Whimsical Yet Elegant Family Country House in Great Barrington W/in-Ground Pool(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms
Sixx is a one-stop destination property for families or friends looking for a fun, easy, relaxed vacation in an upbeat, eclectic-yet-elegant setting. The main floor has a kitchen gleaming with shiny stainless steal appliances. There is a six-burner gas Viking range, enormous fridge, and two large dining tables that will easily accommodate your group. One table is located in the kitchen area and easily seats 8. The other long table is in the dining room, also seating 8 guests, easily. There is a small powder room on this floor plus a sun room, used year-round. This sun-room serves a dual purpose as a home office and also as an additional sleeping space, with a full-sized day bed, for an overnight guest or an early riser - this room has lots of natural light so would not be the best for a late sleeper! There is also a large, sunken, living room with flat screen TV, fun piano, propane stove, and plenty of comfortable seating PLUS a vintage Ms Pacman video game – no coins needed! There is a wonderfully organized space for gear in the back entry foyer, accessing the back porch with outdoor seating, pool, hot tub, etc.
Outside there is the large wooden deck with enormous gas grill, outdoor fridge, serving area, with table and chairs. At the far end of the deck is the in-ground hot tub, available year-round. The heated in-ground pool is gorgeous and has two wooden deck/platforms on either side for sunning, viewing, and shallow diving – children must always be supervised! There is also a sunken trampoline, a basketball hoop, bikes, outdoor ping-pong table. It’s very fun here!
Fully gated for privacy, the house is located on route 23 but sits back away from the road. The yard is large and has plenty of room for all kinds of outdoor activities. The entire home has white painted wood floors that makes it feel like a beach house, with an easy indoor-outdoor feeling and plenty of storage/gear provided for all the fun things one can do in and out of this home!
Sixx’s Bed / Bath Layout:
The Orange Master Bedroom – I king and 1 twin daybed - Master bedroom has its own full bath with tub/shower
The Green Room – I queen
The Lavender Room – 2 Twins
--Green and Lavender room share an adjoined bath – T/S Combo
The Blue Room – 1 twin bed plus bunk beds - sleeps 3
The Red Room – 2 Twins (or one king)
--Blue and Red share and adjoined full bathroom – T/S combo
The Attic / Playroom – 2 Full beds in a delightful space
There is also a twin daybed on the ground floor office – it’s a lovely space but no curtains here - well suited for an early riser!
One ½ bath on the main floor
Sleeps 13, total, with no more than 10 adults.
$150 final cleaning fee and well-behaved, non-shedding Pets are considered with a $150 pet fee.
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Member since: 2007
- 3500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Games
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Golf Course View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Hot Tub
- Private Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter & Off Season
Nov 18 - Apr 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Feb 18 - Feb 24, 2017
7 night min stay
May 27 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Housekeeping Fee $150
- Pet Fee $150
- Taxes Not included
All renters will be required to sign a lease agreement specific to the property, outside of VRBO. $1500 refundable security deposit applies to bookings of 10 day or less. $2000 applies to month or longer.
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Manager's cancellation policy:
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This lovely home is located on the Great Barrington/Egremont border just West of the Egremont country club gold course.
Berkshire Rental Properties
Year Purchased: 2005
About: Hello, I am Claudia Laslie, owner and founder of Berkshire Rental Properties, managing vacation rentals throughout the Southern Berkshires. I went through a big life change in 2003 and started renting out my own home to make some extra money. I realized I could help others do the same and starting my company in 2005. My role is to act as the liaison between the renter and the homeowner and there is no fee to the renter for my service! I look forward to working with you to help you find the perfect rental property that works well for your needs. I am also a licensed MA real estate broker with Barnbrook Realty, in Great Barrington, so I am happy to assist you with all of your real estate needs!
Why South Egremont, Egremont, MA, USA:
I represent this property because of the many fun amenities (heated in ground pool and hot tub, sunken trampoline, basketball hoop, ping-pong, Ms Pacman, plus 3rd floor playroom and more!!), plus fabulous central location.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
See above plus close to all southern Berkshire events. Sleeps 15. Wonderful property!!
- Primary: +1 4136440223 I prefer email. Phone hours are M-F 9:00-5:00
Links to more information:
Pretty Sixx, waiting for your friends and family!
access to pool
lively living room with piano
informal dining in kitchen
solarium library with a day bed for an added guest
mater bathroom with tub/shower
Queen bed in Green guestroom w/ bathroom (tub/shower) shares w/ Purple guestroom
2 twins beds
1 twin and twin bunkbeds
3rd floor finished attic playroom with 2 full beds
hot tub, ping pong, skateboard 1/2 pipe, and basketball at Sixx!
wonderful deck with huge grill, seating, fridge and more.
open living room with wood stove, tv, and Ms Pac Man vintage video game.
open sunny kitchen
formal dining room
master suite w/ king + daybed, ensuite w/ full bathroom (tub/shower combo)
Green Guest room with queen bed!
2 twin beds
bathroom access to blue and red bedrooms
long hallway and access to attic stairs
sun deck with access to hot tub and deck dining
Lovely Sixx, with trampoline too - walk to South Egremont
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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