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Thimble Island Paradise

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1898 Victorian Summer Home on an island

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Branford house description

A unique Victorian summer home accessible only by boat, on one of the larger Thimble Islands surrounded by Long Island Sound in Stony Creek, CT (Town of Branford).

Park your car overshore and take the small pedestrian only ferry from a public dock in Stony Creek. http://www.thimbleislandsferry.com


The front porch of the 1898 home offers panoramic sunsets to the west. The sunrises in the eastern facing backyard that slopes down to a beach for swimming or launching a kayak. Propane is fuel source for cooking and hot water. Upgraded low-voltage solar lighting system inside the home provides lights and cell phone recharging. Drinking water comes from Town of Branford.

Home has four bedrooms, with a maximum capacity of ten people. Sleeps 8 comfortably.

The entire home rents for $3,400/week (includes cleaning and linens fees and $250 non-refundable reservation fee)

Keywords: CT summer rental; Island Summer House; summer house on island

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            glasses, plates, silverware provided - bring paper plates if you don't want to do dishes...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            2 refrigerators, propane for cooking...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            percolator on stove or french press...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • upgraded solar panels power battery system for interior lights and small electronic devices like laptop computers and cell phones...moreless

                  Entertainment

                      • Games:

                        scrabble, poker chips, trivial pursuit...moreless

                      Communications

                          Outdoor Features

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            a single person kayak is available for use...moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            charcoal weber grill ...moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Porch / Veranda

                          Theme

                          • Adventure
                          • Away From It All
                          • Family

                          Location & View

                          • Waterfront
                          • Beachfront

                          Activities

                          • Cinemas
                          • Swimming
                          • Fishing
                          • Medical Services
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Antiquing
                          • Walking
                          • Outlet Shopping
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Shopping
                          • Boating
                          • Restaurants
                          • Museums
                          • Playground
                          • Marina
                          • Churches
                          • Kayaking
                          • Sailing
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          summer
                          Jun 8 - Sep 30, 2014
                          6 night min stay

                          $3,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $350

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Clearning/Linens $150
                          • Non-Refundable Deposit $250
                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          1/2 rental fee due upon signed contract; other half due two weeks before rental


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 08/14/2014
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                          Location

                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Thimbleberry or Stony Creek Market

                          Car: Recommended

                          beaches are shared as is main dock; private floating dock or anchorage for your boat 20 feet

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1898


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english
                           

                          Photos

                          • 1898 Victorian Summer Home on an island

                            1898 Victorian Summer Home on an island

                          • View from the kitchen sink

                            View from the kitchen sink

                          • Master Bedroom with 1/2 bath next door

                            Master Bedroom with 1/2 bath next door

                          • Second bedroom with a full and twin bed near full bath

                            Second bedroom with a full and twin bed near full bath

                          • SUNSET from front porch

                            SUNSET from front porch

                          • One of two kitchens; new stove and refrigerator

                            One of two kitchens; new stove and refrigerator

                          • blue room with two twin beds

                            blue room with two twin beds

                          • 1898 Victorian Summer Home on Thimble Island

                            1898 Victorian Summer Home on Thimble Island

                          VRBO #235860

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

                          $350 - $429 per night (USD)
                          3

                          5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 08/14/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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                          Branford #235860

                          5 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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