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Cozy 5 Bedroom Cottage on Bantam Lake

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Front of the house, overlooking the lake

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bantam Lake cottage description

Cute and cozy 5-bedroom lakefront furnished cottage with sunny deck, cottagey furnishings, beautiful sunsets, and your own private boat dock (shared with cottage owner) right out the back door.

This is a sweet little spot that is perfect for families or small groups. Before deciding to buy this house and the one next door, my husband, two daughters, and I rented this house ourselves for two summers. We loved it so much we had to make it our own. We generally keep it available for our friends and family who come to visit us, but for weeks we don't have guests, we open it up to other families like yours.

While the house is not fancy, it is the quintessential lake cottage that has everything you might need. With the entire downstairs dedicated to living space, and the upstairs set up with five cute little bedrooms, and a bathroom with a shower, it's very livable and cozy.

I personally have cooked meals for 12-15 with no trouble in the fully-outfitted kitchen. And we've enjoyed countless BBQs and sunsets off the deck. This place has been truly heaven for me and my family. Perhaps you'd like to create some special memories here as well.

At our cottage you will enjoy dining on your deck while you watch the kids fish and swim off the dock. The cottage is situated on Deer Island, facing the cove, where the lake is most tranquil.

Ideal for families with children as there are five total bedrooms: two bedrooms with queen size bed and three bedrooms with a twin-sized trundle bed in each room. Easily accommodates 10.

There are 2.5 bathrooms. A full bath with tub on the first floor. A NEW full bath with shower on the 2nd floor. And another 1/2 bath downstairs.

The home is also idea for social gatherings or get-togethers of friends and family.

You will have your own dock (shared with the cottage owner) where you can dock a boat if you have one.

In addition to the fun of direct waterfront activities, there is also cable tv, WiFi, golf, fine dining, quaint village antiquing and shopping in Litchfield only a few minutes away by car.

The cottage is only 2 hours from NYC, 20 minutes to wineries and beautiful Connecticut sightseeing. In addition, White Memorial Woods on the lake (5 minutes away by car or boat) is a beautiful spot for hiking, canoeing, and kayaking, and Sandy Beach and Morris Town Beach offer a fun place for beach swimming (especially great for children).

PLEASE NOTE:
* Our minimum stay is 1 week (6 nights).
* Our standard weekly rental includes 6 nights and 7 days that begin on a Saturday and conclude on a Friday.
* We require all renters be at least 25-years old.
* We do not allow smoking in the cottage.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25-years-old to rent...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Lovely view of lake, closet, dresser...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Lovely view of lake, closet, dresser...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Cute, cozy bedroom with a trundle bed (2 twin) & dresser...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            Cute, cozy bedroom with a trundle bed (2 twin) & dresser...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Cute and cozy bedroom with a trundle twin bed and a dresser...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Located on the first floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Powder room located on the 1st floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Located on the second floor...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Stereo:

            Stereo to play DVDs or plug in an mp3-player or iPhone...moreless

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Family
          • Away From It All
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo
          • Festivals

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Walking
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Bird Watching

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Waterfront
          • Lake
          • Lakefront:

            The cottage sits directly on the lake with direct lake access in front of the house via a dock shared with the owner....moreless

          • Lake View
          • Waterfront
          • Water View
          • Rural

          sports and adventure activities

          • Tennis
          • Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Golf
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Water Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Equestrian Events

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Towels Provided:

                Ten bath towels are provided. Beach towels are not provided....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                There are two window units upstairs and one window unit downstairs....moreless

              • Heating:

                Baseboard heating is available if needed....moreless

              • Parking:

                There is space for two cars to park off the street. Additional cars must park on the street....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Activities Guide
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet
              • Parking On Street
              • Living Area

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Grill
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Blender

              Outside

              • Beach Chairs
              • Wood Deck
              • Boat Dock
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Barbecue
              • Tennis Court
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              PRIME SUMMER
              Jul 7 - Sep 5, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $3,000
              LATE SUMMER
              Sep 6 - Oct 17, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $250
              $1,500

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Pet Fee $150
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              The cottage is open MAY THROUGH MID-OCTOBER. It is NOT open the rest of the year.


              Cancellation policy:

              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 07/22/2014
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              Location

              40 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hartford International Airport
              35 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Brewster, CT
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Rt 202 and Rt 209
              2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Morris Town Beach (lake beach)
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Woody's BBQ Pit
              8 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Litchfield Golf Course
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              West Shore Seafood Market

              Car: Necessary

              Located in Northwestern CT in Litchfield County on Bantam Lake - shared boat dock, fishing, swimming, boating, sailing, sandy beach, cycling, canoeing, kayaking, antiquing, farmers markets, wine trail, horseback riding, wind-surfing, golfing, apple/blueberry/strawberry picking, county fairs, festivals, and more.

               

              Owner info


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front of the house, overlooking the lake

                Front of the house, overlooking the lake

              • Private dock leading down to the water

                Private dock leading down to the water

              • Swimming off the dock.

                Swimming off the dock.

              • View from the deck, looking off to the right.  We're on a cove - calm waters.

                View from the deck, looking off to the right. We're on a cove - calm waters.

              • Nearby farmers market is a must. From delicious tomatoes and corn to yummy pies.

                Nearby farmers market is a must. From delicious tomatoes and corn to yummy pies.

              • TV area with television, cable, DVD player, stereo with iPod insert and CD play

                TV area with television, cable, DVD player, stereo with iPod insert and CD play

              • Breakfast nook sitting across from kitchen to drink your tea and share a scone.

                Breakfast nook sitting across from kitchen to drink your tea and share a scone.

              • Pink bedroom with trundle bed (2 twin beds)

                Pink bedroom with trundle bed (2 twin beds)

              • Queen sized bedroom

                Queen sized bedroom

              • Downstairs full bathroom

                Downstairs full bathroom

              • Buffet area

                Buffet area

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • Back of house

                Back of house

              • Fishing off the dock, right in front of the house.  Fishing gear included.

                Fishing off the dock, right in front of the house. Fishing gear included.

              • Eating hot dogs by the water in the backyard.  Not a bad day.

                Eating hot dogs by the water in the backyard. Not a bad day.

              • View from the deck, looking far right, where the cove opens up.

                View from the deck, looking far right, where the cove opens up.

              • Sitting area that sits next to the deck and across from the TV area.

                Sitting area that sits next to the deck and across from the TV area.

              • Kitchen with gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, pots, pans, plates, glasses, etc.

                Kitchen with gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, pots, pans, plates, glasses, etc.

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • Yellow bedroom with trundle bed (2 twin beds)

                Yellow bedroom with trundle bed (2 twin beds)

              • Queen size bedroom

                Queen size bedroom

              • Downstairs powder room

                Downstairs powder room

              • Non-working fireplace

                Non-working fireplace

              $250 - $429 per night (USD)
              2

              5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
              Dates are unavailable
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