Shelter Harbor Rental 'the Tiki Hut'- Private Beach

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Last updated: 10/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The 'Tiki Hut'

This newly renovated house sits on 3/4 of an acre in Shelter Harbor, a private community on Quonnie Pond.

The 'Tiki Hut' has an open floor plan which blends the stone fireplace and Oak hardwoods with the kitchen area, perfect for open-air entertaining. A stereo system is provided with CD player, receiver, and speakers. An Ipod input cable is available for whatever music suits your evening mood. The furniture is tasteful and comfortable while the furnishings are almost all new. Large wrap-around deck for serenity and/or entertainment looking down on wooded property. The bedrooms are clean and comfortable and the bathrooms have been updated, see pictures.

Keywords: House, 4 bedroom


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Queen size Beds (1) One in Master bedroom One in ground level bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Two twins in 2nd upstairs bedroom trundle in downstairs, Child Beds (1) Pack & play in closet, Baby Cribs (1) In the upstairs kids bedroom closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull out bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Community, private beach rights to mile-long barrier beach - see picture - lifeguards, access by car, community shuttle, or kayak, Private nature trails, tennis courts, quiet & friendly community for walking, jogging, and biking, Mooring on Quonnie Pond with deep water access to the Ocean - about 1/2 hour to Block Island, Great Fishing for Fluke, Stripers, and Bluefish, The pond is also great for water skiing, and wake boarding, Nearby, Newport - 30 Minutes, Watch Hill - 5 minutes, Mystic - 15 minutes, House, Wireless Internet, Washer and Dryer...moreless


  • Books:

    Book swap...leave one, take one, just enjoy and respect....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Upstairs and on the ground level...moreless

  • Games:

    Ping Pong in the garage...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Wall mount TV with Cox cable - Hi-def - All Channels over summer on Verizon Fios...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    One Upstairs, wall mounted and one on the ground level, both have DVD players....moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Yes - in upstairs bedrooms and downstairs bedrooms. In addition there are ceiling fans in the upstairs bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 Car Electric garage door ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    Cleaning service cleans all linens at end of rental...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Paved driveway which can hold four cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Cable WiFi - Verizon Fios...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Great for heating in the winter months...moreless


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Off Season
Sep 19 - Jun 11, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,200 $3,000
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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 10/21/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Caitlan grew up in Connecticut, Mark grew up in Edmonton, Alberta. We both attended Providence College and have three nearly perfect children:) We have traveled extensively throughout Western Europe, North America and intermittently to Central America and South America. Generally, when we travel we have a few certain criteria that include relatively new, clean, comfortable, and close to engaging activities. When we bought the Tiki Hut we knew we could make some renovations to meet our own criteria and subsequently offer the home to other families with a similar mindset.

Why the Owner Chose Westerly:
We bought this property because it is has all the amenities we could possibly think of for a summer home/rental property. Mark loves to fish, Caitlan loves the beach, and our children love to swim in the pond and explore "mini beach" which is located on the pond side of the main beach (think clamming, build a small fish trap, or chase crabs). The house is close to the pond, a short drive to the ocean, and within a reasonable proximity to Watch Hill, Newport, Providence, and Foxwoods:) When we bought the home we ripped out a wall between the kitchen and the dining room table/great room to create an open style, laid back, relaxing home that feels as if it is a tree house. From any vantage point on the top floor, you see only trees. We also bought the house because we enjoy entertaining and it is literally perfect for two upstairs, one on the ground level. Last, we continue to improve the property with renovations on the ground level in 2015 and the installation of a stone path leading to an outdoor shower...nothing better than getting back from the beach to hit the fresh water outside in a shower.... that's why we bought it, that's why we love it!

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  • Living Room to Kitchen

    Living Room to Kitchen

  • Upstairs Master

    Upstairs Master

  • 2nd Bedroom Upstairs

    2nd Bedroom Upstairs

  • Top Floor Bathroom

    Top Floor Bathroom

  • Ground level Bath - New 2015

    Ground level Bath - New 2015

  • Ping Pong or Beer Pong.... your choice!

    Ping Pong or Beer Pong.... your choice!

  • The Beach!! - Walk to the breachway is about 1.75 miles

    The Beach!! - Walk to the breachway is about 1.75 miles

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Screened in Porch off Master if you need to get away to read or drink some coffe

    Screened in Porch off Master if you need to get away to read or drink some coffe

  • Top Floor Bathroom

    Top Floor Bathroom

  • Renovated ground level bedroom 2015

    Renovated ground level bedroom 2015

  • Shower - New 2015 - Ground level

    Shower - New 2015 - Ground level

  • Sealed epoxy garage floor.

    Sealed epoxy garage floor.

  • The Beach  - about 2 miles long!

    The Beach - about 2 miles long!

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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