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Private, Expansive Oceanfront Home on Peninsula, 2 Beaches, Near Scenic Mystic

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Right 'point' of property, large expanse of lawn from East to West

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Last updated: 01/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Groton Long Point house description

This private and expansive oceanfront home in Groton, CT offers the perfect family vacation, church retreat, or large family gathering, with panoramic views of Fisher’s Island and Long Island Sound. With a large expanse of lawn, the home is surrounded by ocean on three sides and protected by a stone seawall. Positioned on 2 private acres of land, the house, built by our grandparents in the 1960s, was designed in the style of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, with its cathedral ceiling in the main room, large, custom, floor-to-ceiling fireplace and large windows throughout the house to capture ocean breezes. The interior is simple and cozy and has a nostalgic cottage feel. The private, large lawn is ideal for little ones to run around, hold a family gathering and barbecue, or play volleyball, horseshoes, croquet, or other games.

The location is very serene and quiet, near Esker Point beach. In addition to Esker Point Beach which is only a few feet away from the house, the home also offers two private beaches on the property—and we mean private, as no one else has access to them but you and your family. One beach is long, and could accommodate a larger number of people, while the other beach is smaller, but still very scenic and also ideal for families. Grab a lawn chair, light a camp fire, make s'mores with your loved ones on the beach at night, camp under the stars on the beach or lawn, or just sit on the porch and watch the boats sail by in the day and the stars come out at night. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner outside on one of the two patios, or enjoy a special picnic on the lawn while watching the swans, egrets, geese, ducks, and herons swim by. There is also a pier for fishing, catching crabs, or launching a boat. The property also has a southern exposure—the sun rises on the left and sets on the right, so you can watch beautiful sunrises and sunsets from the porch. The best part is that although the location is quiet and private, you are minutes away from downtown Mystic, supermarkets, Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, amusement parks including Lake Compounce, cinemas, zoos, horseback riding, boat rentals for various water sports, and much more.

The home is also ideal in the off-season for those looking to get away, whether it be a short- or long-term retreat, sabbatical, to finish a novel, or to just get away for peace and quiet.

Stats:
Sleeps up to 17.
Bdrm 1 – 1st floor - double bed (ocean front)
Bdrm 2 – 1st floor – double bed
Bdrm 3 - 2nd floor - 3 twin beds (ocean front)
Bdrm 4 - 2nd floor – queen bed (ocean front)
4 queen-size plush air mattresses for additional guests

3 full baths

No pets and no smoking please (security damage deposit will be forfeited).

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

            Most suitable for families, couples, executives, church group retreats...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            We do offer two wheelchairs on the property. ...moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, Beds for 17

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            Four queen size plush air mattresses also available...moreless

          • All bedrooms have an ocean view or are oceanfront.

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            Located on first floor off main room....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            On second floor....moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Basement. Convenient when coming in from the beach....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Outdoor full-body and foot shower for after-beach excursions. If maximum occupancy is exceeded, security deposit will be forfeited....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games:

                We have a Game Room area off of the Main Room. ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo:

                Bose CD player....moreless

              • Television
              • Toys:

                Games and puzzles in Game Room area. Water toys, portable kiddie pool and floats provided....moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                Two private beaches on property...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                Surrounded by water on three sides. Overlooking Mouse Island and Fishers Island....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                The main room is very spacious and can accommodate large groups of people for meals and gatherings....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 16 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, open on two sides. Firewood included...moreless

              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided:

                Beach and bath towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Small and fully equipped. Platters of all sizes, roasting pan, cookie sheets, cake pans, multi-sized bowls, juicer, ice bucket, etc....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                2 covered patio areas off of main room...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large, spacious lawn to play football, soccer, volleyball, etc....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large, 5-burner grill...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Available at Groton Long Point, 1 mile away...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Water toys and floats...moreless

               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season
              Oct 23 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $550
              May - June
              May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $650
              High Summer
              Jul 1 - Sep 7, 2015
              7 night min stay
              $700
              September - October
              Sep 8 - Oct 25, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $650

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $350
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Contact owners for availability and rates for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years eve, and long-term rentals.

              Cleaning fee and Security deposit rates vary depending on size of group and type of gathering.

              Events such as large parties, post wedding celebrations, reunions, etc. are a separate rate from rental fee.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 01/26/2015
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              Location

              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Seahorse
              7 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              New London
              5 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Mystic
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 95
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Fisherman
              Groton Long Point
              Nearest Beach
              2 private beaches on property

              Car: Necessary

              Minutes away from Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods gambling casinos, beautiful Mystic Seaport and Mystic Village. Near Block Island ferry, Lake Compounce amusement park, Ocean Beach Park, scenic Noank, a children's museum in Niantic and many diverse restaurants in the area.

              Short walk to the Esker Point Beach concert every Thursday night in the summer. A short drive to Abbotts Lobster in the Rough in Noank.

              Ideal central point for family reunions, gatherings, family holidays and small weddings, a short drive from Boston and New York.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1903

              About the owner: Our family has owned this land for more than 100 years. Replacing the original family cottage, the current house was built by our grandparents in the mid-1960s. Five generations of our family have enjoyed playing on the lawn, stargazing and sleeping under the stars, digging for clams at low tide and making our famous family clam chowder, jumping off the pier to cool off on hot summer days, roasting marshmallows over a campfire on the beach, and much more.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Ideally located near Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island for family reunions, birthdays, Mother's Day, Coast Guard Academy graduations, and large Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings. Convenient to Mystic, Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun and many other tourist attractions, while also offering a tranquil, scenic respite to come home to at the end of a busy day.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english
               

              Photos

              • Right 'point' of property, large expanse of lawn from East to West

                Right 'point' of property, large expanse of lawn from East to West

              • Right of the home toward Groton Long Point. Private pier for swimming/boating

                Right of the home toward Groton Long Point. Private pier for swimming/boating

              • Back of house, overlooking the expanse of lawn and ocean

                Back of house, overlooking the expanse of lawn and ocean

              • Full moon over Mouse Island, view from porch

                Full moon over Mouse Island, view from porch

              • Second, smaller, private beach

                Second, smaller, private beach

              • Sand Castles!

                Sand Castles!

              • Kids of all ages enjoy the soft white sand on the private beach

                Kids of all ages enjoy the soft white sand on the private beach

              • Left side of Main Room w/second covered patio, picnic table & barbecue grill

                Left side of Main Room w/second covered patio, picnic table & barbecue grill

              • Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace in center of Main Room

                Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace in center of Main Room

              • Fully equipped kitchen

                Fully equipped kitchen

              • First floor bedroom off of Main Room with ocean views

                First floor bedroom off of Main Room with ocean views

              • View from the left of the home, with left 'point,' Noank and Mouse Island

                View from the left of the home, with left 'point,' Noank and Mouse Island

              • Just chillin'

                Just chillin'

              • Beautiful sunset over Groton Long Point seen from right side of home

                Beautiful sunset over Groton Long Point seen from right side of home

              • Large private beach

                Large private beach

              • Kayaking in the waters off Esker Point, viewed from the larger, private beach

                Kayaking in the waters off Esker Point, viewed from the larger, private beach

              • Steps away from the house is one of the private beaches

                Steps away from the house is one of the private beaches

              • View from Main Room

                View from Main Room

              • Right side of Main Room with covered patio area.

                Right side of Main Room with covered patio area.

              • Game area off of Main Room

                Game area off of Main Room

              • First floor Master bedroom off of Main Room with ocean views

                First floor Master bedroom off of Main Room with ocean views

              • Large, ocean front, second floor bedroom, ideal for children

                Large, ocean front, second floor bedroom, ideal for children

              • You never know who will drop by for a visit

                You never know who will drop by for a visit

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              Date last modified - Monday, January 26, 2015

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              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              • Sleeps
                17
              • Bedrooms
                4
              • Bathrooms
                3
              • Property type
                House
              • Reviews
                16
              Owner
              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/26/2015
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