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1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

This beautiful and immaculate historical home, with large open living spaces and beautiful exposed beams, has a perfect location It is a 3 min drive to the center of beautiful Great Barrington, only 10 min drive to the Ski Resort Butternut! Great swimming only a few blocks away at Lake Mansfield! It easily accomodates two families with areas for privacy and quiet as well as beautiful spaces for family and friends to build special memories together. The house sleeps 10 very comfortably.

This spectacular home was built by one of the Berkshires' most outstanding post and beam builders, D. Lanoue. The frame, first raised circa 1858 in Duanesburg, NY, was restored and reassembled in 1993. The 42 feet by 30 feet form is hand-hewn of mostly hemlock timber held together with wooden pegs.

In addition, the wide pine plank flooring is from the threshing room of the original barn. Deceptively simple in outward appearance, the interior is beautifully decorated with French Provincial antiques and Primitive accessories. Many modern conveniences include all new appliances, dyed plaster walls, an excellent central air conditioning throughout the house, WIFI, Ipod docking station, a DSL line and cable tv with 100 channels.

More Details

Property Manager
Laura
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation barn rental in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • We have firm check in and check out times. No check in before 4pm and check out no later than 11am. Please be considerate of them. Thank you.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms Full Beautiful, large. modern bathroom w/ walk in shower Features: toilet, shower Notes: Beautiful bathroom connected to the master bedroom Full 2nd bathroom upstairs Features: toilet, combination tub/shower Notes: This bathroom is close to the 3 remaining bedrooms upstairs Half bathroom on the main floor Features: toilet Notes: Main floor bathroom. It's close to bedroom on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom bedroom on the main floor Beds: queen (1) Notes: sweet bedroom w/ exposed beams. Access to 1/2 bath. Bedroom master bedroom w/cathredal ceiling & TV Beds: king (1) Notes: large and spectacular. oversized king, modern private bath Bedroom queen w/ cathedral ceiling and skylight Beds: queen (1) Notes: this very sweet bedroom shares bathroom w/ tub & shower Bedroom 1 king (high qualiy mattress over 2 twin beds) or 2 twin bed Beds: king (1), twin/ single (2) Notes: very pretty cathedral ceilling, shares bath w/ tub & shower Bedroom kids bedroom w/ loft play area (w/ single mattress) Beds: twin/ single (2) Notes: They love the loft area for playing. Shares bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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1840s Restored Barn! Exposed beams! Private! 3 min Main Street & Lake Mansfield
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
Boston, MA
5

Beautiful home, superb location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay (4 nights) and everything was perfect. Close enough to town but felt pleasantly rural (deer in the garden!). The red barn is so well cared for and stocked with everything we could have needed. It was very neat and clean on arrival and everyone had a super stay. Our party of seven ranged in age from 3 to 80 and the house was ideal for all. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just wonderful ! a perfect 10

  • 5 of 5

What a delightful 4 night getaway we savvy senior ladies had at the beautiful " Red Barn". We now have traveled together often enough to appreciate how special this house and location was. It now sets the bar so much higher to meet for our next journey. This house had EVERYTHING you could ever want in the most serene setting.

  • Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week and we couldn't have been more delighted with the whole experience. The Barn is absolutely beautiful and the pictures you n the website (even though they are wonderful ) do not do it justice. The whole barn is very tastefully decorated and in keeping with its age. The furniture is very comfortable and the whole place is exceptionally clean. We had everything we needed for the stay and more and the location, the garden, the outside furniture and BBQ all added to a fantastic stay. Club de to the lovely town of Great Barrington, fabulous trails and good restaurants.

On the occasions I contacted Laura she got back to me straight away.

Even though we were only a party of two the place would easily accommodate 10 comfortably. I would definitely return and can't recommend it highly enough! Thanks Laura.

Sandra and Charles

  • Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Weekend with Friends

  • 5 of 5

This was the second year in a row my college friends and I chose to stay at Restored Barn home. It was even better the second time around. Great layout and nice outdoor space. My group was a mix of couples and families and it worked out well for everyone. The open floor plan of the kitchen and living room makes for a great social aspect. The home is minutes from town and a number of nearby activities. This year we spent some time over at Butternut and then ventured over to Hilltop Winery. All and all a great weekend!

  • Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Barn life

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property inside and out, conveniently located to the town of Great Barrington. Small lake (pond) within easy walk, with accessible trails and swimming. Lots of things to do and see in the general area. Owner very accommodating, would love to come back.

  • Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A gorgeous, comfortable home with plenty of room in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We retuned to the red barn for a second year after our wonderful stay last year. The second time around was as comfortable and relaxing as the first. We enjoyed the beautifully appointed, clean, ample space and well equipped kitchen. From the house we easily rode our bikes to nearby Lake Mansfield and to town (though be ready for the hill on the way back). We cooked many of our own meals and enjoyed hours reading on hammocks, playing ping pong and watching movies as well as exploring the many glories of the Berkshires.

  • Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Beach
3 Miles
lake mansfield
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation barn rental in Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 15 2018 - Sep 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$770
C$3,595
C$11,554
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$514
C$2,311
C$6,419
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$320.95

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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