Location, Location, Location - Oldest House on Block Island

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Last updated: 10/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

One of the oldest structures on Block Island, this home features wide plank flooring, ship's beams used for interior structural purposes, low ceilings, low door frames, and steep stairs. This 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath antique cape is located in a private yard on nearly two acres. Two abutting ponds, and restored stone walls enhance the pastoral setting.

Recently updated main bathroom and living room. New leather furniture, granite fireplace and flat screen TV

Keywords: Beach house, vacation rental

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Brand new- rennovated Fall 2013...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    On second floor near bedrooms...moreless


  • Books:

    assorted books on site, fiction, non fiction and local interest...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player


  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Seats 8 Dining Room and Kitchen table seating for 5...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    new granite fireplace in living room Spring 2014...moreless

  • Living Room:

    New Leather Furniture/ Fall 2014 and Flat Screen TV above fireplace...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    full eat in kitchen/ stove with oven, pots and pans, dishes, utensils, microwave, Keurig coffee maker. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck with picnic table for outdoor seating Lawn chairs ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    New garden landscaping front/ Fall 2014...moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 19 - Oct 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Summer 2017
Jun 18 - Sep 17, 2017
7 night min stay

Fall 2017
Sep 18 - Nov 5, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300


Summer 2016 weekly rental fee- $2900. PLUS security damage $300. PLUS required taxes $261. (7% RI sales Tax, 1% room rental tax, 1% affordable housing tax)

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: 10/12/2016
Check availability
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


0.05 Miles
Nearest Airport
Block Island airport
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Block Island Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
crescent beach

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Our family has had a long term connection with Block Island. We vacationed on the island as children ourselves and have continued the tradition with our own children. Likewise, our 5 children love the island, and have grown up enjoying summer vacations on island with extended family and good friends.

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Speaks: english


  • Front view

    Front view

  • Front view

    Front view

  • front and side yard

    front and side yard

  • stone planter

    stone planter

  • Enclosed outdoor shower

    Enclosed outdoor shower

  • Dining


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Queen


  • restored hardwood floors

    restored hardwood floors

  • Twin Room

    Twin Room

  • Stairs to second floor

    Stairs to second floor

  • side view early spring

    side view early spring

  • Front yard

    Front yard

  • side yard

    side yard

  • lilacs/ spring

    lilacs/ spring

  • kitchen


  • First Floor Bath

    First Floor Bath

  • Granite Fireplace

    Granite Fireplace

  • Queen


  • Queen


  • Exposed Beams

    Exposed Beams

  • Front foyer

    Front foyer

VRBO #297777

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Location, Location, Location - Oldest House on Block Island

New Shoreham, New Shoreham, RI, USA #297777

4 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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