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Renovated Farmhouse with Terrific Views, Fire pit, and Teepee

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths

Amenities: 5 bedrooms 2.5, baths - sleeps 11, AC for all bedrooms, Wi-Fi internet, cable TV in several areas, wood-burning fireplace, steam shower, mountain and pastoral views, 8 acres, 2-car garage, Teepee, fire pit, tree swing, Weber grill, mountain bikes and cross-country skis (sizes not guaranteed!) + 2 kayaks! NO SMOKING and pets are considered.

Boardman Views is a beautifully updated farmhouse located in a spectacular Northern Sheffield rural neighborhood overlooking pastures and a mountain view! Eight acres, including a full sized teepee and fire pit allows the renter to explore this lovely natural Berkshire environment.

Inside one enters through the sunny renovated boot-room with stone floor, which also serves as a utility area with washer and dryer and 1/2 bath. The living room is inviting with cable tv, wide plank wood paneling, books, chessboard, and a wonderfully large fireplace. Two staircases - front and back make for fun exploring and easy accessibility - one is located in the living room, the other in the front entry. The kitchen is completely renovated with all new cabinets and appliances! The dining room is just off the kitchen and has a table that expands to seat 8+. This ground floor level has a master suite with a Queen bed, small TV with cable, ensuite, with a fully updated bathroom with gorgeous tiled steam shower, with a bench!

Upstairs, you have four other guest rooms. The room with red and white wallpaper has a king bed with twin pullout for a child, the rose room has a queen bed and tv, the study has the twin trundle, and last bedroom has a full bed. These upstairs bedrooms share a full bath with 2 sinks and a claw-foot tub. The beds all have bed-bug and dust mite proof mattresses along with allergy-free feather beds for those who are allergy sensitive! The guest rooms all have window unit air conditioning. During warmer days you will also enjoy the screened porch with overhead fan, wicker furniture and pretty Berkshire views.

Outside, you have your 8 acres to explore including a full sized teepee with fire pit, and tree swing! The back field offers a roomy flat lawn fun for sports, games, and a full sized hammock + lovely pastoral and wooded views. The yard and gardens are all well maintained. The two-car garage stores the 2 kayaks, bikes, and cross-country skis. Clearly you can see much thought, time and energy has gone into this home to make it a fabulous rental!! Available year round!

*Please note: VRBO automated nightly rates do NOT always reflect accurate pricing. Please inquire for accurate rates & minimum stays!


-E-check is our recommended payment method through VRBO as it has no processing fee.

-Credit Card Fee: Renter is responsible for any/all credit cards fees when renting directly through VRBO website. There is only a 3% transaction fee applied for each credit card transaction. In some instances, an additional 2% international surcharge may apply for credit cards issued outside of United States.

More Details

Property Manager
Claudia Laslie: Berkshire Rental Properties
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Claudia Laslie: Berkshire Rental Properties

Hello, I am Claudia Laslie, owner and founder of Berkshire Rental Properties, managing vacation rentals throughout the Southern Berkshires. My role is to act as the liaison between the renter and the homeowner. There is no fee to the renter for my service. I look forward to working with you to help you find the perfect rental property that works well for your needs. I am also a licensed MA real estate broker with Barnbrook Christies, Great Barrington, so I am happy to assist you with your real estate needs!

Claudia Laslie: Berkshire Rental Properties purchased this house in 2012

Why Claudia Laslie: Berkshire Rental Properties chose Berkshires

This is a stunning rural location close to Great Barrington. The owners have meticulously gone room by room to update, renovate if needed, and look after every attention needed to make this a delightful rental property! New kitchen, bathrooms and linens throughout make for a wonderful rental experience. I am excited with the homeowners are excited and do all the steps to make it work.

What makes this house unique

screened porch, renovated kitchen and bathrooms, Fireplace, sleeps 11, tee-pee, fire-pit, and much more... :)


Sheffield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks!
  • bathroom 1 and 2 are on the first floor and bathroom 3 is on the second
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , king bed for this room + twin fold out
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , twin trundle bed sleeps 1 or 2 guests
  • 1 bedroom on first floor and 4 bedrooms on second floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Renovated Farmhouse with Terrific Views, Fire pit, and Teepee
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great place for large family. Convenient to Great Barrington and lakes around there.

  • 5 of 5

We were there for a family wedding at August Moon in Sheffield. It was a perfect spot for families with kids. Even had a couple sleeping bags so kids could have a slumber party.

Berkshires are beautiful.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, well kept and well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time here. There were 8 adults, and at no time did we feel that we were in each others' space. The grounds are well kept, and beautiful to look at, and the views of the mountains are lovely. Attention to the minutest details were apparent down to the lotion in the bathrooms smelling wonderful. The screened in porch was definitely our favorite place to congregate.The only thing the kitchen was missing were coffee filters, and a tea ball, minor inconvenience, but we made do. The nearby shopping made it easy to stock up for the week. All in all, I was ready to move in permanently!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jack. We've noted the coffee filters and be sure that their stock next time! You and your family are welcome guests you're welcome anytime ! Claudia Berkshire Rental Properties 🏡�✨
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Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

My family, which consisted of Adult children and young grandkids, spent a wonderful winter week at this lovely home. We enjoyed the big, well equipped kitchen, the dining room which allowed us all to eat together and the very comfortable beds and bedrooms. The owner was very quick to respond to questions, which we found very useful. Sheffield is a great location in the Berkshires and this home felt like we were in the country and yet, was very close to shopping and nearby attractions.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed their recent stay at Boardman Views

The house is in a great location close to many local scenic places to visit but very quiet and peaceful. It's a lovely property with everything you need to enjoy your stay

The children were fascinated with the teepee and enjoyed playing on the swing

We saw the mountain mists in the morning and fireflies at night

Great vacation home enjoyed by all

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Margaret, Thanks for being such lovely guests - you are welcome back any time! :) Claudia Laslie - Berkshire Rental Properties
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Delightfully refreshing stay!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, modern kitchen and bathrooms. View is unbelievable from all windows. Kids loved the teepee. Fire pit was wonderful for s'mores in the evening. Close to town but we rarely went as we were enjoying the home so much.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bradley International and Albany
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
sheffield or Great Barrington
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Wassaic Ct or Hudson NY
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
mass pike
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Butternut or Catamount
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $1,000

IMPORTANT: VRBO quotable rates MAY NOT reflect accurate pricing. We do our best to provide accurate rates on this site but please send inquiry to confirm pricing!

-E-check is our recommended payment method through VRBO as it has no processing fee.
-Credit Card Fee: Renter is responsible for any/all credit cards fees when renting directly through VRBO website. Credit card fees are 2.9% for cards issued in the United States and 4.9% for cards issued issues outside the us.

LEASE INFO: All renters will be required to sign a lease agreement specific to the property, outside of VRBO.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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