Come enjoy the spring and summer splendor of Lake Tyler and the majestic fall foliage of beautiful Goshen in Litchfield County.
Paddle our beautiful lake, enjoy beautiful historic districts, vineyards, local farms, music venues, great restaurants, hikes, bike trails, fishing The Housatonic, Tyler Lake, or just relax in the private backyard around the fire pit!
Beautiful, private 2 floor 1920's lake cottage on a quiet country dirt road with amazing lake views from both levels, and direct lake access via shared dock, across the road.
House comes with paddle boat and floats for lake fun. Don't forget the fishing pole!
................. DETAILS ABOUT THE COTTAGE.......
(Sleeping upstairs: 1 Double in private room, 2 Twins, 1 Queen Sofa Bed in open floor plan area.)
(Sleeping downstairs: Living room by day.. Optional overflow sleeping by night: 2 Day Beds/Sofa's)
Weber tabletop charcoal grill and indoor ranges for in-home cooking, and dining available both inside and out on the rear deck overlooking beautiful gardens and majestic pines.
Front and rear patios for hanging out, eating and watching the stars after amazing sunsets.
Fire-pit is in the back yard. Don't forget the marshmallows!
We have an artesian well, and prefer to use bottled water. (welcome to c1920's cottage life!!!). Gallon containers are available at the local markets. All the local stores sell water by the gallon. Pick yourself up a few gallons to get you started. We suggest to use it for cooking, and drinking.
There is a tabletop charcoal grill for cooking. Inside we have a full size refrigerator/freezer, a full size cooktop, and a microwave/convection oven. If you are a gourmet chef, this is your chance to eat out:-)!
SLEEPING & BATHING
Linens & towels are provided. Sheets, bedding, towels, etc..
There is an updated half bath inside, and a private outside shower. Nothing like taking a shower under the stars!!! Refreshing, no matter what the weather from April - November. Shower is private. Nothing like taking a shower under the stars!!! Believe it or not, you will have a blast!!!
Lovely powder room inside on the first floor.
No Dishwasher. Ugh, we know!!
No Washing Machine or Dryer. Ugh, we know!!!
...................ABOUT THE AREA.................
Goshen is amazing!! Litchfield spectacular! Only 2 hours out of NYC.
10 minutes from Litchfield, Cornwall, 15 minutes from Kent, CT.
This amazing part of northern Connecticut has lots of fabulous activities, great culture, concerts, wonderful local vineyards, antiquing, great farms, wonderful little shops and restaurants, local farms, and yet very rural, with amazing biking.
The main highlight is the lake, of course, but while you are in the area, explore historic villages, lots of antique shops, a world class racetrack, great music, great summer and fall festivals, wine tours at 3 vineyards close by, house tours, historic tours.
On the lake, there is an eagle's nest, beaver dams, and just plain fish, and lots of swimming!
Visit Lime Rock Race Track for great racing,
For great music, visit Music Mountain, Yale School of Music, and Infinity Hall in Norfolk, and the Litchfield Jazz Festival In August.
Labor Day brings the famous Goshen Fair!
Foodies, locally, there are amazing eateries or share in the bounty of great local farms for fresh produce in season and farm raised meats for your table.
If you are a fishing enthusiast, take advantage of the best fly fishing on the Housatonic River just minutes away.
Other surrounding historic towns include New Preston and Woodbury, located in CT and Great Barrington, in Mass.
Come join us and have some fun... hope to see you at the lake!!!