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Year Round Retreat in New England @ Waterfront Cottage W/Wifi

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Last updated: 06/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Winchester Center cottage description

FALL IN LOVE WITH NEW ENGLAND any time of year at our four season retreat in the Litchfield hills - Our waterfront home is on Connecticut's 76-acre Park Pond in the foothills of the Berkshires, offering scenery and proximity to many wonderful activities.

ACTIVITIES: Leaf-peep, nature and bird watch, hawks and eagles nest in the trees and turtles and beavers can be seen in the coves. Fish and kayak in the fall and spring. Snow shoe, ski, skate and ice fish in the winter. Swim, tube and sail in the summer.

THE HOUSE: The great room offers a stunning view of the water. Sliding glass doors lead to a large deck with outdoor table and barbeque grill. The lawn below ends at our small beach and dock.

In addition to the great room on the first floor there is 1 bedroom with a queen bed, a lovely new bathroom with tub/shower, and an eat-in kitchen. The second floor has two more bedrooms one with twin beds and a water view and one with a daybed and mountain view. There is a brand-new bathroom with generous sized-shower on the second floor. Good airflow and ceiling fans in every bedroom maintain a comfortable temperature throughout the house. There is no air conditioning. Guest find they do not need it. Forced air heat keeps the house toasty in winter.

THE ENVIRONMENT: Our guests are encouraged to go 'green' by being conservative in the use of water and soap. For this reason, the property is not appropriate for large parties. There is no dish or clothes washer. Cable television and high-speed internet is available and you can watch DVDs on the color TV in living room and downstairs bedroom. A telephone is available for local, emergency and calling card calls.

Children are always welcome but their adults must understand that this property is on the water. Children must be watched at all times. We cannot accommodate pets or smokers.

THE AREA: Four state forests are nearby and every drive is a scenic one. In winter, the pond is used for cross-country skiing, snow-mobiling, snow shoeing and ice fishing. Downhill skiing is 15 minutes driving distance from the house. This is a quiet rural area. There are a few other homes and two summer camps on the pond.

The town of Winsted, three miles away, offers many activities including antique and curio shops, festivals and community events, restaurants, wineries, go carts, batting cages, a free-public skate park, a multiplex movie theatre for everyone, and a dinner movie theater with liquor license for people over 21.


Keywords: Single-Family Waterfront Home

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 years....moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Cooking essentials, spices, oil, coffee, tea, condiments, napkins, paper towels are provided....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything you would expect to find for cooking full meals. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Towels Provided:

                Sheets and towels are provided. ...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Fairly good library of books for children and adults....moreless

              • Television:

                One in living room, one in master bedroom....moreless

              • Games:

                board games suitable for families....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                One single, one double seat kayak. PFDs are provided and must be worn. ...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                floats, water noodles, balls, etc. ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Lakefront
              • Waterfront

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Hunting
              • Skiing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Theme Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Snowmobiling
              • Rock Climbing
               

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              2 night min stay
              $250

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/20/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              Skating, Skateboarding, winter sports, Community events, Ice Fishing, Ice Skating, Snowshoeing, leaf-peeping

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: This photo was taken at Burr Pond State Park, just a few miles from our waterfront cottage on Park Pond. This is a very special community remote enough to feel a million miles away, and just an hour or two from New England's big cities, Boston, Hartford, Springfield, New York, Stamford and Westchester County.


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              • Welcome! We'd love to have you spend time at our all-season getaway.

                Welcome! We'd love to have you spend time at our all-season getaway.

              • A view of our cottage in the winter. Perfect for wildlife viewing.

                A view of our cottage in the winter. Perfect for wildlife viewing.

              • Our living area is bright, sunny, colorful and cheery.

                Our living area is bright, sunny, colorful and cheery.

              • Sunlight fills the dining room which also has a water view.

                Sunlight fills the dining room which also has a water view.

              • The kitchen is new, clean and fully equipped with everything you'll need.

                The kitchen is new, clean and fully equipped with everything you'll need.

              • A bathroom on each floor. Both brand-new.

                A bathroom on each floor. Both brand-new.

              • The other 2nd floor bedroom has views of the mountain. The trundle bed sleeps 2

                The other 2nd floor bedroom has views of the mountain. The trundle bed sleeps 2

              • This is our beautiful pond. Our house is to the right (not seen)

                This is our beautiful pond. Our house is to the right (not seen)

              • The pond freezes in the winter and we make a skating rink.

                The pond freezes in the winter and we make a skating rink.

              • We'll leave the lights on for you!

                We'll leave the lights on for you!

              • Our cottage is abloom in the summer.  Park Pond is right behind the house.

                Our cottage is abloom in the summer. Park Pond is right behind the house.

              • Wonderful view year round from the back deck of our Litchfield Countycottage

                Wonderful view year round from the back deck of our Litchfield Countycottage

              • Facing the glass doors to the deck and waterfront. TV & DVD player in cabinet.

                Facing the glass doors to the deck and waterfront. TV & DVD player in cabinet.

              • The bookcase above the dining table reflects sunlight throughout the house

                The bookcase above the dining table reflects sunlight throughout the house

              • The queen-sized bed in the master bedroom is so comfy.

                The queen-sized bed in the master bedroom is so comfy.

              • One of two sunny bedrooms on the second floor overlooks the water.

                One of two sunny bedrooms on the second floor overlooks the water.

              • The road leading to our waterfront cottage.

                The road leading to our waterfront cottage.

              • The lilac hedges bloom in June and the butterflies arrive.

                The lilac hedges bloom in June and the butterflies arrive.

              • We go out on our neighbor's snow mobile. Wow!

                We go out on our neighbor's snow mobile. Wow!

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Friday, April 18, 2014

              $250 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 06/20/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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