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The Pondhouse - A Magical Place

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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. Your whole being will be nourished by your time spent here. There is the Pondhouse itself, the outdoor fire pit, meditation spots around the pond, and trails nearby for walking in the woods

Miejsce
GLAMPING, aka Glamour Camping
Available mid-April through November 1

Read just a few reviews and you quickly understand that the Pondhouse is truly an EXPERIENCE. It is a transformative, magical retreat. NOTE: the Pondhouse is not for everyone. No electricity. ( You will see a few outlets, but animals chewed the electrical wires years ago and we decided not to hook it back up) No walls-screened only. You will hear animals in the woods. There are bugs! The bathroom is a two minute walk. No kitchen. No stove (but there is a well stocked outdoor fire pit). You take chances with the weather. We've had guests love a cozy rainy weekend and even book an extra day during 30 degree temperatures. No kids under 12, and a new limit of 2 people only. This is part of our new effort to keep this a very quiet, unplugged, zen type of escape - but please write me to discuss if you have a special situation you'd like us to consider. If it feels like a good fit we are willing to bend these rules once in a while... Really! While we want to be dog friendly, please write to me to answer my dog questions so I can decide if your dog is an appropriate fit. After two negative experiences this season we are being much more selective and careful.
Still interested? Read on. . .

You have your own private, full bathroom, with shower, located in our studio building a two minute walk from the Pondhouse. And here is where you get electricity! You can charge your phone and use wifi

There is a fire pit a few steps from your door. It’s stocked with paper and chopped wood (or chop your own), so you can make a fire to roast marshmallows, cook a whole meal, or just hang out and enjoy the feeling of camping.

Other amenities, including plates and utensils, small fridge, electric teapot, coffee press, coffee and teas are provided for you in the studio.

CAUTION:
*No Wi-Fi or cell service in the pond house - come to unplug! (There is electricity, and wifi you can use at the studio)
*No nearby transit, and we are in the boonies, so you’ll need a car
*Planning this as a surprise? I strongly suggest that you KNOW that your partner will love this. I've seen a few surprises not work very well. Glamping is not for everyone!
*We are on 50 acres and sound carries. This means no loud music. *Please be respectful of the peace, quiet and serenity of our property
*MUST arrive before dark

My husband, Peter Kitchell, and I are artists and have lived here for almost 32 years. Peter has carefully cultivated and nurtured the land, which includes building the Pondhouse with Hemlock trees from our woods. We have three buildings (our home and studios) a two minute walk from the Pondhouse. We are good at respecting our guest’s privacy but are also happy to chat and answer any questions. I've made a great list of places to eat (including dog friendly & vegan!)
** Having a special anniversary? Give us a budget and we can decorate with extra special things like flowers, treats, or whatever you'd like!


This is truly an amazing place.
***PLEASE READ ENTIRE LISTING DESCRIPTION AND RULES BEFORE REQUESTING A RESERVATION.*** We want to make sure that your stay meets your expectations... When making a request, please tell us a little about yourselves, your interest in the Pondhouse and indicate that you have read the full listing and house rules... Thank you!

Dostęp dla gości
A fire pit just outside the Pondhouse is available for fires and grilling. The bathroom is in the studio building, a two minute walk from the Pondhouse. You have use of a small fridge located across from the bathroom, as well as a cabinet stocked with recycled paper plates and utensils, electric teapot, coffee press, coffee and teas. Most guests planning to cook also bring coolers and other essentials they'd bring on a camping trip. If you are traveling and don't have anything with you, please tell me and we can make sure you have everything you need!

We live and work here and ask that you keep this in mind. The bathroom is downstairs in Peter's studio. Please be respectful of his space and do not wander around. He is happy to give a tour if he has time - just ask!

Inne ważne rzeczy
We need to be here when you check in, so communication about arrival time is essential. I plan my schedule around meeting you - and ask that you respect this. I try to be flexible, but sometimes need to agree on an arrival time, so please stick to this and communicate if you are running late.You can always check in before going back out to lunch or dinner.

New Yorkers! Avoid the traffic getting out of NYC by taking the train to New Haven. You can rent a car from Avis - super easy and less expensive than renting in the city!
Relax, rejuvenate and unplug in this ultimate rustic getaway experience in the country. In our beautiful screened Pondho…
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. Your whole being will be nourished by your time spent here. There is the Pondhouse itself, the outdoor fire pit, meditation spots around the pond, and trails nearby for walking in the woods

Miejsce
GLAMPING, aka Glamour Camping
Available mid-April through November 1

Read just a few reviews and you quickly understand that the Pondhouse is truly an EXPERIENCE. It is a transformative, magical retreat. NOTE: the Pondhouse is not for everyone. No electricity. ( You will see a few outlets, but animals chewed the electrical wires years ago and we decided not to hook it back up) No walls-screened only. You will hear animals in the woods. There are bugs! The bathroom is a two minute walk. No kitchen. No stove (but there is a well stocked outdoor fire pit). You take chances with the weather. We've had guests love a cozy rainy weekend and even book an extra day during 30 degree temperatures. No kids under 12, and a new limit of 2 people only. This is part of our new effort to keep this a very quiet, unplugged, zen type of escape - but please write me to discuss if you have a special situation you'd like us to consider. If it feels like a good fit we are willing to bend these rules once in a while... Really! While we want to be dog friendly, please write to me to answer my dog questions so I can decide if your dog is an appropriate fit. After two negative experiences this season we are being much more selective and careful.
Still interested? Read on. . .

You have your own private, full bathroom, with shower, located in our studio building a two minute walk from the Pondhouse. And here is where you get electricity! You can charge your phone and use wifi

There is a fire pit a few steps from your door. It’s stocked with paper and chopped wood (or chop your own), so you can make a fire to roast marshmallows, cook a whole meal, or just hang out and enjoy the feeling of camping.

Other amenities, including plates and utensils, small fridge, electric teapot, coffee press, coffee and teas are provided for you in the studio.

CAUTION:
*No Wi-Fi or cell service in the pond house - come to unplug! (There is electricity, and wifi you can use at the studio)
*No nearby transit, and we are in the boonies, so you’ll need a car
*Planning this as a surprise? I strongly suggest that you KNOW that your partner will love this. I've seen a few surprises not work very well. Glamping is not for everyone!
*We are on 50 acres and sound carries. This means no loud music. *Please be respectful of the peace, quiet and serenity of our property
*MUST arrive before dark

My husband, Peter Kitchell, and I are artists and have lived here for almost 32 years. Peter has carefully cultivated and nurtured the land, which includes building the Pondhouse with Hemlock trees from our woods. We have three buildings (our home and studios) a two minute walk from the Pondhouse. We are good at respecting our guest’s privacy but are also happy to chat and answer any questions. I've made a great list of places to eat (including dog friendly & vegan!)
** Having a special anniversary? Give us a budget and we can decorate with extra special things like flowers, treats, or whatever you'd like!


This is truly an amazing place.
***PLEASE READ ENTIRE LISTING DESCRIPTION AND RULES BEFORE REQUESTING A RESERVATION.*** We want to make sure that your stay meets your expectations... When making a request, please tell us a little about yourselves, your interest in the Pondhouse and indicate that you have read the full listing and house rules... Thank you!

Dostęp dla gości
A fire pit just outside the Pondhouse is available for fires and grilling. The bathroom is in the studio building, a two minute walk from the Pondhouse. You have use of a small fridge located across from the bathroom, as well as a cabinet stocked with recycled paper plates and utensils, electric teapot, coffee press, coffee and teas. Most guests planning to cook also bring coolers and other essentials they'd bring on a camping trip. If you are traveling and don't have anything with you, please tell me and we can make sure you have everything you need!

We live and work here and ask that you keep this in mind. The bathroom is downstairs in Peter's studio. Please be respectful of his space and do not wander around. He is happy to give a tour if he has time - just ask!

Inne ważne rzeczy
We need to be here when you check in, so communication about arrival time is essential. I plan my schedule around meeting you - and ask that you respect this. I try to be flexible, but sometimes need to agree on an arrival time, so please stick to this and communicate if you are running late.You can always check in before going back out to lunch or dinner.

New Yorkers! Avoid the traffic getting out of NYC by taking the train to New Haven. You can rent a car from Avis - super easy and less expensive than renting in the city!
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.…

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Ashfield, Massachusetts, Stany Zjednoczone

It's quiet. It's the country. Ashfield is closest town about 8 min away.
Sh Falls is about 12 min away.
Great site for hikes.

Elmer's for breakfast! The best pancakes in New England.
Country Pie for Pizza
The Lakehouse - Ashfield - Right on the lake. Great scene at night at the bar or hang on on the deck overlooking the lake.
Shelburne Falls is about 12 minutes away.
WHERE TO EAT ( fancy and amazing) Gypsy Apple Bistro, 65 Bridge Street,
Blue Rock Restaurant, Sh Falls, SO good. Vegan options.
Mocha Maya’s, ( good coffee) 47 Bridge Street,
Hearty eats - vegan (like us:) and gluten free but also has fish and chips. We love it!

Enjoy the beauty of the woods on our property of 40 acres or the many nearby trails and parks. We are located within 30-45 minutes of six colleges and many attractions in the Pioneer Valley, as well as North Adams and Williamstown. There are a few amazing restaurants nearby in Shelburne Falls and great pizza in Ashfield. We will be happy to give you all kinds of info on the best places. Check out galleries and artists studios in Shelburne Falls, walk across the gorgeous Bridge of Flowers, take a raft trip down the Deerfield River with Zoar outdoor (possibly guided by our son who works there! ) Check out the amazing glacial formations the "Potholes." In the summer swim and sun at Ashfield Lake, check out the Ashfield Farmers market on Saturday, or see amazing summer theater at Double Edge Theater.
It's quiet. It's the country. Ashfield is closest town about 8 min away.
Sh Falls is about 12 min away.
Great site for hikes.

Elmer's for breakfast! The best pancakes in New England.…

Gospodarzem jest Gayle

Z nami od: maj 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 have our work studios here. I jog & walk daily with our dog Charlie and do yoga as often as possible. I'm vegan and love to cook. We both love to travel and have stayed as Airbnb guests many times. We love to go see live music and movies or can easily spend a whole day laying around reading if we have the time. After many years of living out here with just our family, it's been fun to open up our place for others to enjoy it. We really enjoy all the interesting people we've had the pleasure of meeting as Airbnb hosts!
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 Franc…
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We welcome you, give you ‘a tour’ and are happy to help with anything you need.

PLEASE PLAN TO CHECK IN BEFORE DARK. We understand this isn’t always possible, but this isn't the kind of place where you pick up a key and let yourself in, and it’s essential to get the tour while it’s still light outside.

Please let us know when you leave - we like to hear how about your stay, and to say goodbye!
We welcome you, give you ‘a tour’ and are happy to help with anything you need.

PLEASE PLAN TO CHECK IN BEFORE DARK. We understand this isn’t always possible, but this…
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