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Penny Corner Airbnb

Entire rental unit
hosted by Donna
  1. 3 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Great location
94% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.


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Our little town of East Haddam was named one of New York Times "52 places to love in 2021" around the world.
My place is located up the hill from Good Speed Opera House on the corner of routes 151 & 82. The folklore is that vacationers used to pay a penny to have their belongings transported by ox and wagon from the port at the river to this corner. A two family home built in 1884. The space is a ground level 1 bedroom apartment with private entrance. Please message me for long stay pricing.

The space
This is a 2 family house. I live in the main house with my husband. The airbnb space is an attached 1 bedroom apartment with a separate entrance than the main house. Free parking on premises. The living room/kitchen combination has a table & chairs. Twin size hide a bed is in this room (please keep in mind that the person sleeping on the hide a bed will be sleeping in the kitchen/living room area of this space) and another comfy sitting chair. Microwave, coffee pots, toaster, pots, pans, dishes & utensils for your use. Apartment size stove and fridge. Coffee, tea, creamer, sugar and sugar substitutes are provided.
Bathroom is large with a full size tub and full size washer and dryer. Laundry soap is provided. Basic essentials (toothpaste, shampoo, soap) are available for you, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, towels and bed linens are provided.
Bedroom has a full size bed, blankets, pillows and a desk with chair to use for work space. A very private and quiet room. A simple, comfortable and private space. Has all the essentials you need for an overnight stay or a long stay.

Where you'll sleep

1 double bed, 1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Dedicated workspace
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
TV with standard cable
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Window AC unit
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced

Where you’ll be

East Haddam, Connecticut, United States

The Town Tavern Family Restaurant is located next to my place. Two Wrasslin' Cats Coffee House is located across the street from my place.
Close by attractions include the famous Goodspeed Opera House, Scherer Library of Musical Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, St. Stevens Bell, I-Park, Nathan Hale School House, Gillette's Castle, Devil's Hopyard, Fox Hopyard Golf Club, Ray of Light Farm, and the Essex Steam Train & River Boat are just some of the local attractions.
There is a visitor guide in the space for your use. Hiking and biking trails, antique shops, coffee shops, state parks, boat launches, fishing and many, many events hosted by several of the above mentioned places. For up to date events, please check their websites.
Other restaurants in the area include Gelston House, La Vita at Goodspeed Landing, Village Pizza, On the Rocks at Fox Hopyard and many other great places to dine!
You can cook your own meals or dine at one of the great restaurants! Please check their websites for hours and daily specials!
Also, please make yourself aware of when places close in this area. Stores, restaurants and gas stations are not open 24/7 in this area.

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4.92 out of 5 stars from 50 reviews

Hosted by Donna

Joined in January 2019
  • 50 Reviews
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During your stay

Due to the times I am offering contactless check in. I do live in the attached main house, work from home, so I am readily available in person or via message communication to assist in any way needed.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 50 reviews.