About this listing
Perfect for cozy stays away from it all, our comfortable cabin has its own private entrance, private bath with steam room, a skylight, and a wood-burning fireplace stove all just steps from great walks, history, and outdoor sports.
On the Sudbury River just a 30-minute drive from Boston and Cambridge, we have a 2-room private cabin with its own entrance and enclosed veranda attached to one end of our house.
Paneled in solid pine, it is rustic in look but newly constructed with up-to-date facilities including central heating, a new wood-burning stove, a steam room shower in the private bath, a skylight, and a "breeze-way" veranda. The standard-size double bed sleeps two comfortably and there is an empty closet in the entry hall for your things. (Please note: There are red curtains on all the windows. These photos were taken when a set of curtains was down being cleaned.)
WiFi access, towels, linens, blankets are all provided as well as an electric kettle and a small selection of teas, coffee, cocoa, and hot and cold cereal for breakfast in the breezeway room off the bedroom. There is also a large cooler for perishable snacks and food.
If you have a child or a third guest, the trundle-bed sofa in the room easily works as a bed for small adults and any child who's 4 or older.
Ideal for a weekend getaway from Boston, canoeing and kayaking on the river, hiking and cycling, and local history tours, there are numerous attractions nearby. The Sudbury River, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, and the Pantry Brook Wildlife Area are within walking distance (5 min or less). Thoreau's Walden Pond, the Old North Bridge, Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, the Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Hawthorne's Old Manse, the Louisa May Alcott House, Longfellow's Wayside Inn, and the historic Revolutionary War battle fields of Concord and Lexington are all within a 15-minute drive.
NO Pets. (We love pets but want to maintain the pristine condition of the solid-wood floors, doors, and walls.)
SHOES OFF INDOORS Please (also to protect the wood floors).
I am a non-smoker, a citizen of the EU (UK) and the USA, a student of Buddhism (Zen and Shambhala), and a sometime world-traveler who prefers to see places from an insider's perspective rather than as a tourist.