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1770 Colonial 5 Bedrooms 4 1/2 Baths Sleeps 9

People9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Smith Tavern is a 1770 Colonial With Exquisite Interior Details.

This former tavern retains a lot of colonial-era charm and is a beautiful and peaceful place to stay. It remains a great home to entertain guests or to be by yourself to enjoy the solitude of the surrounding countryside. There is a Master Bedroom suite in the upstairs or the original portion of the house consisting of the Master bedroom with its own fireplace, a bathroom, an office/den, a dressing room and a walk through closet. The living space consists of a formal living room with a fireplace, a TV area with its own fireplace, a dining room with beautiful wood panelled walls and wide plank flooring and a fireplace, and a kitchen with an eat in dining area. There is an authentic New England colonial feeling as little has been changed in the main living space (wood beams, fireplaces, etc).

Adjacent to the kitchen is a newer bedroom wing consisting of a master bedroom and bath, and two smaller single bedroom, each with private bath. There is also a powder room off the main entrance hallway.

The house has two decks, one on the eastern portion of the house overlooking a private pond, and a more secluded and larger deck on the western side of the house that features gorgeous sunset views over a hayfield ridge. Smith Tavern is approximately 2900 square feet.

The house is located in the middle of a 700-acre estate which features two private lakes (one better for boating, one better for swimming). There are miles of hiking trails located in quiet forest. There is also a working farm which produces Grassfed Beef as well as naturally raised pork and poultry. For an added fee, guests can arrange some time working on the farm (contact us for details). The house is also near the well-known Litchfield Daffodils, a twelve-acre planting of narcissus which bloom each Spring and attract admirers from near and far.

There is no air conditioning in the house, aside from in the Master Bedroom. The other bedrooms have fans. We find it's not necessary to have AC as most summer nights are cool in Litchfield and the house is naturally cool in the interior on hot afternoons.

More Details

Property Manager
Allegra Morosani
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Thomaston in Litchfield County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Upstairs Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Downstairs Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Wing Single - Toilet , Bath with Shower , ensuite
    Off Back Deck - Toilet , Bath with Shower , across hallway
    Hallway Lavatory - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Upstairs Office - 2 Single Bed , Trundle bed
    Downstairs Master Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Wing Single - 1 Single Bed
    Off back deck - 2 Single Bed , Trundle beds
    Upstairs Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bathroom across hallway
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
Private Lake with swimming beach across the road. There is a second private lake with boats a ten minute walk down the road or through some very pretty fields. There are also miles of private hiking trails.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

1770 Colonial 5 Bedrooms 4 1/2 Baths Sleeps 9
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Griswold, CT
5

Beautiful, comfortable home in wonderful location.

  • 5 of 5

We held a cousin's reunion at Smith tavern, six women who grew up together spent the weekend. This house was cozy, clean, comfortable and a perfect place to gather and visit. We sat on all three decks, played board games in the dining room, and had long, late night visits in the lovely parlor. Each bedroom, even those not pictured were clean, pretty and very comfortable. The kitchen was more than sufficient. Working with John through the rental was a pleasure and his son, Dan, who greeted us, was very gracious. If I am ever in the lovely Litchfield area again this is where I would stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice house and beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our three night stay in July very much. We had two families with teenage children, 9 total. The house is larger than it may appear and is a true former tavern but nicely decorated and equipped. This is a beautiful part of Connecticut with rolling hills and the house has a nice open view of pastures and sunsets. We would like to go back again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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NYC and Goshen CT
5

A quiet homey well maintained historic home

  • 5 of 5

Wide plank floors and comfortable furnishings in a beautiful setting make Smith Tavern a perfect retreat vacation location .

The large living room, kitchen and deck with grill are nicely appointed and encourage socializing. The bedrooms comfortable and cozy.

John, the owner, who sells high quality grass fed beef from his windmill down the road on Sundays, lives next door and was friendly and attentive to our needs.

We were renting Skybarn and Smith Tavern from John for our 42nd college reunion so meals and socializing took place at Skybarn with Smith Tavern used primarily as sleeping quarters.

Those staying at Smith Tavern gathered on the deck with coffee each morning to enjoy the beauty and peaceful calm of the Litchfield hills, with the added charm of cattle in a nearby field. Blessed with perfect warm days and cool nights, we really enjoyed our stay at Smith Tavern.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and clean house, beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

Six adults and 2 small children stayed in the house, all guests for our daughter's wedding weekend in Litchfield. Our guests told us that the rental was spacious with lovely views. They could not have been happier. The listing was accurate regarding details. The house was clean and well-maintained. The owner was very solicitous. And we would definitely recommend this property to a friend or relative.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for wedding pictures

  • 5 of 5

Clean plenty of different spaces to hang gorgeous view cool place

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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New York, NY
5

Beyond Expectations

  • 5 of 5

John's property was beyond our expectations. There is a lot more to this place than from the picts. The land is beautiful and the house is spacious, clean, charming. We were a group of 8 and all fit comfortably. The kitchen was great for cooking and we spent the whole morning in the breakfast nook surrounded by the rising sun. Really pretty. The house is a great value and we look forward to visiting in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys had a good time. Please come enjoy our property again. John
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Thomaston, Connecticut

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Early Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£918
for 2 nights
From
£331
£1,327
£2,749
 
 
Late Spring
26 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£1,035
for 2 nights
From
£390
£1,425
£3,372
 
 
Summer
16 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,366
for 3 nights
From
£370
£1,620
£4,151
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,425
for 3 nights
From
£390
 
 
Early Fall
5 Sep 2017 - 16 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£996
for 2 nights
From
£370
£1,425
£3,372
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
£724
for 2 nights
From
£234
From
£370
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £61.54
Refundable Cleaning £194.76

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100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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