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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Country estate to hike, swim, run, bike, volleyball, horseshoe ring and cook out
Come Stay, Relax in this MAGNIFICENT and spacious Post & Beam Country Estate, 5 bedrooms with 6 beds and 4 baths, 5,000 square feet, nestled on 11 beautiful acres surrounded by conservation land.
Pricing 500$ per night first 2 people. Each additional person over age 2 is 125$ per night up to 12 . After 12, there are blow up mattresses for 5 more people for 50$/night.
15% discount from November 1 to May 1 excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.
For events there is a fee of 20$ per person up to 60 guests.
Please tell us about yourself the people in your group and the reason for your visit. Please include # of adults/age of your kids, bedrooms needed and for how many nights.
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.
Check in time is 4 pm 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 TV with cable , DVD, NETFLIX, WI-FI, heat , fans, CENTRAL AIR and 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, 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 estate, horse paddocks, wooded trails.
We also have an assortment of sports equipment and indoor and outdoor toys for children to enjoy .
Great central location to visit New England area for families or couples, as Southbridge/Sturbridge is only 1 hour to Boston Massachusetts.
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 or outside the home.
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Member since: 2013
- 5000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 14
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- each bathroom is unique and charming
- 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:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Towels Provided:
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- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kayak / Canoe:
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Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
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Nov 30 - May 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $90 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
This is a beautiful immaculately kept country estate. Please we ask that you take care of this home when you come as if it is your own home. We would be much appreciative.
Manager's cancellation policy:
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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.
Why Southbridge, MA, USA:
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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Ivory master bathroom
the back of the house with the outdoor stone patio
Pub room with the stone fireplace and piano and bar
the dining room which sits 8
with cathedral ceiling
black and white Master bathroom
Black/ White bedroom
Second floor family room
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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