House
4.33

Restored 1800s Home Half Mile to Ski Resort!

Property ID: 437647OtisMAUS
Sleeps 84 BR2 BA
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Description

Escape to The Berkshires and explore endless adventures in the area’s mountains, forests, and arts venues! This 4-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental lies within walking distance of Otis Ridge Ski Resort — a picturesque and family-friendly ski area — and offers all the modern comforts inside a classic-yet-updated living space. No matter the season you’re traveling, you’ll find fun adventures for the whole group with several lakes, state forests, and Jacob's Pillow dance venue a few minutes away.

Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Essentials

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Location Details

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Otis Ridge (0.5 miles), Otis State Forest (3 miles), Otis Reservoir (5 miles), Jacob's Pillow (6 miles), Tolland State Forest (7 miles), Becket State Forest (10 miles), Benedict Pond in Beartown State Forest (12 miles), Ski Blandford (12 miles), Sandisfield State Forest (14 miles), Chester-Blandford State Forest (15 miles), Kripalu (19 miles)

LAKE DAYS: Big Pond (3 miles), Otis Town Beach (3 miles), Otis Reservoir (5 miles), Lake Garfield (7 miles), Lake Garfield Beach (8 miles), Cobble Mountain Reservoir (13 miles)

NEARBY RESTAURANTS: Fratelli’s Restaurant & Pizza (285 ft), Farmington River Diner (0.2 miles), The Grouse House (0.6 miles)

AIRPORT: Bradley International Airport (38 miles)

Reviews

4.33
3 reviews
  • Lovely home with qualifications

    3/5

    First, our host, Margie, responded quickly to our inquiries and was accommodating, 5 stars. Her property is a beautifully renovated, clean and well-maintained home built in the 1800s, five more stars. Unfortunately, the home predates a local highway that runs directly in front of it (less than 20 feet from the front bedrooms). Eighteen wheelers travel this highway 24/7, creating noise that scared us out of our sleep more than once. This problem might be remedied by using the quieter, back bedrooms upstairs, but, it was a rainy, hot, sticky July 4 weekend, and the upstairs was uncomfortably warm and stuffy. Although the property description includes window A/C units, none were installed. To be fair, we did not raise this issue with Margie and just stayed downstairs where it was cooler, though noisy.

    Maureen
    Published July 10, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    Hi Maureen, thank you for taking the time to share your valuable feedback regarding your recent stay. Your input is genuinely appreciated, and we have conveyed your comments to the homeowner. They have provided us with additional information they would like to share with you:
    -"First and foremost, please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience caused by the A/C during your stay. We deeply regret any discomfort this may have caused. As soon as we were made aware of the situation, we promptly reached out to our handyman to rectify the issue. Your comfort is of paramount importance to us, and we are committed to ensuring that such matters are resolved promptly in the future.
    -Regarding the noise from the road, we greatly appreciate your input. It's important to note that keeping the double-pane windows closed does indeed help minimize any road noise, contributing to a quieter and more serene atmosphere.
    Your feedback plays a vital role in enhancing the overall experience for our guests. Once again, we appreciate your input, and we are committed to ensuring that our guests have a pleasant experience."

  • NEAR PERFECTION

    5/5

    The house was wonderful, though the living room sofa and chair were not a good fit for my height. I would have preferred a site more secluded, on the water. Nevertheless, this stay was so relaxing. The home was stocked well and any questions were addressed promptly. I would stay here again!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    John J.
    Published April 2, 2020
  • So fun

    5/5

    We had a wonderful time at this property. The property manager was prompt and helpful and the house was beautiful. Would definitely go back!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Kathleen S.
    Published February 19, 2020
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