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Special Pricing $ 1600 Aug 25 - Sep 1

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

cottage 2bdrms + convertible (slps 6)

This adorable cottage has 2 bedrooms, a pull out couch, an indoor and outdoor (hot water) shower, and a private dock (you can bring your own motor boat) or use our kayaks or canoe. It is located 3/10's of a mile from Charlestown Town Beach (a short walk) and it is on Ninigret Salt Pond with easy ocean access from our dock (Block Island is only 7 miles away by boat). You will enjoy fabulous sunsets, amazing views, relaxing on the deck, bird watching, shell fishing, fishing off the dock or from the beach or kayak, crabbing, a lovely ocean breeze, a private road and more. It is located 20 minutes from the Newport Bridge, 25 minutes from Foxwoods Casino, 15 minutes from Point Judith, Narragansett and University of Rhode Island, 10 minutes from Westerly and Watch Hill, 35 Minutes from TF Green Airport and 45 minutes from Providence. There are tons of restaurants in the nearby area and you can get to Ninigret Park by car or kayak. (Ninigret Park offers festivals throughout the summer such as Rythym and Roots, Seafood Festivals, Reggae Festivals and more. Also at Ninigret Park you will find the Frosty Drew Observatory, tennis courts, an 18 hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course, nature paths, free weekly concerts and more. If you are looking to have a very relaxing vacation surrounded by breathtaking views of sunsets, water and nature, not to mention the beautiful Rhode Island night sky, Charlestown, Rhode Island would be a great place for you. It is an awesome place for a family vacation, a get away with friends or even a serene place for relaxation. There are plenty of Golf Courses in the area, fishing boats can be chartered, a day trip to Block Island on the Ferry is awesome too! It's all here.

The cottage is available from April 1st until June 20th at off-season discounted rates. June 20th through Labor Day Week are in-season rates. Off season rates apply again from September 12th - October 31st. Spring and Fall are a lovely time on Ninigret Salt Pond. While Spring is a bit more quiet and everything is coming into bloom, September and October sunsets are unbeatable! The cottage has an indoor fire place and baseboard heat to take off the chill at night during the off-season months. Off season weeks can be broken up for your convenience with a 2 night minimum.

Keywords: Water Front, private dock, great views, fishing, clamming, kayaking, boating, near casinos, near newport, near mystic, near University of Rhode Island, Fabulous Sunsets, off season discounted rates will apply, great restaurants nearby, disc golf course nearby, Ninigret Park nearby, golf courses nearby, Frost Drew Observatory, bird watching, ferry to Block Island, TF Green Airport, Nature hikes, peaceful, serene, private dock, private road

Rates: off season rates are $200 per night (2016),

Memorial say weekend rate is flat fee of $700 for 3 nights minimum

In season rates are $2050 for the week- in season 2017 begins June 24th and ends after Labor Day September 10, 2017. Off season rates begin on September 10th and up until June 24th

More Details

Lauren Classey
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Lauren Classey

My husband and I purchased a small cottage on Pond Street in Charlestown in 1995. We fell so in love with the location, area, sunsets, views and more but did grow out of our little cottage (with 3 small children growing), so we purchased the property next store! We have two houses on this property (both with the private dock, 3/10's of a mile to the beach). We spend most of our time just taking in the views, the sunsets, kayaking, shellfishing, bird watching, walking the beach and relaxing calling this our 'little piece of paradise'. We have been renting our cottages since 1995 and happen to have a few openings this year as a result of a few of our long time renters having grown children now and evolving summer plans.

Lauren Classey purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Lauren Classey chose Charlestown

We chose this location because of the beautiful sunsets on Ninigret Pond and its proximity to the ocean as well as surrounding areas to visit. The private dock and entrance to Ninigret Pond couldn't be more convenient and the unobstructed views of the water, boats, wildlife and sunsets are phenomenal. Charlestown is 10 - 15 minutes away from Misquamicut, Narragansett, University of Rhode Island, Point Judith - Block Island Ferry, Wakefield and Wickford (a cute little seaside town) and 20-30 minutes to Stoninington, CT, the Newport Bridge, Foxwoods Casino, TF Green Airport, Mystic Aquarium and Providence. It's just a really great location!

What makes this cottage unique

We and our guests enjoy kayaking, canoeing, bird watching, shell fishing, blue crabbing, bass fishing, surf fishing, walking on the beach, biking, beaching, cocktail hour on the deck watching the sunsets, reading, listening to the birds, floating in the pond, sitting in the dock, sitting on the deck, lawn games, local restaurants, Ninigret Park (where there are tons of things going on such as free weekly summer concerts, Frosty Drew Observatory, disc golf, nature trails, festivals and more), hunting for seashells and heart shaped rocks, General Stanton's weekend flea markets, Friday farmers market, all the unique little boutique's in the area as well as tons of golf courses nearby. We also enjoy the proximity to the Block Island Ferry, the fresh seafood either caught in Ninigret Salt pond or getting it from the boats in Galilee.


Charlestown Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • small indoor shower (no tub) most everyone prefers the hot water outdoor shower but both are available.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen size pull out bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 1 Queen size Bed, 2 Full Size beds and 1 queen size pull out postrapedic bed. Baseboard heat and a fire place for off season.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Private dock, private road, kayaks, canoe, clothes line, 3/10's of a mile to the beach, bird watching, clamming, crabbing, fishing, close to casino. Charlestown Beach just built a beautiful bath house in the parking lot across the street from the beach - very convenient for bathrooms and showers while at the beach.


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Special Pricing $ 1600 Aug 25 - Sep 1
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Best Ninigret Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed with Lauren and Mike for several years now each spring and always had a wonderful time. The cottage is located on a beaufiful south county salt pond, facing perfectly west for amazing sunsets. Walking distance (1/2 mi) to the ocean / beach, and less than a mile to bar / restaurant / ice cream stand. Ninigret Pond itself offers tremendous fishing, swimming, clamming and boating opportunities. Lauren and Mike are wonderful hosts; very helpful with whatever you might need.

The cottage is amply sized, well furnished and sports a great deck with awning, plus large yard on a private drive. Sit and enjoy a cocktail and listen to Ozzy's boneyard on the Sirius XM while your kids catch stripers off the dock in front of the setting sun!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks JT for such a nice review. We enjoy having you and your guests at our cottage. Always good to hear about the fish you catch too! Looking forward to seeing you next year. Mike and Lauren Classey
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Stunning New England escape

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cottage for a weekend in late June, and spent it kayaking, strolling to and from the stunning beach around the corner, and enjoying long family meals on front porch, which has a stunning view of Ninigret Pond. Lauren and Mike were professional, friendly hosts who made the rental process seamless. It was an idyllic weekend and we are already talking about trying to rebook in the fall season!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed having you! The fall on Ninigret is breathtaking with the sun setting right over the bay. We hope you get a chance to see it. Thanks for your awesome review!
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Best vacation place.

  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row we had a marvelous October vacation at this lovely cottage. Lauren and Mike did not treat us as renters, but as welcomed house guests. It is an exquisite location and we loved the deck and its wonderful view and on chilly evenings the fireplace was wonderful. Our hope is to return again in October of 2017.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience. We love having you and Matt. As much as we also enjoy Charlestown, your pictures make it even that much more beautiful. As always, we hope you can make it again this October. October Is our favorite time of the year on Ninigret
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Outstanding Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

I know that I'm late in writing this review, however wanted to express how impressed I was in the rental, view of the water and most importantly, the owners. Lauren and Mike made us feel welcome from the time we arrived until we left. I would highly recommend this vacation home to any family looking to get away and enjoy the beautiful area.

~ John

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, it was our pleasure to have you stay at our cottage. We are so glad you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again. Much happiness in June 2016!
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Carmel, NY

Perfect for reuniting my family

  • 5 of 5

Having a large, active family with everyone going in different directions, it has been difficult to bring my family together this year. This small cottage provided a perfect solution that offered great outdoor activities including clamming, crabbing, fishing, kayaking, nearby beach, clam/ice cream shack and most of all, great memories.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our cottage and that you and your family were able to embrace the area, Ninigret Salt Pond and all the great little things Charlestown has to offer. We hope you will be back.
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Milford, CT

Piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

I have been coming to this beach house for the last few years with my girlfriends. I want to thank the owners, Mike and Lauren, for sharing their little piece of heaven. I always find the house to be clean and very welcoming like a home away from home. No matter if I stay on or off season it's always an enjoyable experience. The pond is a beautiful gem whether fishing,kayaking, or simply enjoying the beautiful view and sunsets. I can't wait to return this spring.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It's always great to have you back!
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Breachway Grill or Cove
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
a bunch of golf courses in the area/disc golf too
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Breachway Grill and the Cove, Matunick Oyster Bar

The cottage has amazing views of Ninigret Pond - the birds are beautiful (part of Ninigret is protected), the channel to get to the ocean is right in front of our dock so there is also great boat watching.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

All of our guests are responsible for leaving the cottage they have reserved as clean as they have found it. We supply the cleaning supplies. On occassion, guests have inquired about hiring a cleaning service. We will be happy to look into the possibility and availability of Hiring a cleaning service should you inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.