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Roseland Cottage

556 Route 169, 556 Route 169, 06281, Woodstock, Mystic Country, Connecticut, Woodstock, CT 06281-2344
+1 860-928-4074
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Interesting

This is a nice old house and the grounds were well kept. I enjoy local history so this was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mn984
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Lebanon, Connecticut
Believe It

Sometimes the pictures do not match reality. Not this time. The garden is lovely. The house is... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
TwoT0Travel
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New Jersey, USA
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556 Route 169, 556 Route 169, 06281, Woodstock, Mystic Country, Connecticut, Woodstock, CT 06281-2344
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice old house and the grounds were well kept. I enjoy local history so this was interesting to see.

Thank mn984
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Sometimes the pictures do not match reality. Not this time. The garden is lovely. The house is everything you are expecting. The informative guided tour pulls it all together. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Was looking for something to do to in the area for an hour and I found this on TripAdvisor. Really nice tour of an old property. You can go into the rooms themselves and see the remaining artifacts up close. There was admission, but it...More

1  Thank briana89
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I reviewed this wonderful house in July, 2013. This is our third visit to Historic New England's Roseland Cottage, but our first visit in the sun. The first two times it was raining so hard, that we never got to enjoy the beautiful gardens in...More

1  Thank bcnett
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This historical site is located in Woodstock, CT in the "Quiet Corner" of the state. It is a well preserved look into how the upper class was able to live in the country during the summer months in the 1800's.

1  Thank Texhusky75
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, Connecticut. The cottage is an historic home built by Henry C. Bowen in the 1840's as a summer and early fall retreat. The cottage architecture is Gothic in nature. The cottage is very comfortable and is quite beautiful....More

1  Thank penguin51
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We stopped by on a lovely summer day and were the only two people on the tour. The guide was interesting, knowledgeable and helpful. The place is fascinating and the gardens are stunning. The guide was able to answer all our questions and made us...More

1  Thank Green1Ma
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Roseland Cottage sits on a large piece of land right in the center of Woodstock, CT, and it is a must-see if you are in the area. If you're not, it's worth a detour. The formal garden is amazing! With boxwood borders, the beds are...More

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Beautiful historic house, with an equally beautiful garden. Very knowledgeable guides and helpful staff made our visit even more pleasant. We were particularly impressed by the lincrusta wall papers, unique! If you're in the area, it is definitely worth a visit.

2  Thank Natalie V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great historic restoration that's a gem example of period architecture. The grounds are well-cared for by a local collective of volunteers, and the Bowen family history gives a glimpse into early days of industrial grandeur.

2  Thank woodstockfoodie2016
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