A Luxurious Retreat in the Secluded Hills of Old New England.(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
4.5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Including Two Master's Suites. Handicapped Accessibility
Master's suite on third level with steam shower, Master's suite on lower level with handicapped access. Two bedrooms on main floor with a high-end bathroom. Fully-equipped office with printer, high-speed WiFi and desk. Library for guest use complete with many books on the Berkshires. Expansive deck overlooking private fields and walking trails with mountain views. Screened sun porch with Weber gas grill and wicker furniture. Well-equipped kitchen featuring Viking and Bosch appliances with a gas stove and soapstone countertops. Soaring cathedral ceilinged living room with large fireplace, piano, and guitar. Pool and ping pong tables with a downstairs bar and entertainment center. Outdoor fire pit crafted by local master artisan with eighteenth-century well covers. Hammocks and adirondack chairs for tranquil afternoons. Air conditioned. All hard-wood floors. Recreation room with ping pong and pool tables. The house was extensively renovated in 2013 and it has been professionally landscaped. There are walking trails through the 42 acres, which make wonderful cross-country ski trails in the winter. The central living area has a large fireplace for evening gatherings. Set back from the road, this home offers privacy, seclusion, and a true retreat-like setting.
Member since: 2013
- 3140 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- There are 4.5 bedrooms.
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- There are four bathrooms.
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Ping Pong Table
- Pool Table
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 7 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Housekeeping $200
- Tax Rate 5%
The maximum number of persons is nine, based on double occupancy in four beds, and one single. This policy is strictly adhered to, and a $100.00 per person, per night fee will be assessed for additional persons.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Brady's Retreat is set on forty-two idyllic acres in the charming Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts. In the summer months, the Berkshires are a veritable cultural mecca where Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, and multiple theatre companies offer a plethora of performances for discerning audiences. Multiple museums reveal the Berkshires' rich cultural heritage. The nearby Cranwell resort offers golf, tennis, and spa activities. There are outlet shops close to the house and there are multiple antiquing opportunities. Restaurants abound in the immediate area surrounding the house, including Chez Nous, The Red Lion Inn, and the Blantyre.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: A scholar and director of an arts and humanities center, I reside in Connecticut with my family and my dog. The Berkshires are my sanctuary from the bustle of twenty-first century quotidian life.
Why the Owner Chose South Lee, Lee, Massachusetts, United States of America:
The Berkshires have always been sacred to me and my family, and we are grateful not only to enjoy this unique site, but also to share its natural beauty and cultural merits with visitors.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
From the moment that I see the sign Brady's retreat and turn into the drive, my quotidian concerns dissipate and I smile at the thought of evenings by the fire pit or afternoons curled up on the sun porch with an Edith Wharton novel.
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Curl up with one of our many books by the fireplace.
Dinner for 8? Original artwork by Arthur Zorn.
Sit by the fire pit and enjoy the view
Enjoy preparing meals with our Simon Pearce dishes!
Large and Private Master Bedroom with High Ceilings
Witness the setting sun on your own private 'back 40.'
Brady's Retreat is minutes away from Butternut and makes a fine winter getaway.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, January 13, 2017
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