Nestled at the foothills of the Berkshires (midway between Hudson NY and Great Barrington MA, (20 min drive to either ) this charming home (decor is like a B&B) is stones throw away from 100 acre Audubon bird sanctuary. Cross country skiing! Also downhill at Catamont -7 minute drive, Butternut -25 minutes, Hunter or sugar -45 minutes. Cows, horses, ducks for neighbors on the road my house is on. Sun rooom /dining room overlooks bluestone patio covered with a canopy of trees, looking down past the garden and rolling lawn to the babbling brook and fishing pond ( no swimming). Only 5 minute drive Taconic High School with tennis courts, state of the art Jr. Olympic indoor pool and workout room at Taconic , 7 Minute drive to Taconic State Park with Bash Bish waterfalls, the Hudson Valley Mountain Trail, the Ore Pit Swimming Hole - fun place to take kids for swimming), as well as Catamount Ski and Adventure Park (with Zip Lines). 10 minutes to Copake Lake for golfing and fine dinning at The Greens, boating, water skiing. There are 9 golf courses in the area. 30 minutes Trevor- to private zoo in Millerton, 20 minutes to Great Barrington Ma for jazz, theater, fine dining, 30 minutes to Stockbridge Theater or Lee -outlet shopping as well as nearby Butternut Mountain. Jiminey Peak is 40 miles/ miutes north and has a lot going on year round. Many attractions, outdoor activities, culture, and festivals. 25 minutes to Hudson NY for shopping, great restaurants, Helsinki Club. 50 minutes to Albany or Tanglewood. Great antiquing and restaurants locally. Lots of kids activities too, miniature golf, etc. Enjoy Summer Theater at the MacHayden Theater. Below are links to local events and cultural happenings.