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2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Sparkling clean
13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Gem by the Sound is a sunlit, upstairs one-bedroom apartment with beautiful amenities with a view of the Long Island Sound. The building used to house the local Ice Cream Shop downstairs, now closed. Walk twenty yards and dip your toes in the beach or sit outside on the outdoor second floor upstairs porch.


Air Conditioning
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
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31 Reviews

Steven User Profile
October 2018
Was a perfect place to unwind and relax away from the common work days
Chelsea User Profile
October 2018
Cathy's place was perfect for a weekend getaway. It is exactly as it looks in the photos—charming, spacious and right near the beach. It is close to a cute downtown area with shops and restaurants and the train station. Also quite a few good breweries in the area if that interest…
Josh User Profile
September 2018
Clean space with some toiletries provided if needed which was unexpected, but nice to have in a pinch.
Robbie User Profile
September 2018
Cathy's place is very clean, very comfortable and we fell asleep listening to the waves crash down on the neighboring beech - need we say more...
James User Profile
September 2018
Had a great time at this house! Very close to many different restaurant options. Easy access to the beach. You can watch the waves crash into the shore from the balcony seating. You can hear the waves while you lay down to sleep in the bedroom. Will definitely return!
Gary User Profile
September 2018
My wife and I stayed here for Labor Day and it was great. The place is perfect for a couple. The apartment is only separated from the beach by a small vacant parcel of land, so the view of Long Island Sound is great and you can hear the waves from the apartment. Downtown Fairfiel…
Aji User Profile
September 2018
The 1 bedroom unit was decorated beautifully. It is located in the second row of beach houses but since there was no house (think the plot is for sale) directly in front of the kitchen we could enjoy a cup of coffee staring right at the beach in the morning. Plenty of linens, sil…

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Joined in February 2015
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