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The Lewis Farmhouse, Lewis Farm, Block Island, RI

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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Lewis Farmhouse is a recently-renovated, year-round home surrounded by 400 acres of conservation land. On Lewis Farm, our priority is living in compatibility with nature and protecting the rare plant and animal species that share our habitat. The house is simple but comfortable, suitable for quiet family vacations. It is set amidst rolling meadows and stone walls, with ocean views to the west, south and east. One can enjoy both spectacular sunrises and sunsets from the farmhouse. People who choose to vacation here thrive on peace and quiet, spectacular views, the large rolling lawn for family play, and the farm heritage.

The home's first floor has a mudroom, a well-equipped modern full kitchen, a living/dining room, bedroom and full bath. There is a covered porch to the east and an open deck to the south. The second floor has three bedrooms and a full bath. A laundry with both washer and dryer is in the basement; a clothes line is outside. Linens and towels can be provided for a modest charge.

The house has a telephone with local service, HD satellite TV, DSL wireless service, and stereo radio. Guests are allowed to bring one dog or one cat with them. A dog must be accompanied by an adult owner when it is outdoors.

Lewis Farm was actively farmed by the Lewis family from 1817 to 1964. Since that time, the Lewis family has been at the forefront of the island’s open space movement. Most of the land is now in conservation, and we strive to maintain the feel and low environmental impact of Block Island's farming heritage. The farm’s core is a cluster of seven dwelling units, most of them former farming structures; five are occupied by family. The Nature Conservancy and RI Audubon allow an islander to graze cattle on conserved land to the west and south.



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Baby gates are provided for families with very young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    DSL internet connection...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices, coffee filters, tea towels...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 4 - Oct 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$465
$2,790
Spring 2017
May 20 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$480
$2,875
Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,320

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall 2017
Sep 3 - Oct 7, 2017
4 night min stay
$480
$2,815
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$465

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $140
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Lower rates apply prior to July and after Labor Day. Also, stays of less than 1 week will be considered during the "shoulder season"

One half of the total rental and fees is due at the time of the reservation with the balance due on arrival. Payment is by check to Lewis Farm, Box 399, Block Island, RI 02807.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 09/18/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1972

About the owner: The Farmhouse is a family residence at Lewis Farm and was built by the great grandfather of Keith Lewis, the current owner. Keith is a retired merchant seaman and a volunteer in land conservation. He and his wife Kay are year-round residents of Lewis Farm.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Lewis Farmhouse, Lewis Farm, Block Island, RI

    The Lewis Farmhouse, Lewis Farm, Block Island, RI

  • Bedroom 2, Lewis Farmhouse

    Bedroom 2, Lewis Farmhouse

  • Lewis Farmhouse Kitchen

    Lewis Farmhouse Kitchen

  • View to the southeast, Lewis Farmhouse

    View to the southeast, Lewis Farmhouse

  • First floor bedroom, Lewis Farmhouse

    First floor bedroom, Lewis Farmhouse

  • Farmhouse living/dining room

    Farmhouse living/dining room

  • View to the southwest, Lewis Farmhouse

    View to the southwest, Lewis Farmhouse

  • Aerial view, Farmhouse is at lower right

    Aerial view, Farmhouse is at lower right

VRBO #284312

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 09/18/2016

(401) 466-2113 (Rhode Island, USA)

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