Amenities include: 6 bedrooms (not to exceed 14 guests, please) 4 full, 2 half baths + plus spa with sauna, steam and massage room, heated in-ground pool, indoor gym, central AC, wifi, Satellite TV, ping pong, media room with huge flat screen tv/dvd, sculptor’s gallery with observation view of workshop, several wood-burning fireplaces, bbq gas grill, acres of pastures and gorgeous views, please inquire about pets. No Smoking.
The Pastures Estate in the Berkshires, New Marlborough village of Southfield, Massachusetts
The perfect luxury vacation home retreat in the beautiful Berkshires, The Pastures is both grand and romantic; an ideal place to hide away in solitude or gather with family and friends. Enjoy contemporary amenities like the chef's kitchen, the spa and the in-ground heated pool. Dine beside the fire in the post-and-beam great room, or stroll down a quiet country road to Umpachene Falls on the Konkapot River. Your stay at The Pastures will exceed your expectations in every way.
The concept: The Pastures has 20,000 square feet of living space on three floors, including a 2,000 square-foot great room and formal dining area, a library, a chef's kitchen with large pantry and wet bar, a kitchen breakfast nook, 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 half baths, a professionally equipped spa with sauna, steam and massage room, a gymnasium with workout machines, a media room with a huge flat screen, a sculptor’s gallery, several wood-burning fireplaces, central AC, WIFI and satellite TV. This is an elegant artist's home with contemporary furnishings, fine art, creative decor and a sense of humor. The grounds are surrounded by acres of pastures and gorgeous views, which may be appreciated from the spacious deck, stone patio or heated in-ground pool.
BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS
The second floor master suite has a king-size bed, private master bath (tub and shower), dressing room and attached bedroom with queen-size bed. Two second floor bedrooms each have a queen-size bed and share a full bath (tub and shower). Two lower level bedrooms each have a queen-size bed and share a full bath (tub and shower). The spa also includes a full bath with a large walk-in shower, as well as sauna and steam. There are two half baths on the first floor serving the great room and the kitchen.
KITCHEN- The kitchen is a cook’s dream with a 6-burner Viking stove, SubZero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, vast countertops for cooking and serving, and a separate pantry with sink and prep area, as well as a wet bar and wine storage. Cupboards are stocked with everything you need for feast or fast, including a Breville juicer or Vita mix blender. Depending on the time of year, your stay may include all the vegetables you can eat from the organic garden.
SPA - This is a professional spa set up for massage and bodywork, steam and sauna, including a deluxe walk-in shower with three showerheads and lots of dressing space. Make an appointment for your massage or bodywork when you book your stay.
GYMNASIUM- The gymnasium can accommodate classes up to 20 people and is equipped with machines, pilates and functional training equipment as well as mats for yoga and Pilates. Make an appointment for a personal trainer when you book your stay.
ENTERTAINING - The Pastures is a serene space on a quiet country road far from busy car traffic and city noise. The Pastures is a lovely place to entertain family and friends. The extraordinary dining table in the great room seats 14 comfortably beside the fireplace and surrounded by views of the grounds. There are several flat screens throughout the house, which may be used with satellite television, gaming consoles, WIFI and laptops. The house is wired for sound so you may enjoy the music of your choice wherever you are.
Indoors play a game of ping-pong or take a ride on the old fashioned wooden swing hanging from the rafters. Outdoors there is plenty of seating with tables and umbrellas. Enjoy a barbeque with the gas grill on the deck and a game of croquette on the lawn. The Olympic-size in-ground heated pool is chlorine free, perfect for swimming laps or basking in the sun.
SCULPTOR'S WORKSHOP - Sculptor, Jonathan Prince, has his workshop in the back of the building with a separate driveway, parking area and entrance. Both sculptor and workshop assistants may be working at The Pastures on weekdays during your stay, unless you specifically request them not to be there. If you request the workshop to be closed during your stay there will be an additional fee.