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Newport, Salve, Naval Base, Bristol, Roger Williams Are All Minutes Away.

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Last updated: 05/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Picturesque, pastoral getaway. Beautiful one bed, 2 story contemporary cottage.

Charming comfortable contemporary cottage.
Fully applianced. Beautifully decorated. Expansive Pastoral views over Aquidneck Cattle Farm. Distant views of the Sakonnet River and Little Compton.
Across the street from the Sakonnet Greenway walking and bridal path and Newport National Golf Course. Close to Salve Regina University, Roger Williams University, several beaches and Newport.
Basic staples are provided. Flowers are supplied in season. Local surprises for guests when available.
Queen bed, with additional guest accommodations as needed.


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, Some French.
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/04/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    Small child could share bedroom. Living room can be used for another with a single futon. Some have used the couch as a second single bed. We also have a very comfortable queen and single air beds. 4 people is the limit. Best suited to one couple with or without small children. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a non-smoking property. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Beautiful new bedroom and bath on second floor. Plenty of light. A view of the golf course to the West. A view of Pasturelands to the East. Queen bed. Love seat with pillows at foot of bed. New well appointed bath. Custom pillows, headboard etc. Art work. Beautiful views. Romantic. There is also a single futon/love seat that can accomodate one. It is also possible to add an air bed in the living room. These are perfect solutions for a family with young children, or three singles. Not best for two couples although we have had a few who were happy with their set-up....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Light filled bath with chandelier, heater, fan, nitelite, fresh towels, hairdryer. There is a tub with both fixed and hand-held shower heads. Custom tiles. Charming....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Nature lover, history buff, birdwatcher, oenophile, biker, beach bum, equestrian, shopper, gourmet and gourmand, art, architecture, boating, golf, nitelife, peace and quiet....Newport County has it all and more. Valentine Farm is centrally located in Newport County. It offers a quiet get away as well as access to much to do within walking distance, biking and car. Our location is perfectly situated to enjoy all. We will do our best to provide a very pleasant stay. We look forward to your visit....moreless


  • Books:

    Local reading material is placed in cottage . There are also a few cook books and a variety of other books for your pleasure....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    And VCR. Upon request....moreless

  • Games:

    Scrabble, Playing cards backyard games are available by request....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    basic Google chrome...moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a small Sony radio with docking station....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    A few beach toys for little ones. 2 kick boards are available....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Upon request....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    We are about 10 minutes from downtown Newport and about 40 minutes from downtown Providence. Falmouth on Cape a Cod is about an hours drive. 10 minutes to Bristol. 75 minutes to Boston. ...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    Newport National Golf Course is across the street to the West....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Portsmouth is on Aquidneck Island which is surrounded by water. We are located in the center of the island....moreless

  • Water View:

    This home has a distant view of the Sakonnet River to the East....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    The counter has a fold up section that seats two quite comfortably. There is also a fold up table that seats 4-6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    No room but the Sakonnet Greenway provides short and long trails. Bicycling is also quite popular in the neighborhood as well as on the many bike trails on the island.. Several beaches are nearby....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    For 1 vehicle. This is required because parking is limited....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    This is a new washer dryer - one piece unit. These are quite common in Europe but not often seen here....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    There is no inside fireplace but we do have an outside firepit that you are invited to use....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a French press, small coffee pot, percolator, and tea kettle. A larger pot can be arranged....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are plenty of dishes, glasses, pots/pans, flatware etc for 4-6....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    New kitchen, butcher block counter for eating and prep. Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer unit, Microwave, stove top, oven, toaster oven, coffee pot, dishes, pots, pans, hand mixer, pots, pans, waffle iron.......moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    GE Profile...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic kitchen staples are stocked for your convenience....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New LG European style....moreless

  • Stove:

    GE Profile...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Small toaster oven, with griddle and coffee pot. Toaster and waffle maker too....moreless


  • Balcony:

    There is a large deck off of the bedroom. It provides wonderful views. There is a table with umbrella and 4 chairs. You will also have 2 lounge chairs. It is a great spot to relax, entertain or wo...moreless

  • Boat:

    Although there are no boats available here, sailors can rent or charter boats with or without captain in Newport....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    A small ground level deck off overlooking gardens . A large second floor deck with two lounge chairs and table and four chairs. Both have attractive garden and pasture views. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are several private and public courses in the area, including Newport National which is across the street. If not in use we can provide one set of clubs. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals are available in Newport and Bristol....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a large backyard with lots of open space and several planted areas around house and cottage. Bird feeders are placed to provide enjoyment, entertainment....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Upon request....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There is public and private tennis on the island . Also the Tennis Hall of Fame with grass courts and paddle tennis as well as tennis museum....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have two boogie boards for beach goers. Also some kiddie beach toys....moreless



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from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 19 - Oct 12, 2017
2 night min stay
$275 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,600 $5,500

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • 3day w/e..3 nite min/w/e $25
  • Housekeeping $60
  • Pet Fee $25


Rates are subject to change at any time.

Special requests honored when possible.

Holiday weekends require 3 nite minimum at w/e rate

Changeover days are flexible.

Additional guests $25 per person charge per nite

Off season long term rentals are possible at lower rates by month.

Damage deposit required for stays beyond 7 days.

If approved, a pet is an additional $25.00 per nite rent. A deposit will also be required.

Deposits are by check/money order or via PayPal. 50% down when reservation is made. Full payment 3 weeks before arrival. Refunds for cancellation only if we are able to find other guests to fill those dates.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/04/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
TF Green Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Newport, Bristol, New Bedford
Portsmouth, RI, USA
Nearest Golf
Newport National
20 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Newport Vineyard, Brix
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Yawgoo Valley/Wachusett
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Third Beach/Sandy Point Beach

Car: Necessary

Valentine Farm is conveniently located on the Portsmouth/Middletown Line. Wapping Road was voted one of the best streets to live on by RI monthly Magazine in 2013.

At each end there is a road that leads to a beach (Third Beach in Middletown and Sandy Point Beach , Portsmouth). These are close and an easy bike ride especially to Third Beach which is small and sits on the South end of the Sakonnet River. Just beyond is Sachuest Wildlife Center which is known for its walking paths, wildlife and bird sightings and Atlantic Ocean views. It has an interesting Education Center for visitors. The last 2 years great viewing of the white arctic owl.

Other points of interest are many. On Wapping Rd you will have access to the Sakonnet Greenway which offers miles of walking trails and bridal paths through Land Trust property, farms and Newport National Golf Course.

Just South on Wapping is a pick your own orchard and just North on Wapping is Greenvale Vineyard both are an easy walk and are open to the public.

Just North of Wapping Rd is Newport Polo Fields where international play occurs several months per year on weekends. Tailgaiting is encouraged. Enjoy watching the powerful riders and horses compete. Get out on the field at halftime and join other guests to help to patch the divots. Bring a picnic, a blanket and some chairs and enjoy an exciting evening.

At the south end of Wapping Rd is Sweet Berry Farm. It is frequented and run by locals from April thru December. It has many Pick-Your-Own fields, from apples and berries to pumpkins and Christmas trees. Have lunch, shop for fresh breads, local honey, veggies, fruits, pastries, gifts, or just get a cup of coffee and people watch.

Be careful as you drive south to Sweet Berry Farm as there is a large flock of wild tureys that seem to own the roads!

On Third Beach Road, you will find horse stables, as well as the Norman Bird Sanctuary ---a true gem. Walk the trails, bird watch, visit the shop. It is a great place for nature lovers, and families. They are famous for their annual Harvest Fair in October and their wonderful May Breakfast, both wonderful community events.

Beyond Third Beach is Second (Sachuest Beach), where surfers can often be seen. Just up the hill on Purgatory Rd you will pass the beautiful and exclusive St Georges Boarding School and at the end of Purgatory Rd you will arrive in a neighborhood of restaurants, shops, and Eastons Beach (First Beach) in Newport. It has many activities for families and children in its rotunda.

From First Beach on you are heading to Newport's famed harbor front, the spectacular mansions, history, culture and fine architecture abound. As well as a large selection of fine eating establishments and shops.

Most of the above and much more are located within 10 minutes of our location.

We are an easy drive to Salve Regina, Roger Williams University, and the US Naval Base.

Valentine Farm overlooks Aquidneck Farm, where their breeding herd delivers many calves in spring. The surrounding pasturelands and open space make for a romantic quiet get away while being just minutes from Newport and Bristol, RI.

The Cottage has two stories . The second level has a large open deck from wich to enjoy the panoramic pastoral view, entertain, or just relax and sit in the sun.

This is a great spot for honeymooners!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: True New Englanders. We have lived in the area all of our adult lives and are well versed in what to do, where to go, where to eat, best sightseeing, etc. We really enjoy sharing tips on great places to dine, beaches, nature walks, tours and more.

Why the Owner Chose Portsmouth, RI, USA:
Our location is amazing. A pastoral setting yet only a few minutes to Newport and Bristol and the beaches. Nearby there is a fantastic farm market, Sweet Berry Farm Market, an orchard, 2 vineyards, polo fields, bridal/walking trail, 2 beaches, wildlife refuge, bird sanctuary, farmers markets, and much more. Come for a weekend, a month, the holidays or a summer. A very pleasant retreat from the hustle and bustle of Newport and workdays. Sit on one of the two decks, and enjoy the view, or walk across to take a walk through farmland and next to the golf course. A true getaway.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This is a place of peace and quiet, surrounded by nature. Enjoy the views of farmland with cattle and chicken in the pastures to the east. Newport National Golf Course, a beautiful and challenging course is across the street to the west and is open to the public, as is the Sakonnet Greenway walking and bridal trail. Spend the day site seeing, swimming, riding, or boating. Come for a quick change and go to the polo match at the no of the street. Enjoy our vegetables and flowers when in season, or the many types of birds that visit our feeders, or just listen to the newborn birds living in our arbor in the flowering hydrangea vines. Cross the street to enter miles of walking and bridal trails of the Sakonnet Greenway. Hibernate inside with a good book, or basic cable tv and Internet. Enjoy cooking in the kitchen while your guests sit at the bar. RI Monthly Magazine has named our street one of the best streets to live in RI. Visit and see why.

Contact us

Speaks: english, Some French.
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/04/2017

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  • Rest in comfort...

    Rest in comfort...

  • New tub/shower combo.

    New tub/shower combo.

  • Great working kitchen

    Great working kitchen

  • Arbor Walk

    Arbor Walk

  • View across yard.

    View across yard.

  • Haying in the next pasture.

    Haying in the next pasture.

  • Sometimes in winter…….

    Sometimes in winter…….

  • Newport Harbor is just a short drive.

    Newport Harbor is just a short drive.

  • Sunrises are magnificent.

    Sunrises are magnificent.

  • Newport National Golf Course.  Across the street.

    Newport National Golf Course. Across the street.

  • Winter sky.

    Winter sky.

  • This rose is called Sheila's Perfume

    This rose is called Sheila's Perfume

  • Cozy bedroom.

    Cozy bedroom.

  • Living room  looking into kitchen. Really comfortable.

    Living room looking into kitchen. Really comfortable.

  • We can arrange for provisioning or catering for you.

    We can arrange for provisioning or catering for you.

  • Across the street is Newport National Golf Course, highly regarded links course.

    Across the street is Newport National Golf Course, highly regarded links course.

  • The neighbors.  Calves are born beginning in April.

    The neighbors. Calves are born beginning in April.

  • View from upper deck.

    View from upper deck.

  • Table folds out to seat 4-6.  Chairs stored inside.

    Table folds out to seat 4-6. Chairs stored inside.

  • Moonrise.


  • We've got several varieties of hydrangeas. Aquidneck Islands signature plant.

    We've got several varieties of hydrangeas. Aquidneck Islands signature plant.

  • Another beautiful sunrise from the deck.

    Another beautiful sunrise from the deck.

  • Sophie and pal Gizmo love to welcome guests.

    Sophie and pal Gizmo love to welcome guests.

VRBO #475118

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 20, 2017

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