Cottage
4.47

Rustic Berkshires Cottage at Lake Buel w/ Kayaks!

Property ID: 340406New MarlboroughMAUS
Sleeps 21 BR1 BA
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Description

Bring your loved one or best friend along on a Berkshires getaway to this rustic 1-bedroom, 1-bath vacation rental in New Marlborough. Nestled 30 yards from private right-of-way access to Lake Buel, this cabin offers serenity and unbeatable views of the lake and Berkshire Mountains. Launch the 2 kayaks, hike along the Appalachian Trail, or explore the local cultural scene! Whether you’re visiting for a romantic retreat, cultural indulgence, or active outdoor getaway, this is the ideal home base.

Amenities

  • Pets Allowed
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen

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Location Details

LAKE BUEL (30 yards away): Kayaking, floating, fishing, great swimming (summer weeds in the lake can be an impediment to swimming for some), public boat launch (3.1 miles)

HIKING: Appalachian Trail (1.6 miles), Beartown State Forest (4.7 miles), Umapchene Falls Park (6.4 miles), Monument Mountain (8.0 miles), Campbell Falls (11.3 miles), Mount Greylock (35.0 miles)

HIT THE LINKS: Greenock Country Club (9 holes,13.6 miles), Wyndhurst Manor and Club (18 holes, 15.6 miles)

ROAD BIKING: Several road biking courses provided by the host in the information brochure

ART/THEATER: Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (6.3 miles), Berkshire Theatre Group (11.6 miles), Norman Rockwell Museum (11.7 miles), Shakespeare & Company (15.6 miles), Tanglewood Music Center (16.1 miles), Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival (18.0 miles), Mass MoCA (44.0 miles)

SPA/YOGA: Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health (15.7 miles), Miraval Berkshires Resort & Spa (15.7 miles)

WINE & DINE: Les Trois Emme Winery (1.2 miles), Cantina 229 (4.9 miles), The Old Inn on the Green (5.1 miles), Xicohtencat (5.2 miles), Café Adam (5.9 miles), Naji’s Mediterranean Cuisine (5.9 miles), Aegean Breeze (5.9 miles), Barrington Brewery & Restaurant (6.1 miles), Number Ten (6.3 miles)

AIRPORT: Bradley International Airport (42.9 miles)

Reviews

4.47
36 reviews
  • Nice to get away.

    4/5

    The lakefront area was scenic and peaceful. The proximity of the property to Great Barrington and Stockbridge was a surprise (we did not know the area). The owner provided materials and tips on local sights and hiking trails that we useful.

    The time of year we went (end of May) turned out to be somewhat buggy - causing me to use the outside fireplace to keep them at bay.

    Overall, a nice experience.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Paul
    Published June 3, 2024
  • Small cottage

    2/5

    place not completely as described..no yard for dog's, fridge didnt stay cold, parking spot was tight in a square with a pole and a stone wall barley fit my jeep wrangler...only 1 good outlet in the entire cottage furniture was cold uncomfortable leather..very disappointed by being in extreme close proximity of other cottages, couldnt really see the lake other cottages in the way ..next time will be more appt to ask questions ..

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Christine
    Published October 31, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    Hi Christine, thank you for taking the time to share your review. We greatly appreciate your feedback, and we would like to share some insights from the homeowner:
    -Regarding the absence of a fenced yard, it is important to note that our property does not feature a fenced-in yard, nor do we advertise it as such. The pictures of the property accurately depict a patio with amenities such as a fire pit, BBQ grill, and patio furniture. Many previous guests have expressed their enjoyment of this patio space.
    -In reference to the view, we take pride in ensuring that the view is as precisely depicted in the website photos. Numerous past guests have specifically highlighted this aspect in their positive comments.
    -We acknowledge that the parking space may be considered limited in size. Our website description explicitly states that the parking spot is suitable for vehicles up to sixteen feet in length, designed to accommodate mid-size SUVs.
    -Concerning the electrical outlets, the cottage is equipped with numerous outlets, and we have not received any prior reports of outlet malfunctions, either before or after your visit. It is possible that a breaker may have tripped, but we have not been notified of any such issue.
    -The refrigerator's cooling performance has not been a subject of complaint from previous guests. To the best of our knowledge, all appliances are in good working condition. A new gas stove was recently acquired, and should the refrigerator be found to be malfunctioning, it will be promptly replaced.
    -With respect to the comments about the leather furniture being cold and uncomfortable, it's important to note that we have made extensive efforts to provide a high level of comfort in the cottage. This includes introducing a brand new king-sized bed for the year 2023 and a new futon added in 2022.
    -It's worth mentioning that your comments appear to be inconsistent with the extensive positive reviews we have consistently received over an extended period.
    Our commitment to all our guests is to make the best possible stay, and we look forward to this property hosting many satisfied guests as evidenced in all other reviews.

  • Nice cabin in the woods

    4/5

    Quaint cabin tucked away in the Berkshires. For those vacationing with a pet, be aware that on Labor Day weekend this neighborhood puts on a fireworks show right by this house. Also, there really is not any yard, just a small patio. Lots of great hiking in the area.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Frank
    Published October 8, 2023
  • Sweet cabin

    4/5

    We enjoyed the easy accessibility to the lake and the kayaks. Beautiful hiking nearby. Owner was very helpful and responsive. Probably a 5-star for the price. Our only reasons for 4 are lack of private feeling when others are in the house right in front and not a comfy outdoor space. That said, it really is a sweet spot and we enjoyed ourselves.

    Mary Bea
    Published October 7, 2023
  • peace and quiet

    5/5

    Sweet , peaceful, like a trip back in time. we loved it so much. Would go back again no question.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Chris K.
    Published October 3, 2023
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