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COZY LOG HOME* local skiiing* Hiking*SKIING* *FIREPLACE*

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About the property

Weekends, Week, Month : Open Floor Plan, Deck, Nice Yard, Fireplace

Nestled on the outskirts of Housatonic, a village in Great Barrington,MA. Country living at its best. Just minutes away from historic down town Great Barrington and Stockbridge, as well as Tanglewood Concert Shed, home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the host of many summer concerts, located in Lenox. Only 11 miles away.Many local year round attractions, hiking trails, museums,ski areas, Shrine of Divine mercy, in Stockbridge. Berkshire Botanical Gardens, Norman Rockwell Museum, plenty of shopping ,from antiquing to many locally owned downtown shops, Within Minutes to the Lee, Prime Outlets.The area is loaded with local restaurants and a local brewery, with all types of cuisine, sure to please even the most finicky.The log cabin has recently been fully refurbished, kitchen and bathroom, all updated, open floor plan with new kitchen and breakfast bar, dining area, living area, office/bedroom (downstairs),laundry room and a Gorgeous stone and marble fireplace .The one bedroom upstairs has an open floor plan.Set with a double bed and two twin beds a sliding glass door going out to a nice deck with additional stairs to the yard. Wall to wall closets with built in dressers upstairs. Cable and wifi are readily available laundry on site, plenty of parking.

The outdoors is furnished with outdoor furniture and grilling equipment .A small pond is run off our Artesian well, which creates a nice atmosphere to enjoy the outdoors, while surrounded by the Beauty of the famous Berkshire Mountains. Our location is a perfect place to vacation, come and see The Famous Berkshires Fall Foliage! Take advantage of the feeling of being at home, while away! Skiers welcome, ski all day and come back and light a relaxing fire in our beautiful fireplace! We are in a very convenient location to all Berkshire County has to offer. Butternut Ski area,5 miles away, 11 miles to Catamount Ski Area, 25 miles from Jimminy Peak. Bosquet Ski Area in Pittsfield about 12 miles.

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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Lorie

This property has been family built and owned from day one. My grandparents owned it, we recently renovated and updated. Our family is all originally from The Berkshires. We are happy to have the opportunity for you and yours to enjoy our cozy,happy, log home that we have made years of family memories in..

Lorie purchased this house in 1980

Why Lorie chose Berkshires

The log cabin creates a relaxing atmosphere.Perfect location to Tanglewood and all Museums. All local ski areas! Plan a winter getaway! School vacations. It also can set the mood for a romantic evening! GIRLS WEEKEND, Anniversaries, fall foliage weekend, family time, Conveniently located to all that the Berkshires have to offer year round!!

Perfect location for enjoying the Berkshires Scenic Fall Foliage.

Only minutes away from Butternut Basin ski area! close to Catamount Ski Area.. Love to hike?? We are surrounded by mountains of trails!!

What makes this house unique

Field stone and marble fireplace.VERY RELAXING ATMOSPERE!

gives the feeling of home, away from home.

Has all the amenities of home. Nice back yard,

Close to all attractions in Berkshire county..

Nice backyard with small pond, running off of artesian well. tree swing..

Cozy and quaint for all!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

COZY LOG HOME* local skiiing* Hiking*SKIING* *FIREPLACE*
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Cozy and convenient

  • 4 of 5

Only exception to an enjoyable stay were the lightning- cabin is very dark and the lack of photos to reveal the narrow staircase - in consideration for older individuals or those who may be handicapped .

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Almost new log cabin very conveniently located

  • 4 of 5

We came to this cabin looking specifically for a place to enjoy all the theatre, music, dance and dining the area offers while still being able to bring our two small dogs. To that end, this is a great place to stay. Everything in the cabin feels new, the kitchen, the furniture, the a/c (which we really needed). There are a couple of caveats to note. In the cabin itself, there is a small bedroom/office on the ground floor. And though the only closets are on the second floor, we found that we could only use the downstairs area because indoor access to the upstairs is via very steep spiral stairs that kind of float upwards with no handrails. Staying up there would have made late night access to the downstairs (i.e. The Bathroom) too scary for us. A young family with kids would've found the challenge to be fun, I'm sure. Also, the property, although nice and private, is on a very busy road. Though we could've driven elsewhere to walk the dogs, I made small walks on the road with them and questioned how safe that idea was. Still in all, I would recommend staying here as it is a charming cabin with easy access to all the Berkshire attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Cute, Cozy Weekened Trip with Good Friends

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a terrific visit at this property! We loved the cabin's ambiance, the cute pond in the backyard and the tire swing. There was plenty of room for our five person group, and it was great that the cabin was equipped with kitchen appliances, towels and sheets. The location was perfectly nestled between several towns in the Berkshires, being particularly close to Great Barrington, making our destinations easily accessible! We would all definitely recommend :)

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Kenyon Cabin getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property. Well equipped home. Accurately described. Would likely return again.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Had a great time. The house/cabin is very cozy and nice.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property. It is very much a "log cabin" feel and the pictures are an accurate representation of the house. It is very cozy. As the listing states it has been recently remodeled and the kitchen and bath are new and nice. I found everything I needed in the kitchen to cook breakfast everyday and eat in pick up meals several nights.

The property is close to the road which is rather busy and well used so there is some street noise during early morning rush hour travel which was not a problem but something I didn't anticipate from the photos. There is a farm next door which has a few horses and is very picturesque. We brought our two small dogs and the photos do not show the stairwell which is really neat but also a bit harrowing. It is clearly original to the house and is a few logs ascending upwards in a spiral but with no hand rail or risers so the dogs had to be carefully carrying upstairs where we slept. There is the option of using the outside stairs that go to a deck off the second floor and through a sliding glass door which is another option. Again this wasn't really a big problem or even a negative but it is not shown in the photos and is something to be aware of. Definitely not for the mobility challenged however.

Overall we were very pleased with the house and it was accurately represented by the listing. Relaxing, comfortable, clean, safe, cozy. Nice location, out of town enough to be a rural setting but just a short few minute drive to Great Barrington. We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect! Everything we would have needed for our Father's Day weekend was at Lorie's adorable cabin. Great location near downtown Grear Barrington, the Norman Rockwell Museum and our two visits to Tanglewood. Hope to return soon! Thank you Lorie!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
albany airport,NY
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Berkshire Brewery
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Stockbridge Gulf Club
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 183, route 7
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Taft Farms,The east(Chinese) Four Brothers,(ital)
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Butternut, Catamount
Car: recommended

Tanglewood ,Norman Rockwell museum , Stockbridge, Lenox, Shrine of Divine Mercy,Tanglewood, Prime outlets Lee,Ma,Berkshire Botanical Gardens, art and theater, MaMocha, The Clark Jacobs Pillow, hiking, fishing, many many local attractions and things to do.


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Great Barrington House Rental Rates

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Refundable damage deposit $100
cleaning fee $30

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Great Barrington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double wide stand up with seat, all newly remodeled bathroom
  • Stand up shower, with seat in it, double wide,
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Small, french doors, privacy, desk,near bathroom
    Bedroom Upstairs/ open floor plan/ room dividers available - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , the bedroom is upstairs,open floorplan,loft style
  • We have put a full size pullout couch down stairs, in front of fireplace, so cozy! with a full- size tempurpedic mattress!(new this year) Also double/full bed in small room with desk , Upstairs twin mattresses were new as of July 2014. Added queen size bed this spring(2015), all new! Plenty of room for an air mattress' as well. Upstairs has two single and one queen with plenty of room for a cot or air mattress too. Sliding glass door leads to balcony and back yard. Pretty view of the mountains.Comforters, pillows and blankets provided.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Our cabin is in a perfect central location to enjoy all that Berkshire county has to offer. Most local attractions are within a ten mile radius of the cabin. With local markets, big grocery store,department store, and great restaurants are only about 3-5 miles away. But yet the cabin creates an atmosphere of a cozy little place, with a private back yard, to just get away from it all. Berkshire County is a vacation destination for all four seasons.. Come and explore!!

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