Warm and cozy, even in winterCountry kitchen with woodstove

Private room

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 beds

Private room

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

3 beds

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About this listing

Enjoy a rustic wooded retreat surrounded by nature and wildlife, in a quiet, secluded and peaceful setting, yet close to many cultural and recreational attractions.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: 2PM - 10PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room


Extra people: £40 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: £12
Security Deposit: £79
Weekly Discount: 14%
Weekend Price: £71 / night
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The space

Surrounded by woods, nature and wildlife, a rustic and cozy house in a secluded and peaceful setting in rural Sandisfield, Massachusetts, yet close to first-class restaurants, museums, theater and shopping. Enjoy clean air, quiet, and a healthy and allergen-free environment to soothe your soul and refresh your senses.

Guest access

You'll enjoy a spacious and comfortable room on the second floor with a King size bed (which can be converted to two singles if you prefer) with fresh cotton sheets, down comforter, dressers, bedside table and private bath. Use our fully-equipped country kitchen, relax by the fireplace in the living room, enjoy books and games, internet, screened porch, large deck, wooded private back yard, hardwood floors, woodstove, and stone fireplaces. You can walk, run, bike, or cross-country ski out the front door on a quiet, scenic country road. Breakfast is included. Free phone calls: no wifi onsite, but computer with internet for your use, and free wifi nearby at the Monterey Library and the General Store.
Note: 2-night minimum on July and August weekends.

Interaction with guests

You decide how much interaction you want. We will share the house with you, but you will have your own private bathroom. We are a teacher and a non-profit administrator who enjoy meeting people and guiding you to the absolute best that our beautiful Berkshire County has to offer. We're happy to recommend the best activities, sights and dining in our area. On the other hand, if you want privacy, that's fine.

The neighbourhood

Situated between Sandisfield and Otis State Forests, surrounded by nature, serene and quiet, no traffic yet only 25 min. to Tanglewood, Norman Rockwell Museum, Kripalu Yoga retreat, Catamount ski and snowboard resort; 20 min. to Great Barrington (named "Best Small Town in America" by Smithsonian mag) and Lee; 15 min. to Jacob's Pillow, Butternut Ski Area, concerts, theater, Appalachian Trail, swimming, craft fairs, farmers' markets and much more! Great breakfast & lunch at the nearby Monterey General Store and the Roadside Cafe; many excellent dinner choices in Great Barrington & Lee - ask us for recommendations!

Getting around

You can take a bus from New York City or Boston to Great Barrington or Lee, and rent a car there. There is some public transportation between the major Berkshire towns, but a car is highly recommended.

Other things to note

We can provide a delicious hearty organic country breakfast with local free-range eggs and homemade baked goods.
Our road is well-plowed in winter.
Children are welcome! Porta-Crib available on request.
We have no pets except tropical fish.
Extras: we can also pick you up at the bus stop, arrange for rental of a car, bike or skis, provide healthy snacks, laundry and/or lunch. We love to cook and can even make you dinner! Just let us know what you'd like. We look forward to sharing our house and woods with you!

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 10PM

Smoking outside only. Quiet 10 PM - 7 AM.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

30 Reviews

Check In
Seolhee User Profile
February 2017
I really loved this room and suggestions what host gave me. The house, including the room where I stayed is very clean and cozy enough to take a rest. Also breakfast was very nice. The area around the house is good to enjoy the nature and wildlife. Definitely I am going to visit and meet George and Annalee again in summer.

Briana User Profile
December 2016
My stay with George and Annalee was exactly what I was looking for - a nice, quiet escape to the woods. They were such thoughtful hosts, even renting a bike helmet for me from town before my arrival so I didn't have to make the trip myself. George made a lovely breakfast both mornings, provided great recommendations, and was always sure I knew how to get where I was going. (GPS & cell service are very spotty in the area, so I definitely appreciated this.) The room was quiet and comfortable, and the king-sized bed was very cozy. I'm already looking forward to a return visit!
George User ProfileGeorge is a superhost.
Response from George:
Hi Briana, it was great having you visit, and we look forward to seeing you again in 2017!
December 2016

Kim User Profile
October 2016
We had a great stay with George and Annalee in their lovely home, which was full of character and nestled in beautiful woodland. They made us feel very welcome and are a lovely, friendly couple.
George User ProfileGeorge is a superhost.
Response from George:
So nice to meet you all, and have a safe trip back home!
October 2016

Bez User Profile
October 2016
My stay at George and his wife place was one of our best experiences at ABB. Both were so helpful in every aspect offered a breakfast that meets our dietary needs without us informing ahead of time. They pointed us to a few unique places in the neighborhood. We will definitely will visit them again soon.
George User ProfileGeorge is a superhost.
Response from George:
It was great meeting you, Bez, and we look forward to seeing you again!
October 2016

Amelia User Profile
October 2016
We had a wonderful time at George's, his home is lovely and we loved the french toast breakfast.

Malik User Profile
September 2016
Made me feel quite welcome, and I wish I had had more time to connect with them. I had stayed there before and felt quite comfortable with the hosts. I love the quiet of their home out in the boonies in the beautiful Berkshires!
George User ProfileGeorge is a superhost.
Response from George:
It was great to see you again, Carol - thanks for your (short but sweet) visit!
September 2016

Katie User Profile
September 2016
George and Annalee provided the perfect woodland getaway. Surroundings are beautiful, the house is warm and welcoming, and hosts are gracious, easygoing, wonderful people. We highly recommend this Airbnb!
George User ProfileGeorge is a superhost.
Response from George:
Katie and Doug, good luck with your move and jobs - we hope to welcome you when you get settled in our beautiful area!
September 2016

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Sandisfield, Massachusetts, United States · Joined in November 2011
George User ProfileGeorge is a superhost.

We are a mature couple, a teacher and a nonprofit fundraiser, who enjoy meeting new people and all kinds of conversations. We are interested in music, theater, dance, food, films, wildlife, the outdoors, world events and all kinds of art. We also know this area well and enjoy guiding you to the places and experiences that best meet your interests. George is a Massachusetts native who has lived in Germany and Ireland, and we have both lived in England and recently traveled to Brazil and Peru.

Response rate: 100%
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Response time: within a day