Book for Spring. Summer Rentals Enjoy Tanglewood Parking Pass & Lawn Tks.(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-8 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)
You will have an oversized one car garage and parking for three additional cars. Deer Trail is a private street with 4 other homes that are not visible from this house which sits so beautifully at the top of a hill. This is truly the illusion of seclusion, as you are five minutes from the center of Great Barrington with super markets, specialty food shops, clothing stores, restaurants, live theater and movies. A good walk will take you Taft Farms, which sells their own fresh produce, baked goods and flowers.
With the lake nearby for kids and adults , hiking up monument mountain just a few minutes from the front door and with every other imaginable sport available as well as a small airport, this Berkshire house is the one for you.
Keywords: This gracious residential home provides guests with both private areas for quiet moments and wonderful space for family and friends to gather. A separate owner's three room suite may be available for rental as well if owners are not in residence. Either way, guests will enjoy the wonderful amenities at their disposal for the lenghth of their stay. Home chef available for dinner or bar-b-que upon your arrival. Licensed and insured car service available for all destinations.
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Member since: 2009
- 3500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12
- King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) All are large sized bedrooms. The lower level suite consists of one of the king bedrooms and a private attached den with queen sleep sofa and large tv. The two king bedrooms on the upper level each have access to their own bathrooms, the queen bedroom has an ensuite 1/2 bath. The Master bedroom has a queen sofa bed for additional sleeping arrangements....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- This immaculate house easily accomodates two families. three king sized bedrooms, 1 with attached den with sleep sofa, 1 queen bedroom. State of the art kitchen has everything the committed cook needs and overlooks the morning room, with 14X27 eating/sitting area with. t.v. and fireplace. Also dining room/living room and den. Sleeps 10-12 .Beautifully landscaped property overlooking dense woods and gardens from patio. Minutes to restaurants and theatres in Great Barrington,Stockbridge,Lenox. 25minutes to Jacob/s Pillow. Housekeeping available. Areas for privacy and quiet as well as wonderful spaces for family and friends to gather together..pets at owners discretion,no smokers. Utilities included in short term rentals....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Mar 6, 2017
7 night min stay
Mar 15 - May 19, 2017
2 night min stay
May 20 - Jun 13, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 14 - Sep 8, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 9 - Nov 18, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2017
8 night min stay
Dec 22 - Dec 27, 2017
6 night min stay
New Years week
Dec 28 - Jan 2, 2018
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Housekeeping For 8 guest $200
- Taxes Not included
The above rates are for high season, July 1-September 7th.
For rates from September through June, please inquire. Long term rental available.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Every conceivable activity to enjoy a great time is available within 5-25 minutes of this house. Tanglewood, summer home of the BSO, featuring the symphony as well as special nights with James Taylor and the extraordinary Jazz weekend. Kid friendly on the lawn. Large water park about 50 minutes. House is 5 minutes from Lake Mansfield, which has a small beach and life guards. Rental of kayaks which will be put into the lake is available from the sports shop in Lenox. Two families with kids, or three adult families can easily share this large well kept home.
Licensed and insured car service available from all destinations.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: We are a couple who have residents in the Berkshires and Florida. We have three married children and seven grandchildren and a host of friends who love to visit us here in Mass. We enjoy golf, bridge, music and theatre and find that our lives here are so full that it is hard to imagine not having a presence in the Berkshires. We have been here for 18 years. I volunteer at VIM which is a free clinic for people without health insurance and I also volunteer at Tanglewood. My passion is cooking and I am a CIA trained home cook. My other passion is writing and my book, 'Having Guests Means Never Seeing the View' by Gayle Harmelin, is a humorous memoir about what life is like when you entertain all the time. It also has an appendix detailing all the activities in the Berkshires. This book will be available for renters reading while in the house. I also write a humor column for a local newspaper. My husband is a licensed and insured driver and sells real estate only to selected clients. Our home is truly our castle and we are giving you a chance to enjoy this environment and see what we saw 18 years ago.
Why the Owner Chose Great Barrington, MA, USA:
We first looked at the Hamptons and then the Jersey Shore. Only the Berkshires offered us a wealth of entertainment and sports options so varied, that everyone in our family from small children to adults could easily find enjoyment here. Just driving over country lanes fills the eye with exquisite mountain views and meadows lined with stone walls behind which you may see hundreds of sheep or Scottish steers. You will see clear lakes an the Housatonic River as it cascades from the far north through Western Mass. into Conn. Our senses are filled with a serenity particular to the Berkshires. Imagine taking your picnic to Tanglewood as your children or guests relax on the lawn enjoying film night with the Boston Pops as narration takes place by Steven Spielberg. This is what is in store for anybody who chooses the Berkshires, rated #7 in the world as best tourist destination by National Geographic Magazine in 2009.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a house for entertaining. The number of sleeping spaces coupled with the number of private sitting areas allows for quality time together as well as often needed time apart. The house is perfect for two families or five adult couples.
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The splendor of European Elegance offering cooking class,picnics, or dinner.
morning room sitting area with t.v. and fireplace.Arched French casement windows
six burner Wolf Range top
Dining Room seats 10
Enjoy friends and family together in the spacious living room.
Den Fireplace, so cozy in winter, with French doors to patio and gas grill.
Toile Bedroom with ensuite 1/2 bath
just a peek at the master bathroom.
upstairs guest bath with tiled shower and washing machine/dryer.
Lower level bedroom with ensuite bathroom and attached den.
The entry hall shows off the deep stairs leading to the second floor bedrooms.
The patio looking towards the autumn view as the trees drop their leaves.
Morning Room adjacent to kitchen Table seats 12
Custom cook's kitchen. Provencal cabinets and details
Two Miele dishwashers either side of the sink make cleanup easy.
Looking out on gardens and woods
a light filled space for cards or games on the antique pine game table.
Den with french doors to patio
The master bedroom with ensuite bath let's the morning light shine in.
Another large guest bedroom with double windows facing the gardens.
Queen sleeper sofa in den adjacent to lower level bedroom
full bathroom for lower level suite.
view from the house looking down the very private winding driveway.
Enjoy the gas grill for barbque or have your morning coffee facing the garden
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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