Feedback

Private Island ! Thimble Islands,Bridge, Beach

The manager has been emailed.
This manager 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

Calendar

Last updated: 07/24/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:1-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This recent Nantucket Shingle Style Waterfront Home is located on NARROWS ISLAND in Long Island Sound. The island is part of the archipelago known as the Thimble Islands. It is the only island of the Thimbles with a bridge, making it accessible by car as well as by boat. The property provides 360 degree water views. The home is one of only two residences on this four and a half (4.5) acre island.

Wake to a spectacular sunrise. Dine on the front deck and watch the boats sailing by. Enjoy the hundreds of flowers. Lounge in the large granite beachfront cabana while experiencing the fabulous views of the Thimbles. Explore an uninhabited island or sun, swim, fish or kayak from either of the two(2) private beaches just a step away.

At the end of the day, take in unsurpassed sunsets while soaking in the 7 person private hot tub.

For the boater, there is direct water access from the private floating dock and use of a mooring in the secluded cove.

The central air-conditioned home offers beautiful hardwood floors and stone tiles. It is furnished with nautical antiques and casual elegance. There are three (3) spacious bedrooms; 2 with additional sleeping lofts above. The main bath has a shower and a whirpool tub. The great room has a two-story high ceiling with plenty of room for conversation, TV, music or games and puzzles.

If you can pull yourself away from this island retreat for a time, you may want to cruise the Thimble Islands on a tour boat, visit our local craft breweries or venture into town to the Historic Guilford Green. The green is lined with wonderful boutique shopping, jewelry stores, spa, gourmet coffee, ice cream and chocolate shop, galleries, restaurants, library and classic antique homes. We provide a detailed Guest Directory with local menus and brochures.

If you desire a longer jaunt, then try a short drive to shop the designer outlets of Clinton, visit a winery, tour the Yale Campus in New Haven, play golf at a local course, hike the grounds of Gillette Castle or visit Mystic Seaport. In the evening you may cruise the Connecticut River from Essex or try your luck at Foxwoods Casino or Mohegan Sun.

Situated in the geographical center of the Notheast, Guilford is just a short ride from New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence using either I-95 or the Shore Line Train. The Island is less than five miles from the train station and conveniently located for travel to major airports: New York - 1 1/2 hours, Hartford - 1 hour, Providence - 1 hour, Boston - 2 hours, and New Haven - 15 minutes.

The Island is the perfect place for you, your family and your friends to enjoy a vacation with spectacular views and amenities.

We have many guests return each year to view the splendor and enjoy the relaxation.

We invite you to come and see our beautiful island !

Please note that the property is not suitable for wedding events or large celebrations.

Keywords: Recent 2 Story Home, Completed 2005

Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO

  • We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
  • You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
  • We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7

Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Loft above with Twin and Closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Loft Above with Twin and Closet...moreless

  • ...moreless

  • Queen Size Beds: (2) Queen Bed in 2 of the Bedrooms, Double Beds: (1) Double Bed in 1 Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds: (2) Each Sleeping Loft has a Standard Size Twin Bed and Closet ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2

    toilet, shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 1

    tiolet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub...moreless

  • Two Bathrooms in Main House and Additional Bathroom with Hot Water Shower at Beachfront Cabana...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Spectacular Granite Beachfront Cabana with Full Bath, Hot Water Shower, Refrigerator, Microwave and Stereo... Beach and Hot Tub Towels Provided... House Water Purification System...Children's Toys and Games...Weekly Cleaning Service... Kayaks and Swim Platform...Floating Dock and Guest Mooring...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) Each Bedroom has a TV and DVD... 46' Flat Screen TV in Great Room with DVD...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All Linens and Towels Provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great Room with Cathedral Ceiling...moreless

  • Parking:

    6 Parking Spaces...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Full Wireless Internet Connection...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

    All Appliances, Detailed Guest Directory with Local Menus and Brochures...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    2 Full Size Refrigerators, one with Ice Maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill and Charcoal Grill...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    7 Person Private Oceanfront Hot Tub...moreless

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.4
from 7 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jul 2 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$6,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Labor Day
Aug 27 - Sep 5, 2016
10 night min stay
$650
Late Summer
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$550
$3,850
Fall
Oct 1 - Oct 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
$3,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

DATES AVAILABLE : MID MAY TO OCTOBER

$3,000 TO $6,000 PER WEEK or PRO RATA PER NIGHT WHEN AVAILABLE.

WE WANT TO THANK ALL OUR SPRING AND SUMMER GUESTS FOR BOOKING EARLY.

RESERVE YOUR SPECIAL TIME AT THE ISLAND THIS FALL !!


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager 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: 07/24/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
   

Manager info


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Narrows Island Sunrise

    Narrows Island Sunrise

  • Direct Oceanfront on Long Island Sound Facing Faulkner's Island

    Direct Oceanfront on Long Island Sound Facing Faulkner's Island

  • Shingle Style Home, Completed in 2005

    Shingle Style Home, Completed in 2005

  • Front Bedroom with Oceanviews

    Front Bedroom with Oceanviews

  • Bedroom with Loft 
and Waterviews

    Bedroom with Loft and Waterviews

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen, Central Air Conditioning

    Fully Equipped Kitchen, Central Air Conditioning

  • Dining on Oceanfront Deck with Gas Grill

    Dining on Oceanfront Deck with Gas Grill

  • Granite Cabana with 2 Beaches

    Granite Cabana with 2 Beaches

  • Gracious Lawn Directly on the Water

    Gracious Lawn Directly on the Water

  • Enjoy Scenic Kayaking

    Enjoy Scenic Kayaking

  • Dock Your Boat, Kayak from the 2 Beaches or Explore an Uninhabited Island

    Dock Your Boat, Kayak from the 2 Beaches or Explore an Uninhabited Island

  • Bridge to Island

    Bridge to Island

  • Starting the Day

    Starting the Day

  • One of Two Sandy Beaches

    One of Two Sandy Beaches

  • Family Room with 46 Inch
Flat Screen TV

    Family Room with 46 Inch Flat Screen TV

  • Bedroom with Loft
and Waterviews

    Bedroom with Loft and Waterviews

  • Entrance Way to Kitchen

    Entrance Way to Kitchen

  • Hammock on Oceanfront
Deck

    Hammock on Oceanfront Deck

  • Relax, Read, Watch The Shorebirds or Boats Cruising on the Sound

    Relax, Read, Watch The Shorebirds or Boats Cruising on the Sound

  • Fully Equipped Cabana with Full Bath for Sunning or Entertaining

    Fully Equipped Cabana with Full Bath for Sunning or Entertaining

  • Sunset Chairs  on Beach

    Sunset Chairs on Beach

  • Dock and Mooring Area

    Dock and Mooring Area

  • Sunset View from 7 Person Private Hot Tub

    Sunset View from 7 Person Private Hot Tub

  • Welcome to this Special Place !

    Welcome to this Special Place !

VRBO #395746

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Partner Offers

Minimum stay 1-10 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
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 07/24/2016
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Travel with peace of mind.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Private Island ! Thimble Islands,Bridge, Beach

Guilford, CT, USA #395746

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.