WATERFRONT COTTAGE HIGHLAND LAKE-LITCHFIELD HILLS SWIMMING FISHING KYAKING SAIL

Richard Synnott

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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WATERFRONT COTTAGE HIGHLAND LAKE-LITCHFIELD HILLS SWIMMING FISHING KYAKING SAIL

Highland Lake House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms/1 bath Great Room overlooks 3RD Bay East Side of lake sleeps 6

Litchfield County - Highland Lake three-bedroom lakefront cottage with private dock. Located on the east side of lake -enjoy beautiful sunsets right on your private dock. Beautiful, clean lake 3.5 miles long. Trophy trout lake. Great bass fishing lake. Areas of lake are 85 feet deep. The water is so clean you can see bottom in 30 feet of water. Enjoy boating, wind surfing and canoeing in beautiful third bay or any of the five quiet coves. Cottage is fully furnished with an all-glass great room overlooking the lake. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Berkshire Mountains, magnificent sunsets on your private back yard.

Best Sunsets,Clean, Recreational & Private. : Magnificent Lake with a very private waterfront lakehouse. get away to a new lease on life less than 2 hours from NYC. Best sunset over the Berkshires. Trophy Trout Lake.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Richard Synnott (Owner)
Advertiser since 2004
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About Richard Synnott

I own a Travel Agency for 30 years and love to travel. I really have been fortunate to see the world but I believe the most beautiful spot is this cottage which I live four doors away from-it is hard to describe the new lease on life you obtain after a week of being on the water and going to sleep after the most beautiful sunsets over the Berkshire Mountains.

Richard Synnott purchased this house in 2001

Why Richard Synnott chose Highland Lake

It is in the best location of the lake with beautiful sunsets on your very private dock. Views from the great room are spectacular overlooking the lake. There is a vacant lot next door to you to add to the privacy. You are 240 feet off the road which is great for safety and serenity.

What makes this house unique

Stationary dock that does not bob with lake motion. Open kitchen and great room overlooking the lake. Extremely private for a lake house. Private deck overlooking dock with gas grill.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

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4.3
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Waterfront Cottage Highland Lake-Litchfield Hills swimming fishing kyaking sail
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
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Waterfront Cottage Highland Lake-Litchfield Hills swimming fishing kyaking sail
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p101408
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Highland Lake Litchfield County
5

Great place for enjoying the lake!

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful cottage right on the largest of the three bays on Highland Lake. The cottage was neat and clean, had everything we needed, and the kitchen was well equipped. Beds were very comfortable, Owner stopped by early in our stay to let us know he was prepared to respond to anything we needed. It has a great dock for boating. The owner provides a canoe, and we brought two kayaks. We came for a week of fishing and relaxing, and in addition to fishing Highland Lake (great bass lake!), the location is just 10 minutes from the Farmington River (fabulous trout stream). Plenty of good restaurants right in town (Winsted is only 5 minutes away), and a great Italian restaurant (Marino's), a pizza shop, and a spirit store are within a mile from the cottage. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to enjoy water sports and relaxing in a recreational lake area.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rich;

Thank you for your input to help others decide if this is the right property to spend their valuable vacation time at.

We try 110% to make every experience at Highland Lake a memorable one. That is what makes us happy.

Thanks for acknowledging your great time.

Rick Synnott
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Waterfront Cottage Highland Lake-Litchfield Hills swimming fishing kyaking sail
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p101408
+1 -203 578-0701
Highland Lake Litchfield County
4

We had a wonderful time!

  • 4 of 5
We were looking for a nice place right on the water and this cottage was exactly what we were looking for. It was cute, clean, and equipped with everything you would need to cook and serve all of your favorite meals. With the Big Y nearby, we were able to have a good selection of fresh food.

When not swimming or playing cards on the dock, we were taking walks and doing puzzles at the dining table overlooking the beautiful lake. We even took a day trip to New York City by train which was a lot of fun and fairly easy to navigate with Rick's recommendations.

All in all this cottage was terrific. The only down side would be that the walls of the front bedrooms don't extend to the ceiling which could be an issue with light and privacy but overall it is a very clean, comfortable place to stay on a beautiful lake.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfront Cottage Highland Lake-Litchfield Hills swimming fishing kyaking sail
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p101408
+1 -203 578-0701
Highland Lake Litchfield County
4

We had a wonderful time!

  • 4 of 5
We were looking for a nice place right on the water and we were not disappointed. The cottage was cute, clean, and the kitchen was well equipped for everything you would need to cook and serve your favorite meals. When not swimming or playing cards on the dock, we enjoyed going for walks and doing puzzles as we overlooked the beautiful lake from the dining table. We were also able to take a day trip into New York City by taking a train right into Grand Central Station which was a lot of fun. Rick the manager was very helpful in making suggestions for our trip as well. The only slight complaint would be that the walls in the front two bedrooms don't extend all the way to the ceiling which can be an issue with lighting and privacy but having said that I would certainly recommend this cottage to anyone who is looking for a nice, clean cottage on a beautiful lake.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hartford
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Waterbury
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 8
Car: recommended

Close to Lenox, Stockbridge, Tanglewood. Great antique shops and restaurants all the way to Millerton, N.Y.

Enjoy Berkshire attractions-Hancock Shaker Village, The Berkshire Museum, Jimminy Peak, Clark Art Institute, Williams College Museum of Art, The Colonial Theatre, Normal Rockwell Museum, Train rides from Lenox to Stockbridge, Shakespeare & Company. The lake is so beautiful, most people never leave!

Golf: Awesome Golf Course- Greenwoods - formerly private club but you are able to pay greens fees and golf when staying at the cottage.

Ski: Ski Sundown New Hartford- 20 minutes and Butternut Basin Great Barrington, MA 50 minutes drive.

R & B Sports- mini golf, go carts, batting machines etc - 10 minute drive

Antique Shopping Downtown Winsted 10 minutes all the way to Millerton NY - one hour drive.

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Availability & Rates

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Highland Lake House Rental Rates

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Base Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Foliage Season
Sep 15 - Dec 1
7 night minimum stay
$980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $80

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Highland Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • New this year
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
3 full beds- sleeps 6 comfortably. Canoe with paddles. .
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