Gorgeous, spacious, red-oak post and beam home on 11.25 acres abutting 2,700 acre Wildlife Preserve.
3-5 bedroom, 3 bath, 2600 sq ft, fully furnished and appointed, Stone 'n Sky Lodge offers extraordinary privacy and local convenience.
Located on a paved, town-maintained, dead-end road surrounded by mature forest, yet less than 15 minutes from gas, groceries (including a newly opened Co-Op), spirits, mom & pop shops, pharmacies and even the big-box department store... 30 minutes drive to Amherst/UMASS, Fitchburg/Leominster, Greenfield.
Local attractions include miles of trails â€“ walking, hiking, mountain-biking; rock-climbing, swimming, arts, antiques, micro-breweries, LOTS of year-round local music and seasonal festivals; including The North Quabbin Garlic and Arts, Mutton and Mead, Green River Festival, Wendell Old Home Day, and many others!
House features 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor:
SW room with queen-size bed.
SE room with one twin and one full-size bed.
~ The two above described rooms share a bath ~
NE room with two full-size beds, hardwood oak floor and private bath.
Downstairs features an open, well equipped kitchen with large, expandable dining table for group/family meals and entertaining. Tile and hardwood oak flooring throughout.
Bath with laundry area with built-in ironing board.
Three sitting/gathering areas:
One formal, with library, leather chairs and beautiful, antique hand-knotted rug.
One informal, with sectional couch, old-school sound-system (LPs, cassettes & CDs) and easy-chair.
One informal carpeted room, that can also be closed off to be a bedroom with fold-out full-size futon and indoor fireplace.
There is also a mint condition, vintage Baldwin electric organ and plenty of space for dancing!
Walk-out to fully screened-in porch with views of the rising sun and moon, wildflowers and the comings and goings of the forest-edge dwellers; including wild turkeys, deer, an occasional moose, and multitudes of birds.
Outdoor features include a fire circle, gardens and frog pond with water lilies.
Eclectic hilltown location. Hundreds of acres of State Forest with roads and trails for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, magnificent views. Lakes and ponds for swimming and fishing. Hilltown festivals, micro-brew beers, and a tap-pub with live music Thursday though Sunday & serving dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Local, organic, small farms host self-serve stands and Farmer's Markets in the season. Varied habitat offers unique opportunities for birders, wildlife enthusiasts.
Short drive to major super-market, services, fuel, and a big-box department store.