Hydrangea Cottage - 3 Bedrms, 2.5 Baths, 3 Min. Drive to Beach, Pet Friendly(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Hydrangea Cottage is 1,735 sq ft (161 m2)
Inside: a modern fully equipped kitchen (seating six) opens to a spacious den with large screen TV. The Master bedroom features a gas fireplace with stone hearth, king size bed and intimate lounge area which adds a romantic touch. The Queen size bedroom includes a large built in desk and working area with extensive bookcases, perfect for remote work during your vacation. Twin bedroom is decorated for youngsters and has large double closets. Hardwood floors throughout the house and tile floors in all three bathrooms enhance comfort. Central air and ceiling fans in every room cool even the hottest summer days.
Outside: summer living and entertaining are easy on a half-acre of lawns and gardens with outdoor dining. Sliding glass doors from the Master bedroom and kitchen/den open to a wrap-around deck and expansive stone patio with grill. A raised hydrangea garden encloses the patio and lends color and privacy to outdoor gatherings. A new feature is a large mahogany outdoor shower. Also available are a thornless blackberry and blueberry patch with fruit ripening in the summer for your enjoyment.
There is parking for 3 cars in the drive way.
The cottage is on a quiet lane in a classic New England rural village sited on peninsula projecting into Narragansett Bay. The area offers magnificent sea views across idyllic pastures, dairies and farms. An easy walk leads to pristine Goosewing Beach, rated one of the top 5 best beaches in New England by Boston Magazine; it is a mile long and perfect for swimming, beach combing, sunning, kayaking and surfing. At night (with permit) one can have bonfires for a clam bake or cookout by the surf. Numerous nearby wildlife preserves, riding stables and nature trials offer bird watching, hiking and biking.
To the West, Newport with it's famous 'gilded age' mansions, well preserved colonial district, numerous boutique shops and art galleries are a wonderful day trip just 35 min. away. Bristol's stately homes and gardens and Colt Park in Warren are delightful and all in easy reach.
To the East, New Bedford, home of largest fishing fleet in New England is just 25 miles and offers superb seafood restaurants, a quaint 18th century town quarter and the renowned Whaling Museum. Ferries leave daily for Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island.
To the North in Fall River (25 min. away) is the WWII historic navy sight featuring the battleship USS Massachusetts, WWII PT boats like President Kennedy's, a WWII US submarine a small navy museum and other sights.
Closer attractions include golf courses, canoe and kayak rentals on the Westport River and wine tasting at Sakonnett vineyards. Tiverton Four Corners offers crafts outlets, restaurants, ice cream and art galleries set in historic grist mill buildings on rushing brook. Numerous farm stands offer local produce, especially berries and fruits, as well as fresh fish.
September through mid October is a glorious time at Hydrangea Cottage in Little Compton. There are fewer people on the nearby beaches, the Ocean is at it's warmest, the days are balmy, the nights cool and crisp. The fall harvest fills the shelves of road farm stands. There are no lines for area attractions including the Newport Mansions, historic sites and museums.
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Agent: Christine mention listing No.3516129
Member since: 2013
- 1734 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Bedrooms include: a) 20' X 20' master bedroom has king bed, half-bath, TV, skylights, sliding door to deck, gas fireplace and built in cabinets, free standing Italian maple closet, dresser. b) second bedroom has queen bed, large closet, dresser, built in desk and bookcases with books and board games for vacation use. c) third bedroom has two twin beds, double closet and dresser....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- bathroom 1: includes lavatory, toilet, tub and shower, multiple storage closets, cabinets with drawers, washer and dryer, ceiling fan with additional heating element. bathroom 2: includes lavatory, toilet, large shower stall with glass door, ceiling fan with extra heating element, storage closet and cabinets with drawers. bathroom 3 (half-bath) includes lavatory, toilet, cabinet and drawers....moreless
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
The cottage is located in a neighborhood surrounded by green lawns and gardens.The beach is an easy 7 minute walk or 3 min. drive. Goosewing Beach Preserve has coastal ponds, beach and dunes...moreless
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
Lawn / Garden:
one-half acre of lawn and garden with patio and deck with large outdoor mahogany shower, also thornless blackberry and blueberry bushes for your enjoyment with fruit ripe in mid and late summer...moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Spring Low Season 2017
May 20 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Summer High Season 2017
Jun 17 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Fall Low Season 2017
Sep 10 - Oct 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet damage deposit $150
- Cleaning fee $150
- Taxes Not included
Weekly rentals from Saturday to Saturday schedule only.
A one time discount of $100 for two consecutive weeks or more.
Please contact Elizabeth (Beth) W. Bullock at
T. L. Holland at 401 624-8469 x208
Fax no. 401 624-6397
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2012
- Primary: +1 4016248469 Agent: Christine mention listing No.3516129
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Spacious eat in kitchen seats 6 with sitting area and sliding door to deck
Master bedroom with sliding door to deck and three steps down to patio
master bdrm has two windows, a sliding door to the deck and two skylights and TV
Comfortable twin bedroom with double closets. Oak floors throughout cottage.
Stone patio with grill, raised hydrangea garden and dining on wrap-around deck
South Shore beach, perfect for all the family
Most photographed cows in LC with Narragansett Bay in the background.
Newport International Polo in nearby Portsmouth Rhode Island
Boats on the Sakonnet at sunset
Many subjects for your summer and fall photography
Young Farm on Rt 77 in Little Compton
Beautiful RI Atlantic coast nearby
comfortable sitting room with many windows and cathedral ceiling off of kitchen
Master bedroom with gas fireplace sitting area and hardwood floors throughout
Queen bedroom with built in desk and book cases for your enjoyment or work
Large deck with outdoor dining overlooks stone patio and raised hydrangea garden
spacious outdoor shower for those sandy returns from the beach
Bicycles in Little Compton are a familiar sight
Hydrangeas in full bloom
Sunflowers from LC Farm stands
Our dog, JB, on a boat close to the Sakonnet!
Stunning sunsets over the ponds behind Goosewing Beach aka South Shore Beach
Local wine tasting
Goosewing Beach Preserve nesting ground of the piping plover
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