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Home away from Home for the Holidays!

Morris, CT, USA
  • House
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 4-6

Thanksgiving and Christmas are still available! If you are visiting family in the area, this is the perfect home for you! Located in a quiet community near Bantam Lake with easy access to northwest CT and NYC. This home sleeps 4-6 guests with a queen sized bed in the master, 2 twin beds in the second bedroom, and a full sized futon in the loft. The second bedroom is located downstairs with a full bath to accommodate those who have difficulty with stairs. The open living/dining room is perfect for entertaining. Table expands to fit 6 comfortably. This home has hardwood floors, washer, dryer, microwave, cable, DVD player, internet, Roku, full kitchen, coffee maker and Keurig machine, toaster, grill, baby gate, and linens. Nearby activities include boating, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, biking, bird watching, art galleries, wineries, museums, antiquing, and swimming at nearby Sandy Beach. For the snow lovers, there is down hill and cross country skiing, ice fishing, and ice boating. This is a great temporary home for families relocating, in construction, or the perfect guesthouse for out of town guests any time of the year. Pets are considered on an individual basis.

Winter Fun: Join us this winter for skiing at nearby Mohawk Mountain, ice skating, ice fishing, or just enjoying the snowy weather.

Owner

Crissie Lauretano

Member Since 2007
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018
About Crissie Lauretano

The French family has been a part of Bantam Lake and Morris for decades and truly love the area. The home is a family operation and the owners are close by for any questions, concerns, or needs. They have an extensive knowledge of the area and all it has to offer, including dining recommendations, activities for children and/or adults, and surrounding towns.

Why Crissie Lauretano chose Morris

This home was built by the owners in a small community of 6 homes, including theirs, so that they can be close by for any needs, but offer the guests privacy while renting. The house is conveniently located close to the lake, shopping, and restaurants. It offers an easy commute to several surrounding towns that offer so much history, art, entertainment, and fun for all ages.

What makes this House unique

Many guests love the unique and cozy front porch with rocking chairs as a quiet place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea in the morning, or read the paper. There is a great bench seat swing in the back yard with a patio, seating and barbeque. This inside offers split sleeping arrangements for privacy when traveling with guests, or a separate area for kids. The house is cozy in the winter after a day of skiing or hiking in the woods, and cool and breezy in the summer after enjoying a day out adventuring in White Memorial or relaxing at Sandy Beach.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Loft
        1 sleep sofa /futon, futon

        Bathrooms

        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Lake
              Views of Bantam Lake

              Theme

                • Family
                • Romantic

                  General

                    • Local Maps
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Parking
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Grill
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television

                                  Outside

                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Wood Deck

                                      Suitability

                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Attractions

                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • forests
                                            • library
                                            • museums
                                            • playground
                                            • restaurants
                                            • waterfalls
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • antiquing
                                                • bird watching
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • photography
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • sledding
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • ice skating
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          12 Reviews

                                                          Exceptional5/5

                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Great House for the Family

                                                          John T.-

                                                          This was a great house to rent for myself and my family. Nice and clean and had an up-dated TV in the Living room...

                                                          We will certainly Call Crissie again when we're planning to go to CT>

                                                          Thank you very much

                                                          John

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you so much for renting the house. We are so pleased that it was a great fit for your family.

                                                          Thank you!

                                                          Crissie

                                                          Fantastic House

                                                          Peter N.

                                                          This house is a gem - even better than advertised. The house is immaculate. The high ceilings and numerous windows make the place feel even bigger than it is. The beds are very comfy. My wife and I really enjoyed sitting in the rocking chairs on the porch after sunset. The owner is lovely and was happy to answer any and all questions. It is centrally-located in the area and is close to several restaurants, beaches, parks and markets and farmers markers. I highly recommend this house, and we cannot wait to come back again.

                                                          Wonderful Home With Lots of Sunlight ! !

                                                          William C.Springfield, MO

                                                          I traveled to CT in order to see my daughter graduate from Wesleyan University along with my wife and mother-in-law. Eventually, my son, daughter and her fiance stayed the last night with us in the home. The property is very close to Batam Lake and Columbia State Park (which is an interesting short hike). The grocery store is located near the home and there is a Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. There are lots of walkers and some cyclist in the area and the speed limit is only 25mph...so, it's a pretty laid back area. We enjoyed the home very much, everything is Sparkling Clean and the patio provides a nice gas grill along with patio furniture and a bench swing. The main floor has very high ceilings with many windows that provided a lot of natural lighting! We loved that! The property owners live next door and are wonderful people. All of my communication was promptly returned and all questions answered. We felt very safe at this location and hope to return!

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you for the very kind review. We enjoyed having your family use the house. Best wishes to you all!

                                                          Excellent

                                                          ja w.

                                                          Great option while visiting family in the area over Thanksgiving. We plan to rent this house again.

                                                          Idyllic New England

                                                          Aidan O.

                                                          We stayed for a week in this beautiful house just at the peak of the Fall foliage. We traveled all the way from Ireland with our two young children and I rarely recall leaving a place with such a heavy heart. The house is beautifully situated in leafy, atmospheric Bantam Lake. The town of Bantam is nearby, small but very pleasant. I spent many hours in the cafe there watching life go by. Litchfield is some 4 or 5 miles away and it is classic postcard New England. We went walking in the nearby woods every day and our kids got to take in lungfuls of the purest air. The house was immaculately clean and had everything we needed. The swing chair in the back garden was a particular favourite of mine. Crissie lives next door and was the perfect host. Unimposing yet polite and friendly and even let our kids play in their little playground. We are desperate to come back to this idyllic corner of Connecticut, and next time for much longer. Thank you Crissie sincerely for your wonderful house.

                                                          Comfortable home in a good location

                                                          qltingrlCrofton, MD

                                                          We recently traveled to CT for a long weekend and stayed at this lovely home. It was very clean and comfortable. I especially enjoyed rocking on the porch and reading the Sunday paper. We were able to take day trips to New Milford and Litchfield while returning in the evening to our own private home. So much nicer than a hotel! We would definitely recommend staying here.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you so much! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip and look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future.

                                                          Location

                                                          Morris, CT, USA

                                                          This house is located in Morris, CT near beautiful Bantam Lake. It's just outside of Litchfield, Connecticut where local attractions include hiking, swimming, horseback riding, antiquing, shopping, skiing, and fine and casual dining. Bring your family and friends for a vacation you will always remember. Other Activities: skiing, fishing, ice skating, ice fishing, ice boating, hiking

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Cleaning Fee
                                                          $125

                                                          Base rate for 2 nights is $400. Additional nights are $150 per night up to the weekly or monthly rate. Please contact us for quotes as the quotes feature on this website is not always accurate when calculating rates that are not actual weekend, week or month periods. Holiday weeks may be subject to a higher minimum night than listed. Please contact us for information.

                                                          $195avg/night
                                                          12 Reviews
                                                          Exceptional 5/5
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