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Furnished cottage, with large deck, on 4 acres of woods, with brook and 200 feet Housatonic River frontage. Use of Sharon beach, tennis courts, and children's play area.
Located in the beautiful Litchfield Hills, the cottage is 2 minutes from West Cornwall and its covered bridge, and 10 minutes from Sharon, the Appalachian Trail, Music Mountain and Limerock Park racetrack, one hour from the Berkshires and Tanglewood, and 2 hours from Manhattan.
The interior is 900 square feet with two bedrooms, sunroom, living room, kitchen and eat-in cove. Deck is about 30 by 10 feet and wraps around cottage. Internet, cable TV and CD player included. Clothes washer and dryer in basement. Pets not allowed. No smoking in cottage.
West Cornwall is quaint and lovely with its Covered Bridge, Housatonic River, Wandering Moose Cafe, RSVP French Rest., shops - Shaker Furniture, pottery and crafts, and gift shop, and Farmers Mkt ...moreless
Views from the cottage are of the surrounding woods and the wooded slope rising up on the other side of the Housatonic River....moreless
On 4 acres of woods with a stream and 200 foot Housatonic River frontage...moreless
One mile from the quaint and lovely West Cornwall covered bridge and town with restaurant, pottery, gift and shaker furniture shops....moreless
a brook passes 15 feet from the cottage offering nice views, sounds, and a place for children to play (sometimes dry in August)...moreless
path on property leads to 200 foot frontage on Housatonic River...moreless
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Refundable Damage Deposit$250
The $250 security deposit will be sent back 1-3 days after your stay provided there is no damage to the cottage.
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Other activities include: walking, jogging, or biking along Upper River Road which runs three miles alongside the Housatonic River in West Cornwall; walking, jogging or biking on the Harlem Valley Rail Trail; visiting and walking in the Emily Winthrop MilesWildlife Sanctuary, 4 miles away; hiking the Appalachian Trail which passes through West Cornwall. Winter activities: The cottage is 10 minutes from the Mohawk Mountain Ski Area - 5 trails, 4 lifts and $30 lift tickets; and 45 minutes from Butternut Basin in Great Barrington, MA, and Catamount Ski Area in Hillsdale, NY.; there is snowshoeing or XC skiing at the Harlem Valley Rail Trail; and horse-drawn sleigh rides through the New England countryside at Loon Meadow Farm in Norfolk.
Year Purchased: 1984
About the owner: Married, father of three and grandfather of six!
Why the Owner Chose West Cornwall: This part of New England is beautiful and quaint and the cottage, brook, river, and West Cornwall town are as good as it gets.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: We like the sound of the bubbling brook, the quiet of the woods, jogging along the dirt road on the other side of the Housatonic River, walking down our road to the River, visiting the river, Covered Bridge and shops in West Cornwall, kayaking and rafting on the River, hiking the nearby trails, going to the movies in Millerton, and visiting the nearby towns of Lakeville, Salisbury, Sharon, Kent, Amenia and Millerton.