Forest Lodge in the Berkshires
Forest Lodge in the Berkshires
This home is the great country feel! It includes: a new slate patio in front of house. Updated modern cooks kitchen with a Bertazzoni gas stove. Great room with natural light and fireplace. Brand new bathroom with slate shower on ground floor.
Post and Beam Hilltop cabin in the woods on 8 acres in a prime spot in the Berkshires on the NY/MA border. Master bedroom King Bed with full bath on ground floor. Up one level is a Second bedroom with 3 twin beds and a pack and play. Loft overlooking great room can sleep 3 with one twin and one queen bed. Swing set and slide in the backyard.
Come enjoy the best of summer in the Berkshires. Sit on the stone patio and watch the sunset or take a walk on the path around the property. In the winter, enjoy the wood burning stove or fireplace in the great room and the radiant heat in the floors.
20 minutes to HUDSON NY for great restaurants, antiques, and Amtrak. 25 minutes to GREAT BARRINGTON MA for great restaurants, shopping, and concerts. 45 minutes to LENOX MA for great restaurants, shopping, Tanglewood, Kripalu yoga and Canyon Ranch Day Spa.
Hillsdale is centrally located in Columbia County and has a great new restaurant (Crossroads) and a supermarket. In the Summer there is a farmers market every other Saturday. The Hawthorne Valley Farm and Store are in the next town over. Also a short drive to John Andrews (upscale farmhouse restaurant) or Four Brothers Pizza. Convenient to Taconic Parkway. Outlet shopping in Lee MA.
The house is also only 8 minutes from CATAMOUNT – for an amazing adventure park in the Summer and skiing in the Winter. Mountain Cats is an excellent kids ski program. Other skiing nearby include Butternut, Bosquet and Jiminy Peak.
Outdoor activities include hiking, lakes, biking, and swimming. The Hudson Valley Rail Trail runs from Copake Falls to Wassaic. There is swimming in many lakes and pools including Lake Taghkanic and Taconic State Park. Bash Bish Falls is a great hike and a great swim. Also nearby are Copake Lake. Pick-your-own fruit varies by season but is always a treat!
The Berkshires is the home of Williamstown Theatre Festival, Barrington Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jacobs Pillow, Tanglewood, Norman Rockwell’s home and museum, the Clark Museum, MASS MOCA, just to name a few. Every season offers great things for the individual, couple or family.
-Bas Ridge Golf Course An 18 hole course with character, incredible greens and spectacular views!. Open to the public. Affordable golf at the best!
-Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club 18-hole championship par 70 course, GPS carts, driving range, Pro Shop, Golf Digest School, Zagat's ''America's Top Golf Courses''.
-Egremont Country Club Scenic 18-hole golf course in beautiful Berkshires. Driving range, stocked pro shop, private lessons, banquet facility.
-Greenock Country Club Donald Ross masterpiece of golf architecture. Semi private club open to public daily. 9/18 holes of golf. Banquet facilities.
-Free courts at Taconic Hills school in Craryville NY and French Park in Egremont MA.
-Berkshire West Tennis Club, Pittsfield MA
Private Residence with 2 levels
3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2200 square feet, 205 square meters
King, Queen, and 2x Twin
8 guests maximum
Albany International Airport (ALB), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
1 hour by car, 2.5 hours by car
The forest in the Berkshires
Pets Welcome Upon Approval
Not Handicap Accessible
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Activities of Interest
- Snow Skiing
- Wine Country
- Hiking at Monument Mountain
- Swimming in Lake Taghanick
- Skiing at Catamount, Butternut, Jiminy Peak
- Fall Foliage all around
- Shopping for antiques in Hudson
- Shopping for clothes in Great Barrington
Places of Interest
- Farmers Market on Summer Saturdays
- Tanglewood for Great Music
- Hudson, NY and Great Barrington, MA
- Catamount, Butternut, Jiminy Peak Skiing
We had a wonderful stay at Nina's home in the hills. It was perfectly situated just outside of Hudson which allowed us to visit several beautiful towns all within a 45 minute drive from the house. The house had a great layout for our family of 5. The kids enjoyed exploring the surrounding forest. The kitchen was stocked with everything one would need to cook a gourmet thanksgiving feast. We would love to come back!”
Great location in the Berkshires, close to some of the best ski resorts in the North East and succulent dining experiences, i.e. Hudson, NY or Great Barrington, MA. Great house with everything you would need for a fun and immersive travel experience. Private location with great sunset views across the countryside. Thank you Nina for your hospitality!”
Spent a wonderful 4th holiday with family at this rustic mountain getaway..... though rustic the kitchen is outfitted for a real cook with everything you could imagine and plenty of grocery shopping within a few minutes. This is a great place to disconnect, sit around the kitchen table and spend quality time with family. If you are looking forward to watching the big game though there is no TV so not the place for you. The location was also a great base for excursions to Lenox Mass and the Mass MOCA a little over an hour away. We actually saw two foxes playing the back yard and were greeted every morning with deer migrating through the property. Owner Nina was wonderful throughout.... a new member to 3rd Home so welcome to the club and hope you enjoy as much as we do! ”