Bird-Watchers Delight, Berkshire Country Get-Away with a Pond!

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful, fully renovated getaway at the end of a dirt road, surrounded by protected woodland. The beautiful view of the pond is yours to enjoy. Hike around the pond, take out the canoe or ride a bike. The house is near the Appalachian trail and all area attractions.

Features include 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, brand new kitchen, open living and dining room and laundry room. There is a wood stove available, with gas heat back up. On the Lee/Becket Line, you are 5 minutes from Jacob's Pillow and 15 minutes from Tanglewood.

The house is filled with antiques that need to be treated gently. Also, it is not the best place for young children, because the stairs inside, both going up and down are open on one side and between treads.

When you walk in you are on the main floor. It has the kitchen, living/dining room and a half bath. Upstairs is the master bedroom that has 1 queen size bed; 2nd upstairs bedroom has a double bed on the bottom and a twin on top (can't be separated and the top bunk is really for very small children) and a full bath with a tub/shower; downstairs there are three bedrooms--bedroom 1 has a queen bed; downstairs bedroom two has a queen and a twin bed; downstairs bedroom 3 has a twin and not much room for anything else. Also the beds and pillows are protected with plastic covers. You can put an extra sheet or pillowcase on (respectively) if you find this uncomfortable.
The downstairs bathroom has a large walk-in tiled shower.

Check-in is after 3 pm and check-out is between 10:30 and 11 am.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    I will not rent to groups without an adult over 25. Also, the house is not great for young children--stairs are open between treads and on one side, and there are many delicate antiques....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom with Gorgeous View...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    2nd upstairs bdrm with double on the bottom & twin on top...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    lower level bedroom, with entrance to outside...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    cozy lower level bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

    small, cozy bedroom with a twin bed...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), top bunkbed (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    upstairs bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    main floor half bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    lower level bathroom with large shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • the house also has a laundry room with a washer and dryer.


  • Books:

    A bookcase full of fun books to curl up with....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    some games...scrabble and chess....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    There is a TV in the living room and one in each of the upstairs bedrooms....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    There is a beautiful view of the pond, as well as a path in the backyard that leads down to a small dock. Enjoy the view or take the canoe out for a little time on the pond....moreless

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    There is a kitchen table that seats 4, and a dining room table that seats 8....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    3 separate heating zones for each floor....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    the open living/dining room is a warm, friendly place to congregate after a long day of exploring!...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    It's a big driveway....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Beautiful wood stove that can be opened to act as a fireplace....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Enjoy the quiet and serenity of the woods from the beautiful hardwood deck. Or stay in the screened-in porch...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:


  • Lawn / Garden:

    beautiful, small back yard leading to the pond....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Screened in porch...moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.5
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 20 - Feb 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$365 $375
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,750 $5,800
winter off season
Mar 1 - Jun 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$350 $360
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,400 $3,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$360 $375
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,500 $5,800

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • housecleaning $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • extra guests $50
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Taxes Not included


CANCELLATIONS - A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation.

Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment and damage/reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/25/2015
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Pike
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Laurel Lake, Goose Pond, Monterey Lake

Car: Necessary

This area is a cultural and nature mecca. Beautiful hills, mountains, rivers and lakes, as well as dance, music and theater.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We can get a lot of snow in the Berkshires! This is me on the deck during one of our blizzards!

Why the Owner Chose Lee:
If you want to feel you are in the middle of the woods, but still are really close to all the things going on in the Berkshires, this is the house for you!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Private road, surrounded by protected woodlands and state forest. Gorgeous views, lots of hiking and fun things to do in both summer, fall and winter! In the spring it is the perfect place for a quiet get-away.

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Speaks: english



  • bird watcher's delight

    bird watcher's delight

  • rose-breasted grosbeaks come every spring!

    rose-breasted grosbeaks come every spring!

  • more deck

    more deck

  • The pond

    The pond

  • winter wonderland

    winter wonderland

  • Open Living/dining room with amazing view

    Open Living/dining room with amazing view

  • beautiful living room

    beautiful living room

  • Driveway and side deck

    Driveway and side deck

  • House front

    House front

  • upstairs second bedroom.

    upstairs second bedroom.

  • downstairs right bedroom

    downstairs right bedroom

  • The deck

    The deck

  • the pond in the fall

    the pond in the fall

  • Beautiful new kitchen

    Beautiful new kitchen

  • living/dining room with wood stove

    living/dining room with wood stove

  • the master bedroom

    the master bedroom

  • The driveway

    The driveway

  • The screened in porch

    The screened in porch

  • left downstairs bedroom

    left downstairs bedroom

  • downstairs small bedroom

    downstairs small bedroom

VRBO #124139

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Minimum stay: 3 nights
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