ROMANTIC DESIGNER COTTAGE ON HISTORIC RIVERDANCE MILL ESTATE

Maureen Madden

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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ROMANTIC DESIGNER COTTAGE ON HISTORIC RIVERDANCE MILL ESTATE

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Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

'Little Wheel' is the guest cottage on the historic Riverdance MIll property (circa 1875) in the charming village of New Preston, CT.

The cottage has been totally reconstructed recently. It is bright and airy in the Spring and Summer, cozy and warm in the Fall and Winter and ALWAYS romantic! The cottage has one bedroom, full bathroom with a walk in shower (a hair dryer is included), a living room with a fireplace, dining area and a fully equipped modern kitchen, You will love your stay here in the sparkle of spring bursting with daffodils and tulips, the lush green of Summer with the cool river at your feet, the glorious burst of Fall and all it's colors and the majesty of the snowy winter and a cozy fire. Sit and relax to the sounds of the water wrapping around the cottage with nice glass of wine or a cup of delicious tea. Play croquette and Horseshoes and Bocce Ball on the lawn. Fish in the river. Bike and hike (8 miles)around Lake Waramaug. Hike the Pinnacle for breathtaking views. Dine in the fine restaurants and travel the surrounding Wine Trail. This location offers wonderful hiking, biking, fishing, bird watching and skiing with fabulous shops and restaurants all in the area. This is an antique hunters paradise. The cottage includes local listings of attractions, events, shows etc. If you have children in Prep School or College in New England this the place for you!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Maureen Madden

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
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I am a designer/ / producer.

Maureen Madden purchased this cottage in 1998

Northwestern Connecticut is one of the most beautiful places in our great country and a very special part of New England.

It is so unique, peaceful and private. The proximity to the village and the local towns is important and convenient.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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5
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Romantic Designer Cottage on Historic Riverdance Mill Estate
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Romantic Designer Cottage on Historic Riverdance Mill Estate
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Washington Litchfield County
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5

LOVELY COTTAGE, LOVELY AREA

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I run a B&B in the Catskills. We wanted to get away for a few nights to relax, unwind, and decompress. This Cottage was the perfect choice for us; it met all of our desires and needs.

The Cottage itself is absolutely darling and full of charm. It is cozy and very well decorated. We appreciated the reclaimed wood used throughout the Cottage, the high ceilings, and all of the nature-themed decorations/details. There are plenty of windows, allowing an abundance of natural light and shades to block it out if desired. The living room is perfectly cozy and a great place to snuggle up and read a book or watch TV, the kitchen is adorable, the bedroom is perfect with a comfortable bed and lights over the bed for reading at night, and the bathroom has a nice, oversized shower.

The setting is tranquil; in a wooded area with a small river behind the Cottage. We enjoyed drifting off to sleep, and waking to, the gentle sound of the flowing river. Lake Waramaug is just a 30 second drive down the road. There are many wonderful restaurants and shops within 2 to 20 minutes, making it a perfect location.

It was simply perfect! Built and decorated with love and care, in an idyllic setting, private, cozy, peaceful, and in a great area. We intended to stay for 3 nights, but decided to stay a 4th. We will certainly return and highly recommend this to other couples looking for a quiet getaway. This is a very special place, so please be sure to respect and honor it.
  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Romantic Designer Cottage on Historic Riverdance Mill Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p195736vb
+1 8608668748
Washington Litchfield County
Yardley, PA
5

WEEKEND RETREAT

  • 5 of 5
I spent a wonderful weekend at this lovely cottage. The cottage is so charming, warm and wonderfully renovated.The sound of the water as soon as you open the front door is such a delight. The pictures accurately reflect the appearance of the cottage - it is beautiful. The property was very clean, very well equipped and the bed was so, so comfortable. It was a true delight to spend the days discovering the local treasures covered with a light layer of snow. Most features are exactly as advertised. I didn't find a hair dryer as advertised (luckily, I brought my own), a music library, I couldn't get the TV in the bedroom to work, and I couldn't connect to the wireless internet ( I think more information was needed). These were all token issues that did not interfere in any way with a wonderful weekend at a lovely cottage.
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Romantic Designer Cottage on Historic Riverdance Mill Estate
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+1 8608668748
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Montreal, Quebec
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MAGICAL PLACE

  • 5 of 5
I stayed with my 3 small boys in this lovely cottage, while visiting family on Lake Waramaug. Location was fantastic, and description was right on. The pictures did not do the landscape justice. Gorgeous.My boys were in heaven, as was I, fishing, exploring and sitting by the river. The property was stocked and the owner could not have been more helpful, bringing us extra futon and linens, even showing my boys how to pick up a snapping turtle...and providing the bucket! We will hope to return next summer.
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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White Horse Pub & Restaurant
Oliva
Nine Main Bakery & Deli
"Great breakfast and lunch, all the newpapers too."
Hopkins Inn
Tanglewood Musical Center
Bantam Cinema
"Wonderful movies, first run and foreign and right in the neighborhood!"
Wood's Pit BBQ & Mexican Cafe
"Great margaritas and pulled pork, favorites of mine! Perfect for before or after the movies!"
west main stree
West Street Grill
"Wonderful! Delicious food, great wines, fun atmosphere and the owners are the best!"
The Village Restaurant
"Great casual fun! Fabulous food, try the burgers! Sports on ALL the time!"
Fife'n Drum Restaurant & Inn

A website with info on New Preston (town cottage is located) is www.newprestonct.com

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Spring/Summer/Fall
May 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
$3,000
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Security/Damage Deposit and 1/2 rent due 60 days before check-in. Remaining balance of rent due 30 days prior to check-in.
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Amenities

Washington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queenn sized sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • museums
  • health/beauty spa
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • sledding
  • horseshoes
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • spelunking
  • snowboarding
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • water tubing
  • rafting
  • cross country skiing
  • tennis
  • racquetball
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • golf
  • snowmobiling
  • hunting
  • basketball court
  • sailing
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • water skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • rock climbing
Notes:
Cottage sits on the bank of the East Aspetuck River, Great fishing, view of ponds, waterfalls. 200 yards from Historic New Preston Village. 1/2 mile from beautiful Lake Waramaug, beach and boating privileges are avaialbe.
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