Stayed at Talcott in early July for a weekend. Ambiance is everything here. The house is filled with antiques and wacky mementos (wooden hippopotamus coffee table!) from the owners' travels to Asia and elsewhere. I found my "perfect spot" to read a book in the downstairs bay window nook, which looks out onto the ocean. Also, ocean views from our bedroom! Speaking of which.... loved that the house is literally across the street from the beach. The owners didn't fuss over us, which is the way we like it when we're on vacation. Would definitely return.