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Charming, Quiet, Modern, Wooded, River Front

Thomas W. Gilbert

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights

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Thomas W. Gilbert

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2015
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Charming, Quiet, Modern, Wooded, River Front

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Hillsdale Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 13)

A cozy modern log cabin nestled in the hills of the Berkshires in a large wooded area with landscaped yard and fishpond.

The house is a newly built two floor log cabin with all the comforts of home. Inside is a full service kitchen and a great-room with dining and lounging spaces. You can relax and enjoy a full entertainment center with furnished recorded music and movies.

Bedrooms and baths are on both the 1st and 2nd floors. There is a large wood burning fireplace with plenty of firewood. Outside you can enjoy the sounds of the Green River, which is just off the large deck that hosts a chimenia, to take of the chill of the evening and/or morning, and a complete charcoal BBQ including charcoal.

For those new to the Berkshires, it is the home of “Summer Stock” theatre (Williamstown, Jacobs Pillow, Tanglewood), Norman Rockwell’s home and museum, and Lenox china, just to name a few. Every season offers great things for the individual, couple or family.

Appalachian Trail, 50 Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough 93 miles of hiking trails with nearby picnic and camping facilities. Bartholomew's Cobble, Ashley Falls Six miles of trails. More than 700 species of plants and 200 species of birds thrive in an ecosystem around an environment of marble and eroding quartzite.

The ferns and wildflowers are particularly picturesque. Bash Bish Falls State Park, off Rt. 41, Mount Washington 80-foot waterfall cascades through a series of gorges. Chesterfield Gorge, West Chesterfield Top-of-the-gorge trail offers picturesque views of rock walls and the Westfield River.

Picnic tables and fireplaces available. Trout fishing. Becket Land Trust Historic Quarry and Forest Abandoned granite quarry, spectacular vistas, extensive hiking trails, self-guided historic walk, artifacts, exhibits, , year round daily. Historic Quarry: Quarry Road, Becket, MA 01223 Office: 12.

Summer Stock, includes Williamstown theatre, Jacobs Pillow and Tanglewood outdoor musical concerts.

-Baker's Golf Center 300 yard driving range & 18 hole miniature golf. Family affordable. Centrally located.

-Bas Ridge Golf Course An 18 hole course with character, incredible greens and spectacular views!. Open to the public. Affordable golf at the best!

-Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club 18-hole championship par 70 course, GPS carts, driving range, Pro Shop, Golf Digest School, Zagat's ''America's Top Golf Courses''.

-Egremont Country Club Scenic 18-hole golf course in beautiful Berkshires. Driving range, stocked pro shop, private lessons, banquet facility.

-Greenock Country Club Donald Ross masterpiece of golf architecture. Semi private club open to public daily. 9/18 holes of golf. Banquet facilities.

-There are several more golf clubs and driving ranges, but because of space limitation, cannot be included

Keywords: Cabin

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Thomas W. Gilbert (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2015

About Thomas W. Gilbert

Retired engineer and widowed since April 2006. Have four children (2 boys and 2 girls), nine grandchildren (5 boys and 4 girls. Enjoy my 1959 MGA, which I bought new, like working with wood and do most of my own car repairs/maintenance.

Thomas W. Gilbert purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Thomas W. Gilbert chose Hillsdale

My wife and I had it built for us and our family to use as a place to get away and relax.

What makes this cabin unique

Quite, relaxing, wonderful place to sit on deck and listen to the birds and river and relatively close to restaurants, shopping site seeing hiking and many other attraction and things to do, including bowling, swimmimg, skiing, zip lining, crouquet, movies, live theatre, and many other thngscluding just sitting back and en

Why HomeAway

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

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Charming, Quiet, Modern, Wooded, River Front
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews
Hackensack, NJ
5

a place to get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to get away. The cabin is decorated beautifully and has everything you need for peace and tranquility.A place to enjoy each other and nature. We had a great time and am looking forward to going again.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2008
  • Stayed: Feb 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at my cabin. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you will come again. Spring, summer and fall are wonderful in the Berkshires as well, but of course warmer and you don't have to worry about your car getting stuck in the snow. Tom
5

CHARMING CABIN, GREAT HOST.

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! The house is beautiful, clean, full of details that make it unique. You can see that it has a soul. Tom was very accommodating, I HAD NO REASON TO CALL HIM SINCE EVERYTHING WAS IN ORDER AND IN THE SAID PLACE MENTIONED IN AGREEMENT. The nature around the house is amazing very quite, All of the beds are comfortable and big enough for adults. We also enjoyed the river that runs down the hill (the water was so clean and refreshing!), Our stay was wonderful and I would recommend this place to everybody without a shadow of a doubt! our family was well pleased.

looking forward to visiting again soon. Thanks again, Tom!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Carolina

  • 4 of 5

A lovely, peaceful retreat with room for all to be together or off alone in the yard or on the deck.. Well equipped for cooking and plenty of games for young children. Tom, the owner, is very responsive to emails and makes his home quite welcoming.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I am very please that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will consider my cabin again in the furutre. Tom
New York
4

Peaceful!

  • 4 of 5

You will love your time here. It is secluded, yet convenient to all the area attractions. The owner is particularly gracious

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
4

Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful getaway in your beautiful house. It felt like our mountain house. That's how cozy it was. I was initially worried that there was no air conditioning but as Tom said, the temperature was perfect! My boys and dog loved the river running behind the property. It was a great location in the Berkshires and we would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jody, thank you fpr your kind review. Very pleased that youand your family et al enjoyed your stay. Hope you will come back to visit again. Tom
5

Private, beautiful & charming

  • 5 of 5

My wife and two girls, 6 & 4 stayed here for 5 days. We loved it. It's proximity to Great Barrington is nice and we also went for a quick ride to Prospect Lake where we rented a canoe and caught fish after fish. My girls loved the action. The house is itself is warm and rustic, with all the modern amenities you'll need. We enjoyed painting projects on the deck, catching and releasing the frog in the fish pond about 20 times (we were gentle!) and my oldest daughter and I especially liked putting our suits on and taking a dip in the Green River just below the house. We roasted marshmallows in the outdoor potbelly stove and enjoyed the indoor fireplace as well. We also had a some tasty meals cooked on the porch barbecue. Many little adventures to be had without leaving the grounds, and endless larger outings easily accessed by car. The bottle of wine and cookies were a nice touch on our arrival, and Tom was good enough to mail us a few items we accidentally left behind.

The owner built this house and the care that went into it is evident and was fully enjoyed by my family. Book it! We'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return some day soon. Tom

Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Hillsdale, NY Great Barrington, MA, Egremont, MA
Nearest Ferry
175 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Egremont, MA
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Hudson, NY or MTA Harlem Division, Wasacic, NY
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Taconic Pkwy & State Rt 23
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
North Egermont, MA
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Catamount
Nearest Beach
150 Miles
Cape Cod
Car: necessary

Berkshire Mountain region of Eastern New York, Western Massachusetts, Southern Vermont, North Western Connecticut.

Golf: Baker's Golf Center

300 yard driving range & 18 hole miniature golf. Family affordable. Centrally located.

(South Main Street, Route 7, Lanesborough, MA 01237?

Bas Ridge Golf Course

An 18 hole course with character, incredible greens and spectacular views!. Open to the public. Affordable golf at the best!

Plunkett Avenue, PO Box 446, Hinsdale, MA 01235?

Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club

18-hole championship par 70 course, GPS carts, driving range, Pro Shop, Golf Digest School, Zagat's ''America's Top Golf Courses''.

Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox, MA 01240?

Egremont Country Club

Scenic 18-hole golf course in beautiful Berkshires. Driving range, stocked pro shop, private lessons, banquet facility.

Route 23, PO Box 547, Great Barrington, MA 01230?

Greenock Country Club

Donald Ross masterpiece of golf architecture. Semi pvt club open to public daily. 9/18 holes of golf. Banquet facilities.

220 West Park Street, PO Box 393, Lee, MA 01238?

There are several more golf clubs and driving ranges, but because of space limitation, cannot be included

Ski:

Bousquet Ski Area, Dan Fox Dr., Pittsfield (413) 442-8316

Vertical drop/longest run: 750 ft./1.5 miles.

Brodie, Rt. 7, New Ashford (413) 443-4752

Vertical drop/longest run: 1,250 feet/2.5 miles.

Butternut Basin, Rt. 23, Great Barrington (413) 528-2000

Vertical drop/longest run: 1,000 feet/9,500 feet.

Catamount, Rt. 23, South Egremont (413) 528-1262

Vertical drop/longest run: 1,000 feet/2 miles.

Jiminy Peak, Corey Rd., Hancock (413) 738-5500

Vertical drop/longest run: 1,140 feet/2 miles.

Otis Ridge, Rt. 23 West, Otis (413) 269-4444

Vertical drop/longest run: 400 feet/5,000 feet.

Cross-Country Skiing Bucksteep Cross Country Ski Center

Washington Mountain Rd., Washington (413) 623-5535 or (800) 645-2825

15 miles of trails.

Canterbury Farm, Fred Snow Rd., Becket (413) 623-8765

11 miles of trails.

Notchview Reservation, Rt. 9, Windsor

(413) 684-0148

17 miles of trails.

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Rates & Availability

Hillsdale Cabin Rental Rates

Notes

  • $850/wknd - $1650/wk - $5000/mo
  • US Dollars
  • $850/weekend .. $1650/week .. $5000/month
  • $225/night for extra rental night
  • Cleaning Fee - 0
  • Extra house cleaning is optional for those staying more than 1 week
  • Daily cleaning is not provided.
  • Beds made before arrival - $25 charge
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Amenities

Hillsdale Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Mixer, blender, fish pond, large lawns, free fireplace wood, charcoal, fans in all rooms, secluded

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