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Owner

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

4 Bedroom House in the Berkshires. Minutes from Tanglewood.

11 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Great Barrington Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Enjoy the bucolic Berkshires. Nestled at the foot of Monument Mountain on a private road, you will 'chill' with your family and friends in our warm and welcoming chalet. Minutes from Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, Berkshire Theater, Ski Butternut, Catamount and Jiminy Peak ski areas. You will be able to enjoy all that the Berkshires have to offer or relax on the hammock and star gaze!

Keywords: Chalet, 4 bedroom, fireplace, secluded, house, relaxing

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About The Owner

This is our home away from home. After working long and hard all week we look forward to heading up to GB to 'chill'. Sometimes our weekends are filled with fun- skiing, concerts, hiking, ice fishing; other times we relax in front of the fire and read or play board games. I hope you will enjoy our home as much as we do!

The Owner purchased this chalet in 2004

Why The Owner chose Berkshires

We chose the Berkshires for our second home after vacationing in the area for years. We started out as campers , and graduated to renters and finally to homeowners! We didn't buy the house to rent , but for our family to use. As life became busier and my daughter got older, we made it up less and less. We felt sad that our beautiful home wasn't being used as much and hoped that other families like ours would like to enjoy the area as we do!

What makes this chalet unique

We enjoy being so close to Monument Mountain and often walk the dog up on the trails. A quick 5 minute car ride and we are ready to hit the slopes at Ski Butternut or shop on Railroad St. in town. If you like star gazing, you will love laying on the hammock and watching the shooting stars on warm summer evenings. If you enjoy apple pie- Taft Farms has the BEST and it is a short walk down the road!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was a fantastic home for our wedding gathering. It was large enough to hold lots of people, but still had room for people to gather in small groups away from everyone else. The house and the grounds were beautiful and the little surprises (like the fairy house in the tree) were a delight to discover. Over and over I heard my family say that this was so much better than going to a hotel. It was great to be able to hang out with family late into the night, and be able to have a drink or a snack without having to go off to another location. The information you provided was perfect, and the information at the house for places to go or how to use items was tremendously useful. Thank you for sharing your home with us. It helped to make a perfect wedding, into a perfect weekend getaway.

We hope to come back again,
Jul 2014
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Reviews

4.8
based on 11 traveler reviews

4 Bedroom House in the Berkshires. Minutes from Tanglewood.
average rating of 4.818182 based on 14 reviews
5

Perfect 40th Birthday Get Together

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our weekend. The weather was not the best but staying inside with the fire could not have been better. Plenty of room in house to cook, eat, drink and be merry and SLEEP. Bedrooms were all they were listed as. The owner could not describe or represent the house better. A quick drive to down town for supplies but if you don't have anywhere to go staying in works too. I highly recommend this property and would love to come back in better weather.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Guys golf get away

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great !. The place lived up to our expectations. The kitchen and main bathroom were high end and the entire place was very clean and accommodating. The six of us really enjoyed our stay. On top of it we played two golf courses (Egermont and Waaubeeka) and enjoyed them both and all only an hour away from our home in the Albany area.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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5

Classic and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

A really nice house with a real cabin feel and all the comforts of a modern home. We stayed with a bunch of children for a long ski weekend, and it was perfect. Kitchen and baths are clean and updated. The living area still has the charm of a cabin, which is why we leave the city for the hills, and there was enough room in the kitchonette for breakfast for 8. Bedding and towels were very nice. The owner was great to deal with.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad your family enjoyed our home!
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5

Beautiful spot for a family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful extended family reunion at this beautiful home and enjoyed every part of it. Nancy, the owner is great. She responds to emails immediately, keeps the house in excellent condition and is a pleasure to work with. Rooms are spacious and kitchen has everything you may need. Quiet location.5 minute drive to the slopes of Butternut, and center of town. Looking forward to doing it again next year.Highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bradenton, FL
4

Nice group weekend

  • 4 of 5

There were six of us each wanting our own bed, so with the futon, it worked fine. The house is just like it looks in the posting. Beds were very comfortable. It needed a few maintenance items, which we communicated to the owner, who was happy to have the feedback. The half bath is a bit primitive and downstairs with the laundry, but usable in a pinch. The yard is lovely and the setting very enjoyable. Well-appointed kitchen. A really nice thing is that they leave miscellaneous condiments and such, so check out the fridge and cabinets before you shop. This is a place for people who can go up and down stairs, since everything is on the upper level. We had a great weekend.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waltham, MA
5

Girls Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The space was great for our needs, with several options for group gathering and enough beds for our group of 9. The house is conveniently located near Great Barrington, Stockbridge, and a nice hike down the road.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Arlene! I'm glad you enjoyed our home as much as we do!
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Map

Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Ski Butternut
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Great Barrington Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Presidents week
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,800
$10,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

I require a signed lease with deposit to reserve the house.

Personal check. Security deposit is based upon number of nights stay and number of travelers. Holiday rates will apply. Reservations need to be confirmed and made not less then 3 weeks in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Great Barrington Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • all the bathrooms are newly renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 queen beds, Double Beds (1) 1 double, Twin or Single Beds (3) 2 twin and 1 twin trundle
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming

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