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Luxury Suite @ Smith Homestead

Alford, MA, USA
  • Farmhouse
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 2 nights

The Smith Homestead in Alford, Massachusetts has been in our family for well over two hundred years and was once a dairy farm. We are located in one of the nicest settings in the Berkshires, with over 25 acres of fields and woods, and the crystal clear Alford Brook running through. We provide accommodations for single or double occupancy in our East Room suite, composed of a sitting room with fireplace, a spacious bedroom and a luxurious spa bath. We have wireless internet access. We offer a light breakfast of coffee, tea, along with fresh seasonal fruits with yogurt and or granola, fresh croissants and bread.

Take hikes through our fields and woods. Look for wildlife. The bird watching is great, I love to see the bluebirds especially. We are minutes away from Tanglewood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Kripalu, and many other Berkshire attractions. Great restaurants are nearby in the surrounding area.

Come stay with us, relax in the quiet, the calm, the babbling brook. We are sure you will be pleased!


Susan Struzziero

Member Since 2015
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
Calendar last updated:
Apr 15, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2


          • 1 Bathroom

              Location Type

                • Rural
                  We are in Alford, an old New England farming town.
                • Village
                  The center of Alford is a short walk away. You will see the Town Hall, Town Office bldg., the Church, and the Cemetary.
                • Waterfront
                  The Alford Brook runs through our property and is accessible by walking through the field down the hill.


                    • Away From It All


                        • Guests provide their own meals


                            • Air Conditioning
                            • Fireplace
                            • Heating
                              Radiant in-floor heat.
                            • Internet
                            • Linens Provided
                            • Parking
                            • Telephone
                            • Towels Provided


                                • Dining Area


                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Television


                                        • Lawn / Garden


                                            • not suitable for children
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • library
                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • coin laundry
                                                • festivals
                                                • forests
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • live theater
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • waterfalls

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • swimming

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 1:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              21 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Wonderfully friendly hosts, idyllic setting

                                                              Anthony C.

                                                              We had a great time at Susan and Tom's place in Alford, on our trip to the Berkshires to spend some time at Tanglewood. The guest room with its own new bath is very private and comfortable. Susan provides a delicious breakfast and their dog Beanie is a delight, always willing to play fetch with you or show you the scenery just out the door. We had very nice conversations with both Susan and Tom and they are truly accommodating and experienced hosts, eager to tell you about nearby sites and trails or talk about any other subject. Highly recommended!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you, Anthony! You two are delightful and we enjoyed hosting you! Come back anytime!

                                                              Susan and Tom

                                                              Country comfort close to everything you'll want to experience in the Berkshires!

                                                              Marjorie M.

                                                              Susan's suite in her family homestead was the perfect combo of luxury and bucolic surroundings! The bed was comfy and the bathroom luxuriously appointed. We enjoyed eating our delicious and bountiful "continental" breakfast each morning in the sitting area. With so many activities and dining options nearby it was easy to plan our days and we were always happy to return to our cozy suite on the farm! We would recommend to anyone interested in a stay in the Berkshires!!

                                                              Good as advertised

                                                              Robert H.

                                                              Great hosts and living quarters. Enjoyed playing with the dog! I passed by the house a couple of times... trust your GPS!

                                                              Peaceful stay in the country side!

                                                              marc c.

                                                              On top of a beautiful setting in the country Susan made us coffee and banana bread.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you, Marc and Kate! I enjoyed meeting you both! You are welcome back anytime!

                                                              Peace and quiet in the mountains.

                                                              Phillip H.

                                                              Susan and Tom have a great place to share and are wonderful hosts. The room is clean, cozy, and filled with light. The breakfasts that Susan made were very good, with fresh baked goods and fresh fruit. And, we loved playing with their dog Beanie. If we have the chance we would love to stay again!

                                                              not too far from the madding crowd

                                                              sheila g.

                                                              we so enjoyed the country roads that brought us to the smith homestead and the two owners, tom and susan, and their border collie beanie. we felt so close to nature here, the night sky over tbe farm is magnificent. we are especially thankful to tom and susan for the fire pit visit with them we had on our last night there. good company. the suite was very comfortable and the breakfasts got our days off to a good start. we didn;t even think of eating until 3o'clock each day! 5 minutes to great barrington, 15 to lenox and maybe 30 to pittsfield in the middle of the day. thank you tom and susan for a lovely way to celebrate an occasion. we hope to see you again.


                                                              Alford, MA, USA

                                                              Brookside Quiltworks • Stores Beautiful quilt shop and gallery space. Lee Premium Outlets • Stores • 17 Prime Outlets Boulevard Lots of great stores, easy parking. Catamount Ski area • Other • 2962 State HWY 23 Great local skiing - you can see the mountain from our hill. A short 15 minute drive. Ski Butternut • Other • 380 State Road Great local ski area. A short 15 minute drive. Jacob's Pillow Dance • Arts and Entertainment • 358 George Carter Rd Dance! The Dream Away Lodge • Restaurants • 1342 County Road An eclectic and homey restaurant with great music. The location is beautiful! Fuel Coffee Shop • Coffee • 286 Main Street Great local coffee shop - snacks and lunches, too. Free Wifi. Edith Wharton Restoration-The Mount • Other • 2 Plunkett Street Beautiful, historic home and grounds. Bash Bish Falls • Other Great area for easy hikes - cool in the summer! The Triplex Cinema • Other • 70 Railroad Street Great local movie theater, convenient to restaurants, parking. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center • Arts and Entertainment • 14 Castle Street Beautifully restored theater - live entertainment, movies, HD Metropolitan Opera. Gypsy Joynt • Restaurants • 293 Main Street Warm and friendly meeting place for food, coffee, music (open mic night is Wednesday). Baba Louie's • Restaurants • 286 Main Street Great pizza, salads and pasta dishes! Bizen • Restaurants • 17 Railroad Street The best sushi and japanese food ever! Great Finds Antique Center • Stores • 1840 North Main Street I love to browse the booths in this place! Berkshire South Regional Community Center • Other • 15 Crissey Street Great place to take a fitness class, use the weight machines or treadmills, swim laps, enjoy the sauna. Bookloft • Stores • 322 Stockbridge Road A great independent bookstore, good browsing! Guido's Fresh Marketplace • Groceries • 760 Main St Fresh produce and great selections of unusual foods. Berkshire Botanical Gardens • Other A wonderful place to stroll and enjoy the gardens, sculptures and the Berkshires. Berkshire Theatre Group • Arts and Entertainment • 111 South Street See great productions and performances at this special venue. Shakespeare & Company • Arts and Entertainment • 70 Kemble Street Live theater is the best! Norman Rockwell Museum • Arts and Entertainment • 9 Glendale Road See famous Norman Rockwell paintings and special exhibits at a beautifully sited museum. Tanglewood Musical Center • Arts and Entertainment • 297 West Street The summer home of the world famous Boston Symphony Orchestra is a wonderful venue for music, picnicing, and relaxing under the stars.

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              The suite accommodates two persons only, no pets are allowed, there is not kitchen access, and smoking is not allowed on the property.

                                                              21 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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                                                              Property # 3969386