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

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 232 m²
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

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
Laura & Tin
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, german, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have firm check in and check out times. No check in before 4pm and check out no later than 11am. Please be considerate of them. Thank you.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

What a great home

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in many homes with our kids and this one comes close to perfect. The rooms were spacious, the pictures exactly represent the home, and the kitchen was well-appointed. There weren't a lot of tchotchkes or breakables around, so I didn't feel nervous having the kids there. The yard, patio and grill were well maintained and we really enjoyed dining al fresco. Finally, the place is steps from the town lake, a big draw for us. Laura was also kind enough to recommend a babysitter. Thank you for a great trip to Great Barrington!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house, great location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house in an ideal location. Close to town and Lake Mansfield but still felt private. Have 2 kids under 2 and the house was incredibly child-friendly also.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Framingham, MA
5

Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Great amenities, location and ambiance inside and out. This was a gem.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful family get together

  • 5 of 5

Our host Laura was amazing!! She found us high chairs, booster seats ,

pack and plays ,and a gate. Always available by phone and very receptive to our needs!! The house was beautiful ! The location was right near Great Barringtom!

My family totally enjoyed it!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great accommodation, 6 adults, 2 children, and 2 small dogs.

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space, quiet neighborhood and located close to downtown Great Barrington too!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Sinai, NY
5

Beautiful home for a weekend getaway with the girls!

  • 5 of 5

The Red Barn provided us with everything we needed for a relaxing and fun weekend. The home was clean, the kitchen well stocked, the beds were comfortable, the decor was charming, and the open floor plan on the back of the house was perfect for socializing with a large group. While we did not need to contact the homeowner during our stay as everything was in perfect working condition, prior to our visit she was very responsive and helpful in answering questions. I would highly recommend this beautiful vacation home and would love to return to it in the future.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Beach
3 Miles
lake mansfield
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$317

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.