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Peaceful, Secluded Brookside Home in Litchfield County

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sharon house description

We call our wonderful vacation home, 'Serenity', because all your stress and worries will disappear when you're here!

This beautifully renovated, 120 year-old former mill sits just feet away from a lovely brook on a 7-acre, heavily wooded lot just off of Route 4 in Litchfield county, CT. In the summer, open the windows and you can hear the water flowing by from every room in the house. You'll love falling asleep to the sound!

There's lots of room to explore on the property. Splash around in the brook, watch for trout, or just sit and gaze at the waterfall. We're very close to the Audubon preserve, so you never know what rare birds you might see (there's a Blue Heron that loves to stalk the brook trout right next to the house). Like looking at nature but don't want to be out in it? You'll love the screened in patio with large sliding glass doors on three sides.

Feel like relaxing with a good movie? You'll enjoy the flat-screen TV and 24 hr. On-Demand movies through Comcast. Classic movie buffs will enjoy our Alfred Hitchcock movie library. Alfred Hitchcock was a good friend of a previous owner and often vacationed at the house! Of course, you'll never find a better spot for curling up with a good book.

Check out all the dining, shopping, and other activities available in beautiful Litchfield County, then come home and relax with a bubble bath in the huge clawfoot tub.

There's a fully-stocked kitchen with everything you need for whipping up a great meal and a nice big gas grill for those summer cookouts.

In the winter months, you'll love being surrounded by a wintry wonderland as you are warmed by the cozy fireplace. Winter sports fans will enjoy the nearby Mohawk Ski Resort.

*note: There is also a four-room caretaker's cottage on the property (opposite the garage, cannot be seen from main house) that is currently occupied. Contact us for more details.

We know once you've experienced 'Serenity', you'll never want to leave!

Keywords: House, Brook, River, Stream, Waterfront, Cottage, Country, Litchfield, Secluded, Quiet

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            certain pets may be allowed w/ separate pet deposit...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Primary renter must be 25 or older...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Comfortable queen size fold-out in Living Room...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Full size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet

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          • Full size bath upstairs with claw-foot tub and separate shower

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Large dining table with seating for six, can add extra chairs for eight...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            One garage space and two driveway spaces allotted for main house guests...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Room air conditioner in office and downstairs guest room...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace in living room...moreless

          • Garage
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • 7 private wooded acres with flowing brook and waterfall (water level seasonal)...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Books

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Location & View

              • Waterfront:

                Located just a few feet from a brook...moreless

              • Rural

              Activities

              • Zoo
              • Medical Services
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Fishing
              • Hunting
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sledding
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Festivals
              • Ice Skating
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Water Tubing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 27 - Sep 1, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,250 $4,000
              Summer 2015
              May 26 - Sep 7, 2015
              6 night min stay
              $250
              $1,250 $4,000
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $200
              $1,000 $3,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

              During off season, flat $20 fee per stay for each additional bed used other than Master.

              Holiday stays pay Summer (high season) rate of $250/night.

              Short term stay deposit (refundable): $100, Long term deposit (refundable): $250-$500 depending on length of stay.

              Refundable pet deposit $100

              $100 security deposit (or higher for extended stays) due when making reservation, balance due two weeks (or up to one month for extended stays/holidays) prior to arrival. Personal checks accepted if paid by due date, credit card payments through Paypal also accepted. Last minute rentals require cashiers check or money order.


              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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              Calendar

              Last updated: 07/08/2014
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              Location

              Prime fall foliage country on designated 'Scenic Route'. Minutes away from the Sharon Audubon Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, Mohawk Mountain Ski Resort, Housatonic State Forest and Housatonic Meadows State Park, Kent Falls State Park, Appalachian Trail, and Historic Cornwall Covered Bridge. Many nearby cultural activities, including the TriArts Playhouse. Several nearby lakes with public beaches. Countless summer and fall concerts and festivals. Close to fine dining and world-class antique shopping. 15 minute drive to Wassiac Train Station (2 hr train to Grand Central Station and Broadway shows)

               

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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • View from the brook

                View from the brook

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Dining Room

                Dining Room

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • Guest Bedroom

                Guest Bedroom

              • Stone Steps into Swimming Hole

                Stone Steps into Swimming Hole

              • Serenity

                Serenity

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Screened-in patio

                Screened-in patio

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Waterfall

                Waterfall

              • Winter wonderland!

                Winter wonderland!

              VRBO #143286

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Friday, June 27, 2014

              $200 - $250 per night (USD)
              5

              3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
              Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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