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Beautiful Berkshire Retreat

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 557 m²
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6000 Sq Ft Property. 5 Bedroom 5 Bath Sleeps 12

Beautiful, well-maintained home with stunning views overlooking Marsh Pond and Mount Washington. Centrally located in heart of the Berkshires and a 2 1/2 hour drive from NYC. Ideal for family and friend gatherings. 12 minute drive to Butternut, or a 1 mile drive to Catamount. Night skiing at Catamount. 10 minute drive to Great Barrington, voted "Best U.S. Small Town" by Smithsonian Magazine 2012. 1/2 mile from John Andrews Restaurant, internationally acclaimed farm to table restaurant and considered best in Berkshires.

The extensive, open living space is suitable for family life and entertaining. Chef’s kitchen. Five fireplaces. Sun-filled family/media room, first and second floor master suites & three additional bedrooms. Third floor ideal for exercise room, or family suite. The property has 13 acres including a portion of Marsh Pond – great for canoeing, fishing, and ice skating.

More Details

Owner
Amanda Close
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Egremont, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 557 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 5 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect Berkshires getaway

  • 5 of 5

This large and lovely Egremont home has a magnificent view and state-of-the-art amenities. The owners are gracious and extremely knowledgeable about the area. A perfect Berkshires getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house, beautiful property, and a terrific area to explore...two big thumbs up!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed for 2 weeks with 4-6 adults and 2 kids and found the house spacious, well layed out, and very comfortable. There was great outdoor play space for our kids (3 & 8), a big grill for cooking, and a patio with beautiful views and nature all around. The surrounding area has some wonderful restaurants around, great farms to visit and buy produce, and lots of different activities available. The owners, Amanda and her husband, were incredibly helpful with suggestions and planning before we even arrived. We would definitely rent here again if coming back to the Berkshires area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What an excellent place!

  • 5 of 5

This house and property is just that, a beautiful retreat nestled in the woods. We were constantly impressed with how nice the house was, and how pristine the yard was. We had plenty of space, everything in the house worked perfectly and was very clean. The house is close to so many exciting hikes and small towns, we could have spent more time there. Highly recommended, and would love to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful House!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this lovely house. Amanda, the owner, was great about responding and offered helpful suggestions before our arrival. She was so easy to deal with. There were 8 adults and 2 children and we had more than enough room. The large kitchen table was a great place to gather for meals, games, etc. The third floor had a huge room which was a bonus as a play area for the kids. There was ample pantry space and the bedrooms were big and comfy with lots of room for suitcases, etc. There is a basketball hoop and some fun outdoor games in the garage. A newly completed fire pit was one more nice touch that we enjoyed using at night. George, the caretaker, was so friendly, responsive, and helpful. He made himself readily available, stopping by several times to check in. I would not hesitate to recommend this house to anyone needing a large accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific House

  • 5 of 5

We had a spectacular week at this house. The occasion was a family gathering of our kids and five grandkids, ages 18 months to six years.

There was more than adequate room for everyone to have their own space for sleeping, bathing, and recreational activities. The playroom on the third floor proved to be a great spot for the older kids to entertain themselves while the adults were socializing. The books, games and sporting equipment that were provided was an added benefit. The kitchen and dining areas were spacious and provided a great variety of options.

The grounds are maintained impeccably and the views from the back deck were fabulous, both morning and evening. It was, as Amanda promised, a 10 minute drive to downtown Great Barrington and less than that to the beach at Lake Mansfield.

I would definitely recommend this house to others. Thanks Amanda.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much. The house is incredibly spacious and well-appointed -- a lovely space for entertaining and spending time with friends. There are two full master bedrooms--the one upstairs was a multi-room suite--and all of the bedrooms had their own lovely decor. The house was clearly carefully designed by the family, and it shows in so many touches like the wide, comfortable window seats in several rooms and the bright, beautiful dining room overlooking the incredible landscape. The expansive backyard was a big hit with the kids. Amanda also forwarded us great recommendations for places to eat, activities to do, hikes to take, museums to visit, etc -- we were able to simply work our way down her list during our week stay without needing to research anything, which was so appreciated. We can't say enough about our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$315.27
Damage Insurance A$124.85
Damage Deposit A$630.55

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.