CANDLEWOOD LAKEFRONT HOMES -BEST VALUE - PRIVATE WATERFRONT!!!!!

Dave Smith

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

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CANDLEWOOD LAKEFRONT HOMES -BEST VALUE - PRIVATE WATERFRONT!!!!!

New Milford House Rental Photos and Description

Ideal Extended-Family Vacation Houses. (rent one or both)

Wonderful lakefront fully furnished home with Private sandy beach, sun deck, level yard and your own Private boat dock.

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Enjoying dining on your deck while you watch the kids fish and swim in a quiet association on New Milford Bay.

Ideal for families with small children (safe and very clean), and also ideal for families with teenagers (many private areas for the family to spread out).

In addition to the fun of direct waterfront activities, there is also High-Speed wireless Internet access, golf, fine dining, quaint village antiquing and shopping nearby. Only 90 minutes to NYC, 30 minutes to wineries and beautiful Connecticut sightseeing. Pets are welcome yet are considered on a per case basis.

Unique Property with 2 kitchens, 2 family rooms, 5 Bedrooms and 3 Baths total. Perfect!

IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE RENTING: 1) Is the property updated, clean and trouble-free?

2) How many steps/stairs to the water? Is it far up from the water?

3) Is the property located on the northern part of the lake? (central/southern parts are much busier & more congested)

4) Does the property have a private sandy beach?

5) Does the property have a private dock? (not shared with owners or anyone else)

6) Does the property have an oversized waterfront? (some have considerably less frontage)

7) Does the property have level grassy areas to play or hang out?

8) Does the property have algae at the waterfront? (properties on inlets often have significant algae)

9) Does the property have seating areas in both sunny & shaded areas?

10) Is the property situated to be able to watch the spectacular Candlewood Waterfront sunsets?

11) Does the property have off-street parking, and for how many cars? For a boat trailer?

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Great Lake House Vacation

Pat from Milford, New Jersey.

Date Submitted: May 19, 2008 Date of Stay: May 2008

My husband and I stayed at the Lake House for a quiet weekend away from it all. We brought our boat and docked it at the house. The Lake is absolutely beautiful, the cottage is in a great location on the lake. We had lunch at 'Down the Hatch' located right on the water.

Overall, great vacation! Cottage is clean and cozy. Owner is a pleasure to deal with. Can't wait to go back.

Recommended for: Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Pet-friendly, and Romantic Getaway

Air Conditioning and Washer/Dryer: Testimonial:

Great place for family and friends

Dr. Ron From Wallingford, Ct..

Date Submitted: September 16, 2007 Date of Stay: August 2007

I have to admit that I did have some hesitation in renting a vacation home using the internet. You never know who you might be dealing with or the condition of the property. This home was an incredible find and Dave, the owner, the most honest and pleasant person to deal with.

My kids and their friends had a blast! We swam, fished, used the kayaks, canoe and tubes. I rented a boat at a nearby marina and kept it at the dock for the week. Greatly conveinient.

I have nothing bad to say. Beautiful place, incredibly clean, and ultimately relaxing. I will not forget those morning coffees on the dock as the sun came up.

I plan on renting again.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hi Dave

Thank you so much for renting both your houses out to us - we had a fantastic extended family reunion. The kids (and adults) loved the proximity to the lake and we rented a pontoon boat and dragged a big inflatable - fun for all!! The weather was unbelievably great the week we were there and it was so peaceful watching the sun set and sun rise over the gorgeous Candlewood Lake. Lighting the fire down on the lawn with s'mores was a highlight. The houses were equipped with everything we needed - the beds were comfortable and the units were clean. We appreciated proximity to the supermarkets and restaurants nearby. Just as an aside, the insect nets on the back doors were great as it offered protection from the bugs as well as a good 'barrier' for the toddlers we had. If we find ourselves vacationing up at Candlewood Lake again, we'd be happy to rent the units again.



Carolyn E
Jun 2014
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Dave Smith

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Speaks english
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights
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Candlewood Lakefront Homes -Best Value - Private Waterfront!!!!!
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New Milford Candlewood Lake
Houston, TX
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HEAVENLY GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
When the Good Lord determines that he needs a retreat from His Heavenly realm, He will no doubt enlist Kate and Dave Smith to design the Perfect Lake House for Himself and The Angels.
Our family travelled from Texas, New York, Florida, and California and can't wait to do it all again! Thank you!

Kathy McDonough and Family -
June 2010
  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words Kathy.

You have such a wonderful way of expresing your feelings. It was a true pleasure to work with you and I am so pleased your family reunion worked out so well.

We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Kate & Dave
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A DREAM LAKESIDE COTTAGE VACATION!!

  • 5 of 5
My dealing with the owner/manager could not have been smoother. We met and after appropriate reference checks signed the lease. I found the cottage very clean and in perfect shape when I moved in and so many thoughtful extras so I didn't have to shop for anything but my food!
The premises were in excellent shape and the tools to keep it up were all there..
I enjoyed a very comfortable 4 month stay and wished I could have continued but had other obligations.
This place was a dream location with very attentive owners that made the whole experience very memorable.When there was an electrical problem Dave had the electrician out and repaired the same day.
I hope to return next year. I know those who follow me will have the same experience and be sorry to have to leave.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Bernie. It truly means a lot to us.
You were a wonderful guest and we look forward to seeing you again next year also!
Dave & Kate
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New Milford Candlewood Lake
Shoreham, NY
5

RELAXATION, REFLECTION, AND REVITALIZATION

  • 5 of 5
This property fit our needs perfectly. The rental consists of two separate but connected units, that share a large wrap-around deck at the rear. Our party consisted of one couple and four single adults (we rented both units).

This configuration worked just wonderfully for us. The units were clean, everything worked, and the view from the deck would be hard to beat.

This was the fourth vacation for our group (two on Block Island and another in a different location in Connecticut) and we all agreed this was the best outing yet.

We were also taken by the amazing amicability of the people in New Milford.
You will have your choice of many great restaurants (Lucia, Joey's Seafood, etc.), or you can cook in.

We will be back next year.
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Phil & Carol.

We appreciate your graciousness and look forward to your return next year!

Dave & Kate
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BEWARE! THIS PLACE IS A DUMP. NOT AS ADVERTISED.

  • 1 of 5
You're making a mistake if you rent this place. My wife and I had to leave after being there fifteen minutes because the condition was so bad. We had booked it for a week, but due to the unlivable conditions, we had to leave immediately! We were out of a place, and I was scrambling to find something else. Not the way I want to spend my vacation.

The grounds and lake look nice in the photos, but it was obviously a misrepresentation! We never made it out into the back because after seeing the inside of the house, we had to get out of there. The interior of the house was shockingly unacceptable.

Here's a list of all the red flags and bad conditions.

- Upon arrival, first thing to welcome us as we stepped inside were large, dark, gross stains on the carpet in the bedroom right inside the door. The place felt dingy and had stale air.
- The kitchen smelled very strongly of cleaning chemicals--- not clean scent.
- Attempting to air it out, we opened the glass door in the back, but there was no screen door to keep out mosquitoes. (Note that the picture shows that there is a screen door, but there was not!) The screen door in the bedroom was there but not on its track, and I couldn't fix it.
- Carpet in the living room was also OLD, stained, and disgusting.
- The easy chair in the living room was broken and falling apart, literally, a piece was hanging down. It looked as if it would collapse if I sat in it!
- One bathroom had dried residue in the sink.
- The refrigerator had not been cleaned thoroughly, leaving dirt in the back corners of the shelves.
- The TV must be 30 years old, no joke. Dusty FAKE plants and cheap decor.

The whole place was a filthy shambles. And I was paying such a high price per night?!?! I called Dave and told him about the conditions. He said that he knew about the carpets and that he's planning to take them out, but didn't have time before we arrived. That's dishonest, rude, and thieving that he knowingly rented us a place, at the full rate, that was not at all fit to be rented out. Even if he has fixed it up by now, which I doubt, he's not a good person. He agreed to a full refund, but when the check arrived, he had written both my wife's and my name on it, which created an additional hassle at the bank. This was a nightmare rental experience. Maybe it's cleaner now and he replaced the carpets, furniture, and screen doors... but maybe it's still just as bad. Why gamble your vacation time and money?
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a completely false, malicious and unjust review. I hope all of our other dozens of reviews will give people a true perspective of us and our place. We take great pride of ownership and value in our home.

The only thing that is truthful is that a previous tenant had spilled coffee on the carpets and they were stained. Certainly not unlivable, but yes stained. They have been removed and replaced with new flooring.

The reviewer makes it sound as if it was his decision to leave because of the condition but it was my decision based on his behaviors. I even gave him a full refund and he still complained endlessly about that. The check they paid with was from both of them and the rental agreement they signed was with both of them so my refund check being payable to both of them was exactly appropriate.

We have two TVs with DVDs. One is a 46" HD flat screen and the other is a 32" HD non-flat screen. Just because a TV is not a flat screen doesn't make it old and decrepit. Their complaint is again completely off-base.

Homeaway won't let me publish the names of this couple but it would be helpful for other property owners so they could avoid the nightmare we lived through with these folks.

We work very hard to make the place comfortable and beautiful. We have been renting for 10 years and never experienced anything like this. Our other guests can attest.

I hope future prospective guests can see through this false and malicious review.

Thank you.

Dave & Kate Smith
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WE WOULD ALSO LOVE TO RETURN!

  • 5 of 5
We rented both units for an extended family of 5 adults, 5 kids 12 yrs old down to 6, and a puppy. The units were clean, comfortable and very welcoming. The lake is beautiful, and great for fishing, boating and tubing. The kids really enjoyed the small beach area, and swam most every day. There were conveniences such as grocery and discount stores close by, but not too close! We had a very enjoyable week and would definitely recommend it to anyone. We would also love to return ourselves!
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Kenny.

We're so pleased you had such a great family vacation. You guys are welcome back anytime!!

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GREAT FUN AT A WONDERFUL LAKE

  • 5 of 5
This wonderful rental is right on the lake with numerous opportunities for family fun, swimming, fishing, boating. The house is well kept and large enough for an extended family. There is ample parking and is in a rather quiet neighborhood. We rented a paddle boat for two days and took the six grandchildren tubing. They will remember this vacation for the rest of their lives.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Carol & Tim.

We are so pleased this week worked out so beautifully for your family and look forward to having you return!

Dave & Kate
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Wonderful family fun lakefront setting. Located in New Milford Bay (Nothern section which is very important) of Beautiful Lake Candlewood in CT. A PRIVATE sandy beach area and dock. Clean, open, airy and fully renovated. Only 5 minutes from downtown New Milford yet quiet and secluded setting. Includes: High Speed Internet, A/C, Washer Dryer, 2 kayaks a canoe and more! 2 kitchens, two family rooms, 5 Bedrooms and 3 Baths total. Perfect for extended families or friends

Other Activities: bowling, antique shopping, wineries, golf, movie theater & rentals

Golf: Testimonial:

A piece of heaven

kipperk ny.

Date Submitted: September 08, 2006 Date of Stay: September 2006 , Sep 2007 and Sep 2008!

this lake house is the perfect place to get away from the real world! once you turn onto the entrance road you realize whats in store for you! the house is very cozy, a fantastic deck and of course the best dock to relax on! you can swim, canoe, rent a boat, or just sit back and read a book. I cant wait til next year to go back! my dogs were also allowed to enjoy this lake house, they swam and played all day!! thank s to Dave and his family for letting us be a part of the best lake house in '

Candlewood Lake!

Ski: TESTIMONIAL:

DFAMILY FROM CALIFORNIA.

DATE SUBMITTED: AUGUST 23, 2007 DATE OF STAY: JULY 2007

WE HAD A FUN VACATION STAYING HERE. THE ACCESS TO THE WATER WAS GREAT. WE LOVED THE SECLUDED BEACH FOR OUR YOUNG CHILDREN. THEY SPENT A LOT OF TIME JUMPING OFF OF THE DOCKS. THE COTTAGE HAD GREAT FLOW TO IT. WE COULD HAVE COMPANY OVER AND STILL HAVE ROOM TO MOVE.

GREAT KITCHEN TO COOK IN. WE REALLY APPRECIATED THE ICE MAKER!

THE LOCATION WAS SECLUDED AND QUIET. THIS IS A WONDERFUL SPOT TO VACATION.

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New Milford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
Jun 15 2014 - Sep 13 2014
6 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Off-Peak
Sep 14 2014 - Nov 30 2014
6 night minimum stay
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Best Private waterfront value on Candlewood Lake!!!!

Call for complete details on the rates (but I'll try to be complete as possible with the details here):

Mid-September through Mid-June the rates are $2,200/week for 1 unit, and $3,000/week for both units

Mid-June through Mid-September the rate for both units is $4,000/week.

The annual rate for either unit is $2,000/mth

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Amenities

New Milford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Mobile Phone
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Water Cooler
  • Parking Off Street
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Safe
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , oversized
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , jetted tub , oversized
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , oversized
  • Three Huge, Clean and Updated Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Beautiful wall of windows
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , very pretty & comfortable
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds for the kids
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Wonderful View
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds for the kids
  • Very comfortable sleeping accommodations after a great day on the lake! High Speed Internet, A/C, Washer Dryer, DVD, Music, Hammock, Adirondack Chairs, 2 kayaks and a canoe. 2 kitchens, two family rooms, 5 Bedrooms and 3 Baths total. Perfect for extended families or friends. NO Hidden fees (cleaning fees, etc)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Canoe
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • freshwater fishing
  • water tubing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
Notes:
Wonderful family-fun with everything you need for a memorable vacation plus high-speed wireless internet access. High Speed Internet, A/C, Washer Dryer, DVD, Music, Hammock, Adirondack Chairs, 2 kayaks and a canoe. NEED MORE SPACE? ASK ABOUT OUR EXTENDED FAMILY OPTION, 2 units next to each other with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, accommodate 10-12 very comfortably. Ideal vacation for extended families. (the pool is actually the lake!) You'll love it! ...everyone does

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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