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In the Townswood

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Mansfield, CT

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Hosted By

Wingerstoo

  • Max Rig Size

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    < 35 (ft)

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    1

  • Max Nights Per Stay

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    5

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    No

We live Within 5 miles of the University or CT. Five miles the other way is Eastern CT State University and the famous Willimantic Frog bridge. We live in the middle of 40 acres of woods in a rural area. But are within 5 miles of grocery, retail and hardware stores. For those who like to hike there is access to a trail system. Suggested Local Attractions:The Frog Bridge in Willimantic, Mansfield Hollow State Park, the Nathan Hale Homestead. Within 45 minutes of Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Sturbridge Village and 30 minutes of Hartford.

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Wifi

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Slideouts Allowed

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Outdoor Cooking Allowed

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Generators Allowed

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Water Hookup

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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Campfire Ring Provided

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House Rules

No generators after 9pm. Smoking materials and pet waste must be disposed or properly. No unregistered guests. No loud music.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Access off Route 195 up Browns Rd is not recommended due to the sudden sharp incline. We can provide alternate routes. We live 800’ back in the woods up a dirt driveway. Small branches may brush the tops or sides of large rigs. We have a spacious yard and rigs can park either in the sun or in all day shade. Longer rigs must make a k-turn in the yard to go back down the driveway. Smaller rigs may be able to pull around. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: In the driveway or next to their rig in the yard.

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Hosted By Wingerstoo

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65+

Retirees who travel either on a motorcycle or in our RV Details: John is a retired teacher and Jo is a retired HR professional. We live 1/2 way between Eastern CT University and UConn. We have owned every type of RV. We have spent the last 10 years touring the USA on our motorcycle and have recently purchased a class B+ motor home. We live in the woods in rural north-eastern CT. We have apple trees and a raspberry patch you may pick in, if in season. We put up maple syrup and honey from our honeybees. Home Town: Mansfield, Connecticut Skills or Expertise to Share: Jo is a scrapbooker and card maker. John taught shop so he is handy with tools.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    JenGarrick

    4 weeks ago

    we had plenty of space and exactly where we needed to be. great communication about description and house rules. we enjoyed ourselves and thrilled to call this our first stay! thank you.

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    Ljsanderswas

    10 months ago

    Friendly, helpful and flexible hosts, a pretty and peaceful place to stay, and convenient to town and state parks.

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    scottbatch

    11 months ago

    This is my second time staying with my host and once again it was a very peaceful stay! The first time I stayed it rained quite a bit and I didn't get to see much of the area, but this time I got a chance to ride quite a bit of the East Coast Greenway Trail which is not far from their house. Thank you so much for the opportunity to stay once again!

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    Coarle63

    1 year ago

    Even though we did not meet our hosts they made sure we had everything we need thank you

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    scottbatch

    1 year ago

    Before I even arrived, my hosts were very nice and provided information. When I arrived, we talked a bit about boondocking, RVs and their set up. Right now they have 2 options and are working on a third! It is so nice of them to set up their driveway and yard the way they have to accommodate RVs and to host people. I originally meant to get in some bike rides, but realized what I needed more than anything was some overdue rest and time off my bike. I was in a nice shady spot and the rain brought some nice breezes to cool the days down. I am grateful for the hospital and welcome I received and am grateful for them hosting me because I would not be able to do this adventure without hosts like them! Thank you very much!

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