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Quiet Renovated Barn in Copake Lake

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vacation rental description

Renovated barn sits just over the state line from the Berkshires, nestled on ten acres of the rolling hills of glorious Columbia County. It overlooks 1000 acres of Audubon Sanctuary and a crystal clear babbling stream which runs about 9 months of the year. We are on a lovely road for walking with beautiful views of the Taconic Ridge. The cottage is perfect for a person or couple who needs a get-a-way with no distractions unless they want them. It's a multi-level open plan cottage with original 1904 beams. Downstairs is an entry room, bath, wood-burning stove, and a living room/dining area with a modern kitchen. Upstairs is a bedroom with a Queen sized bed and a study/den that includes a 2' x 8' desk top/work surface and a daybed. The study area has a large window opening to the stream, a native meadow and woods. All systems are new and the kitchen is fully equipped.

The barn also faces our flower and organic vegetable garden with a little orchard beyond. Beyond the pine trees, set in the meadow, is a 16' by 36' pool surrounded by hydrangea and plantings.

Hillsdale bridges the Bershires and the Hudson Valley. We are conveniently located one mile from the hamlet with its IGA, wine shop, gift shops, diner, fine restaurant, amazing library and the beautiful 400 acre Roe Jan Park. We are four miles from Catamount skiing. The cottage is a short drive from three great small towns. Ten miles east you'll find the Berkshire town of Great Barrington with desirable shopping, dining and entertainment. Heading west, we are 15 miles from the dynamic town of Hudson with antiques, galleries, restaurants and Club Helsinki. Millerton is 17 miles south. The amount of first-rate activity in this rural setting is astounding. Not only are there extraordinary arts, dining and shopping but also the great outdoors - trails, fishing, biking, Bash Bish Falls, the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and climbing. Cultural highlights include Jacob's Pillow, Tanglewood, Barrington Stage Theater, Berkshire Theater Festival, Shakespeare and Co., Falcon Ridge Folk Festival and many museums. (Note: Sign on cottage is a family heirloom, not a commercial venture.)

Amenities:

Washer/Dryer

Excellent Verizon and AT&T Cellular Reception

Woodstove and Firewood

Internet is WIFI only

Air conditioner and fans

Weber Gas Grill

No TV

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Last modified on 07-22-2014 at 5:15 PM.

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cottage rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • cottage
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • General
    • internet
      • WIFI
    • wood stove
    • air conditioning
    • heating
    • linens provided
    • towels provided
    • washing machine
    • clothes dryer
    • parking
    • hair dryer
  • Dining
    • dining area
  • Pool / Spa
    • private pool
      • Owner may use pool when tenant isn't using it.
  • Bathrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • bathroom 1: toilet, shower
  • Bedrooms
    • 1 bedroom, sleeps 3
    • bedroom 1:
  • Outside
    • outdoor grill
    • bicycles
  • Suitability
    • children welcome
    • non smoking only
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • pets considered

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vacation rental rates


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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
High Season
May 23 2014 - Sep 11 2014
$1,000
7 nights
 
 
Off Season
Sep 12 2014 - Dec 18 2014
$600
7 nights
 
 
High Season
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 8 2015
$1,000
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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traveler reviews for this copake lake cottage rental

Beautiful & quiet retreat from city

Review submitted: July 9, 2014   Date of arrival: July 4, 2014

Ten stars plus! Gorgeous. Well tended to. Amazingly situated, clean pool. Inspired garden. Lovely hosts who are friendly/helpful to check you in:). My husband and I returned from our long weekend stay at the barn and already look forward to returning. What a superbly created wonderland of taste, beauty and comfort! Great walks to take in each direction.
PS One of our many favorite things was hearing the gently gurgling creek right outside the main bedroom window as we fell asleep.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway, pet-friendly, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 1 / 2

 

Write a book.

Review submitted: March 30, 2014   Date of arrival: March 12, 2014

There's one major constant for anyone attempting to write in New York City. Everything gets in the way. So, sight unseen, desperate for quiet and the luxury of getting through the day at one's own pace, I pushed a few buttons and i got lucky. A picturesque setting complete with babbling brook just below my picture window offered a perfect metaphor: braincells freed from gridlock. And the convenience of eateries -- a classic diner and a fab restaurant are minutes away. In short, the algorithm adds up: I got a lot of writing done.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

Snowy week in the Berkshires

Review submitted: February 26, 2014   Date of arrival: February 17, 2014

I spent a week at the barn and it is as bright and spacious as the pictures indicate and the views from the windows are beautiful. I did a lot of local hiking and snowshoeing, as well as on the property where I could watch the deer. I was happy to find my favorite Berkshires restaurant, John Andrews, was only a few miles down the road. Claudia and John were very warm and helpful. I will definitely be coming back.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, sight seeing, romantic getaway

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

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Copake Lake vacation rental

This vacation rental has been listed since 01/29/2014.