Beautiful Waterfront House in Stonington Harbor

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View from deck, living room and bedrooms


Last updated: 09/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Brown House is located on the harbor of Stonington Village. Once you get there, you won't need your car! The Brown House gives you beautiful views- a back deck over the water is a peaceful and quiet retreat from the busy town. From the deck, you can watch the whole harbor as well as look out over the small islands of Merchant's Row. It is within walking distance to groceries, library, ice cream, antique shops, ferry terminal, and restaurants. The house is fully furnished with a modern kitchen, Wifi, DVD player, washer/dryer, and a landline. The two bedrooms are upstairs, face the water, and are furnished with queen-sized beds. The living room has a futon and a propane-fired Vermont Castings stove. There is also an alcove bench that could sleep a child.

Walk along the waterfront and watch the harbor bustle along or enjoy day trips to the various islands. The mail boat cruises through tiny islands and takes passengers to the village dock at Isle au Haut. During summer months it also stops at Acadia National Park on Isle au Haut (not Mount Desert). This park covers more than half of Isle au Haut and offers both easy and challenging walking trails, rugged beaches, and spectacular ocean views.

The Brown House has one off-street parking space. If you have kayaks or a boat, there is easy access right off of the house to water or the public dock 75 yards away. From there, you can explore the various islands of Merchant's Row or head to Isle au Haut. There are kayak rentals nearby.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    water views...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    water views...moreless

  • Two bedrooms upstairs, a futon in living room downstairs and a window daybed for 1 youth....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • bathroom is on second floor only

Other Amenities

  • Wheelchair accessible to first floor only. Bathroom is on second floor. Entire dining room, living room, bathroom, and kitchen are newly renovated....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Gulf of Maine...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Sits on the water overlooking Merchant's Row with views to the islands....moreless

  • Rural
  • Village:

    Directly in town across from the Stonington Library....moreless

  • Water View:

    On the water....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Deck extends over the harbor and access from the deck to a boat can be done around high tide....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The waterfront deck overhangs the water of Stonington Harbor....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming

Arrival Day

  • Saturday


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    over the water...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Base Rate
6 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Fees and Taxes:

Tax/week = $63 (7% State of Maine Sales Tax)

Cleaning fee included in $900 weekly fee


* Half of payment due at reservation ($450) to hold/secure dates.

* The final payment is due 1 month prior to the rental date.

* Refund (full) minus $200 up to 2 weeks prior to rental date. No refund after that period.

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Last updated: 09/25/2015
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
Isle Au Haut Ferry one block away
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Island Country Club
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Fisherman's Friend across the street
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
small harbor beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Brown House is located on the water in Stonington Village, overlooking Stonington Harbor and the islands of Merchant's Row.

Walk along the waterfront and enjoy the bustle of the lobster and fishing boats bringing in their daily catch. Enjoy day trips to the various islands and Acadia National Park at Isle au Haut on the mail boat.

Launch your kayak from The Brown House and explore the surrounding islands on your own. Relax on the deck overlooking the harbor as it settles into evening.

We are within walking distance of nearby restaurants, gift shops, art galleries, and the Stonington Opera House. We’re within a short drive to hiking trails, other nearby villages and towns that offer classical and folk music concerts, summer theater and more historical sites.

Other Activities: kayaking, many art galleries out the front door.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1963

About: I grew up coming to The Brown House as my grandparent's summer home. It is also still used by our family for vacationing- usually during the summer months.

Why Stonington:
Has been in the family for 60 years.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
In Maine on the water!

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish



  • View from deck, living room and bedrooms

    View from deck, living room and bedrooms

  • Kitchen and dining area with water views

    Kitchen and dining area with water views

  • Living room looks out onto deck and water

    Living room looks out onto deck and water

  • 1 of 2 similiar bedrooms with island harbor views

    1 of 2 similiar bedrooms with island harbor views

Minimum stay: 6 nights
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