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Waterfront Beach/Private Estate 5 BR/ 5 Bath /Inlaw Apt/

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Authentic New England shingle style on private point -beach on other side

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Branford house description

Vacation like a celebrity in an antique. original turn of the century shingle /stone beach with two wood burning fireplaces . Play touch football and volleyball on the beach...croquet , badminton and softball on the lawn .A TRUE escape to a private huge sandy beach w/ gardens and walking trails . A winding wooded drive leads to a Long Island Sound peninsula nestled on acres of private woods and salt marshes.
The c 1930's main house has 4 bedrooms each w/private bath . Deck off the master bedroom overlooking the THIMBLE ISLANDS.and quaint Victorian homes mixed with present day mansions.
The apartment sleeps 5-has a screened porch overlooking the beach.-- and is handicap accessible and air conditioned .
The main L.R. has a massive Stony Creek granite fireplace and native chestnut beams and trim .
There is a big farm table that seats 8 and a dining banquette that will accommodate little ones.
Large waterfront field stone patio for large gatherings .
Dangle your toes in Long Island Sound and watch the swans.
Beach has hosted New England Clam Bakes and family gatherings.
2 + acres w/ a wonderful campsite on the second beach.
Events are considered 'extra' so check with us about rates.

Keywords: Purchased w/19 acres of secluded waterfront/17 protected land trust waterfront acres.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Available
          • Chauffeur
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Bungalow apartment is fully handicap accessible...with a wal-kin shower w/ seat...moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Convertible bed(s)

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Private bath and water views, queen canopy bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Twin beds with private bath and water /Thimble Is. views...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master w/king /balcony on Thimble Is. PVT white tiled bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            waterviews all windows inc pvt bath/ wood burning fpl/ desk...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Apt. attached sleep nook w/ twin pvt kit /bath/waterviews...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The property abuts 17 acres of land trust waterfront. Our private beach is perfect for bon fires at night and picnicing/ swimming during the day. Miles of hiking in the woods or a quick walk to the local markets for coffee is a favorite. There is a secluded wild beach and woods on the left of the house for camping, fishing and kayaking. Stony Creek is home to many architectural delights., esp. the Thimble Islands w/ Victorian homes, and a deep water channel for large boats. Day trips to the NYC or Boston are fun. Ct. Casino's provide world class entertainment and New Haven {Yale} [8miles] has a vibrant soul . Metro North train station has a stop 10 min. from here.. Branford is home to a variety of top restaurants, notable the Petit Cafe ,informal French Family style , originally founded by Jacques Pepin. G.Zen a cutting edge eaterie as hip any San Fancisco vegitarian offering puts Branford on the culinary map. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                many books...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                lots of board games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (5)...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                small in kit...apt , LR flat screen/ MBR Flat screen all on att u-verse ...moreless

              • VCR

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Luaus
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                The town beach is fun for people watching.The dock offers tours of the islands.The water view park is great for kids and big kid basketball....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                We have one of the largest sandy beaches all to ourselves..the tidal pools, shell an sea glass hunting bon fires make this one of a kind in rocky New England....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Almost every room has a view of the water, you can't get up on the wrong side of the bed!...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                This is Long Is. Sound, scenic historic homes on the Thimble Islands.. Perfect for easy kayaking. Yale Bird sanctuary a few paddles away and Land trust island open to explore...moreless

              • Village:

                The two quaint sandwich shops offer outside bay dining. The Stony Creek market has a terrific evening Gourmet Pizza on the deck ,byob....moreless

              • Water View:

                The kitchen window has a wide open vista of waves and water birds....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                In the acre or waterfront there is a wide crescent of shells and rocks to explore:very, very private....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                You can expand table to seat more We have an 11 ft dining banquette will fit many esp small children...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                in apartment Large portable ac in main LR...moreless

              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access:

                yes...moreless

              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                (2)...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                large Stony creek granite chestnut mantle in the L.R. Wood burning FP in the queen bedroom on second floor main house...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                new furnace...moreless

              • Internet:

                wireless...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                we provide linens for beds for guests to use as they need...moreless

              • Living Room:

                large stunning fireplace set this waterview room off , 2 sets of antique french doors lead to stone patio. Flat screen in armoire...moreless

              • Local Maps
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                lots of space for friends to visit...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                many spots for cars on this private driveway...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                large driveway...moreless

              • Telephone:

                land line for emergencies otherwise cells...moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                bathroom towels for the 5 baths--guests bring beach towels..we can provide beach towels for a laundry fee...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                stackable w/d in the apt/ large w/d in the cellar...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                ATT u-verse CABLE too many channels!...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                (2)...moreless

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Catering Available:

                CT.Shoreline has lobster bakes on site/ as well as gourmet catering...moreless

              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                3...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Lots of pots+ pans ...3 toasters , blender, waffle iron, griddle, Lobster pot...moreless

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                step out of the MBedroom to take in a unbelievable view of the Thimble Islands...moreless

              • Beach Chairs
              • Bicycles:

                rent them locally...moreless

              • Binoculars
              • Boat:

                rentals in the area...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Large stone patio off LR stone patio off apt .......moreless

              • Fish Cleaning Table
              • Golf:

                Muni course in New haven...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                we provide a double ocean kayak , boat rentals are close by for motor boats,canoes, kayaks....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Rolling lawn provides lots of running around for kids...croquet , badminton,softball, touch football...picnics for a huge group. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber gas grill on stone patio Charcoal grill on beach Small gas grill off apt...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Raft
              • Screen Porch / Veranda
              • Shed
              • Small Cooler
              • Tennis:

                Foote Park in Bfd has many hartru courts , ask about a pass...moreless

              • Terrace
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Walkway To Water
              • Water Sports Gear:

                All rent-able in the area...moreless

              • Wood Deck

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Y up the street guest passes for $10...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      $7,000 $32,000
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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 10/22/2014
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                      Location

                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Tweed
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Branford
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      New London
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Branford
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I 95
                      0.05 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Stony Creek Market
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Ski

                      Car: Necessary

                      A magnificent waterfront experience for the whole family. Kayak from the beach. we provide a double kayak and rentals are easy, too.

                      1/2 way between NYC and Boston , Metro North train is 15 min.away. Casinos and theatres close by.

                      This is a family home ,perfect for parents, grandparents and children to share a holiday on the beach.

                      Sand castles, shell hunting ,bonfires , ghost stories lobster bakes , and marshmallow roasts create unforgetable memories.

                      The woods behind are a Land Trust preserve ,providing miles of hiking , wildlife and bird watching.

                      Branford is a destination for foodies with many exotic ,cutting edge eateries..inc. one Jacques Pepin founded.

                      A 5 min . walk Stony Creek Village has casual waterfront cafes,a playground ,friendly library, art galleries and boat ramps.

                      If you wander down on Thursday night you will hear the historic Fife and Drum corps practicing. Along w/ a ferried boat tour you will be transported back to thew 19 th c.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1980

                      About the owner: We have loved this spot for over 25 years . Now the summers call us away and want to share with others. What great memories to give your children /bon fires on the beach w/ acoustic guitar -shell hunting -sand castles/clam bakes and tidal pools w/ sea ceatures! Kayaking -bird watching. Egrets,swans,ducks rabbits, foxes and deer all live here. I have worked for NYC firms in investment banking...Jennifer has an interior design business and also has run an antique shop and a gourmet gelato/ice cream shop. Our son is a touring musician based in Williamsburg [Brooklyn]. Our daughter is an international relations specialist -having lived all over the mid-east,she presently resides in Berlin,Germany .

                      Why the Owner Chose Branford:
                      Stony Creek is one of the most desirable communities on the Ct. shore. We have a great cross section of the American people --celebrities and fishing folks. Written up recently in a magazine piece called 'It is Always Sunny in Stony Creek'

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Kayak [boats can be rented from action sport in Branford] before breakfast to a Yale University bird sanctuary. Shell hunting and fantastic tidal pools to explore. Cocktails at sunset


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Authentic New England shingle style on private point  -beach on other side

                        Authentic New England shingle style on private point -beach on other side

                      • Secluded house steps from private beaches

                        Secluded house steps from private beaches

                      • Bungalow entry /Setting is like an island you can drive to--water on 3 sides

                        Bungalow entry /Setting is like an island you can drive to--water on 3 sides

                      • Large stone patio -----lovely alfresco dining for a crowd.  Moonlight at night with peepers,stars.and island lights.

                        Large stone patio -----lovely alfresco dining for a crowd. Moonlight at night with peepers,stars.and island lights.

                      • LR to stone patio / water veiws 
 native chestnut/ 
 S.C. granite FPL

                        LR to stone patio / water veiws native chestnut/ S.C. granite FPL

                      • bright water view kitchen , step to herb garden and  2 Weber gas grills on patios

                        bright water view kitchen , step to herb garden and 2 Weber gas grills on patios

                      • Queen canopy/Periwinkle Toile/Water view/ can be a 2 bedroom suite 2 pvt baths

                        Queen canopy/Periwinkle Toile/Water view/ can be a 2 bedroom suite 2 pvt baths

                      • Armoire hides a kitchenette for the in-law apartmant

                        Armoire hides a kitchenette for the in-law apartmant

                      • Surprise --that's a Queen murphy bed behind pictures

                        Surprise --that's a Queen murphy bed behind pictures

                      • Each bedroom has private bathroom . Antique mirror over new bathroom sink

                        Each bedroom has private bathroom . Antique mirror over new bathroom sink

                      • A quiet place to enjoy the sunset

                        A quiet place to enjoy the sunset

                      • Kayak from beach, all ages fun

                        Kayak from beach, all ages fun

                      • Driving up house with granite chimney
offers lots of lawn activities

                        Driving up house with granite chimney offers lots of lawn activities

                      • Dine / grill on beach/ Steam lobsters in local seaweed, enjoy S. C. micro brew.

                        Dine / grill on beach/ Steam lobsters in local seaweed, enjoy S. C. micro brew.

                      • Dinning for 2 or 12 on the 11 ft banquette

                        Dinning for 2 or 12 on the 11 ft banquette

                      • leather ,oynx tbl ,oil paintings mahogany furniture set an international tone

                        leather ,oynx tbl ,oil paintings mahogany furniture set an international tone

                      • All water views/ the R Lauren Blue and White MBR /balcony /pvt bath

                        All water views/ the R Lauren Blue and White MBR /balcony /pvt bath

                      • bungalow apt views of water

                        bungalow apt views of water

                      • Behind mirrored pocket doors a kitchenette in in-law apt.

                        Behind mirrored pocket doors a kitchenette in in-law apt.

                      • Queen bed and brunch in the air cond bungalow

                        Queen bed and brunch in the air cond bungalow

                      • Waiting for crowd to sip coffee in the amazing setting

                        Waiting for crowd to sip coffee in the amazing setting

                      • Walk out front door to beach

                        Walk out front door to beach

                      • Rainbow over looking private estate. Our Stony Creek granite chimney can be seen reaching up.

                        Rainbow over looking private estate. Our Stony Creek granite chimney can be seen reaching up.

                      VRBO #224114

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 31, 2014

                      $7,000 per week (USD)
                      4

                      5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2009
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/22/2014
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