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The Pondhouse - A Magical Place

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The Pondhouse - A Magical Place

Entire cabin
2 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bathroom
Gayle is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
14 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Relax, rejuvenate and unplug in this ultimate rustic getaway experience in the country. In our beautiful screened Pondhouse, you can gaze at the stars and listen to the sounds of nature from your cozy warm bed. Feel the breeze as you sleep in this magical place unlike any other you will have ever seen. Your whole being will be nourished by your time spent here. There is the Pondhouse itself, the outdoor fire pit, meditation spots around the pond, and trails nearby for walking in the woods


Hot water
Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 king beds,1 single bed
Common spaces
2 king beds,1 single bed



236 reviews
Callum User Profile
July 2019
If falling asleep to the sound of owls calling to one another - and then waking with gentle morning sunlight sounds okay to you - this is your place.
Louise User Profile
July 2017
A great place to relax, reflect and unwind.
John User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful and unique place to stay. Nice little town nearby. Very friendly hosts and dog! Loved it :)
Darren User Profile
May 2017
A fantasticly different experience and wonderful hosts.
Gayle User Profile
Response from Gayle:
So glad you had a good time !
May 2017
Philippa User Profile
July 2015
Even though we arrived in the rain the pondhouse was still wonderful - bone dry, warm and romantic. Everything we possibly could need was on hand - nice toiletries, torches, lots of extra candles, etc. Over ate twice at Elmers. All in all a great stay.
Jessica User Profile
May 2015
Amazing experience! What a beautiful getaway, the perfect setting for a complete break from it all. The pond house was super cosy and spacious. Fire pit provided all the evening entertainment we needed. Fantastic hosts too who kindly helped with anything we needed over the course…
Gayle User Profile
Response from Gayle:
so glad it all worked well for you!
May 2015
Emily User Profile
September 2019
What an incredible weekend spent in Gayle's pond house. Every minute was a dream. the decor was beautiful and the nature even more so. We cooked out by the campfire, napped and read for hours in the cozy pondhouse bed, we explored the neighboring towns and hiked and ate well…
Gayle User Profile
Response from Gayle:
So happy to read this! So glad it was such a good weekend
September 2019

Hosted by Gayle

Ashfield, MAJoined in May 2013
Gayle User Profile
258 Reviews
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Gayle is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am an illustrator / writer & my husband Peter Kitchell is a photographer/painter/builder all round renaissance man . We've lived out here for 30 years after moving from San Francisco. Our kids are out of the house - and we decided it made sense to open up our place. Both of us…
Interaction with guests
We welcome you, give you ‘a tour’ and are happy to help with anything you need. PLEASE PLAN TO CHECK IN BEFORE DARK. We understand this isn’t always possible, but this isn't the kind of place where you pick up a key and let yourself in, and it’s essential to get the tour while…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 2PM - 8PM
Checkout: 11AM
2PM - 8PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed