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Shingle style, Timber Frame, Berkshire Cottage beside babbling brook

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 6- 8

Colesbrook Manor is a timber frame, shingle-style cottage. A true retreat destination in and of itself anytime of the year. Berkshire seclusion 2 miles off Route 8. 30 acre estate with babbling brook. Cobblestone terrace, two screen porches. Delightful & relaxing level 1/2 mile walk along brook to large untouched lake. Elevation 1500 ft. 10 minutes to Jacob's Pillow, 30 minutes to Tanglewood. Appalachian Trail nearby

Andy Inganni
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Andy Inganni

I am tbe designer and builder of Colesbrook Manor. The houuae is bulit from the trees on the lot that I har eated.

Why Andy Inganni chose Berkshires

Coles Brook is a deligbtful Berkshire stream, completely secluded

What makes this estate unique

Peaceful property, embracing home


Washington Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
  • Please bring your own towels and paper products.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Please provide your own linens. There are lots of pillows, but someone might want to bring there own favorite one.
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 queens, 2 twins, 1 full futon sleeper couch. Canoe; jacuzzi; sauna;.


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Shingle style, Timber Frame, Berkshire Cottage beside babbling brook
average rating of 4.652174 based on 23 reviews

Serene and Beautiful Getaway in the Berkshires

  • 5 of 5

My dearest friends and I wanted to get away from the world for a weekend, and Colesbrook Manor was just the place! As soon as we walked in the door we had a cozy feeling of being home. Andy has taken such great care in building a beautiful, warm, and peaceful oasis on this beautiful piece of property. We were truly delighted to sit by the fire, play music, and share a bottle of wine. We enjoyed exploring the trails and creek located right out the back door, as well as stargazing at night.

The beds were cozy and the sauna was a treat, especially after taking a walk in the snow on Saturday.

If you visit, check out the Dream Away Lodge (open seasonally from around April to Thanksgiving) for delicious food, a quirky atmosphere, and excellent music. However, we were happy that we bought groceries because we did not want to leave the house on Saturday.

Andy, Thank you for being such an accommodating host and for building such a lovely home. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review. Manifesting, building a sense of place, in our environments is somwthinf we can all do everyday. Oasis is the key goal
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Beautiful house in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time with family at Andy's amazing Berkshires house, situated in view of a pond through the trees. State park with trails down the road, but also lots of great walks nearby and with some patience in late afternoon, you might see the pair of beavers come out of their lodge and swim around the pond like we did. Andy also has a canoe and kayak, but we'll do that next trip. Too relaxed on the patio and busy in his well-equipped kitchen cooking up some meals for everyone. He had fridge and closets empty for us and we felt right at home - comfy beds and furniture, plus lots of porches and indoor garden with available herbs! Andy is nearby if you have questions. You'll get the answers and some great stories about how he built the house, one of a kind, that is worth the trip from anywhere.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serenity in the woods

  • 5 of 5

This is a unique, lovely and tranquil home. It's five star for anyone looking to "get away from it all". Peaceful, cozy and well equipped. Bring your walking shoes!! Small children? Maybe not! But a grown-up paradise!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Get Away in the Woods!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great getaway house in the woods! There is a beautiful lake and hiking paths that are only a short hiking distance from the house. The house is very eclectic, cozy and comfortable, it's spacious enough to fit 10 people. It's very well maintained and clean.

It's a very open floor plan, but there are a lot of nooks and crannies to sneak off into to read or just to relax and take a nap.

Andy was always helpful with whatever questions we had for him. It's a definite do over and may become an annual visit!

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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An amazing weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The house is absolutely beautiful - eclectic and charming, but spacious and definitely room to sleep 10 people. The house is well maintained and everything worked as planned - and Andy is always a call away if needed.

I would definitely recommend this property for a long weekend getaway, or even a week to unplug and walk the hills or sit by the fire!

The only note: Take showers before you wash dishes just to be sure you get hot water!

We will definitely be returning to this house in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Take me to the river

  • 5 of 5

Well, it is more like a large very bubbling brook - you get the gist. Andy, the owner, is warm and super helpful. The house is large, bright, funky and built and decorated with love. Absolutely bring all the food you will need or plan to go to the grocery store. I would even advise bringing extra for dinner because once you get there you will not want to go back out. There are too many cozy comfy paces to sit. I felt like I had to check them all out. I played my UKE on at least 5 different chairs moving with the sun and the views. We had cocktails in one of the several seating areas by the river, read inside and out side in spots with sun and views, had conversations by the indoor herb garden and felt like we were living inside and outside in the beauty of the Berkshires. The house is remote and so sweetly quiet. We hiked during the day and cancelled reservations at night because we were too relaxed to make a move. I would definitely go again. Thank you Andy!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bradley/Hartford CT
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
The Dream Away Lodge
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Mass Pike/Exit 2
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
The Dream Away Lodge
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Otis Ridge
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Center Pond, Becket

Hiking, skiing, arts, and theater


Rates & Availability

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