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Lovely, Quiet 1930's Home Near Beaches, Colleges, USCGA and downtown

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Fully Equipped 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

Lovely, quiet 3 bedroom (sleeps 6) 1930’s home in family neighborhood; wood floors, working fireplace, washer/dryer on first floor, with lots of original detail throughout. For more information on our rental house, New London or nearby Mystic and Stonington, as well as activities, please email us and we'll be happy to answer any questions. Our house is a side-by-side two family. Located two blocks from the Thames River where you can stroll along the waterfront watching the ferries, sailboats, commercial fishing vessels and an occasional submarine; five minutes to Ocean Beach Park where there is a boardwalk, kids waterslide, Olympic size swimming pool, kiddie rides, gift shop, nature area, miniature golf, concerts and an arcade.

**Included in the rental is our Ocean Beach Parking Pass** so you don't need to worry about parking cost.

The first floor includes the living room, dining room and updated kitchen plus a laundry/mud room making it easy to bring in your sandy beach towels and blankets. In addition there is a small, windowed front porch area that's perfect for quiet reading or for those vacationers who still need to check in with work the house is equipped with WiFi. Upstairs is the bathroom and three bedrooms (one full bed, one with two twins and one queen); the queen bedroom also has a small sitting area for quiet relaxation with a good book. The house is fully equipped with linens, towels, paper supplies, pots, pans, utensils, dishes as well as a coffee maker, blender, microwave, toaster oven, dishwasher and gas range. The quiet, partially fenced backyard has outdoor furniture and a grill as well as lounge chairs for relaxing in the sun and watching the night sky. Drive five minutes to downtown and hop on a Ferry to Block Island, Fisher’s Island or Orient Point on Long Island. Mystic, only a fifteen minute drive away, has the renowned Seaport and Aquarium. A half hour away gets you to any of three of the largest casinos in the country – Mohegan Sun, MGM Grand and Fox woods. Downtown New London itself is an art lovers haven with galleries, live music, theater and performing arts. New London is also home to Connecticut College, Mitchell College and the Coast Guard Academy; while the Naval Submarine Base is located across the River in Groton. At nearby Harkness Park you can see name performers during the open air Summer Music Festival and there is live theater at the Eugene O’Neill Theater, both of which are located about ten minutes away. New London is located 2-1/2 hours from both New York and Boston and about an hour away from famed Newport, Rhode Island where you can tour the grand old mansions of the Gilded Age. In addition to WiFi, there is cable TV, a DVD/VCR player, lots of movies to choose from as well as a sound system and very eclectic music selection. We provide beach chairs, umbrellas, beach toys and coolers. We also have an iron and ironing board for those occasions when wrinkled isn't the look you want. It’s like being home away from home.

Since the house is in a quiet family neighborhood we do not rent for parties and yard activities should end by 10 pm. You must be at least 25 years of age to rent this property.

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital is 4 blocks away.

More Details

Nancy Carpenter-Venetos
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights with our 22 month old. We had stayed in a hotel for 2 nights prior and our daughter was so cranky. But once we arrived at this house she was perfectly content and comfortable. The house has everything you need in the kitchen, the bath, the backyard area as well as what you need for the beach. The free internet, cable tv and use of a dvd for the little one to watch her favorite videos was great. Having the laundry available to us was a tremendous plus. We would stay here again and hopefully will next summer when we return to the east coast for a visit.
Jul 2014
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New London House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bath with full tub and shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • One queen bedroom; one full bedroom and one twin bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Lovely, Quiet 1930's Home Near Beaches, Colleges, USCGA and downtown
average rating of 4.75 based on 10 reviews

Like home away from home, but better!

  • 5 of 5

We were made comfortable to go about our business of seeing our son graduate from OCS with the Coast Guard Academy. Nancy was incredibly responsive and very helpful. If we ever come to the area again, we would definitely stay here!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house was more than I had hoped for.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for 3 days this past weekend for our daughters wedding. We needed it for 3 adult couples so it was much more convenient, comfortable and not to mention cheaper than renting 3 hotel rooms. The biggest perk for me is that it was stocked like a hotel. All linens, towels, paper products etc were included so I only need to worry about the clothing and toiletries I needed. The house was immaculate upon arrival but I didn't have to mop my way out of there like most cottage rentals. The house was a great place to decompress after all the work and activities leading up to a wedding. Nancy was lovely and made sure we were comfortable. Would I rent it again? ... Absolutely!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY

Great location, excellent set up

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location to explore the local area and beyond. We did road trip to Newport, RI which was about 90 mins away. Well laid out property for a family with small children for sure with clean, well maintained rooms. Excellent host/owners who left a incredible welcome pack to guide to the house and activities.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The accommodations exceeded all our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The home was fantastic and perfect for our needs! We felt 'at home' the entire duration and enjoyed every aspect. We used the beach pass several times and the towels, picnic basket and chairs even made visiting beaches in Rhode Island more enjoyable. The location was perfect for us; it accommodated my 5 mile runs, we could walk to the beach, Michael's Dairy, Fred's Shanty, The Waterfront Restaurant, The Recovery Room, The Yolk Diner, Sam's convenience store, Mitchell Park/Woods, Toby May Fields AND near by family. The rooms were generous in size and the decor was perfect for that area; shabby chic/nautical/vintage New England.

We LOVED this rental! We recommended to family in the area that frequently have visitors but have recently downsized in their own homes - the only reason I would not recommend the location is purely selfish; I look forward to using it again and hope it's available next summer for us!!

Nancy was fantastic! Welcoming, Warm, engaging - a great 'neighbor'! We were never made to feel like a tenant or tourist. She has invested a lot of herself in the home and that is what it feels like - a home. I look forward to doing business with her in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific Property

  • 4 of 5

Our family of four - two adults and two older teens - had a great stay in this house. Our trip was to drop one off at the Coast Guard Academy, and this location was convenient to everything we had on our itinerary. A quiet neighborhood, convenient access to Ocean Beach Park, dining, provisions and attractions.

The house is half of a duplex and is furnished and equipped beautifully. Solid kitchen with good appliances, cookware and tableware. Large dining room perfect for spreading out with brochures, maps and laptops. Comfy living room with full entertainment system and HD TV service. Cozy front sitting room perfect for a quiet morning. Bedrooms upstairs are very comfortable. Leave extra time for the whole family to get through the single bathroom.

The owners provide nice extras. A complete "welcome guide" including restaurant and recreation recommendations was waiting for us at arrival. There are beach chairs and towels in the laundry room, coffee and tea ready for the making, some DVDs for that rainy day or the night you don't feel like going out. The backyard sitting area is quiet and secluded.

We strongly recommend this property. Many thanks to Nancy and George for their hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well maintained, quaint home on a quiet street

  • 5 of 5

This house was a stopping point for our family on our way to Boston. It has three bedrooms which was perfect for our family of four. It is a charming home with a front porch, living room, dining room, kitchen and a private yard. There was more than enough space for all of us for the time we stayed. The house is close to beaches and the downtown area. We didn't bring bikes but it would be a good area to ride if you had them. Nancy was very helpful with suggestions and the transaction for the house was done online through Home Away so it was very simple. I would take this over a hotel room any day. If you choose to stay here, you won,'t be disappointed.


  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Tweed, New Haven
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Recovery Room
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Orient Point, Fisher's Island, Block Island
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Shennecosset Golf Club, Groton, CT
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak, Shoreline East
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Fred's Shanty, Recovery Room or Waterfront
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Yawgoo Valley, Exeter Rhode Island
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Ocean Beach Park

Nearby: Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, Westbrook and Clinton Outlets; Rocky Neck and Hammonasset State Parks; Ocean and Waterford Beach; downtown New London with art galleries, live theater as well as a historic district and sportfishing operations.


Rates & Availability

New London House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $150
Pet Fee $100

Maximum occupancy is 8, excluding infants; however, we do not provide cribs or playpens. Parking in front of the property is available for 3 cars. Check in is after 4 pm; checkout is at 11 am. For the months of June, July and August, weeks are Saturday to Saturday. We do not charge extra for July 4th or Sailfest weeks.

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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