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Country Home Ideal for Family Getaways.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Single story, 3 bedroom home with views of the Deerfield River Valley and surrounding hills on the Mohawk Trail in East Charlemont. Located 2 miles west of the quaint Village of Shelburne Falls and 7 miles east of Berkshire East Mountain Resort. 40 Acres of private land with hiking trails, old growth forest and abundant wildlife. 6 acres of adjacent meadows are grazed in the summer months by Irish Dexter Cattle. Trout fishing, white water rafting, Zip Line Canopy Tours, Mountain Coaster, Hiking, Skiing, State Parks and many more outdoor activities are minutes away.

Larry Bruffee
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Buckland in Franklin County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

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Country Home Ideal for Family Getaways.
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews

Perfect Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

A clean, well-stocked home set up for a perfect family get-away. We spent a weekend here in March 2018 - skied by day and retreated back to this home for Scrabble and a chill-out. Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet, cozy place

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay. The house was spotless and very well-kept. It has everything one could need. The kids really enjoyed the game closet. We loved its location relative to Berkshire East. Will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Darien, CT

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had another great stay! Jeanne is very responsive and always a pleasure staying in this house.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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East Northport, NY

Warm Home on a Cold Vacation Stay

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Larry and Jeanne's home in Shelburne Falls. The whole area is so picturesque. And even with temperatures around zero, we were warm inside this lovely home. Our hosts were also gracious to leave a home-baked pumpkin loaf as a welcome. Our family would recommend this home for any time of year for skiing, rafting, hiking, and fun amid a relaxing and beautiful countryside setting. We are looking forward to returning in the spring or summer.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and Cozy Home

  • 5 of 5

My family of five absolutely loved our stay at this house. The owners left us pumpkin bread, which was a perfect breakfast for our first morning as we had not yet made it to the store. Everyone loved it! The kitchen had everything we needed - appliances, condiments, and spices. Mom and Dad were especially happy to find a Keurig machine, in addition to a regular coffee maker. The entire house was clean and well maintained. The beds were also super comfy. We were amazed by how close we were to the cows - every morning after they fed they would walk down to the watering tank near the master bedroom window and greet us with their moo-ing. Our daughter found this so funny that she woke us up giggling one morning. I wish we had more time to see the property but we spent most of our time exploring the area. Shelburne Falls is a cute little town. I highly recommend visiting the candlepin bowling alley - a neat experience for this ten-pin bowler, and the owners were extremely nice. We also found a delicious new "evercrisp" apple and some yummy apple cider at Apex Orchards. It's a few minutes out of town, but they had samples of their apples and the view from their overlook was amazing. We also enjoyed our visits to Boswell's Books (who doesn't love a bookstore with a cat), the Trolley Museum (which was lit up with Christmas lights for the holidays), Hager's Farm Market (yummy apple cider donuts), and to see the Glacial Potholes (an amazing work of nature). I would love to visit in the spring to witness the Bridge of Flowers in bloom. Instead, we were able to attend the town's holiday festival, Moonlight Magic, where the bridge was lit up with Christmas lights and candles. If you don't mind a bit of a drive, I also recommend visiting The Art of Humor Gallery in Wilmington, Vermont, as well as the Chelsea Royal Diner and Grafton Village Cheese Company in Bratteboro, VT. We ate at least $10 worth of cheese in samples alone while we were there! Every evening it was so nice to drive back to the house, which was toasty warm from the oil furnace, where I could make dinner for my family. We ended our days on the comfy couch or chair drinking hot cocoa and watching movies. It really felt like home.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Pastoral, well appointed home. Welcoming hosts. Very nice place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
West End Pub, State Street, Shelburne Falls, MA
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Greenfield, MA
Nearest Motorway
Route 2
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Blue Rock Cafe, Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls, MA
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Berkshire East Mountain Resort, Charlemont, MA
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Buckland, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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