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Views of Catamount! Close To All! Tanglewood, Skiing, Bash Bish Falls and more!

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 Plus Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Bathrooms, 14 Sleeps, Swimming Pond!

This extremely private luxury home is situated on 48-acres at the end of a cul de sac and is located two miles from NY Route 22 in Columbia County just 10 minutes from the Massachusetts boarder and 30 minutes from the Vermont border. Recently renovated, this contemporary home with 5 bedrooms (first floor master) and 4 and 1/2 baths comfortably sleeps 10 plus people.. With the bedrooms split so that the house feels private from all rooms. Eat-in-kitchen with a separate formal dining area that can hold up to 16 people. Cozy up with a book in the library with a w/fp. Other rooms include: living room, great room with wood burning stove, country office, 4.5 bathrooms, laundry room. The basement has full size pool table and ping pong, treadmill and spinner bicycle. The den includes a quality piano for your use. There is very large outside deck as well as a large screened in porch looking out at the Berkshire Mountains!. There is a beautiful pond and a gazebo. Close to all major ski resorts (Catamount, Jiminy Peak and Butternut). Rail trails for biking. Many places to hike. Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, and more close. Trains to Manhattan nearby as well.

paul ehrlich
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2018

About paul ehrlich

Retired Software Executive and Middel School Music Teacher

paul ehrlich purchased this house in 1996

Why paul ehrlich chose Hillsdale

Very private property with great views at the end of a cul de sac. With views of Catamount. Very close to Tanglewood and ski mountains. perfect layout for large family gatherings with many separate living spaces.

What makes this house unique

House resides in a private community on a private road with all luxury homes. You will never see a car as we are at the end of a cul de sac. Yet we are close to all the attractions that the Berkshires has to offer.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hillsdale in Columbia County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bath with shower and jacuzzi tub
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , semi private
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
House includes use of a Baldwin Upright Piano!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Views of Catamount! Close To All! Tanglewood, Skiing, Bash Bish Falls and more!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Spacious and private

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in the Berkshires, located in a private secluded area with breathtaking views. The house is clearly very loved by its owners and is very comfortable and cozy. We stayed there for 5 nights with a large group of friends and it never felt crowded. The kitchen is well equipped, the deck is very large and with views of the mountains. There is a game room in the lower level, with a ping pong table and other games. There is an upright piano which is in great condition and has a nice sound! There are several "living rooms" with multiple seating areas and TVs. The owner is very responsive and replied to emails promptly and was very accommodating. The location is hard to beat - secluded and surrounded by farms with grazing sheep and llamas, it is just a short drive from Great Barrington and other Berkshires attractions, near several ski resorts. We highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House for a Large Crowd

  • 5 of 5

There were 15 family members for our stay, including children. We had a wonderful time! The house was clean and accommodated everyone. Everyone loved the game room.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good place; perfect for our extended family.

  • 5 of 5

Great house that worked well for our extended family. The yard was big enough for Thanksgiving Day football; the game room was utilized by the younger kids for pool, ping pong, etc. The bedrooms worked out well for all and there was plenty of additional sleeping options (e.g. futons, sofa sleepers, etc.) that no one had a bad nights rest. It worked great for 4 related families to spend Thanksgiving together (and Great Barrington, etc. are close enough to get essentials).

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing in the Berkshire Hills

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a weekend in the Berkshires, staying at the Hillsdale VRBO. The house is big and clean, with lots of room for our family to spread out. We traveled with 3 generations and everyone enjoyed themselves. Truth be told, the screened porch was the highlight of the house. There was always a cool breeze and great views of the mountains and trees. We ate, relaxed, played ping pong, went to Tanglewood and other Berkshire events. Paul was very accessible by phone and text with any questions that arose over the weekend. They have taken care to set up dehumidifiers in the basement level as it is needed--a reality of summer in the woods.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We live in Boston. Our son lives in NYC and our daughter in Austin, TX

Lovely home in beautiful woods with great views

  • 5 of 5

We were five adult women (all cousins) who stayed here for 3 days. We loved it. The owner (Peter) was extremely attentive and responsive. We would readily return again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home in a secluded location with fantastic mountain views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the long Presidents weekend for skiing. The home is huge with multiple living areas with fantastic sunrise views. We loved the living room off the kitchen with the fireplace and the kids spent most of the time we weren't skiing in the game room basement. The kitchen is a tad small for the size of the house, yet functional. Overall we had a great weekend and would rent here again.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bash Bish Falls
Beautiful walk along stream to waterfall. Not difficult and family friendly.
Catamount Ski Area
Very close ski mountain that can be seen from our house. Great ski-we program for children ...
Taconic State Park
Swimming, hiking and rail trail for bikers.
John Andrews Restaurant
Swiss Hutte Inn & Restaurant
Elegant restaurant on same property as Catamount ski mountain.
The Red Lion Inn
Oldest Inn in the Berkshires in the town made famous by Norman Rockwell. Great porch and co...
World famous home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra!
Ski All Day then Relax in Fab House - 15 Mins from Catamount, 2 Hrs from NYC!
Great lake with wonderful golf course. Views of lake and mountains!
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Mount Washington House
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Copake Lake
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Swiss Hautte
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hillsdale, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer and Fall 2018
24 May 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £71.43
Housekeeping £196.43
Refundable Damage Deposit £535.73
Property Damage Protection £70.72

Single day rates availabe by request. Cancellation due to ski conditions are considered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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