Spacious Ocean View Victorian in Rhode Island

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Last updated: 10/26/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Jamestown, Rhode Island is New England's best kept secret. And what better way to discover it than with another family (or two) in our spacious, bright, Victorian home. The house sits on a high bank over a large front lawn, ideal for badminton or croquet. From the spacious covered front porch you can sit in comfort and watch the panorama of Narragansett Bay: the colorful spinnakers of regatta sailboats racing down wind, the towering sails of the 12 meter boats from bygone America’s Cup races, and ferries on their way to Block Island and Martha’s Vineyard. In front of you is the quaint Conanicut Marina, and the main street of Jamestown village is a mere block away. A mile north, the Newport Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in New England, soars over the bay, glittering lights at night, connecting Jamestown to historic Newport with its famed colonial architecture and turn-of-the-century mansions.

A short walk from the small-town charm of Jamestown’s shops, galleries, excellent restaurants (including a fantastic brick oven bakery,) children's playground, and local library, the house’s location also provides an easy drive to the public beach, a local glass blower's shop (and demonstrations), and even watercolor lessons at nearby Watson's Farm. Or you can leave your car behind and catch the ferry to historic Newport from the village.

This middle house of the historic “Three Sisters” Victorian-style homes is ideal for a two or three-family shared vacation or a family reunion. With easy access to the village, tweens and teenagers alike can be independent, leaving you to luxuriate on the front porch. And with a protected, large front lawn, the younger children can run amok while staying in view.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Enclosed outdoor shower, two sea kayaks easily launched across street, hedge surrounding big front yard for safe kid play area, nearby baseball diamond for pickup games, shopping and restaurants 3 minutes away on foot...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    exclusive driveway parks up to 4 cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of pots, pans, dishes...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils for 12 servings...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    Not for long distance biking. Only in fair shape. Bike rental shop within walking....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two sea kayaks available for use....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Public courts just resurfaced in 2015 about 1 mile away....moreless



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Jul & Aug .. $3700/week
Jun & Sep .. $2800/week
Plus cleaning fee of approximately $200 to 250.
Three day weekends in Jun/Sep are available.

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Last updated: 10/26/2015
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Climbing and picnicking on scenic rocks at south end of island called Beavertail


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960

About the owner: I live in South Orange, New Jersey with my husband and two children. I work as a film and photo researcher. I own the home in Jamestown, RI with my two sisters and brother.

Why the Owner Chose Jamestown:
My parents bought this three story 'cottage' in 1960. They were visiting old family friends, had no intention of buying anything there, but fell in love with the island and found the perfect house. While the island has been discovered for its natural beauty on Narragansett Bay and close proximity to historic Newport, it still maintains a wonderful small town feel. While there are wonderful restaurants, beautiful walks, excellent shops and recreation, there is never a sense of crowding. Local residents are friendly and happy to share the island's fascinating history with all comers.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A wonderfully spacious, light, airy house that feels cozy like a home; a front porch that you may never want to leave; a 3 minute walk to shops, restaurants, and boats (and ferry to Newport.) Plus an enclosed outdoor shower for those who like to stay under the stars!

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Speaks: english



VRBO #277187

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Spacious Ocean View Victorian in Rhode Island

Jamestown #277187

7 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 13

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