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43 Acres on Both Benton and Big Ponds -- 3BR Modern Cabin

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This three bedroom cabin (built in 1993) is the ONLY property in Otis that borders BOTH Benton Pond and Big Pond. At Benton Pond, we offer 400 feet of water frontage along with a canoe for your enjoyment. Our gazebo sits on a cliff overlooking the pond and is a great place to enjoy a picnic. Our water frontage at Big Pond includes a dock where you can park your motorboat for fishing and waterskiing. Walking trails criss-cross the 43 acre property for your hiking enjoyment.

In addition to the three bedrooms, the house consists of a large screened back porch that during the summer season can serve as an extra bedroom or dining area. There is a covered front porch, a side deck, and a balcony off the upstairs master bedroom. These outdoor spaces nearly double the amount of usable space.

After spending your day walking, boating, or just enjoying a good book on the porch, you will be ready to enjoy some of the many cultural activites that Berkshire County offers. In less than 30 minutes, you can listen to the Boston Symphony from your lawn seat at Tanglewood. Or, if theatre is more to your liking, try the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge or Shakespeare and Company in Lenox each less than 30 minutes away. Stockbridge is also the home of the Norman Rockwell Museum. Finally, if modern dance is more your thing, it is just a 20 minute drive to Becket and the Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival. In addition, there are some fantastic restaurants and the Mahaiwe Theatre in Great Barrington.

The house is available in the summer as well as the fall when you can view some of the most beautiful leaf scenery in the world. Come join us!



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Canoe, boat dock

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    400 feet of frontage on Benton Pond with a canoe available for guests. 15 feet of frontage on Big Pond with a dock for use by guests. Each lake is a 5-10 minute walk from the house on private trails...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Indoor table and picnic table on back screened porch...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating:

    Propane heat...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Off season, I will occasionally allow bookings of 3-6 nights. Please inquire if you are interested. Also, the $1500 weekly charge is for the first week only. Subsequent weeks are $1250/week.

Payment of 50% is required at booking. The remaining 50% plus the security deposit are due prior to arrival. Note that the weekly rate goes down to $1250 after the first week.


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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

Why the Owner Chose Otis:
The woods, lake, and cultural activities -- plus it's only a 2 hour drive from our home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Woods, lake, and cultural activities.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View of Benton Pond from Gazebo

    View of Benton Pond from Gazebo

  • View of Back of Cabin with Large Sceened Porch

    View of Back of Cabin with Large Sceened Porch

  • View of Big Pond and the dock where you can tie your power boat (not included)

    View of Big Pond and the dock where you can tie your power boat (not included)

  • Full Kitchen

    Full Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom Loft with Full Bath

    Master Bedroom Loft with Full Bath

  • Third Bedroom or Study

    Third Bedroom or Study

  • Enjoy Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival in Becket --  a 20 minute drive

    Enjoy Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival in Becket -- a 20 minute drive

  • Back of house from road

    Back of house from road

  • Big Pond from dock

    Big Pond from dock

  • Dock and Big Pond

    Dock and Big Pond

  • Back yard and trail to Benton Pond

    Back yard and trail to Benton Pond

  • Side View of Cabin with deck and stone fireplace

    Side View of Cabin with deck and stone fireplace

  • Benton Pond Gazebo --  great for wine and cheese while enjoying the view

    Benton Pond Gazebo -- great for wine and cheese while enjoying the view

  • View of Big Pond (and the island in the distance) from the dock

    View of Big Pond (and the island in the distance) from the dock

  • Living Room with Stone Fireplace

    Living Room with Stone Fireplace

  • Spare Bedroom with Twin Beds

    Spare Bedroom with Twin Beds

  • Enjoy the Berkshire Theatre Festival in nearby Stockbridge

    Enjoy the Berkshire Theatre Festival in nearby Stockbridge

  • House front view with porch

    House front view with porch

  • Benton Pond from private overlook

    Benton Pond from private overlook

  • Big Pond from dock

    Big Pond from dock

  • Big Pond from dock

    Big Pond from dock

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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43 Acres on Both Benton and Big Ponds -- 3BR Modern Cabin

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