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A True Retreat Into the Hills of Old New England.

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Last updated: 03/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Lee house description

Master's suite on third level with steam shower, Master's suite on lower level with handicapped access. Two bedrooms on main floor with fully renovated bathrooms. Fully-equipped office with printer, high-speed WiFi and desk. Library for guest use complete with many books on the Berkshires. Expansive deck overlooking private fields and walking trails with mountain views. Screened porch with Weber gas grill and wicker furniture. Well-equipped, brand new kitchen featuring Viking and Bosch appliances with a gas stove and soapstone countertops. Soaring cathedral ceilinged living room with large fireplace, piano, and guitar. Pool and ping pong tables with a downstairs bar and entertainment center. Outdoor fire pit crafted by local master artisan. Hammocks and adirondack chairs for tranquil afternoons. Air conditioned. All hard-wood floors. The house has just undergone an extensive renovation in 2013 and it has been professionally landscaped.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3140 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom; air conditioning; cathedral ceilings...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Cranberry linens with local quilt and curtains...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Local furniture and quilt, curtains ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Handicapped accessible master suite on lower level...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

    Trundle day bed; half-bedroom/study ...moreless

  • There are 4.5 bedrooms.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Foyer bathroom with slate floors, stone backsplash, hand-cra...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Expansive handicapped accessible bathroom fully renovated...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master bath with two sinks, tub, and marble steam shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Slate floors, new stone shower, glassed in, zinc sink ...moreless

  • There are four bathrooms.

Other Amenities

  • We do not hold events such as weddings or receptions.

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    There are direct views of the Berkshire hills. The Appalachian Trail is within walking distance. The popular Tyringham Cobble is close by for a charming afternoon of hillwalking. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    The house is set on 42 acres of conservation land. It offers walking trails. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are two dining areas: upstairs there is a reclaimed table that seats 10. Downstairs, there is a dining table that seats 8. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Breville professional with carafe and self-grinder...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Simon Pearce hand-made in Vermont ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch eco-friendly...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Completely renovated with center island; soapstone counters; stone backsplash; pendant lighting; brand new appliances. A cozy space ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Bosch...moreless

  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Professionally landscaped by Windy Hill Farm ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    X-Country ski trails on property. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season Summer
Jul 1 - Sep 5, 2015
4 night min stay
$525 $550
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,675 $12,500

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$525
$3,600 $12,500

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $69
  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

The maximum number of persons is nine, based on double occupancy in four beds, and one single. This policy is strictly adhered to, and a $100.00 per person, per night fee will be assessed for additional persons.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

  • Tanglewood Music Center

  • Norman Rockwell Museum

  • Chez Nous

    "This is Miche's favorite restaurant in the Berkshires! The owners and staff of Chez Nous are..."

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  • The Red Lion Inn

    "Very close to Brady's Retreat for a lovely afternoon tea on the porch, or a stop into the pu..."

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  • Cranwell Resort

    "A fabulous place to swim, play tennis, melt away toxins in the sauna and jacuzzi, and then r..."

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  • Dining Room @The Wheatleigh Hotel

    "Perfect for a romantic dinner on a special occasion or for an elegant Sunday brunch. Highly ..."

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  • Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

    "As a day student, you can benefit spiritually, emotionally, and physically from the true san..."

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  • Stockbridge Coffee LLC

    "Sweet, friendly, local coffee spot. Bring the Sunday Globe and nestle into a chair with your..."

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55 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Red Lion
200 Miles
Nearest Ferry
N/A
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cranwell Resort
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Springfield
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Pike I-90
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chez Nous
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
Butternut
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Laurel Lake

Car: Necessary

Brady's Retreat is set on forty-two idyllic acres in the charming Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts. In the summer months, the Berkshires are a veritable cultural mecca where Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, and multiple theatre companies offer a plethora of performances for discerning audiences. Multiple museums reveal the Berkshires' rich cultural heritage. The nearby Cranwell resort offers golf, tennis, and spa activities. There are outlet shops close to the house and there are multiple antiquing opportunities. Restaurants abound in the immediate area surrounding the house, including Chez Nous, The Red Lion Inn, and the Blantyre.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: A scholar and director of an arts and humanities center, I reside in Connecticut with my husband and my dog. The Berkshires are my sanctuary from the bustle of twenty-first century quotidian life.

Why the Owner Chose Lee:
The Berkshires have always been sacred to me and my family, and we are grateful not only to enjoy this unique site, but also to share its natural beauty and cultural merits with visitors.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
From the moment that I see the sign Brady's retreat and turn into the drive, my quotidian concerns dissipate and I smile at the thought of evenings by the fire pit or afternoons curled up on the sun porch with an Edith Wharton novel.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
 

Photos

  • Foyer

    Foyer

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    10
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/17/2015
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