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Modern Country Cottage, close to ski/snowboard. Retreat and Relax.

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Ancram - 8 Spruce St

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms with two Decks and Dining Room. Ski, Swim, Boat.

Newly renovated! Tucked away on a quiet private road, this 4-season home offers a sunlit living space with double height ceilings. In addition there are three lovely bedrooms and two bathrooms. This home sleeps a maximum of 6 people – no more than 5 adults. Recently renovated and restored for maximum comfort with central air conditioning and heat. Wonderful corner kitchen with granite counters and additional breakfast counter. The kitchen opens to a large deck in the woods with barbecue grill in the summer. A separate dining room is off the kitchen. There is also a washer and dryer for your convenience. Additional large front deck is perfect for relaxing on a warm summer day. The deck is accessed from the living room or front yard.

A short walk across the street leads to the lake, where kayaking, boating, swimming and fishing are all activity options.

This is a lovely home for a peaceful and serene get-together with friends or family.

In Winter, Skiing is just 15 minutes at Catamount Ski Resort.

In Spring, relaxation and antiquing is available in nearby Hudson, NY (30 mins) and Great Barrington, MA (30 mins).

In Summer, kayaking, rowing or swimming and fishing (with license) on the lake across the street

In Fall, view gorgeous Fall foliage and pick apples at nearby orchards.

*Please note that this home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. Loud noise that disturbs neighbors will not be permitted.

- Located within 7 minutes of Copake Lake with rental motor boats and water skiing.

- In the summer, Catamount Ski Resort a fun challenging ropes and Zip line course..

- Great farm to table restaurants within a 7-20 minute drive.

- Excellent hiking and farm stands and 'pick your own' farms within a short distance.

- Located in a quaint rural area at the foothills of the Berkshires.

- Excellent golfing at the Copake Country Club less than 10 minutes away by car.

- Great lake swimming (no beach area or wading in) with an entry off the dock. Fishing with license which is easily obtained.

30 minutes from Great Barrington, MA, and Hudson, NY. 20 minutes from the charming town of Millerton, NY. 40-45 minutes to Lenox, MA, Tanglewood or Rhinebeck, NY with the famed Dutchess County Fairgrounds and the Old Rhinebeck Aerodome.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Jenifer Crosby
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2016
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About Jenifer Crosby

We are a family that has a vacation home across from this home. We have been in the area for 9 years and love it. We hope you do as well. We can share all the fun places to visit when you are here

Jenifer Crosby purchased this house in 2014

Why Jenifer Crosby chose Berkshires

This home is a charming and elegant home nestled in the woods and perfect for a quiet relaxing time away! Lake access is just a few steps away. Kayak and canoe on pristine lake. Enjoy wonderful outdoor decks surrounded by woods on a private cul de sac.

What makes this house unique

Lake access. Newly renovated home. Beautiful decks. Quiet and peaceful.


1 holidaymaker review

Modern Country Cottage, close to ski/snowboard. Retreat and Relax.
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

Property was just as adverised. No surprises

  • 4 of 5

House was very clean. Location was just perfect off of main road and quiet. Amenities were all working and up to date.

Rental agent (Jenifer Crosby) was excellent. Very helpful and friendly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Greens at Copake Country Club
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Copake Country Club
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Amtrak - Hudson, NY, Metro North - Wassaic, NY
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Taconic State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Greens at Copake Country Club
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Car: necessary

yoga 3 miles away at Ancram Opera HouseNearby Golf and Excellent Restaurant: The name of the restaurant and bar is The Greens restaurant. It is excellent and highly rated and the views are lovely. Farmer's markets 3 miles and local organic vegetables, fruits and meats. Pick your own organic berries 2 miles away. Train service by Amtrak (Hudson Station) and Metro North (Wassaic Station) - both 30 minutes away. New State of the Art Library: Roe Jan Library. There are many cultural and children's programs and computer stations etc (10 mins away). City of Hudson - with major Antique Shops and Restaurants is 30 minutes away. Town of Millerton - with charming shops and movie theater and award winning restaurants is 20 minutes away. Town of Great Barrington in the Berkshires (MA) - with its charming shops and restaurants and cultural attractions is 30 minutes away. Bard College is 40 minutes away with an array of cultural programs. Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Berkshire Theater Company and Shakespeare & Co, are about 40 minutes away. Town of Rhinebeck - with its elegant shops and restaurants is about 45 minutes away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ancram, Berkshires

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £408
Refundable Damage Deposit £816
Cleaning £204

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ancram in New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master en suite bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed , Bedroom with queen bed and ample closet space.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Day Bed with trundle, sleeps 2.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom with sitting area, en suite bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming

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