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Mountain Luxury (Amazing Views/Saltwater Pool/Family Friendly/In The Berkshires)

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Mountain Luxury (Amazing Views/Saltwater Pool/Family Friendly/In The Berkshires)

This home, completely rebuilt in 2007, with no luxury spared, was designed for family fun. Located on 12 acres at the top of a private road it offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and room for everyone to relax and enjoy the breathtaking sunsets, especially as they are splashing around in the heated salt pool. The property has beds for 12 but ideally sleeps a maximum of 10 Adults.

The main part of the house is an open concept kitchen, dinning and living room with a wood burning stone fireplace, flat screen TV and a fully stocked gourmet chefs kitchen with stainless steel appliances and plenty of granite counter space to create meals to remember. Off the kitchen/dinning area there is a study that can be used as a 7th sleeping area attached to a full bath. There is fully furnished screened-in porch with another eating area as well as a comfortable seating area. The sliding glass doors off the main room provide access to a full length view side deck with BBQ.

There is a master suite on the main floor. Which includes a private deck, a gas fireplace, walk-in closet and private dressing area. The luxurious marble master bathroom has double sinks and separate shower and bathtub.

Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Bedroom 1 has its own private bathroom with an automated skylight, and a spacious glass enclosed shower. This bedroom has a queen bed.

Bedroom 2 has 1 full and 2 twin size beds.

Bedroom 3 has a queen size bed.

The shared bathroom has 2 sinks and a bathtub/shower.

The lower level provides pool access through a glass sliding door and a single glass door. The main room has a big open entertainment space with comfy couches and chairs and 2 flat screen TVs. There is also a bedroom with a pool view and a queen size bed. The lower level bathroom has a glass enclosed shower.

There is also a sleeping alcove in the basement with a single bed and a trundle.

The heated, salt water pool was installed in 2010 and has an automated pool cover that closes in 30 seconds. The pool was newly landscaped in 2013 and now has an outdoor shower, true summer paradise.

Property also has its own pond and basketball hoop.

More Details

Beau or John Kuhn
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Beau or John Kuhn

We are a family of 5 and use this property as a weekend and vacation home.

Beau or John Kuhn purchased this chateau / country house in 2002

Why Beau or John Kuhn chose Copake

Our families started visiting this area in 1980 and we have enjoyed its beauty, activities and culture through the years. After spending a summer renting in nearby Hillsdale with another family, we loved the area so much that we decided to look for a place to buy. When we saw the views from this property, we knew we had found the perfect location. Since then our family has grown and the house has expanded. We spend every weekend and every school day off at the property enjoying all the nearby activities and always inviting others to join in our adventures. We have decided to offer our house for rent so others can enjoy this wonderful place.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This is the perfect place to experience a country spring, summer or fall. The house is designed to easily accommodate 2 or more families with a the pool (seasonal) and lot's of outdoor and cultural activities near by.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Copake in Town of Copake

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Shower Enclosure , Seasonal
  • 5 full bathrooms including 2 en-suites and an outdoor shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Sleeping Alcove - 2 Single Bed
    Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Upstairs guest - 1 Large Double Bed
    The Bunk Room - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Pool level guest room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs en-suite - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Mountain Luxury (Amazing Views/Saltwater Pool/Family Friendly/In The Berkshires)
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Luxury home in peaceful, private location

  • 5 of 5

What a gorgeous property. We thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend away . The house was beautifully appointed and very well cared for and loved. The peaceful and very private location was perfect for us. Thank you Beau and John for sharing your home . We will definitely be back

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An unforgettable weekend at this AMAZING and beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends from NYC (12 people) decided to rent this house for a getaway weekend in September. Not only was the house immaculate & beautifully renovated, we had more than enough room and it provided everything we could possibly need. The owner John, was truly a pleasure to coordinate with, and he was more than accommodating - he promptly responded any of our questions concerning the house, and was extremely thorough in making sure we enjoyed our stay (not to mention, an absolute to delight to speak with on the phone). Thank you so so much for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful home - the pool, the views, and the indoor/outdoor spaces made for an absolutely unforgettable weekend - we would come back in a heart beat!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful estate

  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing time at this wonderful home. Beautifully appointed, very well maintained, near everything you need while feeling miles away from it all. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks this summer and loved every minute of it. The house is beautiful, well maintained, fully stocked and spacious. The grounds are gorgeous. The screened in porch was our favorite place to sit the salt water pool with mountain views couldn't have been nicer. Plenty of games and toys for the kids. John was an incredible helpful and responsive host. We hope to be back soon! Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was a well kept, well equipped, attractive home. An exceptional feature is the large, heated, salt water pool surrounded by beautiful mountain views. Lots to do in the area, but we were also content to just hang with our family and enjoy this wonderful property. Sunsets viewed from the deck were spectacular, and the screened porch was a pleasant evening retreat. All in all, a great home and area for vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This immaculate house is laid out in such a way to make it excellent for multiple families traveling together. Every little detail is considered from a perfectly heated pool, to hooks to hang items easily, to pool toys and games for kids. It proved to be the perfect location for a small family reunion. The property is lovely and gives the feeling of being secluded despite being close to everything you need. Would highly recommend a stay here!!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Albany, NY or Hartford CT
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Copake Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrak out of Hudson or Metro North in Wassaic
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Catamount Ski Resort
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £178.82
Pet Fee £178.82
Damage Insurance £70.81

Please note that the pool and outdoor shower are operational only during summer season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.

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