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Nantucket Suite at Buttonwood

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Merle & Karen

Nantucket Suite at Buttonwood

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

The space

Very nice room with two windows overlooking Berkshire Mts. Queen size antique bed, sitting area, desk, bureau with large mirror and drawers, also has a small bedroom with a full bed and both share a private bath. Total access to wireless internet.
"Buttonwood" a revolutionary war era Georgian/Federal country home is named after the large centuries old Sycamore tree in its front yard; one of the largest in Massachusetts.
This bucolic setting, surrounded by 60 acres of corn fields is 2 1/2 hours from Boston and 2 hours from New York City (Wassaic commuter rail to Grand Central Station 25 minutes drive) Buttonwood has many things available for comfort and enjoyment. In summer an inground heated pool with cabana, grape arbor with frog pond, cottage with flat screen sleeps 5, spacious yard with soccer goals. vollyball or badmitten, tree swing and several outdoor seating areas. Enjoy sunsets in the adirondack chairs by the firepit and dinner on the spacious screen porch or stone patio, Cook on our Viking range or grill on the Vermont Castings grill. Winter offers cosy nights by the 60" colonial fireplace with several flatscreen TV's numerous DVD's, games, an extensive library and views of mountains in three states from the large colonoal windows. Buttonwood is 15 minutes from Great Barrington with its great shopping, restaurants and the Mahawie Theater. We are 20 minutes from Norfolk, Ct. and the great Infinity Music Hall and restaurant. Stockbridge is 25 minutes north on Rt 7 with its fun shops & restaurants, Red Lion Inn, Norman Rockwell Museum, Daniel Chester French Museum and Tanglewood just down the road. The Ashley Falls area is a great area for biking both touring and casual. The Housatonic river boat landing is 1/4 mile from the property for conoeing and kyaking, Skiing is 13 miles to Butternut and 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, Twin Lakes, Ct. for boating and fishing is 6 miles.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Cable TV
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 double bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

Availability

32 Reviews

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Lynne User Profile
Lynne
July 2018
Merle and Karen were amazing hosts! We arrived after 1 am after the James Taylor concert, and they were waiting up for us so that they could meet and greet us! The rooms were beautiful, beds super comfortable and the bathroom sparkling clean! Breakfast was awesome as well! Our st…
Sophia User Profile
Sophia
October 2017
Karen and Merle are wonderful hosts - genuinely welcoming and thoughtful. Their place is meticulously taken care of - full of warmth and charm. The surrounding is tranquil and beautiful. Their Lab is a great company for our daughter. We immediately felt at home upon arrival …
Lisa User Profile
Lisa
August 2017
We really enjoyed our stay. Merle and Karen were very welcoming and their rooms were clean and lovely. Highly recommend The Buttonwood
David User Profile
David
August 2017
Another wonderful stay! The hosts are soooo friendly and welcoming! A 5-Star breakfast every day!! A perfect place to stay in the Berkshires!
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Gabby
September 2016
We cannot say enough good things about Merle and Karen and Buttonwood! It is our favorite place to stay in the Berkshires. They are the best hosts-gracious, warm, friendly, fun. They always take incredible care of us and our pups. We truly feel like we are at home when we stay at…
Gabby User Profile
Gabby
August 2016
This was probably our 5th or 6th time staying with Merle and Karen and we cannot say enough good things about them and their home and property. Our Buttonwood experiences are consistently wonderful in every aspect.
David User Profile
David
August 2016
Merle and Karen are superb hosts! The room, the house, the location, the hospitality, and the food (the breakfasts are AMAZING!!) was beyond our expectations. This is a beautiful B&B with hosts that can not do enough to ensure our stay was perfect. We definitely felt like fami…
Merle & Karen User Profile
Response from Merle & Karen:
David, I wish I had access to your personal address so that I could write you a proper thank you note. What a wonderful surprise for us when we answered the door and found your lovely bouquet of flowers. Unexpected and much appreciated. You are both a pleasure to have as guests and we hope to see you again. Thank you very much. Karen and Merle
August 2016

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Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in November 2011
Merle & Karen User Profile
116 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: 92%
Response time: within an hour
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