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Donald Spector

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Four Season Berkshires Vacation Home

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

This lovely, secluded A-frame is located on a one acre wooded lot in the private community of Otis Wood Lands, Otis, MA, in the Southern Berkshires, less than 3 hours from New York City/ Northern NJ and Boston. The house is set back from the road and the neighboring houses are spread apart, to create a quiet, natural setting. The house has three levels. The main level has an open living room/ dining area with cathedral ceiling and ceiling fan, a Vermont wood-burning stove, and a double set of sliding glass doors that lead out to a wood deck. Flat screen TV and DVD (no TV reception). The fully equipped kitchen is open to the dining/ living area. There is a master bedroom with queen bed and full bathroom. Off the bedroom is a large, new spectacular screened-in porch surrounded by woods, with skylights, ceiling fans, and comfortable seating and eating areas. The lower level contains a bedroom with double bed and a full bathroom, a rec room with a new futon double bed, ping-pong table, darts, and large screen TV and DVD player (no TV reception). The third level bedroom contains a queen bed, double bed and high riser bed.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Donald Spector (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Donald Spector

We love spending leisure time in the Berkshires. We live and work in the New York Metro Area; the Berkshires provide the perfect change of pace and scenery for us less than a three hour drive from home. For many years we rented cabins and stayed in bed & breakfasts. We spent time as a family and as a couple enjoying the variety of outdoor and cultural activities the Berkshires has to offer. We decided to buy a second home here.

Donald Spector purchased this house in 2002

Why Donald Spector chose Berkshires

We truly fell in love with the house and property on our initial visit. The rustic look, the fully equipped home. and all the community amenities make this the vacation home we had always hoped for.

What makes this house unique

The house is a four season property. We swim, kayak, play tennis, hike, snowshoe, ski, bike, and take nature walks; attend dance, theater, film, and concerts; go to museums that are famous throughout the country - Norman Rockwell, MassMOCA, the Clark, and Williams College Museum of Art; visit historic homes; and enjoy dining at restaurants of every ethnicity, style, and ambiance imaginable.



Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bradley International, Windsor, CT
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Pittsfield Country Club (public access)
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Waterbury, CT
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Mass Pike (Interstate 90)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Otis Ridge
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Tolland State Forest - Otis Reservoir
Car: necessary

Numerous nearby state parks, forests, and lakes offer swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, and beautiful views. Fall foliage is phenomenal. An idyllic ski getaway, numerous downhill and cross-country ski areas for both novices and experienced skiers are located only minutes away. In Otis Wood Lands there is a serene lake with a safe, sandy swimming beach, as well as an outdoor heated pool. Hike on a trail that begins a short walk from the house through Otis State Forest to beautiful, secluded Upper Spectacle Pond. Enjoy ping-pong and darts in the rec room of the house, or relax in the solitude, reading a book on the deck or the screened-in porch surrounded by the tall trees and the subtle sounds of nature. Minutes away enjoy antiquing, the outlets, concerts at Tanglewood, dance at Jacobs Pillow, plays at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, Shakespeare & Company, and other regional theaters, movies, numerous art museums, including the Norman Rockwell Museum, and many other sites.


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Changeover Day: Friday
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $0

We rent only by the month starting November 1, 2016 for $4,000.00 per month or for the Winter Season from January 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017 for $12,000.00.

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Otis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lower level Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upper level Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 double , Plus a hi-riser bed
    Lower level Bedroom/outer room - 1 double
  • Double futon in rec room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Community heated pool, 4 tennis courts, and private lake with a child friendly sandy beach, and children's playground are a 3 minute drive or 15 minute walk from house.

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