Spring in New England! Cats and chickens on the Holyoke Range

South Amherst, MA, US
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My homestead includes two indoor cats along with 16 hens outside surrounded by woods and garden. It is a very cosy house with a separate guest suite downstairs for you. I’m a retired professor so the house is filled with books and art and

Home & location

I’m in the SE corner of Amherst MA, up against the Holyoke mountains (hills, really). It is woodsy and quiet. The neighbors are the best anywhere I’ve ever lived. Amherst is a college town with great cultural and recreational opportunities

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


I leave detailed instructions about pets and house care. The hens just need daily feeding and water replenishment. Eggs must be collected. In good weather the hens can free range for a little while before dark (they return to coop on their

Meet the pets

  • Eddie

    9 years

  • Milou

    9 years

  • poultry

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