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Award Winning Private Waterfront Home - Ideal for Sailing Crews!

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description


"Simeon Potter House" is a great base for a vacation or to mix business with pleasure. Located in the exclusive point section of Newport, the Simeon Potter House is highly prized for its convenience to Newport's marinas as well as being within walking distance to Newport's prominent restaurants and activity. Family and friends find its superb location the perfect spot for shared fun, reunions, and simply being in the City by the Sea.

Simeon Potter House was fully restored in 2004 and is the proud recipient of the 2004 Historic Preservation Award. With careful attention to safety, the house if fully protected with a state of the art fire sprinkling system . Heated towel bars, marble, and individual heat/AC in each bedroom.

Most main rooms, as well as all bedrooms, are equipped with wireless Internet, phone ports and flat screens - all seamlessly blended into this lovingly restored 18th century sea Captain’s home on the bay. New to the discerning traveler, meticulous attention is given to the specific requirements of the guest. In addition to maid services, the skills of a chef for one or all meals can be arranged.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Maid service; large groups; sailing teams.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    IPod and sound....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    IPod and sound throughout library, living room, dining room and music library....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screens in every room. World TV available upon request - coverage in preferred language....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Heating and A/C throughout.....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Yes - additional laundry/dry cleaning pickup services....moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating:

    State of the art heat/air exchange in each bedroom....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Phone in every room....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Yes - Filtered water...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI and Ethernet ports in all rooms....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available:

    Chef is available full time or part time even prepare picnic....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Nespresso maker to make the Europeans happy....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Formal fine china, flatware and crystal and all the imaginable serving dishes are available for entertaining. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen with fireplace: Full professional kitchen, professional gas stove and gas/electric oven. Dishwasher, Microwave, complete selection of utensils food processors and blenders....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator/Freezer/Ice Maker, beverage/wine refrig....moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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2 night min stay
$9,800 $40,000
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  • Taxes Not included


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Weekend rate $4000

3 nights $5000

4 nights $6000

5 nights $7000

Monthly rate is $36000 - $40000 depending on the number of people

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • View from the NW Side of House

    View from the NW Side of House

  • Early 20th Century photo

    Early 20th Century photo

  • NE Chamber

    NE Chamber

  • NW Chamber

    NW Chamber

  • View from NW Chamber

    View from NW Chamber

  • Bath SW Chamber

    Bath SW Chamber

  • Living room and Library 38 feet

    Living room and Library 38 feet

  • Dining Room Seats between 12 and 14

    Dining Room Seats between 12 and 14

  • Full house view

    Full house view

  • Post Restoration 2012

    Post Restoration 2012

  • Patio and Garden

    Patio and Garden

  • View from NW Chamber

    View from NW Chamber

  • Bath NW Chamber

    Bath NW Chamber

  • SW Chamber

    SW Chamber

  • View from SW Chamber

    View from SW Chamber

  • Library


  • Library


  • Professional Kitchen

    Professional Kitchen

VRBO #119312

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Award Winning Private Waterfront Home - Ideal for Sailing Crews!

Newport #119312

7 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 14

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