Approx. 500 Feet to Private Ocean Beach Plus Portable Boat Water Access

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Last updated: 06/22/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A cozy vacation cottage is yours to rent in scenic New England, just steps away from a private ocean beach. Frolic in the sun and surf, walk for miles along our white, sandy beach, fish from the jetties, or just kick back on the big, spacious deck.

When you've had enough sun, visit Newport's spectacular mansions, hop a ferry to Block Island, or try your luck at the casinos. There's tennis and golf, Mystic Seaport and Aquarium, the harbor, shops, and an old-time carousel at nearby Watch Hill, plus factory outlet shopping too.

So for a sun splashed vacation, with something for the whole family, why not stay in the heart of it all, and rent your cottage in Misquamicut Rhode Island this year! We are located in a quiet family area near the eastern end of Misquamicut just over the little bridge from Weekapaug.

Keywords: Beach, Cottage, Boating, Fishing, Comfortable, Affordable

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    The property is located on a dead end street....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Den: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Sleeper Living Room: 1 queen

    Queen size, pull-out, Castro convertible sleep sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: Full (double) bed Bedroom 2: Queen bed Sleeper Den: Two twin beds Sleeper Living Room: Queen pull-out sofabed...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: outdoor shower

    Both hot and cold water....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • There is one full bath inside with a shower and one fully enclosed outdoor shower with hot water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Salt water access from our backyard is available for portable boats such as kayak or canoe. A 200 ft inlet leads to the Weekapaug Breachway which connects to both a two mile long saltwater pond (Winnapaug Pond) or to the ocean. Great fishing is available in the pond, the breachway and the ocean. A fully enclosed outdoor shower has hot water and a 'low down' faucet for rinsing sand from feet, bathing suits, towels, etc. A clothesline is available for drying garments and towels. Lots of space for bicycles, and portable boats. Lovely residential areas with ocean and garden vistas are walkable from the cottage. Other beaches within walking distance from the cottage include Weekapaug and the Shelter Harbor barrier beach. The Watch Hill beach is a quick 5 mile ride away. Good fishing for striped bass, fluke and blue fish. ...moreless


  • Books:

    A wide variety of books and magazines are available....moreless

  • Television:

    There is an HDTV in the living room....moreless

  • Toys:

    Numerous jig saw puzzles are available....moreless


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Within 5 miles: Beautiful Wilcox Park, shopping centers, hospital, laundermat, bowling, restaurants, fast food, gas stations, consignment and thrift stores, library, museum, banks, post office, plus!...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    About 500 feet from our private ocean beach on the Atlantic Ocean....moreless

  • Water View:

    Back side yard access area to inlet has partial view of breachway and other cottages along the shore line....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Back side yard borders inlet to breachway. Splash or sunning area at low tide; launch canoe/kayak anytime (bring your own or rent in town; no vehicle access). Very gentle area for the little ones....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a clothesline for drying swimsuits and towels. The outdoor shower has a foot height faucet for rinsing towels and swimsuits before hanging as desired....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Mattress covers, pillows, bedspreads, blankets, comforters, kitchen towels and potholders only. Renter provides own sheets, pillowcases, personal and beach towels. Contact owner for linen rental arrangements if you are flying in....moreless

  • Living Room:

    A cozy, comfortable room with high-def, cable TV, a queen size sleep sofa, recliner, chairs, lamps, and a large collection of books, magazines and jigsaw puzzles....moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway holds up to 4 cars parked one behind the other. No parking allowed on street per town ordinance. Scofflaws are towed....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is no landline phone. Renters use their own cellphone(s)....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Renters are responsible to provide their own sheets, pillowcases and personal as well as beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    There is a Laundromat in town....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is available. ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Microwave, Toaster, Coffeemaker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full complement of plateware, flatware, glasses, cups, mugs. Many utensils including vegetable parer, prep knives, serving ware, etc. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Refrigerator, large electric range with hood and light, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, double sink, pots, pans, dishes, glassware, flatware, and a good selection of kitchen utensils....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    30 inch oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Renters are responsible for their own meal supplies....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Frost free, full size' separate freezer on top.Elec...moreless

  • Stove:

    30 inch electric, with hood, fan and light....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Renters are welcome to bring their bicycles. There are many quiet residential streets in Weekapaug for uncrowded biking, as well as the sidewalks along Atlantic Avenue in Misquamicut....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    An ample 22 foot wide deck spans the back of the house, with a few steps at either end for easy access to/from lawn and driveway. In addition to the grill, are two redwood tables with ample seating for 8 to dine, plus two adirondack-style chairs. Deck has sun in AM....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Renters are welcome to bring any portable watercraft, such as canoes or kayaks, which can then be launched into the breachway inlet from our back yard....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A Weber, stand-up, covered, charcoal grill next to a large, adjacent redwood table for prepping and cooking convenience. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public tennis courts are available at a local park about 3 miles away....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Renters are welcome to bring boogie boards and other water sports gear for use at our private Oceanside beach....moreless



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7 night min stay


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  • Tax Rate 8%


June and September: Partial weeks available min stay 4 nights

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Car: Recommended

Misquamicut has a very active Chamber of Commerce which sponsors free entertainment on the beach for both children and adults most weekdays during July and August.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1976

About the owner: We are a retired couple who delight in all that the beach has to offer...balmy breezes...the caressing warmth of the sun...the cries of the gulls...the fragrance of the ozone-laden air...the sounds of the surf...and of course, the splash of a fish dinner just waiting to be caught!

Why the Owner Chose Westerly, RI, USA:
This was one of the few beach locations with a lively city/town just a handful of miles away. This gave us easy access to cultural venues (live theater, performing arts events, art galleries, museums, a large public library}, as well as diverse shopping and lots of dining choices, ranging from fast-food favorites to fine dining by the sea, and much much more in between. We also liked being able to easily day-trip anywhere within Rhode Island, as well as to many parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This is a very family-friendly beach location. The local Chamber of Commerce sponsors free entertainment on the beach (easy walking distance from the cottage, or drive and park) most weeknights during July and August, including kid-friendly movies on the beach, weekly band concerts and jams, and classic car meets. Kids may also enjoy finding their very own hermit crabs (from our backyard) and entering their crabs in the weekly-held hermit crab races. Evenings find many families at the beach-side amusement area riding the bumper cars, slurping ice cream cones, or flying down the slides at the Water Whizz. For the adults, there is nothing so soothing as nodding off or waking up to the sounds of the surf. We have easy access to a private ocean beach as well as to Winnapaug Pond. Our beach association insures that there is always plenty of room for your umbrella and towel. The pond has many sandbars for 'beaching' as well. It is accessible by your canoe or kayak from our back yard. You can also rent small boats and other watercraft nearby. For the fisherfolk there is excellent fishing for striped bass, fluke and blue fish. No boat? Try wading, surf casting, or use the twin jetties a short walk away.

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Speaks: english

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  • Pond and ocean access for portable boats from our backyard.

    Pond and ocean access for portable boats from our backyard.

  • View to Watch Hill  on right,  to Weekapaug on left.

    View to Watch Hill on right, to Weekapaug on left.

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Approx. 500 Feet to Private Ocean Beach Plus Portable Boat Water Access

Westerly, RI, USA #333194

2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 8

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