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Private Cottage on the Famed Housatonic River

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath

Comfortable and charming cottage on a quiet dead end road, directly on the scenic Housatonic River. Enjoy the large open grounds with a butterfly garden leading to the cottage.

Enjoy the spectacular view of the river through the glass siding doors in the spacious living room. The furniture compliments the wood-burning fireplace. The dining area adjacent to the living room brings in abundant natural light through the skylight and corner windows. The built-in seating with colorful loose cushions makes the area cozy. The dining area also faces the river.

The kitchen is fully equipped with major appliances plus a full array of cooking utensils and serving dishes.

The large master bedroom tastefully furnished with a queen size bed and antique furniture complete with window draperies in a fly-fishing motif.

The second bedroom with a full size bed is located on the opposite end of the cottage allowing complete privacy.

The Appalachian Trail intersects the village and many nature trails are available nearby. Many bike paths, bird walks, nature conservation activities are available as well.

Visits to the Berkshire area are a 45 minutes drive: Tanglewood, Shakespeare & Co., Berkshire Theatre Festival and nearby mansions such as The Mount and Naumkeag.

The renowned Music Mountain is just behind the cottage (8 minutes drive), which offers summer-long jazz and classical concerts. Nearby are the historical villages of Lakeville, Salisbury, Sharon and Kent for fine dining, antiquing and gallery visits.

The cottage is also close to Lime Rock Race Park (5 minutes).

Other outdoor activities include horseback riding, golf, swimming, down-hill and cross-country skiing.

Falls village is a quiet village and in fact is the second smallest hamlet in Connecticut. The cottage is close to Route 7 but located on a quiet private road.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Teruko Edmonds
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2017

About Teruko Edmonds

I have enjoyed transforming this riverside cottage to open and comfortable interior spaces.

Teruko Edmonds purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Teruko Edmonds chose Falls Village

I love to fly-fish. To have a cottage on the famous Housatonic River with an abundance of trout, is what I had dreamed of.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is situated near the Appalachian Trail and close to many exciting theatrical events. I would like other people to experience the cottage and its environs.

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Amenities

Falls Village Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size (1), double size(1). twin size bed (1) in each room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Lovely New England Cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay in Falls Village! The breakfast nook in the kitchen was great to sit at in the morning with a cup of coffee. We explored the Houstanic River which is right in the backyard! Teruko was easy to work with. We would come back and stay here in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This place was charming and very peaceful. Beautiful river in the backyard. We enjoyed watching the wildlife. A bunny greeted us when we arrived in the front yard. On a backroad with no lights, flashlights at night are a must. This was a great place for meditating and getting away from the world for a little bit. The kitchen was well organized and there was a lot of space for sitting and relaxing. All in all felt like Home.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

What a treasure!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cottage was perfect for our weekend! The setting is lovely, right on the river! The house is fully stocked with everything we needed and more. We could not have chosen a nicer place to stay for our weekend while attending the racing and car car show at Limerock.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sharon, Thank you for your kind review and the thoughtful gift you left for me. The mug goes perfectly well with the mood of my house. Hoping your return in a near future. Teruko
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5

Quiet and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and ready upon arrival! It is a very charming house sitting right near the river. It was excellent being able to wake up and sip coffee watching the river and all of the birds through the window! It was equipped with everything we needed plus more! I would love to go back in the near future!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, New York
5

I could watch the river all day!

  • 5 of 5

Great location--backyard is 30 feet to Housatonic river. Nice bedrooms with firm mattresses! House is very clean.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annapolis, MD
5

Idyllic, peaceful corner of CT

  • 5 of 5

We spent 8 nights at this perfectly lovely cottage and could have stayed much longer, maybe a few months. It is in the most perfect location, a large private lot right on the Housatonic River. There is lots of room to sit outdoors and admire the scenic river or stay indoors in the very comfy living area. Although it was 90 degrees most days, I was eyeing the fireplace and wishing it were colder. The bedroom was spacious, the bed very comfortable and the bathroom huge, housing a very convenient washer and dryer. Everything was very clean and in perfect working order. Kitchen was small but absolutely fully stocked. The nicest aspect of this house, other than the privacy and peacefulness, was that it was clearly a working house that someone lives in regularly with everything anyone would need to get along. We loved it to death and hope to go back, this time with our bicycles, for another week in fall or spring. It is a very beautiful corner of CT.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

The standard base rate is based on one bedroom for single/double occupancy. Additional persons, $50 per night. Maximum occupancy 4 persons. Inquire owner for other situations and the actual rate.
Please make an inquiry at least one week prior to the scheduled arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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