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Recent Portsmouth reviews

  • Home away from home

    "This home is charming and comfortable. The location is perfect for shopping,restaurants getting to beaches and sightseeing. The deck and fenced yard were great for the dogs and just relaxing. The kitchen has everything a cook would need, very pleased. We hope to visit again."
    Guest: first time visitors Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • All the comforts of home and than some...

    "We spent a long weekend here in March. The weather was in the 40's and low 50's allowing us to enjoy walks on the stone and sand beach, This is a bay beach, so no waves and it is more stone than sand, but quite a view and very peaceful. If you like bird watching, this was a great location for watching winter ducks, so bring your binoculars. In a warmer season, this would be a great location for kayaking. The water and bridge views from inside the house are wonderful. The way my bed was situated, I could watch the lights of the bridge and the stars out my window at night. I hated to go to sleep. Mornings we spent lounging in the two large sunrooms enjoying the views and the coziness of the house. The house is 20 minutes from Newport and some might feel like it is removed a bit from the town. To us, this was a plus as the drive was easy and it afforded us the opportunity to explore the island on the way in or out of town. It's a great area to just drive down streets to see where they lead. Great views and beaches are throughout Middletown and Portsmouth. We were also only a couple minutes from Bristol and Tiverton over two separate Bridges. We enjoyed exploring both since we were so close. Both were charming. The Boathouse was a nice restaurant/bar in Tiverton with scenic views and good food, just a little pricey, but worth it. From the window there, you looked across the water to the peninsula the house is on. Four corners in Tiverton was a quaint little area with lots of art galleries and a great place for homemade ice cream called, Grays. Bristol has a great farmers Market Saturday morning at MT Hope Farm. You can get fresh eggs in assorted colors, really good fresh baked bread, jam, and seasonal veggies, etc. Although in March it was mostly root vegetables and it was inside a beautiful historic barn with live music. Also check out the Beehive Restaurant in Bristol a very quaint downtown on the water. All in all, the area is beautiful and fun to explore and this house feels like your home away from home. I am so glad we chose to stay here over a hotel in Newport. Plenty of room to spread out and all the comforts of home, and than some."
    Guest: Mary B. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 30, 2014
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  • 2nd time back even better than the 1st

    "Our family of 6 adults and 2 children happily returned to Cliffside this year for another terrific week looking out over the Sakonnet River. It was like a homecoming - we had confidence that everything we needed was right there, from ample towels, kitchen supplies and lawn chairs to where to find the best grocery stores and restaurants. We returned to our favorites around Newport and Middletown, and then explored further afield into Tiverton, which is charming, and Jamestown, which is a boaters dream. The owner is great to work with being very responsive and straightforward with information and explanations and the pictures are very accurate except that they can scarcely do justice to the views. The cottage is very clean and comfortable, being very homey and not fussy at all, and she provides sets of towels in a different color for each person which is great so that folks don't easily get their things mixed up. Having a washer and dryer makes mothers very happy and makes it possible to not have to pack every piece of clothing you own in case of bad weather. The boating and kayaking are fabulous, the fishing is excellent, biking, walking, swimming, EVERYTHING is great here, because there is something beautiful to see around every corner, and water, water, everywhere! Everyone talks about Newport, which is a great place to visit, but Battleship Cove just 20 mins away in Fall River is historic, educational and its own kind of amazing, and New Bedford has a great harbor and the Whaling Museum, and Tiverton has terrific farm stands and lovely shops and a most scenic drive with stone walls of all sorts of picturesque types around its agricultural areas. So the location of Cliffside is quite perfect for staying home to relax with a great view, or heading out in all direction of the compass to explore, or finding anything you need in a very short distance from the house. We would absolutely recommend this property, and this owner to friends and relatives."
    Guest: Anne Brzezicki Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 4, 2014
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  • Ocean View = Instant Relaxation

    "Steps from the ocean, unbeatable view and a cozy, well-kept cottage. I've known this spot since childhood yet it's a hidden secret gem even to those from the area. Rented this for a special b-day celebration and it brought back instant memories of growing up just a few doors down. A great mix of cottage living at the shore with modern amenities like cable & wi-fi (my 12-yr old twins were happy!) Rocky shore, but still great for swimming and a nice yard to sit, have some morning coffee and enjoy the view of boats, lighthouse and bridge. Thanks, Joan - my days here were filled with memories past and made new ones, too!"
    Guest: Ted D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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