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Serene, Private Waterfront Cottage --Perfect Summer Retreat!

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Nottingham Lake from Back Yard

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Last updated: 09/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Becket cottage description

Enjoy everything the Berkshires has to offer from this beautiful, secluded, newly renovated waterfront cottage set on two acres of forested land. Perfect for families or couples. Swim, fish, or boat from the backyard. (Canoe and lifejackets provided.) Explore the stream that runs through the property. Picnic down by the water, or lounge on the deck. Make a fire in the firepit and eat s'mores. Or just sit down by the lake and listen to the sounds of nature while feeling the warm sun on your face. Very private--just one near neighbor. And if you want more activity, head to cultural activities such as Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Shakespeare & Company; Mass MOCA, the Berkshire Museum, and Norman Rockwell Museum; historic homes such as those of Edith Wharton and Herman Melville; outdoor activities such as kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, bicycling and hiking; and antiques and outlet shopping. 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, full kitchen!


Owner History: This newly listed property is owned by experienced vacation rental owners with other rental properties on Homeaway with consistent five star reviews. Reserve with us with confidence.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                or full-size futon...moreless

              • The house has two bedrooms, one with queen bed and the other with two twin beds. Alternatively, there is a study with a full-size futon sofa....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                double sinks...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                first floor...moreless

              • One full bath on first floor, one on second floor. Second floor bath is brand new, with double sinks, tiled shower and floor. First floor bath has hardwood floors and a stall shower....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                Ipod/iphone music docks in master bedroom and kitchen....moreless

              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Lake
              • Lakefront:

                Nottingham Lake, a small lake with only four homes on it, borders our back yard....moreless

              • Rural
              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Skiing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                AC in main room and in master bedroom. Window fans for 2nd bedroom work quite well as the woods get cooler at night....moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Filtered Water
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Shampoo
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Canoe
              • Deck / Patio
              • Kayak / Canoe:

                One (single) kayak and one large family-size canoe, with paddles and life vests (2 adult, 1 youth, 1 child)...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Huge backyard, plus a stream and of course, the lake....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Terrace
              • Wood Deck

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 17 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall 2014
                  Sep 2 - Oct 12, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $139 $175
                  Fri, Sat
                  $895
                  Late Fall/Winter 2014
                  Oct 13 - Dec 31, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $129
                  $895
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $139 $175
                  Fri, Sat

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $85
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Summer cancellation policy: 100% refund 60 or more days prior to arrival; otherwise, minimum $200 cancellation fee up to the full amount of the booking if not re-rented. Off-season: 100% refund 30 or more days prior to arrival; otherwise, minimum $100 cancellation fee up to the full amount of booking if not re-rented.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/12/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Bradley International
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Springfield, MA
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Massachusetts Turnpike Exit 2
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Butternut

                  Car: Necessary

                  Lakes, art, music, Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, skiing, snowshoeing, foliage, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, biking, hiking, theater, Berkshires, outlets, historic homes, gardens, Kripalu, Heartwood School, swimming, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing. House is on eastern tip of Nottingham Lake. The google map is mislabeled--the portion of Bow Ridge Lane that is south of Porcupine Ct. is actually Nottingham Court.

                  Other Activities: skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: My husband and I own this house with another couple. All four of us had long careers in education or criminal justice, and two of us are lawyers. We are also parents of both young and grown children, and dog owners.

                  Why the Owner Chose Becket:
                  Living in Boston, I missed the country I grew up in, and wanted to be able to recapture the country girl by having a foothold in the Berkshires. For my husband, it was the cultural attractions of the area. And for our kids, it was the lake and the wildlife!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  We saw this house in the spring of 2009 and saw its great potential. At the time, the house was a one bedroom 600 square foot cottage, but it was on a beautiful, quiet piece of property with a lake and stream on two acres. We knew it could be paradise, and so we renovated it to add a second floor and take full advantage of the beauty of the land.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french

                   

                  Photos

                  • Nottingham Lake from Back Yard

                    Nottingham Lake from Back Yard

                  • View of back yard with Dock

                    View of back yard with Dock

                  • Master with Queen Bed

                    Master with Queen Bed

                  • Second floor full bath

                    Second floor full bath

                  • Dining area opening onto living room

                    Dining area opening onto living room

                  • View of Nottingham Lake from deck

                    View of Nottingham Lake from deck

                  • Back of 180 Nottingham

                    Back of 180 Nottingham

                  • Back yard with dock, picnic table, canoe, and lake

                    Back yard with dock, picnic table, canoe, and lake

                  • Nottingham Court Front Door

                    Nottingham Court Front Door

                  • Stream that runs through the property

                    Stream that runs through the property

                  • Second bedroom with twin and Full Beds

                    Second bedroom with twin and Full Beds

                  • Living room with woodstove

                    Living room with woodstove

                  • First Floor Full Bath

                    First Floor Full Bath

                  • Study with full-sized futon

                    Study with full-sized futon

                  • Back Yard

                    Back Yard

                  $129 - $175 per night (USD)
                  17

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 09/12/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                  Speaks: english, french
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