The Homestead Madison Bed & Breakfast, located in Madison, Connecticut, owned by The Guardino Family for over 30 years by 3
generations, lovingly take care of their guests in their beautiful, luxurious,
and well-maintained 11-guestroom boutique Inn. Driving up the long drive framed
by an artistic canopy of trees, we had our first glimpse of the property, a
stunning white colonial with black shutters, where lipstick red Adirondack
chairs beckoned invitingly on the front lawn, and lush plantings were a heady
mix of colorful blooms, and we instantly fell in love with the property. When
Heartman, a loveable Snorkie (a Schnauzer Yorkshire Terroir mix) greeted us, he
sealed the deal and stole our hearts.
The Homestead Madison Bed & Breakfast
at The Homestead Madison from Friday, July 14 until Sunday, July 16, 2023,
where gracious hospitality awaited and each guestroom was unique and elegantly
appointed. We stayed in Room 6, located on the first floor, which was a light
filled room with an attractive high headboard Queen bed with a Green Tea Memory
Foam Mattress dressed in luxurious 1,000-thread count sheets, a duvet, blue
throw, and a plethora of pillows to ensure sweet dreams. Nightstands flanked
the bed and held reading lamps and a USB port charger block to accommodate US
plugs as well as European converters. The large closet held a
mini-refrigerator, iron, and an ironing board.
bureau with a large mirror held an LED flatscreen television, a drop-leaf table
with a table lamp, and electric candles with two chairs were placed in front of
a window and provided the perfect spot to enjoy a snack, a cup of coffee, or
work on our laptop. A painting graced the wall to add charm to the bedroom, and
a stained-glass ceiling fixture added ambience to the foyer.
incredibly special in-room amenity was a vintage record player with a selection
of vinyl albums for us to play and enjoy during our stay. Chosen for our stay were
Barry White - Rhapsody In White, The Love Unlimited Orchestra, The
Best of Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder - Music Of My Mind, Billy Joel - 52nd
Street, Billy Joel - Streetlife Serenade, Steely Dan - Aja, and
The Beatles - Help! When we wanted to listen to different selections, we
were able to select additional vinyl albums from the crates in the sunroom,
which held a wide variety of genres to appeal to diverse musical interests.
Selection of music to enjoy
spacious bathroom featured a walk-in double stall shower with a Spa effect
high-pressure shower head infused with vitamin C and E, luxurious bath towels,
and special Mordeer bidet toilet seat. Other amenities included an assortment
of Poggesi toiletries from Italy, a lighted shaving/vanity mirror, and a
Room 6 also
has the advantage of having its own private entrance where two Adirondack
chairs and an umbrella were at our disposal for a morning or afternoon outdoor
nap, or to simply relax, or read a book. For guests who like to travel with
their pets, The Homestead Madison has three pet-friendly rooms (Room 6 is one
of them) for dogs under 30 pounds, making it a lovely getaway with your
We started each
day of our stay in their attractive dining room enjoying their sumptuous,
complimentary breakfast, which included a selection of yogurts, a choice of hot
or cold breakfast cereals, fresh fruit, fruit salad, croissants, a selection of
muffins, and two choices of quiches. Beverages included juices, a selection of
teas, lattes, cappuccinos, coffees, and espressos, and a diverse selection of
milk, Half & Half, oat milk, almond milk, and more to accompany them.
VIDEO - A preview of The Homestead Madison Bed & Breakfast -- https://youtu.be/ACZji70ZS1M
Homestead Madison provides thoughtful little extras to indulge their guests
including complimentary afternoon snacks of fruit, chips, nuts, and freshly
made popcorn in their vintage popcorn machine. Later in the day guests could
indulge in a selection of sweet treats or enjoy a glass of Taylor Fladgate 10-year-Old
Tawny Porto in the evening.
of staying there is that they provide their guests with the use of a complimentary
day beach parking pass for enjoying one of the three nearby beaches. Guests
also have the complimentary use of their bicycles, which include a tandem
bicycle, which of course, we had to experience during our stay.
Antique view finder
areas of The Homestead Madison are graciously and comfortably furnished with a
fireplace in the living room with a piano, guitar, and banjo for the musically
inclined. A backgammon board on the coffee table invites a leisurely game or
two, and local guidebooks provide information on exploring the area. The
bookshelves overflow with a variety of books for guests to read, and everywhere
one looks there is something interesting to look at including a table holding
an antique manual typewriter and a black rotary telephone.
A visit to
the light-filled sunroom where a skyscraping giraffe holds court near the
French doors, is like visiting a museum or fabulous curio shop with its
interesting collection of vintage cameras, books, vintage microphones, antique
view finders, crates of vinyl albums, and objects d'art on display that
invite conversation and closer inspection.
amenities and gracious hospitality make The Homestead Madison a standout, and
we found this
attractive and welcoming Inn to be the perfect base for exploring the charming
town of Madison and the surrounding areas. We cannot wait to return!
interest is that The Homestead Madison Bed & Breakfast belongs to Select
Registry, and guests who join the Select Registry
program can earn points from their stay.
I am waiting for you!
check their website for additional information: www.homesteadmadison.com
Let's explore Madison, CT.
adventure riding their tandem bicycle in the Adventures
Homestead Madison Bed & Breakfast
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