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Berkshires Cottage Nestled in the Woods Within One Minute of Tranquil Lake.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 6 plus pull out couch (8 max)

The cottage is located in the Berkshires on a quiet winding road. Majority of cottages are owner occupied. Therefore you get the privacy & relaxation without the crowds. All the Berkshire attractions are within a scenic drive. Endless activities for the entire family. Something for everyone. The lake is high in minerals which leaves your hair & skin feeling silky smooth. The lake does not show up on tourist maps, so you have private enjoyment.I love waking up in the morning, with my cup of coffee & going around lake in the morning dew. Beaver, Otters, Birds, and Fish greet you along your way. Then take a sunset cruise before BBQ on the deck & gathering around the fire pit.The cottage has electric heat & wood burning fireplace so it can be enjoyed year round. The cottage is fully equipped with all modern conveniences. I can assure you, your entire family will create some wonderful memories here. You will be back again & again. It's convenient, private, a guaranteed Berkshire experience. Jacobs Pillow up the mountain, only 8 minute ride.

Note: Owner holds N.J. State Real Estate License.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    1 Double + Bunkbeds(2)...moreless

  • Two seperate bedrooms. One has double and the other has a double plus bunk beds. Both have dressers and closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Window and fan....moreless

  • Modern bath.

Other Amenities

  • There is an additional small game table with ping pong and pool. There are cards and board games like chess and checkers. If you have any questions, just ask. There are two Kayak style conoes that are available for a min additional cost of $20. each per day. These are Top of the line Hobbie brand and alows you to enjoy the lake for fishing, excerscise, recreation or sunset/sunrise cruize. See photo's. Highly recommend....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Living room and one bedroom with bunkbeds....moreless

  • Game Room:

    There is chess, checkers, dominos, darts, board games, cards, puzzles and other family activities....moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    There is a solid folding pool table that is fun for kids and adults. It can also be used as ping ping table....moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    Living room...moreless

  • Television:

    Two TV's to play DVD's and VHS. One in living room and one in bedroom . No reception for local stations....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Ample VHS and DVD for family viewing....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Have eat-in kitchen for four. You can add a solid folding table that seat 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window a/c available. Rarely used. Each window has a dual fan, three speed with reverse action. Great fresh air flow.......moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard. Controls for each room....moreless

  • Internet:

    I have been able to access the internet through my smart phone and tablet. Verizon is my wireless server....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    There are ample linens for each bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open living room to kitchen...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for 2-4 cars....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Ample towels supplied but if summer, may want to bring a few extra because of lake use....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup. Newer. Has filters and some coffee. May want to bring own brand. Usually have Maxwell House....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, glasses, forks, knives, spoons, can opener, wine cork screw, etc..... Everything you would need....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Top loader with ample space....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped. Oven, stove, frig., toaster, coffee maker, microwave, and all cooking and eating utensils. There is also a spring water dispenser for cold fresh water....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large counter top....moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric, standard size....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Paper towels, toilet paper, garbage bags, salt, pepper, some seasonings and cleaning supplies....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Newer with ample storage....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric, four burner....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Four slice toaster. Newer....moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck with seating, table and propane BBQ....moreless

  • Golf:

    Within 20-30 minutes....moreless

  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Have two Hobbie Style Kayaks available for rent. Very cool design that is propelled by paddles or peddles. Which ever you prefer. I only charge on days you use. $20. each per day. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Has lawn surrounding cottage. Outside fire-pit....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane baby Weber. Works great!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Butternut closest. Plenty of cross country......moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.9
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $195
Fri, Sat, Sun
$889 $3,150
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7%


There are variables during the year. Please do not hesitate to let me know what works for you and I will try to accomodate. I am very easy to work with. Last minute trips ok.

You can send check or money order to pay in full or pay half to book time frames and balance in cash upon arrival. You may also use Pay Pal. Very easy to use. I send you invoice through email and you choose payment method and you are booked. If you prefer another method, feel free to ask.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Within 5 miles. Additional 20-30 minute drive
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lenox / Tanglewood area.
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Great Barrington or StockBridge
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Massachusetts Turnpike 20 minute drive
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Within 5 miles. Majority 20-30 minute drive
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Butternut/ Great Barrington or Jiminy Peak Hancock

Car: Necessary

Berkshires Get-A-Way. Located in quiet area and less than a minute walk to tranquil lake. Swimming, canoe/kayak, fishing, sailing, hiking, snow skiing, museums, theaters, Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, outdoor concerts, shops, outlet center, restaurants, brewery, horseback riding, and much more. Great family vacation area. Arts, dance, music, culture, sports, woods, mountains and lakes.Relax and enjoy no matter what the weather, there is always something to do. Prime location!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I am originally from Michigan and used to spend time in at our cottage Traverse City area and have nothing but great memories. I purchased cottage for my family to create their own memories.

Why the Owner Chose Becket, MA, USA:
I fell in love with the Berkshires. The lake is cristal clear and I enjoy sailing, swimming, fishing, Kayaking, and more... There is something very special about the area and no matter what the weather, there is always something to do.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You are close to all the Berkshires attractions yet you are slightly off the tourest area. Most homes are owner occupied therefore the lake is never crowded. You can truly relax and enjoy the water. Jacobs Pillow up mountain, only 8 minute ride.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Perfection.....relaxation....


  • FALL IS HERE......Do not delay..... book today.....

    FALL IS HERE......Do not delay..... book today.....

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