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The Pondhouse - A Magical Place

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The Pondhouse - A Magical Place

5 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great communication100% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Relax, rejuvenate and unplug in this ultimate rustic getaway experience in the country. In our beautiful screened Pondhouse, you can gaze at the stars and listen to the sounds of nature from your cozy warm bed. Feel the breeze as you sleep in this magical place unlike any other you will have ever seen. Read and nap, enjoy long walks and explore the nearby towns. You will love the Pondhouse!

Amenities

Essentials
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Private entrance
Hair dryer
Shampoo

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 queen beds, 1 single bed
Common spaces
2 queen beds, 1 single bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

191 Reviews

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Korel User Profile
Korel
August 2018
Gayle’s place was even better than expected. We enjoyed all the thoughtful touches, outstanding design and the music symphony of the pond’s habitats. Charlie, the dog, is super lovely.
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Response from Gayle:
great to meet all 3 of you!
August 2018
Jennifer User Profile
Jennifer
July 2018
Perfect place to relax and unwind and experience nature. Beautiful space!
Noe User Profile
Noe
July 2018
A beautiful place to stay for the weekend, rain or shine.
McEllen User Profile
McEllen
July 2018
The Pondhouse is truly a treasure. It is so unique, peaceful, and a perfect way to refresh and unplug. We lucked out with beautiful weather and were able to take full advantage by cooking out, hiking, and visiting the Double Edge Theater. Gayle and her husband Peter were friendly…
Maida User Profile
Maida
July 2018
Treat yourself. Period. This is a uniquely soulful experience, and it is a way to really let go and get back in touch with oneself. There are few opportunities to experience nature at this level without sleeping in the wild. This open air, screened in “Pond House” is so cozy, we…
Gayle User Profile
Response from Gayle:
So glad you had such a great stay! It was really nice to meet you both!
July 2018
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Beth
July 2018
We had a wonderful time at The Pondhouse. It was the perfect way to celebrate our 21st anniversary. We explored, hiked, cooled off in the river and waterfalls, read, relaxed and sat out under the stars. It was a special time that we will always remember. It was very hard going…
Kristen User Profile
Kristen
July 2018
I had been eyeing the pondhouse for some time and finally booked it for a weekend getaway with my husband, two daughters and dog. I am so glad we finally visited. It was such a perfect getaway weekend in every way. The pondhouse and the land around it is gorgeous. I could not…

Hosted by Gayle

Ashfield, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in May 2013
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I am an illustrator / writer & my husband Peter Kitchell is a photographer/painter/builder all round renaissance man . We've lived out here for 30 years after moving from San Francisco. Our kids are out of the house - and we decided it made sense to open up our place. Both of us…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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