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Relax, Read, Entertain, Or Walk To West Lake From Our Berkshire Home.

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

2-bedroom, sun-filled, open floor plan that was recently renovated inside and out. Sits on lovely property with multiple gardens, clearings, and tranquil setting. Read and sun on the deck or entertain in the screened-in porch. Enjoy warmth of large fireplace if cool or outdoor shower to refresh. 5 minute walk to West Lake and trails. 20 minute drive to Great Barrington and a bit longer to Jacobs Pillow and Tanglewood.

Doug Deville
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

Why Doug Deville chose Sandisfield

We bought this home and property to renovate as we do this as a hobby. It has been a labor of love and now we hope to share our work with you. Also, Sandisfield is a quiet community situated around much cultural, scenic, and active opportunities. We hope you'll take advantage of all to be seen and experienced.


Sandisfield House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
  • Outdoor shower as well.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming


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(4 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Lovely house in the South Berkshires

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house in the South Berkshires. We're used to the "traditional" Berkshire rental: a little run down, a little musty, with about 25 years of owners' knickknacks on display, and noisy neighbors close by. If that's what you like, don't rent this house! It’s recently renovated so the inside is new -- and very nicely finished. The kitchen is super well equipped and included tons of food. Little finishing touches made it seem like a casual boutique hotel. Relaxed but delightful. And that's just the inside. Outside is a huge lawn (lots of open space, no other houses in sight) with dramatic plantings, beautiful flowers, a vibrant vegetable garden, and tons of birds. More goldfinches than I've ever seen in one place, plus woodpeckers, hummingbirds, etc. A short walk (under 5 minutes) to West Lake, which has to be one of the quietest lakes around -- no motor boats, often no people. There's no real beach and the bottom is kind of rocky but the water is great. You can drive a short way to more conventional swimming places with lifeguards and roped off areas (York, Lake Garfield, Benedict Pond) but we didn't bother. It's a bit of a drive to Tanglewood, Outlet Mall, supermarkets, etc., so you'll want to consolidate those trips. Internet is excellent; cell phone is okay (find a good spot and don't wander around). There's also a land line. Bedrooms are a drop snug but fine. Livingroom/dining area is roomy and the screen porch (with another dining table) is really the best place to eat. Only one bathroom but there's also an outdoor shower (why shower indoors when you can be outside??). Big almost empty double garage for your cars (if you want) or just use it for bikes – or as a workout space if you have a rainy day. Doug was relaxed and accommodating and is just an email away if you have any questions.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. You're a writer. Thank you for your wonderful review. Very glad you had a nice time, and a pleasure to work with you and great fun emailing back and forth. Hope you'll consider another visit; return renters get a discount!!
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Beautiful, sophisticated, country home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, inside and out. Impeccably maintained, wonderful open floor plan! So close to all attractions, highly recommend

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sally and Peter for your lovely review. Hope you had a great reunion. Our pleasure to have your stay.
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Beijing, China

Summer Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this place. Really special -- the perfect combination of simplicity and comfort with the focus on the beautiful garden and wildlife. We arrived from a smoggy foreign capital to find a note asking us to take anything we wanted out of the vegetable and flower gardens and promptly did -- devouring the broccoli and checking for ripe strawberries every day. The children raced around on the lawn doing all of the things they can't do in the city; kicking off shoes to pick flowers, collect crab apples, chase frogs, birds and butterflies and hurl water at eachother. When they got tired of this we walked a few minutes up the road to West Lake and went canoeing or drove ten minutes to York Lake for swimming and blueberry picking or Lake Garfield for free swimming and more kids. This is an amazing place for running (lots of dirt roads) and cycling (lots of small roads without many cars). Monterey General Store or Southfield Store are cozy spots for coffee and gourmet food a ten or fifteen minute drive away. The beautiful Southfield Canaan road takes you to Stop and Shop for groceries(20 minutes) or you can drive 30 minutes to Price Chopper, Guidos, Big Y, Food Coop in Great Barrington. The house is snug and simple, not fancy but very clean, light and well designed with excellent water pressure and heating and is well stocked. There is a porch for eating. Nice neighbors. Perfect owners -- generous, helpful and accessible, unobtrusive.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow. You are a writer! Such detail. We are very glad you and the family enjoyed a "slice of our heaven" and greatly appreciate your kind words. All the best to you....
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Cambridge ma

Bob and Nanc Johnson

  • 5 of 5

Great atmosphere, beautiful ground, beautiful, cozy for all seasons. Would definitely come back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Garfield
The Monterey General Store
Gould Farm
West Lake
Jacob's Pillow Dance
Great Barrington
"Plenty of shops and restaurants for your entertainment."
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
Hudson River Valley
"Quaint town for shops, food, and entertainment."
Gould Farm Harvest Barn
Lake Buel
Les Trois Emme Vineyard & Winery
Shakespeare & Company
Norman Rockwell Museum
Guido's Fresh Marketplace
Catamount Ski Area
Downtown Great Barrington
Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc
Great Barrington Farmer's Market
Roadside Store & Cafe Monterey
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Butternut Ski Area
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Renters have the choice of purchasing Home Away Damage Protection Insurance or submit refundable damage deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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