|Minimum Stay||1 - 7 nights|
Adorable beach house in Branford, CT located in the shoreline town of Indian Neck. One bedroom house sleeps up to 4 with a queen sized bed upstairs and a full size pull out sofa downstairs.
Stay here and Explore Route 1’s scenic beach villages, featuring lively Main Streets and historic landmarks.
Start by exploring downtown Branford’s shops and restaurants, then follow the scenic Route 146 to Stony Creek, winding around the harbor to the Thimble Islands. Climb aboard one of the Thimble Island cruise boats (Islander, Sea Mist, Volsunga IV) for a cruise around these legendary pirate hideouts, now stunning private vacation homes.
The beach house offers amazing views of the Long Island Sound and Thimble Islands. In the summer, enjoy the sun, sand and water with a private membership to Owenego Beach Club during your stay. Wireless Internet available at the house and the beach. Get work done while you relax!
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- Private Beach Club Access
- Bath House at the beach for changing and storage
- Upstairs/ Downstairs
- Hardwood Floors
- Bright kitchen w/ skylights
- Cute front porch
- Satellite TV (and TIVO) in living room and bedroom
- Keurig Coffee Maker
- Tennis court with pro tennis coach access
- Playground at Beach
- Walking distance to highly rated dinning
- Kids Beach Toys
- Wireless Internet Access
Fishing and boating are excellent. Walking distance (2 min walk) to Lenny’s Restaurant for legendary Lobsters, Steaks and Seafood, Bud’s Fish Market for fresh Littleneck Clams, Wine Bar, liquor store, Ben & Jerry's, fresh vegetables and more. Branford train station is 3 miles away with free parking (110 mins to Grand Central Station in NYC). The Outlet stores are 1/2 hour away, two casinos are one hour away, IKEA is a 15 minutes and the ferry to Block Island is a one hour drive. 15 mins to Yale and Universtiy of New Haven.
Things to do in Branford:
- Boat tour of Thimble Islands
- Hike, Jog, Cross Country Sky at the many regional water authority trails (over 60 miles of them).
- Take a dinner train ride or murder mystery train ride on the Essix Steam train.
- Eat and drink at the numerous Zagat rated restaurants
- Take a tennis lesson at Owenego Beach Club
- Tour the CT Wine Trail
- Visit Bishop's Orchard
The owners, Jeff and Rachel Mele, purchased this second home as a place for their Florida parents to stay and visit with their 3 grandchildren. The house is available as a vacation rental when not in use by the family.
Rachel Mele purchased this house in 2012
It's perfect! It has amazing views of the water and Thimble Islands. The near by restaurants are some of the best in CT! It's the perfect location for family to relax and enjoy all the seasons of CT.
The house is only steps away from Owenego Beach Club. The walk to Owenego hugs the shoreline. The family get a Membership each year to enjoy the water, activities, food, tennis and the kids love their unique playground.
We loved this house so much that I'm not sure where to begin. The house was clean, well decorated and the perfect size for my husband, me and our 2 year old. We rented this house to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary and my husband's birthday. The location was great and the morning view from the bedroom window was incredible. I was up early enough to see the sunrise both mornings, breathtaking! The house is one house away from the water and within walking districts to restaurants and a few small shops. My husband and I joked that we didn't want to give this house a good review because then the secret would be out. We have rented a few houses on Home Away, but this one is truly special. We plan on going back but we're not sure when yet. Rachel and her husband were very nice and so easy to communicate with. This house is wonderful and we 100% recommend you stay there if you have the opportunity to do so.
Thanks to Rachel for letting us enjoy short getaway at the beach house. Everything was according to description and Rachel was very responsive and helpful
We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay at this beach house! The property was just as described. Very clean and comfortable. The view was amazing. We were able to enjoy the most beautiful sunset and sunrise over the water! We walked along the snow covered beach and enjoyed that as well. Thanks for a wonderful stay!
This is such a sweet cottage by the Long Island Sound. It was a perfect getaway from NYC for my husband and I. We love the area. Had a great New England dinner at Lenny's. The location is great for running, walking and cycling. We have been to the Thimble Islands before and now we know where we will go for future weekend getaways.
Very clean cottage- great water views and near everything. Owners were very available and helpful. Parking is easy(which can be tricky in beach areas). There is a nice patio with wonderful view of the "island" house. Deep fenced in yard, which is kid safe for playing.
The location makes for wonderful walking, biking or kids in strollers. Branford Land Trust properties are also nearby for those who like to hike.
You can take a city bus or train into New Haven, which has tons of restaurants, shops and museums. Go North up 95 and there are two outlets for shopping
We had two adults with baby in pack/play in the bedroom- there is also a couch downstairs
if you have an older child or two.
Anyway, great spot for our three
Looking for a weekend getaway from NYC, this was the perfect fit. The house is very clean and has all the staples you'd need to hang out at the beach, cook dinner at home or just relax! No need to bring anything from home. We went to the Beach Club for lunch and then a short walk to Lenny's for dinner - both easy walking distances. We also grabbed groceries at the convenience store up the street to make breakfast. No car was needed! Definitely would go again!
Walking distance to Lenny’s Restaurant for legendary Lobsters, Steaks and Seafood, Bud’s Fish Market for fresh Littleneck Clams, a marketplace, liquor store and more. The Outlet stores are 1/2 hour away, two casinos are one hour away, IKEA is a 15 minutes and the ferry to Block Island is a one hour drive.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2015 - May 23 2015
1 night minimum stay
May 24 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.