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Mike & Susan Otis

Member since: 2012
Speaks English

Private Lakefront Cabin in Killingly Pond State Park Reserve

8 Reviews
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Connecticut - Cabin on Killingly Pond

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Getaway from the hustle and bustle to our private cabin on a crystal clear lake for swimming, boating, kayaking and fishing. Seven acre property is surrounded by hundreds of acres of woods for hiking and biking. Access off main road is gated 1/3 mile driveway. Beautiful stone dock on lake next to swimming area.

First floor has master bedroom with queen size bed, laundry room, bathroom with shower, full kitchen and living area with a large screened porch. Wrap around deck has gas grill and beautiful lake views. Upstairs has two bedrooms with single beds and loft area with additional single bed.

Enjoy doing a lot of nothing or take advantage of the close proximity to cities; Providence (30 minutes), Newport (1hr.) Boston (1.5 hrs), CT coastline (1 hour) or the Cape (1.5 hrs).

Keywords: Secluded seasonal cabin on pristine lake Available June-September. Ideal for families.

Swim, fish, hike and relax.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mike & Susan Otis (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

So peaceful and beautiful. Thank you for a great week.
Jul 2015
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Reviews

5
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Private Lakefront Cabin in Killingly Pond State Park Reserve
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I have rented a house before but never has any house I rented felt so much like home. From the decor, to what was supplied (towels, dishes, pots) it was perfect. I truly did not need to bring a thing other than my own clothes and food. The location is very private and peaceful with great access to the lake. Kayaks were available which I used several times. The cabin is also located on a trail system which I also enjoyed. If you are looking for a quiet place with all the comforts of home, this is it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Attleboro
5

Another great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Another great fishing trip in the books! Thanks again Mike and Susan for opening up your cabin to us. We had a great time and once again the cabin had everything one could need, right down to the giant stock pot for our clam boil. Love this place, so peaceful!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike, thanks for your comments. We love sharing our vacation home with folks that love it as much as we do. Hope you'll come back again. Mike & Susan
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Yateley, United Kingdom
5

A beautiful, peaceful place

  • 5 of 5

We booked this cabin as a base to spend time with family who live in the area. It is hard to describe the tranquillity, the peace and sheer beauty of the lake. To sit on the stone pier in rocking chairs and watch eagles flying overhead, gazing at a small branch drifting past and listening to the stillness, it was unforgettable. Hearing my aunts, uncle and cousins telling tales of learning to swim on the pond and of youthful adventures many years ago was a joy. It was magic gliding across the pond in the kayaks which are supplied by the owners. The cabin is extremely well kitted out, there is everything you could possibly need. The owners don't live nearby but we had a great welcome from their friend who lives next door...if you can call it that...maybe half a mile through the woods. Altogether a very special place.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A World Away

  • 5 of 5

Early September was a beautiful time to visit. Killingly Pond is an incredibly tranquil and peaceful place. It's hard to believe it is so close to all of the conveniences.

The cabin itself was immaculate and stocked with everything anyone could ever need. That made it a very restful vacation; all of the comforts of home without any of the pressures.

The waterfront and land around the cabin is unspoiled and natural. A sacred place. We enjoyed outdoor fires and walks on the nearby trails. We kayaked, swam, and sat on the stone pier for hours, just soaking it all in.

A great spot for those who value serenity and desire a true escape from the hustle bustle world.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation at this beautiful house was one of the best our family has ever had. The property is tucked away deep in the woods and made it feel as if we had a gigantic estate all to ourselves. The "pond" is really a small lake with about 12 or so houses around it, none of them very close to each other.

There is a great stone dock built out into the water to sunbathe, read and relax, and its perfect for fishing. Right next to that is a "swimmers" entrance on a flat series of rocks that leads into the water. I cant not over-exaggerate just how crystal clear the water is. It's totally clean and refreshing, with no lily pads or plants or algae. Next to the swimming entrance is an area good for launching the rowboat and kayaks. These boats were a delight. Personal flotation jackets were kept in brand new condition in the bedroom closet, obviously cleaned and well maintained with no mildew.

The house comes with everything you can think of for cooking, baking, and entertaining except for a complete set of wine glasses, there are only 2, which was fine for us. Brand new kitchen appliances including microwave and toaster oven as well as a great Weber gas grill on the deck with a full tank of propane.

Towels for bathing and separate towels for swimming, sheets, extra blankets, paper towels, toilet paper, coffee filters etc, it was fully stocked and prepared for us.

Upon entering this modern cabin the first thing we noticed was how clean it smelled, like natural pine. None of the musty smells we have encountered in older rental houses. The screened in porch was our main base for eating, playing board games, watching the sun rise and set. It was perfect.

Other highlights: hiking the Rhode Island North South Trail which detours into CT for a few miles and abuts the property, campfires in each of the 2 fire pits, and daily swimming.

A hidden feature is close proximity to Killingly Commons where all of your basic shopping needs can be taken care of: Stop & Shop, Target, Michael's, etc. Plenty of cheap eats like pizza nearby and some fancier spots in Brooklyn and Putnam are close. Yet none of this seems close at all when you are relaxing in the totally quiet and secluded natural surroundings at the house.

Everything in the description and photos is accurate, and perhaps a bit humble. The owners and property manager were great in explaining everything to us ahead of time. I would highly recommend this place to friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect destination

  • 5 of 5

This cabin has it all. It's completely isolated, but close to everything. Want a night out in Providence? No problem! Quiet reading by the water? Done and done! The lake is crystal clear and was always warm! Perfect for peaceful solitude or a warm get together with family and friends. Mike, Susan, and Gene were professional, helpful, and very friendly! Nothing beat kayaking through water that looked like glass on a calm morning or evening. Some of the photos we took belong on post cards. We can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Famous Pizza & Creamery
"Great Pizza and Grinders (Subs)"
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Providence, RI TF Green Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Connecticut National
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-395
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Danielson, Eastern Connecticut

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
late Summer
6 Sep 2016 - 8 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,032
for 7 nights
£1,032
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,223
for 7 nights
£1,223
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £191
Cleaning £76

Reservations are not confirmed until initial payment is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Connecticut, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower Stall, no bath tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (5)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
Notes:
large screened porch, stone dock on water. Great swimming area, solid stone slab, no mud or weeds. The water is very clear.

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