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Vintage New England Home in Charming Shelburne Falls, Mass

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom (Queen) + Den (sofa bed. double), 1 Bath Sleeps 2-4

Mo's Place in Shelburne Falls, owner-occupied by Maureen (''Mo'') Moore, is a vintage, 1870s home offering a fully furnished second floor apartment with private entrance for travelers seeking a respite from life. Bounded by a lovely garden and views of the Berkshire hills, the home is a short walk down tree-lined streets to the village center, which is well-stocked with all the basic amenities, vibrant with the arts, blessed with great restaurants and coffee house, and rightly touted for its beautiful Bridge of Flowers that spans the Deerfield River. Despite its tiny size, the village has two bookstores, a wine merchant, a health food store and a grocery, a movie house specializing in vintage films as well as simulcast productions from the Metropolitan Opera and the London stage.

Minimum is one week , but extended stay is preferred over Fall-Winter (ie Sept-May) at special rates making it ideal for students, artists and writers over the winter months.

Located just off the scenic Mohawk Trail, it is conveniently located to the area's many attractions.

For outdoor enthusiasts there is easy access to snow sports at Berkshire East (10 minutes) and Mount Snow, VT (30-40 minutes), as well as hiking, biking, swimming, rafting, kayaking, rock-climbing and zip-lining in the milder months. It is equally well placed for exploring the cultural events in Amherst and Northampton,in Brattleboro, Vt, and in the Stockbridge area where you will find the Norman Rockwell Museum, Shakespeare and Company, and Jacob's Pillow--all convenient for day-tripping. Guests here can be as busy, or as quiet, as desired while enjoying the calm pace of an old-fashioned village.

Although there is no laundry on site, there is a conveniently located Laundromat in the village, just a minute or two away.

Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property. Small, well supervised pets are considered.

More Details

Owner
Maureen Moore Moore
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2017

About Maureen Moore Moore

I'm an artist, watercolors, and book designer and Shelburne Falls is a very artist friendly town, so I love it dearly. I reside and garden here with my buddy, Rufus a redhaired feline.

Maureen Moore Moore purchased this apartment in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Mo It was a lovey stay! Thank you for being so considerate of us. It definitely felt like home here. I love the art and decorations here, you have such great taste. I will miss being here and hope we will be back. thank you from Ika, Kim and Liu
Aug 2012
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Map

Tanglewood Music Center
Shakespeare & Company
Norman Rockwell Museum
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
MASS MoCA
Kripalu Center For Yoga & Health
Berkshire East Canopy Tours
Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley
Shelburne Historical Society
West End Pub
Underdogs Lounge
Bridge of Flowers
Mocha Maya's Coffee House and Espresso Bar
Shelburne Falls Booksellers
Salmon Falls Gallery
Mo's Fudge Factor
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bradley, Hartford CT
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Greenfield
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-91
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Bershire East
Car: necessary

Amenities

Shelburne Falls Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:30 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Extended stay rental refund policy: first month non-refundable. Thereafter, two-weeks notice gets 50% refund of next month, 100% of subsequent months
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 - toilet , shower
  • Spacious
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Den's sofa bed bed opens to a double bed for 1-2 persons
  • Roll-away(s) available for Den on request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Excellent place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd year in a row staying at Mo's Place. Cozy with it's own charm. The area is very nice. I91 is just about 10 miles away to the East for easy access to the North and South.

The only down side was that a bedroom disappeared from our first year and we had to use a cot. other than that, everything was great.

We recommend this rental. Dave and Carol Castagna.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Dora, FL - Hendersonville, NC
5

Spacious Apartment with private entrance and parking. Comfortable for short or long-term stays.

  • 5 of 5

Mo's place was clean and well-organized for guests to enjoy a private apartment and beautiful gardens. Filled with original art, antique furnishings, colorful rugs on the handsomely refinished wide-board floors; this guest apartment is charming. Natural soaps and creams, local gourmet coffee, a full compliment of cooking utensils; Mo thought of everything to make us feel at home. The Historic Village of Shelburne Falls is a short and pleasant walk and there's plenty of restaurants and sightseeing along the riverfront. Although there's a flight of stairs up, we enjoyed the separate entrance with convenient parking right in front. We'll plan to stay longer next time; as we'll surely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our stay in Shelburne Falls was great!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about your home was just as described. We couldn't have asked for better accommodations. The rental was clean as a whistle. Easy access from I-91.

We basically commuted to central Connecticut to visit friends and relatives though we did explore the area a little. The Connecticut river is nearby with a good boat launch.

Our hosts were great. We may be staying there next year (2016) if the timing is right and we have no problems recommending this rental to anyone

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fairfield, CT 06825
5

A hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

Arrived in Shelburne Falls feeling like an over-wound watch spring (by the way, does anyone actually remember ever having to wind a watch?), left one week later feeling relaxed, relieved and refreshed thanks to the ambiance of this quaint New England village. A wide variety of arts, shops and eateries abound, truly remarkable for a town of this size! Mo's place was our zen center for this wonderful sojurn and we recommend that you make it yours as well. Sincerest thanks to Maureen for sharing her amazing home with us. Vic & Erin

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Erin and Vic, it was a pleasure hosting you and sharing my garden and village with you, very best wishes Mo
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5

Mo" Place

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Mo for making our stay so comfortable. This was one of the best vacations we have had. The location of the property is ideal with access to everything you would need in walking distance.

The house had everything we need and more in terms of the Kitchen appliances.

Would definitely reccomend this to our friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Vivek, you and your family were a pleasure to host here. Best wishes to all, Mo
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Aptos, CA
5

Fantastic Place!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 days in July 2012. Just loved the upstairs apt. The place is adorable. Had everything we needed, kitchen is well stocked. There are ceiling fans and AC when needed. The town is wonderful, and wished we could move here! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Minimum stay through winter (Sept-May) is 3 months+ at 775/month

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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