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Property Details

Updated: Feb 3, 2015
3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Ski Or Hikers Retreat.

The main floor welcomes you with a kitchen, and living room open floor plan for everyone. A charming master bed and bathroom with shower over tub along with a guest bedroom are just down the hall. There is a main bathroom with shower right off the kitchen. Walk out the kitchen door to the back deck or out the front door to the front deck. There are bunk beds and an additional twin bed on the lower floor just off the game room which features a wii, and family fun games like wheel of fortune, wipe out and bowling. There's a foosball table and ping pong to entertain also. Washer and dryer and all the appliances a home away from home needs.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

My husband, son, daughter and I have enjoyed wonderful weekends in our home away from home in the Berkshires. I love that all the main family action happens in one large room. We can cook dinner together while hanging on the back porch, or in the living room with the fire place lit. The kids enjoy family board games with us at home or we go for a spontaneous hike on the Appalachian Trail 1/4 mile away. We love to swim in the Green River, or at Lake Mansfield. In the evenings we enjoy Shakespeare and Company, Tanglewood and Jacob's Pillow. When I don't feel like cooking there are some wonderful local restaurants. We can choose from the eclectic (Gypsy Joint), exotic Indian (Aroma), or wholesome farm to table fare (Allium). I buy most of my produce from local farm stands and really enjoy all the Berkshire natives. We love this cabin as our home away from home. We want to share it with you and hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for the use of your comfy cabin. The beds were comfortable, the couches were great for napping! We had a ping pong tournament several nights with "the kids" (24, 30 & 33).

The kitchen/family room is a wonderful size for all things social and food prep. And, once David mastered how to use the TV/remote - the world was good again-

So to sum up, it was a pleasure to use your home as we explored the Berkshires!

Thank you and all our best!
Jul 2014
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6 Reviews

based on 6 traveler reviews

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Kid And Pet Friendly Home Away From Home
+1 -2012519047
Great Barrington Berkshires

Wonderful place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5
My husband, 13 month old daughter, and two dogs spent six days at this beautiful home! We were provided with tons of helpful information before our arrival. The house was lovely, clean, and had a great layout! We loved the open concept, our daughter could play while we used the great kitchen! We visited The Co-Op and Meat Market for delicious meals.

The house is in a great location, not a far drive from downtown Great Barrington, Stockbridge, and Lenox but it feels like you are truly on vacation! We took a half day trip up to Charlemont to do the Berkshire East Zipline, well worth the drive!

Overall, this was a great vacation house and a wonderful area to explore!
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you return again.
Kid And Pet Friendly Home Away From Home
+1 -2012519047
Great Barrington Berkshires


  • 5 of 5
We had a very pleasant stay at this house.It was spacious, clean and well stocked with essential supplies.We would love to go back again .
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in our home. We look forward to your return!
Kid And Pet Friendly Home Away From Home
+1 -2012519047
Great Barrington Berkshires

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5
This house is warm, welcoming and VERY user friendly. The rooms are comfortable and the entire house is well equipped inside and out. The location in the Berkshires is ideal. The owners are beyond friendly and took every extra effort to make our stay enJOYable. I highly recommend this property. The only downside to keep in mind is that despite the geographical proximity to Lake Buel, there is as best as I can detrmine, no public access to the lake except by boat ramp.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Elaine and Roy, We are so happy you enjoyed our home! You are welcome back anytime! We usually swim at Lake Mansfield, the Green River, Bash Bish Falls or Umpachine Falls. Lake Buel is a motor boat lake and so it's not ideal for swimming in. Thanks again for being the perfect guests, and we hope to see you again soon!

Joy and Vasu
Kid And Pet Friendly Home Away From Home
+1 -2012519047
Great Barrington Berkshires

Perfect home for a family on vacation

  • 5 of 5
This is a magnificent home and had everything you could possibly need for vacation. The home is warm and cozy yet large enough for a family, it has plenty of kitchen and bath ware as well as lawn chairs and a great hammock outside. We had a great time and enjoyed the home as well as the local area. The owners were a pleasure to deal with. I hope to return again!
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Kid And Pet Friendly Home Away From Home
+1 -2012519047
Great Barrington Berkshires

Perfect cabin for our family of five

  • 5 of 5
We found the cabin to be very comfortable for our three-night stay. The downstairs was nice and cool even in 90-degree weather, and the kids were thrilled to play the Wii. Joy was great to work with, and the instructions were very clear on how to operate everything, as well as where we could find stuff in the kitchen, etc. It was clean with plenty of towels and everything we needed. We'd definitely stay again next time we're visiting Great Barrington.
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you were happy in our cabin. We love it there and we want all our guests to enjoy it as much as we do. We look forward to welcoming you back to our home.

Joy and Vasu
Kid And Pet Friendly Home Away From Home
+1 -2012519047
Great Barrington Berkshires

Awesome rental right in the heart of the Bershires

  • 5 of 5
This is a perfect rental. The location is super, right near Great Barrington and all the amazing restaurants there. The house is so clean and well equipped. The back deck is a perfect place to greet the day with a relaxing breakfast outdoors. For those that love to unwind with a relaxing bath, the master bathtub is an oasis. I would highly recommend this rental.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kathy, We are so pleased that you enjoyed our home. We hope you come back soon. Joy and Vasu.


From the Owner

It's large enough for 4-8 people, but small enough for everyone to have quality time together. It's located just 1.5 miles from Butternut Ski and about a 1/4 mile from the Appalacian Trail. It's close to civilization, spas, great restaurants, stores, theatre and boutiques but secluded enough to feel like the perfect vacation spot.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

This open floor plan invites the entire family to enjoy the kitchen, living room and dining area together. Do a puzzle, read a book, play a game or watch a movie all with a fire to keep you warm and cozy. The back porch and hammock are prime spots for reading a book or taking a nap. The whole family can enjoy the game room on the lower level. It's equipped with a WII, Foosball and there's a ping pong table in the adjacent room. You will be torn between enjoying the house and exploring all the entertainment and activities that The Berkshires have to offer. The house is 4 miles from the town of Great Barrington which has wonderful shops and restaurants to explore. Live theaters and nearby cinemas offer a great variety of entertainment. Tanglewood, Jacob's Ladder, Shakespeare & Company, Berkshire Theater Company and The Botanical Gardens are about 20 minutes away. Hiking trails are within walking distance from the house. Favorite swimming spots are a short drive. The best variety of restaurants are available. Shop for produce with local farmstands near by or at the Organic Coop or Guidos just 4 miles away. Price Chopper, K-mart & Big Y are also within 4 miles. Have a spa treatment, manicure or workout at the local hot spots. You will never be bored in The Berkshires! Our driveway allows for 4 cars or more to park. We have a carport available so that you can park in a shady dry place right underneath our oversized front porch. We have an acre yard but adjoining our back yard is continuous woods. Cook your meals in the well appointed kitchen or on the propane grill out back.


From $2,000 Per week

Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

  • Property Damage Protection $49
  • Pet Fee $35
  • One time cleaning fee $150

Rates are subject to change until confirmed reservation is accepted. Additional $25/per person/per night for more than 4 people.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

We will allow you to bring well behaved small pets to our home. There is an additional cleaning fee and this can only be allowed after a conversation with me.

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • Mountain


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 1800 sq. ft.


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, Shower over Jacuzzi Tub
  • Master Bath has Shower over Tub, other baths are shower stalls.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
  • There are beds for 7, but an air mattress is supplied for any overflow. Rental rate is for the first 4 people. We charge $25/per person per night for more than 4 people.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • This home away from home is a warm and loving place to plant yourself, relax, and never leave or you can take some lovely day trips and explore The Berkshires stopping only to eat and sleep here. There are some wonderful farm to table restaurants near by. We will supply you with some notes of our favorite local excursions. There is also a Berkshire Hiking Book in the house for you to use in planning any nearby hikes. Monument Mountain and the nearby Appalacian trails will keep you very busy.

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