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Imaginative, Secluded Berkshires Tree House near Tanglewood, Great Barrington

Bedrooms 1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Chalet, 1 Bedroom + Den with Bed, 2 Full Baths, (Sleeps 4 pp /2 couples)

The tree house has a queen-sized bed in a private bedroom with full bath and a double bed in the living room, as well as a sofabed in the living room. With its geometric, octagonal shape, this luxury rental has plenty of nooks and crannies in which to snuggle up with a new vacation read. There is an additional full bathroom off the living room, making mornings and nights a breeze for when this upscale accommodation is at capacity.

A modern wood-burning fireplace is the centerpiece of the living room, surrounded by large windows that offer vacationers stunning views of the woodlands around the tree house. The dining area off of the kitchen includes similar and equally as impressive views of the surrounding area, as grand windows are a prime feature in this luxury tree house.

A fully stocked kitchen allows guests to cook all their own meals, should they so choose, and includes a fridge, a dishwasher, and utensils. Guests will also enjoy Wi-Fi throughout the accommodation, as well as an outdoor barbecue on the patio. Linens are provided.

Location + Surroundings

Guests will find this glamping site in western Massachusetts in the Berkshire Mountains, only an eighth of a mile away from Otis Ridge, a popular, family-friendly ski area. This highland area is home to world-renowned cultural attractions and gorgeous nature destinations. Right outside the octagonal tree house is a peaceful hiking trail that leads to a large, tree-lined pond, while another path leads to a ski slope. Great Barrington, a charming New England town, is 20 minutes away by car.

Additional information

For a weekend night stay, there is a $50 increase per day, bringing the daily rate to $250.

Keywords: modern, unique, private, beautiful views, skiing, hiking, fishing, Berkshires, romantic, Tanglewood

More Details

Katherine Auleta
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Katherine Auleta

I'm a creative who work/live in Manhattan. We travel constantly, but love our getaways in the country when we can.

Katherine Auleta purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Katherine Auleta chose Otis

The Berkshires are an idyllic part of America. Despite being extremely 'country', this area boasts some incredible cultural experiences. Tanglewood , Jacob's Pillow, Mass Moca, and Kripalu are all top notch experiences. The artisanal food available is up to par with any big city farmers market, and nearby Great Barrington is a wonderful little city full of great shops and an independent movie theater.

What makes this chalet unique

Our house is a few hundred yards from Otis ridge ski mountain, a tiny little resort just bought and updated by Butternut. It's perfect for firsttime skiiers and children. We are also within 30 miles from the larger Butternut, Blanford, and Bosquet mountains. There is an Appalachian trailhead 8 miles from our house and wonderful hiking/swimming all nearby.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Otis in Berkshire County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ski-In ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Den - 1 Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Small Sofa sleepable for Children (1)
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • naturist beach
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Horseshoes
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • water skiing
Outdoor fireplace


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Imaginative, Secluded Berkshires Tree House near Tanglewood, Great Barrington
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

Heaven among the tree tops!

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, comfortable, creative and ever so welcoming this tree top wonder has it all. It's a gem in the woods and only minutes from the oiutside world! It's a keeper on our list!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome gem of a home.

  • 5 of 5

A great hideaway with everything you will need to feel right at home.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What an incredible romantic place. Totally secluded and private. The pictures don't do it justice. Make sure to bring lots of firewood because the fire is awesome. Restaurants were 25 min away which didn't bother us but something to think about. Cute ski mountain literally down the block. If you like hiking or snow shoeing tons of trails a short drive.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place. Beautiful location. KT super nice and easy to communicate with!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful nest

  • 5 of 5

This home is a truly special place nestled into the side of a hill. Starry night gazing awaits. Day trips to the best of the Berkshires are easily accessible.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend! Peaceful, private and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Charming and cleverly designed "Treehouse" situated in a peaceful and private woodland setting. Comfortable, clean and very well maintained. Instantly felt at home. The owner is also very attentive, eager to provide information about the surrounding area and considerate (even checking in to see you things were). Located in "South County" of the Berkshires which is within close driving distance to waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, hiking trails, lakes... Left there determined to rent the place again in another season just to enjoy the same accommodations and surroundings during a different time of year. I loved ever minute and left rejuvenated!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Otis, Massachusetts

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £225.15
cleaning £93.81

HOME AWAY / VRBO / PAYPAL take a 3-6% processing fee for the transaction for booking through the site. This will come out of the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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