The interior spaces are masterfully designed around a dramatic three-story clerestory. The beautifully equipped kitchen is perfect for gourmet cooking and family gatherings. The kitchen flows into the family room with a fireplace and entertainment center. The dining room with the soaring ceiling opens to a stone patio. The gorgeous living room with the fireplace is bathed in natural light and adjoins the library. The private master suite has an exterior balcony. The third floor has three charming bedrooms each with lofts and a gathering room. The guest areas are located with nice privacy on the first floor. The lovely landscaped pool area has access to a full bath, service bar and patio. Delightful boxwood gardens adorn the front entrance. A covered walkway leads from the two-bay garage into the house.
What’s the most compelling thing about this property?
Most compelling is the gorgeous transformation of an 1888 barn into a wonderful home with both dramatic and cozy gathering places. Beautifully appointed kitchen with plenty of room for helping hands and good conversation as meals are being prepared.
For whom is this house perfect?
Perfect for those who want a sense of privacy and country and yet be within a mile’s walk of the downtown Lenox. Perfect for those who appreciate lovely gardens, open lawn and outdoor and indoor entertaining spaces.
What’s the most fun thing to do within five miles of this house?
Wow! So so many fun things to do nearby. Boat, fish and swim at Stockbridge Bowl and Laurel Lake. Hike Olivia’s Outlook. Great programming at the Mount. The Spa at Canyon Ranch. Walk to performances at Shakespeare and Co. Golf at Cranwell. Concerts at Tangle wood. Yoga at Kripalu. Studio and grounds at Chesterwood. Cross-country ski at Kennedy Park. Norman Rockwell Museum. Naumkeag views and gardens. Hiking Ice Glen and Laura’s Tower. Fabulous gardens and classes at Berkshire Garden Center. Hiking Monument Mountain. Audubon Bird Sanctuary. Ski at Bousquet. Etc. Etc Etc
If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?
Many secrets have been shared by children on the third floor away from the adults. Some secrets were told in altogether in their gathering room and some quite privately in the lofts of each of their three bedrooms.