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Old Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No.1 - C. 1800 - Offered by Sakonnet Farm

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

The Old Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No. 1 is located within Historic Tiverton Four Corners. Let your imagination wander back to the mid 1800’s as you pass through the proper boys or girls door into this fully remodeled structure. Ring the working vintage twenty-four inch, cast-iron school bell to gather your friends and family for an old-fashioned meal prepared with local produce and cooked in our gourmet kitchen equipped with the latest fixtures for your convenience. Marvel at our collection of period décor and historic schoolhouse memorabilia as you relax in the spacious living room equipped with comfortable seating, a large 46' HDLCD TV, a working wood-burning stone fireplace, and central air conditioning / heating. Wide-plank pine flooring finished with an old fashioned and environmentally friendly Tung oil with citrus helps maintain the historic charm. We provide complimentary Sakonnet Farm Fresh Eggs (seasonally) and Keriug Coffee during your stay.

Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No. 1 was built in 1800 by the Manchester Family, one of the original founding families of Tiverton. The Town realized the need for public education in the mid 1800’s, which at that time was typically provided for in private homes. In 1854 the Manchesters sold the property to the town for one hundred dollars with the right to buy it back when and if the town disposed of it. The Town of Tiverton used the Schoolhouse until 1925, a period in time when the advent of motorized bus transportation afforded consolidations to regional schools. Schoolhouse No. 1 was closed in 1925 when Nonquit School was opened and subsequently sold at auction in 1928 for one-hundred eighty dollars to Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Rego. The Regos converted it into a single family home where their family lived up until the early 1970's. Much to our surprise, the original bell is alive and well in Maine.

The Schoolhouse has two bedrooms and one bathroom equipped with a Whirlpool tub. The master bedroom has a king size bed fitted with a luxurious ten inch foam mattress covered with Egyptian linens. A wall-mounted 32' LED TV complete with cable access will help insure a relaxing finish to your day. The second bedroom is outfitted twin bunk-beds and a 26' LED TV to accommodate friends or family. WI-FI is provided free of charge for those of you who like to stay in touch while you are on vacation. A high-efficiency laundry system is available if you plan on an extended stay.

When you’re done exploring inside, take a walk around the five-acre grounds where you will find meandering streams, vegetable and herb gardens, path through the woods, plenty of chickens, ducks, four goats (Maggie, Lucy, Bandit, and Snickers). If your timing is right, you can help us gather a couple of eggs for breakfast, harvest some fresh herbs to complement your evening meal or perhaps pick some fresh vegetables for a garden salad. After you are done strolling the grounds, amble a short five minute walk north to visit the heart of Historic Tiverton Four Corners, a quaint three-hundred year old cross-roads village. There you will find unique shops, restaurants, Gray’s Ice Cream shop, an Arts Center, Art Galleries, and many other establishments. If you plan on cooking, be sure to visit one of the nearby roadside stands for some tender, sweet, fresh-picked corn.

If you find the Schoolhouse already booked for the dates you wish to travel or have a larger party in need of more space, please check out our other two VRBO properties, Potters Corner in neighboring Little Compton and the Captain Philip Cory House located in the Historic Tiverton Four Corners area. All Sakonnet Farm properties are maintained with the same high level attention to detail.

Keywords: Historic, Farm, Two bedroom, Beaches, Biking, Hiking, Country, Romantic, Fireplace, Family Friendly, Gourmet Kitchen, Whirlpool Tub, Sakonnet Farm, Short Drive to Newport

More Details

Owner
Kristin Silveira
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Kristin Silveira

Family of Six, three girls and a boy between the ages of 9-15.

Kristin Silveira purchased this house in 2010

Why Kristin Silveira chose Tiverton

Tiverton and the surrounding area is beautiful with farms, historic structures, rambling landscape, beaches, woods etc....

Amenities

Tiverton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
One-Room Schoolhouse decor including Belfry, Gourmet Kitchen, Granite Countertops, (3) Flat Panel TV’s, Located on Sakonnet Farm (a small family farm), Farm Fresh Free Range Eggs included, streams, walking trails in woods, picnic area, Petting Area, 3-5 minute walk to Tiverton Four Corners, Short ride to Newport and Providence, Within one mile from beach area

Reviews

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Old Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No.1 - C. 1800 - Offered by Sakonnet Farm
average rating of 4.9716983 based on 106 reviews
5

Best school ever.

  • 5 of 5

Quite lovely. Exceeded our expectations. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely decorated and spacious house

  • 5 of 5

We spent one week in this beautiful renovated and well equiped Schoolhouse. We had a warm welcome and the nice landlords were very helpful. The house was perfect and quiet and close to Newport.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay while visiting other RI sights.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review, we really appreciate it! Enjoy the rest of your summer. Kind regards, Kristin
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5

Very clean, comfortable and accessible to several locations from here.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every bit of this property, from the full kitchen to the laundry and patio. It was our favorite place in our two week adventure. Thank you for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan, Thank you for such a kind review, we really appreciate it. Thanks again, Kristin
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5

Historical gem!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many fine VRBO locations but none compare to the amazing quality of this one-of-a-kind home. The kindness of the property owners began with our very first inquiry of their property and continued throughout our stay. We only wished we had stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sandra, Thank you so very much for this kind review, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. Kind regards, Kristin
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5

Charming, Quiet and full of history

  • 5 of 5

We

Loved our time in this little hideaway, full of charm and history. We liked the slower pace, and the realative close proximity to crazy busy places like Newport. The decor was lovely and charming. We enjoyed our indulgent meal at Evelyn's drive thru and coffe at coastal roasters. It's a place you'll never forget visiting.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristen, Thank you for your very kind review, we really appreciate it! We hope you choose to return to the Schoolhouse sometime in the future. Kind regards, Kristin
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
T. F. Green Airport, Warwick, RI
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Wally's Tap House, Crandall Road, Tiverton, RI
Nearest Ferry
23.8 Miles
Martha's Vineyard Ferry 49 State Pier, New Bedford
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Sakonnet Golf Course
Nearest Train
31 Miles
Providence Amtrak, Providence, RI
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Route 24
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Four Corners Grille
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area & Sports Park
Nearest Beach
2.4 Miles
Fogland Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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