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Spacious and private Victorian farmhouse on 3 1/2 acres adjacent Artist Common.

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Charming Victorian Farmhouse adjacent Artist Common Art Studio

This beautiful turn-of-the-century Victorian is the former rectory to a beautiful old church that is now an artist studio. It is secluded a top a hill on 3 1/2 acres and has soaring ceilings, period details, modern kitchen and 2 1/2 bathrooms. You can walk to a recreational river for kayaking or swimming and the house is stocked with books and games for family fun as well as wifi and a 52' smart TV and cable.

property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About property manager

I am the manager of Studios at Artist Common, LLC. My first love is being a mother to 6 amazing kids and wife to a very kind and patient man. I started painting in 2011 and it has quickly become a career for me. Besides - it's finally something I can do that STAYS DONE - unlike driving kids, preparing meals, cleaning the house etc.

I love to paint with bright colors, bold strokes and high contrast. I use symbols and abstraction to create signature works that express my love for life and others.

property manager purchased this farmhouse in 2015

Why property manager chose Central Massachusetts

As mentioned above, I am an artist and mother of 6 who lives in the Boston area. I became involved with the Artist Common project thanks a Utah artist who was searching for an east coast art studio. The former rectory was an integral part of the property and is now being offered as a unique vacation rental. Thank you for helping make this project a success by renting. We especially appreciate the brides and grooms who choose to start their married lives here and also the families and groups who are regularly making memories at Artist Common.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Large, private family gathering, events, weddings, retreats etc. can take place just minutes from the Mass pike at Beautiful Artist Common. Where else can you rent a former church and sleep 22+ overnight guests and hold a private party without breaking the bank?



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Belchertown, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Second floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Second floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , First floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , Located in the church apartment.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Located on main floor of church.
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Located on main floor of church.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 single bed , Can be king or 2 twins - sleeps 2. Main floor.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Beautiful heirloom bed company metal bed. Sunroom attached.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Mahogony sleigh bed. Overlooks church. Second floor.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Cute kids room with circular rug and ample books.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , Twin sleigh beds can be pushed together for king. Large room
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed , Small sunroom off of the master bedroom.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , 1 bunk bed , Tandem room with private bathroom. Portable crib.
    Studio apartment in church - 1 large double bed , 2 bunk bed , Full kitchen and bath - sleeps 6.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Spacious and private Victorian farmhouse on 3 1/2 acres adjacent Artist Common.
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Spacious house and property - near main town amenities and walking trails but still private.

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable getaway. Fun property and area to gather with friends. Access to beautiful hiking trails. House is very well maintained and comfortable. Julia was a gracious person to deal with during the rental process.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, comfortable, cozy!!!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed this beautiful home for our recent visit to the Boston area. The location was perfect and the warmth and charm of the home made it very welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for family gatherings

  • 4 of 5

My extended Family and I stayed here for a weekend and it was plenty of space for all 11 of us. My two daughters enjoyed the bunk beds in the "girly room" and enjoyed playing with the doll house and all the toys.

Most beds were fine- king was comfy on the first floor. I found the bed next to the girls bunks was too soft but I've got back issues.

Overall though, very good place for groups.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful spacious property, perfect for a family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family celebrated the life of Mom/Grandma with a fabulous two night stay. The yard and fire pit area were perfect. The bedrooms ample!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the property. The space is very relaxing with spacious rooms and lots of amenities. The kitchen was well stocked with lots of room for a large family. The house is also stocked with lots of games, toys and books for the kids. Julia was very helpful and very responsive.

We enjoyed the large yards, fire pit and the spacious front porch with comfortable chairs. There was something to do for the entire family ranging in ages from 2 to 72 years. Great access to the river, hiking trail, children's park as well as the town.

The house and the church are both marvelous and we would definitely recommend this retreat to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was just what our group of 10 were looking for. There were plenty of comfortable beds and space for everyone to spread out. We could gather, at the same time , by sitting on the porch or in the large dining room. We hope to rent here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Belchertown, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$64 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$639.65
Cleaning Fee A$191.9

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Guests above 8 will be charged $50 per night. Cleaning fee will be refunded if you leave the property clean and the dishes done.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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