Peaceful, Secluded Brookside Home in Litchfield County(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-6 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms plus convertible sofa, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)
This beautifully renovated, 120 year-old former mill sits just feet away from a lovely brook on a 7-acre, heavily wooded lot just off of Route 4 in Litchfield county, CT. In the summer, open the windows and you can hear the water flowing by from every room in the house. You'll love falling asleep to the sound!
There's lots of room to explore on the property. Splash around in the brook, watch for trout, or just sit and gaze at the waterfall. We're very close to the Audubon preserve, so you never know what rare birds you might see (there's a Blue Heron that loves to stalk the brook trout right next to the house). Like looking at nature but don't want to be out in it? You'll love the screened in patio with large sliding glass doors on three sides.
Feel like relaxing with a good movie? You'll enjoy the flat-screen TV and 24 hr. On-Demand movies through Comcast. Classic movie buffs will enjoy our Alfred Hitchcock movie library. Alfred Hitchcock was a good friend of a previous owner and often vacationed at the house! Of course, you'll never find a better spot for curling up with a good book.
Check out all the dining, shopping, and other activities available in beautiful Litchfield County, then come home and relax with a bubble bath in the huge clawfoot tub.
There's a fully-stocked kitchen with everything you need for whipping up a great meal and a nice big gas grill for those summer cookouts.
In the winter months, you'll love being surrounded by a wintry wonderland as you are warmed by the cozy fireplace. Winter sports fans will enjoy the nearby Mohawk Ski Resort.
*note: There is also a four-room caretaker's cottage on the property (opposite the garage, cannot be seen from main house) that is currently occupied. Contact us for more details.
We know once you've experienced 'Serenity', you'll never want to leave!
Keywords: House, Brook, River, Stream, Waterfront, Cottage, Country, Litchfield, Secluded, Quiet
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Member since: 2007
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Full size bath upstairs with claw-foot tub and separate shower
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
6 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Pet Fee $50
- Taxes Not included
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Holiday rate: $250/night (no extra per person charge), $1500/week
Please note, if renting weekly/monthly, no extra charge per person over 2 adults, only applies to the standard rate per night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Prime fall foliage country on designated 'Scenic Route'. Minutes away from the Sharon Audubon Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, Mohawk Mountain Ski Resort, Housatonic State Forest and Housatonic Meadows State Park, Kent Falls State Park, Appalachian Trail, and Historic Cornwall Covered Bridge. Many nearby cultural activities, including the TriArts Playhouse. Several nearby lakes with public beaches. Countless summer and fall concerts and festivals. Close to fine dining and world-class antique shopping. 15 minute drive to Wassiac Train Station (2 hr train to Grand Central Station and Broadway shows)
View from the brook
Watch the brook from the relaxing and comfortable Arizona Room
Upstairs Guest Bedroom Full Size Bed
Upstairs Guest Room
Stone Steps into Swimming Hole
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Friday, January 20, 2017
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