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Quiet Comfortable Cabin 5 Min. Walk to Lake

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Remember the simple pleasures of a country, lakeside vacation where you can spend the day swimming or boating, exploring new towns and attractions, or just spending a lazy afternoon reading on the screened-in porch? Get back to those simple pleasures in our cabin, which is located in a beautiful, quiet country setting far from the chaos of modern life in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains. The cabin is just a five minute walk to a lake where you can swim, fish or canoe (canoe and life jackets provided). Or spend the day exploring the many surrounding towns with antiques, restaurants and shopping galore. Other activities nearby include: hiking, horseback riding, Tanglewood, children's arts programming, The Mount (Edith Wharton's home), Arrowhead (Herman Melville's home) Jacob's Pillo...Remember the simple pleasures of a country, lakeside vacation where you can spend the day swimming or boating, exploring new towns and attractions, or just spending a lazy afternoon reading on the screened-in porch? Get back to those simple pleasures in our cabin, which is located in a beautiful, quiet country setting far from the chaos of modern life in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains. The cabin is just a five minute walk to a lake where you can swim, fish or canoe (canoe and life jackets provided). Or spend the day exploring the many surrounding towns with antiques, restaurants and shopping galore. Other activities nearby include: hiking, horseback riding, Tanglewood, children's arts programming, The Mount (Edith Wharton's home), Arrowhead (Herman Melville's home) Jacob's Pillow Dance, outlet shopping, summer stock theater, Shakespeare and Company, Berkshire Museum, Clark Museum of Art, Eric Carle Museum, Heartwood School and Becket Arts Center among many, many others. Now offering internet and satellite TV.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:60%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were very disappointed with the cabin/ No one is keeping the grounds in good condition.(grass needs to be cut) There was no clean towels or sheets to use. The refrigerator had expired food items in it and there was a pile of dirty laundry...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Freedom735701
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I hate to rate this a 2 but I thought about it and a. I would not rent again due to our issues and b. I would not recommend it to anyone else so I couldn't give it a 3. I think 2.5 is more...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank quiet_wave
Management response:Responded 12 October 2017

We are mortified to hear of the problems you had during your stay. From what you say, it seems that the house was inadvertently not cleaned and the yard not mowed before your arrival. We will definitely look into why that happened and rectify any...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

The location was easy to get to (even in the dead of winter).The place was clean, spacious and exactly as described. The wood stove was a great heat source as it was really cold outside, and we did spend some time watching a movie by...More

Date of stay: January 2017
1  Thank Curiosity685344
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A charming cozy cottage in a quiet setting with all you need for comfort included. We hiked, canoed and visited farms and museums close by. It was a lovely fall getaway!

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank May H B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The house was well-stocked and equipped. All the amenities worked. The introduction to the house features and directions were very detailed, which really came in handy. We were surprised that the second bedroom was equipped with bunk beds, which did not meet our needs very...More

Date of stay: October 2016
1  Thank patcat35
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Porch
Alarm Clock
Washer
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Deck
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Becket, Massachusetts is in the heart of the Berkshire Mountains, an arts, culture and nature-lover's destination. Rural without being remote, the area has something for everyone, including many summer arts festivals, art classes, museums, dance, theater, antiquing, outlet shopping, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, fishing, rafting, museums, and countless wonderful towns with terrific shops and restaurants to explore. Other Activities: cultural events
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