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Water Views! Walk to Marinas and Restaurants!

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3-story Victorian overlooks harbor - walk to beach, stores, restaurants, marina

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

******Please Note:
This home will no longer be available for rental as of June 1. Please see our other New London vacation rental homes: listings 70459 and 88162. Thank you!

ARRIVE ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! One week minimum in summer (June - August)

RECENT REVIEW:
'As soon as we got to the house, the holiday mood was set by the sight of the sea at the end of the street. It kept on getting better as we discovered the house. ACs were already running so the house was cooled down, nice touch on top of the personal welcome note. The house is really big with plenty of beds, it is incredible how much it has to offer. I think the pics don't do it justice. We were able to fire up the grill and enjoy dinner in the backyard. Bugs repellent was even provided! Finally the beach pass made us feel more like residents than tourists from the city. Carolyn is very responsive and is easily reachable by phone or email. The whole check in/out process is absolutely seamless. Thanks again for saving us from a weekend in the city humid heat. Hope to come again!'
Eric D., New York City, 7/8/2013

WELCOME
to our beautiful and gracious, 3-story, completely renovated, Victorian-style house overlooking picturesque New London Harbor. Walk 5 minutes (or drive; parking available) to a quiet public beach or to magnificent Ocean Beach Park. The 2,160 square foot house is ideal for a family beach vacation and is within an easy walk to many attractions, shops, restaurants, full service marinas and kayak rental. Available year round, you can arrive any day of the week. The house has 4 air-conditioned bedrooms and 2 full baths, sleeps 11 to 14 and has gleaming hardwood floors throughout, a brand new kitchen and 2!new bathrooms. The family will love the large AIR-CONDITIONED third floor activity room (refer to guest comments)with an XBOX video game system, a video library, and a 42 inch TV with DVD and VCR. The kids will also enjoy a wide variety of toys including dolls, Legos and much more. Mom and Dad will enjoy relaxing on the covered front porch, walking to the 'On The Waterfront' restaurant or grilling a family picnic in the private back yard. New London Harbor has ferry boats coming and going, sailboats galore and even an occasional submarine.

THE HOUSE
First floor: updated eat-in kitchen (fully equipped), living room with queen Broyhill sleeper sofa, dining room with sitting alcove, laundry room, bathroom with tub/shower, wireless internet hub.
Second floor: three bedrooms w/ air conditioners - (two spacious queen rooms with ceiling fans, one double), and bathroom with claw foot tub with shower. Third floor: large fourth air-conditioned bedroom (sleeps three in three twin beds) AND large (23' by 19') air-conditioned family activity room with cathedral ceiling (w/ queen futon and loft bed above.)

COMPLETELY FURNISHED FOR VACATION FUN
The house is completely furnished with linens, towels, paper products, cooking utensils, and laundry products. The first floor laundry room has a washer and dryer. In the private, fenced back yard you'll find lawn chairs, dining table and chairs, and a charcoal grill. We even supply beach chairs, umbrella, cooler and beach toys!

BRING THE WHOLE CREW
Besides the 4 bedrooms sleeping 9, a queen size futon is available in the family activity room, so 11 persons can be accommodated in beds. Plus, on the first floor there is a comfortable Broyhill queen-size sleeper sofa. We have a rollaway bed on the second floor. For babies, we have available two pack and plays, and high chair.

SIT AND ENJOY THE VIEWS
Watch the exciting comings and goings in the harbor from your windows or porch. The beautiful US Coast Guard tall ship 'Eagle' has its home dock just below. Submarines go by almost daily from the US Navy sub base on the opposite shore. Ferries to Long Island and Block Island and lobster boats, fishing boats and sailboats come and go to the marinas a block away. Dock your own boat, within a minute's walk, there at a transient slip.

PARK THE CAR AND WALK
Within a 5 minute walk you can be at the New London town beach (Green's Harbor) with parking, lifeguard, grassy playground and picnic tables. This beach is especially good for small children as the sand is clean and the waves are small. The family can also walk to Fred's Shanty - a real New England Clam Bar - as well as several other restaurants, Michael's Dairy Ice Cream, a cafe/market and a wine/package store. Also enjoy shopping and eating at Saeed's International Market.

RIDE BIKES OR DRIVE
Within a five mile drive is beautiful Ocean Beach Park with Connecticut's longest white sand beach and boardwalk, arcade, food, mini golf, children's rides, Olympic-sized pool, nature trails and a children's splash park. Bike riding is easy along New London's shaded quiet streets. Launch a kayak and enjoy miles of protected, quiet water in the Thames River or nearby coastal waterways.

MORE ATTRACTIONS NEARBY
Within a half-hour drive are two giant casinos, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods with unlimited food and entertainment. The family will LOVE the Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville at the Mohegan Sun! Also visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy or the Navy Submarine Base with a great free submarine museum. Downtown New London, about one mile away, has art galleries, restaurants, the ferry terminal to Long Island and Block Island and the train station with regular service to New York and Boston. New London's Fort Trumbull State Park has a beautifully restored waterfront Civil War era fort with walking trails. At Captain Scott's Lobster Dock nearby, you can dine outside on fresh seafood sitting at picnic tables as you watch the lobster boats come in with their catch.

SAILFEST - THE SUMMER FESTIVAL
The weekend after the 4th of July is Sailfest time, one of the largest summer festivals in New England. You'll be able to easily get to the festival venues from the house and you'll watch the giant fireworks display over the harbor from the front porch

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2160 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 25, please....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Very kid friendly home, with pack and plays, high chair, and lots of toys in the large third floor activity room....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside is permitted....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 9-13

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 3 twin/ single

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  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1), must be assembled; tools provided) two pack and plays, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) First floor queen Broyhill sleeper sofa, cot, inflatable bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    First floor bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    Second floor bathroom with claw foot tub...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Televisions in game room (42 inch screen), living room (32 inch flat screen), master bedroom....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    X-Box game system and Touchmaster arcade games....moreless

  • Video Games:

    About a dozen X-Box games provided....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have dozens of kids' movies, as well as a nice selection for adults, too....moreless

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All four bedrooms and large third floor game room are air conditioned....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels are provided also....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable seating with convertible couch and plush chair. New flat 32 inch flat screen TV....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for three to four cars in driveway....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Thamesport and Burrs Marinas just down the street....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    First floor laundry room....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet hub ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Microwave, coffeemaker, blender, toaster....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 19 - Sep 7, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,500

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are Randy and Carolyn. We live in New London and love it! Carolyn is a Speech Pathologist and Randy is in Medical Research. Our hobby is hosting our rental houses and we love to meet guests and see our beautiful area anew through their eyes.

Why the Owner Chose New London:
The charm of this home called out to us when we first saw it! We immediately knew that it was a wonderful place for family gatherings, with its large bedrooms, and the spacious third floor family room. We love how the first floor provides so much room for our guests to mingle. The front porch is a splendid spot to sip morning coffee or an evening glass of wine.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We are Carolyn and Randy and our hobby is welcoming guests from around the world in our three beach homes. We love New London and feel like we are on vacation ourselves when our guests discover all the great things to see and do here.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • 3-story Victorian overlooks harbor - walk to beach, stores, restaurants, marina

    3-story Victorian overlooks harbor - walk to beach, stores, restaurants, marina

  • Fully equipped with all supplies, the newly renovated kitchen is a joy

    Fully equipped with all supplies, the newly renovated kitchen is a joy

  • New London town beach - a 5 minute walk from the house

    New London town beach - a 5 minute walk from the house

  • A colorful flower motif and gleaming hardwoods are in the sitting alcove

    A colorful flower motif and gleaming hardwoods are in the sitting alcove

  • The third floor game room has big screen TV, toys, video and arcade games

    The third floor game room has big screen TV, toys, video and arcade games

  • A beautiful 4-poster bed graces the master bedroom

    A beautiful 4-poster bed graces the master bedroom

VRBO #173920

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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