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Come stay with us on the Farm

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 860 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

1/2 Duplex 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Set on twelve acres of woods and rolling hills enjoy the quiet and rustic charm of our property. Sip your morning coffee on the back deck or take in a bon fire at twilight. Accommodations include a fully furnished kitchen, W/D and memory foam beds with 1800 count sheets. We have no carpets and do not allow smoking in the house. Please ask where. We have a calf born on April 27th from the couple Midnight Red and Tequila Sunrise our resident cows, and chickens, stop up to see Macon Bacon our Miss piggy and say hi. T is in a higher plane now. We believe in treating people as we would like to be treated so think of us as family while here. No need to purchase firewood as we have it here for you.


Owner
Doug and Doris
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Doug and Doris

My Great Grandparents purchased this property before 1900. They worked it as a farm for many years including through the depression. My family decided to start up the farm again in 1968 so we raised Registered Jerseys. We were fortunate to know the owners of the Farm where Elsie The Borden cow resided and we were lucky enough to get a great granddaughter of hers. I named her Daisy. We showed Daisy and Clover at the local fairs and won every conceivable ribbon you could imagine. We lived that life for 5 years. It was a good time. My wife and I tore down the old house in 1991 and put up a duplex and recently decided to start the farm again. We have chickens, a pig(Macon Bacon) and two angus/holstein cross calves(Midnight Red and Tequila Sunrise).

Doug and Doris purchased this house in 1890

Why Doug and Doris chose Central Connecticut

It is beautiful, peaceful and relaxing.

What makes this house unique

The Cedar trees, the brook, the woods Plus, We have a Dry Heat Sauna or jump in the Hot Tub. And don't forget Miss Macon Bacon and her farm friends.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in East Haddam in Middlesex County

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • We provide linens, T.T. and hand soap
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Memory foam mattress with 1800 count sheets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Full size pillow top bed with 1800 count sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Full size pillow top with 1800 count sheets
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Livingroom with full size futon with 1800 count sheets
  • Clean and comfortable
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.4 based on 20 reviews
4

Comfortable, peaceful visit

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four stayed here in mid-August while on a weekend trip to see Gillette Castle and other area attractions. We enjoyed lunch and ice cream at Two Wrasslin' Cats, and bought groceries in a town called Deep River. Also enjoyed a trip on the Connecticut River with Riverquest. The house was very clean and the kitchen was well stocked with dishes. It was great to have a dishwasher too. We enjoyed meeting the animals, hearing the roosters, and the fresh eggs in the fridge. There were plenty of towels and the closets were a good size. On the last morning we stayed I woke up early and saw a beautiful sunrise from the kitchen while having my coffee. Doug was helpful with directions and few other questions we had. Thanks to his whole family for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Although rooms were on the small size, the beds were comfortable, the kitchen complete & all clean.

  • 5 of 5

Owners were friendly and left fresh baked muffins and farm fresh eggs for us. The rooms were small but beds were comfortable and there was plenty of closet space. Ample air conditioners and fresh towels available. Well stocked kitchen for cooking during your stay. Extremely clean. Thought that the farm roosters, chickens and cows would wake us in the morning but they did not. Property is in the country with the nearest substantial market and shopping areas probably 20 mins away.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! Enjoy the rest of your summer.
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4

Perfect for a stayover on a night at the theater.

  • 4 of 5

We live in Rhode Island and do not like driving back after an evening at Goodspeed. This location is only a few minutes away, is neat and clean, and the owners are hospitable :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You folks are welcome anytime! Enjoy the rest of your summer. D+D
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4

Pleased with our stay

  • 4 of 5

We were pleased with our stay. The duplex was clean, well equipped, and comfortable for our weekend visit to the area. The owners welcomed us when we arrived and were friendly and available if needed. The WiFi signal was strong. We would be happy to return here if we visit the area in the future.

We had lunch nearby at the Two Wrasslin' Cats cafe - the sandwiches were great.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you. The place looked great. We hoped you had fun looking for area treasures. See you again. D+D
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5

great hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time Doug and Doris where very nice people no worries staying there

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, great atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Doug and his family were very kind and hospitable. Beautiful place.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Towne Tavern
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Chester Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Foxtown
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrac, Old Saybrook
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Waterford Speedbowl
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Gelston House, La Gusta Vita
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mount Southington
Nearest Beach
24 Miles
Hammonaset Beach, Madison, CT
Car: necessary

Close by we have Gillette Castle, The Goodspeed Opera House, Devil's Hopyard State Park, The Essex Steam Train, Mystic Seaport and Aquarium, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, The Crystal Mall

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in East Haddam, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
31 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£257
for 1 night
From
£170
From
£170
Fri,Sat
£611
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£188
for 1 night
From
£102
From
£111
Fri,Sat
£682
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £37.02
Additional Guest Fee £14.81 per person per night
Pet Fee £37.02
Damage Insurance £43.69

Rates are subject to change until confirmation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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