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Victorian Modern, Walk to Town

Entire house hosted by Kristen
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 bathrooms
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Located on a quiet street in downtown Great Barrington, Higgins House is a charming 1900’s Victorian house, within easy walking distance of scenic and historic downtown Great Barrington (about a ten-minute walk). (Please note that the back garden and patio are in place but it is a work in progress. Additional planting will be ongoing throughout the summer.)

The space
Higgins House has three bedrooms; two with queen size beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds which can also be comfortably configured as one king bed, as well as a desk and printer/scanner. This room functions equally well as an office/work space and/or a bedroom.

Downstairs has a front parlor, living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, front screened porch, side enclosed porch and a small private back yard with patio, dining table and Weber gas grill. High quality organic cotton bed linens and towels are provided, as are bathroom amenities. Bedding features organic mattresses and organic/hypoallergenic pillows and comforters (no down). There is a washing machine and dryer should you need them. For a small additional charge, a local breakfast package can be ordered and will be delivered to the house prior to your arrival. All you need to bring is your toothbrush!

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds


Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
55" HDTV with Roku
Washing machine
Central air conditioning
Patio or balcony

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4.92 out of 5 stars from 26 reviews



Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States

Great Barrington is the quintessential New England town, located in the heart of the Berkshires, and less than three hours from New York City and Boston. There are numerous natural attractions within easy walking and driving distance of downtown Great Barrington. Butternut and Catamount ski areas are each located only minutes away.

The famous Berkshire Co-op food market and the local weekly (seasonal) Farmer’s Market are less than a ten minute walk from the house, and there are numerous restaurants, cafes, shops and other attractions also within walking distance. The world famous Guido’s Fresh Marketplace is only a few minutes drive down the road.

The neighboring towns of Stockbridge, Lenox and Lee offer world-quality cultural attractions including Tanglewood, Jacob’s Pillow, Edith Wharton’s home “The Mount," Shakespeare and Company, The Barrington Stage Company, The Norman Rockwell Museum, to name a few. Pittsfield, Massachusetts is less than an hour drive and Williamstown, Massachusetts, home to the Clark Art Institute and MASS MoCA is only an hour away. Also nearby are Mount Greylock, the Hancock Shaker Village and the Mohawk Trail.

Hosted by Kristen

Joined in October 2013
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Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
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No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
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