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Apartment Details: This charming 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apt sleeps up to 4 people and is located in the heart of College Hill's Wayland Square, one of most desirable, safest, and walkable districts on College Hill in Providence. The apt is just 2 blocks walk to Wayland Square, 8 blocks (10-15 minutes) walking distance to Brown University, (20-25 min) walking distance to RISD, and is close to Blackstone Blvd, Fox Point, India Point Park, Wickenden St, Thayer Street, Hope St Village, Federal Hill, Downtown, WaterFire, the Convention Center and many shops restaurants, parks, and attractions. Downtown Providence is also easily accessible by walking straight down historic Angell St. If you are visiting Providence and need a place to stay that is beautiful, safe, inexpensive and central to the colleges and downtown this is the perfect place!
The apartment with brand new modern furnishings is located on the second floor with a private entrance. It features 1 bedroom with an incredibly comfy brand new king size bed, fresh clean new bedding, and two small dressers. The sunlit living room features gorgeous views, beautiful hardwoods, modern carpets, leather sofa, arm chairs, coffee table, and FIOS Cable TV and HD / DVR available with HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz, Encore, The Movie Channel & more. A comfortable full-size fold out sofa bed and/or queen size air mattress is also available in the living room which is great for kids or the extra guest. If you have infants or small children, a 'pack and play' portable crib or full size crib is available for your use and fits a child up to the age of 2 or 3. The kitchen has lovely windows, a stove, microwave, coffeemaker, refrigerator and all kitchenware and utensils needed to accommodate your stay. The sunlit bathroom has a bathtub, sink, and you can enjoy your bath while looking at clouds or the stars and enjoying ultra plush bath towels. Wireless internet, washer and dryer, and 24 hour off-street parking are a available for your convenience (Note: parking is available in a small garage space that fits 1 compact, small midsize, or economy size vehicle. Larger size vehicles cannot be accomodated. The city of Providence does not allow overnight street parking without a residential parking permit so please plan accordingly and bring a car that will fit in the garage. Pets and smoking are not allowed. There is easy access to I-95 and 1-195 within about a mile from the apt and it's just an 8 minute drive to the Amtrack station, and a 15 minute drive to TF Green Airport. The apartment a couple blocks walk to the nearest bus line and you can rent a Zipcar about 2-3 blocks from the house or rent bikes from Legend Bicycle.
The house still has some really beautiful original features from the early 1900's period in which it was built, while it also provides the conveniences of recent updates. I do have mature family-oriented tenants. Occasionally you can hear a little bit of walking on the floorboards above or below. The place is wonderfully warm in the winters. Two brand new air conditioners are installed to keep guests cool and comfortable in the summer.
Length of Stay: My place can be booked for a 3 or 4 night minimum stay, weekly stays, and monthly stays. Feel free to message me and inquire about the length of stay you need, price, budget, etc.
Neighborhood Attractions: The house is centrally located in Wayland Square one of most desirable, safest, and walkable districts on College Hill in Providence and is within close walking distance to Brown University, RISD, Wayland Square, Blackstone Blvd, Fox Point, Wickenden, St, Thayer Street, Hope St Village, Federal Hill, and downtown.
Wayland Square In Wayland Square you will find Whole Foods Grocery, Starbucks, Lim's Thai Cuisine, Alex and Ani, Books On The Square, Teas and Javas, Mc Bride's Pub, Minerva Pizza, Power Yoga, Boston Sports Club, Citron Day Spa, Eastside, Marketplace Grocery, CVS, Rite Aid, Bank Of America, The UPS Store, and many more shops, spas, and restaurants.
Thayer Street Numerous cafes, restaurants, and shops are located along Thayer Street, adjoining Brown University at Veteran's Gate. Brown University's bookstore is located on Thayer. A notable Thayer Street landmark is the Avon Cinema which dates back to the early twentieth century.
Brown University, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Both colleges are just blocks from the apt. Brown University's facilities include the Main Green, the Rockefeller Library, the Pembroke Campus, and the School of Medicine. Many of the Rhode Island School of Design's buildings are along the slope of College Hill. The RISD Museum is located on Benefit Street.
Wickenden Street Wickenden has many quaint antique shops, clothing stores, Coffee Exchange, Brickaway (which serves great breakfasts), and Fellini's Pizzeria the best pizza in Providence!
Hope St Village Hope St has a wonderful collection of small, locally-owned businesses including restaurants, pubs, shops, spa's, and is a local's favorite!.
Federal Hil Federal Hill neighborhood has a salient role in the history of Providence due to its central location within the city. It's best known as the Italian district and hosts a variety of fine restaurants, galleries, nightlife, and shopping and some of the best Italian food in town.
Providence Waterfire, Downtown, Providence Place Mall, Convention Center All of these downtown delights are just a short 5 minute drive or a 20-25 minute walk from the apt.
Nearby Drug Stores: Rite Aid, CVS in Wayland Square (2-3 blocks away)
Parks & Recreation The apt is 1 block from scenic Paterson Park which has a walking trail and a wonderful playground for children. Many families traveling with kids that have stayed at our place have loved the close proximity of the playground. It's also 5 blocks walk from Blackstone Blvd which is the best most scenic 2-3 mile jogging & walking trail in Providence. Wayland Square Power Yoga and Boston Sports Club are just 2-3 blocks from the apt.
There are numerous parks and green spaces within walking and driving distance. India Point Park, the largest of these, is located along the northernmost shore of Narragansett Bay. Blackstone Boulevard Park, consists of 19.3 acres (7.8 ha) of parkland and a 1.7-mile (2.7 km) path for jogging and walking. Brown Street Park, behind Hope High School. Lippitt Memorial Park, a 6-acre (2.4 ha) park at the intersection of Hope Street and Blackstone Boulevard near the Pawtucket border. It is named after former Rhode Island governor Charles W. Lippitt. Roger Williams National Memorial is at the bottom of College Hill.
The bathroom has a lovely window to watch the clouds and stars through, a full bathtub, toilet, and sink, and freshly laundered towels. Very clean and immaculate!...moreless
This apt is on the second floor, accessible by stairs. If you have trouble negotiating stairs, this might not be the best accomodation for you. Parking is available for a compact or economy size vehicle in a small garage space. Larger vehicles cannot be accomodated and the City of Providence does not allow street parking without a parking permit so please plan accordingly and bring a vehicle that will fit the garage. Transportation to and from the airport can be provided for an additional $30 fee. ...moreless
Satellite / Cable
FIOS Cable TV and HD / DVR available with HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz, Encore, The Movie Channel & more. ...moreless
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Seating for 4 people
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Parking is available in 1 small garage space for a compact or economy size vehicle only. The city of Providence does not allow street parking without a residential permit so bring a car that fits. ...moreless
Dishes & Utensils
Coffee, tea, and oatmeal, along with basic condiments are provided for guests use. ...moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Property Damage Protection$59
Parking is available for 1 compact size vehicle in a small garage space. Larger size vehicles cannot be accomodated and the City of Providence does not allow street parking for non-residents without a parking permit so please plan accordingly and rent a compact or economy size vehicle for your stay. Parties, smoking, drugs, candles, pets, and unauthorized guests are not allowed on the premises. There is a "shoes-off" policy for the apt. Check is 4pm, Check out is 10am.
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