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Marlene DeAngelus

Member since: 2006
Speaks english

Ashmere Lake Log Cabin with privacy / 2 Bedrooms

10 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Hinsdale holiday cabin

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 4, completely furnished kitchen and wifi

Brand new log cabin. Charming, quiet with privacy. If peace and tranquility are one of your vacation objectives, then this is the home for you! Enjoy cooking on the grill while having an evening cocktail while the kids take advantage of the board games which are provided. You can enjoy a dip in the lake with access to the private, shared beach.

With the fall foliage season upon us,come and enjoy a family visit to the Mohawk Trail,with whitewater rafting on the Deerfield River, Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Cricket Creek Farm in Williamstown, Wine tasting at Hilltop Orchards, Berkshire Botanical Gardens in Stockbridge, Catamount Aerial Adventure Park and Adventures at Bousquet Mountain. History abounds with trips to Chesterwood, Arrowhead, Wiliams College Museum of Art, Clark Art Institute and Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams.

For the little ones, don't forget to visit Ioka Valley Farm and Whitney's Farm for many activities including the Petting Zoo, Dairy Bar, u-pick pumpkins, corn maze, hay rides, Giant slide, Jumpin' Pumpkin and the Scavenger Hunt.

Also, for the teenagers and adults try your skills at Ramblewild in Lanesboro and take a drive up to Mount Greylock ( highest peak in Massachusetts ) to view the spectacular colors while having lunch or dinner at the newly opened restaurant.

Specials on extended stays are available. Just ask.

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Marlene DeAngelus (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Marlene, we had a great visit, and since most of the rentals we have done previously required that we bring our own towels and linens, we did so by force of habit. I am also a firm believer in leaving as little work as possible for anyone else.

You were extremely thoughtful , and the little touches including the gift basket, etc. were just amazing. Thank you so much, and we will be sure to think of you when we book again.
Sep 2015
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Reviews

4.4
based on 10 traveller reviews

Ashmere Lake Log Cabin with privacy / 2 Bedrooms
average rating of 4.4 based on 22 reviews
4

Modern/Clean Cozy Cabin Yet 15 Minutes From Pittsfield, MA - Had A Great Stay!

  • 4 of 5

First time at this rental and was well represented in the listing. Owners were very engaged and available both prior to and during the stay.

Likes

- Modern construction with modern appliances, etc.

- Internet (not super fast but expected in the country), TV/DVD.

- One block of beautiful lake.

- A few small towns with convience stores within minutes, only 15 minutes from major shopping.

- Highly recommend the Price Chopper (Market 32) in Pittsfield for groceries, Starbucks and prepared food.

- Owners very accessilbe and accommodating.

Things That Could Make A Great Experience Even Better

- Better sofa in living room. Currently there is a recliner chair (comfy) and futon (not so comfy).

- Night stand on both sides of the bed - between phones that need charging and place for eyeglass, etc. one of us had to put those things on the floor and risk being stepped on by us or our kiddos.

- Hot water supply was minimal. Good for quick showers but not for baths. We have 2 kids who require baths plus my wife likes to enjoy a relaxed bath on vacation and the hot water supply got you to just about half a tub full of water.

We had a great time and would certainly consider a return stay!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to replace futon next spring. Will put some sort of nite stand on other side of the bed. No problem. Can't under stand not enough hot water. It is a large electric hot water tank only 5 years old. Have had repeat families with small children and no complaints from them. I will have my plumber check it out. Thanks for the info.
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Nice Cabin - Horrible Bed and Futon

  • 3 of 5

THE GOOD - Beautiful newer log cabin, all the amenities, good central Berkshire location, Marlene was prompt and responsive, shower excellent.

THE BAD - The beds and futon need to be replaced - very uncomfortable. Replace these and this place is a solid 4.5 stars out of 5

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry that you were unhappy with the beds and futon on your recent weekend. I plan to correct that problem before opening the cabin in the spring. Thank you for your insight.
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5

Beautiful, comfortable, and quiet

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this cabin over 2 days since we were attending a show at Tanglewood. We look for peace, quiet & nature, and we found all of that in this cabin. On top of it all, it was bigger than we expected, and looks very well kept and up-to-date. Super clean! Marlene was very nice to us through all of her communication prior to our arrival and when she met us in person. The little lake beach was very close by and we loved how quiet and private the area is. PERFECT place for a getaway from the city! Would love to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your short stay at the log cabin. It is certainly different from the city. Hope to see you again .
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Beautiful home,could retire here

  • 4 of 5

Everything was great but the queen bed could use an updating sorry .But we did love the place clean clean clean Mrs clean lived here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for alerting me about the queen bed mattress. There will be a new one replacing it shortly. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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4

Hinsdale Nice Lake area Cabin

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful, new, home-like cabin with updated kitchen and two bedrooms, back deck and driveway. It was perfectly suited for our vacation need as a small family with a toddler. We love how close it was to the lake/mini-beach, it was truly a gem in this less well known town in the berkshires area. The closest grocery store was about 20 min drive. The owner was very attentive to every questions I had. We would definitely give it a full score if there were washer/dryer on site.

We will be returning if we are vacationing in the area again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

It was our 2nd visit. The house is very nice and cozy.

We had everything we needed, it was clean and good organized. We had a good time at the area as well, we went for a concert at Tanglewood and a couple of shows in Williamstown.

We have only one suggestion -we wish that it would be a grill and umbrella/tent on the deck - we would of stay more outside.

But everything else was just perfect.

Thank you very much.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I plan to have a grill and some sort of canopy in the near future, but first I would like to expand the deck out to accomodate a grill.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Milltown Tavern
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Bass Ridge Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Pittsfield, Ma.
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Dalton Restaurant
Car: necessary

A cozy log cabin just been built on top of hill overlooking Ashmere Lake in Hinsdale, Ma. A perfect place for rest and relaxation. Walking distance to the private beach for sunning, swimming, fishing, boating or just exploring.

Located outside of Pittsfield, you are a short distance to many Berkshire attractions such as Norman Rockwell Museum, Jacob's Pillow, Shakespeare & Co., Kripalu Yoga Center, Canyon Ranch, Berkshire Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, Tanglewood, Jiminy Peak, Mass MOCA, Barrington Stage Co, Williamstown Theatre, Clarke Art Museum and the Prime Outlets (shop till you drop!).

Hinsdale is a quaint central Berkshire town that lacks the summer/fall tourist traffic of the southern Berkshire area.The area is surrounded by beautiful lakes and hills with many opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature.Fall foliage color overload right around you. A fully equipped kitchen, ceiling fans, central heat if needed.

Just bring your suitcase, everything else is included!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Hinsdale, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
29 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$201
A$869
 
 
Memorial Day
26 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$267
A$936
 
 
Spring 2
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$201
A$869
 
 
Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$234
A$1,003
 
 
July 4th
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$267
A$1,203
 
 
Summer 2
8 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$267
A$1,137
 
 
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$267
A$1,003
 
 
Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$234
A$869
 
 
Columbus Day
6 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$267
A$1,003
 
 
Fall 2
14 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$234
A$869
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$79

There is a security deposit of $200 for rentals which is refundable after the cottage is found to be in the same condition as when you arrived.
Off Season - long weekends available. Contact owner for information.
All rates for 2-4 people for full weeks. Additional people are $25 per person. Weekend prices are for 2 people (children free). Additional adults are $25 per person per weekend.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Hinsdale, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • childs port-a-crib available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing