The Space6 bedrooms and 4 baths Country Estate , nestled on 11 beautiful acres surrounded by conservation land. 2 nights minimum.
Please tell us about yourself and the people in your group, your careers and interests , number of adults and children .
Check in time is 4 pm and check out time is 11:00am.
Located in Sturbridge area and Brimfield between Boston (1 hour) and New York City Manhattan (2.5 hours) with an easy 10 minutes access to Mass Pike route 90 and interstate 84 .
You will enjoy this beautiful jewel of a retreat!
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.
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, 5 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, 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 (puzzles, building blocks, hula hoops) for children to enjoy.
Great central location to visit New England area for families or couples, as 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, 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).
The often visited Wachusett Mountain Ski area with Mount Monadnock and Quabbin Reservoir (where you can experience an abundance of outdoor activities) 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!
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 Guest AccessGuests can enjoy or play anywhere on the property, and use the pool.
Guests can use any toys, puzzles , games , kitchen equipment, dishes, and toiletries. Please bring your toys, games, outdoor sports equipment, bikes and puzzles.
Guests can use the rowing boat in the pond ( depth of 9 feet) . There are no lifeguards and so please be cautious and wear life jackets. Swim at your own Risk . Interaction with GuestsThere will be caretakers who will be on the grounds to take care of your needs. The NeighborhoodLots of fruit orchards nearby , vineyards, antiques stores, quaint New England homes and villages just outside my door, various national parks for hiking, water for boating, golfing. Sturbridge Village is 10 minutes away, all type of museums within 30 minutes, Getting AroundOnly 10 minutes from Interstates 84 and 90.
There are 4 major airports all within 1 to 1.2 hour drive ( Logan in Boston, Hartford Ct ( 45 minutes ), Providence RI, Manchester NH. Westchester county airport and all the NYC airports are withing 2.5 hour drive.
The nearest train is Amtrak ( going into Boston) in Worcester Ma 30 minutes away.
There are private limo services that can pick you up and drop you off at the airports, Boston , NYC or any nearby cities. Other Things to NoteNote all Holidays weekends, Brimfield Fair week add additional 40$ per night per room.