Lake House

41 Pine Island Lake, Westhampton MA NEW LISTING

Check out our new lakeside listing at 41 Pine Island Lake in Westhampton, MA.

Front view of house with stone patio and private outdoor shower on the right side. Storage shed sits behind house

Private beach, steps from the house

View from kitchen, looking towards dining room and living room. Sleeping loft above.

Living room, overlooking the lake

Kitchen, with small balcony off the side of house with steps down to the patio

The larger of the two bedrooms

Wonderful getaway beach bungalow on the peaceful Pine Island Lake in Westhampton. This cozy home features 2 bedrooms, a newly constructed 245 sf insulated sleeping loft with skylights, a separate office on the first floor which could be used as a third bedroom, an open concept living/dining room off of the well-equipped kitchen. A Jotul propane stove for heating and ambience. Step outside onto the spacious patio to enjoy beautiful sunsets, private beach with great freshwater swimming, fishing and kayaking or canoeing, or just a chance to sit back and unwind and take in the views. Pine Island Lake does not allow motor boats which adds to the tranquility of the setting. Property has a large storage shed and private outdoor shower. Tight tank septic installed in 2005. 60 Gallon hot water heater installed in 2011. This home is the perfect spring/summer and early fall getaway - just 20 minutes to downtown Northampton!

Contact Julie Starr to set up a private showing. This home is offered at $345,000. There is a $225 annual HOA plus $100 fee for private road maintenance.

 

Cummington Fair Starts Today!

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy all that the Hilltowns of the Pioneer Valley have to offer. There are so many activities to choose from: hiking, swimming, kayaking, tubing, antiquing, and county fairs, to name a few. Today is the opening day of the 148th Cummington Fair. It is my personal favorite, because the setting is lovely and wooded. It's off the beaten path, and the drive to and through Cummington is beautiful. It's got all the bells and whistles of any county fair - cotton candy, candy apples, overpriced games where you can win "prizes" that will wind up in the recycling bin, pony rides, loads of animals, etc.

While you are driving through the hill towns, be sure to check out Maple and Main Realty's hill town listings!

The Cummington Fair runs today, August 25th, through Sunday, August 28th. Check out the schedule here.


A Charming Getaway by Norwich Lake!

 

 

Nestled on a beautiful 1-acre lot, just 4/10 of a mile from Norwich Lake, sits this charming and cozy summer weekend getaway cottage at 208 Norwich Lake in Huntington, MA.  The home comes with boat access to the lake, and is merely a 20 minute drive to Northampton center.  The yard is cleared - with space for a fire pit, barbecues, and whatever outdoor games you enjoy - badminton, bocce, volleyball, etc.  Beyond the cleared area, the land is wooded, with lovely views of the mountains and fields across the street.  The current owners have taken great care of the home, which has a newer septic system, plus updated electrical and plumbing systems.

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The home features a wrap-around porch which is partially screened in on one corner - a great summer sleeping porch!

 

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The downstairs is comprised of a tidy kitchen, bathroom, dining area and living room -- with a cozy wood burning stove for cooler nights

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The upstairs is divided into two spacious bedrooms.

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The lake association fee is $150 +/- per year for access to the boat ramp.  Running water is provided by the association for a yearly fee (TBD).  Since this is a seasonal home, water is turned on from April 15th to October 15th (or thereabouts).  Offered at $150,000 - this cottage would make a perfect family summer weekend getaway.  Contact Julie Held (julieheld@mapleandmainrealty.com) for showings or more information.

 

 

 

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