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South Kent Cottage on Hatch Pond

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Last updated: 08/26/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kent cottage description


This small home of 1400 sq ft is a three bedroom furnished cottage with two new full bathrooms and is located on 18 acres overlooking Hatch Pond, two and a half miles south of the town center of Kent, CT, 15 minutes to the Harlem Valley-Wingdale (Metro North) train station, minutes from area boarding schools and close to area ski slopes. The cottage is a perfect get away for city dwellers, parents visiting students at area schools and for those interested in getting a taste of the area before and while looking for a place to live.

The house sleeps five comfortably with one queen, one full and one twin bed. The sofa is very comfy for one, for a few nights. Six is the maximum number of guests. The washer and dryer are located in the basement. Cable television, wireless internet, a landline with free long distance and a cell tower across the pond will keep you connected to the world if you wish.

There are five other buildings on the compound that was formerly the Southern New England Ice Co. The owner uses the former bunkhouse as an antique gallery and farms a portion of the land with organic vegetables. Hatch Pond is a haven for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and bird watching. Privileges to share the boatshed located across the road are extended. Bring a kayak or canoe! Extended spring and summer guests may have a section of the vegetable garden to plant. Lots of lawn for outdoor games. Room in the garage to store bikes, skis, etc. Pick apples from the small orchard in the fall. No smoking indoors please. A nice clean well behaved dog is welcome.

My rates are listed below. They are the same all year round, no high or low season. The property is great all year round for different reasons at different seasons. No cleaning fees. No additional guest fees. Taxes are included in the stated rates. It is my preference to have guests for longer stays - monthly, seasonally. Therefore its hard for me to commit to a short stay, weekend even a week or two, sooner than 6 weeks out. I am glad to 'pencil' you in for a short stay far in advance but cannot make that a firm reservation until 6 weeks prior. Early checkin the day of your arrival and late checkout are usually not a problem - come early and stay late, make it a full vacation.






Keywords: country house, lakeside, cottage, get-away

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Suitability

                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only:

                    You may smoke outdoors. ...moreless

                  • Pets Considered:

                    A well behaved dog is allowed....moreless

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Newly Renovated - crisp and clean

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Varied Library mostly related to Nature, Gardening with a small children's section....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View:

                    Out the living room windows downstairs, the coat room, the sitting room upstairs and the small bedroom with twin bed all have direct views to Hatch Pond....moreless

                  • Lakefront:

                    South Kent Rd and a railroad track seperate the majority of the property and the lake. A spit of land that includes a boatshed and beautiful place to relax, or launch canoes/kayaks is available to you....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage:

                    Two car garage used as storage. You are welcome to store bikes, etc...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Kayak / Canoe

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Weekend  $900
                      Weekly Rate $1400
                      Monthly Rate $3650
                      Longer/Seasonal rates - please inquire. (full 'school year' $2850/mo)
                      Groups wanting to have longer stays take precedent.  Same rates year round
                      So I am unable to make a 'firm' reservation until 6 wks prior for a short stay.
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 08/26/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2008

                      About the owner: Welcome to Hatch Pond in South Kent, Connecticut. I am the property owner who lives in a home ten minutes drive from here. I consumated my love with this area ten years ago when my partner and I bought a historic house as a weekend get away from NYC. I started out coming to the area for short weekend breaks from the city. It very quickly developed into a place where I wanted to spend more and more time. I moved my antique business here (to the former bunkhouse of the winter ice workers, about a hundred yards from the cottage). I still go back and forth to the city, but Kent has become HOME.

                      Why the Owner Chose Kent:
                      This cottage was on our scenic route to town and we always admired the property. When we discovered it for sale, we came up with a way of how to make the dream of owning it possible. I moved my business into the barn/bunkhouse (very small, appointment only antiques), renovated and furnished the cottage to rent for vacationers and began farming some vegetables.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Kent is admired for its beauty and variety. The beauty is obvious; the Housatonic River and the surrounding Litchfield Hills. The variety comes as a discovery after being here for a while. It is a community that has revealed its general openmindedness and 'live and let live' attitude. Hatch Pond unfolds itself as a place of amazing beauty and serenity yet, very close to the many ammenities of the area. The ability to walk across the road to the boatshed and take in the morning or evening calm with a cup or glass of whatever is a magical elixir - come here and relax. I think that you and yours will enjoy a stay here even for a brief time. Careful though, you may just fall in love with it yourself and find yourself looking for something a bit more permanent - nice folks, always welcome :-)


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front of the House

                        Front of the House

                      • Other Angle of Living Room, Coatroom beyond or small office.

                        Other Angle of Living Room, Coatroom beyond or small office.

                      • Small Sitting Room off the Dining Room with Television/DVD facing the sofa.

                        Small Sitting Room off the Dining Room with Television/DVD facing the sofa.

                      • The Kitchen

                        The Kitchen

                      • Downstairs Full Bath - shower and tub to the left, not pictured.

                        Downstairs Full Bath - shower and tub to the left, not pictured.

                      • One of three bedrms - Full Bed

                        One of three bedrms - Full Bed

                      • Upstairs Full Bath

                        Upstairs Full Bath

                      • The Magnolia in March

                        The Magnolia in March

                      • Standing on the old roadbed - house on the right and garage to the left

                        Standing on the old roadbed - house on the right and garage to the left

                      • Reserved Seating by the Pond

                        Reserved Seating by the Pond

                      • Side approach to the house in Fall

                        Side approach to the house in Fall

                      • Dining Room looking into the LIving Room, the small woodstove does a great job.

                        Dining Room looking into the LIving Room, the small woodstove does a great job.

                      • Little Room off of the Dining Room

                        Little Room off of the Dining Room

                      • The Kitchen

                        The Kitchen

                      • Upstairs sitting room - 3 bdrms and a bath off of this - faces the pond.  TV/DVD

                        Upstairs sitting room - 3 bdrms and a bath off of this - faces the pond. TV/DVD

                      • Bedroom with Queen Size Bed, it is at the very top of the stairs.

                        Bedroom with Queen Size Bed, it is at the very top of the stairs.

                      • Raised Vegetable Beds and the Chicken Coop

                        Raised Vegetable Beds and the Chicken Coop

                      • Side Lawn looking out to the Pond

                        Side Lawn looking out to the Pond

                      • Out the front door to the left - lawn and Hatch Pond

                        Out the front door to the left - lawn and Hatch Pond

                      • The Boatshed down at the Pond - BYOC or K (Canoe or Kayak)

                        The Boatshed down at the Pond - BYOC or K (Canoe or Kayak)

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 08/26/2014
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