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Will

Member since: 2010
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Speaks english

Studio Apt. in Stonington Borough, on New England's Seacoast

13 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 180 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Stonington holiday apartment

Studio with separate kitchen and 1 full bath, sleeps 2

Studio apartment in one of Stonington's historic houses right in the main part of the village. The apartment has its own private entrance, wide pine floors, panel molding, a king size bed that converts to a lovely day bed, a fully equipped kitchen and shower with a deep soaking tub. Step right out your door to the shops, beach, restaurants, the handsome town green, the free library, docks, boatyard and the rest of Stonington's charms.

Raised up houses: 'Raised-up' houses like one containing this apartment were existing homes, lifted entirely up one story in the mid-1830s to create an additional street-level space as General George Washington Whistler (the artist's father -- Whistler lived here as a boy) built a railroad into town. The railroad made Stonington into a transportation hub, with large paddle wheel steamers carrying travelers to and from Boston, Providence and New York -- and with that a need for more lodging and services. The railroad is long gone, but you can trace its path through the neighborhood.

Stonington attacked: It won't happen when you're here, but it did during the War of 1812, when the British Navy suspected Stonington residents were fabricating torpedoes to use against it. The Brits decided to attack the town, anchoring five warships off the Point and throwing 50 tons of cannonballs, rockets, exploding shells and missiles at the Borough over a three-day period in August, 1814. Those missed, mostly, indicating perhaps their heart wasn't in it. You can see the two defending cannon down the street, and see the British cannonballs various places around town and in the Old Lighthouse Museum down at the Point, across from the beach.

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Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Will (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks english

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveller reviews

Studio Apt. in Stonington Borough, on New England's Seacoast
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
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Delightful, well-equipped centrally located studio

  • 4 of 5

I enjoyed my time at Will's. The apartment is perfect for one or two guests.everything you need .I advise arriving during daylight! Coffee at yellow house have their chicken wrap; and best dinner duck and scallops at Water Street cafe!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there prior to our wedding due to relatives staying in our house nearby. The owner was accessible and super thoughtful, leaving a note and bottle of champagne to help us celebrate!! Clean, super comfortable, and walking distance to everything!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Southern New Jersey
5

Perfect rental in a quaint town!

  • 5 of 5

This VRBO fit our needs perfectly. Although only a studio apt, it was plenty of room for us (a couple) for a long weekend. As reported in earlier reviews, the twin daybed that makes into a King is very comfortable; it is NOT a fold out sofa bed. The apt is right behind a great coffee shop in the borough of Stonington. Stonington is wonderful quaint town right on the coast with several good restaurants. Its a great town to just walk around and enjoy both the beauty of nature and the restored old homes. We used this as "home base" for day trips to Mystic Seaport and town (10 min), Mohican Sun Casino (30 min), and Rhode Island beaches (20 min). Our apt was a convenient location, and a welcome evening retreat from the tourist bustle of Mystic. Oh, and the apt was furnished nicely and very clean.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Very clever design and decor! Bed is comfortable, place is clean,clean,clean ,cool bathroom, great little features throughout. Would definitely stay there again. First time in the Boro and it was great, the restaurants will spoil you!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place in a great toown

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about this place. The location was perfect, within walking distance to everything in town ie restaurants, sightseeing and the beach. The ownwe , Will was great to deal with also and I can't wait to get back

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Island, NY
5

Charming home & quaint town!

  • 5 of 5

Two of us stayed at this wonderful apartment with our yellow lab. The place is really perfect. Extremely clean & nice design. The best part is how its decorated -you can see the owners put a lot of thought into making the space nice. It reminds me of a really cool NYC apartment but with the charm of a country place. The town of Stonington has that same feel. What we loved most is how different it is. You have a dog park; a beach; shops; & restaurants all within a short walk! You really never have to drive anywhere. If you are there for a few days there is enough to see & do right there in town so park your car & put on your sneakers! To top it off; Becca & Will (the owners of the property) couldn't be nicer! We highly recommend this rental - you will enjoy it as well as this charming town. Thank you to Becca & Will!, From, Chrissy, Art, and Ruby (the pup)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
TF Green
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Several steps away
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
New London
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Pequot Club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Mystic, Westerly, New London
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rte 95
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Several steps away
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Dubois
Car: not necessary

Stonington is a New England harbor town on half mile long peninsula, chock full of well-preserved Georgian buildings and a terrific amount of history. It has 5 full restaurants and a great coffee shop (visit The Yellow House and Water Street -- our faves). Summer is lively with boating, sailing, parades, farmers markets, village fairs, lectures, concerts on the green, the blessing of the fishing fleet, and more. In winter, holidays have hayrides around town, a Christmas stroll, tree lighting, caroling. You can pretty much do everything on foot here. It reminds people of a smaller Vineyard Haven however less well-known, therefore less crowded and popular.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Stonington, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2016-2017
1 Oct 2016 - 31 May 2017
180 night minimum stay
A$907
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$1,142
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$672
Cleaning A$81
Pet Fee A$67

Rent the apartment for the entire winter season: 8 months from October 1 to May 31 for $675 per month including utilties and wifi. Stonington Boro is a great off season getaway for weekends and holidays. Start / end dates for winter season can be flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Stonington, Connecticut

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Bathroom has a Kohler Soaking Tub -- it's a contemporary tub, just shaped a little more squarely and deeper for soaking. It has a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • The platform king bed stows into a twin daybed in about 30 seconds by rolling in the lower unit. It's not a fold out sofa. It's quite comfortable. It contains storage drawers for pillows and duvets. It can also be kept retracted as a twin bed for a single person.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The kitchen has a under counter refrigerator with a small freezer, a small four burner electric stove with oven. There's flatware, cooking utensils, glasses, etc.