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“Elterwater”—the house on the lake

Gillian User Profile

“Elterwater”—the house on the lake

4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Sparkling clean
2 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Updated ranch with retro vibe. Biggest plus is blissful lakefront. Just a mile from Route 7 in center of Sheffield, five miles south of Great Barrington.


Air conditioning
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
2 queen beds,2 sofa beds



5 reviews
Jennifer User Profile
June 2019
The pictures don’t do this place justice! So much prettier than pictured. The house is right on the lake/ pond. There is a canoe and a kayak for guests to use. The home is bright, clean, and airy. Loved the indoor and outdoor fireplaces. Easy convenient location to Great…
Inara User Profile
June 2019
This is a lovely place in a spectacular lakeside location. Not fancy or 'designer' equipped, but very comfortable with thoughtful touches. Great bedding, plenty of towels, outdoor firepit (which sadly because of the rainy weather we were not able to use). Plenty of comfortable…
Lawrence User Profile
January 2019
Gillian is a terrific host. House is a great location for Berkshire skiing. Easy to get to Catamount or Butternut. Cozy fireplace. Being able to utilize garage when some wintry weather happened made life easy!
Eric User Profile
September 2018
Nice setting. Good location for exploring Berkshires. We enjoyed staying there. Gillian gave us lots of good advice and local tips. Probably even prettier in the fall.
Lemuel User Profile
May 2018
A comfortable home settled by a lake in a peaceful country town. The lake itself is very private with only a few homes on it. Gillian is a great host, it’s obvious she cares about the guests. She made sure the house was well equipped, was available if need be and gave great…
Gillian User Profile
Response from Gillian:
You were perfect guests—totally accommodating and you left the house immaculate.
May 2018

Hosted by Gillian

Joined in September 2015
Gillian User Profile
5 Reviews
Interaction with guests
We have another house down the road and are often there. Readily responsive to guests.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed