About the property
- House2200 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay5 - 6 nights
Direct Waterfront Home In Coastal Guilford, Connecticut.
Propped right on the shoreline, this Nantucket shingle-style home features 3 bedrooms, two with fabulous NEW en-suite full baths; a two-story, large living area with three sofas, a gas fireplace with remote and a gorgeous, designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances! Beautifully furnished in soft beiges and whites...this is a "feel good" property where sunshine pours through the (8) sets of French doors that open to a wrap-around deck overlooking the water. Kitchen is fully stocked with serving dishes, pots & pans, wine glasses and more, this kitchen is ready to go! The upstairs Loft is home to (2) twin size side-by-side beds (equivalent to a King) and a desk. Sorry but NO children under the age of 8!
Beaches, you ask?
There are 2 private beaches- both within walking distance, literally just 4 houses down the street. Or you can drive 10 minutes to Jacob's Beach. Beach chairs, frizbees, tube and umbrella are provided. Perfect for just hanging back with family & friends. Remember to bring your OWN beach towels! If you forget, there is a Walmart nearby.
Watch the jet-skiers, sailors, crabbers and fisherman alike…all right in your own backyard.
The main entertaining room has 8 sets of French Doors that open out to multiple decks that make it ideal for indoor/outdoor living!
1) Upper covered deck has all new outdoor furniture- a large sofa and 2 deep, comfy club chairs with ottomans
2) Side deck features four navy Adirondeck chairs to watch the boats pass by
3) Entrance deck is home to two Steamer loungers- perfect for afternoon sunning
4) Two more lower decks- one for the barbeque, outdoor bar and dining table with umbrella & chairs are, as well as, a refrig for added convenience. Chair cushions and pillows are provided.
5) Lower, lower stone deck is a great place to hang your tubes and fishing gear!
Bring your Bikes, Kayaks, FlipFlops and beach floats and a good book.
Relax, take a long nap and enjoy the serenity of the water.
NOTE: small washer/dryer on-site.
Laundromat for big loads is in next town of Madison.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 9, 2018
About Angela Carson
As a designer, I take pride in my home and expect my guests to be respectful. MY DAILY ITINERARY Morning coffee on the back deck- the morning sun is amazing Watch the early AM clammers digging Walk to Beach late morning- collect seashells Bike to Mulberry Point Take a 3pm Nap on the back deck Cocktails @ 6pm on the side deck Life is good in Guilford, CT
Angela Carson purchased this House in 2014
Why Angela Carson chose Guilford
Guilford is one of those charming seaside towns in Connecticut that still has a local hardware store, a famous Orchard, a farmers market, a collectible book store and "Town Green" that is host to many fun events year round; all while playing host to cool shops and hip restaurants! Check out "Bishops Orchards" for the best pies & apple cider donuts, "Browns Diner" on the Post Road for a hearty breakfast, the "Guilford Mooring" at the Marina for cocktails & lobster bisque (the Oreo Mudslides at the Mooring are unbelievable!) or "Buffalino’s" for your own personal pizza- BYOB (NY Times reviewed) or "Augers Pub" and Carson's for a great burger! The "Guilford MarketPlace" across from the Town Green is "the place" that is GREAT for everything from a cup of coffee with a fresh-baked muffin to a tossed salad, soup, deli sandwich or gourmet dinner to go! Gourmet deli sandwiches & fresh mixed salads are yummy there as well. It is a popular meeting place and has it all. Pizza, clothing boutiques, gift shops, wine & cheese venues are all right there…just a stones throw away. Take the cruise tour of the Thimble Islands with Captain Bob at Stoney Point, in nearby Branford- very interesting...or take the walking tour of historic Guilford...or check out a musical performance at "The Kate" in Old Saybrook (Katherine Hepburn's Theatre).
What makes this House unique
Beautiful Gardens! (please water if dry) Indoor/Outdoor Living at its best!
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Beautiful house and amazing view!
We had a lovely stay. The house is very comfortable and Angela was very kind and answered all of our questions promptly.
Perfect Anniversary Getaway!
From the moment we booked the stay to the day we left - the process was smooth and trouble-free. Angela was an absolute pleasure to deal with! She always made herself available to any questions we had and her response time was very prompt. About the house -where to begin! Our jaws literally dropped once we opened the door! Hard to believe, but the house is even more beautiful in person than the pictures show. The water views from the living area and master bedroom are breathtaking! The interior decor and furnishings looked like they were out of a magazine but yet still inviting and cozy enough to relax and kick back. We enjoyed all the meals at the local restaurants (5-10 min drive) and also did a lot of grilling and cooking at home. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you would need to cook/grill. The weather was perfect during our stay except for one rainy afternoon and even then we just sat on the outdoor deck and enjoyed the view. Can't say enough good things about Angela and the house - perfect from beginning to end!
Beautiful Beach House!
Angela and Al have provided a beautiful beach home to enjoy Guilford. The home is directly on the water situated in a friendly neighborhood. The home is outfitted with all that you would need to enjoy your stay including a lovely wrap around deck to sit on and enjoy your coffee in the mornings. Angela has done a beautiful job decorating to make you feel right at home. The bedrooms are lovely and the baths are fantastic, only to be outshined by the master bedroom closet! You wake up with a view of the water everyday, what more has to be said!
A beautifully decorated property with stunning waterfront property exceeds all expectations
This bright, airy, and immaculate cottage, located on Indian Cove in Guilford, offers guests all comforts and amenities, everything from up-to-date appliances to area restaurant recommendations complete with menus. There are comfortable and tasteful gathering places, inside and out. The water views are gorgeous, from a number of vantage points. All the interior and exterior areas are as clean as a whistle. The town center, with interesting shops and all kinds of restaurants, is just minutes away. We so appreciate the attentiveness to detail on the part of the owner; she has thought of everything. We very much look forward to returning to this "one-of-a-kind" property!
Delightful waterfront home
We so enjoyed our family stay at this beautiful, excellently maintained coastal house. It has historic character, and is tastefully decorated in warm and neutral tones with “seaside” accents that we think would please anyone. It absolutely lives up to the photos posted by the owner. The views of the Sound from most of the major rooms, and the various outdoor decks, are lovely, and we enjoyed watching the fish swimming below. The interior layout is spacious yet allows togetherness for vacationers, with a double-height living room flowing to the dining area and a big open kitchen. The master bedroom on the lower level is like a luxury cruiseship suite, with big windows overlooking the Sound. Everything one should need is provided, and Angela is very responsive to inquiries. There are pleasant walks starting right at the house, and nearby Guilford is charming and offers yummy eateries.
The BeachHouse provided us with a truly beautiful and very comfortable space for our much needed vacation. Not only was the house very, very lovely (we found it even nicer than the on-line photos!) but the setting was picture perfect. As two couples who frequently travel together, this was the perfect place to slow down and celebrate another wonderful year of friendship. We began each day on the cozy porch with morning coffee and conversation, then returned there often for reading, crafting, bird watching, and listening to the soothing "lap, lap lap" of the sound. Amenities abounded in the house, and Angela was notably caring and responsive to us. We couldn't have asked for a nicer, more peaceful place to be.
Perhaps what we enjoyed nearly as much as the house was the town and location itself. Everywhere we went, folks were warm and welcoming, waving, greeting us, and sharing their stories as well as anything we might need. Walks through the neighborhood and surrounding town were hugely pleasant, shops and restaurants were excellent, and we even found an tiny free library "just up the street" where we could give and get some great titles. The beach, though small, was fine for a swim especially at high tide; the waters offered clamming, crabbing, and fishing.
As residents of New Jersey where great beach vacations abound, I must say that this Connecticut home with its sound location was a delightfully different and welcome "beach" choice for us. We simply loved it and would recommend it as a perfect place for friends to gather for any season. Oh, but don't take our week: we hope to be back!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Rate are based upon MAX occupancy of 6 GUESTS. Cleaning Fee is $150.