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5.0/5 Exceptional
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"What a cozy, beautiful setting for our little reunion. The fireplaces were so gr..."

Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Brookfield Golf Course
    7 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Candlewood Plaza Shopping Center
    8 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Elephant's Trunk Flea Market
    10 min drive
  • Airport
    New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional)
    56 min drive

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    About this area

    Brookfield

    Located in Brookfield, this vacation home is in a rural location. Danbury Railway Museum and Danbury Music Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Richter Park Golf Course and Steep Rock Preserve.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Brookfield Golf Course - 7 min drive
    • Candlewood Lake - 7 min drive
    • Candlewood Plaza Shopping Center - 8 min drive
    • Elephant's Trunk Flea Market - 10 min drive
    • Lake Zoar - 15 min drive

    Getting around

    • Brewster Train Station - 23 min drive
    • New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional) - 56 min drive

    About this property

    1905 Remodeled New England Cape Quintessential Connecticut Countryside Getaway

    Family-friendly vacation home in Brookfield
    This beautiful 1905 New England Cape, that was once a local bakery, is the perfect location to enjoy Connecticut, fun local excursions and activities. Hiking trails are around the corner and a lake surrounded by rolling, golden hills is 5 minutes down the road, perfect for kayaking. So come and relax, reconnect with nature, or both! A complimentary, chilled bottle of Prosecco will be waiting for you! This fully remodeled, light filled, 1900 house includes two working fire places, spacious living, dining, and sleeping areas, a dedicated office space, a laundry room, and a back deck. Its lay out is convenient, with two bedrooms only 3 steps up from the main floor. Two bedrooms have their own full bath and feature fresh, European style bedding. The twin beds downstairs have new green tea infused mattresses, the sheets are manufactured by women-owned businesses, and the guest toiletries are all natural and infused with essential oils. There is a guest half-bath downstairs. The fully equipped, large kitchen with spacious dining area makes it fun to cook and gather, and the private back deck and small front patio are perfect for evening cocktails! There is WiFi and a smart TV in the living room, and, just in case you want to disconnect from it all, a great selection of board games and puzzles. There is also a box with arts and crafts activities for children. Two functioning fireplaces, one in the kitchen and one in the living room, will bring a special ambiance to your evenings. To start you off, we will supply one deck box full of wood. After that, you are free to collect wood from the property yourself. The New England Cape sits on what was once a sheep farm. The family who owned the land 200 years ago held Dorset sheep, and as you explore the area, you will see street names that reflect the history of the property. The barn of the main house still has the troughs where they would feed the animals. At one point, the guest house was a local bakery, and an oven in the basement is witness to that venture. The entire property is surrounded by a wooded Land Reserve, ensuring privacy. We have deer and wild turkeys that regularly visit our grounds, a residential wood chuck we call Howard, and from time to time a red fox will cross the property. The Center of Brookfield and neighboring towns with their restaurants are between a 5 and 15 minute drive away. Kent Falls, the towns of Kent and Litchfield, at the foot of the Berkshire mountains, are a scenic 40-50 minutes away. Other charming towns close to us (within a 15 mile radius) include Newtown, Bridgewater, Roxbury, and New Milford. There are many restaurants, shops, and art galleries around. The Elephant's Trunk, the famous flea market held on Sundays in New Milford, is a 10 minute drive away. We live in the main house on the property, and we consider ourselves low key. While we'll be happy to guide you to our favorite local eateries, the hiking trails, access to the lake, and other local activities, we will leave you as much privacy as you desire. We are multi-lingual, and apart from English, speak Dutch, French, Swedish, and German.
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer fireplaces and video-game consoles. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property amenities

    Internet

    Internet access

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking
    Car recommended

    Family friendly

    Toys

    Kitchen

    Refrigerator
    Stovetop
    Microwave
    Oven
    Dishwasher
    Toaster
    Coffee/tea maker
    Cookware/dishes/utensils

    Bedrooms

    3 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided

    Bathrooms

    3 bathrooms
    Hair dryer
    Towels provided

    Living spaces

    Fireplace

    Entertainment

    TV with cable/satellite service
    Video game console
    Stereo
    Games

    Outdoor areas

    Patio

    Laundry

    Washing machine and dryer

    Comfort

    Air conditioning
    Heating

    Pets

    No pets allowed

    Suitability/Accessibility

    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    In a rural location

    Things to do

    Ecotours nearby

    General

    Sleeps 6
    Unit size: 1900 sq ft (177 sq m)

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

    Check-out

    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    • Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.

    Pets

    • Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.

    Property payment types

    Mastercard
    Visa

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property.

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    5/5 Excellent

      Just Perfect!

      What a cozy, beautiful setting for our little reunion. The fireplaces were so great. We were comfortable and had everything we needed and more. Loved the essential oils that were available for us to enjoy. Definitely would love to revisit this special place. Thank you!

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