Lovely Private and Romantic Cottage -- June Specials!(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
This Cottage Is Set Behind A Small Family Orchard, In A Quiet Setting Of Its Own
The cottage's bright interior has a main room, with windows looking out in every direction -- onto the orchard, stream and nearby woods -- a small kitchen with a coffee maker, small fridge, and a microwave for your convenience; and a bath sized just right for a maximum of two people. We've recently installed a wonderful outdoor shower (in addition to the one indoors) that faces the stream and the woods beyond. You'll also find seating out back where you can read or write or simply let your eyes close as the stream flows past.
A wide deck on two sides of the cottage allows for the pleasures of bird-watching, meal-taking, enjoying a drink at sunset and star-gazing after dark.
As for nearby activities, Cheshire Lake and the rail trail on its east side is just a short walk (5 minutes) and a shorter drive. Here you can bring your canoe or kayak and enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Greylock, the state's highest peak. Other hiking trails -- including those on Greylock -- can be found within a short drive where you can walk for hours without interruption.
In addition, the world of music, art, theatre and dance in the Berkshires is within a 30 minutes' drive. And when it comes to dining out, Berkshire County is unsurpassed. Let us know your preferences and we'll point you in the right direction! And if you have a hankering for a great massage, we can refer you to a wonderful masseuse just down the road.
Time and again our guests tell us it is the serenity and romance of the cottage and its surrounding landscape that makes their time here so magical. We invite you to experience the same enchantment.
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Member since: 2013
- 200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Small bathroom with shower stall, toilet and sink.
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Fifty percent deposit to hold the reservation, and final payment due on arrival.
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Our lovely cottage is located in an area of great natural beauty that offers a huge array of cultural activities -- notably dance, music and theatre festivals from June through September. These include Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Barrington Stage, and many other music venues. Museums include the world famous Mass MoCA and Clark Art Institutes, plus the Norman Rockwell and Berkshire Museums. There are numerous cinemas in the area, and a huge variety of dining opportunities -- in every price range. The cottage is within a short driving distance of a mall and several shopping centers, and yet is tucked away in its own little private nook. We are within walking distance of a wonderful lake (Cheshire Reservoir) that features boating, canoeing, kayaking and sailing. Yet another lake that offers the same water sports, plus swimming and jet-skiing is ten minutes away.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: I am a writer, lanscaper and gardener. My wife, Maggie, and I grew up in New York, and when our children were still young moved to the Berkshires to do some farming. Maggie is a psychotherapist with a practice in Lenox. We currently live in the main house on the property which is about 250 feet from the cottage. Our goal is to provide our guests with the utmost privacy while offering any assistance we can to make their stay as pleasant as possible. We can offer you suggestions for where to hike, eat, go to the movies, see a play, attend a music recital, and visit any number of museums within a half-hour drive of the cottage.
Why the Owner Chose Cheshire, MA, USA:
Cottage 22 is a perfect getaway for spring, summer and fall. It is a splendid retreat for an artist or writer who needs a level of solitude to complete his or her work. The bedroom is charming and comfortable -- with a brand new queen bed, bedding, and an eating table that looks onto the orchard. We had this lovely structure moved to our property from a nearby guest farm in the late 1980s ... its unknown connection to family and friends -- both from the area and outside -- are nothing short of amazing!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our guests discover that the Cheshire country location, which is half-way between the attractions of both north and south Berkshire County, is away from the hullaballoo of summer traffic and crowds, but near enough to get anywhere within thirty minutes.
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The cottage and its comfy deck
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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