Great Barrington on "The Hill": Private Location Yet Close to it All!
- Airport Shuttle
- Pets Allowed
- Swimming Pool
- Smoking Allowed
Enjoy a getaway in our charming 4 bedroom, mid-century cape in Great Barrington, named by Smithsonian magazine as "Best Small Town in America" in 2012. House is ideal for families, multi-generational groups, and/or older travelers with 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the first floor, 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor, 2335 square feet, and lovely 1.3 acre property surrounded by serene woods. Relax in this private retreat located in the lovely "Hill" neighborhood: roast marshmallows in the fire pit, pick black raspberries in season, and try out the ping-pong table and lawn games on our spacious grassy lawn.
Property is walking distance (.6 mi) from bus stop with direct service to NYC via Peter Pan lines.
Ready to explore? Take a short walk to Lake Mansfield, hike for mountain and river views at McCallister Park, or head down the hill right to the center of town for great shopping, restaurants, and night life.
This property is perfect as a base for exploring the Berkshires, known for its eclectic arts community, local food culture, and numerous cultural and natural attractions. Located 14 miles from Tanglewood, the house is an easy drive to Berkshires' best attractions including Jabob's Pillow Dance Festival, Stockbridge, Norman Rockwell Museum, Shakespeare & Co, outlet shopping, GB Farmer's Market, Shaker Village, The Mount, Kripalu, Canyon Ranch, and the Cranwell Spa and Golf Resort. Also drivable to MASS MoCA, the Clark Museum, and Williams College. Plenty to explore!
House is furnished with charming antiques and has a comfortable, welcoming feel. The first floor includes a sunken living room with a cozy nook and gas fireplace (for seasonal use), a fully-equipped kitchen, a small dinette, a large dining room with a second gas fireplace and sunny bay window overlooking the valley, 2 bedrooms, a full bath, laundry and dryer, and a small office area. The second floor, with architecturally interesting dormers, includes 2 additional bedrooms (with room for the two twin air mattresses if additional sleeping space is needed) and a full bath. House also includes a collection of children's books, puzzles/games, HD TV, cable, WiFi, a stereo system and--important for this region--reliable cellular service. A travel crib/playpen is available. In the garage, you'll find an indoor/outdoor ping-pong table, charcoal grill, lawn games, and portable lawn chairs all for your use and enjoyment.