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North Canaan's Quiet & Cozy Home

Bedrooms 3
Property type house


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 7

Our Quiet 60's style home is located in the Northwest Corner of CT. 10 min to Salisbury CT. 20 min to Millerton NY & Great Barrington MA. There are 3 bedrooms 2 full baths , full kitchen & a living room & fireplace. We are close to several private schools. Infinity Hall in Norfolk CT, Limerock Race track , hiking on the Appalachian Trail, down hill skiing at Butternut , Mohawk & Catamount . Fishing & Kayaking on the Housatonic River & Hudson River. Antiquing , Biking on the Rail Trail in Millerton NY

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Kathy

I work as a lumber yard purchaser & my husband is a plumber. We live right next door with my parents. We have 2 children & 2 grand children. We like to kayak & sail, bike on the rail trail & cross country ski in the area.

Kathy purchased this house in 2014

Why Kathy chose North Canaan

It is quiet & secluded with lots of nature all around. Nice sunsets & close to may activities

What makes this house unique

unique home very retro


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in North Canaan in Litchfield County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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North Canaan's Quiet & Cozy Home
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 15 reviews

The house was very sweet, meticulous and had ma t cooking appliances.

  • 5 of 5

Cathy was fantastic! She made sure through email or phone calls that things were going well. Great piece of property so close to mass and Ny. A great spot to have a vacation. There’s a lot to do if you are an outdoors person !!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you Kathy
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Comfy Cottage in the Woods

  • 4 of 5

Kathy is a great host and keeps this sweet little house very clean and comfortable. The exterior appears to be somewhat modern as opposed to inside which takes you back in time. It reminds of a writer's cottage where one comes to escape a hectic city life. It is very relaxing (no television) and the location is convenient to the many boarding schools in the area. There were breakfast items in the fridge and coffee was provided as well. Definitely a good value.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet little house.

  • 4 of 5

This is a very comfortable little house between Canaan and Salisbury. Very private ,clean and welcoming. All the beds are very nice. I loved that Kathy had eggs ,muffins ,butter, coffee and creamer and more in the fridge waiting for us. We had Wifi, no TV, but when my grandkids came to visit there were board games to play and places to go. We ended up staying a couple days extra. Very happy here.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crystal River, FL

Nice place near Berkshire county.

  • 4 of 5

On Friday, July 8th we made it to our cabin, got settled in with the help of the owner, Kathy Hostlnson, and had a good meal at a nearby restaurant. We rented this cabin for the whole month so we could enjoy all the Berkshires has to offer including, and especially, Tanglewood. Overall we spent almost all of July in this cabin in N. Canaan, Conn. It looks very much out of the fifties with three bedrooms, two baths, full kitchen and living room, plus two enclosed porches on about an acre on US44. It has no TV which I liked. N. Canaan has five pizza parlors and not much else, but it is near Berkshire County, MA. Then we spent the month touring the area mostly in Berkshire County Massachusetts running from Sheffield in the south to Williamstown in the north, with a little bit in northwest Connecticut. We toured all the major quaint New England towns in the county, attended six concerts at Tanglewood (two were chamber concerts), and two musicals (Ragtime and The Music Man) produced by the Berkshire Theatre Group. The cabin, its really a house, was well located for access to this area. Kathy was a big help with anything we needed. She even brought us raspberries from her garden.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review & hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Kathy
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Traverse City

Very Quaint Bungalow

  • 4 of 5

My family and I were on a quick mission to pick our son up from school. We wanted to enjoy the area and surroundings the best we could. The house was perfect for us....clean, cozy and conveniently located. Bathrooms are a bit tight if your a bigger guy like me, but all part of the cozy experience 😁?.

We arrived and Tom was mowing the lawn, which gave it that extra sharp look. Kathy had stocked the fridge with a few breakfast items, that took the pressure off wondering what to do the next morning.

All in all, we had a great time and plan to stay a bit longer on our next trip to the Salisbury/Canaan area.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very good

  • 4 of 5

Thoughtfully equipped and comfortable. Very good location for enjoying local attractions

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Stateline Pizza
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Canaan Country Club
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Metro North - Wassaic NY
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Car: necessary

Fall is here. Still lots to do. You can go hiking, antiquing in the Berkshire's & Cats kills. Our quiet 60's home is located in the Northwest Corner of CT. 10 mins to Salisbury CT, 20 mins to Great Barrington MA &


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in North Canaan, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £40.95 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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