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Luxury Fox Hollow Estate Home on Laurel Lake-Dream Vacation Location & Amenities

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

220+ Acres W \ Nearby Tennis Cts, Indoor / Outdoor Pool, Fishing Boat, Hot Tub

New Cape Cod Style 5BR, 3BA, , sleeps 10-14+. New fully equipped kitchen w/ center island, indoor and outdoor barbecues, wine cooler, 2 fireplaces, large deck with 8 person hot tub and super seating for beautiful sunsets, Dacquiris and Bloody Mary's ( ingredients included). Fabulous great room with pool table, 65' HD Smart TV and 60' HD Smart TV for you sports fans. Great indoor / outdoor sound system and don't worry about the neighbors. Summer weeks include 2 rounds of golf at nearby Cranwell Country club or Spa treatments for two at the Cranwell Spa or trade them for show tickets, Tanglewood, Shakespeare or Jacobs Pillar performances. Both Westinghouse and Vanderbilt agreed that this was the best location in the Berkshires. Take a very short hike (15 mins) to the nearby Edith Wharton Estate for some great drinks, snacks, super Jazz and the beautiful gardens. Norman Rockwell, The Clark and Berkshire Museums have new exhibits. They are waiting for you. GB, Stockbridge, Lee, Pittsfield and Lenox restaurants, shopping and crafts fairs are awesome, your table is waiting, Tanglewood picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets provided. Management on premises to take care of your every need. OMG. Bonus, just added entire new lower level, also a two person Kayak and free motor boating lesson.


Property Manager
Howard Eisler
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Howard Eisler

My wife and I have been coming to the Berkshires for over 35 years. I've done some real estate, buy sell and renovate in NY Metro, Killington, VT and the Berkshires. We used to own at Lakeside Condo's for about 10 years on the same Fox Hollow estate before we went into the Ski Lodge business in Killington, VT. Now we've retired to Florida for about 7mos. a year and just had to come back to the Berkshires for the other 5 mos. We have another place in Lenox.

Howard Eisler purchased this house in 2013

Why Howard Eisler chose Berkshires

This property was just far to good. Westinghouse built the first electric house in SW Massachusetts less than a 1000 feet away. Vanderbilt bought it and built a bunch of buildings on the property for the private use of his family.. Overlooking Laurel Lake from the hill top are by far some of the best views in the area. When you talk about Berkshire locations this is about the best. Present day facilities on the premises that we have access to (no extra charges) include indoor and outdoor pools, club house, gym, tennis courts and of course 1000 feet of Lake front on Laurel Lake ready for fishing, canoeing and swimming with our own supplied boats and rafts.

What makes this house unique

This is the one of two single family unattached private home on the 220 acre Fox Hollow Estate that has ever been offered for short term rentals. This unique piece of real estate is awesome. As you take a short walk to the adjoining gardens at the Edith Wharton estate either on the horse back riding trails or by the lake route you will feel the draw that brought the Tycoons to this property. Centrally located to all Berkshire activities and wow what a vacation we have in store for you.

Amenities

Lenox House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath Main Level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper Level Bath Services Both Upper Level Bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , There is an extra sink in bedroom # 5.
  • Master bath, hall access for both main level bedrooms. Fabulous glass enclosure and tile. Linen closet with washer / Dryer. Upper level full Bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle pulls out for a king size or two twins, extra firm
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twins can be used as a king, all brand new, extra firm
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Two twins can be used as a king, brand new extra firm
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Has closet with built-ins for easy storage
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Available after 9/1/2015 do to hard winter construction
  • Great room has 2 couches that open to queen size beds sleeps 4. Lower level living room has a queen sleep sofa for 2.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Luxury Fox Hollow Estate Home on Laurel Lake-Dream Vacation Location & Amenities
average rating of 4.652174 based on 23 reviews
5

Summer Fun in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at this house and it was just as much fun in the summer as it was this past winter. Everything is clean and well stocked - from life jackets to condiments to towels. The beds are quite comfortable and there is plenty of room for our group of 7. Marybeth, the property manager, was easy to get a hold of when we needed assistance. We look forward to future trips up north to this wonderful house.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent time at this property for three days. They provided everything we needed. Howard, the owner of the property replies to emails in a timely fashion. Keith who takes care of the property was very nice and accommodating. Keith came to introduce himself to us and let us know that if there was anything we needed that all we had to do was call. Keith went above and beyond!

We hope to make this an annual trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home with all amenities in an excellent location. The only problem was that the WiFi never did work and was not fixed during our stay since the cable company didn't come out over Memorial Day weekend. Hopefully this will get fixed and checked regularly. Otherwise would not hesitate to stay at this property again if coming to the area!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wifi is fixed. Everything is working beautifully. glad you really liked the place.
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Well-stocked and fab location

  • 5 of 5

Spent a weekend in May here with friends. The house was perfect for us and in a beautiful location. The house had everything we needed. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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wonderful house in the berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

What a great experience :) The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. They even provided complementary shampoo, conditioner and body wash. The hot tub was absolutely amazing and heated up quickly. The living room was the perfect gathering space for everyone. The property manager was also very accessible and helpful. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Weekend in the Berkshires

  • 4 of 5

Our family stayed here for a long weekend in early February and had a fabulous time. We were three adults and three kids (ages 10,11, & 16) with plenty of room and things to do. The pool table was a hit! The fully finished basement was perfect for Grandpa, with its own television, kitchenette, and bedroom/bath, to escape to when he needed some peace and quiet. The beds were super comfy and the house was extremely well kept. Kitchen, including the fridge, was stocked and we had filtered water on demand. The location of the house was perfect. Not a long drive to Ski Butternut, for tubing, or any of the restaurants we visited. Loved watching the Pats win the Super Bowl on the big 60+ inch TV! We would absolutely recommend this home to anyone and would rent again. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Hartford International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Mascots Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Cranwell Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Mass Turnpike Exit 2 , Lee
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Arizona Pizza, Friendly's, Sloan's at Cranwell
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Jiminey Peak
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Laurel Lake Town Beach
Car: necessary

Morning, noon and night you can fine tune your Berkshire vacation to whatever rocks your boat. In one week you will not be able to do it all. Below is a list of some of our favorites. The theatres such as the Berkshire Theatre Group (3), Barrington Stage theatres (2), Williamstown Theatre Festival (2) and Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center year after year deliver and just keep getting better. Shakespeare and Company is a must see (not just Shakespeare - 4). Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival has a huge seasonal assortment of traditional ballet to unreal hip-hop. Tanglewood features the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Tanglewood Symphony Orchestra, various chorale groups, guest performances by all genres of musicians, popular concerts by guest performers such as James Taylor. Tanglewood On Parade is my favorite night of the season. There are many afternoon performances on most schedules. The Norman Rockwell, The Clark and the Berkshire museums are worth visiting every season. Try to leave a little time for R&R and enjoy the stars and hot tub on the deck to top off a great day.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $600

Renters must print contract, sign contract, scan contract and email to hie0429@comcast.net.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.