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Sept-May $5900/mo + Utilities, $1,950/wknd, $2450/wk, Summer $59K or $24,900/mo

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Mint Home, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12), Private overlooking Steep Rock

If you are searching for the perfect country escape, Shaker Modern is for you! Set on 11 groomed hill-top acres, this meticulously restored home overlooks and abuts the Steep Rock Land Preserve on the Washington/Roxbury border. This light and airy mint home has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 marble bathrooms, a gourmet stainless steel kitchen and a vaulted living room with a large fireplace. Flat screen tvs, wifi, central heat and air conditioning, down feather beds, comforters and pillows, Frette cotton sheets and bathrobes are just a few of the luxury amenities you will enjoy. The large flag stone terrace with a gas barbeque and heated waterfall pool are perfect for entertaining. You and your guests will enjoy total privacy and quiet in this country setting shared only with deer, turkeys and an occasional fox. Hiking and horse trails lead into Steep Rock preserve from the large lawn behind the house where children will safely run and play.

The location is perfect - on the border of Litchfield County's most desirable towns - Washington and Roxbury. The home is within a few miles of the Relais and Chateau Mayflower Inn and Spa and Winvian Inn and Spa - perfect for enjoying the best fine dining in New England and the Gunnery and Washington's historic green. In addition to numerous other popular restaurants, close by are antique shops, wonderful boutiques, art galleries, farm stands, golfing, hiking, fly fishing, canoeing/kayaking/tubing, Mohawk Mountain Ski Area and Lake Waramaug.

Within an hour are the cultural centers of Lenox MA, Hartford CT and New Haven (Yale).

Washington and Roxbury are an easy low traffic 1 3/4 hour drive from NYC or Boston.

Key Residence Features:

Pristine, quiet, private luxury country home overlooking land preserve. Pool, outdoor dining terrace, walk into 1000-acre preserve, views, eat-in gourmet kitchen, luxury amenities.

Maid service ($25/hour), catering, baby sitting are available for an additional charge.

Pets are welcome.

Master Bedroom: King Bed with Marble Master Bathroom with dual shower, egg tub

Bedroom 2: Queen Bed, Private Bath

Bedroom 3: Queen Bed, Private Bath

Bedroom 4: Double Bed

Bedroom 5: Two Twin Beds

More Details

Owner
Stephen Brighenti
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 29, 2016

About Stephen Brighenti

My career is restoring and operating luxury boutique design hotels in NYC and Connecticut. After relocating to Washington, one of Connecticut's most beautiful rural towns, I began restoring luxurious homes in wonderful locations for extended stay rental. I have since purchased and restored 16 homes in the area and furnished them like luxury hotels - all with Frette cotton sheets and bathrobes, down comforters and pillows, marble baths,flat screen tvs, antiques and more. Maid ($25/hour), drycleaning and catering service is available. When you visit one of my homes you will be experiencing the highest level of quality at reasonable rates!

Stephen Brighenti purchased this house in 2007

Why Stephen Brighenti chose Litchfield County

Washington and Roxbury are the most beautiful and desirable towns in rural Litchfield County. Home to many fantastic restaurants and spas, private schools, Steep Rock Land Preserve, Lake Waramaug, historic greens, antique shops and art galleries. Nearby is skiing, golfing, fly fishing, antiquing, farm stands, tubing, vineyards, great shopping and more.

What makes this house unique

Wide floor boards, fireplaces, wine cellar, 45' gunite pool, views, on a 1000-acre land preserve with hiking trails, horse barn, central HVAC, central sound system, central alarm, central vaccuum. The most luxurious mint rental home.

Reviews

3/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Sept-May $5900/mo + Utilities, $1,950/wknd, $2450/wk, Summer $59K or $24,900/mo
average rating of 3.0 based on 1 reviews
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Mixed

  • 3 of 5

The owner was very friendly and accessible; however, the home lost heat 4x and we need to reset the furnace as well as the home lost water service 2x needing the owner and us to reset the water service. In addition, the wifi didn't work needing to be reset. The electronics, TV's are small and outdated as is the sound system. Overall it's a cool house in a great location and on a nice property but updates are needed as the house no longer matches the photos, etc.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rocco - I am very sorry about the heat re-set button - I am replacing the furnace in the next few weeks - it just started happening prior to your stay and the service tech suggested this as the best solution after your departure. No guest will have to hit the re-set button again and they will enjoy a new furnace. The wifi does work fine - just our cable service interruption requires the reset button occasionally if we have winter outages. I sincerely try to have problem free stays and respond promptly when there and fully after departure if a bigger need is recommended and the furnace will be new this month. Thank you for staying and putting up with this inconvenience. Stephen
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
HPN - White Plains, NY or BDL - Bradley CT
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
New Milford CT
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Wingdale or Amenia NY
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mohawk and Sundown, Woodbury 3 miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lake Waramaug State Beach

Minutes from Mayflower Inn & Spa and Winvian Inn & Spa, Lake Waramaug swimming, Mohawk and Sundown Mountains skiing, antiquing, historic homes, hiking (including Steep Rock Land Preserve abutting house), cross country skiing. Please see my web site washingtonct.com for links to most of the areas restaurants, recreation, activities and all of my homes.

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Rates & Availability

Roxbury House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off-Season 2016-17
Sep 6 2016 - May 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$975
Fri,Sat
$2,450
$5,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly and weekends reserved only last minute if available - up to 3-4 weeks before.
THANKSGIVING, XMAS and NY EVE - ADD $2,000/Week
Monthly Rates - Utilities, lawn mowing, pool heat and cleaning, snow plowing are billed extra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Roxbury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with Private Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Please see my web site washingtonct.com for more info on my luxury, fully furnished home!

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