Romantic antique farmhouse is completely remodeled with designer furnishings, in charming Berkshire village of Southfield. BIG back yard and stream, 10 mins to Ski Butternut and 12 mins to Gt Barrington. A cozy and well-loved house for families, skiers, weekenders.
Beam ceilings and post/beam construction hark to original 1810, with modern finishes throughout. Hotel-quality beds (cal king, 2 queens and a twin) with best linens and new bathroom fixtures. Fully equipped eat-in kitchen, open-plan, with Viking appliances, all gourmet fixtures. Breakfast room has oversize banquette table that seats 7; barstools at peninsula and butcher block island. Open-plan main floor leads to formal 9' antique dining table which seats 8-10. Cozy living room with two long down-filled sofas and designer furnishings; powder room; ground-floor master bedroom (Cal King) and bath.
Upstairs, 2.5 bedrooms with ample closets and sisal carpet, full bath with jetted shower/tub.
This is a very tasteful blend by local designers, of quality antique and contemporary furnishings. Southfield village in a peaceful lost-in-time setting- a prime destination for upscale weekenders and bicyclists, anchored by the gourmet Southfield Store, which is owned and operated by reknowned chef Peter Platt of the Zagat-rated Old Inn On The Green (3 mins away.) An ideal, cozy weekend or ski house with great style and a very welcoming vibe.
Keywords: Romantic cozy renovated hip getaway
Bobby Houston is an Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker who has a passion for remodeling antique houses in the Berkshires.
Southfield is the most scenic Berkshire village and the only one to boast a gourmet cafe serving breakfast/lunch/dinner. Bustling Gt Barrington is nearby, was named #1 small town in America (Smithsonian Magazine 2012)
Southfield is a postcard New England village, among the most scenic in the beautiful Berkshires. The house is a short walk to Southfield Store (cafe) serving gourmet B/L/D