Cozy Room Rental near Black Rock State Park, ConnecticutWatertown, Connecticut (United States)
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This cozy room rental can accommodate two guests comfortably, and is perfectly located as base from which to explore Connecticut, with many state parks and forests nearby. The room features a queen-size bed with a firm, yet cozy, mattress, and there are refinished hardwood floors throughout, in addition to window quilts to reduce light and regulate temperature in both summer and winter. Guests will also have a nine-speed, temperature-controlled fan, which is perfect for the summer months. The room's windows open up to the property's expansive grounds that lead all the way to a woodland stream.
The full bathroom is shared and comes with a shower, an antique, goose neck toilet, and a pedestal sink. The shower has a window with views of the backyard. While staying here, guests will also have shared access to a fully-equipped kitchen, which is equipped with commercial appliances, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a toaster oven, and dishwashers.
Guests with cars can drive for less than 10 minutes and reach the beautiful Mattatuck State Forest and Black Rock State Park, where guests can go hiking, biking, and fishing in the great outdoors. For something a bit more cultural, the state capital, Hartford, is 45 minutes to the northeast, offering museums, shopping facilities, and many restaurants. Another 45-minute drive to the south will take guests to New Haven, on the Long Island Sound, where guests will find a variety of beaches, in addition to theaters, museums, and music venues. Read More
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Air conditioning
Guests will have shared access to a bathroom with a shower, a sink, and a toilet. Towels are kindly provided. There is also access to a fully-equipped kitchen. Upon arrival, guests will be shown how to operate the kitchen appliances.Read More
Location + Surroundings
This property is located in Watertown, Connecticut, on a 33-acre farm that is surrounded by the rolling hills of Litchfield. Watertown is a suburb of the larger city of Waterbury, located on the Naugatuck River. Close to Watertown, guests will find the neighboring towns of Woodbury, Middlebury, Litchfield, Plymouth, Bethlehem, and Thomaston, in addition to the Naugatuck State Forest, Mattatuck State Forest, Topsmead State Forest, Bantam Lake, and a number of other smaller parks and lakes.
At only an hour southwest of Connecticut's capital city of Hartford, glampers will be able to jaunt off to the big city for a day of sightseeing and cultural activities—or maybe even a night out on the town! Hartford is home to the Mark Twain House, Bushnell Park, Elizabeth Park, and a slew of other historical buildings, sites, and museums that will allow glampers to get a complete view on the city's beauty. Read More
- Bird watching
While staying in Watertown, Connecticut, guests will enjoy hiking, fishing, and swimming at Black Rock State Park; exploring the Mattatuck State Forest; and visiting Leatherman's Cave and Sylvan Lake Park. A welcomed break can come in the form of a visit to the Hawk Ridge Winery, which is a family-run winery on a farm in Watertown, where guests can try a variety of whites and reds from the winery, and there is even food served, too, Friday through Sunday.
Once glampers have hiked, biked, climbed, and explored to their heart's content, they can also take a day trip to the nearby capital city of Hartford, which sits at just an hour away from Watertown and provides ample opportunity for sightseeing, shopping, dining, and imbibing in a cocktail or two.
- Check-in: 02:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
The hosts will drop the key off to the guests, but both the hosts and their relatives are in the area and available to help, should guests need it.
Guests will not be able to access the basement of the property, as that is reserved as locked storage space for the hosts.
The property does not permit smoking, parties, or events.
Check-in is from 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. Late check-out may be approved up until 2 p.m. with host approval, as long as there are no guests scheduled to come early that day.
When guests check out, they need to strip the beds down to the mattress pad and leave the used sheets on the floor or front porch; leave used towels on the bathroom floor or front porch; wipe down the table with a damp sponge; clear the kitchen counters of dishes and wipe them down (the dishwasher can be loaded and turned on); and wipe down the bathroom sink.
Guests should be aware that they must climb two flights of stairs while staying here: one is in the family room, and the other is past the kitchen. Read more