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Charming Colonial Farmhouse on Lovely Estate - 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8 Guests

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Last updated: 01/18/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Laundry, Breakfast Room, Sleeps 8 guests

This spacious and comfortable, 4 bedroom colonial style home is located in the quaint village of Tyringham in the magical Hop Brook Valley and surrounded on all sides by beautiful farmland. The farmhouse is part of the Santarella Estate, known for its collection of 'Storybook Style' buildings which were created by the sculptor Sir Henry Hudson Kitson in the 1920s-30s. The house is available daily (2 day min., 3 days on holidays) or weekly as a vacation rental. With it's beautiful grounds, complete with running brooks, lily pond, wooded paths and lovely gardens, it is a perfect, and most unique place to spend your vacation in the Berkshires. The home is fully furnished with many amenities including WiFi and Satellite DTV. Located 3.5 miles off I-90 in one of the most quiet and scenic valleys in the region! Close to all major attractions in the Berkshires including Tanglewood, Norman Rockwell, Chesterwood, Naumkeag, The Mount, The Clark, MASS MOCA, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jacob's Pillow, Ski Butternut, Bosquet, Catamount ski areas, Lee Premium Outlets, world class restaurants and much more.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet


  • The two full baths are upstairs and the powder room is downstairs.

Other Amenities

  • The property has four acres of beautiful grounds including lily pond and seasonal brooks as well as a wooded trail....moreless


  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Tyringham Cobble is .25 miles with beautiful hiking trail which connects to the Appalachian Trail close by....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Views of Tyringham Valley and Berkshire Hills...moreless

  • Rural:

    Set in the beautiful 'Hop Brook' valley in Tyringham with views of mountains on either side, surrounded by farmland on one of the most scenic roads in the Berkshires....moreless

  • Village:

    Charming historic village of Tyringham, one of the original settlements in the 'Hinterlands' (now Berkshire County) of Western Massachusetts. The Village has a library, Post Office and Town Hall....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Full formal dining room seats 10 people....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Master bedroom has optional window air conditioner upon request. The house stays very comfortable in host weather and fans are provided. ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Two Fireplaces. Large Stone Fireplace in the living room and a brick fireplace in the kitchen. Firewood provided....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Steam radiators with new oil furnace...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless Satellite Internet ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large living room...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Ample parking off circular drive...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:



  • Catering Available:

    A list of excellent caterers in the area is available...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker with auto-start...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full set of dishes, flatware, glasses, pots and pans and variety of cooking utensils, pots and pans, serving dishes and baking dishes....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Over the stove top microwave....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric glass top range with full oven....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Flagstone patio off of the enclosed porch...moreless

  • Golf:

    Close by in Lee, Stockbridge, Lenox, Pittsfield...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful lawns and gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$500 $600
Fri, Sat
$3,500 $7,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Taxes Not included


Available for longer-term monthly Winter rental January-April at negotiated rate.

50% Deposit to make reservation and 50% on check in. MC and VISA accepted

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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57 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Perigee Restaurant
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Pittsfield, MA
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 102
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Perigee Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Butternut
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Town Pond

Car: Necessary

Located in a scenic valley and surrounded by open land.

.5 mile to the Appalachian Trail and Tyringham Cobble.

Enjoy the town swimming pond with sandy beach, park-like lawns, diving dock, BBQs and picnic tables.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We purchased Santarella Estate as an historic preservation project and have spent the last decade renovating the property.

Why the Owner Chose Tyringham, MA, USA:
It is absolutely unique, created in the Storybook-Style architectural genre. It was an opportunity of a lifetime to own a one-of-a-kind property.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The estate has four acres of lovely gardens and grounds with several storybook buildings including the Tyringham Gingerbread House, the former carriage house on the estate. It features two 'Towers' which are also vacation rentals. The property is surrounded by rural farmland and has lovely views across the Tyringham Valley towards Beartown State Forest.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 01/18/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017

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