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Private Watch Hill Cottage 5 Min. Walk to Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4 - 6 in a pinch)

An alternative to generic condominiums, our unique little cottage is in the heart of Watch Hill. You can walk to two beaches, the oldest 'flying horse' carousel in the U.S., and shops and restaurants in minutes. The cottage is also a short walk from the new Ocean House resort hotel and the Watch Hill Chapel.

The Ice House was originally the kitchen/ice house for the larger home on the property, which was later converted to a separate home. The house has a loft-like first floor, with open living and dining room, and a full kitchen with counter seating. There is a new flat screen TV, a pull out couch, and a vintage 1930's Hoosier cabinet and matching dining set for four. The bathroom is also located on the first floor, has a 'claw foot' tub with shower, and small washer and dryer units. The cottage has a Caribbean color scheme overall, with a mix of vintage and contemporary furnishings and art.

On the second floor, the master bedroom has an antique double bed with romantic net canopy. The second bedroom has two antique iron twins and is perfect for families with children. Both bedrooms are air conditioned. Outside the bedrooms is a cozy sitting area with a vintage rattan couch, chair, computer desk and small flat screen TV.

Please note that, while the cottage sleeps 6 in a pinch, we will rarely accept a reservation for 6 adults due to the size of the house and the septic system.

The deck on the front of the house has a dining table with umbrella, chairs, occasional tables and a small grill. Please note that the cottage does not have a lawn - but we do have a lovely deck for al fresco dining and cocktails. And the large public park area at the gazebo on the harbor is great for Frisbee and ball play.

Also please note that there is parking for 2 cars maximum. If both are very large (large SUVs for instance) there may not be room for 2.

Keywords: Cottage, house, bungalo

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

Why The Owner chose Watch Hill

Watch Hill is located in the town of Westerly, RI, the first coastal town over the Connecticut border. It is twenty minutes from Mystic, Connecticut, the Mystic Aquarium and the Mystic Seaport Museum. The lovely town of Stonington, Connecticut, home to many antique shops and boutiques, is also just a twenty minute drive. North of Westerly, Newport is about 45 minutes.

What makes this cottage unique

If you want surf and a deep, sand beach, East Beach is a 5 minute walk from the cottage. If you want a quiet, family beach that is more protected from the waves, the beach at the carousel ( sometimes called the children's beach) is available for our renters and is also a quick walk down Bay Street. Both beaches have life guards on duty. Parking pass for the Bay Street lot is included.


Watch Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Best week ever

  • 5 of 5

In this world of urgency and angst a week at the Ice House was exactly what was needed for our family to relax and decompress. Stephanie and Blake are genuine and kind hosts. The cottage was charming. On hindsight we should have secured two weeks! Can't wait till next year. I almost don't want people to know of this hidden charmer!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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quaint and private

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little cottage tucked away- close to the center of Watch Hill. Easy walk to everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $120

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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