Deck in the snowCurl up in front of a roaring fire
Rustic riverside home on ten private wooded acres
Rustic riverside home on ten private wooded acres


Casa/apto. entero

6 huéspedes

3 habitaciones

6 camas


Casa/apto. entero

6 huéspedes

3 habitaciones

6 camas

Indica el número de adultos.
Adultos
1
Indica el número de niños.
Niños
De 2 a 12
0
Indica el número de bebés.
Bebés
Menos de 2
0
Máximo permitido de huéspedes: 6. Los bebés no suman en el recuento.
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Información sobre este anuncio

Comfortable antiques-filled child-friendly vintage home in the woods overlooking the Housatonic River. Fish, kayak, hike the Appalachian Trail, swim in a lake, or ski. Roast marshmallows over the fire pit or curl up by the cozy fireplace. 1.5 miles to W. Cornwall with the prettiest covered bridge in New England, shops, seasonal farmers' market, and a restaurant. Nearby: Hotchkiss, Kent, Indian Mountain schools and Lime Rock.


El alojamiento
Baños: 1.5
Dormitorios: 3
Camas: 6
Llegada: A partir de las 14:00
Salida: 12:00
Tipo de habitación: Casa/apto. entero

Servicios

Precios
Gastos de limpieza: 92€
Depósito de seguridad: 459€
Descuento por semana: 10%
Precio por fin de semana: 275€ / noche
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Descripción

El alojamiento

The house is surrounded by trees with cozy pine-paneled interiors. There's a large living room, eat-in kitchen, three bedrooms, large library/play room, and a sun room. Plenty of firewood for the fireplace or outdoor fire pit. Enjoy lounging or dining on the huge deck overlooking the river and mountains. Fire up the Weber grill.

Kitchen has a Bertazzoni gas range, Chemex coffee maker, microwave, blender, hand mixer, and dishwasher. Help yourself to staples in the kitchen, it's well-stocked with olive oil, sea salt, and the like.

The house is furnished with comfortable American antiques and is very child-friendly with toys, games, books, bikes, sprinkler, big lawn, and safe paved area for ball playing, including a basketball hoop. A 31" flatscreen TV and DVD player are tucked away with a collection of classic movies.

Walk down the steep rough path to the river (400 feet) and fish (1000' private frontage) or explore. Swim in one of the nearby lakes. Drive around or hike in the autumn for the best leaf peeping in New England.

Downstairs: main bedroom has a double bed, second bedroom has a queen. Upstairs bedroom: twin beds fastened together as a king (you may separate). Note: upstairs can be very cold in winter. Two daybeds in common areas aren't usually made up for sleeping, but you may.

100% cotton linens and towels provided. Connect your device to our Tivoli radios or Bluetooth Bose speaker for music. Introduce your children to vinyl on our turntable. Wifi available (at your cost).

Servicios y zonas comunes

You'll have full run of the house, yard, woods, and 1000' of river frontage (rough). No neighbors in sight.

Our dates are somewhat flexible, so contact me directly if the time you want is blocked off. Prefer weekly rentals in summer, two-week block available in mid-August.

Atención a los huéspedes

We're available by phone/email/text and have a local caretaker who can help quickly.

El barrio

Litchfield County, aka the Foothills of the Berkshires, is filled with charming New England villages with restaurants, bookshops, galleries, artisans, antique shops, and nature centers. Downhill skiing is 10 minutes away. Fish, kayak, raft or canoe in the river.

Hike the Appalachian Trail or other stunning trails in nearby Mohawk Mountain State Park. The nearby Miles Wildlife Sanctuary has an easy looped trail with great birding.

Public beaches (most have fee): Lake Wononscopomuc (13 minute drive), Taconic State Park (20 minutes), or Lake Waramaug State Park (23 minutes).

The house is in Sharon, but closer (three-minute drive) to West Cornwall, home of Connecticut's most picturesque covered bridge, a seasonal farmers' market, cute shops, and a quirky French restaurant, RSVP. See guidebook for more.

Cómo moverse

You'll need a car. The house is two hours from Manhattan, one hour 15 minutes from the Hartford airport, and 25 minutes from the Wassaic Metro North train station.

Otros aspectos destacables

Caveats:

Our house is old and quirky and our style more shabby than chic; worn paint, antiques with patina, and the lawn is mostly moss and clover.

It's quiet and you can't see the road from the house, but you may hear traffic in the yard or if the windows are open. You might see (and hear) a freight train across the river, but it's infrequent.

The river path is very steep and rough, needs restoring (we're working on it).


Normas de la casa
La hora de llegada es a partir de las 14:00

- No big parties
- No smoking
- Well-behaved pets welcome (no fence). Pet damage will be taken out of the security deposit.
- We love our things and everything is checked by our caretaker after each visit. If you use a lot of kitchen staples, please replace what you use up.
- Cleaning fee: $100


Cancelaciones

Moderada

Puedes cancelar hasta 5 días antes del viaje y recibir un reembolso completo, incluidas las tarifas de servicio.


Funciones de seguridad
Detector de humo
Detector de monóxido de carbono
Extintor de incendios

Disponibilidad
Los viernes y sábados, la estancia mínima es de 2 noches.

Tendrás los datos exactos de la ubicación cuando la reserva esté confirmada.

5 evaluaciones


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Perfil de usuario de Mara
Diciembre de 2016
Our stay was easy and relaxing! Thanks Martha.
Perfil de usuario de Martha
Respuesta de Martha:
Thanks for leaving every so tidy!
Diciembre de 2016

Perfil de usuario de Maura
Noviembre de 2016
The perfect stay

Perfil de usuario de Ben
Julio de 2016
Communication leading up to the weekend was excellent. Martha was very helpful in offering advice about the surrounding area. The house was lovely - simple and well appointed, and ideal for a weekend reunion for a few friends. We spent most of the time on the deck, which was large enough for all of us to congregate, and we even brought two Weber grills to cook with. Can't recommend Fort Housatonic enough.

Perfil de usuario de Jennifer
Junio de 2016
The house is an incredibly quaint log cabin in the Connecticut woods overlooking a beautiful river. It is a perfect balance of modern amenities and convenience with the appearance of true back-in-time living. Although it is tucked away in a remote lot, it is just minutes from several small towns, in particular Kent, which is a beautiful, upscale New England village. Martha provided detailed instructions on how to get there, and how to get around the area, with tons of suggestions on restaurants, activities and sites to see. Thanks to her guidance, we enjoyed a glorious kayaking trip, an amazing BBQ dinner and of course some fishing.

Perfil de usuario de Charles
Junio de 2016
We enjoyed our stay. It was quiet, peaceful, and out of the way. It is a beautiful place with an excellent view of the river below. If you like older and quaint, this is your place. Martha was responsive and helpful.

Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos · Se registró en Abril de 2015
Perfil de usuario de Martha

We're a family of three and enjoy hiking, gardening, antiquing. We knew we had to buy our house when we first stepped out on the deck and saw the beautiful river view.

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