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Whitegate Cottage. - Penciling in Dates for Summer 2015 Now

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Last updated: 12/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Block Island cottage description

On the south end of Block Island natural quiet prevails. Off of the main road and away from the crowds of summer sits Whitegate Cottage. Sited on the edge of a green meadow it is built in the old Block Island style facing south.

WHITEGATE cottage has 2 stories with the bedroom upstairs and the living area / full bathroom with a stall shower downstairs. There is a spacious front deck with table, chairs and umbrella- perfect for a sunny breakfast or evening cocktails. It is private, quiet and special.

The cottage shares a property with the main house and a small (micro) vineyard (WHITEGATE VINEYARDS) but it is currently not being operated.. We still make wine and sell a bit on island only.

On the main floor there is a kitchenette with sink, refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster, coffeemaker and all needed kitchen implements etc, but no range. There is a gas grill outside. An outdoor hot / cold shower is in the back of the house -perfect for washing off after the beach or the best morning shower possible on a sunny day.

The living / dining area on main floor is comfortable, casual and airy. Upstairs with windows on all 4 sides the breeze at night will keep you cool so we stock warm blankets.

Whitegate cottage is at the southern end of the island where the spectacular cliffs on the coastline provide unsurpassed views of the Atlantic and the island interior. You can walk to Vail Beach, Black Rock Beach and Rodmans Hollow.

Town center and Crescent Beach (the biggest and most popular beach) are about 3 miles away.

Upstairs : a ships ladder (a bit steep not suitable for small children, handicapped or the elderly, (see photo below) leads to 3 beds (2 twin and one full) with a desk and sitting area. The couch in the sitting area is also a twin bed reconfigured as well.

There are ocean views from upstairs and at night you will hear the surf crashing on the cliffs nearby. The walls, floors and walls are all natural wood in keeping with the island look and feel. WHITEGATE is completely owner (hands on) operated to insure that the cottage is always perfect for your visit.

The cottage has its own back road and parking area separate from the main house. There is a front and back lawn as well as a shady garden path to enjoy. There is a flagpole on the front deck where we fly the flag...it just seems to fit this Summer cottage.....you are welcome to bring & fly your own choice of flag.

Block Island is a country setting. There is no traffic light, Starbucks or mainland chain store of any kind. There is one gas station, one bank and one food market. But there is a brilliant night sky, green island meadows, golden hay fields and the blue Atlantic surrounding your world.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS WE ANSWER ALL EMAIL PROMPTLY.

We rent by the week from Saturday to Saturday. If you are interested in renting, and want to bring a car, book a ferry reservation at once. But be flexible on times and even days. It's Block Island...nothing is easy but its all worth it.

We allow one dog up to 30 pounds. There is an additional $100 fee for a dog.

Please make your ferry reservations as quickly as possible.
We will take reservations for Summer 2015 now but we send out sgreements and take deposits starting in January.







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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 640 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            We welcome one well behaved dog up to 30 pounds in weight. There is an additional fee of $100 for a pet. We do restrict certain breeds as a requirement of our insurance carrier. PLease contact us for exact details.If you are bringing your pet, Frontline must be applied to the animal prior to arrival as the ticks and fleas on the island are everywhere....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Hot / Cold outdoor shower

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Leisure Activities

                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Washing Machine

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Hot plate provided....moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill
                           

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                          7 night min stay

                          $1,600
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                          $1,600

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                            "The only RE office on island to use. Totally plugged in. Inside the island head."

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                            "Nice casual place. new owners this year. easy dinner spot."

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                            "authentic summer movie theatre. it does not get any better or authentic. old roller skating ..."

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                            "great food they make bagels on site. long lines on weekends but it moves fast. Island peop..."

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                            "Better known as "The Stahr" in Boston parlance. Its a department store. Picture Macys with a..."

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                          • Finns seafood Store

                            "The only seafood store on island. Fresh selection. Not cheap. You can go to the docks and bu..."

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                          • Farmers Market

                            "On Wednesday and Saturday. Lots of island stuff...food, crafts, veggies. Worth a visit. Smal..."

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                          • Block Island Club

                            "You can get weekly membership. Tennis, sailing, ping pong. Beautiful boat house. Very social..."

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                          • island hardware

                            "they have almost anything you could ever need. only hardware on island Petey knows her stuff..."

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                            "you know this place. you went there in college. but on island age means little so it a colle..."

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                          • Whitegate Vineyards

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                          • Vail Beach

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                          Walk to Vail Beach. Short walk to Rodman's Hollow. Great biking / hiking area.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1993

                          About the owner: We spend as much time as possible on island in the summer. We are constantly amazed by the natural beauty around us. Living on this island is so unique in that its the smallest town in the smallest state in the USA. Its a mixture of amazing beaches, scenic farmland with grazing cows and rugged cliffs formed by the raging sea.

                          Why the Owner Chose Block Island:
                          Our property was the Mitchell farm in the 19th century. Hand built stone walls surround our land. Sheep formally occupied most of the property. We have found all sorts of relics from the past around the property..bottles, buttons, pottery shards, iron tools and so on.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          We had the cottage built in 1996. It was built in the island style with gable returns, hand cut fish scale shingles and wainscoting throughout. We added the full bath in 2005 along with a very sophisticated and environmentally friendly waste-water system which conforms to the very strict island codes.


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                          Photos

                          • Whitegate Cottage !

                            Whitegate Cottage !

                          • Vintage Cottage Throughout

                            Vintage Cottage Throughout

                          • Full bath on main level

                            Full bath on main level

                          • front door to deck

                            front door to deck

                          • Dining Area

                            Dining Area

                          • Cottage view upstairs.

                            Cottage view upstairs.

                          • View to South Meadow

                            View to South Meadow

                          • Antique Master Bed in a dormer

                            Antique Master Bed in a dormer

                          • The bedroom upstairs has 4 windows facing 4 directions catching any breeze

                            The bedroom upstairs has 4 windows facing 4 directions catching any breeze

                          • facing east upstairs

                            facing east upstairs

                          • back property..outdoor shower on left.

                            back property..outdoor shower on left.

                          • Whitegate Vineyard. Southern Block Island's largest (and only) vineyard

                            Whitegate Vineyard. Southern Block Island's largest (and only) vineyard

                          • grassy meadow

                            grassy meadow

                          • contemporary bath fixtures

                            contemporary bath fixtures

                          • kitchen...stairs to bedroom

                            kitchen...stairs to bedroom

                          • kitchen center

                            kitchen center

                          • Front Deck.

                            Front Deck.

                          • sunsets are huge events

                            sunsets are huge events

                          • Natural Elements

                            Natural Elements

                          • Light and airy upstairs

                            Light and airy upstairs

                          • 2 single beds and one full size

                            2 single beds and one full size

                          • sunny summer day looking from main house

                            sunny summer day looking from main house

                          • cottage location red circle. southern block island

                            cottage location red circle. southern block island

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                          VRBO #412165

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                          $1,600 per week (USD)
                          5

                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 3

                          View calendar: Updated 12/07/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: french
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                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/07/2014
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