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Charming 2 bedroom cottage. Private beach.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 180 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath plus hot and cold outside shower

Both bedrooms upstairs have queen beds. Living room has a fireplace and a Queen Sofa bed. There is a family room opening onto large deck with patio furniture and gas grill. All hardwood floors newly refinished and all rooms newly painted. Lovely private assn. beach with small pavilion, raft and storage for small boats. Located 1 mile from I-95 Exits (2) and 1 mile from center of the quaint New England town of Madison on Long Island Sound. 30 minutes from New Haven, 2 hours from New York, 2 hours from Boston. Closest airport is Tweed - New Haven - 20 minutes and Bradley International which is 50 miles.( 1 1/4 hours).

More Details

Jack and Wini Boudreau
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Dear Wini & Jack,

We have really enjoyed staying in your cottage. It was a welcome sanctuary after a hectic time in London. Thank you for equipping the house so well. Do get in touch if you ever visit London.

Have a great summer.

Warm wishes,

Shamim, Latif & Alya"
Jul 2011
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Madison House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Remodeled in 2008
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Beds and mattresses new in 2013
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Mature Childcare Worker available for babysitting. 20 years exp.


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Charming 2 bedroom cottage. Private beach.
average rating of 4.8 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful house, location, beach and more!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the cottage in Madison. The home was perfect and just what we had envisioned for a family trip to my hometown. The deck was fantastic and allowed us to entertain family and friends we were visiting with in the area. The short walk to the beach was perfect, and the bedrooms worked out great for my husband and our two young boys, age 1 & 3. Jack was so responsive and easy to reach, and his daughter Michelle greeted us upon arrival, and set up the pack and play and baby gates needed for our young kids. Outdoor shower was an added bonus too! Being from Madison, I know the area well, and the location couldn't be better. Close to town, beautiful area to run/walk/bike, and the beaches are a stones throw away.

We would certainly love to return to the house for our next trip to Madison!

-Emily H. , Minneapolis

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Emily, We greatly appreciate your glowing review. Please reach out the next time you plan on making Madison your vacation destination, as we would love to have you and your family stay at our cottage again. Jack, Wini & Michelle
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Pretty cottage near private beach

  • 5 of 5

A pretty cottage near a private beach. We (family of 4) enjoyed our stay very much. The house is clean and has everything we needed. The owners are very friendly and they make you feel at home right away. Cute little towns nearby and we even visited Rhode Island (Newport) for the day.

The beach is great! the kids loved it....

Overall a great family will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cosy family cottage, near private beach

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 2,5 weeks in this cosy beach cottage with our 3 little children. The house was perfect for our vacation and very child-friendly. It was clean and well-maintained, and matched the description. The bathroom was quite small, but this was compensated by the nice outside shower. Airconditioning was available The contact with the owner was good, a quick and accurate response. We enjoyed the beach ans sea, the shady garden with hammock and touring around the touristic highlights.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute little cottage not far from the beach

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little cottage within close walking distance to a peaceful and beautiful beach. Great location near everything. Clean, comfortable, plenty of space for our family of four. Everything we needed was provided. We will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Beach House

  • 5 of 5

We vacation in Connecticut often and love Madison! Our entire family loved staying at this house! The children had a great time at the beach! They made new friends and loved being able to walk to the beach every morning. The house is located on a nice quiet street so the kids were able to ride their bikes without worry. The house had everything we needed. Plenty of sheets, towels, a well supplied kitchen, an outdoor grill, and even fishing poles! We will defiantly rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Dolly Madison
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
New London or Bridgeport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Madison Country Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
New Haven
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Madison Beach Hotel or the Dolly Madison
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Overshores Association Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $250

We accept all forms of US payment (check, cash, money order, bank transfer, etc). Please note, if you pay by any other method (HomeAway, PayPal, etc) and additional fees are incurred, you will be responsible for those fees.

Academic Rentals may NOT pay via HomeAway. Monthly utilities are additional for Academic Rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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