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Stylish Bird Lovers Retreat on 10+ Wooded Acres + Modern Writer's Retreat Cabin

(17 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Br 2 Bath Retreat With Separate Modern Sleeping Cabin in the Woods

This home is a modern, immaculately maintained 4 BR, 2 full-bath house w/central AC on 10+ wooded acres. Stylishly decorated w/all amenities including open cooks' kitchen w/Viking Stove, Wittus Shaker Wood Stove, high speed internet, DirecTV, Weber Gas Grill, W/D, screened porch, 3-sided elevated deck with open views & birds galore! Property also features a foot bridge over a seasonal creek and an established hiking trail to a modern sleeping cabin w/wood stove. Perfect for families or groups of friends. Ideal for nature lovers, birders, writers, artists, or anyone seeking a comfortable country escape with all modern amenities. Location is excellent for walking, hiking, bike- riding, kayaking/canoeing. Swimming is nearby at multiple lakes and the beautiful Umpachene Falls is short walk away. In addition to on-property hiking, the Robert Joffe Nature Sanctuary is steps from the house. Located in close proximity to Gedney Farm (very convenient for wedding guests), The Old Inn on the Green and The Southfield Store, there are also great restaurants, shopping, antiques, ice cream and more in nearby Great Barrington. In winter, downhill and x-country skiing & snowshoeing, pond ice-skating and more are all easily accessible. The Berkshires are a cultural mecca and the house is a short, scenic drive to Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Rockwell Museum and more.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Pre-arrival Fridge/Pantry stocking option available. House has a backup generator; does not lose power, even during winter storms or extended power outages. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Many books including several cookbooks...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Toys:

    Scrabble Lincoln Logs Monopoly Children's books Classic Comic Book collection...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Internet:

    High Speed Verizon Wi-Fi throughout house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Up to 4 cars...moreless

Kitchen

  • Kitchen:

    Fully-equipped...moreless

  • Oven:

    Viking dual fuel...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Whole Bean Gourmet Coffee (complimentary) Selection of teas (complimentary) Well-stocked spice rack (complimentary) Fresh milk (complimentary) Wine (for purchase) Sparking water (for purchase)...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened porch w/outdoor dining plus wraparound deck...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Includes fresh flowers and herb garden ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas Grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ski Butternut is a 12-minute drive from our house...moreless

 

Reviews

5
from 17 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 30 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$300
$2,000 $7,000
Peak 2016
Jul 1 - Sep 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,500 $8,000
Fall Foliage
Sep 8 - Nov 5, 2017
2 night min stay
$350
$2,000 $6,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275
$1,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/28/2017
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21 Unavailable
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Location

Car: Necessary

Home is steps from a nature preserve with pond and established walking trail to a separate sleeping cabin. It's a short walk to the beautiful Umpachene Falls.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are a busy family of four with two teenage sons. I am originally from New York City and my husband from St. Louis. We presently live full-time in Northampton, MA.

Why the Owner Chose New Marlborough, MA, USA:
This property has been a wonderful family getaway for us since purchased in 2007. It is lovingly maintained, has a warm, inviting and comfortable vibe.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Rental includes a separate on-property sleeping cabin in the woods w/bed and wood burning stove. Entire property and home is dog-friendly!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/28/2017

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Photos

  • living room

    living room

  • cook's kitchen with Viking dual fuel oven

    cook's kitchen with Viking dual fuel oven

  • Master Bath - Photo 1

    Master Bath - Photo 1

  • house exterior

    house exterior

  • Screened Porch

    Screened Porch

  • Bedroom 1 - Master with Queen Bed

    Bedroom 1 - Master with Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 3 w/convertible daybed to Queen-sized bed

    Bedroom 3 w/convertible daybed to Queen-sized bed

  • 2nd full bath w/tub

    2nd full bath w/tub

  • dog-friendly!

    dog-friendly!

  • deck

    deck

  • on property trail - view  from cabin in the woods to main house

    on property trail - view from cabin in the woods to main house

  • Interior view to woods from separate on-grounds sleeping cabin

    Interior view to woods from separate on-grounds sleeping cabin

  • living room - sliders to deck

    living room - sliders to deck

  • Open kitchen/dining

    Open kitchen/dining

  • Master Bath - Photo 2

    Master Bath - Photo 2

  • Screened porch

    Screened porch

  • wood-burning wittus stove

    wood-burning wittus stove

  • Bedroom 2 w/Queen Bed

    Bedroom 2 w/Queen Bed

  • Bedroom 4 w/two twin beds

    Bedroom 4 w/two twin beds

  • red-bellied woodpecker at the deck feeder - house binoculars included w/rental

    red-bellied woodpecker at the deck feeder - house binoculars included w/rental

  • deck accessible from living room

    deck accessible from living room

  • on-property hiking trail

    on-property hiking trail

  • on-property cabin in the woods

    on-property cabin in the woods

  • Interior of separate cabin in the woods w/wood stove & bed

    Interior of separate cabin in the woods w/wood stove & bed

VRBO #592104

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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