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Minister's Lot Cottage, Beach Access, 5 Min. Stroll to Beach

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Front stairs 664 Corn Neck Rd. in Minister's Lot

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home is open and airy and located in one of the most desirable summer rental locations on the island--within a 5 minute walking distance to popular Mansion Beach. With a large deck on 2 sides for outdoor dining and two sliding doors that bring in the light and ocean breezes, you will enjoy the open space maximized by the cathedral ceiling of the living/dining area and the skylighted kitchen. The eat-at kitchen counter, the brick fireplace and wide plank floors add to the cozy atmosphere. On the first floor are the master bedroom (queen bed) with master bath, 2nd bedroom with queen bed and 3rd bedroom with 2 single beds, full bath at end of hall. Located on the second floor is one bedroom (queen bed) with skylight and full bath.

This salt box style cottage is located in popular Minister's Lot, a very kid-friendly neighborhood located off beautiful Corn Neck Rd. between the clamming flats at Andy's Way and the nature sanctuary at Sachem Pond and the North Light. Families return here summer after summer to spend their vacations at the beach and with friends they have made in the neighborhood over the years. The open layout of this house, the large deck with outdoor dining, the quick walk down the dirt road to the beach, and the neighborhood of Minister's Lot all contribute to an easy and varied range of summer fun from relaxing on deck to fishing in nearby ponds or staying all day at the beach.

The house has one tv with satellite service/channels, a dvd player, wireless internet service, cell phone reception, washer & dryer, outdoor shower, propane grill, 2 car parking, no A/C (fans avail).

Keywords: Pet Friendly, Block Island Summer Rental, Beach Access, Minister's Lot, Mansion Beach.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 14 - Jun 22, 2017
2 night min stay
$425
$2,900
Fall
Sep 5 - Nov 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$425
$2,900
Summer
Jun 18 - Sep 6, 2021
7 night min stay

$3,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

$500 security fee (which we hold but do not cash)

We expect house to be left clean. If you would like to pay for cleaning, fee is $120.

No other fees apply.

1/2 rental fee is due upon signing of lease and 1/2 rental fee is due approx. 6 weeks before rental time


Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Manager info

Year Purchased: 1973

About: This home has been in our family for 40 years. What started as a simple summer cottage has now been fully winterized to accommodate our growing family and love for the island which we now visit all year long. While some of us prefer to practically live at the beach during the summer-- swimming,body surfing, boogie boarding, surfing, exploring nearby 'pots 'n kettles' for starfish, periwinkles, etc., evening bonfires, early morning beach strolls, meeting friends that return summer after summer-- there are other family members that prefer to visit in Sept. and Oct. when the birds are migrating, the ocean is still warm, the restaurants are still open, and the crowds are thinner. Our children look forward to coming back to Minister's Lot every summer to reconnect with friends that return every year--the friendships are very special and characterized by the well being generated by healthy outdoor activity, stunning natural beauty, and the lightness of being on vacation.

Why Block Island:
We love our home in Minister's Lot for many reasons: one is because of its proximity to one of the most beautiful beaches we've ever seen, anywhere. We also love the neighborhood which is comprised of 10 other 'salt box' style cottages spread over 9 acres with a couple of fresh water ponds, lots of trees and shrubs, and open field and lawn to explore. We also appreciate the quiet and charm of living on the northern part of the island-- down 'the neck.' We love walking to Andy's Way to go clamming, to watch the shore birds, fiddler crabs and the sunset,or to wade out to Beane's Point at low tide. Sometimes we kayak from there or meet with friends and go tubing or fishing from their power boats.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Taking early morning walks before breakfast to the beach. Spending all day at the beach and being able to walk back to the house to get lunch provisions and bring back to the family still at beach. Meeting up with the same friends each summer that continue to rent in Minister's Lot--a tradition that's continued across 3 generations. Watching the kids and grandkids on the beach playing with new (and old) friends: flying kites, playing bocce, building sandcastles, playing frisbee & football, walking to 'pots 'n kettles,' exploring the tide pools there, the rocks and shore life, watching the kids body surf, skim board, surf, boogie board, hang out together. Eating dinner on the deck at twilight, cooking outside, seeing the kids run off with friends to fish in the neighborhood ponds, play in the hammock, play tag, whiffle ball, and capture the flag in the fields. Having bonfires on the beach at night and watching the stars and ocean phosphorescence. Having all the sandy kids take outdoor showers before coming inside. Relaxing on the deck under the umbrella with a book.


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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 04/20/2017

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Photos

  • Front stairs
664 Corn Neck Rd. in Minister's Lot

    Front stairs 664 Corn Neck Rd. in Minister's Lot

  • Dining/Living with eat-at counter

    Dining/Living with eat-at counter

  • Living Room with front slider and landing to loft bedroom

    Living Room with front slider and landing to loft bedroom

  • Master Bath
(enclosed shower not shown)

    Master Bath (enclosed shower not shown)

  • Loft Bedroom & full bath

    Loft Bedroom & full bath

  • Back steps to deck

    Back steps to deck

  • Path to Beach

    Path to Beach

  • Mansion Beach in February

    Mansion Beach in February

  • Main Deck

    Main Deck

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom
(first floor)

    Master Bedroom (first floor)

  • Living Room with other slider & deck

    Living Room with other slider & deck

  • Exterior with outside shower

    Exterior with outside shower

  • Mansion Beach, summer 2011

    Mansion Beach, summer 2011

  • Mansion Beach looking toward town

    Mansion Beach looking toward town

  • Al Fresco Party, Summer 2011

    Al Fresco Party, Summer 2011

VRBO #402043

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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