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Designer Hideway Near Skiing in 7 Acres of Lush Forest

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Prime foliage viewing in scenic Cornwall, Connecticut.

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Last updated: 06/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cornwall house description

Designer Hideway. NOTE!! MAIN HOUSE AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND BUT SEASONAL GUEST HOUSE IS NOT HEATED SO CLOSED IN WINTER. SLEEPS 4 IN WINTER and SLEEPS 8 ALL OTHER SEASONS. Main house has 2 bedrooms/2 full baths and Guest House, which is SEASONAL AND CLOSED IN WINTER has 2 bedrooms/1 full bathroom, located in the scenic Berkshire Mountains of Litchfield County. Under 2 hours from NYC. A relaxing and serene forest retreat located on 7 acres of tall pines and hemlocks, stone walls, mature lush landscaping with a fern grotto. Fall asleep to the sounds of a babbling brook or cozy up to the stone fireplace in the Parisian leather club chairs. Modern rustic elegance at its best. Main house sleeps 4: 2 bdrms/2 baths with king in master and twin sized bunk beds in 2nd bedroom. Seasonal guest house, (not available in the winter) has 2 bedrooms, with queen and full beds and one full bath. Both houses are furnished with a mix of antiques and modernist furnishings. Well equipped kitchen with high end appliances, outdoor stone dining terrace, barbeque grill, stone fire pit, hammock, several outdoor seating areas and outdoor shower.

Visit the many local organic farm markets, cook on the Italian commercial range or grill outside and dine on the stone terrace. After dinner, roast s'mores around the firepit. Don't want to cook? Walk to the highly rated French restaurant in the village or drive to the many restaurants in neighboring villages. Feeling active? Hike the Adirondack or Mohawk trails, drive 5 minutes to ski at Mohawk Mountain or 40 minutes to Catamount and Butternut, golf on nearby courses or swim in the clear water of Cream Hill Lake. Try fly fishing on the nearby Housatonic river. Antique stores and flea markets are in abundance in the area. Great art house cinema 20 minutes away. Lime Rock Race Track is a 10 minute drive and Tanglewood/Lenox is a 50 minute drive.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                MUST BE OVER 30 TO RENT...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1/Main House: 1 king

                Master Bedroom, king bed w/ensuite bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2/Main House: 1 bunk bed

                Bunk bed sleeps two on twin mattresses...moreless

              • Bedroom 4/Guest House: 1 double

                GUEST HOUSE IS CLOSED IN WINTER...moreless

              • Bedroom 3/Guest house: 1 double

                GUEST HOUSE IS CLOSED IN WINTER...moreless

              • **NOTE: GUEST HOUSE IS CLOSED IN WINTER In winter, the main house sleeps 4 All other seasons, the guest house is open sleeping 8 total (4 in main house, 4 in guest house)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

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

                Master bedroom, ensuite bath...moreless

              • Bathroom 2/Main House: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 3/Guest House: toilet, shower

                Not available in winter as guest house is closed...moreless

              • 2 full bathrooms in main house, 1 full bathroom in guest house, outdoor shower behind main house...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Toaster
              • Refrigerator
              • Freezer
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                NOTE!! In winter, must have a 4WD to access driveway. ...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Carport and plenty of parking in circular drive....moreless

              • Living Room seats 15:

                Huge great room with three seating areas...moreless

              • Garage:

                Covered carport accommodates 1 car...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Massive stone fireplace...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Firepit, Outdoor shower, basketball hoop, numerous outdoor seating areas, hammock, outdoor dining terrace, charcoal grill....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Music Library:

                    Massive LP collection featuring a wide variety of music....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Wide variety with kid titles...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    CD player, radio, turntable...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Board games for all ages...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books

                  Communications

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Front stone patio, stone terrace for dining and stone firepit...moreless

                      • Ski & Snowboard:

                        Mohawk Mountain is 5 minutes away...moreless

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            7 Acres of Forest with a scenic view of The Berkshires ...moreless

                          Activities

                          • Churches
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Ice Skating
                          • Golf
                          • Tennis
                          • Rafting
                          • Kayaking
                          • Sailing
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Skiing
                          • Snowboarding
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Hiking
                          • Fishing
                          • Swimming
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Library
                          • Playground
                          • Restaurants
                          • Museums
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Cinemas
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Medical Services
                          • Walking
                          • Boating
                          • Sledding
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Antiquing
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Groceries
                          • Hospital
                          • Shopping
                          • Basketball Court
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Labor Day
                          Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          Columbus Day
                          Oct 10 - Oct 13, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 27 - Nov 30, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $375
                          Christmas/New Year's
                          Dec 24 - Jan 5, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $400
                          MLK weekend
                          Jan 16 - Jan 19, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          President's weekend
                          Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $350
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $275 $300
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          50% due upon reservation, balance due 30 days before check in

                          Weekdays $275/night, 2 night min

                          Weekends $300/night, 2 night min

                          Fri night - Sun night - $850

                          Weekly rentals $1,799, $1999/summer

                          Monthly rentals $3,499, $3999/summer

                          $100 cleaning fee

                          $500 Security deposit & $89 non-refundable insurance fee for $5k coverage required

                          12% state occupancy tax

                          No renters under 30 years of age

                          No pets


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Last updated: 06/16/2014
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                          Location

                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Scenic Route 7
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Cream Hill Lake Beach
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Mohawk Mountain - 5 minute drive
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          RSVP, Zagat rated French restaurant

                          Car: Necessary

                          Designer hideaway w/seasonal guest house (MAIN HOUSE AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND BUT GUEST HOUSE IS NOT AVAILABLE IN WINTER) located in the scenic Berkshire Mountains of Litchfield County. A seven acre relaxing and serene forest retreat filled with tall pines and hemlocks, stone walls, mature lush landscaping including a fern grotto. Fall asleep to the sounds of a babbling brook or cozy up to the stone fireplace in the Parisian leather club chairs. Rustic elegance at its best. Visit the many local farm markets, cook on the Italian commercial range or grill outside and dine on the stone terrace. After dinner, roast s'mores around the firepit. Don't want to cook? Walk to highly rated French restaurant in the village. Feeling active? Hike the Adirondack or Mohawk trails, drive 5 minutes to ski at Mohawk Mountain or 40 minutes to Catamount and Butternut, golf on nearby courses or swim in the clear water of Cream Hill Lake. Try fly fishing on the nearby Housatonic river. Antique stores and flea markets are in abundance in the area.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1994

                          About the owner: We are a active family of four who love to play, relax, ski, hike, cook and entertain on the weekends.

                          Why the Owner Chose Cornwall:
                          We purchased this property as a country escape on the weekends and summers. We feel we have the best of both worlds and with its 7 forested acres, it is a breath of fresh air the minute your car door opens and you breathe in the scent of the towering pines. We adore the beautiful setting in West Cornwall and the surrounding areas that compose the villages of Cornwall - nearby skiing at Mohawk Mountain, Cream Hill Lake, the covered bridge, the hiking trails, cycling in the foothills, the organic farmers' market, the local events - always fun, sometimes quirky, and the beauty of pristine Cream Hill Lake - interesting people and loads of activities beckon. The property has the feeling of a country retreat yet nearby cultural and sporting opportunities are a short drive away. I was smitten with the property the moment I drove down the long, winding, tree canopied driveway and I'm especially fond of the setting as it brings back memories of my childhood country home in the mountains of New Mexico.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Incredibly relaxing forest setting under 2 hours from the city or 30 minutes from Metro North - romantic getaway or perfect for families. Designer home with a seasonal guest house (not available in winter) located down a stone path, both with a mix of modernist and antique furnishings. Do nothing at all except nap in the hammock or get active with plenty of choices nearby. I love the views of the Berkshire mountains, sunsets from the kitchen and stone terrace and the massive stone fireplace that's perfect for enjoying a book and glass of wine. I love going to sleep to the sounds of a babbling brook in the background. My kids grew up skiing at nearby Mohawk Mountain, a mere 5 minute drive and now hurl themselves through the terrain parks at Butternut and Catamount (45 minute drives). Fall is my one of my favorite times - it's magical, the foliage is spectacular, great hiking weather and a photo opt awaits you at every turn.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Prime foliage viewing in scenic Cornwall, Connecticut.

                            Prime foliage viewing in scenic Cornwall, Connecticut.

                          • Stone path leading to the hammock and guest house.

                            Stone path leading to the hammock and guest house.

                          • Make s'mores around the fire pit.

                            Make s'mores around the fire pit.

                          • The rustic elegance of the great room.

                            The rustic elegance of the great room.

                          • The great room.

                            The great room.

                          • Modern and chic touches in the dining area.

                            Modern and chic touches in the dining area.

                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • The second bedroom, main house.

                            The second bedroom, main house.

                          • Fire pit and guest house.

                            Fire pit and guest house.

                          • Guest house bedroom

                            Guest house bedroom

                          • Guest house sitting room.

                            Guest house sitting room.

                          • Swim or kayak in pristine Cream Hill Lake, a 5 minute drive.

                            Swim or kayak in pristine Cream Hill Lake, a 5 minute drive.

                          • Massive stonework, towering pines and lush landscaping welcomes your arrival.

                            Massive stonework, towering pines and lush landscaping welcomes your arrival.

                          • The snow covered guest house and fire pit.

                            The snow covered guest house and fire pit.

                          • Cozy up to the fireplace in the great room in the Parisian club chairs.

                            Cozy up to the fireplace in the great room in the Parisian club chairs.

                          • The great room.

                            The great room.

                          • Foodies will love to cook on the Italian Bertazonni commercial stove.

                            Foodies will love to cook on the Italian Bertazonni commercial stove.

                          • The master bedroom with king bed and ensuite bath.

                            The master bedroom with king bed and ensuite bath.

                          • Master bath overlooks massive picture windows framing the forest.

                            Master bath overlooks massive picture windows framing the forest.

                          • The second bedroom, main house.

                            The second bedroom, main house.

                          • Guest house bedroom

                            Guest house bedroom

                          • Guest house bedroom

                            Guest house bedroom

                          • Guest house sitting room.

                            Guest house sitting room.

                          • Cornwall hiking trail ends in paydirt!

                            Cornwall hiking trail ends in paydirt!

                          VRBO #439263

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, May 08, 2014

                          $275 - $400 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 06/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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