Romantic Berkshires Getaway, Pool, Splendid Views

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1 bedroom

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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

The space

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.

Guest access

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.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 40
Security Deposit: 316
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules

No smoking, no loud music


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

12 Reviews

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Stephen User Profile
August 2017
We came here two years ago and loved it. Who knew that a return visit would be even better? Last year we flew to Southeast Tuscany for the peace, solitude and beauty. This year, we did the same, except without the jet lag. Many thanks to our great hosts.

Jon User Profile
July 2017
My wife and I had a wonderful long weekend here; the place is clean, comfortable, and with a terrific view of the surrounding mountains. Very convenient to town (5 minutes) and close to hiking and gorgeous walks. Cooling off in the pool was an unexpected delight. And Efrem and Frederica were terrific hosts.

Kristen User Profile
May 2017
Efram and his wife were great hosts; very communicative prior to our arrival with directions and recommendations in the area and available as needed. They were also very kind to provide pastries, fruit and a bottle of wine on arrival. The studio is clean, comfortable and in a great location to get to many places in the area.

Dylan User Profile
January 2017
Efrem was extremely communicative before and during our arrival, and beyond hospitable throughout. The morning we arrived, a lot of snow was expected--he made sure to leave us bagels, fruit, coffee (on top of a bottle of wine he'd already laid out) to help us while being snowed in. The cabin was the perfect cozy weekend escape for a couple, and in a gorgeous area (beautiful view from cabin, amazing area to walk around, close to all the big cities). We'll definitely hope to be visiting again!

Lisa User Profile
August 2016
Efram and his wife Frederica could not have been more welcoming and accommodating all around. I travel to the Berkshires often, and their location is perfect for visiting all that the Berkshires has to offer. The cabin is lovely and the views are amazing!! I highly recommend a visit to this very special place!

David User Profile
July 2016
The location was spectacular room tidy and comfortable and Efrem went out of his way to accommodate our request to check in early.

Charisse User Profile
July 2016
This place is absolutely incredible. We stayed over the July 4 holiday weekend and had a wonderful time. Every morning we had coffee on the bench outside taking in the spectacular view. Then we would do one of Efrem's recommended hikes followed by an afternoon by the pool. The studio cottage was the perfect size for us, clean and comfortable furnishings. The hosts were lovely and available if we needed them. It felt like we had the place to ourselves. We are extremely lucky to have found this place and would love to return again.

Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in February 2014
Efrem User Profile

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.

Languages: English, Español, Français, Italiano, עברית
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