Modern comforts in this gorgeous home on 50 private acres with a view of the Vermont foothills.
Enjoy the pond, fire pit, streams, gardens, and access to the ultra cool town of Ashfield - be out in the woods without being in the middle of nowhere!
Modern comforts in this gorgeous, passive solar, post and beam house on 50 private acres with a view of the Green Mountain foothills.
Two huge bedrooms (450 sq ft) and a third medium sized. One of the bedrooms has a king size bed, the two others have queens. There are two and a half bathrooms - one in the master bedroom. There's also a pull out couch on the first floor if necessary.
Passive solar house (wood/oil radiant heat) is spacious and warm; new laundry facilities, expansive and well-equipped kitchen, wood floors, large living room/dining room with wood stove and a 34' x 12' deck that looks an amazing view of the Green Mountains.
A third of a mile off a quiet country road with a pond, fire pit, streams, two large vegetable gardens, perennial gardens galore, with awesome hiking trails, lakes and cross country skiing nearby. Field stone fire pit and gas grill for great summer and fall hanging out.
This property has a little of everything. Privacy, gorgeous gardens, a pond, great walks in the woods and access to the ultra cool town of Ashfield, MA. Ashfield is a quintessential small New England town with great amenities - Elmer's breakfast and lunch (voted best pancakes in New England by Yankee Magazine), The Lake House (a great lunch and dinner place right on Ashfield Lake), Country Pie (the best pizza for 100 miles!) as well as Neighbors (a gas station and convenience store.) So while you'll be out in the woods you're not in the middle of no-where.
Ashfield has a wonderful town beach, town tennis courts (free), and two golf courses. There are many well marked town trails in several locations and the DAR State forest just minutes away with swimming and hiking galore.
There is a weekly farmer's market during the summer, a town film festival in September and the classic Fall event, The Ashfield Fall Festival which coincides with peak leaf peeking and Columbus Day weekend. The annual festival offers craft and art exhibits by more than 50 exhibitors, locally-grown and prepared foods, live music and dance, face-painting and other children’s activities. Admission is free.
Ashfield also boasts the world renowned, Double Edge Theater, whose performances are immersive events that are physical, lush and dreamlike. Each original performance is created by an ensemble of multi-talented artists and their works are toured nationally and internationally.
Ashfield is just minutes from the historic, quaint Shelburne Falls, MA; 30 minutes from the restaurants, culture and shopping of Northampton, Amherst and Greenfield, MA, forty minutes from Mass MoCA and an hour to the cultural gems of the Berkshires; Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow and the Clark Museum.
Only an two hours from Boston; three and a half hours from NYC. DSL and cellphone coverage!
I live part time in NYC and when I am in Ashfield, I live on the premises in a small apartment above the garage but I keep a very low profile. I leave a booklet with all the area attractions, including trails, menus and directions. And I am always available by phone for questions and concerns.
*No smoking inside and please throw fully extinguished butts in the garbage.
*Sorry cats are loved but not allowed; dogs are welcome but need to have been treated for fleas and ticks (with Frontline or Advantix.)
*No swimming in the pond (but a beautiful swimming lake is minutes away.) *Fires are allowed in the firepit but must be fully extinguished if unattended. *Please use firewood under the stairs in the garage for the firepit. The stacked wood along the wall in the garage is for the wood stove only. *Before building a fire in the wood stove, please read instructions in the House Manual provided at your stay.
*Quiet time after 11pm.
*Must sign rental agreement before stay begins (insurance company insists!)
从2017年12月22日 - 2018年1月02日起最少住宿3晚。