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Beach House W Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, Wifi, Walk to Restaurants

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Breathtaking view of the Long Island Sound from the bedroom windows.

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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Branford house description

Adorable beach house in Branford, CT located in the shoreline town of Indian Neck. One bedroom house sleeps up to 4 with a queen sized bed upstairs and a full size pull out sofa downstairs.

Stay here and Explore Route 1’s scenic beach villages, featuring lively Main Streets and historic landmarks.

Start by exploring downtown Branford’s shops and restaurants, then follow the scenic Route 146 to Stony Creek, winding around the harbor to the Thimble Islands. Climb aboard one of the Thimble Island cruise boats (Islander, Sea Mist, Volsunga IV) for a cruise around these legendary pirate hideouts, now stunning private vacation homes.

The beach house offers amazing views of the Long Island Sound and Thimble Islands. In the summer, enjoy the sun, sand and water with a private membership to Owenego Beach Club during your stay. Wireless Internet available at the house and the beach. Get work done while you relax!

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- Private Beach Club Access
- Bath House at the beach for changing and storage
- Upstairs/ Downstairs
- Hardwood Floors
- Bright kitchen w/ skylights
- Cute front porch
- Satellite TV (and TIVO) in living room and bedroom
- Keurig Coffee Maker
- Tennis court with pro tennis coach access
- Playground at Beach
- Walking distance to highly rated dinning
- Kids Beach Toys
- Wireless Internet Access


Fishing and boating are excellent. Walking distance (2 min walk) to Lenny’s Restaurant for legendary Lobsters, Steaks and Seafood, Bud’s Fish Market for fresh Littleneck Clams, Wine Bar, liquor store, Ben & Jerry's, fresh vegetables and more. Branford train station is 3 miles away with free parking (110 mins to Grand Central Station in NYC). The Outlet stores are 1/2 hour away, two casinos are one hour away, IKEA is a 15 minutes and the ferry to Block Island is a one hour drive. 15 mins to Yale and Universtiy of New Haven.

Things to do in Branford:

- Boat tour of Thimble Islands
- Hike, Jog, Cross Country Sky at the many regional water authority trails (over 60 miles of them).
- Take a dinner train ride or murder mystery train ride on the Essix Steam train.
- Eat and drink at the numerous Zagat rated restaurants
- Take a tennis lesson at Owenego Beach Club
- Tour the CT Wine Trail
- Visit Bishop's Orchard

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 768 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Great for children. Owenego Beach club has an awesome park too....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Bedroom is upsatirs, sofa down...moreless

  • Bedroom is upstairs. Sleeps 2 comfortably, plus another possible 2 in the living room on the sofa bed if desired....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom is downstairs

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Connection to stereo for iphone or itouch. Play Pandora etc....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV, plus TIVO to record shows, HBO and Showtime....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    One upstairs in bedroom and a flat screen in living room....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Large DVD Video Library...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Owenego Beach Club- membership included during stay. Private Beach with restaurant, grill, snack bar, gorgeous lawn, manicured beach and two floating platforms. Easy access to kayaking. ...moreless

  • Beach View:

    House has views of the beautiful Thimble Islands. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Access to Ownenego Beach Club during stay including a bath house with all beach supplies. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Walk just a few steps to multiple awesome restaurants or head 1.9 miles downtown. Top Zagat rated restaurants including: Le Petit Cafe, Pasta Cosi, Ben & Jerry's. Or visit the numerous shops....moreless

  • Resort:

    Owenego Beach Club. Membership included during stay. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    House is set back one house away from the water with the house in front set off to the side leaving a fantastic view of the Long Island Sound....moreless

  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    One table inside seats 4 inside, table outside seats 4, plus 2 can sit at bar in kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Kuerig and Coffee Maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lobster Pot...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 1 - May 23, 2015
1 night min stay
$135
Summer
May 24 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,200
Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
1 night min stay
$135
Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016
1 night min stay
$115
Spring
Apr 1 - Jun 3, 2016
1 night min stay
$135
Summer
Jun 4 - Oct 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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Location

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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bradley Hartford- 60 miles or Tweed- 7 miles
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lenny's
42 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Block Island Ferry
1.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Orchard Yacht & Country Club
1.7 Miles
Nearest Train
Shoreline East 39 Maple Street
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 95
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lenny's
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Southington
Branford
Nearest Beach
On the Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Walking distance to Lenny’s Restaurant for legendary Lobsters, Steaks and Seafood, Bud’s Fish Market for fresh Littleneck Clams, a marketplace, liquor store and more. The Outlet stores are 1/2 hour away, two casinos are one hour away, IKEA is a 15 minutes and the ferry to Block Island is a one hour drive.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: The owners, Jeff and Rachel Mele, purchased this second home as a place for their Florida parents to stay and visit with their 3 grandchildren. The house is available as a vacation rental when not in use by the family.

Why the Owner Chose Branford:
It's perfect! It has amazing views of the water and Thimble Islands. The near by restaurants are some of the best in CT! It's the perfect location for family to relax and enjoy all the seasons of CT.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is only steps away from Owenego Beach Club. The walk to Owenego hugs the shoreline. The family get a Membership each year to enjoy the water, activities, food, tennis and the kids love their unique playground.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Breathtaking view of the Long Island Sound from the bedroom windows.

    Breathtaking view of the Long Island Sound from the bedroom windows.

  • Bedroom w/ Queen Bed, Satellite TV, Alarm Clock, Two closets, View of the Water

    Bedroom w/ Queen Bed, Satellite TV, Alarm Clock, Two closets, View of the Water

  • Kitchen includes all utensils, washer, dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, Keurig

    Kitchen includes all utensils, washer, dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, Keurig

  • Living Room with Full Size Pull out Sofa, Satellite TV, Stereo system.

    Living Room with Full Size Pull out Sofa, Satellite TV, Stereo system.

  • View of Owenego Beach Club from Pier. Just steps away from vacation rental.

    View of Owenego Beach Club from Pier. Just steps away from vacation rental.

  • Includes Membership during stay to Owenego Beach Club, steps away.

    Includes Membership during stay to Owenego Beach Club, steps away.

  • Owenego Beach Club. IncludesTennis Court and Pro Tennis Coach Access.

    Owenego Beach Club. IncludesTennis Court and Pro Tennis Coach Access.

  • Views of the Thimble Islands.

    Views of the Thimble Islands.

  • 3 min walk to fresh produce, milk, honey, eggs, bread, coffee & newspapers

    3 min walk to fresh produce, milk, honey, eggs, bread, coffee & newspapers

  • Soft Shell Crabs, Hot Lobster Rolls and Fish Tacos only a 3 min walk away.

    Soft Shell Crabs, Hot Lobster Rolls and Fish Tacos only a 3 min walk away.

  • Local Liquor Store 3 min walk.

    Local Liquor Store 3 min walk.

  • Walk along the beach on this lovely path. Just steps away.

    Walk along the beach on this lovely path. Just steps away.

  • 1 bedroom, sleeps 4, amazing views, beach club membership during stay.

    1 bedroom, sleeps 4, amazing views, beach club membership during stay.

  • Living Room with Full Size Pull out Sofa, Satellite TV, Stereo system.

    Living Room with Full Size Pull out Sofa, Satellite TV, Stereo system.

  • Downstairs bathroom with Shower Tub.

    Downstairs bathroom with Shower Tub.

  • Living Room with Views of the Water and Fireplace.

    Living Room with Views of the Water and Fireplace.

  • Private Beach access included with vacation rental at Owenego Beach Club.

    Private Beach access included with vacation rental at Owenego Beach Club.

  • Owenego Beach Club playground.

    Owenego Beach Club playground.

  • Private Beach just steps away.

    Private Beach just steps away.

  • Amazing paved walk way along beach side just steps from driveway.

    Amazing paved walk way along beach side just steps from driveway.

  • Favorite watering hole 4 locals, visitors and yachters 5 min walk

    Favorite watering hole 4 locals, visitors and yachters 5 min walk

  • Authentic Mexican Food made from scratch. 3 min walk. Yum!

    Authentic Mexican Food made from scratch. 3 min walk. Yum!

  • Fresh Lobsters & Seafood. 2 min walk.

    Fresh Lobsters & Seafood. 2 min walk.

  • View of Long Island Sound from Pier.

    View of Long Island Sound from Pier.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/18/2015
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