The 7C Herb Garden Bed & Breakfast is located on four sunny hillside acres of the southern Litchfield Hills in the town of Washington, CT. Several large maple trees provide plenty of shade during the warm summer days. A short drive to Washington Depot or to New Preston Village will lead you to antique shops, restaurants, and more. Lake Waramaug is just 2 miles north, Steep Rock State Park is 3 miles south, and Mt. Tom State Park is 4 miles east, where you will have ample opportunity for hiking, biking, canoeing, swimming, or simply relaxing. Families with children will find a child friendly "home away from home" with children's books, games, toys, as well as a spacious outdoor area that includes a fully equipped sandbox and swings for both toddlers and Tarzan types! Whether you are single, a couple, or a family of seven, you will definitely enjoy a relaxing and restful stay in this spacious country setting.
5 on December 18, 2013
Two of the finest people we've ever met! CLEAN & COZY. I wish more people were like Hansel & Alicia.
5 on December 15, 2013
I have never stayed at a B&B before. What a wonderful first time experience at 7C Herb Garden! The room was charming and the bed and sheets were comfortable. It was peaceful - like we were the only ones in the house! Alicia made a scrumptious hot breakfast in the morning. It was a pleasure to talk with her and Hansel during our meal.
4.0 on December 11, 2013
Alicia & Hansel Collins are wonderful people. They welcomed me into their home and made me feel as if I had made life long friends. What a glorious find!
5 on December 11, 2013
Hansel & Alicia were excellent hosts. Great breakfast; relaxing stay. Will come back!
5 on October 28, 2013
7C Herb Garden has a beautifully decorated room, in a very cozy house. The shower is great and hot, and room is cute and warm. I have to eat gluten free, and Alicia prepared delicious home fries to go with my scrambled eggs in the morning. Breakfast was very amusing, and we got a chance to talk to Alicia and Hansel, who are just great people. Staying there got us a fantastic letter opener as a gift. I cannot recommend this place more!
4.2 on October 24, 2011
We were fleeing the hurricane when we booked a night at Hansel & Alicia Collins' B&B -- we liked it so much we stayed another night, generous, warm, informal people with a great attitude, comfortable rooms, big delicious breakfast. Very low key. We love them.
5 on July 21, 2011
This was the perfect B&B in a perfect country setting. It was romantic, charming & comfortable. And the inn owners were fantastic, they also were amazing breakfast chefs.
5 on October 05, 2009
Rooms are beautiful, clean, comfortable - breakfast was very nice with charming conversation with Innkeepers. We would recommend this B & B anytime!!! When in the area - we will stay again without doubt!
4.4 on September 29, 2009
We stayed here with our 3 and 7 year old kids as a stopover on our way to the Berkshires, and so glad we did. They enjoyed having the private room with 2 beds, and my husband and I had a room with a queen, with a private bathroom for our family. The innkeepers made us a lovely country breakfast, and enjoyed getting the history of their warm family, and a history lesson of the area. They were charming and caring. Would recommend it for a family.
5 on June 11, 2009
Comfortable room, good food, pleasant and helpful hosts. hope to stay there again.
Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.)
***Please go to Mapquest.com for specific directions from Anywhere,USA! ***From NJ: GWB to Deegan Expressway North (stay to far right). Take Deegan to 87 North/NY Thruway; 87 North to 287 North; 287 North to 684 East. (As you exit you will come to a fork, stay to the left, this will be 684 East towards Brewster.) Take 684 East to I-84 East and follow the directions below from this point on. ***From NY: Take the Hutchinson Parkway to 684 East to I-84 East;I-84 East to exit 7 (Rte.7 Expressway to Brookfield) At the very end of Rte. 7 Expressway, turn R onto Rte. 7 North. At this point you will be in Brookfield. Stay on Rte. 7 into New Milford. When you see McDonald's, prepare to look for Southworth's Chrysler Dealership on the right side of Rte. 202. Bear right at Southworth's, cross over the bridge and continue straight. Pass the New Milford Green, and turn left onto Rte. 202 North - (there will be a very short turnoff onto Rte. 202 where Rte. 67 curves to the right.) Your landmark for this turn is a CITGO Station that has a Dunkin'Donuts inside of it. Stay on Rt. 202 North through New Milford, Northville, and Marbledale. In Marbledale you'll go through a flashing yellow light. Continue to the next traffic light and turn R at that light onto Baldwin Hill Road. Go up the hill to 210 Baldwin Hill, on the left side. You will see the 7C Herb Garden sign at the bottom of our driveway.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery
Private Home Bed and Breakfast
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Gift shop on site, Shopping, Ski rentals, Swimming, Tennis courts
Hansel & Alicia Collins
1 cat (not allowed in rooms)
Innkeepers are a retired couple who love to meet and talk with people from all over the world. Hansel is a blind carpenter whose work is displayed and available for purchase. Alicia is a seamstress by trade, and when not sewing, she is in the garden or greenhouse tending to herbs.