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Unique People & Pet-Welcoming Country Haven

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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Discover Cavalier Cottage B&B, a pet-friendly home away from your home and an attractive alternative to conventional hotels, motels and B&B’s. We warmly welcome visitors who come to this beautiful area of Western Massachusetts with or without their companion animals. Now in its sixth year, Cavalier Cottage has clearly answered a need for genuinely pet-friendly accommodations. When I opened the cottage in 2012, I could not have imagined the variety of interesting people, and animals, I would meet. Nestled at the base of the Charlemont hills and located on a very quiet country road, Cavalier Cottage is appointed with everything you’ll need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. More than one guest has commented that the cottage and its setting seem to have a special air of tranqui...Discover Cavalier Cottage B&B, a pet-friendly home away from your home and an attractive alternative to conventional hotels, motels and B&B’s. We warmly welcome visitors who come to this beautiful area of Western Massachusetts with or without their companion animals. Now in its sixth year, Cavalier Cottage has clearly answered a need for genuinely pet-friendly accommodations. When I opened the cottage in 2012, I could not have imagined the variety of interesting people, and animals, I would meet. Nestled at the base of the Charlemont hills and located on a very quiet country road, Cavalier Cottage is appointed with everything you’ll need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. More than one guest has commented that the cottage and its setting seem to have a special air of tranquility that works a kind of magic: Most pets settle right in with no sense of strangeness, and their human companions find themselves absorbing the atmosphere of peace in their surroundings. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do in this very special corner of New England! The area is a four-season vacation destination, from foliage time in the autumn, through ski season into spring hiking time and summer holidays. Cavalier Cottage is convenient to the scenic Mohawk Trail (Route 2) and many outdoor activities: There are great hiking trails, downhill and X-country skiing, snow shoeing, river rafting, tubing, zip line canopy tours, horseback riding, tennis, golf, biking, and rock climbing. The beautiful Massachusetts countryside, with its many quaint villages and towns, is also home to a great variety of iconic educational and cultural destinations, including MassMoCa, the Clarke Institute of Art and the Williams College Art Museum and many more. Cavalier Cottage is spacious, bright and comfortable. The live-in area is simply but graciously appointed, featuring ceiling to floor windows, oak laminate flooring, a queen size bed with a deluxe plush-firm Simmons mattress, private entrance and private deck. The fully equipped kitchen has an eat-in area with a full size stove and refrigerator (in case you want to cook-in), and a private bathroom. Relax on the private deck and enjoy the country view. For entertainment, you can access Netflix, Amazon, MHZ and Acorn show and movies streaming on the 28 inch flat panel TV, watch DishTV with over 200 channels, or play classic board games. To stay in touch with the outside world, the cottage is equipped with Wi-Fi. Park your car feet away from the cottage entrance. Amenities also include a delicious Continental breakfast of English scones, a small but growing library, and a CD player with a collection of jazz and classical CD’s. As more guests have visited, many potential guests were unable to come because the dates they wanted were already booked. Because Cavalier Cottage can only accommodate one party of guests at a time, we highly recommend that if your desired dates are available, you secure the space by submitting a reservation, in order to avoid disappointment. Cavalier Cottage, a cottage for all seasons, is perfect for week-long vacations, weekend or mid-week getaways, writer’s retreats, house-hunting visits, and temporary lodging for relocated executives. We look forward to continuing to share our cozy and comfortable cottage with guests from around the world. Please feel free to contact us if you have any comments or questions. A very warm greeting awaits all who visit Cavalier Cottage. MORE THAN 2… ~ Choice of two 39'x 80' Japanese futon mattresses or a queen and twin size airbed with air-filled base, both very comfortable. ~ Children 11 and under stay for free. ~ 10% discount gladly offered to military personnel and senior citizens. ~ A 2 night minimum stay is required. Requests for 1 night stays will be accommodated if the cottage is available. There is a $25 single night surcharge.More
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patricia b
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

Short drive to all local amenities, welcoming to all pets (with cat-loving friends and family who don’t like to leave their kitties for long, what’s not to love about that?), even birds! We adore Shelburne Falls and Western Mass/Southern Vt in general, so location was...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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OnAir624677, VR Owner at Unique People & Pet-Welcoming Country Haven, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

Thanks so much for your gracious review. Do hope to welcome you again in the not too distant future. P

Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

We brought our 2 dogs Ellie and Emma for the weekend. Pat is by far the best hostess I've ever met. She is so pleasant and we didn't need to bring anything. She had everything there waiting for us. She totally welcomed us. Each morning...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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OnAir624677, VR Owner at Unique People & Pet-Welcoming Country Haven, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Thanks so much for the lovely review. Look forward to your return! P

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Reviewed March 1, 2019

Exactly as described apartment attached to owner's residence in a rural area close to Shelburne Falls..Spacious and well equipped kitchen, comfy bed, couch and chair. Plenty of pet supplies. Daily scones and juice a real plus. Plan to come again.

Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Thank you Patricia for your hospitality! We loved staying in your beautiful cottage while we were in transition moving from Arizona to Western Mass. as I was looking for a place for us to stay, that was dog friendly, our best choice was Cavalier Cottage....More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Cavalier Cottage. Patricia and her rescues are a delight. Take the time to read the short poem about each of her dogs. It will bring a tear to your eye. We especially enjoyed her freshly baked home-made...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
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Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
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Cavalier Cottage Bed and Breakfast is just minutes from downtown Shelburne Falls, MA and the famous Bridge of Flowers, the glacial potholes, splendid shopping and dining choices, as well as the work of local artisans featured in galleries and cooperatives. The Western Mass foothills offer forests, meandering mountain streams, open meadows, bubbling brooks, the Deerfield River (for tubing, kayaking, river rafting), an abundance of hiking trails, X-country and downhill ski areas, canopy and zip line tours, quaint and authentic New England villages, unique shopping, local artisans, and an array of interesting restaurants. AREA COLLEGES ¦43 minutes to Smith College, Northampton – 31 miles ¦24 minutes Greenfield Community College & Stillpoint School of Massage, Greenfield -14 miles ¦5...
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