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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
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Otis chateau / country house 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

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

                       

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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
                      

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/22/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

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

                       

                      Owner info


                      Contact us

                      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 - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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                      4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 9

                      View calendar: Updated 09/22/14
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 09/22/2014
                      Email owner

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

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