Ocean Front House Newport County, $1600/wk Winter (to April 2014)
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Portsmouth house description
Waterfront beach house 200 feet from the water, beautiful 11 room home with spectacular views.
House sits on a peninsula so there are spectacular water views from every window. I disabled the map below because it showed the wrong location. You can check it more accurately on google maps.
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Lovely hardwood floors, walls are knotty pine. Casually but beautifully decorated with Heywood Wakefield American antiques, seagrass rug, and persian rugs. Reminds me of a set a play set in New England, as the house was built in 1938. (The adult children of the original owner live next door)
Relax in the living room and watch the ocean or walk to the water from the back door. This is a great place to 'de-stress', just sit anywhere and watch the water and the sailboats. Watching the sunset from the living room and the lighted Mount Hope Bridge is so wonderful!
Central air conditioning, four bedrooms ( master is 14 ft by 10 ft with an attached dressing/ bonus room that is 10' x 8, second bedroom is 17' x 10') two baths, two large living rooms ( each 21 ft X 13 ft) gas fireplace turns on instantly, sunroom (16' X 12') large dining room (14' x 12) kitchen, patio. Windows all around the house to enjoy the water views from every direction. Detached 2 car garage. I can email you a floor plan from my office computer if you wish.
House has 2053 square feet, and is on a double lot, which gives a feeling of spaciousness and privacy. The house is on a no outlet street, so no traffic. Ideal for a large family, and the yard is great for children
Our Newport county summer home in Portsmouth. Congressman Patrick Kennedy of The Kennedy's used to live in this town.
Restaurants, fresh lobster and clams, clubs, entertainment and shopping are minutes away.
Seven miles away is the city of Newport for the famous guilded age mansions and the famous Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport Jazz festival.
This is the second home of a professional and we take credit cards so you can rent without worry.
Private Beach bordered by conservation land. Small sandy beach with small fist size smooth rocks at the waters edge tapering after about 10 feet to a smooth sandy bottom. Recommend aqua socks or fisherman sandals. Beach blanket, swim noodles, and six beach towels.
Central air conditioning, new in 2007
House includes Wi-Fi internet access
Detached 2 car garage
Sony 29 inch HDTV. DVD player
Cable television, with HDTV as an extra feature, and a 'million' channels
Sleeping with the sound of the waves
Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, washer and dryer and all appliances
24 hour property manager available
Children's park with playground equipment at the end of the road
Newport Mansions including Doris Duke's Rough Point and The Breakers
Golf at Montaup Country Club almost within walking distance.
Fishing including off the 'back yard'
New England outlet stores
Kayaking (if you have your own just walk out the 'back yard', if not, rentals available at the Sakonnet Boat House.
Sailing, or just watching the sailboats
Fresh seafood, lobster and clams shop less than one mile
U pick blueberry and strawberry farms
Restaurants, cinemas from one to five miles
Newport Equestrian Academy is two miles for horseback riding or lessons
'Flo's Clam Shack' one of Rhode Island Living Magazines 'Best Of RI' less than one mile.
Providence and Newport nightlife minutes away.
Keywords: oceanfront, waterfront, beach house
- 2080 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Children Welcome:
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (3)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- You can see the sail boats from the bathrooms too!
Kitchen & Dining
- Pantry Items:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Cooking Utensils
- Air Conditioning:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Washing Machine:
- Linens Provided:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- House includes central AC, local telephone, high definition Sony TV with HDTV cable and a 'million channels', Wi-Fi internet, washer/ dryer(new in 2013)' toaster oven, gas range and oven, microwave, coffee maker, dishes, utensils and cookware, Lobster pot, Outdoor granite fireplace, portable charcoal grill, Detached 2 car garage, All linens, Sleeping with the sound of the waves! Private Beach, Large dining with seating for eight ( DR is 14' X12'), Outdoor patio overlooking the water, Dog loving household, one dog OK!, Fully equipped kitchen. Hair dryer, magnified make up mirror....moreless
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Grill:
- Deck / Patio:
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Beach View
- Medical Services
- Botanical Garden
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Golf course almost within walking distance at Montaup Country Club at 401 683 0955 or montaupcc.com. Newport Mansions including Doris Duke's 'Rough Point' and The Breakers seven miles, Fresh seafood, lobster and clam shop less than one mile, Horseback Riding and Academy, U pick blueberry and strawberry farms (fun with kids), Fishing including off the back of the house, Clam digging, New England outlet stores, Kayaking (if you have your own, just walk out the 'back yard' to the water, If you don't own one, rental shops nearby), Sailing rentals nearby or just watch the sailboats from the shore....moreless
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Lovely Water Views!
Lovely Water Views!
I am very particular about renting a clean house especially like to have clean bathrooms, this house was very clean and tidy upon our arrival which immediately made us feel comfortable. I was pleased with how quickly Helen (the owner) responded to my inquiries plus once at the house we were greeted with a nice bottle of sparkling wine to welcome us and we were given information on how to contact the property manager if needed so always felt like we were able to reach someone if a problem arose. Great relaxing location to begin the day with wonderful water views and to end the day with beautiful sunsets and the Mount Hope Bridge lit up at night. Our favorite part was waking in the morning lying in bed looking at the water with Boats and Birds going by, such a lovely way to start each day. As quiet and relaxing as it is where the house is located you are in close proximity to Newport and the Mansions, Providence, Supermarkets such as Stop and Shop, Clements Marketplace and good restaurants such as Evelyn's in Tiverton, The Moorings and O'Brien's Pub in Newport. When not out sightseeing we spent time walking on the beach in the back of the house collecting seashells. Overall we had a very enjoyable relaxing week at the house, would definitely stay here again to enjoy the lovely water views and quiet location when we next visit R.I.
- Guest Susan W.
- Date of stay 09/21/13
- Review Submitted 10/11/13
Lovely bayfront vacation home!
Lovely bayfront vacation home!
The home was exactly as it is in the photographs. Bright, sunny, spacious and the views are fantastic! The sunset on the bay from the back porch and sunroom was worth every penny. When we arrived the house was clean and ready for us with fresh towels, soft bedding and a friendly note and candle from the property manager with contact information should we need anything. Our children loved collecting shells on the beach, running in the large yard and we loved sitting and taking in the view. It was close and central to Boston, Providence and Newport sightseeing and made a lovely and comfortable home base. We loved the quiet, relaxing neighborhood after a day in the city and recommend it to families traveling in the area.
- Guest kristi r. (Temecula, CA)
- Date of stay 06/13/11
- Review Submitted 06/28/11
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing.
This was a great place to stay. We enjoyed the location. We spent a week there with our 3 kids and their spouses for a family get away. Very comfortable home. Being close to the water was nice. Very quiet and very little traffic. Neighbors we meet were very friendly. The owner was great to work with. She responded quickly to any questions and provided us with good information. We would consider renting here again.
- Guest Family Time (Midwest)
- Date of stay 05/28/11
- Review Submitted 06/20/11
Recommended for: Girls getaway, sightseeing, romantic getaway.
Guest comment entered by owner
Thanks! We've really fallen for RI and your beach house. We will miss the views, the sunsets, the wonderful seafood and the fab beaches. Whale watching in Point Judith (Francis Fleet) was excellent. We hope to come back to these parts before too long.
- Guest Ben, Scotland
- Date of stay 06/30/10
- Review Submitted 07/17/10
Guest comment entered by owner
Thank you very much from this Toronto family. We had a comfortable week hanging around with the bunnies!
- Guest Ted F.
- Date of stay 07/03/10
- Review Submitted 07/17/10
My family and I stayed at this home for a long weekend in June and I have to say that it was much more then I expected. I was hesitant to rent someone else's house because you never know how others live but this was not the case. The house was very clean and well kept. I can't say enough about the climate control. I don't like to be hot when I sleep, I like my bedroom like an icebox. I was extremely impressed with the central a/c, the house was not even slightly warm once! It's on a very quiet road away from the highway with a great view of what I think is the Newport bridge in the distance. I've never slept in such silence, it was great! It's also located right in between Providence and Newport so you get the best of both worlds. The restaurants nearby were excellent and grocery stores and department stores were close also. I definitely give this home an all 5's rating. We're definitely coming back again next year! A fantastic time was had by all!!!
- Guest RG (Connecticut)
- Date of stay 06/03/10
- Review Submitted 06/24/10
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers.
AUTUMN LEAVES 2013: Sept. 9 to Nov.2: $2080/ week or 990/ 3 d weekend. WINTER 2013/14: Nov.2 to April 25 $1600 week MAY, JUNE 2014: $2080 per week, $890 for 3 day weekend JULY, AUGUST 2014: $2700 per week, changeover day is Saturday, one week minimum 4th of July 2014: $2900/7 days June 28 to July 5 or 6 These fees include 3.5% discount for checks. We also take credit cards.
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Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We have always enjoyed vacations in Rhode Island. My mother's side of the family is from Rhode Island. We love the smell of the salt air, the boats, fresh lobsters, and the beach. I never liked 'driving to the beach', finding parking and lugging all the things. So now we can just walk out the door!
Why the Owner Chose Portsmouth:
The spectacular views really make this house so relaxing. Such a good place to 'get away.' We wanted to be close to Newport but have peace and quiet at night.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Just walk out the back door and into the water where we could swim all day. Totally peaceful setting, and the views of the water are so relaxing. This house has knotty pine walls reflective of the time it was built. It feels very 'beachy.' Cocktail hour in the living room watching the sun set over the water is really special.
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Beach, walk to it from the back door of the house. Mt. Hope Bridge is seen.
Sunroom, I love to drink coffee here!
Dining room, another view
Opposite side of the living room that faces the living room.
Opposite side of the living room with the TV and fireplace.
Leather recliner in LR 1 for watching sunsets over the water
Large dressing room attached to master bedroom.
I love waking up to this! Central A/C or lovely breezes and waves' sounds.
Kitchen view into the dining room. Stacked front loading W/D, undercounter lites
Beach close up, yellow house in the middle is ours.
Front, outdoor table, on 2 lots. Detached garage to the right, outside the photo
House viewed from the back near the beach.
Dining room has views of water in both directions because house on peninsula.
Living room that faces the water.
Two living rooms: one with the fireplace and TV and the second facing the water.
Custom upholstery, 100% down pillows and antique furniture 1940's New England.
Master bedroom with very large dressing room attached. Bridge lights at night!
Lovely to awaken, gaze at the water, listen to birds. Central AC, fan nice too.
Two bedrooms just like this. More water views because it is on a peninsula.
Side of house with patio, outdoor table, hose, water toys and cherry trees.
Back yard to the water.
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Date last modified - Tuesday, November 12, 2013
4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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