DAVID JACKSON APARTMENT

The Jackson Apartment was the bedroom and study area for James Merrill’s partner, David Jackson. It is located directly across the hall from Merrill’s apartment on the third floor. The apartment was renovated in 2007 and provides a charming living space for the writer-in-residence with a living-dining area, a full galley kitchen, bedroom, and study.

The Merrill House Committee is able to offer living space in the fully-furnished Jackson Apartment rent-free to the Merrill fellow for the period of the residency.

  • All utilities (heat, water, electricity)

  • High-speed internet

  • Monthly housekeeping

  • Memberships to the Stonington Community Center, Stonington Library, and the local YMCA

  • Bed and bathroom linens

  • Basic kitchen appliances, cookware, dishes, silverware, and sundry utensils

  • TV, DVD player

  • Washer/Dryer in the basement of the building

 

Please note the following limitations:

  • The apartment is accessible by stairway only

  • There is no off-street parking. Cars may be parked on the street or in a nearby public parking lot

  • Smoking is not permitted

  • Pets are not permitted

  • Non-resident friends or family may not use the apartment when the Writer-in-Residence is not there

  • In light of the historical and cultural value of the apartments and their contents, it is difficult to accommodate residents with children

LIVING IN THE MERRILL APARTMENT

LIVING IN STONINGTON

Stonington Borough lies halfway between Boston and New York.
It has several restaurants, coffee houses, a library, a post office, and shops. A large farmers’ market runs year-round. 

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