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Classic Fenwick Summer Cottage on Long Island Sound

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Cool sea breeze, warm sunny beach, live a fantasy life in this wonderful 1884 classic Fenwick summer cottage directly on the Long Island Sound. Cocktail hour on the screened- in-porch, elegant dinners for 18 in the dining room, all after days filled with golf, tennis, sailing, swimming, reading at the beach, cycling, antiquing or one of the many other attractions one can find in this area. Ideally placed within walking distance of a 9 hole golf course and 4 tennis courts (3 clay, 1 all-weather) available 7 days a week for all Fenwick residents and renters.

Perfect for families with children. Lessons in golf, tennis, swimming, and sailing each available within the borough for children who are part of the ‘playclass’ (ages 4-15) for a reasonable fee. Games and activities available as well. Easily within walking or bicycling distance. Lessons available for adults as well. Use of golf and tennis courts is $300 a week.

Eight bedrooms with water views, Five queens, 2 twins,
Master bedroom has king sized bed attached to a dressing room with a queen-sized bed.

Another queen bedroom has small private powder room. There are 3 more bathrooms with claw footed tubs on the same floor. And a shower room.

On the ground floor there are three powder rooms and one large shower room.

Three more bedrooms on third floor (2 queen, one full) two with balconies and one powder room.

Two kitchens, washer and dryer, fireplace and wood stove, Screened-in-porch, open porch, sunny garden area off of
kitchen, herb garden, raspberry bushes.

Golf cart rentals are available to those with valid driver’s license. House is on highest point of the borough of Fenwick perfectly located close to pier and tennis courts and golf course, and
facing the Sound. Small chapel with Sunday services within walking distance.

For the winter season, a section of the house is fully heated with baseboard oil heat and wood stove. 3 bedrooms are available, full kitchen, library, living room, shower room, bathroom plus 2 powder rooms. Washer and dryer are in basement.

Old Saybrook is located on the Connecticut shore, 100 miles from both Boston and New York and 25 miles from New Haven, CT. Old Saybrook is serviced by Amtrak and the Shoreline East (connecting with MetroNorth in New Haven and has direct rail service to both Boston and New York several times daily. The closest airport is Bradley International (BDL) near Hartford, 60 miles or 1 hour away via I -91.

Old Saybrook features a busy main street , many fine restaurants, arts festivals, a farmer’s market and lots of shopping opportunities. “The Kate”, otherwise known as the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center was named after Fenwick’s most famous resident and features top name entertainment as well as opera and theatre.

Keywords: Large Summer Cottage, house, beachfront, water views,

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large 3 story summer cottage with screened in porch, large separate shower room, 2 kitchens each with a stove and oven and dishwasher, refrigerator, raspberry bushes, golf cart, access to golf and tennis....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 1 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

    (2)...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Nine hole golf course a five minute walk from the house. Very reasonable fee charged by the Borough of Fenwick....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Five minute walk from the house. Very reasonable fee charged by the Borough of Fenwick....moreless

 

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Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$9,500

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Not included

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Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 8 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

 

Location

Lessons available for children, golf, tennis, swimming, sailing. 9 hole golf course, 3 clay tennis courts and one all-weather court,

beach with lifeguards, playground, swimming pier with raft.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1955

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
family dinners, bicycling in the area, playing tennis and golf. swimming, sailing, reading, running. Relaxing!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Screened in porch

    Screened in porch

  • King Bedroom

    King Bedroom

  • Shower in the winterized section

    Shower in the winterized section

  • Library and wood stove in winterized section

    Library and wood stove in winterized section

  • Bedroom in winterized section.

    Bedroom in winterized section.

  • House from the east

    House from the east

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living room in winterized section

    Living room in winterized section

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    18
  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    8
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/04/2014
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