Private Beach 5 bedroom home w/in law apt

From $1,000 / night

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • House

Two acres of private New England charm over looking the Thimble Islands. Set atop a hill with a large rolling lawn perfect for all types of family lawn games.The vintage shingle stone home was built in 1932 for a wealthy Connecticut family. They created a sandy beach that rivals the size of the town's, and is great for sea shell hunting, evening bonfires and sunrise yoga stretches. .Over sixty acres woods behind the home is in land trust today. The main house has 4 bedrooms each with private bathrooms. The recent in law apartment is designed with antique appointments and maximum attention to the panoramic water views.

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Private Beach 5 bedroom home w/in law apt
Branford, Connecticut

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This is summer in New England at its best. Farm markets ,boat tours, sand castles,shower under the stars, lobster bakes right on the private beach.The water laps at the vintage kitchen window as you look out at sea birds and sailboats. Relax with drinks on the point overlooking the sound is while the kids collect shells a few feet away.
The charming Thimble Islands are in our front yard. A collection of architectural gems from the turn of the 20th century to modern homes grace the Thimble Islands.
Enjoy award winning coffee roasted up the night try Stony Creek micro brewed beer.
A double ocean kayak is yours for a paddle around the islands.
A short walk will bring you to the village of Stony Creek . The NY rail line is close by for a day trip into the city.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Waterfront

Getting There

Nearest train station: Branford Center, 3 miles
Nearest airport: Tweed New Haven, 5 miles
Car is recommended


Last updated on February 27, 2015
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  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron
  • Towels Provided
  • A/C or climate control
  • Ceiling Fans
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Waterfront
  • Private fishing
  • Ocean or water views
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Garden
  • 10 Dining chairs
  • 10 Lounge chairs
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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