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Lynn Gaffney

Member since: 2014
Speaks english, basic Korean

Modern Dwell-published home - available throughout the year

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

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Photos and Description of the Sharon vacation house rental

3 bedrm, 2 bath, open light-filled living spaces

This is a perfect getaway on a quiet rural road, looking out on a private wooded view. The open entertaining area includes light-filled Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. The Kitchen has island seating and the cook looks over the garden - this is a kitchen for a cooking enthusiast.

The comfortable private bedrooms all overlook the garden and woods. The 2nd Floor Master Bedroom has two walk in closets and a wall of windows - the bed is queen size. The main guest room (first floor) with a queen size bed has an in-room vanity and closet. The third bedroom (first floor) also has an in-room vanity as well as a full (double) bed and plenty of room to play. The Den (Second Floor) has a sofa bed (full/double size).

The Master Bath (adjacent to Master Bedroom) is generous in size and has a two sink vanity, a huge soaking tub overlooking the woods and a shower big enough for two. The 2nd bath (First Floor) is smaller but nicely detailed with wall hung toilet and sink and an easy walk in shower. While it is not technically handicap accessible, this bath has grab bars and is good for the elderly.

Other rooms include a central art/game table within the Open Entertaining area, the 2nd Floor Den (already mentioned) for quiet work or movie watching, and a 2nd floor Laundry Room. There will be storage area in basement available.

Outdoor spaces include - flower garden, herb garden, lawn and patio with seating for four, 2nd floor covered deck with a hammock.

Beautiful details and materials throughout- this is a very sustainable house. Architect owner lovingly designed this house in 2006 and has used it regularly with her husband and young daughter. The house is family friendly but not child-proofed. You can search online using 'Sharon, CT, Dwell, Beavers' and you'll see a great Dwell article and slide show on house.

Please note also there is a one bedroom Owner's loft (bed, bath, kitchen, living) above the detached garage - separate and private from the house. The owners stay there every few weekends but in no way disturb the privacy of the house and the property . The loft is not included within the rental rate but could be available for additional rent.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Lynn Gaffney (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, basic Korean


Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Bradley International Airport (Hartford, CT)
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Nearest good bars - The Woodland or Serevan
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Sharon Country Club
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Wassaic stop on MetroNorth
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
Route 22
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest good restaurant- The Woodland or Serevan
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Mohawk Ski Mountain
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
A quaint lakefront beach (Silver Lake of Sharon)
Car: necessary

Countless activities within minutes i.e. hiking Appalachian Trail, swimming in pristine local lakes, rafting or fly-fishing the Housatonic River, berry and apple orchards pick-your-own, vintage car racing at Limerock, skiing at Mohawk Mountain, biking, running or snow-shoeing the quiet country roads, nature preserve at Audubon, etc. Local culture and dining in Kent (CT), Salisbury (CT), and Millerton (NY) are all within 15 minutes from house.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sharon, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer Monthly
May 25 2017 - Sep 5 2017
14 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$533
cleaning fee C$167
Property Damage Protection C$132

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. For stays longer than 2 weeks an additional cleaning fee ($125) is charged every two weeks. The mid-stay cleaning will be coordinated with guest for most convenient time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sharon, Connecticut

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , double vanity, large windows
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Not technically handicap accessible, but good for elderly
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Full wall of windows, walk in closet, sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , in-room sink, closet, bookshelves w/ reading chair, bright
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , in-room sink, lots of room to play, bright
  • Although technically not a bedroom, the den has a fold down sofa (double or otherwise known as full-size bed) for guests.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
Our housekeeper will clean the house once during a monthly stay at a day arranged with you prior to your stay. She will not do linens or wash clothes.