Here is your opportunity to own a magnificent Berkshire Cottage that has been brought back to its original grandeur & fully updated to function as a modern Inn or private home in every way.Walking distance to all shops & restaurants,The Mount & minutes to Tanglewood,The Kemble is perfectly located in lovely downtown Lenox.Step out onto your wrap around rear veranda w/spectacular mountain views.Rich w/original details throughout,The Kemble is a visual feast w/majestic entry hall & winding staircase w/crystal chandelier above along w/gathering areas, media/parlor room & dining room w/ ornate crown molding & exquisitely carved wood fireplace mantels.Each of the 13 bdrms has been tastefully renovated w/historical design in mind,all w/stunning en suite baths & fireplaces. (more in supplement)
A full commercial kitchen & the gorgeous, stately Green Room Bar were created as part of the massive renovation which are ideal for large family gatherings, or for Inn guests.Since 1993 this home, built in 1881 by U.S. Secretary of State, Frederick Frelinghuysen, has operated as a full service Inn with 13 bedrooms and 13.5 baths.Purchased in 2010 by its current owner, the Kemble has undergone a $2 million top to bottom renovation which included replacing all systems, cosmetics and major additions.Previously, in the 1940's the house was donated to the Lenox school for boys and was used as a dormitory for many years.Thereafter until 1993 it served as a place of business as an antique store, and real estate office among others.
Property Taxes: If used as a residential property the taxes are $16,900. If used as a commercial property the taxes are $23,000
Electric: 600 amps
Garage/Apartment variance/plans prepared
-EARN INCOME from the property:Site Fee allowed:rent out the property around the building for events
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