organized bicycle rides tour the farm and mountain roads our area offers. More area information can be found on our site, bostoncornersbrookside.

Right in the heart of the Hudson Valley/Berkshire corridor, Boston Corners Brookside is within a 30 minute scenic drive (or less) to the many private schools in the area. It is perfect for weekend visits or campus tours.

Tanglewood Music Center is a beautiful 40 minute drive up North Route 22, and just over the Massachusetts border. (We'll share some of our lawn tickets in July)

The Wassaic station of the Metro North Railroad is about 25 minutes away, and Amtrak has a station in nearby Hudson , 40 minutes away. Ask us about local rental car companies.

The history buff will appreciate being near the Roosevelt, Vanderbilt and Martin Van Buren National Historic Sites, and a unique aerodrome.

Art lovers will enjoy local galleries and arts walks as well as Olana and the Thomas Cole home and museum. The Berkshires are minutes away. A very close-by auction house has a monthly sale of antiques, art and Americana.

Staying true to the pre-war period when the house was built, there is plenty of woodwork, and an old fashioned 3 season sun porch. The house is decorated with a nod towards this era, but extremely fast WiFi and Roku streaming television and movies bring modern convenience to your getaway. Utilities, kitchenware and linens are ready in this cottage for a perfect sanctuary for 1 or 2, but will sleep up to 4. The master suite has a queen sized memory foam bed, features skylights for stargazing from your pillows, (with a shade if you want to sleep in) a luxurious extra long, deep soaking tub, and a walk in closet. The downstairs bedroom has a full sized memory foam bed, and the great room has a queen sized sleeper sofa. The large kitchen, comfortable great room and stone patio make this cheerful, cozy home a terrific Northern Dutchess/Columbia County NY destination. Delightful and warm for long weekends and ski season. Please visit our website, bostoncornersbrookside, for more pictures and area information.

Close to NYS Route 22, I-90 and the Taconic State Parkway as well as both the Metro North and Amtrak train lines.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

Why Owner chose Millerton

It's on one of the prettiest roads in the Northeast. Private, and close to many Hudson Valley points of interest. Located in the tri-state corner of NY, MA & CT, so you can get a lot in during a short drive!

What makes this cottage unique

This house is renovated to modern standards, yet holds it's 1930's/40's character. The wood work is beautiful!


Millerton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM / Check-out: 5:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Suite Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Extra long and deep soaking tub under a skylight! Linen Clst
    Powder Room - toilet , First floor powder room. Convenient to kitchen & bedroom.
  • Full bath with soaking tub under a skylight and separate shower are in the master suite upstairs. Half bath (powder room) on first floor between the kitchen & second bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • First Floor Bedroom - 1 double , Closet, dresser and amazing views!
    Master Suite - 1 queen , Spacious, has walk in closet, antique work table & dressers
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
A quiet, cozy spot for nature lovers. Close to outdoor sports, Hudson Valley history, shopping, dining and the arts community, but far enough away for relaxation. The three season sun-porch in the front of the house has enough light for an artist's studio, as does the master bedroom. This home is thoroughly cleaned between stays, but would not be considered hypoallergenic as the owners have a dog. Plenty of room to fish, bird-watch or enjoy the gardens. Bring your bicycles or rent them nearby! Hiking trail heads for the Taconic State Park around the corner on the next road over. Music lovers will enjoy a scenic 40 minute drive to Tanglewood Music Center.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Comfortable Cottage In The Heart Of The Taconic Mountains
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

Lovely home, location and owner

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot, welcoming and helpful hosts, great location and wonderful vacation --we will definitely be back! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU for honoring us with your visit! We were especially impressed that you braved the cold temperatures to enjoy the New Year’s Day hike to Bash Bish Falls at Taconic State Park. Have a great 2018, we’d love to welcome you back sometime.
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The property is paradise!

  • 4 of 5

Great experience and as calm an environment as we have ever experienced. Beth and Mark left us goodies from a local farm. Cream at the top of the milk! Even though it said no pets that doesn't mean there haven't been pets in house. If you have pet allergies this will be a problem. But we only slept inside. Gardens to drink coffee in and hammocks to listen to the active creek in back yard. It's amazing property! AC limited but cool evenings. Great hiking. Area beautiful and very rural. Peace!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful to meet you gracious ladies and we are happy you had a peaceful retreat! Thank you for sharing the perspective of someone with severe allergies. I always ask about food issues, but did not think to ask about other conditions. Our listing has been updated to reflect that while the cottage is thoroughly cleaned between stays, it is not hypoallergenic. You definitely picked a great week to tour the gardens, glad you enjoyed them.
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Beautiful grounds! Adorable cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay in every respect.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your visit Robin! You are very considerate, and we are delighted you enjoyed yourself. You will always find a welcome at BostonCorners Brookside.
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Great Summer Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The entire experience at Boston Corners was exactly what I had hoped for. Picked this property due to close proximity to hiking trails in Taconic Park and the grounds of the home - 2 acres, grill, and fire pit. The house is cozy and acts as a perfect weekend getaway, especially for those from NYC looking to escape the city! All the benefits of camping without any of the discomfort. Beth, the owner, ensured that we had everything we needed in advance of our stay and was very communicative throughout the process of booking through leaving. So glad I discovered this amazing community.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ben! We were delighted you and your friends came to explore and relax at day's end. There are hiking trails here for every ability, and the Alander/Brace trail was an excellent choice. You are welcome back anytime!
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I booked this place as a surprise getaway for my wife of 18 years and myself. All of the previous reviews are spot on. I could not have found a more perfect place. Mark and Beth greeted us upon arrival and left us some goodies as a welcoming gift. The house is well-kept up and clean. We enjoyed having coffee in the sunroom, barbecuing dinners on the grill and sharing a bottle of wine or two by a fire alongside the creek. We ventured out and explored nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts and found a small brewery and several antique shops. Boston Corners Brookstone has a warm and welcoming feel of someone's home and not a rental unit. Thank You again Mark and Beth for sharing your home with us. We would love to come back when everything is in full bloom to appreciate the hard work you put into your garden.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bill! We were happy to assist in your weekend plans. It is wonderful that you and Mrs. B discovered how close Connecticut and Massachusetts are to our corner of New York! The tri-state area is beautiful and has lots to do and see. That you enjoyed some downtime too, sounds perfect. Enjoy your summer, and know you are always welcome to come exploring anytime!
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Lovely Cottage

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for a last minute getaway weekend, I wish it could have been longer. Beth and Mark were welcoming and very thoughtful. The house is immaculate and comfortable, I love all the woodwork. I like to cook and had everything I needed in the kitchen. We hiked at Bash Bish Falls and in Taconic State Park and enjoyed relaxing at the house afterwards with a campfire next to the brook. I'd love to see the gardens in bloom in summer but we were very happy to be there to enjoy the fall foliage. I recommend this property to anyone looking for a quiet peaceful stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recommendation! It's wonderful that you were able to enjoy some of the best and unique features we have in our area on a quick visit. You will receive a warm welcome anytime you want to return!
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Harney & Sons Tea Shop & Tasting Room
Let's Go Paragliding, LLC
copake country auction
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association
Taconic State Park
Hudson Opera House
Oakhurst Diner
4 Brothers Drive-in
Dad's Copake Diner
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Olana State Historic Site
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
Bash Bish Falls
Hillsdale General Store
Copake Front Porch Market
Lime Rock Park
Old Mill
Catamount Ski Area
Ski Butternut
O's Hillsdale Country Dinet
Crossroads Food Shop
Hill-Over Healthy and Fresh Diary (Ice Cream near Copake)
John Andrews Restaurant
Taconic Wayside Inn
Undermountain Golf Course Inc.
Jam A Food Shop
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Golf
1.3 Miles
Under Mountain Golf Course
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Metro North Wassaic Station
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Catamount Ski Area
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Rudd Pond State Park for boating and swimming
Car: recommended

Very close to Catamount Ski Area in Hillsdale, NY and around the corner from Berkshire activities. Located in the Hudson Valley, this is a great spot to visit the FDR presidential library, Val Kill, and the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. The Thomas Cole National Historic Site is close by as is Olana, Omi Arts Center and the Edna St. Vincent Millay home and Arts Colony Steepletop.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Agreement to be emailed upon request. If Guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:
100% if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date
50% if cancelled 14 days prior to the Check-in
Storms: No refunds will be given for storms. If a snowstorm or icy conditions prevent safe travel, rescheduling within 2 months will be gladly provided at no extra charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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