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Stunning Waterfront Estate on Connecticut River

Picture yourself at this magical CT estate...
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Picture yourself at this magical CT estate...
Drive down Knowles Road and the magic begins
Enjoy breathtaking views from this renovated 5-bedroom, 3-1/2 bathroom riverfront estate
The wraparound porch is the perfect place to relax, dine, or watch the river flow by
View from the driveway off the side porch
This sunlit open gourmet kitchen delights and welcomes all
The wetbar is in the kitchen just on the left before entering the dining room
here are 3 original marble fireplaces - this one is in the dining room
The dining room table opens to sit 10 with views of the River
Built in 1886, this exquisite home is a perfect balance of the old and the new
1st floor bathroom includes washer & dryer, closets and egress to back yard
1st floor bathroom is also a spacious mudroom with closets, washer/dryer, and fireplace
Living room is off the kitchen with a large captivating window overlooking River
The living room is perfect for entertaining or curling up with a good book
Looking into the kitchen from the living room
Check out the whimsical etchings on the living room marble fireplace
The 2nd floor master bedroom has a full bathroom and wonderful river and property views
Incredible bedroom off the 2nd floor den with king-size bed and 180-degree river views
The 2nd floor den has incredible river views and a 42' Smart TV with cable and Netflix
This black and white bathroom with a shower/tub is adjacent to 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor
This cozy 2nd floor library bedroom offers river views, great bestsellers and eclectic reads
Lovely  sun-filled 2nd floor bedroom with river views and next to guest bathroom
French doors off the 2nd floor hallway leads to a very special bedroom retreat on the 3rd  floor
The 3rd floor master bedroom suite with outdoor deck offers privacy and inspiration
The expansive 3rd floor bedroom also has a desk with skylights overhead and plenty of closet space!
3rd floor master bathroom has 2 sinks, skylights, shower and Jacuzzi for 2
Glorious River views off the 3rd floor master bedroom deck
The renovated carriage barn, the owner's studio, is further up the driveway in front of the gazebo
A peek into the owner's renovated carriage barn studio up on the hill
The badminton/volleyball  court overlooks the river
Sprawling riverfront lawn below the badminton court  - great for croquet, picnics and eagle watching
Looking south down the river towards LI Sound from the dock
Looking north up the CT River - Dart Island with its sandy beach is just across the way!
There are kayaks for guests to explore the river
The CT River has excellent fishing (license req) for big mouth bass, catfish, northern pike...
An historic library is located at the end of the street - great books and delightful setting
The Captains House faces west for breathtaking sunsets...
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5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Middle Haddam, Connecticut
The Captain's House, a 3,400 SF 3-level renovated waterfront Victorian, features 5 bedrooms, 3-1/2 baths, gourmet kitchen,wraparound deck, badminton/volleyball court and 40' dock. A magical place to relax & recharge...
Knowles Landing is one of the most beautiful waterfront estates on the Connecticut River. This maritime historic landmark is centrally located midway been NYC and Boston, 25 minutes south of Hartford, and 45 minutes north of New Haven. This stunning 5 bedroom renovated Victorian Captain's House has an open floor plan and all the modern conveniences you could want - from AC to granite kitchen counters, wifi, a wraparound porch (with a working signal light) and a delightful afternoon breeze to relax and celebrate life.
Like in Sweden and Japan, it's shoeless at the Captain's House -- bring slippers, so...
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Listing #FKN8347845
About the Owner
Sue W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We had 3 couples and 3 children stay at Knowles Landing for a long weekend. It was a great place for longtime friends spread out on the East Coast to get together and enjoy a relaxing break from hectic every day life. The river setting...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed May 17, 2018

The property and setting is beautiful but the owner is always around and a bit overbearing - one example - coming over several times to complain about open doors and windows when she sees from her home monitoring system that the a/c is on in...More

Thank Rymcm
Management response:Responded May 19, 2018

Thank you for your kind words regarding my property when you stayed here in July 2017! The Guest Agreement that you signed clearly explains that all windows and doors must be closed when AC is on, or a fee may be deducted from your security...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is a beautiful historic home on the CT River in Middle Haddam. I'm from CT but was not very familiar with the Haddam area and as it turns out this was one of the most delightful surprises. The area is beautiful and very well...More

Thank NickPerez
Management response:Responded August 6, 2017

You were wonderful guests - thank you for choosing My riverfront estate for your holiday! Enjoy life and be well, Sue

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
At least 2 guests should be over the age of 30. Events and parties are not allowed. This is a quiet, historic, riverfront property and my neighbors have their right to peace and...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
    1 King
    2 Queens
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1 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
6 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: C$653 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: C$327 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Simply Spectacular
The Hartford Courant calls Knowles Landing “The Jewel of the Connecticut River.” This 1886 maritime historic landmark offers luxury, beauty, history and adventure.

My guests love the convenience of nearby shopping, restaurants, theatre, museums, recreation and being midway between Boston and NYC - about a 2-hour drive in either direction.

The Connecticut River, the fish jumping, eagles soaring, the owl hooting at night, kayaking across the River behind Dart Island to watch the painted turtles and blue heron...the beauty and colorful history of this village -- it's all magic!
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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