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Idyllic Berkshire Get Away: Balance of Relaxation and Convenience

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A charming 3-bedroom contemporary on one-acre property in lovely residential area of Great Barrington. The house has a screened porch that is perfect for enjoying nature. A recreational area on the lower level with access to the outside includes wet bar, pool table, 50” plasma TV, DVD, surround sound. The idyllic home for both relaxation as well as entertaining friends.

The house is perfect for families or couples who want to get away to the countryside but yet still want the convenience of modern services and amenities.

Located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, just 3 minutes to the center of town--bike ride to town--and 15 minutes away from Tanglewood, Norman Rockwell Museum, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Canyon Ranch, Kripalu and Butternut ski resort.

Upstairs bathroom and porch recently remodeled and upgraded.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$800 $3,000
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$975 $3,900
Autumn
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$800 $3,000
Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016
90 night min stay

$1,600
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$800 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Included

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Wassaic Train Station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 7
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

The Berkshires is a perfect four season getaway for people who enjoy sports, nature, the arts to total relaxation. The Berkshires offers ample opportunity for hikers, skiers and golfers with various mountain ranges for summer climbing as well as winter skiing (Jiminy Peak, Butternut, Cranwell golf resort). People who enjoy the arts can choose between Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Berkshire Opera and Theatre Festivals. While others who want to get away from it all can visit Kripalu or Canyon Ranch for yoga or for spa get away. Great for families with young children with petting farms (Ioka Valley Farm), strawberry, apple and blueberry picking, swimming lake (Lake Mansfield) as well as the summer highlight of the David Grover Band at the Great Barrington Town Hall.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We bought this house as a vacation home in 2005. The same year that our twins were born.

Why the Owner Chose Great Barrington:
We wanted a country get away that was close enough for a weekend away from our home. We wanted a place that was quiet, yet close enough to the town center. We also wanted a home that was driving distance to all of our favorite destinations such as Tanglewood, Lake Mansfield and Butternut ski resort.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We loved the fact that it had a three season porch that helped us experience the outdoors without actually being outdoors. We also loved the downstairs entertainment area and wet bar.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Japanese

 

Photos

  • View of the house from the rear

    View of the house from the rear

  • A view of the side of the house  from the driveway

    A view of the side of the house from the driveway

  • Charming elements of the house include a man holding the outside lamp

    Charming elements of the house include a man holding the outside lamp

  • State-of-the-art Entertainment Center with surround sound experience

    State-of-the-art Entertainment Center with surround sound experience

  • Warm and cozy kitchen on the upper floor

    Warm and cozy kitchen on the upper floor

  • Modern farm table for wining and dining

    Modern farm table for wining and dining

  • Master bedroom with a queen size bed

    Master bedroom with a queen size bed

  • Second Bedroom with Twin Beds

    Second Bedroom with Twin Beds

  • Newly renovated upstairs bathroom with a double sink and a shower/bath

    Newly renovated upstairs bathroom with a double sink and a shower/bath

  • Enclosed three season porch provides serene comfort during the warm seasons

    Enclosed three season porch provides serene comfort during the warm seasons

  • The house seen from the street. Private and secluded.

    The house seen from the street. Private and secluded.

  • Spacious front yard and back yard that affords privacy

    Spacious front yard and back yard that affords privacy

  • Wet bar on the lower floor for entertaining. Includes a compact dish washer

    Wet bar on the lower floor for entertaining. Includes a compact dish washer

  • Modern downstairs bathroom with a shower

    Modern downstairs bathroom with a shower

  • The kitchen area seen from another angle and a look at the kitchen cabinet

    The kitchen area seen from another angle and a look at the kitchen cabinet

  • Upstairs living area. The room boasts large windows for a view of the outdoors

    Upstairs living area. The room boasts large windows for a view of the outdoors

  • The large fire place in the living room is the focus of activities on a cold day

    The large fire place in the living room is the focus of activities on a cold day

  • Third bedroom has been upgraded with a new double bed and a set of drawers

    Third bedroom has been upgraded with a new double bed and a set of drawers

  • Upstairs shower/bath. Newly remodeled for our guests' comfort

    Upstairs shower/bath. Newly remodeled for our guests' comfort

$373 - $975 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Japanese
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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