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Beautiful Family Home in Picturesque Setting by Green River

Hala Khouri

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Hala Khouri

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2015
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Beautiful Family Home in Picturesque Setting by Green River

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Shelburne Falls House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Situated on a country road, overlooking the Green River, this is a new home re-built in 1990 on 90 acres of land. 100 steps away is your own private riverfront beach! Swim, skip rocks, sunbath and watch the birds in this beautiful spot that is all yours! Surrounded by fields and woods, the landscape is breathtaking. Take a hike in the woods, or walk across the street and lounge by the river; this is an ideal setting for a vacation or personal retreat.

This is a very comfortable home with a fully stocked kitchen, fireplace, library filled with classics and light reading. Our family has celebrated holidays and vacations in this home for 45 years, and we are excited to share this jewel with you.

The house is in Colrain which is 12 miles away from Greenfield, 7 miles away from Shelburn Falls and 15 miles away from Brattleboro VT. The house is only 20 miles away from the Berkshire East Ski Resort and 45 miles from Mt. Snow. 2 hours from Boston; 3 1/2 hours from New York.

Keywords: House, farmhouse

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Hala Khouri (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2015

About Hala Khouri

Max is a retired school professor and his wife, Joan, an artist and writer, own the property. We sought a second home in the country for summers and holidays as well as to experience a different lifestyle from our urban life in Brooklyn. Upon retirement, this became our permanent home. The original house (which was built in 1825) burned down and was totally rebuilt in the similar style, in 1990. We now live in California for most of the year so we can be close to our grandchildren.

Hala Khouri purchased this house in 1965

Why Hala Khouri chose Shelburne Falls

We wanted lots of nature and we got it. Mountains, the river, open skies and our garden are the highlights. Great memories were created for our family here: swimming in the river, reading by the fire, hiking on our property, and great meals with fresh food from the local farmer's market.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Family Home in Picturesque Setting by Green River
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Westchester County
5

Lovely Quiet Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for several weeks at this lovely vacation home. Just as the caretaker promised it had a magical quality to it. Upon first arriving you will find a sweet farmhouse surrounded by green hills and fields, along the Green River. The house is spacious and comfortable, full of the artifacts of an interesting family life. The bedrooms are comfortable with plenty of linens, the sunny bathrooms have deep soak tubs, the living areas are lived-in in a good way, and the kitchen has absolutely everything you need for small family meals or feasts. We came to relax, spend time together as a family and with friends, and explore the quiet beauty of the area. No big attractions, no bling, no fancy restaurants, not much night life -- but great walks and bike rides, covered bridges, interesting historical explorations, fresh farm food at local markets, and most of all a quiet little river to play in. We took our young son to the river at least once a day to play on the rocks, swim, make leaf boats or hunt for salamanders. We went to bed listening to the running river and a chorus of crickets. The stars at night, oh my!! We biked to the covered bridge in Vermont at least twice and week and had a picnic before returning. The caretaker took care of every little thing that came up quickly and graciously. He is a wonderful source of information about many things! We explored the area towns with their beauty and arts, but our favorite days were spent reading in the house, doing yoga on the porch, playing by the river, grilling outside, and going to sleep to the wondrous night sounds.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Shelby, Ohio
5

PEACEFUL GETAWAY FROM IT ALL

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for what we wanted - to get away from everything but be close to Deerfield, Massachusetts. The kitchen was modern, large and well-equipped. The rooms were welcoming and bedrooms very nice. The Green River across the street was a short walk to nature and adventure. It was a short drive to Greenfield, Massachusetts for groceries, antiquing, dining. We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
CARVER, MA
5

Delightful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in June, 2012. The house was better than described. The library was a real treat

with an eclectic array of subjects & titles. We really enjoyed beginning & ending our days sitting under

the huge evergreen in the yard. There was an abundance of wildlife, including a fox who passed through

the yard as if she owned it. We highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys peace, quiet, &seclusion

Pete & Kat

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
South Florida
5

Cozy home with great energy!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for Aug./Sept. to be near our children and grandkids in Greenfield. We loved it! The house has everything you could possibly need. Wonderful layout and very comfortable. My husband loved the bookcases in every room as did my grandchildren during "quiet time". Jeff, the property manager, was always available if we had any questions. Walks by the river and in the upper pastures were relaxing and gave us all a chance to unwind. Trips to Northampton and Shelbourne Falls, antiquing, exploring, swimming, rock collecting, pumpkin carving, apple picking - we did it all! There are several great farm markets nearby - Hager's, Pine Hill orchard and Apex. You will not be disappointed with your stay. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

A Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

this place was recommended by a friend as a great weekend getaway. Communication was easy and clear. the house is beautiful and roomy, and the location perfect for my needs. My 4-month old was very happy there, and it accommodated 4 adults as well. (Could accommodate at least two more.) Went for a beautiful run by the river, and enjoyed nearby town of Shelburne Falls.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
New York City
5

Beautiful Winter Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic New Years in this lovely home. The owner was super friendly and accommodating and answered all our questions about the house prior to renting it. The house is very comfortable with two cozy living rooms on the first floor, one with a fireplace (and plenty of seasoned wood). The kitchen was very well stocked with knives, cutting boards, dishes, herbs, and lots of counter space for a foodie getaway and the kitchen table is a great gathering space for leisurely meals and card games. We went for hikes along the snowy fields and down to the river. We also went into downtown Shelburne Falls, which is about 20-30 minutes away and definitely worth the trip for some cute window shopping (Molly Cantor pottery is a favorite), the bridge of flowers (though not in winter), and the glacial potholes. The master bedroom is huge, with a very comfortable bed and beautiful light in the morning. There are bookshelves in every room, which make the house feel very homey. The caretaker also went out of his way to explain how everything worked and make us feel welcome and comfortable. We will definitely be returning to this great escape.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Shelburne Falls House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off-Season
Jan 5 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$4,500
 
 
Holidays
May 22 2015 - May 25 2015
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Seasonal
May 26 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
$6,500
 
 
Off-Season
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 24 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$4,500
 
 
Holidays
Nov 25 2015 - Nov 29 2015
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Off-Season
Nov 30 2015 - Dec 17 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$4,500
 
 
Holidays
Dec 18 2015 - Jan 3 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
cleaning fee $90
Property Damage Protection $59

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Shelburne Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Sunroom - 1 child bed , there is a futon/ cot that sleeps a small adult or a child
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming

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