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11 Bedroom Home on Pot Island for Family, Re-Unions, Retreats

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Treasure Island Island House on Pot Island in Thimble Islands, Stony Creek, CT

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Last updated: 08/23/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

For rent ( and for sale). The Thimble Island House - Once a hotel in the Thimble Islands built in 1846, now a beautifully restored 6,300 sq. ft. family home with 11 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms with large covered porch facing sunset views and a morning porch for sunrises. Water views from every window. Newly restored 2 story gourmet kitchen that looks out onto the morning porch and the water. Large dining room seating 16 or eat under the large Victorian covered porch. A large game room with pool table and ping pong. Library for reading. A large rolling grassy meadow for strolling leading to a private beach and dock. Craggy rocks for climbing.

Truly a place where time has stopped and full of peaceful energy and serenity - for family re-unions. Many have come here and found ideas for new beginnings, personal renewal, or simply partaking in wonderfully shared time with family members or associates.

The season is May through October -- beautiful in the spring, summery fun in the summer and autumn beauty and magic in the fall.

Keywords: House, beach, waterviews, island, reunions, weddings, retreats, vacation destination

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 22

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The property has a wonderful meadow and a beach for swimming as well as beutiful rocks for wandering and walking/climbing...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Great game room with ping pong and pool table...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Village:

    The harbor is Stony Creek in Branford, CT...moreless

  • Water View:

    Situated on Long Island Sound. Water views from all sides of the house....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Island property with 360 degree water views...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining area for 24 - 3 tables...moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large living room / library and game roo, ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    The house has a land line available....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Catering is available upon request - for small or large gatherings...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Two story gourmet kitchen with water views ...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around porches for sunrise and sunset. All with water views....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks shared with neghbors...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,700
Summer
Jul 1 - Sep 6, 2015
6 night min stay
$1,800
Fall
Sep 7 - Oct 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,700
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$1,800

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Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: I was an entrepreneur in healthcare technology and now in education consulting with charter school. I love developing and restoring unique properties. The Thimble Islands are very unique. I have been an owner of my property since 1995. My extended family and friends have loved it all these years.

Why the Owner Chose Branford:
My parents found the Thimble Islands in the early 60's and we as children have very fond memories of the islands. I returned as an adult and after renting, purchased my 4 acre property on Pot Island in 1995. I have been there with my family every summer since. I also have for rent a smaller cottage with boathouse on the same property.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Being on the island provides spiritual renewal due to the magnificent views of water, land, and nature. The place has a Norman Rockwell feeling to it and where time has truly stopped and one can relax, read, socialize, cook, exercise, kayak, boat, swim, sail, fish, dance....and all without leaving the island.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

 

Photos

  • Treasure Island Island House on Pot Island in Thimble Islands, Stony Creek, CT

    Treasure Island Island House on Pot Island in Thimble Islands, Stony Creek, CT

  • View of the 1845  renovated 11 bedroom home

    View of the 1845 renovated 11 bedroom home

  • Sunrise side of the hotel - off the kitchen

    Sunrise side of the hotel - off the kitchen

  • Covered sunset porch with wonderful setting for drinks and dinner

    Covered sunset porch with wonderful setting for drinks and dinner

  • Gourmet two story kitchen with water views on all sides

    Gourmet two story kitchen with water views on all sides

  • Charming bedrooms - each with themes

    Charming bedrooms - each with themes

  • View off dock of other islands

    View off dock of other islands

  • View of the home from the rolling meadow

    View of the home from the rolling meadow

  • Covered Victorian porch - View west of sunrise

    Covered Victorian porch - View west of sunrise

  • Rolling meadow with stone path tot he beach and dock

    Rolling meadow with stone path tot he beach and dock

  • Large dining hall next to kitchen

    Large dining hall next to kitchen

VRBO #250462

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Date last modified - Wednesday, May 06, 2015

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Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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  • Sleeps
    22
  • Bedrooms
    11
  • Bathrooms
    5.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 08/23/2014
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(203) 273-6699 (Connecticut, USA)

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