1791 farmhouse/cottage located just 3 miles East of the Taconic.
A diamond in the rough. Peaceful farmland setting. Simple old fashioned 1940's-style kitchen. Spacious & comfortable home with living room, dining room. Sleeps 7 in 4 rooms: One small twin bedroom downstairs; 2 available double-bed bedrooms upstairs, plus sofabed on upstairs landing.
Internet. Smart TV with Netflix and Amazon w/BritBox, Acorn, CBS, Masterpiece.
Phone for local calls only.
Your cellular will work well, especially in the front of the house. 2 bathrooms. One shower/tub.
Simple and charming. Quiet and peaceful. In nature yet 4 miles from Hillsdale; and equidistant from Hudson, NY & Gt Barrington, MA.
Local things nearby are Tangelwood, Lenox, Stockbridge and all things Berkshire as well as skiing at Catamount (6mi), Butternut and Jiminy Peak. Hiking abundant in Taconics and Western Berkshires. Bash Bish Falls a popular favorite in nearby Copake Falls, NY.
Wonderful restaurants in Gt Barrington, Hudson, Hillsdale, Copake, Chatham, and our favorite for a special meal: the John Andrews restaurant between Hillsdale and So. Egremont on Rt23.
House rules manual in welcome basket in kitchen, as well as local maps and activities pamphlets,etc. Soapstone Fireplace Stove may only be used if you agree to follow the owners rules for lighting and maintaining the fireplace. Instructions on fireplace mantle.
Local tap water is tested safe for drinking, but we provide bottled drinking water if you prefer. It is located throughout the kitchen. Coffee/tea provided.
It’s an old house, with old house charm!!! It can have a musty smell when first entering if house has been unused for awhile. Please open windows to air out. The “must” will dissipate in short order. 3 Air-purifiers are located in kitchen, upstairs and living room.
There are fans for summer, although the evenings can be cool and often chilly so you may not need them.
A Firepit is on the patio for your perusal. Instructions and cooking grate and poker are in the mudroom next to the rakes. (Please clean cooking grate after use). Wood and kindling outside as well as in the mudroom.
The evening holds the cacophony of nature: pond frogs, birds, crickets and an occasional coyote howling in the distance. Deer can wander through the yard along with bunnies, red squirrels, groundhogs & chipmunks. It’s a perfect renewal for the soul.
Entire home available for rental except locked bedroom and closets of the owner.
Artist-size grand piano available in separate music room for an extra charge.