BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED SECLUDED /VINTAGE APARTMENT . WALK TO VILLAGE

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED SECLUDED /VINTAGE APARTMENT . WALK TO VILLAGE

Branford Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

queen bed + twin sleeping nook. Large bath / shower / W/D/ heated tile floor

Fabulous views of Long Island from large windows,

Walk out and greet the day with some relaxing yoga stretches on the secluded beach over looking a breathtaking view of Victorian houses perched on the tiny Thimble Islands

This was designed for privacy and comfort- Cathedral blue ceiling 500 sq ft room w/ cable /wifi/ gorgeous views of the Thimble Is--bay and gardens. A hidden kit for drinks /coffee/ meals Large round table for games and /conference/dining. Kayak from the private beach. Swimming raft in the warm weather. New England foliage out the windows in the fall.

Ducks, swans, rabbits, deer, foxes and other woodland life all around.Miles of hiking trails -

Museums and art galleries and/or Casino's and OUTLET shopping near by.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

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The interior designer in my background comes through in the eclectic mix of antiques and amenities.

This is one of the last remaining huge waterfront parcels in the Thimble Islands.

Purchased with 23 acres ,17 acres donated to land trust, there is one other home on this property. The 50 acres of walking trails behind the home was recently donated to land trust...connecting to West Woods, a great nature preserve.

Privacy and quiet , the wild life and water birds are fantastic.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property Reviews

Beautifully designed secluded /vintage apartment . Walk to village
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
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Beautifully designed secluded /vintage apartment . Walk to village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p327530
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Branford Connecticut Shore
4

A hidden gem!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
We rated it a four star but the kids said "Give them a 10" :-)
The owners were very nice and made us feel very welcomed. Even though it was March we sat on the beach and relaxed while the children explored. It is a really nice private spot and the views of the Thimble Islands are wonderful!! We can't wait to do it again!!
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Beautifully designed secluded /vintage apartment . Walk to village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p327530
+1 203 4886856
Branford Connecticut Shore
5

Charming Connecticut Coastal Retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
The Bungalow was all New England. I was born and raised a couple of towns over and have lived in Texas for nearly 40 years. I enjoyed the scenic view of the Thimble Islands and the lovely sunsets from the back porch. The radiant heat flooring in the bathroom was a definite plus. The bed was very comfortable and the amenities were more than one could ask for. I enjoyed myself thoroughly and Jennifer and Jim were wonderful hosts. I went alone and had plenty of relaxation time when I wanted it. There lots of things to do and absolutely beautiful Fall foliage was out. I had some fresh Macintosh apples sent to my home in Texas from Bishops Orchards just down the road. This is a great spot for two or three family members or a couples retreat. You definitely don't want to miss it. It is on my list of places to return to next time I travel to New England.
Owner's Response: Gail, you are welcomed back anytime. People like you are the reason we feel so comfortable with Homeaway.
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Beautifully designed secluded /vintage apartment . Walk to village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p327530
+1 203 4886856
Branford Connecticut Shore
5

What a beautiful slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
This bungalow location is paradise. Upon arrival, I said, "WOW". We had our private location seaside with the magical views of the thimble islands. Jennifer and her family were away when we arrived, so we had the place to ourselves for the 1st day, which was delightful. We watched a full moon rise above the sea. Wow.

The bungalow itself was very clean and tidy with all of the details taken care of. Jennifer and her family were friendly and promised to "stay out of our way" while we enjoyed their property. That said, if you are someone looking for absolute privacy, this may not be the location for you since the bungalow adjoins their home and people do come and go.

That said, it's worth the stay. We had access to kayaks, a private beach & dock, beach toys (our 6 yr. old daughter loved it!), frisbees, and even a crouqet set! The bungalow provided adequate space for our family of 3.

One note on a bedding issue: We did encounter very firm beds (they seemed a bit old). Jennifer received this information from me with no defenses. She said they will likely get new mattresses and was happy I reported it to her.

Enjoy your stay here. I'll always fondly remember it, and I recommend this property with no hesitation.
Owner's Response: Cheryl,
You were a great family ,a pleasure to have as guests.
As I never sleep in the bungalow, your tip on the mattress was welcome. We have since redone the bed.

Jennifer
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Beautifully designed secluded /vintage apartment . Walk to village
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+1 203 4886856
Branford Connecticut Shore
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Special place. Quiet and scenic.

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: May 22, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
Dear Jennifer and Jim,

Sometimes a special event calls for a special place to stay.  We certainly found it!  Not only did the three of us find such pleasure in your house and grounds, but we were also joined for a very brief hour by our daughter and her two children.  The three year old made a beeline to the beach of course.  Many pictures were sent back home to family who immediately wanted to move to the area.  It is gorgeous. 
Thank you.
ESBeeks
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Beautifully designed secluded /vintage apartment . Walk to village
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p327530
+1 203 4886856
Branford Connecticut Shore
Columbia, SC
5

A very romantic experience

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
I choose this property as a place to spend the first week of our honeymoon and I couldn't be happier with the experience. The seclusion and romanticism of the place, the Thimbles and the landshare were wonderful. Thank you Jennifer and Jim for a truly wonderful experience.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Tweed New Haven
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
New London
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Branford
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 95
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Chowder Pot
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Mohawk Mt
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
New Haven
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
SC Mkt

Historic, quaint fishing village Stony Creek is home to the Thimble Islands. 25 inhabited islands occupied by turn of the century homes -- all in the front yard of this waterfront bungalow. Well known for it's unique kayaking experiences. Located 75 miles from NYC --- 1+ hour from Newport -- day trip to Boston. YALE a 10 min drive

Many wineries ,organic farms w/ pick your own fruit/in the area,

Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun 1 + hour

Other Activities: shell seeking, foliage peeping.

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Availability & Rates

Branford Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Branford Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Parking On Street
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Elevator
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bungalow - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Raft
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • forests
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • gambling casinos
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • antiquing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • rafting
  • equestrian events
  • deepsea fishing
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