Are you yearning for a relaxing getaway to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Look no further than The Homestead, a delightful boutique bed and breakfast nestled in the picturesque town of Madison, Connecticut. With its unique charm and convenient location, The Homestead offers a bespoke experience that caters to travelers seeking a boutique retreat without the fussiness of traditional bed and breakfast properties.
Located just off I-95 and a stone’s throw away from the train station, The Homestead is perfectly situated for both city dwellers in need of a break and those exploring the enchanting East Coast. This idyllic bed and breakfast features 11 individually designed guestrooms, each boasting a private bathroom, a vintage-style record player with a vast vinyl collection, and complimentary wireless internet access. Additionally, guests can enjoy the use of vintage-style bicycles complete with picnic baskets, as well as access to a cozy living room with a fireplace, a welcoming dining room, and a sunroom. During the warmer months, the property’s extensive outdoor grounds beckon visitors with patios, two fire pits, and a deck, creating the perfect setting for relaxation and mingling.
The delightful New England town of Madison, known as a best-kept secret, is a small beach town that offers a respite from our busy lives, enveloping visitors in a warm and nostalgic atmosphere. The town’s highlight is undoubtedly Hammonasset Beach State Park, a sprawling shoreline park boasting two miles of sandy beach, campsites, and a nature center. For those seeking additional beach options, Madison offers three town beaches, including the Surf Club, a 45-acre park where locals and visitors alike gather for Friday night football games. Exploring downtown Madison, visitors can revel in the charm of the historic green, where a vibrant farmers’ market takes place on Fridays during the growing season. Take a stroll and discover the brick sidewalks and decorative street lamps that adorn Madison’s commercial district, creating an inviting ambiance.
While staying at The Homestead, be sure to indulge in the nearby attractions that add to the allure of Madison. For a truly relaxing experience, visit The Healing Salt Cave and Wellness Spa, where you can unwind with a rejuvenating salt cave session, massage, or hydrotherapy session. Bookworms will find joy at RJ Julia Booksellers, the #1 independent bookstore in the U.S., where guests staying at The Homestead receive discounts for book signings and special events. Additionally, wine enthusiasts can delight in a visit to Chamard Vineyards, a picturesque 40-acre property offering breathtaking views of vineyards. Treat yourself to a delightful meal overlooking the vineyard at their farm-to-table restaurant, which features a locally sourced seasonal menu. Bishops Orchards is another must-visit destination, offering pick-your-own seasonal fruits, wine tastings, a farm market, and even weekly trivia nights in their charming barn.
At The Homestead, your comfort is paramount. Each guestroom is equipped with a flat-screen smart TV and a private bathroom featuring luxury bidet toilet seats and spa-style filtration shower heads, ensuring a rejuvenating experience. Wake up each morning to a delightful buffet or continental breakfast featuring locally sourced quiche and scones, setting the perfect tone for a day of exploration and relaxation.
The Homestead is more than just a place to sleep. It is a place where you can feel at home and experience the best of New England hospitality.