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Apple Cottage on Wolfe Spring Farm.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Charming 1840 3BR, 3bath cottage with all new thoughtful amenties on 54 acres.

Originally built by a stonecutter in 1840, Apple Cottage, completely renovated in 2015, is a charming historic home in the orchard of a working organic farm. The farmers/ hosts like to provide you with farm fresh eggs and berries in season. Comfortable, thoughtful amenities include pillow top mattresses, smart TV, wireless, jet tub, floor heat in bathrooms, a boot room for skis and bikes which includes a laundry; Views from every window. Chef's kitchen with walk-through pantry to dining for 12, electric (no-fuss) fireplace in charming living room that opens onto enormous deck. 3 Suites each with a full bath and one with a luxurious jet tub. We love when our guests walk, snowshoe or cross country ski the farm trails and lanes.


Owner
June Wolfe
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2017

About June Wolfe

The Wolfe family has been farming in south Berkshire County since 1808 and on Wolfe Spring Farm since 2006. We are committed to stewarding the land and protecting the environment. We have raised four fabulous kids - a farmer, an electrician and two college students. We live in a solar-powered house behind the barns - close enough if you need us but out of sight.

June Wolfe purchased this farmhouse in 2006

Why June Wolfe chose Berkshires

Apple Cottage was built in 1840 by a local stonecutter who quarried marble nearby. (the fireplace mantel used to be part of the foundation). It has been owned by many local families. It is now protected by an Agricultural protection restriction. It is beautiful with great walks and views everywhere. Close enough to all the Berkshires has to offer but quiet and private.

What makes this farmhouse unique

This quiet well-appointed home sits at the entrance of a 54 acre farm on a country road. The original builder wisely situated it in the lee of a hill, so it is cool in summer (has air conditioning just in case) and sheltered from wind in the winter. It looks at the knoll to the north, the cliffs and a meadow to the east, orchard and pasture to the south and a sunset (from the deck or sunset deck) to the west. Rural and quiet, yet not far from anything and two hours from New York City.

Amenities

Sheffield Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Juliet Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double sink. Heated floor
    Baldwin Bath - toilet , shower
    Empire Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Closet. Radiant heat floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Empire Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Daybed. Coffee Bar
    Juliet Suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Daybed with trundle in sitting room. Coffee bar
    Baldwin Suite - 1 double , Small cozy room on first floor.
  • All Bedrooms have an en-suite bath. The Juliet suite has a sleeping room and a sitting room, all overlooking the orchard and the pasture from the juliet balconies. Queen beds are pillowtops with a down duvet.The daybeds have memory foam mattress. The Juliet suite has a daybed with a trundle in the sitting room which can be a single, two twins or a king (made up with a featherbed)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Notes:
5 minutes to Berkshire Choral Festival 10 minutes to "Best small town in America" with 50 restaurants. 20 miles from Tanglewood, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare and Company, the Mount, Naumkeag

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

And so charming!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming cottage and lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

We were three painters. Each had our own room and bath -- perfect. Painting under the tiki hut at the river was just right--lots of shades of green and yellow. Kitchen outfitted better than my own. And pantry very well stocked. Lots of wine and laughter on the deck at dinner. The Wolfe family couldn't have been kinder. Fresh eggs and blueberries almost daily. Very comfortable and relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Beautiful, kind, peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Apple Cottage with my husband, our 2 year old, my in-laws, cousins and their 4 and 8 year old for Fathers' Day weekend. We were enormously comfortable. The house is beautiful, has old farmhouse charm, with fantastically updated bathrooms and kitchen. The beds and bedding were very comfortable. Our hosts were delightful and kind, surprising us with freshly picked strawberries and fresh eggs. Pictures don't do the house justice. The property is beautiful. I wish I could bottle up it's fragrance! Would go back in a heart beat. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for a mini family reunion! The owners thought of everything that we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a place for several age ranges where we could hang out and cook and play games. We all had privacy when we wanted it but could easily gather together too. The farm fresh eggs and well stocked pantry made it so easy to get a good meal on the table. We were close enough to the ski area so we could come and go at all different times. The beds were super comfy and the bath amenities left us wanting for nothing! best VRBO we've been to. Would love to come back in the fall and see the leaves and wander some more. Such a pretty area. The owners were fantastic too.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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repeat visit

  • 5 of 5

We had a second visit to Apple Cottage - this time in winter. We loved the quiet and the fresh eggs and maple syrup!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Wonderful stay at Apple Cottage on Wolfe Spring Farm

  • 5 of 5

June and Jim are generous, dear owners! Their beautiful farm home was so comfortable, cozy and beautiful! We loved the lovely antiques, the history, the fresh eggs, and everything else. It was raining like crazy on our 1st night, but we were soooo warm and cozy with their beautiful fireplace and fabulous bedding! We only had 2 nights but we all slept like logs! We live in Indiana and drove up for our daughter's 31st birthday. She is a New Yorker (now) and loved everything! June and Jim have the kitchen equipped with eggs, muffins, coffee, milk, cream, butter, bananas and a very well stocked pantry with staples. We didn't know this and shopped before we arrived. Don't do this! I felt bad about all the food we left + the fresh eggs (they have chickens!) . It was only me, hubby and daughter on night 1. My daughter had one of her girlfriends on night 2. She slept on a lovely day bed. We could easily bring our boys and daughter in law next time, have plenty of room and have a blast! Just lovely and perfect! Thank you both so very much!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Ski Butternut
Old Mill
"Fantastic food and great service in an old world historic mill."
Stagecoach Tavern
Guido's Fresh Marketplace
Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Bridge
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Egremont Country Club
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Wasaic
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Route 7, Massachusetts
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Marketplace Cafe
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Butternut, Catamount
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
York Lake, Sandisfield
Car: necessary

Sheffield is famous for open space and natural attractions. We are 4 miles from Bartholomew's Cobble, the state park with the most naturally diverse species. History buffs will enjoy the Colonel Ashley House, where the decline of slavery began. Your hosts at Wolfe Spring Farm know of all the best swimming holes, waterfalls and cultural attractions in the area.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. You choose between refundable damage deposit or damage insurance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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