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Mike and Julia Rindfuss

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Lakefront Home in Berkshires (July 23rd-Aug 6th still available; Call for Rate)

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

This beautiful waterfront home is located on Ashmere Lake in Hinsdale, Massachusetts. The house is a modern 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with full kitchen, beautifully remodeled bathrooms, open floor plan downstairs with hardwood floors and fireplace. It also has a beautiful screened-in porch overlooking the lake.

Boat dock and use of row boat, canoe, 4 kayaks, and life vests available with the rental of this property. A gas grill is conveniently situated for outdoor cooking. There is a campfire pit located in the backyard and firewood is provided for outdoor campfires.

Properties located in quiet lakeside community, great for family walks and lake activities.

Hinsdale is located approximately 30 minutes from Jiminy Peak and Brodie Mountain ski resorts. It is very quiet in the winter months and the frozen lake is convenient for long walks and x-country skiing.

The Fall is also a beautiful time of year as the fall foliage is as good as anywhere in New England.

Call Mike at 203-326-1600 for our best rates.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mike and Julia Rindfuss (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Mike and Julia Rindfuss

Family owned and cared for property.

Mike and Julia Rindfuss purchased this house in 1996

Why Mike and Julia Rindfuss chose Berkshires

Our beautiful lakefront home that we invite respectful guests to enjoy as we do.


based on 16 traveler reviews

Lakefront Home in Berkshires (July 23rd-Aug 6th still available; Call for Rate)
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Lake fun max and relaxing good times

  • 5 of 5

What a great lake house! Our family reunion had a terrific time here. We had a group of 16 -17 (some visited for only part of the week, and 7 stayed at another house.) The kayaks, canoe, and row boat were well used. The lake was fun for swimming, fishing, tow-tubing, and just quiet boat cruises. The fishing was amazing! Everyone caught fish, and we landed a respectable bass, a chain pickerel, and many slab crappies and sunfish.

The rooms were comfortable, clean, and nicely furnished. The kitchen was nicely equipped with pans, pots, silver, etc. to service our large group. It was very comfy inside for meals and get-togethers. The combination of the large family room & porch made dinner get-togethers for our large group easy. We used the campfire pit and a good supply of seasoned wood for many evenings of fireside fun. The propane grill was awesome. We quickly cooked major meals for our hungry family.

We were having so much fun at the lake we did not take advantage of the many nearby entertainments --- Tanglewood, Mt. Greylock, Berkshire Museum (to name a few).

Guess we will be back to enjoy even more of Lake Ashmere and the Berkshires.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and delightful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a quiet lakeside getaway where we could relax, fish, use as a base from which to explore the Bershires and that's exactly what we got! Easy access, equipped as described (we used the canoe every day) and in a quiet end of the small lake, we were able to fish off the dock, just hang out and watch the ducks, heron, and chipmunks. We loved that there were gates on the stairways so our dog was able to be easily contained and the screened porch was great! All communications were excellent and the house was in good shape with typically dated furnishings in the living areas but comfy beds and all amenities. My 87 year old mother visited one day and she was able to easily access everything. Stores are a few minutes drive away and there are lots of things to do if one gets tired of relaxing! Although wifi was readily available and usable, my partner didn't even open his laptop the entire time we were there! How great is that? I would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful week in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the lake house while we returned to the Berkshires for our niece's wedding. The house is very well cared for and Mike was super accommodating. We had plenty of room as we traveled with our son and daughter-in-law and two grandchildren. The bathrooms are new and spacious, the kitchen well-stocked and easily accessible. The great room and dining room are open and inviting. We had a cookout with our Berkshire family in the backyard one evening and thoroughly enjoyed that fire pit and comfortable Adirondack chairs! The weather was a bit cool for swimming for us transplanted southerners, but we enjoyed the kayaks and canoe - and fishing right from the dock. Our granddaughter caught and cooked her first fish! Very relaxing time!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter at the Lakefront home

  • 4 of 5

We spent a nice last week of December at this home. It snowed a ton while we were there. The owner made sure to have the parking plowed a couple of times and the local roads were plowed so it was easy to get in and out. The home is very comfortable and spacious. The house was also very warm and cozy which was great because it was cold! We came by plane and the owner went above and beyond and provided linens for us. We enjoyed a nice duraflame fire a night or two! Would love to have been able to see the lake view better, but the porch had plastic on the windows for winter. We will have to return in the summer for the view!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you had a relaxing time and always appreciative of feedback as we strive to make the home comfortable for our renters. Have already started planning to switch to a clear vs cloudy plastic insulation wrap for the screened porch for next winter in order to better preserve the lake views while keeping the heat in. We look forward to having you back for a return visit. Best wishes, Mike
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 adults and 2 boys under 5 were very comfortable in this great house. Everything was beautifully clean, the beds were wonderful, and everything provided for a good time. The lake is lovely and so clear. We enjoyed the canoes and kayaks especially. The boys were delighted with the ducks who visited every day! Mike was very attentive to any needs, sending his repairman out to fix a fan just in time before one of the hotter days. The house is conveniently located to many Berkshires attractions, and we would definitely recommend it for a memorable vacation. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Greatest Lakefront Home in the Bershires

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I Dora and our children could not of had a better time on this trip! It was better then excpected,perfect weather,perfect house and GREAT local neighbors!!!! House is very comfortable and every little detail was at this property including kayaks,fishing poles,row boats and even a real canoe! We could not get the kids in the house from the yard playing,from the boating,fishing and especially swimming! We cooked old fashioned meals,made smore's,baked cookies and had every appliance,pots and pans,baking pans and ect....for anything we imagined! The view was exceptional ,the nature was very serene and of course lightning bugs at night kept the kids still running in the dark! Thanks to the owners who are very easy going to work with and maintain a property that is out of this world and have found renters hopefully for many yeard to come for my Family and my friend Dora's Family! and aslo the neighbor next door is a very nice gentlemen who is great for local advice,history of the area and also is their to fix any problems that may come up unexpected!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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An easy 30 minute drive to Tanglewood in Lenox, MA, and 25 minute ride to Jacob's Pillow in Becket, MA. 45 minute drive to both Williamstown, MA and Northampton, MA. Hiking and walking paths only a couple miles away. Plenty of golf courses in Berkshire County as well. Playgrounds nearby for kids. Ski resorts also within 30 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Hinsdale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June 25th - Aug 13th
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 12 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug. 13th - Aug. 20th
Aug 13 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug. 20th - Aug. 27th
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Aug. 27th - Sept. 3rd
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sept. 3rd - Winter
Sep 3 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $0
Pet Fee $50

$1,000 - $1,875/week
For 4-bedroom, 2-bath House:
See Rate schedule for rates for specific periods of time.
Summer Weeks run Saturday - Saturday for Last week of June and July & August Weeks.
Wknd and Off-season rates avail incl mid-wk and long-wknd specials-PLEASE ASK.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Berkshires House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • The 3 largest bedrooms each have Queen Size Beds; The 4th bedroom has 2 twin beds (bunk beds).
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
3 queens, 2 twins. Canoe, boat, kayak, life vests, boat dock; Blankets and pillows provided.

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