Huffington Post - Michael Sigman
Posted: July 15, 2012
Heavy Metal Hitmaker Tom Werman's Plan B: B&B for Type-A's
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For Tom Werman, producing is producing, whether it's a multi-platinum album by Mötley Crue or a "Tomelette" -- Werman's signature breakfast treat at Stonover Farm, the popular New England Bed & Breakfast he runs with his wife Suky.
Werman made his name as the go-to producer for hard-rock and heavy-metal masters from the 1970s to the '90s. Nearly two dozen of his records -- by such superstars as Ted Nugent, Cheap Trick, Molly Hatchet, Twisted Sister, Poison and Dokken -- have gone gold or platinum. Read More >
Modern Stays in Massachusetts
In the Berkshires, Stonover Farm is a contemporary oasis in a landscape awash with calico, taffeta, and lace. The owners lived in Los Angeles for 23 years before opening this B&B, which might account for the stripped down elegance of the decor and the first-class attention to details, such as bathrooms with two-headed showers, deep soaking tubs, and marble benches. The sprawling stone and wood farmhouse, circa 1900, has been completely renovated yet maintains a country feel with stone fireplaces, library, greenhouse, and breakfast room overlooking a duck pond. The inn can only accommodate 10 guests, guaranteeing a high pamper factor. A bonus: It’s less than a mile to Tanglewood, and two miles from Lenox Village.