Right Path Sober House is a 6300 square foot inn in Madison, Connecticut. In town and walkable to the beach, we offer private and shared rooms with private baths. It's an elegant home with hardwood floors, fireplaces, over 60 windows, three lounge areas and a fully equipped chef's kitchen. Wrap around clinical services and 12-step meetings are walkable, too!
THE ENGLISH GARDEN
Looking up toward the side elevation from the English Garden
Work or school, there are opportunities of every kind.
The trailhead is one mile walk or bike from our front door. 4.8 miles of paved trails to walk, rollerblade or bike. 2 miles of beach and over 1000 acres of preservation land to explore.
CHATFIELD HOLLOW PARK
Chatfield Hollow State Park has wonderful hiking trails, pretty ponds, nice picnic areas, interesting caves and rock outcroppings, and even a covered bridge. The bedrock found in the park is a hard, light-colored granitic-type rock called the Monson Gneiss.
Our kitchen is state of the art. We take turns cooking for each other every night. Don't ever worry, your coach can help you! With 14 women in the house, it turns out that you'll cook dinner once every two weeks. It is actually cost effective for healthy eating. For breakfast and lunch, you're on your own.
There are four working fireplaces.
MAIN GATHERING ROOM
In 1925, this was the main tearoom. Our workshops and 12-step meetings are held here. Big and bright, it welcomes you.
The dining room sits 14 but don't worry, if you are working or in therapy, we'll save you a plate. You can watch the sunset while dining.
Our smoking porch.
Our horse program has three tiers. The first is our ground working program which is included in your fee. The next level is equine therapy which requires your insurance or private pay. The third level is lessons on your own at Westbrook Hunt Club or Riverdell Farm. Both offer amazing instructors.
THE SECOND LOUNGE
The dining room has a sitting area with a fireplace and TV. Overlooks the backyard and porch.
We have three levels of equine experience. Learning natural horsemanship at Twin Brooks or Riverdell is included with your fee. Some choose to take riding lessons with the nationally known Jane Dow .Others use their insurance for equine therapy.
THE BREAKFAST NOOK
With lots of light. Curl up in one of the two comfy chairs.
We offer workshops 6 days a week for education, practicing social skills and creating community. Outside meetings are also required.
Private room with private bath and fireplace. Queen size bed and desk on the first floor. Overlooks the woods on our property.
Private room with private bath on second floor with desk and view of the woods on our property. Baker reproduction king size bed.
Private room with private bath and fireplace. Queen size bed and desk on the first floor. Large bay window that overlooks the front yard.
Private room with private bath overlooking the marsh and the back yard. Queen size bed and desk on the second floor.
THE MADISON (EAST)
Shared room with private bath floor with desk and view of the marsh during the winter months. Two queen size beds and sitting area. Windows on three sides of the room.
THE MADISON (WEST)
Shared room with private bath on second floor with desk and view of the marsh during the winter months. Two queen size beds and sitting area. Windows on three sides of the room.
Private with twin sleigh bed on third floor. Shares a bath with two other people. Overlooks the side yard trees and stone wall.
Shared room with private bath overlooking the marsh and the back yard. Two twin size beds on the second floor. Maple furniture.
A destination unto themselves, the trails are one of a kind and not to be missed.
Home of R.J. Julia's, the famous bookstore. Famous authors come to read their works every week. There's a popular cafe where for a great breakfast or lunch!
Private with full size wrought Iron bed on third floor. Shares a bath with two other people. Has a seating area with couch looking toward the morning sun. Windows overlook the side yard woods.
Private with full size four poster bed and desk on the second floor. Private full bath. Room with sunshine overlooking the marsh in the winter and the front yard.
Bikes are stored in the garage. Please bring your own helmet! You can bring your own bike. We're relatively hill-less, so it's easy to get around.
We have kayaks to borrow and we'll transport them for you to one of the numerous rivers to float around in. Please bring a life jacket or use one of ours.
From our dedicated art supply hutch, we do various art projects every month. We also visit the ceramics store to hand paint a piece, or one of the many shops to admire the work of the locals. We make rainy day trips to one of the many museums.
Your stay with us includes a gym membership at Coast Line Fitness. Enjoy the sauna or take one of the many classes in yoga, barre, Pilates, and core-strength. The gym is immaculately clean. We include this membership at no additional cost. However, if you opt for a personal trainer, it is at your own cost.