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Upscale Water-View Home Adjacent to Sandy Beaches+Park

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Last updated: 10/01/2014

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Guilford house description

The property is across the street from a 25 acre sandy beach/park. This newer 2700 sq.ft. (+ basement game room), beautifully appointed home is an ideal place to vacation. The views of Long Island Sound from every room are simply stunning! Central air conditioning guarantees comfort on the hottest summer days. Great restaurants are a short walk or drive away. Boutique stores, grocery and specialty shops, art galleries and spa are located a mile away on the charming Guilford Green. The home boasts an open floor plan with 9' ceilings on the first floor, limestone fireplace, hardwood floors, high-end appliances, and granite/marble counters. The beautifully appointed 2nd floor Master Bedroom suite will blow you away! Two additional bedrooms with queen size beds boast gorgeous beach/water views. There is also a downstairs guest room/office. The laundry room is conveniently located on the bedroom floor. The large wrap-around mahogany deck is equipped with comfortable outdoor dining and lounging furniture. The large, grassy yard is great for backyard games. Enjoy wireless internet access from every room, cable HDTV with internet connectivity, Blu-ray DVD, Wii, Xbox360, etc. Cook outdoors on the Weber gas grill or indoors on the Dacor gas range. Water and ice through the door of the Sub-Zero frig. There's no quieter dishwasher than my Miele. There are 2 sit-in Kayaks for your sole use, a ping pong table, badminton, horseshoes, croquet, board games, toys, books for the kids. Hiking and biking trails, golfing, tennis, swimming available nearby. The street has sidewalks. Outlet shopping is 15 min. by car. Yale/New Haven is 25 min. by car. Day-trip options include Mystic Seaport/Aquarium (~1 hr.), Mohegan Sun/Foxwoods (~45 min.), NYC (~1.5 hr.), Boston (~2.5 hr.), Block Island.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years old...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Penalty for violation of nonsmoking policy: $500...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Not suitable for people with severe cat allergy....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

            office with twin + twin trundle bed...moreless

          • Child Bed with crib-size mattress available by prior arrangement.

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Double sinks, double shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Double sinks...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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          Other Amenities

              • Large sandy beach just across the street.

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room:

                Ping pong, electronic basketball...moreless

              • Games
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                HDTV, internet-compatible (for Netflix, Skype etc.)...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                1 Flat-screen, 1 traditional...moreless

              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    2 kayaks 25 acre beach with 430' beach for swimming, playground, volleyball court, half-basketball court, picnic shelters, bathhouse...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    spectacular views of Long Island Sound from all rooms...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central Air Conditioning, whole house...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Weight bench...moreless

                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heating...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Dual-band Netgear router...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Limestone fireplace surround...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Filter coffee maker...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully stocked kitchen...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    Miele - super quiet when running!...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Gourmet eat-in kitchen, cherry cabinets, granite counters, island with second sink...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Dual MW and convection oven...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Dacor...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Subzero side-by-side, water/ice through door...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Dacor 4 gas burners...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/New year's
                  Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $500
                  Yale commencement w/e
                  May 15 - May 20, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $600
                  High season 2015
                  Jun 27 - Aug 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $600
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $600

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning fee $140
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  No weddings, reunions, party events, please. No more than 8 occupants.

                  No smoking and not pets.

                  Rates are subject to change until traveler confirms.


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                  Location

                  Charming New England town with free summer concerts/plays etc. on the Green, galleries, fine dining and family dining. Close to outlet shopping, fishing, sailing, Mystic Aquarium and Seaport Village, casinos (1 hr.), Block Island, Thimble Islands, New York City (1.5 hr.), Boston (2.5 hr.)

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About the owner: A California native, with a love of coastal scenery, I have lived in the charming New England town of Guilford, CT for more than 15 years. It's a very special place!

                  Why the Owner Chose Guilford:
                  This property is amazing! The water views could not be more stunning. It's truly a place to relax and enjoy nature ... waves lapping, gorgeous sunsets, balmy sea breezes, wonderful beaches, boating, walking and hiking opportunities, locally grown food. You can 'get away from it all' here but you still have all the perks and conveniences you're used to. Convenient to shopping. You can even walk into town.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Sandy beach and amazing views of sparkling Long Island Sound from every room. High end appliances and antiques. Close to New York City, Boston, Mohegan Sun, outlet shopping.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german

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                  Photos

                  • Outdoor dining on Long Island Sound

                    Outdoor dining on Long Island Sound

                  • Beach to the east of the house

                    Beach to the east of the house

                  • Family/TV room with limestone fireplace

                    Family/TV room with limestone fireplace

                  • View from living room

                    View from living room

                  • Gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets

                    Gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets

                  • Master bedroom lounge

                    Master bedroom lounge

                  • Master bathroom with water views

                    Master bathroom with water views

                  • Bedroom 3 (queen bed) with water/beach view

                    Bedroom 3 (queen bed) with water/beach view

                  • Front of property

                    Front of property

                  • First floor full bath

                    First floor full bath

                  • Beach park playground across the street

                    Beach park playground across the street

                  • View from the family/TV room

                    View from the family/TV room

                  • All water view windows!!

                    All water view windows!!

                  • Family/TV room with piano

                    Family/TV room with piano

                  • View from dining room

                    View from dining room

                  • View from master bedroom (king bed)

                    View from master bedroom (king bed)

                  • Master bedroom linens

                    Master bedroom linens

                  • View from Bedroom 2 (queen bed)

                    View from Bedroom 2 (queen bed)

                  • View from guest room

                    View from guest room

                  • Back of property

                    Back of property

                  • Breakfast nook

                    Breakfast nook

                  • Beach just across the street from the house

                    Beach just across the street from the house

                  VRBO #298191

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $500 - $600 per night (USD)
                  8

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english, french, german
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/01/2014
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                  Guilford #298191

                  3 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 8

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