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Prime Location, Walking Distance to Beach & Town

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This apt is a 'side car' to the main house with it's own front and back entrance

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Last updated: 01/08/2017

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

PLEASE NOTE: Our 2017 calendar will open around January 1. We give our current renters first option to keep their week. Once we hear from them we open the calendar up for the next year.

Block Island has for the vacationer what doesn't seem possible anymore - utter, complete, kicked-back relaxation. Those who cross the twelve miles from what islanders call 'America,' shed more than their neckties and high heels; they shed schedules and agendas. They find a place where they can drift through the days without pressure, without pretense - a place where getting dressed -up means getting out of a swimsuit and into shorts, where going to the post office is a big event. Bring your family, your bikes and your adventure and sample this way of life for a week this summer!

Our clean, cute 2 bedroom apartment is walking distance to town and the beaches. The apartment is attached to the main house but has its own access with a front and back door. We have installed hardwoods throughout and we pride ourselves on the cleanliness. Each week we turn over the unit personally and make sure it's just the way WE would want to rent it. Every year items are replaced and maintained and updated as needed.

Each bedroom has a bureau and a closet. Ceiling fans are in each room (bedrooms and living room). There are also window fans for your use as well. The couch in the living room pulls out to a double. There is also a roll away twin bed in the bedroom closet. We do limit the number of occupants to 5. Water and electricity usage is costly to say the least!

The kitchen is outfitted with pots, pans, bowls, etc. There is a coffee maker, toaster and microwave. There are also extra items like wine openers, measuring cups etc.

There is a great front porch w/rockers and a large back yard with a play structure. Our property fronts Harbor Pond where you can launch kayaks or canoes. Gas grill and outdoor shower are available as well. There is plenty of room for bikes and other toys.

We are located steps from the grocery store (we call it our pantry!), the Bagel Shop, the bank and several restaurants. A car is not necessary with our location but should you choose to bring one, there is off street parking.

We realize you are on vacation. There may be some things you do not want to hassle with so we have offered to provide a few extra services. The apartment does not come with linens (sheets, bath towels or beach towels) but for an additional fee of $100 we will have that in the apartment for your arrival. Also, Block Island does not offer garbage pick up. Each tenant is responsible for taking their garbage to the transfer station at the end of their stay. However, for an additional $25 we will do that for you.

Our apartment has been available for rental for the past 17 years. Each year we have multiple return renters. Some have even been coming for the entire 17 years! Our season usually is completely booked by March 1 so if you are considering a stay with us don't wait!


Keywords: apartment, summer rental
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/08/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Queen Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a pullout queen bed in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD DirecTV and wall mounted-tv...moreless

  • Television

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Backyard opens to Harbor Pond which is connected to Great Salt Pond/New Harbor...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Linens Provided:

    Linens can be provided for an additional charge of $100/wk. They would include bedding, bath towels and beach towels....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    our 'driveway' is the grass that runs along side the house...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    DSL really…the only thing the Island has to offer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Pre-Season
Jun 4 - Jul 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,550

Changeover Day: Sunday

Summer
Jul 3 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,750

Changeover Day: Sunday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Post Season
Sep 4 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please mail security deposit check ($250) separately.

Linens (sheet, bath & beach towels) can be rented for $100/week

Trash can be left at the end of your vacation for $25/week


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Calendar

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 2 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

   

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1956

About the owner: Our home has been in our family for 4 generations. Needless to say, Block Island is a special place for us. We maintain our property ourselves and live in the main house all summer. We travel extensively ourselves and know what people expect on vacation.

Why the Owner Chose New Shoreham, New Shoreham, RI, USA:
This property has been in our family for 4 generations. Block Island is in our blood!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Our property is very centrally located. We are steps away from the movies, ice cream, shopping or a day at the beach.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 01/08/2017

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Photos

  • This apt is a 'side car' to the main house with it's own front and back entrance

    This apt is a 'side car' to the main house with it's own front and back entrance

  • Picnic table, chairs and play structure all for your use.

    Picnic table, chairs and play structure all for your use.

  • The backyard. Great spot for launching canoes, kayaks and paddle boards!

    The backyard. Great spot for launching canoes, kayaks and paddle boards!

  • Full bath off kitchen. Outdoor shower is just out the back door!

    Full bath off kitchen. Outdoor shower is just out the back door!

VRBO #374349

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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