Great Location Just Off Historic Thames Street!(30 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
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.
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Keywords: Rental, Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Newport, RI
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Member since: 2008
- On floor 2
- Max. occupancy 2
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
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Beach Chairs, Beach Mats and Beach Towels are provided
- DVD Player
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
3 Night minimum for holiday weekends and Folk and Jazz Festivals
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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.
- Secondary: (401) 265-8256 (Rhode Island, USA)
Balcony for two
Living Area looking towards bedroom
Bedroom looking towards living room area - door on right is to bathroom
From living area towards entrance and bedroom (stairs are to loft storage)
Bedroom - northern exposure
Hallway and stairs up to the apartment
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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