If you are looking for an elegant and comfortable house in central Newport for a month or more, our fully equipped home may suit you. The house is large, with porches front and back, in a quiet neighborhood but within easy walking distance of the downtown shops, restaurants, pubs, and harbor. It is ideal for family reunions and vacations in a seaside town that offers plenty of activities for adults and children alike, including sailing, swimming, surfing, golf, horseback riding and tennis. Please contact us for more details, availability, rates, and special offers.
Occupancy. Ten people is the absolute maximum.
The House. It is an elegant period (1875) home full of light, high ceilings, wood floors, modern kitchen with new appliances, including a wet bar and wine cooler, and a sunlit, separate dining area. The master bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub and another bathroom has a steam shower. The top floor has two bedrooms( (two double beds and two singles) and a shared bathroom, ideal for children and young people. The fully finished and furnished basement, with a double bed and a separate seating area, is great for watching sports and movies. The house has three flat-screen TVs (library/master bedroom/basement), Wifi throughout, and chairs, towels, and kids' surf boards for the beach. Relax on the spacious front and back porches. There is a propane barbecue grill for summer dining on the rear porch..
Set well back from the street and screened by a high privet hedge, the house is a quiet haven in a busy town. The yard is private and prettily landscaped. There is room in the driveway for up to five cars, and on-street parking is free and unrestricted.
There are four good restaurants on Broadway at the bottom of our street, a mere three minutes walk.The popular Irish Fastnet pub and the historic Jane Pickens movie theater are a few minutes further on, as is Thames Street, with its shops, restaurants, and pubs. The Viking Hotel and Bellevue Avebue are just down the road. The harbor is also within walking distance, which means you can stroll down there and buy lobsters and clams off the boats that caught them, shop and have a meal at one of the many dock-front restaurants, or take a boat tour around Narrangansett Bay.
Minutes away by car are a fine selection of Atlantic Ocean beaches, the Tennis Hall of Fame, the Bellevue Avenue mansions, and a convenient shopping plaza. There is an excellent 18-hole golf course at the Newport National Golf Club, another short ride away.
Newport's summer season features the renowned Classical, Jazz, and Folk Festivals, tournaments and inductions at the Tennis Hall of Fame, and several notable yacht races.
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