NEW ENGLAND ESTATE (BOSTON/NYC/HARTFORD)

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Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
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NEW ENGLAND ESTATE (BOSTON/NYC/HARTFORD)

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Spectacular 6 Bedroom Country Estate with pond,pool,horse stables on 11 acres

**** MIDWEEK SPECIAL!!!! ****

Only $150 per room per night! Great savings. Book now!

WELCOME to our NEW ENGLAND ESTATE!

Come Stay, Relax in this MAGNIFICENT and spacious Post & Beam Country Estate, 6 bedrooms and 4 baths, 6,000 square feet, nestled on 11 beautiful acres surrounded by conservation land.

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 private home that sleeps up to 15 people! All bedrooms are beautifully furnished and most have a private bath.

Each bedroom is $150 - $215 per night for 2 people. Additional person in room is $60 per night. There will be an additional $30 fee for rental of the Master Bedroom (the red room). Weekly rental rates do not include the cleaning fee. Also, please note that there is a security deposit of $300 PER ROOM. PLEASE NOTE: Please inquire about rental rates as VRBO may not be able to accurately calculate the rental price based on the number of rooms rented.

Check in time is 3:30pm 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.

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.

Enjoy all the comforts of home with modern amenities that include 5 TV with cable , DVD, NETFLIX, WI-FI, heat , fans, CENTRAL AIR and full 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, 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.

Great central location to visit New England area for families, couples, or groups . only 1 hour to Boston MA(the most European city in the USA with Harvard and MIT universities).

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).

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) 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!

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 are your 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.

THANK YOU!!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

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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 ).

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
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NEW ENGLAND Estate (Boston/NYC/Hartford)
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
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NEW ENGLAND Estate (Boston/NYC/Hartford)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p469777vb
Sturbridge Central Massachusetts
5

WONDERFUL HOUSE WITH GORGEOUS GROUNDS. A FANTASTIC STAY.

  • 5 of 5
We rented five bedrooms at the Heart of Gold Inn along with two other families. There were six adults and five kids. Everyone had an absolutely wonderful time. The rooms/bathrooms were absolutely lovely, the kitchen spacious and well-stocked with pots/pans/amenties, and the two fireplaces (one gas, one wood) provided the perfect ambiance. Our hostesses/hosts were friendly and so helpful. We will definitely be back! Thank you again for a lovely stay.
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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NEW ENGLAND Estate (Boston/NYC/Hartford)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p469777vb
Sturbridge Central Massachusetts
Boston, MA
5

FANTASTIC HOME!

  • 5 of 5
We are so glad we found this place! I must say that this place was more than what we hoped for!! My husband and 3 children and in-laws stayed in this amazing home. We were a little nervous having never used VRBO before but as soon as we arrived, we knew it was the perfect place for us.

As we were driving to the home, we noticed that is was a very quiet, peaceful ride through the country. As we pulled into the driveway, we received a warm greeting from the housekeeper. She welcomed us and gave us a tour of the home. As we entered the home, the first thing we noticed was how immaculate, spacious, and how wonderfully decorated it was! The huge kitchen was very clean and fully equipped. I love to cook and knew that it would be perfect for family meals. We made breakfast every morning and ate on the dining room table. From there we had a wonderful view of the back yard with patio, rock wall, beautiful landscaping. It was very peaceful. The living area had a comfortable sofa and a fantastic flat screen TV, DVD and working fireplace. Actually there were 2 living rooms, one with a beautiful wooden bar stocked with glasswear. My husband had to work on his laptop during our stay and was so happy that we had wifi.

We wanted a place that the kids could also hang out and feel at home, which it definitely was. It was very kid friendly! The kids were super happy. They also provided us toys for the kids to play with (volleyball net, balls, games, bicycles etc.).

Not only was the place great but so was the host! Definitely 5-star service. She was so helpful, responsive, and friendly. She answered all our questions and everything went smoothly. She was like our personal concierge as she recommended places to see, visit, shop and eat. We were very last minute guests but she made sure that we would have nothing to worry about and informed us of all the details that we needed. She even called several times to check on us and make sure we were comfortable. The housekeeper was also there to help with any questions we had.

There is nothing bad that I can say about our stay here other than we hated to leave! I highly recommend this place to anyone. My sister is getting married next year and I think it would be a great place to have her wedding!

I can go on and on about this place but in a nutshell, WOW!!

Thank you so much for letting us stay here! We will definitely be back!!
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Amy,

We so much enjoyed having you and your family stay. Please let me know if you still plan on returning in the summer. The kids would LOVE the pool and the pond!

Just so you know, we also can do large events at the home such as weddings, birthdays, corporate and group gatherings, anniversaries. It would be an ideal venue for your sister's wedding!

Cindy
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NEW ENGLAND Estate (Boston/NYC/Hartford)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p469777vb
Sturbridge Central Massachusetts
Boston, MA, USA
5

WONDERFUL STAY!

  • 5 of 5
My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay at the Heart of Gold Inn. It's a remarkable property, very high-tech, clean, and professionally managed. It had all the amenities, and is very well thought out to provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay. We stayed in the upstairs bedroom, and had the entire upstairs floor to ourselves because there was one other couple staying. We can't wait to come back again!!
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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NEW ENGLAND Estate (Boston/NYC/Hartford)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p469777vb
Sturbridge Central Massachusetts
New York
4

GREAT HOUSE

  • 4 of 5
This is a large manor type house that can be rented in total or as individual rooms. Swimming pool and facilities fantastic and the attention to detail is excellent. We used it as a base for the Brimfield market and it worked out well.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Old Sturbridge Village
"The best reproduction of colonial colony over hundreds of acres"
Playa del Carmen
Springfield Armory National Historic Site
"Perfect for armory"
Worcester Art Museum
"great art museum"
Mark Twain House & Museum
"Hartford the home of Mark Twain"
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
3 major airports :Hartford, Boston , Providence
Nearest Train
16 Miles
25 minutes in Worcester Ma
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-84 and Mass Pike # 90
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
pond is on property, nearest beach water is 1.5 hr
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
a half mile
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Wachussett Mountains 1 hour
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Southbridge Golf Club 1 block away
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
variety in a 2 mile radius
Car: necessary

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.

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Sturbridge House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER/FALL
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$215
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,999
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
FALL/EARLY WINTER
Oct 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,899
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
WINTER/SPRING
Jan 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$185
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$150
From
$185
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $69
per bedroom per night $30
Refundable damage deposit $800
Notes Need damage CSA insurance 800-349-8218 for 5-6 people(49$),7-8 (69$),9 plus( 89$).

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Sturbridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake View
  • Waterfront
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Garage ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 post and beam - toilet , shower , very charming next to the 2 single black and white bed
    Bathroom 4 purple - toilet , shower , purple and dark walnut cabinet with stone tiles
    Bathroom 1 ivory - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2 SINKS master ivory with brass elegant
    Bathroom 2 yellow with black/white - toilet , shower , jetted tub , tub , master bathroom 2 SINKS. 18 by 17 feet , 10 feet ceiling
  • each bathroom is unique and charming
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • yellow/grey Bedroom 2 (36ft x17ft) - 1 queen , sleeps 2 but can have cot for extra person
    Bedroom 7 office - can have 1 cot for 1 person .with private entrance
    aqua Bedroom 4(17ftx17ft) - 1 queen , sleeps 2
    red bedroom 1(40ft x 24ft) - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 single or king.can have extra 3 single cots for 3 people
    pink/green Bedroom 3 (22ftx16ft) - 1 queen , sleeps 2 but can have extra cot for 1 more person
    golden yellow Bedroom 6(20ftx16ft) - 1 queen , sleeps 2. can have extra cot for 1 person
    black/white Bedroom 5(16ftx16ft) - 2 twin/ single , sleeps 2
  • All have new mattresses and bedding of the highest quality with the softest new quality towels
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Books ...
  • Stereo
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • library
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • playground
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • eco tourism
  • sledding
  • horseshoes
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • Babysitter
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • sailing
  • mountain biking
  • equestrian events
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting small game
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • hunting
  • basketball court
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • fishing
Notes:
Housekeeper and 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
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