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Vacation in a Berkshire Farmhouse

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

West Stockbridge farmhouse description

Welcome to our idyllic farmhouse in the beautiful Berkshires, where you’ll enjoy the tranquility and comfort of country living any season of the year. Relax, slow down, watch the birds in the garden, listen to the babbling brook. Or take advantage of all the Berkshires has to offer – cultural attractions, fine dining, outdoor adventures, shopping and more. Spend some time here and create memories for years to come.
This is a 2 story 1840's farmhouse in the Berkshires with original ceiling beams and 16' floor boards in much of the house.
Fully furnished with 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths and a gorgeous screened-in porch overlooking 4 acres of gardens, stream and wooded mountains.

It has a fully equipped country kitchen with dish washer, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, and lots of cooking utensils.

A full dining room with butcher block table that seats 12 and 2 complete sets of dinnerware; glasses, mugs, and wine glasses.

A large living room with 2 full couches (one is a comfortable queen pull out and the other is a great napping or over night sleeping couch), a love seat, and rocking chairs. WiFi/Cable TV/VCR/DVD/Stereo/and CD player.

4 bedrooms upstairs - 2 with double beds, 1 with trundle bed, and 1 with single bed.

1 bedroom downstairs with double bed.

All beds have memory foam toppers, all linens included.

Downstairs bathroom has washer and dryer; towels.

Perennial gardens and large vegetable garden.

2 miles from downtown West Stockbridge where you can shop and dine; 2 minutes from Card Lake Pond for swimming and fishing; 15-20 minutes to ski areas; 10 minutes from Tanglewood, theatres and movies; 10 minutes from Norman Rockwell Museum; 20 minutes to Pittsfield; 2.25 hours from Boston; 2.5 hours from NYC.

Wooded and river walks/bicycling, cross country skiing/snowshoeing right out the door.

Pricing based on occupancy

Up to 6 people:
• Fall-Winter (Sept. 5-March 25, 2012): $290/night -- $1400/week
• Spring (March 26-May 24): $250/night -- $1250/week
• Summer/Peak* (May 25-Sept. 3): $350/night -- $1950/week

7-8 people:
• Fall-Winter (Sept. 5-March 25, 2012): $350/night-- $1850/week
• Spring (March 26-May 24): $325/night-- $1400/week
• Summer/Peak* (May 25-Sept. 3): $400/night -- $2200/week

9-12 people:
• Fall-Winter (Sept. 5-March 25, 2012): $425/night - $2300/week
• Spring (March 26-May 24): $375/night -- $1600/week
• Summer/Peak* (May 25-Sept. 3): $450/night -- $2450/week

*Holiday weeks & weekends are considered peak, these include Christmas, New Year, Martin Luther King, President's Day week, Thanksgiving.

Disclaimer: Happy to discuss long term rental. Payments are only accepted in US Dollars unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance. 2 night minimum stay. No cats. Dogs negotiable. NO SMOKING please.

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            No cats Dogs negotiable...moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            entire downstairs is wheelchair accessible...moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            this is a trundle bed - 2 singles or turn into a double...moreless

          • living roomOther (See Description): 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            a comfortable queen pull out sofa and comfortable sofa ...moreless

          • Double Beds (1) 3 rooms with double beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 room with trundle bed 1 room with single bed very comfortable couch in living room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized ( comfortable!) fold out couch in Living room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • CD Player
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain View:

            from the idyllic screened in porch, just 500 feet away....moreless

          • Rural
          • Ski-Out:

            ski and hiking trails in the forested mountains or along the river- right out the door...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Racquetball
          • Rock Climbing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Dining:

            extra chairs can add to dining area...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 15 people

          General

          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            warm and cozy...moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided:

            All sheets/towels/bedding provided...moreless

          • Living Room:

            lots of room and seating...moreless

          • Local Maps
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Sofa Bed
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Lots of cooking untensils, fry pans,baking pans...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kitchen: coffee maker,toaster oven, microwave, cuisinart, stove with oven, pots and pans...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator:

            Large refrigerator with good sized freezer...moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            gorgeous screened in porch overlooking gardens and forested mountains...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Screen Porch / Veranda
           

          Reviews

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          fall/winter
          Sep 2 - Mar 29, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $290
          $1,400
          spring
          Mar 30 - May 28, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $250
          $1,250

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Pet Fee $35
          • Taxes Not included

          Notes:

          Up to 6 people:• Fall-Winters(sept 2-march24): $290/night,$1400/week

          Spring(March 24-May 23) : $250/night , $1250/week

          Summer/Peak(May 28-Sept. 2): $350/night, $1950/week

          7-8 people: Fall-Winter : $350/night, $1850/week

          Spring : $325/night, $1400/week

          Summer/Peak*: $400/night, $2200/week

          9-12 people:Fall-Winter$425/night, #2300 week

          Spring: $375/night, $1600 week

          Summer: $450/night, $2450

          Dogs$35

          25% down upon signing agreement

          25% down 60 days prior to arrival

          remainder 30 daysa prior to arrival


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          Last updated: 10/23/2014
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          Location

          40 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          albany, NY

          Car: Recommended

          2 miles from downtown West Stockbridge where you can shop and dine; 1.5 miles from Card Lake Pond for

          swimming and fishing; 15-30 minutes to ski areas (Butternut,Catamount, Bousquet, Jimini Peak); 10 minutes to Tanglewood, Barrington Stage Co, Berkshire Theater Group, The Colonial Theater, The Mahaiwe Theater, Shakespeare & Co., and The Triplex Cinemas; 10 minutes to The Mount, Norman Rockwell Museum and Kripalu; 30 minutes to Jacob's Pillow; 30 minutes to the Clark Museum, 40 minutes to Mass MOCA, 20 minutes to Pittsfield; 2.25 hours from Boston; 2.5 hours from NYC.

          Wooded and river walks/bicycling, cross country skiing/snowshoeing right out the door.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1965

          About the owner: I am a potter who loves to get my hands in clay. Hands in dirt is not a bad thing either, as I love to garden ,as well. I have a large vegetable garden and perennial gardens all around the property. If you are here in season, you may be able to partake of my garden vegetables and/or flowers to decorate the farmhouse. I also love to hike the trails right out the door- Up the mountains, and down to the river. These are a few of my favorite things! I hope that you can come and enjoy them too.

          Why the Owner Chose West Stockbridge:
          This Farmhouse has been in the family for nearly 50 years. We have developed the land and buildings and have enjoyed its solemnity and tranquility.

          The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
          The farmhouse is just 2 miles from downtown West Stockbridge where shopping necessities, galleries, restaurants, playgrounds, tennis, and swimming are all available. It is within 10 minutes from Tanglewood, theatres, movies, museums and other cultural activities, as well as ski resorts. And yet a lovely place to just sit and contemplate on the screened in porch overlooking the fields, gardens, stream and wooded mountains.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

          Guestbook comments from the owner

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          Photos

          • Berkshire Farmhouse and flower gardens

            Berkshire Farmhouse and flower gardens

          • Living room

            Living room

          • Kitchen

            Kitchen

          • Master Bedroom

            Master Bedroom

          • Downstairs Bathroom

            Downstairs Bathroom

          • Farmhouse in Winter

            Farmhouse in Winter

          • Side of Farmhouse with BBQ Grill

            Side of Farmhouse with BBQ Grill

          • Upstairs Trundle Bedroom

            Upstairs Trundle Bedroom

          • Upstairs Bathroom

            Upstairs Bathroom

          • Side of House in Winter

            Side of House in Winter

          VRBO #422901

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          This listing was first published here in 2012.

          Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

          $250 - $290 per night (USD)
          7

          5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 12

          View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          Member since: 2012
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated 10/23/2014
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