Ralph Lauren Wicker Sleigh Bed with Premium Pillow Top Mattress and Linens.Curl Up and Get Toasty after an Air Massage in the 80 gallon Tub.
Luxury Suite @ Smith Homestead
Luxury Suite @ Smith Homestead
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
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The space

The Smith Homestead in Alford, Massachusetts has been in our family for well over two hundred years and was once a dairy farm. We are located in one of the nicest settings in the Berkshires, with over 25 acres of fields and woods, and the crystal clear Alford Brook running through. We provide accommodations for single or double occupancy in our East Room suite, composed of a sitting room with fireplace, a spacious bedroom and a luxurious spa bath. We have wireless internet access. We offer a light breakfast of coffee, tea, along with fresh seasonal fruits with yogurt and or granola, fresh croissants and bread.

Take hikes through our fields and woods. Look for wildlife. The bird watching is great, I love to see the bluebirds especially. We are minutes away from Tanglewood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Kripalu, and many other Berkshire attractions. Great restaurants are nearby in the surrounding area.

Come stay with us, relax in the quiet, the calm, the babbling brook. We are sure you will be pleased!

Guest access

We are also 15 minutes from Catamount Ski Area and Butternut Ski Area. Perfect location for skiiers!!

Interaction with guests

You are welcome to have breakfast in our dining room or in your room. Just let us know!
The suite has a private entrance, as well as the doorway off the dining room.


Amenities
Internet
TV
Heating
Air conditioning

Prices
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

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Dog(s) and cat(s) live in the house

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

14 Reviews

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Lynette User Profile
August 2017
The suite was exactly as pictured and close to many things to see and do. If you're very focused on having a clean place to stay you'll like this one. Susan was an excellent hostess and her family very nice too!

Frank User Profile
July 2017
This bnb is delightful! Wonderful room, quiet surroundings and hosts who really treat you so very well! And the breakfasts!! Fantastic!

Jennifer User Profile
July 2017
The farm is bucolic, loved the clever dog, Beanie and Susan was helpful and accommodating. It was a great place to stay. I loved the fancy whirlpool tub and the genuine old house features

Lance User Profile
May 2017
The host canceled this reservation 4 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Carin User Profile
May 2017
Hard to find such a luxurious bedroom suite among the rolling hills and farmland in the Berkshires...but that's what Susan's place is in Alford is. Dined at John Andrews farm-to-table in Egremont one night, with Jazz afterwards in Great Barrington...and next day went to a nearby historical tour of Edna St. Vincent Millay's home in Austerlitz. Was also greeted each morning with a basket of fresh fruit and tea...turning away the offerings of backed goods was a hard thing to do. Bring an old-fashioned map though, as (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) Maps does not easily help with directions---with 1 star or no service in that part of the Country.
Susan User Profile
Response from Susan:
Thank you for the kind words, Carin! I hope the rest of your getaway was happy, too!" Susan
May 2017

Anna User Profile
August 2016
My wife booked this B&B for me to spend the night before our wedding, and I had the best experience here. Susan & Tom were wonderful hosts, and went out of their way to make me feel at home and ensure I was well fed and ready for the big day. I can't thank them enough! -Chris
Susan User Profile
Response from Susan:
Such kind words, thank you! We were honored to be a part of your wedding weekend (and yes, you had some fantastic, extreme weather!!). You are a wonderful couple and we enjoyed meeting you! Susan
August 2016

Beverly User Profile
August 2016
We had a great experience. Susan and Tom were most accommodating, even drying our wet clothes after a rain storm. Warm muffins, excellent coffee and fruit were in a basket outside our door every morning. The room was spacious with a comfortable bed and private with its own entrance. The country setting was beautiful with rolling hills, a creek, and many stars in the night sky.
Susan User Profile
Response from Susan:
Thank you for your kind review, Beverly! You know, that bathroom door changes with the weather - just like to room door to the rest of the house. But I agree, we should shave it down some to relieve the sticking. Thanks! Susan
August 2016

Alford, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Susan User Profile

Hi, I'm Susan. My husband, Tom, and I love the Berkshires, the Caribbean (Vieques and Culebra) and non-resort style vacations. I love to quilt, do puzzles, read, look for stuff (on a beach or on hikes), and work around outside in the gardens. Tom loves old cars, searching for them and working on them. He is a very talented carpenter and woodworker. We love our dog, Perry and cat, Chloe, but do not allow them in our East Room suite (makes a big difference to those who have allergies)! Also, we cannot, cannot do without our morning, afternoon or evening coffee!

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