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Excellent! 4.7/5
Free cancellation until14 days before check-in

Ann or Rick - Members since 2000

Property # 101611

1853 Captain Wheeler House-Historic Seaport Home Garden-Rental Retreat

Property overview

About this rental

  • House
    • 297 m²
  • 6 bedrooms
    • 10 beds
    • Sleeps 10
  • 6 bathrooms
    • 5 full baths
    • 1 half bath
  • Spaces
    • Kitchen
    • Living Room
    • Deck/Patio

5 BR's with private bath, Sleeps 10. Cupola +2. Maximum 12

Rooms and beds

Bedrooms: 6(Sleeps: 10)

Cook Adam

single (2)



Sailmaker Jason

single (2)



Captain Nat

single (2)

Navigator Nell

single (2)

Bathrooms: 5, Separate Toilets: 1

Sailmaker Jason

Toilet · Shower

Cook Adam

Toilet · Bath with shower

Navigator Nell

Toilet · Bath with shower

Captain Nat's

Toilet · Shower

Powder room



Toilet · Bath with shower


  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining
    Seating for 8 people
  • Garden



  • No Smoking
  • TV
  • Children Welcome
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Internet
  • Heater
  • Parking
  • Fireplace

Safety features

  • Carbon-monoxide detector
  • Exterior lighting
  • Smoke detectorMonitored central station fire alarm system

Location Type

  • riverRecreational Mystic River & Scenic River Road are nearby & readily accessible for kayak launching, walking & biking.
  • villageHistoric townscape imbued with the vitality of merchants, residents, mariners & visitors. Main St's landmark bascule bridge, rising every hour, spans the Mystic River & views changing Seaport activity
  • Near the oceanMystic's Esker Point Beach on Fisher's Island Sound is 3 miles. Watch Hill, RI ocean beaches are 12. Between & around are other options,
  • Water viewProminent historic district home with varied seasonal views over harbor & town. The sense of a seafaring village & water are always present in this sea captain's house. Stand in the cupola & gaze over village, river & harbor to beyond Watch Hill passage & Block Island in one direction & Montauk in another.
  • RuralActive, period seaport village. A couple of miles inland, back roads, historic farms & landscapes are characteristic. 4 miles along River Rd, Clyde's historic steam-powered cider mill beckons all.


  • Parking availableParking for 2 smaller cars on grass drive. Others may park on side street adjacent to house.
  • Towels availablePlease provide your own beach towels
  • Iron & board
  • Toilet paper
  • Washing machine2nd floor laundry room
  • Internetpassword secured guest WiFi
  • Linens providedEach room is prepared for your arrival with beds made & bath towels.
  • HeatingRadiant heating panels in each room with individual controls.
  • Wireless Internetpassword secured guest WiFi
  • Clothes dryer2nd floor laundry room
  • FireplaceVermont Castings gas stove in kitchen.


  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Pantry itemsSalt, pepper, sugar, flour, variety of spices.
  • Fridgewith icemaker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & utensils
  • BBQ
  • Ice maker


  • TelevisionSeveral small flat panel TV's
  • Satellite/Cable


  • Kayak/canoeare available for rent nearby
  • Golfa number of options in the region
  • Bicyclesare available for rent nearby


  • wheelchair inaccessibleThere are no sleeping arrangements on the 1st floor. There is a powder room. Most convenient access to the house with 5 steps is off the grass drive
  • Long-term renters welcome


  • For HomeAway & VacationRentals, be sure to hover over the amenities with the ....for further information. * Kitchen is bright, functional & well equipped. Appliances include a Thermador 5 burner gas cooktop, Bosch double oven, SubZero refrigerator & freezer, dishwasher, food disposer as well as necessary small appliances. It is also well fitted with cookware, utensils & dinnerware. * Please note the maximum we can sleep is 12. The house is most comfortable with 8-10 in the 5 BR's with private bath on the 2nd floor. * Bikes are available to rent at Mystic Bike Rentals or Mystic Cycle Center and kayaks at King Cove Marina.


Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
  • 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 7 days before check-in.
  • No refund if you cancel less than 7 days before check-in.
100% refund
14 days before check-in
50% refund
7 days before check-in
No refund
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Damage and Incidentals

You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.

House Rules

Check in after: 4:00 pm
Check out before: 10:00 am
  • Children allowedWell behaved children are welcome

  • No petsWe maintain the premises as pet-free

  • No events10 additional guests ONLY by prior agreement

  • No smokingThank you. We maintain smoke free premises.

  • Max guests: 1012 under special circumstances

Hosted by Ann or Rick - Members since 2000

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