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New England Estate (Boston/Nyc/Hartford)

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sturbridge house description

WELCOME to our New England Estate!

Come Stay, Relax in this MAGNIFICENT and spacious Post & Beam Country Estate, 5 bedrooms and 4 baths, 6,000 square feet, nestled on 11 beautiful acres surrounded by conservation land.

Located in the town of Southbridge next to Sturbridge and Brimfield between Boston (1 hour) and New York City ( NYC) mid Manhattan (2.5 hours) with an easy 10 minutes access to Mass Pike route 90 to Boston and route 84 to Connecticut and New York City.

You will no doubt enjoy this beautiful jewel of a retreat!

All bedrooms are beautifully furnished and most have a private bath.

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure that you get the most accurate quote, please INQUIRE about rental amounts, as rental amounts may change during peak periods.

Check in time is 3:30pm and check out time is 11:00am.

This charming cozy home was designed by Royal Barry Wills, a well-known American architect and a master of traditional Cape Cod style homes, particularly between the 1930‘s – 1950’s.

Enjoy quiet dinners in the dining room with seating for 8, warm yourself or tell stories by the cozy stone wood or gas fireplace with wide plank pine floored living room.

Enjoy all the comforts of home with modern amenities that include 5 TV with cable , DVD, NETFLIX, WI-FI, heat , fans, CENTRAL AIR and full use of washer and dryer. There is an old fashioned Pub/bar living room, 2 family rooms, 3 patios for your use.

You will be amazed at the comfort, charm and warm inviting atmosphere of this beautiful home!

Stroll along the well-designed spectacular landscaped grounds with the sounds of the chirping birds and you will discover natural beauty that will delight any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the pond as you sit and read a book on the bench or observe the many frogs, turtles and fish that are in the pond.

Relax and enjoy the fenced in IN GROUND SWIMMING POOL (pool towels, life vests, pool toys are for you and your family) or gather with your friends by the outdoor FIRE PIT or have a barbecue using our large, PROFESSIONAL GRILL.

There is something for everyone here! Outdoor activities for adults and children include VOLLEYBALL badminton, croquet, soccer, football, hiking and jogging around pond, horse paddocks, wooded trails.

We also have an assortment of sports equipment and indoor and outdoor toys for children to enjoy as well as adult and children's BICYCLES.

Great central location to visit New England area for families or couples, as Southbridge/Sturbridge is only 1 hour to Boston MA(the most European city in the USA with Harvard and MIT universities).

There are so many attractions to this area such as Amherst MA( town of 5 colleges with well known top liberal arts Amherst college ), Providence RI( Capitol of RI and home of ivy league Brown University and prestigious Rhode Island School of Design), Hartford CT( Capital of CT and home of Mark Twain and Katherine Hepburn). Others are Mystic Ct(quaint old port town on Atlantic with wonderful aquarium ), and New Haven Ct ( home of ivy league Yale University).

The estate is 1.5 hours to the Berkshires, MA area (summer musical/dance playground for NYC/Boston wealthy patrons in towns of Stockbridge (Norman Rockwell Museum), Lenox with Tanglewood music hall ,Jacob's pillow dance center and Edith Wharton's home, Great Barrington for Monument mountain hiking) .

The estate is also close to Newport RI(mansions and chateaus of the gilded age of Carnegie, Vanderbuilt and high society as well as sailing competitions), Watch Hill RI (most elegant town on the Atlantic ocean) , and 2 hours to Cape Cod (national seashore with bike trails, pristine beaches in quaint towns of Falmouth, Hyannis and Provincetown).

The often visited Wachusett Mountain Ski area with Mount Monadnock and Quabbin Reservoir (where you can experience an abundance of outdoor activities) a is also 1 hour away.

This area offers much activity and major attractions such as Old Sturbridge Village ( 100 ACRES), where you can see life as it used to be, and the famous Brimfield Antiques Show of hundreds of acres of antiques from dealers nationwide (in May, July, Sept).

Other nearby activities include horse back riding, antiquing, museums, shopping, biking, hiking, farms, fruit orchard pickings, boating, fishing, golfing, snowshoeing, and skiing, perfect for visiting any time of the year. Fall foliage is spectacular!

Location is at the intersection of Interstates 84 and 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike).

This is the PERFECT place to rejuvenate yourself and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life. Enjoy your getaway any time of the year!

Sorry, no pets or smoking allowed inside the home.



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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Chauffeur
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff


      • Events Allowed
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

      • yellow/grey Bedroom 2 (36ft x17ft): 1 queen

        sleeps 2 but can have cot for extra person...moreless

      • aqua Bedroom 4(17ftx17ft): 1 queen

        sleeps 2...moreless

      • red bedroom 1(40ft x 24ft): 1 king, 2 twin/ single

        2 single or king.can have extra 3 single cots for 3 people...moreless

      • pink/green Bedroom 3 (22ftx16ft): 1 queen

        sleeps 2 but can have extra cot for 1 more person...moreless

      • golden yellow Bedroom 6(20ftx16ft): 1 queen

        sleeps 2. can have extra cot for 1 person...moreless

      • black/white Bedroom 5(16ftx16ft): 2 twin/ single

        sleeps 2 ...moreless

      • All have new mattresses and bedding of the highest quality with the softest new quality towels...moreless

      Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 3 post and beam: toilet, shower

        very charming next to the 2 single black and white bed...moreless

      • Bathroom 4 purple: toilet, shower

        purple and dark walnut cabinet with stone tiles...moreless

      • Bathroom 1 ivory: toilet, shower, jetted tub

        2 SINKS master ivory with brass elegant...moreless

      • Bathroom 2 yellow with black/white: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

        master bathroom 2 SINKS. 18 by 17 feet , 10 feet ceiling ...moreless

      • each bathroom is unique and charming

      Other Amenities

          • Housekeeper and staff on site, place to get away from the city, family reunions, get together with college friends, wedding venues, corporate events, birthdays , anniversaries surcharges: extra person 40$/night, high season( Brimfield fair dates, Christmas( 12/23-1/2), Thanksgiving week, July 4th week, Labor day week) extra 30$ per bedroom per night...moreless


          • Satellite / Cable:

            NETFLIX, DVD, CD, offered...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            there are 5 televisons ( 2 family rooms, the pub/living room and the red bed room...moreless

          • Toys:

            plenty of toys for kids, hula hoop, soccer, football...moreless

          • Video Library


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            Half mile away is downtown and all the retail shops/grocery stores/restaurants/coffee shops/post office/banks/gas stations...moreless

          • Lake View
          • Lakefront:

            property has its own pond...moreless

          • Village
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis


          • Dining:

            formal dining room seats 8, large room for 24 with folding chairs and tables....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            yes it is air conditioned...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            there is a washer and dryer for your use...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            one stone gas fireplace and one wood burning one style of 1700 ...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Swimming pool , a boat on pond, volleyball/badminton net, croquet, frisbe, bikes 2 adults, 2 kids, tricycle, board games, toys for age 2-10, puzzles, jogging/walking trail for 1 mile plus ...moreless

          • Garage:

            The area is for large family gathering ...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            there is wi-fi throughout the house and outside the house...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            yes linens are provided...moreless

          • Living Room:

            has a pub/bar area and 2 family rooms, 3 car garage for larger sit down gatherings, 3 patios in pool area, front and back of the house....moreless

          • Parking:

            there is parking for up to 10 cars...moreless

          • Telephone:

            There are 2 phones for your use....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            yes towels are provided...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            you are welcome to use it...moreless

          • Wood Stove


          • Coffee Maker:

            You have access to the vitamix, expresso maker, coffee grinder and all the kitchen equipments....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            Beautifully recently redone kitchen with stainless high end appliances. Center island. Beautiful windows with lots of sun....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator:

            there are 5 refrigerators by the pub , grill, pool house and kitchen....moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Bicycles:

            2 adult bikes, tricycle, 2 kids bikes for your use, beautiful flat rural bike route 198 to Woodstock Ct, great bike shop 0.5 mile in Southbridge ma...moreless

          • Boat:

            small boat on pond...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            on pond, 9 feet deep ,natural spring fed...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            an entire football/soccer field , several other areas of garden, 3 horse stalls with paddock, other animal paddocks...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            propane run...moreless

          Pool / Spa

              • Private Pool:

                inground pool not heated but very cozy, has a pool house with bar and refrigerator, plenty of pool toys with lifevests, pool towels provided, ...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 8 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  FALL/EARLY WINTER
                  Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                  1 night min stay
                  $150 $200
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

                  Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $150 $185
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

                  May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $150 $215
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $150 $185
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • per bedroom per night $30
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                  • Taxes Included


                  Need damage CSA insurance 800-349-8218 for 5-6 people(49$),7-8 (69$),9 plus( 89$).

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                  Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  3 major airports :Hartford, Boston , Providence
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  a half mile
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Southbridge Golf Club 1 block away
                  16 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  25 minutes in Worcester Ma
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-84 and Mass Pike # 90
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  variety in a 2 mile radius
                  55 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Wachussett Mountains 1 hour
                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  pond is on property, nearest beach water is 1.5 hr

                  Car: Necessary

                  1 mile from Old Sturbridge Village, 1.1 hr to Boston, 1.2 hr to Providence RI, 1.5 hrs to Newport RI, 2.5 hrs to NYC, 1.5 hr to New Haven Ct, 45 minutes to Hartford Ct , 25 minutes to Worcester and Springfield Ma. 1 hr from Mystic seaport Ct.

                  Great New England location at junction of Mass( highway 90 Mass Pike) and Connecticut( highway 84). Next to famous Sturbridge village( reenactment of colonial time over 100 acres), National known Brimfield Antiques Fair over thousands of acres. There are lots of hiking, biking, swimming, boating, vineyards, fruit orchard picking, charming little villages, world class museums, great restaurants and coffee shops.


                  Manager info

                  Why Sturbridge:
                  This charming home was designed by Royal Barry Wills, a well-known American architect and a master of traditional Cape Cod style homes, particularly between the 1930‘s – 1950’s. He lived in the same era as Frank Lloyd Wright, another famous American architect who was a master of modern design who designed over 1000 buildings, including the famous Guggenheim Museum in New York.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This is a magnificent large Hansel and Gretel like cozy home with beautiful grounds of fields, pond, swimming pool and horse paddock area and yet just 45-80 minutes from the major cities of New England States ( Boston, Hartford, Providence, Worcester, Springfield ).

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                  Speaks: english



                  • Pub room

                    Pub room

                  • Yellow Master bathroom

                    Yellow Master bathroom

                  • Pink/Green bedroom

                    Pink/Green bedroom

                  • Aqua bedroom

                    Aqua bedroom

                  • Ivory master bathroom

                    Ivory master bathroom

                  • Second floor family room

                    Second floor family room

                  • Post/Beam bathroom

                    Post/Beam bathroom

                  • Pub room

                    Pub room

                  • Red bedroom

                    Red bedroom

                  • Black/ White bedroom

                    Black/ White bedroom

                  • Yellow/grey bedroom

                    Yellow/grey bedroom

                  • purple bathroom

                    purple bathroom

                  • Sunroom


                  • Sun room washer and dryer

                    Sun room washer and dryer

                  VRBO #469777

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                  $150 - $215 per night (USD)

                  6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 15

                  View calendar: Updated 12/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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                  6 BR  4 BA  Sleeps 15

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