Total Privacy & Killer Panoramic Views of the Berkshire Mts(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
The house, originally built as a hunting cabin in the 1960’s, has been expanded and modernized for full year round comfort. A fully equipped open kitchen looks to a cathedral ceilinged living-area with French doors that lead out to a private enclosed porch.
Located just a 1/4 mile from the quaint village of Ancramdale, is where you’ll find The Farmer’s Wife’s Market & Catering Co., The Grainery, serving ice cream and yogurt from the local dairy, Ronnybrook Farms, and a post office. If a bigger town with a large supermarket is what you’re after, take a scenic 10-minute drive to Millerton by travelling east on Route 8.
Millerton, bordering on CT, has a movie theatre that offers both Indie and feature films and houses a café and gallery on the second floor. Explore the many antique stores, restaurants, and a great book store called Oblong Books that has a full floor dedicated to children’s books and games. There is a biking and hiking trail that begins at the old RR depot and winds south through 10 miles of lush paved trails to the town of Amenia.
Copake Lake is only a 10 minute drive north up Route 3 where you can motor boat, water ski, fish, or jet ski. If you take Route 22 north and fork east onto Route 344 you’ll be headed toward the Taconic Park and now a great swimming hole, which was once a quarry. This is a great place for families to cool off or soak up the sun. From here Bash Bish Falls is just a short drive or bike ride away. You can either walk down to an observation area where you can sit on the rocks and enjoy the falls. Or for the more athletic, park at the bottom of the falls and either hike up the path 3/4 mile or climb along the rocks and through the dozens of water pools to where the falls begin.
If you were to continue your drive north on Route 22, and then make a right and head east on Route 23, you will come to the town of Hillsdale. You’ll find continuous antique shops and restaurants along the way. Next, you'll see Catamount Ski Area and a well known 4 star restaurant called The Suisse Hutte. Catamount offers downhill skiing both day and night.
The next stop, and only another few miles further, is the turn-of-the-century New England town of Great Barrington, MA. This town is loaded with boutiques and eateries to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. Continuing through to the end of town and a little further northeast brings you to yet another great ski resort called Butternut Mt. Butternut offers dozens of beautifully groomed slopes, 2 lodges and a snow tubing park.
Open year round, Taghanic Lake and State Park, is just a few miles west of the house. This park has acres and acres of beaches, ballfields, and picnic areas with outdoor barbeque grills. Lifeguards are on duty all summer long in designated swimming zones. Pedal boats and row boats can be rented by the hour. Or if you prefer, bring your own kayack, canoe or windsurf board.
Keywords: House, cabin, retreat, cottage, get away, private
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Member since: 2005
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Convection oven, breakfast nook, outdoor deck with umbrella's to sit and take in the view, ceiling fans in every room, wooden floors throughout, additonial heating units in each bathroom, cathedral ceiling in living room w/a real wood burning fireplace. Screened in porch with furniture and view. Incredibly private!...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Catering Available:
- Cooking Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- linens, cleaning, trash $125
- Pet Fee $50
- Taxes Not included
Internet, WiFi and Direct TV are provided, however, weather related service problems will not warrant a rent reduction or refund.
Minimum deposit of $250 required upon signing of lease.
This amount will vary depending on length of stay and the number of people and pets. This is a security deposit and will be returned within a 14 days of your departure.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Why the Owner Chose Ancramdale, NY, USA:
Located 1 1/2 hrs ( 90 miles) from NYC. Great local atmosphere. Amazing views. 60 acres
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home offers total privacy, fresh mountain air and water (artesian well), tranquility, and magnificent views.
- Primary: 917-418-3088 Lorrie Snyder
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Enjoy the view!!!!!
view from the enclosed porch
french doors open onto a screened porch
relax in the master bedroom with it's own private bathroom
Summer time view from the porch
modest on the outside,all the comforts of home on the inside.photo taken June'12
enjoy a movie or read a book by the fireplace
the open kitchen faces the living room, with a counter that seats up to six
view on a winter day
winter view 2
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017
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