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Peaceful Two Bedroom Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 836 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom

Welcome to our Schoolhouse Cottage located in the heart of the Berkshires. Set in front of the ledges of Warner Mountain, this historic home was originally a three room schoolhouse until the late 1920's and the development of the regional school system. It then passed through two owners and was finally purchased in 1953 by a family who lived there for many years. Now updated, the cottage has become a peaceful 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage with all the comforts of home.

Located on the side of Butternut Ski Resort, this property is under half a mile to the resort entrance, making it extremely convenient for skiers. Jiminy Peak and Catamount Mountain are also a short drive for skiers. Tired of hitting the slopes? A five minute drive will bring you to the restaurants, theaters and shops of Great Barrington. Venture down route 7 to explore the hidden treasures in antique shops. Or call it a night and relax in your own private rental with a fully equipped kitchen and smart tv. Kids have plenty of room to play in the large front and side yards.

This cottage comfortably sleeps 3-4. Bedroom one has a queen size bed. Bedroom two has a twin bed that pulls out into two side by side mattresses, similar to a trundle and comfortable for two. Note that these may not be separated due to the design. The living room has a couch that pulls out into a double bed also comfortable for two. Towels and linens are provided. Please note, for any guests traveling with pets, the yard is not entirely fenced. We advise that you keep your pet leashed at all times.

A maximum of 5 guests are allowed, with a cleaning fee based on the number of guests.

1-2 guests...... $50

3-5 guests ..... $75

Check in is at 3:30 pm and check out is at 11:00am.

More Details

Shana Deveaux
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

The unique benefit of this property is by far the privacy yet extremely close proximity to Butternut Ski Resort and the beautiful town of Great Barrington.


Great Barrington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 836 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • skiing


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Peaceful Two Bedroom Cottage
average rating of 4.678571 based on 28 reviews

Cute and quaint cottage!!!

  • 5 of 5

Arrived to a beautiful home and there was a welcome basket of snacks and goodies along with a personal thank you card from the owner. The rooms were pristine and cozy. Couldn't ask for a more peaceful and comfortable place. Will definitely use again!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well-appointed, comfortable cottage on a quiet, wooded street.

  • 5 of 5

Well-appointed, comfortable cottage on a quiet, wooded street. We would recommend this property to anyone visiting the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute cottage, very close to town

  • 4 of 5

The property is located on a somewhat busy road, but has a very interesting back yard, with a huge stone wall and rock ledges. It couldnt be any more convenient for access to Great Barrington..just a few minutes away. The cottage is clean and very cute, our only problem was with the doors, both the inside and screen door kept popping open and couldnt be latched, which was very scary, as we had our pets with us and didn't want them escaping out to the road. Very reasonably priced, comfortable furniture and beds as well.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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convenient and cozy cottage

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay at this cottage. Convenient, quiet location just outside downtown Great Barrington. Easy drive to hiking, and restaurants. Comfortable and clean furnishings. Would definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely little spot

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect--cozy, well-equipped, quiet and just a short ride from the Main Street of Great Barrington.

The owner was terrific about giving suggestions for things to do--restaurants, hikes to take, the best places to get take-out, etc.

We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Very thoughtfully appointed, comfortable, clean, private and well-situated cottage perfect for a weekend in the Berkshires. Thanks for all the thoughtful touches that made it such a cozy place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Nearest Ski
0.4 Miles
Butternut Ski Resort

Here are some local popular attractions! Also see a list of upcoming Festivals in the area!

Norman Rockwell Museum

Berkshire Museum


Jacob's Pillow

Shakespeare & Company

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Mission House


Berkshire International Film Festival

May 29 - June 1, 2014​

Berkshires Arts Festival

July 4 - July 6, 2014

Berkshire Botanical Harvest Festival

​October 11 - 12, 2014


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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