This is a magical property, privately set in Bishop Estates. Mature trees, lovely landscaping, gardens and apple trees create a beautiful environment outdoors which can be enjoyed from the interior space through the panoramic sweep of windows. Dramatic cathedral ceiling crowns the great room. Wonderful large seasonal room great for entertaining. First floor master suite. Two cozy bedrooms with a full bath on the second floor. Separate guest wing. Covered walkway to the dramatic 946 sq. ft open studio with full bath, perfect for art, music, yoga, dance or additional guest and entertaining space. Heated swimming pool with electric cover. All this within a mile’s walk of the center of Lenox!
What’s the most compelling thing about this property?
One of the most compelling design features of this house is the panorama of windows. While inside the house one can enjoy the beautiful, serene setting of mature trees, lovely gardens, handsome stonework and apple trees.
For whom is this house perfect?
The 900+ square-foot studio with full bath, connected to the main house by a covered walkway, is perfect for art, dance, music and yoga. For those who need a guest house, in addition to the guest wing attached to the house, the studio is perfect. Need extra entertainment space? Again, the studio is perfect!
And the heated 52-foot swimming pool is perfect for those who want to be able to swim laps in their own pool.
What’s the fun thing to do within five miles of this house?
It is only a mile into the center of Lenox, and there the fun begins. Shopping, dining, Lenox Memorial Library, Shakespeare & Co., Canyon Ranch, ice cream, coffee. And then, just a bit further than a mile, are Tanglewood, Kennedy Park, Kripalu, Stockbridge Bowl, town beach at Laurel Lake, The Mount and the list goes on. Does it get any better?
If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?
You might wonder why the drive through Bishop Estate is so scenic. The association maintains a conservation area to preserve the original landscape of the Cortlandt Field Bishop estate, designed by landscape architect Beatrix Ferrand.