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Idyllic Berkshire Country Farmhouse on 20 Ac, Lake, Streams

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Gracious center-hall farmhouse, master suite with private entrance on left

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Last updated: 09/22/2014

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 7 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Idyllic private setting on quiet country road across from Clam Dam Lake (passive recreation - no motors; virtually private) and valley with mountain ridge. Charming farmhouse, all amenities for relaxing and gracious entertaining. First-floor master suite with private entrance and jacuzzi bath with double sinks, walk-in closet, plus three bedrooms upstairs. nine foot ceilings, wide-board floors.

Formal dining room seats eight, Bed and breakfast-style furnishings, oriental rugs and ceiling fans throughout, quiet split system A/C downstairs. Large, comfortable living room looks out on mountain views, back deck for sunbathing. Hearthstone woodstove sitting area. What you have in your home you'll find here - Fully stocked kitchen, fine linens, even a library/office with a laser printer (connect your laptop) and satellite Internet + wireless - you don't need to bring a thing. For classical music or NPR lovers, 2 Tivoli Model 1 radios in bedrooms, iPod/iPhone dock on downstairs stereo.

Relax from the pressure of city jobs by listening to our two rushing streams from screened porch, walking trails on our 20 acres or Clam River Valley and spectacular gorge. Four miles to good country store with excellent fresh meat, New York Times, bank, gourmet fish market.

Gorgeous mountain valley and peaceful Clam Dam Lake across the road (state land) for canoeing or fishing, short walk to Clam River, 10 minutes to York Lake sandy beach, Otis Reservoir and State Park for swimming, canoe rentals, hiking. 15 minutes Jacob's Pillow, 20 minutes Lee, Great Barrington, 30 min Tanglewood (22 mi).

Keywords: Light-filled Country Farmhouse

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Fenced side yard off master suite private entrance...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Hearthstone Woodstove, Screen Porch, Sun deck, Fully-automatic generator for the rare power outage, iPod/iPhone docking station for main stereo, 2 Tivoli Model One FM radios with iPod hookup, first floor master suite with separate entrance, laser printer to connect to your laptop, reading nooks throughout the house, both master suite and master bedroom upstairs have comfortable easy chairs, Urban Rebounder for exercise,inflatable 2 person kayak for paddling around the lake across the road...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    nice small collection of jazz, rock, classical...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV with DVD in upstairs media room and in downstairs master suite; 32" flat screen TV and DVD with satellite in living room...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR:

    (2)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    classics like Chinatown and recent films like Up in the Air and It's Complicated; family films like March of the Penguins, Hotel for Dogs, Babe...moreless

Attractions

  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Room A/C in master suite, split-system cools rest of downstairs; room A/Cs in upstairs master bedroom and media room...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    + laser printer available to connect to your laptop...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided:

    Down or down-alternative comforters in every bedroom, luxury linens...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephones throughout the house...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Hearthstone soapstone...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen is extremely well outfitted for gourmet cooking: High-quality pots and pans, food processor, electric mixer, coffee grinder, espresso maker, blender, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Ultra-quiet...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Freezer on bottom - very convenient...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened porch as well as small back deck Fenced yard...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Weekly: $1200-$1800.
Monthly: $5400 July and August; $4000 June
Winter ski season (from December 15-March 15): $2500 month
Refundable deposit, amount depending on length of stay; additional if pets

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


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Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 7 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

Beautiful peaceful lake right across the road for canoeing or fishing. Badminton, Croquet on our 1 acre lawn

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Gracious center-hall farmhouse, master suite with private entrance on left

    Gracious center-hall farmhouse, master suite with private entrance on left

  • Scenes from the house

    Scenes from the house

  • Partial view of living room from woodburning stove area, scrn porch left

    Partial view of living room from woodburning stove area, scrn porch left

  • Spacious upstairs has master suite, bedroom, library/bedroom, study, full bath

    Spacious upstairs has master suite, bedroom, library/bedroom, study, full bath

  • View from easy chair in living room

    View from easy chair in living room

  • Clam Lake directly across the road

    Clam Lake directly across the road

  • Formal dining room seats 8 (in addition to everyday large eat-in kitchen)

    Formal dining room seats 8 (in addition to everyday large eat-in kitchen)

  • Partial view downstairs master suite, own entrance, jaczzi, double-sink bath,WIC

    Partial view downstairs master suite, own entrance, jaczzi, double-sink bath,WIC

  • Well-equipped kitchen

    Well-equipped kitchen

VRBO #61925

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    9
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 28%
  • Calendar last updated 09/22/2014
Email owner

(919) 929-7809 (North Carolina, USA)

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