Southworth Suite GB: your foothold in the Berkshires

Entrance foyer

One-bedroom, fully appointed New York-style apartment (short- and long-term rentals) in “the best small town in America” (Smithsonian Magazine) puts you in the thick of the excitement of downtown Great Barrington, Mass.

Stay in downtown Great Barrington for a night, a weekend, a week, or longer. Walk out the front door of the historic, 100-year-old Southworth Building and you are within a 60-second stroll to the Mahaiwe Theatre, the Triplex Cinema, boutique shopping on Railroad Street, art galleries, and Great Barrington’s renowned restaurants, cafes, and food purveyors, including Bizen, allium, Castle Street Café, 20 Railroad Street, Martin’s, Baba Louie’s, Fuel Coffeeshop, rubi’s café, Fiori, the Berkshire Co-op Market, Gorham and Norton, Rubiner’s Cheesemongers, Robin’s Candy Shop, and more.

Walk down the block and enter another world on the trail of the Housatonic Riverwalk; walk 10 minutes east and hike up East Mountain. Walk 10 minutes west to the historic Castle Hill neighborhood and Lake Mansfield. Hop in your car – parked behind the building in the free, private lot – and you are 5 minutes from Monument Mountain or Ski Butternut; 15 minutes to the quaint village of Stockbridge or Catamount Ski Area and John Andrews Restaurant in South Egremont; and 20 minutes to Tanglewood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, downtown Lenox, the Lee Premium Outlets, and the Mass Pike Interchange Exit 2.

Brand-new sleeper sofa from Urban Outfitters

Or just stay inside, kick back and relax with high-speed wireless Internet and digital HD cable TV (250 channels plus Showtime and the Movie Channel) on a 42-inch flat screen. Snooze in the cozy new queen-size bed in the bedroom or on the Urban Outfitters sleeper sofa in the living room. Cook a meal in the fully equipped, eat-in kitchen (microwave, toaster oven, electric range and oven, 3 different ways to make coffee – auto drip, French press ora Moka-style stovetop espresso – 4 ways if you count crossing the street to get an excellent cup from Fuel or rubi’s) or enjoy a warm bath in the vintage clawfoot tub.

Enjoy the view of Main Street through the eight-foot tall windows overlooking Tune Street, Fuel, and Baba Louie’s. This is truly a people-watcher’s paradise.

Apartment sleeps four. Additional charge for third and fourth guest of $25/night.

Free off-street parking; all utilities included; pets welcome (additional $25 cleaning charge).


Smoking not permitted anywhere in apartment, building or on premises.

Rates: $95/night
Rates adjusted seasonally and on holiday weekends.
Cleaning fee: $50
Security Deposit: negotiable depending on length of stay and number of guests


If you prefer, you may book this rental through AirBnB.

Check in with us about last-minute discounted reservations — we abide by the laws of supply and demand!

Please note: Apartment is located on the second floor of the building, accessible only via front staircase.

Vintage clawfoot tub/shower

Eat-in kitchen dining area with Fred Collins artwork

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