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Enjoy the Fun of a Lakefront GetAway, While Only Minutes from Local Attractions!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home directly on fully recreational Hamilton Reservoir

Nestled in the small community of Holland, MA, the Gateway to Western MA and only minutes from the Connecticut border and Routes 84 and 90, this cozy little house is the perfect get-away for family fun. You can enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking and paddle boating, outdoor dining and our fire pit. We welcome you to bring your own boat to tie up to our dock. Sleeps 5 comfortably (queen, full and bunk beds), and there is a full futon couch in the screened-in sun room, which by the way, includes a dining area and surround view of the lake. The home also features a mother-in-law apartment with a tv room, kitchenette and the 2nd full bath room with laundry room. We purchased the house in December, 2014, and upgrades include adding the 2nd full bath, washer/dryer, new furnishings, bedding, towels and tableware, plus lots of cosmetic improvements. Our lake house is "new and improved" for the upcoming season!

Nearby Holland Market is perfect for last-minute purchases, and Diane's Villanova and The Traveler Restaurant offer delicious food in family-friendly restaurants. Sturbridge is minutes away for rainy day fun or a change of pace: Old Sturbridge Village, a living museum which re-creates life in rural New England during the 1790s through 1830s; fine dining and family dining, shopping, cinemas, antiquing and more.

More Details

Owner
Kim Horyn
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 May, 2017

Why Kim Horyn chose Holland

We are from an ocean community in MA, and while we knew we wanted a home on the water, we decided hurricanes, erosion and maintenance were deterrents to buying on the ocean. We began to spend time away on lakes in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire and finally decided we did not want to travel hours to our get-away, so we started looking closer to home. During this journey, we learned a great deal about the importance of being on a healthy lake, and we were enamored with Holland Reservoir -- even in the off-season. We love the fact that the lake is fully recreational, year-round. We especially enjoy the Sturbridge, Brimfield area, and most of all, we enjoy being out of the mainstream, yet 10 minutes to fine dining, cinemas, shopping and Old Sturbridge Village for that rainy day. Oh, did I mention that my husband loves to fish?

What makes this house unique

We enjoy sitting in our 3-season sun room overlooking the lake, as well as the beautiful view from our kitchen and living room. The outdoor, two-tiered patio was a huge draw for us, since this spot is all about outdoor living. The large picnic table is under the sun room, which allows for dining outside in the shade, and the small table for four on the patio is perfectly situated right on the water -- complete with swivel chairs, so you won't miss any of the activity! We also have a lakefront fire pit for evening fun.

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , combined with laundry room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
The house is directly on the lake in the small, quiet community of Holland; Sturbridge is 10 minutes away and has plenty to do.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Enjoy the Fun of a Lakefront GetAway, While Only Minutes from Local Attractions!
average rating of 4.6153846 based on 13 reviews
5

Beautiful Home on the Water!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely vacation with our kids at this home. The house was comfortable, and we all enjoyed the boating and fishing. Kim was very receptive to our questions - and there were a few! The neighbors were very quiet, but delightful to talk with when we saw them. We were about an hour from Boston, with shorter distances to some wonderful breweries for the adults. We plan to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, and we welcome you back!!
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5

Fantastic Lake House.

  • 5 of 5

We travelled from the UK and had a great time at the house. The house has a great setting on the lake and is very comfortable. It is very well equipped and the owner provides clear information on where things are. The kayaks were great to spend time paddling along the lake on a warm day. Six Flags amusement park is about an hour away and was excellent, old Sturbridge Village was a lovely trip just up the road and Boston was around an hour and a half. The Adventure Park at Storrs is half an hour and is a tree climbing experience. Although there are not many restaurants in the immediate vicinity, the lake side BBQ at the house was a great substitute and there are plenty of places in Sturbridge. There is a shop just up the lake selling food and drink plus a small diner offering ice cream and snacks. The house had plenty of room, was very clean and had everything you need to chill out by or spend time on the lake. Love to go back.?

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Simon! We'd love to have you back!
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4

Perfect location, clean reservoir with great fishing. Used the kayaks and peddle boat daily

  • 4 of 5

This a great lake house with everything you need. So nice to have linens, towels, paper goods and all the dining items available . The lake was just the right size and free of weeds off the dock allowing for swimming. Only minor negative, beds could have been a bit newer and firmer. All in all a great vCation spot . Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was so surprised to read this. The mattresses on the bunk beds and the downstairs bed are brand new! No one has complained about the Queen bed before. Maybe we can add a topper or something to make it more comfortable. I am glad everything else went well for you. Thank you!
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5

Lakefront cottage on Hamilton Reservior

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent time at very peaceful cottage right on the waterfront.

Great location, short drive to shops and restaurants.

Highly reccomended

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Wonderful, Peaceful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful week at this lake house on Hamilton Reservoir. The property is well maintained and is located toward the peaceful southern end of Hamilton Reservoir, and provides great views of the lake from the patio, the dock, and the sun room at the back of the house.

Everything promised in the property description is provided, and is clean and in good working order. The owners clearly take pride in their home. Prior to arrival, we had several communications with Kim, the owner, and she answered every question, promptly, and made this rental such an easy and pleasurable experience. The lake is clean, the area is beautiful, Old Sturbridge Village, a must see, is nearby, and we would love to return for another visit in the future.

Robert Kraus

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy Getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a gem! Our family of five had a wonderful experience at this cozy cottage on Hamilton Reservoir! It was everything we were looking for. Not only was this place extremely clean, the owners provided everything that made our stay more enjoyable. From kayaks, rafts, and water toys, to fishing poles and tackle, to games for kids and families to play! A welcome notebook was provided that included all important information for renters.....from wifi passwords to local restaurants and points of interest! Everything was labeled in the house too, no confusion where to find extra linens, blankets, and towels. The screened in porch was a place of choice to drink coffee in the morning overlooking the lake. Beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed eating down by the water watching the active boaters. We could easily tie our ski boat up to the dock! Our family can't wait for an opportunity to rent this lakehouse getaway again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

You can enjoy tying up to our dock or jumping (no diving) in the lake from our pier.

For that rainy day, Sturbridge is minutes away with cinemas, fine dining, family dining, shopping, antiquing and visiting Old Sturbridge Village, the largest living museum in New England, which re-creates life in rural New England during the 1790s through 1830s.

Crystal Caves Family Entertainment (miniature golf, batting cages and snacks) is 20 minutes away in Auburn, MA and Six Flags New England is less than one hour away in Agawam, MA.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Holland, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$167
A$1,137
A$4,415
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
A$234
A$7,492
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$301
A$7,492
 
 
August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$301
A$9,632
 
 
September
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$234
A$4,013
 
 
October
2 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
A$174
A$1,003
A$4,013
 
 
November
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
A$134
A$936
A$3,746
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$301
A$1,873
A$6,957
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$100.33
Refundable Damage Deposit A$668.9

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
No pets, please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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