|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Tucked away in the beautiful Berkshire village of Savoy, Massachusetts, our well-appointed cabin is the perfect lodging alternative to impersonal hotels or camping.
Located in the middle of nowhere, yet in the middle of everything! We neighbor more than 15,000 acres of State Forest with miles of hiking and biking trails and natural attractions like Tannery Falls, the highest waterfall in Massachusetts, and Balance Rock, a house-sized boulder left behind by receding glaciers, both within a short hike. We’re very close to the historic Mohawk Trail and 30 minutes to the bustling Deerfield River and whitewater rafting outfitters. We're also just a short drive to Mass MoCA, the largest center for contemporary arts in the United States, and many more cultural destinations!
Located 2.5 hours from Boston and Providence, 1.5 hours from Hartford and Albany, and 4 hours from NYC, we’re closer than you think!
Your first steps at Nine Black Brook will be onto our wrap around deck with Adirondack chairs and an intimate table for two overlooking the Berkshires; perfect for your morning coffee or candle lit dinner! It's difficult to turn your back on the hills, but turn the key and step into the sun porch. Here you're likely to fall asleep while reading a good book at least once during your stay!
As you step through the French door into the living area, the cool sage green walls set the tone for your vacation. Immediately, a sense of tranquility and relaxation sets in as you eye the fireplace and neatly split & stacked firewood that stretches to the ceiling. But don't sink into the deep club chairs or couches just yet, there's plenty more to see.
Make your way into the sunny eat-in kitchen and you'll realize why it's the room that everyone always ends up in. The table expands to seat six comfortably, eight if you really like the person next to you. What the kitchen is lacking in counter space, it makes up for in storage space. From utensils, frying pans, lobster pots, and dishes to fun vintage '50s egg beaters and ice cube trays (you have to see those), everything you could possibly need is here, including these essentials:
Electronic start gas stove
Drip coffee maker, French press, & grinder
Toaster oven & blender
Off the kitchen is the newly renovated spa-like bathroom. Everyone comments on the elegant limestone flooring and soothing sage walls & crisp white wainscoting. The new corner shower has glass walls and rainfall showerhead. Fluffy white towels are within easy reach of the shower door as well as a variety of luxury products for your convenience. Forget yours? We've got you covered. Since you can't (read: won't want to) just run out to the store for a forgotten toothbrush or other personal item, we've done our best to compile a collection of new ones for you.
Another collection we've put together is in the cozy library. It's easy to see yourself lying on the couch with a best-seller or classic enjoying a glass of wine or dark local brew. Here you can look over the trail maps & field guides to plan your next day or break out the cards or board games... remember those?
Pass through the library and go up the stairs to find the bedrooms. The 'bunk room' is the first room you'll see. A small window overlooks the backyard in the west where the sunsets filter through the forest in brilliant shades of saffron, gold, and crimson. In this room there are two twin beds, and a full bed. There are dressers and a large closet. Going through a door for privacy you walk through to reach the master bedroom and see the harmonious Berkshire hills to the east out the picture window, which is above the king sized bed with memory foam matrress. Room darkening shades tempt sleeping in, but don't sleep too late as you'll want to enjoy everything the area has to offer!
I own a property management company specializing in vacation rentals. I love the water and enjoy sailing every chance I get, when I can't get out on the water there is no place I would rather be than in the Berkshires
I carefully select the listings I represent, so you can be assured you are staying in a property I have stayed in and am confident you will enjoy.
I enjoy hosting vacation rental travelers as you are the most adventurous, interesting folks I have had the pleasure to rent to. I look forward to welcoming you!
Ryan purchased this cabin in 2007
Nate and I purchased this home in the Winter of 2007. We both grew up with family retreats in the woods that had been sold as we got older. We missed the simple pleasures of sitting by the fire with a good book, cooking a crock of chili all day, or telling ghost stories by the unending campfire. This cabin has become our sanctuary from the frenetic pace of Boston, deadlines, and work. We hope you can enjoy this calming respite we have worked to create here.
The cabin has been completely renovated down to the studs. We worked to keep the character of the house intact, while updating it with modern conveniences. There is WiFi available for those who can't completely disconnect, a reading library for those who can, and plenty to do around the area for those who are able to pull themselves from the adirondack chairs on the front porch, or the hammock out back!
Nate + Ryan,
We had an amazing time staying here. Your home is beautiful and cozy. We felt right at home as soon as we walked in. We were able to relax and undwind and were able to have our dogs with us. Which, by the way, they loved the trails and yard. We look forward to staying here again. Thanks again! We will spread the word!
My girlfriend and I (along with our dog) spent a weekend in Savoy in October 2009. I proposed to her at nearby Tannery Falls and surprised her with the house rental. Nate really goes above and beyond with every aspect of this house. He prepped the house with champagne, flowers, chocolate, and even started a fire for us in the wood stove on the morning we were set to arrive. He gave us recommendations for eating and hiking as well. The house itself is beautiful and clearly is a result of Nate's attention to detail. It has a perfect balance of cozy and modern decoration (and one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in). At the end of the weekend, there was really nothing more we could have asked for. Perfect house for a perfect weekend. Thanks Nate!
This place is all the description says and more. The kitchen is perfect for preparing meals and large enough for a family to sit and eat together at the table. The property is very well maintained with a trail to the private lake and picturesque views of the Berkshires. We spent most of our time hiking and biking the local trails. Tannery Falls are close enough to bike to and well worth seeing. At night we sat outside by a roaring fire, listening to nature and relaxing. Can't beat this place if you just want to get away and decompress. Will definitely keep in mind for future vacations. A+
We just spent a great week at Nine Black Brook! We have stayed at numerous "rental by owner" places and this was definitely one of the nicest. The cabin is just the right size, not too big or small. Everything was as promised, with all the amenities you could possibly need. The cabin was spotless when we arrived, including pristine white bed linens and plenty of fresh, thick towels in the lovely bathroom. There are lots of cozy places to curl up with a good book, and on the cool, rainy days, it was so nice having a fire in the wood stove. The kitchen is well equipped for preparing meals, which we enjoyed on the front porch by candlelight, relaxing with a good bottle of wine every night. We like to stay in places with an "off the beaten path" feel, and Nine Black Brook fit the bill, yet it is within a short drive to lots of great hiking, Mass MoCA, a decent grocery store, etc. We also loved being able to walk out the door for a good hike in the Savoy Mt State Forest, no car needed. Owner Nate was very responsive and helpful before we arrived and when a few questions came up during our stay. We'd highly recommend Nine Black Brook to anyone, and are already thinking about our next visit -- wish it could be sooner! :)
My husband and I spent a long weekend in Savoy, MA. He said it was our best get-a-way ever! The house was cozy and clean. The area was beautiful and the weather was splendid! We hiked to Tannery Falls and try to make it up to Balance Rock, but never got there. The path was a bit rough and wet; remnants of Irene, maybe. But it was still worth the walk in the peaceful woods of Savoy. We read, relaxed, talked and reconnected after 27 years of marriage and raising two boys, it was a pleasure to find ourselves again. We felt like we were in our 20's again! I would recommend bringing food to cook, but no need for cookware or spices as there was plenty of that. There was a good supply of DVDS but no TV so bring your laptop. Grocery stores and restaurants are about 20-30 minutes away, so plan accordingly. You can do as little or as much as you want in the Berkshires as there is so much to see and do. Stockbridge is about an hour away, so go see the Norman Rockwell museum or have lunch al fresco at the Red Lion Inn. You have to check out this wonderful house!Thank you for sharing your home with us.
Warm cozy inviting remote cottage deep in Savoy forest (that means don't expect to walk to the local coffee shop or market as closest store is 15-20 min. drive). This is a wonderful place to disconnect and unwind- cozy sofa, GREAT beds, lovely bathroom, well stocked kitchen for spices, coffee, cocoa, toasty wood burning stove with beautiful hearth. 30 minute hike to Tannery Falls from your front door, bike the rail trail, kayak/raft in Deerfield river. We also made 45 minute drive to Jiminy Peak for the arial adventure park for ropes course and ziplines. At night we collapsed by the outdoor firepit and made s'mores (supplies provided by Nate!) and watched shooting stars. Our kids loved the cottage, activities, and opportunity to be unplugged from cell phone and TV!
If you're looking to truly "get away," this is the place to do it. You will have no distractions here and you don't have to pack ANYTHING but your clothes and some groceries. The owners have thought of EVERYTHING for this place. The kitchen is fully stocked and the house has everything one would need to live out in the Berkshire Mountains. I'm so glad my girl friends and I picked this place for our "reunion" weekend. I only wish we could have stayed longer. You will not be disappointed with 9 Black Brook Cabin!
Our Berkshire vacation rental is ideally located near all of the best attractions and outdoor activities from Mass MoCA, the largest center for contemporary arts in the United States, to Zoar Outdoor, the northeast’s leader in outdoor adventure …but you need only step out the front door to enjoy a great view of the Berkshire hills or take a short hike or bike ride to see the highest waterfall in Massachusetts.
Whitewater enthusiasts love our proximity to the bustling Deerfield River, which boasts scheduled whitewater releases all season long! From rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, to fly fishing and river tubing, whatever your preference, it's all just a short drive away.
Art museums like Mass MoCA, the Clark Art Institute, and Williams College Museam of Art are just a short ride over the mountain into North Adams and Williamstown. There you'll also find some of the best restaurants west of Boston and many other reasons why the area was voted one of the best places to live!
Other Activities: whitewater kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing. fly fishing. xc/downhill skiing. snowshoeing.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|Notes||An advance payment equal to 50% of the total is required when the reservation is confirmed. The balance is due one month before your arrival date. Please make payments in the form a credit card (Visa or Mastercard).|
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