We were delighted with EVERYTHING about the Laurel Cottage (on the property of the Nehemiah Brainerd House B&B in Haddam)!! From the moment we arrived, the owners Maryan and Jeff, made us feel comfortable and very welcome in their elegantly furnished cottage.
The cottage is beautifully appointed and has anything you would need for a lovely and comfortable stay, including a fully equipped kitchen with easily found items needed for any kind of meal. We cooked, and ate out in local restaurants, with equal ease. Enjoying a glass of wine on the gorgeous stone patio (overlooking the river) was one of our favorite things to do each evening. When not at the cottage, we found all kinds of fun things to do in the area. We included a visit to Essex (about 20 minutes drive) and tasted the goodies at the Essex Olive Oil Co. as well as enjoying lunch at Marleys!). The Connecticut River museum has one of the most interesting collection of artifacts depicting the history and people of... more