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Country Sanctuary, Litchfield

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Last updated: 12/05/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Litchfield house description

Come as you are with your family and/or friends! All are welcome to enjoy the pristine natural setting of the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (LRWC)

Tucked in the country hillsides of Colonial America, 32 Duckpond Rd is a retreat from urban living, a quiet estuary for you and your flock. The house is located on the footsteps of a premier waterfowl conservancy yet only 10 minutes from Litchfield's historic town center. Housing 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths, the 3,200 square foot property maintains gardens and a private granite heated pool for your leisure. There is a two car garage on the property, firewood in abundance, and acres for you to explore.

Proceeds from your rental will assist the continued conservation of wetland habitat and rare endangered waterfowl. Private tours are available for visiting guests who become members of LRWC. Public tours are always available. Checkout the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy online for more details!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Outdoors...moreless

              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

                Downstairs guest bath...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Extra bath downstairs...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

                Master bath has jacuzzi...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Upstairs bath ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Completely private setting but only minutes away from the center of town, top restaurants, shops, antiques, nature trails and sports facilities, including tennis, canoeing, fishing, downhill and cross-country skiing....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo:

                    In-house stereo system broadcasts through hidden speakers across the 1st floor of the house....moreless

                  • Television

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Rural:

                    The house is located on the footsteps of a premier waterfowl conservancy. ...moreless

                  • Town:

                    The property is only 10 minutes from Litchfield's historic town center. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Spacious dining room with 3 bright windows overlooking garden. Antique table and sideboard....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    No central A/C but A/C in the upstairs bedrooms....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Garage:

                    Two car garage...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Large living room with 5 light windows overlooking front garden. Wood-burning fireplace, lots of books....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    2 car garage plus room for extra cars in driveway...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Everyday and porcelain dishes serving 8-10 people. Variety of high quality pots, pans and bowls....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Bosch...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Lovely, large and bright kitchen with eat-in wooden island. Recently re-furbished with new, high quality appliances....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    GE...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Brand new...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Balcony located off the upstairs master bedroom...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Flagstone terrace in the back of house overlooking back garden shaded by white oak tree close to 200 years old....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Professionally tended garden ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Private Pool:

                    Lovely recently built granite stone pool located in the back of the property, totally private surrounded by woods and owner's property on all sides....moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      2nd Half of Fall
                      Oct 22 - Jan 1, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $250 $400
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $2,200 $8,800
                      Winter
                      Jan 2 - Apr 7, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $200 $350
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,850 $4,200
                      Spring
                      Apr 8 - May 21, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $275 $500
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $2,750 $11,000
                      Early Summer
                      May 22 - Jun 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $300 $650
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,150 $12,600
                      Summer
                      Jul 1 - Sep 8, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $350 $800
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,800 $15,200
                      Peak Fall
                      Sep 9 - Nov 21, 2015
                      1 night min stay
                      $325 $700
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $3,400 $13,600
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • cleaning $150 + tax
                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Tax Rate 7%

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/05/2014
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                      Location

                      47 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hartford Bradley Field, Hartford, Ct
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Waterbury, Ct

                      Car: Necessary

                      The Litchfield Hills are known for their historic town greens, historic colonial architecture, and stunning fall foliage.

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: This house was originally built in the 1950's by my father for my grandmother. My grandmother chose this site because of the lovely woods, nearby streams and a 150 year old white oak tree that now stands guard in the garden. I later expanded the house and added an upstairs for my children and myself when I used the house for weekends in the 1990's.

                      Why the Owner Chose Litchfield:
                      Proceeds from your rental will assist the owners to support the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (LRWC) and allow for the continued conservation of wetland habitat and rare endangered waterfowl. LRWC is one of the pre-eminent facilities for breeding rare and endangered waterfowl in the world. Private tours are available for visiting guests who become members of LRWC. Public tours are always available. Checkout the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The property is very peaceful. No cars or sirens can be heard. Birds abound in the woods and across the dirt road that passes by the house are duckponds filled with a variety of rare species. When the wind blows just so. you can sometimes hear a Trumpeter Swan call.........


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front of house

                        Front of house

                      • Front of house

                        Front of house

                      • Back Terrace

                        Back Terrace

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Downstairs master bedroom

                        Downstairs master bedroom

                      • Upstairs master bedroom

                        Upstairs master bedroom

                      • Window seat in master bedroom

                        Window seat in master bedroom

                      • Upstairs 2nd bedroom

                        Upstairs 2nd bedroom

                      • Downstairs extra bathroom

                        Downstairs extra bathroom

                      • Front hall

                        Front hall

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Back of house

                        Back of house

                      • Heated pool--new gunite pool with local granite stones lining the edge.

                        Heated pool--new gunite pool with local granite stones lining the edge.

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Downstairs master bedroom

                        Downstairs master bedroom

                      • Downstairs master bathroom

                        Downstairs master bathroom

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Upstairs master bathroom

                        Upstairs master bathroom

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                      • View down to front hall

                        View down to front hall

                      • Front entrance way

                        Front entrance way

                      • Sun Room

                        Sun Room

                      $200 - $800 per night (USD)
                      5

                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 12/05/14
                      Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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                      Member since: 2013
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/05/2014
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                      Country Sanctuary, Litchfield

                      Litchfield #3535127ha

                      4 BR  4 BA  Sleeps 10

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