UMass faculty offering rooms in
my large colonial home in Shutesbury:
a suite with 3 rooms and private bath.
Shared gourmet kitchen, bright and spacious shared living/dining, fireplace. Wifi. Cell coverage.
This house looks like a large colonial saltbox, but once inside there are many surprises. It is very bright with high ceilings, exposed beams and wide pine flooring throughout. Gourmet kitchen is a delight to share with loads of counterspace and table. Adjacent dining room seats 8+ next to a roaring fireplace. Lots of windows look out onto the garden, lawns, fields and woods.
One bedroom has a Queen bed and a window seat single bed. Second bedroom has another single bed. A "between" room has another single bed.
15 minutes up the hill from Amherst and UMass. Very quiet and beautiful site with access to woods, fields, lawn, swing-sets. Kid-friendly.
I will probably be around, although I am sometimes traveling in which case I will have a friend handle your arrival and departure. I am happy to share a meal with you or not, as you please. I have lived in the area for 25 years and can provide lots of advice on things to do and amenities.
Rustic elegance. People really like this house and property. We think you will too!
Respectful of the house and surroundings.
Sorry, but no pets. We already have 2 cats.
I have been an engineering professor at UMass Amherst since 1990.
I enjoy hosting guests, cooking, music and gardening and I love living in rural New England.
In my free time, I enjoy outdoor sports, hiking, climbing, biking, and have traveled extensively in Europe.
I am happy to share ideas for things to do in the Amherst area, including some special ones you won't find in guidebooks or the internet...