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Recent Connecticut reviews

  • What a fun place!

    "We had a delightful family gathering for Thanksgiving. We especially loved the library and dining room. I'd love to go back if we're up that way again. Pablo was quite attentive."
    Guest: Nancy Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 28, 2016
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  • Famly Vacation By The Sea!

    "The cottage was fabulous, large open spaces, lots of room for family and friends. Beautiful view of the ocean from two of the bedrooms upstairs and a large porch with comfortabe chairs to sit back and relax. The sunsets were amazing, the dunes gave privacy. We picked the best week, just before most schools were out and that made the beach very open. We went kayaking almost every day. The children loved hunting for shells and didn't seen to mind that the water was a bit chilly this early in the summer."
    Guest: Cindy H. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 6, 2016
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  • A Relaxing Shoreline Vacation.

    "Mary's home is lovely, clean, and comfortable! It has everything you need to whip up a delicious local seafood dinner, as well as plenty of linens, a washer and dryer, and a backyard where I ate breakfast every morning. The location is excellent for a shoreline getaway, quiet but with many nearby attractions. The Owenego Beach Club is about a half block away and offers reasonable casual waterfront dining....lobster roll anyone? There is also a lovely path along the Sound for strolling after dinner. You can walk down Linden Avenue and get to several beach options....pleasantly deserted during the week. Yes, the Thimble Islands cruise is a must.....local flavor, beautiful views. Mary's house has AC, but I was comfortable with all the windows open, enjoying the fresh breezes and scents of the nearby salt marshes, where osprey and other shore birds cavort. Mary is close by if needed, and quick to answer questions. She also provided me with a list of nearby restaurants and suggestions on seafood markets. The nearby shoreline towns are charming and worth a visit. Branford is hopping with breweries and restaurants, and do not miss my favorite shop, Taken for Granite in Stony Creek! Altogether a relaxing stay...would highly recommend!"
    Guest: phyllis b. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 4, 2016
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  • Another Perfect Vacation at Capt'n Rick's!!

    "This is the second summer that we have booked The Captain's Cottage. Everything about this home is fantastic for a relaxing vacation. It's much more preferable than Cape Cod or Rhode Island....much less crowded and far more relaxed. Very close to attractions in Mystic: the aquarium, seaport and boat/fishing excursions. The Ct River area also has lots to offer. Restaurants are close by and serve terrific food. But, the reason we keep coming back is that this is the perfect vacation house for a large group of people of varying ages. The beach is absolutely beautiful. It is extremely well-groomed. It is not crowded. The beach is very delightful for the youngest vacationers and their parents. Gentle water to wade/in and a small rock wall to explore. Older kids will enjoy swimming to the dock. Importantly, the beach is only steps away from the house. The house is extremely spacious. It's nice to have space to be alone on vacation. The front porch has lots of room for entertaining. My brothers and sisters as well as their kids and my parents always make it down here for a day or two. The house has been upgraded nicely since our last stay in 2014. New appliances, new grill and new TVs. Lots of ocean air and sunshine! When I asked my kids and my sister's family where they wanted to go for vacation this year, everyone answered: "Captain Ricks!!" I love it here! I'm seriously thinking of retiring in the area. In the meantime, we'll be vacationing at the most comfortable house on the CT shoreline as often as we can. Thank you, Rick, for your great hospitality as well as another great vacation."
    Guest: Jeanne M. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 25, 2016
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