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Mid century furnished, big kitchen, comfy beds, great hiking. Minutes from Great Barrington, yet very private. "Super chill" say our reviewers...

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Another view of the living room.  It's a quite a big room, but comfortable.  Wegner table and Kajerholm sofa.  The black sofa is a nondescript Ligne Rosset type sleeper sofa, and it's quite comfortable (unlike the one from Ligne! )

Another view of the living room. It's a quite a big room, but comfortable. Wegner table and Kajerholm sofa. The black sofa is a nondescript Ligne Rosset type sleeper sofa, and it's quite comfortable (unlike the one from Ligne! )


The Space
Property type: House
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)

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Prices
Extra people: $25 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: $145
Weekly Price: $2400 /week
Monthly Price: $6500 /month
Cancellation: Strict

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2 nights minimum stay
Several noted novels and a few screenplays were written at this desk!

Several noted novels and a few screenplays were written at this desk!

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About the Host, Naomi And Ron

Naomi And Ron
Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Member since May 2012
Response rate: 100% (past 90 days)
Response time: within an hour

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  • Naomi And Ron
  • Event Listings - Berkshire Edge Calendar

    (website hidden) Online listings for lots of things going on nearby: plays, music, workshops, guided hikes, etc. The Berkshire Edge - online newspaper with great writing.
    Green River Rd Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Just past here, at the river, is a great swimming hole

    Park alongside the road near the 1 lane bridge, walk down to the Green River. Lots of swimming here. Follow it downstream or upstream for bigger swimming holes / more privacy.
    Rowe Rd Egremont MA 01230
  • North Egremont Store

    Convenience store and post office; Good beer, Sunday Times, Boston Globe, sandwiches, various food things if youre short for time etc. Under new management, not sure what its like now, Im sure fine
    Prospect Lake Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • French Park - Dog Park, Tennis, Kid's Playground

    Dog Park here - turn left up Baldwin Hill Rd North from Prospect Lake Rd...about 1/2 mile up on the right is a fenced dog park. Youll be able to find tennis courts, kid park from Prospect Lake Rd.
    Egremont MA
  • Prospect Lake

    There are far better places than this to swim, take a pass on this one.
    Egremont MA 01230
  • Kilpatrick Athletic Center - within Simon's Rock

    Great gym and weight room, closer than the GB community center (Berkshire South), and a better pool than the GBCC (Berkshire South). Day pass possible / week pass too. Not sure re memorial day wkend.
    Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Baldwin Hill Rd E

    A great view from the top of this hill. By bike or car See paper bike map for bike routes.
    Baldwin Hill Rd E Egremont MA 01230
  • Mountain Rd Hike - go to end of road & park

    Great hike along logging road, Rare to encounter anyone else here, good dog hike, wild blackberries! watch for bears! Theres a loop with high mtn views. Watch for and take connector trail back.
    Mountain Rd Alford MA 01230
  • Berkshire Aviation Enterprises

    Great way to see the shire. Just go on over there; you can find someone to take you up pretty easily. Often for just gas money! But give a little bit more. Very safe. Or take a flying lesson.
    Egremont Plain Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Fairview Hospital

    The ER here is excellent. We hope you dont have to find out from personal experience, however you should know where to go just in case. Call us if you have an emergency.
    29 Lewis Avenue MA 01230
  • John Andrew's Restaurant

    Chef Dan Smith is a wonderful guy, and his locally sourced food is excellent. He uses a lot of wild found but sustainable stuff in season, ramps, morels, etc. Good wine list. Nice to sit by the fire
    Hillsdale Road MA 01258
  • Mixed Co - theater

    A very off Broadway venue. The director and playwright, Joan Ackerman, is a nationally known prizewinning playwright who does amazing stuff. Also check out Berkshire Theater Lab readings.
    Rosseter Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Farmer's Market every Saturday from 9 - 2 (approx)

    Now at fairgrounds - see other listing - airbnb interface wont let me relocate this! Excellent local produce, and also local bakers, meats, etc.
    Taconic Ave Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Yoga Great Barrington

    Wide range here...good just for a drop in / . Lets talk if youre interested; there are other options nearby. Mark Gerows weekend classes are good here / popular / good workout-but lets do better.
    Elm Court Great Barrington MA 01230
  • The Triplex Cinema

    Sometimes some excellent films here, youd be surprised!
    Railroad Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Allium Restaurant + Bar

    Decent bar and bar menu, some of the food can be good, some of it can be pretentious. Great $25 meals on weeknights, esp in the winters.
    Railroad Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    A great theater, off beat acts, old movies, great old time music...you never know whos going to show up here. Met HD broadcasts also.
    Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230-1513
  • The Prairie Whale

    Barrestaurant. See listing under ‘restaurant’.Bar is comfortable warm. Food(and wine/beer/whiskey) is astonishing. Transplanted NYC restaurateur,Mark Firth/ international reputation, low key place!
    Main St Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Seeds & Co Inc - interior furnishings / housewares

    A nice array of nice housewares, hats, clocks, linens, china etc.
    Railroad Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Sruti yoga center great barrington

    Ashtanga yoga more. We’ve been practicing with this group for 15+ years. If you’ve never tried it, start here; if you practice already, it’s a hidden gem. Warm people and skilled teachers.
    Railroad Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Prarie Whale (formerly Bell & Anchor)

    Owners chefs are friends-founded Marlow / Diner, etc in Bklyn. Farm to table (some produce from us), the chef is a pal brilliant /imaginative. Best food in the shire. Name change a funny story.
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Bizen - japanese restaurant

    Why come to GB eat Japanese? Michael, owner of Bizen is a fanatic, thats why. Hes an amazing potter as well, plates etc his Not enough room to adequately describe-ask us before going- important!
    Railroad Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Domaney's Liquors and Fine Wines

    The best selection of wines in the shire. Eddie knows his stuff, as do most of his salespeople. A great selection/ excellent beers. The upstairs fancy room is not too costly either (esp at low end)
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Rubi's cafe

    Best coffee in GB town. Behind Rubiners cheesemongers. Excellent sandwiches; on par with anything you’d find in Sonoma or Napa. Friday and Saturday special dinners, check their website or ask.
    Main St Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Fuel Coffee Shop

    Good coffee, smoothies, sandwiches; good wifi connection, very local...more of a local, less groovy scene than Rubis right up the block. Stick with simple coffee here, rather than coffee drinks.
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Baba Louie's

    Pretty much the best restaurant this end of the shire. Its just decent pizza, thats all; and not too pretentious.
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230-1607
  • Rubiner's Cheesemongers

    We call it the cheese museum. Matt is incredibly knowledgeable. Great salumeria as well. Very nice cafe at the back, Rubis. Like the highest end NYC shops. Costly chocolates too.
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230-2202
  • Yellow House Books

    A truly excellent used book shop, well worth browsing. Theres also a new book shop in town, but Yellow House has what you want (See other listing for bookloft)
    Main Street,Ste 3 Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Matrushka Toys & Gifts

    The other good kids toy store (and theres a 3rd on Railroad st). Very Waldorf school type toys and stuff here. Nice.
    Main St # 1 Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Tom's Toys Inc

    A great kids toy store, not a chain, Tom is often in residence, in evidence. The lovely young lasses who work there are very knowledgeable and fun. Often wild kids are in there - reasonable!
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Barrington Outfitters - shoes, outerwear etc

    These guys are great merchants...they really know their manufacturers, which shoes have wider / narrower lasts, which ones are well made etc. Hiking shoes, sneakers, trail shoes, outerwear.
    Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Berkshire Mountain Bakery

    A great bakery, selected as one of the best in the US, esp for their sourdough bread. Pizza crusts to go / a cafe; excellent pain au chocolat; great baclava; and Stollen in the winter.
    Park Street Housatonic MA 01236
  • Big Y Groceries

    A local chain grocery store, Big Y has decent organic produce (you have to look for it though), and a pretty good butcher; ask them to cut for you rather than buying from the case. Good for staples.
    Main St Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Guido's Fresh Marketplace

    Excellent grocery store, lots of local stuff - like Balduccis, Dean Deluca, but less costly. Homemade sausage is excellent; locally roasted coffees (theyre my pals); and lots of other great stuff
    Main St Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Autobahn Service

    A great mechanic, one of the best. If youre having car trouble, Dominic can sort it out, though hell tell you to come back in 2 weeks. Beg for help...hell give it.
    Main St # 1 Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Berkshire Bike & Board

    Full typical bike shop, i.e. carbon and expensive, but they have some good bikes there; good rentals, and they know lots of routes / lots of mountain bike info too. Nice guys.
    State Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Brick House Pub & Restaurant / music

    Some great bands coming through here. Under new management. Nice bar, good local beef burgers other decent food. Housatonic has a nice vibe to it. Easy bike ride, or quick drive.
    Park St N Housatonic MA 01236
  • Berkshire Co-op Market

    Excellent salad bar, lots of local stuff...great groceries too (though get yr meat at Guidos or at the Meat Market). Very local flavor; though Memorial Day is a bit rough all over. Nice cafe, juicebar
    Bridge Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • One Mercantile - local artisans #8 Castle St GB

    A little Willamsburg-ish, but really I applaud the concept both here in Bklyn - who am I to rail against bearded plaid? Nice stuff herein - local ceramicists, couturiers, good vintage stuff etc.
    Great Barrington MA
  • The Spirit Shoppe

    Excellent smaller wine shop than Domaneys. The owner, Devin, really knows his Italian, Spanish, and Argentine wines. Good beers also.
    Main Street MA 01258
  • Old Mill Restaurant

    Order carefully and you will have a fine meal. Roast chicken, simpler fare is good (and thats a general Berkshire rule). Nice separate bar.
    Main Street South Egremont MA 01258
  • [formerly] Abandoned Fairgrounds / now farmer's market

    Formerly a horse race meet here, country fair etc. Farmers Market is now here. Recently acquired by friends non-profit, for public use / community. Great place for picnic / across from guidos.
  • Taft Farms

    An excellent farm and farm stand...a little rough, but great stuff. Excellent plant starts, decent bakery (be judicious; donuts, yea, pies, nyet). A Berkshire institution.
    Park St N Great Barrington MA 01230-1135
  • Alford Loop

    A great bike ride, leave the house turn left then the next left onto North Egremont Rd, then into Alford Center. One of the nicest rides around here. See separate bike maps at the house.
    Stockbridge Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Locke Stock & Barrel - source for esoteric groceries

    Lots of odd canned and jarred things; great wines; the only source before it got so groovy around here. Excellent anchovies etc.
    Stockbridge Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Bookloft

    Good independent bookstore; great travel section, good fiction and science departments. Like old time NYC bookstores back when there were any.
    Stockbridge Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Bizalion's Fine Food

    Good cafe; authentically French, our pal, the owner, Francois is very funny. Great pate (ie liver, not his head; no accent on airbnb). Good lunch spot. Groceries.
    Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Ward's Nursery & Garden Center

    A good source for plants and shrubs; seeds; gardening equipment to take back w you? Plus houseplants.
    S Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Indian Line Farm

    This was the first CSA in the US; now owned and run by pals of ours, Liz and Al. They dont sell direct except they sometimes do - they are at the Farmers Market on Sat. Worth seeing if yr nearby.
    Jug End Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Berkshire South - community center w gym, pool, sauna, & other stuff

    You can drop in for a day, or buy a week or month pass. Kid care while parents use gym; great kid facilities too; nice pool, sauna, hiking trails too.
    Crissey Street Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Great rough ride over Mt Washington to Salisbury Ct

    Its approx 30 miles...1/2 rough terrain, fine with the bikes we have at the house, then a lovely meander back. Swim at Mt Riga Lake, with bikes its ok not to have a sticker, be discreet!
    Mt Washington Rd Egremont MA 01230
  • Blue Rider Stables

    Learn how to ride. A nonprofit horse rescue place, youll learn how to ride bareback; these horses are great, bombproof; the staff is loving and tough; great for kids, adults too...a Berkshire secret
    Farm Ln Egremont MA 01230
  • Jug End

    Great loop hike, hemlock woods, then up, and into open fields or stay in the big fields at the bottom, lots of possibilities. Pin is wrong - enter on Jug End Rd past Mt Wash intersect 2/10 mi.
    Egremont MA 01230
  • Campo De Fiori Inc

    A close friend/fellow horticulturist owns this Berkshire treasure - their work is sold in many top stores in the US. Great house accessories, great plants pots / houseplants, books, furniture etc.
    North Main Street Sheffield MA 01257
  • Windy Hill Farm - apples, apple picking, nursery, cider

    Their apples are beautiful looking. Be aware - not organic, so if you buy, peel them. Great source for trees though, a wonderful nursery, many rare shrubs and trees. Pricey but worth it.
    Stockbridge Road Great Barrington MA 01230
  • Benedict Pond - for swimming / hiking

    An excellent town beach type place in the midst of Beartown State Forest, where there are likewise great hikes. Also wonderful skating in winter, often on black ice.
    MA
  • Maple Hill Rd hiking area

    This is a great unused hiking area, with wonderful views...drive up Maple Hill Rd (dirt), you will see a very subtle parking area 1/2way over the road. Follow trails. Good xc skiing too.
    Maple Hill Rd West Stockbridge MA 01266
  • Berkshire Botanical Gardens - enter on 102

    A surprisingly wonderful botanical garden. There are some excellent plantings here, a nice place for a stroll about, esp coming to or from Lenox / Stockbridge. Nice shop; good books too.
    Stockbridge Massachusetts
  • Bash Bish Falls

    Great Hiking here, a wonderful waterfall. Nice to get wet in! Very popular, but a fun outing nonetheless. The guide interface doesnt let me locate it properly, but easy to find w google etc. Or a map
    Mount Washington MA
  • Depot 6 Cafe, West Stockbridge, MA

    THE BEST coffee around...on par with the best in NYC or Portland; they roast their own; Flavio is a great chef; xlnt cafe; we stock your kitchen with this as well. A hidden gem.
    West Stockbridge MA
  • Hawthorne Valley Farm & Farm Store

    A great bike ride out this way, or drive. The store is good; attitude is astonishing (sometimes); all stuff avail in GB however the land that away is worth seeing. Very scenic. Ask me re bike route.
    County Road 21C Ghent NY 12075
  • Stagecoach Tavern

    Another nice restaurant / bar - low key, reasonable food, good beer. Relaxed, nicely designed; its been here for awhile. Recently chef has changed to a more ambitious one, supposed to be xlnt.
    S. Undermountain Rd Sheffield MA 01257
  • Alander Mountain - great hiking

    Drive up Mt Washington Rd from Egremont; go to the end where theres a Ranger station parking; hike on out to Alander Mountain,then along the ridge to Bash Bish and hitch a ride back to yr car.
    Mount Washington MA 01258
  • Moon In The Pond Farm

    A great source for meat; you can go anytime, just go into the walk-in, fill out an order sheet, and theyll be right out to help you. Great vegetables also.
    Barnum Street Sheffield MA 01257
  • Kripalu Yoga and Retreat Center Main Entrance

    Lots of good stuff to do here, but ask me first...you can get great ayurvedic treatments, massage etc. Not the greatest for practicing yoga though...ask me.
    Interlaken Road West Stockbridge MA 01266
  • Tanglewood Musical Center

    You know what this is - but avoid lots of traffic by going East Rd / Alford Rd into West Stockbridge, then Lenox Branch Rd. Also - ask re our great strategies re getting lawn passes / picnic hacks.
    West Street Lenox MA 01240
  • Shakespeare & Company

    Some excellent plays here, beyond justShakespeare (which productions are quite good). Check out the smaller theaters; and tickets avail day of at lower prices.
    Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240
  • Umpachene Falls Park

    Amazing waterfalls; nice park; lots of kids,, good swimming, very scenic rock formation, mediative to sit out on a rock with the water coursing by, esp weekdays - its empty. Southfield store after.
    Umpachene Falls Road New Marlborough Massachusetts 01259
  • Nudel Restaurant

    For around here, gets a lot of attention; the food is excellent, if sometimes pretentious. Nice environment, great wine.
    Church St Lenox Massachusetts 01240
  • Church St - shops, restaurants.

    Lenox, a high season tourist town;we dont spend much time here BUT - great bookshop, 2 fine coffee houses - Haven, Lenox Coffee. Haven has a good wine list decent food too. go to Lenox Local.
    Church St Lenox MA 01240
  • Lenox Coffee

    Excellent coffee, owned by a friend who also has a boutique wholesale roastery, Barrington Coffee - nationally prominent. Good cafe as well.
    Main Street Lenox MA 01240
  • Bistro Zinc

    See other Lenox tags. Restaurants in Lenox are not so great, except Nudel, and lower key, Haven. Bistro Zinc is awful. Talk to us if youre headed up Lenox way.
    Church Street Lenox MA 01240
  • Haven, cafe and restaurant

    If youre in Lenox, this is about the best place to eat. All day long cafe with good food, not unlike City Bakery in NYC. Beware a lot of the touristy restaurants in Lenox - simulacra of dining.
    Franklin Street Lenox MA 01240
  • The Old Inn On The Green

    A very beautiful dining experience, candlelit, but not cheesy; sometimes incredible cooking; try the prix fixe on weeknights, its a wonderful value. Worth it for the architecture alone.
    Hartsville New Marlboro Rd New Marlborough MA 01230-2233
  • Bear Mountain, great hike up to a stone cairn

    You can drive pretty close to the trail head; then its a lovely hike through mountain laurel. Also this road (Mt Washington Rd) is a great one for a rough ride to Salisbury. See other tag
    Salisbury CT 06068
  • Blue Plate Restaurant

    An original farm to table place - Chatham is not unlike Great Barrington; some very interesting shops and art places here.
    Kinderhook Street Chatham NY 12037
  • Infinity Music Hall

    Its a bit far, but some great people here - and an easy and beautiful drive. Big acts on their way in and out of NYC stop off here.
    New Marlborough MA
  • Lenox Local, LLC.

    This is a deceptively amazing shop in an odd place. Lots of great local artisans (including us), photographers; potters, jewelers etc. A true piece of the Berkshire economy!
    Pittsfield Road Lenox MA 01240
  • Arcadian Shop - Bikes, hiking gear, etc

    The best outdoor sports shop around. Right at the trail-head of Kennedy Park. The park is a bit crowded, but fine if youre testing stuff out, only want to do a speedy hike / are over there anyway.
    Pittsfield Road Lenox MA 01240
  • Omi International Arts Center

    A sculpture park in a beautiful setting - with nice trails and great views. In an out of the way secret part of Columbia County (not really) - but an underutilized place. Theres a very nice cafe.
    County Route 22 Ghent NY 12075
  • Thompson Finch Farm - fruit picking

    This is a farm that has incredible strawberries, raspberries, apples, blueberries, etc. Organic; pick your own, or buy, its in an amazingly beautiful and secluded part of the area,...just go!
    Wiltsie Bridge Rd NY 12503
  • The Dream Away Lodge

    If youre going to Jacobs Pillow, go here afterwards. Bring a map / GPS. Famous for decades. Great music, famous acts... lots of fantastic late night conversation. Hard to recall the next am.
    County Road Becket Massachusetts 01223
  • Jacob's Pillow Dance

    You know what this is...great dance performances here; but check out the rehearsals during the day (free) and lectures (free). Great hiking near here too so make a day of it (ask us for more info)
    George Carter Rd Becket MA 01223-4001
  • Berkshire Berries

    These guys are renowned; weve never had their stuff (and we make our own peach, berry, apple, quince etc preserves, so were skewed maybe?), but if youre going to the Pillow, check it out - nearby
    Jacobs Ladder Road 20 Becket MA 01223
  • Hudson NY - shopping

    Williamsburg North - amazing architecture, an epicenter for antiques / midcentury / groovy clothing shops etc. Great restaurants...all on Warren St / side streets. Club Helsinki moved here from GB
    Hudson NY

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