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Emily Wasserman

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Bucolic Beyond Belief - Renovated Barn in the Beautiful Berkshires

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Sandisfield House Rental Photos and Description

A Peaceful & Magical Historic Home w/4 bdrms, 3 bths, & outdoor pool

Located in the tiny town of Tyringham, near Lee, Stockbridge & Lenox and less than 10 minutes from the MA. Turnpike, this unique property is a beautifully restored Shaker Barn that was built in 1840 and tastefully renovated into a comfortable home in the mid 1990's.

The building has a long cultural history: originally it was a working barn, then it hosted Tyringham dances, later it became the piano studio for Walter Damrosch, (one of the founders of the New York Philharmonic) and, most recently, it served as a venue for private concerts. Both James Taylor & Dawn Upshaw have performed there.

The house is extremely private with an open out door shower, a swimming pool that looks like a natural pond and an unobstructed view of a classic New England breathtakingly beautiful valley. Sunlight pours in from the Southern & Eastern exposures.

The main room has the original wood dance hall floors, 30 ft. ceilings, an open kitchen, a grand fireplace, a piano and book-lined walls. The large screened in porch has a day bed perfect for lazy afternoon naps, watching the unobstructed view of the dance of the clouds across the valley or great big leisurely family gatherings.

The three bedrooms are on the lower level. The master bedroom has a door leading to to the garden, pool & outdoor shower. The children’s bedroom (1 single bed and 1 full bed) has a door opening to the area under the porch containing the hot tub. The upstairs office has a sofa bed and can be easily converted into another bedroom.

It’s a great place to gather with family and/or friends in all seasons. The house has also been a creative retreat for numerous writers and artists.

It is close to Tanglewood in Lenox, Jacob's Pillow in Beckett, the restaurants and shopping of Great Barrington, and all the cultural and natural attractions of the Berkshires. The Appalachian Trail goes thru Tyringham and the property is a short stroll from the well-known Tyringham Cobble.

Only responsible people need apply. References are essential. You will not be disappointed with this very special family property which has been lovingly restored.

Keywords: House/Barn/Berkshires/Piano/Pool/Privacy

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Emily Wasserman (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Emily Wasserman

This is a special property lovingly restored in 1996 by our family. It is furnished with antiques, art from all over the world, and up to date appliances. We consider this our home in the Berkshires and spend much time here when it is not rented. It is a beautiful scenic drive to and from new York City,

Emily Wasserman purchased this house in 1995

Why Emily Wasserman chose Berkshires

An exquisite, unique, comfortable, very private house surrounded by jaw-dropping nature that is equidistant between NYC & Boston and near myriad world-class cultural offerings.

What makes this house unique

Ask anyone familiar with the Berkshires about the beauty and magic of the Tyringham valley.

We look out on gardens, pool, hills, cows, wild turkeys, old fruit trees in a splendid view!!!

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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albany, NY & Hartford, CT
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
MA Pike
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Butternut
Car: necessary

Nestled in a beautiful valley, this vacation home is secluded & private yet but a short drive from Tanglewood, Berkshire Theatre Festival, The Mount, Lenox, Jacob's Pillow, Skiing and all of the other cultural & natural activities the Berkshires has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

Sandisfield House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
fall
Sep 12 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,200
$4,000
 
 
winter
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Sandisfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , outdoor shower , The completely private outdoor shower gives to the valley
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , filled with antiques, this bedroom gives to the garden
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This room is an office but can be turned into a bedroom
    Sleeping Porch - The day bed on the porch is the best place to nap!
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Very private and yet near all the culture that the Berkshires has to offer.

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