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Private room in house

Remote rustic but close to town

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Sophia

Remote rustic but close to town

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sophia is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Beautiful, wooded, peaceful country setting in quiet home. Actually a choice of 3 rooms available.

Limited courtesy use of: kitchen, washer, dryer.

Amenities

Cable TV
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Wifi
Free parking on premises

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12) and pets - The rooms are within my living space and rooms not suitable to accommodate little ones. The living spaces are large but open for common use.
No smoking, parties, or events

Availability

17 Reviews

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Justin User Profile
Justin
November 2018
Very well advertised. A quaint and tranquil home out in the woods, but with all the comforts of the 21st century, and just ten minutes from downtown Amherst. Fireplace, wrap around deck and friendly cat make a nice experience even better. Sophia was flexible and helped me out whe…
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Response from Sophia:
Thank you Justin! Please come back anytime :)
November 2018
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Jack
November 2018
Sophia’s is a great spot for anyone who wants the comforts of seclusion while remaining close to Amherst. It’s a charming log cabin nestled in the Pelham woods with a lot of quaint, homey touches. She wasn’t around during our stay but provided ample communication about the house …
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Response from Sophia:
Thank you Jack! Mitza my kitty also chimes in to meow how much she enjoyed meeting you... Do come back again.
November 2018
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Robert
October 2018
I liked the ornate woodwork and decorations all over the house. Sophie was very attentive. Mitza was an adorable cat. Five stars!
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Response from Sophia:
I appreciated your noticing the details around the house. Did you realize that many of the items, including ALL the plates around the kitchen walls, are from Hungary, my birthplace, and where I visited large family many times, including past 2 summers? And I'm especially delighted you loved Mitzika! TEN star guests!!!
October 2018
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Jon
October 2017
Very comfortable and homey. Easy to find and easy to get to from Amherst's downtown. Host was very personable and even brewed coffee for the morning. There are three rooms potentially rented and you all share one bathroom. Very quiet location. Would definitely stay here agai…
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Joel
May 2017
Our stay was awesome, mostly thanks to our most gracious host Sophia! She really made things feel like a home away from home and we enjoyed chatting with her during our stay. The cabin was beautiful and the rooms cozy and inviting. If we are ever back up in MA again we will defin…
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Rene
October 2018
Definitely rustic
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Naomi
March 2017
Sophia was very welcoming--this is an airbnb place that feels like being a guest in someone's home. The house is in the woods--unfortunately we were there during very cold weather, so couldn't enjoy the deck and surroundings. We stayed in the upstairs room because it was warmer a…
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Response from Sophia:
As Naomi mentioned it was a very cold wknd - in fact our nights stay cold much longer into springtime than down in town, but the converse is that our summers are never too hot up here. Due to the cold, however, I offered the cozy and warmest guestroom in the house, which I use as last resort, since the downstairs "wing" with 2 separate rooms has sole use of the large full bath, and offers more privacy - also, the front entry feels separate from the main house. In winter, we kind of fly/sail at 1/2 mast... with life centered more around the cozy main chimney and radiant-heating woodstove! I do usually ask if the steps might be difficult and I'm sorry if I forgot this time. I can jack up the heat, and the beds are super warm with fleece sheets, lots of fleece blankets and down comforters. Off season living...Unless you love x-country skiing or snow hikes. Yes, I must join the digital computerized world and mount more photos, of which I have many. Thanks for the suggestion.
March 2017

Hosted by Sophia

Pelham, Massachusetts, United StatesJoined in May 2013
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73 Reviews
Sophia is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Single female, 67 yrs, widowed. I like my privacy and quiet when at home alone. I am a piano teacher and practice in evenings. I am not interested in extraneous conversation, though I always end up engaging with guests over new and common experiences ! I have traveled and live…
Languages: Français, Magyar
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