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'Kismet' Secluded Shingle Style Home with Pool, Koi Pond

Jamestown, RI, USA
  • House3700 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

This peaceful 3700 sq ft getaway is located on the north end in East Passage Estates on 2 acres and it's an ideal spot to relax and enjoy the tranquility of nature. The property has large decks patios, sun room, swimming pool and an outdoor shower. The gourmet kitchen features granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances.

It's easy to kick back, listen to birds and enjoy the unique and beautiful landscape of 'Kismet' which has it's own nature trail at the end of the park-like compound.

For dining you'll find some of the finest restaurants both downtown and in the many towns just minutes away. Visit Slice of Heaven for breakfast and Sympatico Tratoria's for outside dining and live music.

Jamestown is an island just 9 miles long and 1 mile wide. Hundreds of acres of protected space and working farms yield a serene quality and soothing views of land, sky, and sea. The town center, just 4 miles to the south, features lovely shops, pleasant strolls, a superb marina, and terrific restaurants.'

Local sand and pebble beaches are a few minutes away.

One wing of the house can also be rented for $400 per night when available. Includes 2 bedrooms, living room/TV room, washer dryer, full bath and use of kitchen for breakfast.




Member Since 2009
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Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Mar 28, 2018
About Owner

Carol and Mark moved to Jamestown from Connecticut 12 years ago because they fell in love with the area while visiting on vacation. Both are entrepreneurs; Carol has owned and operated her own portrait studio for many years in Ct. and now creates digital art PHOTOGRAPHY of local spots. She still loves to photograph animals and children. Mark swopped his design/build business in order to fulfill his desire and passion for cutting edge technologies by inventing and developing a new design for charging stations for the electric vehicle.

Owner purchased this House in 2005

Why Owner chose Jamestown

This is a unique destination with very picturesque views wherever you travel on the island. The traffic is minimal with only one traffic light on the whole island. You will find lots of wide open space, waterways, farm lands and visitas of the Bay and ocean, whether you're downtown, at the lighthouse, the beach, the forts/parks or the historic windmill.

What makes this House unique

This property and home is much like a mini resort. Whether you like to sit quietly and watch the fish, listen to the birds, of which there are many species, swim, walk around the ponds in back or tour the island. Completely private and tranquil. A week is hardly enough!!!!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
        • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) futon bed easily converts to a comfortable double bed. Two of the beds, the futon and a queen bed is in the suite with the queen bed in the sleeping loft.


        • 4 Bathrooms

            Location Type

              • Near The Ocean


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Garage
                        Three car garage - will fit two additional vehicle.
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                        Full WiFi service
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                        There are two washing machines.
                      • Wood Fireplace
                        Not used in the summer months


                          • Kitchen
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            fully equipped kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining
                              • Dining Area


                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Music Library
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    internet connection wifi
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • VCR
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Golf
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill

                                        Pool / Spa

                                          • Heated Pool
                                          • Private Pool
                                            Large private swimming pool
                                          • jetted tub


                                              • cinemas
                                              • health/beauty spa
                                              • live theater
                                              • museums
                                              • restaurants

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • antiquing
                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • boating
                                                  • horseback riding
                                                  • shopping
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • wildlife viewing

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • fitness center

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • golf
                                                          • jet skiing
                                                          • kayaking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • pier fishing
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • snorkeling/diving
                                                          • sound/bay fishing
                                                          • surf fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • tennis
                                                          • wind-surfing

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            7 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Perfect setting for family reunion

                                                            Bonnie H.Providence

                                                            This was the second stay for my multi-generational family of five adults and three young children. We love this beautifully maintained home complete with pool and large yard with beautiful gardens. There are comfortable rooms for all of us to be together and separate areas for families to have space for themselves. We went to the beaches in Newport, out for dinner, rode bikes, enjoyed the charming town of Jamestown, hiked at Beavertail, but mostly enjoyed being together at Kismet. We would stay again in a heartbeat and recommend this lovely home to everyone.

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Thank you Bonnie, it was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us, and know that you are welcome back any time.

                                                            Best regards,


                                                            Great multi-generational family vacation retreat

                                                            My family of two daughters, sons in law and my grandsons enjoyed a very special week at Kismet. The house is beautifully appointed, with areas we could all be together comfortably (kitchen, living room, spacious deck, pool area) and other semi-private areas where you could visit in smaller groups. The grounds are beautiful, from the koi pond with blooming lotus and a small waterfall, the pool and large yard with full growth trees. Jamestown is a charming, quieter island alternative to Newport and Narragansett with lovely restaurants, great cycling, kayaking, walking trails, fresh fish and vegetables, and lovely views everywhere. We would love to return next summer.

                                                            A dream come true.

                                                            Virginia N.

                                                            My husband and I were hoping to have a restful and fun week's vacation with our grown daughters and their families. At Kismet we certainly had an absolutely lovely time. The home and grounds and pool are so beautiful and we instantly felt right at home and relaxed and pampered in luxury. Everyone enjoyed a magnificent time, so much so we hope to stay at Kismet again next year. Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Thank you so much Virginia. We would welcome you back anytime.


                                                            Kismet Vacation

                                                            Jill G.Delaware

                                                            Our family rented this beautiful house in late August 2015. We absolutely fell in love with Jamestown and this home. It was a great, peaceful location within minutes from Newport. My son loved to swim in the pool at night and I loved to taking pictures of the beautiful gardens and koi pond. It was a vacation that we will cherish for years to come. Would love to return to Kismet soon!

                                                            We Love Kismet!

                                                            Lisa H.Charlotte, NC

                                                            (This is my third try to write a review!) To be brief: The house and hosts are just the best! We loved the decks, the yard, the pool, the pond, the neighborhood and Jamestown. Lovely setting. Kitchen worked really well and we were so comfortable there. Would definitely like to return!

                                                            Owner's Response:

                                                            Thanks Lisa:

                                                            You were the best guests and would love to have you back anytime!

                                                            Family vacation

                                                            mitchell p.Stony Brook, NY

                                                            Our entire extended family of 10 adults and 3 grandchildren had a great time at the house. Everything was perfect, from the pool to the outside dining area to the large lawn. It was also close to the village, the beaches and Newport itself.


                                                            Jamestown, RI, USA

                                                            Rates & Availability

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                                                            A separate agreement outlining the parameters of the home and property will be sent by owner to renter for signature

                                                            7 Reviews
                                                            Exceptional 5/5
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                                                            Property # 231159