10 Best Barns For Rent In Connecticut, USA - Updated 2023


If you want to experience an all-in-one vacation, Connecticut is the place to visit. From water adventures, trail parks, theatre shows, museums, farmers’ markets, and many other attractions, Connecticut always has something to offer, all-year-round. Connecticut, which is accessible from major airports is also worth visiting for its wide variety of restaurants where food quality and the taste are on the next level. The historic New England in Connecticut is suitable for a family vacation. It is known for its scenic villages, outdoor adventures, and diverse travel experiences. Bask in the small-town charm of this destination, and stay in any of these barns for rent in Connecticut.

1. Beautifully restored historic barn with a saltwater pool, Morris (from USD 894)

This 2,400-square-foot (222.97-square-meter) barn was constructed in the 1860s, but eventually, it was renovated and transformed into a vacation rental. Now, this property perfectly combines old-fashioned charm with modern living. The three bedrooms can sleep eight people, and the kitchen has all the cooking appliances and utensils required for preparing delicious meals. There are also three smart televisions and high-speed internet, so you can host movie marathons whenever you want.

If you want to take a break from electronics, you can play board games instead. There are also toys that your children might enjoy. Outside, you can find a saltwater pool, which you and your companions can use to your heart’s desire.

This barn is also pet friendly. You only have to pay 20 USD per pet, and once your furry friends arrive here, they’ll enjoy running around the large space.

Chick restored barn w/ heated saltwater pool (open for the season)
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Barn 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all rooms have been decorated in upscale yet comfortable finishes and furnishings
the view of the pool is also gorgeous but it was too chilly for us to use
host was super helpful
ditto on previous reviews giving the host 5 stars
our host was absolutely wonderful the check in guide was easy to navigate
michael responded very quickly to any questions and was a great host
owner was extremely helpful and responsive and provides a fantastic guide to the area
great location for visiting all litchfield county has to offer including incredible dining options
very nice stay - beautiful pool and grounds; nice location near restaurants & wineries
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2. Rustic barn near several attractions, Essex (from USD 854)

If you’re looking to escape your busy life, this barn is for you. Located in a quiet location, you’ll undoubtedly find the peace and serenity you’ve been craving for some time here.

It also helps that the property is wonderfully furnished. There are two bedrooms inside, though you can use one as an office if you’re traveling alone. There’s also high-speed internet, so you can stream movies or have video calls with co-workers or loved ones without any problem. The kitchen is also reminiscent of a chef’s professional kitchen. There are high-end appliances and utensils, so feel free to whip out all the delicious meals that you want.

Despite its location, this barn is still near several attractions, which means you can go on a sightseeing tour during your spare time. A few must-visit places include the Connecticut River Museum, Pratt House, and Essex Island Marina.

Renovated Barn, Sidewalk Stroll into Essex Village & Marina
1 review  Wifi Available
Barn 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
great location to explore connecticut -- or take a short walk into the charming village of essex
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3. Tastefully furnished barn with luxurious amenities, Kent (from USD 350)

Located in Kent, this property is a fully restored barn that’s equipped with modern amenities and facilities. You can find a massive fireplace and a wood-burning stove inside, which keeps you warm and comfortable. The gourmet kitchen also boasts high-end appliances, so you’ll feel like a professional chef when you cook your meals. The bedrooms are on an open floor plan, and if you need more space for your guests, you can use the loft areas.

The outside area is just as lovely. There’s a swimming pool, where you can swim a lap or two to relax after a long day, and the open grounds house many animals, such as rescue horses, free-range chickens, and many more. If you’re a musician, the barn also comes with amplification, guitars, and other instruments — feel free to play music during your stay here.

Spectacular Short Term Vacation Rental in Kent
Kent, Connecticut, United States
 Wifi Available
Private vacation home 14 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pictures are not really accurate especially the room with the twin beds but we had a good time
guy left us a beautiful array of welcome gifts for the kitchen to help complement our stay
the barn was an amazing place comfortable and cozy
tastefully decorated clean and comfortable
the house was clean and stunningly beautiful
the pool was the best part very clean and well kept
the interior was spacious clean lots of random art and a fun interior
very unique decor and liked that linens were provided and it was very clean
the owner was also easily accessible and accommodating with any questions/requests
much thanks to the owner and his family
the owner was very helpful in helping me organize my gathering
our host guy mauri was an exceptionally gracious and helpful host
guy was attentive but respectful
to top it off we were close to a great brewery vineyard shopping and restaurants
they also loved the close proximity to the friendly goats chickens and beautiful horses
kent state park with a beautiful waterfall is just a 5-minute drive away
i am definitely going to recommend this place to others and was thrilled with the trip
we enjoyed kent state park falls
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4. Renovated cottage with an outside pool (from USD 88)

If you want to experience a legitimate Connecticut country experience, sleeping and staying in this 200-year-old milk barn is going to be your kind of adventure. Don’t be intimidated by this antique farm property in the Fairfield County countryside. The interior gives out a homey feeling even when you’re in a rented property. This renovated barn is now a luxurious cottage that can house up to five people — perfect for a vacationing family or a group. There is also a pool so you can dip and be refreshed anytime after a day of staying in or touring around town.

Escape to a Restored New England Antique Milk Barn
Bethel, Connecticut, United States
179 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pictures are quite accurate but don't convey how spacious and comfortable the cottage is
the cottage is homey and comfortable
very quiet and serene perfect for working and great wifi
we so enjoyed the deck yard pool and the abundance of goodies in the cottage
the cottage is spacious the kitchen well-equipped and the property is absolutely gorgeous
clean spacious very well appointed
the place was very clean and comfortable
the place was clean and extremely pleasant
place was clean and cozy per pictures again
the cottage was clean and cozy
sally was a great host again
sally was a great host
sally is a great host
sally and tom were the perfect hosts
sally was an excellent host
the location is great- so close to nyc yet feels so far far away while there
it was fantastic and the location was great for local favorites
our stay was wonderful location was great the barn was awesome
the location is some what secluded which makes easy to relax and enjoy time with loved ones
everything was just perfect the ideal place if you want to relax beautiful house
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5. Loft with private yoga and spa sessions (from USD 136)

This accommodation that was upgraded for modern living is near many attractions like winery tours, antique shops, restaurants, and hiking trails. While it is accessible to tourist spots, it is also very secluded, so guests can find peace after an active day outside. Get toasty and comfy inside while you sip on your wine. The place also offers an in-room massage service for the full relaxation of guests. Private yoga, meditation sessions, and spa sessions are also available upon request. This renovated barn looks like an idyllic cabin in the middle of the woods but exudes sophistication and comfort on the inside. Book this space that is perfect for your planned getaway.

The Hayloft Let's plan the perfect NE getaway!
Bethlehem, Connecticut, United States
201 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as a family of three we were very comfortable with the amount of space accommodations and privacy
very cozy clean and quiet
the place was clean
beautiful space spotless stylish and very well fitted out
the hayloft was a charming clean and cozy stay
sarah’s place was great cozy clean and quiet
great host and nice apartment
sarah was so accommodating and easy to work with
sarah was such a great host my husband and i thoroughly enjoyed our stay at hayloft
sarah the host gives you your privacy yet still making sure she's available should you need anything
sarah was very accommodating and easy to get in touch with
the location is attractive and quiet
the hayloft is the perfect location for a weekend getaway in the new england countryside
the place was terrific and close to everything
this location is a short drive away to wineries breweries great restaurants and farms
the countryside is beautiful and within close proximity (driving) to great hiking spots restaurants cute towns etc
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6. Big house with a garden in New England town

This property can be your own secret place when you want to escape the bustling city life. It is tucked in the heart of New England town and has a reading room with a big window facing the garden. Staying here will make you feel like you are in a movie set. The best part of the house is the kitchen that is equipped with everything you might need for a weekend of slow cooking. This property is also near several churches, local museums, the Old Saybrook restaurants and cultural sites.

Town's End Farm
Old Lyme, Connecticut, United States
123 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was very clean a perfectly stocked kitchen and all the amenities you could ask for
a large and comfortable apartment with a warm welcome too
we loved staying at david’s place very clean cozy yet spacious and seems very newly renovated
david was a very kind host
david is a wonderful super host who has a unique home that is totally fabulous
our host david was very nice and accommodating
the host is sweet helpful and extremely responsive
beautifully renovated barn with interesting detail comfortable furniture quick responses from host
very quiet and cute
very peaceful location but close to old saybrook restaurants and cultural sites
centrally located yet off the main road so it’s very quiet and peaceful
location and place were great - recommended stay if visiting old lyme
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7. Gorgeous house with artistic decoration and live peacocks

This house is truly an artist’s room with its stained glass windows, avant-garde decorations, and styled pieces inside the house. Outside, there are wandering peacocks that will accompany you during your morning or afternoon tea breaks. There is also a spacious backyard where you can gather friends and family for special events and reunions. Guests can also request for an outdoor cinema set-up. This accommodation is near local falls, beaches, and lakes, so there are a lot of swimming and water adventures that you can choose from.

Artist Room at the Wandering Peacock
Kent, Connecticut, United States
17 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in barn 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
abigail’s place is terrific very clean comfortable and convenient to nearby restaurants
cozy space and very helpful and responsive hosts
this is a one of a kind find
we met marty this time around and he was very friendly and accommodating
good value as there is a full kitchen (separate from host’s) and private bath adjoining the room
a great deal close to the kent center and super interesting style
the house is close to many interesting shops and some great dining options
a fun place to stay
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8. Antique farm house with homey ambiance

The vintage and country atmosphere of this property will instantly give you a warm feeling. This renovated antique reproduction barn sits on a 300-year old property that was a former apple orchard. It is located in a private and cosy nook that is just a few minutes away from Sandy Hook Center, local hiking trails and wineries. The hosts offer welcoming gifts to guests — freshly-baked muffins and newly-picked grapes. This quaint and quiet place is perfect for couples or a small family. The best spot to enjoy your morning coffee in this property is at the garden patio. This place is pet-friendly so you can take your furry friend with you while on vacation. This location is just over an hours’ drive from New York.

Antique Reproduction Barn--Unique Property
Newtown, Connecticut, United States
104 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in barn 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful light filled room with beautiful view of the property
i so appreciated the small details such as cold drinks in the refrigerator coffee service and bathroom amenities
the room was as picture online and was even more beautiful in person
the beds were very comfortable and the ac kept the humidity at bay so we slept phenomenally
room was a little warm with quite low ceilings but beautiful
super clean and cozy
it's a clean pretty room
an exceptionally clean room with everything you need
her place is clean and wonderful
the apartment was supplied with the basics- clean towels shower items hair dryer- very tidy
she was a great host
kim was a great host
kim is a wonderful host
kimberly was the perfect host
the host kimberly was charming and welcoming
great location in western ct
the distance to the hiking trails made your place an ideal stay for our weekend
it is close to town and we would definitely come back here again
the location of this spot is amazing (10 min drive to restaurants nature hikes etc
what a beautiful getaway spot gorgeous private location peaceful setting
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9. Tranquil loft above a yoga studio

If you are looking for a chill place to stay, this space above a yoga studio is the one to book. The inside is spacious and adorned by interesting decorations. The entire place is suited for couples or even a group of friends. The owners of this loft are also yoga enthusiasts and will give guests free yoga classes during your stay! They also have art supplies, and musical instruments to allow you to indulge in your artistic needs during your getaway. Meditate, and find peace, stretch those muscles, get physical, and be healthy at the same time while staying at this tranquil place.

Art/Yoga Studio Loft
Newtown, Connecticut, United States
558 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved my stay at this artsy abode the pool coffee shower head and comfy beds were all so lovely
beautiful pool and outdoor setting
this space is so beautiful such a comfy bed and a well decorated space
very clean and comfortable equitably priced
such a beautiful and clean place to stay in
welcoming place clean sheets quiet
such a peaceful super clean place
the loft is very spacious clean and feels cozy
they were wonderful hosts
jojo and phil are delightful hosts
super friendly hosts and a relaxing space
they were very accommodating and had great local recommendations
hosts were friendly and full of information
very nice place great location
great location and very spacious for a couple
pretty location and cozy atmosphere family was very sweet
this place is a gem great location to newtown bethel and danbury as well as 84
jojo and phil’s place is a very cute lofted space
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10. Farm living in a serene property

This property has its own horse stable. This location is suitable for guests who want a private horseback riding experience and genuine farm living. Outside the main house, there is a lounge area near the pond where you can rest or enjoy board games. Wake up to the sound of farm animals — chickens, roosters, ducks, and dogs. Guests can also visit the horses in their stalls. The full kitchen includes a bar, a mini-fridge that is stocked with local beer, and a microwave. This location is near hiking and horseback riding trails. Guests can bring horses or bikes to explore nearby forests.

Barry's Horse Getway
32 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
between the heating and flannel sheets provided i was nice and cozy even on a 3°f night
this was a cozy retreat with a beautiful view
the bed is in a really cool loft overlooking the rest of the house
the bed was heavenly and the stay was restful
it is a completely custom built space with all the room you would need to relax
super clean relaxing and comfortable
the place is kept incredibly clean and orderly
the shower was hot and clean
everything was spotless and there were some board games to play
it's beautifully crafted clean and decorated with that special horse-lovers touch
the hosts were outstanding
john and chris were wonderful hosts
john was very responsive and a great host
let’s start with how amazing john and chris are as hosts
john and his wife chris were amazing and incredibly friendly hosts
a lovely location and even lovelier hosts
the location was fantastic and the stay was comfortable
the barn is amazing it had everything you need in a gorgeous location
they also have a great park to play at and it has a skate park too
the property is stunning with a pond and tons of space to walk through and explore
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Have an eccentric and memorable stay in Connecticut

There are a lot of unique and eccentric properties in New England, Connecticut. The selection is varied — a place for working out, music, arts, and animals — Connecticut barn properties have them. The perfect time to visit is during fall foliage to enjoy nature’s changing of the seasons. Go on scenic drives, hikes, or ride a bike and marvel at the colorful trees. Make sure to book one of the properties mentioned above and have an amazing stay while you’re in the area.

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