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An authentic, Connecticut Coastal Cottage in Black Point Beach Club with private in ground pool. The home is decorated in a coastal theme with special attention to simplicity and beach life. A golf cart community, with summer security guards, Black Point is an extremely secure and secluded enclave. This cottage is steps to the private beaches, piers & beautiful views of Niantic Bay. The private beach community offers a club house, tennis & basketball courts, a playground and bocce ball court. A favorite activity for children is crabbing off of the many piers and adjacent rocks or swimming to the floating rafts. The sound of the ice-cream truck delights both children and adults throughout the summer months and biking is a way of life. Black Point is the only Connecticut beach community to have its own market, 'The Black Point Market', which has all of the last minute provisions, homemade foods, candy, ice-cream and gifts. You can enjoy eating breakfast or lunch on it's front deck with wi-fi connection or sit at their patio picnic tables. For an extra rental fee, the use of my kayak, bike and/or golf cart can be added to your vacation stay. Late Spring - Early Fall season visitors will certainly enjoy Nansea Cottage's expansive patio and in ground pool with chaises, eating areas and grills. The large 3 season porch overlooking the patio and pool is a quiet oasis with comfortable seating, ceiling fan and TV. A cozy front porch has an attached patio and can sleep 2 on a futon couch if you have overnight guests. additionally, one of the guest bedrooms has a crib. The quaint seaside village of Niantic was voted first ever as 'The Connecticut Fan Favorite Town'. Niantic is a quaint town with a variety of restaurants, a fanciful store and eatery called 'Gum Drops and Lollipops', an old time movie theatre, charter fishing boats, a natural food store, the unique and funky 'Book Barn' and a mile long beachside boardwalk overlooking a public beach and the beautiful Long Island Sound. A quick 20 minute drive takes you to the historic Mystic Village and Mystic Aquarium or hop aboard The Block Island Ferry in New London, (a 10 minute drive from Niantic) or board an Amtrack Train. ( or Visit historic Stonington, Ct. or take a 45 minute drive to beautiful Watch Hill and the RI beaches. For those who love to shop, there are many options including the amazing outlet malls just south off of Rt. 95. Niantic is also 15 minutes to Mohegan Sun and 30 min. to FoxWoods Casino. Located midway between Boston and NYC, it's a perfect location for many opportunities and 60 minutes to both BDL Hartford and PVD Providence airports.
Nansea Cottage comfortably sleeps 5 with one crib.
The Master Bedroom has king bed, the 1st guest room has a single bed with lower trundle (for possible child use) and the 2nd guest room has 2 twin beds and a crib.
The Front porch has a double futon which can be pulled out for over night guests....moreless
The home has one bathroom.
For summer living, enjoy the outdoor shower. It's is just perfect. for before and after dip in the pool....moreless
Black Point Beach is known for it's location, privacy and it's close knit community. Depending on the Season, the 'Club' has summer recreation programs for the kids with swimming lessons, Women's and Men's Club programs, a yearly kids carnival, family events and it may be rented for personal use. The weekly Newsletter 'The Blank Pointer' outlines upcoming events i.e.: kids crabbing and sand castle contests, Bonfire on The Beach, The Fourth of July Community Parade, the end of season Sunfish Race, Bocce Ball events, Yoga Mornings at the Club and beach, Dog Training and more! ...moreless
Book selection in master bedroom armoire. Children's books also available....moreless
Children's DVD collection in cabinet on front porch...moreless
* Golf Cart Rental: $20 per day, Available May- October
* beach and bath towels, linens included
House has a propane fireplace in the living room and small electric heater on front porch
All rooms except front porch have ceiling fans,
2 window air conditioners are available for summer months, DVD
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Waterfront dining can be found in the area and nearby coastal towns. Saybrook Point Inn and Spa and Waters Edge are waterfront venues with many amenities.
About the owner: I have summered in Black Point Beach all of my life. I'm currently a high school teacher, mother and grandmother who loves travel, boating, friendships and art.
Why the Owner Chose Niantic: Nansea Cottage is an authentic, coastal cottage in the sought after private community of Black Point Beach Club. It's location is perfect for those interested in beach living or traveling to experience New England's beautiful coastal scenery. Nearby activities including the Mystic Aquarium and Seaport, Essex Steam Train and River Excursion, Gillette Castle, beautiful Jonathan Edward's Vineyard, Thimble Island Tour, Ocean Beach Park, McCooks Beach Park and The Dinosaur Park and Splash Park, Niantic Board Walk, Charter Fishing, Saybrook Point Inn and Spa, Watch Hill Beach are just a few of the numerous nearby experiences. You can also catch the nearby Block Island or Long Island Ferry. The nearby AMTrack train station makes travel to Boston, Providence or NYC very convenient. Black Point Beach Club also offers summer recreation and swimming programs for children, a Women's and Men's Club, tennis courts, basketball and Bocce Ball. Sailing lessons can be arranged through the Niantic Bay Yacht Club.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Nansea Cottage offers a very private back patio area with pool and is just steps away from the private beaches. Kayaks can be stored in racks on the beach. Because Black Point Beach Club is a private community, it is well maintained and safe. Beaches are cleaned daily and security officers tend to member safety during the summer months. Black Point also has it's own unique, quaint seasonal market and the ice cream truck runs daily throughout the neighborhood. Kids love to crab off of the rocks and piers or swim out to the floating rafts. Sailing, boating, paddle boarding are popular sports in the bay and the kids love to crab off of the club piers or rocks. Pool opening is generally the third week in June through the third week in September.