Featured in Berkshire Magazine, #1 on HomeAway/VRBO in the Berkshires - 220 acres with yoga studio and lakefront.
Built by Westinghouse and then part of a Vanderbilt Estate, and the first property in the world to be powered by AC electricity, The Playhouse is a newly renovated iconic Berkshire's property that once served as a theater space for America's greatest innovators, with visitors from President McKinley, to Nikola Tesla and Lord Kelvin, and is now hung with fine art, and includes an in-house yoga studio, two kitchens, seven sleeping areas and five bathrooms; amenities include lakefront access, tennis courts and the best Berkshire views. Come relax at this resort, connect with friends and entertain inside, or on the Victorian-style courtyard.
Brand new 4K 70" and (2) 60" screens connect to a nine speaker Sonos sound system throughout, with wifi enabled lighting, security system and HVAC.
Cranwell Golf Resort and Spa, Tanglewood, Shakespeare and Company, The Mount and Jacobs Pillow performances are all within a few minutes of this centrally located property on the Lee/Lenox boarder. Local Ski Resorts include Jiminy Peak, Bousquet and Butternut. Property management is on call to assist.
A welcome basket of local goods and fresh cut flowers greet your party.
Breakdown of sleeping areas (all beds and sleepers by Restoration Hardware and AllModern), a number for each bed below:
1) Master suite with queen bed, sitting area overlooking Victorian courtyard and in-suite bath and pedestal bathtub with a view
2, 3) Main floor room with two twin beds
4) Main floor room with a full size bed
5) Main floor room with a queen bed
6, 7) Loft / office with queen and twin sleepers
8) Downstairs room with queen bed and dedicated bath
9-10) Downstairs two convertible queen sleepers (delivery September 6th)
11) Downstairs 600 square foot yoga room is convertible to bedroom with dedicated bath
12-16) Six queen high-end queen Aerobeds, with 7,000 square feet of floor space to choose from
The five bathrooms (four full, one half) have radiant floor heating and there is a pedestal tub in the Master Suite; all bathrooms with custom reclaimed 300-year old heart wood vanities finished in the Japanese shou sugi ban style.
Brand new central air conditioning and heating is by high efficiency heat pump.
Your stay does wonders! The Playhouse is an annual Benefactor of the Berkshire Human Society, a Member of the Sierra Club, a Partner to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a contributor to VoteSolar and a Patron of Valley Classical Concerts.
The Playhouse is also carbon neutral! with 100% of its net energy consumption offset through the procurement of renewable energy certificates.
The Playhouse is for residential use only, and the rental policy includes the requirement to adhere to the Rules and Regulations noted in the Rental Agreement.