Exquisite Rental In The Berkshires
Located on ten acres in Sheffield, Massachusetts, this esquisite house is a Federal Style red brick originally built in 1812. The house is adjacent to the Berkshire School, just south of the headmasters house and Dix House. It is walking distance from the school, which can be seen from the house in the winter months and reached by walk.
The house available year-round as a short term rental for the exclusive use of the Berkshire community, which includes prospective Berkshire families. The house is deally suited for families and visiting groups. The layout of the house allows for both privacy and a number of communal spaces where people can gather. Weekend and longer-term rentals are available, and will be organized directly with the owner.
In addition to proximity to the school, the house is conveniently located between the nearby towns of Great Barrington to the north and Lakeville/Salisbury to the south. Butternut and Catamount ski areas are minutes away, and and the towns of Lenox (Shakespeare & Company and The Mount), Lee (outlet mall), Becket (Jacob's Pillow) and Stockbridge (Tanglewood) to the north are also close. It is also approximately 2 1⁄2 hours from Boston and New York, and a littile more than an houe to the Hartford-Bradley, Weschester, and Albany airports by car.
The Appalachian Trail runs along a ridge minutes from the house and there are a number of spectacular nearby hikes along the trail. If you like water sports, the Housatonic river and multiple lakes are also minutes away, offering fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing. The house is also 10 minutes from Bartholomew's Cobble nature preserve, a 330 acre park with spectacular hiking.
There are no “extra” fees as is typical of rental homes: no fees for brokers, agents, taxes or cleaning fees. Breakfast items will be provided after consultation with the renters as well as basic food shopping with advance notice. Smoking and pets are not permitted in the house. The house is currently available for $37,500/month for July or August, or for $32,500 month for the two months, which saves $5,000 each month.
The Home's Features Include:
Central heating and cooling for entire house with eight individual zones
Three interior staircases
Guest suite with two bedroom (queens size bed and two twin beds), sitting area
and bathroom, ceiling fans
Childs suite with queen size bed, sitting area and bathroom, ceiling fan
Master suite with king size bed, large adjacent office, outdoor porch and large
master bathroom, ceiling fan
Black-out shades in all bedrooms
Kitchen fully equipped with updated appliances
Breakfast room with table seating or 8 as well as counter seating
Formal dining room
Play room/upper enclosed porch with ping-pong table, hockey, television,
mussis, and a pull-out sleep bed
Large parking area
Swimming pool (seasonal)
Work, Satefy, and Enternainment Features Include:
High-speed 100 Mbps Google Wifi throughout the house
Alexa and other music devices in all rooms
Apple TV on all televisions
Keyless entry/door locks
Full alarm system
Booster for cell service (we use AT&T)