About this listing
Our Berkshires hideaway in spring and summer: luscious pool, spectacular views, walks, bike rides and culture, offering both relaxation and access to the outdoors. Bikers, walkers and all who cherish natural beauty will appreciate this charming cottage and its unsurpassed views of the rolling Berkshire hills
And it's only minutes from Great Barrington with its restaurants, music, theater.
May and June are ideal times to enjoy this unique spot before the summer crowds, and at off-season rates
Perfect for any couple, this gem of a studio cottage offers a romantic break that will appeal whether you are an active hiker or biker, or just want to sit under the trees or by the pool with a good book (or your Kindle or iPad) and savor the unsurpassed scenery. You'll be on a secluded country lane but only minutes from Great Barrington, with its restaurants, music, theater and shopping. It's an easy drive to all area attractions and great Appalachian Trail hikes. The area roads are also ideal for biking and walking.
Fall in the Berkshires: truly the most beautiful season, and this cottage has amazing views of foliage and offers a great spot for your autumn strolls.
Outdoors: Quiet grounds, classic wooden bench with side table, sparkling in-ground pool, outdoor lounge chairs. Kayaks, lawn chairs available for excursions.
Weber charcoal barbecue available for dedicated guest use.
Indoors: bedroom/sitting room,kitchenette (sink and dishes, microwave, toaster,coffeemaker, full fridge), full bath with tub and shower
The area: it's an easy drive to all area cultural venues, restaurants, scenic views and hiking trails
Interaction with guests
The studio cottage is in its own bullding on our grounds and affords complete privacy for guests. We are available if guests have questions or need information about area sights, attractions, restaurants, etc.
No smoking, no loud music
My wife and I have owned this lovely spot for 20 years. I'm a writer of novels, short stories and essays; my wife is active on community boards and is a volunteer teacher and docent.