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4-Season Country Escape at Bright & Airy Berkshires Home

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7-10

Large, sunny & open contemporary vacation home located in Canaan, NY close to all Berkshire amenities including Tanglewood, Mass MoCA, Jacob's Pillow and the towns of Lenox, Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Lee, Williamstown, Chatham and Hudson. In the winter, skiing at family-friendly Jiminy Peak is only 20 mins away. Southern Vermont ski resorts (Mt. Snow, Bromley, Stratton and Okemo) are about 1h30m away. Killington is 2h15m away. Local x-country skiing is 20 mins away. Snow shoeing and ice skating opportunities are all close-by. In the summer, the home includes a pass to the members-only Queechy Lake with a swimming beach w/lifeguard that is perfect for families. The town park with tennis and basketball courts, soccer field and a playground is just a 5 minute walk from the house. Hiking, biking and running trails all close-by. Farmers' markets, apple orchards, summer camps for kids, kayaking, world-class museums, movie theaters, shopping, antiquing and dining experiences ranging from James Beard award winning chef-owned restaurants to roadside BBQ stands all nearby. Truly the perfect Berkshires location: 2h15m from NYC, 10 mins off the Taconic. 2h10m from Boston, 7 mins off I-90. 35 mins from the Amtrak in Hudson.

House Description:

The house has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. There's a mudroom entry to the main floor, which features a bright kitchen w/breakfast nook, dining/living area w/fireplace, a half bath and a large deck with separate seating and dining areas, outdoor rug, bbq (charcoal) and mountain views. Bedroom #1 is on the main living level, has a queen-size bed and features an updated, en suite bathroom with luxury 3-head shower.

Upstairs features bedrooms #2 and #3 as well as a loft area. Bedroom #2 contains a modern, queen-sized four-post bed and has an en-suite entry to a "jack-n-jill" bathroom (i.e., a toilet with a sink on both ends and a bathtub/shower in the middle). Bedroom #3 is a perfect kids' room with 2 twin beds featuring new Casper mattresses. The loft has a flat-screen TV connected to the internet via Roku with various apps (e.g., Netflix, Amazon Prime) to watch both live and on-demand programming. The loft also has a full-size mattress on the floor that can be used as extra sleeping space.

The downstairs level features bedroom #4, which has wall-to-wall carpeting, large windows with good light and a full size bed + a toddler bed. There is a full bathroom right outside the bedroom door. There is also a large family/rec room with a new ping pong table/kids' toys/etc. on this level.

The home sits on almost 4 acres, has a large open yard, meadow areas and serene views of the Taconic/Berkshire range. It is the perfect home for a family that craves peacefulness, but wants room to entertain family/friends. It is away from it all, yet really close to charming towns, top-notch culture and outdoor activities - come relax and re-charge here.

More Details

owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 February, 2017


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

4-Season Country Escape at Bright & Airy Berkshires Home
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Great house. Clean, comfortable, well-equipped, and tastefully decorated.

  • 5 of 5

Solid house.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, comfortable, extremely well-equipped home in a convenient and tranquil setting.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a superb weekend here with family members coming from various locations. The house is very comfortable with lots of light and beautiful views from the living room and deck. The kitchen is excellent, with a large refrigerator, stove and ovens. The living areas are great, with comfy seating, plus really great lighting for reading at night. The bedrooms and bathrooms were fitted out with quality sheets/towels/soaps. The house had very positive energy, and encouraged easy conversation. Our 2 1/2 year old felt right at home with all the toys and child furniture. The location is fantastic - not far from the Taconic and very close to attractions in the Berkshires. The only difficulty was spotting the driveway. We put up a flag at the end of the driveway to make it easy for our family members to find it, which worked great.

We highly recommend the house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Stay

  • 4 of 5

Clean, nicely decorated, well-equipped house in a pretty location. Easy drive to Tanglewood. Owner was extremely responsive and a pleasure to deal with.

Exterior of the house and deck need a little TLC. Current beds configuration can only really handle 6 adults, 2 small kids and 1 toddler unless you opt for the air mattress in the basement bedroom for an extra charge. Overall a very pleasant stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A great home with tons of space and amenities. My family and I had a great time and can't wait to come back

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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9 1

Lovely home on the Berkshire borders

  • 4 of 5

We had a really relaxing few nights stay at Anuj and Heather's country home. It was perfect for our christmas getaway, with a nice log fire and a very well equipped kitchen. It was exactly as expected by the pictures, only bigger. Our Daughter enjoyed the playroom and we enjoyed the deck! Anuj was very responsive to any question, even whilst they were away in India, and was a joy to communicate with. We would certainly recommend this home as a great place to stay for families or friends looking to escape the City!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location, well equipped and more generous in size than expected

  • 5 of 5

Our group of family and friends gathered for Thanksgiving. The kitchen was well equipped to handle all of our cooking needs, a side table in the living room contained all the games you could possibly play in a weekend, the basement play/game room was the perfect outlet for the kids (and even some adults) of our group, and the sleeping accommodations were even more accommodating than we anticipated (the loft area is much larger than the photos translate and there is an entire bedroom with a matteess on the floor in the basement with it's own adjacent bathroom that isnt photographed.)

The layout of the space is absolutely perfect for a combined group, with enough space to enjoy together, but still opportunity to have a quiet moment to oneself. The grounds were beautiful and we were fortunate enough to have beautiful weather that allowed us to spend time outdoors.

We were already talking about reaching out for a gathering in the summer with our same group. We would definitely come back.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tanglewood Music Center
Shakespeare & Company
Guido's Fresh Marketplace
Nudel Restaurant
Haven Cafe & Bakery
Bombay Bar & Grill
Bombay Bar & Grill
Betty's Pizza Shack
Kennedy Park
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Norman Rockwell Museum
Dream Away Lodge
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Canaan, Berkshires

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Peak Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £79
Refundable Damage Deposit £120
House Cleaning £120

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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Canaan in New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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