WELCOME to HEART OF GOLD INN!
Come Stay, Relax in this MAGNIFICENT and spacious Post & Beam Country Estate nestled on 11 beautiful acres surrounded by conservation land and 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!
You can rent one or more bedrooms in this 6 bedroom home that sleeps up to 15 people! All bedrooms are beautifully furnished and most have a private bath.
Each bedroom is 160 $ plus tax/fee per night for 2 people. Additional person in room is 40 $ per night. For stays of 8 or more nights there is a discount.
For use of the grounds for events, there is a fee of 1500$ with cleaning fee for a full day ( 10 am to 10 am) and 950 $ for a half a day with cleaning fee ( 9 am to 3 pm or 3 pm to 10 pm).
Great central location to visit New England area for families, couples, or groups as Southbridge/Sturbridge is only 1 hour to Boston MA(the most European city in the USA with Harvard and MIT universities), 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), 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 area Ma(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) and 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) , 2 hours to Cape Cod ( national seashore with bike trails, pristine beaches in quaint towns of Falmouth, Hyannis and Provincetown). From Hyannis you can take the ferry with your car to well known charming Martha's vineyard and Nantucket islands to spend the day.
The often visited Wachusett Mountain Ski area with Mount Monadnock and Quabbin Reservoir (where you can experience an abundance of outdoor activities) are also 1 hour away.
This property is IDEAL for Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats, Weddings, Anniversaries, Rehearsal Dinners, and Birthday Parties!
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. He lived in the same era as Frank Lloyd Wright, another famous American architect a master of modern design who designed over 1000 buildings, including the famous Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
All guests will have access to the fully equipped beautiful gourmet kitchen with the large island. All glassware, dinnerware, paper ware, utensils, cooking equipment, many spices,ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, condiments, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, various teas, fresh bean coffee are provided for your use.
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. Firewood is provided.
Enjoy all the comforts of home with modern amenities that include cable TV and netflix, Wi-fi, heat and central air, with full use of washer and dryer. There is an old fashioned Pub/bar living room 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 pool (pool towels, life vests, 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 pond, horse paddocks, wooded trails.
We also have an assortment of sports equipment and indoor and outdoor toys for children to enjoy as well as adult and children's bicycles. Children (and adults) will enjoy the Silky chickens (who lay eggs!).
This area offers much activity and major attractions such as Old Sturbridge Village, 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!
There is a concierge book on the property with information and addresses of all the best attractions within the area as well as restaurants. Upon booking you can request an email also of the attractions. Just tell us what areas of interests.
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 the home.
Ask us about hosting your wedding at our home!
*We reserve the right to refuse rental to anyone. We require references before you rent.
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.
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 ).
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 ma
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|You will love this place. It is very unique because of its spectacular 10 acre grounds surrounded by conservation lands with your own pool/pool house, horse stalls with paddock, beautiful pond, bike route, golf course nearby. Also you will be in a most beautiful 5 star lodging.|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.