Welcome to our beautiful cottages. This beautiful home and guest house is one of the only rentals that actually offers everything. We are walking distance to Esker Point Beach. We have 12 Stand-Up Paddleboards and 12 Kayaks for your use. We include 2 complimentary boat slips; one for a smaller boat right at Palmers Cove Marina so you can run that Boston Whaler up and down the Mystic River. The other will dock a boat up to 48 feet and is located across the street at Spicers Marina. We have a boat launch right at our dock for your use as well. Kids can play on the boat docks and enjoy fishing, crabbing, netting, and a host of water activities while you observe from the second floor deck. We offer small boat rentals as well, and arrange Fishing Charters upon request.
This exquisite home is made up of 8 total Bedrooms, 2 Full Kitchens, 4 full Bathrooms inside, and 3 full Bathrooms outside. There is a quaint guest house that also offers 3 Bedrooms, 1 Kitchenette, and 2 Full Bathrooms. In the Main house both floors have separate central A/C systems. We have the most expanded WIFI available. We have a beautiful 2000+ sq ft pavered courtyard featuring a custom table that seats 18+. There is a fire pit for your enjoyment as well. We have a large grassy area between the two houses for recreational activities leading down to the water.
The First floor boasts 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a new kitchen, dining area, living room, and a huge laundry center featuring brand new appliances. There is one King Bedroom and 3 Queen Bedrooms in the Main area. There is also one Queen Bedroom detached from the Main area. It has its own entry direct from the outside. This is perfect for the fisherman that is getting up early to catch some Striped Bass and doesn’t want to wake the rest of the family, or for that crazy Uncle that needs to tag along.
The home is decorated by an award winning designer from Greenwich, CT. It is not some old home up for rent, it is the exact opposite. It is uniquely decorated for a luxury beach home.
The upstairs level of the home boasts a beautiful deck overlooking all of Palmers Cove, with an incredible view of the beach and Fishers Island. It has 3 bedrooms, a full kitchen, 2 full bathrooms, living room, and a large laundry area as well. There is 1 King bedroom, 1 Queen Bedroom, and the 3rd bedroom offers a Queen bed, and 2 additional twin beds.
The Guest House has 3 Bedrooms. One has a King (with a Private Bathroom off of it), and the others have a Queen each. These bedrooms in the guesthouse are a touch smaller than the bedrooms in the Main house.
The beautiful Harbor Town known as “Downtown Mystic” is only a short bike ride or casual stroll away. A three (3) mile journey brings you to one of New England’s most sought after destinations. You may also rent one of our small boats at Palmers Cove Marina and travel by boat. Cruise up the river, go under the famous draw bridge and tie up to one of the many restaurants on the water. The famed Mystic Aquarium and Mystic Seaport are within minutes as well.
We do have a GM that will check you in and answer any questions about the area. During your stay we have a Butler that is on call at all times. He is only moments away. If you need extra fire wood for the pit for example (which we provide) or extra propane for the gas grills, he will get it for you.
For the nighttime fare, the two Connecticut Casinos (Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun) are within 20 minutes and there are many other activities even closer. Every Thursday night Esker Point Beach has its concert series. You can walk across the street to the Beach or simply listen to it from your deck.
The home is perfect for mulitple families. There is privacy but yet easy access if wanted.
Please do not underestimate how important it is to be within walking distance to an Awesome Beach. A beach house is not a true "Beach House" if you can't walk to the beach. This makes it so easy when you have a lot of people and guests. Everybody can come and go at their own pleasure. Waking back to the house for a private bathroom break, or a lunch break, or a forgotten IPhone is simple and only takes 5 minutes. Having to actually drive to a beach and load up cars, kids, food, etc you might as well be 45 minutes from the beach. It always gives you the ability to do something easy for everyone. Please only compare our home to others that can walk to a fantastic Beach as well. Thanks for looking at our beautiful house and we genuinely look forward to having you as a guest.
There is a 10% cancellation fee.
This was the perfect home to celebrate my husband’s birthday. The home was clean, had a great backyard for relaxation and socializing with friends, and right on the water. Thank you for a great weekend!
Our family often rents accommodations for large groups and this find was outstanding! Tom was wonderful to work with and didn’t tire of all my questions. 😆 The photos on the website are accurate. The decor is fresh and updated and all areas were well stocked. The 1st and 2nd floor of the main house, as well as the cottage all have separate entrances and kitchens and sitting areas. I wondered if our group would feel too separated but it worked out really well since we had young children that napped, early risers, late night singles, etc. We enjoyed a campfire every night and all the wood was supplied. We especially loved the paddle boards, kayaks, and bikes and made use of them all. We are all familiar with the area so visited the aquarium, Sift bakery, Fords lobster and enjoyed the first concert of the season at Esker Point. We swam at the beach, played tennis and pickle ball, walked in nearby Noank, some of the guys chartered a fishing trip and everyone commented on the wonderful time and accommodations. There was ample parking and although the marina is right there, it was only quietly used and didn’t bother us. We loved the large outdoor picnic table too. We all would recommend this rental for a wonderful experience! Thanks for the great memories!
Houses were clean, chicly decorated. Plenty of space for everyone who stayed. Paddle boarding was fun and easy to utilize. We had our wedding there and should have communicated w the hosts more before the event to confirm some details, but that’s on us. Is a working marina so be prepared for people coming and going while you’re staying there.
The property has been renovated very nicely.
We stayed at the house for a college graduation celebration. The house could not have been more perfect! We were between four and five families, and a large group of college grads that stayed over the long weekend. The house has three separate living areas and a lot of common areas, which provided people their privacy but also allowed for large gatherings. The house is very clean, decorated beautifully and has comfortable furniture. The kitchens were well stocked and there were plenty of clean linens. It is a beautiful location and we enjoyed the fire pit, kayaks and stand up paddles! It is on the same property as the marina but it's not noisy at all, you are close to beach and GLP is a great neighborhood . This house would work well for multiple families or large groups of people looking for a beautiful, relaxing vacation spot. Tom the owner is wonderful and helpful. We had at the best time and are thinking of having a re-union next May!
We had a great time. This spot is perfect for getting a large group together. Everyone had their own private room and the decor was top notch. The marina is a little bit of an eyesore, but it does provide adequate parking for large groups. Overall we had a great time and Tom was very accommodating. Would recommend!
My family and I stayed for 3 nights. There were 11 of us and 5 children. House and guest house were very spacious and incredibly clean! Host left extra sanitizers for us. We had plenty of room, use of all the paddle boards and kayaks, sat by the fire each night, we had such a great time. Tom and mike both checked in on us but we didn’t need anything house had everything we needed! Would highly recommend we rent a house every year in different areas and this one was up there as our favorite. Thanks for the great time!!
First of all, the property is a hidden gem on the water. The two houses are really well-equipped to support the needs of a very large family consisting of people of different abilities and age ranges (15 - 92, in our case) with bedrooms downstairs and upstairs. Lots of pots and pans, 2 separate kitchens, lots of plates, cutlery, etc. That was a big deal for us since we've rented many places that claim to host 15 or 20 or more people but then have place settings for only 4 or or 6. Little things matter. Tom and Mike, the hosts, were really helpful, laidback, available when needed, and invisible otherwise. Their tone from the beginning made it easy for us to relax and enjoy our trip and time w family. The house being right on the water, comes with kayaks and paddle boards for our use which was great. Our large, extended family really enjoyed our trip to this house. I think yours will also.
Groton Long Point is a beautiful neighborhood right on the coast. All streets are paved for a beautiful stroll or bike ride. Views are amazing. We had good time rain or shine. The house is beautifully decorated and very comfortable for large group of people. We used the kayaks and my kids could pedal in the quite cove. You should know that the house is at the front of the marina workshop yard. The benefit is that it gives your group privacy but it is a bit separated from the line of houses on the shore. Also bike trails are close by and you get pass to all the local beaches. We all had a lot of fun !
In one word...amazing! Beautiful decor, comfy beds, attention to detail... The layout of the property was fantastic... Tom is a gracious host. Thank you for a wonderful family memory.
With Covid cancelling our family cruise to Bermuda, we were lucky to find this property for all of us to be together. Plenty of space for everyone, 3 kitchens and the kayaks/paddle boards really made the vacation. We rented a boat for 3 days and loved seeing the area from the sea. Everyone enjoyed their time!
Perfect house for a large gathering. Clean and beautifully decorated. Beds were very comfortable! Lots of time spent outside on the kayaks and paddle boards. Enough of a yard to play games. Large outdoor table for meals. Beautiful neighborhood for walks! Any time we needed something from the owner he was very responsive. Because of Covid we stayed pretty local and there was plenty to do and see!
My only concern was the cottage and lower main house were overrun with aunts. The cottage was so bad that my kids had to double up with us. For this reason, we likely wouldn’t return.
My family and I recently stayed at Tom’s place and everything was exactly what we were looking for and needed for our stay! The reason for our family get together was a sad one – grandma’s funeral - but Tom’s place was the perfect gathering place for family that was all traveling in from out of town. We had family coming in from California, Virginia, New Jersey, and New York, and Tom’s place fit us all perfectly. The layout of the house and the guest house was perfect for us – offering a space for a family with small children, a space for a family with grown children, and a space for the adults with no children! Everyone had a space and the downstairs of the main house acted as our gathering space for family breakfasts and late night card games, which grandma always loved! Our grandma had a zest for life that she lived to the fullest, and being at Tom’s place gave us the chance to celebrate that life. In the afternoons we’d grill out and enjoy games of bocce on the front lawn or water activities such as paddle boarding and kayaking, and in the evenings we’d sit around the firepit sharing stories of grandma. One of our favorite memories of grandma was when she wanted to try jet-skiing at 93 years old! Everyone else was doing it and she wasn’t going to miss out - ZEST for life! Grandma always loved when the family was together, and even though her absence was definitely noticeable that weekend as we all gathered to say goodbye to her, we all felt her presence as we were together, and we know that she was smiling down on us.
This was a nice property for our New Years gathering with friends and their children. It was a great location, even during the winter when other waterfront areas tend to be a bit more seasonal. It was great having several different living areas and kitchens for people to spread out.
A great setup for our family of Grandma and Grandpa, their 4 daughters and spouses, their 9 children, one with a spouse and child. 4 generations got to celebrate Christmas together. Having the guest house was great for the cousins to go off to and play games, while us old folks Sat around and talked. Would definitely look in to renting again.
Great location; close to Mystic and lots of other activities for our annual family Thanksgiving weekend. This home was clean and very pretty and had enough bedrooms for our large group. We do a lot of cooking and just hanging out together during our log weekend so this space was a little tight for those purposes. But if it was summer and the focus was being outdoors this rental would be ideal. We rented both the upstairs and downstairs apartments. It did not bother us at all to have to go outside for two steps to access the upstairs apartment! I highly recommend this rental property!
This home is beautiful and it is great for a family gathering. There was plenty of room for the 14 of us to gather together. The upstairs is not connected to the downstairs inside the house (you have to go out on the porch) which gave us plenty of privacy. The homeowners were great with communication throughout the weekend. This home is located within a marina, which provided us with great views.
This was a great house to stay in with a large crowd. Everything is new, clean, and recently renovated. The owner and property manager were attentive and helpful. The location, near the water in a beautiful area, is wonderful. The immediate surroundings are a big strange because it's adjacent to a small marina through which you have to drive to get there, and the house doesn't have much in the way of a yard. Initially I wasn't happy about this, but this didn't affect us negatively in any way. There is a grassy area leading up to the water that the kids could play in, and there was an outdoor fire pit and a large picnic table. We really enjoyed being outside and inside in the house. I recommend this property highly.
This house is exactly how I want all houses I rent to be like. Kitchen with all the kitchenware, extra linens and towels in the closets. We really enjoyed using the fire pit and the kayaks. Quick and easy communication with Mike and Tom.
Four families stayed at this home for 2 nights and we had a great time. The place is so clean with many bedrooms. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed along with extra pillows and blankets in the bedrooms. It was great to have multiple common space to hang out but also have our own privacy when needed. We enjoyed riding the kayaks in the calm bay and enjoying the cool night in front of the fire pit. Tom, Randy, and Mike were all very helpful and responded quickly. I highly recommend families to book this place!
Great location, very clean and fully furnished. Perfect for 5 late 30s couples for a wedding weekend.
We had a multi generation birthday celebration for our Matriarch! What a wonderful house, it accommodated everyone. Plenty of bedroom and bathroom space for all. Very clean. The kayaks and paddle boards were a nice touch as was the fire pit with unlimited wood. There were 2 full kitchens which were well stocked, although it seems that the kitchen used with previous renters was where most of the essentials ended up. The bathrooms all had plenty of towels and the linens were comfortable. It was about a 3 mile ride to town which had plenty of ice cream, restaurants, and shopping. Communication was good and any questions or needs were addressed within a reasonable amount of time. We all agreed we would love to rent this house again.
We had family assembling from far and wide for a 90th birthday for my mom in nearby Old Lyme. The set-up here could accommodate everyone, so we got to extend our socializing time. The interior was spotless and the whole place was well-outfitted. The paddle boards & kayaks at the marina were well used and appreciated. FUN.
We had a family reunion for 15 people here and we thought the property was excellent. The place is clean and comfortable with 2 kitchens, laundry, etc. What we liked best was the proximity to the water, Esker Point Beach, and the availability of numerous paddle boards and kayaks. We enjoyed the nearby neighborhoods by foot and by bike (also complimentary). The surrounding area is quiet, pretty mellow, and doesn't have any crazy tourist vibe. So, it's a great place to relax. Tom and his crew were very responsive to all our inquiries and needs. We'd definitely stay here again.
The house has a perfect layout for a large group. We made great use of the paddle boards and kayaks - that was a HUGE bonus. The house was beautifully decorated. The only downside is there is no grassy area for children to play.
We did not receive the address until 5 days prior to arrival and the VRBO listing had been removed. A call was made to the owner and a follow up call was necessary to get the address 5 days prior to arrival. We were informed that a representative would be there to greet us if we called 30 minuets prior to arrival. The call was made to the owner and when we arrived driving into a a mariner there was nobody there. We called the owner leaving a message and he did not return the call. The building appeared to have been part of the mariner that was renovated within the last year. It had 2 separate living quarters with full kitchens in both. Our family arrived unpacked and we settled in for the night. A picture showed a beautiful lawn, which for us this was part of the property. While walking a dog Sunday ,morning a the owner of the lawn approached me and said this was private property and stated this grass is private and not part of the rental property.. his left us with no place to set up games or for the kids to play. as the boat yard was gravel and dusty. The propriety also had construction junk .in the back and down toward the water. Monday the mariner opened with the sound of an engine running, hammering, and boats being moved about 20 feet from the side door construction was taking place to renovate another shed that might be used for another rental. Monday night our family of 13 were eating at the outside picnic table when 2 men walked separately to the back of the rental. After the left we looked to see a public rest room attached to the house. There was no privacy for a family gathering, no open space to comfortable and safely set up games and living in a commercial property unacceptable. so we left Tuesday afternoon. The owner was called to inform him of our departure and the call was never retunred.
We stayed at the house with extended family for my son's graduation from Connecticut College. With eight bedrooms and a large common area, it was perfect. Also had a nice table tio eat outside.
Beautiful, clean and comfy. We enjoyed our stay very much. It was very convenient having two floors and two kitchens. We were able to prepare large meals upstairs while everyone was gathered downstairs without disturbing the happenings. We enjoyed kayaking, even though our weather was not the greatest, and we followed it up by gathering at a nice fire in the evening. I would recommend staying here!
Despite rain- house accommodated 14 adults and two young children. Also accommodated my 84 yr old mother nicely. Long walks in Groton point neighborhoods, walking on beach, family games, dinners and cooking. We used the downstairs kitchen/ living room area as the main gathering point. The large couch and ample room for all was welcomed.
This experience was phenomenal. The property is gorgeous, spacious, broken up which makes it easy for large groups (since people downstairs won't keep people up upstairs, and vice versa). The scenic views were amazing and plenty of parking for cars. Mike was great and very welcoming!
We loved our stay - everything was so easy and it comfortably fit 12 of us. The contacts were receptive to answer any/all questions and the house had everything we needed! Definitely recommended and thanks so much to Tim and Mike for a great stay. - Amanda
We had the best time staying at this house. We were able to all be together but all stretch out and feel comfortable without being on top of one another. The house was spotless and had everything we could have asked for! We hope to stay here again!
We are a group of retired professional women who have been friends for over 30 years. We have vacationed together every year. Last year we found this wonderful place in Mystic. We enjoy cooking, having cocktails, laughing and generally just being together. This was a perfect location for doing just that. The owner has gone out of his way to accommodate us. We are headed back in a few more weeks and we all look forward to it.
This was perfect house for our family and friends to stay at while in town for our sons wedding. The manager of the property was great along with the owner Mr. Lockwood. This home is beautiful, spacious and met all of our expectations! Will definitely be coming back to this rental in the future!
We had 16 of us stay and it was a perfect amount of room and space. The house is decorated so pretty inside. The house is very clean. I would definitely recommend and come back to stay.
We stayed for two nights over Thanksgiving. We rented the entire place and hosted 30 people for our feast. The house accommodated the 18 overnight guests in very comfortable beds. The two kitchens had everything you'd need...not many rental places can feed our crew so easily! Some crazy family members even ran over to the beach to do a polar plunge! I can only imagine what a blast this place is in the summer months. We hope to stay again and take advantage of the 12 paddle boards and volleyball nets at the beach. There were even basketball hoops a short walk away. Perfect spot for an active family.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property. The property is set up like two separate units, which each unit having a kitchen, and plenty of bedrooms/baths. It has been newly renovated so that the decor was lovely, mattresses new, and well appointed in kitchenware. The owner was responsive when we had two requests for a blender, and an outside light on the porch. In terms of awareness, if you have a medium size group and want everyone to sleep in the same space, that won't happen due to the two unit setup. You need to exit one unit outside on the porch and move to the upper unit. We decided to use one unit as our social gathering spot to avoid running back & forth. The house is located a few miles from downtown Mystic. Overall a great spot close to all attractions.
This was perfect for 3 families. There was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space but also to get together without feeling cramped. Tom was great to deal with and process for super easy and smooth. My only feedback for guests with kids would be that there is no grass area for them to run around. Would definitely book again.
To begin with Tom and Mike are very kind people and easy to communicate with. Every question was answered quickly and they are extremely accomadating. The space is SO CLEAN and decorated beautifully without over doing it. Everything you could possibly need is there. We will absolutely be going back and recommend it completely.
I booked this rental for a weekend golf trip. This property comfortably slept 14 people and not once did we feel it was overcrowded. There are two grills on site that we used both days, fire pit (Tom provided wood), kayaks and stand up paddleboard while only being a 5 minute walk to the beach. At night, it was only a 20 minute drive to Foxwoods so we used Uber and that was only $40 dollars (split three ways so about $14 per person). Tom (owner) was so EASY to work with. He met me at the house to check in and walked me around the entire property. He also gave us some ideas of how to spend our time and checked in often to make sure we were all set. To quote Tom, All you need to bring is your clubs for golf, dollars for the bars, money for dinner and the casino at night. We have everything else you could possibly need or can get is easily. I highly recommend renting this property and I would certainly be booking through Tom again in the future.
We were a party of 17 with 8 adults and 9 children ranging in age from 7 to 16. We stayed 3 nights, and everyone had an awesome time. The house was brand new inside and very well configured. With 2 full kitchens, 2 full living rooms, 2 full laundry centers, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms downstairs, there was plenty of space to spread out and also be together. We kayaked and paddle-boarded (all equipment provided) in a protected cove area. There was hardly anyone else around, so it was like a private retreat. We biked in the beautiful and very scenic surrounding area, played beach volleyball at Eskers Point Beach (which is a 5-minute walk), went fishing and crabbing. It rained for a day during our stay - Foxwoods Casino and Tanger Outlets were 15 mins away. Tom, the owner, was very hospitable. He was available to help with all our needs. Upon checkout, we left a couple of items behind -- he was kind enough to ship these back to us! This was a great little get-away and a terrific house to spend quality time with friends and family. We would love to come back again!
All of the comforts of home and beautifully decorated...steps from the water yet quiet and peaceful!! Having Kayaks and Paddleboards to use was amazing and we all had a great time. Clean and stocked with all you need to cook too! Thank you Tom and your crew for making our families feel right at home....and on a fabulous vacation too!!!
Tom was an excellent host very accommodating to all our needs. Was checking in regularly every day we were there making sure everything was good. My family all had nothing but great comments. House is beautiful we used both floor and everyone had a great time. The paddle board and Kayak was much fun for everyone. Will definitely like to come again.