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As Cozy As It Gets On Coventry Lake

Bedrooms 2
Space 74 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Ideal for Single or Couple's Retreat!

Cute-as-a-button bungalow on Coventry Lake, steps to private association beach. Bring your casting rod and hook a bass from the rocks directly in front of the property. Air conditioned. Two bedrooms: double bed in BR1. New bunk beds in BR2. Living room, dining area and small kitchen. Enclosed porch/barnboard ceiling. Interior completely remodeled summer 2013, redecorated in 2016. New windows and kitchen breakfast bar July 2017. Cable TV/internet/WIFI. Picnic table and fire pit on beautiful terraced yard. Sleeps 4/6max (futon in LR)

Rents by the week only, Sat/Sat. Check-in 2pm Sat, Check-out 10am Sat.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Coventry Lake, Connecticut

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Full bathtub and shower. Guests provide their own towels, etc.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , New bunk beds
  • There is a futon/sleeper in the living room. Guests provide their own sheets/pillowcases.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
Nathan Hale Homestead (great farmer's market on Sundays-- more like a carnival Sundays 11am-3pm), Caprilands and historic Coventry Village are nearby. Coventry Pizza, Bidwell Tavern, Subway, Lakeview Restaurant (nice lakeside deck!) convenience store very close. UCONN, Cassidy Hill Winery, Mansfield Drive-In short ride.


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As Cozy As It Gets On Coventry Lake
average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews

Great stay.

  • 5 of 5

Steve was a wonderful host. And the property was exactly what we needed. We'll be back!

Thank you Steve for everything. Enjoyed the local wine you left.

  • Review Submitted: 29/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cottage is cute and inviting. The yard is awesome, the view and proximity to the lake can't be

  • 4 of 5

This is our second year here and I can see it becoming a tradition. My sister and I were able to have our adults kids and spouses spend a day or two with us . It was the best time. We all enjoyed the lake ,in fact my 2 year old granddaughter learned to swim there.

This cottage is a great place for family fun , catching up with each other and making new memories. I will definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: 08/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cedar Crest, New Mexico, USA

Great family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have enjoyed this property more! It was a really nice setting to get together with family who lives locally. Our children had a great time swimming, kayaking and hanging out with the adults by the fire pit in the evenings. Clean and nicely furnished, next time we are in CT, we will try to stay here again. Yes, it's small, but was perfect for our family of 4. Local restaurants, farmer's market and shops also nice and convenient. Great customer service.

  • Review Submitted: 14/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable, Cozy Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Due to a stroke of good luck, as well as owner flexibility, we were able to rent this lovely cottage just for the weekend, while in town attending a family function. The cottage and furnishings are absolutely adorable. It is immaculate. The grounds are gorgeous. The view is spectacular. We enjoyed the beach and were typically the only ones there. There was even a special gift waiting for us upon arrival. The owners were incredibly easy to work with, and communicative. The more time I spent in the cottage the more neat things I noticed about it. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 03/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ottawa, Canada

Quiet retreat

  • 4 of 5

The Coventry cottage is as advertised and a good place for a quiet retreat. The lake is nice and the fire pit affords a lovely view of it. The owners were very easy to communicate with and left a kind welcoming gift upon our arrival! The cottage itself is quite old - would love to know about the history of the building. The kitchen is very tiny, so if you enjoy cooking like we do, be forewarned! We found that there wasn't much to do in the area, so it is a good place if you just want to rest and relax. Suggestions: a clothesline in the back would be helpful for drying towels, and maybe some tourist info and history of the area.

  • Review Submitted: 20/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The cottage was built in 1942 as a seasonal "camp" cottage. Winterized some years later, not sure of the year. I hope you were aware of the washer and dryer! Will have to add pics of those. Sitting around the fire pit, you have almost a 180 degree view of the lake. Coventry boasts significant Colonial American history, including the Nathan Hale Homestead and numerous homes and buildings dating to the late 1700's.
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We liked having the washer/dryer at the property.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at your cottage immensely. The view of the lake and surroundings was beautiful. The cottage comfortable and cozy. We like Aero Diner, Dimitri's Restaurant and Shady Glen.

  • Review Submitted: 08/07/2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad! Come back and see us again!
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Steven Nielsen
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
16 February, 2018

Why Steven Nielsen chose Coventry Lake

The location is so pretty. Terraced yard, spectacular view of the lake.

What makes this bungalow unique

Always a bottle of Cassidy Hill wine (vinted in Coventry) to welcome our guests!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is just what the doctor ordered. So incredibly lovely. Thank you for the wine and note!
Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Coventry Pizza
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Twin Hills Country Club
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
US 84
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: recommended

Nathan Hale Homestead museum, Caprilands are nearby. Historic Coventry Village nearby. One of the last real Drive-in movies is nearby in Mansfield. First run movies! Easy Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Coventry Lake, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$127.58 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Check in time is 2pmor after on Saturday. Check out is 10am the following Saturday. Reservation deposit of one-third the rental fee ($350) is due to lock your week. The balance is due in full by May 1, 2018.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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