Sunny 6 BR 1910 Beach House, Dogs Ok, Casinos, Private Beach, Fenced Backyard(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
- 6 BR, 2.5 BA, Sleeps 13, Private Beach + 2 Carload passes to Ocean Beach
Submarine School Families: We are also about 15 minutes from Sub Base New London. The first floor has two living room areas, dining room, newer kitchen, and 1/2 bath. Second floor has a recently remodeled bathroom and 4 bedrooms (2 queens, 1 full, 1 with 2 twins). Third floor has two bedrooms and a full bath. One bedroom is walk-through and is configured as a family room. It has a queen futon that will sleep two plus a twin. The other has two twins.
We are 3 mins walk to Ocean Beach, 10 mins drive to Harkness Park, & 30 mins drive to the Branford House. All offer seaside weddings.
Lounge Away your Stress on our White Sand Beach.: The home includes beach rights on private Neptune Park Beach which is a lovely white sand beach on Long Island Sound. From that beach you can look out on the open water and see sailboats, ferries, commercial shipping, fishing boats, an occasional submarine or tall ship, 2 lighthouses, and Long Island in the distance. You can also launch a canoe or kayak there. The beach has three distinct sections separated by rocks. One has a diving and sunning platform, another is a small cove, and the third is an open expanse of white sand. Sitting on that part of the beach, you can almost feel like you are in the Caribbean!
September is the best time at the beach, crowds are gone and the water is still warm. In the fall, winter and spring, take beach walks on the board walk, or enjoy a casino weekend, or Thanksgiving and Christmas away from the city noise.
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The Kids Won’t Be Bored Here, and Neither Will You: They can play volley ball, miniature golf or video games at Ocean Beach Park which is just 1 block away. The park also includes a public beach, restaurant, health club, a bar with waterfront deck, ice cream stand, gift shop, nature area, boardwalk, concerts and an outdoor swimming pool. Or visit an 1839 fort at Fort Trumbull State Park which is just 5 minutes away. Name entertainers perform on the waterfront at nearby Harkness Memorial Park’s season long open air Summer Music festival. Next door to Harkness, you can experience live theater at the Eugene O’Neill Theater. Both are about 10 minutes away.
Tour a Nuclear Submarine, or a Real Whaling Ship : In 30 minutes or less you can be at the Mohegan Sun Casino, Foxwoods Casino, Mystic Seaport (tour old whaling town and authentic ships), Mystic Aquarium, the U. S. Navy’s Submarine Force Museum (tour a real nuclear submarine and simulators), the U. S. Coast Guard Academy, as well as the many fine restaurants. Or see a baseball game with the Norwich Navigators, the Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. There are also vineyards located north of Norwich. And you can take a fishing or sail boat cruise.
Tour Mansions of the Golden Era or go Yachting
Tour the grand old mansions of the Gilded Era (circa the Vanderbilts and the Astors) in Newport, RI, which is an hour away. Or experience the yachting lifestyle at America’s Cup Charters. Their Twelves all raced for yachting's most coveted prize, and three actually won the America's Cup. Participation is welcomed but not required! Get involved in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sunset on picturesque Narragansett Bay.
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Member since: 2005
- 2200 sq. ft.
In addition to our beach, we are only one block from Ocean Beach park where there is a video game arcade, miniature golf (in season), new spray park, playground, occasional Saturday afternoon local rock concerts, an old fashioned carousal and a few vintage rides, and other kid friendly activities. In season, there is a vintage car show during the week. This is a local park, so there are not the huge crowds and noise associated with amusement parks....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms
- Ocean Beach Park,1.5 blocks away, has a casual restaurant and bar where you can have a snack and a drink on their waterfront deck. They also have a few kiddie rides, swings, spray park, water slide, video game room, a boardwalk and a small 1940s miniature golf area as well as the beach and a nature area. It's a great place to take the family. Captain Scott's is a 5 minute drive away. You can enjoy lobster and fish dinners there at picnic tables that sit right on a small cove. The Eugene O'Neill Theater is located behind Ocean Beach. They have live theater there in the summer. Harkness Park, located near the Eugene O'Neill Theater, is an old waterfront mansion. In the summer they hold live outside concerts with name talent. Fort Trumbull - In 1781 Benedict Arnold led the British to New London where they captured the fort and sacked the city. The fort & cannons are available for viewing. No smoking in the house Cleaning: We expect guests to clean before they leave. ...moreless
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
We are less than 400 ft from the water. You can see the water from our front yard by looking between two houses at the end of the street. I would call it a partial water view. You can see submarines and sailing vessels as well as Ledgelight Lighthouse. There is also a winter view of the water and lighthouse from our 3rd floor....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 16 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Water Cooler
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
March - Early May
Mar 1 - May 11, 2017
2 night min stay
Late May - Early June
May 19 - Jun 17, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 18 - Jun 30, 2017
6 night min stay
July and August
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 - Sep 3, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 5 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct - Mid Nov
Oct 1 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Coast Guard Graduation
May 18 - May 27, 2018
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $100
- Taxes Not included
PLEASE CONTACT FOR QUOTE. THE RATE CALCULATOR DOES NOT WORK WELL FOR 3-6 DAY STAYS AND OFTEN GIVES RATES THAT ARE HIGHER THAN WE CHARGE.
The house is in a quiet family neighborhood. We do not rent out for parties. In consideration of our neighbors, yard and porch activities must end at 10 p.m. Beach access is limited to tenants. You must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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We are located in Southeastern Connecticut, close to lighthouses (water tours available), Mystic CT, the US. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Submarine Force Museum, Eolia Mansion at Harkness Park, Connecticut College Arboretum, Foxwoods Casino, and Mohegan Sun Casino (my favorite). We are about an hour from Newport, RI. and half way between Boston and New York.
Other Activities: Bring your own kayak
Golf: You can play golf in a natural wooded setting near Foxwoods casino at Foxwoods Golf and Country Club at Boulder Hills or the new Lake of Isles course which Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine called 'One of the Best New Upscale Public Courses'.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: I am a computer software consultant. This house was my primary residence when I moved to the New London area from Chicago. I love the area and would not have moved out, except that I bought a larger house to turn into a bed and breakfast inn.
Why the Owner Chose New London, CT, USA:
Originally I came to the area for work and to live by the water. As time passed, I became more and more aware of all of the interesting things to do in the area. As the casinos grew, they brought in more and more first class entertainers and live sporting events. Being from Chicago I am accustomed to having many entertainment choices. In an area like New London County, you wouldn't think you would find the same level of entertainment, but because of the casinos you do. I count myself lucky to have found this place. So much so, that I plan to retire here one day.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have 6 bedrooms on 3 floors. Older children and teens love our third floor because it has a couch/futon,TV with cassette player, and cartoon and movie tapes, and can be closed off from the rest of the house. Some have referred to it as their fort because of the vaulted ceiling. The backyard is fenced, which is great if you have small children or dogs. On the first floor, our miniature dachshunds used to love chasing each other from the living room, through the kitchen, to the dining room and sitting area, and back to the living room without stopping. We have bookshelves with board games, several versions of Trivia, a few children's books, a few novels, and lots of magazines. If you take a paperback book or magazine, we ask that you leave one for others to read. If you have magazines or paperbacks you are finished with, you can leave them with us for others to enjoy. We could also use some more children's books, board games, and VCR or DVD movies suitable for children. We sometimes live in the house in the winter months so our kitchen is fully equipped.
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3 story beach house wtih lots of windows
Neptune Park Beach, our private association beach, Ocean Beach is in distance.
Ocean Beach Nature area, Eugene O'Neill Theater
Full couch in living room.
Dining room runs length of house. Front portion is a sitting area.
right side of Kitchen - Frig was replaced in 2014
2nd floor bath
The peach bedroom. 2nd floor
One of two twins in 3rd floor front bedroom.
Far end of backyard, which is fully fenced.
Sunny day after an ice storm
Master bedroom - 2nd foor
View to sitting area.
Living room loveseat. Highchair is in dining room. Kitchen opens to dining rm.
Dining room set for 6. 2nd table fits at end. 2 highchairs available.
Kitchen. Laundry and 1 2 bath on left of door.
1st floor laundry
2nd floor, side hall taken from main hall
Twin bedroom - 2nd floor
Close up of submarine passing by a half block down the street
Backyard, front portion. Dogwood tree blooms in spring.
View of neighbors from our back yard.
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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