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Pond, Orchard. Nr Tanglewood, Gt. Barrington. Air Conditioned.

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths. Sleeps 7

Air conditioned. Situated on 25 acres, totally private, surrounded by apple orchard, open fields and bordering woods. Newly renovated bathrooms, kitchen, floors.

Built in the 1930s, with beams and siding from a colonial-era barn. Perched on a hillside, with gorgeous views of the distant hills across the valley. Just across the road from Steadman Pond, which is open to tenants, and named for the local craftsman who built the house.

5 bedrooms, 3 baths (2 with marble & glass shower), high-ceiling living/dining room, large fireplace, picture windows. Fully equipped kitchen (stainless steel appliances, marble counters). Stocked linen closet, cleaning supplies; washer/dryer. Wi-fi and satellite TV.

Near Lenox (Tanglewood), Great Barrington and Stockbridge. Seven miles south of Lee (Mass Pike exit 2), midway between Tyringham and Monterey. New York is 150 miles, Boston 125 miles. Close by are Tanglewood (Boston Symphony), Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Williamstown Theater Festival, many museums, historical sites, fine dining and other cultural spots. See also http://berkshires.org/business_category/what-to-do/

Minimum rental period is one month.

Keywords: Hillside view, on Tyringham/Monterey town line. Colonial-era barn beams and picture windows. Wi-fi & TV. Fully equipped kitchen and linen closet. Air conditioned.
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, spanish, swedish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets must be kept out of master bedroom, to avoid potential allergy problems for home owners and other guests....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom, with full bath (marble and glass shower)....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Shared bath (with BR #2), with tub....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Shared bath (with BR #5), with marble/glass shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

    Shared bath (with BR #4), with marble/glass shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Queen Bed. Shared bath, with tub....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Master bath has shower of marble and glass...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Shared bath (for Bedrooms 4 and 5), with marble/glass shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    Serves Bedrooms 2 and 3, with Tub....moreless

  • 3 baths: Two with showers (marble and glass enclosed); one with tub.

Other Amenities

  • Situated on 25 acres, surrounded by an apple orchard, open fields and bordering woods. Built in the 1930s, with beams and siding from a colonial-era barn. Perched on a hillside, with gorgeous views of the distant hills across the valley. Just across the road from Steadman Pond, which is open to tenants, and named for the local carpenter who built the house. Vaulted-ceiling living/dining room, large fireplace, woodstove, picture windows....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV (basic plan)...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Steadman Pond, across the road, is approx. 10 acres....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain:

    Elevation allows views of Tyringham Valley....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Rural:

    See photos...moreless

  • Village:

    Stockbridge, Lenox, Great Barrington Monterey, Tyringham...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Internet plan provides for basic data usage, such as emails and web searches. Guests may contact the service provider to purchase more intense data services (for games, program streaming, etc.)...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Renter may activate landline by contracting Verizon, but most guests are fine with cell phone....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Butternut Basin is approximately 8.5 miles away, in the direction of Great Barrington. Fields and woods surrounding the property are in conservation easements, well suited for cross-country skiing....moreless

  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Nov 1 - Jun 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$3,900
Summer/Fall
Jul 1 - Oct 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$6,210
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$3,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rental rates do not include utilities and similar costs, which run about $150-$500 per month, depending on season. Winter costs are typically higher (for snow plowing, heating fuel, re-stocking of firewood).

Security deposit -- one month's rent -- due at time of reservation.

To protect you, the traveler, we accept ONLY personal checks for any kind of payment (security deposit, rent, etc.), and we'll only accept payment after speaking with you by phone. Please contact us with your email and phone number, through the VRBO/HomeAway site, and we will respond by email or phone. Thanks.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

42 Miles
Nearest Airport
BDL (42 mi), BOS (135 mi), KFJ (150 mi)
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lee
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lee
45 Miles
Nearest Train
Wassaic (to NYC)
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mass Pike
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many in Lenox, Stockbridge, Gt. Barrington, Lee
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
Butternut

Car: Necessary

Near Lenox and Great Barrington. Seven miles south of Lee (Mass Pike exit 2), midway between Tyringham and Monterey. Distance to skiing (Butternut Basis is 8.5 miles; to NYC 150 miles; Boston 125 miles. Close by are Tanglewood (Boston Symphony), Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Williamstown Theater Festival, many museums, historical sites, fine dining and other cultural spots. See http://berkshires.org/business_category/what-to-do/.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1936

About the owner: This has been our summer house since I was born, when living in New York and Cambridge, MA. This house has been the hub of our existence — a magical place with a deep 'sense of place' — whether we've been living in New York City or Boston or Santa Monica, California.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, swedish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

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Photos

  • House, from apple orchard

    House, from apple orchard

  • Living/dining room, with vaulted ceiling

    Living/dining room, with vaulted ceiling

  • Dining room, guest bath, stairs to two guest rooms

    Dining room, guest bath, stairs to two guest rooms

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Pond's edge. House is on the rise to the left, across the field and road.

    Pond's edge. House is on the rise to the left, across the field and road.

  • Master bedroom, upstairs

    Master bedroom, upstairs

  • Master bathroom, with shower.

    Master bathroom, with shower.

  • Upstairs guest room, other end of house, twin beds

    Upstairs guest room, other end of house, twin beds

  • Bathroom (one of three) , this one with marble/glass shower

    Bathroom (one of three) , this one with marble/glass shower

  • Early winter: field between house and pond (Pond at left).

    Early winter: field between house and pond (Pond at left).

  • Fall.  Trees along stone wall below house; apple orchard to right.

    Fall. Trees along stone wall below house; apple orchard to right.

  • House from upper field.

    House from upper field.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining room, seen from balcony

    Dining room, seen from balcony

  • Woodstove, between dining room and kitchen

    Woodstove, between dining room and kitchen

  • Bird's eye of House at lower right. orchard below.  Steadman Pond across road.

    Bird's eye of House at lower right. orchard below. Steadman Pond across road.

  • Floor plan, 2 stories.  
LR/DR high ceilings, 2.5 Baths 
(1/2 Bath  in Master BR

    Floor plan, 2 stories. LR/DR high ceilings, 2.5 Baths (1/2 Bath in Master BR

  • Master bedroom, with own bathroom, shower

    Master bedroom, with own bathroom, shower

  • Master bathroom shower, enclosed marble/glass shower

    Master bathroom shower, enclosed marble/glass shower

  • Second guest room, upstairs, across the house from master BR
Queen bed

    Second guest room, upstairs, across the house from master BR Queen bed

  • Summer view toward pond, left behind trees

    Summer view toward pond, left behind trees

  • Deck adjoining living room.  Apple orchard in spring bloom

    Deck adjoining living room. Apple orchard in spring bloom

  • House seen from upper field.  Tyringham Valley at right, pond toward the left.

    House seen from upper field. Tyringham Valley at right, pond toward the left.

  • Summer.  Lawn, apple orchard, grandchildren.

    Summer. Lawn, apple orchard, grandchildren.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, March 17, 2017

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