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NATURE LOVERS PARADISE: ON RIVER, CLOSE TO BEACH, GOLF COURSE

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2010
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NATURE LOVERS PARADISE: ON RIVER, CLOSE TO BEACH, GOLF COURSE

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Old Lyme House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Perfect home for Spring & Summer vacations in the scenic countryside. Ideal for family reunions, college visits, just chilling out, Summer, Thanksgiving or Christmas weeks. Academic rentals. Our beautiful home is so relaxing, inspiring and restorative, we call it 'River Muse', in recognition of the vistas of our private pond, meadow and our 1,000 foot frontage on nationally recognized 'wild & scenic' Eight Mile River. Sitting on five acres, our home is private, yet accessible. Swim in our river, at nearby beaches and Uncas Lake. Fifteen minutes to Old Saybrook train station for visiting friends and easy access to I-95.

Newly rebuilt, 5,000 sq ft, shingle-style home offers large rooms, state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen open to dining area as well as wonderful outdoor deck, patio and lawn dining. Gas and charcoal grills.

Thanks to floor to ceiling windows and our sunny Southern exposure, you will feel as though you are living outside, even when you are inside this delightful home.

Sit on our 75 foot long deck and enjoy river views or walk in our meadow and around the pond to see all sorts of wildlife and fabulous birds. You will hear - and if you are lucky, you might spot - the silhouette of the resident night owl known as the Whip-poor-will. The pond features a study dock and a rowboat and teems with bass and bluegills - perfect for teaching children catch-and-release fishing or frog and turtle spotting.

Close to Hamburg Cove for the sailor, lake and beach swimming for children, moments from a wonderful, woodland golf course surrounded by nature. Beautiful, fishable river to wade and float with swimming hole just upstream.

Home fully equipped with sports equipment. Enjoy the beautiful meadow for badminton, trampoline, volleyball and horseshoes as well as a special swing in the trees.

State parks just minutes away for swimming, hiking, bicycling, running, canoeing and kayaking include Devil's Hopyard, Uncas Lake and Norwich Pond. Nearest public beaches - Rocky Neck and Hammonasset State Parks.

Lyme playground, baseball diamond, soccer field, tennis courts and basketball courts and local library 1 mile away. Mohegan Sun or Foxwoods Casinos 20-30 minutes away.

Check out the wool and organic food from Sankow's Farm and enjoy the Lyme organic farmer's market Friday and Saturday (May - October). Local organizations and restaurants frequently host outdoor gourmet food events.

Revel in the surrounding artistic community, take classes at Lyme Fine Art Academy and see the Florence Griswold Museum and other nearby museums and galleries. Other attractions include theatres, GoodSpeed Opera House, Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium, beaches, discount designer malls and the charming close by towns of Chester, Essex, Mystic and Stonington.

College visits? 30 minutes to Wesleyan in Middeltown or to Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut College, Mitchell College in New London and 45 minutes to Yale in New Haven or Trinity and University of Hartford and the Coast Guard Academy in New London.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2010

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Nature Lovers Paradise: on River, Close to Beach, Golf Course
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Nature Lovers Paradise: on River, Close to Beach, Golf Course
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p177807vb
-+01 917 539 5280
Old Lyme Connecticut Shore
New York, NY
5

High End Luxury Rental Home

  • 5 of 5
We recently rented this home and were blown away. It far exceeds the many properties we have rented from this site in the past. We were with 3 other families and a total of 3 young children and it was a great home for families with children of any age. The pictures posted here do not do it justice.

The bedrooms are truly separate and relatively quiet which is unusual for a rental home and 4 couples could very happily share this home without sacrificing any privacy. Meanwhile, the open layout on the main floor makes for great space to socialize.

The bathrooms were better than most 4 star hotels. Large marble enclosures, high end shower heads, Jacuzzi tubs, great sink fixtures. Like a luxury resort--you wanted to shower as many times as you could.

As a home cook, I was very pleased with the kitchen which was the exception that was actually a "chef's kitchen." The appliances were top notch, the space was great. There were tons of pots and pans, utensils and serving dishes. Real granite counter tops and an open layout made it so much fun to cook with everyone around to chat.

Ours was a winter rental but the yard, trampoline and pond looked great. The huge deck and seating area that runs the length of the main floor offers front row seats for the setting sun. The renters also provide brochures, toys, ping pong table, water gear, etc. etc. which all help to take a vacation to the next level.

The wifi was fast. There is only 1 real TV with somewhat limited seating but there is a full sound system with many components as well as a sound system that runs throughout the house. Plug in your Ipod and you have your music anywhere you want.

This is an excellent home to which we hope to return in the future.
  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
'On the Rocks' at Fox Hopyard
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Fox Hopyard, best public course in Ct
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
'On the Rocks' at Fox Hopyard
Nearest Beach
8.5 Miles
White Sands, Old Lyme
Car: recommended

Close to Championship quality Fox Hopyard golf course and resturant.

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Rates & Availability

From $475 Per night

Old Lyme House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Base Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Early Summer
May 24 - Jun 27
7 night minimum stay
From
$500
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,325
 
 
High Summer
Jun 28 - Sep 3
7 night minimum stay
$3,570
$13,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes End of rental cleaning fee depends on state of house when returned, most often $150 - $200.
Security deposit returned, less cleaning fee, when house and keys returned at end of rental
Notes 50% of rental fee on signing lease. Full payment of rental fee and security deposit one month before rental begins
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Amenities

Old Lyme House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2nd floor bathroom, double sinks
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Entry floor bathroom next to TV room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bathroom has a Bain Altra tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Lower level guest bathroom, bain ultra tub
  • See photos. All are tiled with granite or marble surfaces
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Lower level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom has Fireplace with Deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Second Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Second Floor
    Loft + Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon , TV room, pull out sofa and Loft space with pull out sofa
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
75 foot long deck overlooks five beautiful acres with a row boat pond, along 1000 feet of riverfront on the Eight Mile River - designated as a National 'Wild and Scenic River'.

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