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The Pottery Barn Room at Buttonwood

Merle & Karen User Profile
Merle & Karen

The Pottery Barn Room at Buttonwood

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

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
Self check-in with building staff

Availability

48 Reviews

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Maria User Profile
Maria
August 2018
Staying at Buttonwood was a delight - Merle and Karen were such welcoming hosts and make you feel like family. The room has everything you need and more and feels very private, and the breakfasts were great. We feel well looked after and only wish we'd had more time to enjoy the …
Ann Marie User Profile
Ann Marie
August 2018
Merle and Karen are wonderful hosts. Merle prepares a delicious breakfast and Karen is great conversationalist. We felt comfortable in their home; the bed and private bath are cozy. We would welcome staying with them again.
Eric User Profile
Eric
July 2018
Merle & Karen are such wonderful people and gracious hosts. Their home is beautiful and as a guest, you feel welcomed like family, or a close friend. The breakfast was amazing!! Everything was homemade and delicious. We would highly recommend The Pottery Barn Room At Buttonwood t…
Ed User Profile
Ed
July 2018
My weeklong stay at Buttonwood was like falling into a wonderful dream, one filled with thoughtfulness, kindness and even fun. I always felt cared for. Karen and Merle even regularly anticipated my needs before I did. In addition, I loved both the house and grounds and all the ca…
Jonathan User Profile
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…
Jared User Profile
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…
Ed User Profile
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…

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