About this listing
This is a very special old farmhouse that has been renovated into two separate, private apartments with care and sensitivity to it's history. On the banks of Rising Pond of the Housatonic river, it has a unique and convenient location to all summer and winter Berkshire activities
In the heart of the Berkshires, this Riverhouse is conveniently located between Stockbridge and Great Barrington. Most unique property located on the bank of Rising Pond of the Housatonic River!
Spectacular views from the deck and picture window of this upstairs artist’s aerie, filled with original art by local artists.
Built in 1860, the Riverhouse has been updated and outfitted for modern-day convenience but retains it’s charm and unique appeal. The only house located on the banks of Rising Pond, it offers spectacular views of fall foliage, wildlife, and catch-and-release fishing from the deck. Easy access from the bank of the property for small boating and sculling. Located in the heart of the Berkshires, Tanglewood, Shakespeare and Co., the Rockwell Museum, Chesterfield, summer stock theatre, music, and dance are all just minutes away. Fully equipped kitchen with all cooking utensils and serving dishes make eating on the deck and entertaining a delight. Walking distance to Berkshire Mountain Bakery for delicious french pastries, bread and take away pizza! Taft Organic Farms is right down the road 1.25 miles. Local loop bus stops right outside the door.
The open floor plan and lovely views makes this efficient upstairs apartment seem much larger than it’s 700 square feet. The two private bedrooms include twin beds (that can be made into a king) in the first and a queen-size bed in the second. The large bathroom features an antique full-size claw foot bathtub with shower. Complete kitchen with full size appliances and all cooking and serving utensils.Full laundry facilities available.
Accommodates a maximum of 4 people. If your party is larger, consider also renting in addition our sister properties downstairs, The River's Edge
The Rock Garden apartment located just 300 yards down the road.
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$1300/week June-September (one week minimum rental)
Shorter stays possible depending on availability at $200/night in high season
$75 cleaning fee
$150/night OR $750/ week September-July (2 night minimum)
$2250/month all utilities included
Please inquire about discount for longer term stays.
$75 cleaning fee
This is the completely private two-bedroom upstairs apartment in a two-floor duplex. Guests have total access to all of the grounds along the river, charcoal grill (in the warmer months) and two parking spaces on the property. The Riverhouse is located directly on the river bank and near a road. Small children must be supervised at all times when outdoors.
Interaction with guests
My wonderful mother-in-law will greet you with the key and be available for any questions or needs you might have during your stay.
The Riverhouse is secluded and peaceful but very centrally located to all winter and summer activities. Taft Farms for local products and produce is just 1 mile down the road and the Berkshire Mountain Bakery is within walking distance for fantastic baked goods, pizza, soups and delicious tapenades.
There is a local bus that stops directly in front of the Riverhouse but a car is recommended.
Other things to note
If you are lucky, my brother-in-law's band will be practicing in the music shed certain evenings during the week and you will be treated to wonderful live music during your stay. You are welcome to join enter the music shed and listen with a glass of wine.
We would appreciate quiet hours between 11pm-7am. There may be guests in the downstairs apartment so please be respectful to them and they will be to you, too.
No smoking indoors.
Be aware there is a 2nd floor deck, river bank and road close to the house. Please supervise small children while enjoying the Riverhouse.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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