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Waterfront house available year round on clean, quiet, unspoiled ASHFORD LAKE. This is the only home available for vacation rental on this spring-fed private lake. Wall of windows in living area. Not crowded, very peaceful. Beautiful place to think and relax at any time of year. Fall foliage especially nice.
Sleeps up to 7 people - 1 queen bed, bunkbeds, 2 full-size futons, 1 futon chair
WIRELESS HIGH-SPEED INTERNET. If you have a laptop computer with a wireless card, you can access the network from anywhere inside, and some places outside, the cottage. Stay in touch while you vacation!
2nd bedroom has a set of bunk beds & dresser....moreless
Living Area Futons: 2 sleep sofa /futon
Living area has 2 full-sized futons & 1 single futon chair...moreless
Queen size Beds (1) Comfortable queen bed in the master bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) 2 full-sized futons and 1 single-sized futon in the main living room area, Bunk Beds (1) 1 bunk bed in the second bedroom...moreless
Standard bath with sink, toilet, tub/shower combo....moreless
Remainder of rent & security deposit due 2 months prior to arrival
$200 refundable security deposit required
Cleaning Fee $70 (less than 7 night stay only)
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Located on clean, quiet, uncrowded Ashford Lake (not Lake Chaffee). In the Heart of Northeast Connecticut's antique Area, minutes to Putnam, Woodstock, one-half hour from Sturbridge/Brimfield, ten minutes to University of Connecticut [UCONN], just down the road from Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Bass Fishing, Canoeing, Excellent Golf Courses and Restaurants nearby, 50 minutes from Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: We have travelled all around the country over the years, but the best times have always been spent with family and friends at our places in Connecticut and Florida. Cherished memories have been made there and we are so happy to be able to share our homes with our guests so that they can do the same.
Why the Owner Chose Ashford: For as long as I can remember, my dream was to wake up, get a cup of coffee, and walk to the water's edge. We searched and searched for a quiet private lake near our home in Connecticut and came upon this one. It was perfect. Ashford Lake is clean and peaceful. We can see the sunrise every morning. I can't tell you the amount of wildlife I've seen - herons, ducks, geese, and a great surprise - 2 muskrats floating on their backs enjoying the early morning sun, right in front of the cottage! Over the years we have enjoyed 4th of July fireworks, had family picnics, caught a 12-inch bass, gazed in awe at the beautiful fall foliage, and watched an impromptu kids ice hockey game on the frozen lake in a snowstorm in January!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: More than anything, we enjoy having this special lakefront cottage all to ourselves when we are there. It is secluded, but within less than an hour's drive of many things to do, and if you live in Connecticut, probably close enough to run back to your office if need be, while the rest of the family enjoys the outdoors! Swimming, fishing, star-gazing, games on the lawn, hiking on our dirt roads and nearby trails, visiting nearby UCONN, the antique shops of CT, the Woodstock and Brooklyn Fairs, listening to live music at The Vanilla Bean cafe... There is so much to do, but on the flip side, you can just relax.
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