The SpaceThis cozy older home with original fireplace, vintage low ceilings, and plenty of history, is located on a unique 472-acre property which includes a large pond and several hiking trails through woods. There's a spacious backyard featuring a fire pit patio, flower garden, grilling area, and hammock. A charming screened-in porch overlooks the backyard and pond. It leads to an outdoor deck with a 6-person hot tub.
The house is furnished with everything you need for your stay, including linens, towels, kitchen equipment, cooking staples, and basic toiletries.
The first floor is made up of a large kitchen, laundry area, full-sized bathroom with tub/shower, screened-in porch with dining area, dining room, living room and one large bedroom. A steep stairway leads to the second floor, which boasts gorgeous pine paneling. Here you will find a spacious bedroom with TV, sitting area and workspace, a large hall closet that is perfect for clothing and luggage, a nice bathroom with stall shower, and a cozy loft room that's perfect for children. Guest AccessGuests have private use of the house, hot tub, and backyard area, which includes a grill, picnic table, and fire pit next to the 2-acre pond.
Guests are also welcome to hike and explore the trails through the 450+ wooded acres beyond the backyard. You may see us or others on these additional grounds. Interaction with GuestsWe live nearby and are available to our guests whenever they have questions or need assistance. We try to respect our guests privacy at all times. The NeighborhoodThis is a quiet, rural area in historic Northwestern CT.
Breakfast, lunch and other essentials are available at the charming Colebrook Store in the center of Colebrook, a quick 4 minute drive. The town center also includes a post office, town hall, and summer recreation and swimming facilities.
Just 3 miles away is the historic town center of Norfolk, CT which includes Infinity Hall, Wood Creek Bar and Grill, the Norfolk Library, and the Yale Summer School of Music.
There are several nearby state parks, and the area is ideal for hiking, biking, and skiing. We are a 30 minute drive from both Ski Sundown and Butternut Basin ski areas. Plenty of year-round activities! Getting AroundThere is no public transit in the area so you will need a car to get around. There is plenty of parking space in the driveway at the house. Other Things to NoteWe do not serve breakfast, but fresh eggs are available every morning in the henhouse just a short walk from the house.