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Village townhouse with Gorgeous Water Views and Decks

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bdrms, 3.5 baths, Sleeps 8 +

Enjoy magnificent water views from this historic townhouse in the heart of Stonington Village. Erected circa 1840, the three-story building has been renovated to fit modern standards yet retains its original, gracious character. The highlight of the house are it's views with a dining deck overlooking the bay's many sailboats and Connecticut's last remaining commercial fishing fleet. Completing the package is a charming side yard and another deck off the master bedroom. The owner’s took optimal advantage of the beautiful ocean views and choose an upside-down floor plan (living room, kitchen, and dining room are on the third floor). Every day the living room comes to a standstill when the sun, settling upon the water, fills it with magnificent colors. French doors lead to a fully outfitted deck where dining atop the ocean never fails to please.

This is a detached, three story 'townhouse' with a side yard. It is nestled between other smaller houses, on all but one side, and therefore has wonderful unobstructed views to the ocean. There are two flights of stairs, ten steps each. Keep in mind that they are 1800's 'style' i.e. the rise is a 1/4' steeper. Our experience is that the comfort level has more to do with stamina and physical condition than age. We have an 80 year old couple who love this house, but even a fifteen year old doesn't always like stairs.

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Stonington House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bath 2nd fl - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 2, 2nd fl - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , 3rd Floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 2nd fl West BR, private/full bath & deck - 1 king
    2nd fl East BR, private/full bath - 1 queen
    Garden BR, 1st fl - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , king or 2 twins
    Front BR, 1st fl - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , king made with 2 twins, cannot be taken apart as 2 twins
  • On the second floor are two lovely, sunny bedrooms each with their own full bath. The master bedroom features two sets of French doors that lead to a wonderful shady deck overlooking the garden. On the first floor are two bedrooms that share a full bath. One of the bedrooms has french doors leading to the garden, and serves as a second family room when a 4th bedroom is not needed. Two twins are used to make a King bed, we make a great effort to make them as seamless as possible.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The kitchen includes a Bosch dishwasher, Viking Refrigerator, and GE Profile Range.


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Village townhouse with Gorgeous Water Views and Decks
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time we had in Stonington

Our home away from home was the top two floors of a beautifully restored gracious town home. A beautiful staircase with sparkling planked floors leads you up to the two bedrooms and the next staircase to the living area.

The bedrooms were large and each had a fully equipped bathroom. They each had windows that opened -allowing in lots of wonderfully scented summer sea air. The master even had it's own deck.The top floor had a huge deck with great deck furniture and a view over the Stonington harbour and park. The kitchen was modern and very well equipped. The living room had comfy seats and lots of books and games for our enjoyment. The dining area had a wonderful formal colonial feel - perfect for sitting down to a meal at the end of the day.

And what days we had - strolling the quaint village, enjoying the park, having fun at the beach and attending a local fair. The village has several great restaurants, and we particularly enjoyed the "Skipper's Dock" where we spent an entire afternoon enjoying their fine food , drinks, ambience and good company.

We are looking forward to a return one day.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2007
  • Stayed: July 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a most charming town.

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the owner of this property was incredibly accessible and happy to answer any questions I had, which made the whole lead up to our vacation so much less stressful. The home is beautiful, nicely appointed, everything we needed in the kitchen (and more), and beautiful views. The bed linens were amazing and the towels seemed brand new. Our group of 6 adults and one 10 month old had plenty of space to be together as a group or find our own quiet escape. Stonington is absolutely delightful....very charming and everyone we met was friendly. Good restaurants too! This property gets my heartiest endorsement and we are already planning a return visit in the summer.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious rooms. Beautiful views in delightful Stonington

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Clean. Kitchen has every utensil you could possibly imagine.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place for a Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, wonderful town, we shall be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and location!

  • 5 of 5

Get family house for a New England vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Rental

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home with everything you need. Beautiful finishes and great beds and sheets. Perfect location and great views. Everything you need!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Anna Bell McLanahan
Member since: 2006
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This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2018


Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Providence, RI
Nearest Ferry
14 Miles
Block Island, Long Island and Fishers Island
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 95, exit 91
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Dubois beach
Car: recommended

This is a true 'Borough' location. The Townhouse is within walking distance to 6 popular restaurants, as well as the beach, the lighthouse, and Stonington's wonderful shops (not just antiques anymore). In fact, our favorite restaurant (less than 2 blocks away) is one of the most popular in the county. With people traveling 45 minutes to dine there, our only complaint is the long wait for a table. If you haven't visited the Borough you're in for a treat. Nestled on a small peninsula, the village had a thriving fishing industry in the 1800's; hence it boasts many grand old homes. Now, an avid sailing community, and Connecticut’s last surviving fishing village, it has the perfect balance of both year rounders and summer vacationers. Everything one needs is within walking distance; fabulous restaurants, antique stores, and clothing boutiques. The new playground can be viewed from our deck!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates are for occupancy maximum of 8 people. Dinner parties, brunches and gatherings of over 12 people must be negotiated with owner of the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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