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Victorian,15 Acres, Walk to Tanglewood, Kripalu, Steinway Grand, Gourmet Kitchen

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Broadknolls, front view


Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:2.75
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Farmhouse, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This historic renovated farmhouse is one of the gems in Lenox. It is surrounded by 15 acres of lawns, gardens, and meadows, and is a short walk to Tanglewood, Kripalu and the Town of Lenox.

The main floor includes double living rooms, one with Steinway grand piano, a library with TV and DVD, powder room, and large dining room with bay windows. The kitchen is new with soapstone counters, a butcher block center island, and windows looking to the garden, meadows and woods.. Appliances are either Bosch or Viking and the refrigerator has thru-door ice and filtered water. The kitchen includes a large family eating area and french doors to the side garden which has a view of Lenox Mountain and an outdoor eating and grill area. Adjacent to the kitchen is the laundry room with washer and dryer.

On the second floor there are five light and airy bedrooms, all recently renovated (1 with queen bed and new private bath, 1 with queen bed and youth bed, and 1 with a full bed and balcony, 2 with single beds) and 2 new hall baths. On the third floor there is a bedroom with 2 twin sized beds. WiFi and central A/C throughout.

It is a short walk to Tanglewood from Broadknolls(the music can be sometimes heard on our porch). The house sits 800' back from the road, affording quiet and privacy.

The farmhouse is ideal for families with children, with lots of room to run and explore. We have a badminton/volley ball green, tetherball, a tree climbing rope, and croquet. The rental includes passes to the local lakefront beach with lifeguards and a changing room/toilet facility.

Also included in the rental are two Tanglewood Friends Passes which provide free Admission for many Tanglewood Music Center recital, chamber and Festival of Contemporary Music performances, discounts for the gift shop and advance registration and discount for talks and walks on the Tanglewood property.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 2644 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    There is an additional child's bed available...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    The farmhouse is an allergy free, non-smoking , environment...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    To maintain an allergy free environment, pets are not allowed....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    First Floor, toilet and sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second Floor/master bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Second Floor full bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Second Floor toilet and sink...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Lawn chairs, Picnic table, Hammock, Badminton, Croquet, Tether ball


  • Books:

    There is a large library of books for all ages. Selections cover a wide range of topics. ....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    The DVD plays HD movies...moreless

  • Games:

    There are board games and cards for all ages....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Renters are encouraged to bring their own CDs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo:

    There is an iPod docking station, CD player and a number of radios....moreless

  • Television:

    HDTV and DVD...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Renters are encouraged to bring their favorite videos....moreless


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The farmhouse sits in 15 acres of land and is surrounded on three sides by forest preserve with wonderful view of Lenox Mountain....moreless

  • Village:

    Lenox is an historic New England town, nestled in the verdant Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. It is a 'go-to' destination for music, theatre, art, outdoor recreation, and relaxation....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Kitchen table seats 7-8 There is a child's booster seat available Outdoor picnic tables seat 10 and 6...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central A/C and Split...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    My WiFi server is Verizon and has Broadband service...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The clothes dryer is on the premises...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Not is use at this time....moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet:

    Most renters are bringing their own lap-tops, iPads, and IPhones...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed sheets, pillows, and pillow cases are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room seats nine and has pocket doors that open to the central hallway and the music room. These additional spaces also have seating. The music room has a Steinway Grand Piano. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is ample parking on the property....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Most renters are bringing their own cell phones...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, Beach towels and kitchen dish towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    The washing machine is on the premises and detergent is provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi can be accessed thru my password...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Krupps (pro aroma) drip coffee maker French Press Coffee Pot Electric coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Cooking pots, baking pans, and cooking utensils....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample dishes, glasses, mugs, silverware, and serving dishes/utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch appliance...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has a large working space and an ample eating area with french doors opening onto the side lawn. The side lawn area has a grill, and picnic tables, and a lovely view of Lenox Mt.. ...moreless

  • Oven:

    Part of Viking Stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Condiments and spices available....moreless


  • Balcony:

    The balcony is a peaceful getaway. It faces west and has a prime view of the perennial and vegetable gardens....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle rental is available from the Arcadian Sport Shop, about 7 minutes north on route 7&20....moreless

  • Golf:

    The Cranwell Resort and Stockbridge Golf Club...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and Canoes are available for rent from the Arcadian Shop....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There are 15 acres of lawn garden and meadows surrounding the farmhouse...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Har-Tru courts are available by the hour at the Stockbridge Golf Club....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$4,000 $16,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


Payable by check. One half rental fee to reserve, remainder of fee payable one month prior to reservation date. Refundable deposit due on reservation date. Example: Weekly fee $4,000...for a one week reservation, pay $2,000 to confirm reservation, pay remainder of fee $2,000 one month before the reservation $500 refundable security on first day of reservation.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lenox Village
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Stockbridge or Cranwell
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Wassaic (Metro North)
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte 20 & Rte 7
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lenox Village
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Stockbridge Bowl

Car: Recommended

Pleasant Valley Audubon Sanctuary, Canoe Meadows Audubon Sanctuary, Kennedy Park, Stockbridge Bowl (lake), Laurel Lake, Shakespeare & Co Theater Festival, Stockbridge Playhouse, Williamstown Playhouse, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Barrington Stage Company, Colonial Theatre, Chester Theatre Company, Clark Museum of Art, MOMA, Tanglewood Music Festival, Norman Rockwell Museum, Chesterwood, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival, Edith Wharton Restoration, Ventfort Hall Museum of the Gilded Age, Kripalu Yoga Center, Canyon Ranch Spa, Tours of Historic Homes and Gardens, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Antique shopping, Art Galleries, and Restaurants


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1964

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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  • Broadknolls, front view

    Broadknolls, front view

  • Side garden with hammock and picnic table

    Side garden with hammock and picnic table

  • Music room (to left of central hall)

    Music room (to left of central hall)

  • Kitchen (with large dining area, not shown)

    Kitchen (with large dining area, not shown)

  • Queen bedded room plus youth bed

    Queen bedded room plus youth bed

  • Living room, view towards front of house

    Living room, view towards front of house

  • Broadknolls, view from front porch to the garden

    Broadknolls, view from front porch to the garden

  • Living room, to right of central hall

    Living room, to right of central hall

  • Living room,  additional view

    Living room, additional view

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Master bedroom with queen bed and private bath

    Master bedroom with queen bed and private bath

  • full bath with large tub and shower

    full bath with large tub and shower

  • antique tub in bathroom with additional shower stall as well

    antique tub in bathroom with additional shower stall as well

VRBO #36857

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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