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Historic Southern Rhode Island Stone Mansion Minutes to Beautiful Ri Beaches

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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Huge historic stone mansion with beautiful grounds, gourmet kitchen, large heated swimming pool. Perfect for weddings from mid May to late June or weekly rentals in summer. High speed wireless internet. Minutes to Narragansett beaches. Beautiful gardens. Large terrace. Completely, renovated, this large house is the quintessential southern Rhode Island luxury home vacation. Built in 1855 by irish quaker mill owner and later Civil War hero Isaac Peace Rodman, this historic house, built in the early pastural Italianate style, indeed resembles an Italian country villa with its solid granite walls, cupola, and terrace overlooking multi acre property planted with elms, privet, boxwood and hydrangea. Completely renovated.








Other Activities: Other activities include antiquing, golf (many golf courses in vicinity), historic house museums, hiking, etc.

Day trips by way of ferries (boats) include:
North fork of Long Island/wineries (by way of New London, Connecticut ferry/45 minutes),
Block Island (ferry to Block Island is only 15 minutes away),
Martha's Vineyard (fast ferry from North Kingstown/15 minutes),
Nantucket (ferry from Hyannis, Mass/Cape Co).

Day trips by way of car:
Jamestown (15 minutes); Wickford (15 minutes); Watch Hill/Westerly (30 minutes); Providence (35 minutes); Boston (1 1/2 hours); Little Compton (1 hour); Plymouth Plantation (1 1/2 hours); Sturbridge Village (1 hour).

Day trips by way of train:
High Speed Acela train: Boston (1 hour); New York City (2 1/2 hours)

Surfing: Narragansett Beach is know nationally for excellent surfing. This beach is only 4 miles from house. Surfing lessons can be arranged.

Horse Riding: Smithbridge Stables are 2 miles from house and provide excellent instruction at all levels. There are many other stables to choose from.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    has bathroom 1...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    shares bathroom 2...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    shares bathroom 4...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    shares bathroom 4...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    shares bathroom 4...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    shares bathroom 2...moreless

  • sleeps 13 in 6 bedrooms. Two second floor bedrooms have queen beds and one has two twins. Three third floor bedrooms have twin beds: two have 2 twins and one has 3 twins. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    on second floor...moreless

  • outdoor shower with hot/cold: outdoor shower

    outdoor shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    Powder room off library...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub

    on third floor. tub has hand held shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    on second floor; two sinks...moreless

  • Renovated bathrooms with claw foot tubs, subway tiles, master has marble counters....moreless

Other Amenities

  • High speed wireless internet. Large flat screen LCD TV with Netflix and OnDemand. Large kitchen with oversized SubZero. Kitchen stocked with all necessary dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils. Just bring your food. Great organic farmers markets to shop at. Swimming pool uses state of the art salt system. Property includes large area for sports games and firepit. Make your own New England clambake in the 6' diameter fire pit....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    3-4 miles from Narragansett Beach and close to many other Rhode Island beaches...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    3-4 miles from Narragansett Beach and close to many other Rhode Island beaches...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Two working fireplaces: one in living room and one in family/TV room...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Two coffee makers: large drip coffee maker and Breville espresso/cappuccino maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    16 x 40 foot heated salt water gunite pool...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer 2015
Jun 1 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay

$5,900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Cleaning fee is $200.


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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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Location

24 Miles
Nearest Airport
T.F. Green International Airport (PVD)
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Block Island Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rose Hill public golf course
3 Miles
Nearest Train
West Kingston (2 1/2 hrs to NYC)
11 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 95
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Narragansett Beach

Car: Recommended

Located close to Narragansett beaches, this 'South County' landmark is in the town of Wakefield, Rhode Island. Close to many southern Rhode Island beaches, the closest is Narragansett Beach at 4 miles.

Swim, surf, sail, golf, ride or lounge at the large (16 x 40) private heated gunite pool. Dine out in Newport or Providence (or many other charming villages such as Jamestown, Wickford or Watch Hill). Newport is only 14 miles, a lovely drive over 2 bridges. Providence (Water Fire, museums, restaurants) is only 30 minutes away. Boston is 70 miles and New York City is 160 miles.

Other Activities: convenient location for visiting New England colleges and universities

Golf: There are many excellent and beautiful public golf courses in southern Rhode Island.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • View of house

    View of house

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Garden

    Garden

  • Kitchen/2 farm sinks

    Kitchen/2 farm sinks

  • Stairs to third floor

    Stairs to third floor

  • Bathroom on third floor (new double sink has replaced sink in pic)

    Bathroom on third floor (new double sink has replaced sink in pic)

  • One of three bedrooms on third floor

    One of three bedrooms on third floor

  • One of three bedrooms on second floor

    One of three bedrooms on second floor

  • TV Room

    TV Room

  • One of two second floor bathrooms

    One of two second floor bathrooms

  • View of closest beach/Narragansett Beach/4 miles

    View of closest beach/Narragansett Beach/4 miles

  • View of pool and cabana

    View of pool and cabana

  • Master sitting room

    Master sitting room

  • Entrance driveway

    Entrance driveway

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Back living room

    Back living room

  • Hydrangeas

    Hydrangeas

  • One of three bedrooms on third floor

    One of three bedrooms on third floor

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Dining room

    Dining room

$5,900 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    13
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Estate
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/02/2015
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