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Recent Jamestown property reviews

  • The PERFECT Family Vacation House

    "This will be the sixth year that our family has stayed at Katherine's Cozy Cape on beautiful Jamestown Island. To say that we love this property is an understatement - It has been a true summer oasis that has been enjoyed equally by everyone in our family from age 3 to 73. They layout is perfect for multi-generational families and there is plenty of lawn space so that your younger ones can run wild in the safety of their own yard. The covered front porch has plenty of room for lounging and family dinners - We eat outside every night regardless of weather. Most importantly, this house is just a short stroll to Mackerel Cove. This well-protected, shallow cove is absolutely ideal for younger swimmers and is the best beach on the island. There are only a handful of homes with this kind of proximity and, although it can get busy during the day with visitors, sunset swims are solitary and spectacular. Now that the kids are older, they have found lots of other adventures and things to do including sailing camp at Fort Getty, day trips to Newport on the Jamestown Ferry and classes at the very cool Jamestown Arts Center. They are never bored! For restless adults, they offer short term memberships at Jamestown Fitness - a great little gym within walking distance. The house is incredibly well-maintained and stocked - every appliance and utensil you need is there. Great beach house bonuses include private porches off the upstairs bedrooms with peek-a-boo ocean views, lovely hardwood floors for easy sand-sweeping, an outdoor shower with hot/cold water and air conditioners in four of the bedrooms. And, with town less than a mile away, early risers can pick-up breakfast treats from "Slice of Heaven" or the whole gang can walk down for dinner or "Spinnakers" ice cream! Who knew Paradise was in Rhode Island?"
    Guest: The Labries Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: January 24, 2014
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  • grande dame of jamestown

    "all seven family members from teens to 70's had a wonderful week stay at middle sister. she's a wonderful well maintained, equipped and stocked Victorian with spectacular views across narragansett bay to Newport. every we met knew where we were staying as soon as we said "middle sister". if you can force yourself off the porch and her views (pics don't do her justice), its an easy walk to the village shops and the water taxi to Newport. the teens walked to deli, ice cream store and biked & kayaked. owner was very responsive, easy to deal with and informative. my family is so glad her family shares this wonderful home. with 7 bdrms all who wanted private rooms had one and we still had a couple left over. our only regret is we couldn't stay longer though we hope to be fortunate enough to return."
    Guest: jerry Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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    "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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  • Wonderful Cottage & Exceptional Owner

    "Our family - five adults - rented Annlee's beautiful cottage as a home base for our big pilgrimage to the Newport Folk Festival. The cottage was wonderful; clean, beautiful, and well-appointed. There is everything you might need during your stay, including bicycles and to-go coffee cups! The blue hydrangeas on the property were really showing off & we even spotted a quite healthy groundhog while sipping our morning coffee. A truly delightful cottage. We did venture around the island via bicycle. We spent a terrific few hours at the Beavertail Lighthouse & enjoyed the small town island life. Most of our time, however, was spent in Newport. We couldn't resist going to La Maison de Coco everyday for the best scones & coffee. We also loved the White Horse Tavern & Pour Judgement for afternoon cocktails & appetizers. Jamestown & Newport were enchanting. I would highly recommend the Windward Cottage because of its owner, Annlee. She was an absolute pleasure to work with. She was welcoming, accommodating, and clearly invested in our comfort during our stay. I didn't doubt our accommodations prior to our departure, in part, because of Annlee's attentiveness during the planning process. Thanks much, Annlee! Aimee Indianapolis, Indiana"
    Guest: Folk Fan Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: August 16, 2013
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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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