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

People11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

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.

THE BEST LOCATION IN THE BERKSHIRES

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

Owner
Henry
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2017

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 Berkshires

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Stockbridge in Berkshire County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

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One Of The Finest Homes and Best Location In The Berkshires -Walk To Lake Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

The property was first class! Convenient check-in, beautiful property, comfortable & well-stocked!

  • 5 of 5

Every detail was explained and really appreciated the attention to detail. It was a treat to arrive at a rental without the need to leave and purchase supplies! Coffee, to garbage bahs, to bathrobes! Thank you!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL home, perfect location, wonderful host

  • 5 of 5

Henry is wonderful, he greeted us at the house and gave us a quick run though of each of the rooms making sure to point out heat/ac units, extra towels, etc. all the things we would have spent time trying to figure out. His house is absolutely beautiful, the area is serene and we enjoyed some morning runs but so still only a few minutes from Lenox, everything was convenient. We loved our stay and are already thinking about when we can return next!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Second to None

  • 5 of 5

Couldnt have been better - in ANY way!

Extremely pleasant, low-key, accommodating, good humored, 5-star Henry was more responsive to our calls and questions than any homeowner we've ever encountered. Beautiful, clean, orderly home is set back from the road nestled in a stand of white pines. Long open front lawn provides a sense of privacy and calm. Lovely spaces within - well lit, open floor plan (on main level), airy, fresh, very attractively appointed. Appreciated fine woodwork and custom cabinetry throughout. Quiet neighborhood invites morning and afternoon walking and running. We hiked 13 (mostly Appalachian) Trails, attended many concerts at Tanglewood (3 minutes from the house), visited any number of historic homes, museums and galleries from Stockbridge to Williamstown to North Adams, attended local theater, savored delicious meals at Alta, Bistro Zinc and Nudel. Our SINGLE disappointment is that this wonderful house is NOT available to us again next August - lucky lucky returning family! Nonetheless, we hope to return some time soon again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the house. It is beautiful and perfect for a family get together! Living room and all the bedrooms are super comfortable. Kitchen is perfect for making family meals. House is close to Lenox and restaurants. Great hiking in the area. Would definitely stay here again!! Thanks Henry!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a family vacation. The home is in a fabulous location -- close to Tanglewood, Stockbridge, Lenox, and Gt. Barrington. The luxury kitchen was well equipped and the outdoor grill was a perfect size for coming out for 8! Everything in the house is wonderfully organized and labeled -- easy to find whatever you need. Would highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a great house! Kids learned to ski in one month too!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a month this winter so our children would have the opportunity to ski several consecutive weekends at Butternut which was about 12 minutes away. The experience was seamless and the house was fantastic. We live in NYC and found the drive to be very manageable. The owner was extremely organized, helpful and responsive. The kitchen is extremely well stocked for a rental house. This is something that I really appreciated. We have rented many homes though VRBO and are often unhappy with the kitchen equipment.

The kitchen table was great for

Large family meals. All the bedrooms were comfortable and nicely laid out. The kids loved the oversized jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom. They would soak and then enjoy a movie in bed in front of the fireplace after a long day on the slopes.

I would absolutely recommend this house to any family looking for a retreat in the Berkshires! The area was very sweet and had many great restaurants, hiking and sight seeing! We had many meals in Great Barrington at the Brew Pub which we highly recommend!

Enjoy! You won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Lenox, Stockbridge, Lee
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lenox / Stockbridge
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I90
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Lenox, Stockbridge, West Stockbridge
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Butternut
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.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas / New Years 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,992
for 5 nights
From
£565
£3,557
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £56 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Summer
18 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£1,186
for 2 nights
From
£508
From
£640
Fri,Sat
£2,428
£7,321
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £56 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,745
for 7 nights
£3,745
£12,779
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£1,148
for 2 nights
From
£489
From
£583
Fri,Sat
£2,051
£6,192
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £56 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

End of stay cleaning fee £169.38
Refundable Damage Deposit £376.4
Pet Fee £112.92

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.
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