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Elegant Berkshire Country Estate for a Special Short or Long Term Getaway!

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Last updated: 07/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Now available for short term rentals or long term leases. Great for all seasons!
The Berkshire Country Estate is located on 60 acres in the foothills of the Berkshires within equal distance to the Hudson Valley. It is a large elegant, yet comfortable family Georgian estate with five fireplaces.
Amenities include a gym, pinball, table tennis, air hockey, heated pool, pond, miles of walking and riding trails, library etc
We also have a 4,500 square foot barn on the property, which offers a great additional space to hang out, and for events.

Enjoy year round vacations on your 60 acre estate situated in Old Chatham on miles of riding/hiking trails...12,000 sq ft brick Georgian home with In ground pool, ponds, 6 bedrooms, two double room suites can convert to 8 total bedrooms... 5 baths, 5 fireplaces, library, maid/nanny quarters, finished attic which can sleep six or more kids easily…pinball, air hockey , 3 story barn with ping pong darts, canoe.... picnic by the pond…

We're here to make your stay extra special! We can stock your refrigerator, cater dinner parties, (we make great picnic baskets), arrange for pick ups at the train station, get advance tickets for the many events in and around the Berkshires, set up massages and spa time...

Also, great for special events, weddings, birthdays etc with professional caterers and full event planning available, we'll work with you to design your 'perfect memories'.


Grounds and lawn care, pool maintenance.


Outdoor Activities all year:: Surrounded by rolling fields, manicured lawns, forest & farmland make up your estate. Pitch and putt from your front door on to the 10+ acres of manicured rolling lawns... BBQ and picnic on your brick inlaid patios next to your in ground L shaped pool with mature perennial garden. Relax in the shade of your screened in porch..Hike or ride on the miles of Hunt Club trails surrounding and winding through your estate. Professional Indoor tennis facility less than 1/2 mile down the road. Several fine golf courses or drop your canoe in several lakes and fast running rivers all just minutes away. In the winter Ski Jiminy Peak, Bousquet, Catamount all within 25 minutes or less also abundant Cross country ski trails too...

Culture Vultures & Pamper Too!: The Berkshires is a unique cultural haven..so much to see and do...
Tanglewood (summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Shakespeare & Co., Berkshire Theatre Festival...see the worlds finest dance troupes at Jacobs PIllow...and let's not forget Canyon Ranch, Kirpalu Yoga Center and the Cranwell Golf & Spa Center....all minutes away

Special Events... : Create a perfect weekend for that special event whether its a wedding, birthday anniversary etc...Affiliated with the estate are professional caterers, great chefs and party planners...Events within the house or extended to a white tent affair. Inquire and let us help you build a Special Memory...

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 12000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Great privacy for 3 couple share....Wonderful for larger families

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Fireplace and can accomadate 4 additional with table add on...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Bright & sunny 30'X40' Great Room with over sized fireplace ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    5 wood burning fireplaces...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    screened in porch...great for outdoor dinning ...moreless

  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Indoor tennis facility 1/2 mile down road ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 22 - Sep 5, 2016
2 night min stay
$850
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Peak holiday stays will incur an additional rental rate.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/29/2016
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany International
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Town of Chatham
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several courses in area
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Hudson Station AmTrak
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Taconic State Parkway and US 90
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Town of Chatham
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bousquet or Catamount

Car: Necessary

20 Minutes to Lenox MA and all the cultural attractions of the Berkshires including; Tangelwood(summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Shakespeare & Co., Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jacobs Pillow Dance Center

etc.

In the winter enjoy local skiing at Bousquet, Jiminy/Brody, Butternut, Catamount or cross country and snow shoeing on your own property.

Wineries, apple picking, antiquing minutes away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000


Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

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Photos

  • Early springtime

    Early springtime

  • In ground pool

    In ground pool

  • Sunny Great Rooom w large fireplace...doors open onto patio and pool

    Sunny Great Rooom w large fireplace...doors open onto patio and pool

  • Attic can sleep 4 kids...

    Attic can sleep 4 kids...

  • A Party in the Barn

    A Party in the Barn

  • Full Gym

    Full Gym

  • Pass-Thru from Kitchen to Living Room

    Pass-Thru from Kitchen to Living Room

  • Wedding on the Hilltop

    Wedding on the Hilltop

  • Bedroom to Library suite

    Bedroom to Library suite

  • Game room with air hockey, pin ball and home theatre

    Game room with air hockey, pin ball and home theatre

  • Downstairs suite with private entrance

    Downstairs suite with private entrance

  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • Rolling manicured lawn

    Rolling manicured lawn

  • Cocktails & music on the patios

    Cocktails & music on the patios

  • The Blue Room Suite with 4 Floor-to-Ceiling windows looking onto rolling lawns

    The Blue Room Suite with 4 Floor-to-Ceiling windows looking onto rolling lawns

  • Barn, Patios and Pool

    Barn, Patios and Pool

  • Screened-In Porch ...cool all summer long...

    Screened-In Porch ...cool all summer long...

  • Big Eat-In Kitchen

    Big Eat-In Kitchen

  • Tent Party on the Front Lawn

    Tent Party on the Front Lawn

  • Two Room Library Suite

    Two Room Library Suite

  • Front Sitting Room converts to another bedroom

    Front Sitting Room converts to another bedroom

  • Middle bedroom

    Middle bedroom

  • Rose Suite with nearly 1,000 sq ft  fireplace, jacuzzi and separate sitting room

    Rose Suite with nearly 1,000 sq ft fireplace, jacuzzi and separate sitting room

  • Large Sunny Great Room

    Large Sunny Great Room

VRBO #369327

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, July 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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