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Charming Historic Cottage on Scenic Road to Mt. Greylock

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lanesborough cottage description

If you’ve driven by, you’ve wondered about the story of this beautiful stone building. Built in 1832 as a one-room schoolhouse – a function it served until 1950 -- this charming and historic building has been given new life as a guest house - since 1998.

Beautifully situated amidst horse farms on the scenic road to Mt Greylock. In the center of the Berkshires, 5 miles from Jiminy Peak ski area, 10 miles from South Williamstown, 15 miles from Tanglewood and Mass MoCA, and 20 miles from Jacob's Pillow. 5 miles to Pittsfield and the Berkshire Mall. Private garden with BBQ. 5 acres of property in the back where horses and cows graze.

Everything is provided...: fully-furnished mostly with antiques. Bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels, iron and ironing board. Kitchen with mini stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, coffee grinder, coffee - ground and beans, assorted teas and hot chocolate, pots and pans, dishes, cutlery, etc.
assorted teas and hot chocolate, various size pots and pans, bowls, plates, glasses, silverware.
There are 2 floors. The first floor is the old classroom with old desks. There is also a trundle bed which can be used as 2 twins or
1 king size bed. The bathroom is on the first floor.
On the 2nd floor there is a queen bed and a twin bed, plus floor space and mattresses for kids.
The upstairs is like a studio apartment with a small kitchen.

The Old Stone School is available to rent 12 months a year. Each season has it's benefits:

WINTER - Jiminy Peak is less than 10 mins. away.Ski or snow tube at Bousquet is 20 mins. away. Cross country in the fields out back or go to Hilltop Orchards in Richmond or Notchview in Windsor.

SPRING - Trees arise from winter sporing their fleeting Spring green color, daffodils, tulips, hiking trails are open, enjoy the warm weather after a long winter! Calves appear on the hill behind the schoolhouse.

SUMMER - Flowers blooming, berries to pick, outdoor activities nearby, culture everywhere - Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Barrington Stage, Clark Art Museum, MassMoCA, Williams College Museum of Art, etc.

FALL - Enjoy the kaleidoscope of Fall colors covering the hills behind the schoolhouse. Hike Mt. Greylock - short and long hikes. Go the top at check out Bascom Lodge - a stop on the Appalachian Trail.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional

          Suitability

          • Singles
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 2 child bed

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

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          • First floor has a daybed which can be used as 2 twins or a king. Very large, but cozy open space bedroom/dining/living area on the second floor. Spacious upstairs is a queen bed and a twin and mattresses for the kids to use on the floor. Accommodates up to 4 adults plus 2-3 kids. Pack-n-play available for very little ones. Additional cost per night for more than 2 adults. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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          • Bathroom is located on the first floor.

          Other Amenities

              • Children can be entertained with board games, card games, wooden building blocks & toy tea sets. We are located next to horse and cow farms don't worry - you cannot smell them! WIFI...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain:

                    On the scenic road to the newly-renovated Mt Greylock State Reservation visitor's center, a beautiful twenty minute walk up the hill....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of Mountains for each window. On the scenic road to Mt Greylock State Reservation with distant views and many miles of hiking and biking trails....moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Jiminy Peak Ski Resort - 8 minutes away...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Surrounded by horse and cow fields....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Macintosh Computer
                  • PC
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchenette
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Canoe
                  • Child's Swing
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Yard

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter
                          Dec 10 - May 1, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $155 $180
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,050

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          1 night min stay
                          $200

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $40
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          Rates based on 2 adults and up to 3 kids (under 18). $15-$20/nt additional per adult/per night. 4 adults maximum. Holiday weekend rates may be slightly higher.


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                          Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                          Location

                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Albany
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Old Forge
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Many golf courses
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Old Forge
                          4.5 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Jiminy Peak
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Pontoosuc Lake

                          Car: Necessary

                          Beautifully situated amidst horse farms on the scenic road to Mt Greylock. In the center of the Berkshires, 5 miles from Jiminy Peak ski area, 10 miles from South Williamstown, 15 miles from Tanglewood to the South and The Clark Art Institute to the North. Five miles to Pittsfield and the Berkshire Mall.

                          Private garden with BBQ.

                          Large property in the back where horses and cows graze.

                           

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                          Photos

                          • Bedroom & Living Area upstairs

                            Bedroom & Living Area upstairs

                          • Sitting area

                            Sitting area

                          • Winter

                            Winter

                          • Spring

                            Spring

                          • Bathroom Vanity

                            Bathroom Vanity

                          • Kitchen: Stove/oven, Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker/Grinder

                            Kitchen: Stove/oven, Refrigerator, Microwave, Coffee Maker/Grinder

                          • Fall Leaves

                            Fall Leaves

                          • Cows in the snow behind the Schoolhouse

                            Cows in the snow behind the Schoolhouse

                          $155 - $200 per night (USD)
                          9

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 12 hours
                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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