HISTORIC RED SCHOOLHOUSE FEATURED IN HOME GARDEN TV SPECIAL IN 2013 FOR UNIQUE

Bob Clydesdale

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HISTORIC RED SCHOOLHOUSE FEATURED IN HOME GARDEN TV SPECIAL IN 2013 FOR UNIQUE

Pittsfield House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible sofa in great room , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Comfortable, quiet home in Pittsfield minutes from Tanglewood, Berkshire Theatre Festivals and other year round attractions. Oldest one room school house in New England and listed as a U.S. National Historic Place. Built in 1843 and used continually by the community until being converted to a private residence in 1985. The home was completely renovated in 2010 with glass and tile bathroom and updates throughout the 1000 square foot interior located in the middle of an acre wooded lot on a quiet mountain road. The bedroom with a queen sized bed is in the upstairs loft. The ground floor has the bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, the original blackboard, very large windows, a great room with dining table for eight, gas ceramic stove, sofa and TV/DVD entertainment center. The sofa can be converted to a queen size bed for guests or kids or to sleep in front the fireplace in the winter. The wooded lot is fenced in for pet safety with a pond and running brook on the two sides. The stone patio has a dining table and chairs for four, charcoal grill, Adirondack chairs and hammock under the trees near the fire pit.

Keywords: house, berkshire, pet, friendly, schoolhouse, historic

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had another great stay at beautiful and restful Morewood. We will be back next year again, same time. Thanks.
Jul 2014
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Bob Clydesdale

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Bob and Karen Clydesdale bought Morewood in from the city in the 1980s while living in the Berkshires. Karen spent three years converting the building from the dirt up with new wide plank floors to the new roof to drag it into the 21st century while preserving the historical exterior and enhancing the grounds and interior ambiance.

Bob Clydesdale purchased this house in 1985

Morewood School is located in the center of Berkshire County with a long historical connection to the old Pittsfield families such as the Morewoods, Holmes and Melvilles. The new interior and preserved exterior provides an uncommon comfort level and access to the year round attractions of Western Mass.

Minutes to Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, Shaker Village, Norman Rockwell Museum, Shakespeare and Berkshire Theatre Festivals, Berkshire Opera House, Pittsfield Country Club, Cranwell Golf Course and Spa, Baseball Museum, Wahconah Baseball Park, Lenox and Great Barrington antique shopping, fine dining throughout the County, boating and fishing on many lakes. Located at the base of Bousquet Mountain ski resort and a short drive to Jiminy Peak and other down hill and cross country ski areas. Located two hours from Boston and NYC and only eight miles north of the last exit on the Mass Turnpike, Morewood is the perfect Berkshire vacation spot.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Historic Red Schoolhouse featured in Home Garden TV special in 2013 for unique
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Pittsfield Berkshires
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5

Lovely accommodations in the Berkshires

  • 5 of 5
We spent a wonderful week in this little red schoolhouse in Pittsfield and can't say enough about the attractive and comfortable accommodations. The renovation of this historic site was beautifully done, with careful attention to the guest experience. The location is wonderfully convenient to so many cultural attractions and excellent restaurants. We couldn't have asked for more and definitely hope to return. Many thanks to our hosts for a delightful visit!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Pittsfield Berkshires
NYC
5

Just right for a New England visit

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Morewood for a week while visiting family. It was much nicer than a hotel stay with privacy and a very quiet location. The kitchen had everything we needed to fix our own meals. There were a couple nearby restaurants in Pittsifield and Lenox that were great as well. The schoolhouse is an excellent choise for a couple with a dog for a relaxing stay sitting by the fire or visiting the area.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks and welcome back anytime
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Pittsfield Berkshires
5

A class act!

  • 5 of 5
The Little Red Schoolhouse is a class act!

Not only is it nicely decorated, but it also has a well-stocked kitchen so the traveler can whip up a home-cooked meal with just a short trip to the grocery store. The loft is a cozy retreat at the end of a busy day of sightseeing, but if you may want to watch a little TV or sit around a campfire with a glass of wine first. The fenced-yard is especially nice for those traveling with pets, but don't forget to latch the gate!
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
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Pittsfield Berkshires
5

Little red schoolhouse

  • 5 of 5
What a great place to stay. Close to everything and very charming.
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks and welcome back anytime.
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Pittsfield Berkshires
5

So charming!

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful and unique home, perfectly situated amongst all the attractions in the Berkshires. Very clean, exactly as described. Owner very responsive and easy to work with. Absolutely loved it and will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kara. Welcome back anytime
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Pittsfield Berkshires
Boston, MA
5

Beautiful spot in the Berkshires - so well equipped and nicely decorated!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I recently spent 4 nights in this charming and lovely house. Every detail was well laid out, and thought through. The space was comfortable and great. We cooked a lot, took long walks, bike rides, went to the cultural things that were around, and also just enjoyed some R & R in the space. We would definitely go back. Thank you so much for opening your home.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks and welcome back anytime. We like to share Morewood with others as we cannot get up as often as we'd like.
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Map

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Take the back road short cut to the Tanglewood parking lot past the winding river through the hills and valleys. Berkshires have long been known as a cultural destination. Now, longtime arts and culture heavyweights like Tanglewood in Lenox and MASS MoCA in North Adams are being joined by an explosion of smaller galleries, and the shops and services that come along with them. Meanwhile, the food scene plays to the area’s strengths — farm-fresh produce, artisanal cheeses and pasture-raised meats. Farmers’ markets from tiny to huge take over parking lots and fields on weekend mornings.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,500
$5,775
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Pittsfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Broadband Access ...
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly installed bathroom with glass shower, tile floors and electric heater
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • snowboarding
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • hiking
Notes:
Fire pit on patio using old marble blocks from Lee quarry. Complete privacy. Fenced yard for pet use on deep lot away from the non through fare residential road.
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