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One Of The Finest Homes and Best Location In The Berkshires -Walk To Lake Beach

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Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 8 nights


Stockbridge House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)



(Minimum 2 Night Stay - Friday to Sunday $1,650 )


(3 Night weekend Stay - $2025.00 )




* September Through June is $8,500.00 per month


SUMMER - July & August 2016:

Weekly $4,750 *

Monthly $16,750 *

All stays require an end of stay cleaning fee of $225

Pet Fee $150 per week

THIS CUSTOM BUILT HOME is a one-of-a-kind, must see getaway retreat that is beautifully furnished, and meticulously maintained.

The entire first floor 'guest suite' was designed to accommodate friends or extended family. The upper level is the main floor with an open plan kitchen, dining room, and living room. In addition the upper level has a 3rd guest bedroom and full bathroom.

Also featured on the upper level is the master bedroom suite, outfitted with vaulted ceilings, wood burning fireplace, 50” flat panel TV, sitting area for two, and a beautiful, all granite master bathroom with whirlpool tub, all glass shower, and custom cherry wood cabinetry.

The large kitchen features vaulted ceilings, beautifully hand painted, custom cabinetry equipped with a professional grade appliances.

The large dining room farm table seats up to 10 people. The living room has a custom built wall unit featuring a large screen TV and computer with printer/fax.

A large screened-in porch with a dining area leads to two separate decks, one for sun bathing and the other with a large gas BBQ.


Walk to the town beach at Stockbridge Bowl Lake.

Two minutes from Tanglewood Music Center & Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health, Norman Rockwell museum and within 35 minutes from the Clark museum. Less than five minutes from the Shakespeare & Company Theater and Berkshire Theater Festival, Town of Stockbridge, West Stockbridge, & Lenox and many of the best restaurants that the Berkshires has to offer.

15 -20 Minutes to four great skiing areas – CataMount, Butternut, Bousqute, & Jiminy Peak.

This house is centrally located on one of the prettiest secondary country roads in the Berkshires, yet within minutes to over 100 great New York City quality restaurants… Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Mexican, French, BBQ Ribs & Steak, Seafood and great gourmet food shopping with many fresh produce road side farm stands.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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About Henry

I am a designer and builder of custom homes and upscale interiors From Boston to Florida. My wife and I designed and built this beautiful home to created a wonderful place to stay and enjoy the natural surroundings of the mountains and lakes of the Berkshires.

Henry purchased this house in 2004

Why Henry chose Berkshires

Stockbridge Massachusetts is truly “New England” yet, just 2-1/2 hours from New York and Boston. The house is on two acres of park like setting with hundreds of pine trees, sprawling front lawn & gardens, and part of the Stockbridge Bowl lake community. Centrally located in the heart of the Berkshires, just two minutes from Tanglewood and 10-30 minutes from almost everything Berkshireian. The house is located on one of the prettiest secondary country roads in Stockbridge, with easy access all year round.

What makes this house unique

* World class five star accommodations…

* Location

* Amenities

* Beautifully furnished as a luxury home not your typical rental

* The 3000 sq. ft. home is features an open plan kitchen, living room, and dining room.... very comfy

* Large professional cooks kitchen

* 2 Fireplaces

* Walk to the beach

* Quite secondary room, private, but not secluded

* Sun deck

* BBQ deck

* Screened in porch

* Fully A/C

* Impeccably maintained

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much, you have an absolutely beautiful house, we really enjoyed our time here. We had a wonderful visit and are looking forward to coming back sometime soon.

Best regards,

Jenn and Dan
Jun 2010
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One Of The Finest Homes and Best Location In The Berkshires -Walk To Lake Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Great stay in the Berkshires!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the house. It is beautiful and perfect for a family get together! Living room and all the bedrooms are super comfortable. Kitchen is perfect for making family meals. House is close to Lenox and restaurants. Great hiking in the area. Would definitely stay here again!! Thanks Henry!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a family vacation. The home is in a fabulous location -- close to Tanglewood, Stockbridge, Lenox, and Gt. Barrington. The luxury kitchen was well equipped and the outdoor grill was a perfect size for coming out for 8! Everything in the house is wonderfully organized and labeled -- easy to find whatever you need. Would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great house! Kids learned to ski in one month too!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a month this winter so our children would have the opportunity to ski several consecutive weekends at Butternut which was about 12 minutes away. The experience was seamless and the house was fantastic. We live in NYC and found the drive to be very manageable. The owner was extremely organized, helpful and responsive. The kitchen is extremely well stocked for a rental house. This is something that I really appreciated. We have rented many homes though VRBO and are often unhappy with the kitchen equipment.

The kitchen table was great for

Large family meals. All the bedrooms were comfortable and nicely laid out. The kids loved the oversized jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom. They would soak and then enjoy a movie in bed in front of the fireplace after a long day on the slopes.

I would absolutely recommend this house to any family looking for a retreat in the Berkshires! The area was very sweet and had many great restaurants, hiking and sight seeing! We had many meals in Great Barrington at the Brew Pub which we highly recommend!

Enjoy! You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My stay at this home was wonderful. The beautiful art which surrounded the house made it so inviting. It was so cozy with wonderful bedding and such comfort. The view was so peaceful and relaxing. What I especially loved was how spotless this home was and organized. Everything you could possibly need was at your fingertips and the home itself was gorgeous. I highly encourage anyone who wants to get away to a peaceful country home to rent this home.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfort and Beauty

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this house last summer for the month of July and loved every minute of it. The home is warm and comfortable, with flat screen TV's in the family room and master bedroom. The furnishings are well-made, with neutral colors. The walls are filled with the landscapes and still lifes painted by his wife, and they are all spectacular. The beds are firm and the linens very lovely. While the house is surrounded by trees and set back off the street, on a sunny day one can sit on the deck for several hours and enjoy the sunlight. There's also a decent screened in porch.

As for the location, you can't get a much better one in the Berkshires. Five minutes to Lenox, Stockbridge and W. Stockbridge, maybe 15-20 to Great Barrington and an hour to Williamstown. The Stockbridge Bowl is a 3 minute drive.

Henry was very responsive in his communication and in making sure we were well taken care of. The kitchen contains top of the line appliances, and Henry has provided condiments and spices, along with a water dispenser.

The only thing I missed was having a disposal, which I'm used to at home. And a pool would have been the icing on the cake.

You will not be disappointed with your choice of this truly lovely home in the heart of the Berks.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnificent Home

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful home to enjoy all that the Berkshires offers !

The home is decorated beautifully, all custom cabinetry, top quality throughout - kitchen, baths, BR's, Living area. It is warm and comfortable to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery, cultural events and athletic opportunities all throughout the Berkshire Mountain area. From Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, Shakespeare Theatre, Berkshire Theatre, Hiking, Biking, Tennis, Swimming at the nearby Stockbridge have it all at your doorstep.

The owner is extremely accommodating and demonstrates his desire to insure a pleasant experience and use of his home. Everything from condiments, paper goods, water cooler, propane tanks is supplied.

This is our second time in the home and we plan to make this an annual get away destination where we can enjoy the solitude and welcome our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff and Eleanor, you're both wonderful people to share my home with, and thank you for the kind words. I look forward to having you next year and each year after to enjoy the house and the Berkshires...
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Tanglewood Music Center
Martin's Restaurant
"Best breakfast place"
Lenox Massachusettes
Guido's Fresh Marketplace
"Great food store"
Jacob's Pillow
The Triplex Cinema
Shakespeare & Company
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
"World Class "
Berkshire Co-op Market Restaurant
Bousquet Ski Area
Tanglewood Music Center
Dakota -- CLOSED
"Great steak house, and super salad bar, fresh seafood... great for the kids too."
Castle Street Cafe
"Good food & live Jazz"
Barrington Brewery & Restaurant
SOCO Creamery
Bistro Zinc
Spring Street Pizza -- CLOSED
Williams College Museum
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Prime Italian Steakhouse & Bar
Cafe Adam Restaurant
Aegean Breeze
Ben & Jerry's
House of India
Manhattan Pizza Company
"Just like Brooklyn pizza... very good"
Stop and Shop Supermarkets
Nudel Restaurant
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albany, NY
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Lenox, Stockbridge, Lee
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lenox / Stockbridge
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Lenox, Stockbridge, West Stockbridge
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Stockbridge Bowl Lake... walking distance
Nearest Point of Interest
Town Of Stockbridge - Red Lion Inn
Nearest Point of Interest
Norman Rockwell Museum
Car: necessary

Norman Rockwell Museum. 3 min.

Tanglewood. 2 min.

Jacobs pillow 15 min.

Red lion Inn 4 min.

Stockbridge Bowl Lake. 2 min.

Kripalu. 2 min.


Rates & Availability

Stockbridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 29 2016
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
May 19 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
End of stay cleaning fee $225

Weekly and monthly rentals are required to pay $150 per week for utilities

Additional nights stay from Sunday to Thursday @ $375 per night for weekend & weekly stays.

End of stay cleaning is $225

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Stockbridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) In the master bedroom, Queen size Beds (4) All three guest bedrooms have a queen size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The lower level living room has a queen size sofa bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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