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Berkshire Getaway at 'Tofu'S Retreat'

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Alford chateau / country house description

Wonderful Alford upscale family home with in ground heated pool; art barn, acreage; lush view & privacy.
Private tranquil getaway vacation home.Delightful tri-level saltbox which has been completely, thoughtfully & tastefully renovated with every comfort in mind.

Main floor: Enters into a breath taking chefs kitchen with high end appliances(6 burner Wolf gas oven); sub zero ref & freezer. The tones are rich brown & cream with real cooper accents.The kitchen counter seats 2. There is an adjacent dining area. The kitchen is just off a gorgeous wrap around deck with outdoor seating and lovely mountain & pool views. The great room has a stately granite stone fireplace and plenty of comfortable seating, The 3 season screen porch with propane stove is oversized and fabulous. The screens and an overhead fan keeps things cool in the summer. Just outside this area is a courtyard with hammock with gas grill standing by. There is a half bath on this floor.

The master bedroom is on the 2nd floor: with a queen bedroom suite, full bathroom and a large walk in dressing area.

The lower ground floor level: has 2 more bedrooms; one with a queen bed and a guest room with a queen size aero-bed with box spring. This room has its own massage table & sharper image style massage chair. This lower ground floor also has a den with a flat screen TV and additional sleeping facilities(a queen fold out sofa bed). These rooms share a full bathroom. These rooms open out to the outside with a sliding door. The laundry room is located on this level.

Outside: you have 5 acres of lawn, gardens, rock climbing, view, & pool area. The pool is gloriously fresh with plenty of outdoor lounge seating. There is a 2 car garage with artist/pottery studio with plenty of space to do some yoga as well.

The lovely rock border gardens are a gentle reminder that things are well tended.

This home is about 10 minutes from the center of Great Barrington & short ride to Tangelwood.


Keywords: family home,upscale,heated in ground pool, acerage,berkshires, Alford, mountain views, gardens, hiking, tranquil, country, rural, chefs kitchen, fireplace

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Green Elements such as: zero VOC paints,, wool carpets, air filtration; filtered well water, heated, non chlorine, cooper ion treated swimming pool(chemical free). Motorized massage chair.art studio space -paint, pottery , yoga....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) Flat screen televisions in master bedroom, den and kitchen....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console:

                Wii...moreless

              • Video Games
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Master bedroom and main floor have window units. A/c rarely need as nighttime temperatures drop 20 degrees . ...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage
                  • Heating:

                    Hot Water Basebaord, 3 zones...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Telephone:

                    (4)...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    WOLF- 6 burner convection gas oven...moreless

                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Subzero refrigerator & seperate sub zero freezer...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  FALL 2014
                  Sep 4 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $500
                  $3,000
                  WINTER 2014-2015
                  Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000 $4,000
                  Christmas Week
                  Dec 25 - Jan 1, 2015
                  8 night min stay

                  $4,000
                  flat fee
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,500
                  • Pet Fee $150
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  one month rental is $14,000

                  Our week is 7 days / 6 nights


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Last updated: 07/13/2014
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                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Albany or Hartford
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Great Barrington
                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Metro North -Wassaic (50 min drive)
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Mass Pike
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Great Barrington- many restaurants
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Butternut & Catamount

                  Car: Necessary

                   

                  Owner info

                  The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                  The peace and quiet. Just the sounds of nature.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Pool

                    Pool

                  • Den

                    Den

                  • Screen porch

                    Screen porch

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • House entrance view from driveway

                    House entrance view from driveway

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • master bath

                    master bath

                  VRBO #398426

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                  $143 - $500 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Berkshire Getaway at 'Tofu'S Retreat'

                  Alford #398426

                  3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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