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Stunning Beachfront Home in Westbrook

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,113 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Open floor plan, 4 BR, 2 Full Baths

Our beachfront home is conveniently located directly on Middle Beach - wake up and enjoy the beauty of Long Island Sound. This home boasts: Central Air, Gas Heat, Stone fireplace, Spacious balcony off the master bedroom, Built in outdoor grill with ample counter space and a sink, Outdoor shower, Washer and Dryer, Security system, Cable, Wifi, Desk with file cabinets, Game Table, Bar, Walking distance to Water's Edge Resort, and located close to wonderful shops restaurants and nightlife.


Owner
Karen Calvanese
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

About Karen Calvanese

We purchased this 'cottage' and turned it into a home where our four children enjoyed the last 24 summers. Wonderful memories are carried with me at all times. We now mostly live in Old Lyme, CT. We are actually from Plantsville, CT, about 50 minutes from here. We would live our summers here in Westbrook and then back to Plantsville for the school year. Now, being empty nesters, we would love to see our Westbrook home enjoyed by others who long to be near the ocean.

Karen Calvanese purchased this house in 1989

Why Karen Calvanese chose Westbrook

It's directly on the beach in a quiet family friendly neighborhood. It's easily accessible from I-95 and Rt 9 and offers many attractions nearby.

What makes this house unique

After searching for several years, we knew we had finally found the right summer home. The house at the time needed a lot of work, but the road was quiet which was a major concern for us having young children and the beach wasn't rocky which was a big concern as well. We knew we could always turn the house into a home we could love, but the road and the beach were unchangeable. We hated to leave come the school year. Now that our children are grown we have used this Westbrook home in the off season as well. It is beautiful in the winter and even quieter.

Amenities

Westbrook Center House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2113 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - shower , Outdoor Shower - not enclosed
  • Downstairs bathroom has washer/dryer. Upstairs bathrooms has built in drawers for belongings
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Upstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Downstairs Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom has private spacious balcony
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Stunning Beachfront Home in Westbrook
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
5

Gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful time with the family. Home has everything you need, unbelievable. The picture here does not do any justice. Now there are beautiful flower boxes under windows. And beautiful snowball bushes(can't remember the correct name). 🙂�🙂�🙂�

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! Very happy to know you enjoyed your stay. The bushes are hydrangeas but my grandmother always called them snowballs too!
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5

Great ladies weekend

  • 5 of 5

Plenty of room, great location on the beach. There's a lovely patio facing the water to have lunch or dinner. This was our second year here and "the girls" are already talking about next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Roxanne! I love hearing how my travelers enjoy their stay. Thank you for booking with me again!
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5

Best spot on the Shoreline

  • 5 of 5

This is now our 3rd year renting this beach house and we can not say enough good things about it! The location can not be beat, the rooms are all spacious, gorgeous views, amenities are spot on starting with the outdoor furniture to the bar to the kitchen materials.

The owners are fantastic and we highly recommend this house to anyone with or without a family looking to relax on the beach!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Allison. It's always nice to hear my travelers are pleased! Thank you for your continued patronage.
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5

Excellent house and location!

  • 5 of 5

Huge house right on water. Worked out great for our family & we would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maryann! Pleased to know you enjoyed your stay. Would be happy to have you again!
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5

Great experience and space!

  • 5 of 5

A clean, spacious, well equipped, comfortable long winter weekend with women friends to celebrate an important birthday. It was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Shirley, for your review. I'm so pleased to know you and your friends found my home to be your perfect haven to celebrate your birthday! Sincerely, Karen
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This beachside house was everything we could have hoped for + more! The photos are nice but just don't capture exactly how nice this spot is! My family of 7 spent a relaxing Thanksgiving holiday enjoying the light filled, comfortable & well stocked house. I was a bit concerned that we wouldn't have all that we needed to make a thanksgiving feast, but that proved to be no worry at all. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed and there was plenty of seating for us to include other relatives as well (total of 11) at the table! The coveted spot was the small dining area in front of the glass windows overlooking the sound - there we were able to enjoy beautiful sunrises & sunsets (as well as the afternoon shut eye with the sun pourring in :) ) The owner was very easy & nice to communicate with & quick to respond when we had a question regarding the disposal. The downtown of Westbrook didn't offer much to explore but the neighboring towns (Old Saybrook, Guilford...etc) were charming for walking, shopping & getting essentials. Wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend this home or to stay there again! Thank you Karen!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary, I am so very happy you were pleased with your stay! Thank you so much for your kind words. The table by the window is my favorite spot as well!! Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season!
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Map

Nearest Airport
60.5 Miles
Bradley International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Cafe Routier
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
New London
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Fenwick, Old Saybrook
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Westbrook Train Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Routier
Nearest Ski
28 Miles
Powder Ridge Ski Area

Take a short drive from this beautiful beachfront property to enjoy the area's most delicious restaurants, boutique shopping, antique shopping, outlet shopping, farmers markets, marina's, casino's, art galleries, The Kate (Katharine Hepburn cultural arts center), wineries, and ferries to NY and RI.

Our house is located close to Water's Edge Resort - take a stroll on the beach at low-tide and enjoy lunch, brunch or dinner there.

Only a few miles away, situated on the Connecticut River is Essex, CT which is boasting with historical charm. The Essex Steam Train is a wonderful attraction for children.

For additional attractions in the area:

http://visitctshoreline.info

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Rates & Availability

Westbrook Center House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 9 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
Off season 2018
Sep 10 2017 - Jun 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 8 2018
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $1,000

Available for long or short term rental, and off season academic rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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