Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Branford - Stony Creek Waterfront
House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)
Vacation like a celebrity in an antique. original turn of the century shingle /stone beach with two wood burning fireplaces . Play touch football and volleyball on the beach...croquet , badminton and softball on the lawn .A TRUE escape to a private huge sandy beach w/ gardens and walking trails . A winding wooded drive leads to a Long Island Sound peninsula nestled on acres of private woods and salt marshes.
The c 1930's main house has 4 bedrooms each w/private bath . Deck off the master bedroom overlooking the THIMBLE ISLANDS.and quaint Victorian homes mixed with present day mansions.
The apartment sleeps 5-has a screened porch overlooking the beach.-- and is handicap accessible and air conditioned .
The main L.R. has a massive Stony Creek granite fireplace and native chestnut beams and trim .
There is a big farm table that seats 8 and a dining banquette that will accommodate little ones.
Large waterfront field stone patio for large gatherings .
Dangle your toes in Long Island Sound and watch the swans.
Beach has hosted New England Clam Bakes and family gatherings.
2 + acres w/ a wonderful campsite on the second beach.
Events are considered 'extra' so check with us about rates.
Keywords: Purchased w/19 acres of secluded waterfront/17 protected land trust waterfront acres.
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- Low Allergen Environment
- wheelchair accessible
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
About Jennifer Walker
We have loved this spot for over 25 years . Now the summers call us away and want to share with others.
What great memories to give your children /bon fires on the beach w/ acoustic guitar -shell hunting -sand castles/clam bakes and tidal pools w/ sea ceatures!
Kayaking -bird watching. Egrets,swans,ducks rabbits, foxes and deer all live here.
I have worked for NYC firms in investment banking...Jennifer has an interior design business and also has run an antique shop and a gourmet gelato/ice cream shop.
Our son is a touring musician based in Williamsburg [Brooklyn]. Our daughter is an international relations specialist -having lived all over the mid-east,she presently resides in Berlin,Germany .
Jennifer Walker purchased this house in 1980
Why Jennifer Walker chose Branford
Stony Creek is one of the most desirable communities on the Ct. shore. We have a great cross section of the American people --celebrities and fishing folks.
Written up recently in a magazine piece called 'It is Always Sunny in Stony Creek'
What makes this house unique
Kayak [boats can be rented from action sport in Branford] before breakfast to a Yale University bird sanctuary. Shell hunting and fantastic tidal pools to explore.
Cocktails at sunset