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Upscale Water-View Home Adjacent to Sandy Beaches+Park

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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.

Keywords: House, beach


Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • 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


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    office with twin + twin trundle bed...moreless

  • Child Bed with crib-size mattress available; call in advance.

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


Other Amenities

  • Large sandy beach just across the street.


  • Books:

    children's books, novels, etc....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray DVD player...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Ping pong, foosball, dart board, basketball...moreless

  • Television:

    Samsung Flat-screen HD smart TV (Netflix streaming and Skype capable etc) LG Flat-screen HD TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    for young children and youths...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Xbox 360, Playstation 2...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist 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 Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning, two zones, programmable...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    yes, located on bedroom floor...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    limestone wood-burning fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Weight bench...moreless

  • Garage:

    2-car garage, attached...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating, programmable...moreless

  • Internet:

    fastest connect speed with Comcast...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    ample parking in driveway...moreless


  • 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:


  • Refrigerator:

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

  • Stove:

    Dacor 4 gas burners...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 sit-in kayaks...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden


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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High season 2015
Jun 27 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay
Christmas/New year's
Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
Yale commencement w/e
May 20 - May 25, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


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

No smoking and not pets.

$1,000 minimum refundable damage deposit

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Last updated: 07/09/2015
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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

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • 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 and kayaks to the east of the house

    Beach and kayaks to the east of the house

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