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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This open air, one bedroom apartment is on the second floor of a period two family home in the heart of Newport's Yachting Village. Our guests will enjoy our newly renovated kitchen with a counter and stools as the transition to the living room, which has a sliding glass door out to the small deck with 2 chairs. The deck faces south, so the sun warms and brightens the living room and kitchen area.

The location is key to the appreciation our guests have for the apartment. Walk to the foot of our street and you are on Historic Thames Street.
Cross Thames Street to walk down to the docks of Newport Harbor. Head to the left on Thames for shops and restaurants, the International Yacht Restoration School and King Park, a wonderful picnic spot right on the harbor, especially good for catching sunsets.
Turn right on Thames and within a 5 minute walk you are at Bowen's and Bannister's Wharfs, the center of Newport's shopping and dining district. Another 5 minute walk brings you into historic Washington Square, with the movie theater and more restaurants and shops.

* Walk east to Bellevue Avenue, Cliff Walk and Easton's Beach.

* Catch a sunset sail on one of several fine yacht cruises

* Rent a bike just down the street and tour Newport

* Walk just a few blocks to tour the Gilded Age Mansions

* Go next door to see The Samuel Whitehorn Museum

With miles of bountiful beaches and trails, centuries-old homes, historic landmarks, bustling waterfronts, year-round festivals and events, and hundreds of diverse shops and eateries, Newport has been called the gem of the New England coastline.

Newport was one of the largest cities and busiest seaports in all of Colonial America. Known as the cultural heart of the city, the Old Quarter includes 18th and 19th century buildings, a collection of Colonial homes and museums. Step from the Colonial era to the famed “summer cottages” of America’s Gilded Age, perched along famed Bellevue Avenue. More than a dozen of these palatial homes, many with extraordinary gardens and grounds, have been painstakingly preserved and many are open year round.




FOR MORE INFORMATION AND PICTURES, GO TO THE LINK BELOW (JUST ABOVE OWNER'S PROFILE).

Keywords: Rental, Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Newport, RI
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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Children Welcome:

    We have an airbed to set up in the living room for the kids. There is a park at the top of the street with a playground and the Children's Library is in the Public Library at the top of the street as well. The Arcade is a 5 minute walk down Thames Street. We also have a stroller and a high chair that attaches to the counter....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking on balcony is allowed...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Kids can sleep on the queen air mattress or on the couch - linens are provided, Baby Cribs (1) Graco Pack-n-Play...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beach Chairs, Beach Mats and Beach Towels are provided

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    32' Flat Screen HDTV...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    We have a small variety - Redbox rentals available nearby...moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    A small view of Newport Harbor can be seen from the bedroom window...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window Unit in Bedroom only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided:

    Bedding, Bath Towels, Beach Towels...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker and toaster...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Completely new kitchen installed in 2010! ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    A small balcony with 2 chairs overlooks the garden ...moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

3 Night minimum for holiday weekends and Folk and Jazz Festivals


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Location

Tree Walk Series by the Newport Arboretum.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: We have lived in this house for 32 years, a two family house on a side street off Lower Thames Street. I am a book restorer and my wife, Kristyn, is a professional gardener. I am also a sailor with 30,000 offshore miles and Newport is a perfect place for us to indulge in all our interests.

Why the Owner Chose Yachting Village, Newport, RI, USA:
When we first moved in, Thames Street was boatyards and ship chandleries. Now it is shops and restaurants, marinas and nightclubs and though we are in the middle of it all, being on a side street allows us to enjoy a quiet not afforded on Thames Street. We can walk to virtually every restaurant in town, some a minute away, others 12. The launch to the Festivals, Goat Island and Jamestown is a four minute walk. Newport and all it has to offer is literally right on our doorstep.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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Photos

  • Kitchen Area

    Kitchen Area

  • Balcony for two

    Balcony for two

  • Living Area looking towards bedroom

    Living Area looking towards bedroom

  • Bedroom looking towards living room area - door on right is to bathroom

    Bedroom looking towards living room area - door on right is to bathroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Balcony

    Balcony

  • From living area towards entrance and bedroom (stairs are to loft storage)

    From living area towards entrance and bedroom (stairs are to loft storage)

  • Bedroom - northern exposure

    Bedroom - northern exposure

  • Hallway and stairs up to the apartment

    Hallway and stairs up to the apartment

VRBO #196781

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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