This elegant 3800 square foot family home on Castle Hill has 4 Bedrooms, 4 full baths, sleeps 8+. The In-ground gunite pool with pool house and expansive lawn and outside wraparound decks make this a rental dream-come true. The open kitchen is stocked with every gadget you can imagine to prepare delicious gourmet meals inside or out with not one but two gas grills which makes cooking and eating al fresco a snap! The living room opens on to the dining room and large entry foyer, it has a wood burning fireplace and allows access to one of the several outdoor porches. The dining room table has plenty of expanding leaves to easily accommodate up to 12 guests. There is a fantastic master King suite with luxurious tub with separate shower. A second master suite on the main level has a queen bed with its own full bathroom. Three more guest rooms on the second floor: one queen, one twin, and one twin trundle. Two full baths are shared by these three second floor guest rooms.
More info about West Avenue: The great room can be closed off to make a private master suite. Two separate entrances – one with French doors - lead you out to the back deck with outdoor dining table with an umbrella. The second floor houses the grand master King bedroom suite with luxurious tub and separate shower. The master suite has a stereo system all it’s own, writing/laptop desk, cozy sitting area with it's own central air system, and more skylights. Adjoining the master suite there is a private TV room with cable television/DVD, and a full-size couch. There are two more guest bedrooms on the second floor: one with a Queen bed and another with a Twin with one full and one half bath across the hall. An upstairs office, with beautiful bay windows easily converts to an additional bedroom w/a Twin trundle bed, toddler bed or crib. You will find a house well stocked with books, games, puzzles, a satisfying collection of CDs and DVDs, and plenty of fun things to keep children and adults entertained.
Expansive backyard with many outdoor activities.: The backyard is an unexpected 1.5 acres of play space and beautifully maintained gardens that are home to a child's play set with swings, slide, sandbox, climbing structure, and a one-of-a-kind play-house. Enjoy the organic vegetable garden – just pick and eat! The oversized (20x50) in-ground gunite pool has a “gentle on the eyes” salt water chlorinator and heating system. An expansive granite patio, perennial gardens, and a luxurious green lawn surrounds the pool. On the deck you’ll find an outdoor dining table with umbrella and chairs as well as an array of chaise lounges. The stunning pool house has outdoor musical speakers, plenty of towels, pool toys, an outdoor shower, and a gas grill. In the pool house, you’ll find a separate changing room, and a separate bathroom with a sink and a mini-fridge. The pool area continues to delight in the evening with lighting at the pool house and in the pool. Relax under the shade of the pool house on the roomy mahogany bench with a ceiling fan!
Around the grounds of West Avenue: Here you can take in the stunning mountain and garden views that surround the pool. Behind the pool, you’ll find berry brambles ripe for the picking. Complete this setting with a glimpse of the local Great Barrington cargo train which comes by twice a day. It is a cherished, beloved local favorite! Privacy fences surround the property while the pool and the pool house are enclosed separately for safety. There is ample parking in the circular driveway and a large mudroom helps you come and go with ease.
The front of the house has a basketball hoop and and a blacktop driveway, making it a fun playground for little ones. Enjoy the amenities and privacy of the country and walk to town (10 minutes) to enjoy the weekly Farmer's Market and all that Great Barrington and The Berkshires have to offer in the summertime! Thank you for leaving your pets at home.