|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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A delightful second floor apartment in town with a rural aspect. Situated in a leafy, attractive suburb of Northampton, five minutes walk to Florence center or drive to lively downtown Northampton. This private apartment has a separate entrance and car space, an open aspect with natural light all day from the many windows and skylights. It is light and airy but also cozy in the winter with a spacious, comfortable living room with a jotul gas fire. The dining area, with a large table and seating for five, leads to a fully equipped sunny kitchen There is an outside deck with comfortable seating and views south to the old barn and maple trees, there is additional seating In the shade garden at the front of the house. The spacious fully tiled bathroom has a bath/shower combination with washer/drier. The larger bedroom has a large closet and sleeps 3 comfortably with a twin and a queen bed, the second bedroom has a closet and full size bed. Come and experience our gorgeous apartment in this delightful area to either relax or enjoy the many activities and beautiful scenery.
Culturally diverse Northampton in the 5 college area, rich in history and home to the esteemed Smith College has a large collection of restaurants, cafes, art studios, book stores, live music venues and eclectic shopping. It has a certain 'buzz' described as the 'Paradise of America'. Although it is a thriving, bustling town it also has a relaxed feel with many tranquil and recreational activities in the immediate area.
In less than an hour you can drive west to The Clark, Norman Rockwell's fascinating museum, Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, or enjoy world class dance at Jacob's Pillow. Travel north to Historic Deerfield and drive the scenic Mohawk Trail. In winter months you can enjoy the snow and beautiful mountains and ski for the day. In the hot summer drive back through Shelburne Falls, walk the Bridge of Flowers then swim, kayak or tube down the Deerfield river. Travel 15 minutes east to picturesque Amherst, visit the Emily Dickinson or Eric Carle museums then stop on the way back at Atkins Farm for delicious food and locally grown produce. Visit in the Fall and soak up the gorgeous colors of autumn from the maple trees, orange pumpkins and numerous Fall Festivals.
Within minutes of the apartment you can walk to local restaurants and cafes for dinner or just coffee and ice cream. Cycle on the rail trail bike path, visit the numerous local parks or the nearby DAR state park to swim or kayak on the lake. There is plenty to do in this lovely area. Come and enjoy our delightful, comfortable apartment and see what western Massachusetts has to offer.
I travel frequently and appreciate staying in comfortable, well equipped and interesting homes. I strive to offer the same experience for guests in Florence.
Dear Amanda and Barrie, we enjoyed meeting you and the apartment was perfect...good, light space, comfy and well appointed. The gas/wood stove is just the thing for good heat and efficient good looks, love the skylights. Grateful thanks
We loved staying at Amanda's apartment. We were visiting local colleges with our two teenage daughters and the location was very convenient. The apartment is beautifully decorated and very clean and bright. We would definitely stay here again!
Appartement très bien situé, très chaleureux, agréable, éclairé et aménagé.
This apartment is everything one could want from a rental. Clean, incredibly cozy and welcoming and in a perfect area. The hosts are wonderful and clear with directions and expectations. Couldn't have been better!
This is our third time to stay in Florence, MA at Amanda's apartment. We have family in the area and really appreciate the ability to cook our meals at home. This apartment provides a well stocked kitchen with sharp knives and cutting boards. Any time the apartment is available and we are in the area, we will stay at Amanda's place.
This is our third time to stay in Florence, MA at Amanda's apartment. We have family in the area and really appreciate the ability to cook our meals at home. This apartment provides a well stocked kitchen. Any time the apartment is available and we are in the area, we will stay at Amanda's place.
If you're looking for a beautiful place to stay in a quiet neighborhood, this is for you. My wife and I both grew up in Florence and we absolutely loved staying here. Very clean, well appointed living space in a great location. Highly recommend!
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2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$100|
Fees based on 3 guests, add extra $15 per person per night over 3. This may be reduced depending on the length of stay.
Security Deposit $100 for less than a 1 month stay with a 60 day non refundable cancellation fee.
Deposit for monthly rentals is $300 with a 60 day non refundable cancellation fee.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.