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The Pottery Barn Room at Buttonwood

Merle & Karen

The Pottery Barn Room at Buttonwood

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Merle & Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The space

Located on the second floor front corner room of Buttonwood. It has a full size bed with sitting area, private bath and shower. Wonderful view of back pool area, acrage, frog pond, grape arbor, also view of Buttonwood front lawn. We are 2 1/2 hours from Boston and 2 hours from NYC. (Wassaic NY commuter rail to Grand Central Station is 25 minutes drive) The property has many things available for your comfort and enjoyment.
In Summer an inground heated pool with cabana, grape arbor with frog pond, spacious yard with soccer goals, vollyballor badmitten, tree swing and several outdoor seating areas. Enjoy sunsets in the adirondack chairs by the firepit or dine on spacious screen porch or stone patio. Cook on the Vicking range or grill on the Vermont Castings outdoor grill. Winter offers cosy fires in the 60" colonial fireplace, a large HD TV with DVD's in the family room. views of mountains in three states from the large colonial windows. The property is 15 minutes from Great Barrington with its great shopping, restaurents and the Mahawie Theather. 20 minutes from Norfolk, Ct and Infinity Music Hall and restaurant. Stockbridge is 25 minutes north on Rt 7 with fun shops, the Red Lion Inn, Norman Rockwell Museum, Daniel Chester French Museum and Tanglrwood just down the road. The Ashley Falls area is well known for its great biking both touring and casual. The Housatonic river boat landing is 1/4 mile from the property for canoeing and kyaking, Winter skiing is 13 miles to Butternut, 14 miles to Catamount. The Salisbury School is 7 miles, The Hotchkiss School is 12 miles, The Berkshire School is 7 miles, Lime Rock Park is 11 miles. Many antique shops are in the Sheffield area 3 miles north on Rt 7, Twin Lakes, Ct. for boating and fishing is 6 miles.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Cable TV
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

44 Reviews

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Jonathan
October 2017
Merle & Karen are a wonderful couple. There home is elegant, warm and cozy. They are extremely considerate and thoughtful and above all warm and welcoming. My husband and I stayed over two nights while visiting our daughter at The Hotchkiss School. The location was perfect. The a…
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Jared
September 2017
Staying with Merle and Karen was terrific. They live in a charming, very old home in a quiet part of the Berkshires. The breakfast was huge and terrific, their huge Lab was a charming goofball, and Karen and Merle provided lots of great conversation and feedback about life in the…
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Ed
August 2017
From the moment we arrived at "Buttonwood" it felt like coming home - warm, inviting and super friendly. The place is super beautiful outside and in and our hosts, Merle and Karen, were terrific in helping us relax into our stay. Reasonably priced to boot, this is a great find. H…
Brenda User Profile
Brenda
August 2017
Merle and Karen are warm and welcoming hosts. Their home is quiet and relaxing and a great place to stay and enjoy the Berkshires. The bed was comfy and breakfast was delicious. We would definitely stay here again.
Karen User Profile
Karen
July 2017
OMG - the house is fabulous and they are absolutely the best hosts. We couldn't have felt more catered to. The grounds are beautiful and our only regret was that we only booked one night and could have stayed much longer. We are absolutely planning to return!
Jing User Profile
Jing
July 2017
Merle and Karen's beautiful bed and breakfast looks like it's been taken straight out of the pages of a picture book. The home and grounds are overflowing with charm, and so much love and attention have been paid to every detail. The hosts themselves were warm and gracious and qu…
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Cj
October 2016
This was the second time I've stayed with Merle and Karen, and it was my first official "Airbnb moment." You see all these ads from Airbnb about bonding with your host and finding a friend in strangers, and I really felt that with this couple. They are a charming husband and wife…

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Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in November 2011
Merle & Karen User Profile
114 Reviews
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Merle & Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My wife Karen and I have 3 three children and 9 grandchildren. We love New England architecture and a good project. Buttonwood is our fourth colonial restoration. Places we like: Paris, New York, Boston, Nantucket and Savannah. Things she likes: the kids, working on the flowe…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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