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Flower Hill Farm Vacation /Retreat and Wildlife Habitat

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Flower Hill Farm is surrounded by lush organic gardens, landscapes and views.

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Last updated: 05/24/2011

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Northampton farmhouse description

Our Western Massachusetts Eco-Friendly Vegetarian Vacation/Getaway Retreat is a 1790 restored farmhouse with an attached artist/writer studio and barn (painting studio).The house has a downstairs and upstairs apartment. The studio is set between the house and barn and can be connected to the downstairs. There are three private bathrooms.

These spaces can be rented separately or together for families. Our rates are up to $600 per night for the entire house and studio. Rates depend on number of guests. Each space is also totally private - *Downstairs Queen & Small Double bedroom Apartment - $200 (up to 3 guests)/225 (4 guests) per night. *Upstairs Apartment Queen Bedroom & Single sofa bed - 160 (2 guests)/200 (3 guests) per night. *Studio Queen Bed & futon - 150(2)/175(3) per night.

The buildings are surrounded by rambling organic gardens, forest, marvelous sky and landscapes, cross-country, sledding, skiing and snow shoeing on a twenty-acre hillside (ten acres are in wildlife conservation) in the foothills of the Berkshires just six miles west of Northampton, Massachusetts. Amazing sky and mountain views. It is a great joy to the owner that Flower Hill Farm has evolved into a diverse wildlife habitat. Be sure to bring your binoculars and cameras. By car you will be able to reach Snow Farm in 5 minutes, 12 minutes to Double Edge Theatre and 15 minutes to Northampton.

*We do not use the calendar here. PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL OWNER FOR AVAILABILITY.

Flower Hill Farm is a very clean, simple, spacious, rustic place surrounded by the magic of nature. We do not wear shoes inside the apartment.

We do not use pesticides or any chemical fertilizers at Flower Hill Farm.

Outside the walls of the old farmhouse and studio nature abounds with wonders. There are no pets here, but many butterflies, songbirds, fireflies, grouse, wild turkey, woodcock and other creatures of the wild live in our gardens and forest. Guests enjoy breathtaking views -- sunrise, moonrise and stargazing too! Woodland and garden paths along with a country road offer inspiring walks... Don't miss a moonlight walk through the gardens. Hundreds of varieties of plants, shrubs, ornamental and fruit trees add to your outdoor experience throughout the seasons.

Northampton, home to Smith College and the Paradise City Arts Festival, is only 15/20 minutes away, while Lenox/ Tanglewood, Stockbridge, MOCA, Becket, with Jacobs Pillow and Williamstown/Clarke Museum, are an easy 45 minutes to one-hour drive. SNOW FARM is 5 minutes by car and DOUBLE EDGE THEATRE is only 12 minutes drive.

The surrounding hilltowns are filled with great bookstores, excellent restaurants and both famous and unknown writers and artists who have seasonal open studios and sales. Writers' workshops such as Patchwork Farm, yoga, dance and other creative ventures abound in the valley and hilltowns. Snow Farm and the New England Craft Program are five minutes from Flower Hill Farm.

Historic Deerfield, with the Deerfield Inn and Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory; Buckland/Shelburne Falls, with The Bridge Of Flowers and Potholes; Montague, with the Montague Book Mill; Worthington, home to the Sevenars Music Festival; Cummington, with its popular Country Fair, The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, and Greenwood Music Camp; and Windsor, with the Notchview Cross Country Ski Center are all but 15-20-30 minutes away along scenic country roads.

Flower Hill Farm, is only 10 minutes away from an Audubon Sanctuary and the DAR state forest with walking trails and lake for swimming, kayaking, cross country skiing and snow shoeing; Chapel Brook Falls with rock climbing, hiking and waterfalls is just down the road 7 minutes.

We welcome families and extended stays. Our home is perfect for vacations and romantic getaways.



Keywords: 1790 Farmhouse Romantic Getaway - 3 Queen Bedrooms with private Vegetarian Kitchens and wood Fireplace. The house has three separate spaces or can be rented as one unit for larger groups. Organic gardens. Fabulous Views. Forest. Wildlife Habitat. Birds. Privacy. Quiet. Great for family reunions and friends reunions. Fifteen/Twenty minutes to downtown Northampton and Smith College. Five College Area. Nature. Snow Farm is a five minute drive.

Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Must bring own linens when bringing pet....moreless

              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

              • Bedroom : 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Studio Organic Queen & Single Futon on floor....moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Downstairs Apartment...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                Downstairs Double Bed fits into this small room - no closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Upstairs Apartment Organic Queen & Sofa bed...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 2: combination tub/shower, toilet

                Private Upstairs Bathroom. ...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Private Downstairs Bathroom ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: tub, toilet

                Private Studio Bathroom Claw-foot Tub with Wand. No Shower....moreless

              • The studio bathroom does not have a stand up shower, but the claw-foot tub situated out in the bedroom does have a wand. It is a popular romantic set up. You can lounge in the old fashion tub while looking out on the beautiful view....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Downstairs and Upstairs have private kitchens. Studio is not set up for cooking, but there is a small refrigerator and toaster oven. ...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Basic dishes and cutlery for cooking and dining. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Refrigerator in both apartment kitchens....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Braun Coffee Maker and Filters provided...moreless

              Amenities

              • Wood Fireplace:

                There is an extra fee for using fireplace to cover cost of wood. You must have experience with making fires to use fireplace. Only upon owner approval....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Car Park right off street. Driveway for unloading only....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Gas 'faux wood-stove' in studio....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air Conditioning in all spaces. ...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                For clean clothes from Washer...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Shared.There is a small fee....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Sheets, Blankets, Towels...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Flower Hill Farm is a unique retreat surrounded by nature, while being very close to the heart of Northampton and other small hilltowns. Perfect for families, couples and singles wanting to getaway for a quiet down time connected to nature. The views and grounds are outstanding, and you do not have to leave your space to feel as though you are in nature. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                      Communications

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Ski & Snowboard:

                        Snowshoeing right out the door....moreless

                      • Balcony
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic

                      Location & View

                      • Rural:

                        Country farmhouse with grassy paths for strolling through rambling wild-like gardens...moreless

                      • Ski-In:

                        Cross country skiing right out the door . . . no trails but snowshoeing too. ...moreless

                      • Ski-Out:

                        30 mins from Windsor MA and great cross country skiing trails....moreless

                      • Village:

                        2 miles from the village of Williamsburg, MA...moreless

                      • Mountain View

                      Activities

                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Rafting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Basketball Court
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Golf
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Antiquing
                      • Cinemas
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Arboretum
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Festivals
                      • Library
                      • Synagogues
                      • Shopping
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Boating
                      • Sledding
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Cycling
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Year Round
                      Jan 1 - Oct 10, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,300

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $150
                      $1,000 $2,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $40
                      • A Cleaning Fee may apply $50
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      Ask about our monthly rates.

                      *The entire house ( 3 queen beds, 1 double, 1 single and single futon) is the higher rate of $600.00 per night (depending on number of guests.) Each apartment can also be rented separately for $150-$225 depending on space and guests. Please give us a call with questions. The format here is confusing.

                      *Entire house as one unit - $600.00 per night or less depending on # of guests. Rates based on # of guests . Downstairs - $200(3)/225(4 guests) Upstairs - $160 (2)/200(3 guests) Studio - $150(2)/175(3 guests) - per night.

                      NO TAX.

                      Booking 50%. Final @ arrival check-in. Some reservations are prepaid.

                      August/October stays prepaid-check and are non refundable unless we rebook for same time held.


                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Calendar

                      The property's calendar has not been updated in over 37 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

                       

                      Location

                      Northampton, home to Smith College and the Paradise City Arts Festival, is only 15 minutes away, while Lenox/ Tanglewood, Stockbridge, MOCA, Becket, with Jacobs Pillow and Williamstown/Clarke Museum, are an easy 45 minutes to one-hour drive.

                      The surrounding hilltowns are filled with great bookstores, excellent restaurants and both famous and unknown writers and artists who have seasonal open studios and sales. Writers' workshops such as Patchwork Farm, yoga, dance and other creative ventures abound in the valley and hilltowns. Snow Farm and the New England Craft Program are five minutes from Flower Hill Farm. Historic Deerfield, with the Deerfield Inn and Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory; Buckland/Shelburne Falls, with The Bridge Of Flowers and Potholes; Montague, with the Montague Book Mill; Worthington, home to the Sevenars Music Festival; Cummington, with its popular Country Fair, The William Cullen Bryant Homestead, and Greenwood Music Camp; and Windsor, with the Notchview Cross Country Ski Center are all but 15-20-30 minutes away along scenic country roads.

                      Flower Hill Farm, is only 10 minutes away from an Audubon Sanctuary and the DAR state forest with walking trails and lake for swimming, kayaking, cross country skiing and snow shoeing; Chapel Brook Falls with rock climbing, hiking and waterfalls is just down the road 7 minutes.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1989

                      About the owner: Our life is filled with art and nature... painting, photography (see Flower Hill Farm's Blog), writing and farming/gardening. Our guests often write they leave refreshed and restored from their visit to our humble paradise.

                      Why the Owner Chose Northampton:
                      We were attracted to the beauty, magic and charm of the landscape and rustic farmhouse. The area is rich in cultural happenings and abounds in creativity and fun. Living close to nature, while minutes from a five college area is rather ideal.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                      Simple living surrounded by serene beauty and sounds of nature. The sky too is large and breathtaking.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Flower Hill Farm is surrounded by lush organic gardens, landscapes and views.

                        Flower Hill Farm is surrounded by lush organic gardens, landscapes and views.

                      • Downstairs Living room. Small double bedroom through wooden door straight ahead.

                        Downstairs Living room. Small double bedroom through wooden door straight ahead.

                      • Downstairs Apartment Eastern Wall of Windows and Door leading to Garden

                        Downstairs Apartment Eastern Wall of Windows and Door leading to Garden

                      • Downstairs Queen Bedroom
Not a working fireplace.

                        Downstairs Queen Bedroom Not a working fireplace.

                      • Downstairs Apartment Kitchen

                        Downstairs Apartment Kitchen

                      • Second Queen bedroom upstairs.

                        Second Queen bedroom upstairs.

                      • Upstairs Balcony

                        Upstairs Balcony

                      • May Garden Looking South Towards Mount Holyoke Range

                        May Garden Looking South Towards Mount Holyoke Range

                      • Guest in Middle Garden beneath a rainbow.

                        Guest in Middle Garden beneath a rainbow.

                      • Middle meadow garden July/August in the mist.

                        Middle meadow garden July/August in the mist.

                      • Middle meadow July garden below farmhouse.

                        Middle meadow July garden below farmhouse.

                      • All butterfly sightings here at Flower Hill Farm gardens and fields.

                        All butterfly sightings here at Flower Hill Farm gardens and fields.

                      • Winter sledding and snowshoeing in a beautiful landscape below spectacular skies

                        Winter sledding and snowshoeing in a beautiful landscape below spectacular skies

                      • Downstairs Apartment Outside Seating Area

                        Downstairs Apartment Outside Seating Area

                      • The Downstairs can now be extended to include the studio. Please ask for details

                        The Downstairs can now be extended to include the studio. Please ask for details

                      • Studio-Organic queen bed with tub. Private or easily connects to downstairs.

                        Studio-Organic queen bed with tub. Private or easily connects to downstairs.

                      • Spring Garden view from Upstairs.

                        Spring Garden view from Upstairs.

                      • Looking Up From Garden towards Downstairs Outside Seating Area - Monarchs

                        Looking Up From Garden towards Downstairs Outside Seating Area - Monarchs

                      • Breathtaking sunrises and sunset reflections. Especially in winter!

                        Breathtaking sunrises and sunset reflections. Especially in winter!

                      • Full Moon rising in the east viewed outside all three rental spaces.

                        Full Moon rising in the east viewed outside all three rental spaces.

                      • Pileated woodpeckers seen in Rock Maples next to farmhouse.

                        Pileated woodpeckers seen in Rock Maples next to farmhouse.

                      • Every year Bluebirds raise their nestlings just outside of the old farmhouse.

                        Every year Bluebirds raise their nestlings just outside of the old farmhouse.

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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