YOUR PRIVATE WATERFRONT SANDY BEACH AT HAWKS NEST - OLD LYME, CT

Elly Buckingham

Speaks english, mandarin
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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YOUR PRIVATE WATERFRONT SANDY BEACH AT HAWKS NEST - OLD LYME, CT

Old Lyme Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bath, 1 outdoor shower, (Sleeps 7), one level living

Private waterfront sandy beach, swimming, sailing, crabbing (season Aug./Sept), movie on the beach, tennis, biking, trail, convenient store, shopping, Lyme fine art academy, Coast Guard academy, Mystic seaport, CT College,Gillette castle, Mohegan/Foxwood casino, Race track, Florence musem, Thimber Island...great family beach community.

Keywords: New England traditional beach cottage on Long Island Sound.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Elly Buckingham (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Elly Buckingham

Professional Real Estate consultant.

live and raised 3 children at Hawks Nest Beach for the past 33 years. Enjoying Green, Organic, swimming, music and travel.

Elly Buckingham purchased this cottage in 1981

Why Elly Buckingham chose Old Lyme

Old Lyme is a classic, small New England Town within easy reach of Boston, Providence and New York. Hawk's Nest Beach is a private, friendly, family-oriented neighborhood.

What makes this cottage unique

Nothing extraordinary, just a great, single - level cottage directly on the beach, the view's across Long Island Sound to the eastern most tip of Lond Island. To the left is the Atlantic Ocean.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

Reviews

3.8
based on 4 traveler reviews

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YOUR PRIVATE WATERFRONT SANDY BEACH at Hawks Nest - Old Lyme, CT
average rating of 3.75 based on 4 reviews
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YOUR PRIVATE WATERFRONT SANDY BEACH at Hawks Nest - Old Lyme, CT
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Old Lyme Connecticut Shore
5

Summer 2014

  • 5 of 5
My family and I enjoyed the cottage. It was so nice to see sunrise abd set from back porch. This place (Hawks Nest Beach) is great place for family andcouples. We will be coming back in near future.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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YOUR PRIVATE WATERFRONT SANDY BEACH at Hawks Nest - Old Lyme, CT
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p347744vb
+1 860-227-8089
Old Lyme Connecticut Shore
tolland ct
1

Very Disappointing

  • 1 of 5
My family was happy to find a last minute ocean front property to take a vacation. We have an infant and were excited that the owner had a washer machine so that we could pack less and wash while we were there. When we arrived the owner was not there and we had to wait for her so that we could get into the cottage. The cottage itself was fine. However the cable was disconnected from the house leaving us without cable for the week. When we went to use the washing machine the hoses were not long enough to hook up to the bathroom sink. At the end of the vacation we cleaned the cottage as we would our own house. We are very neat people. My husband vacuumed all rooms and her sliding glass door track so that it would work. We scrubbed the bathroom and cleaned the kitchen. The day after our departure we sent the owner a text stating we had a great time and also asked if we left the cottage to her satisfaction. We received no response. A week and a half later we sent her another text asking when we would expect to receive our deposit back. This time she replied she sends all security deposits out at the end of the month. At the end of the month we received a partial security deposit with a note attached stating " kitchen floor, fridge, microwave,and stove top dirty" She says it took 2 hrs to clean @ $75 and hour. We again sent her a text to contact us so we could discuss this issue. Again no response. The next day i called her and left a message. This time she called back. I started by telling her i believe you have us mixed up with someone else. I also asked her why she never responded to our text the day after our departure if we left the place such a mess. Her response "she was tired". Now i think we all know how much effort it takes to reply the word "No" and hit the send button. So i ask why she said nothing about the place being a mess when i contacted her about when we could expect our security deposit. That time she had replied but made no mention of the place being left a mess.She said the mess was caused by spaghetti. Now folks I can tell you for a fact that we never had spaghetti. Which again i told her i believe you have us mixed up with someone else.She did not want to hear anything i had to say. Now keep in mind its a small cottage. I think if we left the place such a mess that it took 2 hrs to clean the items she had listed she would of had no problems responding to our earlier text. I highly recommend Hawks Nest just find yourself another rental
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: 99% of our wonderful guests leave the cottage in the same condition in which they found it upon arrival. The other 1% are represented by the above review.
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Old Lyme Connecticut Shore
Suburban New York
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Happy in the sand!!

  • 4 of 5
We went to the cottage right at the beginning of peak season and had a wonderful time!!! The cottage was a traditional New England cottage and was right on the beach! The screened porch was wonderful, and we thoroughly enjoyed our week-long stay, adults and children alike. The only reason I did not give it a 5/5 was because of some water issues we had while we there, but I must say the hostess was WONDERFUL and took care of things as soon as she possibly could.

We are hoping to be able to return again next summer, and we could not recommend the owner and her lovely Shore cottage enough! It truly represents what beach cottage living is in that area of the CT shore!
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
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Old Lyme Connecticut Shore
Chicago, IL
5

Wonderful Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5
My family and I rented the cottage for a week and had an amazing time. It is a very traditional cottage that is right on the beach with a beautiful view of the water. This is a great place to rent for a family, but also a couple to enjoy a nice get away. I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone. The family who owns the cottage are very friendly people and easy to work with. Hoping to rent here again!!!
  • Submitted: May 30, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
New Haven
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
New London, E. Haddam
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Old Saybrook, New london
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 95
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
White Sand Beach, Miami beach, Sunview beach
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Grill. Old Lyme INN, Hideway restaurant
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Black Hall, Old Lyme. Fenway, Old Saybrook
Car: recommended

Lyme Art Acadamy, CT College, Coast Guard Academy, Yale University, Mystic Seaport, Old Saybrook steam train, Mohegan/Fox wood casinos, Flourence Musem, Gillet Castle, Timber Island, Race track.

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Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Old Lyme Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2014 Summer
Aug 15 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Notes 3 + confirmed parking spaces.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Old Lyme Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1.5 bath room and 1 outdoor warm water shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , A day bed and a pull out bed
  • There is one Queen size bed, two double size bed, (1) Day bed., and a pull out bed.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Television
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • basketball court
  • mountain biking
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • golf
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
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