Our mission is to promote and foster the recreation, relaxation, health and fellowship of the members, and to protect, maintain and improve the recreational land and open space in Pinecrest. The neighborhood is located in the town of Hubbardston, Massachusetts, about an hour and a half from Boston. We have the advantage of living in a peaceful area surrounded by nature, but also not being too far away from larger cities like Gardner, Leominster, and Fitchburg. The neighborhood offers many activities including hiking trails, a private beach area with a great playground, and lakes that are great for boating and fishing.
Pinecrest was developed by American Central Company, a subsidiary of International Paper Company as an exclusive recreation
area in the 1960s. Prospective buyers of the land were promised to have access to all the facilities including a bath house,
Snackbar, Picnic area, campground and playground. As the town increased the minimum lot building size, sales of land within slowed
and eventually transferred to the Pinecrest Property Owners Association in 1970 and for a short while in 1977 was open to the
public which included hookups for RVs, bathhouse, laundry, full liquor license, general store, and 40 sites. In the early
1980s the campground was closed, but interest among the property owners in the land and its value had sparked the construction
of more permanent housing for families forming the association as it is today.
Click the link below for even more details of Pinecrest's history!
Bring your issues, concerns, questions to us for discussion, or just come to listen and learn. We meet normally the first Tuesday of the month at 7 pm in the Lodge. Meetings generally last about 90 minutes.
Due to the current state of the Corona Virus, Board Meetings have been held via Zoom and in the Lodge. If you would like to join, Please contact Jim Ellis @ email: firstname.lastname@example.org to request to be added to the list.
Check out what is new as we try to post the latest information about meetings, events and general information about the area!
Saturday May 20th at 9am on the beach (rain or shine)
Please join us whenever you can, for as long as you can.
Bring: Bring gloves, clippers, rakes, saws, and hoes. We also need a few people to volunteer to bring weed-whackers, chain saws or hip waders.
- Put out swim floats
- Clear branches and rake the beach
- Trail clearing on existing trails(including point trails)
- Clean up inside of beach shed
- Pick up trash, including lower pond, and some areas of the streets
- Move horseshoe pit
- Paint trim of lodge
- Concrete patch dam
Call Jim at 5440 or email@example.com with any questions.
The board of directors meet monthly to discuss concerns, issues and projects within the neighborhood as well as host an annual meeting where things such as the yearly budget, goals, and overall focus areas of all residents. Click the button below to catch up on all ongoing conversations.
Information for new home owners in Pinecrest. Plus some rules for loadge rentals as well as some additional information for those by the pond.
General Welcome Packet
Lodge Rental Rules and Regulations
Dock policy cover letter (2008)
Dock policy Agreement
Rules and regulations for the association
Covenants and Deed Restrictions
Covenants and Deed Restrictions Extentions (filed June 12 2014)
Covenant Amendment (filed March 29 2019)
Request for Administrative Approval
Information about the care and maintenence of one of our top attractions.
2019 Cushman Pond Survey
Webinar By Solitude on hydro-raking
Learn more about hydro-raking
For any other questions regarding Cushman, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The neighborhood's main building is used for most of Pincrest's offical events including monthly and annual board meetings. Associtation members are allowed to rent the lodge for private gatherings for a low fee of $50 per day. click the button below to see more about our lodge.
Cushman Pond is a shallow water-body. The depth of the pond ranges between 3 to 10 feet. and it is allowed to swim and fish. The beach area is kept clean by neighborhood volunteers and is a great place to spend a hot summer's day with the family. PPOA is required by our local Board of Health to test the pond for E. Coli bacteria on a monthly basis during the swimming season and has always passed as safe and the board of directors make the best possible efforts to protect our pond. Click below for more information.
Being surounded by nature has its benifits. One such benifits are the abundant hiking trails we have in the neighborhood. Being private land belonging to the association, our trails are taken care of by our fellow neighbors and do we love to share the ones we find!
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