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Peace and Tranquility is our property's Trademark - Come Get Some !

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,280 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Getaway for all 4 seasons & 5 minutes to Downtown

Our House is very private, quiet, and located on 4 acres of land. Back yard is peaceful and overlooks the ponds. You can walk around the ponds and feed the fish bread or pellets.

( Kids love it!) We are coming into Fall/Winter with skiing and snow shoeing.The back yard will be fun with the patio overlooking the ponds. At night you can turn on courtyard lights that brighten the back yard and ponds.You can sit in the Adirondack chairs...have a campfire in the pit .... cook on the gas grill on the outside brick patio. We have a water fountain in the middle of the first pond and is soothing during spring/ summer and fall months. The side porch is warm as toast in the morning & great for early morning coffee.... overlooks the backyard ...maybe you will see some wildlife. We have bird feeders...we see deer at times and a lot of bunnies ! The house has 3 bedrooms ... one downstairs with a queen size bed , the upstairs two bedrooms have full size beds and are cozy and spacious with chairs to curl up and read a book. The couch has a pull out bed in the living room . All rooms are in excellent condition . Kitchen is fully equipped for cooking. TV has cable and we have good WI-FI . The property is all about Peace , Tranquility, and Fun ... Please check our reviews ! Location is convenient to down town Pittsfield ( 5 minutes) and close to the Towns of Lenox, Lee, Dalton, Williamstown, North Adams & Stockbridge and West Stockbridge Lanesboro, & Hancock. Although, it is located near local farms, it is only 3 minutes from downtown Pittsfield, Onota and Pontoosuc lake, Hancock Shaker Village, Beacon Movie Theater, Pittsfield State Forest and the Berkshire Theater & Colonial Theater. Tanglewood is about 10 miles away and there are many other cultural attractions nearby, such as Shakespeare & Company, Norman Rockwell Museum, Various Golf Courses , Walking trails, Barrington Stage Company, Botanical Gardens, Mt. Greylock Reservation and the Clark Museum.. For the skier's Bousquet Ski Resort can be seen from the front yard and is about 5 minutes away. Jiminy Peak Ski Resort is located in Hancock and is about 20 minutes away.

Also, Berkshire County is noted for its many Fine Restaurants and most are within a 5 minute drive.. Everyone will enjoy the location, hope to see you soon ! Come on Skiers ,You Will Not Be Disappointed, Come on do not stay at a one room hotel/motel ...stay in a whole house..Thanks , John & Kathy ( Owners)

More Details

Kathy Lander
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 5, 2017

About Kathy Lander

My wife ( Nurse) and I ( Retired Civil Engineer) bought this property in October of 2012. Simply fell in love with the Location.Also, if anything goes wrong , just give us a call and it will be rectified in a quick manner.

Kathy Lander purchased this house in 2012

Why Kathy Lander chose Pittsfield

We have lived in Pittsfield for our whole lives and when this property came up for sale , we decided to buy it because of its location , ponds, privacy, and peacefulness . Also, the weeks it is not rented , we want to use it ourselves and get some of that relaxing atmosphere that it radiants.

What makes this house unique

Privacy and scenic views for all seasons..this is a hidden treasure in a beautiful neighborhood in the Berkshires. The house is warm and inviting all year round.


Shaker Village nearby, Bousquet Ski Area nearby, Tanglewood nearby,beautiful fall foliage, Onota Lake nearby, Historic Wahconah Park nearby, Historic Colonial Theatre nearby and many fine eateries and downtown shops


Pittsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside( Summer Only) - outdoor shower , Brand new outside shower
  • Everything Clean and updated
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 1) Queen Bed 11ftx11ft with closet Bedroom 2) Double Bed 13ftx13ft with closet Bedroom 3) Double Bed 13ftx13ft with closet All beds have new box springs and mattresses. Linen Provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • swimming
  • tennis
House and Property are very cozy and charming. The lighted fountain will mesmerize all at night. A very peaceful place to be in this hectic world.


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Peace and Tranquility is our property's Trademark - Come Get Some !
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews
Watertown, MA

A little piece of paradise........

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house to be close to Tanglewood for a summer concert. The owners (Kathy and John) were amazing – so nice, welcoming, & accommodating! They provided excellent customer service and were very easy to get a hold of. The house was immaculate! All comforts of home were provided – even fresh food in the fridge and snacks on the table. AC in all bedrooms was wonderful. They had a lovely porch for enjoying morning coffee and a great outside patio with furniture and a grill. And we can’t say enough about the beautiful ponds and yard. It was so relaxing to sit on the back patio and look out over the ponds and fountain – the lights at night were mesmerizing! They even let us enjoy their fire pit. We enjoyed downtown Pittsfield one evening – we stumbled upon a nice street festival (3rd Thursdays) which is a free, family-friendly street festival held each month from May through October in Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District. We ate dinner outside at the Mission Bar & Tapas – great food and wine. It was a short, pleasant drive to Tanglewood – that venue is simply amazing. You can bring your own food and beverages (yes, even alcohol) and have a nice picnic on the lawn – which makes for an inexpensive evening out.

Great time was had by all – am recommending to all my friends and family!!! Will be back to stay again : )

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review and we sure appreciate the nice comments about us and the property. We will continue to make each stay a pleasant one for all...Thank You very much....John & Kathy Lander
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relaxing and charming

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time.The home is well equipped and very comfortable for 6 people The property was so beautiful with wildlife abundant while still very conveniently located to attractions, stores , etc. The hosts, Kathy and John were very helpful and so very accommodating. We hope to be able to stay there again,

Marie ustin

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly situated, amazing yard, plenty of room, perfect for families with children

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfectly situated in the middle of Berkshire County so you can get to any part of the county in a short drive. The neighborhood is safe for walking around and the views of the mountains cant be beat. The ponds on the property are very well kept and kept the little kids busy as they watched for fish and tried to follow the turtle around. Perfect place with all the amenities needed to stay for a week or longer. Great outdoor shower.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tim Thank You for the nice review ! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed our back yard and our property, it is truly great that you got to experience peace and tranquility ! Thanks and come again.. Kathy and John Lander
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Quaint and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for what we needed. I appreciated the lamps and throw blankets to make it homey and cozy. The owners graciously left us some treats that came in handy. Easy drive to downtown Pittsfield.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You and come again! John & Kathy
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Superb, fully-equipped cozy house in a great location for exploring The Berkshires.

  • 5 of 5

The house of John & Kathy Lander is a fantastic place to explore The Berkshires, or just stay and relax. We spent a weekend with my family and everything was great. Dorms are perfect, the living room is cozy and comfortable, the kitchen is fully-equipped and very enjoyable. All the details were perfectly considered by the owner, there’s nothing missing, you can even follow their advice to find a place to eat out. Even though we didn’t meet the owner, they were very very approachable by email and responding all our messages. We are hoping to visit it again!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Bruno, Thank you for the lovely review . Our goal is to make you feel at home cozy and relaxed.We want you to have all the comforts of home while experiencing all the beautiful surrounding,and visiting the many unique venues Berkshire County offers. We look forward to you and your families return !
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White Plains, NY

Cozy home, close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

John and Kathy have a lovely home, that is accurately represented. The home was clean, cozy, and is on a lovely peaceful property. Bousquet ski area is only a few minutes away, and a nice, affordable family mountain. Our family of 4, and 2 pups had a great Spring skiing stay this past February week.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you folks again! John and Kathy
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $125
Pet Fee $25

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Payment by Credit Card is required

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.