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Charming Mystic home in historic district! Walk to shops, marinas, amenities!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Comfortable, newer 3 bed/2 bath, steps from river and village, yet peaceful

This is a newer home built with a style that fits perfectly in its historic district neighborhood. Comfortable, yet not stuffy, it is very easy to kick back and relax here. You'll love the open front porch for catching sea breezes and relaxing in the afternoon and evening, and the screened rear porch makes a cozy, inviting spot for morning coffee and other meals. The home affords decent privacy on a quiet and beautiful residential street - and in an amazing location - that is, if you like pleasant waterfront walks to and from an active and charming New England maritime village!

Downstairs has an open plan featuring the granite/stainless kitchen, breakfast bar, dining and living areas. On the first floor there is also a full bath and a queen bedroom (rear house entrance only requires three steps from grade to first floor). Upstairs are another queen bedroom, a bedroom with two twin beds and another full bathroom with laundry area.

This home is great for boaters who want to do a little land-lubbing; people with luck good enough for the area's big casinos; families enjoying the local museums, aquarium, etc.; couples, friends and others traveling from the nearby cities of Boston, New York and beyond to savor the local charm; and for couples and families in Mystic for a wedding in the area's beautiful setting. We are open to academic rentals, as well, and will give a lower monthly rate for the longer term.

Stay with us and find your own reasons to love the home, the village of Mystic and all of Southeast Connecticut.

We look forward to hosting your stay!

More Details

Owner
John Brice
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About John Brice

This is our summer home and we are opening it up to rental Guests for the first time in fall 2014. We love it, so if you are not staying there, we will be!

Why John Brice chose Connecticut

We chose this property because of all the cultural and recreational amenities of southeast Connecticut, and Mystic in particular, as well as the broader region. We also do some boating in Mystic each summer.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location! Quiet and peaceful, yet with an easy, beautiful walk to the heart of the village of Mystic.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Charming Mystic home in historic district! Walk to shops, marinas, amenities!
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
Oyster Bay, NY
4

Thanksgiving Holiday getaway

  • 4 of 5

Spent Thanksgiving here with family and we all felt right at home. The house is very comfortable, clean, kitchen had everything needed and a nice easy walk to town.The owners were very nice and even offered assistance if needed.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute little house near Mystic

  • 4 of 5

We were there for a wedding and so didn't get to spend as much time as we would have liked around the house. Loved having coffee on the porch.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful and comfortable home in mystic

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house with friends to attend a wedding and it was perfect. Well appointed, relaxing and cosy. I highly recommend this lovely home.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This home is located in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and recommend this property to anyone interested in visiting the Mystic area. It was nice to be able to walk to shopping and restaurants. It was a short walk to the river where we could see Mystic Seaport and on the way we especially liked seeing many historic homes. The house itself had everything we needed to make our girl's weekend a wonderful experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely home! Fantastic Location!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for a four days with our son, daughter-in-law and their child. The layout of the house is wonderful! The kitchen is very well equipped, the furniture is comfortable, and everything was clean and well maintained. Nice art work and house decor adds to the charm! The front and back porch provided lovely extra places to relax and visit. The location is ideal as it is a short walk to water views and into town, and a short drive to many attractions. We had some hot and humid days, and the central air was welcome! The owners provided a handbook with recommendations of places to eat and things to do...and they communicated promptly. Sometimes you get what you pay for, and in this case, it was worth it. We will definitely consider a return visit!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad your trip and stay lived up to expectations! We rent owner-operated properties ourselves when traveling, whenever possible. We agree that the value is there when you consider the extra space, amenities and solitude you just don't find at hotels. Thank you and do come back!
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Great stay in Mystic Property 590866

  • 5 of 5

This house worked very well for our party (4 adults, 2 young children). It was very clean and had all the necessities including some interesting toys and books for the kids. Excellent location which was an easy walk to "town." The aquarium was a highlight for adults and kids.

It was easy to communicate with the owner who was responsive to email questions.

We would recommend this our friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
Groton/New London
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Harp & Hound
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
New London - Orient Point Ferry Lines
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Shennecossett, et. al.
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Mystic - Amtrak; New London - major Amtrak hub
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Many restaurants of all types
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Connecticut and beyond
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Local or nearby Rhode Island

Walk to restaurants, shops and marinas. Mystic Seaport and Aquarium are directly across the tranquil yet interesting river.

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Rates & Availability

Mystic House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$318
$2,067
 
 
Peak Season One 2017
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$419
$2,737
 
 
Memorial Day Mini-Vacay! 2017
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,585
Flat fee
 
 
Peak Season Two 2017
May 29 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$419
$2,737
 
 
Labor Day Mini-Vacation! 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,585
Flat fee
 
 
Peak Season Three 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$419
$2,737
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $115

Mini-Vacations - In addition to three nights of the home and amenities, plus all that Mystic has to offer, we include $50 worth of Mystic Dollars, redeemable in dozens of restaurants and shops throughout the Mystic area!

Our pricing encourages longer stays; for stays of 3 months or more, including academic rentals, contact owner for details.

We look forward to hosting your wonderful Mystic visit!

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Amenities

Mystic House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st fl. w/sink/vanity as well.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd fl. w/sink/vanity and laundry machines
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st fl, not handicap accessible, but easy for most elderly
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd fl.
  • High chair and Pack N Play available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Nearby are the scenic villages of Stonington and Noank; Noank has a couple of good, informal seafood places. The Groton Naval Submarine Base, Electric Boat, The U.S. Coast Guard Academy and the casinos - Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun and MGM Grand - are all nearby. The casinos offer a range of shopping and dining as well. Nearby Rhode Island has several good ocean beach options. Ferries from New London can take you to Long Island, Fisher's Island and Block Island for day trips. Boston and New York are acccessible by rail from Mystic or, more regularly, from New London. If you have any questions we would be happy to answer them and we thank you for considering our Mystic Home for your getaway!

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