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Bucolic Beyond Belief - Renovated Barn in the Beautiful Berkshires

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The main room has wooden beams, large windows, a fireplace & plenty of light

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Last updated: 11/10/2009

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Tyringham house description

This is available for summer rental from June 1 thru Labor Day. We might consider a one month rental, for July or August, upon enquiry. Please contact us for rates.
We do not acknowledge enquiries for a short stay.

Located in the tiny town of Tyringham, near Lee, Stockbridge & Lenox and less than 10 minutes from the MA. Turnpike, this unique property is a beautifully restored Shaker Barn that was built in 1840 and tastefully renovated into a comfortable home in the mid 1990's.

The building has a long cultural history: originally it was a working barn, then it hosted Tyringham dances, later it became the piano studio for Walter Damrosch, (one of the founders of the New York Philharmonic) and, most recently, it served as a venue for private concerts. Both James Taylor & Dawn Upshaw have performed there.

The house is extremely private with an open out door shower, a swimming pool that looks like a natural pond and an unobstructed view of a classic New England breathtakingly beautiful valley. Sunlight pours in from the Southern & Eastern exposures.

The main room has the original wood dance hall floors, 30 ft. ceilings, an open kitchen, a grand fireplace, a piano and book-lined walls. The large screened in porch has a day bed perfect for lazy afternoon naps, watching the unobstructed view of the dance of the clouds across the valley or great big leisurely family gatherings.

The three bedrooms are on the lower level. The master bedroom has a door leading to to the garden, pool & outdoor shower. The children’s bedroom (2 single beds) has a door opening to the area under the porch containing the hot tub. The upstairs office has a sofa bed and can be easily converted into another bedroom.

It’s a great place to gather with family and/or friends in all seasons. The house has also been a creative retreat for numerous writers and artists.

It is close to Tanglewood in Lenox, Jacob's Pillow in Beckett, the restaurants and shopping of Great Barrington, and all the cultural and natural attractions of the Berkshires. The Appalachian Trail goes thru Tyringham and the property is a short stroll from the well-known Tyringham Cobble.

This property is rented on a 2 month minimum basis but would welcome annual renters as well.

Only responsible people need apply. References are essential. You will not be disappointed with this very special family property which has been lovingly restored.


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library:

            large selection of classical and eclectic music on cd's...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Restaurants

          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
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Rural

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Telephone
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Fireplace

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Pool / Spa

          • Hot Tub
          • Private Pool:

            unheated pool open in summer...moreless

           

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          Rental fees: Winter rates: $ 3,300/month, including utilities
          Summer rates:              $25,000 for 2 months
          Annual rate: Negotiable
          

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          Location

          60 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Albany, NY & Hartford, CT
          4 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          MA Pike
          8 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Butternut

          Car: Necessary

          Nestled in a beautiful valley, this vacation home is secluded & private yet but a short drive from Tanglewood, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Mount, Lenox, Jacob's Pillow, Skiing and all of the other cultural & natural activities the Berkshires has to offer.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1995

          About the owner: This is a special property lovingly restored in 1996 by our family and houses much personal style and art. We consider this our home in the Berkshires and spend much time here when it is not rented. It is a beautiful scenic drive to and from new York City,

          Why the Owner Chose Tyringham:
          An exquisite, unique, comfortable, very private house surrounded by jaw-dropping nature that is equidistant between NYC & Boston and near myriad world-class cultural offerings.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Ask anyone familiar with the Berkshires about the beauty and magic of the Tyringham valley. We look out on gardens, pool, hills, cows, wild turkeys, old fruit trees-na splendid view!!!


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • The main room has wooden beams, large windows, a fireplace & plenty of light

            The main room has wooden beams, large windows, a fireplace & plenty of light

          • Privacy in the pool, surrounded by flower garden and hills.

            Privacy in the pool, surrounded by flower garden and hills.

          • there's a hidden hot tub underneath that porch!

            there's a hidden hot tub underneath that porch!

          • Dine like a king - in dungarees!

            Dine like a king - in dungarees!

          • "Don't sit under the apple tree with anyone else but me"

            "Don't sit under the apple tree with anyone else but me"

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          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

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          Speaks: english
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          • Calendar last updated: 11/10/2009
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