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Golden Victorian Set in Charming Berkshire Hamlet

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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Great Barrington house description

This lovely 1890's Victorian home was recently remodeled to accommodate more modern tastes, but it has not lost the antique quality of the original. But subsequently, there are now 3.5 bathrooms, 2 of which have jet showers and walk-in closets. The kitchen is designed more in a professional manner, and thus is open and airy and easy to use, as is the creatively decorated large dining room. It exists in the center of a small village, and the house seems to absorb much of the outside noises, so it is very quiet, (on this niche of a street). There is a children's playground about 50 yards from the house and there are very lush gardens, both flower and vegetable in the front and back, and a large lawn in the back, plus a large parking area.

The owner and her assistant are both excellent chefs and are available for catering, though the town of Great Barrington has so many restaurants, that almost every taste could be satisfied! There are also several museums in the area, notably, the Norman Rockwell (7min) and Chesterwood (5min) to name a few, as well as jazz venues, the Arlo Guthrie Center, etc.

Keywords: Victorian 1890's Townhouse

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    We do accept smokers but they do have to smoke outside...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We do clean throughly so that if anyone is allergic to animals it will be allergic free...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Five jet shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    Duel variety sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Sink...moreless

  • We use all organic products to clean with

Other Amenities

  • Jet Showers in 2 Bathrooms, substantial parking in back, quiet street, close to skiing at Butternut, Catamount or JimmyPeak close to Shakespeare and Co, Mahaiwe Theater and Barrington Stage, many entertainment venues....moreless

Entertainment

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

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are located in the historic housAtonic which was known in its hay day of being a textile factory now country curtains makes curtains from these old mills ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    U can climb flag rock the most local mountain within steps throw of the house...moreless

  • Village:

    This village was built in 1882 for all the immigrants that came from Poland to work in the cotton mills se of the mills are still in work and one of the mills is used by country curtains....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    If you need anything made we will accomidate...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Viking refrigerator and stove kitchen aide mixer cuisanart processor ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Viking...moreless

  • Stove:

    Professional stove four burner gas oven with griddle and also offers convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Fees:

  • Cleaning $80
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 02/27/2015
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Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brick house pub
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Wassaic train
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe adam
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
Butternut

Kripaulu is 8 miles away the Norman Rockwell is four miles and tanglewood is about 8 miles away

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1998

About: I am Ruth Adams Bronz, originally of Houston, Texas, but a willing transplant to New York and the Berkshires, have 3 houses in the village of Housatonic. The first one, I bought in 1972 and painted sunflowers on the walls. Then I had a restaurant in West Stockbridge, of regional American cooking (I wrote 2 books on that subject- Cornucopia, and Miss Ruby's American Cooking) and a few years later, established a similar restaurant in New York, which lasted for many years. I just ran back and forth to my house up here. In retirement, I rehabbed the shed into a studio and then bought the big Victorian next to my Sunflower House, and spent a few years rebuilding the Yellow House, with great pleasure. I love all my houses, and gardens, which are truly an oasis, despite being in the center of the village.

Why Great Barrington:
The house was next door to my primary residence, and the idea originally was that I would move over to this home once it was rebuilt, but I changed my mind and decided to rent it as it is a large home to maintain for a single woman. We use all organic products and we try to be energy efficient. We try to do anything to accommodate you if you need anything we can supply it. We aim to olease

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great walks in the village-especially in the graveyard, and up around the Housatonic River. The peace and quiet is great, but you still can hear the murmur of happy children playing nearby. The house lends itself well to entertaining and can have many people inside without feeling over crowded.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Country Kitchen

    Country Kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

VRBO #272149

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    3
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/27/2015
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