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Waterfront cape with own dock next to private beach Avail May 2015 2-month min

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 60 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms, waterfront with own dock, fully furnished

Open and airy, furnished, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, waterfront cape with own dock and private beach access, located in the quaint Marvin Beach Association neighborhood in the seaside village of East Norwalk. This charming 1500 square foot home offers hard wood floors, cozy living room with fireplace, dining room seating 6, remodeled kitchen with new appliances seating 4, first floor office, and a full front porch overlooking the harbor/Norwalk Islands. Water views from almost every room in the house. Central air conditioning, flat screen TV’s, cable/WiFi service, washer/dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, 2nd reach-in freezer, back deck with gas grill, and fenced in back yard. 30 yards from private beach, walking distance to parks, tennis courts, marinas, beaches, restaurants, pubs, and a neighborhood grocery store. Also walking distance to East Norwalk train station (1-hour commute to Manhattan), and minutes by car to the shopping, restaurants and night life in SoNo, Norwalk, Rowayton, Darien, and Westport

For information about Marvin Beach Association activities, history, and neighborhood photos, go to:, user name: mba2006, password: mba2006

Please note the home was completely renovated in 2012 - these are recent photos.

The home is available for rent from May 1 through October 31, 2015. Minimum rental period - two (2) months.

More Details

Sam Haigh
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 2, 2017

About Sam Haigh

We have lived for many years on a converted US Army transport/tugboat in East Norwalk. We fell in love with this house when we saw it. We bought it, totally renovated it, and furnished it with the idea living in it in the winter and renting it for the summer when we move back onto the boat. Our 1st tenants took it for the summer and fall of 2012, then asked to take it for two additional 12-month terms and now have their own home in this area. Our 2nd tenants took it for 3 summer months in 2015. We will move back onto the boat in the spring; so the house is available this year May through October.

Sam Haigh purchased this house in 2011

Why Sam Haigh chose Norwalk

If you are looking for a fully furnished, cozy place, on the water, in a terrific neighborhood, within a 1 hour commute of NYC, you have found it!

What makes this house unique

Convenient to everything - train, shops, restaurants, entertainment. Great, friendly, safe neighborhood. Its own dock, views of the water from just about every room, access to private beach fifty yards from the front door. Relaxing front porch overlooking the bay. Fenced in back yard. Completely renovated in 2012. New central heat and air. Fully furnished.


Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Westchester County Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Partners Cafe
Nearest Ferry
11 Miles
Bridgeport CT / Port Jefferson NY
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Long Shore Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.8 Miles
East Norwalk Metro North Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Harbor Lights Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Private Beach 100 yds, Public Beach 1 mile
Car: recommended

The home is located on the water in the quaint Marvin Beach Association neighborhood with its own dock and access to the association's private beach yards away. It is walking distance to 4 bar/restaurants, 3 water oriented food stands, 2 ice cream parlors, a neighborhood grocery store and beverage store, 3 parks, public tennis courts, a large public beach, and Long Island Sound's largest marina with fishing charters, sailing school, and waterfront restaurant. The house is also a few minutes by car or bicycle from the shops, marinas, Maritime Aquarium, restaurants, and night life of South Norwalk.


Norwalk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge, easy access shower, with 2 shower heads and bench
  • Both bathrooms completely renovated in 2012.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , water view walk-in closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , yard view walk-in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , water view walk-in closet
  • Mater Bedroom - Direct water view from bed, walk-closet, flat screen TV. 3rd Bedroom - water view, walk-in closet 2nd Bedroom - yard view, walk-in closet
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 beach chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Waterfront cape with own dock next to private beach Avail May 2015 2-month min
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

So spectacular its hard to share!!

  • 5 of 5

The most incredibly special place! We rented for the summer 2012 and left 2.5 years later. I think that says it all.

The house is so super cosy but breathtakingly breezy in the summer. There are water views from every room and I woke every morning to the spectacular birds and tidal changes that the Sound offers and ended the day sitting on the porch watching the sunsetting over norwalk harbour, it was more than magical and I miss it every day.

The house has everything and more that you will need; the landlords are now great friends as are all the neighbours. Summer beach days involve kayaking or paddle boarding or maybe just lazing on the dock with a book and in the evenings just grab your cocktail and head to the beach to catch up or just enjoy the view and relax on the porch.

South Norwalk and Westport are close by and have fabulous restaurants and shops if you can bare to leave the house.

I could not recommend this property more and multiple friends and family members who visited over our time would all agree. This is somewhere truly special and what memories are really made of.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

2 months minimum rental
$6,000/month May, June, September, October
$8,000/ month July, August
$6,000/month for any 3 consecutive months

May, June, September, October $6,500 per month ;
$11,000 for 2 months;

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.