Gorgeous and Family-Friendly Lakefront Vacation Rental near Salmon River State Forest, Connecticut

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Gorgeous and Family-Friendly Lakefront Vacation Rental near Salmon River State Forest, Connecticut

4.2 2 Reviews

"The house had everything we needed- beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, comfortable beds, creative touches adding a feeling of home, and whatever …"

Karen, guest in Oct. 5, 2020.
  • Entire accommodation to yourself

    Enjoy having the accommodation to yourself; with all facilities for exclusive and private use

  • Perfect for fishing

    The host recommends this activity

  • Free cancellation not available

    This accommodation doesn’t offer a free cancellation policy

Entire Cabin

Cabin • 6 guests • Private Kitchen

Lakefront Connecticut vacation rental: best places to stay in Connecticut

This lakefront vacation rental is located near Salmon River State Forest, Connecticut, and can accommodate up to 6 guests making it perfect for families. If necessary there is space for two extra children. Inside the property are three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. All bedrooms hold a king-size bed, with luxury pillow-top mattresses, 750 thread-count sheets, and allergen-reducing bedding. The first-floor bedroom and the master suite both have televisions with DVD players and basic cable. The upstairs bedroom boasts a lake view with a small patio for guests to relax, and as well as the king-size bed is a twin bunk bed for children. There are also two additional roll-away beds available for extra children.

The first floor bathroom contains a bath/shower combination with a closet washer and dryer. The second bathroom is accessed directly from the master suite and holds a stall shower and a clawfoot bathtub for guests to relax after along day of adventure. Both bathrooms are provided with essentials toiletries including shampoo, soap, and tissues. Other amenities included are a handheld steamer, an iron, ironing board, and a hairdryer.

The vacation rental has been outfitted with amenities to make guests feel as comfortable as possible during their stay. The kitchen allows guests to cook delicious dinners and serve them upon the large dining table perfect to fit the whole family. A Keurig coffee machine, including pods, is provided allowing guests to brew a cup of coffee in the morning. The living room holds comfortable sofas to relax and watch TV, with Netflix, in the evenings. The property also includes WiFi.

This Connecticut vacation rental boasts 50 feet of private frontage on Lake Pocotopaug, with a lakeside patio for guests to relax on. The hosts provide facilities for water sports including, a canoe, a new stand-up paddleboard, sit on top kayaks, a paddleboat, life vests, and beach towels. Charcoal and gas grills allow food to be prepared outside.

Inside the cottage, guests will enjoy Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating, a fireplace, multiple televisions, ironing equipment, and a washer and dryer. Outside, they will enjoy a lakeside covered porch with a gliding couch and enough seating for eight guests, a charcoal barbecue grill, a propane barbecue grill, off-street parking, a lakeside hammock, and a dock. During their stay, guests can enjoy a complimentary canoe, paddleboat, and kayaks—one of which seats one guest, the other of which seats two.

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Washing machine
  • barbecue Shared Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • Bathtub
  • iron Iron
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COVID-19 Actions

Hand sanitizer and 4 disposable masks are stocked for each stay. A minimum 24 hour vacancy is required between reservations during which time the apartment AC is turned off and the room temperature reaches over 90 degrees F. All sheets, pillow protectors, mattress protector, duvet cover, duvet insert, bed scarf, towels, shower curtain, kitchen hot pads, pool towels, etc are laundered on hot using bleach. After cleaning, surfaces are either wiped with Clorox wipes or sprayed with Lysol and left to air dry. Once cleaned, made ready, sanitized and disinfected, the room is closed until the guest arrives.

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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: 04:00 PM
  • Check out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • No events
  • Some spaces are shared
Pets and smoking are not permitted.

There is $300 refundable damage deposit fee.

Minimum age requirements and maximum occupancy of 6 adults and 2 minor guests apply.

Events are not permitted at the property (house parties, reunions or weddings).

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Non-Refundable

Add check in and check out dates to get the cancellation details

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether or not the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. Should you cancel at any time, you will not receive a refund.


Location and surroundings

East Hampton, Connecticut (United States of America)

Detailed location provided after booking


  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing
  • surf-board Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing
  • Feeding animals

Right from the cottage's dock, guests can go swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boating on Lake Pocotopaug. The cottage provides guests with a complimentary canoe, sit-on-top kayaks, and a paddleboat, as well as life vests and lake towels. Paddleboards and fishing boats can be rented from Happiest Paddler.

For hiking, guests can head to Salmon River State Forest. Here, they will find the 6.7-mile Salmon River Trail and a portion of the Air Line State Park Trail. The river and its tributaries also provide opportunities for fishing, and the surrounding land provides grounds for hunting.