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Adirondack House on Lake Waramaug

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8, private sandy beach, canoe & sailboat

If you are looking for a home away vacation that involves unlimited amount of rest and relaxation,swimming, boating, hiking, cycling, antiquing, award winning vineyards, terriffic restaurants from casual to formal,family fun & adventures, quaint New England towns & shops,& spectacular sunsets from their porch or beach, then look no further! This family owned property nestled in the historic Litchfield Hills on Lake Waramaug is the perfect destination. This Circa 1890's Adirondack home will welcome you with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths,fully equipped kitchen & eating area, Formal dining room with fireplace,Spacious Living room with large open hearth fireplace, Large Front Porch with vintage wicker furiniture & large cushions for comforable seating to read,dine and enjoy morning coffee & evening sunsets with a glass of wine. It has Wifi,cable, washer/dryer, gas grill, and private beachfront. They provide canoe,sailboat,row boat, propane grill and firewood. It is only 2 hours north of NYC, and 1.5 hours from Bradley International Airport in Hartford.

PrivateSchools: This property is a great lodging alternative when visiting local private schools: Rumsey Hall, The Gunnery, Canterbury School, Taft, Kent, South Kent, Forman, Marvelwood, Westover.

Need Breakfast?: We will gladly stock the fridge with breakfast fixings to make your first morning on the lake even more relaxing. Please inquire.

Want dinner in?: We will arrange to have a delicious meal prepared and served by the fire in the dining room. All you have to do is find a seat when the dinner bell rings. Please inquire regarding price.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Owner

The Lakehouse was a summer cottage built at the turn of the 20th century. Our parents bought and renovated it into an all year round family home. It was a wonderful place to raise a family of 6 children. What better playground than a scenic lake as your front yard!? The Lakehouse continues to be a special place for the siblings to gather and celebrate life's special moments with their extended families.

Owner purchased this house in 1955

What makes this house unique

private beach, view from the front porch, best sunsets on the entire lake

Amenities

New Preston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom #1 has a vintage clawfoot tub with marble top vanity Bathroom #2 has a washer & dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All new Mattresses,each room has two closets,fans,dresser, sheets and towels
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Sailboat
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
We will gladly stock the fridge with breakfast fixings to make your first morning on the lake even more relaxing. Please inquire.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Adirondack House on Lake Waramaug
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
Rochester and Keene Valley, NY
5

The Lake House

  • 5 of 5

My family, 7 of us anyway, spent the Columbus Day weekend at The Lake House. We had a wonderful time in this welcoming and warm home. It was cool outside, but we could still sit on the porch and at the beach, paddle a canoe around, hike up Lookout Mt and "The Pin," marvel at the wonderful fall colors, and even enjoy a fire in the fireplace. The kitchen had everything you could need to prepare fro and feed a cast of thousands (something, but not much, of an exaggeration). We would go back in a minute! Everything was as described, it was clean, well maintained, and the contact person, Missy, was helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you all enjoyed the beauty of the lake and the cozy warmth of our lakehouse. The lakehouse and the surrounding towns have something to offer all who visit it, no matter what the season.
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4

Wonderful Girls weekend

  • 4 of 5

We have been going to the lake house for our girls weekend for the past several years. It has become like home for us. It is clean and full of charm. The owners are very responsive to any issues and so friendly. The beds are comfortable. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect!

  • 4 of 5

This spot is amazing! First, the hosts provided plenty of towels, linens, blankets, beach towels, boats..everything needed to get settled! The hosts also provided us with an amazing week of weather;), so we really spent every day and night on the front porch, or at the lakefront.....a word about the lakefront -amazing!!! There is so much space -for al fresco dining, swimming, boating, lounging, sand playing -we truly could not get enough of the lake. Our entire family, spanning three generations, truly had the time of our lives!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awsome time!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this wonderful house for the New Year Eve week-end. We were 2 couples with 5 children between 3 months and 5 year-old. The house is beautiful, very welcoming and cozy. She is also very well maintained.

The location is great (next to woodbury mountain, which is great to ski with the kids) and the view on the lake is breathtaking.

We absolutely recommend this house for a weekend or a longer period of time. We definitely look forward to coming back to this house.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Golden Girls Meet Again

  • 4 of 5

I met up with five ladies all of us being childhood friends and deciding to meet up again after almost 45 to 50 years. We had the time of our lives. This lakefront house is so beautiful and surrounded by breath taking scenery. It was clean, beautifully furnished, had everything we needed from linens and towels being supplied to a fantastic well stocked kitchen with all the utensils and pots and pans you could need to cook, or fantastic restaurants if you chose to eat out. Comfortable living room, big dining room, beautiful bedrooms, two nice bathrooms. We had the most wonderful time and were so glad we chose this home to rent. We will treasure the memory all year long and would like to return to this beautiful home next fall for another get together.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everett, WA
4

A Family Gathering Place

  • 4 of 5

Dear Missy,

We found the perfect family gathering place in your wonderful Adirondack home on Lake Waramaug. To surprize our daughter for her birthday, we looked for a place with warmth, plenty of room to hang out together, cook, gather around a table and spend time together celebrating. The walls there speak of many generations of celebration and gatherings. The lovely old hearths in the dining room and livingroom, were a warm backdrop to our evening meals and long rambling talks.

We had everything we needed for making meals and living comfortably there. Though the weather did not cooperate with us much, we plopped out on the covered porch on rainy afternoons and enjoyed the view of the lake. Having use of the canoe was fun on that one day that the sun shown through and we did get out on the lake for a short time.

The approach to the driveway is a bit tricky to navigate and the road in front can be busy, but being close to the lake was really great.

Thank you for opening your special family place for us. Clearly it is a home long cherished and full of family memories. We've added some of ours.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Hartford, CT
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Car: necessary

Golf: Several public courses are within 20 minutes away:

Pomperaug in Southbury

Stony Brook in Litchfield

Candlewood Valley in New Milford

Ski: Several ski areas are 20-45 minutes away:

Downhill skiing and boarding:

Mohawk Ski Area: 20 minutes -night skiing

Woodbury Ski Area: 15 minutes-night skiing and snow tubing hill

Ski Sundown: 30 minutes-night skiing

Butternut Basin Ski Area: 40 minutes

Catamount Ski Area: 45 minutes

Cross country skiing:

White Memorial Nature Preserve in Litchfield

Topsmead Park in Litchfield

Steep Rock/Hidden Valley Preserve in Washington

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Rates & Availability

New Preston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Summer 2017
May 22 2017 - Jun 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$650
Fri,Sat
$3,500
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 19 2017 - Sep 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
$500
From
$650
Fri,Sat
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$475
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fees $225

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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