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Laurie Schechter

Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: french, spanish

Charming 1860 Farmhouse, Completely Renovated, Convenient Location, Central AC

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Lee House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Sleeps 5-7

Our completely renovated farmhouse is set upon a hilltop overlooking downtown Lee. It is a perfect spot for culture, sports, relaxation, holidays and gatherings with family and friends.

Take in the mountain / town views from the front wrap-around porch, or enjoy dinner and cocktails on the private back deck. The kitchen is newly renovated with granite counters, all new cabinets/appliances with a slider to the back deck and open to a charming sitting room. There is a formal dining room and a front family room with distant views. The new addition features a first floor master bedroom, bathroom with shower (also accessible from the hall) and laundry closet. The second floor has a newly renovated bathroom with shower and three bedrooms.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Laurie Schechter (Property Manager)
Member since: 2013
Call Manager
Speaks: french, spanish

About Laurie Schechter

Our family has been renting in the Berkshires for years. We recently decided to buy a home both to use and to share. Seeing the potential in this charming home in desperate need of TLC, we brought it back to life. Who couldn't love its charm, central location and easy access to Lee, with its modern conveniences yet small town feel. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Laurie Schechter purchased this house in 2012

Why Laurie Schechter chose Lee

We love Lee! With its great restaurants, country stores and antiques, it is central to all in the Berkshires, with less traffic and tourists compared to some of the more popular Berkshire spots. From our home, you can walk into town for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks, ice cream and shopping. Walk in another direction and you will find golf and tennis. Or drive just about anywhere else in minutes!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)
Charming 1860 Farmhouse, Completely Renovated, Convenient Location, Central AC
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
Teaneck, NJ
5

an absolutely lovely home.

  • 5 of 5

I have rented many homes through HomeAway in the United States and Europe. This home is one of my favorites - It is lovely, clean, well-stocked and comfortable! Also, short walk to the quaint town of Lee and only a few minutes drive up rt. 7 to Lenox. My family stayed here last Thanksgiving weekend (2014) and are doing the same this year. I meant to write a review last year,but now that I am getting ready to travel to Lee again this year and stay at this great home, I was reminded that I never wrote the review. I am so excited to be staying at this home again. It is a GREAT rental...Perfect in every way....

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa, I want to thank you for the kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed the house. It is such a wonderful place to be with family during the holidays! If there is anything we can do for you in the future, please let us know. I hope we will see you again in 2016! Laurie, Owner
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Syracuse, NY
5

Wonderful property in Lee, MA

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this home this past weekend with three of my friends and I couldn't have been more pleased. the house was spacious, inviting and very well appointed. The furniture was comfortable and the home was spotless. It was close to the shops and restaurants in town. We were so pleased to have room to spread out and be comfortable rather than being stuck in a hotel room. I would absolutely recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Elaine. It was a pleasure having you and your friends last year. I also think it's a wonderful place for a girls getaway. We would love to have you back sometime! Laurie, Owner
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5

Lovely home in Lee, MA

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely and comfortable place to spend a relaxing few days. The house is well-designed and tastefully decorated, and it is well-appointed and well maintained. The property manager is responsive and pleasant. We visited in winter and skied at Butternut, just a short distance away in Great Barrington, where there are nice restaurants, shops, theaters, etc. We are a family of four and traveled with a friend and her teenage daughter. Accommodations were perfect for us. We would definitely return. I highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House for a few people

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming house in the catskills close to the quaint village of Lee where there are a few shops and restaurants to see. There are hiking trails within 15 min as well and the house itself is quiet and relaxing. A great find.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exquisite Gem

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from an amazing 4 night stay at this home. Great place to relax and rejuvenate. The house is just lovely - beautifully renovated, clean, comfortable, cozy. We just loved the decor, beautiful antiques throughout. The beds were so comfortable and the kitchen was stocked with great appliances and cooking tools. The house is also conveniently located, walking distance to town and a short drive to Butternut in Great Barrington. We are already looking to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the opportunity to spend a long weekend in this beautiful Lee house. As one who takes a lot of pride in her own home, I was truly impressed. The Lee house was so cozy and well maintained. I loved all the well thought out antique and vintage touches throughout. The beds were comfortable and the bedrooms a nice size. The bathrooms were bright and clean and pretty. I loved that the entry had room for all of our winter gear and skis. We were traveling with friends. We never felt cramped and on top of each other and the kids had plenty of room to play. The While Lee house is close to plenty of attractions such as quaint shops, the Norman Rockwell museum and Ski Butternut it is not on a busy road which we loved. My husband and I are looking forward to spending another long weekend in the house.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Albany International
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
92 Miles
Bridgeport Ferry, CT
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Greenock Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Pittsfield
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
91 - MA Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Chez Nous
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Bousquet
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lee Town Beach on Laurel Lake
Car: recommended

This lovely home is in the heart of the Berkshires. It is just a short drive to Tanglewood, the Berkshire Theater Festival, Jacobs Pillow and the Berkshire Outlet Mall. Golf, tennis, lake activities and spa treatments are also just a few minutes away. This house is central to just about everything!

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Rates & Availability

Lee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
$6,000
 
 
Fall/Winter
Sep 6 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 3 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$4,000
 
 
Spring
May 26 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
$5,000
 
 
Summer17
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
$7,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $150

Holidays - 3 night minimum and extra charges may apply

Pet and other security deposits may be required



For weekly or longer stays, 2 payments of 50% is allowed.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

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Amenities

Lee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1st Floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2nd Floor - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2nd Floor - 1 twin/ single , https://admin.vrbo.com/lm/321.466411.1049522/amenities.html#
    Bedroom 2 - 2nd Floor - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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