Sophisticated and Modernized 18th Century Farmhouse

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Last updated: 06/15/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Wits End Farm is a beautiful bucolic representation of how gracious life can be in Northwestern Connecticut. The property includes typical New England stone walls, towering trees, vast lawns, extensive flower gardens, a vegetable parterre, herb garden, swimming pool, two ponds, a gazebo and a hammock for lazing. Beyond the 19C barn is a tennis court. There are comfortable tables and chairs for a glass of wine or relaxing on the field stone terrace.
There is a large twin bedroom, adjoining a Queen with a shared bath and a library with satelite TV. The large master bedroom has a television, a dressing room and big bathroom. The family room consists of a Q bed, twin bed, crib, sofa and chairs and big flat screen, perfect for extended family. There is a total of five bedrooms, four with ensuite bathrooms. A small office has a twin bed as well.
Fresh farm breakfast can be served in the dining room, country kitchen,on the terrace, or for a large group in the tack room.
The house has WiFI.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Mostly old children films...moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Not a room, but an exercise machine...moreless

  • Garage:

    Possible one car space ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet:

    WIFI throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Cell reception spotty in this whole area, so please use our telephone if needed....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:


  • Wood Stove:

    Two which make the whole house very cozy in winter...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Old huge Garland gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    If you are tolerant of our cracked tennis court, otherwise there is a court in town....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    20x40 with wide step for toddlers. Large terrace with chaise longues...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
Weekly house rental from $3,500+
Monthly rental starts at $14,000+
small weddings starting at $3000site fee.  Rehearsal dinners $1,000 site fee
Variable rates for Christmas week

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 16 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bradley/Hartford, CT
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Washington Club
18 Miles
Nearest Train
Waterbury CT
1.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Waramaug

Car: Necessary

Located within 10 minutes of the picturesque town centers of Woodbury (antiques galore), Litchfield (including White Flower Farm) and Washington, Bethlehem is a quiet charming farming town central to the finest restaurants, shops, outdoor activities, and cultural programs of the area. It is the home of Regina Laudes Abbey, The Woodward House Restaurant, Nick's cafe, as well as The Riding Center and Another Farm, both offering adult and children horseback riding lessons. It is also the home of many farms offering fresh produce for sale as well as apple and blueberry picking in season. Very popular are the Little Town Christmas Fair, and the old-fashioned Bethlehem Fair, featuring tractor pulls, rodeo, theme park rides, art shows, vegetable and flower contests, 4H animals, and more.


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  • 18th Century Farmhouse

    18th Century Farmhouse

  • Master bathroom with shower and bathtub

    Master bathroom with shower and bathtub

  • Downstairs bedroom, 2 twin beds

    Downstairs bedroom, 2 twin beds

  • Upstairs bedroom, queen bed

    Upstairs bedroom, queen bed

  • Terrace with cocktail area and dining table

    Terrace with cocktail area and dining table

  • Picture of the grounds and horse pasture (no horses currently on the property)

    Picture of the grounds and horse pasture (no horses currently on the property)

  • Formal dining room

    Formal dining room

  • Library with satelite television

    Library with satelite television

  • Master bedroom, queen bed

    Master bedroom, queen bed

  • Downstairs bedroom, queen bed

    Downstairs bedroom, queen bed

  • Downstairs bathroom with shower

    Downstairs bathroom with shower

  • Upstairs bathroom with shower

    Upstairs bathroom with shower

  • Garden view

    Garden view

  • Fully functional, eat-in kitchen

    Fully functional, eat-in kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Corner of family suite

    Corner of family suite

VRBO #423269

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Sophisticated and modernized 18th Century Farmhouse

Bethlehem Village, Bethlehem, CT, USA #423269

6 BR  4.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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