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Beautifully Furnished Apartment, Moments from Beach and Town

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Decorated with contemporary art, this beautiful, fully furnished rental is completely equipped and ready for residents. Perfect for any season, the air conditioned apartment includes parking for up to two cars, a small outdoor patio, and is a lovely home away from home for one or two people.

The town of Madison is the perfect summer destination. Under two hours from Manhattan, twenty minutes from New Haven, and just 2.5 hours from Boston, Madison is a quaint getaway from city life, but is far from isolated. A centrally located train station connects to the Shoreline East Railroad, making travel into surrounding cities simple.

Local destinations like nearby Premium Outlet Shopping Centers; Mystic seaport and Mystic aquarium; Yale University; the Peabody, Yale Gallery, and British Art Museums; and the Goodspeed and Longwharf theaters make for great day trips. However, despite the temptation of these surrounding attractions, it's hard to believe that anyone would feel the need to go much further than Madison's town center. Just a three minute walk from the rental, the town is home to a beautiful library, a variety of coffee shops, world renowned book shop RJ Julia, Madison Art Cinemas, and a handful of restaurants and sweetshops, including local favorite Ashley's ice cream. Madison also boasts the Sculpture Mile, a free, self-guided walking tour of unique and eye-catching art which lines the picturesque town.

Staying for the summer? Madison's sandy, New England beaches are scenic and relaxing, the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon. A small public beach is located just down the street, and the larger East Wharf beach (pictured below) is just a ten minute walk away.

Keywords: cottage, flat, beach house,

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Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 July, 2018

About The Owner

I have lived in Madison, CT with my two children for sixteen years, and I love the town. I take full advantage of the local beaches and take daily walks with my dog along the nearby shoreline. The rental is located across the driveway from our home, so I am available if issues arise, or if you simply have a question about where to find a great meal! I teach public high school, and enjoy meeting those who come to stay in the apartment throughout the year.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Madison Center in Madison

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Beautifully Furnished Apartment, Moments from Beach and Town
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Large, clean, very attractive, well furnished and kitchen well supplied. Lovely area to visit.

  • 5 of 5

Gini's cottage was perfect for our visit. We loved the area and enjoyed our stay immensely. The place is well decorated, very comfortable, attractive and the kitchen had everything we needed to make meals. There were even books to read, TV to watch and fascinating art to look at and study. We hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment / great location / great price

  • 5 of 5

We selected this cottage/apartment based on its location to Rockland Preserve for mountain biking - it was great and hit all the expectations. 30mins to the biking trails and very close to the water coast / beach area. I can imagine that would be great in the Summer season....while beach going was not our trip agenda I can see why this location would be great for beaches.

Apartment was clean, tidy and had kitchen cooking equipment. Owner lives next door and is helpful, but not intrusive. The parking is right in front and the little fenced in area creates privacy for the four chair patio furniture which was nice to sit outside and enjoy the weather. The main room has the bathroom - a little odd if anyone extra is staying over in the spare room on the air mattress as they have to go through the main bedroom to use the toilet. It was not a problem for us as we were staying as a family with small daughter, but something to note for others to consider.

Bed was comfy. Plenty of linens and towels. Stand up shower was roomy and clean. Plenty of windows opened to let in light and fresh air. Internet seemed fine - we did not use the TV much, but there was cable available. Lots of art work so that is interesting to move about the house checking it out.

Great price for the apartment location and cleanliness.

You will be pleased if you are a small couple or family of 3-4. Plenty of room in the living room to deal with a rainy day indoors.

You will not regret this booking. We were pleased and have stayed at many VRBO rentals over the years.

I would stay here again if needed to be int he Madison CT area again. PS - Rockland Preserve had excellent MTB trails.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Just a short walk from both the shore & town this well-maintained spot makes a perfect landing in Madison. Owner was communicative before and during visit, but didn’t impinge on privacy. I hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

An awesome getaway! Immaculate and very relaxing surroundings. Very interesting art work. I’m planning on returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A cute free standing cottage within walking distance of the shore

  • 4 of 5

The kitchen is spacious and well equipped. Linens are provided. There is a sidewalk running along the shore. It is a great area to walk. The house is minutes from the town green and from town which is lovely. The movie theater is close as is the grocery store. A good urgent care facility is just minutes away, too. There is also a beautiful state beach nearby with a greenway trail.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Little Gem of a Guest House

  • 5 of 5

This was my first experience using HomeAway and I couldn't have picked a better property. Madison is the epitome of "pretty" New England and this property, located on a gorgeous street, a half block from the ocean, did not disappoint. The home was spotless and is filled with art which compliments the lovely furnishings. The living room has a massive fireplace and is well stocked with books, games, and puzzles. The bed is super comfy and the bath is stocked with super plush towels. The kitchen is amazing. I had no trouble preparing dinner for my family. Every kind of utensil you could need is provided and there's tons of counter space. There is also a laundry closet with stackable washer and dryer which was so very handy. There's a second bedroom, which I didn't use, but the closet contained lots of beach gear. Since I stayed over Christmas week I couldn't take advantage of a lovely little enclosed patio with table and chairs and a Weber grill. Must be pleasant in warmer weather. Gini, the owner, lives in her house across the driveway...thanks for the wreath on my door, Gini! She is friendly and helpful and did check in to see whether anything was needed but was not at all intrusive. Anyone choosing this property is in for a treat.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Summer rates are higher $800/month. May and Sept are $700/month.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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