COSY HOUSE WITH A LARGE POOL, NEAR TANGLEWOOD, GOLF & SKI RESORTS

E. David

Speaks english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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COSY HOUSE WITH A LARGE POOL, NEAR TANGLEWOOD, GOLF & SKI RESORTS

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4 Bedrooms, 2.5 bath, & a pool. Near downtown Great Barrington, Kids friendly.

Sweet cozy house with plenty of room for large groups coming to enjoy the treasures of the Berkshires. Nestled behind Monument Mountain in Great Barrington. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a spacious kitchen, living room, TV room, game room with pool/Ping-Pong table & two cars garage. Located within a neighborhood friendly to children.

During the summer it is wonderful to swim in the large pool (18' x 33' feet) and relax with a glass of wine on the big deck surrounding the pool or the porch attached to the living room. The gardens and the goldfish pond offer many areas where you can relax, and hang out. During the winter, guest can enjoy the natural heat of a powerful pellet stove that heats up the whole house (in addition to central oil heat). Short drive to Tanglewood, Kripalu Yoga Center, Jacobs Pillow, Shakespeare & Co. etc. 5-7 minute drive to downtown Great Barrington which is home to many delightful restaurants, shops, galleries, and theatre venues. Nearby Butternut Ski and Catamount Ski, as well as, golf and spa resorts. Short drive to Lake Mansfield, and the larger Stockbridge Bowl Lake. Both are summer favorites for swimming (life guard on site), kayaking, picnicking, fishing, hiking & biking. Green River fishing location is close-by.

The property is located near a beautiful part of the Housatonic River. It is always a delight to take a walk (or bike) along the river towards Berkshire Mountain bakery which is always open and offers a wide array of delicious non-yeast baked goods. During summer there are many activities & events every day in the Berkshires suitable to all ages. Guests also like to visit our Farmers Market in downtown on Saturday mornings, or to hear a concert on the town green (Fridays & Saturdays). Owners supply a comprehensive guide to all the local attractions, including a guide to kid's friendly activities and attractions.

The house has two floors. The upper floor has a living room with two reclining sofas, a TV and entertainment center and an attached large porch with a gas grill. An open floor design leads you from the living room to a fully equipped kitchen & dining area and a multi purpose room, which can be used as an additional bedroom. Down the hall are three bedrooms: the Master bedroom with walk-in closets & queen size bed, and an attached full bathroom. Second bedroom has a full size bed and third bedroom has two twin beds. These two bedrooms share a separate full bathroom and each bedroom houses a closet. The lower level has a large living room with a 40” TV, a queen size sleeper sofa, a Pool/Ping-Pong table and a half bathroom. A separate bedroom with queen size Murphy bed. This floor also houses a warm pellet stove for the winter which nicely supplements oil based central heat throughout the house. Other half of downstairs area houses a 2 car garage and the driveway outside can accommodate 2-4 additional cars.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
E. David (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
Speaks english

About E. David

We raised our children in this house. Now that they have grown, we moved out and decided to convert it into a vacation rental.

E. David purchased this house in 1992

Why E. David chose Great Barrington

This property have brought a lot of joy to our family. The neighborhood is very friendly to families with children.

The pool, backyard, and gardens are a delight.

What makes this house unique

The property is located in a small neighborhood, near the best attractions of the Berkshires. During the summer you can enjoy the pool, take a walk along the Housatonic river, or bike along the flat roads nearby.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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5
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Cosy House With A Large Pool, Near Tanglewood, Golf & Ski Resorts
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Cosy House With A Large Pool, Near Tanglewood, Golf & Ski Resorts
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Great Barrington Berkshires
Queens, NY
5

Peaceful in the Berkshires

  • 5 of 5
My family of 2 generations thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely home and neighborhood in Great Barrington, Berkshires. The house was immaculate and had everything we needed. I noticed the extra personal touch of providing certain supplies and toiletries which are normally not found in vacation rentals. We were all able to find places of interest and my daughter and I experienced a rare treat when the "Beach Boys" performed at Tanglewood. The private pool was a luxury. The owner was very responsive to any needs, questions or advice. A great time was had by all. Thank you Ephrat for all of your efforts. We have found a new favorite vacation spot.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Sarah,
It was a special treat to host you and your family and even run into you at the Beach Boys concert... You have a lovely family and you are aways welcomed to come back to enjoy the Berkshires at this home.
With warm regards,
Ephrat David
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Great Barrington Berkshires
Pleasantville, NY
5

Nice place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5
Lovely home for a family vacation with our grandchildren. Accomodated three families without tripping over each other. The house is in great repair and everything you need is provided. Within 15 minutes of most southern Berkshires attractions. Taft Farm, down the road a short walk, will entertain your young ones with its farm animals. Guthrie Center is nearby, and Tanglewood 15 minutes down the road. Great Barrington, Stockbridge, West Stockbridge, Lenox, Housatonic, and Egremont are all close by. The above ground pool, manicured lawn, and fire pit provide excellent outdoor activities.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Dear Norman,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to read your comments. We truly enjoyed hosting you and your family. Glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay.
Ephrat David
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Cosy House With A Large Pool, Near Tanglewood, Golf & Ski Resorts
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Great Barrington Berkshires
5

Special Winter Stay

  • 5 of 5
My family (2 adults 3 kids ages 4/7/9) and another family (2 adults and 2 kids ages 7/8) rented this beautiful property on weekends for the winter ski season from December 22, 2013 through March 22, 2014. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this house conventiently located near Butternut (5 minutes) and Catamount (15 minutes) mountains. The house is also conveniently located near Great Barrington (3 minutes) and has walking/hiking trails adjacent to the property.

The house has 1 master bedroom with a full bath and 3 additional bedrooms (2 on the 2nd floor and 1 on the ground floor). In addition, the house has a roomy / open kitchen with a breakfast bar, full kitchen table and an attached smaller adjacent room for additional dining space, kids seating area, board game room, etc. Lastly the house has a decent size family room upstairs with wrap around couch seating and an additional den/TV room downstairs which also has a pool table. We found the layout of the house to work nicely with our rental situation. It allowed the adults some space when making dinner or just talking while the kids tended to utilize the extra room near the kitchen or the downstairs space to play games, listen to music, watch movies, etc. The house has multiple heating sources including a pellet stove and oil heat. We found the air flow very comfortable.

The owners were very friendly and accomodating to any requests we had. In addition, we found the neighbors to be very friendly.

We've become very fond of Great Barrington and its surrounding and this home provided a great comfortable place to relax and wind down after a day at the mountain.
  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Glad to hear that you all had such a good time. it was a pleasure to host your group.
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Cosy House With A Large Pool, Near Tanglewood, Golf & Ski Resorts
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Great Barrington Berkshires
Fresh Meadows, Queens, NY
5

We spent a whole week at this beautiful home and had the most wonderful time

  • 5 of 5
We spent a whole week at this beautiful home and had the most wonderful time. There were 2 families, each with 2 young children, and the set up was perfect for us. The children enjoyed the playroom, the games on TV, and pool table. They were having so much fun we did not feel they were there. The location couldn't have been more perfect. The house is well depicted by the pictures. It is very spacious, well kept, and very clean. The owners were wonderful to work with; they were very responsive via e-mail, and welcomed us with a big smile as they showed us the house with all its amenities. We were near skiing, skating, swimming, mini golf, bowling, family friendly restaurants and more. The neighbors were very friendly and the dead end street can be a nice area for children to hang out. We are already talking about renting it again next year!
  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Osnat,
Even though it has been a while since you have been at the house, we truly appreciate that you took the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time and we are always happy to host you, your family, and friends in the future. We are happy that you came to learn about us through personal contacts. Looking forward to host you the next time you decide to vacation in the Berkshires.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
57 Miles
Albany
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Wassaic
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Lake Mansfield
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
The Brick or Barrington Brewery & Restaurant
Nearest Ski
4.7 Miles
Butternut
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
There are many restaurants to choose from
Car: recommended

Property is located near a beautiful segment of the Housatonic River. It is a thrilling experience to take a walk or go biking during sunrise or sunset.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Great Barrington House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Oct 3 2014 - Nov 24 2014
2 night minimum stay
From
$330
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,000
$3,000
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 30 2014
4 night minimum stay
$300
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Christmas-New Year
Dec 24 2014 - Dec 31 2014
4 night minimum stay
$300
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Ski Season
Jan 1 2015 - Mar 14 2015
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$375
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pool fee x week (summer) $50
Property Damage Protection $69
One time cleaning $80
Notes Longer term rates are negotiable.
Rates are subject to rate increase during holidays & school vacations.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Great Barrington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - shower , toilet , also has washer & dryer inside a closet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet & sink
  • Two and a half bathrooms: Two bathrooms upstairs: Master bathroom has a shower, toilet & sink in addition to washer and dryer allowing you to wash cloths near location of bedrooms. Hallway bathroom has a tub, toilet, & sink. Lower level has a half bathroom with toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with walk-in closet and attached bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Intimate room with a closet and a desk
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Cosy room with closet and a desk
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed , Full size bed with a closet
  • Three bedrooms on upper floor: Master bedroom and two other bedrooms. Forth bedroom is downstairs. Additional sleeping on queen sized sofa bed in the TV room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Games
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • roller blading
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • racquetball
  • basketball court
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