svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay pets
Feedback

Family Friendly Waterfront Home- Clean, Comfortable, Relaxing

(34 Reviews)

The owner has been emailed.
This owner doesn't offer online booking through VRBO's checkout. You won't be eligible for our Book with Confidence Guarantee.
Never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.
Learn more

Waterview from wrap around porch and house

Calendar

Last updated: 11/19/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Colonial Home, 5 Bedrooms (Sleeps 11-13), 2 Baths, on gentle tidal river

If you love fun in the sun, this is the ideal spot for you! Everyone that visits falls in love with the property. There is something for all ages at the property and near-by. Weekly rentals only June, July and August (Saturday to Saturday). Minimum 2 night stays other months. Fall & Winter monthly rates also available. Please send a legitimate rental inquiry for a rate quote.
**Renter's must be 25 or over. All guests under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or adult willing to take legal and financial responsibility for them.**

House books quickly so make reservations early. Contact owner through VRBO for quickest replies and check the renter's reviews.

Perfect house for memorable family vacations. Enjoy fantastic water views from the wrap around porch. Fishing, crabbing, boating and swimming off the private beach and dock on the Pattagansett River (gentle, tidal river). Five kayaks (2 doubles, 3 singles) and canoe available for renter's use (seasonal). Plenty of tributaries and small sandy beaches to explore. Short paddle to Niantic BaY and Long Island Sound. Great place for floating down the lazy river on tubes or relaxing on the deck overlooking the River. Children's play area with swings, curly slide and 2 towers on property.


Fully furnished Colonial home with 5 bedrooms, sleeps 11 - 13 comfortably. Home was renovated in 2006. Large, spacious L-shaped living room, clean and comfortably furnished (but not luxurious). First floor bedroom (queen) & bathroom. Plenty of room on the 2.5 acre lot for family games, cars, boat and trailer parking.

Short drive or walk to Niantic's town beaches, parks and new Boardwalk (Crescent Beach, McCooks, Hole-In-The-Wall, Cini Park, Rocky Neck), many specialty shops, stores and restaurants. Toy store, candy store and ice cream shops nearby. Minutes to Rocky Neck State Park and Harkness State Park. Close to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, Westbrook and Clinton outlet shopping, Mystic Aquarium and Seaport, New London, USCGA, Groton Naval Base. Great restaurants, fresh seafood, fishing charters and parasailing from Niantic Bay. Nearby museums and historic locations to explore.

This is a non-smoking unit. All pets require written approval by home owner, addtional fees apply.

Additional information, pictures and rate quote available upon request. Don't wait too long, rentals are booking faster than ever.

Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renter must be at least 25 years old. Renter is responsible for all guests and visitors....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Large playscape with two towers, curly slide, sand box and swings. Large 2.5 acre lot for family games (wiffle ball, kick ball, bocce, volleyball, badmitton, ladderball & bean bag toss)....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking permitted in house...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Owner approval required. Only fully trained, clean and well behaved pets with responsible owners will be considered. Additional fee applies. Pet owners are responsible for all clean-up and proper disposal of waste....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

  • Blue room: 1 queen

    Queen bed and bathroom with shower on main floor....moreless

  • Yellow room: 2 twin/ single

    Bright and sunny with water views....moreless

  • Swan room (aka Bachelor's room): 1 twin/ single

    Small room with water view....moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full pull out couch on main floor...moreless

  • Purple room: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    Large bedroom, cathedral ceiling, bright & sunny. ...moreless

  • Rose room: 1 queen

    Queen bed with beautiful water views....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), 1 Queen bed and bathroom on first floor, Twin or Single Beds (3), Bunk Beds (1), Sleep Sofa, Portable crib and high chair available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Main bathroom: toilet, shower

    First floor bathroom with shower, small....moreless

  • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Second floor bathroom with tub/shower, small....moreless

  • Outside shower: outdoor shower

    Fully enclosed outdoor shower....moreless

  • The bathrooms are small, but clean and functional.

Other Amenities

  • Great location: 5 kayaks (3 singles, 2 doubles) and canoe available for renter's use (seasonal). 2 large picnic tables, chairs and children's playscape outside. Booking: Weekly rentals- 50% due with signed rental agreement at time of booking. Balance due 90 days before rental. Less than week rentals- Full payment due with signed rental agreement at time of booking. $500 security deposit due 2 weeks before rental. Security deposit is fully refundable if all rental conditions are met, there are no damages and all property is returned in same condition as received. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Some books and magazines available....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Inside board games and cards. Outdoor volleyball & badminton, wiffel ball, ladder toss, washer toss and other yard games....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable from Atlantic Broadband....moreless

  • Television:

    1 in living room (1st floor), 1 in family room (2nd floor)...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    PS2 and limited number of games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    VCR & CD players. Limited supply of movies....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Quaint specialty shops, toy store, ice cream and candy store. Many restaurants and pubs with entertainment. Beautiful waterfront and board walk on Niantic Bay from Cini Park to McCooks....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    House overlooks gentle tidal river and marsh with direct water access for swimming, kayaking, fishing & crabbing. Beautiful sun-sets and sun-rises, quiet, peaceful, and relaxing. Great bird watching....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining area seats 8. Kitchen table seats 6 - 8. Additional card table and chairs seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 AC units upstairs and fans for each bedroom....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Outside firepit for evening campfires & s'mores....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hot water- baseboard heat....moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi available (New)...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets, blankets, pillows and comforters for each bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    L-shaped living room provides two separate areas for tv, reading, games, conversations, naps, etc. Table seats 8. Upstairs family room also has tv and video games....moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking on lot...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking on lot. No parking on street is permitted....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of parking on lot...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided for indoor use only. Renter's must provide their own beach towels and blankets....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked kitchen....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen: Microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, blender, crock pot, electric griddle, iron. Cleaning supplies included. Limited spices, condiments and kitchen staples available....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Staple items provided for guest's convenience....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    No bikes at house, however, bicycle rentals are available in downtown Niantic....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around porch over-looking river, covered on one side, comfortable chairs, 2 large picnic tables with umbrellas. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    5 kayaks (3 single, 2 double- great for families with young children and dogs), 1 canoe. All seasonal. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large 2.5 acre corner lot surrounded by stone walls, flower gardens and trees. House sits above river with great water views....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill on covered porch....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 34 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016/2017
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$225
$1,500
Spring 2017
Mar 1 - May 4, 2017
2 night min stay
$250
$1,700
Summer 2017
May 5 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,100
Fall 2017
Sep 10 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$250
$1,700

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50

Notes:

Full weeks- 50%deposit due at booking, balance due 90 days before rental.

Partial weeks and weekends require payment in full at time of booking.

Security deposit of $500 (separate check) is required 2 weeks before rental. Security deposit is fully refundable if house and all property are returned in same condition as received and all rental conditions are met.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 11/19/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

  • The Black Sheep

    "NIce pub style restaurant. Live entertainment, check schedule."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Rocky Neck State Park

    "Great Beach, just minutes from the house."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Harkness Memorial State Park

    "Beautiful gardens to stroll thru and Mansion to tour (check dates),summer concert series out..."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • McCook Point Park

    "Town Beach, picnic area and playgrounds. Beach pass provided for entrance and parking. Gre..."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Tanger Outlets

    "Outlet shopping 15- 20 minutes away."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Gumdrops & Lollipops Candy Shoppe, Ice Cream & Diner

    "Ice cream....yummy!!!"

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Mystic Aquarium

    "Wonderful experience for kids and adults."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

    "Fun, hands on experience for the children."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets

    "Another great shopping area easy to get to, 25 minutes away."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Mohegan Sun

    "Casino, restaurants, shops, shows, fireworks and car shows throughout the summer (check sche..."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Goodspeed Opera House

    "Historic opera house. Check schedules for shows."

    ...MoreCollapse
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy

    "Go Coastguard!"

    ...MoreCollapse
  • Essex Clipper Dinner Train

    "Old steam train for scenic rides. Perfect for train lovers."

    ...MoreCollapse
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 156, I95
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Rocky Neck,McCooks,Crescent Beach, Cini Park

Water access from private beach & dock on property. 5 kayaks (2 doubles & 3 singles) and canoe for renter's use (seasonal). Playground on property with 2 towers, slide & swings.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1940

About the owner: Third generation, family home. Great memories of large family gatherings throughout the years. Great place to explore and play or just sit back, relax and enjoy the peacefulness. The property and area offers something special for everyone. Many guests have such a great time that they always want to return.

Why the Owner Chose Niantic, East Lyme, CT, USA:
Unlimited number of things to do in the area, something to please everyone. House over looks the river (gentle tidal river) and sprawling marsh land. Watch the trains pass over the river, in the distance. Beautiful natural views, peaceful and relaxing. Great deck and dock for bird watching. Check out the renter's reviews.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Porch over-looking the river for relaxing and entertaining. Covered porch and large property for fun and games. First floor bathroom and bedroom (queen bed) . 5 bedrooms total: 3 queen beds, 5 twin beds (1 bunk bed) & pull out couch (sleeps 13). High chair and portable crib available. Fully stocked with all the essentials for a memorable vacation. Water access from property, private dock and small beach. Five kayaks ( 2 doubles, 3 singles) and a canoe available for use (seasonal). Large 2.5 acre lot. Plenty of parking for cars & trailers. Private dock & small beach area. Outside games include volleyball & badminton, ladder toss, washers, wiffle ball. Playground with swings, slide and two towers.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

Send email

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 1
 

Photos

  • Waterview from wrap around porch and house

    Waterview from wrap around porch and house

  • Playground with two towers, curly slide and and swing set overlooking river

    Playground with two towers, curly slide and and swing set overlooking river

  • Front & side porch over- looking river.

    Front & side porch over- looking river.

  • One side of L-shaped living room

    One side of L-shaped living room

  • Large fully equipped eat in kitchen.

    Large fully equipped eat in kitchen.

  • First floor bedroom with walk-in closet.  Bathroom also on first floor.

    First floor bedroom with walk-in closet. Bathroom also on first floor.

  • Bedroom with full bed and water views.

    Bedroom with full bed and water views.

  • Kids and kayaks on river (gentle tidal river) just off dock at house.

    Kids and kayaks on river (gentle tidal river) just off dock at house.

  • Front covered porch and deck overlooking river.

    Front covered porch and deck overlooking river.

  • View from dock to kayaks and house

    View from dock to kayaks and house

  • Flower garden outside kitchen windows.

    Flower garden outside kitchen windows.

  • Front of living room

    Front of living room

  • Upstairs Family room with comfy love seats and 24' TV

    Upstairs Family room with comfy love seats and 24' TV

  • Bedroom with 2 twin beds.

    Bedroom with 2 twin beds.

  • Large bedroom with queen bed and bunk beds.  Small table with 2 chairs.

    Large bedroom with queen bed and bunk beds. Small table with 2 chairs.

  • Kids and dog pulling up to private beach and dock at house.

    Kids and dog pulling up to private beach and dock at house.

VRBO #295733

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016

Partner Offers

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 1-7 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book Get an Instant Quote
How to pay safely