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Comfortable Home on the Housatonic River

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Cornwall Bridge House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-7)

A cozy retreat nestled on the banks of the Housatonic River in the picturesque Litchfield Hills of Connecticut.

Our nicely appointed historic colonial is the perfect vacation spot. Located near many cultural activities, You can choose between our 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom suite within the house. Each 2 story rental will comfortably accommodate 6 people. All linens and soaps are provided. The bedrooms are equipped with ultra-comfortable beds, luxury linens and two bedrooms have views of the Housatonic River. The property includes private river access, great for fly fishing! A relaxing porch with lovely mountain and river views. A shared patio area with comfortable seating, gas and charcoal grills as well as a stone bonfire pit is available. We are within walking distance to a General store with a great Deli, a Bank, a Package store and the famous Appalachian Trail. We are a short drive to the lovely village of Kent, CT for shopping and restaurants as well as Mohawk Mountain Ski area and State Park, Kent Falls State Park, Limerock Racetrack, and much more.

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More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2016


1 traveler review

Comfortable Home on the Housatonic River
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our four sons wanted some real family time before half of the kids jetted off to college. We explored a number of properties in western Connecticut. The innkeeper for the Amselhaus was incredibly friendly and communicative from the very start and we felt welcome before we even walked in the door. Once there, we felt instantly at home. I can honestly say I have never stepped into a vacation rental and felt as instantly at home and comfortable. We stayed in the north house which was perfect for our family. There were fresh cookies for all of us, coffee for the making in the morning, all the kitchen items one would need as well as a book of information about where we could eat out and activities we could take part in in the area. We sat on the porch and watched the river, the kids played croquet and "chilled out" in the living room watching old Sponge Bob episodes in the evening. (We don't have cable TV at home so this was a treat for them....even the older ones.) Every part of the trip was made special by the accommodations. And the review written about the comfortable beds were right on. We slept in absolute comfort. We are all looking forward to coming back again and my husband and I are entertaining the idea of an anniversary trip for just the two of us.

There are many great activities to take part in including Kent Falls down the road and a mining museum. There are restaurants and even some that deliver to the Amselhaus.

If you are looking for a comfortable place to come with family or just for a couple, I can not rate this place more enthusiastically. My only fear is as word gets around about this gem, we wont be able to book it.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bradley Intl
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Metro North/Harlem Valley Wingdale
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Several in Kent, CT
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Car: necessary

The Only Lodging Within a 20 Mile Stretch of the Housatonic River that has its own Private River Access, Perfect for Fly Fishing! Located in the Heart of the Best Fly Fishing in Ct. Boating/Rafting on River, Walk to Appalachian Trail. We are the closet lodging facility to Mohawk Mountain ski area and offer ski packages.


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Cornwall Bridge House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $40
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

No pets! A fee of $200 will be charged if a pet is found on the property and guest will be asked to vacate immediately.
No Smoking! A fee of $100 will be charged if guest is found to be smoking or has smoked inside building.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Cornwall Bridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) 2 Queen Beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) Trundle Converts to King Bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
2 queen beds, 1 trundle bed. Large Flat Panel TV in Living Room, River View, Patio with Firepit, Spacious Lawn.

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