Our garden blooms much of the year. Guest bathroom (private) with shower and tub
Warm Country Home Minutes from Town

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1 bedroom

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Comfortable, quiet room and private bathroom in country -- with our small and vibrant city minutes away. Lovely deck, yard, and nearby hiking trails. We take our hosting seriously and make our airbnb experience one that we think rivals any b&b around.

The space

Private room with queen bed adjacent to your private bathroom in our comfortable home in Northampton. Quiet country setting with spacious deck, ample yard with hammock, walking fields and trails. 10 minutes to downtown and Smith College and just 25 minutes to U Mass-Amherst!

Northampton is one of the most interesting small cities in America, featuring coffee houses, over 40 restaurants, stores, galleries and performance venues. The Pioneer Valley is great for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and of course dining, music, and shopping.

Ideal for parents, family members and alumni visiting the five colleges and for those who love New England in any season. Our airbnb is LGBTQ friendly!

Return to our home from your adventures and relax in the guest room (queen-sized bed) with adjoining private bathroom and share our sunny family room with its entertainment center. We have flat-screen TV in the bedroom too with cable. Wifi too. And be sure to lounge on our secluded deck.

Feel free to use the refrigerator and microwave for your convenience.

We are a married couple who work in the area (as a psychologist and a librarian). We have two quiet cats and are nonsmokers (no smoking, please).

Breakfast is served between 8:00 and 9:30, earlier if needed. Your choice of eggs, toast, or pancakes with your French-pressed coffee for simple country breakfast. Monday through Friday, a continental breakfast will be provided.

Checkout by 11:00 a.m.

Looking forward to meeting you!

Guest access

You'll have the adjoining bathroom to yourselves, as well as shared use of the family room, living room, and in the kitchen the refrigerator and microwave. Shared, lived-in areas have a homey feel. Your bedroom and bathroom are clean and bright. The house is half a mile from area hiking trails and a short ride to the extensive bike trails.

Interaction with guests

We would love to be there when you arrive so we can welcome you and give you any information you might need about Northampton or the surrounding environs. (But if not, there is 24 hour access with our keyless entry.) On weekends we offer a home-made breakfast where we serve blueberry pancakes, omelettes, or cereal - and French-pressed coffee. Continental breakfast on weekdays.

Other things to note

There are many things to do within Northampton - great music, art galleries, and restaurants. Also sights worth seeing within 30 minutes include the view from Sugarloaf in South Deerfield, the Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls, art museums at Smith and Amherst College, and an extensive rail trail for walking or bicycling. We are also 5 minutes from Look Park.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities
Internet
TV
Essentials
Shampoo

Prices
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $65 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

We are non-smokers and ask that there be No Smoking on our property, indoors or out.

We are flexible about breakfast time. Between 8:00 to 9:30 is best - but just let us know and we will try to accommodate you!


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

203 Reviews

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Jack User Profile
September 2017
Rachael's home was perfect for me since I was in Mass. to attend my daughter's wedding. The location was great but you really need GPS especially if you plan on driving in the area at night. The room was super and the ambiance of the entire home was relaxing and thoroughly delightful. Rachael and David are marvelous hosts and I would definitely stay with them in the future.

Bri User Profile
September 2017
Lovely place lovely people!

Peter User Profile
September 2017
Rachael's location - minutes from Northampton center and in a quiet neighborhood - is terrific for its easy access and cozy comfort. We were easily able to visit the fair at Brimfield both days, about an hour's drive away. Northampton center is minutes from her home and an interesting combination of stores and sights.

Sooyoung User Profile
September 2017
Rachael and David are wonderful hosts. They made us feel comfortable in their home which had a lot of privacy. Rachael made us delicious breakfast which was an unexpected plus! They have a lot of information about the town and were glad to share them with us.

Julie User ProfileJulie is a superhost.
September 2017
David and Rachel are friendly kind hosts. We would defiantly recommend staying with these gracious folks.

Angela User Profile
September 2017
Perfect spot near Northampton. We knew we wouldn't be spending time at place, other than sleeping, while in town. This offered an affordable, accessible and easy place for us to stay. Thanks for being such gracious hosts and opening up your home.

Mariko User Profile
August 2017
This was our first airbnb. The host, Racheal was very helpful. We enjoyed their warm country home.

Northampton, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in November 2012
Rachael User ProfileRachael is a superhost.

I am a retired librarian and my husband David is a clinical psychologist. We love living in the Northampton area with the 5 colleges, lots of interesting restaurants, music venues, and coffee houses. Opening up an airbnb has been a wonderful experience for us. We enjoy meeting new people...but also know how to give our guests space. We love movies, good books, the New Yorker magazine, NPR, and vegetarian food. We have grown kids (gone now) and love to travel. We've been to Iceland, Costa Rica, the Virgin Islands, Mexico, Alaska, and have a long list of places we would like to visit, including New Zealand. When we travel, we love to stay at airbnbs ourselves!

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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