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Beauty in the Berkshires

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 7,500 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Summer dates still available. July 28 thru August and August 21 thru August 20

This beautiful newly renovated Georgian Colonial home sits on 40 acres of beauty. This 6.5 bedroom home is a wonderful place to gather with family and friends. Although big the home is cozy and warm with many large rooms for people to gather. With a wonderful view and setting from all rooms of the house this property can be enjoyed all year. Close to 3 major ski mountains and sledding right outside the front door makes the property a snowy wonderland during the winter months. In the summer dive from our swimming dock into the pond where you can enjoy hours of fun with all the water toys to make for a great day. If you do not enjoy swimming in fresh water pond feel free to take our pedal boat out for a ride.

On the first floor the home has many wonderful rooms to enjoy.

The kitchen is where most gather and is very large and perfect for a big group to prepare meals. Appointed with 2.5 ovens/microwave/6 burner stove/ large refrigerator and freezer along with all you could possibly need to entertain and enjoy cooking in this spacious kitchen. All dishes/silverware/ pots/pans/ and the list goes on are all included to make your stay easy and relaxing. The great room off the kitchen has a wonderful fireplace to relax yet still be part of the fun In the kitchen. Our open dining room with a fireplace can hold many at the main table. We provide add on tables and chairs for large groups. The library with a fireplace is cozy warm room to enjoy the fire/ TV a good book or enjoy your company. The Livingroom is a great place to all hang out watch TV and relax. If you are working and need an office we have a private office with a computer and all you need to conduct your business.

All of the bedrooms are located on the second floor and are split into two areas.

One side of the house has three bedrooms each with a queen bed. There is a full bathroom on that side of the house and a second bathroom right down the stairs on the first floor. (if children want to sleep with parents most rooms can hold a mattress on the floor

The other side of the house includes the master with an in-suite bath, one guestroom with a queen bed, the children’s room with a queen bottom bed and a twin on top. There is a pullout trundle in that room as well. The smaller room has a day bed which pulls to two twin beds. There are two bathrooms on that side of the house. The third floor landing has a ping pong table and extra mattresses in case you need extra sleeping room.

Our finished basement includes a sleeper sofa for extra sleeping, a childrens playroom with a separate TV watching area, fully appointed gym with small refrigerator for cold towels and water and a Laundry room that includes a Washer/dryer an iron. The basement also has a bathroom on that level as well.

The front deck in the summer has couches and lounge chairs to entertain and enjoy the outdoors and take in the beauty of the pond and the setting. The back porch has a big table to enjoy meals outside. The play area with a jungle gym set is enclosed for the children to safely play.

Have a large group and need more space? We have the answer. Our separate guesthouse apartment includes a bedroom with a king bed, One small room with twin beds, a sleeping alcove off the living room with a day bed to sleep 2 and One bathroom. The small full kitchen is perfect to make meals and the living room dining area are off the kitchen for an open feel to the apartment. This apartment is used for overflow for groups renting the main house and will not be rented to other parties while main house is rented. This house is not for rent on its own.

Catamount ski area 10 minutes away Butternut 25 minutes away and Jiminny Peak 40 minutes away. We are close to Great Barrington (10 miles) and Chatham (8) miles. Movies, Bowling, museums, Tanglewood, are a stones throw away and we are 13 miles from the Hudson Train Station.

More Details

Owner
randi matalon
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018

About randi matalon

My husband and I love this home and the property. Having two children who are very sporty it is hard for us to get there as previously. We believe a home is better with people in it and enjoying it. We do still use it and it is a home to us but time right now does not allow us to enjoy it the way we like to.

randi matalon purchased this estate in 2009

Why randi matalon chose Austerlitz

This is a wonderful special property. It is fully appointed with all you need to enjoy a great and special weekend. Our caretake is right down the street which makes it nice for you to know if you have questions etc.

What makes this estate unique

The setting is truly uniques and the pond is magnificent. It is serene, welcoming, and the feeling of the home and the property is very special. We fell in love with it the minute we saw it. It is special in the winter, summer and of course fall foliage in Sept/October

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Austerlitz, New York

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets allowed with approval. No fire pits without approval some events allowed up for discussion.
  • Government ID must be submitted within 24hrs of leasee/ booking party
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , top bunk twin, bottom bunk is a queen, twin trundle
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , this is a daybed which is two twin beds
    Bedroom 8 - this loft space can be used to put up to 6 kids to sleep
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Beauty in the Berkshires
average rating of 4.976744 based on 43 reviews
New Jersey USA
5

The main house deserved 5+ Stars. Everything was beautiful- the setting as well as the house.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for a large family get together. The house and grounds were perfect. Randi was extremely responsive and a pleasure to deal with.

We also rented the apartment over the garage, but were disappointed with that space.

  • Submitted: 1-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

a true paradise

  • 5 of 5

the house is really beautiful, large and well maintained. The view on the pond is gorgeous. The owner Randi made sure our group of friends could watch the world soccer cup by adding fox sports to her cable bundle. We really appreciated the nice gesture.

  • Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Ideal family retreat

  • 5 of 5

As four nearly lifelong friends, we have made a point of traveling together every Memorial Day for nearly 15 years. Now that we all have families and young children, finding a destination to suit all our needs has gotten increasingly challenging. With Randi's home, we found exactly what we were looking for. Her beautiful estate housed us beyond comfortably and its amenities (gourmet kitchen, spacious master suite, gym, playroom, etc.) were outstanding. It was the grounds, however, that really set this property apart. The pond and yard were fantastic. All in all, we had a fantastic retreat and would love to return in years to come.

  • Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magical destination

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Sunny Pond for our family reunion! It was the perfect destination for our family reunion - plenty of room for all 17 people, and all accommodations were TOP SHELF! It even snowed on Saturday night during our stay, making the property a magical winter wonderland! Family members, young and old, were sledding at night and all day on Sunday! We had a fantastic time, and made so many memories that will last a lifetime! Thank you for opening your beautiful home to us!

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for hosting large extended family outing

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from an amazing weekend with our extended family celebrating a birthday.

Property is beautifully maintained, and is large enough to host a large group (14-16). Everyone was able to have their own quiet space, but we were also able to share time together.

Great for families with little ones, as there is a fully stocked toddler room with toys and books.

The kitchen is very large and preparing family meals with 3 cooks in the kitchen was a breeze. There are two side by side dishwashers. Need I say more?

Lastly, the host was very helpful, responsive, and warm. You can tell a lot of love is in this home. Could not be happier!

  • Submitted: 25-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chaplin CT
5

Beautiful property inside and out

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely. The house has everything we could possibly need and then some. It snowed while we were there so the kids (and some of the grownups) were able to take advantage of the sledding hill. Very comfortable and inviting house as well.

  • Submitted: 5-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Pittsfield Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Edgremont
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Hudson
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Taconic State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Great Barrington/egremont and chathnam
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Catamount/ butternut/jiminny Peak

Enjoy this Spectacular Berkshire area home for rent. Very grand this Georgian Colonial recently renovated home includes: a/c heat, two fireplaces, 7 bedrooms which sleeps 15, Living room, great room, library, country office, dream gourmet elk, 4.5 bathrooms, a third floor loft. The full basement includes a full gym, kids play area, kids tv watching area and laundry room. If you need more space there is an additional guest house that sleeps 4-6 (price for this no included). This property has a pond for swimming, fishing, and paddle boating. There is a bridge on the pond for access to the small island where you can sit, relax and enjoy the beauty. The second pond is another great place to fish. There are 36 gorgeous acres to enjoy hiking, biking or perhaps a walk to the bubbling brook. There is an outside fenced in child's playground with much to explore. 15 minutes from Catamount ski area, 25 minutes from Butternut and 45 minutes to Jiminy Peak Ski resorts. This very desirable Columbia County home is near Lenox, Tanglewood, Stockbridge, and Great Barrington. This is a home truly anybody would enjoy.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Austerlitz, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
May 17 2018 - Sep 4 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$1,972
C$8,544
 
 
fall foliage
Sep 5 2018 - Nov 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$1,972
C$8,544
 
 
holidays
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$1,972
C$9,202
 
 
december holidays
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 2 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,972
C$9,202
 
 
mlk week
Jan 17 2019 - Jan 22 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,972
 
 
Presidents day
Feb 15 2019 - Feb 25 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$1,972
C$8,544
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$1,643
C$8,544
 

Additional information about rental rates

turnover fee C$525.8
Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,051.6
Property Damage Protection C$130.14

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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