WELCOME to HEART OF GOLD INN!
Come Stay, relax in this MAGNIFICENT and spacious 5,000 square foot Post & Beam Country Estate , 6 bedrooms and 4 baths nestled on 11 beautiful acres, surrounded by conservation land.
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 per night for 2 people. There is an extra charge for additional people. For stays of 8 or more nights there is a discount. There will be an additional $30 fee for rental of the Master Suite (the red bedroom).
For use of the grounds for events, there is a fee of $3500 with cleaning fee for a full day (10am to 10pm) and $2000 for a half a day with cleaning fee (9am to 3pm or 3pm to 10pm).
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.
All guests will have access to the fully equipped beautiful gourmet kitchen with large island. All glassware, dinnerware, paper ware, utensils, cooking equipment, condiments, spices, various teas, and fresh bean coffee are all 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 spectacular well-designed 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 provided 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 as Southbridge/Sturbridge is 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 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) .
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.
Are you interesting in finding the perfect venue for your unforgettable wedding? Ask us about hosting your wedding at our home! We can also assist with finding the right vendors for you. Below is a list of recommended vendors:
A Touch of Class DJs - Ken Cosco (800) 480-3200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bebe Simone Makeup - Bebe Simone 617-828-7637
Cake That! Monique@cakethat.biz
Off the Vine Catering Megan
Design Concepts by Juliane 508-612-6567
Time Rider Music - John Camp (860) 265 1243
Pomfret School, Pomfret, CT www.pomfretschool.org/
yaritza colon Photography
40 jackston street #1070
worcester, ma 01608
Sandra Carroll (Florist)
The Flowering Vine
*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 ).