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Summer @ the Lake! Waterfront Lake Home Tennis/Pool/Beach $26K/month July/Aug

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

Woodridge Lake Waterfront Home 3 bed/3 bath AC WiFi Tennis/Pool/Beach Club

Best location on the lake. Lots of sun, flat yard and amazing sunetset views.

Now booking Summer 2018.

We had a recent cancellation so have availability mid-July through mid-August (flexible dates). Minimum stay 2 weeks.

Max occupancy is 6 (including children).

Our lake house has a large private waterfront directly on a private (residents only) 400 acre lake in the Litchfield Hills, only 90 miles from New York City.

We are on the east side of the lake, which gets much more sun and warmth throughout the day than the west side and has spectacular sunset views.

New Central Air Conditioning. Wi-Fi, Cable

The lake is private and can be accessed by residents only - this means there are NO public boat launches like you find at nearby lakes such as Lillinoah, Tyler, Highland, Bantam, Waramaug, Candlewood Lakes. As a result, our lake lake is peaceful, relaxing and quiet and by far the cleanest in the area.

The home has 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths.

Our home is very clean & well maintained. First floor has brand new walnut floors (May 2015) and the whole house was freshly painted (May 2015).

Kitchen was gut renovated and totally redesigned.

High end gourmet kitchen with all brand new appliances including an Electrolux induction cooktop, Sharp microwave drawer, Electrolux Refrigerator, separate beverage drawer. Soapstone and marble counters & backsplash.

2 of the 3 full baths were fully renovated with heated floors and high end fixtures.

Propane Fireplace, Central Air Conditioning, WiFi, Cable TV inc.


We have a large, flat, private waterfront yard with dock, adirondack chairs, screen porch, deck, gas grill, hammock and campfire pit. Canoes, single kayak, double kayak, standup paddle board and a pedal boat. Great trout & bass fishing (stocked lake).

NOTE: Renters may use kayaks, SUPs, pedal boats (which we provide). Renters may not bring motor boats or sailboats.

**Membership to our Beach, Tennis, Pool Club Included in rental rates! **

Club also has a snackbar (summer), basketball court, gym & playground.

Social events/concerts at the clubhouse (summer).

Clubhouse is walking distance from the house (less than 0.5 mile)

14,000 square-foot Clubhouse with lounge, gym, yoga classes.

4 Private Residents Only Sand Swimming Beaches (one is right next door)

8 Tennis Courts & 1 Basketball Court. Tennis lessons available.

Small Playground

Quiet roads for jogging & biking

There is so much to do in the Litchfield County area (hiking, wineries, shopping, tennis, golf, music, arts) - there is something for everyone.

Numerous nearby historic towns with great shopping & antiquing such as Litchfield & Kent. Great local restaurants like the famous West Street Grill (Litchfield) and Arethusa al tavolo a wine bar and restaurant in Bantam. Small local ice cream shops, perfect for a summer evening treat! Wonderful seasonal farmers markets. Seasonal fruit picking (blueberry, apples etc), pumpkin patch. And the famous Nodine's Smokehouse is just down the road.

Historical sites, such as the first law school in America.

The house is near many of the wineries on the CT Wine Trail (close to Miranda & Sunset Meadow Vineyards) which host some great events.

There are also some wonderful restaurants nearby such as the Winvian Restaurant (9 miles) which is a Relais & Chateux property that receives lots of positive press & top awards. There's also a fantastic spa there.

Great hiking year round at Mohawk State Park, White Memorial & Kent Falls State Park and the Appalachian Trail.

Golf at Stony Brook Golf and Torrington Country Club.

Tubing, Kayaking & Rafting in the Houstatonic & Farmington Rivers.

Limerock Race Track, White Flower Farm, White Memorial Woods, Infinity Hall, Goshen Players, Arethusa Farm Dairy, Milk House Chocolates, Bantam Cinema, Action Wildlife, ... the list goes on.

Getting to New York City & Other Info: If you feel like a day in New York City it is about 2 hour drive to Manhattan by car. Or you can take Metro North Railroad from the Wassaic stop in NY State which is about 20 miles from our house. The train ride from Wassaic to Grand Central Terminal/New York City is about 2 hours. There is also a bus from the town of Torrington.

Other Info:

Our house is close to many of the areas best private schools including Hotchkiss, Kent, Marvelwood, Forman, Indian Mountain and Salisbury.

Boston is a 3 hour drive.

*Must be 25+ to rent*

WINTER: Only 5 miles from Mohawk Mountain. 23 miles from Woodbury ski area (snow tubing) and a few miles from great hiking in White Memorial and Mohawk State park. Larger ski areas in MA (i.e. Butternut) are about 40 minutes away. Winter sports also include ice skating, ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Nearby White Memorial has over 35 miles of cross country skiing trails with free access.

**Note: The lake is drawn down from November to mid-March, this is when shoreline maintenance and other work is done to manage invasive plants which keeps the lake pristine.**

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About Bill

We are experienced vacation rental owners with multiple homes in the area. We take tremendous pride in creating a special and beautiful vacation home experience.

As travelers we have stayed in vacation rentals around the world and know what it takes to make a truly special vacation home.

Why Bill chose Goshen

While the entire lake is beautiful, we love this location because of the flat waterfront area and the east side orientation.

The east side of the lake gets great sun most of the day, while the west side of the lake can get dark and cold by mid-day.

The evening sunset from the property is magnificent.


Goshen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master - toilet , shower , Main Floor, Rain Shower, Heated Floors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main Floor/Laundry Room/Bath Combo Main Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lake Views/Second Floor, Heated Floors
  • 2 full baths downstairs, 1 full bath upstairs. 2 baths fully renovated (May 2012) with heated floors and high end details. 2nd downstairs bath is a combination full bath & laundry room We provide travel size toiletrees (shampoo, conditioner, lotion, soap & shower caps).
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor, en suite bathroom, flatscreen tv, large closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor w/lake view & skylight, W Hotel mattress,no closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor w/skylight, lg closet. W Hotel Mattresses
  • Our home has a max occupancy of 6 guests. The queen bed is a new W Hotel mattress. The twin beds in bedroom 3 are also brand new W hotel mattresses. The 2 twin beds in the master bedroom have 3' memory foam toppers. Loft is open to the cathedral ceiling/living room with a railing. Loft has full views of the lake and large span of windows and skylights. 2 white noise machines
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Our home is set up with all the amenities and comforts of home & not bare bones like many rental properties. High end plasma tv in main living room, Samsung LED SmartTV 46', amazing quality for sports. Loft & bedroom on main floor also have new flat screen tvs. Canoe, 2 kayaks (1 single and 1 double), pedal boat, stand up paddle board. Life jackets provided. Beach toys, floats and fishing poles Gas Grill Linens - high quality bedding and bath linens High end kitchen gadgets such as a keurig coffee maker, cuisinart food processor, vitamix, waring stainless blender, juicer, all new pots & pans, knife set. Waterford cutlery. Wolfgang Puck rice cooker, handmixer and new coffee maker. Large farm table (122' long) Fitness center, pool, tennis courts, are all at the clubhouse and require key fob access Tennis lessons available. Olympic size pool. Snack bar (summer only) House is walking distance to clubhouse 1/2 mile


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New Jersey

Great Lake House; Relaxed Setting

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this house for ourselves and our four children for several weeks. We had a terrific and relaxing time. The house is right on the lake just like the pictures show, has been recently renovated and is well stocked with everything a vacationing family could need. The screened-in porch with view of the lake was our favorite spot in the house. The lake is beautiful and lightly used. The homeowners association has built a clubhouse which includes access to a swimming pool, tennis courts and a fitness facility. This was an added plus. Great stay all around. We would recommend it to friends!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Park like backyard and beautiful updated home.

  • 5 of 5

My family had the best vacation we ever had. We kayaked on the river every day right from the backyard Staying in this home was more like staying in a first class hotel from the closets piled high with clean linens and towels to a kitchen stocked with every gadget or appliance you would want. We didn't want to leave and hope to come back next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
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Lovely spot, beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Everything you could need. Thanks, Sarah!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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New York, New York

Beautiful time and space!

  • 4 of 5

Since this our second consecutive stay at this property and our experience this year was even better than last year - what else can we say. It is a very enjoyable place to be. A plus is the availability of a magnificent pool and tennis courts nearby to the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
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Not Just a Rental, A Real Home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property that is perfectly maintained. We are a family of four with two boys aged 12 and 14. We were able to enjoy the tennis and basketball facilities at the pool club and the canoeing, kayaking, and swimming right off the backyard. The house and property itself are maintained to a far higher standard than any of the other rentals we have enjoyed on home away. First class appliances and bedding, furnishings and kitchenware. Sarah and family are also very thoughtful in leaving plenty of supplies -- the kind of stuff you hate to buy for a one week rental but very few owners provide. A beautiful place for a relaxing and active vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
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Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful vacation home! I was stunned by how open the home was yet comfortable, clean and practicle. One of my favorite characteristics about the house was not only the huge screen patio out back, but the simple yet relaxing hammock right next to the water. It was a perfect place to lay and read my book (and take a quick nap too).

If you are looking for a quiet and comfortable place to vacation- I highly reccommend this house! Especially in the early fall when its still warm to enjoy the water and marvel at the exquisite New England foliage. I look forward to coming back next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bradley Hartford International
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
AJs (Goshen), 2 miles, The Village (Litchfield)
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Stony Brook (3.5), Torrington Country Club (4.5)
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Metro North Wassaic Stop
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Route 8
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
AJs (Goshen), 2 miles, The Village (Litchfield)
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Mohawk Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Private Residents-Only Community Beach next door
Car: necessary

Our lake is the best kept secret in Litchfield County. Many folks who live in the area their whole lives have never been, that is because the lake is private and only residents have access.

The lake is almost 400 acres, great for kayaking, boating, swimming, windsurfing and fishing.

While there other lakes in the area, this is the only private lake. This means the lake is tranquil, serene and very clean, year round. It is also the only lake in the area where residents have access to 8 tennis courts, 4 sand beaches, a huge clubhouse with events for kids, adults and families in the summer, an exercise room,basketball court and playground. Snackbar. Concerts at the clubhouse beach on Tuesday & Saturdays in the summer. All included in your rental.

The town of Litchfield is about 5 miles away, this historic town has some great restaurants and shops.

Litchfield County is full of things to do! In the summer months there is a lot going on at the lake, social events, beach concerts, fishing derbies (lake is stocked), kids camp, tennis, swimming lessons, boating, the list goes on. Great quiet roads for jogging and biking. Horseback riding lessons at local stables.

Hiking at Mohawk State Park is just around the corner. Kent Falls is another wonderful state park destination.

Fly fishing guides (such as Housatonic Anglers) will take you fishing in the Housatonic and Farmington Rivers.

Tubing in the Farmington River and Rafting in the Housatonic River.

For shopping there are many antique shops in Litchfield, Kent, Cornwall and the surrounding towns. There are also wonderful boutiques in these towns, such as Derwins and Hayseed.

Nearby Wineries like Miranda Vineyards have tastings & special events.

There are all sorts of events at the Goshen Fairgrounds, like the Goshen Fair and the Litchfield Jazz Festival.

Great music events at Infinity Hall, this is a wonderful place to have dinner and enjoy live music

Tanglewood in Lenox Mass is less than an hour away, there are great summer concerts there like the Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Orchestra and James Taylor.

Stony Brook Golf course is a short drive from the house.

Other things to do in the area - Audubon Center, 7-circuit labyrinth at the Wisdom House in Litchfield, and the Sloane Stanley Museum in Kent

The lake is quieter in the fall & winter. The foliage is amazing in this area in the fall.

Winter months brings skiing at nearby Mohawk Mountain (5 miles), ice skating on the lake, ice fishing, sledding, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing. Larger ski areas are about 35 miles away in Great Barrington, MA.

The local wine store is 2 miles from the house and a large grocery store (Stop & Shop) is 5 miles away.

If you're coming in from out of the area, New York City is only a 2 hour drive - or an easy train ride to Grand Central Station. This could be a fun day trip.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,500

**Maximum Occupancy of SIX guests - no exceptions** The house is not child-friendly.

***SUMMER 2018 is booking up fast.! ****
Minimum 2 week stay , maximum stay 28 Days (no seasonal or annual rentals) ***

Rates are all inclusive of taxes & cleaning fees.

Damage protection or security deposit required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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