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Spacious Comfortable Charming Family Farmhouse Great Location

Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)


Experience a little of old New England. Our VRBO is a charming historic family farmhouse apartment(2100 square feet) with lots of room and comfort surrounded by 22 acres. Built in 1782, our farm was famous for breeding Plymouth Barred Rock chickens. About one hundred years ago, one of these barred rock roosters won the grand prize of $2000.00 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, that’s a lot of cash for the 1800’s! Many other grand prizes were won as well, and thus our rental unit has a built in wall safe that was used back then to hold the winnings (we don’t have the combination to the safe, but we have left a stethoscope there if you would like to try to crack the code.).

Built by the Bradley family, the farm was one of the first and largest dwellings in the area. To this day, the street is named Bradley St.. The river runs through our little valley, which sometimes brings Bald Eagles, Ospreys and Great Blue Herons migrating through. There also is a train track that brings an old fashioned freight train through, and you can even book a ride on the Berkshire Scenic Railway, which runs in the summer and early fall.


• Private entrance

• Three air conditioned bedrooms with, king, queen, and full beds respectively, each with a good sized closet.

• Two bathrooms, one with a full bath and one with a shower.

• Dishwasher

• Washer and dryer

• Pull out, full size, sleeper sofa downstairs for kids or extra guests.

• Formal dining room plus a breakfast nook located in the kitchen.

• Tons of living space: living room, sitting room, a glassed in front porch, and a big yard.

• Plentiful parking including enough space for a boat or RV if you need it.

• Crib and high chair available upon request


• Downtown Lee is about 3 minutes away, Lenox about 5, Stockbridge is about a 10 minute drive.

• Tanglewood: 10 minutes

• Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival: 15 minutes

• Norman Rockwell Museum: 15 minutes

• Clark Art Museum: 45 minutes

• Cranwell Spa & golf: 5 minutes

• Canyon Ranch Spa: 10 min

• Lee Prime Shopping Outlets: 5 minutes

• Bousquet Ski Area: 15 minutes

• Ski Butternut: 20 minutes

• Jiminy Peak Ski Area: 30 minutes

• October Mountain State Forest: 2 minutes

• Bear Town State Forest: 10 minutes

• Hancock Shaker Village: 25 minutes

• Mass MOCA: 45 minutes

• Shakepeare and company

• Kripalu center for Yoga and Health

• Six Flags: 45 minutes

• Greenock Gold Course in Lee

• Pittsfield Country club

• Berkshire Visitors Bureau

• Berkshire Scenic Railway

Silvio Conte Federal Archives


The natural beauty of the Berkshires is legendary. Scenic hills, tranquil lakes and gentle streams.

The Berkshires are famous for world class music and dance festivals. Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is a ten minute drive from our location. It is an extraordinary music venue where serious music lovers can sit up close, while families or more casual listeners can relax and picnic on the beautiful expansive lawn. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is a treasure with the very best of dance from around the world. The property is wonderful for picnicking, as well as being very user friendly to families with children, offering many free events. Many other quality museums, galleries, historic places and entertainment are close by as well.

If culture is not exactly on your list, the Berkshires offers fantastic local shopping, outlet mall shopping, and antiquing. Dining opportunities for all tastes and budgets abound. Recreational opportunities are more than can be counted for any age and ability. Hiking, mountain biking, golf, kayaking, swimming, horseback riding, skiing, and snowboarding are all offered in a multitude of locations in the immediate area. We are just a few minutes away from October Mountain State Forest and Bear Town State Forest with hundreds of miles of trails. The Appalachian Trail goes through Lee if you’d like to take a day hike (or more) on it. First class health and fitness experiences are available through the purchase of spa days at Canyon Ranch, a world famous health resort, (call ahead) and Kripalu, a world famous meditation and wellness center. For the kids, Six Flags amusement park is about 40 minutes away.For history buffs,the Silvio Conte Federal Archives allows you to trace your family tree.

Whether you would like to visit the Berkshires for everything it has to offer, or are planning a wedding, reunion or other special event and need a place for your family to stay, we would love to talk with you more about how we can help. Please look at our pictures, and check our links. Feel free to contact us with any questions, we’d love to hear from you.

Keywords: Historic Farmhouse

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Wendy and Tim

Thank you for your email. Our stay with you was wonderful.

Everything was exceptional and comfortable. You made us feel like we were at home with all our conveniences and comforts. Everything was well thought of and we lacked nothing. The rooms were beautifully furnished and we enjoyed using all the rooms, the kitchen, the breakfast nook, the dining room, both the living room and the little enclosed family room. We enjoyed reading about the history of the house which made us more appreciative of it. The views from the windows and the beautiful garden area with the lovely large shaded tree and where we had the opportunity to spot a hawk besides other birds was wonderful. We even had a chance to use the barbecue and spend time of the rocking bench. The binoculars and bird book were a nice touch as well as the umbrellas, very much needed on those rainy days. We thank you for all your kind and prompt assistance whenever we needed to contact you.

We cannot thank you enough for helping to make our stay memorable. We were reluctant to leave. We loved the area and enjoyed exploring.

Hopefully, some day we will be back.

Best regards

George, Ginny and family
Sep 2014
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Lee Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Glass paneled front porch, large yard, beautiful view, great bird watching, great sunsets,iron and ironing board, hair dryer, blender, coffee maker, toaster oven, supermarket 5 min. away, iPod dock, 2 televisions, radio, electric fireplace, alarm clocks, picnic table, local and long distance-continental us


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Spacious Comfortable Charming Family Farmhouse Great Location
average rating of 4.9375 based on 23 reviews

Farmhouse rental

  • 5 of 5

Amazing stay during President's Day weekend! My kids absolutely loved the house! My 2 yr old loved looking at the horses right out of the window every day. Warm and cozy; heat was more than sufficient; kitchen was well supplied; close to supermarket and nearby restaurants. Highly recommend this place! Perfect place to come back to after a long day of skiing!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed the rental and your stay. We strive to furnish the rental so it can be a home away from home for our guests. Thank you for your kind words. We'd be very happy to have you return. Thank you.
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Our Farmhouse Stay

  • 4 of 5

We are 3 couples in our 60's, on our 20th annual weekend away. Our stay at the farmhouse was fun. A quaint, old farmhouse with lots of personality. The digs watching from the kitchen window was a plus and the owners were really wonderful to deal with. We recommend this house to anyone looking for something with character.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We're pleased we were able to share our property with your group. We hope you have many more fun times together, and we'd welcome you back anytime.
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Farmhouse rental

  • 5 of 5

This was an excellent rental, well equipped and comfortable. The owners are attentive and live in an ajacent home. It is furnished well and the grounds are beautiful. We would certainly stay there again and recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. We strive to make the rental as clean and comfortable as possible. You were wonderful guests and we look forward to hosting you for many years into the future. Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write this positive review.
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Summer in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location to explore the Berkshires from! Very accommodating! The owners were very helpful and we really enjoyed visiting with them. Comfortable beds, lots of sitting areas, great accommodations for a family! Beautiful setting!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Vickie, Thank you for your very kind words. We're happy you found the accommodations to your liking. We agree about the location. It really is close to all attractions, which helps when you're tired after a day of fun. Please come back and stay with us anytime. We'd be happy to have you. Wendy and Tim
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Arlington, MA

Wonderful stay, gracious hosts and charming home

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at Golden Hill Farm and it's an absolute delight. The house is charming - very clean and well equipped, and the yard is absolutely beautiful. Tim was especially kind to invite our kids to feed the horses on the grounds, which they loved. Very family friendly and a wonderful spot for a Berkshires get away.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. We love to share our farmhouse and property with our guests. Horses are always a bonus! Please return for a third visit! We'd be happy to host you.
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Seattle, WA USA

Rustic relaxation at Golden Hill Farm

  • 5 of 5

Charming and warm farmhouse where my family and I congregated from around the globe to spend Christmas together. We had a Blast!! Loved watching the birds and horses or just relaxing in the sunroom overlooking a picturesque sun bleached wooden stables and barn. Right attractions like Kripalu, where we had a very relaxing day, and Local theater if you like a good play, which we did. Tanglewood was closed but lovely lenox is right near buy.

The owners were lovely, letting us in when we locked ourselves out and also returning our full deposit despite accidentally breaking a small window on the front door.

I would deffinitly stay here again and I know my wife, sisters, and mother will be thinking of this trip for years & years to come.

The only critique was that the railing on the top floor overlooking the stairs was very low and For that reason I wouldn't recommend this location for families with small children.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We love that you loved it! The railing around the staircase is 27 inches tall. The farmhouse was built more than 200 years ago. The railing is original architecture. We appreciate your concern. We will be thinking about possible solutions. Potential guests with young children who might have worries about it are welcome to discuss it with us. We've had many families with children stay, and have never heard any complaints about the height of the railing. That said, we take seriously any critiques of our rental , always having an eye open for improvement. All houses have any number of potential hazards for young children, the list is endless. Parents must be diligent and take responsibility for the supervision of their children. We hope you will return with your family as we'd be very happy to host you again in the future.
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Kids camps, outlet shopping, picnics, live Tanglewood radio broadcasts, small live music venues, federal genealogy archives, bike path


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2 night minimum stay

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$300.00 per night for two nights for up to 6 people
$250.00 per night for up to 4 people
$350.00 per night for 7-8 people
Checks are preferred, payable directly to us (address on contract) if booking is more than 30 days away from arrival date.
For the months of July and August we are renting for one week minimum.

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