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Come stay with us on the Farm

Bedrooms 3
Space 860 sq. ft.
Property type house


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. 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.

Doug and Doris
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2018

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 400# pig named Macon Bacon and Red Clover. We live as much of a homestead life here as we can. Any questions? Don't hesitate to ask.

Doug and Doris purchased this house in 1890

Why Doug and Doris chose East Haddam

It is beautiful, peaceful and relaxing. You can sit in the hot tub and stare at the stars when out at night.

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.


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

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • no cosmetics in the hot tub
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • We provide linens, T.T. and hand soap
  • 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
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • 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


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(23 traveller reviews)

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Come stay with us on the Farm
average rating of 4.4347825 based on 23 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Had a very nice time! Great people good location

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for a weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for two nights for a wedding in Deep River, CT with our toddler and infant. Doug and Doris were very hospitable and their rental is great. It was very clean, which was very appreciated! Plenty of room for the four of us. They had a coffee maker and toaster which we put to good use, as well as a Pack n Play. They left fresh eggs in the fridge and homemade monkey bread on the counter for us. Our son absolutely loved seeing the animals; it was the highlight of his trip. The beds were comfy and the sheets were soft. There was a small grocery store down the road, Sanibel Market, that had staples and good coffee and breakfast food. We had a great stay! Thanks for being wonderful hosts, Doug and Doris!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quirky little gem!

  • 4 of 5

A few buddies and I were just looking for a break from the city and a place drink beers and melt away in a hot tub. This place certainly did the job. It was really great meeting the cows, chickens, and the big ol' pig! Thanks for the tour Doug. The home is a duplex and the hosts live in the second half, which I wasn't aware of, but thankfully they are good people :)

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! Enjoy the rest of your summer.
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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: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 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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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Towne Tavern
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Chester Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
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


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in East Haddam, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £36.42 + Tax
cleaning £36.42 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £42.98
Tax Rate 15.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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