Little Compton Oasis / Think Cape Cod Without the Traffic!(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11)
PRIME TIME STILL AVAILABLE..Located in Little Compton, Rhode Island on the Westport, Massachusetts line, this charming house is situated in a little known area where farmland sweeps to the ocean. The secluded spot has many beaches, woods and birds, with the distinctive landscape of terminal moraine. Nearby are two wonderful, award-winning vineyards--Westport Rivers and Sakonnet. Each offers daily wine tastings and special events.
A great house for families, there are many children's water and nature related programs available in the area along with several good restaurants.
Nearby gourmet markets allow you to do your own cooking in style. It’s a short distance for a day trip to the New Bedford Whaling Museum, a ferry ride to the Elizabeth Islands or a jaunt to scenic Newport, Rhode Island. Plan a visit to Blithewold Gardens. The area offers excellent bicycling as well.
Keywords: Family, country, beach, pond, biking, vacation, Rhode Island, jacuzzi, hiking, view
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Member since: 2010
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
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- Bird Watching
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- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
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Formerly part of a large farm. meadows to remain open in perpetuity. Audobon Society has right to the 26 acre meadow. Farms in the area were laid out in English fashion with squared boundaries....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 17 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 10 - Jan 6, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning deposit $138
Refundable security deposit $300 and cleaning deposit $138 are due with booking.
Cleaning fees beyond allowance of 3 hours paid by house will be taken from the cleaning deposit.
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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The Westport River Watershed Alliance is offering fun, hands-on summer science programs for ages 3-16. Participants discover marine life, create eco-crafts, learn about coastal habitats.
Year Purchased: 1983
About the owner: I was a Landscape Architect and my husband an Architect and the house was unfinished, needing just the kind of work we could happily complete. We and our passel of kids built the stone wall, laid the patio and expanded the gardens. We got recycled (hard southern pine) from Fall River industrial buildings for the floors and recycled hard maple for the woodwork. Maury blew out the wall on the meadow side and designed and built in the cut glass window. He designed the ship's ladder to the upper floor of the "L" He enclosed the chimney and we recently installed a new high efficiency wood stove. We had fun shopping for the paintings and tiles. The watercolor of Quicksand Pond was done by him as was the revovation of the Massachuseets Supreme Court and Social Law Library and Monshire Museum in Norwich, Vermont.The house worked its magic for many happy years.
Why the Owner Chose Little Compton, RI, USA:
We fell in love with Little Compton after searching all over New England and the Islands for an oasis to spend time together with the whole family, a passel of kids who came from our previous marriages engaged in family building. We needed a place with a short, low traffic drive from Boston so we could come and go easily. The incomparable countryside, great beaches, and a superb one-stop supermarket won us over.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Explore the unspoiled countryside with the five bicycles available. Take a leisurely walk or bike ride to Goosewing Beach for the afternoon. Gaze across the sprawling meadow just outside your back door. Then stretch out on the patio and watch the sunset over Quicksand Pond.
- Fax: +1 6177349981 office #be sure to include my name
Links to more information:
DR to LR & up stairs
South Twin Bedroom in L(trundle)
Flora or the Woods and Meadows
Back of house from the garden
Dining Area from above
Living Room to Dining Room with old stove
North Twin Bedroom in L
Side View of House in Spring
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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