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Historic 6BR Danielson House

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Bedrooms 3, Bathrooms 3, Sleeps 10

Want to get away to the East Coast but not sure you want to get sucked into the big city? What if you could have peace and serenity in the countryside, while having easy access to several major cities including NYC, Boston, Hartford, and Providence? This 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom historic home has all the modern amenities packaged in old barn charm. With enough room to sleep 16 guests, this beautiful old home is perfect for large family gatherings and groups of friends traveling together.

THE PROPERTY

Come experience the splendor of rural northeastern Connecticut by staying in this uniquely historic, beautiful 6-bedroom home located on 4.3 acres of pristine, partially wooded stonewalled grounds. The structure was originally built as a dairy barn but was completely renovated into a house in the late 1970s. The homeowners live in a separate, isolated part of the house so they are available for anything you need. The house was more recently updated with modernized fixtures, air conditioning, new kitchen equipment, a resurfaced and extended driveway and a relined in-ground 40-foot swimming pool.

You'll fall in love with the glorious, classic 40'x96' post and beam structure – it's aesthetically pleasing and will prove very comfortable for you and your travel companions. You can still see the original framing as well as the 150-year-old weathered wood used for the walls of the kitchen, solarium, and the first-floor bathroom. The master bedroom has a delightful cathedral ceiling, an attached private bathroom, and a balcony, so you can walk outside and be among the treetops. Relax and read a book in the fully stocked library, complete with a cozy wood-burning fireplace (and a complimentary supply of firewood), or observe the picturesque wooded acres overlooked from the wall of windows in the solarium. There is a formal dining room as well as an informal dining room in the kitchen and attached entertainment area including a large chopping block with bar stools. During the warmer months, you'll love lounging in the screened pool house adjacent to the L-shaped in-ground pool.

THE LOCATION

This home has plenty of room for dining, entertainment, and accommodations for all your family and friends. If you're out exploring the community, make sure you check out the local museums (such as the Ballard Puppet Museum or the Connecticut Natural History Museum), the Creamery Brook Bison Farm, and the Burgess Brook Alpaca Farm. There are also numerous opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, birding, pet farms, river and stream paddling, fruit picking, and more. Whether you plan on using this home as your starting off point for excursions to the cities, or want to just relax to the fullest, you are sure to enjoy the privacy and little luxuries of rural lifestyle.

THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include multiple TVs, library, internet connection, private outdoor pool, pool house, solarium, screened porch, balcony, deck, fully-appointed kitchen, supplied with continental breakfast supplies, wood-burning fireplace, and wood stoves with complimentary firewood.

- Owner will stock pantry and fridge with additional special items upon request for a negotiated fee

- Outstanding location - Quiet, serene rural setting within reasonable distance of NYC, Boston, Hartford, and Providence

- 4340 square feet of comfortable living space, including 6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 convertible queen-sized sofa beds, and more!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: King-sized bed with private balcony

- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized bed

- Bedroom 3: Full-sized bed

- Bedroom 4: Queen-sized bed

- Bedroom 5: Queen-sized bed

- Bedroom 6: Queen-sized bed

- Bedrooms 4-6, along with a full bathroom are on the third floor.

Additional Sleeping:

- There are 2 Queen-sized pull out sofas for additional sleeping. And 4 traditional (non-pull out) sofas that guests can sleep on - 3 (6.5 ft in length) and 1 (5.5 ft in length).

Homeowner Recommendations:

- The Golden Lamb - Famous 'prix fixe haute' cuisine, and great for catering or events

- The Vanilla Bean Cafe - Award winning hearty food known as "Connecticut's Best Country Cafe"

- Sharp Hill Vineyard - Locally raised and grown gourmet cuisine

Policies:

- No indoor smoking

- No pets allowed except with special permission

- No large gatherings

- No noisy activities or use of screened porch after 11 pm

- 15% Connecticut room occupancy tax and $200 cleaning fee per reservation may apply

- $20 per person per night extra person fees apply to reservations with more than 8 people

- Must be at least 21 years old to reserve the property

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Speaks english, french, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Evolve Vacation Rental Network

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for travelers. Our dedicated Travel Advisor Team is available 7 days a week and our simple online reservation system allows you to book securely with a credit card! Please feel free to call us at 1.877.818.1013.

Evolve Vacation Rental Network purchased this house in 1902

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Brooklyn

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , Bedroom 3
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom 4
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom 5
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , Bedroom 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Absolutely superb.

  • 5 of 5

Words fail me.......almost! From the moment we pulled up in front of the house we felt welcomed and contented. MaryBeth, the owner, was there to greet us and all through out our stay she was so solicitous. We were an extended family of nine adults, five children from 6 to 3, and two infants. At no time did we feel we were on top of one another. There are two lovely sitting/living rooms and various sitting areas to relax. The kids loved all the nooks and crannies to hide in. The swimming pool got a fair amount of use and the bbq was also used by us. Not only would I recommend this place but we would come to it again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The ideal weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Instead of going the usual route for my sister's bachelorette party, we skipped the "bride squad" shirts and the glitter and the going out, and we opted to get her closest friends together for a make-up free, fuss-free weekend. This house was perfect! We were all barefoot in pajamas or bathing suits the whole time, going back and forth between the pool house and the main house, and everyone was able to move at their own rhythm without inconveniencing anyone else. There's plenty of space both inside and out. We had music on until about 11pm or 12am on the two nights we were there (Friday and Saturday) and the people who decided to go to bed early said they couldn't even hear it from their bedrooms on the 3rd floor. Marybeth, the owner, was lovely, checking in periodically and making sure were weren't out of anything, but never invasive. The kitchen was fully stocked with spices, coffee, sugar, cooking oil, etc, and the two refrigerators held all of the food and drink we needed for 12 people for two days. The beds were comfortable, everything was clean, the towels and linens were provided (even pool towels), and the property was gorgeous. I would definitely book again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

The place was huge, interesting, comfortable, and the host was super nice. We have a lovely stay and will definitely be back. The area was quiet with tons of outdoor space. The perfect house for a weekend away with a group of friends or a big family.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for my family which was in town for a wedding at the Lord Thompson Manner.

Everything was great ! Huge kitchen that housed all of us for chatting and eating.

The bedrooms were all clean and bright and bathrooms clean and abundant which was great for the 11 we had.

Two family rooms, and a huge dining room made space for everyone.

The yard was beautifully landscaped and although too early for the pool, it was great benefit for the next trip.

The owners were wonderfully accommodating and attended to any request.

This huge rustic home is perfect for reunions and holds everyone.

Highly recommend this place !!!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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houston, TX
5

Coast Guard Academy Graduation

  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely amazing. Pictures and description do not do it justice. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We had 12 people stay and had plenty of room. It is just a really neat property that would appeal to anyone. I would recommend this property to anyone looking for someplace that can sleep a large number of people or anyone just wanting a great place to stay while in the area.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Great stay with lots of room for our extended family!

  • 5 of 5

Our family traveled from several different states for our son's wedding. Our stay at The Barn was fabulous and conveniently located for travel between Putnam, Plainfield, and Woodstock. With so many bedrooms, it was great to have family and friends stay with us and not worry about individual hotel rooms. It was also nice to have room outside for our grandson to run around. The owner was onsite and readily available to answer any questions we had. Town is just a five minute drive and there are grocery stores, convenience stores, coffee, and even a Walmart close by. Three living room areas provided lots of space to enjoy together. The kitchen was huge and great for family meals. We loved every minute of our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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