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Riverview Cottage, Mystic: Large Waterfront Home on Quiet Cove

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Riverview Cottage is one of Mystic's finest waterfront locations. The house, boathouse, and barn are perched directly on the Mystic River. It includes 1.25 acres of quiet land with mature trees and is completely air conditioned. It is an ideal location for families who want a quiet refuge of kayaking and canoeing in close proximity to Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic Aquarium, historic downtown Mystic, and the neighboring beaches of Rhode Island and the Mystic area. Riverview Cottage has a long, waterfront porch furnished with comfortable wicker and rockers as well as an even larger balcony above and a terrace adjoining the lower porch. The house is situated on a large tidal cove populated by osprey, herons, egrets, swans and ducks. A fragrant border of honeysuckle runs along the waterfront sometimes attracting hummingbirds when in bloom. It includes a full kitichen, well-stocked library and a comfortable studio-apartment over the detached garage. The property includes a large boathouse the owners use for storage.

Keywords: Waterfront, water sports, kayak, canoe, boat, bird watching.

More Details

Owner
Paul Moukawsher Owner/Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Paul Moukawsher Owner/Manager

The house belongs to a local family that raised four children there. The family spent many years living and playing in this tranquil park-like setting.

Paul Moukawsher Owner/Manager purchased this house in 1996

Why Paul Moukawsher Owner/Manager chose Mystic

Mystic is between New York and Boston and an easy trip to Providence, Hartford and New Haven yet it offers superb access to beaches, boating, local seafood and world class museums and entertainment.

What makes this house unique

In addition to canoeing, kayaking and birdwatching, the location is a favorite because it is on a scenic road near nature trails just above downtown Mystic and located near the Mystic Aquarium, and Mystic Seaport. This is a historic home.

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quiet river location with private dock perfect for canoeing and kayaking, access down river to Mystic, Noank, and Long Island Sound, popular fishing spot and boat launch nearby, scenic cove with excellent birdwatching, scenic road popular for walks and bike riding, nature trails in walking distance.

Amenities

Mystic House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - Master BR En Suite. 3rd Floor of Main House.
    Bathroom 2 - En Suite. 2nd floor of Main House.
    Bathroom 3 - Shared Bathroom. 2nd Floor of Main House.
    Bathroom 4 - 1st Floor. Half Bath next to Kitchen.
    Bathroom 5 - No tub, shower only. Located in Guest Apartment.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master BR Suite. 3rd Floor of Main House.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , En-Suite BR. 2nd Floor of Main House.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2nd Floor of Main House. Direct access to Upper Porch.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor of Main House.
    Detached Unit - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Studio Style above Garage. Private.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 2nd floor of Main House.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Separate guest apartment, canoe, private dock, long porch with wicker seating, dining area on balcony, 1.25 acres, spectacular osprey and bird watching spot, quiet location on scenic River Road, minutes from Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, downtown Mystic, near ocean beaches, Pequot and Mohegan casinos, restaurants, shopping and historic sites.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9836063 based on 61 reviews
5

picture perfect for wedding weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This property fulfilled its promise in every way. From the swan that greeted us upon our arrival, to the gorgeous setting for photos of bride and attendants getting ready, to the canoe my cousins used to paddle to the sea, to the porch for folks to gather and relax the morning after, this was the perfect place to host family and friends for a beautiful mystic wedding.

Thank you Paul!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house on the Mystic River with beautiful views. We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely with 5 good size bedrooms & 41/2 bathrooms. It has a large porch with wicker furniture facing the river. Gorgeous sunrise on the river! It is nicely furnished and can accommodate large gatherings. Beautiful setting , lots of parking and conveniently located near downtown Stonington, Mystic, and I-95. Would highly recommend it as a rental.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice and clean

  • 5 of 5

Good house for a large group with plenty of bathrooms and bedrooms

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best place ever!

  • 5 of 5

This property is outstanding...our family loved it....we just left this morning and are already wanting to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation Home, Perfect Setting

  • 5 of 5

Our family has stayed at Riverview each year since 2014. It is the perfect location for us, with many extended family members nearby, and all the attractions Mystic and the CT-RI shore has to offer very close. The home itself earns our 5 Star rating, and almost perfect, with a fantastic view from the porch, making this a great place for a group of 10-12. The one issue we have with the house is the tight spacing of the kitchen layout with small sitting area, which also has the only television (with non-HD signal) on the property. Putting a small TV (w/HD cable signal) into the living room and re-arranging the furniture (or putting one in the foyer with comfortable seating) would move our rating of this property up to a 'Perfect' rating. We have already committed to having our family gathering at the Riverview house next summer.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wedding Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed during weekend of our wedding and had our reherseal dinner at the house on the deck. The house and views are gorgeous. We had plenty of room for everyone! The house had everything we could need. Hoping to stay again in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Property Damage Protection $59

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Rental fee includes use of private guest apartment.

New seasonal rates will be in effect as of 1/1/2014.

We are now booking for 2014! Peak season books fast, inquire today!

We charge a cleaning fee based on occupancy/duration starting at $250/stay please inquire.

Pets are not allowed.

We are a NON smoking property.

Thank You!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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