Sharon House Rental Photos and Description
3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Off Season SPECIAL! Stay 3 nights at $200 per night for TWO!
Stay in Sharon on a beautiful country estate set on 300 acres land near one of the highest points in Connecticut that is surrounded by 2000 acres set aside as a Natural Wildlife Sanctuary. Easy access from Connecticut State Highway 4.
Home was custom built by the family in the mid 80's. The kitchen windows bring in miles of beautiful hills side views and the wall to wall, hand crafted cabinets make for spacious storage. The 2 fireplaces lend this spacious home a true touch of class. Also on the first floor are two comfortable sized bedrooms,(master w/full bath), 2nd full bath down the hall, family room, guest living room, laundry room, linen closet, and dining room. Third larger bedroom of the three located upstairs, ...all furnished with a queen sized bed. Total square footage of this home is 3600 square feet; plus a three-car garage. Garage has openers with remote.
Fully-equipped kitchen with a spacious adjoining dining room. Formal Living room. Satellite TV included.
A 40' long sun-room with floor to ceiling windows graces the western facing side of the home with incomparable views across to New York State.
300 Acres of grounds are yours to wander; explore walking trails leading to gardens and promontory points. Ask for directions to the private geese-pond....located on a remote section of the estate.
The Metro-North Railroad in Wassaic is 15 minutes away.
The home is approached by a circular driveway with turn-off to the garage; perfect for entertaining.
Take the location and the home together...and you have a one-of-a-kind property that will not disappoint.
Want to enjoy one of the on-going activities on the beautiful Sharon Green? Turn left out of your driveway and drive 3.6 miles.
Want to have lunch on the Housatonic River in West Cornwall? Turn right out of your driveway and drive 4.4 miles.
The Housatonic River runs north to south next door through the towns of Falls Village, West Cornwall and Cornwall Bridge, for fly fishing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing. Nearby Sheffield, MA is home to Bartholomewâs Cobble, 329 acres of challenging hikes with a 1000 foot rise.
If your interests are hiking, biking, water sports or picnicking, the Appalachian Trail crosses CT4 just a mile or so from your driveway. Sharon is also home to the Sharon Audubon Center and the Miles Wildlife Sanctuary, with miles of trails, animal rehabilitation facility , visitor center and nature store.
Find first-rate chamber music at the nearby Norfolk Festival, or the oldest chamber orchestra venue in the nation at Music Mountain in Falls Village, Find summer musical theater in right in Sharon, where TriArts makes its home in the historic Sharon Playhouse (see www.triarts.net).
Within easy driving distance are a host of nationally renowned cultural offerings, including Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow, the Berkshire Theater Festival, Shakespeare & Co., Barrington Stage, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Museum, the Willamstown Theater, MassMoca, the Wadsworth Athenaeum, The FDR Library and home in Hyde Park, NY and the Vanderbilt Mansion.
The Hotchkiss School is 13 minutes away; driving north thru Sharon to the town of Lakeville.
Ski areas within a half-hour drive include Butternut in Gt.Barrington, MA., Catamount in So. Egremont, Ma. and Mohawk Mt. in Cornwall. For sportscar fans, Lime Rock Park is one of the finest small raceways in the country; and the home of the famous Skip Barber Racing School as well.
Closer to home is the Ellsworth Stone Farm....a working thoroughbred horse breeding and training facility. It's right on the estate....tucked away at a remote location. If horses and horse-farms pique your interest....feel free to ask for a tour! Visitors are always welcome. Visit the farm's website here:
HERE IS SO MUCH TO DO ~ OR NOTHING AT ALL!
THERE IS NO ROUGHING IT HERE....JUST RELAXATION.....& PEACEFUL ENJOYMENT.
Imagine a beautifully appointed home close to everything wonderful! You can find a new & different adventure each day of your visit; OR you can do nothing & NEVER feel guilty.
The owners are always nearby; happy to help with questions or special requests.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- limited accessibility
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- pets not allowed
About Ruth Olsen
My family has lived in Sharon for 4 generations. This has always been...and always will be....my home.
Ruth Olsen purchased this house in 1989
Why Ruth Olsen chose Sharon
My family selected this mountaintop for a home site. I believe it represents the very best location in the area.
What makes this house unique
The unique combination of the home itself and the location. Just a short drive from New York City.....yet it offers a true New England experience.