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Be Diffreent...Rent Your Own Island in CT

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay


Thompson Cabin Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms,1 full bath,1 half bath, sleeps 15

McNerney's Island - a unique vacation paradise that offers the ultimate in rest and relaxation. Located in beautiful Connecticut, New England, you will find all the pleasures of home while living your dream vacation. The pace you follow is your own and the fun you have is of your own design. Everything you will need for comfort and enjoyment is just waiting for you to come and take advantage of.

The home - split level with a spacious (30'X30') main room, the house is more than 'just a log cabin.' It sleeps 15 comfortably! An impressive 12' stone fireplace graces the main room. It also has a pool table, card table and big screen HD TV. The kitchen facilities, including microwave and two refrigerators, provide all the equipment you would need to make a gourmet meal.

The interior of the house ranges from polished knotty pine and exposed wooden beams, to old-fashioned hand loomed rugs, and an overhead 3 speed decorative fan that provides both air circulation and charm.

Call us to receive a free DVD which contains a tour of the island!

Hot and cold running water and shower facilities add up to having all the comforts of home...away from home.

Sea plane friendly.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

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based on 3 traveler reviews

Be Diffreent...Rent Your Own Island in CT
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Great place for relaxation and fun!!

  • 5 of 5

Every summer my husband and I vacations with our grown daughter, son, and their families. Always on a lake. Over the years we have stayed in many different types of lake houses. We always go to a different house for the fun of a new experience. The last time we rented McNerney Island was in 2011. It is the first lake house we ever returned to. I always remembered the fun the grand kids and the dogs had on the island. Being the only house on the island they had freedom to run and enjoy the outdoors. The lake is beautiful. It's a walk out into the water all around the island. This is great for the safety of the kids and dogs. The TV doesn't get turned on with so many outdoor things to do. We couldn't help but to relax in the sun. I got up by six every morning walked around the island a few times with the dogs. These walks ended by climbing the stairs to the deck on top of the house over looking the lake. The dogs loved it up there as much as I did. You look out and everything is quiet.

It is the perfect fisherman's cabin that has been around for a while. I can image some people would have a problem seeing why I would give it a five star rating. It's for the fun, privacy, relaxation the island offers. The house gives you all you really need. We cooked almost every meal there. What we needed we had.

The five star rating is also for Joe the caretaker and Patrick the owner. Joe helped us with what ever we needed. He was friendly and patient with us. Patrick as well was helpful and answered all our questions.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bensalem, PA

Awesome experience

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is my new happy place. I loved everything about it. The cabin was cozy and quiet. Yet it had a great pool table and card table. The scenery is beautiful. I was there both in the fall and summer. It is a great place for whatever time of year. I loved sitting outside by the fire at night and having my morning coffee out by the dock. It's a great place to just get away from the hustle and bustle yet it's not too far to go into town. The place was fully stocked we didn't even have to leave. The place has so many rooms it's perfect for a family vacation or just a romantic getaway. Highly recommended for the outdoorsy and boating type. Overall recommended to anyone that enjoys nature, peace, and of course quiet.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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23 5
Cambridge, MA

Quiet, but never a dull moment

  • 5 of 5

There was definitely something for everyone on the island...From the moment that we got up in the morning, someone was almost always playing pool on the beautiful table in the living room. We saw most of the large lake that the island is located in from the canoes provided, and swam in the fairly clear water. The owner has truly thought of everything that you might want during your vacation away from it all, and the setting is serene. Peaceful and picturesque. I would definitely recommend to others and would stay again myself.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Recreation - Want to fish, go canoeing or water-skiing? McNerney's Island provides whatever kind of boat you will need to enjoy the surrounding lake. For fun or transportation, we have two canoes, two small fishing boats (one with an electric motor, one with gas), a 20 foot party barge (seats 10 people and can pull one tuber), a ski boat and a paddle boat. There is also a shuttle boat to get you back and forth from the mainland to the island.

Fishing in our lake is sure to be a superbly satisfying experience. The lake is approx. 8 miles in length and is well stocked with large-mouth bass, northern pike, calico bass, yellow perch, chain peckerel, trout and small-mouth bass. ******************************************Attention ************************************ Note: Owner does not update calendar on this site. Please call for availability. Thanks! *********


Rates & Availability

Thompson Cabin Rental Rates


  • $1100.00-$1600.00/4-day/wknd 4-10 guests $2700/wk June-Oct.
  • 2012 Rental Rates
    $2,700/week June,July,Aug.,Sept. up to party of 10
    $100Extra per person over 10
    Ski-Boat--$800.00 Extra per-week
    Pontoon Boat-$700.00 Extra per-week
    Security Deposit $1,000per week or $1,500 security with either Ski-Boats
    4/Day Weekends ONLY in June,Sept.,Oct.(call for prices)
  • $45 fee-lake tour (first time renter)
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Thompson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
    Exterior - outdoor shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , With Bunk
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , With Bunk
    Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 - 6 twin/ single , Bunks
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Large Cooler
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Additional Amenities: Boats: (7 boats all together) Canoes, Bass, Ski & Pontoon boats; (outside shower; sea plane friendly). Kitchen: Kitchen has two refrigerators ----- Outside: 2 Decks, 2 Grills ----- Living Room: Pool Table, Card Table & Big Screen High Definition TV ----- Pets OK

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