Vacation in your own private retreat. This beautiful 1806 farm house is full of old charm and great updates like huge windows, sky lights, and a gourmet kitchen. This 4000 square foot home includes a mud room, arts/crafts room, eat-in kitchen, great room, TV Den, office/guest room, three bedrooms (each w/ full baths),a library, and a downstairs half bath. There is also a separate studio with a king bed and full bath. Many rooms open onto stone patios and gardens. There are great views from every room.
The eat-in, gourmet kitchen has a wood burning cooktop and oven and opens on to one of the large stone patios with seating and a grill. The great room has a large stone hearth, a wall of windows overlooking the spectacular yard and patio, as well as three couches and a long dining table so that everyone can spread out and relax together.
There is one down stairs bedroom with a queen bed and a full bath as well as a large library on the first floor with a convertible queen size bed.
The TV room has a large flat screen, a video library, many games, and children's toys, the office houses many books and a cozy couch, the mud room and arts and crafts room allow for plenty of space to get messy.
Upstairs the house has a master bedroom with a king size bed and full bath as well as a large bedroom with twin beds, a seperate sleeping alcove, and a full bath. All the rooms are sunny and large with wide plank wood floors, many rooms open out onto patios and court yards which open onto a large private yard, abundant with flowers and old growth trees. The grounds are well landscaped with several gardens, a big vegtable garden, a fish pond, orchard, fire pit, two ponds and acres of woods.
The area is well located with the beach and a lake 3 to 7 miles away, horse back riding and hiking moments away and the town centers of Madison and Clinton with charming stores, movies, and train stations, and outlet malls five minutes away. The house located in Killingworth, 1.45 minutes from NYC, two and a half hours to Boston, 45 minutes to Hartford, 25 minutes to New Haven.
This area is one of the best kept secrets of the east coast, accessible, affordable, and beautiful. The property houses a hen house with chickens and ducks as well as cats living in the barn, Renters are not responsible for upkeep of th animals or gardens, but should know that they are there. ( and can enjoy eggs and veggies when in season)
There is a studio with a massage table and yoga equipment on the property. Private massage or yoga can be arranged for an additional fee.
Keywords: large retreat-like farm house on 14 acres
swim in lakes or ocean, ride horses, hike, relax. Massage and yoga available.
You can hike, swim in a lake five minutes away, swim in the sounds five minutes away, horse back ride at local barns with trails, visit the near-by winery, eat vegtables out of our garden and eggs from the chickens. The House enjoys a beautiful rural setting, but it is five minutes from outlets, I-95, and 25 minutes from New Haven, 90 miles from NYC and Boston, and 30 minutes from Mystic.