4-Season Country Escape at Bright & Airy Berkshires Home
- Airport Shuttle
- Pets Allowed
- Swimming Pool
- Smoking Allowed
Large, sunny & open contemporary vacation home located in Canaan, NY close to all Berkshire amenities including Tanglewood, Mass MoCA, Jacob's Pillow and the towns of Lenox, Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Lee, Williamstown, Chatham and Hudson. In the winter, skiing at family-friendly Jiminy Peak is only 20 mins away. Southern Vermont ski resorts (Mt. Snow, Bromley, Stratton and Okemo) are about 1h30m away. Killington is 2h15m away. Local x-country skiing is 20 mins away. Snow shoeing and ice skating opportunities are all close-by. In the summer, the home includes a pass to the members-only Queechy Lake with a swimming beach w/lifeguard that is perfect for families. The town park with tennis and basketball courts, soccer field and a playground is just a 5 minute walk from the house. Hiking, biking and running trails all close-by. Farmers' markets, apple orchards, summer camps for kids, kayaking, world-class museums, movie theaters, shopping, antiquing and dining experiences ranging from James Beard award winning chef-owned restaurants to roadside BBQ stands all nearby. Truly the perfect Berkshires location: 2h15m from NYC, 10 mins off the Taconic. 2h10m from Boston, 7 mins off I-90. 35 mins from the Amtrak in Hudson.
The house has 3+ bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. There's a mudroom entry to the main floor, which features a bright kitchen w/breakfast nook, dining/living area w/fireplace, a half bath and a large deck with seating areas, outdoor rug, bbq and mountain views. Bedroom #1 is on the main living level, has a queen-size bed and features an updated, en suite bathroom with luxury 3-head shower.
Upstairs features bedrooms #2 and #3 as well as a loft area. Bedroom #2 contains a modern, queen-sized four-post bed and has an en-suite entry to a "jack-n-jill" bathroom (i.e., a toilet with a sink on both ends and a bathtub/shower in the middle). Bedroom #3 has a full-size bed and a toddler bed. The loft has a flat-screen TV connected to the internet via Roku (there is no cable) and has a full-size mattress on the floor that can be used as extra sleeping space.
The downstairs level has a large family room with a ping pong table/kids' toys/etc., a bonus bedroom (currently unfurnished, but can be made accessible for an additional fee) and an additional full bath.
The home sits on almost 4 acres, has a large open yard, meadow areas and serene views of the Taconic/Berkshire range. It is the perfect home for a family that craves peacefulness, but wants room to entertain family/friends. It is away from it all, yet really close to charming towns, top-notch culture and outdoor activities - come relax and re-charge here.