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"Plumb Hill" 5BR, Pool WASHINGTON Long-Term SEP-MAY $6K/mo+Util PoshPadsCT

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 60 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12), Heated Pool, Fireplace, Washington

If you are searching for the perfect country escape in a walking neighborhood near historic farms, Plumb Hill Colonial is for you! Set on 4 acres, this restored home is in Washington within a mile of the Mayflower Inn and Spa (great Tap Room, porch dining and piano weekends), the Revolutionary Era Judea Cemetery, the Gunnery Prep School and Washington's Historic Green. This sprawling light and airy home has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, a large fully equipped kitchen, living room with fireplace, dining room for 20 guests, movie room, plus 2 additional living rooms (including one with a pull out sofa bed). Flat screen tvs, wifi, central heat and air conditioning, down feather beds, comforters and pillows, Frette cotton sheets and bathrobes are just a few of the luxury amenities you will enjoy. There are 3 flag stone terraces (one with a gas barbeque) and a heated pool. The home is perfect for entertaining or for your guests to spread out in 3,500 square feet of living area.

The location is one of the best walking, running and biking neighborhoods in Washington, Litchfield County's most desirable town. In addition to numerous popular restaurants, close by are antique shops, wonderful boutiques, art galleries, farm stands, golfing, hiking, fly fishing, canoeing/kayaking/tubing, Mohawk Mountain Ski Area and Lake Waramaug beaches.

Within an hour are the cultural centers of Lenox MA, Hartford CT and New Haven (Yale).

Washington is an easy low traffic 1 3/4 hour drive from NYC or Boston.

Maid service ($25/hour), catering, and baby sitting are available for an additional charge.

Pets are welcome.

Master Bedroom: King Bed with private Master Bathroom

Bedroom 2: King Bed, Private Bath

Bedroom 3: King Bed, Private Bath

Bedroom 4: Single Twin Bed

Bedroom 5: Two Twin Beds

Living Room #2 has a Pull-Out Queen Sofa Bed

Washington is located in historic, rural Litchfield County, within a scenic 2-hour drive from NYC and is exceptional for its excellent restaurants, spas, antique shops, art galleries, boutiques, farms, historic homes, gardens, vineyards, distilleries, and orchards. The Gilmore Girls creator modeled Stars Hollow, the perfect Connecticut town, after Washington and the Independence Inn after the Mayflower Inn. It is the current or former home to many artists, writers, actors and Wall Street executives – referred to as "more Vermont, than Vermont" and "the un-Hamptons". Nature preserves, Lake Waramaug, and the Shepaug River offer extensive hiking, biking, and water activities. Mohawk and Sundown Ski Areas , Lime Rock Raceway, and Quassy Amusement Park are all a short drive. ExploreWashingtonCT and PoshPadsCT have the best listings of area amenities and event calendars. (Note that VRBO-HomeAway's map needs to be zoomed to really show Washington and Roxbury listings only and not homes 30 minutes away in less desirable locations.)

All of my homes in Washington and Roxbury are beautifully landscaped with flowering shrubs, flagstone terraces with gas bbq. And heated pools. They are furnisged with Frette pressed cotton sheets, plush towels and bathrobes, down featherbeds, comforters and pillows. Optional maid and catering and massage services are available. All homes have Central heat and AC, WiFi, flat screen televisions with dvds, cable and movie channels, and central alarms.

A car is necessary to enjoy rural Roxbury, Washington and Litchfield County.

The nearest bus station is Southbury, 15 minutes away.

The nearest train stations are in Amenia and Wingdale NY or Danbury or New Haven CT – all about 45 minutes away.

More Details

Owner
Stephen Brighenti
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Stephen Brighenti

I purchase, restore and furnish homes for rent in the historic Litchfield County towns of Washington and Roxbury and operate boutique hotels in NYC and CT. Each home is furnished like a luxury hotel with exceptional new bedding, down feather beds, comforters and pillows and Frette cotton pressed sheets, bathrobes and linens, marble baths, luxury kitchens, and multiple flat screen tvs. They are located in highly desirable weekend destination neighborhoods.

Stephen Brighenti purchased this house in 2007

Why Stephen Brighenti chose Washington

The perfect location in the best town - Washington - only 1 mile from the Mayflower Inn. The best high meadow walking neighborhood - historic East Street is at the top of Plumb Hill.

Washington is located in historic, rural Litchfield County, within a scenic 2-hour drive from NYC and is exceptional for its excellent restaurants, spas, antique shops, art galleries, boutiques, farms, historic homes, gardens, vineyards, distilleries, and orchards. The Gilmore Girls creator modeled Stars Hollow, the perfect Connecticut town, after Washington and the Independence Inn after the Mayflower Inn. It is the current or former home to many artists, writers, actors and Wall Street executives – referred to as "more Vermont, than Vermont" and "the un-Hamptons". Nature preserves, Lake Waramaug, and the Shepaug River offer extensive hiking, biking, and water activities. Mohawk and Sundown Ski Areas , Lime Rock Raceway, and Quassy Amusement Park are all a short drive. ExploreWashingtonCT and PoshPadsCT have the best listings of area amenities and event calendars. (Note that VRBO-HomeAway's map needs to be zoomed to really show Washington and Roxbury listings only and not homes 30 minutes away in less desirable locations.)

All of my homes in Washington and Roxbury are beautifully landscaped with flowering shrubs, flagstone terraces with gas bbq. And heated pools. They are furnisged with Frette pressed cotton sheets, plush towels and bathrobes, down featherbeds, comforters and pillows. Optional maid and catering and massage services are available. All homes have Central heat and AC, WiFi, flat screen televisions with dvds, cable and movie channels, and central alarms.

A car is necessary to enjoy rural Roxbury, Washington and Litchfield County.

The nearest bus station is Southbury, 15 minutes away.

The nearest train stations are in Amenia and Wingdale NY or Danbury or New Haven CT – all about 45 minutes away.

What makes this house unique

Plumb Hill is only a half mile from the Mayflower Inn and Spa and the historic center of Washington. It is a short walk to the historic beautiful farm East Street neighborhood - perfect for walking, running or bike riding (2 at the house).

Amenities

Washington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • All with down feather beds, comforters, pillows; Frette pressed cotton sheets, bathrobes, linens. There is a second living room with a sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Washington is exceptional for its excellent restaurants, spas, antique shops, art galleries, boutiques, farms, historic homes, gardens, vineyards, distilleries, and orchards. The Gilmore Girls creator modelled Stars Hollow, the perfect Connecticut town, after Washington and the Independence Inn after the Mayflower Inn. It is the current or former home to many artists, writers, actors and Wall Street executives – referred to as "more Vermont, than Vermont" and "the un-Hamptons". Nature preserves, Lake Waramaug, and the Shepaug River offer extensive hiking, biking, and water activities. Mohawk and Sundown Ski Areas , Lime Rock Raceway, and Quassy Amusement Park are all a short drive. is Washington's most beautiful walking neighborhood. Close to the Mayflower Inn & Spa, Winvian Inn Spa Restaurants

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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
White Plains HPN, JFK, LGA, BDL
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
See washingtonct.com - many
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Multiple, New Milford, Torrington Public Courses
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amenia, Wingdale, NY, Danbury & New Haven CT
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Rt 84
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Multiple see washingtonct.com
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mohawk Mountain & Ski Sundown & Woodbury Ski Area
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lake Waramaug
Car: necessary

Washington is exceptional for its excellent restaurants, spas, antique shops, art galleries, boutiques, farms, historic homes, gardens, vineyards, distilleries, and orchards. The Gilmore Girls creator modelled Stars Hollow, the perfect Connecticut town, after Washington and the Independence Inn after the Mayflower Inn. It is the current or former home to many artists, writers, actors and Wall Street executives – referred to as "more Vermont, than Vermont" and "the un-Hamptons". Nature preserves, Lake Waramaug, and the Shepaug River offer extensive hiking, biking, and water activities. Mohawk and Sundown Ski Areas , Lime Rock Raceway, and Quassy Amusement Park are all a short drive.

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Additional information about rental rates

Weekly and weekends reserved only last minute if available - up to 3-4 weeks before.
Mid-week rates are quoted in conjunction with weekend stays or inquire.
HOLIDAYS THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS & NY EVE Weeks - Special Rates & Min Stay - Inquire ADD $2,000/Week
Monthly Rates - Utilities, lawn mowing, pool heat and cleaning, snow plowing are billed extra.
NO OUTDOOR NOISE/MUSIC/PARTIES AFTER 9PM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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