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Front Row Views of the Surf

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Hartnett's Bluff House sits above a private rocky beach, close to the surf of the Atlantic Ocean. The house is a new construction (built in 2010 by the owners), cedar-shingled post and beam home that boasts an open concept layout. The main floor is open space flooded with views of the ocean from every angle. It contains a well-appointed kitchen with granite and butcher-block countertops and stainless steel appliances. There is a beautiful dining area with a large granite table that seats 6, and a living area with a comfy sofa and chairs perfect for lounging with friends and family, and gazing out at the ocean sunset. The main floor is complete with a powder room and a quaint seating area perfect for a game of chess or cards.

The upper floor reveals a gorgeous master suite with a heavenly king-size bed overlooking the water. A peaceful on-suite bathroom is complete with double sinks and a classic antique claw foot tub. There is also a cozy sitting area with comfortable chairs, ottomans, and reading lamps perfect for curling up with a book at the end of the day. A separate space off of the master has a small room with two twin beds that can be joined to create a king-sized bed, and makes a great kids room.

The lower floor contains a third bedroom with a queen-size bed with ocean views. The third bathroom is complete with a large open tiled shower, double sinks, and more windows looking out onto acres of rosa rugosa. Guests will also find a bonus entertainment room with a flat-screen TV and an L-shaped sofa which pulls out into a double bed for additional sleeping accommodations. There is also a laundry room with an energy-efficient washer and dryer for guests' convenience. Doors lead out onto a large deck complete with lounge chairs, a BBQ, a cold-water outdoor shower, and hammock, perfect for cooling off and relaxing after a long day at the beach!

Adjacent to the house is the path down to the private rocky beach, an excellent place to surf-cast and catch striped bass and bluefish, hunting for driftwood, shells and beautiful beach stones. Later in the season, this serves as a popular surf spot on the island, and provides a great spot to watch the surfers brave the waves!

The house runs exclusively on solar-power, with a wind-power back up source, and is most suited for the ecologically-minded. We hope this will attract guests who wish to leave a low carbon footprint, and have respect for the conservation of energy and resources. This will ensure the most comfortable and enjoyable stay in our home!

The property is located on the southwest corner of Block Island at the end of a rather long dirt road. The road is usually kept in good condition, which should allow easy access by any car. Since the house is located about 3 miles from town and the swimming beaches, a car is necessary. Due to the location of the property, the home allows for the privacy and tranquility that is most prized on Block Island.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) A portable pack and play crib is available at home for use., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) An additional full size pull out sofa is available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This is a new post and beam house (built in 2010 by owners) on five-acre property, gorgeous views of the ocean and the sunset, private, cold-water outdoor shower, path to private rocky beach, sounds of the surf at night, 360 views, excellent surf-casting and driftwood hunting from shore, books to read and comfortable chairs to read them in. The house is run strictly on solar and wind power, which allows for an eco-friendly space to enjoy time with family and friends. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Includes a cold-water outdoor shower for summer use. Big back deck with large table, patio furniture and hammock...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May
May 1 - May 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$500
$2,500 $10,000
June
May 31 - Jun 27, 2015
6 night min stay

$4,000 $16,000
July
Jun 28 - Aug 2, 2015
6 night min stay

$4,500 $18,000
August
Aug 3 - Aug 30, 2015
6 night min stay

$5,000 $20,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

Why the Owner Chose Block Island:
We built this house on our 10 acre property in 2009/2010. The property itself has been in the family since 1946.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our property is as far as you can get on the island from the crowds in town. It is very peaceful and quiet except for the sound of the surf. Since we are at the end of the road, there is no passing traffic.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • VIEW OF HOUSE FROM THE SOUTHEAST

    VIEW OF HOUSE FROM THE SOUTHEAST

  • MAIN FLOOR: KITCHEN-LIVING-DINING AREA

    MAIN FLOOR: KITCHEN-LIVING-DINING AREA

  • SMALL UPSTAIRS BEDROOM

    SMALL UPSTAIRS BEDROOM

  • VIEW OF THE DECK FROM THE NORTH

    VIEW OF THE DECK FROM THE NORTH

  • main FLOOR: KITCHEN-LIVING-DINING AREA

    main FLOOR: KITCHEN-LIVING-DINING AREA

  • entertainment room

    entertainment room

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • VIEW OF HOUSE FROM THE NORTHEAST

    VIEW OF HOUSE FROM THE NORTHEAST

  • UPPER FLOOR

    UPPER FLOOR

  • LOWER LEVEL BEDROOM

    LOWER LEVEL BEDROOM

  • view on good surf day

    view on good surf day

  • deck level bedroom

    deck level bedroom

  • upstairs sitting area

    upstairs sitting area

  • deck level bathroom shower

    deck level bathroom shower

VRBO #319733

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Date last modified - Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/23/2015
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