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Cozy 5 Bedroom Cottage on Bantam Lake

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Front of the house, facing the lake. Just follow the stairs down to the dock.

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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Wonderful lakefront fully furnished home with sunny deck, 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, beautiful sunsets, and your own private boat dock.

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Enjoying dining on your deck while you watch the kids fish and swim off the dock. The lakehouse is situated on Deer Island, facing the cove, where the lake is most tranquil.

Ideal for families with children as there are 5 bedrooms: 2 bedrooms with queen size bed and 3 bedrooms with a twin-sized trundle bed in each room. Easily accommodates 10.

The home is also idea for social gatherings or get-togethers of friends and family.

In addition to the fun of direct waterfront activities, there is also cable tv, golf, fine dining, quaint village antiquing and shopping in Litchfield.

Only 120 minutes to NYC, 20 minutes to wineries and beautiful Connecticut sightseeing. In addition, White Memorial Woods on Bantam Lake (5 minutes away) is a beautiful spot.

I personally have cooked meals for 12-15 with no trouble in the fully-outfitted (if not totally state-of-the-art) kitchen. And we've enjoyed countless BBQs and sunsets off the deck. This place has been truly heaven for me and my family. Perhaps you'd like to create some special memories here as well. Here you will enjoy dining on your deck while you watch the kids fish and swim off the dock. The lakehouse is situated on Deer Island, facing the cove, where the lake is most tranquil.

The house is only 2 hours from NYC, 20 minutes to wineries and beautiful Connecticut sightseeing. In addition, White Memorial Woods on the lake (5 minutes away by car or boat) is a beautiful spot for hiking, canoeing, and kayaking, and Sandy Beach and Morris Town Beach offer a fun place for beach swimming (especially great for children).

MINIMUM RENTAL - 1 WEEK

All rentals begin on SATURDAY and end on FRIDAYS. In other words, a 1-week rental is 6-nights and 7-days, starting on a Saturday, and ending on a Friday.

Keywords: cottage, lakefront, lakehouse

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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/21/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters need to be at least 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable TV with wireless internet and a land line included...moreless

  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    The house is located directly on the lake, just a few steps from your private dock...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Linens Provided:

    10 Bathroom towels; sheets, pillows, and blankets for all beds; bring extra beach towels for personal use...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is parking for 2 off street, as well as parking on street...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Prime Summer
Jul 1 - Sep 8, 2016
6 night min stay
$594
$3,200 $7,680
Fall
Sep 9 - Oct 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$279
$1,500 $3,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$425
$2,800 $5,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: My husband and I live in New York City, with our two girls. I am the director of a non-profit school for children with disabilities, while my husband is in finance. We are down-to-earth, water-loving, lake-adoring people who enjoy gatherings with good food and great friends. We love to entertain, cook big meals, and share our space with others. My husband is also a professional blues guitarist (though he keeps his day job to pay the bills) who regularly plays in the Village.

Why the Owner Chose Morris, CT, USA:
My husband and I rented this cottage for two years with our two children. It didn't take long for us to get hooked! Not only is the house great, but the lake is beautiful, and the community is the best. We loved the whole experience so much, we bought it and the house next door. We now stay in the house next door on weekends and during much of the summer. We rent out this cottage during most weeks of the summer, and keep it for family visits during a few weeks.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Someday we will move to the lake full-time. We love the low-key lake life. We awake to a fresh cup of tea on the deck, a walk down to the dock, and usually by 9 AM, we've taken our first boat ride and said hello to some of our fellow lake friends. If you have your own boat and like water skiing, you will love Bantam Lake where you'll find some of the country's best skiers. There's a water ski course, which the serious skiers (including my husband) visit in the wee hours of the morning. Our cottage is located on a cove, where the water is most calm and quiet. But in general, the water and the lake is both calm and quiet (especially compared to other lakes that allow motor boats). Even on holiday weekends, the lake is peaceful, but FUN!


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/21/2016

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Photos

  • Front of the house, facing the lake.  Just follow the stairs down to the dock.

    Front of the house, facing the lake. Just follow the stairs down to the dock.

  • View from the deck, looking off to the right.  We're on a cove - calm waters.

    View from the deck, looking off to the right. We're on a cove - calm waters.

  • View from the deck, looking far right, where the cove opens up.

    View from the deck, looking far right, where the cove opens up.

  • Fishing off the dock

    Fishing off the dock

  • Sitting area

    Sitting area

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • The pink bedroom.  The bed shown here is a trundle bed, giving 2 twin beds.

    The pink bedroom. The bed shown here is a trundle bed, giving 2 twin beds.

  • Full bathroom on the main floor.

    Full bathroom on the main floor.

  • Back of house

    Back of house

  • Private dock leading down to the water

    Private dock leading down to the water

  • Nearby farmers market is a must. From delicious tomatoes and corn to yummy pies.

    Nearby farmers market is a must. From delicious tomatoes and corn to yummy pies.

  • TV Area

    TV Area

  • Breakfast nook

    Breakfast nook

  • The yellow bedroom.  The bed shown here is a trundle, giving two twin beds.

    The yellow bedroom. The bed shown here is a trundle, giving two twin beds.

  • Dining area

    Dining area

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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Cozy 5 Bedroom Cottage on Bantam Lake

Morris, CT, USA #344586

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