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1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

This beautiful and immaculate historical home, with large open living spaces and beautiful exposed beams, has a perfect location It is a 3 min drive to the center of beautiful Great Barrington, only 10 min drive to the Ski Resort Butternut! Great swimming only a few blocks away at Lake Mansfield! It easily accomodates two families with areas for privacy and quiet as well as beautiful spaces for family and friends to build special memories together. The house sleeps 10 very comfortably.

This spectacular home was built by one of the Berkshires' most outstanding post and beam builders, D. Lanoue. The frame, first raised circa 1858 in Duanesburg, NY, was restored and reassembled in 1993. The 42 feet by 30 feet form is hand-hewn of mostly hemlock timber held together with wooden pegs.

In addition, the wide pine plank flooring is from the threshing room of the original barn. Deceptively simple in outward appearance, the interior is beautifully decorated with French Provincial antiques and Primitive accessories. Many modern conveniences include all new appliances, dyed plaster walls, an excellent central air conditioning throughout the house, WIFI, Ipod docking station, a DSL line and cable tv with 100 channels.

More Details

Property Manager
Laura & Tin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Amenities

Great Barrington Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
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: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have firm check in and check out times. No check in before 4pm and check out no later than 11am. Please be considerate of them. Thank you.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms Full Beautiful, large. modern bathroom w/ walk in shower Features: toilet, shower Notes: Beautiful bathroom connected to the master bedroom Full 2nd bathroom upstairs Features: toilet, combination tub/shower Notes: This bathroom is close to the 3 remaining bedrooms upstairs Half bathroom on the main floor Features: toilet Notes: Main floor bathroom. It's close to bedroom on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom bedroom on the main floor Beds: queen (1) Notes: sweet bedroom w/ exposed beams. Access to 1/2 bath. Bedroom master bedroom w/cathredal ceiling & TV Beds: king (1) Notes: large and spectacular. oversized king, modern private bath Bedroom queen w/ cathedral ceiling and skylight Beds: queen (1) Notes: this very sweet bedroom shares bathroom w/ tub & shower Bedroom 1 king (high qualiy mattress over 2 twin beds) or 2 twin bed Beds: king (1), twin/ single (2) Notes: very pretty cathedral ceilling, shares bath w/ tub & shower Bedroom kids bedroom w/ loft play area (w/ single mattress) Beds: twin/ single (2) Notes: They love the loft area for playing. Shares bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

A gorgeous, comfortable home with plenty of room in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We retuned to the red barn for a second year after our wonderful stay last year. The second time around was as comfortable and relaxing as the first. We enjoyed the beautifully appointed, clean, ample space and well equipped kitchen. From the house we easily rode our bikes to nearby Lake Mansfield and to town (though be ready for the hill on the way back). We cooked many of our own meals and enjoyed hours reading on hammocks, playing ping pong and watching movies as well as exploring the many glories of the Berkshires.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a great home

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in many homes with our kids and this one comes close to perfect. The rooms were spacious, the pictures exactly represent the home, and the kitchen was well-appointed. There weren't a lot of tchotchkes or breakables around, so I didn't feel nervous having the kids there. The yard, patio and grill were well maintained and we really enjoyed dining al fresco. Finally, the place is steps from the town lake, a big draw for us. Laura was also kind enough to recommend a babysitter. Thank you for a great trip to Great Barrington!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in an ideal location. Close to town and Lake Mansfield but still felt private. Have 2 kids under 2 and the house was incredibly child-friendly also.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Great amenities, location and ambiance inside and out. This was a gem.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family get together

  • 5 of 5

Our host Laura was amazing!! She found us high chairs, booster seats ,

pack and plays ,and a gate. Always available by phone and very receptive to our needs!! The house was beautiful ! The location was right near Great Barringtom!

My family totally enjoyed it!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great accommodation, 6 adults, 2 children, and 2 small dogs.

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space, quiet neighborhood and located close to downtown Great Barrington too!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Beach
3 Miles
lake mansfield
Car: recommended

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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