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Beautifully Renovated Waterview Home

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,540 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)

Enjoy salt water views from the large wrap around porch, second story deck and the yard of this home on picturesque Great Island. Just 1 mile from Salty Brine Beach, 2 miles from Sand Hill Cove Beach and 3 miles from Scarborough Beach this completely renovated home is ideal for summer fun or quiet spring/fall weekends with the family.

There's plenty of room in our 1500 sq ft home for three couples or two entire families vacationing together. After a day at the beach let the kids run around in the yard on this quiet island yet you are less than a mile from some of the town's best seafood restaurants and the historic fishing port of Galilee where the Block Island Ferry departs.

This is our vacation home which we use regularly, not an investment property. We acquired the property in the spring of 2007 and completely renovated it top to bottom in 2008/9 including an open floor plan with cathedral ceilings as well as new bedrooms and bathrooms. Click on the link below for our web site which includes a complete photo gallery.

More Details

Owner
David Menninger
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 6, 2017

About David Menninger

We are a family of seven with kids ranging from middle school to adult. Throughout our lives we've always spent time near the water and need to get our water fix periodically.

David Menninger purchased this house in 2007

Why David Menninger chose Narragansett

Our home is located in a quiet residential area of Narragansett known as Great Island. There are no commercial properties of any kind on the island and nearly all the homes are within 100 yards of the water. As soon as you drive onto the island, with it's winding roads and small rolling hills, you know you are on vacation.

What makes this house unique

We spent a long time looking for an 'upside down' house. You will enjoy views of the water from the open floor plan living room, dining area and kitchen on the second floor just steps from the second story deck and picnic table.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We visited in October 2009 for a week & had a wonderful time. The home was very spacious & beautifully decorated, with lots of nice touches. The neighborhood was terrific and only a short drive to local beaches & attractions. Plenty of seating room outside with a great upper deck and lower porch area. The owners were very nice & accomodating. Thanks again!



[Original review posted at HomeAway website (property #237366)]
Oct 2009
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Amenities

Narragansett House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1540 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , this room is really 'one and half' bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Large wrap around porch with portion screened in, Outside shower with hot water, four bicycles available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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Beautifully Renovated Waterview Home
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 30 reviews
5

This house was great for a big family or more! I would totally recommend and/or rent this again!

  • 5 of 5

House was spotless had everything you might need in the kitchen! Great setup with bedrooms downstairs and kitchen living room and dining all upstairs as one big room with a full bath! Views of the water and sun filled! I hope to rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Autumn stay with sisters

  • 4 of 5

Six sisters get together annually for a long weekend, usually in October. The Great Island property was comfortable, clean, well equipped (we all cook), had many touches like great colors and art work that made it very homey. We liked the upside down design with bedrooms downstairs, and the big open bright upstairs.The upstairs deck off the kitchen was especially enjoyed by some of our early risers watching the sunrise, as well as for all for enjoying an afternoon glass of wine..

Easy ride into Newport - we went to a seafood festival and took one of the trolley tours. The weather was wet, so we did not spend a lot of time at the nearby beaches, but they are very close.

Would heartedly recommend this property for families, adults and children.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was clean, well equipped, and in a beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

My mom, 4 sisters, and I rented this beautiful property for a long weekend to visit an old family friend who lives in RI. It was everything I hoped it would be and more! The house is set up to accommodate everyone comfortably. It was well stocked in the kitchen and the deck and porches were very comfortable and relaxing. We enjoyed a yummy lobster dinner we purchased right off the docks! I would highly recommend this property. One downfall was it wasn't handicap accessible. My 85 yr old mom didn't like the steps going up to the living area, but we managed. Beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House with views, clean rooms and all the comforts of home

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of room for 6 adults, spectacular views and a great location to just chill or to head to the beach in less than 5 or 10 minutes.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, bright and clean property in charming summer community.

  • 5 of 5

First time renting. Fantastic home. Spacious. Clean. Plenty of space and lots of beds. Would happily go back to this nice home.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, Light-filled, Comfortable Home in a Perfect New England Setting

  • 5 of 5

Anyone renting this lovely home will enjoy both the indoor and outdoor spaces, including the screened porch with furniture that welcomes an afternoon nap or enjoying a good book. The house is very comfortable and the kitchen is well supplied. It is obviously a home designed for friends and family, with breathtaking views.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Ocean Beaches, Deep Sea Fishing, Harbor Tours, Bumper Boats, Go-Carts, Batting Cages, Water Slides.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Online payment -optional $90
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

All cancellations subject to a $200 fee. Cancellations more than 30 days in advance are subject to forfeiture of the deposit if the property cannot be rebooked. No refund for cancellations less than 30 days in advance.

Weekend Rentals DO NOT included linens and towels. They are available separately from AwayWeeGoToRI.com.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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