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Last updated: 07/08/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Captain's Cottage, along with her neighbors, was developed in the 1890's by the Crescent Beach Land Company as a summer get away. Since then the cottage has been extensively remodeled and winterized as a year round residence. It now features a large, eat-in gourmet kitchen, a Bose home theater, a dining/gaming room, and a computer area. A major remodel completed in 2007 added an oversized two car garage, a master suite with jetted shower, an upper deck with discrete sunning area and hot tub, a pool/trophy room with an eight foot Connelly pool table, and a basement with home gym, including a universal machine, a treadmill, and free weights.

Captain's Cottage is ideally located just 66 steps--I counted'em--away from the finest beach for miles around. Crescent Beach is meticulously manicured every morning at the crack of dawn. It has a raft, a lifeguard, and 'The Stand', serving breakfast and lunch daily. There's a place to launch small boats. And it's all an easy walk into town having all the ammenities of a classic New England beach town: clam shacks, ice cream and coffee shops, antiques, gift shops, movie theater, pizza parlors and watering holes.

Captain's Cottage is uniquely suited for entertaining. There is a gas grill on the tropical themed front porch that Jimmy Buffet would be proud of, and the dining room opens to the front porch thru an opening in the wet bar for al fresco dining. There is service for parties of up to twenty.

Captain's Cottage comes fully equipped with small boats, bicycles, and all the gear your family will need to get the most from your stay at the beach!

Keywords: family, beach, New England

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years of age or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Families are welcome! Children must have adult supervision at all times....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Small pets considered. Waste must be properly discarded. Additional cleaning fee may apply....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking only permitted outside. Waste to be discarded safely in receptacles. Smoking indoors will result in additional cleaning fee....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Captain's Quarters: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Ensuite bath, balcony, deck w/hottub, w/i closet, a/c, tv...moreless

  • Crow's Nest: 2 twin/ single

    3rd floor walk-up, a/c, small closet. Ideal for children....moreless

  • Crew Quarters-West: 2 twin/ single

    2 twin beds (or together as king), closet, dresser, A/C...moreless

  • Crew Quarters-North: 1 double

    1 full size bed, closet, dresser, A/C, and water views...moreless

  • Crew Quarters-South: 1 double

    1 full size bed, 2 closets, 2 dressers, A/C, balcony...moreless

  • All bedrooms are on a second floor

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Captain's Quarters: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub

    washer/dryer combo...moreless

  • Crew's Quarters: toilet, tub, shower

    Located in Crew's Quarters, spacious room on second floor...moreless

  • Main Deck: toilet

    Toilet, sink, washer & dryer, cleaning supplies...moreless

  • Full bathrooms located on second levels. Half bath located on first level....moreless

Other Amenities

  • home gym, sailboat, ocean kayak

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are several books available on the shelves in the living room....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray...moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Connolly professional pool table...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Samsung 55' HDTV with Bose surround sound...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Audio/video services include Netflix, Hulu+, plus cable premium package...moreless

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Second row property from a private association beach located on Long Island Sound...moreless

  • Beach View:

    From most areas (east side of house)...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Second row property from a private association beach located on Long Island Sound...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    From most areas (east side of house)...moreless

  • Water View:

    From most areas (east side of house)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table in the dining room seats six. Al fresco dining for 20+...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms have window units. The Captain's quarters and pool room have central A/C....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    included...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer on the main deck...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    guest privileges included...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Fully equipped home gym, including treadmill and universal. All equipment must be use safely and for the intended use. No children allowed in the fitness room....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two bay oversized garage with door opener. For convenience, two automatic garage door openers are located on the entry coat rack and must be placed back prior to check out....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Each room individually controlled with thermostat...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wifi available complimentary...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided. Beach towels are provided, please launder prior to departure....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Samsung home theater 55' HDTV with Bose surround sound...moreless

  • PC
  • Parking:

    There is parking on site for up two vehicles: two in garage, and two more in the rear. The driveway is shared, so must be kept clear. No parking behind the stand as it is for employees only....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    rear of house...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Clean bath and beach towels are provided. Please launder beach towels before departure....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer on the main deck....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Please inquire....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker located in the kitchen. Keurig machine located in Captain's Quarters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough on site for 20+...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Newly installed KithenAid...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen, fully equipped. Gas range/oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, heavy duty cookware, additional small appliances and tools....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Jennaire...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    basics included...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Main fridge, Samsung, in the kitchen, with freezer drawer and ice maker. Second, for additional storage, is available in the garage....moreless

  • Stove:

    Jennaire...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Captain's quarter's has private balcony facing beach.. Crew Quarters-South has a widow's walk balcony. Both with water views....moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Two late model beach cruisers, his and hers, are available...moreless

  • Boat:

    sailboat, Hunter Excite, is available...moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Upper deck located across from Captain's Quarters...moreless

  • Golf:

    Cedar Ridge is nearest. others are also available...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    a two person Ocean Kayak is available...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill located on lower level patio. Gas must be turned off after each use using the floor control....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Full wrap around deck on the main level. Tropical theme. Full wet bar with pass thru to dining/kitchen...moreless

  • Sailboat
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    life jackets for boats are included...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Located on the upper deck. Please ensure safe usage. All children must be supervised....moreless

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$4,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

One week minimum


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

59 Miles
Nearest Airport
T.F. Green Airport (PVD) Providence, RI
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Black Sheep, Niantic, CT
7.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cross Sound Ferry (Long Island)
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Great Neck Country Club, Waterford, CT
7.1 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Train Station, New London, CT (NLC)
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Spice Club, Niantic, CT
Niantic, East Lyme, CT, USA
Nearest Beach
Crescent Beach, Niantic, CT

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: 'Captain' is a well earned moniker for Capt Rick, as he's known by his friends. A native of Crescent Beach, he is a veteran Air Force captain, a fighter pilot having flown the F-4 Phantom and the A-10 Thunderbolt. As sea captain, he has earned a Coast Guard 100 ton off-shore Masters license, having plied waters from New England to Bermuda, Bahamas and the Caribbean, momentos of which can be seen throughout Captain's Cottage. As captain of the skyways, he is also an international airline captain flying B-777 for American Airlines to Europe, Asia, and South America. So, a captain threefold, the name is hard to escape! You're invited to share the captain's east coast home, as he nows hails from Las Vegas, Nevada.

Why the Owner Chose Niantic, East Lyme, CT, USA:
I bought Captain's Cottage 1996 as a personal residence to raise my family, and it has been awesome! Now that my family is grown and gone, I'm happy to extend their experience to others.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Guests of Captain's Cottage experience life in the heart of Crescent Beach, a very family friendly beach community, in deluxe accommodations with amenities not found in most beach rentals.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Captain's Cottage, getting ready for the summer!

    Captain's Cottage, getting ready for the summer!

  • Side entrance, from the driveway... Pool room inside, upper deck above...

    Side entrance, from the driveway... Pool room inside, upper deck above...

  • Dining area...

    Dining area...

  • Dining room and table become game room and table!

    Dining room and table become game room and table!

  • Better view of "Polly". Original artwork by Larry Ayer.

    Better view of "Polly". Original artwork by Larry Ayer.

  • The "I love me" wall in the pool room...

    The "I love me" wall in the pool room...

  • Captain's Suite thru doors left is a beach facing ballcony, to the right hot tub

    Captain's Suite thru doors left is a beach facing ballcony, to the right hot tub

  • Sailing, anyone?

    Sailing, anyone?

  • Or maybe kayaking??

    Or maybe kayaking??

  • The Mate's room in the Crew Quarters area. Full size bed... Widow's walk...

    The Mate's room in the Crew Quarters area. Full size bed... Widow's walk...

  • Main entrance to Captain's Cottage!

    Main entrance to Captain's Cottage!

  • Front porch... Is it happy hour yet?

    Front porch... Is it happy hour yet?

  • Dining table close-up...

    Dining table close-up...

  • Home theater area..

    Home theater area..

  • "Killah" on the wall... Original artwork by Larry Ayer...

    "Killah" on the wall... Original artwork by Larry Ayer...

  • Eat-in  gourmet kitchen

    Eat-in gourmet kitchen

  • home gym... treadmill, universal, tv...

    home gym... treadmill, universal, tv...

  • Captain's walk in closet

    Captain's walk in closet

  • Fireplace in foyer looking towards dining room and bar...

    Fireplace in foyer looking towards dining room and bar...

  • Sailboat on the dolly, ready to head to the beach!

    Sailboat on the dolly, ready to head to the beach!

  • Relax in the hot tub, or enjoy a morning coffee on the upper deck...

    Relax in the hot tub, or enjoy a morning coffee on the upper deck...

  • Crew quarters... Two twin beds. Can be combined to a King...

    Crew quarters... Two twin beds. Can be combined to a King...

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Niantic, East Lyme, CT, USA #392632

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