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JULY 4th WEEK OPEN - Sunny 6 BR 1910 Beach House, Dogs, Pvt Beach, Fenced yard

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace

Overview

About the property

- 6 BR, 2.5 BA, Sleeps 13, Private Beach + 2 Carload passes to Ocean Beach

* * * 4th JULY WEEK OPEN, Guest Cancelled * * *

* * * Enjoy Fireworks at Ocean Beach Park * * *

* * * Just 2 blocks away, 2 car load passes supplied * * *

Sunny 6 BR 1910 Beach House, Dogs OK, Casinos, Private Beach, Fenced Back Yard

Sunny and Charming 6 bedroom 1910 colonial is 4 houses away from Private Beach with newer kitchen, 2.5 baths , hardwood floors, stone fireplace, 1st floor washer and dryer, oil heat, new windows on 1st two floors, and private beach right on Long Island Sound. The house is four doors from the beach with a partial view of the water down the street. Coast Guard Parents: We are about 15 minutes from the Coast Guard Academy.

Submarine School Families: We are also about 15 minutes from Sub Base New London. The first floor has two living room areas, dining room, newer kitchen, and 1/2 bath. Second floor has a recently remodeled bathroom and 4 bedrooms (2 queens, 1 full, 1 with 2 twins). Third floor has two bedrooms and a full bath. One bedroom is walk-through and is configured as a family room. It has a queen futon that will sleep two plus a twin. The other has two twins.

We are 3 mins walk to Ocean Beach, 10 mins drive to Harkness Park, & 30 mins drive to the Branford House. All offer seaside weddings.

Lounge Away your Stress on our White Sand Beach.: The home includes beach rights on private Neptune Park Beach which is a lovely white sand beach on Long Island Sound. From that beach you can look out on the open water and see sailboats, ferries, commercial shipping, fishing boats, an occasional submarine or tall ship, 2 lighthouses, and Long Island in the distance. You can also launch a canoe or kayak there. The beach has three distinct sections separated by rocks. One has a diving and sunning platform, another is a small cove, and the third is an open expanse of white sand. Sitting on that part of the beach, you can almost feel like you are in the Caribbean!

September is the best time at the beach, crowds are gone and the water is still warm. In the fall, winter and spring, take beach walks on the board walk, or enjoy a casino weekend, or Thanksgiving and Christmas away from the city noise.

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The Kids Won’t Be Bored Here, and Neither Will You: They can play volley ball, miniature golf or video games at Ocean Beach Park which is just 1 block away. The park also includes a public beach, restaurant, health club, a bar with waterfront deck, ice cream stand, gift shop, nature area, boardwalk, concerts and an outdoor swimming pool. Or visit an 1839 fort at Fort Trumbull State Park which is just 5 minutes away. Name entertainers perform on the waterfront at nearby Harkness Memorial Park’s season long open air Summer Music festival. Next door to Harkness, you can experience live theater at the Eugene O’Neill Theater. Both are about 10 minutes away.

Tour a Nuclear Submarine, or a Real Whaling Ship : In 30 minutes or less you can be at the Mohegan Sun Casino, Foxwoods Casino, Mystic Seaport (tour old whaling town and authentic ships), Mystic Aquarium, the U. S. Navy’s Submarine Force Museum (tour a real nuclear submarine and simulators), the U. S. Coast Guard Academy, as well as the many fine restaurants. Or see a baseball game with the Norwich Navigators, the Double-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. There are also vineyards located north of Norwich. And you can take a fishing or sail boat cruise.

Tour Mansions of the Golden Era or go Yachting

Tour the grand old mansions of the Gilded Era (circa the Vanderbilts and the Astors) in Newport, RI, which is an hour away. Or experience the yachting lifestyle at America’s Cup Charters. Their Twelves all raced for yachting's most coveted prize, and three actually won the America's Cup. Participation is welcomed but not required! Get involved in the sailing or just sit back and enjoy the sunset on picturesque Narragansett Bay.

More Details

Owner
Gloria Woerheide
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Gloria Woerheide

I am a computer software consultant. This house was my primary residence when I moved to the New London area from Chicago. I love the area and would not have moved out, except that I bought a larger house to turn into a bed and breakfast inn.

Gloria Woerheide purchased this house in 1996

Why Gloria Woerheide chose Connecticut Shore

Originally I came to the area for work and to live by the water. As time passed, I became more and more aware of all of the interesting things to do in the area. As the casinos grew, they brought in more and more first class entertainers and live sporting events. Being from Chicago I am accustomed to having many entertainment choices. In an area like New London County, you wouldn't think you would find the same level of entertainment, but because of the casinos you do.

I count myself lucky to have found this place. So much so, that I plan to retire here one day.

What makes this house unique

We have 6 bedrooms on 3 floors. Older children and teens love our third floor because it has a couch/futon,TV with cassette player, and cartoon and movie tapes, and can be closed off from the rest of the house. Some have referred to it as their fort because of the vaulted ceiling.

The backyard is fenced, which is great if you have small children or dogs. On the first floor, our miniature dachshunds used to love chasing each other from the living room, through the kitchen, to the dining room and sitting area, and back to the living room without stopping.

We have bookshelves with board games, several versions of Trivia, a few children's books, a few novels, and lots of magazines. If you take a paperback book or magazine, we ask that you leave one for others to read. If you have magazines or paperbacks you are finished with, you can leave them with us for others to enjoy. We could also use some more children's books, board games, and VCR or DVD movies suitable for children.

We sometimes live in the house in the winter months so our kitchen is fully equipped.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived two weeks ago – the grandparents from Newton, Ma and the rest of us from New York, NY. Grandma Bev had spent summers in Neptune Park through her childhood. She has been in heaven. The kids, Dean and Hal have had a blast. We lived at the beach and on the front porch. Could not have asked for better weather no rain at all until the very last day.



We made ourselves right at home in the house, which is great for a big family clan. We love the porch best of all. It has been a wonderful two weeks. We hope to return next summer.
Aug 2009
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Amenities

New London House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • 1st floor - toilet
    2nd - toilet , combination tub/shower
    3rd - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outside - outdoor shower
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • 2nd Floor - Twins - 2 twin/ single
    2nd Floor - Blue Bedroom - 1 queen
    2nd Floor - Peach room - 1 double
    2nd Floor - Master - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Crib is portable and for infant under 6 months only
    3rd Floor - Back Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    3rd Floor - Front Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ocean Beach Park,1.5 blocks away, has a casual restaurant and bar where you can have a snack and a drink on their waterfront deck. They also have a few kiddie rides, swings, spray park, water slide, video game room, a boardwalk and a small 1940s miniature golf area as well as the beach and a nature area. It's a great place to take the family. Captain Scott's is a 5 minute drive away. You can enjoy lobster and fish dinners there at picnic tables that sit right on a small cove. The Eugene O'Neill Theater is located behind Ocean Beach. They have live theater there in the summer. Harkness Park, located near the Eugene O'Neill Theater, is an old waterfront mansion. In the summer they hold live outside concerts with name talent. Fort Trumbull - In 1781 Benedict Arnold led the British to New London where they captured the fort and sacked the city. The fort & cannons are available for viewing. No smoking in the house Cleaning: We expect guests to clean before they leave.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

JULY 4th WEEK OPEN - Sunny 6 BR 1910 Beach House, Dogs, Pvt Beach, Fenced yard
average rating of 4.6551723 based on 69 reviews
5

Love it. Thank you Gloria.

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful. Had more than enough room. Very comfy. Will visit again

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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WEDDING HAPPINESS!

  • 5 of 5

Thank-you, Gloria, for the opportunity to rent your lovely, vintage home at the beginning of October to attend a family wedding at the nearby Eugene O'Neill Theatre Campus. Everything was spic and span. The layout and furnishing of your rooms was perfect for our large group from Ireland. There were pretty table-linens and dishes for the rehearsal-dinner, stacks of extra, guest- towels in the bathrooms and the full-length mirror was much appreciated on The Big Day! Kitchen and laundry-room were fully equiped. Wi-fi and TV kept us in contact with work and news. The neighbours were nice and the locality is tranquil. The private beach is a few minutes walk away. We look forward to coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Very good

  • 3 of 5

Very nice house. Very clean n we truly enjoyed staying there. House is close to the ocean which we really like. TY Gloria

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Nice home with character. Nice location. Lots of kitchen cookware, great for our family to stay during wedding. Rooms good size. Would return for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

nice

  • 5 of 5

working distance to the beach park

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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One of the best

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our family vacation; we had our 4 adult children with us and we had plenty of space. It was especially nice having a large kitchen as well as a dining room. Thanks again, Gloria

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
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Map

Fort Trumbull State Park
"Old fort and museum with cannon. Pier."
Submarine Force Library & Museum
"Navy's submarine museum. You can actually go on a retired sub. They also have trainers wer..."
Ocean Beach Park
"Nice regional beach park on Long Island Sound with boardwalk and lots to do. Located next t..."
Amtrack
"Trains stop in New London."
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Captain Scott's Lobster Dock
"About 10 minutes from the house. Eat lobster and other sea food at picnic tables. Located ..."
Fred's Shanty
"About 5 minutes away. Hamburgers et al on the water. Eat outside at picnic tables."
The Recovery Room
"Great fresh tasting pizza located about 5 minutes away."
Ledge Lighthouse
"Photo shown is not New London Ledge Light. Ledge light is the red brick "house" you can see..."
Work Out World
"Located in Ocean Beach Park. Workout machines and weight room. Workout while you look out ..."
New London Waterfront Park
"There are often local festivals here in the summer. Sailfest is the biggest one in mid Jul..."
Shaw Perkins Mansion
"5 minutes away."
Monte Cristo Cottage
Hempsted Houses
Muddy Waters Cafe
"Comfy and cozy place to linger over your coffee. Muffins and treats too."
Michael's Dairy
"Freshly made ice cream."
Neon Chicken
"If you want fast food, but you want a real meal with vegetables this is your place. They fe..."
Singapore's Grill & Sushi Bar -- CLOSED
"My favorite place for sushi. Casual booth type place. Owner/chef often comes out to chat."
Nearest Beach
Neptune Park
Car: necessary

We are located in Southeastern Connecticut, close to lighthouses (water tours available), Mystic CT, the US. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Submarine Force Museum, Eolia Mansion at Harkness Park, Connecticut College Arboretum, Foxwoods Casino, and Mohegan Sun Casino (my favorite). We are about an hour from Newport, RI. and half way between Boston and New York.

Other Activities: Bring your own kayak

Golf: You can play golf in a natural wooded setting near Foxwoods casino at Foxwoods Golf and Country Club at Boulder Hills or the new Lake of Isles course which Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine called 'One of the Best New Upscale Public Courses'.

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Rates & Availability

New London House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Late May - Early June
May 19 2017 - Jun 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$400
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$1,950
 
 
Late June
Jun 18 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
July and August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,850
 
 
August Week 3
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,625
 
 
Late August
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
September
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$1,650
 
 
Oct - Mid Nov
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$1,550
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Early December
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$1,450
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$400
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,000
 
 
Coast Guard Graduation
May 11 2018 - May 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

PLEASE CONTACT FOR QUOTE. THE RATE CALCULATOR DOES NOT WORK WELL FOR 3-6 DAY STAYS AND OFTEN GIVES RATES THAT ARE HIGHER THAN WE CHARGE.
$800-$2850/week
The house is in a quiet family neighborhood. We do not rent out for parties. In consideration of our neighbors, yard and porch activities must end at 10 p.m. Beach access is limited to tenants. You must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property.

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