HANDCRAFTED NEW ENGLAND CAPE, PRIVATE GROUNDS, PERFECT FAMILY RETREAT, WORC10MIN

Rebecca Southwick

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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HANDCRAFTED NEW ENGLAND CAPE, PRIVATE GROUNDS, PERFECT FAMILY RETREAT, WORC10MIN

Worcester Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Charming Five Bedroom, Spacious, Beautiful Grounds, Bring the Family

Sarah’s Haven is a Nelson Phipps beautifully handcrafted Cape in the heart of Massachusetts built in 1953 from the lumber milled from the land. All the walls are original pine board walls, handcrafted cabinetry, red oak floors, with a huge central stone fireplace gracing the living room. It has nine rooms, five bedrooms, and can sleep 10-11.

Sarah’s Haven sits on over four acres of pristine privacy overlooking it’s own pond. Daffodils, irises, and lilies abound in the spring, while azaleas, butterfly bushes, orange blossoms, and trumpet vines follow all summer.

Bask in the summer warmth or swing on the rope swing, hike trails, or just enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty surrounding this home. Huge picture windows look out over the pond and the acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. It's the perfect hide-a-way for the whole family.

All this is within ten minutes of downtown Worcester attractions: theaters, colleges, medical facilities, DCU events, and museums.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Rebecca Southwick

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english
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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3549706
+1 978 355-6582
Worcester Central Massachusetts
5

Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5
I don't know what could have been better about this house. It was beautiful, very roomy, well-appointed, and comfortable. Large backyard and fishing pond was great fun for the kids. The house is located in a very private, wooded area, which we found very relaxing and enjoyable. We started as a group of 4 adults and 4 children and traveled to Massachussets because the kids were participating in an ice skating competition in Marlborough. Due to an emergency, we ended up with 2 extra people sleeping over, and the house comfortably accommodated us all.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3549706
+1 978 355-6582
Worcester Central Massachusetts
5

IDEALLY LOCATED TO SEE ATTRACTIONS IN BOSTON

  • 5 of 5
THE HOME WAS CLEAN AND HAD ALL THE COMFORTS NECESSARY FOR A PLEASANT STAY IT WAS QUIET AND HAD A GARAGE FOR YOUR CAR IF THERE WAS A QUESTION THE MANAGER WAS THERE TO HELP YOU
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3549706
+1 978 355-6582
Worcester Central Massachusetts
5

Perfectly located; nestled in the woods!

  • 5 of 5
My writing group rented Sarah's Haven for a week of workshopping manuscripts and to visit literary places in MA. We found the house charming and comfortable, with plenty of mod cons and rooms, a lovely yard where we worked outside at times and a large indoor table, too. On those days we went for visits, we were perfectly central between Amherst and Concord, roughly an hour in each direction, for day trips out to literary haunts. A wonderful home with a ton of history and loving charm oozing from its pores. The house was hand built by Nelson Phipps for his wife Sarah and their children and its a bounty of wood hewn from the land, organization and storage. We would highly recommend this with its large yard for any large gathering.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3549706
+1 978 355-6582
Worcester Central Massachusetts
5

Very comfortable home away

  • 5 of 5
My extended family really enjoyed this wonderfull home as our base camp for gradation festivities at WPI. Seeing the wood working craftsmanship was worth the trip for me. We enjoy cooking and the kitchen was very well equiped. Bird watching was great too. We would definitely stay at Sarah's again if we are back in the area.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3549706
+1 978 355-6582
Worcester Central Massachusetts
5

Just Like Home

  • 5 of 5
This is a wonderful cozy home. My family and I were attending a conference in Worcester and needed a place to house us all. Sarah met me promptly at 4 pm and gave me the key. What more can I say. It was a pleasure to stay in such a lovely home. We definitely will come back again.
  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Handcrafted New England Cape, Private Grounds, Perfect Family Retreat, Worc10min
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3549706
+1 978 355-6582
Worcester Central Massachusetts
5

Loved It !!!

  • 5 of 5
We, a small group of volunteer teachers, stayed two nights at Sarah's Haven. We loved the house. We were quite impressed with the décor, amenities, and general attention to details in every room. We were very comfortable watching TV, playing board games, cooking food, eating meals, telling scary stories, playing with the snow in the huge back yard, and having plenty of places to sleep. Overall, we had a very positive experience and would want to tell everyone about it.
  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Worcester 3 miles; Boston Logan International
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrack, Worcester
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Maple Hill Disc Golf; Marshall Street Disc Golf
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many wonderful Restaurants
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Worcester Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak
May 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,365
$5,900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Nov 1 2014 - Jan 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,350
$5,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 6 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,260
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95
Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes Rates above are for up to 8 guests. For more than 8 guests add $25.00/guest/night.
Cleaning Fee: $95.00 for up to 8 guests for weekend and weekly stays, $125.00 for more than 8 guests and one month or longer stays.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's week @ $1,500.00/week.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Worcester Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Air Conditioning
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sink, upstairs full bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink, downstairs half bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , sink; second floor half bath
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , View overlooking the pond
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private, Hide-a-way room
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds, great kids room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , The Adventure Room
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , Tiny nook of a room
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Study on first floor with a full futon sofa bed
  • Most bedrooms are on the second floor. There is one study on the first floor with a futon sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • golf
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