Your Summer Retreat Awaits: Issue 2 | Vol. 1

Summer is finally here, and with the warm weather comes the perfect opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Fortunately, there’s no need to travel far to enjoy the best that the season has to offer. Whether you are looking for the perfect weekend getaway or a spot to relax and unwind all season long, each of these properties have unique features designed to make this summer unforgettable.

Here is a look at three beautiful rentals you could spend your summer at this year.

Your Litchfield Hills Escape
49 Christian Street, Washington, CT
4 Beds | 2/2 Baths | 2,300 SF | 1.04 Acres | $20,000/mo (May)

This historic Victorian home in the New Preston section of Washington is now available for rent after being tastefully renovated from top to bottom. The main level is highlighted by the expansive kitchen with soapstone counters, a butler’s pantry, and French doors leading to a rear patio area. The remainder of the first floor features a living room, spacious great room, dining room, and an office with a full bath that could be used as a 5th bedroom. Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, each named after prior owners who have called “The Humphrey’s House” home over the past 127 years, including a nephew of Mark Twain. Well known British designer Graham Robert Moore has transformed this Victorian gem into a marvelous display of the modern day aesthetic without abandoning the history of the home. The 40×18 heated saltwater pool features an electric cover and 8 person attached hot tub. This home is just a short distance to swimming and boating at Lake Waramaug, shopping in the New Preston town center, 30 minutes to skiing at Mohawk Mountain and Metro North trains, and 90 minutes from Manhattan.
Available: Jan through March at $12.5k per month. April at $15k/mo and May at $20k/mo. 

The Seaside Beach Cottage
147 Overshore Drive, West Madison, CT
4 Beds | 2 Baths | 1,574 SF | 0.17 Acre | $18,000/mo

This quintessential seasonal beach cottage with water view is very special. The views out over Long Island Sound and wonderful wraparound south facing porch allow you to catch the beautiful summer breezes. This home is located directly across from the Overshores Beach Association, with it’s large grass play area, boardwalk, gazebo and raft. Besides the water views from every room, a light and bright open floor plan make this house feel like home. Inside you will find, high ceilings, a sleeping porch/room, new ceiling fans, updated bathrooms, full size washer and dryer, and an outdoor shower.
Availability: July is fully booked, August is available. Minimum of two weeks and may be extended into Sept/Oct at a lesser rate. Off season in May and June possible too. Sleeps 9.

The Mid-Century Modern Gem
238 Hayes Hill Road, New Marlborough, MA
3 Beds | 3/1 Baths | 2,400 SF | 12.54 Acres | $18,000/mo

This stunning mid-century 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom house is indeed a hidden gem nestled in the sought-after village of Mill River. Offering a harmonious blend of tranquility, luxury, and convenience, this property promises an unparalleled living experience. Upon entering the grounds, you’ll immediately be captivated by the picturesque setting. Sunlight filtering through the woodlands casts a gentle glow over the meticulously manicured gardens, creating an oasis of complete privacy and serenity. The home itself is a masterpiece of modern design, exuding elegance and sophistication at every turn. Each of the three spacious bedrooms boasts its own newly renovated en-suite bath, ensuring comfort and privacy for residents and guests alike. Additionally, a versatile sunroom offers the flexibility to serve as additional guest space or a cozy retreat for relaxation. At the heart of the home lies a double-sided stone fireplace, which serves as both a focal point and a source of warmth and comfort for cooler evenings in the open-plan kitchen, living, and dining area. This seamless integration of spaces fosters an inviting ambiance, perfect for gatherings with loved ones or simply unwinding after a long day. Moreover, the property boasts additional amenities such as a Steamshower, outdoor sauna, high-speed internet and is pet-friendly, enhancing the overall living experience. In summary, this exceptional property offers a rare combination of elegance, comfort, and convenience, making it the ultimate retreat for enjoying the summer months in the idyllic village of Mill River. Whether you seek a peaceful sanctuary or a stylish space for entertaining, this home is sure to exceed your expectations and provide an unforgettable living experience.

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