Old Lyme Shores,Charming Family Beach Cottage,Close to Beautiful Sandy Beach

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Last updated: 09/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A classic,vintage beach house, built for our family in 1929. Our home is located in the private, gated, Old Lyme Shores beach community, and is only a quick walk away from the lovely, sandy beach. 4 BR, each with double beds, one with additional twin bunk beds. Large living room, dining room, bathroom,large front porch, kitchen (which will be newly renovated by 6/15) with new appliances,dishwasher,floor,cabinets, and counter-tops. Hardwood floors throughout, tile floors in bathroom. Cable and internet, TV,DVD, Outdoor bathhouse with hot/cold shower and changing area, washing machine. Grassy back yard with picnic tables, side flower garden, nicely landscaped. Amenities include gas grill, beach chairs, beach umbrella, boogie boards, and sand toys! The beach community is very family oriented with safe streets for walking or biking, a large, sandy beach, an interesting rock outcropping (the flat rocks) for tide-pool exploring,a designated area to leave your kayak or sailboat, and Friday night family movies on the beach!

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 bunk bed


  • 4 bedrooms with double beds. One bedroom also has twin bunk beds. Fold-away cot also in one bedroom, suitable for small child only. Quilts and pillows provided. Linens and towels are NOT provided. Bedrooms all have closets and dressers. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    toilet and sink...moreless

  • One half bathroom. Hot/cold shower in enclosed outside bathhouse, which also has changing area. Additional outside shower at exterior of bathhouse....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Live music weekends at the Old Lyme Inn, live theater and music minutes away at The Kate, in Old Saybrook, The Goodspeed Opera House in Chester,The Ivoryton Playhouse in Ivoryton, and the Eugene ONeill Theatre Center in Waterford. Historic Mystic Seaport and the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic; and Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos all 20 - 25 mins away. Florence Griswold Art Museum in Old Lyme, Children,s museum in nearby Niantic. CT River Museum, boat rides on the CT River and steam train rides, plus the CT River Museum all in near-by Essex. Historic carousel, mini-golf,and ice-cream shops nearby as well. ...moreless


  • Books:

    A few for children and adults...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Basic sand toys, boggie boards....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Large antique dining table seats 8. Toddler booster seat also....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Small electric "Vermont castings-type" stove in living room for chilly Fall mornings....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric coffee maker, also Drip and french press. Electric coffee grinder, also....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Completely remodeled in 2015. .New counter-tops, cabinets, sink, floor, ceiling ,lighting. Remodeled pantry. New appliances. Eat-in kitchen with small table and chairs. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Everything one could possibly need in large pantry adjacent to kitchen, including large lobster pot....moreless

  • Refrigerator:


  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    Many golf courses nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available in area. Private kayaks and sailboats may be stored on beach for duration of stay....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Picnic tables and outdoor chairs, grassy back lawn area, side flower garden. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Many public tennis courts located in village, at the Old Lyme High School, and 4 tennis courts located in park by local fire station....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards(at least 4),sand toys,beach umbrella,chairs...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 17 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Jun 24 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/09/2016
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14 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Block Island Ferry,New London, CT
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate I-95

Old Lyme Shores is a family oriented beach community located 3 miles from the center of Old Lyme, a classic, historic, village, which contains a wonderful art museum, fine and casual dining, and a charming downtown. 15 mins from Essex and Old Saybrook, 25 miles to Mystic Seaport and Aquarium. 15 miles from New London Ferry. Close to boating, kayaking ,sailing ,outlet shopping, live entertainment and Casinos. Easy access from I-95 and Amtrak rail service.


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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Old Lyme Shores,Charming Family Beach Cottage,Close to Beautiful Sandy Beach

Old Lyme, CT, USA #673118

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