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Lakefront Cottage with Private Dock -

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)

Very nice cottage with modern appliances, HD Lg. Screen TV, Blue Ray DVD player with Web TV and Amazon Prime video.

Hi Fi Stereo tuner/amplifier with smart phone input & wireless high speed internet.

Massachusetts State Forest is a short 5 minute walk offering miles of walking & biking trails.

Great fishing & swimming in extremely clean lake water, dock & canoe available.

It is about a fourty minute drive to Old Sturbridge Village & Brimfield Antiques Market Fair, less than one hour to Boston & one hour drive to casino, Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun in Connecticut off Rt 395 South.

The winter season brings skating, ice fishing & cross country skiing with downhill skiing close by at Wachuesttet Mountain less than one hour to the north.

We are very centrally located to multiple activities in our beautiful state, come to South Central Massachusetts and discover our close by escape from the hassle of overcrowded tourist towns.

More Details

Owner
Dan Dudley
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Dan Dudley

Local owner, my family purchased this property in the '70's

Dan Dudley purchased this cottage in 1987

Why Dan Dudley chose Central Massachusetts

Nice country setting very close to the Massachusetts State forest.

What makes this cottage unique

Private country lake side setting with ultra clean lake water to swim and fish in.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Douglas in Worcester County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Smoking unless it is outside of the cottage.
Location Type:
  • lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Modern fiberglass shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Has king size sofa bed and additional day bed in sun room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Conservatory
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
All the comforts of home...

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

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Lakefront Cottage with Private Dock -
average rating of 4.714286 based on 35 reviews
5

great time on the lake

  • 5 of 5

Great time! Great host!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always a special pleasure to visit with our annual repeating guests again each year. Tina and I hope we can have the opportunity to help make your next trip to South Central Massahusetts a memorable one as well. Sincerely, Dan & Tina
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5

Peaceful cottage in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay with Dan and Tina! They are both very helpful and welcoming! The cottage has everything you could need: WiFi, dishes to cook, extra blankets, right down to tools to cut wood for a fire in the pit by the lake. We had quiet nights alone by the water, and other nights were able to enjoy having our little nieces and nephews over for toasting marshmallows for s'mores. It was the perfect home away from home. My husband and I grew up in MA, but live in CO now, and we come back to visit from time to time. Next time we come back we would love to stay here again!!! Thank You Dan and Tina!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always enjoy seeing reviews like this, it shows us and others that we have done our job. Tina and I make every effort possible to make all our guests feel as if they are at home, we hope to do the same for you.
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5

Beautiful lakefront

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is on a beautiful property.On our stay the weather was prefect, we used the boat and kayak and enjoyed the scene views of the lake.We loved the fire pit,and Dan all so provided firewood. Dan was a great help, He made himself available."We're from the city"said Dan joking with us .. being able to get away and actually enjoy nature and still have the amenities of home is prefect.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You For your 5 star review! Tina and I will always do our best to make sure all our guests feel at home and enjoy their stay at Douglas Cottage.
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5

Cute and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were looking for a little place we could get some work done away from home. This was exactly the place we were looking for! Cute and quiet, somewhere you can get inspired and concentrate. The landscape is stunning and my dog loved playing in the lake water which was a few step away from the entrance of the cottage. Hiking lovers should definitely stay here! The entrance of Douglas state forest is about a 2 min walk from the cottage. Will definitely be staying here again soon. I'd also like to note that the Wifi was fast and reliable which was a HUGE plus.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your 5 star review! Tina and I look forward to seeing you and your family again soon. Till next time, be well, Dan and Tina
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5

Beautiful and Peaceful Setting!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our long weekend at the Douglas cottage! The setting couldn't be more idyllic. The lake is so quiet and perfect for kayaking and fishing. The trails nearby were ideal for hiking with the dogs. We loved the fire place on the lake, and our hosts even provided the wood! Dan and Tina couldn't be more accommodating hosts. The weather wasn't perfect and they were kind enough to offer us a late check out so we could enjoy another day in this beautiful spot. The cottage was immaculate and had everything we needed. We highly recommend this property and plan to return. Thank you Dan and Tina!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your 5 star review, Tina and I do our very best to earn this highest rating from all of our guests. We look forward to your coming to stay at our Douglas Cottage on the lake again soon. Sincerely, Dan & Tina
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5

Awsome vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Clear water, great fishing, beautiful spot!!! Dan was a great host. The cottage was clean and was exactly like the listing and photos showed. We look forward to next year! Chuck

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your 5 star review, Tina and I do everything we can to make all of our guests stay at the Douglas Cottage as enjoyable as possible. We are thrilled to have accomplished our goal of making your vacation all you hoped it would be, we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Worcester, MA
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Douglas
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Providence RI
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt 395
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Lodge
Nearest Ski
37 Miles
Wachusett Mountain
Car: recommended

Very nice cottage with modern appliances, cable TV & wireless high speed internet . Short walk to Massachusetts State Forest and miles of walking & biking trails. Good fishing & swimming with dock & canoe.

The winter season brings skating, ice fishing & cross country skiing with downhill skiing close by at Wachuesttet Mountain less than one hour to the north. Thirty min. drive to Old Sturbridge Village & Brimfield Antiques Fair, less than one hour to Boston & one hour drive to casino, Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Douglas, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,004
for 7 nights
£1,004
£3,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
£256
for 2 nights
From
£128
From
£136
Fri,Sat,Sun
£857
£3,374
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £11.63 per person per night
Pet Fee £38.78
Damage Deposit £155.12

The rates shown are for four (4) guests including children older than six (6) years old. There is an additional charge for any overnight guests past this number of $15 per person per night with a total maximum of six (6) guests total regardless of age. No smoking in the cottage or on the porch, pets are allowed with prior written acknowledgment only, there is a pet charge of $50 per pet per week, Max 2 pets. Deposits are 100% refundable 60 days prior to arrival, 50% with 30 days notice.

Reservations are not confirmed until deposit is received, however we will hold your dates at the quoted rate for a reasonable period of time waiting for your deposit to arrive. A short term vacation property rental contract will be sent to you for your review and to sign if you decide to rent the cottage.

Rates are subject change without notice till reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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