At Baird Tavern Bed & Breakfast and it is the most beautiful old home from the 1700s with a locally-sourced delicious breakfast cooked to order by the woman whose family grew up here. If you are ever in the Berkshires, on your way to Tanglewood (the Boston Symphony Orchestra's summer home), want a summer place with wildflowers as a retreat, splendid foliage in the fall, or want a warm 300 yr old fireplace and homemade cocoa with paths for snowshoing and country skiing-- please consider giving them business!
From the second I walked in I also personally loved this home. It is full of wood, with the original broad wood floors from the 1700s. Carolyn had a catering business so the breakfast is superb. The ingredients are overwhelmingly local- eggs which she picked out from a nearby farm, fresh baked bread from a neighboring town, her favorite blackberry jam, homemade apple butter which takes 5 hours to cook. Carolyn may show you around the home, and there are some wonderful treasures including old books and awesome old fireplaces.
The house was full this weekend with people in for a wedding but it was still quiet, relaxing, and enjoyable. I cannot say enough good things! I feel completely refreshed and wish I could move here.
I plan to come back here with friends as a get-away from Boston. It is just a 3 hour drive and so beautiful. Her self-tended garden is full of flowers which also decorate the house in vases.
With homemade breakfast included, it is a very reasonable price. All the other B&Bs in the area are much more expensive, and the motels are not as clean, personal, or beautiful.
The Ashley room upstairs has a personal bathroom. I stayed in the library (fold out couch) which was...
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