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"Shearer Rd" Mint 3BR Pool SUMMER $23K/mo+Util, SEP-MAY $5K/mo+Util - PoshPadsCT

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 90 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + LR with Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

If you are searching for the perfect country setting within an easy drive to wonderful local restaurants, spas, shopping, antiquing, skiing, water activities, hiking, historic homes and museums, then Country Cottage is for you. Wonderful family activities such as apple picking, farm stands, country fairs are also only minutes away. Relax on the deck or pool side or enjoy an outdoor barbeque dinner of fresh local produce, meat and fish. The cottage is wonderful for sitting back and relaxing while enjoying a book by the fire with a glass of wine or for family activities of games and puzzles. The home features a country eat-in kitchen, living room with fireplace, dining room with fire place and three bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms. The yard is fully fenced in if you have a pet.

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.

The location is on a scenic dirt road - a great walking, running and biking neighborhood in the town of Washington in historic, rural Litchfield County. The home is within a few miles of the Relais and Chateau Mayflower Inn and Spa and Winvian Inn and Spa - perfect for enjoying the best fine dining in New England and the Gunnery Prep School and Washington's historic green. In addition to numerous other 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.

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

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

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

Pets are welcome.

Master Bedroom: King Bed with private Master Bathroom

Bedroom 2: King Bed

Bedroom 3: Twin Bed

Living Room - Sofa Queen 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 (PoshPadsCT) 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:
May 11, 2018

About Stephen Brighenti

I am an owner/restorer/operator of exceptional design hotels in NYC and CT. I have purchased and restored 15 rental homes in Washington/Litchfield County. I also have developed and own several boutique luxury hotels in CT and NYC.

Stephen Brighenti purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Stephen Brighenti chose Washington

Washington is the perfect country rural town in Litchfield County - more Vermont than Vermont - and only 1 3/4 hours from NYC. The best restaurants, spas, shopping, sites.

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 (PoshPadsCT) 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 cottage unique

This is a perfect country site. The home is furnished like a luxury hotel and a mint restoration. Wonderful new kitchen, bedrooms, furnishings throughout. Down feather beds, comforters, pillows. Pressed Frette cotton sheets, bath robes, and bath linens.

Amenities

Washington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Monthly Rentals have an additional Utilities, Pool Cleaning & Heat, Mowing, Plowing Deposit required.
  • Weekday rates are only in conjunction with a weekend booking – please request a quote.
  • Short-term bookings under one month in duration are only accepted 1-30 days before arrival. Holidays have special rates and minimum stay requirements.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Full Bathrooms, Frette Bath Linens, Bath Robes
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Mint restored 3-bedroom home furnished with art and antiques and 2 wood burning fireplaces in the dining and living room. Eat-in kitchen. Elegant vaulted master bedroom with private bathroom - down feather beds, down comforters, pillows, Frette pressed cotton sheets. Maid service upon request at $25/hour. Scenic estate neighborhood with great walking dirt roads. 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 Roc

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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
1 Miles
Multiple, New Milford, Torrington Public Courses
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amenia NY
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Multiple see washingtonct.com
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mohawk & Sundown
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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Monthly Rates - Utilities, Lawn Care, Snow Plowing, Pool Cleaning/Heat Extra
Maid Service $25/hour are billed extra as used.
THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS WEEKS - Add $2,000/Week
Weekly & Weekends only booked last minute 3-4 weeks before if available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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