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Sunny, spacious family-friendly home with private beach/dock-Haversham/Weekapaug

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom/3 bath, sleeps 8-10

Completely redone in 2012, the house is comfortable, bright and airy. It is nestled in a secluded setting with ocean views and pond access via private dock. Great yard for children to run and play, cookouts and badminton games. The salt pond is perfect for all types of water activities, swimming and crabbing. There are two private beaches in Weekapaug just a five minute drive away (car pass and 6 beach buttons provided), or hop across the pond by boat to an unpopulated stretch of beautiful beach.

More Details

Owner
Karen Berkley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Karen Berkley

Owned by our extended family, we renovated this home to enjoy for vacations and holidays together.

Karen Berkley purchased this house in 1972

Why Karen Berkley chose Rhode Island

Our family has vacationed in this area since our great-grandparents started coming to the in the early 1900's. When it was originally built in 1972, the house was featured in Women's Day magazine as one of the original modular concept homes.

Amenities

Westerly House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Two additional outdoor showers
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twins which can be combined into a king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Private bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , Daybed with trundle
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Sunny, spacious family-friendly home with private beach/dock-Haversham/Weekapaug
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
5

Peace and joy in Haversham

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this wonderful Haversham home, and we enjoyed every minute of it. The house is spacious, modern, well-appointed and well-kept. The grounds are large and perfect for a family vacation, especially one involving young children. The setting is spectacular.

We were in Haversham for a family vacation, and two of our adult children and their families stayed with us (two additional adult children and their families stayed in another Haversham home). So, there were six adults and five young children ages 1-6 "living" in the home, and the rest of the group joined us there from time-to-time . Haversham is a special place. Our children live in San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, DC, and West Hartford, and all of them commented on Haversham's beauty and unique appeal. Given the competition offered by Northern and Southern California, this is indeed a compliment. We all love Quonnie - swimming off the dock, canoeing and kayaking across the pond to the ocean beaches, digging for clams, and splashing in the pond, which our grandkids found especially enjoyable. Beyond the pond you will find the ocean beaches to be pristine and peaceful with clear, clean and refreshing water. All said, a day at Haversham is a day to remember.

We also loved the house and the grounds. I like to cook, so I want a kitchen to be large, have very good appliances, and be well-equipped. This kitchen met my requirements. The living space is also spacious and comfortable, as are the bedrooms. So, I am happy to say that the house met our needs and wants, and then some. So did the grounds. Our grandkids enjoyed being able to run around the huge lawn, share the zip line and the swing, and roast marshmallows and smores in the large stone fireplace and pit. It was also great to be able to eat outdoors on the two large picnic tables. And last but not least, the view of the pond from the house is first rate.

I recommend this house with enthusiasm and without reservation. In addition to all of the positives mentioned above, the property manager, Karen, is a delight to work with. I look forward to experiencing this superb property again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is just lovely; thank you for your kind words. We appreciate that you took such good care of our home -not always easy with a large group- and we are glad that your week was enjoyable! We look forward to welcoming you again!
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Car: necessary

Easy access to nearby beaches as well as Watch Hill and Newport. Close to Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium, antiquing, winery tours and casinos.

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Rates & Availability

Westerly House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
$17,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Cleaning fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

DISCOUNT for payment by cash or check: $150.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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