Quiet Country Contemporary Home on Five Private Acres(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)
Architect-designed, contemporary, 3-bedroom country home. Sited on five private hillside acres with breathtaking views of the Housatonic River Valley in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. With geothermal heating and air conditioning, heated floors, wood, slate, and stone flooring, gourmet granite/cherry/stainless steel kitchen, spectacular spiral stair, and attached garage. Private WiFi network. Easy access to Cornwall's own Mohawk Mountain ski area (and about a 1-hour drive to nine other ski resorts) and covered bridge, the Housatonic River, antiquing, and the Appalachian Trail. Easy ride to Tanglewood and the Berkshires. Free summer season family pass to the town's beach (a pass will be provided to you, if you wish). Free tennis on town's clay courts.
Wifi enabled controls for the heating and air conditioning systems to permit remote adjustment.
Keywords: Country Contemporary, Private, Geothermal Heating and Air Conditioning, Gourmet Kitchen, Heated floors, In-Town Skiing, Nine Other Ski Areas Within One-Hour Drive, Spectacular Central Stair, Near Antiquing, Foothills of the Berkshires, Near Tanglewood, Views of the Housatonic River and River Valley, River Canoeing and Rafting, Covered Bridge, Town Beach, Town Tennis Courts, Quiet, Green, Sustainable Design,
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Member since: 2011
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10
- Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen-size Aerobeds (2).
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Views of the Housatonic River and the Housatonic River Valley, in-town Mohawk Mountain ski area, geothermal heating and air conditioning, heated floors, green design, green construction, slate floors, hardwood floors, stone floors, quiet, private, gourmet granite/cherry/ stainless steel kitchen, spectacular central stair...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available:
- Free Long Distance:
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $50
- Cleaning $150
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Taxes Not included
Seasonal and annual rentals are available upon request. A rental agreement stipulating the terms and conditions of the rental will be sent to the traveler. Reservations are not confirmed until all rental costs are paid in full.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Appalachian Trail runs through Cornwall, hiking loops nearby, Connecticut wine trail nearby, near Tanglewood and the Berkshires. In-town skiing, tennis, river sports, and beach.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: I am an architect with offices in Connecticut and New York City. Designing and building single-family homes has always been a major part of my practice. I selected this site because it is private yet close to in-town restaurants, shops, the Housatonic River, and covered bridge.
Why the Owner Chose West Cornwall, Cornwall, CT, USA:
I designed and built my country home for myself and my family on five private, hillside acres. It is a serene location and I now want to share it with others.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are activities for all four seasons. Spring has the new growth of the surrounding forest and the newborn deer and wild turkeys. And there's hiking on the Appalachian Trail, which runs through Cornwall. Summer has the lush verdant beauty that is unique to northwest Connecticut. The Housatonic River offers boating and fishing, and the town has a beach and tennis courts. Antiquing is readily available throughout the area and the nearby Berkshires and New York State. Tanglewood is an easy drive. Fall offers spectacular colors for leaf-watchers. The surrounding forests turn ever so slowly from green to gold with peak colors generally around mid-October. Winter is a paradise for skiers. Mohawk Mountain Ski area is in Cornwall. Nine other ski area are within an hour's drive.
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Kitchen and Dining Area
3rd Floor Hallway
3rd Floor Hallway
2nd Floor Bathroom
Gourmet, Granite and Cherry Kitchen
The Housatonic River
Town Tennis Courts
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017
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