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Thimble Island Paradise (Branford, Ct)

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1898 Victorian Summer Home on an island

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Last updated: 07/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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.

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 home rents for $2,900 (includes cleaning and linens fees and $50 non-refundable reservation fee)

Keywords: CT summer rental; vacation home on an island; Branford; Thimble Islands

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Property Type

  • 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
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$500
$2,900 $9,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Clearning/Linens $200
  • 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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Last updated: 07/21/2016
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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

    Second bedroom

  • 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

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 21, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/21/2016
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