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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: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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!


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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 & 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
               

              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
              Late Fall/Winter 2014
              Oct 13 - Dec 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $129 $175
              Fri, Sat
              $895
              Late Winter/Spring 2015
              Jan 1 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $129 $175
              Fri, Sat
              $895
              Late Spring 2015
              May 22 - Jun 26, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $139 $189
              Fri, Sat
              $995
              Summer 2015
              Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,295
              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: 12/19/2014
              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 - $189 per night (USD)
              17

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english, french
              • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
              Email owner

              +1 6178175140

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