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Studio Apartment 2 miles from Fairfield, CT Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 625 sq. ft.
Property type studio

Overview

About the property

This 625 square foot fully furnished studio apartment sleeps 4-6 and consists of a bedroom area with queen sized bed (all linens supplied), living room (with hideabed and convertible futon), dining space, kitchen (with oven, microwave, refrigerator, toaster, dishwasher, coffee maker, dishes, utensils and pot/pans), and full bathroom/laundry room (with clothes washer and dryer, iron/ironing board, hair dryer). The living space has a 50” plasma TV, CATV, wireless Internet access and USB charging plugs. The apartment has a private entrance, a patio with large grill, patio table and 6 chairs. Parking space included. Across the street from Fairfield University, 5 miles from GE Headquarters and just over an hour train ride to Manhattan.


Owner
William Barker
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About William Barker

My wife Lois and I have lived in this home since 1987, having built a ceramic studio in the back for Lois who is a studio potter (I help her with things, but she's the star!). I'm a businessman who owns Barker Consulting Partners. Lois and I are active in our local church, mentoring young couples about to get married. During the summer, we love to sit at the Fairfield Beach and eat our salads from Chipotle and in the winter, slide down nearby Round Hill with our grandchildren. When we're not with our grandchildren, we mostly we talk about Lois's latest art project in her studio. We cannot say we are extroverts, but we like meeting people and hearing their stories (if they are interested in telling them). We've traveled extensively and love to talk about international locations (I've done business in 24 countries around the world and have visited 38). We're in our 60's but still pretty active: Lois in the studio and I'm approaching my 22nd year of snowboarding. Come stay with us!

William Barker purchased this studio in 1986

Why William Barker chose Fairfield County

When Lois first walked into this house, she knew it was to be hers, despite my asking her not to fall in love with any house since that would make purchase negotiations harder! Having moved 14 times in the first 14 years of our married lives together, Lois and I have not moved from this house (or even considered it). We raised our daughter in this home and now we have the opportunity to share it with new friends -- and we love it!

What makes this studio unique

It is not often that one can legitimately say there is a unique aspect to this house, but there is here: we have a working pottery studio attached and we welcome visitors to observe, try their hand casually, or even work out an arrangement to work here seriously.

Amenities

Fairfield Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a shower and a wash/dryer machine along with the toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • The studio apartment is ideal for a small family, having a queen size bed, a Murphy bed (small double) and a single futon available.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Studio Apartment 2 miles from Fairfield, CT Beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
Halifax, NS
5

Beautiful spot!

  • 5 of 5

Great unit, great location and wonderful hosts!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

We were so fortunate to find this property in Fairfield. It was just perfect for our needs plus it was clean, well appointed and so comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sarasota, Fl
5

Very comfortable and well located

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay.. The apartment has just about everything we needed. I must say, the four poster bed is the most comfortable I have ever slept on. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy apartment with a fireplace and yard! Pets ok!

  • 5 of 5

Great find for us as we have family in Fairfield. Apartment is cozy with a fireplace, little kitchen, bathroom and living area. The bedroom area is divided from the living area which was fine. Most important was that our two dogs were allowed. The back yard and patio are there for your use as well. Owners were easy to communicte with and accomodating to our schedule. A perfect place that we will use again in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Lovely people and property. The Barkers were gracious, available whenever needed but unobtrusive. They are attentive to small details which make a vacation feel like home. The property is private, well-appointed, and very comfortable.

Ottawa, Canada

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful studio apartment -- nice size with a kitchenette, patio, semi-private sleeping area and bathroom complete with a washer and dryer. Even though we were only there one night, Bill and Lois made us feel quite welcome. It was almost like a B&B as they provide a generous continental breakfast for your first night. They even provided luxurious bathrobes. There was a washer/dryer unit complete with detergent! The only thing we didn't like it that we could hear people talking above us which was unexpected. Someone took a shower after 11 p.m. and it was quite noisy in our bedroom area.

Would I stay here again? Absolutely -- in spite of hearing the noises from the floor above. We've recommended it to relatives in the area who might have out of town guests visiting them.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Fairfield Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 12 2017 - Sep 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
$115
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$679
$2,170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
1 night minimum stay
$139
From
$174
Fri,Sat
$834
$2,664
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
$139
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$834
$2,664
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
May 17 2018 - Sep 4 2018
1 night minimum stay
$139
From
$174
Fri,Sat
$834
$2,664
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$94
From
$108
Fri,Sat
$565
$1,794
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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