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Stone 'n Sky Lodge on an Ancient Stone Landscape

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
14 guests
2 nights minimum
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Gorgeous, spacious, red-oak post and beam home on 11.25 acres abutting 2,700 acre Wildlife Preserve. 3-5 bedroom, 3 bath, 2600 sq ft, fully furnished and appointed, Stone 'n Sky Lodge offers extraordinary privacy and local convenience. Located on a paved, town-maintained, dead-end road surrounded by mature forest, yet less than 15 minutes from gas, groceries (including a newly opened Co-Op), spirits, mom & pop shops, pharmacies and even the big-box department store... 30 minutes drive to Amherst/UMASS, Fitchburg/Leominster, Greenfield. Local attractions include miles of trails – walking, hiking, mountain-biking; rock-climbing, swimming, arts, antiques, micro-breweries, LOTS of year-round local music and seasonal festivals; including The North Quabbin Garlic and Arts, Mutton and Mead, Gr...Gorgeous, spacious, red-oak post and beam home on 11.25 acres abutting 2,700 acre Wildlife Preserve. 3-5 bedroom, 3 bath, 2600 sq ft, fully furnished and appointed, Stone 'n Sky Lodge offers extraordinary privacy and local convenience. Located on a paved, town-maintained, dead-end road surrounded by mature forest, yet less than 15 minutes from gas, groceries (including a newly opened Co-Op), spirits, mom & pop shops, pharmacies and even the big-box department store... 30 minutes drive to Amherst/UMASS, Fitchburg/Leominster, Greenfield. Local attractions include miles of trails – walking, hiking, mountain-biking; rock-climbing, swimming, arts, antiques, micro-breweries, LOTS of year-round local music and seasonal festivals; including The North Quabbin Garlic and Arts, Mutton and Mead, Green River Festival, Wendell Old Home Day, and many others! House features 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor: SW room with queen-size bed. SE room with one twin and one full-size bed. ~ The two above described rooms share a bath ~ NE room with two full-size beds, hardwood oak floor and private bath. Downstairs features an open, well equipped kitchen with large, expandable dining table for group/family meals and entertaining. Tile and hardwood oak flooring throughout. Bath with laundry area with built-in ironing board. Three sitting/gathering areas: One formal, with library, leather chairs and beautiful, antique hand-knotted rug. One informal, with sectional couch, old-school sound-system (LPs, cassettes & CDs) and easy-chair. One informal carpeted room, that can also be closed off to be a bedroom with fold-out full-size futon and indoor fireplace. There is also a mint condition, vintage Baldwin electric organ and plenty of space for dancing! Walk-out to fully screened-in porch with views of the rising sun and moon, wildflowers and the comings and goings of the forest-edge dwellers; including wild turkeys, deer, an occasional moose, and multitudes of birds. Outdoor features include a fire circle, gardens and frog pond with water lilies. More
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Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Kettle
Terrace
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Great accomodations for a whole bunch of people. Four bedrooms with beds for 10 PLUS additional mattresses for the kids. Fresh eggs and coffee from the hosts were a nice treat. Large blueray TV for DVDs, books galore and lots of board games. Slept comfortably...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank mansfieldrunner
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We visited New Salem for 5 days in the end of May. We were welcomed by a cheerful Sarah carrying a carton of organic eggs from her farm next door. Obviously a good start! For a group of 7 adults and 4 kids (aged between...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Alishalima
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Reviewed October 17, 2014

The house was clean, had three bedrooms with many beds, and had an amazing back yard with frog pond and patio with two barbeque grills. Coffee was left for us to drink in the morning and everyone had an amazing time on the screened in...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Gerard D
Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Stone & Sky Lodge was perfect for our retreat getaway. New Salem is a peaceful area that's out of the way from the hustle and bustle of bigger Massachusetts cities. We enjoyed the rustic charm of the lodge, the wonderful screened in porch and...More

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank LakelandKim
Management response:Responded August 17, 2014

It was delightful to meet and to host this group! It is an exceptional honor to host retreats here at the Stone 'n Sky Lodge.

Reviewed July 1, 2014

The house is huge, clean, natural and comfortable, feel like home. Sarah is warm and sweet. Our family had a wonderful vacation in this house. My teenage kids wanted to return in the future.

Date of stay: June 2014
Thank AmyF680
Management response:Responded August 17, 2014

It was a pleasure to host your family! I enjoyed meeting you all and sharing with you some of the archaeological interests. Our house was left neat and clean. We hope very much to host you and your kids again in the future!

About the Owner
Sarah K
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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About the neighbourhood
Eclectic hilltown location. Hundreds of acres of State Forest with roads and trails for walking, hiking, cross-country skiing, magnificent views. Lakes and ponds for swimming and fishing. Hilltown festivals, micro-brew beers, and a tap-pub with live music Thursday though Sunday & serving dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Local, organic, small farms host self-serve stands and Farmer's Markets in the season. Varied habitat offers unique opportunities for birders, wildlife enthusiasts. Short drive to major super-market, services, fuel, and a big-box department store.
How to get there
Easy commute to Amherst/Northampton, Greenfield, Fitchburg/Leominster, MA as well as Keene, NH & Brattleboro, VT. 3 miles from RT 202, 4 miles from RT 2. Arriving at the Stone n' Sky Lodge: 1st driveway on the right, past the 'dead end road' sign.
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