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Cottage on the Lake with Beautiful Views from Two Decks, near Mystic & Foxwoods

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

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Autumn is a wonderful time to come to the cottage! The lake is surrounded by fall color, and the views of the foliage and their reflections are beautiful from the decks or on kayaks. Take a walk or a bike ride along the shoreline, through Mystic attractions, or in the woods such as up Lantern Hill. You can also visit orchards, wineries, Foxwoods entertainment or shopping, or other attractions at

Our recent remodeling gives the cottage a clean, bright and sunny feel while keeping the character of this 1933 summer home. In the living room we added a whole wall of glass to look out at the beautiful fall colors on the lake. The decks are ideal for an outside meal, barbecuing, yoga, reading, family time, or just enjoying the serenity of nature and the lake. The cottage overhangs the edge of the lake with an expansive 20'x24' water level deck that you can kayak, canoe or swim from, and a large second story deck which makes you feel like royalty as you view nature and the lake from above.The cozy cottage is perfect for a vacationing couple (or two) or a family. It has a medium size bedroom with a queen size bed, a small bedroom with a full size bed, and another queen size bed in the large downstairs family room. Upstairs there is a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and a living room with large french doors that open onto the upper deck with magnificent views of the lake. On the lower level is the living/recreation room (including a laundry area) which opens onto the water level deck. There are two parking spaces that will fit a maximum of two cars.

Kayaks and a canoe are provided for your use at no additional charge. There is also a Huck Finn style raft to sit on or swim from or to untie and float around on. We also have old bikes, internet, DVD player, basic TV, and indoor games. If you choose, we have a paddleboard rental for just $20.

The cottage is removed from noise and bustle, and the quiet and beautiful lake makes it a really fun place to enjoy being part of nature. It 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. There is also a small, organic "Earth Friendly Farm" that sells vegetables at the beginning of your street.

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. The listing is HomeAway #367207 to see pictures and reviews.

Book early if you need specific dates. We are happy to answer any questions you may have, email us for more information or ask us to call you back. Additional discounts available via various payment methods, and for return guests.

Please inquire if interested.

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More Details

Molly and Bobby
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Molly and Bobby

The picture above is of Bobby and his family back in 1976 being children enjoying the lake. His grandparents bought a cottage on the lake in 1955, and now three generations later the cottage is an ever more special place for us, and we very much enjoy our family's vacation each year at the lake. It means a lot to me to hear from guests about good family time and nice quality time for couples.

What makes this cottage unique

This property is perfect for those who want to take in a fantastic lake view. Located right on Long Pond, this cottage boasts a double deck that is perfect for a romantic evening and small gatherings with friends. The upper deck is accessed from large glass french doors right off of the living room. The lower deck accessed from the the family room and has direct access to the lake at lake level, good for swimming and boating.


Ledyard Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please keep voices down after dark when outside or on the deck.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bathroom with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Two bedrooms on the main floor. One bedroom with a queen bed and one with a full. A newly remodeled family room on the lower floor with a third bed, queen size.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


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Cottage on the Lake with Beautiful Views from Two Decks, near Mystic & Foxwoods
average rating of 4.7 based on 50 reviews

Great cozy cottage . Perfect place to make some family memories.

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is a cozy retreat in a great setting. The owner/manager is very accommodating and quick to respond to questions. We really enjoyed our stay and just wish that we had a little more time to spend . Perhaps next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was great! It was clean and well equipped. The lake was so quiet and calming.The double decks were amazing and great to view the beautiful fall foliage.The owners had great communication and I would definitely stay again. Easily 5 stars!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful water view

  • 4 of 5

Just what we needed...a beautiful view on the water...comfortable seating indoors...beautiful hiking trails within 20 minute drives. Owner very responsive to our needs.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this cozy cottage thoroughly. The view of the lake is spectacular, and the cottage's proximity to Mystic and Groton was great--particularly all of the dog-friendly restaurant patios on the Groton side of the bridge. Great sense of privacy at the cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Very nice. The view makes it great. Short ride to Mystic and a bunch of large parks. Nice quiet spot off the beaten path.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lakefront cottage rental above all!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I REALLY enjoyed our stay! You will have no regrets with this rental.

Bobby was very reactive to all our requests and couldn't have been a nicer person

The cottage has all the amenities you will need and then some.

The lake is very quiet and allows any kind of water sports you might want. The fishing was

great and my grandkids caught a lot of fish.

Don't wait, book your stay before it is too late!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

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.