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  Very quiet and private in back woods horse pastures on a small farm with free range chickens, a dog, and a couple of horses. Your pets are welcome too!  Locally there are state parks with beaches, and state forest for trails &  lakes, hiking and biking. Or you can just relax and enjoy the serenity!

  We have a lovely remodeled well insulated horse trailer here which 

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  Very quiet and private in back woods horse pastures on a small farm with free range chickens, a dog, and a couple of horses. Your pets are welcome too!  Locally there are state parks with beaches, and state forest for trails &  lakes, hiking and biking. Or you can just relax and enjoy the serenity!

  We have a lovely remodeled well insulated horse trailer here which has a queen and a double bed. There is small battery operated plug in outlet inside for a light or CPAP appliance. There is an old fashioned out house for this site exclusive use. A cold water spigot is located on this site well. There are a couple of fire pits, grills, some pans with utensils and a picnic table with chairs. 

  Other attractions include local farmers markets, Gilette's Castle,  and the famous River Ferry crossing the Connecticut River with a vehicle across to East Haddam. We cannot allow any wood for camp fires to be brought in form the outside for environmental reasons.  It can  be purchased for  $10 per bundle. 

  Farm Fresh eggs daily when available for $3.00 per 1/2 dozen.   And there are also blocks of ice $5 for the large styrofoam cooler in grilling area next to horse trailer.  Garbage removal is available as well $5 per bag provided.

Lodging provided
Onsite RV or trailer
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
2WD Accessible
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
Playground available
No showers
No wifi
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

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Farm fresh eggs available daily from very happy free range chickens.

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Swimming

Hammonassette Beach and Pattaconk Lake at near by State Forest and Parks.

Biking
Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Horse Trailer Camper in Forest in Connecticut.

Driveway

Drive to campsites are across fields and gravel.

Forest
Field
Suburban
Swimming hole
Farm
Ranch

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Hipcamper Jessica

Cozy horse trailer

Jessica H.
recommends this listing.
September 5th, 2022

The horse trailer was quaint and comfortable. I felt very safe (solo female camper) and slept great at Mary and Victor’s land. It was quiet and peaceful, even with many other campers nearby. Victor kindly met me at the street upon my arrival and quickly showed me everything I needed to know. Pack a warm sleeping bag if it’s chilly out and bring a headlamp/flashlights.

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Hipcamper Chantelle

Laid-back woodsy farm experience

Chantelle M.
recommends this listing.
July 18th, 2022

Our kids had the time of their lives. Staying on Victor and Mary's property was like staying with cool, laid-back relatives you never knew you had. We got in a great hike on the Salmon River and swam at Chatfield Hollow. Two nights barely made a dent in all the gorgeous state forests, falls, and swimming holes close by.

I would characterize the vibe of the site as very low-fuss, ideal for free spirits with a sense of adventure. For a longer stay, I might have brought mosquito nets for the converted shed, at least with our kids, who leave doors open all the time! On our stay, the trailer shower/sink water had a sulfur smell, so I would plan to use the excellent hose water and maybe a big Rubbermaid tote for washing up in the future.

The land is spacious and bordered on all sides with woods. Though it's listed as suburban and it's only 15 minutes to the nearest town center, it felt absolutely rural and peaceful. We saw fireflies, owls, songbirds, hawks, bats, chipmunks, and bunnies. Not to mention sweet Cha Cha and Girasol, who we hated to leave, and all the beautiful healthy chickens raising their own chicks in natural bliss! I could happily wake up every morning and have my coffee in those quiet pastures.

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Hipcamper Grace

We can’t wait to go back!

Grace D.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

What a treat! There’s electricity, clean water, a converted horse trailer AND wifi/cell service, yet you feel like you’re in the middle of a woodland paradise far away from it all. There’s even a shower at the main house that Victor and Mary allow you to use. From the minute you drive up, Victor is there to help you however he can. I have never felt so welcome and cannot wait to return!! Also, the animals are friendly and happy. What a great site.

Hipcamper Kendra
Kendra S.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2021

This was my second visit at Mary and Victor's beautiful fields. We enjoyed the fresh eggs and campsite quite a bit, it is the perfect place to unwind. Mary and Victor are also the most accommodating and kind hosts! Highly recommend!!

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Hipcamper Bernice

Great stay! great people!

Bernice C.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2021

Our stay here with our kiddos was wonderful. Our host were welcoming, informative, and kind. The camping area was roomy and had great trees. Our kids enjoyed the outdoors and getting to see the animals (especially the horses). The additional converted horse trailer served as a good shelter when we had thunderstorms and kept some of our things dry. Close enough to key locations for some more outdoor fun (like Gillette Castle). Outdoor outhouse was just for our use and was kept clean (had paper, wipes, and additional cleaning spray). It was ok for it’s intended use. The shower (located outside the home) had hot water. We would stay here again.

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Hipcamper Julie
Julie L.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2021

Beautiful campsite for outdoor lovers and horse lovers. The site qas extremely private and the hosts were very kind and friendly. We will definitly be returning!

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Hipcamper David

Great for families !

David A.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2021

Wonderful place to camp, especially with kids. Mary and Victor are extremely nice and accommodating hosts. Very spacious and flat area to pitch your tent, with water and power near by. The horses are super charming, and there’s lots to do in the area. Chatfield Hollow state park is a short drive away and is a nice, calm spot to swim with kids.

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Hipcamper leidy
Leidy P.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2021

A very nice people and beautiful place. We love it.

Hipcamper Erika

Relaxing retreat!

Erika M.
recommends this listing.
June 5th, 2021

The site was very peaceful, and Mary and Victor went out of their way to make sure I had everything I needed and to make me feel welcome. I enjoyed spending time with the horses, chickens, and dogs on the farm, and was also able to go to a couple of the (many) hiking trails in the area. A wonderful visit!

Awards

Best of 2022 Connecticut
Finalist
Best of 2019 Connecticut
7th place
Property
Humble Farm with Simplicity
State
Connecticut
Country
United States
$65/night
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