Overview | Gathering Spaces | Accommodations | Dining
Program Options | Amenities | Surroundings
Isabella Freedman rests on 400 acres of forested land and lush meadows in the foothills of the southern Berkshires—just 1 hour from Hartford, Connecticut, 2 hours from New York City and 3 hours from Boston, Massachusetts. Our cottages and gathering spaces are nestled around two lakes at the base of a beautiful wooded ridge that is dotted with hiking trails. In every season, Isabella Freedmanís stunning mountain vistas, serene lakes and miles of trails are certain to inspire your senses and offer your spirit a place for renewal.
- Glass-walled synagogue with inspiring lake
and mountain views
- 2,000-square-foot breakout room/lounge
- Large theater/recreation room
- Beautiful dining hall with cathedral ceiling
- Two 700-square-foot yurts (circular buildings)
- Large screened-in gazebo
Isabella Freedman features a variety of spaces designed for small or large gatherings such as classes, workshops, services, or meetings. We offer our guests options that range from quiet nooks on our scenic grounds to spacious gathering places both indoors and out. We can accommodate up to 150 people in indoor program spaces, and up to 200 people in outdoor spaces.
Ten uniquely different cottages are situated on or near Lake Miriam, offering up to 150 overnight guests both privacy and proximity to the surrounding nature as well as the main building, dining hall and various gathering spaces. Single, double and triple occupancy rooms are available.
Your comfort is our priority. Our accommodations are air-conditioned during the summer months and heated throughout the winter. Some buildings have rooms with private baths; others offer shared bathrooms for two or three rooms. Handicap-accessible rooms are also available upon request.
Isabella Freedman serves a variety of delicious meals that are prepared with the highest-quality ingredients. Our lakeside dining room can accommodate up to 118 guests; we offer moveable seating and either buffet, family-style, or plated meals. Our menus change to reflect what is in season. During the growing season, we serve fresh, organic fruits and vegetables straight from our own farm and orchard.
Our kitchen and dining room are glatt kosher under supervision of the Hartford Kashrut Commission.