Seaside Cottage on L.I Sound - Branford,Ct for a Week or More

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Saturday is the changeover day for the minimum week long stay, ideal for a couple. Summertime: bask in the sun on the beach, or curl up with a book in the shade on the garden patio. Autumn: walk the shores, or sit by the fire. Spring: enjoy the bloom of flowers and the salt air. Every season has its own delights here on the Connecticut shore.

Halfway between New Your City and Boston, and situated at the back of a cluster of houses at 98 Limewood Avenue, the Ennis Cottage is away from street and traffic noise, but within 200 feet of a private beach. The cottage has been completely remodeled and is tastefully furnished and supervised by the owners.

In a minute one can sit with a panoramic view of Long Island Sound, between Haycock point and Indian Neck, looking out toward Green Island and the Thimble Islands. Fishing and boating are excellent.

A small park within one mile offers tennis, basketball, and a children's playground. A marketplace, liquor store, laundry, and three restaurants are within walking distance, and a larger mall and churches are with a few miles. The Branford Green hosts evening concerts, the Guilford Green that has a five acres of lawn, with Music on weekends, live Shakespeare on stage, surrounded by antique buildings with shops each unique and different from each other. Both towns offer Day Spas, Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop, Gift Stores, Clothing and Shoe Shops, Excellent Restaurants, Historical Homes, (third largest collection in CT) Museums, Orchards that offer fruit picking throughout the season. Local Farms offer Fresh organic produce, and August offers The Guilford Fair c.1859.

15 minutes away come aboard a narrated cruise of the Thimble Islands, 18 minutes north to Clinton Outlet stores, 20 minutes away is the Essex Steam Train & River Boat that can take you to Gillette Castle State Park, or to the Opera House on the river, and 45 minutes you can try you hand at Fox Woods Casino or enjoy Mohegan Sun.

The entire house has been renovated. living room has wall-to-wall carpeting, a new full size futon and a love seat, several chairs, bureau, television, VCR, telephone, cathedral ceiling, wireless internet connection, and stove with gas log.

The kitchen is new and well equipped with gas stove, microwave and grilling oven, refrigerator, pots and pans, dishes, glasses, and silverware. The bedroom has a double bed with drawers beneath, closet, built in air conditioner. Wall-to-wall carpeting.

This is a completely remodeled cottage which is quiet, clean and comfortable. You will love the patio with picnic table, gas grill in the back garden, with tiki torches and flowers all around.

Deposit can be sent to Ron Hekeler at 135 Green Hill Lane, Cheshire, CT 06410 or 98D Limewood Avenue, Branford, Ct 06405
Returning guests use last years rates

Keywords: Seaside Cottage

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 490 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • new stove and refrigerator, off street parking, private beach within 100 feet....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    flat screen...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Across the street from beach. No water view however....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit in living room, wall unit in bedroom....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    One sheet set and two towels sets per couple included. Additional charge for other overnight guests...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Cathedral ceilings, futon, love seat plus two wicker chairs, gas fire, TV, boom box. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for one car on property...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    comes from router in main house....moreless


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

    all appliances, spices, dishes and glasses included....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    spices, coffee, tea, oatmeal, popcorn etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    We will stock with coffee, milk, oatmeal, popcorn to get you started....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 37 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 24 - Oct 28, 2016
3 night min stay
$140 $140
Fri, Sat, Sun
$825 $3,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning, optional $100
  • Taxes Not included


Rates are subject to change. Extra person above two is $5.00 per night

Within 30 days before arrival the rental fee is nonrefundable unless we are able to

rebook the property. If we rebook the property we will refund a prorated share of the rental fee for each day we are able to fill less a $25 cancellation fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Assaggio Restaurant

    "Lovely contemporary restaurant in the center of Branford"

  • Thimble Islands Cruise

    "A must do for newcomers to the Branford shore. "

  • Le Petit Cafe

    "Prix fix menue, top shelf dining in the town's charming center"

  • Waiting Station

    "Breakfast and lunch at the Waiting Station is superb. "

  • New Haven

    "Visiting the city is wonderful. Park at our rr station and take the train in. Yale Universi..."

  • Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets

    "Great place for shopping. Only 1.2 hour away. "

  • Bistro @ Chamard

    "Charming vineyard with two choices of dining. Right near the Clinton Crossings Outlets"

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tweed New HAven
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
E. McHenry's
21 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Branford Station
Pine Orchard, Branford, CT, USA
Nearest Motorway
Rt 146
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lennies, The Stand, Pizza, Mexican
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Limewood Grove

Car: Recommended

Private neighborhood beach, Clamming, kayaking around the Thimble Islands, explore the Ct River, the casinos are an hour drive, Outlet shopping 1/2 hour drive.New Haven has theaters, museums, galleries.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1971

About the owner: Retired professor and wife enjoying his grandkids, travel and being at the beach.

Why the Owner Chose Pine Orchard, Branford, CT, USA:
We bought in Branford because it was one half hour from our home, had a lovely beach and nice neighbors. We can go into New Haven to the theater, art galleries. Not far from the casinos and all our kids.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Love clamming, sailing on the Terviseks, swimming. Branford has many excellent restaurants, from really classy to outside patio dining in a marina. The center has a town green which has many activities through the summer, plus interestng shops and stores. We are a half hour ride to the outlet shops. And it is quiet.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • to bath thru bedroom

    to bath thru bedroom

  • love seat in living room

    love seat in living room

  • Our beach

    Our beach

  • Papa and grands

    Papa and grands

  • View from the air

    View from the air

  • Beach in fall

    Beach in fall

VRBO #11833

This listing was first published here in 2001.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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