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Captivating Artisan Built Home with Spectacular Water Views

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Last updated: 08/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Falls Village villa description

Originally dating to 1800 's this highly unique property was purchased in 1999 by artist and master craftsman Mario Genova. The interior features plaster throughout, stone, marble and terra cotta mosaic flooring and wonderful architectural details. The cottage sleeps 4. The master suite features wonderful river and mountain views and adjoins a small artists painting/writing studio. The master bath is marble throughout and features mosaic flooring and an over-sized Jacuzzi bath overlooking the river. Upstairs there is a second bedroom and small sitting room. The kitchen is fully equipped and adjoins an elegant dining room. The living room opens on to a large deck equipped with a gas grill and outdoor dining set. The stone floored entryway houses laundry facilities and opens to a small stone dining deck. The perfect artists and writers retreat the cottage is located in a peaceful cul de sac on the banks of the beautiful Housatonic River, and offers an array of wonderful outdoor activities including, boating, canoe and kayak, fishing, swimming, biking, horseback riding and golf. The cottage is a short 10 minute walk to the Appalachian trail for hiking and bird watching and is close to the beautiful twin lakes. In winter months down hill and cross country skiing are close by and there are also many nearby trails for snowshoeing. Just a 10 minute drive to the famed Music Mountain which offers summer long concerts of jazz and classical music. The Cottage is close to the historic villages of Lakeville and Salisbury which both offer fine dining and antiquing and is approximately a 30 minute drive to all the Berkshire attractions. Enjoy day trips to Tanglewood, Shakespeare and CO, Berkshire Theater CO, Jacobs Pillow, Berkshire Botanical Gardens and the Museums. Lime Rock Racetrack is a 10 minute drive. Lime Rock is also home to the Nunwell Glass Studio. Our good friends,local glass artists Andrew Pyle and Leslie French, offer classes, treat yourself or plan a couple's day learning to blow glass, you will amaze yourself and your loved ones exploring your creative side, and return home with wonderful treasures to remind you of your experience . Please contact us for details. The cottage is fully equipped with all amenities including hi speed wireless internet, cable TV and stereo system. Daily housekeeping service available, weekly housekeeping service required. Provisions delivery and catering available, we have access to the very finest gourmet, local and organic foods. Arrive to find the kitchen stocked to your specifications or a gourmet meal awaiting you. Provisions delivery, catering and housekeeping service fees may vary, please contact us for current pricing and options.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 13000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Housekeeping

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Marble throughout, mosaic floor and shower. Over sized jacuzzi tub with river views....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Video Library
          • Books
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • Audio Tape Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Adventure

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Forests
          • Waterfalls

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • River

          Arrival Day

              • Flexible

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Heating
                      • Firewood
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Stove
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Gourmet Kitchen
                          • Kitchen

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Furniture
                          • Deck Furniture
                          • Porch Furniture
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Yard

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Spa Whirlpool
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
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                              Base Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $200 $200
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $5,100

                              Discounts: 14 nights or more: $175 Nightly

                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                              Notes:

                              Base rental rate based on single or double occupancy. Additional persons $50 per night. Maximum occupancy 4 persons.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 08/01/2014
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                              Location

                              Car: Necessary

                              Rare property available for vacation rental in Falls Village Ct.

                              The perfect artists and writers retreat the cottage is located in a peaceful cul de sac on the banks of the beautiful Housatonic River, and offers an array of wonderful outdoor activities including, boating, canoe and kayak, fishing, swimming, biking, horseback riding and golf. The cottage is a short 10 minute walk to the Appalachian trail for hiking and bird watching and is close to the beautiful twin lakes. In winter months down hill and cross country skiing are close by and there are also many nearby trails for snowshoeing. Just a 10 minute drive to the famed Music Mountain which offers summer long concerts of jazz and classical music. The Cottage is close to the historic villages of Lakeville and Salisbury which both offer fine dining and antiquing and is approximately a 30 minute drive to all the Berkshire attractions. Enjoy day trips to Tanglewood, Shakespeare and CO, Berkshire Theater CO, Jacobs Pillow, Berkshire Botanical Gardens and the Museums. Lime Rock Racetrack is a 10 minute drive.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1999

                              About the owner: Mario Genova owner of Great Falls Studio is a classically trained fine artist and a third generation masonry and plaster artisan. Mario offers top quality masonry, architectural plaster and design consultation in northwest Connecticut. In 1999 Mario purchased and began the restoration of a highly unique property in Falls Village, CT. Overlooking the Housatonic River, the cottage at great falls originally dates to the 1800s and was in need of complete and extensive renovation. Over the past decade Mario has transformed the property using recycled and environmentally responsible materials wherever possible and authentic antique fixtures and accents. Mario designed the cottage to reflect his love of Spanish and Italian architecture . Now complete, this captivating property is offered as a vacation retreat. In 2011 Mario purchased his next renovation and remodeling project. Casa Gardenia. Located in Ensenada in beautiful southern Puerto Rico. Work is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2011.

                              Why the Owner Chose Falls Village:
                              The Cottage is a rare gem, showcasing original artwork in each room and stunning architectural details.We provide top quality imported linens and towels and the small but very functional kitchen boasts good quality german knives, and calaphon cookware, also a food processor, espresso machine and french press. In cooler months we provide firewood and kindling . We take great pride in our guests comfort. For a very reasonable fee we offer provisions delivery, arrive to find the kitchen stocked to your specifications, we have easy access to the best local and organic foods. Catering is also available.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                              The cottage is located in a marvelously unique, cultural area. Plan a spa or health retreat, contact us for information on local day spa's, masseuses and local therapists, plan a visit to 'Community Acupuncture of the Berkshires' for a tune up or to address a health concern, our friend Alan Rivenson is the best and most highly regarded practitioner in our area. Tour some local art studio's, take a glass blowing class or just relax with a glass of wine in front of the fire and enjoy the amazing views of both the river and the mountains, which are ever changing and provide constant inspiration , birdwatching along the river offers wonderful entertainment and in early spring bald eagles make their home in one of our tall trees and are seen often flying up river.


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                              • Back Deck

                                Back Deck

                              $200 per night (USD)
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                              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

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                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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