Three bedroom, 2 bath home which sleeps 7-8. Comfort, privacy, relaxation, focus on healthy living, and a great location are the priorities of this well kept home. Surround yourself in nature and relax with an abundance of fresh air - two screened decks, one open deck, and a four season sun room equipped with a 50 Inch Smart TV and a gas wood stove in the winter. Ceiling fans in all rooms, ( air conditioning for the occasional heat wave), open kitchen, dining, and living room with piano under a cathedral ceiling. Fully equipped modern kitchen includes granite counters with island and breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, and a screened in breakfast deck. Dining room table has two additional leaves for extra guests. Surrounding Maple trees keep the air fresh and make the need for curtains minimal. Oak and bamboo floors, organic spices, teas, condiments, organic cleaning supplies, recycling center, kitchen and shower filters, and an organic veggie garden all contribute to keeping everyone clean, green, and healthy!
Kid and pet friendly, amenities include outdoor basketball hoop, playhouse, swing and large sandbox, as well as backyard with lots of trees and fort opportunities. Back deck includes medium doggie door, and a gate to keep children and pets safe. Walk down the street to the playground, lighted tennis courts and playing fields, or explore 'Peter's Cave' and bring the dog. A short stroll brings you to beautiful downtown Lee with its newly renovated Main Street, art gallery and a mandatory stop at Lucky's Ice Cream Shoppe.
The main floor of the house is upstairs and includes 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The master bedroom has a private bathroom with shower, a king size Tempurpedic mattress with organic linens and a screened in deck facing a quiet, wooded back yard. The second bedroom consists of a queen size bed with bookcases, TV, and plenty of games to keep everyone occupied all night! Across the hall is the second bathroom with shower and a jacuzzi bathtub. The third bedroom has the option of a single bed, a single bed and a crib, two single beds, or a king size bed. The sun room has a comfortable queen sized sofa bed, a gas wood stove, a 50 inch Smart TV with DVD player, and a large deck off the back. Downstairs consists of a fully stocked laundry room and a private apartment where Fran, our helpful caretaker, resides.
Don't forget there is plenty of action in the winter with 4 ski resorts in the area! Bousquet Mountain and Butternut Ski Resorts are less than twenty minutes away and sledding is a short walk away.
We are grandparents of 12 beautiful, intelligent perfectly amazing, grandchildren. (Our objective opinion!) We are also both retired teachers and basketball coaches. Our family is the joy of our life and our home reflects this. Creating a comfortable, healthy environment is a gift that we wish to share with you. Lee is aptly known as the 'Gateway to the Berkshires' and after experiencing our home and the surrounding area, we know you will agree!!
The Berkshires is an unique area of western Massachuetts, surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, and centered between New York City and Boston. Small town friendliness, safe neighborhoods, great schools, and a renewed downtown quickly becoming an art center in itself, Lee is centrally located to all the world famous cultural and scenic beauty of the Berkshires as well as shopping, great dining, organic living and recreational activities year round. Once you experience it, you will be hooked!
-Healthy, comfortable, relaxing country living.
-Great central location in the Berkshires.
-Fewer than two and a half hours from Boston or
New York City.
- Winter Family fun with 4 ski resorts nearby day and
- Walking distance to downtown Lee, surrounded by trees and hiking trails right through the back yard, we are less than ten minutes to the beautiful grounds of Tanglewood and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as Canyon Ranch Spa, Cranwell Spa and Golf Course, Shakespeare and Company all located in Lenox, or remain in town and relax at October Mountain State Forrest or Bear Town State Forrest, hike part of the the Appalachian Trail, sunbath and swim at beautiful Laurel Lake Beach, and finally enjoy an organic meal at The Starving Artist Art Gallery and Cafe' after a hard day's shopping at the Lee's Prime Outlets.
Within a 15 minute drive, visit Stockbridge and the Norman Rockwell Museum, Daniel French's Chesterwood Museum, Berkshire Botanical Gardens, and world famous Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, or picnic on the grounds and experience Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival in nearby Becket, and enjoy winter sports at Bousquet Ski Area in Lenox and Ski Butternut in Great Barrington.
Within a 45 minute radius, you can take day trips to the Clark Museum and Williams College in Williamstown, check out the Jiminy Peak Ski Area and Summer Ropes Course as well as the Shaker Museum in Hancock, discover Mass MOCA in North Adams, or hit Six Flags Amusement and Water Park and the Basketball Hall of Fame in nearby Springfield.