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Recent Jamestown property reviews

  • Gorgeous home in a beautiful spot.

    "The house was amazing and just as advertised. The home was in immaculate condition and had plenty of space for our group of 11 adults and 1 toddler. The house is well maintained and the perfect spot for a family getaway or vacation. I would recommend the home to anyone, and would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Matthew M. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 19, 2014
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  • You're gonna love it!

    "We spent a week in this beautiful home for a vacation and reunion with our family, who live on opposite coasts. The first floor bedroom and bath were perfect for my dad, who has a hard time with stairs. We and our children stayed on the second floor, complete with its own TV/bonus room. When our little ones needed some quiet time or cartoons, we could accommodate them without disrupting the rest of the grown-ups or the socializing that was happening on the first floor. Then there was the third floor bedroom/sitting room, which helped when my brother and his family stayed for a night. This house can easily accommodate large groups, and is situated so that everyone can do their thing without getting in the others’ way. Yet, a smaller group won’t rattle around in this house. We were three adults and two children for most of the week and it was perfect. I can’t imagine a better flow or layout for a vacation home, it’s truly perfect for large or small groups. In addition, the décor is so tastefully done that it’s hard to believe this is a rental. Like the other reviewers have stated, the owners of the property are great communicators and easy to work with, and have thought of everything you might need, including a hair dryer and toiletries that you may have forgotten, sand toys for the beach and more. The linens are high quality too. Proximity to the neighborhood beach is great, the drive to Newport was totally convenient, and Jamestown itself is a delightful little town. I could go on... So if you’re on the fence or deciding between this property and another, don’t hesitate to commit to this one, you won’t regret it."
    Guest: jen b. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 1, 2014
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  • SUNNY AND WELCOMING

    "This cottage is a true "mood setter"! We were looking forward to a time away to find some peace and relaxation...Our expectations were more than met here. We loved the veranda for its views...the perfect spot for vine and conversation. The cottage has been totally renovated. It is pristine and beautifully appointed. We have already spoken to the owner about our next stay and have recommended it to our best friends who love to visit to the Newport area!"
    Guest: Bob Date of Stay: June 2012 Review Submitted: July 31, 2012
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  • Serpendipity Tremendous Property

    "There were 13 of us there for a wedding and we could not have been more delighted with this house, just perfect. Lovely house, clean, bright, with plenty of space for people to feel like their actually alone, if need be. We spent the weekend and enjoyed the pool, cookout and the home very much, may even come back on our friends anniversary with the gang, just to recreate that weekend. PERFECT"
    Guest: CG Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: September 18, 2012
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Jamestown Travel Tips

Traveling to Jamestown Vacation Rentals

The nearest airport to Jamestown is located in Warwick, just a short 25-minute drive away. The airport hosts regularly scheduled flights from Washington, New York City, Boston, and Chicago, among other destinations. It is just a regional airport so if you are traveling from Canada or Europe, you will need to connect via an international airport hub before flying on to Warwick. From the airport, you easily get a taxi to Jamestown. Alternatively, if you want to be able to some exploring during your stay, you can hire a car. There are many rental agencies at the airport. An alternate way to travel from either Boston or New York is on the Amrak rail line. The nearest station is Kingston Station which is just a 15-minute drive from Jamestown. This is a convenient and stress-free way to start your vacation. No traffic congestion or tiring driving to get to your vacation destination is required.

Stylish Jamestown Lodging

Jamestown is a destination where you have the rare opportunity to stay in a historic home. There are some homes that date back to the early 1900s; they have been lovingly restored and furnished with antiques. You can feel as though you have stepped back in time as you enjoy the stylish colonial comforts.

Famous Landmarks near Jamestown Cottages

If you happen to take a ferry tour, you can see some of the magnificent old mansions that are found in the area. The Clingstone is house built in the early 1900s for a person by the name of Lovering Wharton. This privately-owned home is perched atop a rock in Narragansett Bay and locally known as the “House on the Rocks.” It is three-and-a-half stories tall and was constructed using mill-type framing to withstand the hurricane-force winds that sometimes lash the coast. After being unoccupied for decades, it was purchased and then renovated by the owner. It remains a well-known landmark.

The Jamestown Firefighting Equipment Museum is a great place to take the kids. Here, you can see antique firefighting equipment, including a horse-drawn carriage. One of the exhibits is an 1894 Lafrance steam-driven fire engine which still functions very effectively. It is able to pump water at an impressive rate of 600 gallons per minute. Admission to the museum is free.

The Jamestown History Museum is located in a 19th-century schoolhouse. The museum is operated by the local historical society and houses artifacts from all over the region. There are several interesting old maps, ferry system memorabilia and old photographs that depict the town’s history.

The Jamestown Philomenian Library shares its premises with the Sydney L. Wright Memorial Museum. The museum has an interesting collection of ancient Indian artifacts that were discovered in archeological digs in the 1960s. There are also several showcases with European artifacts from the 1600s.

Watson Farm has an old 1796 farmhouse and is set on 280 acres on land. It is a historic landmark and working farm that is operated in old traditional style. The Jamestown Windmill is located about a mile north of the town near Watson Farm. The windmill was built in 1787 and served as the main method used to crush grain in the area before steam engines were introduced. A major restoration work on the windmill took place and was completed in 2001. Admission to the windmill is free.

Seasons to Visit Rhode Island Vacation Rentals in Jamestown

Most visitors come to Jamestown during the warmer summer months. The season runs from May to October, with most visitors staying during the school holiday season. For visitors that want to avoid the crowds, you may consider September when the weather is still warm but the school scrowds have returned home.

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