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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
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Karen Calvanese

We purchased this 'cottage' and turned it into a home where our children enjoyed many, many years of summers in Westbrook. Wonderful memories are carried with me at all times. We would live our summers here in Westbrook and then head back home 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 ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
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 -
(34 traveler reviews)

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Stunning Beachfront Home in Westbrook
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 34 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

Wonderful home steps to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We love love this house! This was our 3rd year and we have reserved for next year. The house has everything you would want or need. Steps to the beach make it exceptional! Karen is very helpful and will do whatever it takes to make sure your vacation is enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brenda, thank you very much for the great review! You guys are the best! Thank you for going above and beyond with the flowers, cleaning the pails, the changeover and everything! So appreciated! Love having you!!
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5

We very much enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We were there for short stay. Well taken care of. Very comfortable, would use again.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Les! Happy to know you’d return!
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place in so many ways. It’s oceanfront views do not get old, and the space inside easily fit six overnight guests, multiple people in the kitchen and dinner guests. The two large bathrooms were clean and luxurious. We all had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maura! It’s great to know you were able to enjoy all the aspects of my home and the never ending and ever changing views Middle Beach has to offer! I hope you are able to return someday.
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5

Absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Everyone is right - the pictures don’t do this place justice! Such a warm and inviting house with all the comfortable amenities. Beautiful views from every room and comfortable fit the 5 adults and 2 children in our group. Thanks Karen for opening your home to us!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the views, sunsets and sunrises can be spectacular! I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed taking all that in and were pleased with my home. Thank you, Natalie, for your kind words. Please visit again!
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4

The photos did not do this house justice! Gorgeous home, gorgeous view.

  • 4 of 5

The first floor was perfect for a large, celebratory gathering - very open floor plan and fun, full-sized bar. The bedrooms upstairs were spacious and the back deck and patio were both great for watching the gorgeous view of Long Island Sound.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the views are incredible! Thank you for letting me know you were happy with my home accommodations!
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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 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.