About this listing
A beautiful renovated turn of the century beach cottage 1/2 a block from the Long Island Sound and steps to Walnut Beach awaits in the historic town of Milford!
Walnut Beach on a windy day looking towards Silver Sands State Park and Charles Island. Kite surfers abound.
A beautiful nearly 100 year old beach cottage with all the comforts of home 1/2 a block from the Long Island Sound and steps to Walnut Beach in historic Milford, Connecticut awaits!
Perfect for vacationers who enjoy kite and wind surfing, sand up paddling, cycling, sailing or kayaking. If you enjoy tennis, the local recreation center up the block has a court The nearby Audubon Nature Center on the Housatonic River provides excellent summer programs for families with young children. Enjoy casting for blue fish at the end of the street or building a sand castle during the annual competition. Artist fairs on the historic town green are a local attraction as are the oyster and lobster festivals each year. Listen to music or a warm summer night by the harbor or just enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk which connects to Silver Sands State Park and explore Charles Island at low tide and look for pirate booty. Enjoy reading the morning paper with your espresso in the sun room or gaze at the water from the front yard bench. Grill out in just the right sized backyard and enjoy tiki torch dinners in this quiet beach community. Cycling is a nice way to explore the downtown with it's quaint shops, restaurants and harbor. A lovely cafe bike with wicker basket is available for use for local errands as are a kayak and a standup paddle board . Additional bike and kayak rentals are available from the local bike shop Tony's Bikes on the town green or just around the corner from Scoot and Paddle on Naugatuck. On cooler fall or spring nights, snuggle by the back yard chiminea and roast some smores.
If you want to explore the excitement of New York City for the day, it's an easy trip by Metro North train and only 1 1/2 hours away. Or take a boat tour of the Thimble Islands just 25 minutes up I-95.
If cooking is your thing, the kitchen boasts a professional Ilve 5 burner duel fuel range with built in rotiserrie and a brand new Bosch side by side refrigerator. Addtionally, the house comes completely stocked including espresso and pasta machines, juicer and waffle iron along with cook books. The cellar holds not only the washer/dryer, but a wine cooler as well.
Or if you want a holiday, but still need to be commuting distance to your New York City office, this is the place. The house has wi-fi and a home office in the sun room. So whether you just want to relax and get away from it all or a combination of both, Milford is a great destination!
Filming in Connecticut and want a cheaper alternative to hotels for your crew? Inquire about extended stay rates for off season.
3 bedroom house (king, double, single) with queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Washer/dryer, ironing board and wine cooler are in the cellar. Charcoal grill, out door shower and chiminea on the patio. The beach is a 2 minute walk away. Shed contains a cafe bike for guest use and a kayak.
Interaction with Guests
I'm always available to help answer my guests' questions and make suggestions as to what to see and where to eat.
It's right on the Long Island Sound and is great for water sports and biking. Lots of festivals in the summer including the Pirate, Oyster and Lobster festivals.
The little shopping district at the beach entrance adds the convenience of a deli, pizza/bar with live music, art gallery, and liquor store.
There is a bus at the end of the street and Metro North is just a 5 minute drive. I-95 is also convenient.
Other Things to Note
The Milford Ct Post Mall is a big attraction. There are numerous shops and malls all along the Boston Post Road including Whole Foods Market.
No pets unless approved in advance and additional deposit secured
No loud parties. The community is made up of small beach homes in close proximity to one another
No removal of dishes or silverware to beach
Adherence to all policies stated in house information binder which is on site and also will be emailed in advance upon receipt of final payment is required
I work in television which can be hectic, so I love to travel a lot when I'm not working. I have friends all over the world thanks to my work! When I'm home I bike a lot or surf.