BEACH HOUSE W CLUB ACCESS, VIEWS THIMBLE ISLANDS, WIFI, WALK TO RESTAURANTS

Rachel Mele

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
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BEACH HOUSE W CLUB ACCESS, VIEWS THIMBLE ISLANDS, WIFI, WALK TO RESTAURANTS

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4 Rooms, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2-4. Owenego Beach Club includes bath house.

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

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Rachel Mele

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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.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Beach House w Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, WiFi, Walk to Restaurants
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Branford Connecticut Shore
5

Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a fabulous review. We are so thrilled you love our home and look forward to having you again.
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Beach House w Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, WiFi, Walk to Restaurants
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Branford Connecticut Shore
New York
5

Perfect city getaway!

  • 5 of 5
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!
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach House w Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, WiFi, Walk to Restaurants
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Branford Connecticut Shore
Nokomis, FL USA
5

Charming house in a great location.

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying at the Beach House in Branford, CT! The house is darling and the views are spectacular. We enjoyed using the Owenego Inn, beach and had wonderful lunches and dinners by the water there. Our grandchildren ages 5 and 3 stayed with us and they went to the Owenego day camp from 9am to 3pm everyday and had a ball. The location is perfect, we did not need to have a car because good restaurants and reasonable a convenience store are a short block away. I would highly recommend this charming house.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Beach House w Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, WiFi, Walk to Restaurants
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Branford Connecticut Shore
Coos Bay, Oregon
5

Fun little cottage!

  • 5 of 5
Close to water, restaurants, city shops. Great places to walk and close to New Haven. Would stay again.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Beach House w Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, WiFi, Walk to Restaurants
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p999655
+1 2035654004
Branford Connecticut Shore
5

JUST PERFECT FOR US!

  • 5 of 5
Renting this property was our first experience using HomeAway and renting any home in general, and we were very happy. This property has a cottage feel and sits beautifully so you can see the sunrise over the water from the bedroom window and the living room window when you are standing. The home is absolutely clean and has all the amenities you need. The property is perfect for a couple. It is important to know that the bedroom is upstairs and the bathroom is on the first level. (Just good to know) The owners were available to us by phone, text and e-mail. We would absolutely recommend this property to family and friends and hope to some day go back during the summer season.
  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beach House w Club Access, Views Thimble Islands, WiFi, Walk to Restaurants
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Branford Connecticut Shore
Winston-Salem , NC
5

Adorable beachy cottage

  • 5 of 5
Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We chose this home as an alternative to a hotel room in Hartford when doing some last minute college visits with our daughter. The home was just as described and pictured. It is clean and well equipped. Since we arrived via air , I was particularly grateful for the staples , soap tp etc. I hope to visit again during the warm weather to fully enjoy this charming beach community.
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Assaggio's Restaurant
Thimble Islands Cruise
Le Petit Cafe
Dockside Seafood Restaurant
Lenny's Indian Head Inn
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Bradley Hartford- 60 miles or Tweed- 7 miles
Nearest Ferry
42 Miles
Block Island Ferry
Nearest Train
1.7 Miles
Shoreline East 39 Maple Street
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 95
Nearest Beach
On the Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Lenny's
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mount Southington
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Orchard Yacht & Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Lenny's
Car: not necessary

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.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Branford House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
$3,600
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
1 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - May 23 2015
1 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Summer
May 24 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Branford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 768 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Backpack
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Wireless Internet
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom is downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bedroom is upsatirs, sofa down
  • Bedroom is upstairs. Sleeps 2 comfortably, plus another possible 2 in the living room on the sofa bed if desired.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Raft
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • photography
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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