Northampton is chock full of fun and interesting places to visit. We are a 5 minute walk to downtown, and steps to the Bike Path! Bring your bikes! Great little studio stocked with all you'll need for a relaxing visit!
Our studio is a cozy and private apartment for 2-3 people located on a quiet street in a safe neighborhood steps from downtown Northampton and Smith College. Northampton's vibrancy is minutes away:
- the arts
- quirky and fun shopping
- cafes, food and bakery markets.
- historic and beautiful Smith College is a 10-minute walk
- WALK SCORE
Walker's Paradise 90
Biker's Paradise 92
Our newly renovated studio is the perfect getaway for up to 3 people. Fully equipped for cooking. Bathroom with shower & tub. Cable TV, Wifi, DVD. One double bed and one new double airbed. A/C and windows to open for fresh air. We are located approximately 1 mile to the entrance to Interstate 91 S that will connect you to i90, (Massachusetts Turnpike) and the Berkshires; Jacobs Pillow Dance Theater, famous Tanglewood in Stockbridge and The Norman Rockwell Museum. Skiing within an hour, Cape Cod within 2!
NEW!! AMTRAK'S VERMONTER NOW MAKING STOP IN NORTHAMPTON FOR FIRST TIME IN A GENERATION! CHECK YOUR AMTRAK SCHEDULES FOR DETAILS!
Here are some more ideas for your visit:
Bike Path: Manhan
Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, MA
Historic Home Tours
Berkshire Brewery tours Saturdays at 1:00, Deerfield
Arts Night Out -Downtown Northampton (First Friday of every month)
River Valley Co-op for organic veggies and food stuff
Downtown Northampton Farmer's Market Spring-Fall- Saturdays thru Nov.
Amherst College, Amherst, MA
**A binder with our favorite restaurants, menus and places of interest inside the studio. There will always be somebody available to answer any questions or concerns. Phone numbers and detailed instructions will be provided.
*LAUNDRY: Shared coin op laundry in basement for a fee-REQUIRES QUARTERS Exit the door by the bed marked "Emergency Only Exit". Turn left and go down the few steep steps to the basement. Laundry is the first door on the left.
The main house where the studio is located is on the corner of South & School Street. GPS: 85 South Street, 01060. Directions: Exiting 91N, take left on Pleasant Street, continue straight, through the roundabout, until you reach Northampton center in approx 1/2+ mile. At the light in the center, take left on Main Street and wind around Main until you see The Academy of Music on your left and another traffic light. (Please be aware of the crosswalks here as the rules are strict, and many walkers take for granted that everyone will stop!) At the light, take a left onto New South Street where shortly you will drive over a small bridge. At the first traffic light, there is a large yellow and brown Victorian home on the right. Take next right onto School St ( house sits on the corner of School St and South) and pull into the 2nd driveway on the right. Once in the driveway, the entrance to the STUDIO is on the right. There will be a note with your name on the door.
We are happy to interact with you as much or as little as you prefer. We live a short distance away and are always available by text, phone or email. We are longtime residents and are pleased to recommend places of interest or answer any questions. In fact, we have a booklet full of ideas waiting for you!
Steps to downtown! Adjacent to the bike trail, skateboard park and much more. The neighborhood is lovely - quiet and safe
The PVTA (Pioneer Valley Transit Authority ) is a public transportation bus service that connects to Amherst and UMASS and the 5 college area. The bus stop is a few blocks away (next to newly renovated Pulaski Park).
There are more PVTA maps in the booklet inside for your reference. Uber and Taxi service available in town- Go Green Cab, Funky Cab, and Cosmic Cab. The Valley Transporter services to and from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT.
As experienced travelers, we understand the need for privacy after travel -whether you are experiencing jet lag or stress from traveling. We offer simple check-in and a quiet and peaceful place to re-energize. WELCOME!
We have simple check-in instructions and will leave a note w your name on the door. Please remember the studio is all the way around the back of the yellow Victorian home and has a door with direct access adjacent to the driveway.
Interaction with guests
We are available by text, email or phone. Our info is on the frig in the studio.
Other things to note
NOTE ON PARKING: The driveway around the back of the home has 3 parking spots but If full, park in front of the adjacent garage, or anywhere on the property. There is also off street parking on School St. Pls park carefully as space is tight. Note: * PLEASE USE CARE WHEN BACKING OUT OF THE DRIVEWAY as cars may be parked behind you on the street.
*Please, no smoking, candles, incense
*Please, no pets due to allergy issues
*Please adhere to check in, check out times to give our cleaning staff ample time to tidy the studio for our next guests.
*Please be respectful to other tenants who live in this home. We request no loud noise after 10p.
We are honored to have you here. Please treat our cozy little nest as if it were your own and leave it as you found it!
We know you have many choices and appreciate your choosing us for your visit. We will make every effort to ensure you made the right decision!
Longtime pals and avid travelers, we love the sea, sunshine, gastronomical delights and meeting new people from all walks of life and cultures. Airbnb is a wonderful way to do that! The arts are important to us and why we live in a cultural jackpot of a city! We enjoy sharing travel and life experiences and making new friends. We look at the glass as half full!