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Waterfront Home ....It's All About the View

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 148 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful, Clean Lakefront Home is a fantastic place for children to stay

Enjoy your summer vacation get-a-way on beautiful Lake Manchaug in this lakefront home in peace and quiet enjoyment. This is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath home with a wrap-around deck and attached screen house complete with 2 car garage. Home has been upgraded and updated with hardwood floors, indoor laundry, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator with ice maker, stove and range. Plus, all the necessary items to prepare your meals. Indoor laundry has washer and dryer. Hairdryer in master bath. Electric fireplace in living room. Cable TV and Wi-Fi wireless internet available for your entertainment in living room and master bedroom. 55 " Wide screen plasma in living room. The gas grill is located just outside the kitchen door on the wrap-around deck. there is a fire pit in the front yard overlooking the lake for those relaxing and story-telling evenings.

For your side trips, why not a day in Boston sightseeing and taking in the culture; just 45 minutes away. Or, even closer, why not head over to Cape Cod for an amazing lobster dinner? Or cook your own magnificent lobster dinner here. Like sightseeing? Even closer is Newport, Rhode Island with the tour of mansions and scenic views and breezes of the Atlantic Ocean.

Hungry? There’s a major supermarket and other shopping just 15 minutes away, the Market Basket.

Don't want to leave the property? Just bait you hook and drop you line into one of the best bass fishing lakes in the area.

And finally, for you golfers, there is the nationally recognized Blackstone National Golf course just 15 minutes away.

More Details

Owner
Katrina Ringer
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
70%
Calendar last updated:
26 October, 2017

Why Katrina Ringer chose Douglas

Golf at the Reese Jones Blackstone National Golf Course - 10 minutes, Brimfield Flea Market-May/July/Sept - 40 minutes, Newport Mansions - 1hr. Horseback riding, beaches, hiking and biking in the Douglas State Forest - next door. We are in southern Worcester county bordering Ct. and RI. Great location as it is near Rt146, RT. 395, RT. 290, and 10min. to the Mass. Pike. We are located on Lake Manchaug in Douglas. The lake is approx. 7 miles around.

There are many vineyards nearby - Taylor Brook to name just one and we are very close to a wonderful section of Ct. Woodstock, Pomfret and Putnam which are full of antique shops. Go ahead... use Google to find your own local attractions... we did.

Douglas and the lake area is like being in Maine without the long drive and the traffic.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Douglas, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 148 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please separate the rubbish from the recycling
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , with sink
  • The main bathroom has a vanity area for your convenience. Also a skylight, and plenty of towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • King in master Queen in 2nd BR Queen sofa bed in Living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
This home is a great place to enjoy Lake activity, and family fun.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Waterfront Home ....It's All About the View
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 17 reviews
5

Amazing stay on a beautiful lake

  • 5 of 5

Katrina's house is just perfect. The location is stunning, we used the kayaks and canoe, went swimming, and enjoyed the hiking in the area. The house was very clean and comfortable. My 92 year old mother-in-law loved sitting on the porch and looking at the lake.

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazingly peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay on Lake Manchaug for many reasons but most of all for its peaceful beauty. The house has everything you need and a Market Basket ten minutes down the road for all your food shopping. Although we knew there were great restaurants near by we didn't want to leave even on the few rainy days we encountered. We enjoyed morning coffee on the swing and evening camp fires by the dock. Watching what we think was an osprey diving into the water to fish was an added bonus as well as the sea plan that entertained us almost daily. The plane was fun to watch take off and land just to the right of the property.

We can't wait to rent again next year,

The Colonero family

  • Review Submitted: 15/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best vacation ever!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great week at this property. The lakefront was beautiful! The property was as described. Even with GPS, it would have been great if the owner could have provided some helpful hints to renters to avoid wrong turns on the private road leading down to the property (eg, bear right at the rock with the 3 and a left at the rock with 30something on it).

Boats were in good condition and we used them all, especially the kayaks. We had a bbq on the grill and it worked well. Hose bib outside in the front didn't work - would be great to wash off sandy feet... Air conditioning was welcome and used during the week that we were there when it was in the 90s!

Plenty of closet space and hangers in the bedrooms. One thing I'd note is that there are two towel bars in the main bath and a hand towel ring in the half bath. Renters might bring along a few of those suction cup hooks to hang a bathing suit or towel on.

The Blackstone Valley golf course nearby has some killer clam chowder (we didn't golf but went for lunch). Would definitely go there again. One day we got a platter of sandwiches at the Sutton Center Store. The staff was great and the food was terrific.

We hope to return to this property in the future and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 13/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Relaxing Lake Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying in this beautiful location. We spent 2 wonderful weeks swimming, boating, and entertaining family and friends. The house is clean and well maintained and also has central air! The yard is huge! There are plenty of areas to "get away" from everything. Love it here!

  • Review Submitted: 29/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and Private Lakefront Home

  • 5 of 5

What a great place - very private, quiet and the lake views are amazing from everywhere on the property This part of Massachusetts is beautiful and the lake is much quieter than some of the lakes in New Hampshire or Maine, without a lot of speed boats, especially during the week. The yard is quite large with plenty of seating areas and chairs, allowing you the option to sit in the sun or the shade. There is also a couple of picnic tables. Katrina leaves you with everything you need - a kayak, rowboat and canoes you can use to explore the lake, plenty of towels if you choose to swim or just dip your tows and a nice large grill for barbecuing. The house is nice, clean and spacious - lots of windows and good natural light. We would definitely come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Scenic Wonderland in Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

The PERFECT spot for our family to meet for a long weekend. Immaculate home, kitchen stocked with all the cooking utensils you'll need, great open plan from living to dining to kitchen to all be together. Plenty of space with all the decks, screened porch, adirondack chairs, dock...it's paradise. From sunrise to sunset the views are incredible. Our family enjoyed hanging around the outdoor firepit, making s'mores, fishing from the dock, taking rowboat rides around the lake, bbq'ing on the deck, the changing reflections in the water plus the foliage completed the backdrop for our family soccer or softball games in the huge front yard. Don't miss Whittier Farm at end of road for amazing homemade pies, fresh vegetables, jams, premade dinners and more. A day trip to Sturbridge was our only time off property and we could not wait to get back! We would definitely recommend this property and return ourselves. The owner, Katrina, was great to work with and promptly answered any questions.

  • Review Submitted: 18/10/2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Logan Int- Boston & TF Green- Rhode Island
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Worcester Ma.
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
1 hour
Car: necessary

Water slide 10 min away. Public boat launch minutes away around the lake. Indian ranch for summer concerts.Old Sturbridge Village for fun and interesting day trips.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Douglas, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early summer
31 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$433
 
 
Peak summer
1 Jul 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$466
 
 
Fall
5 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$300
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$433
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$199.75
cleaning AU$266.34
Property Damage Protection AU$105.2

Property manager will deliver the key or a lock box will be placed on the property and combination provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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