Monterey House Rental Photos and Description
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10+
This is a beautiful Berkshire, post and beam private house nestled in the woods just off the Appalachian trail. Set on one of the Berkshires most coveted roads close to fresh water swimming in Lake Garfield, boating, fishing, classical outdoor concerts at Tanglewood & Skiing are all close by.
The large comfortable house has 5 bedrooms with a private room downstairs with its own sleeping quarters, WC and living area with separate bedroom off it. Excellent kitchen and dinning areas with deck dinning, screened porch dinning and large garden table to fit 8+. Its very family friendly (well behaved dogs & cats welcome) with a large trampoline and swings for the kids. The house was built in 2006 and has excellent insulation - It's cool in summer and warm in winter. There is WIFI through out house and in the garden, even on the hammocks!
The famous Tanglewood and Jacobs Pillow are within 25 minutes and the area is rich in entertainment for all ages and very family friendly. The Appalachian trail is only a 10 min drive too if you fancy a long walk.
Even though you feel completely in the wilderness, this house is only 5 minutes to the local village with the famous Monterey general store selling local produce and the town beach for swimming, boating and fishing lake. In the winter we're only 10 minutes from the wonderful family friendly ski mountain of Butternut. Historic Great Barrington is only 20 minutes drive with many excellent local restaurants and shops + local food stores. A Guidos and Big Y's are within 20 mins drive for all your grocery needs.
The house has 5 bedrooms and beds for 8 people, 2 queens and two twins, but there are 2 twin air beds + 1 queen bed for extra people to stay. Accommodating up to 12 people comfortably.
A cathedral living room with windows up to the 30 foot ceiling, an English farm house dinning table seating up to 8, a French velvet sofa, a large wood burning stove as well as a spacious kitchen with large fridge and dishwasher. Two bathrooms one with a roll top bath and two showers plus a guest toilet. There is also a large screened porch for summer dining and entertainment.
Downstairs is a private 700 sq ft bedroom and living room with original Danish furniture and a queen size bed and third toilet + another bedroom with a queen bed off this room.
There is a washer/dryer downstairs plus a drying room for, swim towels, ski clothes and a shed to store skis.
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- non smoking only
- limited accessibility
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- pets considered
About richard spalding
English family living in NYC, this is our country and summer/winter house.
richard spalding purchased this house in 2012
Why richard spalding chose Monterey
It's nestled in the Appalachian mountains, close to a loverly swimming lake and ski mountain. Easy access to shops and great restaurants with local food. 25 mins drive from Tanglewood and other historic houses and gardens.
What makes this house unique
Peaceful, sunny and remote, but only 5 mins from lots to do