Berkshires

The Guest House at Field Farm

Williamstown

316 acres

Discover Williamstown's historic mid-century modern B&B and youngest house museum. Explore miles of trails and wander through manicured gardens graced by modern sculptures.

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Plan Your Visit
  • Overview
  • Ideas for Your Visit
  • Admission & Hours
  • Directions & Contact Info
  • What You'll Find
  • Facilities & Accessibility
  • Venue Rental
  • Property Map
  • Regulations & Advisories

Overview

The Guest House at Field Farm is Williamstown’s favorite authentic mid-century modern B&B and historic house museum.

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Rated #1 Bed & Breakfast in Williamstown, MA by Tripadvisor.

The northern Berkshires provide a perfect natural backdrop to a pair of Modernist homes—one a bed & breakfast, and one open for guided tours—and more than 300 acres of open fields, woods, and wetlands with four miles of footpaths. And whether you’re seeking a peaceful getaway vacation in the Berkshires, or looking for a day trip to explore beautiful sculptures and architecture, Field Farm has something for everyone.

The Guest House at Field Farm in Williamstown MA, offers an authentic mid-century-modern Bed & Breakfast. This architectural gem is a museum of modern furnishings, that will transport you back in time. Featuring an unparalleled view of Mt. Greylock, Massachusetts’ highest peak, it is a refreshing change from your usual bed & breakfast. The house and landscape feature period artwork and thirteen sculptures in the surrounding gardens. Explore the property or visit The Folly, a three-bedroom, pinwheel-shaped shingled guest cottage, designed in 1965 by noted modernist architect Ulrich Franzen.

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Ideas for Your Visit

Hiking: Enjoy more than four miles of moderate hiking. Beyond the manicured landscape, follow the popular mile-long North Trail, which circles the centrally located pasture in a wide loop and affords mountain views—including of Mount Greylock—in all directions. Pick up the Oak Loop trail and wander for another half mile across a flowing stream and abundant ferns in the mature oak forest. Continue on the Caves Trail loop, another half mile, to explore small streams that disappear into a series of underground channels and caves carved over the millennia from limestone bedrock.

Stay With Us: Spend the night in our authentic mid-century modern B&B for a quiet getaway.

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Admission & Hours

Grounds
FREE to all. On-site donation welcome from nonmembers.

Open year-round, daily, sunrise to sunset. Allow a minimum of 1½ hours for the trails.

Guesthouse at Field Farm
Open April through December
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Directions & Contact Info

554 Sloan Road
Williamstown, MA 01267
Telephone (Guest House) 413.458.3135
E-mail: info@thetrustees.org
Inn E-mail: fieldfarm@thetrustees.org

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From Williamstown Center, follow Rt. 7 South towards South Williamstown. At intersection with Rt. 43, take Rt. 43 West and immediately take a right onto Sloan Rd. Proceed 1 mi. to entrance on right.

What You'll Find

The northern Berkshires provide a perfect natural backdrop to a pair of Modernist homes—one a bed & breakfast, and one open for guided tours—and more than 300 acres of open fields, woods, and wetlands with four miles of footpaths. And whether you’re seeking a peaceful getaway vacation in the Berkshires, or looking for a day trip to explore beautiful sculptures and architecture, Field Farm has something for everyone.

The broad fields and uplands provide habitat for white-tail deer, coyote, and bobcats. The wetlands are home to an active beaver colony, turtles, snakes, and salamanders, as well as a wide variety of marsh-nesting birds and waders. Look for red-winged blackbirds with their scarlet epaulets, kingfishers darting and swooping above the water’s surface, and regal great blue heron stalking the shallows. Red-tailed hawks and northern harriers waft silently above the meadows.

Facilities & Accessibility

The Guest House at Field Farm offers bed & breakfast accommodations in six spacious, finely appointed rooms, all with mountain views. Picnic tables are available for day visitors.

Venue Rental

For Private Event and Group information, please call the Guesthouse at 413.458.3135

Inn E-mail: mkrumme@thetrustees.org

Property Map

We recommend that you take a photo of the map on your phone so you can refer to it during your visit, or download a trail map before you head out.

Regulations & Advisories

Open to the Public:

  • Mountain biking is not allowed.
  • Dogs must be kept on leash at all times.
  • Hunting is prohibited at Field Farm.
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The Guesthouse at Field Farm

Unique in style and sensibility, the Guest House at Field Farm offers an authentic modern art experience in spectacular natural surroundings.

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History

What is now Field Farm was an agricultural property dating back to the mid-18th century, as colonists cleared the lower slopes of the Berkshires and Taconic ranges for crop fields, livestock pastures, and houses and outbuildings. Previous to European settlement, Mohican and Mohawk tribes were on this land.

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Many people know this as s stylish, mid-century modern B&B, but it's also wonderful for moderate hiking. It has several miles of trails, and the variety distinguishes it. Roughly a third are in and around wetlands; a third are around beautiful, very large hay fields and meadows; and a third in uplands.

Werner L, TripAdvisor

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