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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:
November 22, 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 Center

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

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Stunning Beachfront Home in Westbrook
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
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5

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

House is very spacious and well equipped. Great views of the Sound. Close to restaurants.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love hearing my travelers were pleased with my home and their stay! Please keep me in mind for your future travel needs. Thank you for your kind words. Sincerely, Karen
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Perfect as always. The view from any room is breathtaking. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind words. I look forward to having you return for your next visit!
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4

Absolutely beautiful location!

  • 4 of 5

Rented this house to attend a family wedding. First impression is the pictures don't do this place justice. Right on the ocean, beautiful inside and out. Neighbors are close by but everyone was VERY friendly. Weather was a bit rainy but that didn't stop us from waking up early to search for sea glass and shells during low tide. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kathryn, I’m happy to know you were more than pleased with my home. Look forward to having you return!
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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: June 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: June 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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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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning/linen fee $200
Refundable 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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