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John Fitzpatrick

Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Private Sandy Beach, 12 acre Estate on the Berkshires' finest lake

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of the Lee vacation estate rental

6 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12-14

Chanterwood is an expansive, light-filled modern home with the luxuries one expects today in a lakefront estate blended with the comfort, casualness and intimacy of its' 100-year old Inn heritage.

Sited on 12 acres with 300 feet of private, pristine shoreline, private sandy beach and lawns gently sloping down to the lake’s shore, Chanterwood is set on a knoll overlooking Goose Pond, the Berkshire's premier lake. Goose Pond is renowned for its crystal clear waters and yet, quite often, only 2-3 boats take advantage on hot, summer days! While privacy abounds, Chanterwood is centrally located near the Tyringham/Lee border convenient to shops, highways, restaurants, and world-renowned festivals like Tanglewood.

For many more and much larger images please visit Chanterwood dot com.

Chanterwood sits on Lower Goose Pond, perfect for water skiing, tubing, wake-boarding, and more! If a slower pace is desired, Upper Goose Pond is a short kayak paddle away (2 are included) where a 5mph speed limit insures peacefulness and serenity in a northern Maine-like setting.

The renowned Chanterwood Inn, first opened in the early 1900’s and served generations of guests for decades. The shingle-styled lodge recently completed a multi-phase, decade long renovation and expansion that purposefully transformed the estate into the ultimate lakefront retreat for the 21st century.

Chanterwood warmly accommodates small or extended families and includes 4 master bedrooms (6 bedrooms total) including a master bedroom on the lower level with its own private entrance - ideal for a nanny or a full-time chef. The lower level can also be configured with an elliptical trainer and weight lifting machines for those guests staying an entire season. We aim to make your extended stay superb and if you don't see what you need, please ask.

The wraparound front porch beckons you to enter and immediately you are set at ease by the warm, century-old fir floors, white millwork, and a casual, yet sophisticated floor plan that lends itself perfectly to life in the country with family and friends. This is an expansive, nearly 6,000 sq. ft. home with the luxuries one expects today in a lakefront estate, and the comfort, casualness and intimacy of a 100-year old lodge.

The spacious floor plan provides for an effortless flow from room to room. The gracious entry hall speaks to the 100-year old roots of the lodge. The first floor master bedroom with ensuite bath provides accessible quarters for friends and family. The reading room, with a fireplace, provides for more casual living.

The heart of a home of this caliber today is the Great Room, and this one is exceptional. By day, you are surrounded by walls of windows with vistas that stretch out over the lake just below, resulting in superior, distant views, privacy and tranquility. A 40 foot wide deck opens off the Great Room and is the perfect place to watch the bald eagles and osprey feed while enjoying a morning coffee. A fieldstone fireplace with antique beam mantle and bluestone hearth anchors the room, and the wet bar is a nod to the heritage of the property.

Night or day, a press of a button and the Great Room is transformed into your own personal cinema. Simultaneously, the high definition projector and 110” screen drop from where they were concealed in the distinctive coffered ceiling, the lights dim and the Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound immerses you in the evening’s entertainment.

Through the French doors from the Great Room you enter a large kitchen and adjoining sunroom with inspiring lake views. The antique floors are a warm counterpoint to the ample granite counter space, and professional grade stainless steel appliances, including a 48” gas range top with griddle, and double convection ovens. Friends and family can join the chef as there is a large island with seating and in the sunroom ample space for a large table, as well as additional seating. Designed for entertaining, yet intimate enough for casual everyday life on the lake.

There are double master suites on the second floor, four bedrooms in all on the second level with three full baths. On one end of the lodge there is a large master with a private entrance and its own lake view deck. While at the lake end of the home, step up to a quiet sanctuary with views over your grounds, the lake, and the mountains beyond. This master bath is complete with a Jacuzzi tub and a custom shower for two. A practical laundry room rounds out the second floor.

A private entrance, from both the wraparound porch or off the entry hall takes you down a set of rich fir stairs to an over sized master bedroom with ten foot ceilings and polished, stained concrete floors and large screen television. A wall of windows and doors brings the outside in and offers even more exceptional lake views. There is also a full bathroom and walk-in closet.

Chanterwood is a magical, exclusive property. We hope you'll have the opportunity to enjoy our extraordinary estate some day soon.

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John Fitzpatrick (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Pittsfield Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Morgan House
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Massachusetts Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Chez Nous
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Bousquet Ski Area
Nearest Beach
You are there already - your own private beach!
Car: necessary

Offering total privacy yet centrally located, Chanterwood is only a 6 to 9 minute drive from the Mass. Turnpike entrance, 60 factory outlet stores, over 20 restaurants, grocery stores, banks, hardware stores, the arts and many more amenities and conveniences.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Lee, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 8 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
C$13,258
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Oct 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$13,258
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
C$11,931
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$498
Refundable Damage Deposit C$3,318
Cleaning Fee (<8 guests) C$464
Cleaning Fee (>8 guests) C$531

Rates are Sunday to Sunday.

Please contact us for special requests - we aim to make your stay superb.

Rates subject to change prior to booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Lee, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Extra Large 2 person shower
    Master Bath 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Lower Bath/Master Bath 3 - toilet , shower , Lower Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom 1 - lake views, 2 person shower - 1 king
    Master Bedroom 2 - private deck - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom 3 - entire lower level - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom 4 - Main Level - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are 6 bedrooms, 4 of which are master bedrooms. The entire lower level is configured as a master bedroom with its own separate entrance: perfect for your nanny or full-time chef.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing