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Beautiful Berkshire Family Home

(18 Reviews)

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Beautiful post and beam in the Berkshires


Last updated: 05/08/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12+

This is a beautiful 5 bedroom Berkshire, post and beam private house nestled in the woods just off the Appalachian trail. Set on one of the Berkshires most coveted roads, 12 mins to Butternut Family Skiing & fresh water swimming in Lake Garfield, boating, fishing, classical outdoor concerts at Tanglewood.

The Space
The large comfortable house has 5 good size bedrooms with a private room downstairs with its own sleeping quarters, WC and living area with separate bedroom off it. Excellent kitchen and dinning areas with deck dinning, screened porch dinning and large garden table to fit 8+. It's very family friendly (well behaved dogs & cats welcome) with swings for the kids. The house was built in 2006 and has excellent insulation - It's cool in summer and warm in winter. There is WIFI through out house and in the garden, even on the hammocks!

The famous Tanglewood and Jacobs Pillow are within 25 minutes and the area is rich in entertainment for all ages and very family friendly. 15 minute drive to skiing and the Appalachian trail is only a 10 min drive too if you fancy a long walk.

Even though you feel completely private, this house is only 5 minutes to the local village with the famous Monterey general store selling local food produce and the town beach for swimming, boating and fishing lake. In the winter we're only 15 minutes from the wonderful family friendly ski mountain of Butternut.

Historic Great Barrington is only 20 minutes drive with many excellent local restaurants and shops, farmers markets + local food stores. A Guidos and Big Y's are within 20 mins drive for all your grocery needs.

The house has 5 bedrooms and beds for 10 people, 3 x queens & 4 x twins, but there are 2 twin air beds + 1 queen bed for extra people to stay. Accommodating up to 12 people comfortably.

A cathedral living room with windows up to the 30 foot ceiling, an English farm house dinning table seating up to 8, a French velvet sofa, a large wood burning stove as well as a spacious kitchen with Whirlpool large fridge and Bosch dishwasher. Two bathrooms one with a roll top bath and two showers plus a guest toilet. There is also a large screened porch for summer dining and entertainment.

Downstairs is a private 700 sq ft family room which opens onto the garden; with two separate bedrooms with queen size beds and a separate living room with original Danish furniture. One bedroom has its own third toilet. This is a great family area.

There is a washer/dryer downstairs plus a drying room for, swim towels, ski clothes and a shed to store skis.

Please note that we only have internet enabled TV, Roku which provides Netflix and Amazon Prime and other internet cable services if you have a subscription.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/08/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    We have three young children who enjoy safety and privacy of the garden. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved ones are welcome...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Ideal for families looking for a big space to grill and relax, hammocks for the grown ups, trampoline, woods and ball games, swings for the kids....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    Trampoline and swings...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Very well equipped excellent cooking utensils and sharp knives ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Samsung New range...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 23 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$2,800 $9,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$260 $400
Fri, Sat
$1,500 $5,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $10
  • Cleaning $170
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/08/2017
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  • Lake Garfield

    "Fantastic for swimming - sandy beach and nice slope for kids"

  • The Monterey General Store

    "Great local store for the basics, good coffee, ice cream and excellent croissants! "

  • Berkshire National Fish Htchry

  • Roadside Store & Cafe Monterey

    "Great local farm to table lunch place"

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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Great Barrington
25 Miles
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old Inn
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
1000 Metres
Nearest Beach
5 mins to town lake

Car: Necessary

Rural house, but with easy access to village, shops and lakes, outdoor concerts, berkshires


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: English family living in NYC, this is our country and summer/winter house.

Why the Owner Chose Monterey, MA, USA:
It's nestled in the Appalachian mountains, close to a loverly swimming lake and ski mountain. Easy access to shops and great restaurants with local food. 25 mins drive from Tanglewood and other historic houses and gardens.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Peaceful, sunny and private, but only 5 mins from lots to do. Very child and pet friendly.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/08/2017

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  • Beautiful post and beam in the Berkshires

    Beautiful post and beam in the Berkshires

  • S'mores are toasting...

    S'mores are toasting...

  • Lake Garfield - Fresh water swimming 5 mins drive

    Lake Garfield - Fresh water swimming 5 mins drive

  • Historic Great Barrington local shops, restaurants and farmers market

    Historic Great Barrington local shops, restaurants and farmers market

VRBO #561543

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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