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Charming Cottage, Near Beautiful Lake Buel, Child and Pet Friendly

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Last updated: 07/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The year-round cottage is comfortably furnished, and has cotton bed linens and down comforters, and a fully equipped kitchen. The fireplace is cozy when the weather is cool, and the screened porch is comfortable for relaxing and dining in summer.

Located just a block down a country dirt private lane from beautiful Lake Buel with its shared swimming and boating beach, 5 minutes from Ski Butternut, 10 minutes from the town of Great Barrington with its fine restaurants and shopping, 20 minutes from Tanglewood Music Festival, the Norman Rockwell Museum, The Berkshire Botanical Gardens, the quaint towns of Stockbridge and Lenox, and Catamont Ski Area, and 30 minutes from Jacobs Pillow Dance Theater. The Applachian Trail, with great hiking and snowshoeing, is 1/4 mile away. Bikes are rented in Great Barrington.

Ski Details: Ski Butternut Ski Area
About 5 minutes from cottage
Now has snow making on all runs

Catamount Ski Area
20 minutes from cottage

Jiminy Peak Ski Area
Hancock, MA
About 45 minutes from cottage

My favorite local restaurants: PIZZA
Baba Louies
286 Main St., Great Barrington
Everyones favorite. Gourmet pizza, salads, pasta. Reasonable prices.

50 Stockbridge Rd./ Rte 7, Great Barrington
Great Mexican, moderate prices.

Cafe Adam
325 Stockbridge Rd./ Rte 7, Great Barrington
$15.00 gourmet dinners.

Thornwood Inn
Junction Rtes 7 and 183, Great Barrington
Reaaly great chicken pot pie, hamburgers, fish and chips etc.

The Old Inn On The Green
Rte 57, New Marlborough
Romantic, candlelight dining, incredible food. For a special occasion.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome:

    Crib, small child feeding chair, toys and childrens books available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Ask that pets are not allowed on beds...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single


  • Crib available upon request. Skylight in every bedroom. Large thread count new cotton bed linens, down comforters or Crispina wool blanket. NEW! WIRELESS INTERNET SERVIVC NOW AVAILBLE....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: shower


  • Bathroom 2: shower


  • custom tiles, antique sinks, modern showers. Extra large new towels.

Other Amenities

  • New linens and towels, down comforters or Crispina woolen blankets, local phone service. No TV reception or cell phone reception at cottage, but some DVDs included. Bring some or rent your favorites nearby. Cell phone reception in nearby Great Barrington. Condiments in kitchen....moreless


  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Because of our location we are not able to obtain cable or satellite reception. TV for DVD use only....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Small, limited...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    No long distance service but it can be accessed with a phone card....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:


  • Wood Fireplace


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Modern kitchen with dishwasher, washer and dryer, icemaker, microwave. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Two door, freezer on bottom, water filter....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,450 $5,100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $85
  • Taxes Not included


Cleaning Fee $85

During summer months of July & August we rent from Saturday to Saturday in weekly increments. You may rent as many weeks as you like.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/20/2015
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7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Great Barrington
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Egremont Golf Club
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Route 23
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Butternut

Car: Not Necessary

The Berkshires abounds in numerous cultural and outdoor activities. The world famous Tangewood Music Center featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Jacobs Pillow Dance Center, the Norman Rockwell Museum, The Edith Wharton House, and numerous other museums are within a twenty minute drive. The Berkshire area also has many fine local theater groups, and a wonderful selection of fine restaurants. Skiing, hiking, swimming, fishing, biking, golfing are nearby and the area has many beautiful state parks.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Cottage in spring

    Cottage in spring

  • dining room area

    dining room area

  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen


  • laundry


  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • third bedroom

    third bedroom

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • Private shared beach and boat dock

    Private shared beach and boat dock

  • living room

    living room

  • living/dining room

    living/dining room

  • kitchen


  • main floor bathroom

    main floor bathroom

  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • fourth bedroom

    fourth bedroom

VRBO #282171

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Date last modified - Tuesday, August 04, 2015

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Charming cottage, near beautiful Lake Buel, child and pet friendly

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