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200' from Fishers' Island Sound. 4 Bedrooms (3 with 2 twin beds, and the other with 2 sets of bunks), 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10. Large living room, separate dining room, porch with picturesque ocean views. Gas grill, cable TV/Wi-Fi, DVD, washer, dryer, dishwasher, and all linens provided.
This home has been enjoyed by the same extended family for more than 60 years. It is particularly suitable for families, and provides a truly traditional summer cottage experience in a very private setting.
Area activities include Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, historic Stonington village, Stonington fishing docks, wine trail, Mystic River drawbridge, downtown Mystic, submarine museum, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut College, ferry from New London to Block island or Pt. Judith, RI, to Block Island; RI beaches, island walks with beautiful water views from front door. Abundant wildlife (birds, deer, rabbits, turtles, fish).
Cleaning fee is included in the rental price. We will do beds and towels. Any "above and beyond" reasonable cleaning will be deducted from the damage deposit. This is a family owned property and is very special to us. A phone call is necessary before booking is finalized.
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The cottage is located on a private island, connected to the mainland by a small bridge. The area is lush with woods and wildlife and a delightful place for walking and biking. It is a very safe, family-oriented place, with many families having returned here for generations. there is a strong sense of community but also as much privacy as you would like.
The town of Mystic is easily accessible even by bike, and is quaint and picture-pretty. You will find everything you need in the immediate neighborhood, including fantastic restaurants, the Mystic Seaport (a whaling village museum) and an impressive aquarium.
Just up the coast north of Westerly, RI, you will find the stunning sandy beaches of Rhode Island - just a half hour's drive away.
For shoppers, New London and neighboring towns have all the malls and stores you will need.
Babysitters are easy to find.
Year Purchased: 1950
About the owner: We are a large extended family who have been summering at this cottage, built by our grandparents, for generations.
Why the Owner Chose Mystic: When you wake up in the morning to the smell of the ocean and the sound of the morning doves cooing in the trees, you can't help but relax!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: This is a spacious cottage. It is great place for children and extended families. Invite your parents, so they can spend time with you and the grandchildren!