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The house is located directly on the lake, with a dock for your boat as well. There are 2 small kayaks available for your use. The house has a large deck overlooking the lake, with lounge chairs, and a patio table set & grill to enjoy cook-outs on the porch.The home is fully furnished, with new carpeting throughout. There are new bathrooms, as well as a new kitchen. There are 2 working fireplaces, a small sunroom, and a walk-out basement family room, with a small office area. There is high-speed wireless internet, as well as cable TV. A home phone is not available, but cell phone reception is good. The local town green and sports fields are only a block away, as well as a children's playground at the elementary school nearby. Churches of all denominations are within 10 minutes drive. There is a local market just minutes away, as well as a gas station & library. Large grocery, department stores & pharmacies are a 10-15 minute drive. Many orchards & farms are nearby as well.
Local activities include golfing, horseback riding, hiking, antiquing, and all water activities. Hot air ballooning is available in nearby Worcester to get a bird's eye view of central New England. An 18 hole golf course is only a 5 minute drive from the house. Holland Aquariders is the oldest waterskiing club in the United States, and they practice weekly on the lake, as well as put on a show at the end of the season. The Brimfield Antiques Market, held 3 times a year (May, July & Sept), is about 10 minutes away, and is a treasure-hunter's paradise. It lasts 6 days and covers acres of fields. There are also many local antique shops in the Sturbridge/Brimfield area & beyond. Old Sturbridge Village offers a glimpse into our past history in New England. There are also many other historical sites in the area to explore. Sturbridge offers many options for good restaurant dining and pubs, as well as a few chain restaurants. It is a 10-15 minute drive from the house. There is also a local theater company, and cinemas planned for the town in the near future. The fall foliage season is spectacular in this area, and offers beautiful views over the lake. The home is centrally located and convenient to interstate highways, which offers opportunities for many day trips all over New England.
Master bedroom has queen size bed and half bath attached.
2nd bedroom has full size bed.
3rd bedroom has queen size bed.
All 3 bedrooms have small tvs with basic cable stations.
Family room in walk-out basement has queen size sleep sofa and fireplace....moreless
Long-term renters welcome Oct 20, 2012 thru April 30, 2013. Please inquire on rates and availability.
2 one-man kayaks with paddles & life vests and 3 tube floats are available for use.
No smoking allowed inside the house; please smoke outside only....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Rates are subject to change without notice, and until reservation is confirmed.
$250 to $300 security deposit due immediately to secure your dates;
one half rental/cleaning fee due 3 months prior to your stay;
balance of rental/cleaning fee due 6 weeks prior to your stay.
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Holland is located in south central MA on the CT border, close to the Old Sturbridge Village area and Brimfield MA.
The home is directly on Hamilton Reservoir, a freshwater lake offering many boating activities. There are also many opportunities to explore local history at Old Sturbridge Village, only a few miles away. If you enjoy antiquing there are many local antique stores, as well as the world-famous Brimfield Flea Market, held three times annually. This flea market is also only a few miles away.
The home is conveniently located only minutes off Interstate 84 in CT, and is also very close to the MA Turnpike. It is very convenient for traveling to any MA, CT, or RI attraction, as it is very centrally located with easy interstate highway access. Day trips within an hour's drive include Boston MA, Providence RI, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos, Six Flags Amusement Park, Mystic Seaport & Aquarium, Basketball Hall of Fame, Bella Via Hot Air Ballooning, Deerfield Zipline, Southwick Zoo, Stafford Motor Speedway and Thompson Motor Speedway. Local activities available are horseback riding, hiking, bicycling, and many water sports.