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Private Country Bungalow with Field & Mountain Views

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Silk carpet, modern amenities & mid-Century modern antiques, sun-dappled

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Williamstown bungalow description

NEW UPGRADE COMING -- Walking ramp to front door. ***Summer price break: 2 weeks, $1,600: FALL SPECIAL --Sept-Oct -- $800/week***Feel like stepping out your field- and- forest-surrounded front door and going for a walk down a quiet country road, hearing only the low mooing of nearby Holsteins? Or perhaps each morning embarking on an invigorating hike up one of the many scenic trails circling the state of Massachusetts’ highest peak?

If these simple pleasures seem to beckon like an escape from the frenetic pace of modern life, then a stay at this little lush, green oasis is perfect for you. But that doesn’t mean isolated!

Newly upgraded Country Bungalow offers a simple comfortable retreat with treat-your-- toes silk carpet, mid-century modern antique ambience, the latest conveniences such as HD TV and Internet access so you can finish that book, script or thesis. The living room also has a queen-sized futon, for extra seating and an overnight accommodation for extra guests.

Plus, Country Bungalow provides the rare gift of a secluded location in Williamstown, where composing music won’t bother the neighbors, and capturing a landscape filled with iconic black and white dairy cows grazing against a verdant hillside backdrop for your next plein air masterpiece is a easy as setting up your easel in the backyard. You’re only interruption may be the distraction of a scurrying chipmunk or the fluttering wings a blue bird or cedar waxwing pecking at the garden. And what could be more soothing, than the soft sounds of a gurgling brook that meanders along the edge of the property, ebbing and flowing with the rain flow.

NEWLY ADDED -- to please the busy professional, parent or spouse needing a little alone time for work or play -- is a sitting room, with amazing views through the French doors, easy access to the backyard as well as the second bathroom -- which is located on the bottom level.
A computer desk has recently been added to this area as well as a restored countertop with single-serve coffee maker extra boost is needed to finish that report or manuscript. A small TV with built-in DVD player is also new and will keep the little ones need entertained with a movie, while Dad is watch the PGA on TV.

And it should be noted that watching the black and white calves grow (because the farmer only raises a few dairy calves each season), can be enjoyed primarily for their aesthetic beauty as iconic parts of the landscape as the barn is about a half mile away from the house.

The homeowner lives nearby, so any issues can easily be addressed. And while Country Bungalow is remote, its location is easily reached off the main roads and most of the street paved for ease of access.

Williamstown, which is home to the celebrated Clark Art Institute and esteemed Williams College (summer home of the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival), offers a mix of quaint cafes, trendy restaurants and shops, a modern library and excellent golfing. All these pleasures are only about three miles away – perfect for a leisurely bike ride into town. Or on the way to town, picnic at a park that is alongside a nearby babbling brook.

The Berkshires offer visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational activities, from hiking, biking, golfing and boating to fishing. Next-door city North Adams is home of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), the Western Gateway Heritage State Park with its a unique museum about the construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, the geologic wonder, the all-marble Natural Bridge, and a road to drive to the top of Mt. Greylock -- the state’s highest peak that has historic Bascom Lodge for dining and the Veterans Memorial Tower for those with constitutions strong enough to climb to the top of it -- that is newly paved.

Competitive cyclists can get an excellent workout heading south to Pittsfield on Route 7, but those with children may decide to load the bikes into the car and head south on Route 8 from the Tunnel City to the quaint town of Adams. Here, breakfast at the Daily Grind, and shop at Lynda’s Antique Clothing Loft before heading for a safe scenic trek on the bike trail called the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, which connects Adams to the end of the trail in Lanesborough, MA, located at the Berkshire Mall. Pittsfield, the county seat, is home to the Colonial Theatre, Barrington Stage, Berkshire Museum, Beacon Cinema, Hancock Shaker Village and trendy restaurants. Other nearby Berkshire summer cultural hot spots, many open all year include; Norman Rockwell Museum, Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Shakespeare & Co., Berkshire Theatre Festival (now teamed with the Colonial Theatre), Berkshire Botanical Gardens, Chesterwood, Kripalu and more.

Besides, Williams College, Country Bungalow is conveniently located near Mass. College of Liberal Arts, Berkshire Community, Bard of Simon's Rock, Buxton, as well as Bennington College and Southern Vermont College in Bennington, VT. From Williamstown, touring the Green Mountain State’s bucolic countryside and shopping outlets in Manchester are easy.

So pack your hiking gear, bikes (or use ours, we provide 2) and of course camera, because when you book your stay at Country Bungalow, besides picturesque cows you’re likely to snap shots of deer, gliding hawks or eagles, flocks of turkeys, moose and coyotes from the comfort of your chaise lounge.

We look forward to seeing you.


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Property Type

      • Bungalow

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

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

              • Convertible bed(s): 2 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen futon in living room...moreless

              • Ralph Lauren Room: 1 queen

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              • Laura Ashley Room: 1 double

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              • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), queen futon (1)

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, shower

                This bathroom is NOT near the bedrooms, but downstairs....moreless

              • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Conveniently near both bedrooms and futon....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Love black and white Holstein cows? Property abuts rolling pastureland at the base of Mt. Greylock, where the owner raises a few cows from calves to adulthood each spring. A trailhead to Mt. Greylock is a short walk away -- at other end of the road guests can frolic in the cool waters of the Green River....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Tubing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Dining area in kitchen features four chairs and a long bench that can seat 3 adults and 4 children. Room for extra chair....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 7 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        Spacous living room has accommodates queen-sized futon and recliner, as well as couch, two chairs and entertainment center with HDTV and DVD player....moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone:

                        Local calls only....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Bicycles
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large picnic table, umbrella, plus extra chairs and chaise lounge....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Public and private courses nearby...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden
                       

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                      2013 Rates: Sept-Oct Monthly: $1,600; Sept-Oct Weekly $1,000
                      ***Fall Special-$800/WK:Sept-Oct Weekends: $250/nt/2-night minimum; 3 nts $200/nt
                      2014--ASK ABOUT MULTI-MONTH DEALS & SUMMER SPECIALS 
                      Nov-March:Monthly:$1500; Weekly $800;weekends $200/ 2 nt minimum; 3 nights $175/nt
                      April-May-June Month:$1,700;Weekly $900;weekends$200/2 nt minimum;3 nights $175/nt
                      July-Aug. Monthly $3200 
                      July-Aug. Weekly $1100; Weekends $350/nt, 2-nt minimum; 3 nights $300/nt
                      Security deposit required; housekeeping fee included
                      

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                      • Silk carpet, modern amenities & mid-Century modern antiques, sun-dappled

                        Silk carpet, modern amenities & mid-Century modern antiques, sun-dappled

                      • Birds and wildlife greet you from the cozy, comfortable master bedroom

                        Birds and wildlife greet you from the cozy, comfortable master bedroom

                      • Quaint dining room

                        Quaint dining room

                      • Dishwasher and microwave add to full kitchen with new frig and gas stove

                        Dishwasher and microwave add to full kitchen with new frig and gas stove

                      • Any meal is a treat with the amazing views seen through these windows

                        Any meal is a treat with the amazing views seen through these windows

                      • Yes! It is as peaceful here at the base of Mt. Greylock as it looks.

                        Yes! It is as peaceful here at the base of Mt. Greylock as it looks.

                      • Dairy cows meander to the edge of the property at least a few times daily

                        Dairy cows meander to the edge of the property at least a few times daily

                      • Enjoy peaceful pastoral environment year-round with new French patio doors.

                        Enjoy peaceful pastoral environment year-round with new French patio doors.

                      • Rocker recliner and day bed, not pictured, are part of this large living room.

                        Rocker recliner and day bed, not pictured, are part of this large living room.

                      • Second bedroom, also near bathroom

                        Second bedroom, also near bathroom

                      • Expect to see wildlife each day through the dining room/kitchen windows.

                        Expect to see wildlife each day through the dining room/kitchen windows.

                      • New: Comfy sitting room, near 2nd bathroom, opens to private back yard

                        New: Comfy sitting room, near 2nd bathroom, opens to private back yard

                      • Plenty of cabinets for storage if a multi-week, or month stay is what you need

                        Plenty of cabinets for storage if a multi-week, or month stay is what you need

                      • Chairs set up at back of house face the field and pasture.

                        Chairs set up at back of house face the field and pasture.

                      • Comfy swivel chairs son the lower level face the new French patio doors.

                        Comfy swivel chairs son the lower level face the new French patio doors.

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 09/24/2014
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