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Adorable 2 Bedroom Lake Cottage- Very Quiet and Private!

Bedrooms 2
Space 790 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Adorable 2 Bedroom Lake Cottage- Very Quiet and Private!

This very cute cottage is a minute's walk to the lake within a private community. It has 2 br- one in the loft area with a queen bed and one downstairs with bunk beds (one full and one twin), bath with shower/tub, gas fireplace for the chilly nights, living room, game area with nintendo wii system/games/small tv, and well equipped kitchen. Enjoy the quiet evenings on the screened front porch or snuggled next to a fire in the firepit in the small fenced backyard. The backyard also has a gas grill and picnic table to enjoy an outdoor meal. The use of the kayak and canoe on the motor free lake is an added bonus to this very serene property. As the leaves begin to change colors, you will be mesmerized by the beauty as you hike or bike through the Litchfield Hills. This property is within 15 minutes of great antique shops in the very popular Woodbury area. It is within 30 minutes of more than one CT winery! You will be quite satisfied staying at our homey little cottage!

Please note-- the steps up to the loft area-game room-upstairs bedroom are quite steep and may not be suitable for everyone!

** Due to the seasonal availability of most cottages in this private community, the well water is not run for 6 months of the year. Although it is treated and filtered, we only use the water for showering, bathing, washing dishes, etc. Basically, we don't drink it. However, we provide plenty of fresh water! This has never been an issue for any of our renters, but we just want you to know!

More Details

Betsy and TJ Caridi
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 March, 2018

Why Betsy and TJ Caridi chose Bethlehem Village

My husband and I have owned this cottage for several years. From the time we bought it, we have completely renovated it. You will see a picture of the original cottage hanging on the wall when you visit us. The result of our work is a sweet, comfortable get away. We spend as much time as possible here ourselves! It is a private community, so it is quiet and everyone has an enormous amount of respect for everyone else's property. It just feels good to be here!!

What makes this cottage unique

We have always wanted to have a little get away by a lake. We looked in many places over the course of several years. We stumbled upon our little gem about 10 years ago. My husband is a builder, so he saw the vision of what this cottage could become. We have put lots of TLC into making it a clean, comfortable place to spend our summer.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much! The cottage was left just as clean as you found it. We enjoyed having you as our guest!
Mar 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bethlehem Village in Bethlehem

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 790 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Typical bathroom!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , steep stairs to the loft where you will find the second bdrm
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , bunk beds- top bunk is single, bottom bunk is full size
  • The loft bedroom is quite comfortable. It has a queen bed, side tables, and a dresser. The other side of the loft is used for a "game area." This area contains a TV with basic cable stations, and a WII game system. We have a few WII games for your pleasure. There is also a sitting area to enjoy the TV or games as a family. **note** the stairs to the loft area are quite steep and may not be appropriate for everyone.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

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Adorable 2 Bedroom Lake Cottage- Very Quiet and Private!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 20 reviews

Nice place to enjoy the area from.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Everything we needed was provided. The screened porch was a great place for our morning coffee with a breeze in the trees. Sleepy Hollow is a place we would choose again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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lynn, MA


  • 5 of 5

Great time using kayak, swimming, exploring local sites, and eating/reading in all the nooks and crannies of the house and outdoor space.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Comfortable, cozy and close to the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five had a great time at this cottage. The beach and playground were a quick drive or boat ride to the other side of the lake. The area is beautiful and peaceful. The cottage itself was very comfortable and clean with all the amenities we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely clean cottage in a nice quiet area for a relaxing time

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay here. Lovely cottage.

The roses were so beautiful and welcoming and the snacks were much appreciated.

The area is so nice.

This is a really nice place to stay if you are looking for a chilled and relaxing time but also convenient if you want to go a bit further for sight seeing.

Would definitely recommend

Helen, steven & Luke

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Little house on the lake

  • 5 of 5

Nice little place. We were in the area for our son' s fiancé' bridal shower and had many family members including young children. We wanted a place where we could keep the kids occupied while the women went to the shower. It worked out great.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

Great place, clean and had everything we needed for a nice weekend

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £42.6
Damage Deposit £180.52

pets are not allowed in this property. Sorry!

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.