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Spectacular Short Term Vacation Rental in Kent

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Barn, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Easily sleeps 6!)

Exceptional Post and Beam Authentic Timber Frame Barn in Kent, Ct. Fully restored and converted with all modern amenities for vacation rental weekend getaway, parties or other events. Tastefully furnished with high end accessories, gourmet kitchen appliances, open floor plan with private sleeping quarters and loft areas. Huge fireplace and wood burning stove add warmth and drama!

Private residential residence. Excellent group lodging facility. Relax and enjoy the full sized high quality pool table, built in swimming pool, bar, professional gym facilities and scenic grounds with horses, free-range chickens and more. The barn also offers a professional grade garage band style music experience, complete with amplification, guitars, keyboard, drums, mic stands and setups, bass, and more. A great place for family gathering.

Keywords: Kent, Ct. Weekend Rental, Seasonal Rental, Summer Rental, Ski House, Vacation Rental, Family Reunions, Parties, Rental. Furnished Rental, Swimming Pool

More Details

Owner
Guy
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Guy

I am a local craftsmen, fine home builder and musician married with four children. We encourage travelers from all backgrounds to come visit Kent and explore the Litchfield Hills.

Guy purchased this barn in 2002

Why Guy chose Kent

We love Kent for its unique blend of rural simplicity and cultural flair. The air is crisp, the water is clean and the rural underpinnings of this progressive town instill a calm tranquility and measured appreciation of the natural surroundings accessible to all from The Spirit Horse Farm.

Our farm dates back to the founding of Kent, and remains an iconic property which once housed the local nursery school and kindergarten.

What makes this barn unique

The Litchfield Hills offers visitors an exciting mix of easy country living with up to date cultural experiences in arts, music, entertainment, shopping and fine dining. Kent offers travelers access to all of these benefits plus offers great outdoor activities including hiking the Appalachian Trail, fishing, rafting and kayaking the Housatonic, or exploring miles of preserved land. Motorcyclists, and automobile enthusiasts also find Kent to be the perfect destination or way point while driving the Route 7 corridor through the Bershire foothills. The Spirit Horse Farm is located just at the north end of town and offers both convenience and a private retreat for rest and contemplation at the end of the day. Night time activities include barbequing, fireside gatherings indoors or out, and an opportunity to visit with the horses, work out in the gym, shoot a game of pool, or swim in the moonlight.

Amenities

South Kent Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Full Professional Gym, Horses! Vegetable and herb gardens, Music Room with professional band equipment, bar, outdoor shower, outdoor patios, outdoor fireplaces, free-range chickens providing fresh eggs daily.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Short Term Vacation Rental in Kent
average rating of 4.972973 based on 37 reviews
5

Best Place in Kent!

  • 5 of 5

If you are staying in or around Kent, and want a really great experience, stay at The Spirit Horse Farm!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical Farm Experience

  • 5 of 5

A unique experience unlike any other rental house. Outside peacocks, chickens, doves and horses provided hours of entertainment. Inside the music equipment and pool table kept us going. The house is conveniently located close to town, Macedonia Brook State Park, and Kent Falls. Wish we could have stayed forever!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The absolute best place to celebrate my bachelorette and have a blessingway ceremony with doves

  • 5 of 5

When I set off to plan my bachelorette weekend, I envisioned a farm with a variety of animals, a tipi with fire pit, beautiful home with tons to do, perfect location and nearby attractions. I quickly jumped online and found The Spirit Horse Farm. I was 150% satisfied and was able to bring my vision to life over and over while we were there. The owner Guy was attentive and helped to create with us. The horses were kind and ready to connect. The roosters started the day for us as we enjoyed farm fresh eggs and more each morning. The house was awesome with unique features and lots of space for all of us. An added bonus was the resident photographer who accompanied us to Kent Falls and other locations for photo shots...exceptional quality! Highly recommend requesting his services for your stay. To top it off we were close to a great brewery, vineyard, shopping and restaurants. The house and property offered so much that we could've just stayed there. We already planned another getaway for this summer. One last point...it was clean! We weren't sure what to expect given it's a farm but the linens, towels, couches and all were clean. There were some resident bugs but they fit right in.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything we could have dreamed of

  • 5 of 5

Guy and Steph, words cannot express how grateful Kyle and I are that we found you and The Spirit Horse Farm. From the moment that we stepped foot on the property, we knew that this was the place that we wanted to be married at. Both of you were wonderful during the planning process and made it so easy to plan. Guy, I can't thank you enough for being so welcoming upon our arrival. I felt like we were meeting old friends again when we pulled up. Everyone that attended the wedding said that The Spirit Horse Farm was the most amazing place they had ever been. I wish we could redo our wedding over and over again just because we loved this place so very much. Thank you both again for everything!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Anniversary celebration with family and friends

  • 5 of 5

We had the best anniversary celebration with our family and friends. The barn was an amazing place, comfortable and cozy. Same as the pictures on the website showed. The owner was very helpful in helping me organize my gathering. Would recommend anyone for any upcoming events or just a quick getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Totally Unique...Totally Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Spirit Horse Farm for two nights. How do I even explain this place? From the minute you step into the barn, you are in awe of it and of everything in it. The amazing handiwork, the open space, the incredible beauty that is Spirit Horse Farm. We had the best time. The beautiful farm setting in the beautiful area of Kent, CT. We have always loved the area with the hiking trails and Bulls Bridge and Kent Falls so it seemed a perfect place to go. It was beyond anything we could imagine. Thank you to Guy for making our stay wonderful. The many tasty treats he left us, his friendly personality and if you needed him for anything he was right there. We loved watching the chickens and roosters, the beautiful horses and the elusive peacock. Every once in a while, Guy would release the hundred or so doves and they would zoom around the huge barn we were staying in as if putting on a show. I would totally recommend this place to anyone and everyone. Great for a small intimate gathering as we had and we can see it would be amazing for a large gathering. We have booked more days in October to see the fall foliage and hope to bring more family members. The Spirit Horse Farm is everything the photos show and tons more. Thank you for providing such a slice of unique and for letting us live in a dream world for a few days. LOVE LOVE LOVE Spirit Horse Farm! This will be our destination for many more return visits.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

20 minutes to Lime Rock Race Park

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Rates & Availability

South Kent Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
day guest fee $35

We offer a 100% refund for cancelled dates as long as we can rebook your dates for equal value.
Otherwise, we offer rain dates. Rain dates must be scheduled within 60 days of cancellation.
Please note or standard check in time is after 4pm, and check out is by 11am. In some cases, we can extend check out or allow earlier check in times, but because we often have back to back bookings, it is not always possible to do so.
Guests may 'purchase' early check in, or late check out, provided no others have already booked immediately preceding or following your visits for an additional $150.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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