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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

          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

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Linens Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    percolator on stove or french press...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                  • Freezer
                  • Kitchen:

                    2 refrigerators, propane for cooking...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

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

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    charcoal weber grill ...moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda
                   

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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 - Tuesday, September 23, 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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