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Owner

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french

Two Bedroom Lakeside Cottage. Near Foxwoods and Mystic

22 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Connecticut Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage with Beautiful Lakside Property, perfect seasonal getaway!

The cottage feels like you are at a cabin up in Maine. It has a rustic feel and it is on a quiet lake that time seems to have forgotten. It is literally right on the water as you can see in the pictures

The waterfront cottage has 2 bedrooms with queen beds. It has a large living room with an old stone fireplace. The extra large screened in porch is a favorite place for meals overlooking the water. We have kept the rustic feel of the cottage with an updated kitchen which comes equipped with dishes and appliances. Just bring your food to have your meals inside or on the screen porch. There is a gas grill and two outdoor fire pits which also overlook the water.

Kayaks and a canoe are provided for your use at no additional charge. We also have horseshoes, wireless internet at a good speed, DVD player and basic TV, and a few lawn games and indoor games, and a couple basic old bikes for your use.

The cottage is removed from noise and bustle on the quite, beautiful lake, but is still just a 10 minute drive from Mystic, a favorite tourist town, 5 area wineries, the Connecticut Shoreline, and 5 minutes from Foxwoods casino.

If dates are full or if you are looking for a second rental nearby for a family and friends, please check out our other cottage on this same lake for pictures and reviews on how others have enjoyed their vacations at our sister property. The listing is HomeAway #3945127.

Prime dates fill on this cottage early so please make your reservations as soon as possible. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and are eager to make your stay and enjoyable and memorable as possible. Additional discounts available if payment made by check rather than credit card. Please inquire if interested.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french

What makes this cottage unique

Included in the lakeside house are kayks, canoe, large Huck Finn style raft swim off of or to explore the lake and the connecting lake. There are bikes to explore the area, two campfire areas and a propane grill. All are included in the price of the cottage. If you bring your fishing rod, the fishing is great. We also allow you to bring your dog along to enjoy the lake.

Reviews

5
based on 22 traveler reviews

Two Bedroom Lakeside Cottage. Near Foxwoods and Mystic
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
5

You won't be disappointed!

  • 5 of 5

First I would like to thank Bobby and Karen! They think of everything and are quick to help if you need anything! This was my second stay at this cottage and the owner, Bobby, went above and beyond welcoming me back and offering many options for our stay!!! Thank you Bobby you were so accommodating...what a pleasure!

I booked Mother's Day weekend and although the weather was not great our stay was! This cottage has everything you could possibly need to enjoy nice weather and even when it is not! (I set up a canopy on the dock before anyone arrived and did some reading! I was wrapped in a blanket sitting in an Adirondack chair! Listening to the rain and watching it dance as it hit the lake was mesmerizing! I have not felt so relaxed and peaceful in a long time!)

Since others have reviewed and stated how this cottage has everything you need and more (it really does!) I decided to share another great bonus this cottage offers! Making you feel like you got away on a great vacation whether you drive a few hours or a few minutes!

I booked this so a few of us Moms could just relax and enjoy each others company without always being rushed! Perfect!

Here comes the best part...I live about 15 minutes away in Gales Ferry!?! This is a great place for travelers from any distance but locals need to try this! Since this is close by family and fiends can stop by when they can! My sister in law was able to go to work and then come back. (She even got a surprise visit from her son serving his weekend with Natl Guard since we stayed close to home!) Long car rides, big gas bills, traffic, etc are a part of my past now since I can escape to this lake retreat and feel like I am many miles away! Fall foliage getaway, romantic winter escape snuggled by the fire, family time anytime, spring fishing trips, summer fun....anytime! Any occasion or just because, book this cottage, you won't be disappointed!!! Thanks again Bobby and Karen!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Pictures do not compare to the real thing!

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely the perfect getaway! We only stayed a weekend, but it was enough to make sure we will be back as soon as we can. The cottage is much bigger then we thought and was extremely cozy, again pictures do not do it justice. The view and the water access is absolutely unbelievable!! I can't say enough about Bobby and Karen, great people, and extremely easy to work with. We hit bad traffic and didn't arrive until after 11:30pm and Bobby waited up for us and kept his phone on in case we had questions or issues. This place was exactly what we were looking for and we can't wait for our next trip. Bobby, Thank you again for the use of your amazing property :)

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Nice, peacefull stay in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Despite bad weather we got comfortable and relaxing time. House is well maintained. Definitely would stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

This cottage had everything we were looking for to get away from the city. Peaceful environment, well-equipped, and surrounded by lovely fall colors. It was a hit with everyone in our group.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing trip

  • 5 of 5

Love the fall weather, very beautiful, right on the pond, very nice to get away for weekend,

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Wonderful get away for us and the dogs

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for us! A vintage lake cottage with many upgrades, great kitchen and a wrap around screened porch to watch the ducks and geese and fishermen. Plenty of privacy but with other cottages in the neighborhood. The owner and concierge (yes a concierge service) made sure everything was perfect for our arrival. And reasonably priced, too. We brought two small dogs who enjoyed the walks and lake as much as we did. Its so hard to find a nice cottage that is pet friendly and this one fits the bill nicely. Close to Mystic for sightseeing and shopping. We would definitely rent it again if we are ever in the area!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Providence
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
New London
Nearest Train
8 Miles
New London/ Mystic

DRIVING DISTANCES: 5 minutes to Foxwoods, 10 min to Mystic, 25 min to New London, 20 min to Mohegan Sun, 25 min to Rhode Island's beautiful beaches. Also nearby are Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Mashantucket Pequot Museum, and several wineries.

GPS address marker is our driveway entrance. Cottage sits on the edge of the main lake.

You would never know it when you're at the lake, but Foxwoods casino is a 5 minute drive through the woods.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing

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Rates & Availability

Mystic Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial weekend
May 27 2016 - May 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
june
May 31 2016 - Jun 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
4th July
Jul 1 2016 - Jul 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
July/ August
Jul 4 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$450
Fri,Sat
$2,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
September
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 6 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$300
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
late october
Oct 10 2016 - Nov 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$245
Fri,Sat
$700
$2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Pet Fee $30
Tax Rate 15.0%

MAY . $1100/week - $600/weekend - $700/3 day weekend - $700/M-F midweek.
Memorial Day Weekend ... $825/3 day weekend.
JUNE 1st-15th $1500/week - $750/weekend $925/3 day weekend - $900/M-F midweek.
JUNE 15th-30th $1700/week - $750/weekend $925/3 day weekend - $900/M-F midweek.
JULY & AUGUST- $2300/week - $900/weekend - $1200/3 day weekend -$1200/M-F midweek.
Labor Day weekend ...... $1200/3 day we

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Amenities

Connecticut Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
Notes:
Linens are normally supplied by the guest. We can supply linens for a small charge and ask that you notify us in advance. We have a guest coordinator who can answer questions about the cottage, the lake, and the surrounding area tourists activities and nature activities. Space for several cars to pull right up to the front of the house. Air Conditioning: window air conditioner installed only in July and August, (as well as breezes off the lake).

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