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Charming Arts and Crafts Bungalow in Amherst, Massachusetts

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Last updated: 01/11/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4+ Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

Charming arts and crafts bungalow in Amherst, Massachusetts. Sleeps 7 or 8. Four to five bedrooms. Three bathrooms, two with full tubs, one with walk in shower.

This house has a beautiful dining room with an expanding table and William Morris wallpaper. Wainscoting throughout entry, living room, dining room and sunroom. The house has 4 bedrooms downstairs and one refurbished attic suite with bathroom. The master bedroom has its own bathroom as well. The kitchen is large and homey with a cozy booth for breakfast. The house is filled with interesting books; literature, biography, children’s books and more. There is a large deck off the kitchen with a screened-in gazebo for summer evenings. The house sits on 1 ½ acres in South Amherst – two miles from town, one mile from The Eric Carle Museum, The Yiddish Book Center, Atkins Fruit Bowl and very close to all 5 area colleges – Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, Smith, University of Massachusetts and Amherst College.

The house is fully equipped with dishes, cooking utensils, linens and towels. BBQ grill outdoors. The basement has laundry facilities.

The area (Pioneer Valley – 5 College Area) is well known for its cultural attractions and its proximity to charming Northampton, Massachusetts (8 miles over the Connecticut River). Many recreational and cultural activities available. A great place for kids or for a quiet, romantic country getaway. No pets please. In close proximity to horseback riding, hiking trails and Puffer’s Pond for swimming and many fine restaurants.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 20%
Calendar last updated: 01/11/2016

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee upon exit $150


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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 15 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: I am a poet and professor at SUNY Empire State College

Why the Owner Chose South Amherst, Amherst, MA, USA:
This area is rich with cultural resources and filled with artists and writers.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is big, quiet and filled with interesting books. Nice full dining room and living room. The neighborhood is lovely with a sidewalk on the street. Near all 5 colleges.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 20%
Calendar last updated: 01/11/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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