- 2 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Sleeps 6
- ID #313757
- Pets OK
- No Smoking
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This beautifully antique-furnished home opens onto and has access to two acres of open grounds. Located in the heart of the the Village of South Britain founded in 1709 it's within walking distance of 22 historic homes, a Congregational and Methodist Churches built in the 1830's, an 1889 town hall, a factory building from 1800, an Audubon bird sanctuary and dozens of hiking trails. Within a few miles are the picturesque roadways and towns of Litchfield County and Connecticut's Antiques Trail.
The Carriage House features on the ground floor a large living room seating 8; an adjacent television room seating 6 or third bedroom with queen-size bed, a dining room with picture window views of the patio, lawns and gardens; a fully equipped cooking kitchen. On the upper floor there’s a large bedroom with sun-room alcove serving as an office or a children’s sleeping nook; a second smaller bedroom, a laundry area and an updated bathroom with shower. Televisions are available on both floors and high-speed internet access throughout.
There are three outside seating areas: a hedge-enclosed patio facing the gardens for 6, an adjacent glass- and wisteria-covered tea pavilion for 4; and a gazebo with copper- and grapevine-covered roof which provides shelter for as many as 10.
Parking is available for as many as five cars near the entrance and more along the roadway.
You are welcome to wander the grounds and climb to top the hill where a stone wall marks where the property ends. The exception to access is the patio in front of the Main House three-season room.
The 3-season room with its massive fireplace may also be available for a day or more during your rental. It is a wonderful space for festive gatherings of 30 or more, additional sleeping accommodations for extra guests, and dining for up to 20 people served from buffet and bars on its upper level. Together with the gardens it’s ideal for gatherings of all kinds. The Main House may also be available if you have need accommodations for a larger gathering. Information can be found at airbnb.com/rooms/16194688
Other things to note
There are few if any accommodations of this quality less than 90 minutes of NYC with the full attractions of hiking, cycling, rafting, tennis, consignment and antique stores, thrift shops, flea markets, farmers' markets, and woodland trails.
There's an electric charge based on meter readings at the standard rate for the utility company for a stay of more than a week.
This beautiful, under-publicized Village is well preserved and historically important. It has 22 homes dating from 1690 to 1835, two churches from the 1830's, Southbury's first library (1904) and village hall (1893), a country store, and a mill building along the river currently being restored that remains from 1800 when the mills produced as much as any other town in Connecticut.
Check-in / Check-out Requirements
- Check in is allowed between 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM
- Check out time is 12:00 PM
Location [Click for satellite view]
- Children Allowed
- noHandicap Accessible
- 2Queen Beds
- noSmoking Allowed
- 1Sofa Beds
- Air Conditioning
- Carbon Monoxide Detector
- Central Heating
- Coffee Maker
- Dining Area
- Grocery Store Nearby