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Last updated: 12/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-14 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 bedrm, 2 bath, open light-filled living spaces

This is a perfect getaway on a quiet rural road, looking out on a private wooded view. The open entertaining area includes light-filled Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. The Kitchen has island seating and the cook looks over the garden - this is a kitchen for a cooking enthusiast.

The comfortable private bedrooms all overlook the garden and woods. The 2nd Floor Master Bedroom has two walk in closets and a wall of windows - the bed is queen size. The main guest room (first floor) with a queen size bed has an in-room vanity and closet. The third bedroom (first floor) also has an in-room vanity as well as a full (double) bed and plenty of room to play. The Den (Second Floor) has a sofa bed (full/double size).

The Master Bath (adjacent to Master Bedroom) is generous in size and has a two sink vanity, a huge soaking tub overlooking the woods and a shower big enough for two. The 2nd bath (First Floor) is smaller but nicely detailed with wall hung toilet and sink and an easy walk in shower. While it is not technically handicap accessible, this bath has grab bars and is good for the elderly.


Other rooms include a central art/game table within the Open Entertaining area, the 2nd Floor Den (already mentioned) for quiet work or movie watching, and a 2nd floor Laundry Room. There will be storage area in basement available.

Outdoor spaces include - flower garden, herb garden, lawn and patio with seating for four, 2nd floor covered deck with a hammock.

Beautiful details and materials throughout- this is a very sustainable house. Architect owner lovingly designed this house in 2006 and has used it regularly with her husband and young daughter. The house is family friendly but not child-proofed. You can search online using 'Sharon, CT, Dwell, Beavers' and you'll see a great Dwell article and slide show on house.

Please note also there is a one bedroom Owner's loft (bed, bath, kitchen, living) above the detached garage - separate and private from the house. The owners stay there every few weekends but in no way disturb the privacy of the house and the property . The loft is not included within the rental rate but could be available for additional rent.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, basic Korean
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Full wall of windows, walk in closet, sitting area...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    in-room sink, closet, bookshelves w/ reading chair, bright...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    in-room sink, lots of room to play, bright...moreless

  • Although technically not a bedroom, the den has a fold down sofa (double or otherwise known as full-size bed) for guests....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    double vanity, large windows...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Not technically handicap accessible, but good for elderly...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our housekeeper will clean the house once during a monthly stay at a day arranged with you prior to your stay. She will not do linens or wash clothes. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Stereo:

    speakers for iphone or ipad...moreless

  • Television:

    cable television - 150+/- basic stations (no premium station)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    a dozen or so DVD's...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural:

    8 wooded acres on quiet country road in Ellsworth area of Sharon. The view of the protected wetlands at sunset is lovely. Farms, villages, lakes, river, hiking within minutes. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining table is usually set for 4 people but opens for 6 people and then again for 8 people. 6 dining chairs and we usually bring in 2 extra chairs from patio or 2 folding chairs from basement....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    In garage parking for one car for winter rentals. Large SUV's will probably not fit. Garage is shared with Owner's unit....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant floor heat. It's a wonderful type of heating but it takes a while to heat up. We have remote thermostats to have it nice and warm when you arrive....moreless

  • Internet:

    Cable Internet - New 2016! ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    One set of linens provided for each bed including fold down sofa in den....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great entertaining Living Room - comfortably sits eight....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway parking. Driveway is shared with Owner's unit....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line available for domestic calls. Cell phone service is spotty but texts and emails come through on most smart phone services....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

    four burner gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a hammock on 2nd floor deck in the spring/summer/fall...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Holidays
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$300
Summer Monthly
May 25 - Sep 5, 2017
14 night min stay
$295 $350
Fri, Sat
$7,000

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $4,500

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • cleaning fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. For stays longer than 2 weeks an additional cleaning fee ($125) is charged every two weeks. The mid-stay cleaning will be coordinated with guest for most convenient time.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

52 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT)
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nearest good bars - The Woodland or Serevan
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sharon Country Club
13 Miles
Nearest Train
Wassaic stop on MetroNorth
11 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 22
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest good restaurant- The Woodland or Serevan
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mohawk Ski Mountain
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
A quaint lakefront beach (Silver Lake of Sharon)

Car: Necessary

Countless activities within minutes i.e. hiking Appalachian Trail, swimming in pristine local lakes, rafting or fly-fishing the Housatonic River, berry and apple orchards pick-your-own, vintage car racing at Limerock, skiing at Mohawk Mountain, biking, running or snow-shoeing the quiet country roads, nature preserve at Audubon, etc. Local culture and dining in Kent (CT), Salisbury (CT), and Millerton (NY) are all within 15 minutes from house.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I am the architect of this house and many others in the NY, NJ, CT areas. My husband and daughter and I spend many wonderful weekends and breaks at our Sharon home and love Litchfield County and the Hudson Valley with all they have to offer. We live mainly in Brooklyn.

Why the Owner Chose Sharon, CT, USA:
We've been renting the house for a few years now and we've had wonderful guests thus far. We're looking forward to many more. We sometimes overlap since we use our owners loft approximately every other weekend - but this is a very separate private loft.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Are you a writer? An artist? A person who enjoys quite, light filled rooms and walks along a country lane? Do you appreciate modern spaces without clutter? Do you want to look through a wall of glass - out over the garden - while cooking dinner? This is the house for you.


Contact us

Speaks: english, basic Korean
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 12/06/2016

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Photos

  • living room

    living room

  • entertaining area

    entertaining area

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • custom stair

    custom stair

  • guest bedroom

    guest bedroom

  • master bath

    master bath

  • house from road

    house from road

  • garden view of house

    garden view of house

  • dining room

    dining room

  • living room

    living room

  • dining and kitchen

    dining and kitchen

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • master bath

    master bath

  • garden and view of house (garage to left)

    garden and view of house (garage to left)

  • garden view of house and garage

    garden view of house and garage

  • photos from Dwell

    photos from Dwell

VRBO #572212

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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