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Relaxing Vintage Beach House -Spacious yard and view of Long Island Sound-

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom house with two baths and an outdoor shower on a spacious lot. The house is surrounded by blueberry bushes which will supply berries for breakfast many summer mornings in July and August!! Walk to the beach just down the sidewalk !! The beach is private with rocks to crab and dive from. Self contained in a cove. House includes a dining room and a screened porch for game playing and reading. The large yard provides room games including cornhole, croquet, frisbee etc.

The house includes a washer and dryer, two televisions, cable TV and internet. The house is located near fine restaurants and excellent shopping. The Daly Beach House is only a short distance from Essex and Old Saybrook by car. Both historic towns to visit and enjoy. The town of Mystic is only 30 miles away to the East. Mystic is the home of the Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium. 20 miles to the West is Yale University and the city of New Haven. Famous Wooster Street is worth a visit by car. Home of the birthplace of American Pizza.

More Details

Owner
Fern MacMillan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Fern MacMillan

The Vintage Beach House at Sagamore Terrace is owned by family. It was build in 1940 as a summer cottage and later winterized and upgraded to an all year round residence. The original extended family continues to visit and use the house on a regular basis.

Fern MacMillan purchased this house in 1940

Why Fern MacMillan chose Westbrook Center

This home and beach has been enjoyed by four generations.

What makes this house unique

The front of the house faces a large open green space. The walkway to the beach cuts down the middle. Therefore traffic is behind the house and provides a large safe area that is quiet and rural. There is very little traffic and therefore provides a great place for walking or running. All residential in nature and provides beautiful views of Long Island Sound to and from the beach and neighboring streets.

Location

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Bradley Field
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Braise and Brew
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Westbrook Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
95
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Braise and Brew
Car: necessary

Hammonasset State Park, Madison, Ct. 8 miles away-excellent beach, camping, and birding

Essex, Ct-Historic town once attacked by the British. Sight

s: Griswold Inn, Essex Steam Train and Riverboat Ride, village shopping-requires a car

Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme: noted collection of impressionist paintings- Lunch at Flo's overlook river.-requires a car

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Garbage collection is on Friday Morning. Cans need to be on side of road early. Failure to put out cans will affect refund.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Downstairs bath
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower , This an enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water!!!
  • Half bath has claw foot tub-
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master bedroom with cable TV
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Garbage collection on Wednesday. Can for garbage and box for recycle. Valet service.

Reviews

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Relaxing Vintage Beach House -Spacious yard and view of Long Island Sound-
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
SF Bay area
5

cozy family home

  • 5 of 5

extremely well stocked kitchen--, with everything you could need. house had many nooks and crannies with hidden delights; from antiques the family had collected over the years to games for kids.

quiet and private area with nice beach to walk on.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review! we were delighted to have you~
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5

We had everything we needed. The property is accurately described. Lovely ocean accessibility.

  • 5 of 5

A comfortably appointed , very clean cottage with many extras the owner supplies that enhance the visit regardless of the season. We’re happy to have found this classic treasure.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, quiet, and rustic

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the beach house with my two young boys and two older parents. Everyone enjoyed the house immensely. There is a huge expanse of grass behind the house where my boys played, and the beach is probably only 100 yards away, accessible by a flat, paved trail. Pine-paneled walls inside help create a rustic, vacation home feel. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms so lots of room. We had a lovely long weekend here.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manchester, CT
5

We had a great week siiri our beagle remembered where we were and relaxed right away

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd year here and we will be back next year the updates were very appreciated they make everything very comfortable 🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the nice review!! We are so happy to have you each year!!
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5

Property was a nice cottage with very good location steps from the calm LI Sound

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was well stocked and plenty of fresh blueberries for breakfast and dessert on the bushes outside. The calm beach was great for my young kids who could easily float around with other family members without big waves to worry about. Lots of fun for the whole family. Felt a little dark with all the paneling, but otherwise a great summer family vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. The old fashion knotty pine is not loved by all we know-😀 But too dear to us to replace. Best Regards, Fern MacMillan
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5

Great week at the beach.

  • 5 of 5

House is completely equipped. Very clean and inviting. Blueberries on bushes, yum . Neighbors friendly. Family had a wonderful time.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We enjoyed having you- you are wonderful guests! Look forward to you return next year- Best Regards 😀
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £86.31
Damage Deposit £75.05

Damage protection is required for all rentals. The cleaning fee of $125.00 is required for all rentals.

July and August Rentals begin and on Saturday.

ACADEMIC RENTAL:We are interested in renting in the fall/winter/spring months at a long term reduced rate. 30 DAYS MINIMUM. Please contact owner to discuss details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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