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Sakonnet Harbor is Your Private Front Yard!

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

At the end of a private lane sits a perfect three season cottage right on Sakonnet Harbor in Little Compton, RI. Sit on the porch or in the adirondack chairs on your PRIVATE front lawn and watch close-up the comings and goings of fishing boats and pleasure craft. Looking west towards the Newport mansions across the mouth of the Sakonnet River enjoy magnificent sunsets from the waterside porch or enclosed sun room. Just steps from water's edge!

A large side yard provides plenty of space for games such as volleyball or and evening cookout with friends and family. The rocks in front are a great place to dive off into the water and an easy place to put in kayaks. When you are done swimming you can rinse off in the new outdoor shower!

Inside this two story shingled bungalow are four bedrooms and two full baths. There is a good sized living room with a native stone fireplace plus dining room and an extra den/playroom with TV. The house is winterized with heat in all rooms. Unsurpassed views from almost every room in the house.

A short less-than-a mile walk or bike ride takes you to two different beaches, Lloyds near the landmark Sakonnet Lighthouse and Tappans at the end of scenic Round Pond. Also, a short walk to the Stone House Inn and Spa, Sakonnet Yacht Club and Sakonnet Golf Club.

The house is at the end of a quiet private lane, approximately 3 miles from the picturesque town of Little Compton where you can get groceries at Wilbur's General Store, a meal at the Commons Lunch or, a cup of coffee at the Art Cafe.

This quintessential waterfront cottage is a truly unique property - are you ready to fall in love!

The house is available May through October*.

Please note:

*ONE WEEK MINIMUM (Saturday to Saturday)



Keywords: Oceanfront, Harbor Front, Views, Water Access, Spectacular Sunsets!

More Details

Kristin Brown
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Little Compton 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: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , tub
    OUTDOOR SHOWER - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Sakonnet Harbor is Your Private Front Yard!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

A Wonderful Week in Sakonnet!

  • 5 of 5

We were so very pleased with our Close Cottage rental! Our group of four adults loved the location on the water, the cleanliness and amenities available and the welcoming feel the minute you walk through the door! We enjoyed early morning coffee in the sunroom, touring the area during the day, and making dinners in the well equipped kitchen in the evening. The beds had lovely linens and we all slept well after being outside for most of the day. The location of the cottage was perfect. If you like beach walks, finding beach glass, eating lobster, visiting Cape Cod, visiting Newport, hiking woodland trails, browsing through antique shops, stopping at roadside stands, visiting wineries and relaxing by the sea then this is the place to be. A big thank you to the owners for their excellent suggestions and sharing their lovely cottage!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything the photos promise and more. Can't wait for next year at the cottage!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week at Close Cottage! An incredibly comfortable home with spectacular harbor views in a lovely region of RI. We biked the quiet roads, walked the beaches, and cooked big dinners with friends. The house has everything you need, including a great outdoor shower! A vacation we'll remember.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lawrence, MA

Heaven on Sakonnet Harbor

  • 5 of 5

We were surprised to learn Close Cottage wasn't named for its proximity to Sakonnet Harbor. This charming, comfortable property is well appointed, but it's the incredible views, surrounding lawns, rock-climbing shore and easy entrance to the water that make this an extraordinary spot. We only left to get fresh eggs, strawberries and homemade pies; otherwise we were content with walks and runs around the harbor, swimming, kayaking, rock collecting, great birdwatching and amazing sunsets, and walking the beach by the lighthouse.

Close Cottage is a magical place!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Magical place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, wonderful time here—6 adults, 1 toddler, and 1 baby. The harbor really is your front yard, and the lawn itself is huge and sunny and breezy and a great place for kids to run around and for grown-ups to have drinks. The inside of the house is lovely, well-appointed but not too fussy, as a beach house should be. It was a hot week and our house and yard were cool as could be thanks to the breeze of the water. It's a magical place and when we return to Little Compton, we'll be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berwyn, Pennsylvania, USA

Wonderful Vacation Getaway on the Water

  • 5 of 5

The photos on the website for this property don't do it justice. This is a perfect old New England seaside cottage at the end of a private lane with water views from 3/4 of the property. Large glassed in sun porch means you can enjoy the view in any weather. Cottage is well equipped and decor is "cottage chic". Beautiful original wooden floors, open and airy. (I especially loved the pale aqua walled sitting room with comfy white sofa and chairs and harbor view.) Two bedrooms on the ground floor make this very accessible for those with mobility issues. This was a low-key girls' getaway and we appreciated the fact that there were lots of lamps that a human being could actually read by! Kristin was great to deal with and very accommodating to our need to flex a bit because of a death in the family. Little Compton is beautiful, peaceful and a great place for walking. Not for folks who want boardwalk excitement, but it is a perfect retreat! And although you have to travel for dining, area restaurants were uniformly excellent. The Commons Lunch is a family restaurant with really outstanding food. The Barn in nearby Adamsville is wonderful for breakfast.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%


SATURDAY to SATURDAY (Rental Start and End Date when available).

Cancellation prior to one month before your arrival will result in the loss of the first half of the rental amount.
Cancellation after one month prior to your arrival will result in the loss of the full rental amount.
(Damage Deposit and Cleaning Charge will be Refunded)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • -1% refund if canceled at least -1 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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