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Historic 3BR Renovated House on Beautiful Rural 4.3 Acres

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Welcome to your relaxing home away from home!

Welcome to your relaxing home away from home! A look at summer! The beautiful master bedroom

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Last updated: 04/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brooklyn house description


Modern Amenities with Old Barn Charm!

Want to get away to the East Coast but not sure you want to get sucked into the big city? What if you could have peace and serenity in the beautiful countryside, all while having easy access to major cities such as New York City, Boston, Hartford, and Providence?

Come experience the splendor of rural northeastern Connecticut by staying in this uniquely historic, beautiful 3-bedroom home located on 4.3 acres of pristine, partially wooded stonewalled grounds. The structure was originally built as a dairy barn, but completely renovated into a house in the late 1970s. The homeowner lives in an separate, isolated part of the house so they are available for anything you need. The house was even more recently updated with modernized fixtures, air conditioning, new kitchen equipment, a resurfaced and extended driveway, and a relined in-ground 40-foot swimming pool. You’ll fall in love with the glorious, classic 40’x80’ post and beam structure – it’s aethestically pleasing, and will prove very comfortable for you and your travel companions. You can still see parts of the original framing, such as the 150-year-old weathered wood used for the walls of the kitchen, solarium, and the first floor bathroom. The master bedroom has a delightful cathedral ceiling and attached balcony, so you can walk outside and be among the treetops. Relax and read a book in the fully stocked library, complete with a cozy wood-burning fireplace (and a complimentary supply of firewood), or observe the picturesque wooded acres overlooked from the wall of windows in the solarium. A hearty breakfast may be enjoyed in the 16' x 26' kitchen portion of the 40' x 38' x 30' high 1st floor public space in the owners' quarters at the rear end of structure. The 4' x 11.5' center island in the kitchen comfortably seats ten on swivel bar stools. During the warmer months, you’ll love lounging in the screened pool house adjacent to the L-shaped in-ground pool.

This home has plenty of room for dining, entertainment, and accommodations for all your family and friends. If you're out exploring the community, make sure you check out the local museums (such as the Ballard Puppet Museum or the Connecticut Natural History Museum), the Creamery Brook Bison Farm, and the Burgess Brook Alpaca Farm. There are also numerous opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, birding, pet farms, river and stream paddling, fruit picking, and more. Whether you plan on using this home as your starting off point for excursions to the cities, or want to just relax to the fullest, you are sure to enjoy the privacy and little luxuries of rural lifestyle.

Key Residence Features:

The modern amenities with old barn charm include multiple TVs, library, internet connection, private outdoor pool, pool house, solarium, balcony, deck, 1 complimentary hearty breakfast per reservation (the owners live on the premises through a separate entry), wood-burning fireplace, 2 wood stoves, complimentary firewood, and a fully equipped kitchen
Owner lives in the property in separate living quarters.
Owner will stock pantry and fridge with special items upon request with fee
Outstanding location - Quiet, serene rural setting within reasonable distance of NYC, Boston, Hartford, and Providence


Bedroom Configuration:

Master Bedroom: King-sized bed with private balcony
Bedroom 2: Queen-sized bed
Bedroom 3: Full-sized bed


Additional Sleeping:

There are 2 pull out sofas for additional sleeping


Homeowner Recommendations:

The Golden Lamb - Famous 'prix fixe haute' cuisine, and great for catering or events
The Vanilla Bean Cafe - Award winning hearty food known as "Connecticut's Best Country Cafe"
Sharp Hill Vineyard - Locally raised and grown gourmet cuisine


Policies:

No smoking (outside only)
No pets allowed
No large gatherings
Additional taxes and fees may apply
Must be at least 21 years old to reserve the property


Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

              • DVD Player

              General

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Air Conditioning

              Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker

                  Outside

                      • Deck / Patio

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool
                           

                          Reviews

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                          • We loved our stay here!

                            We loved our stay here!

                            • Guest Hanna (Cape Cod, MA)
                            • Date of stay 07/26/13
                            • Review Submitted 08/27/13
                            We stayed here for three nights in July 2013. The house is huge, spotless, nestled in the woods on a beautiful and secluded property, very well-appointed with everything you might need, even with kids! The owner, Mary Beth is wonderful and so helpful and friendly. Her breakfast was top-notch! We had the quiche lorraine. Amazing! There are great roads in the area for running and bicycling. The pool and pool house were immaculate and super fun. If you need a babysitter, ask Mary Beth to connect you. She knows a fabulous one. I don't know if we will ever have an occasion that will bring us back to Brooklyn, but if we do, we will stay here again for sure.

                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

                            Manager response: Thank you for sharing your feedback -- we're thrilled to hear that you loved the home and had a great vacation. We look forward to having you back should you ever return to the area. Cheers!

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Rental rates quoted in: $
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Rate
                          Jan 24 - Apr 27, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $195
                          $1,225 $5,850

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 04/25/2014
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                          Year Purchased: 1902


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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish

                           

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                          • Welcome to your relaxing home away from home!

                            Welcome to your relaxing home away from home!

                          • A look at summer!

                            A look at summer!

                          • The beautiful master bedroom

                            The beautiful master bedroom

                          $195 per night
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                          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 04/25/14
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