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1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 232 m²
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This beautiful and immaculate historical home, with large open living spaces and beautiful exposed beams, has a perfect location It is a 3 min drive to the center of beautiful Great Barrington, only 10 min drive to the Ski Resort Butternut! Great swimming only a few blocks away at Lake Mansfield! It easily accomodates two families with areas for privacy and quiet as well as beautiful spaces for family and friends to build special memories together. The house sleeps 10 very comfortably.

This spectacular home was built by one of the Berkshires' most outstanding post and beam builders, D. Lanoue. The frame, first raised circa 1858 in Duanesburg, NY, was restored and reassembled in 1993. The 42 feet by 30 feet form is hand-hewn of mostly hemlock timber held together with wooden pegs.

In addition, the wide pine plank flooring is from the threshing room of the original barn. Deceptively simple in outward appearance, the interior is beautifully decorated with French Provincial antiques and Primitive accessories. Many modern conveniences include all new appliances, dyed plaster walls, an excellent central air conditioning throughout the house, WIFI, Ipod docking station, a DSL line and cable tv with 100 channels.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, german, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn rental in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathrooms Full Beautiful, large. modern bathroom w/ walk in shower Features: toilet, shower Notes: Beautiful bathroom connected to the master bedroom Full 2nd bathroom upstairs Features: toilet, combination tub/shower Notes: This bathroom is close to the 3 remaining bedrooms upstairs Half bathroom on the main floor Features: toilet Notes: Main floor bathroom. It's close to bedroom on the main floor
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed
  • Bedroom bedroom on the main floor Beds: queen (1) Notes: sweet bedroom w/ exposed beams. Access to 1/2 bath. Bedroom master bedroom w/cathredal ceiling & TV Beds: king (1) Notes: large and spectacular. oversized king, modern private bath Bedroom queen w/ cathedral ceiling and skylight Beds: queen (1) Notes: this very sweet bedroom shares bathroom w/ tub & shower Bedroom 1 king (high qualiy mattress over 2 twin beds) or 2 twin bed Beds: king (1), twin/ single (2) Notes: very pretty cathedral ceilling, shares bath w/ tub & shower Bedroom kids bedroom w/ loft play area (w/ single mattress) Beds: twin/ single (2) Notes: They love the loft area for playing. Shares bathroom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Miami, FL

Absolutely charming

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely charming! When you walk into the Red Barn, it feels like you're home. Hang your coat and sweater to the right, sit down on the bench and kick your shoes off to the left. The kitchen is well-equipped with nice pots and pans.

The master bedroom bed is first class which is always our choice when renting a home. I could not find a crib for our granddaughter in the area and Laura was so nice that she found a crib for our granddaughter, delivered the crib to the house! We love the Red Barn and will certainly vacation there again. Best memories, wishing for more. I forgot to add that Great Barrington is only a few minutes away from the Red Barn with the best grocery stores!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

Rented the Restored Barn house for a weekend away with college friends. The house was beautiful and spacious, the kitchen/living room layout was especially great. Nicely decorated with roomy bedrooms. Laura, the owner, left easy directions and was happy to answer any questions I had leading up to the weekend. The house is in a great location as it close to town, but still feels tucked away.

We went hiking in nearby Lenox and Sheffield (but discovered trail heads in closer proximity to do next time)and enjoyed the town of Great Barrington. We have been renting homes in the area for a number of years and this was by far our favorite. Can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Girls -get-away

  • 5 of 5

As a group of college friends that have been doing this weekend away for years ,this was the ideal place to be. Gorgeous home and well decorated and cozy.

Very close to town and many choices of entertainment and restaurants. Beautiful scenic area and

available tourist activities in the out lying areas.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Red Barn is a really charming place to stay...

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend staying at the Red Barn. The home was immaculately clean, recently redone and had a great open feel. The kitchen was incredibly well stocked with spices and teas and paper towels and pots and pans and everything worked as advertised. The wifi in the home worked without a hitch and there were books and chess and checker boards to occupy your time. It was really a comfy and cozy place to stay. Hope to come back for another visit!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, comfortable, clean and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We (family of 4 with two teenagers) had a wonderful stay in this beautiful, immaculate home. We arrived to fresh flowers and a warm welcome. We enjoyed cooking in the well-appointed kitchen, eating on the beautiful deck outside, hanging out reading and talking in the cozy living room and sleeping in the comfortable beds. We spent hours playing ping-pong, enjoying the quiet neighborhood and were appreciative of the central AC during hot days. We rode bikes to Lake Mansfield and frequently made the short drive into town (the house is at the top of a steep hill so it wasn't practical to ride bikes into town). We would definitely highly recommend this location and would be thrilled to return ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What A Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

Between meetings, I wanted write this quick review. This home is everything the owner represents it to be and more. The location is ideal. The home layout for our family of 8 with three generations was ideal and the quality of absolutely everything was well beyond our expectations. Oh, I forget to mention.. Absolutely spotless. Internet/WIFI service is great, so surfing the web is a breeze. One thing that the owner forgot to mention in her ad was that the home has an instant-hot water system. So, no issues with steaming hot showers.

Laura is a great host and we look forward to seeing her again either in the fall or certainly next summer...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
3 Miles
lake mansfield
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday barn in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
16 Jun 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

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Cleaning A$335.02

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