About the property
- Cottage1200 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Sleeps 6, 2 bedroom, 1 Bath. Sunporch, Deck, Huge Yard, Walk to Beach, Wifi!
The Cottage was chosen as one of the top ten unique places to stay in Ct.
'Awesome Cottage! Great Owner!
Absolutely loved this house and will definitely plan on staying here again! My husband is originally from Connecticut and his entire family still lives there. Traditionally we stay with family when we visit but I decided to rent a house this trip so we could entertain and have everyone over. This house was charming and very comfortable. It was my mother in laws 80th birthday and I had about 25 family members over for a dinner party. Every person who entered the house commented on what a terrific cottage it was. Having the upstairs loft was a perfect space for my son to have his privacy and a place to relax. He (and I) loved having the wireless internet connection that worked great! The outdoor area was very private and the deck was a wonderful space to hang out and kick back. Everyone really enjoyed the art work throughout the house and commented that it provided warmth and character to the cottage. Lastly I want to share my comments on the owner Yvette, she was very prompt in her responses to me and a real pleasure to work with through the rental process. Yvette thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us, it was the most memorable visit to Connecticut that our family has ever had. Take care, my best, Julianna (This was the first time I ever rented a home online or used the Home Away site, it was a great experience!)'
I have been renting my cottage since 2006. I own the lot next door, a tiny wooded lot, so the back yard is very private. The house is on a private dirt home has a large deck, front porch, fireplace, I provide linens, spices, paper towels, trash bags.
This is the home I raised my boys in. It was always filled with love....
Home Away site, it was a great experience!)
Our Beach house is tucked away in a quiet private Connecticut shoreline neighborhood. Bike or flip-flop to our private beach and fishing pier. Our Cottage boasts a large, private, yard that affords lively games of horseshoes or croquet. Nap or read in a hammock or relax with a cold refreshment under the gigantic trees. Back deck offers a picnic table and grill for hotdogs, hamburgers or lobster.
Cottage Amenities - Fresh and Vibrant Decor, books to read, sea treasures, fresh linens, coffee maker, teapot, dishes. Your flip-flops are a must!
The Old Saybrook Town beach is Amazing and within biking distance. The 'Kate' offers sophisticated entertainment. Penny Lane Pub is a lively Irish watering hole and Dock and Dine is situated on the waterfront for sea-fare dining. Stroll downtown and browse the plethora of Antique Stores and Seaside Treasure Shops where Katherine Hepburn was often spotted. Wander over the causeway and down RT.1 and keep exploring the Connecticut Shore!
Offering three homes on the Connecticut shoreline as vacation rental properties in Old Saybrook and Guilford for the past seven years, we take great pride in caring for our guests as well as in accommodating and tending to their needs and comfort. Our homes are designed with local art and treasures and reflect our love and passion for decoration, beauty and the creation of aesthetic surroundings which welcome and embrace you. Our goal is to provide a setting where you, your family and your friends can enjoy, relax and create memories that will last a lifetime. Our reviews testify to this and consistently reveal the happiness and joy our guests have experienced while staying at our properties. Come stay with us and see for yourself what our homes are all about.
Experience New England’s shoreline year round at one of Old Saybrook’s most desirable and family friendly areas. Spend the day basking in the sun at the Saybrook Manor Association private beach club, have your children playing at the club's playground, enjoy all sort of social events, or go for a change to one of the 2 beaches just a five-minutes walk away.
Need a break from the beach ? Stop to dine at some fine restaurants nearby. Travel just a little further and visit Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, take a ride with your kids across the countryside, see Beautiful New England the old-fashioned way on the Essex Historic steam train, enjoy a cruise on the Connecticut River or enjoy an evening at the Mohegan Casino. Peddle along the ocean side at sunset, head to the shops along Main Street or take a ten-minute drive to the shopping large outlets in Westbrook and Clinton.
J St Pierre LLC Yvette Fournier EVANS
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- May 20, 2018
About J St Pierre LLC Yvette Fournier EVANS
Mom, grandmother, soon to be great grand mother.... friend, creative. Love creating spaces, bringing families together...It warms my Heart. This is the home I raised my boys in. It was always filled with love....Yvette 203-444-4477 http://spacesoftheheart.com/
J St Pierre LLC Yvette Fournier EVANS purchased this Cottage in 1987
Why J St Pierre LLC Yvette Fournier EVANS chose Saybrook Manor
Its quiet, clean, I own the lot next door, so the back yard is very private. The house is on a private dirt rd... home has a large deck, front sun porch, working fireplace, I provide linens, spices, kitchen & dining ware. http://spacesoftheheart.com/
What makes this Cottage unique
Great area, charming neighborhood of beach cottages. I made it colorful and decorated with interesting art. The kitchen back splash is a hand-made compilation of broken glass, shells and interesting finds…. Nice deck, huge pine tree, perennial gardens make for a charming yard. Boat mooring, beach.....Fireplace. http://spacesoftheheart.com/
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Check-in: 11:00 AM
Check-out: 4:00 PM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
very nice house in a quiet neighborhood. The kitchen is well-equipped and the large private yard is excellent for entertainment. short walk to the beach. would definitely stay again.
Quaint cottage near beach and more
This was a nice little cottage for a quick weekend stay. Convenient to Essex and Mystic, where we wanted to take our 2 kids (1yr and 3yr). I think cottage is best for a couple or small group looking for a quiet place to rest/ recharge. Short walk to small private beach. Short drive to other beach areas. Fireplace was great to have, we used for both nights we were there. This cottage is quiet, comfortable, and in nice shape for an older beach home. Simple conveniences provided: TV and DVD player in master bedroom, microwave, coffee maker in kitchen, and washer/dryer on front porch (we did not use). Overall a nice place.
What a great find at a reasonable price. A cottage in Old SayBrook really close to a private beach and in a quick drive to several other public beaches. We found plenty to do and lots of places treat on this trip. The cottage is on a small dead end street, very quiet and very private yet with plenty of room to spread out. As a couple traveling together we had enough room on the first floor without having to use the upstairs at all. Everything was clean and functioned properly. Things were so perfect in fact Yvette found it odd we never emailed or called her at all. No need to. We took the train ride in Essex which is well worth it, we went to Mystic not far away and we enjoyed looking around the area. Thank you Yvette for a great place and a great long weekend. We'll be back!
Cottage is cozy and comfy with ideal location to sights and local restaurants. Was wonderful to have our four legged family members with us for our brand of "family time". Yvette was gracious and responsive as we worked out the details for our excursion.
Peace at the Beach
An enchanting and comfortable retreat where we felt very warmly welcomed during a special Labor Day weekend on Long Island Sound. This home away from home sits at the end of a friendly private lane and has plenty of space inside and out for the whole family. We enjoyed the sunny porch, which is perfect for reading or afternoon naps, and the upstairs retreat. Very well located for all that Old Saybrook has to offer.
Our stay at Yvette's cottage was a bliss!
We were looking for a charming, comfortable and quiet place near the water, where we could spend a nice vacation with our 2 children. We ended up deciding for Yvette's cottage after visiting hers together with a few other properties. Most of Yvette's reviews are excellent, but we wanted to visit to make sure. The neighborhood of this cottage is exceptional for those who want to relax, with a lot of privacy. The private beach is a 5 minutes walk, down the Sea Lane. The cottage has a nice yard and a private wood. No car noise, etc.. It's located on a dead end road, no traffic, very safe for kids to play, in a very nice neighborhood. The interior is decorated with a lot of taste and personality, "New England" style. Yvette is an amazing artist and interior designer. The cottage itself was in very good condition. Yvette apparently dedicates a lot of time to the maintenance, and it's being rented all year round. She really made sure that we could find all we need. We had a minor issue with the beach passes, but she was very responsive and it was resolved immediately. We enjoyed sunbathing on the deck in the back, and the grill, while our kids were playing in the yard safely. There are plenty of nice beaches, shops and outlets at short range. We especially enjoyed Hammamasset Park. The kids loved the old train ride along the river, in Essex, and Mystic Seaport. We have been renting vacation rentals since 7 years now, and this was one of our best experiences.
''Spend the spring and fall on the shore'' 'Sit by the fire on a snowy night and enjoy the calmness of the surroundings' ....
Other Activities: Essex Historic steam train, enjoy a cruise on the Connecticut River or enjoy an evening at the Mohegan Casino.
Golf: Fenwick Golf Course-
9 holes over 2,840 yards with a par of 35 (Municipal)
580 Maple Ave
Old Saybrook, CT 06475-3034
(860) 388-3499 see notes
Ski: Mount Southington
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