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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,752 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

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 an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

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 Mystic

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.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Mystic, Connecticut

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1752 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 enclosure , 1st fl. w/sink/vanity as well.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , 2nd fl. w/sink/vanity and laundry machines
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1st fl, not handicap accessible, but easy for most elderly
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , 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 rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • 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
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • 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!

Reviews

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

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our time together in this house. Perfect for our family game nights and dinners. The terraced backyard is amazing - screened in porch - patio with grill - hammock - very pretty and relaxing space. We visited the Mystic Seaport Museum and Aquarium which we all enjoyed. A nice stroll to the Mystic River where we saw a rainbow; quick walk into town for delicious coffee and pastries at Sift as well as great restaurants and shops. We can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review and we are so glad you enjoyed Mystic and the house! Please come back soon!
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Spring Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great property on a quiet street , close to all in Mystic. Owner left us wine , cheese and water as a welcome package and were easily accessible to our questions. Would recommend !!!

  • Review Submitted: 29/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This lovely house was perfect for long girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with everything we needed. Thank you! We enjoyed it and the lovely touches

  • Review Submitted: 05/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home, thoughtful details and very attentive owners!

  • 5 of 5

The house is charming! An easy walk to town and all the shops and restaurants! Open floor plan and hardwood floors, comfortable beds and spacious rooms made for a wonderful 3 days in Mystic! The owners were also very attentive and quick to respond! I hope to come back and stay again when we come back to CT!!

  • Review Submitted: 25/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memorable stay in Mystic!

  • 5 of 5

The home is located on a quiet street within easy walking distance of central Mystic. The neighborhood is right out of a Norman Rockwell painting. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine as well as crackers & cheese spread in the refrigerator. The screen porch is a special feature. The owner promptly responded to a minor issue that came up. Our only concern was the lack of an access sidewalk, which was not a big problem.

  • Review Submitted: 25/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your honest feedback and positive review. We agree that a front walk from the driveway to the house is in order - right now it is just the grass of the front lawn. We expect to put a walk in by next season and hope you will return to try it out!
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Home away from Home in Mystic Connecticut.

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy to be in Mystic Connecticut. We have never been there so the experience was fantastic. Our home away from home was just spectacular, we had all the comforts that you could think of. Every thing was at our fingertips. The rooms were so cozy and the street was from days of old. We hope to visit Mystic again and would be more than happy to return to our beautiful home away from home. John and Rita are the best hosts we have ever encountered. Thank you for making us feel like part of the family.

  • Review Submitted: 15/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Mystic, Connecticut

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2018
28 May 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$578
AU$3,791
 
 
Labor Day Mini-Vacay! 2018
31 Aug 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$2,153
Flat fee
 
 
Autumn 2018
3 Sep 2018 - 16 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$441
AU$2,866
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2018
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$641
AU$4,026
 
 
Winter 2018
25 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$441
AU$2,866
 
 
Winter Holidays 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$641
AU$4,026
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$154.94
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$673.65

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!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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