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Cozy Log Home* Fall Foliage* Hiking*Skiing* *Fireplace*

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are more than welcome here. For most of our family functions were based here at Grandmas!! Kids love the yard and especially our tire swing! Also keep assorted kids board games, books, movies coloring books and crayons . ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Very important that you clean up after your pets. Thank you!...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Outdoors only...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Small, french doors, privacy, desk,near bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom Upstairs/ open floor plan/ room dividers available: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    the bedroom is upstairs,open floorplan,loft style...moreless

  • 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....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Double wide stand up with seat, all newly remodeled bathroom...moreless

  • Stand up shower, with seat in it, double wide,

Other Amenities

  • 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!! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Just a few.. Many local magazines, brochures, local information pamphlets and maps. Menus as well....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    small selection of DVD;s in house....moreless

  • Games:

    Checkers,chess,backgammon, puzzles, wooden puzzles..cards.....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Just bought, Bluetooth capable tower with aux.hook up. And FM radio...jan. 2015...moreless

  • Television:

    Cable...moreless

  • Toys:

    Crayons, coloring books, children's books. Outdoors tire swing!!! Everyone favorite. Many board games,educational games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are a few DVD's , most are family oriented....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Located behind Monument Mountain,trails/hiking.Antiquing, Fall Foliage, apple picking,walk to local farm stand , beautiful Fall Foliage! Close to local ski areas, many local restaurants, brewery/bars...moreless

  • Village:

    Located on the outskirts of Housatonic,a quaint small town village, part of Great Barrington. The location is perfect and gives many options for small town atmosphere. Coffee shop, dining,quick lunch....moreless

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Three stools at. Breakfast bar, four seats at table, non formal. Extra chairs in cabin. Table extends to seat 6. Extension is stored, under twin bed upstairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Upstairs and downstairs,portable A/C units...new 2015 Plenty of fans through out as well....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Field stone and marble large fireplace firewood available for your stay...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Oil baseboard, new furnace 2015...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wi fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Please ask if not bringing your own. Owner prefers you supply your own sheets and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Furnished, with recliners and couch which opens to a double bed, in front of the fireplace with all new lighting to create ambiance of your choice! cable tv...Internet ....moreless

  • Parking:

    there is a horseshoe shaped driveway, dont recommend more than 4 cars, no parking on the lawn please...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Please ask ahead. Prefer you bring your own....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New*2015...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee pot, coffee filters, sugar...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Provided, all dishes, bowls, glasses, coffee cups ect....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Newly remodeled,(2014) tile floor and counter tops, has just about everything you need to run a kitchen, pots, pans, coffee pot, toaster, microwave, dishes, plates.basic spices. Just bring food!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    You will find dishes, bowls, utensils,pots pans, Mixing bowls, salt and pepper, few spices. Usually thi gs like ketcup, mustard, sugar, creamer, flour, ...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Outside sliding glass doors, upstairs, with stairs leading to the backyard.....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Small deck off of upstairs bedroom with a few chairs and a nice view of the mountains....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Outdoor furniture, picnic table, gas grill for BBQ. Outdoor games....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New gas grill 2014...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    We are with in 5 miles of Butternut Ski Area and close to Catamount as well. Otis Ridge too. Bousquet Mountain about twenty minutes.. Jimminy Peak is 25 miles away.....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$250
$1,500 $3,200

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 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:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • cleaning fee $30
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
albany airport,NY
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Berkshire Brewery
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Stockbridge Gulf Club
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Albany,Ny
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 183, route 7
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Taft Farms,The east(Chinese) Four Brothers,(ital)
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
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.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: 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..

Why the Owner Chose Great Barrington, MA, USA:
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!!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 12/03/2016

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Photos

  • Private backyard

    Private backyard

  • relaxing wood burning  fireplace.  Some wood on premises.

    relaxing wood burning fireplace. Some wood on premises.

  • Dining area, book shelf full of board games, card games

    Dining area, book shelf full of board games, card games

  • breakfast bar, remodeled kitchen, tile floor, tiled counter tops, new appliances

    breakfast bar, remodeled kitchen, tile floor, tiled counter tops, new appliances

  • Love seat w/ pull out full  bed, just bought-(11/14) memory foam mattress.*comfy

    Love seat w/ pull out full bed, just bought-(11/14) memory foam mattress.*comfy

  • entrance to bedroom downstairs

    entrance to bedroom downstairs

  • Seperate laundry area..utility room. Both washer/dryer new 2014

    Seperate laundry area..utility room. Both washer/dryer new 2014

  • entrance

    entrance

  • new twin beds upstairs

    new twin beds upstairs

  • private back yard... small frog pond..tire swing

    private back yard... small frog pond..tire swing

  • Kenyon's Cabin, relaxing,comfy, adorable cozy getaway!

    Kenyon's Cabin, relaxing,comfy, adorable cozy getaway!

  • deck off of upstairs bedroom, down to backyard

    deck off of upstairs bedroom, down to backyard

  • Entrance to  small breezeway, to outside. wood stored there/ coat rack,recycles

    Entrance to small breezeway, to outside. wood stored there/ coat rack,recycles

  • Patio furniture. .gas girl.. Outdoor. Yard games...cricket and bocce.

    Patio furniture. .gas girl.. Outdoor. Yard games...cricket and bocce.

  • Living room, with fireplace,two recliners ,pull out love seat with full size bed

    Living room, with fireplace,two recliners ,pull out love seat with full size bed

  • living room, fireplace, tv,cable, wi-fi two recliners and pull out full size bed

    living room, fireplace, tv,cable, wi-fi two recliners and pull out full size bed

  • Full Bathroom, double size stand up shower w/ seat. New vanity..recently updated

    Full Bathroom, double size stand up shower w/ seat. New vanity..recently updated

  • upstairs bedroom,  two new twin beds(2015)

    upstairs bedroom, two new twin beds(2015)

  • queen size bed new 2015, sliding glass doors out to deck with stairs to backyard

    queen size bed new 2015, sliding glass doors out to deck with stairs to backyard

  • Double bed.. Downstairs...office\bedroom

    Double bed.. Downstairs...office\bedroom

  • remodeled kitchen, new appliances, all dishes, pot, pans, silverware, microwave.

    remodeled kitchen, new appliances, all dishes, pot, pans, silverware, microwave.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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