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Perfect vacation getaway for extended, inter-generational family, group of friends, or families wanting to get away from it all!
Our home is a true water lovers’ home with endless fun activities, and a great place to relax or stroll along the 0.8 mile stretch from the house to the end of the road along the harbor on one side and beautiful houses on the other!
With its own Private Dock and refreshing Swimming Pool, this spacious and comfortable house offers an abundance of fun and relaxation! The house is located in one of the most desirable locations in Barrington, and East Narraganset Bay, and one of the most beautiful in New England. Recreational sports abound—from the private dock you can boat around Narragansett Bay exploring picturesque bay-side towns and dock-side dining. Kayak on the Barrington River to 100 Acre Cove enjoying the tremendous wildlife. Fish for Bass or Scup from the dock. Bike and walk along Mathewson Road and take in the views of the active Yacht harbor, the beautiful houses and Warren across the river. Set out on excursions to Providence, Newport, Fall River, New Bedford, Cape Cod and even Boston. On the other hand, you can just sit at the pool or balcony, watch the boats go by, and enjoy the garden, birds and butterflies. In the evening you can cozy up by the fireplace and play ping-pong and pool, or take a refreshing swim while watching the moon shining over the harbor.
The East Bay Bike Path is merely 250 yards away, perfect for biking, rollerblading or just walking. Kayaking a mile from your dock brings you to 100 Acre Cove, dotted with many small islands with breathtaking bird and wildlife population. On the way, pass by the mile long water playground- waterskiing, tubing, banana boating, for endless fun.
The house is nestled within half a mile in each direction, between the centers of Barrington and Warren villages, offering high-end shopping to the west, and quaint, exciting galleries, antique stores, and varied restaurants due-east. Providence, Newport, Bristol, Wickford Harbor, Narragansett and Jamestown as well as many other attractions are within a short drive, or an easy boat ride, straight from your private dock. Nearby Providence is home to the renowned Providence Waterfires, Concerts Under the Elms at the John Brown House Garden, walking tours of the Eastside or Federal Hill and much more. Newport and Bristol afford visits in magnificent mansions, many music festivals, boat shows, live entertainment, concerts in the park, shopping, restaurants and theater. The Mount Hope Bridge, Tiverton and Fall River are picturesque and abundant with history and character including the USS Massachusetts at Battleship Cove and the Marine Museum with remains from HMS Titanic.
THIS HOUSE HAS ALL THE MAKING OF AN UNFORGETTABLE DREAM VACATION!
The Home is located on the quiet side of the beautiful Barrington Harbor, with magnificent views of the Barrington Harbor from many of its numerous windows. The house is laid out surrounding the pool providing a warm, inviting, and cozy atmosphere. The first floor boasts a beautiful and fully appointed kitchen with dining area that accommodates 10-12 diners comfortably and overlooks the pool, dock and harbor through a full wall of glass window and sliding doors. The kitchen is well equipped for your cooking forays and is easily used by 2-3 cooks with its 2 sink areas. Step outside the sliding doors to the pool patio and have breakfast al-fresco. The first floor living room overlooks the beautiful views of the harbor and front yard from its 2 walls of windows, and opens to the pool patio. The exquisite marble wood-burning fireplace area is delightful, and hosts a combination billiard and ping-pong table. Completing the 1st floor is a den with TV and a convertible double bed which can sleep 2 with partitions for privacy, a powder room and washer/dryer.
The 2nd floor boasts a very large vaulted ceiling master bedroom with king-size bed, walk-in shelved closet and two mirrored closets. The master bathroom has a large Jacuzzi bath tub, a separate shower stall, and two separate sink areas. Three other bedrooms have queen beds . A large bathroom with bathtub, separate shower stall and 2 sinks completes the 2nd floor. Several split air conditioners provide a comfortable and quiet environment throughout the house.
Comfortably equipped for 10 guests our home affords possibilities for family gatherings, friends retreat, attending Graduations from one of the many nearby universities and colleges, or relaxation with ample space to entertain. The Pool area is completely fenced for privacy and security. The pool fence opens up at two gates to the front yard and to a garden area next to the kitchen and garage where a well lit grill is kept and where a pet can comfortably enjoy the outdoors. Ample parking is provided with two car garage and a parking area that can easily accommodate three additional cars.
Places To Go – Things To Do
By Sea: Walk from the house to your private dock, and you are ready to go – cruise down the Barrington Harbor, pass historic Warren Harbor, and in a few minutes you are in Narragansett bay for fishing, exploring, or simply sun and fun. Downtown Providence is 11 nautical miles from the house, and East Greenwich about 10 NM. Newport and Jamestown are about 18-20 NM, and scenic, historic Bristol, with its restaurants and quaint shops is a mere 8 NM away. An ocean boat trip to Block Island is 36 NM. For banana boating (provided in the garage), water skiing, or jet skiing the one mile water playground is only a third of a mile from your dock, and most of the time you are the only boat around. Launch your kayak from the dock, and kayak down the picturesque Barrington and Warren harbors, or paddle about a mile to 100 Acre Cove: a serene, large, saltwater estuary with many islands full of ospreys, herons, egrets, terrapin turtles, and other wildlife. The beautiful Palmer River estuary is a mile away, with many tributaries for fishing, picture taking, and quiet relaxing time in nature. In the evening, boat to dinner in one of the many waterfront restaurants in Warren, Bristol, East Greenwich, or under the magnificent Mount Hope Bridge to Tiverton and Fall River.
By Land: The East-Bay Bike Path is 250 yards from the house: stretching 14 miles between Providence and Bristol, through woods and along the bay with tablets explaining the historic significance of areas. Bike or walk half a mile due-east to historic, artistic Warren village, the original home of Brown University. It will charm you with its waterfront, many galleries, theater, antique shops, boutiques, bars, and restaurants. Half a mile due west is the Barrington town center, with a small shopping center hosting a well stocked supermarket, variety of shops from falafel, pizza and ice-cream, to Talbots and Ann Taylor, supermarket, drugstores and coffee shops, book shop, and other essential and delightful treasures to cater to many needs or taste.
Take a stroll down Mathewson Road right outside your expansive yard– it is a popular walk with magnificent views of the Barrington and Warren harbors, and the marinas and boat yards on the other side. If you find your pool too relaxing, the Barrington Town Beach is 2 miles away allowing swimming in the bay and a sandy beach to walk along with views of Narragansett Bay.
In the weekend check out the Providence (11 miles) Waterfires (http://waterfire.org/) – a fantastic street festival along the old downtown canal. Newport (18 miles) is a great resort with many Festivals, turn of the century mansions, and lively waterfront. A stroll on Cliff Walk brings you in to the early 20th century playground of America’s wealthiest, with its stunning mansions and dramatic ocean views. Battleship cove in Fall River - only 13 NM by boat or 10 miles by car- is a floating marine museum including the battleship Massachusetts, the destroyer Kennedy, a submarine, and many other interesting exhibits. ‘Moby Dick’ Country – the New Bedford Whaling Museum (23 miles) is a first stop to enticing New Bedford with its working harbor. The Mystic Seaport and aquarium and Boston with all of its attractions, and the Cape Code Canal are all about an hour away.
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Have a fabulous vacation at our home!