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Large Fenced in Yard and a Short Walk to a Quiet Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,080 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Large Fenced in Yard and a Short Walk to a Quiet Beach!

Spend some time in our quaint and comfortable home. Kids will have a great time playing in the back yard, or walking to the beach. And if you like to kayak, there are many coves to explore! With a newly renovated master bathroom, cozy living room, and front and rear decks, this home is the perfect place to relax and enjoy time with family. The center of town is a short drive away and has many great restaurants and ice cream parlors if you'd like to venture out and explore the charming New England town.

Emily Osterhout
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Branford Center in Branford

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , new toilet and sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible


3.7/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

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Large Fenced in Yard and a Short Walk to a Quiet Beach!
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews

Worst vacation rental experience we've ever had

  • 1 of 5

Review #10943980 “Worst vacation rental experience we've ever had.”

We have been renting vacation houses in the CT shore area for over 10 years. Some have been great, some less so. But this is the first time a house was so unpleasant we didn't stay even one night but packed up and left. The house itself is modest, but OK. It appears superficially clean, but that's just at a glance. The main problem is that it's not a hous ethat's in regular use, as most vacation rentals are. It's just an empty house waiting to be sold (there's a large "for sale" sign out front.) There are no items in the house except a few old beds, rudimentary kitchen wear, a very ratty couch, and a couple of ancient TV sets. That's it - none of the things one normally finds in a functioning vacation house — not even a vacuum cleaner (we looked while we were debating whether to stay or leave, since we wanted to clean the filthy couch.)

We found dirty blankets (lots of animal hairs), black mold in the shower stall, and worse of all, when we lifted the cushions on the ratty couch in the living room we found a year's worth of filth, food crumbs, cereal and a chewed up dog toy. The fireplace, touted as a "feature", hadn't been cleaned in ages and was full of old ashes. Quite dangerous. After further examination, and feeling very uncomfortable with the condition and cleanliness of the house, we left and found a nearby hotel. Our money has not been refunded, and VRBO has been very slow to respond to our complaint, which we lodged that very night. A big disappointment. We are now in the process of trying to recover our money.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thr house looks mundane in front. Nothing special. 3-4 cars can be accommodated in the driveway. The house ain't that big slso which gives it a very homey feeling. The house is clean. The rooms are comfortable to sleep in. She has linens that you can use but make sure you wash it in the washing machine and dryer in the basement to have it ready for the next occupants. The basement is also huge and clean. The lawn is huge where we were able to put up tents to satisfy our camping fantasy. All in all, we had a great stay in this property. It is also just 5 mins away from the town. We went to the grocery shop there and it is convenient and not that expensive. The ppl are also very friendly around the area. I would recommend this place and even my friends want to go back there just to spend the night. The house isnt that hard to clean also. There is no cleaning fee so we made sure that the house was clean when we left. I even brought vacuum cleaner to make cleaning easier and more efficient. Also, I havent met the owner, but she seems to be a professional person. It was a nice stay and def would come back to this property. P. S. Just make sure the basement door is closed the entire time. The basement is not scary at all but just to avoid anybody falling on the stairs, I made sure it was always close. Thank you! :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, Califonia

Clean and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was very nice at this home. It fit our needs very well. We were in Branford visiting family for a week. We have two daughters 19 and 22 and they slept comfortably in the room with the twin beds. The house is well maintained and very clean. The neighborhood is very quiet and short walk to the water. Emily was very accommodating before and during our visit. You wont be disappointed staying in this home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Branford Center, Connecticut Shore

Rental Basis:
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £77.13
Property Damage Protection £60.93

July 3-6 is available for rent at $500.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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