CHIC, ROMANTIC COTTAGE WITH EVERYTHING - 2 MILES TO TANGLEWOOD

Peter Pouridas

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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CHIC, ROMANTIC COTTAGE WITH EVERYTHING - 2 MILES TO TANGLEWOOD

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Jewel box cottage across from the Bowl

An all new vacation property by the Stockbridge Bowl, Interlaken Cottage.

We took a 1950's cottage in a superb location and gut renovated it to create a luxurious and romantic hideaway for two. A place for quiet inspiration where you can enjoy the outdoors all day and world-class music and theater in the evenings.

Inside this jewel box of a cottage find a large great room with high ceilings, a queen-sized bed, gas fireplace, air conditioning, and loft with a 7' ceiling great for yoga, music study and a desk perfect for writing, thinking or working (if you must).

The house is equipped with high-speed internet, cable TV, Apple TV and a Sonos system. The house has its own iPad for your use while visiting.

The spacious screened living room is fully furnished to entertain or just kick back. You’ll also find an outdoor gas grill, a canoe and more.

The well-appointed kitchen has granite counters, Sub-Zero with ice maker, dishwasher and is well appointed in case you want to prepare a meal. We have a Nespresso machine, Krups coffee maker, and an electric tea kettle. We include Nespresso pods, Starbucks coffee (regular and decaf) and PG Tips. We're serious about our caffeine!

In the pantry you'll find organic granola, snacks and nuts. We'll stock your favorite soft drinks too!

The bathroom has been created with soothing gray stone, glass tile and white marble with an extra large shower. Find soap, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, and toothpaste.

The all new furnishings and finishes feature pieces from Restoration Hardware and local favorite Pine Cone Hill while also incorporating some sturdy antiques, art and other touches of comfort. The look and feel is inspired by our travels to serene, five star hotels all over the world.

Interlaken cottage is air conditioned and heated so you can be assured you’ll be comfortable whatever the weather.

This brand-new and beautiful cottage is a wonderful place to start a new tradition in the Berkshires.

We are offering special discount rates for visiting Berkshire-area performing artists. Please contact us for details.

We're happy to recommend restaurants and other activities and there are so many to choose from...

Your stay at Interlaken Cottage includes two passes for free admission to area museums such as The Norman Rockwell Museum, Edith Wharton’s The Mount, The Berkshire Botanical Garden and Mass Moca.

In addition to the house canoe with personal flotation devices for two, there are numerous trails for hikes from novice to expert, the lake for swimming and canoeing and lovely country roads to explore.

We're 8 miles from Lee Premium Outlet Mall with stores including Cole Haan, Brooks Brothers, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Chicos, J. Crew and many more.

Shakespeare & Co., Barrington Stage and The Berkshire Theater Group are all under 10 minutes away.

Great Barrington with its unique shops, antiques and The Mahaiwe Theater is a scenic 15 minute ride.

The world-class Kirpalu Center for Yoga and Health is less than two miles away.

There are great public golf courses.

Jacob's Pillow is 15 miles away and Williamstown Theater Center is 30.

Interlaken Cottage is two miles from the lovely town of Lenox with its great shops, galleries and restaurants.

In Lenox you’ll also find the incomparable Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony, the Boston Pops and world-class musicians in classical, jazz and pop music.

We are offering special discount rates for visiting Berkshire-area performing artists. Please contact us for details.

We look forward to hosting you. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Your Hosts, Jessica and Peter

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Peter Pouridas (Owner)
Advertiser since 2014
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About Peter Pouridas

Both born in Brooklyn, we lived in Manhattan for many years before settling in Stockbridge in 2011. Peter is a graphic designer and Jess produces large corporate business events. Our interests include art, music, great food and the outdoors making the Berkshires an ideal place to live.

Peter Pouridas purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Peter Pouridas chose Stockbridge

We live walking distance to this property but our house does not have a screened porch or lake access. Jess walks for exercise and a favorite route is 'The Lake route' which takes her past this house. It was a rather sad looking place when she first saw it as it had not been lived in for a few years. Though it had no screen porch, it did have lake access and loads of potential so we decided to take it on as a renovation project. We now entertain on the screen porch, use the private community lake access right across the street for our canoe and house overflow guests. You'd never guess how many people want to come to visit the Berkshires!

What makes this cottage unique

The screened living room is a wonderful place to wile away the afternoon reading and an excellent place for cocktails and dinner before Tanglewood.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Chic, Romantic Cottage with Everything - 2 Miles to Tanglewood
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Chic, Romantic Cottage with Everything - 2 Miles to Tanglewood
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Stockbridge Berkshires
Massachusetts
5

Review -- Rental # 571465 (Stockbridger / Interlaken

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed at this cottage for a week in late July/ early August this year (2014). The owners are extremely customer-oriented and have great taste. When we had a question, the owners volunteered to come over immediately. The cottage is "spic-and-span" clean and is in a fantastic location. Also, the cottage was well-stocked w/ essentials.

The cottage has a very large -- and very light-filled -- living room / bedroom, a small kitchen, a bathroom, and a large screened porch (where we often ate and read). When the weather is sunny and/or warm, there is plenty of room for two people because of the sun porch. The porch is a wonderful place to spend time.

The only (and I stress the word "only") "critical" comment that I could possibly make is that, if the weather is not good for an extended period (i.e., heavy rain, cold for multiple days), one doesn't use the screened porch, and so the cottage can seem small after a few days of bad weather.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you David and Roberta!

We're glad you liked the cottage. You are lovely guests.
We do hope you'll come back next year and if the weather is bad, you can use our free museum passes to The Mount, The Norman Rockwell Museum, The Clark and Mass Moca that we have available for our guests. Admission is $15-$20 per person at each museum so free passes really makes it worthwhile.

We can't promise good weather but we have tried to think of everything else including what to do on a rainy day!

Best, Jess and Peter
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Francestown, NH, USA
5

A delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5
Let me start by saying that my wife and I have traveled extensively, both domestically and internationally, for the last 55 years. This cottage ranks among one of the best places we have ever stayed. The accommodations are outstanding. The bedroom is large and exceedingly comfortable. The kitchen is totally equipped. The large and very comfortable screened in porch is a delight, particularly in the early morning and late afternoon. The cottage has absolutely everything that you could possibly want or need. In addition the cottage is decorated in beautiful taste. The setting is peaceful and beautiful. The location makes it very convenient to all the local cultural events and restaurants. Lastly, the hospitality extended by the hosts, Jenn and Peter, is over the top. We intend to return next year.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you loved the cottage as much as we do! We tried to think of everything we'd want in a rental and provided it. We can't wait to see you both next year!
All our best, Jess and Peter
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5

Nice Berkshires location, nice owners, great get-away!

  • 5 of 5
We didn't know what to expect since there were no reviews yet but this place was available on short notice so we took a chance. We were really glad we did! The cottage's location is ideal. When you're there, it feels like you are completely away from everything, yet it is less than 5 minutes to The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge and just 5 minutes to Tanglewood, which is always a treat. It's peaceful and the setting is nice with the lake right across the road. The cottage is clean and comfortable and surprisingly well-appointed and we had everything we needed and more. It's brand new (as of this writing) and the furnishings are very tasteful and unique. The screened porch is an added plus. We had three friends over for drinks before we went to a show and it was nice to be able to sit "in the woods" without worrying about mosquitos. It rained one day so we used the free passes the owners generously offered to The Norman Rockwell Museum. Not sure I would ever have thought to go there but it was pretty terrific and I'd recommend it even on a sunny day. The owners were really accommodating (and know their art!) and took the time to recommend a few restaurants, all of which we really enjoyed. They made sure we had everything we needed and even left some amazing homemade shortbread cookies with jam for us. I hate to write this review because I have a feeling that once word on this place gets out, it won't be available on short notice. We were glad to have the AC on the one day it was hot but the rest of the time the ceiling fans in the cottage and on the porch made it the perfect temperature. We are definitely coming back in the Fall to use the new fireplace. Nice location, nice owners, great get-away! Stephen S.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you got to take advantage of some of the incredible and unique cultural activities. We provide free passes to encourage our guests to take advantage of all the area has to offer. Looking forward to having you back!
Best, Jess and Peter
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Albany/Boston/NYC
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Hudson/Wassaic
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-90
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Widow Bingham's Tavern & Lion's Den, Red Lion Inn
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Cranwell Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Red Lion Inn
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Stockbridge Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Leaf Season
Sep 19 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$249
From
$299
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
 
First Frost
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 16 2014
2 night minimum stay
$219
$1,200
 
 
Spring
May 22 2015 - Jun 27 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
$219
$1,200
$5,000
 
 
July 4 Week 2015
Jun 28 2015 - Jul 5 2015
8 night minimum stay
$2,750
Flat fee
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 28 2015 - Sep 7 2015
2 night minimum stay
$285
$2,000
$5,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$229
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Notes Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled 30 days out
50% refund if cancelled 15 days out
No refunds if cancelled under 15 days out

Weekly Sat 4:00 pm to Sat 11:00 am
July 4 Week 2014 is June 28 – July 6
For rentals less than one week, check in 4:00 pm /checkout 11:00 am

SPECIAL RATES FOR AREA PERFORMING ARTISTS - Tanglewood, BTG, Shakes&Co., Barrington Stage - CONTACT OWNER FOR DEATILS

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Stockbridge Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - shower , toilet , Extra large shower
  • The bathroom has been created with soothing gray stone and white marble with an extra large shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Great Room - 1 queen
  • Romantic bedroom/ living area with loft ceiling, gas fireplace, hidden flat screen, dining area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • health/beauty spa
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • golf
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Inside this jewel box cottage find a large great room with high ceilings, a queen-sized bed, gas fireplace, air conditioning, and a loft with room for yoga, music study and a desk perfect for writing, thinking or working (if you must). The huge screened porch is fully furnished to entertain or just kick back. You’ll also find an outdoor gas grill, a canoe and more. We love the area and are happy to share itineraries for every interest.
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