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David Iselin

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english


19 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Lee House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 to 8

A 1/4 mile driveway thru the woods takes you to 35 acres, and a beautiful contemporary house on a PRIVATE clean small swimming, boating, and fishing lake. (2.5 acres)

3 bedrooms, 3 FULL baths, a large OPEN GREAT ROOM with a unique stacked stone fireplace and non stop views of the water.

Large SUN ROOM adjoining the great room also with huge water views. Queen sofa-bed if needed in sunroom as well.

Master Bedroom on the main floor with full bath. 2 bedrooms and full bath upstairs.

Open floor plan with large great room, dining area, and kitchen with cathedral ceiling.

Large sunroom adjoining the great room. Satellite TV, radio, and DISH internet for your laptop.

Central Air, ceiling fans in every room.

Turkeys, ducks, heron are your neighbors.

There is a 5 person HOT TUB built into a large deck overlooking the water.

Only 5 minutes from Tanglewood, The Red Lion, and the outlets. Ten minutes from Jacob's Pillow. Ten minutes from Great Barrington.

35 acres with HIKING TRAILS on the property and a park with another 40 + acres across the road.


More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
David Iselin (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Why David Iselin chose Lee

We built this house because of the extraordinary setting.

Views of the water from everywhere are awesome.

Everyone who stays here describes the peaceful, bucolic setting that we love.

What makes this house unique

Total privacy, but five to ten minutes from EVERYTHING!!!


based on 19 traveler reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Ellington, Connecticut

Everything you could EVER want!

  • 5 of 5

There are not enough stars to rate this home and location. Everything you see in the pictures and read in the owners description are accurate and understated. This is a piece of heaven. The peace and quiet is incredible, the pond is serene, the fireplace inside and the fire pit outside are just excellent-not to mention the awesome hot tub. The house is designed perfectly and has everything you could want. We will be back and many times-as long they continue to share this piece of paradise. I cannot think of another thing to add to either the home or the location to improve it-it is like being in your own world and when you are ready to return, life is right down the road in the most quintessential "New England" area I have seen. If there were more stars to rate this as better than expected I would have been glad to have given it a "10".

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is the kind of feedback that makes all our effort worth while. It is, of course, a business, but it has always been much more than that. Sharing a little piece of heaven with people who really appreciate it is most gratifying. Thank you for spending some special time here, and for expressing it so graciously.
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Perfect privacy, tranquility, and comfort

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, together with his 91-year-old mother and my 29-year-old son, spent an idyllic week relaxing in this beautiful and commodious house. For the first weekend we were joined by my husband's son and daughter-in-law, and the six of us plus our two large dogs fit very nicely into the three bedrooms and sunroom. In fact, we also fit quite nicely (minus the dogs) into the terrific jacuzzi on the deck, overlooking the pond. The more vigorous in our group took long happy hikes in nearby forests and parks as well as bike rides into Stockbridge, while the less vigorous enjoyed curling up with books on the deck or poking around in the region's many charming boutiques and farmers' markets. Our dogs experienced sheer bliss, start to finish: wild turkeys! frogs! rabbits! The house is brilliantly equipped for cooking, dining, and exploring the region; the kitchen, in particular, offers every culinary tool you could possibly want. We used the big gas grill every night but one. We will certainly want to spend more time in this lovely place!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ellington, Connecticut

Piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I returned for a second visit to this little paradise recently and I was comforted and surprised at how wonderful it all was again! I had wondered if it would have lost some of it's wonder the second time around and that was a big NO. Still as perfect and peaceful as it was on our first visit. From the wildlfe to the sightseeing and shopping and poking around this lovely area back to the most perfect home for relaxation and unplugging, it really does not get any better. This home is comfortable, well equiped and clean. The owner is very attentive to every need. All you could ask for in this one lovely spot. It is not a question of IF we will return it is when. Love it!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You and glad you loved it again. You are welcome any time!!
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Perfect 10 ++

  • 5 of 5

It was our good fortune to have rented this house for a week in mid October. This home and property( 35 acres and beautiful private lake) was absolutely fabulous, spacious, tasteful, comfortable furnishings and very well equipped. Our dog enjoyed romping on the property and wading in the lake. The setting is very private but so close to all you want to do in the Berkshires. Owner was very responsive and over all great to deal with. Would highly recommend for anytime of the year.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

This is truly a "one of a kind" property. Aside form being quiet, private, clean, comfortable, easy to locate and luxurious, it has every amenity you could want while still feeling like your camping in the woods. The views are stunning and the home itself and the property are very well taken care of. I would recommend this to anyone seeking a respite from the real world, who wants a very centralized location close to everything special in the Berkshires, and to those who love to cook, be in front of the fire place and relax in the bounty and beauty of the Berkshires!.

We are DEFINITELY going back!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Stay was perfect

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and myself rented for the week. The pictures on the website do give you a pretty good idea what this rental is all about..but you will not be disappointed. The house is very well maintained and the owner really makes you feel at home. I can say that he really wants you to enjoy his home and you will.The place is beautiful and relaxing and peaceful..yet you are only about 5 mins from Stockbridge and about the same from Lee. The private lake is a real gem..I would highly recommend this house/owner.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tanglewood Music Center
Norman Rockwell Museum
Shakespeare & Company
Lee Premium Outlets
Tanglewood Music Center
Jacob's Pillow
Berkshire Theatre Group
The Colonial Theatre
Great Barrington Farmer's Market
October Mountain State Forest
Kennedy Park
"people who want to hike"
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Greenock golf course
Car: necessary

The house is located 30 feet from the water. It is great for swimming, fishing, and small boating. (The lake is 2.5 acres)

The property is 35 acres including woods, a 3 acre large open area for sports, and trails for hiking. The property overlaps both South Lee and Stockbridge.

It is 5 minutes from the Red Lion Inn, Lenox and Tanglewood, and the Outlets, but you have TOTAL privacy.


Rates & Availability

Stockbridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 25 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
late summer
Aug 26 2016 - Sep 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2016 - Oct 28 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall, Winter,
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas Week
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Years week
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Thanksgiving week, Xmas week, New Years week, February break are all $2500 per week
There is unlimited email and web browsing,
Data use of over 1.5 GB per week (video streaming, gaming) is charged to the renter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Lee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , queen sofa-bed
  • The master bedroom is on the main floor, overlooking the water. The hot tub is on the deck outside the master bedroom. There is a full bath in the master bedroom. Sunroom has a queen sofa-bed There is a second full bath on the main floor as well. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one with a queen, and one with 2 twin beds. There is a third full bath upstairs.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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