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Beautiful 1920's Colonial 20 Minutes from Tanglewood

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Last updated: 05/29/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Great Barrington house description

Elegant 1920s colonial in a lovely setting on 4+ acres by the Williams River. The house is centrally located 2 miles north of Great Barrington center and approximately 20 minutes from Tanglewood, 5 miles to Butternut, 9 miles to Catamount, 32 miles to Jiminy Peak. The house is fully furnished and full of intricate architectural details and beautiful chandeliers and sconce lighting. The space is appropriate for two couples or a family of up to eight people.

Downstairs, there is a large living room with fireplace and adjacent music room with a fireplace and a recently reconditioned baby grand piano, a dining room, kitchen, and half bath/laundry. Upstairs, there are four large bedrooms and a full bath. There are two large bedrooms with queen size beds, connected to the common full bathroom. There are two smaller bedrooms with two twin beds, each connected to one of the larger bedrooms.

Cable TV, DVD, VCR and CD Player/Stereo are located in the living room. Wireless broadband internet is accessible from any room.

Enjoy drinks or meals on the patio overlooking the Williams River. Swim in one of the many lakes in the vicinity. Climb up Monument Mountain for an uninterrupted view of the area.

Keywords: Frontage on Williams River, set back from road

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Hand-held shower...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            All beds provided with high-quality linens....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Ample space for parking trailers and boats....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Two wood fireplaces in the downstairs...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Room for additional cars...moreless

          • Garage:

            Spaces for two cars...moreless

          • Parking
          • Towels Provided
          • Heating
          • Fireplace
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable TV...moreless

          • CD Player
          • Stereo
          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Television
          • Books
          • Piano

          Communications

          • Internet
          • Telephone
          • Free Long Distance
          • Wireless Internet
          • Broadband Access

          Outdoor Features

          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio

          Theme

          • Family
          • Away From It All

          Location & View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Fishing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Cycling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sledding
              • Boating
              • Museums
              • Library
              • Forests
              • Churches
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Cinemas
              • Shopping
              • Freshwater Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Dec-Mar: $800/wk except holiday and school vacation; $1000/wk for 5 or more guests
              Dec-Mar: Weekends (Fri PM thru Sun PM) up to 4 guests: $450; more than 4: $650  
              Apr-May: $800/wk; $1000/wk for 5 or more guests.
              June: $1000/wk; $1200/wk for 5 or more guests.
              July - September 8:  $1600/wk; Minimum stay - 1 week - Saturday to Saturday
              Sept 8 to Sept 30: $1000/wk; $1200/wk for 5 or more guests
              Oct-Nov: $800/wk; $1000/wk for 5 or more guests
              Longer term rates are negotiable. Pets allowed but may incur additional charge
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Last updated: 05/29/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1960

              About the owner: I am an electrical engineer, and my brother is a retired cardiologist. Over the past decades, we both spent many happy days in this house visiting our parents with our children.

              Why the Owner Chose Great Barrington:
              My parents bought this house in 1960 as a vacation house. My brother and I now use it for vacation rentals as well as our for our own enjoyment.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Tanglewood Music Festival is just 20 minutes north (about 11 miles). For skiing, it's just 2 miles to Butternut, 10 miles to Catamount, 32 miles to Jiminy Peak. For hiking, there are trails everywhere including the Appalachian trail which passes by only 4 miles east of Great Barrington. Swimming and fishing are available at the many nearby lakes. One of our favorite jaunts was the family climb up Monument Mountain at least once during each stay.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Front of house & patio

                Front of house & patio

              • View from the driveway

                View from the driveway

              • Recently reconditioned piano

                Recently reconditioned piano

              • Dining room

                Dining room

              • Front door from music room

                Front door from music room

              • Second bedroom with queen size bed

                Second bedroom with queen size bed

              • Fourth bedroom with two twin beds

                Fourth bedroom with two twin beds

              • View from garage

                View from garage

              • Patio

                Patio

              • living & music rooms

                living & music rooms

              • Two fireplaces in music & living rooms

                Two fireplaces in music & living rooms

              • Dinig room & kitchen

                Dinig room & kitchen

              • First bedroom with queen size bed

                First bedroom with queen size bed

              • Third bedroom with two twin beds

                Third bedroom with two twin beds

              • Front door & stairway

                Front door & stairway

              • View from Route 41

                View from Route 41

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

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              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 05/29/14
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