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Charming Colonial Farmhouse on Lovely Estate - 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8 guests

Charming Colonial Farmhouse on Lovely Estate - 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8 guests


Property Details

Updated: May 9, 2015
4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Screened Porch, Breakfast Room and Laundry

This spacious and comfortable, 4 bedroom colonial style home is located in the quaint village of Tyringham in the magical Hop Brook Valley and surrounded on all sides by beautiful farmland. The farmhouse is part of the Santarella Estate, known for its collection of 'Storybook Style' buildings which were created by the sculptor Sir Henry Hudson Kitson in the 1920s-30s. The house is available daily (2 day min., 3 days on holidays) or weekly as a vacation rental. With it's beautiful grounds, complete with running brooks, lily pond, wooded paths and lovely gardens, it is a perfect, and most unique place to spend your vacation in the Berkshires. The home is fully furnished with many amenities including WiFi and Satellite DTV. Located 3.5 miles off I-90 in one of the most quiet and scenic valleys in the region! Close to all major attractions in the Berkshires including Tanglewood, Norman Rockwell, Chesterwood, Naumkeag, The Mount, The Clark, MASS MOCA, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jacob's Pillow, Ski Butternut, Bosquet, Catamount ski areas, Lee Premium Outlets, world class restaurants and much more.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms

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We purchased Santarella Estate as an historic preservation project and have spent the last decade renovating the property.

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3 Reviews

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Charming Colonial Farmhouse on Lovely Estate - 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8 guests
+1 -(413) 243-2819
Tyringham Berkshires
Easthampton, MA

Beautiful House to Stay In During Our Wedding Weekend

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this home the weekend of our wedding that was held on the same property that the house was on. The house is very clean and well decorated. The kitchen is well stocked and had everything that we could possibly need. It was also used for the caterer to prep the food for the wedding. My family loved staying here and we will be back!
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Charming Colonial Farmhouse on Lovely Estate - 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8 guests
+1 -(413) 243-2819
Tyringham Berkshires

Perfect post-Christmas family getaway

  • 5 of 5
The perfect spot for a few days to relax with our family after the hustle and bustle of Christmas. Cozy, clean and well-appointed. Very convenient location for exploring the nearby towns.
  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Charming Colonial Farmhouse on Lovely Estate - 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps up to 8 guests
+1 -(413) 243-2819
Tyringham Berkshires
westchester, n.y.

Santarella House Tyringham - Red Colonial

  • 5 of 5
We booked last minute in Tyringham to be close to Great Barrington and Butternut. When we arrived we were thrilled to feel the comfort and warmth of this house. Full of character and charm, uncluttered and well stocked, the house was perfect for our group. It is spacious and extremely clean and neat. The property is beautiful and the two fireplaces lovely. Main Rd is in a picturesque valley. We discovered a wonderful/hike walk up a hill - 1/2 a block from the house in woodland virtually untouched by people or homes - magic. The owners live near by. They are gracious and easy going. You will not regret a stay at Santarella. We look forward to another chance to make more memories in this magical house.
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway


From the Owner

It is absolutely unique, created in the Storybook-Style architectural genre. It was an opportunity of a lifetime to own a one-of-a-kind property.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Hartford, CT or Albany NY at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : Perigee at 3.5 Miles Nearest Golf : Grenock Country Club at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Pittsfield, MA at 20 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-90 at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Perigee at 3.5 Miles Nearest Ski : Ski Butternut at 6 Miles Nearest Beach : Town Pond at 1 Miles Car: necessary

Ideal Summer or Winter Retreat in the Berkshires!

Close to Lenox, Stockbridge, Lee, Great Barrington. The Appalachian Trail , Tyringham Cobble, Bartholomews Cobble, Beartown State Forest are close by. The Tanglewood Music Festival, Berkshire Theatre

Festival, The Clark at Williamstown, Jacobs Pillow, Shakespeare and Company, Chesterwood, The Mount, Norman Rockwell Museum are also within a

short drive.

Ideal Winter Ski Retreat! We Ski Butternut, Bosquet, Jiminy Peak and Catamount ski areas, cross country skiing snow shoe trails at in Beartown State Forest, great shopping at the Lee Prime Outlets @ 3 miles, wonderful selection of fine restaurants, theatre and much more.


From $500 Per night

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Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $200.00
  • Cleaning Fee $100.00

Available for longer-term monthly Winter rental January-April at negotiated rate.

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Updated: May 9, 2015


From the Owner

The estate has four acres of lovely gardens and grounds with several storybook buildings including the Tyringham Gingerbread House, the former carriage house on the estate. It features two 'Towers' which are also vacation rentals. The property is surrounded by rural farmland and has lovely views across the Tyringham Valley towards Beartown State Forest.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Dining Area


  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • The home is fully furnished including all linens and towels. There is a beautiful stone fireplace in Living Room and Brick fireplace in the country kitchen, a screened porch, laundry room, formal dining room, computer/work room and a breakfast nook are downstairs. Satellite television and wireless broadband are available on the property, good cell reception, BBQ, four acres of beautiful grounds including running brooks and lily pond, a wooded trail and Japanese-style gardens. Master bedroom has private bath and the other three share a second bath, powder room downstairs. Rental of the house includes use of grounds, full tour of the Gingerbread House, the historic studio of Sir Henry Hudson Kitson, sculptor of the 'Lexington Minuteman'.The Gingerbread House may be rented for an additional fee for a special event during your stay on the estate.

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