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Scott Loveland

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Summer Cottage with Water Views at Great Hammock Beach in Old Saybrook

8 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Saybrook Manor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom

Great Hammock Beach seasonal rental with 4 bedrooms and 1 bath. Well maintained with a deck overlooking a salt marsh and river. Only 10 cottages from the beautiful private beach. Private boat launch available just 3 cottages away. Wonderful family friendly community of 70 cottages offers a quiet, uncongested and relaxing vacation. 1 bedroom has a queen bed, 2 bedrooms have double beds and 1 has twin beds. Kitchen is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator and microwave. Cable TV is provided in the living area. Old Saybrook is one of the finest summer communities in Connecticut with easy access to Mystic Seaport, Premium Outlet Malls and some of the finest restaurants. Renter must be 21 years of age or older.

Weekend Rentals: We are very happy to rent our cottage during the off season for a minimum of two nights. Please note that you must be 21 years old and that we do not rent for after prom parties or similar. We do live three houses away and are available to assist with any of your needs during your stay.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Scott Loveland (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

Summer Cottage with Water Views at Great Hammock Beach in Old Saybrook
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Classic beach stay!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5-night stay. I can't emphasize enough how clean and tidy this cottage is, and the owners were super responsive. If anything, the cottage had a few more amenities than expected from the description. I think the floor is brand new, which made it easy to deal with the beach sand. The kitchen was so well-equipped that we ate out just one dinner (and we bought remarkably good lobster at the local Stop & Shop). Since we had a couple days with a tropical storm, the space was just right for our group of 4 adults, although I could see easily fitting in more people if we had sun the entire time.

The bedrooms are basic, but comfortable. Each bedroom had a bed, dresser, and closet with lots of hangers. The windows gave enough ventilation during this visit, although we would have run the ceiling fans if it had been hotter at night.

The back yard is right on the salt marsh, and we loved watching the birds when the tide was running and a school of fish would go through. This would be a great place to bring a canoe or kayak.

Every day at low tide, we walked down to the beach and out on the sand bars; we lucked out with timing and had some of those walks during beautiful sunsets.

Great Hammock Beach is a place where families or friends can enjoy hanging out with each other and this cottage is perfect for that time together.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Since taking over the management of our cottage, we have focused on updating the house in order to ensure our guests are comfortable and experience a relaxing vacation. Despite weathering the tropical storm, we are very happy you and your family had a good week! -Scott and Mary-Jo
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5

Perfect fit for our family

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Old Saybrook this past week, outlet shopping, going to Mystic Aquarium, and to Hammonasset State Park. Our family includes three kids(5 and under), and three adults. The banana bread was yummy, and a welcome treat! The cottage is very easy to get to, and is in a great location. Less then a block from the water, but only a few minutes in the car to a supermarket, and restaurants. You have access to two small beaches, with areas to play in the sand, and when the tide is out you can walk on the sandbar. I'm not quite sure this is a "swimming beach", but for our purposes, it was just fine, since my kids just love playing in the sand. The backyard was big enough for my kids to run around and play, the deck is also nice with a table and chairs. There is also a charcoal bbq grill you can use if you want. The cottage is clean, and you can tell that the owners are updating it. The pictures do not do it justice. The floors in the common areas look brand new, and there is a flat panel TV in the living room. I was not expecting luxury, but was pleasently surprised at the amount of room, and furnishings. We even found a great park a couple minutes away that had a playground and spray area for the kids! The free WiFi is nice and strong, with no connectivity issues. The TV channels were limited, but with the new TV and a streaming media player (like the Amazon fire stick, Apple tv, or Roku), the options would be unlimited. Scott and Mary-Jo were excellent at maintaining communication, and we're always quick to respond. This was our family's first time renting a cottage, and it was great! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sara, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our cottage and really appreciate the positive review. We enjoyed having you and your family stay at our beach house and would be happy to have you back again! Thanks, Scott and Mary-Jo
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Dallas, TX
4

Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

We needed to be able to accommodate extra family members to help celebrate a Yale graduate. Location was perfect. Everything you could need was available. The owners even left us banana bread. Nice touch. Even though it rained for most of our time there, we still enjoyed our stay. Next time, we hope to partake at the beach.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joi for your nice comments, we really appreciate it. We hope you can come back some day to enjoy the beach.
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5

Beautiful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We needed weekend accomodations for our family of six for a wedding at Saybrook Point. After looking for hotels, which were ridiculously priced, I thought of looking for a cottage rental and it worked out perfectly for us. The weather was perfect, each couple had their own bedroom, the kitchen was more than adequately equipped and we did breakfast and lunch there. Our girls and their spouses enjoyed the beach and also sitting out on the back deck and we all took a family walk Saturday afternoon. Thank you Scott for opening your house to us, we loved the area and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Deb, for your wonderful review. Scott and I were happy to have you, and your family, and glad the weather was so spectacular!
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely stay again. Thank you to the Loveland family for the great welcome. We arrived to a very clean and comfortable cottage with a note and homemade banana bread left for us. The owners stopped by to meet us and asked if we needed anything. We felt right at home our entire stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hartford, Connecticut
5

Well kept, clean cottage, quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Scott and Mary-Jo for the wonderful accommodation. It was a pleasure to meet you both. You guys are wonderful! Your cottage was very clean and welcoming. We enjoyed your freshly baked banana bread too! Our family was able to walk to the nearby beach where the water was shallow and warm. Perfect for my young children to swim and play in. The location was close enough to restaurants, grocery stores and shopping centers but also secluded on a beautiful peninsula surrounded by ocean and salt marsh. We will surely be returning next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Bradley International
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
New London
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Old Saybrook Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 95
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Prtivate Beach

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Rates & Availability

Saybrook Manor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
$135
$945
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
$1,000
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$160
$1,100
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65

50% deposit at time of booking, remaining payment is due 1 week prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Saybrook Manor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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