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Romantic Riverfront Farm House at Historic Aspetuck Corners

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Mins from Main St Westport this antique is set in the heart of the picture perfect countryside which used to house the likes of Helen Keller, Ernest Hemingway and legendary Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn.

Wide plank chestnut flrs, high ceilings, updated kitchen and bths.3 bedrooms on the second floor with 2 of the baths. Lovely linens and towels.

Listen to the rush of the river and gaze at the stars.

Snowplowing and maid service included.


Owner
Erle Lutzky
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, swedish, danish, norwegian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2017

About Erle Lutzky

I am a Jack of all trades Master of All who came to this country as a student Ions ago. Originally an actress I segwayed into a couple of different carreers, but am now back to acting, writing and directing. Travelling a lot because of work I am open to share my little Shangri La with you!

Erle Lutzky purchased this farmhouse in 1993

Why Erle Lutzky chose Fairfield County

I fell in love with this property because of the sense of history and warmth it excudes. I saw it the first time a late afternoon in November in pouring rain and knew the minute I walked in that my search was over. The very important aspect was the proximity to Manhattan where I was working at the time. I loved that I could walk out w/my coffee in my nightgown and in one hour and fifteen min be at my desk in Bloomingdale's advertizing!

What makes this farmhouse unique

The Aspetuck Corners was a gathering place for artists and intellectuals back in the twenties and Louis Pfeiffer (a wealthy industrialist from the city) who owned most of the properties at the time, restored and beautified the whole area. Hemingway who was married to his niece Pauline Pfeiffer (his second wife), is supposed to have finished 'A Farewell to Arms' in this house.

We are ten minutes from serious shopping and beaches in Westport as well as in Fairfield and there are public golf courses everywhere.

Amenities

Easton Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
In the summer you are close to several beaches on the Long Island sound. In the winter when we have snow there are many cross country trails in the area. There is allways great bicycling and hiking and fishing minutes away.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Romantic Riverfront Farm House at Historic Aspetuck Corners
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews
5

Outstanding...

  • 5 of 5

I've had an extended stay at the Orlando Perry House and have had nothing but the best experience. Erle the owner and her on site agent Sandy were each very responsive to all queries and requests I had upon moving in. Once settled in, the home has been a wonderful place in which to live. The home is clean and comfortable with all necessary items including bedding easily identifable. The setting is among the most beautiful I've seen and very convenient to both Fairfield and Westport with all their restaurants and train to NYC. Also I've enjoyed the local hiking in both Easton and Weston. Nothing but positives to say - I've stayed in several extended stay rentals on home away and Air BNB and this is among the nicest. Wholehearted recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steven. I am so glad that to hear that you have been happy there!
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Weston, Ct.
5

Tuly

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had the pleasure of calling the Orando Perry House home for four months. From the moment we walked through the door, it was quickly evident that Erle prepared the home to make our stay as comfortable as possible. From having the bare necessities in the kitchen (coffee, oil, vinegar, et.) to the necessities in the bathrooms ( shampoo, conditioner, bodywash, etc.). Any questions or suggestions we had regarding our needs or comforts, Erle responded within 48 hours via email and was open to new ideas and always working things out to making our comfort her priority. The bedrooms were fresh and welcoming. There was plenty of firewood for us to use in the fireplace,,,, and believe me we did! We had the pleasure of watching the garden bloom to the degree that we assisted and invested ourselves in the maintenance of the beautiful garden. There is no way you could not invest yourself in this property once you experienced the history, joy, and beauty of it. You can fish in the back yard for your dinner, relax on a romantic stone bench by the river, or just sit by one of the many flower beds. We were very sorry to leave and often still drive by to check on the property. I recommend it HIGHLY!!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It´s a joy for a homeowner to have guests who really see the value of your home. Not only that it is attractive and have the necessary conveniences, but that they sense the spirit of the home, what the sum of all the elements represents. My antique is not for everyone, the people who appreciate the wide plank chestnut floors, the large center hall fireplace, the ghost in the attic, (just kidding) and the old maple trees, will love it. If you just need a roof over your head, there are other places... The O´Neils got it, and my house loved them!
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1

House in need of cleainng and maintenance.

  • 1 of 5

First, I've contacted the owner about all the issues but received no response, the people she left in charge were not able to assist either.

On arrival, the house was dirty and dusty all over, with cobwebs and dust over all lamps and surfaces, dust bunnies on the floors. Dead flowers on the table and dishes that all had to be rewashed. Granted that the house is old, but most of the plush furniture is soiled and in need of repairs. Then we discovered small pieces of broken glass all over the coffee table. Turns out there also was broken glass on the rug in the dining room, I stepped on it and injured my foot. The owner left the number for the cleaning lady, I called her describing the condition of the house and she said that she cleaned the house 6 months ago and not since. All the bedding was old and stained, I do hope it was washed before we got there. The owner said that before we were getting there she was fixing a leak from upstairs bathroom into the kitchen and assured me it's all going to be fixed and mold remediated, Guess what, when we used upstairs bathroom, the water leaked into the kitchen - MOLD! and I specifically expressed concern about that. That was not all, a couple of days after we arrived, we started having prolonged periods of time with no water at all, so you could not take shower in the morning and could not predict when it would appear again and if it would. We called the man she left in charge, he said he'll call plumber to fix it - but no luck. We came to CT to spend time with family and to relax not to clean and maintain someone elses house after paying good money. We travel extensively utilizing VRBO, this is by far the worst experience we've ever had. At least if we were in a place where there were issues, owners were always very responsive about fixing it and making it right.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very sad that this client had an unpleasant stay at my house, luckily something like this has never happened before. Her review is rather bizarre. Of all her complaints only the piece of broken glass is unfortunately true. Perhaps that´s why the whole experience turned so sour for her? I was away at the time, but the people who were care takers are of the highest calibre and real estate agents to boost. They responded to her immediately and tried to provide her with whatever she needed, myself as well, even though I was in Europe. The cleaning lady whose name was on the information sheet had been there early October, and after that someone else (professional) in her place. Regarding the water, my agents came to check while the family was in NYC for the day and there was plenty of water. The leak from the bathroom had been taken care of by a plumber and tiler. Any sign of mold after the earlier leak was completely removed. I was there myself through the process and knew that everything was OK. The family who is staying at my house currently have no issues, so I am truly scratching my head regarding these complaints. On a sad note, she and her guests left the house in a mess.They had obviously had a big party at Thanksgiving because the dining room table and chairs was moved into the living room, there were dirty glasses and plates everywhere and dirty linen and towels were not put in the bin according to the rental agreement. To get the house in shape again took a whole crew. The behaviour of the guests was strange and shocking.
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Molokai, HAWAII
5

Perfect place for a Family Rreunion

  • 5 of 5

It would be hard to find a more lovely and historic setting to reunite 4 generations than this Connecticut home. From the moment you step out of your car you feel at home. The feeling continues as you move into Erle's magical house. The lovely entry, the delightful kitchen, looking towards the "Old Toy Factory" across the road, the large living room and the cozy den provide places for families to either be together or separate for reading and other activities. This property has a large yard with a river running through it and plenty of room to roam or just sit and enjoy the sounds and sights of the Connecticut country side. If you look into the history of the neighborhood you will discover even more things to make your stay memorable. Thank you Erle for providing such a wonderful place for our family reunion.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Connecticut
5

Such a lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful stay in Erle's sweet farmhouse for 3 weeks while we were relocating. Erle has created a really cosy, comfortable home, fully equipped with everything you can possibly need for a relaxing stay. We felt very welcome, like visiting family!

The weather was great so the children enjoyed swimming in the stream and playing in the garden.

We loved the convenience of farm fresh eggs from around the corner and enjoyed exploring the Aspetuck Land Trust hiking trails in the area.

Thank you Erle for making our stay so memorable!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Franklin, NC USA
4

Romantic Riverfront Farm House at Historic Aspetuck Corners

  • 4 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving in this quaint CT farm house. Thanks Erle for making us feel at home.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
La Guardia Airport, NYC
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Smith Richardson, Fairfield
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Metro North, Westport CT
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Merritt Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Old Bluebird
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Fairfield Beach
Car: necessary

There are local nurseries and farms in our area where you can buy flowers and fresh vegetables and eggs.

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Rates & Availability

Easton Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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7 night minimum stay
$1,925
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Pet Fee $300
Property Damage Protection $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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