Roseledge Country Inn and Farm Shop

418 Route 164 , Preston, CT 06365 USA (Show map)
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About

Once the homestead of the colonial John Meech a political character who fled from England after hiding in a hay stack for three days. Property is rich in history and set in English gardens and surrounded bu had crafted stonewalls and tunnels. Awarded the 2016 Certificate of Excellence 2014 Yankee Magazine Best of New England Twice voted "Best Garden B&B" by Bed and Breakfast Trip Adviser "Green Property" Organic gardens and Free Range Hens provide the ingredients for homemade country breakfasts. Laundry in line dried and washed in homemade fragrance free laundry soap

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Lovely Gardens

3.8 on August 29, 2018

The gardens are lovely. We were not able to enjoy them as it was raining. We had to leave early before breakfast but were given homemade blueberry muffins. Location is ideal near Mystic and Foxwoods.


Relaxing, charming B&B

4.6 on August 27, 2018

Stayed 2 nights and had a relaxing visit. Grounds were beautiful and loved the chickens and roosters wandering around. The room we had was so charming and we could hear the roosters in the morning. Had great conversations with the owner and the other guests. Definitely worth a visit!


Outstanding

5 on August 24, 2018

It was so relaxing. I slept till 8:30 and I normally get up by 7. The breakfast was excellent and our host was charming.

Innkeeper Response
So happy to were able to get some extra rest!

- Sleeping in! (innkeeper)


Needs some TLC

2.0 on August 21, 2018

Disappointed in the up keep on the inn. From a distance the place looks lovely, but up close you can see the place has not been kept up. As much as I wanted to give this place rave reviews in my heart I felt it would be a disservice. The bedroom appeared to be very nice until I notice the knobs missing off the dresser and the sagging bed. Also, the stairs leading up to the house were hazardous. I must say that the yard was simply beautiful and the atmosphere was peaceful.

Innkeeper Response
Our farm/inn is an original colonial built before 1720, and we will be the first to admit at times it becomes tired. But with nearly 300 years of wear and tear who wouldn't be! We hope with the 100 percent we strive to give, fresh flowers in the rooms, yummy homemade cookies, muffins and bedding hung on the line to dry in the country fresh air, you will leave Roseledge renewed. The mattresses here are top of the line Kingkol, topped with a pillow topper. It may have been this that made the bed seem saggy to you. Here its all about the Bed and the Breakfast, and as you asked we adjusted your food needs to accommodate your requests. As for the stone stairs up to the front yard, I will give you this the are grand... built in a wall that is called a HaHa, (English word) the original purpose of this antique wall was to keep the farm animals from the front of the house. But as you found there are other ways in and out of this property. Thank you for noticing our gardens, we look forward to seeing your pictures.

- Built to last. (innkeeper)


We Love Roseledge

5 on August 18, 2018

This was our 5th time visiting Roseledge, although it has been aboutv5 years since our last visit. Roseledge is perfectly situated within 10 min drive to either Foxwoods or Mohegan Sun casinos. The rooms are perfect for either relaxation or a romantic getaway. The breakfast is always spectacular. We are already looking forward to our next visit.

Innkeeper Response
See you folks again soon! Its almost pie time!

- Always welcome (innkeeper)


My new favorite!

5 on August 15, 2018

Roseledge was an amazing bed and breakfast, the property was so beautiful and the hospitality was even better. This property was the perfect location for so many activities. We were there for only 3 days and visited both casinos within 10-15 minutes of the home, we went to mystic for a nearby street fair and dinner on the water and then hiked in Rhode Island 20 minutes away! Couldn’t have asked for a better stay!!


Charming B&B

4.8 on August 15, 2018

We loved the historic and authentic look and feel of Roseledge. Our room was quite comfortable and spacious as well. The grounds were gorgeous, with a ton of flowers, a pond, and we saw beautiful roosters strutting around in the morning! The homemade breakfasts each morning were delicious and way more then we could finish! All in all it was a lovely stay and we would absolutely recommend!


Feels like home

5 on August 03, 2018

My first Bed and Breakfast and I have to tell you, it felt like I was home. It was quaint, comfy and homely. Gayle's positive energy sets the tone for the day. Near plenty of things to do..


Great Country Inn and Yummy Breakfast. The Best!

4.2 on August 01, 2018

Wonderful place for some R & R. Breakfast was included and both mornings was absolutely delicious. The garden grounds are very pretty. The Inn is very old which I loved.The room we stayed in is on the second floor. There is no TV in the room. There is a TV in a den room on the first floor which we did watch for awhile. No central air as the Inn is very old. There is a/c unit in the window in the room which worked very well. Bathroom was sufficient. The only downside is for someone with a walking problem there are some high stone steps to get to the house and some rock walkways. We did not have a problem. Enjoy your stay great place.


Wonderful B&B

5 on June 30, 2018

Perfect location for our getaway. Charming house. Beautiful grounds. Great breakfasts. Warm and friendly hosts.


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Rooms & Rates

John Meech Room

East, second floor room with a garden view. Hand crafted pencil post queen bed. En-suite private bathroom. AC

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Avery Browning Room

West second floor guest room. Garden views. En-suite private bathroom. Wood burning fireplace (in-season) AC

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Weaving Room

1

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Groton /Sub base, Ledyard, Uncasville, Mystic Seacoast Area, Rhode Island, Norwich , Countryside

Airport

Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green State)

Directions to property:

From the NY area and points south. 95N into CT to exit 76 onto 395N (left hand side exit). Exit 85 off 395N, a right onto RT 164 and we are 3.3 miles down on the left. Parking in in the rear off Burdick RD. From the North 395 S to exit 85. Stright thru the light to next light and left onto 164 we are 3.4 miles down on the left. Parking is in the rear off Burdick RD.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Foxwoods Casino, Mystic Aquarium, Mohegan Sun Casino, Norwich Warf area, Mystic Seaport, Norwich Navigator's Yankee Farm Team, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, TV Video games, Telephone, VCR, Videos , Garden picnic area, Near-by Christmas Tree Farm, Whinery, Ice Cream, Historic information, Garden shop, Wood burning fireplaces, Evening wine

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun CasinoCasino , Country fairs, Flea market/auctions, Golf 18 hole or par 3, Hot air ballooning, Yankee farm team baseball, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: flexible
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside away from house only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Families are welcome during the week.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: May1 until October 31 two nights, please call as we may have a single night open
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: From the time of your booking there is a 24 hour grace period to cancel without penalty. After the 24 hour period there is a $25 non-refundable fee charged for each room for cancellation. The full cost of the stay is charged if cancellation is within 14 days or less of the expected arrival date. We will send you a gift certificate (non-transferable and with re booking restrictions)for you to come another time.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Gail Kuster

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Various farm animals

About the innkeepers

The oldest of 7, mother of 5 and the grandmother of 11 I am a CT native. I gleaned my art of baking from my mother, and my gardening skills from my grandmother. As a visual display merchandiser I have enjoyed having a B&B and farm shop where I can have free range of my talent.

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Meals

Breakfast

New England Farm

  • Time Served: 8 am to 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Tearoom w/fireplace, Gardens/Porch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Colonial hearth, Herbal from gardens


Signature Dish

Blueberry Coffee Cake
This delicious coffee cake just melts in your mouth! Blueberry's are now in season and may be picked at our neighborhood local farm. Yes, we will share the recipe!


Recipes

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