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Charming 1830's home-Walk to Train

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Enjoy a queen sized bed in our private guest room. Easy access to NYC via New Haven Line/ Metro North, literally a 7 minute walk from our home. We are a nice walk/drive to shops, restaurants, and the beach: kayak, or stand up paddle board!

The space

If you want a taste of both the country and the city, our little 1830's house, with wide hardwood floors is in the perfect spot for you to enjoy both worlds! The house dates back to the 1830's or earlier. The room you'd be staying in is upstairs adjacent to our room.(must be able to walk up stairs) and has a large queen bed, brand new mattress, warm comforter, and fluffy pillows.

Because our house is older, when you walk onto the wide plank floors, they may creek a bit. The doors creak too. Also, another interesting feature of the home is the lower ceilings on the second floor, where you'll be sleeping. If you are 6 1/2 feet, your head will be touching the ceiling! We have a shy but very sweet cat, who may visit you or hide under the bed. The bathroom/shower room is shared with us, but there is a downstairs powder room you can use as well.

Guest access

You will have access to your bedroom, the downstairs powder room, and access to the upstairs shared bathroom with shower. The dinning room is for you to use to eat any meals, as well as our outdoor patio. You may store things in the refrigerator or freezer. You may use the microwave and any utensils/ plates/ glasses. Please ask before using anything else in the kitchen. Please no cooking full meals.
We provide you with clean linens, full body towels and hand towels/wash cloths, as well as shampoo and (website hidden) of soap or body wash for showers. We ask you please hang your towels to dry after use so you can reuse the same towel. We try to be friendly in conserving water. Unless you stay with us for a week, please no using the washer machine. There is a very close laundry mat if you are desperate.

Interaction with guests

We will try to be there when you arrive but as we both work, it depends. If not, we'll have the keys in a lock box and will give you the code just before you arrive. You can interact with us as much or little as you would like. We are friendly and interested in our guests!

Other things to note

The controls for the heat/ air are downstairs, it's not room by room, unfortunately. So if it is too cold or hot, please let us know. We will also be happy to show you how to use the thermostat if we are not home. The floors are creaky in certain areas and the staircase upstairs is narrow and slightly steep. The interior doors are latch doors. There is no means to lock them. We have a cat who may curl up with you!


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Lockbox

Amenities
Essentials
Heating
Air conditioning
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee $19 AUD
Weekend Price $123 AUD / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 4PM

No smoking on property!!! No cooking please. Single/ couples only. No children or pets (the house is not childproof) No drug use on or off premises. No weapons. No extra guests that have not been already approved pre- booking. Please be respectful of house and neighborhood. We expect you treat our home and property with respect and care. Please just be tidy with shared spaces.
As your room is next to ours, we just ask to be courteous with noise level after 11:30pm during the work week.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - 1 staircase to go upstairs to your room and full bathroom.
Potential for noise - early morning traffic during the work week and evening during rush hour(commuters to train station down the street
Pet(s) live on property - 1 shy but sweet cat.
Some spaces are shared - we have parking on our driveway or patio infront of house (stone pavement)

Cancellations

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Theresa User Profile
August 2017
Another great stay at Joanna's! Great location charming home clean and cozy. My fourth stay and four star all the way! I love sitting out on the deck and reading!

Theresa User Profile
July 2017
Another great stay at Joanna's lovely home! I am a big fan of what an awesome host she is and planning on coming back in two weeks! Fantastic location and walk to everywhere!

Theresa User Profile
July 2017
This is my second stay and the house is lovely peaceful and close to train restaurants beach shops. I walked to both Gulf beach and Silver Sands ! Joanna is so welcoming helpful on places to see and you also have your privacy in the house. The room is comfortable and cozy. I plan another stay!

Theresa User Profile
June 2017
Joanna is an amazing host-. Her home is cozy clean and comfortable- her cat Noel is so sweet! You can walk to train shops and restaurants. I look forward to returning very soon! Terry

Rachel User Profile
May 2017
Joanna's place is lovely, warm, friendly and comforting. It is near public transportation and wonderful shops. Joanna was communicative throughout and very thoughtful in providing snacks and helpful regarding the home.

Philippa User Profile
November 2016
Joanna's place was really lovely and homely place to base from over the Thanksgiving break. Both her and Jon were very welcoming and full of advice and recommendations. Milford itself is a sleepy town with lots of nice bars and restaurants- all completely walkable from their house. We would definitely recommend. X

Stephanie User Profile
September 2016
This was second stay with Joanna and it was equally as enjoyable as the first. I was in town for a last minute business trip this time, so my time was more limited, but I still enjoyed every minute of it. The location, as always, is spectacular. After spending almost two hours in traffic coming back from a meeting in NY state, it was wonderful to be able to park the car and walk to dinner instead of having to drive somewhere. As always, Joanna was wonderful and had muffins available for breakfast, which worked out great for me. If ever I'm in town and have the opportunity to stay with her again, I will, as long as she'll have me!

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