Ideal Lakefront Setting, Your Gorgeous Home for July and/or August 2018(0 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-30 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedroom, 3 bathroom (all en suite), sleeps 3 couples. Enjoy lake & views!
1920s style cottage built 2007 on Lake Drive, a private, gravel road and lakeside community of 40 homes. Beautifully landscaped grounds with lovely foliage/gardens, fragrant mint patch (great drinks garnish!), stone walls and steps, flagstone patio with dining table and chairs, and long views across Lake Mahkeenac, AKA The Stockbridge Bowl. From the house's private dock, an uninhabited island is an easy swim or kayak paddle away (two one-person kayaks with life preservers and paddles are provided), and provides privacy from the hub-bub of the Town Beach, with playground and picnic tables, all the way across the lake. The house is charmingly furnished, with all rooms offering lake views. Living Room features bookshelves with stereo and HDTV hooked up to TimeWarner Cable, window seat and French door access to dining/relaxing/napping screened-in porch, as does the adjacent study, with club chair, bookshelves and desk, and 6' baby grand piano. Fully equipped kitchen (SubZero fridge & Bosch gas range/electric oven) opens to dining area seating 6. First floor bathroom has clawfoot tub & access to a sublime outdoor shower, and can be closed from the stair hall to create an en suite bathroom for the first floor bedroom, with queen bed and ceiling fan. Second floor has two master bedrooms (both with AC and ceiling fans) with en suite bathrooms (with shower stalls), each with king bed and access to a deck overlooking the lake. One second floor bedroom has a window seat, flat-screen TV hooked up to TimeWarner Cable and desk/work space. There are at least two windowed exposures and ceiling fans in every room (including the screened porch). Internet/Wi-Fi is provided throughout the house.
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Member since: 2015
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Enjoy views from every room: long views East across the lake with brilliant sunrises and gorgeous late afternoon/early evening light illuminating the lake surface, pretty houses & distant mountains....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Deck / Patio:
Large flagstone patio with dining table/chairs and access from main entrance and screened porch. Second floor deck (over the screened porch) with access from the two 2nd floor master bedrooms. ...moreless
- Kayak / Canoe
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Jul 1 - Sep 4, 2018
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- bi-weekly house cleaning $150
- Property Damage Protection $99
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Called 'America's Lake District' in the early 19th Century, and a Gilded Age destination and playground after that, Southern Berkshire County is the perfect place to spend the summer. Your perfect Stockbridge lakefront cottage is just minutes to Tanglewood (summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Kripalu Yoga Center, Canyon Ranch, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare & Company, Norman Rockwell Museum, and historic/significant house-museums (e.g. Daniel Chester French's Chesterwood, Edith Wharton's The Mount, Naumkeg, Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, Ventfort Hall/Museum of the Gilded Age, The Mission House, etc.) and dining at Red Lion Inn and Wheatleigh. Equidistant to charming and historic Stockbridge and Lenox villages: enjoy restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, antiques, picturesque main streets or woodsy walks and hiking/biking trails. Nearby Great Barrington and Pittsfield offer bountiful farmers markets, gourmet groceries, cinemas, celebrated restaurants and Barrington Stage Company. The Berkshire Choral Festival, Hancock Shaker Village, Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival and Williamstown/North Adams (for Theatre, The Clark Museum, Mass MoCA) are a 20-50 minute drive away. But you may never want to leave the antique French campaign bed on the screened-in porch or the living room or master bedroom window seats that beckon for a good book or good nap.
Stone wall and steps to flagstone patio, with dining table/chairs & porch access
Main entrance off patio, down stone steps from 5 car parking area
From main entrance, Living room, screened porch -- and the lake!
Study with desk, 6' baby grand piano, and porch access
First floor bedroom with queen bed
Second floor master bedroom (1 of 2) with king bed, en suite bathroom and deck
Second floor master bedroom (2 of 2) with gas fireplace, window seat and deck
Morning sun on the Eastern elevation of the Stockbridge Bowl lakeside cottage
Fully equipped kitchen
Dining area (seats 6) with view to kitchen
First floor bathroom, with access to outdoor shower
Stair hall, to first floor bedroom and bathroom
Second floor master bathroom (1 of 2)
Master bedroom (2 of 2) with office area leading to en suite bathroom (and W/D)
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, March 06, 2017
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