Convenient, Private, Relaxing ….a 2 minute walk to the waves. Old style New England summer beach home renovated for comfort!
Chapman Beach is a private, friendly, community located on Long Island Sound…Old Saybrook/Westbrook line. The Cottage is a renovated and winterized New England home. Decor is Beachy with a mix of antiques and modern….always comfortable!
Westbrook is located in central Connecticut on the Coast. Midway b/w Boston and New York off I95…Exit 65, to the cottage is a 4 minute drive. It is also located in area which makes traveling to many Connecticut attractions easy. We provide numerous basics needs for a getaway so you don’t have to.
Grocery store is <5 minutes away. Many great restaurants in area as well.
Amtrak stops in Old Saybrook and Metro North stops in both Westbrook and Old Saybrook
The NarSeaMist (exist near the mist of the sea) is a year round rental in a typical New England Beach community. In the summer it is popular for long vacation rentals. Year round we have been booked for various occasions….quick weekend getaway, Girls Getaway, families gathering in a central place
b/w Boston and New York, school vacations, small parties or events, etc. We are 2 minute drive to Waters Edge Resort and a popular wedding alternative for those seeking a more private setting.
Westbrook and Clinton outlets are minutes away (great for Girls, Christmas shopping/wrapping WE). A complete list of charming coastal towns and many Connecticut attractions (with approximate distances) have provided below.
My goal is to provide an atmosphere of relaxation & fun, offering the little things that may help…comfortable home away from home atmosphere, beach!, books, board games, lawn games, kayak, hammock fireplace on cool nights and outdoor shower. We provide sheets, towels, first supply of paper products, Keurig or drip coffee maker, an Air Fryer Plus. Many of the kitchen cooking basics (condiments/oils/herbs, dressing). There is also a dishwasher, washer/dryer, beach chairs & towels, playpen and antique high chair if needed.
The homes interior has been renovated and redecorated with a mix of the old and the new.
*Open space living on the first floor with full kitchen, dining, sitting areas, living room, full bath
*1/2 bath on second (there is also an outdoor shower when warmer)
*3 bedrooms on second floor
*1 bedroom on third floor open to another living space
*sleep sofa in a sitting are off of kitchen
*three season front porch
*back porch with antique swinging chair
*large back yard
*parking space for up to 3 vehicles
*private beach around the corner
*6 additional beaches in the association
*wood burning fire pit
*access to local fitness, pool, sauna, steam room based on availability
*one person kayak
Whether your laying low and staying local, up for some site seeing or a little of both, Chapman Beach is a great location to start from!!! Hope to meet you soon!
Here is a list of some of the local attractions you may be interested in. They are primarily in order of distance. Please feel free to contact with any questions. I can share my experience.
*WESTBROOK—cute quaint, smallest of the area villages yet booming with the best restaurants out of any of them. These include Cafe Routier (the shoreline hot spot), Christy’s, Haywire, Lenny & Joes, Bill’s Seafood, etc. You can eat your way through Westbrook while enjoying its beautiful shoreline!
.Best Muster...visitors from all over come here for a huge weekend event. Amazing.
.Westbrook green offers great events and concerts through out the warm season
.Waters Edge Resort and Spa--3 minutes
The best views of LIS while dining! They also offer live entertainment and a note worthy Sunday brunch.
.Westbrook Premium Outlets, 7 min
.Hiking entrance to The Preserve
*OLD SAYBROOK —located at the entrance to Connecting River on Long Island Sound.
Approx 8 minutes
.Main St/The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center(The kate)--8 minutes....great boutique shopping, spa’s, restaurants, salons, and ice cream shops!
Saybrook Point Inn offers a lovely Spa and one of the best restaurants in area, Fresh Salt.
.Water Sport Rentals and Fenwick Golf Course are in O.S.
.Boating rentals/trips available
. Hiking entrances to The preserve
*ESSEX VILLAGE—My favorite quaint New England town!!! Nestled in on the shores of the Connecticut River. Main Street offers a beautiful walk with the end of the street bringing you to the river. Central Main Street has a lovely park on the river as well often offering events throughout the season. The town bustles all year round with fine dining and shopping. People here have a love for dogs as I see them walking everywhere😊
Approx 13 min to Main Street
Here you will find many unique shops and restaurants. Including the Griswold Inn which is considered a historic landmark by many. The maritime-themed Griswold Inn, “the Gris” for short, is one of the country’s oldest continuously operated inns, opening its doors in the consequential year of 1776. It also has a long standing restaurant and wine bar.
.Hiking Trails...Essex has many trails on the outskirts of town as well. Listing/maps available on line. Hiking entrances to The Preserve as well.
.Connecticut River Museum, Main Street
.Essex Steam Train and River Cruise—13 minutes
.Ivoryton Playhouse--14 minutes
*Clinton--Approx. 13 to minutes to Main Street
.Indian River Kayak&Paddle
board rentals/Clinton Country Club/Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets
*Madison's downtown--beautiful, quaint
R.J. Julia Book Store, very popular
.Hammonasset State Park—view on line
*Guilford Town Green--20 minutes
My Second favorite of quaint shoreline towns
Beautiful Green in the center of town with events scheduled regularly.
Relaxed. Shops and dining.
*Niantic Village, East Lyme--20 minutes. Rocky Neck State Park
*Godspeed Opera House--22 minutes.
*New London--Ocean Beach Park, Mystic Whaler Cruises --23 minutes, Many other boating option's available here
.*Waterford CT--Eugene O'Neill Theater Center/Harkness Memorial State Park--28 min
*The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village, Oakdale--25 minutes
*The following are 30 minutes away! Mystic Village, Mohegan Sun Casino and Arena, Gillette Castle, New Haven/Yale, Middletown---Weslyan/KidCity.
*Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park, Portland (rock climbing, zip line, water fun)--33 minutes
*Foxwoods Resort and Casino--41 minutes
*Lake Compounce Amusement Park, Bristol--42 minutes
*Six Flags Amusement Park, Agawam, MA--60 minutes.
The shoreline towns west of the Connecticut River to New Haven are connected by the Shoreline East Railway. This is also a pleasant way to visit New Haven and it’s incredible architecture and City Vibe!
Hope to Host You Soon.
Mel and family ✌️