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Modern Secluded Home In Wooded Setting

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

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


Owner
Vicki Lavertu
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 6, 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 Otis

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.

Amenities

Otis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • 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
Notes:
this wilderness retreat is a true relaxing destination to unwind.....get away from it all!!!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Modern Secluded Home In Wooded Setting
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 22 reviews
5

Relaxing weekend in the Berkshires

  • 5 of 5

Vicki's home was exactly as advertised. The open layout was perfect for cooking AND spending time with family. The kitchen had everything we needed, including some of the consumable supplies we had neglected to bring from home. Furnishings were simple and very comfortable, with lots of nice extras....we loved the massage chair!

Everything was neat and clean when we arrived.

With 5 family member sharing the house, there was plenty of room for us to all hang out together and also have space for ourselves.

My only regret was that we couldn't spend more time there!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The house is very clean and has comfortable beds. Great new BBQ grill.

Even a massage chair. We recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice, comfortable home with a great flow

  • 4 of 5

This home works equally well for a couple or for sharing with friends and family. It is spacious and has a lovely flow. All the bedrooms are comfortable. The master bedroom is exceptionally large and the screened in porch a pure delight. The home is in a rustic setting (a rooster crows nearby, birds nest on the porch, bunnies hide under the car, the road is unpaved and rather bumpy). It is clean, tidy and tastefully decorated, the lighting is pleasing, and the homeowner attentive. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances but is not well suited for significant meal preparation. Other things to consider when selecting this spot: Cell phone service is virtually non-existent at the house and quite spotty overall in the immediate area; wifi service is slow. Finally, it should be noted that although this is a nice home, the other homes on the road are not up to its standards, not by a long stretch.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very spacious and Secluded Home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this home! We were up as a vendor in an art show & my parents came with us! We had plenty of room in this home and Vicki the owner was so accommodating. Any questions or needs we had she was able to help us! Vicki has all you would need in the home including the kitchen and a brand new gas grill as well as lots of entertainment options with TV, Board Games, Pool Table, & Air Hockey and a hair dryer in the master bathroom! We really enjoyed our mornings and night time talks in the sunroom with the breeze blowing through! Thank you Vicki for making us feel right at home!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

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: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $100

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.