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Modern Secluded Home In Wooded Setting

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 2 1/2 Bathroom Home Located On A Private Setting

This 2500 square foot home has an open floor plan downstairs with living-room kitchen and screen in porch at the back of the home. A separate sitting room and dining room in the front of the house. The downstairs also has a 1/2 bathroom with laundry. There are two entrances...One the front door or a separate entrance into a mudroom. The front porch is massive with areas to relax. The upstairs has 3 bedrooms ....The master bedroom is quite large with a separate sitting area furnished with loveseat, futon and TV. The master bedroom bathroom is furnished with a deep relaxing tub and separate shower. The 2 additional bedrooms have a great sunny feel with queen beds. The second bathroom has a shower tub combo and would be used by the two additional bedrooms...The kitchen is totally modern with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and center island with 3 bar stools to enjoy socializing ...The dining room is furnished with table and 6 chairs for a more intimate dining experience....The best feature of this home is the outdoor screened in room surround by woods and fully furnished with wicker furniture for relaxation in a bug free environment. Downstairs in the basement is a great spot that has pool table, air hockey and weight machine to entertain guest. This house is such a wonderful home for couples or families to have quality time together

Vicki Lavertu
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Vicki Lavertu

My name is Vicki...I live in Easthampton, MA only 1 hour away from the property. Western, MA has been our home for 23 years. Love the area.

Vicki Lavertu purchased this house in 2013

Why Vicki Lavertu chose Berkshires

Recently purchased this home and take pride in decorating and furnishing this home for ourselves and others to enjoy. I furnished this home in a modern feel with clean lines and simplicity. The kitchen is totally stock with new appliances, dishes and kitchenwares. You will love to cook here!!! I know I do!

What makes this house unique

The two outdoor areas.....the front porch and screened in patio in the back of the home are quite relaxing. They are my favorite spots to enjoy reading, listening to music, or having a cocktail. Being in an outside setting allows all of nature come alive such as birds singing and the warmth of the sun.


Otis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , master bedroom has large soaking tub for relaxing experience
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , standard bathroom for 2 additional bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bathroom downstairs off kitchen with laundry area
  • all bathrooms are supplies with towels for guest
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , full size futon in sitting area for additional sleep space
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • all beds have top of the line mattress for extra comfort
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • water skiing
this wilderness retreat is a true relaxing destination to unwind.....get away from it all!!!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Modern Secluded Home In Wooded Setting
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a quiet getaway to relaxed. We found it here nestled away among trees giving you a nice secluded feeling. The home was very comfortable and well taken care of.

You will appreciate the kitchen lots of counter space to cook together.

We enjoyed relaxing on the front porch for morning tea and the screened in back porch in the evening.

Great location as you were not far away to explore other places in the Berkshires, Tangle woods and Stockbridge are not that far.

Vicki is a great host, she has thought of everything to make you stay comfortable.

Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer.

I would recommend this home to rent

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Beautiful location with all the comforts of home!

  • 4 of 5

This home was perfect for three friends who were coming from multiple cities to reunite after working together one summer in the Berkshires 30 years ago. It is very spacious and we could have easily accommodated twice as many people. Unlike many VRBO rentals, the kitchen is well-outfitted if you like to cook, which we did. The front and screened in back porches are perfect places to enjoy coffee in the morning or a cocktail in the afternoon. And the living areas have comfortable and plentiful seating.

Vicki is attentive and helpful. We had an issue getting the grill to work the first night, so she and her husband came the next day with a new grill to ensure we had no problem grilling for the rest of the week. Now that is service!!

The house sits off a short, but bumpy gravel road not far from the center of Otis. It is a good location if you want to go to Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Lenox or Great Barrington. If you're planning to spend a lot of time in North County, just build in ample travel time. We went to MASS MOCA one day and it was an hour's drive. The area is so beautiful, however, that driving along the curvy country roads dotted with lakes and ponds is a fun event in-and-of itself.

The only inconvenience is that the wifi is spotty -- a factor of the country location. Otherwise, this is a gem of a home that I would recommend highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home. Great location. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Vicki for a fantastic visit. Home was warm, spacious, modern, clean and well laid out. We really liked the patio and the hook on the wall game there. Kids liked the pool table and air hockey. Easy ride to everything in Berkshires and 45 minutes from Basketball Hall of Fame. Oh....the laundry shoot...we loved laundry on kids' floor. I FaceTimed 3 friends while there that may be coming for a visit soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home. We had a great stay.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the accommodations, proximity to Otis skiing was perfect. Air hockey and pool table a huge plus., made for some great memories for our kids. Great all around.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, Tranquil Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fantastic family getaway and we chose the perfect home. It was clean and well prepared for our arrival. The master suite was spacious and fit for a king. I felt like moving right in and wished we could have stayed longer. The house had everything we needed even seasonings for our meats and a fancy, very efficient grill to use. We spent great family time together, away from the city life and would definitely return and recommend this home to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great house to get away

  • 5 of 5

The house was awesome, set off from the main road surrounded with more trees than neighbors, it felt secluded and a real home away from home. The house comfortably fit three couples. There is a large master bedroom with a clean and spacious master bath and two other large bedrooms and another full bath upstairs. The downstairs is split between a large kitchen and living space. We cooked meals every night and three or four people easily navigated the kitchen in prep and cleanup. Since we went in the middle of winter, the road and driveway were kept plowed. We did a lot of exploring on foot of the woods nearby. The listing description is spot on and everything inside was well-maintained. The owner Vicki was attentive and easy to reach. It was truly the perfect getaway to escape the city.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bradley International Airport
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Butternut Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Scenic Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts with quaint small towns in surrounding areas along with a large selection of cultural events such as plays, music and dance. Tanglewood and Jacob Pillow Dance Theater are well known attractions. Otis Resevoir for outdoor recreation such as boating, kayaking and fishing. Great spot to experience many sights


Rates & Availability

Otis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

cleaning fee is 100.00 for laundering of towels and sheets and to clean home for next rental ....since road is not paved not suitable for low riding vehicles. we require half down and the balance due 2 weeks before check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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