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Hadley/Amherst Awesome Location.Exploration of Everything in the Pioneer Valley!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 Full Baths close to Bus, Bike and major routes in a relaxing area!

Fully renovated, centrally located, close to public transportation while at the same time in a rural green landscape with views of the abutting farm land, red tobacco barns and open space that defines the Pioneer Valley. Proximity to the Norwottuck Rail Trail makes it so easy to take your bike to stores and restaurants or the PVTA bus anywhere in the area. Fully outfitted kitchen with dining and entertaining essentials . Dishwasher, washer/ dryer, outdoor deck seating/ dining area and charcoal grille to enjoy during your stay! All linens and towels as well as many other amenities to get you started, provided !Close to Amherst College, UMass, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke College. Just a short drive to the Williston Northampton School, Deerfield Academy and Northfield Mount Herman. New energy efficient heating system for maximum comfort for stays all year long! We are a newer listing in Western Mass with over 20+ years experience operating Vacation Rentals! Property has 4 large bedrooms, sleeps 8 in beds, has two large sofas in the living room and can accommodate up to 10 people! Prime location for enjoying the Pioneer Valley, visiting area colleges, attending sporting events, attending weddings and/or celebrating graduation!! Smith College graduation still left! Contact Colleen with questions and for pricing options! Cell 508.317.0945


Owner
Colleen
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

About Colleen

Colleen moved to the Pioneer Valley to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst over 15 years ago and fell in love with the 'Happy Valley'. It's eclectic fusion of culture, personalities, exploration and natural beauty connected me to the sense of place that is the Valley. There is always something happening and places to explore that you can never be bored no matter what the time of year. Colleen worked at Mt. Holyoke College, UMass Amherst and Westfield State University where she commuted from this home. 'Country Side' which is in a fabulous neighborhood within close proximity to all the colleges in the area.

Colleen purchased this house in 2006

Why Colleen chose Massachusetts

Centrally located and close to public transportation while at the same time in a rural, lush and green landscape with views of the abutting farm land, red tobacco barns and open space that I fell in love with when I first came to the area. Proximity to the Norwottuck Rail Trail makes it so easy to take your bike to stores or even Quarters a local bar/ eatery right off the Bike path.

What makes this house unique

Plenty of parking, Large home, close to shopping/ stores, bike path and the PVTA bus stop is right at the end of the street! UMass, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Smith College and Mt. Holyoke College easily accessible by bus ride, car ride or even bike ride! Close to the Williston Northampton School, Deerfield Academy , Northfield Mount Hermon, The Bement School and Eaglebrook. All just a short car ride. The homes large yard, 4 bedrooms / 2 full baths and very comfortable back deck make enjoying this home so easy!!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hadley

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Second Floor Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Fully updated full Bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • First Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    First Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Second Floor Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Master Bedroom
    Second Floor Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
  • Property sleeps 8 in beds with two additional large sofas in the living room that can easily sleep two additional guests. Maximum property occupancy is 10. Pricing based on group size specified in inquiry additional guests are additional cost and fees.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Wonderful location to explore the Pioneer Valley, local colleges, Historic Amherst, Northampton, Hadley or Deerfield as well as enjoy a relaxing time on the back deck! Turn the Key and enjoy at CountrySide! Property sleeps 8 in beds and has two oversized sofas in the living room. Our hospitality app provides you background on many activities, eateries, hiking trails and local finds through out the area! Close to Amherst College, UMass, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke College. Just a short drive to the Williston Northampton School, Deerfield Academy and Northfield Mount Herman. Fully renovated property and updated furnishings!! Colleen is happy to answer any questions you may have and is always accessible!! Maximum property occupancy is 10. Pricing based on group size specified in inquiry. Additional guests are additional cost and fees.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(52 traveller reviews)

Hadley/Amherst Awesome Location.Exploration of Everything in the Pioneer Valley!
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 52 reviews
5

Beautiful Country House in Superb Location.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our days at this home. The home is well appointed, in a low traffic neighborhood with all the amenities that we were looking for. The property is clean and well taken care of. We recommend this home to others staying in the Western Mass/ Amherst/Hadley/Pioneer Valley vicinity. Will stay here again next time we swing through. Thanks for a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Please keep us in mind for future trips to the area. ~Colleen
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5

Third Visit to this home and everything was great. Highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

This home was exactly what we were looking for our weekend work seminar visit at the University of Mass. This is the third time we have had the privilege of renting this great home. Location is superb for access to major transportation routes, activities and relaxing country bliss.

The house is always nice and clean. Prepped well for our stays and snow is removed promptly with no issues. The homeowner is very professional with great communication and very thorough. Accessible and in a serene neighborhood.Privacy for professionals to stay together and plenty of space. Looking forward to our next time in Hadley, soon. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Two Thumbs...Great time!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for another great stay. Everything as advertised and beyond expectation. Best hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Look forward to having you back and glad to hear you enjoyed your time in the Valley! ~Colleen
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5

Cozy Home w/ Very Nice Layout. Nice Price for offerings.

  • 5 of 5

Rental worked nicely for us. Stayed during a snow storm and everything was quickly plowed and shoveled. Homeowner is easy to work with and expert communication. The price was very good for the offerings at this house. Staying here again is in our future. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenwich, CT
5

Family. Entertaining. Large group getaways stay here!

  • 5 of 5

Let me start off by saying we had a lovely stay at this home. I would absolutely recommend this home to others. The beds are comfy and the living room furniture is great for lounging around. The linens are new and crisp. The owner takes wonderful care of this home and it is very important to her that guests have an enjoyable time providing better amenities then we had even anticipated ( stayed at 5 other VRBO's ). Highspeed wifi and cable package. Kitchen is well equipped with pots, pans and cooking accessories etc. Large roasting pan and the ss oven were frequently used. Plenty of towels for our group of 10. The house is close to northampton, amherst and hadley centers with tons of shopping a 3minute car ride door to door. Thank You we will look you up again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful to hear! We look forward to having you all back again soon!
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5

Amherst Homecoming

  • 5 of 5

Great stay at Colleen's house for homecoming weekend with friends. Accommodating host. Easy check-in and quick to answer questions. Location is terrific and property amenities very good. Will re-rent for future alumni events.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Northampton Airport, 160 Old Ferry Road
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Wildwood BBQ- 235 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035
Nearest Ferry
8.2 Miles
Brunelles Marrina - Lady Bea Cruises
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Western Mass Family Golf Center
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Amtrak Vermonter- Vermont to NYC Line
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-91
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Wildwood BBQ- 235 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035
Nearest Ski
36 Miles
Berkshire East Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
1.3 Miles
Connecticut River
Car: not necessary

Fully renovated home. We are located minutes to Amherst and Northampton. On the B-43 bus route and a short walk to the newly rebuilt Norwottuck Rail Trail! Enjoy Biking and walking the beautiful trail to the CT river or into Amherst Center or Northampton Center. Perfect location for enjoying the Pioneer Valley and the 5-colleges( UMass, Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College and Mt. Holyoke College). ~30 minutes to Western New England College, Baypath Univeristy, Springfield College and Westfield State University, quick trips on I-91. Very accessible with or without a car. Close to everything yet peaceful and tranquil views of farm land from the back deck and bedrooms. Great for relaxing, college visits, cookouts and family graduation get togethers!!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Hadley

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Graduation 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 23 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$782
From
A$1,042
Fri,Sat
A$3,257
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
24 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$391
From
A$456
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
 
June 1-June 27
1 Jun 2017 - 27 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$358
From
A$391
Fri,Sat
A$1,694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
 
June 28-August 10, 17
28 Jun 2017 - 10 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$371
From
A$410
Fri,Sat
A$1,694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
 
8/11-9/12/17
11 Aug 2017 - 12 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$391
From
A$410
Fri,Sat
A$1,954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
 
9/13-10/31/17
13 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$404
From
A$456
Fri,Sat
A$1,954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
 
November
18 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$391
From
A$423
Fri,Sat
A$1,564
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
 
December
1 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$261
From
A$293
Fri,Sat
A$1,303
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$20 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$521
A$1,954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan - March 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$326
From
A$365
Fri,Sat
A$1,824
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
 
March- May
30 Mar 2018 - 2 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$410
A$1,954
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Graduation 2018
3 May 2018 - 21 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$782
From
A$1,186
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$3,909
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
22 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$391
From
A$456
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,824
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$391
A$1,564
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Basic Cleaning Fee A$261
Refundable Damage Deposit A$651
Pet Fee A$326

Credit cards are accepted through homeaway. Dogs are considered and preferred to be crate trained. E-checks are preferred. Rates/ availability are subject to change until reservation booking is confirmed by owner and 50% deposit is received. 50% is required at time of booking to secure dates along with accepted rental agreement & Color copy of drivers license/ passport for check-in purposes.Remainder required 60 days prior to stay. No refund after payment is made. Prices and reservations accepted based on number of guests in original inquiry. Additional guests for any reason as specified in the rental agreement are added cost and fees and must be pre-approved prior to arrival as well as additional cost paid in full.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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