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1853 Captain Wheeler House - Mystic Seaport Vacation Rental in Mystic

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vacation rental description

* * Historic Sea Captain's Home in thriving seaport village * * Still some August dates available.  It's not too early to think about fall weekends. * *

Cheerful & sunny, it is ideal for your Summer Vacation, Fall Retreat, Winter Holiday or Spring Break. This Italianate Victorian restored by Owners, both Architects, is a great base to explore the area. Well located in the Historic District & a short walk to town with its myriad of attractions, it is surrounded by an all-season garden of specimen trees & shrubs. Tall ceilings, gracious rooms, large windows, striking detail, hand planed panel doors and plank floors evoke a prosperous period in Mystic's Seafaring Heritage. Captain Wheeler sailed ships to China. The original design of his substantial home has been preserved, incorporating new systems and modern conveniences.

house rental amenities

Colorful, light-filled, corner rooms look upon village and harbor. 5 BR's each with private bath (4 with 2 twins, 1 with queen) & a bright cupola double (must share bath on floor below). The fully equipped bright kitchen has access to the porch with dining for 4 & the garden with seating for more. Enjoy a sunrise breakfast or sunset repast. Washer/dryer, cable TV, bed linens and bath towels included.

Our home is a comfortable gathering spot enjoyed by all who visit. The 5 BRs with private baths attract colleagues for a retreat, school friends celebrating a special birthday, mother's on a yearly getaway, families of bride or groom, wedding parties, families celebrating a birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and couples.

activities and attractions in Mystic Connecticut

Relax, enjoy the nautical charm of this historic New England village as a resident in our peaceful, friendly neighborhood. Engage in Mystic's many activities with your friends and family. Take a short walk to village shops, restaurants, world renown Mystic Seaport Museum, Marinelife Aquarium and Dr. Ballard's Institute for Exploration. Partake in village festivities: Annual Art Fair, Taste of Connecticut, and other events. Sit in the riverside park with an ice cream cone and watch the landmark bascule bridge rise every hour to let the sailing schooners pass. Take an evening cruise from the Seaport. Paint the harbor, waterfront, marinas and boatyards with other artists. Ride bikes, kayak, canoe, fish, windsurf or sail in the river and Fishers Island Sound. Swim and sun at a variety of nearby beaches, tamer ones to the pounding surf of South County. Walk around the neighborhood with a booklet from the Mystic River Historical Society and learn about Mystic's vibrant seafaring past while enjoying a significantly preserved historic neighborhood. Or, step around the corner and explore the friendly, Richardson Romanesque Library and its offerings on this area. Nearby the following additional choices provide more than one can absorb in a 3 week vacation: Denison Homestead & nature preserves, Essex Village Steam Train and River Boat, Gillette Castle State Park, Ivoryton Playhouse,  Goodspeed Opera House, Chamard & Stonington Vineyards, Haight Winery, Children's Museum, Florence Griswold Museum, CT River Museum, Nautilus  Museum, Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Foxwoods Casino, Mohegan Sun, Newport Mansions, Ferry to Block Island or Fisher's Island, Lighthouse Tours, Stonington village and Lighthouse Museum. Many golf courses. There is frequent Amtrak train service to New York City and Boston from Mystic Depot. Great alternative to Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod!

vacation rental rates

2013 Weekly Rates

Winter/Spring: 1/2-3/21   $3,325
Spring: 3/22-5/2  $3,500
Early Summer: 5/3-6/6 $3,675
Summer: 6/7-9/12  $3,850 - minimum 1 week
Early Fall: 9/13-10/17  $3,675
Fall: 10/18- 10/31 $3,500
Late Fall: 11/1-11/18     $3,325
Thanksgiving:  11/19-11/25  $3,850 or $2,700/4 night minimum
Shopping: 11/26-12/12  $3,325
Christmas & New Year: 12/13-1/1 $3,850 $2,700/4 nights New

Other Dates: $3,325-$3,675/week,
$1,500-$1,725 3 night stay minimum,
$2,000-$2,700 4 night stay minimum Holiday & Event dates, Summer subject to availability

Rates apply to a party of 8 guests. Inquire about rates for 9-12 guests
Summer season: Minimum 1 week. 10/11 days considered if arrive or depart on a Sat.

Your reservation will be secured upon the receipt of a signed rental agreement and initial deposit, or, if reservation is more than 6 months in advance,  a $100 non-refundable confirmation fee. We regret we are unable to accept smokers or pets.

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