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Come stay with us on the Farm

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 860 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

1/2 Duplex 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Set on twelve acres of woods and rolling hills enjoy the quiet and rustic charm of our property. Sip your morning coffee on the back deck or take in a bon fire at twilight. Accommodations include a fully furnished kitchen, W/D and memory foam beds with 1800 count sheets. We have no carpets and do not allow smoking in the house. Please ask where. We have a calf born on April 27th from the couple Midnight Red and Tequila Sunrise our resident cows, and chickens, stop up to see Macon Bacon our Miss piggy and say hi. T is in a higher plane now. We believe in treating people as we would like to be treated so think of us as family while here. No need to purchase firewood as we have it here for you.


Owner
Doug and Doris
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Doug and Doris

My Great Grandparents purchased this property before 1900. They worked it as a farm for many years including through the depression. My family decided to start up the farm again in 1968 so we raised Registered Jerseys. We were fortunate to know the owners of the Farm where Elsie The Borden cow resided and we were lucky enough to get a great granddaughter of hers. I named her Daisy. We showed Daisy and Clover at the local fairs and won every conceivable ribbon you could imagine. We lived that life for 5 years. It was a good time. My wife and I tore down the old house in 1991 and put up a duplex and recently decided to start the farm again. We have chickens, a pig(Macon Bacon) and two angus/holstein cross calves(Midnight Red and Tequila Sunrise).

Doug and Doris purchased this house in 1890

Why Doug and Doris chose Central Connecticut

It is beautiful, peaceful and relaxing.

What makes this house unique

The Cedar trees, the brook, the woods Plus, We have a Dry Heat Sauna or jump in the Hot Tub. And don't forget Miss Macon Bacon and her farm friends.

Amenities

East Haddam House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • We provide linens, T.T. and hand soap
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Memory foam mattress with 1800 count sheets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Full size pillow top bed with 1800 count sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Full size pillow top with 1800 count sheets
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Livingroom with full size futon with 1800 count sheets
  • Clean and comfortable
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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average rating of 4.388889 based on 18 reviews
4

Perfect for a stayover on a night at the theater.

  • 4 of 5

We live in Rhode Island and do not like driving back after an evening at Goodspeed. This location is only a few minutes away, is neat and clean, and the owners are hospitable :-)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You folks are welcome anytime! Enjoy the rest of your summer. D+D
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4

Pleased with our stay

  • 4 of 5

We were pleased with our stay. The duplex was clean, well equipped, and comfortable for our weekend visit to the area. The owners welcomed us when we arrived and were friendly and available if needed. The WiFi signal was strong. We would be happy to return here if we visit the area in the future.

We had lunch nearby at the Two Wrasslin' Cats cafe - the sandwiches were great.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you. The place looked great. We hoped you had fun looking for area treasures. See you again. D+D
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5

great hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time Doug and Doris where very nice people no worries staying there

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, great atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Doug and his family were very kind and hospitable. Beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect for our needs

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable home, perfect for our brief stay while visiting nearby Franklin Academy. We loved the farm animals and really appreciated the home baked goods.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Good

  • 4 of 5

Good overall accommadations.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Towne Tavern
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Chester Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Foxtown
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrac, Old Saybrook
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Waterford Speedbowl
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Gelston House, La Gusta Vita
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mount Southington
Nearest Beach
24 Miles
Hammonaset Beach, Madison, CT
Car: necessary

Close by we have Gillette Castle, The Goodspeed Opera House, Devil's Hopyard State Park, The Essex Steam Train, Mystic Seaport and Aquarium, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, The Crystal Mall

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until confirmation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.