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Belchertown Massachusetts 01007 United States of America

Listing # 136757

Rates From USD 1200 Monthly
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

TWO MONTH retreat for lover of natural beauty

Wonderful, rustic, California Deck House, located on two private, woodsy acres, overlooking a ravine, stream, and mountain views. Adjacent to stretches of forest, wetlands, and trails leading to bike path, for one person -–faculty, artist, writer.

All rooms furnished with character, antiques, original art and plants. Includes electricity, oil and propane heat, laundry, internet, limited use of hot tub (if available), and one, off-street parking space.

Barn-sided great room in post and beam style with skylights, fireplace, piano, cathedral ceilings and bank of sunny, south-facing, glass sliders that open onto deck with views of the Holyoke Range.

Master bedroom with cushy, baffled waterbed. Kitchen with gas stove, new refrigerator and old pantry. Cozy, book-filled library with glass sliders opening onto porch. Sunroom with mission-style desk overlooking parklike setting.

Remote yet 20 minutes to any of the five colleges. Cross country skiing out the door. Lake skating five minutes away. Berkshire East skiing 57 minutes away. Killington, two hours, 20 minutes.

Available February first for TWO MONTH renter willing to tend cat and plants.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
1100 Sq. Feet
Suited for
1 people
Property Type


Available from Thursday, February 20, 2020 until Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Minimum Stay
2 month(s)
Flexible With Dates

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Belchertown
Postal Code - State or Province 01007 MA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords
Closest University Amherst College
University nearby University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College

Rental Price:

USD 1200 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Rural Environment
  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Off Campus
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat


  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Piano
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Other:


Kid Friendly

Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

  • Look after Pets
  • Care for Plants
Housesitting Comments
sort mail/no forwarding necessary

About Member

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Member Since Nov 15 2019
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About Me
Retired business owner (Fletcher Associates Public Relations in New Haven CT and Equinox Documentary and Promotional Video in Amherst MA). Founder and Executive Director of ACT NOW! a youth empowerment non profit which produces improvisational movies primarily with girls 11-14 to build confidence and character. Former Director of Public Relations at Mount Holyoke College from which I graduated in 1968 with honors and distinction. Annually travel a third of the year to Vieques, Puerto Rico, Bashan Lake in East Haddam CT, and Monhegan Island ME.

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