Classic Berkshires Country Home, 5 Acres & View

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Last updated: 03/10/2015

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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Drive down a country road and enter into a private family sanctuary deep in the midst of the Berkshires. This lovely home is only minutes away from the world renowned cultural hub of the Berkshires. It is a 15 minute drive to Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. For theatre: there is a choice of Shakespeare & Company, the Berkshire Theatre Festival and Barrington Stage, all nearby. Try an evening of dance at Jacob's Pillow, where the best dance companies in the world perform. Museums also abound. The Clark and Williams College Art Museum in Williamstown or Edith Wharton's 'Mount' and the galleries and boutiques in Stockbridge, Lenox and Great Barrington are all nearby. And a day trip to Mass Moca is always exciting!

Our home in the Berkshires, just at the Massachusetts/New York line is a peaceful oasis to retreat to after an incredible cultural experience.

Hiking, biking, swimming at our nearby private beach club (on a lake) or just plain lazing on the deck is all one needs to recharge to head back to town. Don't forget historic Saratoga, only an hour's drive with museums and a world famous race track.

There are several incredible spas in the area. Canyon Ranch is available for day treatments, as is the Kripalu Yoga Center, where visiting masters come to teach from all over the world.

Or perhaps you prefer the Berkshires when covered with snow. Great ski slopes are within a 30 minute drive. And there are endless trails to snowshoe. Return to our home and warm yourself by the wood burning fireplace and listen to the silence of the countryside.

Used by our family since 1994, our home in the Berkshires is a comfortable, kick back and relax sort of place. There are plenty of books, lots of music, a fully equipped kitchen for preparing all the delicious produce one can buy at local farmers markets. Sample some of the regional cheeses, sip the local cider and feast on seasonal fruits and vegetables. Leave time for a visit to our many fine restaurants with creative young chefs.

We hope you will enjoy our home as much as we do.

Keywords: Family Home on 5 Acres, Berkshire mountain, meadow view, hiking, skiing, music, museums and more!

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/10/2015

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


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


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    This house is located high above the rolling meadows and forests of the Berkshires, with the stunning mountains rising in the distance. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway and turnaround with room for several vehicles...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


  • Catering Available:

    Famous and wonderful chefs and catering abound in the area, details provided upon request....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony off of every bedroom with stunning view!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 19 months. You can contact the manager for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



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Year Purchased: 1994

About: With five children our home in the Berkshires was a wonderful retreat where the family could be together without the interruptions of our life in the city. Today it is a gathering spot for not only our children but also their husbands or wives, grandchildren and friends. It has always been a happy home.

Why Canaan, NY, USA:
Living in Boston there are few better vacation destinations that the Berkshires. Our children grew up there exploring the surrounding countryside and we introduced them to all the cultural advantages of the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Solitude, country silence, proximity to a buzzy town life and the warmth of a family enjoying each other's company, those are the benefits that we love in our Berkshire home.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/10/2015

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  • Exterior


  • Exterior


  • Living room with working fireplace

    Living room with working fireplace

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Master Bedroom with Private Deck

    Master Bedroom with Private Deck

  • Exterior


  • Living Room with cathedral ceiling

    Living Room with cathedral ceiling

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Screened Porch overlooking the Fields with Dining Table and Sitting Area

    Screened Porch overlooking the Fields with Dining Table and Sitting Area

  • View


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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Classic Berkshires Country Home, 5 Acres & View

Canaan, NY, USA #300497

3 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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