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'A Special Special Retreat'

Bedrooms 7
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

7 Bedroom, 6 Bath, Sleeps 19

7 bedrooms, 6 baths, field stone fireplace, wide plank floors, post and beam barns! Peace & quiet, pond, tennis courts, dead on view of Jiminy Peak Ski Area....lovey, you will not want to leave, believe me! Come see!

Property Manager
Kim M Burnham
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Hancock Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 19
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • Six bathrooms, the master bath, full, bath, full bath, 3/4 bath for kids, 2 1/2 baths.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 twin/ single
  • Four bedrooms have queen beds. Kids quarters have 6 built in bunk beds with dressers and their own kid bath. Two more bedrooms on the third level with twin beds.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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'A Special Special Retreat'
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Truly a special retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend in this beautiful, comfortable house!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, lovely having you and your guests, come back again please!
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multi-family ski house!!

  • 5 of 5

Another great weekend had by all! 5 families, lots of kids, plenty of space (plus the best mudroom you have ever seen!!). Less than 10 minutes to Jiminy Peak, 30 minutes to Cranwell Resort and many shops and my favorite gourmet grocery store, Guido's Market. This wasn't our first weekend at this house and it won't be our last.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jodi, you should buy it! I have enjoyed managing it for the past five years. The owners have been so gracious to share this magnificent property with so mnay respectful people. It is a dream property, views of Jiminy Peak, the lcoation, the 2 acres, the mudroom, fireplace and the fact that it sleeps 22! Maintenance free, such a joy to be apart of! Thank you so very much!
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I love the spaciousness and character of the house! Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

There was a total of 15 of us (4 families) with 7 adults and 8 children. We rented this house for the MLK weekend to go skiing at Jiminy Peak. A main draw for us was the amount of rooms there are, especially the kids’ bunk bed room, and the 3rd floor rooms. So the kids had the upstairs while the adults had the comfort of the downstairs bedrooms. Plenty of space for everyone! We loved that the original wood of the barn is incorporated into the renovated home creating such character! Being that we’re all from FL, I was nervous that the home wouldn’t be warm enough for us as we were there when temps reached single digits, but we were all comfy. It was the kids’ first time skiing and the location is perfect for a ski weekend at Jiminy Peak. It was about a 5-10 minute drive. My only criticism was that I wish there was more lighting or brighter lighting. It was quite dim at night. I get it’s part of the ambiance but I would’ve like the option of having the place brighter when we needed. Other than that, we all had a wonderful weekend and wish we could’ve stayed longer and enjoyed the house more!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review. The house is one of a kind, views of Jiminy Peak Ski Area and great kid space. I will speak to the owner about lighting and we'll see if we can correct that. Please be a repeat guest! The house is owned by a New York family, 4 children, all skiers. This house is their ski house that they have been so graciously sharing with others! Thanks for the trip from Florida!!
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Family gathering in wonderful setting

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 9 adults and 6 children fit very nicely into this spacious home. It is definitely bigger than it appears on the website. We loved the living room with the big fireplace, along with the ample bedrooms. The kids were all able to bunk together, which was fun for them. There were plenty of bathrooms and the kitchen was wonderfully modern, well-stocked, and user-friendly. The dining room table fit us all nicely. It was nice that the TV was not in the main living room, so that those who wanted to watch could depart to the viewing loft area, and the rest could enjoy conversation/games/etc. in front of the fire. The location is very rural, but that's what we were looking for. We enjoyed a terrific family hiking outing to nearby Mt. Greylock, and played football in the large lawn/field out front and back. It was easy to get into Pittsfield for provisions or a quick bite. The only negatives were pretty minor (the overhanging loft stairwell in the dining area created a few close calls, and one of us stubbed his toe on the hearth of the wood stove next to the dining room table; but we were able to put objects in both places to remind people to walk clear; also would be good to have some boardgames available). Overall we were very pleased with the house and location, and would definitely consider renting it again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Large Family House

  • 5 of 5

We recently rented this house for a long weekend with two other families. Our total group size was 6 adults and 11 children ranging from 10 months to 10 years old. This house was perfect for us and extremely kid friendly. Great open areas to relax inside, large yard to play in and the kid bunk room was the highlight of the weekend. Very good location close to Jiminy Peak, Ioka Valley Farm and other attractions. Would highly recommend this as a place to stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sean Thank you so much. I knew the children would love the kid space! Wonderful home, very happy you and your guests enjoyed your weekend. Kim
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Great House for Large NYE Group

  • 5 of 5

For the past 5 or so years, a large group of friends gets together for New Years. It was unanimous that this house was our favorite rental, and could be our go-to house moving forward. Very large and spacious. Plenty of common area space for both one (very) large group or to break off into smaller groups. Enough beds for 20 people (assuming you have some couples/share beds).

Kim was very responsive and the entire rental process was hassle-free. House was clean and stocked with the essentials.

Our group didn't ski but you can see the mountain from the kitchen. Couldn't recommend this house more.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ioka Valley Farm
Wonderful Family Farm, lots of activities.
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Jiminy Peak Ski Resort
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Waubeeka Golf Links
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Renselear New York
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Jiminy Peak
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Jiminy Peak Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
180 Miles
Hampton Beach
Car: necessary

20 minutes to Williamstown MA. 45 minutes to Lenox, Lee, Stockbridge, Great Barrington, a meca of culture, theatre, restaurants and outdoor activities.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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