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Bright Stylish Chic 4BR 4BA Home 1 Hour to NYC Close to Greenwich CT Shops

North Stamford, Stamford, CT, USA
  • House3801 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights

Welcome to this sunny, chic 4BR, 4BA updated country house with skylights galore

** Please note that in the summer months we require a 5-night stay.** Just one hour from New York City, this is a very charming and stylishly updated old house that is perfect for families. It is located in the country area of North Stamford, right on the border of Greenwich. It was built in 1869 (there is a hitching post out front), and then was updated twice recently with a sunroom with woodburning stove, large playroom stocked with toys, and a master suite and bath. It has 3,880 square feet. There are 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 with tubs.



There is a large backyard. At the far end of the yard is a pond and stone patio. In the spring and summer there are frogs in the pond, and the occasional turtle.

The playroom is large, sunny, and stocked with toys that kids are welcome to play with.

Our outdoor swingset / playset accommodates small children - best for children 10 and under. Please no adult use. Thanks.

We leave a binder in the house that is full of detailed info about the house, wireless access, garbage pickup, the area, shopping, activities, restaurants, recreation, etc. We are very easy to contact via text or phone with any questions at all you have during your stay -- no matter how small. Thanks!

The neighborhood is bucolic and rural. There's a horse farm nearby, down a winding road. The forested Mianus River Park, with its lovely hiking trails that run alongside the river, is a 3-minute drive from the house, great for jogging, hiking, mountain-biking or walking the dogs (or kids!). The house has easy access to the Merritt parkway (Route 15) so getting into NYC or to nearby Greenwich, CT is easy. Shopping on trendy Greenwich Ave. (Saks, Tiffany, J. Crew, etc.) is 15-20 minutes away. Stamford train station is about 15-20 minutes from the house, and has many trains running into New York's Grand Central station, a 1-hour train ride away.

Please do NOT put anything other than toilet paper in toilets - no feminine products or baby wipes, etc. or there may be plumbing problems. Thank you.

Please note that beyond 4 people, we charge an additional fee of $5 per guest, per night.

A note re: Air conditioning. The master bedroom and downstairs playroom have central air, and the other bedrooms have window air conditioning units. We use fans in the summer in the other downstairs rooms.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund if cancelled before 60 days in advance of dates booked. If cancelled with less than 60 but over 30 days in advance of dates booked, 50% refund. If cancelled less than 30 days in advance of dates booked, NO refund. (I will try my best to refund you in full or part if I am able to rent out the dates that you originally booked to a another party.) Thanks!



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About Deirdre

I am a married mother of two boys, ages 5 and 7. I am a TV writer and a novelist.

Deirdre purchased this House in 2014

Why Deirdre chose Newfield - Westover - Turn of River

We bought this house because I grew up in the area and my family is close by.

What makes this House unique

We love the character of this home. It has old roots but has been updated beautifully. We also love the huge backyard, tire swing and pond in the backyard. The large and sunny playroom is a huge benefit for us with kids.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Master Bathroom
        1 queen, Spacious and bright with comfy cotton linens.
      • Double Bed - Corner Room - Sleeps 2
        1 double
      • Single Bed with Trundle Underneath - Sleeps 2
        2 twin/ single, This room has single bed and a single trundle underneath
      • 3rd Floor Suite with Double Bed and Attached Bath
        1 double, This is a more private bedroom with bath on its own floor


        • 4 Bathrooms
        • Master Bath
          toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, Double sinks, luxurious bathroom, with laundry too.
        • Bathroom on First Floor - "Powder Room" with Shower
          toilet, shower
        • 2nd Floor Bathroom with Shower and Tub
          toilet, tub, shower
        • 3rd Floor Bathroom - Small with Shower
          toilet, shower


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                      All sheets and towels are clean upon arrival.
                    • Air Conditioning
                      The master bedroom and playroom have central air conditioning. The other bedrooms have window AC units. We use fans in the other downstairs rooms during summer.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      The house has central heat.
                    • Internet
                      Wireless internet.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      There is ample parking for at least 4 cars in the driveway.
                    • Towels Provided
                      All towels will be cleaned for your arrival.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Laundry detergent provided.
                    • Wood Stove


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Semi open kitchen with bar and barstools. Grey marble countertops. Refrigerator, microwave, sink, toaster, coffeemaker. Fully stocked with pots and pans for cooking meals.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          We empty the cupboards and refrigerator between guests but there may be some coffee, tea, oil and spices in there.
                        • Refrigerator
                          We empty the refrigerator and freezer between guests so it will be empty.
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Large wooden dining table seats 10.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 10 people


                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Game Room
                                  This is a large and sunny playroom for children, stocked with toys.
                                • Games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                • Toys
                                • Video Library


                                    • Bicycles
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • limited accessibility
                                          There are a few stairs to access the front door as well as a gravel and a rock path.


                                            • The playroom is stocked with toys which you are welcome to use. We have 2 baby gates, 2 pack and plays, a highchair, and a changing table. There is a swing set and tire swing in the back yard. There is also a pond at the far end of the back yard.

                                              House Rules

                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                              Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                              Cancellation Policy

                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                              27 Reviews


                                              Latest reviews

                                              Lovely New England home

                                              christine g.

                                              We have stayed at this terrific home twice and will come again. Very comfortable bedrooms. Amazing kids playroom with hundreds of toys, bikes and fun things for kids.Lovely pond out back...cozy living room and spacious den and combined dining room. I recommend it highly!

                                              The house was huge and well-equipped. Deirdre was easy to reach and got back to us quickly!

                                              Betsy G.

                                              It was so cold the time we were there so we couldn’t take advantage of the nice property and bikes and such but we loved the house, lots of sleeping space and gathering spaces. They thought of everything!!

                                              Perfect for a wedding weekend

                                              Rafael R.

                                              We live in Central Florida but our daughter got married in Stamford, Connecticut a couple of weeks ago. It was difficult to plan an out of state wedding but finding this house made everything so easy on the weekend of the wedding. This is a big beautiful house, nestled in a beautiful neighborhood. It was so roomy for our family of 6 adults and 2 children and close to the church. Our daughter had a beautiful, homey and roomy place to get ready for her big day.

                                              We had a lot of family coming in for the wedding from out of town and we were able to host them like if it was our own house. Deirdre was wonderful to work with, she made everything so easy for us. Everyone thought the house was perfect.

                                              Great Home! Great Atmosphere!

                                              Alejandra R.

                                              This is a lovely home! Can't wait to book again!

                                              The bedrooms are cosy and warm, plenty of living space and great location!

                                              Great place for families

                                              Danielle I.

                                              Lots of space for the kids and a wonderful play room. The yard was awesome we saw lots of deer and other critters.

                                              Very well-equipped house perfect for family with kids

                                              Laura S.

                                              This home was ideal for traveling with our 6 boys. It's very spacious, has a great back yard and is wonderfully well-stocked in every way. Pack n play, air mattresses, lots of extra bedding and towels, everything you need to do lots of cooking in the kitchen, wonderful play room and garage full of beach gear, bikes, etc. We were grateful to find such a home away from home!


                                              North Stamford, Stamford, CT, USA


                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                              In the summer months we require a 5-night stay. Check in time: 11 am. Check out time: 3 pm. We will try our best to accommodate early check ins and late check outs if requested. Please do not bring any additional guests to sleep at the house beyond the number you listed when you made your reservation. No smoking inside house, smoking on deck is fine. We request a 2-night stay on weekends. CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund if cancelled before 60 days in advance of dates booked. If cancelled with less than 60 but over 30 days in advance of dates booked, 50% refund. If cancelled less than 30 days in advance of dates booked, NO refund. (I will try my best to refund you in full or part if I am able to rent out the dates that you originally booked to a another party.) Thanks!

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