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Convenient to Yale, Upscale Water-View Home Adjacent to Sandy Beaches/Park

(8 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/14/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Guest room, 3 Baths (Sleeps 7-8)

This vacation property sits across the street from a 25 acre sandy beach/park/playground. This large, beautifully appointed, 2700 (+ basement game room) home was built in 2000 by the owner with loving care and attention to details. There are stunning views of Long Island Sound from every room. Central air conditioning keeps you cool on the hottest summer days. Many entertainment options with the best Comcast package available on 3 flat-screen TVs, Wifi from every room, Blu-ray DVD player, Wii, etc. Family and fine dining are just a short drive or walk away. The charming Guilford Green is 20 min. by foot using sidewalks all the way. It is chock-full of restaurants, eateries, coffee roasting company, chocolatier, authentic French bakery, boutique stores, jewelry stores, gift shops, art galleries, library, post office and more. The home has an easy, open floor plan and 9' ceilings on the first floor, limestone wood-burning fireplace, oak floors, high-end appliances, and granite/marble counters, Dacor gas range, Sub-Zero frig. with water/ice through the door; super quiet Miele dishwasher. The beautifully appointed, huge 2nd floor Master Bedroom suite with king size bed and sitting area with TV is an oasis to itself! Two additional bedrooms with queen size beds have generous closet space and gorgeous beach/water views. There is a downstairs guest room/office with bathroom immediately opposite. The large wrap-around mahogany deck is equipped with Weber gas grill and comfortable outdoor dining and lounging furniture. The laundry room is conveniently located on the bedroom floor; Miele washer/dryer. The large, grassy yard is great for backyard games. There are 2 sit-in Kayaks for your sole use, ping pong table, foosball, basketball hoop, badminton, horseshoes, croquet, board games, toys and books for the kids. A bird-watcher's heaven: osprey, herons, cardinals, etc. Nearby hiking and biking trails, golfing, tennis, swimming. Hop in the car and drive 15 to premium outlet shopping, 25 min to Yale/New Haven by car/train. Easy day-trips to Mystic Seaport/Aquarium (~1 hr.), Mohegan Sun/Foxwoods (~45 min.), NYC (~1.5 hr.), Boston (~2.5 hr.), Block Island.

Keywords: House, beach


Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/14/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Penalty for violation of nonsmoking policy: $500...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Not suitable for people with severe cat allergy....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    office with twin + twin trundle bed...moreless

  • Child Bed with crib-size mattress available; call in advance.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Double sinks, double shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


Other Amenities

  • Large sandy beach and park just across the street.


  • Books:

    children's books, novels, etc....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray DVD player...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Ping pong, foosball, dart board, basketball...moreless

  • Television:

    Family room: New LG OLED flat-screen 4k Ultra 55" TV (Netflix streaming and Skype capable etc) MBR: Samsung flat-screen HDTV 45" (Netflix streaming and Skype capable) Kitchen: LG flat-screen TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    for young children and youths...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Xbox 360, Playstation 2, Wii...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    2 kayaks 25 acre beach with 430' beach for swimming, playground, volleyball court, half-basketball court, picnic shelters, bathhouse...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    spectacular views of Long Island Sound from all rooms...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning, two zones, programmable...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    yes, located on bedroom floor...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    limestone faced, wood-burning fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Weight bench...moreless

  • Garage:

    2-car garage, attached...moreless

  • Hair Dryer


  • Coffee Maker:

    Filter coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully stocked kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Miele - super quiet when running!...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet eat-in kitchen, cherry cabinets, granite counters, island with second sink...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Dual MW and convection oven...moreless

  • Oven:


  • Refrigerator:

    Subzero side-by-side, water/ice through door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Dacor 4 gas burners...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 sit-in kayaks...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden


from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring
May 24 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning fee $160


No weddings, reunions, large events, please. No more than 8 occupants.

Absolutely no smoking and no pets.

$1,000 minimum refundable damage deposit

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 05/14/2017
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Charming New England town with free summer concerts/plays etc. on the Green, galleries, fine dining and family dining. Close to outlet shopping, fishing, sailing, Mystic Aquarium and Seaport Village, casinos (1 hr.), Block Island, Thimble Islands, New York City (1.5 hr.), Boston (2.5 hr.)


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: A California native, with a love of coastal scenery, I have lived in the charming New England town of Guilford, CT for more than 15 years. It's a very special place!

Why the Owner Chose Guilford Center, Guilford, CT, USA:
If you love water views from every room and being a few steps from a sandy beach, you will love this property. If you enjoy spacious, air-conditioned interiors, relaxing in comfortable furniture inside or outside, waking up to gorgeous sunsets and sipping a glass of something while watching the sun go down, you can't miss with this property. Want convenience at the same time as getting away from it all? This is the vacation property for you. Like organic or local produce and fresh seafood? You'll find it here. Want to hop in the car and shop til you drop, or take a day trip? You'll have great options at your fingertip from this property. Read the reviews! And come and see for yourself!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Sandy beach and amazing views of sparkling Long Island Sound from every room. High end appliances and antiques. Close to New York City, Boston, Mohegan Sun, outlet shopping.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/14/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • All water view windows!

    All water view windows!

  • Wrap-around mahogany deck

    Wrap-around mahogany deck

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Stairs to upstairs bedrooms

    Stairs to upstairs bedrooms

  • Master Bedroom lounge area

    Master Bedroom lounge area

  • Bedroom 1 with Queen bed

    Bedroom 1 with Queen bed

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • First floor bath off of foyer

    First floor bath off of foyer

  • Front of property

    Front of property

  • Playground next to beach

    Playground next to beach

  • View of Long Island Sound from deck

    View of Long Island Sound from deck

  • Family Room and Living Room view

    Family Room and Living Room view

  • Master bedroom view

    Master bedroom view

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Breakfast nook

    Breakfast nook

  • Master Bedroom with king bed

    Master Bedroom with king bed

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Bedroom 2 with Queen bed

    Bedroom 2 with Queen bed

  • Entry


  • First floor guest room with beach view

    First floor guest room with beach view

  • Beach across the street; kayak put-in

    Beach across the street; kayak put-in

VRBO #298191

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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