We invite you to step back in time and enjoy the splendor of yesteryear in this magnificent c.1746 center chimney colonial Bed and Breakfast. The Inn is listed on the National Historic Register and we are located in the charming, quintessential New England village of Old Saybrook, Connecticut.The gas-lit Main Street, in the heart of historic shopping districts welcomes you as you arrive for your stay. The B and B is part of an historic walking tour as well as a scenic coastal bicycle loop. There is an ice skating pond just 1/8 mile away plus a great canoe/kayak launch just 1/2 mile away!
Our romantic guest rooms feature an award winning decor, combining;an historical charm with the relaxing luxuries of today's modern lifestyles.
Each unique guestroom features a whirlpool tub and a fireplace! All rooms have a 4-poster or canopy Queen-size bed,comfortable sitting area, cable TV, stereo/CD player, AC, private bath, high speed wireless and a phone/modem line. A home-baked goods breakfast ( Monday-Friday) and a full three course breakfast (Saturday and Sunday) is included in your stay. This charming Connecticut Bed and Breakfast boasts many fine original details including original wide-board floors, hand-hewn beams, wainscoting, a corner cupboard, beehive oven and 12 working fireplaces!
The house was built by Deacon Timothy Pratt in 1746 and served as a private school in the 1790's. Timothy Pratt was a carpenter and served as a Deacon in the church across the street.
Join us for a Weekend Culinary Retreat!
Our weekend culinary retreats with Tissa's Le Souk du Maroc
are a unique and enjoyable all-inclusive getaway.
Enjoy the Inn's wonderful breakfasts and a wine reception, and be shuttled to Tissa's
Essex, CT kitchen to prepare a full 4-5 course delicious family-style meal.
All food, wine and accommodations for the weekend are included in package.
1 person: $599, 2 people sharing room: $799, 3 people sharing room: $1089
January 30-31 - North African Cuisine
February 20-21 - Andalusian Cuisine
March 27-28 - French Peasant food
-- Call Kathy, 860-395-1781
for more information and to book your retreat.--
Experience New England's Great River aboard th historic Mary E.
The Mary E is one of the last remaining schooners, built in 1906 in Bath, Maine. June-October, daily excursions and sunset cruises. Call 860-767-8269 for further information. $30.00-$35.00
A gift certificate is a perfect gift to give for any occasion. The Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast offers that "home away from home" experience! Be it for one night, two or however long, a warm fire and whirlpool tub with breakfast in the morning is a gift they will always remember.
The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is a non-profit performing arts organization located in an historic theatre/town hall on Main Street in Old Saybrook. Originally opened in 1911 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Center has been renovated with public funds from the Town of Old Saybrook and donations raised by the Trustees of the Center. It includes a 250-seat theatre and a small museum honoring Katharine Hepburn, Old Saybrook's most celebrated resident. Programming is eclectic, offering something for all ages. Visit their website at: www.katharinehepburntheater.org
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Westchester Magazine June 2006
RetirementLifeToday.com August 2006
Recognized by Arrington Publishing as one of the TOP 15 Country Inns in their Book of Lists
Voted by inn-goers as winner for the last 3 consecutive years in the categories of:
Time Out New York May 2005
Discerning Traveler Fall 2004
Boston Globe March 2005 & Feb. 2004
Inn Traveler Magazine Autumn 2003 with a 6 page color spread
CT Life Magazine Sept. 2003 feature story
Coastal Living Magazine Oct. 2002
Sandra Soule's, America's Favorite Inns book
Waterside Escapes, Inn Spots & Special Places in New England
The Ultimate New England Getaway Guide by Woodpond Press
German Elle Magazine
Entrepreneur's Business Start-ups Magazine.
For that special gift during your stay, purchase flowers,
wine, gourmet chocolates, gift baskets and more below: