Experience a Berkshire get-away in this huge secluded luxury modern house. It's the only house that is surrounded by 10,000 Acres of protected Hawley State forest. Escape from headaches and the rat race. No cell phone reception here! But we have WiFi and a house phone. We like to define our country home as a place to dream and relax. We care about your comfort and we think we are not only a place to sleep, but a real home for your lovely holidays.
The house is 2700 square feet, with 3 private bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (full bath [shower and tub] & a hot steam shower), a large living room with fireplace, and flat screen TV with Netflix and Amazon On Demand & DVD player. It has a one-car garage, central air-conditioning and wireless internet. The house also has a clothes washer and dryer, a smoker and BBQ grill, a screened in gazebo, a porch, Hallockville Pond just behind the house and 10,000 acres of marked trails to hike and explore.
Great for romantic get away or a family reunion.
Detailed Amenities: Sleeping :
-2 king size beds, 1 double bed, a queen futon in the living room, a queen sleep number bed, an inflatable queen mattress, and two couches.
-Fully stocked kitchen, microwave, toaster oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer, coffee maker, electric stove and oven, and eat-in kitchen
-Smoker BBQ and grill (for use on the patio please)
-All the amenities you could possibly need for cooking family meals.
-Iron, Hairdryer, Radio, Harpsichord
-TV and DVD player, amplifier with headphone jack
-WiFi G Internet
-Central air conditioning
-Wood-burning fireplace with wood provided
-Infant crib, wooden blocks and assorted toys
-Pet and kid friendly
Seasonal Attractions: In the summer, the house is less than 1 mile from Plainfield Pond, with a kid-friendly sandy beach, or simply swim in the lake behind the house. Float down the Deerfield river which runs along the historic Mohawk Trail on our inner tubes, play croquet on the lawn, BBQ on the patio, or use the row boat behind the house (and life-jackets). Guests are also welcome to eat from our well-tended organic vegetable garden and blueberry and raspberry bushes.
In the winter, the house includes cross country skis, snow shoes and wood for the fireplace. It also has an indoor parking so you won't need to brush and scrape! We also have a make it yourself igloo kit. The house is 10 minutes to Berkshire East Ski Area (45 trails, 1180 verticle feet, and 5 lifts)and Notch View Reservation for cross country skiing. Southern Vermont ski areas such as Mt Snow and Sunapee are under an hour's drive.
Nearby Attractions: The house is ideally located close to Smith College (commencement in May) and all of the shops, restaurants and cultural activities of Main Street, Northampton. Also in the area is Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass MoCA is the largest center for contemporary arts in North Adams, Clark Art Institute & Williams College in Williamstown and Jacobs Pillow in Becket. Under an hours drive to Six Flags New England, Yankee Candle outlet, Springfield's numerous museums, the Shelburne Falls Bridge of Flowers and so much more that the Berkshires have to offer. Historic Deerfield and Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory are 30 minutes drive.
Less than 15 minutes to Berkshire East for skiing in the winter which runs New Englands zipline canopy tours in the summer called Zoar Outdoor. As well, Moxie or Crabapple Rafting organize rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, zipline tours, etc.