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Nantucket Suite at Buttonwood

Merle & Karen User Profile
Merle & Karen

Nantucket Suite at Buttonwood

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 private bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 private bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Merle & Karen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

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.


Air conditioning
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 double bed

House Rules

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


37 Reviews

Mark User Profile
September 2018
Merle & Karen were very attentive from the first inquiry until we said good bye. Staying at their home was a wonderful experience.
Gabby User Profile
August 2018
We have stayed with Merle and Karen too many times to count. The two of them and their home are irreplaceable gems in the Berkshires. They always make our time there comfortable, easy, relaxing, and fun. We cannot say enough good things about them, their home or their hospitality…
Heidi User Profile
August 2018
Really great place and hosts! Much more the feeling of a sweet bed and breakfast than a Airbnb. My kids LOVED the pool. If we ever go up there again we would stay with Merle and Karen for sure.
Karina User Profile
July 2018
Merle & Karen's home is beautiful and historic, with beautiful grounds. Hosts are gracious and kind. Breakfast was excellent and the table (as with all in the house) beautifully set out. Our space was on the second floor but it looked like there was a room available on the first …
Kerstin User Profile
July 2018
We had a nice stay. Merle and Karen were wonderful hosts. Kids had a great time in the pool and were still raving about the breakfast long after lunch time!
Lynne User Profile
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
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 …

Hosted by Merle & Karen

Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in November 2011
Merle & Karen User Profile
129 Reviews
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 an hour
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