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Come stay with us on the Farm

Bedrooms 3
Space 860 sq. ft.
Property type house


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. We do have Midnight Red and Tequila Sunrise our resident cows, and chickens, stop up to see Macon Bacon our Miss piggy and say hi. We believe in treating people as we would like to be treated so think of us as family while here.

Doug and Doris
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 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 hill, the woods, the brook. Plus, We now have a Dry Heat Sauna for a small fee or you are welcome to jump in the Hot Tub.


East Haddam House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • We provide linens, T.T. and hand soap
  • 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
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • 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


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Come stay with us on the Farm
average rating of 4.357143 based on 14 reviews

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 of 5

Good overall accommadations.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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West Stockbridge, MA

The place was perfect for us.

  • 5 of 5

Doug and Doris, We enjoyed staying in your very comfortable and spotlessly clean property. Thank you for your hospitality. It was neat waking up to the sight of the baby calf frolicking beyond the fence. Vaunie and Bill Graulty

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Immaculate home, scenic grounds and friendly hosts to let us wander property

  • 5 of 5

Beds truly were comfortable. Suggest becoming familiar with thermostat as the room my daughter was sleeping in got very cold at night but didn't want to wake her fiddling around. Also suggest bringing bottled water to drink if you're sensitive to the sulfur smelling well water. All around an enjoyable stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Houston, Texas

Great little farm, very convenient to Goodspeed!

  • 5 of 5

Three couples and two little kids greatly enjoyed this house. Doug and Doris met us upon arrival and were kind enough to show us around their property, including the animals. The house was clean and comfortable, and the Wifi worked well. The bagels and cream cheese were a nice treat. We didn't have a chance to enjoy the sauna and hot tub, but wished we had. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you. My wife fell in love with the little boy in your party to! Take care
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Exactly what we were looking for

  • 4 of 5

We were looking for a place to be our home base while visiting area attractions(Essex Steam Train, Gillette Castle, etc..). Doug & Doris' place was perfect and it came along with the experience of being on the farm. Our hosts were warm & inviting. When we arrived there was home baked banana bread waiting for us and they gave us a tour of the farm as they knew we were interested in meeting the animals as well. The accommodations were perfect for the four of us (my brother & his fiance, my mother & myself). We each had our own bedroom and the kitchen had everything we needed. We felt very relaxed there. We would stay there again if in the area.

The Simons

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Towne Tavern
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Chester Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
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


Rates & Availability

East Haddam House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning $40 + Tax
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 15.0%

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.
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