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Come to relax - Water view cottage, outdoor living room, beach access and kayaks

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Romantic cottage, quiet, relaxing 2 Bedroom + convertible bed, 1 Bath, sleeps 4

2017 RATES:

$ 250 per night with a 3 night minimum or $ 1,750 per week, from Saturday to Saturday.

Multi-week rental discount: $ 200 off the third week, additional $ 300 off the fourth week.Please consult our Reservation Calendar for availability.

Children age 14 and over only please.

No pets and no smoking inside the cottage please.


Winter lease rental (Between September 2017 until May/June 2018): $ 1,400 per month plus utilities, OR $ 1,800 per month including utilities (monthly cost has been averaged out).

Check-in: 3:00 P.M.

Check-out: 11:00 A.M.



A security deposit is required prior to the start of your rental. $ 500 is for 3 night minimum stay, $ 750 for a weekly stay. Funds are held as damage deposit and promptly refunded by mail after you check out, provided there are no damages. A cash security deposit may be required if time does not allow for sending deposit by mail. Reservations are confirmed only AFTER deposit is received and booked on a first come first serve basis. Please mail a check to reserve (address given after you send request). Funds for rental period and cleaning can be sent prior to your visit (personal check okay) or at Check-in (payable by Cashiers Check, Money Order or cash only).


VRBO BOOKING: Immediate reservation after approval. This feature carries a fee and is tabulated based on how many nights you stay.

CLEANING FEE FOR ALL BOOKINGS: $ 85 for minimum stays and weekly rentals. $ 125 for multi-week rentals.

Please leave the cottage in the same condition as you find it. A normal GENERAL CLEANING is anticipated after guests check out. This includes washing linens and towels, floors, vacuuming, sanitizing bathroom, etc. If more than normal cleaning is needed, the excess will be deducted from the security deposit. With this in mind, please leave the cottage in the same condition as it is presented to you and be respectful of the home while renting. Please the cottage in the same condition as you find it.

Children age 14 and over only please.

No pets and no smoking inside the cottage please.

Rhode Island Monthly magazine ranked Touisset as one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Rhode Island.

This romantic two bedroom and one bath summer cottage is located on the pastoral Touisset peninsula, in the community known as Touisset Highlands, a small neighborhood found alongside the Kickemuit River. The home offers a fantastic water view and has easy access to the water with a public right of way path located directly across from the house (see photos). It incorporates modern details with unique custom features, blending rustic, above average finishes with the natural outdoor surroundings. The area is known for being quite exclusive and very peaceful.

The cottage offers guests a quintessential New England vacation experience with a touch of luxury. The home boasts an oversize deck that faces the water and creates a giant outdoor living space. Enjoy your morning coffee or lunch sitting at the bistro table, watching the boats go by. View the sun setting over the water while having a cocktail or dinner. Relax while lounging under the umbrellas on the new deck furniture, a large outdoor sectional sofa and club chair. Catch some sun and just unwind. If you're feeling more adventurous, hop in the kayak (2 included) or dig some native clams in one of the areas cleanest rivers!

The cottage is fully furnished and includes: one queen sized bed in the master bedroom and one twin sized bed in second bedroom, T.V. (basic cable), linens, towels, kitchen amenities, etc..

We hear it time and time again, 'The house is nicer than the photos!'. Not your typical cottage by the river-the location and amenities set the stage for an ideal summer vacation.

Keywords: Romantic, Waterview, Kayaks, Audubon Trails, Giant Deck, New England Cottage, Rustic, Green Living, Modern, Swimming, Clamming, Quiet, Relaxing

More Details

Steven Bettencourt
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Steven Bettencourt

My name is Steven and I'm an interior designer now living in Los Angeles. I've enjoyed spending the last few years renovating my cottage to reflect a sense of what ideal summer living in New England should be- relaxed, casual and in tune with nature. I've had a lifelong appreciation for the water which has influenced the design of the home, as well as the materials I've used throughout the property.

Steven Bettencourt purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Steven Bettencourt chose Rhode Island

I grew up in the house next door. Like many of my neighbors and their returning children, I've acquired a slice of heaven that retains the same environment that was so familiar while growing up. The sounds drifting off the water from the boats passing by, the wildlife that occasionally meanders through the yard and the smell of the salt air mixed with the summer sun are what make this spot in Touisset very special. Living by the water seems to be so conducive to naturally reducing stress. An ever changing view of the tides, great sunsets and the surrounding wildlife and nature are what make the cottage the perfect place to relax and decompress.

What makes this cottage unique

Ideal for a relaxing, romantic getaway or vacation home, writer’s retreat. Great for those who love nature, kayaking, sailing, swimming and boating! Experience an endless summer in New England that you won't forget. You may even be lucky enough to see deer, wild turkeys or other local inhabitants of the Touisset peninsula right in your own backyard!


Warren Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Oversized bathroom, with natural slate tiled shower. Floating beach glass sink. Towels, facecloths, starter shampoo and conditioner provided. Bamboo enclosed outdoor shower located on the back of the house. Guest love this feature!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Faces the water
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Faces the back yard
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa/futon
  • Front bedroom:queen size bed. Back bedroom: Single size bed. Linens, blankets and pillows are provided. The living room has a pull out futon and can comfortably sleep 1, possibly 2 guest. Linens, pillow and blanket provided.
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
• Huge 400- square-foot deck offers a commanding view of the lively Kickemuit River, also known as "The Kicke". • Easy access to the beach with a Public Right of Way located directly across the street. • Detached one-car garage (partially heated) w/ additional storage (heated) in mechanical room. • Wireless high speed internet/ basic cable on a wall mounted 40'' T.V. • Eco-friendly materials and Low VOC finishes. Large appliances consist of: Stackable washer/dryer, dishwasher, oven, microwave and refrigerator. • Spacious spa like bathroom with rustic slate and glass tile, floating glass vanity. Outdoor shower too! (operational only in summer/warmer months) ! • Gorgeous Brazilian teak hardwood floors! • Adjacent to Audubon Wildlife/Bird sanctuary with nature trails located in your back yard! • Semi-Private. Property abuts empty field in the backyard and the ever-popular Kickemuit River in front.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Attention to detail is so appreciated

  • 5 of 5

So well designed and well maintained! It is a pleasure to stay here. This is our third year in a row! We did some kayaking, cycling, and swimming, but mostly just relaxing out on the deck!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I cannot even begin to tell you how happy my husband & I were with not only the cottage, but the overall experience.

Steve's mom Gerry lives next door, and she the kindest most accommodating person we've ever met! The sunset from the porch is breath taking. We went clam digging, kayaking, swimming, and just plain relaxed. The cottage is decorated so tastefully! I cannot say enough nice things. We will absolutely be back! Thank you Steve and Gerry! This place is a Gem!

Liz & Julius Bogner ❤

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We liked it so much last summer, we came back again this year!

  • 5 of 5

The interior design is beautiful and I started to relax the minute I walked in the door and saw the sparkling interior. We only had a few days for a mini-vacation, but this was the perfect spot to get away from it all

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bring your bicycles!

  • 5 of 5

The country/residential roads near the cottage are great to explore by bicycle. The cottage is on a peninsula, so there is very little traffic. Also, we put the bikes on the bike rack and went to the East Bay Bike Path in Warren which extends from Colt State Park in Bristol all the way to Providence.

But cycling was not the only thing we did. We also used Steven's kayaks, enjoyed the Audubon sanctuary and took day trips to Newport and Providence. A wonderful and relaxing get-away that the whole family enjoyed!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Lovely getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family spent 8 days at this perfect cottage enjoying the neighborhood, ocean and bird sanctuary. Steven's description of the property is spot on. The location is perfect for visiting places on the west or east side of the Bay and for easy, quick access to Providence. You won't be disappointed if you choose to stay here… His Mom makes every effort to keep you informed of things to do and places to eat and she's a fun, lovable spirit!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northeast RI, USA

Wedding in Bristol? An excellent hotel alternative!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Steven's beautifully designed cottage instead of a hotel room for a family wedding. You'll have more space to relax than any hotel room. In addition to a kitchen, an outdoor shower, and indoor shower, you'll have a fabulous and relaxing outdoor deck. My husband enjoyed the big screen tv with all the channels to chose from. The internet was reliable and quick. Steven's sweet mom lives next store to the cottage and was so helpful with information about the cottage and the surrounding area. Steven was quick to respond to questions and details for the rental. The deposit was returned quickly. We were so happy to stay here, and have fond memories of our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
T. F. Green Airport, Warwick R. I. (35 min)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
A few in Warren, Bristol has a larger selection
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Downtown Warren (15 min) or Bristol (15-20 min)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Quite a few all within 10-15 min drive
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 195 (East / West)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many to choose from, 'cheap eats' to fine dining!
Nearest Point of Interest
Touisset Wildlife Refuge and Audubon Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Tarzan swing
Car: necessary

• (2) Kayaks with transport carts to easily get them to the beach, gas BBQ, bistro bar table and outdoor sectional sofas, fire pit, beach chairs, chaise lounges and umbrellas. You even have a clam rake to dig some local clams!

• 10-15 min to Bristol, 20 min to Roger Williams University or Providence and 30 min to Newport

Children ages 14 and over only please.

Sorry, no pets and no smoking.


Rates & Availability

Warren Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall 2016-Winter 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Dec 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Damage Deposit $750

Paypal and Home Away Payments accepted as forms of payment for security deposit or for reserved dates. There is a fee for this service, Paypal 2.9% and Home Away Payments 2.5%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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