An Iconic Modern Home in the Berkshires

An Iconic Modern Home in the Berkshires

Vergelegen was crafted by a group of art historians and award-winning architects to create a residence like no other.

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Image by Benjamin Benschneider

2128 Canaan Southfield Rd., New Marlborough
Value: $15,500,000
Sizing: 4,373 sq. feet
Bedrooms: 10
Bogs: 7 whole, 2 partial

Substantially like Superman was mistaken for a hen or a aircraft, you’d be forgiven for mistaking this house for, perhaps, a executing arts centre or perhaps even a spaceship. With glass paneling, a concrete foundation, and cantilevered decks, this property’s ultra-contemporary exterior does not search like your typical Berkshires residence. In fact, it is even much better.

Dubbed “Vergelegen” Dutch for “remotely situated,” this household was created in 2014 by a noteworthy group of art historians and award-winning creatives —including acclaimed British landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith and Seattle star architect Tom Kundig. Together with a Berkshires-dependent master builder, they made this stunner to maximize the sights of the bordering Berkshire Hills and Taconic Mountains, working with glass walls that open up mechanically and an assortment of runway-like decks that increase off the bulk of the household.

The centerpiece of Vergelegen’s upper inside is a double-sided, concrete hearth, surrounded by an open up dwelling area with an adjacent, dropped-ceiling music home and a kitchen with a concealed galley butler’s pantry. From here, a prolonged straight hallway guides you by the relaxation of this degree, passing two en-suite bedrooms, a eating space, and a “sound-proof office” At the hall’s other close is the primary suite: pocket doors and electrical blinds hold the space non-public though a balcony and shifting window partitions permit you to open up the home as you make sure you.

On the home’s decreased stage is wine storage, a mudroom/tv area, a laundry spot, and a heated garage, total with high-voltage Tesla charger. As if that is not plenty of, the home also comes with a freshly renovated 1840’s farmhouse, as well as a point out-of-the-artwork equestrian facility with indoor and outdoor arenas, a 6-stall barn, and 11 paddocks. Moreover, the estate’s 298-acre good deal is marked with miles of trails, docks, and a spring-fed swimming pond, all of which you can examine on foot or horseback. The grounds also keep two guest cabins, but great luck finding individuals to keep there. They’ll very likely clamor for a spot in the most important residence, to say they’ve seasoned a night in a house as one of a kind as this.

For additional facts, get in touch with Elyse Harney Morris and Kenzie Fields, Elyse Harney Genuine Estate,

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Photograph by Benjamin Benschneider

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Photo by Anne Working day


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Photo by Anne Working day


Picture by Benjamin Benschneider


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Photo by Anne Day