Reserve this cheerful sun drenched home for your vacation. Recently restored by Architect-Owners. Tall ceilings, gracious rooms, large windows, striking detail, hand planed panel doors and plank floors evoke a prosperous period in Mystic's Seafaring Heritage. Captain Wheeler sailed ships to China. The original design of his substantial home has been preserved, incorporating new systems and modern conveniences.
Relax, enjoy the charm of this historic New England village as a resident in our peaceful, friendly neighborhood. Engage in Mystic’s numerous activities with your friends and family. Many local attractions provide things to do for all ages making a perfect getaway for gatherings and family reunions. Take a short walk to village shops, restaurants, world renown Mystic Seaport Museum, where you can board sailing ships and see wood boats of all types. A short distance away is the Marine Life Aquarium and Dr. Ballard’s Institute for Exploration. Participate in village festivities: Annual Art Fair, Taste of Connecticut, and other events. Sit in the riverside park with an ice cream cone and watch the landmark bascule bridge rise every hour to let the sailing schooners pass. Take an evening cruise from the Seaport. Paint the harbor, waterfront, marinas and boatyards with other artists. Listen to the Westerly, RI chorus. Ride bikes, kayak, canoe, fish, windsurf or sail in the river and Fishers Island Sound. Swim and sun at a variety of nearby beaches, tamer ones to the pounding surf of nearby South County, RI. Walk around the neighborhood with a booklet from the Mystic River Historical Society and learn about Mystic’s vibrant seafaring past while enjoying a significantly preserved historic neighborhood. Or, step around the corner and explore the friendly, Richardson Romanesque Library and its offerings on this area.
Nearby the following additional choices provide more than one can absorb in a 3 week vacation: Denison Homestead & nature preserves, Essex Village Steam Train and RiverBoat, Gillette Castle State Park, Ivoryton Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, Chamard & Stonington Vineyards, Haight Winery, Children's Museum, Florence Griswold Museum, CT River Museum, Nautilus Museum, Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Foxwoods Casino, Mohegan Sun, Newport Mansions, Ferry to Block Island or Fisher’s Island, Lighthouse Tours, Stonington village and Lighthouse Museum. There is frequent Amtrak service to New York City and Boston from Mystic Depot.