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Family Hide-Away Near Coastal Pond

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View from pond-side yard, sunny south side deck

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Last updated: 07/01/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Charlestown house description

This 5 bedroom home is in the quiet private community of Shady Harbor located near the shore of beautiful Quonochontaug Salt Pond. Within 200 yards of the water, our home has a sunny view from the deck and many amenities. The fun of the salt pond is a short walk away for children and our access at Weekapaug Fire District onto pristine and secluded Quonochontuag Beach is a 5 minute drive away.

The area has been recognized nationally as a great getaway destination and there is something for everyone within a short distance. Golf, nature preserves and parks, the mansions of Newport, the carousel at Watch Hill and the aquarium at Mystic are available for those days that you choose to leave the sun and surf. The house is a raised Cape with 5 bedrooms that comfortably sleep 8 people. The spacious deck is a great place to share meals or to entertain friends.


Our kitchen is modernized and the design of the house gives adults and children enough space to feel relaxed. For those who enjoy the water life, the clamming, fishing and swimming in the pond and ocean here are exceptional. Only 2 hours from either Boston or New York, the nearby town of Westerly has a vibrant arts community, a great library and restaurants serving good food without big city hassle. For those craving the city life, the many sights and sounds of Providence are a 45 minute drive away for those one or two rainy days of summer. We're sure that once you visit, you'll be looking forward to revisiting 'Quonny' and Shady Harbor for years to come!

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Onsite Services

              • Concierge

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • 1 queen,1 double, 1 full, 2 twins. .

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Winery Tours

                      Local Services & Businesses

                          • Massage Therapist

                          Leisure Activities

                          • Antiquing
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Walking

                          Location Type

                              • Near The Ocean

                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                              • Cycling
                              • Deepsea Fishing
                              • Fishing
                              • Fly Fishing
                              • Freshwater Fishing
                              • Golf
                              • Hiking
                              • Sailing
                              • Snorkeling
                              • Sound/Bay Fishing
                              • Surf Fishing
                              • Surfing
                              • Swimming
                              • Tennis
                              • Wind-Surfing

                              Arrival Day

                                  • Saturday

                                  Dining

                                  • Child's Highchair
                                  • Dining Room
                                  • Seating for 6 people

                                  General

                                  • Alarm Clock
                                  • Clothes Dryer
                                  • Internet
                                  • Linens Provided
                                  • Parking Off Street
                                  • Telephone
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Wireless Internet

                                  Kitchen

                                  • 4 Ring Stove
                                  • Blender
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Grill
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Oven
                                  • Pantry Items
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Toaster

                                  Outside

                                  • Barbecue
                                  • Beach Chairs
                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                  • Small Cooler
                                  • Walkway To Water
                                  • Wood Deck
                                   

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                                  $1250-$2000/week
                                  $2000/week
                                  
                                  Spring/Fall  (Mid-May to Mid June and September through November):
                                  $1250
                                  
                                  Off-season weekend rentals available, please inquire regarding rates.
                                  

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                                  Location

                                  30 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  T.F. Green Providence
                                  25 Miles
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  New London
                                  10 Miles
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Westerly
                                  10 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  Rt 95 and Rt 2
                                  3 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Beach

                                  Car: Necessary

                                  Fishing, clamming, crabbing, sailing, windsurfing are all part of the fun here. A small community boat launch is around the corner and the pond has a 'kiddie beach' which is about 500 yards along the quiet roads from the house. We have 8 beach passes and 2 car passes to the Weekapaug Access for Quonochontaug Beach. The beach is located on Block Island sound, is about 2 miles long and adjacent to an uninhabited barrier beach and acres of pristine salt marsh. It is a protection area for nesting piping plovers and terns. Newport is about 35 minutes away, Providence 45 minutes, Westerly 15 minutes and Mystic Seaport about 25 minutes.

                                   

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                                  Speaks: english, spanish

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                                  Photos

                                  • View from pond-side yard, sunny south side deck

                                    View from pond-side yard, sunny south side deck

                                  • Downstairs twin

                                    Downstairs twin

                                  • The pond is a great place for young explorers!

                                    The pond is a great place for young explorers!

                                  • The quiet beauty of Quonochontaug

                                    The quiet beauty of Quonochontaug

                                  • Our deck in winter shows Quonny Pond 200 yds away

                                    Our deck in winter shows Quonny Pond 200 yds away

                                  • Living room1

                                    Living room1

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                                  5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 8

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                                  Member since: 2006
                                  Speaks: english, spanish
                                  • Calendar last updated: 07/01/2014
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                                  401 941-0890
                                  before 9 PM EST

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                                  Family Hide-Away Near Coastal Pond

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                                  5 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

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