Must see this expansive Lanesboro country home on 2.1 acres with plenty of accents. Owners just finished a brand new kitchen costing $40,000 with all new granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, along with new flooring and expansion of dining room! This home features hard wood floors, 3 wood-burning fireplaces with incredible stone and brick work, exceptional great room, master suite with walk-in closet, bath and laundry all on first floor, an office, four spacious bedrooms and bath on 2nd floor, over-sized 4 car garage, porches, deck, stone walls, a 2-story barn and a detached 8-person jacuzzi/hot tub house. The driveway is complete with brick pavers and stonework that meticulously wraps around to show the incredible yard with views of the mountains. Perfect home for everyone and families with children as it boasts one of the best school systems in the state and centrally located to all competing school events in the county. Likewise, it is also central to all the colleges, museums, skiing and lakes. Within a half hour, you can be at Williams College, WIlliamstown Theatre Festival, Clark Art Institute, Tanglewood, Jiminy Peak, Mass MoCA, MCLA and all the great Berkshire attractions! Whether looking for a family home, summer retreat or a ski lodge with your friends and family–this is Country Convenience!
What’s the most compelling thing about this property?
Centrally located in the Berkshires yet private and meticulously built and cared for. Views all around and so close to everything imaginable that is The Berkshires! The craftsmanship is as extensive and beautiful as the stone work throughout the home and grounds. This is Country Convenience!
For whom is this house perfect?
This home is perfect for any family; it offers ideal family living space and an excellent school system with a brand new high school. Or, for the weekend warriors or second-home buyer, there are running/biking trails, skiing, boating and camping down the street. Perfect for anyone who wants to entertain in the new and completely updated kitchen and breathtaking great room. The house is a grand retreat with 5-plus bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Beautiful layout outside with large fire pit, great porches and patio, hot-tub house, 2-story barn, basketball court and room for more with the over 2 acres of land!
What’s the most fun thing to do within five miles of this house?
Within five minutes of Jiminy Peak, Pontoosuc Lake, Berkshire Mall, Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Downtown Pittsfield, Mt. Greylock, Ramble Wild and The Olde Forge Restaurant. There is also a projection system in the Great Room for your own private movie theater, right at home!
If this house could talk, what secret would it tell about its history?
This home has been built by local builders and masons who have had ties to the community for generations. This same family who built the house also has an interesting historical connection with the Olde Forge Restaurant. You will have to come see the home to hear the story… but that still won’t get you their original wing recipe!