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Bright And Sunny direct Waterfront With private Sandy Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with xtra loft area. sleeps 10

This 10 year old contemporary A frame style single family home sits picturesquely on the West shoreline of Bantam Lake. Fully equipped! Easy first floor living with master bedroom, walkin closet and master bath with giant walk-in shower and oversize soak tub. Also on first floor: powder room (half bath), kitchen and large laundry room (handicap size doorways). Second floor has 2 additional bedrooms (one with queen plus twin and other with 2 twins) plus full bath along with a cozy loft space which can be used as a kids room, den or additional sleeping area on new queen size futon. The views of Bantam Lake are panoramic and the sunrise always magnificent. An airy deck right off the living room offers additional al fresco dining as well as a great place to relax and listen to the water lap the sandy beach just below. See us at

Fire pit, hammock, beach chairs and fishing rods available.

Kayaks and stand up Paddle Boards available for rent - please inquire.

Come to Bantam Lake and enjoy swimming, sailing, water-skiing, kayaking and fishing to name a few activities. Just under 2 hours from New York City yet you will feel like you are truly in the country in our charming little town of Morris,

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Morris House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • parking of more than 4 cars must be pre-approved by the owner
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , walkin shower and separate large soak tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • all baths are complete with towels, toilet paper and cleaning supplies and soap
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft has a new (2016) queen futon & a convertible chair
  • Loft area has a new (2016) queen size futon plus a chair that converts to a single bed. Floor space in loft could also be used with a blow up mattress (included) This area offers beautiful views of the lake and can also be used as a playroom for kids or office area. Linens supplied. Living room has a new Queen sleeper sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
laundry room with washer dryer on first floor. Large flat screen TV in living room and loft plus additional TVs in kitchen, and master bedroom. Cable and wifi.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Bright And Sunny direct Waterfront With private Sandy Beach
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

A great house in a beautiful pastoral location

  • 5 of 5

I could not have dreamed for a better holiday house. We were 6 adults and one 15 month old baby. There was certainly enough room for all of us. The central areas were spectacular- large windows overlooking the lake. The house was the best equipped place I have ever been to. Kathy was an excellent host. She gave us info on the area and of course there are many beautiful walking trails to hike on. This was a 10+ experience and I highly recommend it to others. If goven the opportunity I would definitely choose Kathy's place again for holiday.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this property. Kathy was a pleasure to rent from and she was so helpful and accommodating. The house was beautiful inside and out. It was very well stocked and maintained. We felt like we were at home and everything was so comfortable. The landscaping around the house was also beautiful. The beach was perfect for us since we have small kids. We all enjoyed the kayaks and paddle boards that were provided. The kids also enjoyed the play set and toys at the house. We were worried about not having a dock for our boat but the mooring worked just fine. We are hoping to return summer of 2017.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic house, amazing view

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome house in a fabulous location. A party of 6 adults spent a lovely October weekend on Bantam Lake. The owner Kathy was fantastic to work with and was super sweet when she popped in with a fresh baked good to apologize for some outside noise on our first morning there. The house has a nice open feel and it contains everything you'd need for a trip away from home. My friends and I have already decided to stay here again in the future, possibly in the winter of 2017.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed last week of July at this property on Bantam Lake. Had a group of 8, including a 10 year old and our grandson--18 months. With this property, everything is provided--sheets, towels, detergents, cleaning supplies, etc. which means less to pack. Setting on West side of the lake is ideal; you get shade on the beach in the afternoon. The beach is ideal for toddlers; and the gradient into the water is very gradual. We brought a 14 foot boat, with a small outboard, and had no problem beaching it. Did a lot of kayaking, which was fun.

One minor shortcoming of the house was it didn't have a dock. A mooring is available.

The house is conveniently located, with a lot to do in the area. Only 2 miles to the Bantam Market--they have everything!--and 5-6 miles from Litchfield.

Fishing was slow during our week, as temperatures were in the mid 90's, and the water pretty warm. Kitchen is well stocked, and roomy. Cooked out every night on a large grille---worked well, however it appears to be rusting out. Had a great time and plan to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We didn't know that the grill was rusting out. Sadly its only 2 years old - but we will replace it.
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Perfect family vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for Memorial Day weekend with our 3 young children and our friends brought their 3 young children, and we had a wonderful time! The house is spacious enough to easily accommodate a crowd without feeling crowded, but feels very cozy at the same time. The space is laid out nicely to allow for simultaneous different activities. The outdoor space is amazing - the small lake beach is perfect for toddlers and young children, and the 2 kayaks are great for older kids and adults, and there is a swing set and grassy outdoor space for badmitton and soccer out front. There is a gas grill and deck for outdoor eating, which was so nice. The town is cute, great ice cream shops. And, the owner is wonderful - so nice and accommodating, very responsible and communicates well, and she lives close by but was not intrusive. We had a wonderful long weekend stay and we are hoping to come back again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a family with young children.

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year stay with a total of 4 adults and 2 children under the age of eight. It is a perfect beach with long gentle sloping sand into the water for the kids. Enough space for grandparents, parents and children to enjoy each other or relax separately. Property description is exactly as stated and owners live near and were very responsive to any needs that we had. Plan to be back next summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kathy Hill
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018


Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Hartford Bradley
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Woods Pit
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Stonybrook, Litchfield, CT
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Waterbury, CT
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 84
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Woods Pit or West Shore Seafood
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Mohawk Mountain
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sandy Beach, Litchfield
Car: necessary

Direct waterfront on Bantam Lake with private sandy beach Great for canoeing, kayaking, motor boats, swimming, water-skiing and fishing.

Relaxing deck with outdoor dining furniture overlooking private sandy beach. Sunny in the morning - cool and shady in the afternoon.

Other attractions: Tanglewood Summer Concerts, Music Mountain, fly fishing on the Housatonic River. Antique shopping, and fine dining. Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding at nearby White Memorial Conservation area (4000 acres).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100

please call/email for quotes on longer stays and off season. number of guests over 10 must be approved by the owner and will incur a $100 per week additional charge per each guest

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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