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Elegant Country Estate with Equestrian Farm

Bedrooms 6
Space 6,575 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14

Romantic, Elegant, Bright and Beautiful. Private Large 6 bedroom home, 4 full bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, gourmet kitchen fully equipped, living room w/ 2 sofas and fireplace, large dinning room seats 15 to 20, 34x22 great room off the kitchen with 3 sofas, flat screen and fireplace.. 6400 square feet home with attention to detailed finishes, newly renovated.4 acres of manicured property, (4) bikes for your use, basket ball hoop, outdoor fire pit with cushioned arm chairs, outdoor teak table & chairs on the patio with a large grill, fruit trees & gardens on all sides...Master suite with cathedral ceiling, whirlpool Water Works tub, separate shower, heated floors, beautiful walk-in-closet. 5 other wonderful bedrooms and beautiful baths. Stereo system throughout with volume control in rooms. Lots of windows make this house light and bright. Take advantage of this great opportunity to enjoy this fabulous 14 room home and property. Guest House available as well. Nearby: pool, golf, tennis, & Equestrian farm.

This home is wonderful for family gatherings, walks, basketball, fire pit fun, cooking & entertaining on this mature well kept property.

Our Historic town is 300 years old with wonderful things to do in every direction. Petting zoo, Horseback riding, tours, antiquing, Fabulous movie theater ($2.00 every day) Ferris Farm Creamery with the best home made Ice Cream ('on the farm') Lakes w/ Beaches, Restaurants, shopping, winter holiday historic Tree Lighting, Hay maze in the fall, Hay rides and fruit picking minutes away, summer & Fall. Water falls minutes away, Long Island sound 18 miles, Sailing rentals,deep sea fishing, beaches, to State Beach w/BBQ. 17 minutes north is the Ferry to Long Island Port Jeff for a day trip, Something for every age close by.

Country Estate: South West Newtown with Easton and Redding with-in a mile. In walking distance we have Equestrian Stable for Horse Lessons and riding. 2 miles away there are waterfalls. There are swimming pools, tennis courts and parks all within 4 miles. Ferris Farm Fresh Ice cream stand is amazing and just 1.5 mile away, Organic Markets, Antiquing, & $2. Movies in our 'Edmond Town Hall ' Just renovated and truly Great. Our town was established in 1705, filled with History and Beautifully Renovated Homes, Fine dinning. Head South to the Long Island Sound , just 20 minutes away. Sherwood Island Beach . I95 & I84 & Merritt Pkwy just 8 to 10 min away

Winter, ski/snowboard Woodbury Ct,

We are Luxury Country Estate, Great for family and friends to enjoy. An outdoor Gas Fire Pit and blue stone patios with grill is there for all seasons. Shopping needs around the corner.

Call Janet @ 203-948-7405

Thank you for your interest

House Services: Weekly Cleaning included,

Sheet and towel change included,

Laundry services available,

Baby sitting available,

Landscaping and Fresh Flowers Included,

Food Delivery available.

More Details

Property Manager
Janet Shaw
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017


Newtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6575 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 18 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guestroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Guestroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guestroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest House
  • All Bathrooms are large, Newly Renovated with Stone Tops.Custom Vanities and Highest Quality Fixtures. Large tubs, Jacuzzi, huge walk in shower for 2 in master, with heated floors, separate tub and sitting area.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , shared Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , shared Bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with private bath
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 double , Lower convertible Suite with private bath
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This a seperate Private Guest House
  • This house has (6) bedrooms, beds are as follows: (2) King beds, (3) Queen beds, (1) Full bed, (1) Aero Bed if needed..Walk in closets, beautiful 300 plus count cotton sheets with duvets with the highest quality mattresses. Each bedroom is beautifully furnished, wonderful lighting, many to pick from and all the bedrooms are as wonderful as the next. Guest House can be rented separately..Sleeps up to additional (4) guests with king bed and Futon bed
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Large 6575 Sq ft Custom Home situated on 3 acres of lawn with fruit trees, gardens, each side of the house is landscaped with doors from every main room that lead to stone paths and patios. A 33x22 Foot Great Room with Fireplace & Plasma TV, 26x16 Foot Dinning Room seats 18, 120 inch harvest table & drop leaf. Second Living Room with Fireplace, Entertainment Room with 15 foot Shuffle Board table, 64 inch TV with surround sound. Large seating area, Full Bath, Glass Doors that lead to Stone Patio and beautiful back yard. Two Second Floor seating areas with Plasma TV, 8 Foot Mahogany desk with Computer & Stereo Headquarters, fully wired for sound with speakers in all main rooms with volume controls. Central Air w/ 6 Zones for the ultimate climate control. Gourmet fully equipped kitchen, Stone patio with Gas Fire Pit w/chairs & teak table for dinning outside. Enjoy & relax.Rates include tax, cleaning, landscaping, cable, Highest Quality Sheets & Towels 15 Room, beautifully furnished.


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Elegant Country Estate with Equestrian Farm
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Beautiful property in the country!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful property in Bethel/Newtown area on a nice spread of property. We live full-time in Brooklyn and were long-term weekend renters in the winter of 2016/2017 (primarily using the house each weekend over about 3 1/2 months).

House is very well appointed, clean and inviting. Nice, light filled spaces and cozy overall atmosphere with multiple living rooms and fireplaces (1 gas and 1 wood burning), easy-to-use basement den area with its own TV, bed, bathroom and door out to the backyard, which is nice for guests with kids/dogs. They did not skimp on the master suite either - extremely comfortable bed, very spacious set-up with walk-in closet, radiant floors in bathroom, high ceilings and great light... we really looked forward to spending our weekends there!

The owner also works with a property manager that was really fantastic - super responsive on any issues, a pleasure to deal with and very kind. She made the stay very convenient and easy and would even pop over to turn the heat on for us a few hours before our arrival most weekends when we were driving up from the city.

Only observation/piece of constructive feedback I have would be to ensure that you (as a renter) have good visibility into who is renting the cottage that also sits on the property. It's rather close to the main house and there is a shared driveway, so can feel a bit "close quarters" if you want the true "out in the country by ourselves" feeling (which may or may not be what your looking for). There was renters in that property ~ 1/3 of the weekends we were there and it would have been nice if it was a bit more secluded / separate feeling. However, by no means a deal-breaker (at all!) - just something to consider.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yorktown Heights, New York

Perfect place for family or friend reunion in a gorgeous setting

  • 5 of 5

This estate is a great mix of the old and new. It is large! Plenty of room to spread out, chill out, eat, laugh, play games, play hide and seek, dance, daydream, chat and reconnect with people you love. We were there Jan 6-8.

It is warm and inviting! The new addition, the great room is bright and warm and fun to gather to read, or do puzzles, or just hang out and have a great conversation while looking out at the beautiful landscape or sitting by the fire (although it gets really HOT when the fireplace it on)! There were 9 of us...2 families. 4 adults, 5 teens and a dog, We had plenty of room to spread out and enough room for sleeping. We were originally supposed to be 14 but the snow storm made one family not able to come. 14 would have fit fine too!

The kitchen is by far the BEST stocked kitchen in a home away home I have ever stayed in and I have stayed in dozens! Because of the snow...we had all our meals in and it was a delight to use this gourmet spacious space! We did order Chinese the first night and it was delivered! They have menus for many of the local restaurants!

The dining room was also a hub for meals and a great group game, it will hold many memories for our family. It has great views and perfect for a large party. We used the older living room as a coloring space. It was chillier and perfect to go to when the fireplace room got too hot.

The beds were comfy, the house is very clean, the area is beautiful, the views are what you would expect on a beautiful country estate! It was a great experience.

Working with Janet and Steve and then Debbie at the house was easy! If you are looking for a place to get away from it all, where you can arrive and not feel the need to leave and to create great long lasting memorie then the Shaw estate is the place for you! Being there during a snow storm made it even more magical! We will be back- hopefully next time with all of our family members!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your beautiful review. We are so grateful to have wonderful guests like you...The house was left so respectfully, and we love hearing how much your family enjoyed there stay. Please do return in the future...a free night will be added to a booked three night stay. Sincerely, Janet
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Excellent venue for family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my wife's birthday here with the several family members and this property was perfect. Very spacious and comfortable. The grand kids had plenty of room to play without getting under foot. My son and son-in-law love to cook, and they were impressed with the well-appointed kitchen. Overall an A+. Looking forward to another visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, hearing your review warmed our heart knowing your special visit was just as you had hoped for. Please visit us again... Sincerely, Janet
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Excellent place

  • 5 of 5

This was our second New Year's weekend here and won't be the last. The place exceeds its description in comfort and luxury. House is clean, well appointed, and it is so relaxing to hang out in front of the fireplace or sprawled on the couch that we only left the house for a few touch football games in the huge yard. Kitchen fully stocked with cook and serving ware and plenty of space to store your groceries. House manager and house owner were very responsive to any questions we had. Highly recommended, especially for large groups. Thank you for sharing your property, Janet! Much appreciated.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review and for being super perfect house guests. Please come back and see us again in the future...We will do everything we can to make your next stay as nice as this one was. Sincerely, Janet
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Absolutely perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this beautiful home for my mother's 90th birthday and LOVED it! Plenty of room for our family of 12 to eat, sleep, and just hang out. We were lucky to have ideal weather so when our extended family joined us for the day we could enjoy the stone patio and beautiful yard. The fire pit and gas fireplace took the chill off at night. The kitchen was beautifully appointed and a dream to cook in. We can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our long weekend in this perfectly beautiful home! A New England paradise! The party was catered by Bountiful Board and we HIGHLY recommend them too! I wouldn't be surprised if we book a return visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in Connecticut Woods!

  • 4 of 5

I was very impressed with the size of the house and attention to detail. Everything was included and it was stocked with all the essential equipment in the kitchen. A home away from home. The furniture was beautiful and we loved the nicknacks and decorations throughout the house! It was elegant and very homey. The beds were very comfortable and loved the antique furniture! The toilet that was shared by the three bedrooms was not easy to flush. The handle had to be held down for the entire time for a complete flush. There was also a problem in the basement bathroom. It kept running unless you jiggled the handle.

I don't think it is appropriate to make the renters take off all the sheets on the beds and place them in front of the washer and dryer. I also did not appreciate Debbie asking me to water all the plants in the living room before she left. I am not the maid.

Aside from these few things, I would rent this house in the future and recommend it to my friends. You have a great house Janet!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review...We listened to everything you said and now have replaced two toilets and vanity in the powder room since we were at it. We have done a small renovation through bedding and towels, paint touch ups, windows inside and out had there anual fall cleaning.We are sorry you had to remove sheets, and you should not have been asked to water my three pet plants in the great room...I am not sure what happened there. We do hope you return... Sincerely, Janet
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Westchester NY
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Redding Road House
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Newtown Golf
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I 95 & I 84
Nearest Restaurant
2.3 Miles
Tambascio's Italian Grill
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Woodbury Ski
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Car: necessary

45 Minutes from New York City

30 Minutes from The Long Island Sound

25 Minutes to New Haven

20 Minutes to Ridgefield & Westport

10 Minutes to Movies, Shopping, Fine Dinning

10 Minutes to the pool and Tennis

1 Minutes to the Horses for Lessons and Ridding

Other Activities: Swimming, Tennis, Horseback all within minutes away.

Golf: Golfing Range and Club 15 Minutes away

Ski: Woodbury Ski 40 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Please note; This property is perfect for family or friendship gatherings. At this time we do not accommodate events such as weddings, parties or larger gatherings, at this property. If you have needs that exceed our maximum occupancy of 15 please give us a call to discuss the possibilites. Thank you

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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