Antique Farmhouse Totally Restored(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + 2Convertible beds, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-14) Shepherd Hut
Enjoy cooking in the state-of-the-art kitchen with your only dilemma being where to eat. You might choose the solarium, surrounded by exotic plants and the sun streaming through the glass; or the patio where you might hear the roar of the waterfall which tumbles down the mountain behind the house after a rainfall, or you could try the formal dining room which still has the original Dutch oven from the 18th century. The veranda is a good choice where you can watch the highland cattle in the meadows. Or you may choose the informal dining area and eat in the luminous kitchen delicately accented with orchids. The hand-crafted cabinetry in the kitchen was all made from one maple tree.We recently had a large dinner party for forty people in the breakfast sitting room after we removed the couch and chairs.Tis was the very max I would like to say .With all the downstairs rooms we were able to have hor dourves in the dinning room , a bar in the green house and dancing complete with a disco ball in the stable
You might choose the formal living room or the informal living area adjoining the kitchen for a friendly gathering place. This home has six fireplaces and two wood stoves to keep you warm, and there’s also a fire cauldron and grill on the patio.
If you’re staying with friends, you might have to draw straws for the huge master bedroom, where the rising sun illuminates the artfully plastered walls creating a deep orange, radiant light in the morning. The added bonus in the master bathroom with the shower and its floor of river stones and the jacuzzi where you can gaze over the meadows.
Those who drew the shorter straws will be happy in the other three bedrooms which have lovely outlooks over the Berkshire Hills and offer a quiet respite for a restful sleep; including the soothing sounds of a seasonal babbling brook.
Upstairs two bedrooms with a shared bathroom. Master bedroom with a dressing room, shower and jacuzzi from where you can watch the cows! Six fireplaces and two wood stoves. Fire cauldron and grill on the patio.
Four bedrooms with queen beds, several other bedding options, two fold out sofas, futons and an air mattress.
Check out our English Shepherd Hut which sleeps two in the orchard .
Hiking and cross country skiing right from the back door. Nature Conservancy land abuts the house, with the Appalachian trail up at the top of the ridge next to Bear rock falls behind the house !
Keywords: House, Shepherd Hut ,Midden, plaster, unique, pastoral, stunning , bucolic , calming, unbelievable pictures do not show the full effect.
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Member since: 2009
- Max. occupancy 16
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 8-16
- King size beds (1) Deposed, Queen size Beds (6) Every bedroom has a queen, Double Beds (1) Nine, Twin or Single Beds (1) Non, Child Beds (1) Small futons are available, Baby Cribs (1) In de city, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two pull out couches, Bunk Beds (1) Niet, Murphy Beds (1) He has gone to Ireland for a pint of Liffy !...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Surrounded by pastures and cows roaming in the fields
- CD Player
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
Lots of windows that all work ! House backs onto Bear Rock Falls providing a natural breeze every evening .The house is insulated with spray foam keeping her warm in the winter and cool in the summer...moreless
- Broadband Access
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- Computer Available
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Wireless Internet
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- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Cleaning Fee $200
- Pet Fee $125
- Taxes Not included
Holidays three day minimum
The house is not available for Guy Fawkes November 5th !
Wedding and parties lets talk .
Events and gatherings welcome
Rental is for eight people .Extra $30 per person over 8#
$1000 refundable security deposit returned one week after rental.
You bend it !
You mend it !
Dogs Extra $125 You poop you scoop or lose your deposit ! Fair?
You smoke .You you pick up or I will gladly pick them up for your deposit fee :) Thanks !
No parties , hair dying or mens groups without an extra damage deposit !
Ask Adam why ?
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Kripalu Yoga center, Options Institute, Skiing at Butternut, and Catamount, Jiminy Peak ,Tanglewood ,Music Mountain, Omega Institute. Appalachian trail right out of the door, Race Brook Falls 1.8 miles , Sages Ravine 0.5 mile., Berkshire School, Hotchkiss School and Salisbury School are all near by The Mount
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: English man rebuilding old houses. Saving American history for the future!
Why the Owner Chose Sheffield, MA, USA:
I bought this property so as to save and restore this American beauty that had served her builders for over 150 years as their family home .
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Untouched beauty surrounds this old house, experience life as a settler in the New world, living in the present ! Check out our new Shepherd Hut located in the orchard .
- Primary: (413) 229-2243
- Secondary: (413) 446-4399 (Massachusetts, USA)
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Sunrise lights up the front of the house. Moon sets over the mountain.
Sun and snow after the storm.
Kitchen space, just off entrance and sunroom. Fully stocked. Gas stove.
Sunny front porch is just off dining room. Lovely for morning coffee or tea.
The Great Room off den and sunroom. With piano, TV, books, fireplace, and games.
Sunroom with additional dining table. Opens to outdoor back patio.
Upstairs landing to rest of bedrooms, baths, office, and laundry.
Garden Bedroom antique bureau with fresh flowers from the front lawn
Some light bedtime reading for all ages in the Sail Room.
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Cozy inside of heated shepherds hut. Perfect for guest overflow, or stargazers!
Lots of Spring flowers.
The first room you enter, open to kitchen, leads to dining. Great woodstove.
Dining room with large open fireplace. Table made from a tree on property.
The quiet sitting room. Perfect for work or relaxation.
A wee den with our little red wood stove (larger one is in the main room).
Downstairs bedroom overlooking the field.
Garden Bedroom. Books to read and a writing table for letter composition.
Large Sail Bedroom. Soft pillows and pictures of ships at sea on the wall.
Master bath. All three bathrooms have a tub and shower. This one has a jacuzzi.
Basic model no. 1 wood stove included (later versions have bath and shower!)
Meet Birkram Costello with his brothers and sisters.
Warm summer night.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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