BERKSHIRE TREEHOUSE. NEAR GREAT BARRINGTON & 3 SKI MOUNTAINS.

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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BERKSHIRE TREEHOUSE. NEAR GREAT BARRINGTON & 3 SKI MOUNTAINS.

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Chalet, 1 Bedroom + Den with Bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Come to the Berkshires, and stay in a chic octagonal treehouse. Enjoy unobstructed views while you are surrounded by floor to ceiling windows in 7 acres of complete privacy. Take advantage of the fresh local produce and meats on our four season gas grill. With two full bathrooms there is plenty of privacy in the Master bedroom.

I've been a VRBO renter for 5 years now, I know what a great vacation rental is, this house is magical in all 4 seasons. Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have.

Keywords: modern, unique, private, beautiful views, skiing, hiking, fishing, horseback, Berkshires, romantic

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • alternative lifestyle
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My wife and I are creatives who work/live in Manhattan. We travel constantly and always check VRBO when planning our next trip.

The Berkshires are an idyllic part of America that is completely underrated. Despite being extremely 'country', this area boasts some incredible cultural experiences. Tanglewood , Jacob's Pillow, Mass Moca, and Kripalu are all top notch experiences. The artisanal food available is up to par with any big city farmers market, and nearby Great Barrington is a wonderfull little city full of great shops and an independent movie theater.

Our house is a few hundred yards from Otis ridge ski mountain. A tiny little resort stuck in time (1960's). We are also within 30 miles from the more modern Butternut, Blanford, and Bosquet mountains. There is an appalachian trailhead 8 miles from our house and wonderful hiking/swimming all nearby.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384598vb
Otis Berkshires
New York
5

Beauty in every direction

  • 5 of 5
The centerpiece of this magnificent home is the wood burning fireplace which we enjoyed immensely while watching 8" of snow come down all around us. However, there are lots of other nice amenities in the compact space. We enjoyed the selection of board games, the record player, and perusing some of her books. Her attention to detail and utilization of space is really a model of how to live well. This secluded natural getaway was precisely what my wife and I were in search of on our anniversary weekend. We made trips to the Mass MoCA and the Norman Rockwell museums. We took in dinner from Baba Louie's in Great Barrington and did some grocery shopping at Guido's. Otis is really a charming area that is under 3 hours from NYC. KT was really great about everything as we arranged our stay. My only advice to other guests is bring a 4WD car if you have access. We rented an Altima to save a little and although it worked out fine we struggled a bit with the snow coated hilly roads. Luckily within 24 hours the plows had done a really good job. All in all a fantastic stay and we would certainly go back to recharge from city life.
  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
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Otis Berkshires
5

A private stay in a personal place

  • 5 of 5
KT's house is imaginative, free, and beautiful. It suited our tastes completely--open and light and creative, with beautiful landscaping and complete privacy, all very intentional and well thought-out, but at the same time informal and relaxing. If you're looking for somewhere to sink into an overstuffed couch and zone out on TV or videos or cook elaborate dinners for eight, it's probably not for you. If you're like us and want a space that encourages peace and mindfulness and being closely together, you'll love it. The countryside is wonderful and the house makes an excellent base for daytrips deeper into the Berkshires. We never met KT but the place is very much hers and by the time we left we felt we knew her pretty well, and liked her
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
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Otis Berkshires
Philadelphia, PA
5

Can't wait to return!

Can't wait to return!
  • 5 of 5
My only hesitation about writing this review is that I don't want the "treehouse" to become so popular that I can no longer get a reservation. It was the perfect place to spend a few days getting away from it all. My wife and I arrived on a snowy December afternoon and we received another 1-2 feet of snow while we were there. The cold temperatures and the two feet of snow on the ground forced us to spend most of the time indoors, but we didn't mind at all. We used the well appointed kitchen to cook some wonderful meals, we sat by the wood burning fireplace in the afternoon taking in the beautiful views, we went for beautiful walks through the woods, and we bought a sled and took advantage of some of the local hills.

This is the perfect place to retreat from city living. It was the first time we've ever been truly sad to leave a vacation spot, but we left feeling relaxed and restored, all the while knowing that we'll be back soon.
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
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Otis Berkshires
NYC
5

cozy retreat cant wait to repeat!

  • 5 of 5
I needed a brake from my hectic life and took off with my best friend to the Berkshires...
On our way to the property we stopped by Guido's marketplace and stock up on delicious local products and superb wine. We spent our time cooking on the outside grill and sipping wine in front of the wood fireplace. It was a pleasure to walk on the lovely and scenic paths around the area and to come back and lounge or read on the day bed- surrounded by the views of the forest-
The Treehouse is a tastefully decorated and comfortable mini heaven.
It provided us with a necessary respite before the holiday season... cant wait to go back!!
  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
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Otis Berkshires
Toronto, Canada
4

Berkshire Treehouse

  • 4 of 5
What a great spot - We were there for one week and I read 4 books. It is in the woods and quiet and beautiful. Great Barrington is only about 20 minutes away and is one of America's truly great towns - the farmers market on Saturday morning is a must. The house lacked a toaster or CD player which would have been nice to have. No TV which was a total blessing. Furniture could be way more comfortable - a comfy couch to curl up in to read. An amazing little architectural gem makes you feel like you are living in a tree. Definitely does not suit more than 2 people.
  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
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Berkshire Treehouse. Near Great Barrington & 3 Ski Mountains.
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Otis Berkshires
Aliso Viejo
4

Secluded Berkshires Get-Away

  • 4 of 5
We had an amazing time at the Berkshire Treehouse in Otis this summer. We are a family of four with two teen-age boys and we all loved the Treehouse--it's nestled amongst the trees and with all of the glass windows, it truly felt like a treehouse. We could see the stars at night and awoke to birds. We were a tad tight with three big guys, but it worked. The kitchen is small, but everything you need is right there and the BBQ outside added cooking options. There was no television which was fantastic; instead there were plenty of games to keep us busy. We cooked together and enjoyed the relaxing pace.

In terms of location, Otis is definitely a sleepy town and you're a bit farther from places like Tanglewood, but within a 30 minutes drive you can be at any of the Berkshire hot spots. Since it was our third time in the Berkshires, we explored new locales and especially loved the Beckett Quarry. Awesome hiking spot with a water hole.

The owners were great to work with--accommodating and helpful--and the rate was quite reasonable. We would definitely go back again.
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Otis Chalet Rental Rates

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Base Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
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$250
Fri,Sat
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes $125 cleaning fee
$25 for wood
Notes 300 refundable deposit to hold the dates
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Amenities

Amenities

Otis Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ski-In ...
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Mobile Phone
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • nude beach
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • cross country skiing
  • rafting
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Outdoor fireplace, cross country skis, snow shoes, bicycles, 1/8th of a mile from Otis Ridge ski mountain.
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