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One Of The Finest Homes and Best Location In The Berkshires -Walk To Lake Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed+Sofa, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

THIS CUSTOM BUILT HOME is a one-of-a-kind, must see getaway retreat that is beautifully furnished, and meticulously maintained.

The entire first floor 'guest suite' was designed to accommodate friends or extended family. The upper level is the main floor with an open plan kitchen, dining room, and living room. In addition the upper level has a 3rd guest bedroom and full bathroom.

Also featured on the upper level is the master bedroom suite, outfitted with vaulted ceilings, wood burning fireplace, 50” flat panel TV, sitting area for two, and a beautiful, all granite master bathroom with whirlpool tub, all glass shower, and custom cherry wood cabinetry.

The large kitchen features vaulted ceilings, beautifully hand painted, custom cabinetry equipped with a professional grade appliances.

The large dining room farm table seats up to 10 people. The living room has a custom built wall unit featuring a large screen TV and computer with printer/fax.

A large screened-in porch with a dining area leads to two separate decks, one for sun bathing and the other with a large gas BBQ.


Walk to the town beach at Stockbridge Bowl Lake.

Two minutes from Tanglewood Music Center & Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health, Norman Rockwell museum and within 35 minutes from the Clark museum. Less than five minutes from the Shakespeare & Company Theater and Berkshire Theater Festival, Town of Stockbridge, West Stockbridge, & Lenox and many of the best restaurants that the Berkshires has to offer.

15 -20 Minutes to four great skiing areas – CataMount, Butternut, Bousqute, & Jiminy Peak.

This house is centrally located on one of the prettiest secondary country roads in the Berkshires, yet within minutes to over 100 great New York City quality restaurants… Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Mexican, French, BBQ Ribs & Steak, Seafood and great gourmet food shopping with many fresh produce road side farm stands.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Henry

Hi, my name is Henry and I design and build custom homes, and my wife Brenda is a classic style artist.

We designed and built this beautiful home to create a wonderful and comfortable place to enjoy the natural surroundings of the mountains and lakes of the Berkshires.

Henry purchased this house in 2004

Why Henry chose Stockbridge

Stockbridge Massachusetts is truly “New England” yet, just 2-1/2 hours from New York and Boston.

The house is on two acres of a park like setting with hundreds of pine trees, sprawling front lawn, and wrap around gardens, stone front porch and screened in back porch within walking distance to Stockbridge Bowl lake.

The home is centrally located in the heart of the Berkshires, just two minutes from Tanglewood and 10-30 minutes from almost everything Berkshireian.

The house is located on one of the prettiest secondary country roads in Stockbridge, with easy access all year round, yet private, but not secluded.

What makes this house unique

* World class five star accommodations…

* Location... centrally located within minutes to everything

* Beautifully furnished as a luxury home with custom cabinetry, and built-ins throughout ... not your typical rental

* 3000 sq. ft. of living space, open plan kitchen, living room, and dining room.... very comfy

* Large professional cooks kitchen, fully stock with supplies and many small appliances... Pro blender, Bullet juicer, Keurig, MR. Coffee, 24 Cup Machine, Pancake, and Waffle Grill

* Grand master bedroom with its own on-suite bathroom, whirlpool tub, all glass shower, and custom cabinetry.

* 2 Fireplaces

* Walk to the beach with beach rights

* Quite secondary road, private, but not secluded

* Sun deck

* BBQ deck with a 48" Gas stainless steel BBQ Grill

* Large screened in porch for relaxing and outdoor dining

* Fully A/C

* 3 Large flat panel TV's, and 2 standard size TV/DVD's

* WiFi, full package cable, HBO, Showtime, Brovo, etc.

*** All Impeccably Maintained ***

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much, you have an absolutely beautiful house, we really enjoyed our time here. We had a wonderful visit and are looking forward to coming back sometime soon.

Best regards,

Jenn and Dan
Jun 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stockbridge in Berkshire County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • The VRBO / Homeaway Cancellation policy for monthly rentals does not apply to this rental property. Please contact the owner for details.
  • Please review our rental agreement for addition terms and conditions which you the renter agrees to when placing a payment through VRBO / Homeaway
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1) In the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (4) All three guest bedrooms have a queen size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The lower level living room has a queen size sofa bed. The upper level sofa sleeps one
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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One Of The Finest Homes and Best Location In The Berkshires -Walk To Lake Beach
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 27 reviews
Chicago Illinois

Perfect setting for our book group!

  • 5 of 5

This is truly a “home away from home.”

This light filled home was the perfect setting for the six of us who gathered for our book group weekend in the Berkshires!

The house was immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. The art incredible. It is a warm and comfortable (by every measure) home with every need anticipated. Anything you need to cook a meal is found in the gorgeous and thoughtfully laid out kitchen so we ended up eating our meals at home.

Excellent communication with the owner.

A privilege to enjoy this weekend with good friends amidst such comfort in this beautiful natural setting. We all plan to return!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, and look forward to having you, and your friends return to our Stockbridge home for your next stay in the Berkshires.
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The house was spacious and welcoming good for a family gathering.

  • 4 of 5

The locals ideal! There are hikes near by and the charming town of Lenox is just 10 minutes away. The house location is very private and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Owners thoughtful in every way to make your stay exceptional!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scarsdale, NY

This is your place!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a perfect location in the Berkshires for a group of friends to spend time, this is your place! Henry's home is maintained and decorated very nicely and has every amenity that you may want in a home. We love cooking home meals and the kitchen was very nicely equipped with every utensil you may need. We spent most of our time together on the 2nd floor family room + kitchen table, however, there is also a nice family room with a fireplace and TV on the first floor. Although we didn't use the fireplaces, there were two of them with plenty of seasoned wood to use. Our group consisted of two families of four (a total of 4 adults and 4 girls) and the house felt very comfortable with plenty of room.

In the summer months, there is a beautiful screened in porch and deck to enjoy the outdoor scenery. The house is set back from the road and is situated on a nice piece of property, so that you are not directly looking into neighbors homes. Although we didn't drive around the lake, the Stockbridge Bowl is just down the street for easy access. Tanglewood is a couple miles up 183, where you can enjoy all types of music -- and I believe is one of the best things to do in the Berkshires during the summer.

The house was super clean when we arrived and we were greeted by Henry's caretaker. She showed us around the house, answered any questions and made us feel at home. Henry was always reachable via email, phone or text, if we had any questions and responded very quickly.

In conclusion, if you are looking for a beautiful home, in a perfect location close enough to the lake, Lee outlets, Tanglewood, Mass Moca, Lenox, Great Barrington, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Red Lion Inn skiing at Butternut or Jiminy Peak etc. etc.. this is your place!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Fe, New York, Michigan

Perfect house for family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

Our family includes three couples, one with two children, plus aging parents from the Berkshires. Our crowd, ranging in age from 6 to 91, has been staying at this wonderful house for several years. Based on our previous experiences here, our expectations are high, and Henry (the owner) never fails to exceed them.

The house is designed to accommodate a large group. Bedrooms are nicely appointed, family rooms are available upstairs and down, and there’s more than enough room for everyone to enjoy long conversations or quiet naps. The kitchen is equipped to encourage cooking at home, which we usually do. The views from every window take advantage of the site on which the house was built. In warm weather, there’s a spacious screened-in deck for outdoor dining. On chilly mountain evenings, there’s a crackling fire to warm bodies and souls.

Perhaps the most distinctive feature of this property is its owner: Henry is the perfect, totally invisible host, caring for every amenity before we arrive, available should we have questions at any time during our stay, always eager to improve our time in his home. The place is great; the owner is even better.

We’ve enjoyed other places on our visits to The Berkshires but this one is clearly the best. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY

Splendid Thanksgiving Stay

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home in a quiet area. Close to the towns of Stockbridge and West Stockbridge and easy access to the Mass. Tpke. A spectacular kitchen, comfortable family room, and well-appointed bedrooms and bathrooms. This was perfect for our family of 10 for a couple of days for Thanksgiving. Screened-in porch and dining area would be perfect for a summer stay.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Martin's Restaurant
Best breakfast place
Lenox Massachusettes
Guido's Fresh Marketplace
Great food store
Jacob's Pillow Dance
The Triplex Cinema
Shakespeare & Company
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
World Class
Berkshire Co-op Market Restaurant
Bousquet Ski Area
Dakota -- CLOSED
Great steak house, and super salad bar, fresh seafood... great for the kids too.
Castle Street Cafe
Good food & live Jazz
Barrington Brewery & Restaurant
SOCO Creamery
Bistro Zinc
Spring Street Pizza -- CLOSED
Williams College Museum
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Prime Italian Steakhouse & Bar
Cafe Adam Restaurant
Aegean Breeze
Ben & Jerry's
House of India
Manhattan Pizza Co.
Just like Brooklyn pizza... very good
Stop and Shop Supermarkets
Subway -- CLOSED
Nudel Restaurant
Hancock Shaker Village
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Lenox, Stockbridge, Lee
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lenox / Stockbridge
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Lenox, Stockbridge, West Stockbridge
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Stockbridge Bowl Lake... walking distance
Nearest Point of Interest
Town Of Stockbridge - Red Lion Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Norman Rockwell Museum
Car: necessary

Norman Rockwell Museum. 3 min.

Tanglewood. 2 min.

Jacobs pillow 15 min.

Red lion Inn 4 min.

Stockbridge Bowl Lake. 2 min.

Kripalu. 2 min.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
18 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £56 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £56 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £111.68
Refundable Damage Deposit £372.25
End of stay cleaning fee £167.51

Weekly and monthly rentals are required to pay $150 per week for ut

End of stay cleaning is $225

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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