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Four Season Berkshires Vacation Home

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The cabin in the Spring


Last updated: 07/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

This lovely, secluded A-frame is located on a one acre wooded lot in the private community of Otis Wood Lands, Otis, MA, in the Southern Berkshires, less than 3 hours from New York City/ Northern NJ and Boston. The house is set back from the road and the neighboring houses are spread apart, to create a quiet, natural setting. The house has three levels. The main level has an open living room/ dining area with cathedral ceiling and ceiling fan, a Vermont wood-burning stove, and a double set of sliding glass doors that lead out to a wood deck. Flat screen TV and DVD (no TV reception). The fully equipped kitchen is open to the dining/ living area. There is a master bedroom with queen bed and full bathroom. Off the bedroom is a large, new spectacular screened-in porch surrounded by woods, with skylights, ceiling fans, and comfortable seating and eating areas. The lower level contains a bedroom with double bed and a full bathroom, a rec room with a new futon double bed, ping-pong table, darts, and large screen TV and DVD player (no TV reception). The third level bedroom contains a queen bed, double bed and high riser bed.

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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 07/10/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The responsible renter must be at least 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Upper level Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 double

    Plus a hi-riser bed...moreless

  • Lower level Bedroom/outer room: 1 double


  • Double futon in rec room.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Lower level Bathroom: toilet, shower


Other Amenities

  • Community heated pool, 4 tennis courts, and private lake with a child friendly sandy beach, and children's playground are a 3 minute drive or 15 minute walk from house....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    2 DVD players - one in living room and one downstairs in rec room...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Rec room has darts and ping-pong...moreless

  • Games:

    board games for children and adults; jigsaw puzzles...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Only for DVD use. The is no TV receptioniu....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Dining area and living room make up one open area; it is partially separated from kitchen by a counter and lower cabinets....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat; separate thermostat in each room...moreless

  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable couch and chairs; wood stove; open to dining area; which allows for setting up a folding table for additional dinner guests...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    We have a long driveway with a parking area near the house...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    New electric range: smooth stove top and oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster 0ven...moreless


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    With lounge chairs....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public and private courses within 30-45 minute drive....moreless

  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Four community courts....moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Community pool is a 3 minute drive or a 15 minute walk...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


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Standard pricing
5 night min stay


Changeover Day: Friday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $0


We rent only by the month starting November 1, 2016 for $4,000.00 per month or for the Winter Season from January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 for $12,000.00.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/10/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bradley International, Windsor, CT
24 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pittsfield Country Club (public access)
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Waterbury, CT
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Pike (Interstate 90)
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Otis Ridge
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Tolland State Forest - Otis Reservoir

Car: Necessary

Numerous nearby state parks, forests, and lakes offer swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, and beautiful views. Fall foliage is phenomenal. An idyllic ski getaway, numerous downhill and cross-country ski areas for both novices and experienced skiers are located only minutes away. In Otis Wood Lands there is a serene lake with a safe, sandy swimming beach, as well as an outdoor heated pool. Hike on a trail that begins a short walk from the house through Otis State Forest to beautiful, secluded Upper Spectacle Pond. Enjoy ping-pong and darts in the rec room of the house, or relax in the solitude, reading a book on the deck or the screened-in porch surrounded by the tall trees and the subtle sounds of nature. Minutes away enjoy antiquing, the outlets, concerts at Tanglewood, dance at Jacobs Pillow, plays at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare & Company, and other regional theaters, movies, numerous art museums, including the Norman Rockwell Museum, and many other sites.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We love spending leisure time in the Berkshires. We live and work in the New York Metro Area; the Berkshires provide the perfect change of pace and scenery for us less than a three hour drive from home. For many years we rented cabins and stayed in bed & breakfasts. We spent time as a family and as a couple enjoying the variety of outdoor and cultural activities the Berkshires has to offer. We decided to buy a second home here.

Why the Owner Chose Otis, Massachusetts, United States of America:
We truly fell in love with the house and property on our initial visit. The rustic look, the fully equipped home. and all the community amenities make this the vacation home we had always hoped for.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is a four season property. We swim, kayak, play tennis, hike, snowshoe, ski, bike, and take nature walks; attend dance, theater, film, and concerts; go to museums that are famous throughout the country - Norman Rockwell, MassMOCA, the Clark, and Williams College Museum of Art; visit historic homes; and enjoy dining at restaurants of every ethnicity, style, and ambiance imaginable.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 07/10/2016

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  • The cabin in the Spring

    The cabin in the Spring

  • Autumn foliage on OWL Lake.

    Autumn foliage on OWL Lake.

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Bedroom


  • Screened-in porch in the snow

    Screened-in porch in the snow

  • Living room with Vermont wood stove

    Living room with Vermont wood stove

  • Kitchen


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Screened-in porch in the evening

    Screened-in porch in the evening

  • A serene 20 Deer Run after a snowfall.

    A serene 20 Deer Run after a snowfall.

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