Wonderful Location, Walk to Beach, Private Yard, Pets Ok, Credit Cards

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'Awesome Cottage! Great Owner!
Call 203-444-4477
Absolutely loved this house and will definitely plan on staying here again! My husband is originally from Connecticut and his entire family still lives there. Traditionally we stay with family when we visit but I decided to rent a house this trip so we could entertain and have everyone over. This house was charming and very comfortable. It was my mother in laws 80th birthday and I had about 25 family members over for a dinner party. Every person who entered the house commented on what a terrific cottage it was. Having the upstairs loft was a perfect space for my son to have his privacy and a place to relax. He (and I) loved having the wireless internet connection that worked great! The outdoor area was very private and the deck was a wonderful space to hang out and kick back. Everyone really enjoyed the art work throughout the house and commented that it provided warmth and character to the cottage. Lastly I want to share my comments on the owner Yvette, she was very prompt in her responses to me and a real pleasure to work with through the rental process. Yvette thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us, it was the most memorable visit to Connecticut that our family has ever had. Take care, my best, Julianna (This was the first time I ever rented a home online or used the Home Away site, it was a great experience!)'


I have been renting my cottage since 2006. I own the lot next door, a tiny wooded lot, so the back yard is very private. The house is on a private dirt home has a large deck, front porch, fireplace, I provide linens, spices, paper towels, trash bags.

This is the home I raised my boys in. It was always filled with love....
Home Away site, it was a great experience!)

Our Beach house is tucked away in a quiet private Connecticut shoreline neighborhood. Bike or flip-flop to our private beach and fishing pier. Our Cottage boasts a large, private, yard that affords lively games of horseshoes or croquet. Nap or read in a hammock or relax with a cold refreshment under the gigantic trees. Back deck offers a picnic table and grill for hotdogs, hamburgers or lobster.

Cottage Amenities - Fresh and Vibrant Decor, books to read, sea treasures, fresh linens, coffee maker, teapot, dishes. Your flip-flops are a must!

The Old Saybrook Town beach is Amazing and within biking distance. The 'Kate' offers sophisticated entertainment. Penny Lane Pub is a lively Irish watering hole and Dock and Dine is situated on the waterfront for sea-fare dining. Stroll downtown and browse the plethora of Antique Stores and Seaside Treasure Shops where Katherine Hepburn was often spotted. Wander over the causeway and down RT.1 and keep exploring the Connecticut Shore!

Offering three homes on the Connecticut shoreline as vacation rental properties in Old Saybrook and Guilford for the past seven years, we take great pride in caring for our guests as well as in accommodating and tending to their needs and comfort. Our homes are designed with local art and treasures and reflect our love and passion for decoration, beauty and the creation of aesthetic surroundings which welcome and embrace you. Our goal is to provide a setting where you, your family and your friends can enjoy, relax and create memories that will last a lifetime. Our reviews testify to this and consistently reveal the happiness and joy our guests have experienced while staying at our properties. Come stay with us and see for yourself what our homes are all about.


The area...
Experience New England’s shoreline year round at one of Old Saybrook’s most desirable and family friendly areas. Spend the day basking in the sun at the Saybrook Manor Association private beach club, have your children playing at the club's playground, enjoy all sort of social events, or go for a change to one of the 2 beaches just a five-minutes walk away.

Need a break from the beach ? Stop to dine at some fine restaurants nearby. Travel just a little further and visit Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, take a ride with your kids across the countryside, see Beautiful New England the old-fashioned way on the Essex Historic steam train, enjoy a cruise on the Connecticut River or enjoy an evening at the Mohegan Casino. Peddle along the ocean side at sunset, head to the shops along Main Street or take a ten-minute drive to the shopping large outlets in Westbrook and Clinton.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...No wild parties...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $20 a day per pet...No cats..sorry Guest have been allergic...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Long term renters from October to April only - credit cards and PAY PAL accepted. gas is not supplied for grill, you can purchase at Wallmart in town. ....moreless


  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    window units-one on each floor...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    5 cars max...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    NOT ALLOWED...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Guest must buy wood at local store....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    Very large sundeck, very private, overlooks wood and large garden on the back of the house, + patio in front of the house...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Guest must buy gas at local store...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.6
from 41 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 30 - Mar 1, 2016
1 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat, Sun
$900 $3,000
Mar 2 - Jun 21, 2016
1 night min stay
$1,400 $3,500
Summer 2016
Jun 23 - Sep 7, 2016
1 night min stay
$275 $300
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,000 $7,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$200 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Change over cleaning $125
  • Tax Rate 6.5%


Pet fee is $20 a day per pet...Sorry no cats, people are allergic...

Thanksgiving week

Nov 21, 2015 - Nov 28, 2015


Fri, Sat, Sun



7 nights

Xmas week and New Years weeks

Dec 19, 2015 - Dec 26, 2015


7 nights

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.

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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cross Sound Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Recommended

''Spend the spring and fall on the shore'' 'Sit by the fire on a snowy night and enjoy the calmness of the surroundings' ....

Other Activities: Essex Historic steam train, enjoy a cruise on the Connecticut River or enjoy an evening at the Mohegan Casino.

Golf: Fenwick Golf Course-

9 holes over 2,840 yards with a par of 35 (Municipal)

580 Maple Ave

Old Saybrook, CT 06475-3034

(860) 388-3499 see notes

Ski: Mount Southington

Phone number:

Ph: 860-628-0954

Fax: 860-621-1833

Plantsville, CT


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1987

About: Mom, grandmother, soon to be great grand mother.... friend, creative. Love creating spaces, bringing families together...It warms my Heart. This is the home I raised my boys in. It was always filled with love....

Why Old Saybrook:
Its quiet, clean, I own the lot next door, so the back yard is very private. The house is on a private dirt home has a large deck, front porch, fireplace, I provide linens, spices, kitchen & dining ware.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Great area, charming neighborhood of beach cottages. I made it colorful and decorated with interesting art. The kitchen back splash is a hand-made compilation of broken glass, shells and interesting finds…. Nice deck, huge pine tree, perennial gardens make for a charming yard. Boat mooring, beach.....Fireplace, air conditioning.

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Speaks: english, french, german, dutch, turkish

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Old Saybrook Beach

    Old Saybrook Beach

  • Garden


  • Living room with fireplace

    Living room with fireplace

  • French Artist....

    French Artist....

  • Kitchen


  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Local artist

    Local artist

  • My Art!

    My Art!

  • Garden


  • Porch


  • Deck


  • Cottage


  • Front of the house

    Front of the house

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Collections


  • Garden


  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Garden


  • upstairs bedroom sleeps 5

    upstairs bedroom sleeps 5

  • upstairs bedroom

    upstairs bedroom

  • Autistic artist...

    Autistic artist...

  • Deck


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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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