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Spacious Comfortable Charming Family Farmhouse Great Location

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

ABOUT OUR PROPERTY:

Experience a little of old New England. Our VRBO is a charming historic family farmhouse apartment(2100 square feet) with lots of room and comfort surrounded by 22 acres. Built in 1782, our farm was famous for breeding Plymouth Barred Rock chickens. About one hundred years ago, one of these barred rock roosters won the grand prize of $2000.00 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, that’s a lot of cash for the 1800’s! Many other grand prizes were won as well, and thus our rental unit has a built in wall safe that was used back then to hold the winnings (we don’t have the combination to the safe, but we have left a stethoscope there if you would like to try to crack the code.).

Built by the Bradley family, the farm was one of the first and largest dwellings in the area. To this day, the street is named Bradley St.. The river runs through our little valley, which sometimes brings Bald Eagles, Ospreys and Great Blue Herons migrating through. There also is a train track that brings an old fashioned freight train through, and you can even book a ride on the Berkshire Scenic Railway, which runs in the summer and early fall.

FEATURES:

• Private entrance

• Three air conditioned bedrooms with, king, queen, and full beds respectively, each with a good sized closet.

• Two bathrooms, one with a full bath and one with a shower.

• Dishwasher

• Washer and dryer

• Pull out, full size, sleeper sofa downstairs for kids or extra guests.

• Formal dining room plus a breakfast nook located in the kitchen.

• Tons of living space: living room, sitting room, a glassed in front porch, and a big yard.

• Plentiful parking including enough space for a boat or RV if you need it.

• Crib and high chair available upon request

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:

• Downtown Lee is about 3 minutes away, Lenox about 5, Stockbridge is about a 10 minute drive.

• Tanglewood: 10 minutes

• Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival: 15 minutes

• Norman Rockwell Museum: 15 minutes

• Clark Art Museum: 45 minutes

• Cranwell Spa & golf: 5 minutes

• Canyon Ranch Spa: 10 min

• Lee Prime Shopping Outlets: 5 minutes

• Bousquet Ski Area: 15 minutes

• Ski Butternut: 20 minutes

• Jiminy Peak Ski Area: 30 minutes

• October Mountain State Forest: 2 minutes

• Bear Town State Forest: 10 minutes

• Hancock Shaker Village: 25 minutes

• Mass MOCA: 45 minutes

• Shakepeare and company

• Kripalu center for Yoga and Health

• Six Flags: 45 minutes

• Greenock Gold Course in Lee

• Pittsfield Country club

• Berkshire Visitors Bureau

• Berkshire Scenic Railway

Silvio Conte Federal Archives

ABOUT THE BERKSHIRES

The natural beauty of the Berkshires is legendary. Scenic hills, tranquil lakes and gentle streams.

The Berkshires are famous for world class music and dance festivals. Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is a ten minute drive from our location. It is an extraordinary music venue where serious music lovers can sit up close, while families or more casual listeners can relax and picnic on the beautiful expansive lawn. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is a treasure with the very best of dance from around the world. The property is wonderful for picnicking, as well as being very user friendly to families with children, offering many free events. Many other quality museums, galleries, historic places and entertainment are close by as well.

If culture is not exactly on your list, the Berkshires offers fantastic local shopping, outlet mall shopping, and antiquing. Dining opportunities for all tastes and budgets abound. Recreational opportunities are more than can be counted for any age and ability. Hiking, mountain biking, golf, kayaking, swimming, horseback riding, skiing, and snowboarding are all offered in a multitude of locations in the immediate area. We are just a few minutes away from October Mountain State Forest and Bear Town State Forest with hundreds of miles of trails. The Appalachian Trail goes through Lee if you’d like to take a day hike (or more) on it. First class health and fitness experiences are available through the purchase of spa days at Canyon Ranch, a world famous health resort, (call ahead) and Kripalu, a world famous meditation and wellness center. For the kids, Six Flags amusement park is about 40 minutes away.For history buffs,the Silvio Conte Federal Archives allows you to trace your family tree.

Whether you would like to visit the Berkshires for everything it has to offer, or are planning a wedding, reunion or other special event and need a place for your family to stay, we would love to talk with you more about how we can help. Please look at our pictures, and check our links. Feel free to contact us with any questions, we’d love to hear from you.

Keywords: Historic Farmhouse

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Wendy and Tim



Thank you for your email. Our stay with you was wonderful.



Everything was exceptional and comfortable. You made us feel like we were at home with all our conveniences and comforts. Everything was well thought of and we lacked nothing. The rooms were beautifully furnished and we enjoyed using all the rooms, the kitchen, the breakfast nook, the dining room, both the living room and the little enclosed family room. We enjoyed reading about the history of the house which made us more appreciative of it. The views from the windows and the beautiful garden area with the lovely large shaded tree and where we had the opportunity to spot a hawk besides other birds was wonderful. We even had a chance to use the barbecue and spend time of the rocking bench. The binoculars and bird book were a nice touch as well as the umbrellas, very much needed on those rainy days. We thank you for all your kind and prompt assistance whenever we needed to contact you.



We cannot thank you enough for helping to make our stay memorable. We were reluctant to leave. We loved the area and enjoyed exploring.



Hopefully, some day we will be back.



Best regards



George, Ginny and family
Sep 2014
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Kids camps, outlet shopping, picnics, live Tanglewood radio broadcasts, small live music venues, federal genealogy archives, bike path

Amenities

Lee Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Glass paneled front porch, large yard, beautiful view, great bird watching, great sunsets,iron and ironing board, hair dryer, blender, coffee maker, toaster oven, supermarket 5 min. away, iPod dock, 2 televisions, radio, electric fireplace, alarm clocks, picnic table, local and long distance-continental us

Reviews

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Spacious Comfortable Charming Family Farmhouse Great Location
average rating of 4.888889 based on 25 reviews
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very comfortable farm house

  • 4 of 5

this is a well-appointed, comfortable house. Very centrally located. Lots of nice touches that suggest that the owners thought about what renters need. The owners were available when we needed to call about a blown circuit breaker. Cons: Some difficulties with WiFi and computer access and some traffic noise in the mornings. We'd probably rent again if we are in the Berkshires.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We are always striving to make the rental experience better, and will continue to check into any issues our renters have.We regret not being notified of your situation with the Wifi as it might have been an easy tweak to make your stay more enjoyable. A good internet connection is vital in this day and age. We're glad you enjoyed the rental and if you are back in the area we'd be happy to host you again in the future.
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Great place to stay in the Berkshires

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect rental for our family's first visit to the Berkshires. It's centrally located, spacious and very clean. Wendy and Tim are accommodating and helpful hosts and provide everything you can possibly need for a comfortable stay. The fresh flowers in the kitchen were a particularly lovely touch. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to anyone planning a trip to this area.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We strive to make our rental a place we would be comfortable renting. Cleanliness is extremely important to us and necessary for our guests comfort. We stock the rental with all the necessary items we can think of to make each stay as easy as possible. We'd certainly welcome you back any time. Thank you again.
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5

Farmhouse rental

  • 5 of 5

Amazing stay during President's Day weekend! My kids absolutely loved the house! My 2 yr old loved looking at the horses right out of the window every day. Warm and cozy; heat was more than sufficient; kitchen was well supplied; close to supermarket and nearby restaurants. Highly recommend this place! Perfect place to come back to after a long day of skiing!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed the rental and your stay. We strive to furnish the rental so it can be a home away from home for our guests. Thank you for your kind words. We'd be very happy to have you return. Thank you.
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Our Farmhouse Stay

  • 4 of 5

We are 3 couples in our 60's, on our 20th annual weekend away. Our stay at the farmhouse was fun. A quaint, old farmhouse with lots of personality. The digs watching from the kitchen window was a plus and the owners were really wonderful to deal with. We recommend this house to anyone looking for something with character.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We're pleased we were able to share our property with your group. We hope you have many more fun times together, and we'd welcome you back anytime.
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Farmhouse rental

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent rental, well equipped and comfortable. The owners are attentive and live in an ajacent home. It is furnished well and the grounds are beautiful. We would certainly stay there again and recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. We strive to make the rental as clean and comfortable as possible. You were wonderful guests and we look forward to hosting you for many years into the future. Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this positive review.
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Summer in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location to explore the Berkshires from! Very accommodating! The owners were very helpful and we really enjoyed visiting with them. Comfortable beds, lots of sitting areas, great accommodations for a family! Beautiful setting!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Vickie, Thank you for your very kind words. We're happy you found the accommodations to your liking. We agree about the location. It really is close to all attractions, which helps when you're tired after a day of fun. Please come back and stay with us anytime. We'd be happy to have you. Wendy and Tim
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$300.00 per night for two nights for up to 6 people

$350.00 per night for 7-8 people plus a one time cleaning fee of $100.00
Checks are preferred, payable directly to us (address on contract) if booking is more than 30 days away from arrival date.
For the months of July and August we are renting for one week minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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