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On a Peninsula with 4 Sided Water View!

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Beach, walk to it from the back door of the house. Mt. Hope Bridge is seen.

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Waterfront beach house 200 feet from the water, beautiful 11 room home with spectacular views.

House sits on a peninsula so there are spectacular water views from every window.
To check availability, click on the CALENDAR button just above this paragraph, under the photos, above. RATES: click on the RATES button just below the photos, above, it goes to another page, then click the box "VIEW ALL RATES." Yes it is confusing!

It was the opportunity of a lifetime for me to buy this beach house on a peninsula with water views from every window and a private beach. Lovely hardwood floors, walls are knotty pine. Careful restoration and updating of a period 1938 beach house. Casually but beautifully decorated with Heywood Wakefield American semi-antiques from this area, seagrass rug, and persian rugs. Kitchen updated June 2014, and new rugs, sofa and lamps June 2014, with some new photos.

In order to keep the property well kept, we are selective about to whom we rent the house. Please press the blue button "SEND EMAIL" and we will email you the application. We do not participate in the book now feature.


The house has central air conditioning, which is not the norm in RI. Most homes have no AC, or have window units in the bedrooms only.

Relax in the living room and watch the ocean or walk to the water from the back door. This is a great place to 'de-stress', just sit anywhere and watch the water and the sailboats. Watching the sunset from the living room and the lighted Mount Hope Bridge is so wonderful!

Four bedrooms ( master is 14 ft by 10 ft with an attached dressing/ bonus room that is 10' x 8), second bedroom is 17' x 10') two baths, two large living rooms ( each 21 ft X 13 ft) gas fireplace turns on instantly, sunroom (16' X 12') large dining room (14' x 12) kitchen, patio. Windows all around the house to enjoy the water views from every direction. Detached 2 car garage. FLOOR PLAN-- SEE LAST 2 PHOTOS. Maximum occupancy is eight people.

House has 2080 square feet, and is on two lots which gives a feeling of spaciousness and privacy. The house is on a no outlet (dead end)street, so no traffic. Ideal for a large family, and the yard is great for children.

Our Newport county summer home in Portsmouth. Congressman Patrick Kennedy of The Kennedy's used to live in this town.

Restaurants, fresh lobster and clams, clubs, entertainment and shopping are minutes away.

Seven miles away is the city of Newport for the famous guilded age mansions and the famous Tennis Hall of Fame.
This is the second home of a professional and we take credit cards so you can rent without worry.

AMENITIES:

Private Beach bordered by conservation land. Small sandy beach with small fist size smooth rocks at the waters edge tapering after about 10 feet to a smooth sandy bottom. Recommend aqua socks or fisherman sandals. Beach blanket, swim noodles, and six beach towels.

Central air conditioning

Wi-Fi internet access

house phone, cable by cox

Detached 2 car garage

All linens

30 inch HD flat screen. DVD player

Flat screen TV, cable and a 'million' channels

Sleeping with the sound of the waves and birds

Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, washer and dryer and all appliances. Updated in 2014 with quartz countertops

Property manager always available, and nearby.

Children's park with equipment on the street

House has 2 lobster pots

Granite outdoor fireplace, original to the property.


ACTIVITES:

Guilded Age mansions are MUST SEE before you leave the area! Link is on this website, lower down. The movie "Amistad" was filmed at Marble house, and 27 Dresses filmed at Rosecliff.

Newport Marathon

Doris Duke's Mansion called " Rough Point." She used to keep a camel here that someone gave her as a gift! Newportpreservation.'Organization'/visit/rough_point/ Everything is just as she left it down to the magazines!

Golf at Montaup Country Club almost within walking distance. They take non members for greens fee of $47, $37 military and cart $40. A golf course with an ocean view. reach them at montaupcc."kom"

Whale watching and tours at Francis Fleet in Galilee, Rhode island as well as fresh lobsters at Champlains or other nearby places. It's about a 45 minute drive.

The Newport Jazz Festival is end of July 2017. Dates not yet set.

St. Mary's Church where Jaqueline and Jack Kennedy were married

Clam digging and fishing

Fenway Park in Boston is a 1 hour drive for Red Sox fans

Newport Flower Show is June 23-25, 2017 at the Rosecliff Mansion. The original Great Gatsby with Robert Redford, and "27 Dresses" with Kathryn Heigel were filmed here. The flowers and setting are lovely and they have really interesting shops set up for the days. I love going to this!

Bilthewold Mansion and Arboretum is 10 mins away , 4 miles.
A great place for weddings and events, too, They offer daily tours.

Kayaking off the back yard beach. ( We do not supply kayaks.)

What to do in Newport on a rainy day?
Take a drive by SUNNY VON BULOW's former mansion, the famous Clarendon Court at 626 Bellvue Ave. It is a private home to a recent buyer but you can walk by or drive by. Drive by LARRY ELLISON OF ORACLE's Beechwood Mansion at 580 Bellvue Ave, It is his private home but you can drive by and ogle! Or pop over to JAQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS childhood home called Hammersmith Farm at 225 Harrison Dr. It is also private. Another drive by is Belcourt Castle at 657 Bellvue Ave. It used to be a museum, but now is privately owned by the lady who owns "Alexis and Annie" jewelry. Or take a trip to Westerly and see if TAYLOR SWIFT or CONAN O'BRIEN are home!! :-)

Kayaking (if you have your own just walk out the 'back yard')

Sailing, boat tours and deep sea fishing charters

Fresh seafood, lobster and clams shop less than one mile.

U pick blueberry and strawberry farms

Jane Picken's Theater, a movie theater built in 1834

Museum of Yachting

Newport Equestrian Academy is two miles for horseback riding or lessons

'Flo's Clam Shack' one of Rhode Island Living Magazines 'Best Of RI' less than one mile.

Nearby Wineries, Greenvale Wineries usually has free jazz concerts on Saturday afternoons in the summer. Newport Wineries has tours, other activities and a restaurant.

Newport Food and Wine festival Sept, 2017

Island Sports for tours and kayak rentals

Internation Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellvue, dates back to 1880, with a newly renodeled tennis museum and Hall of Fame. Tennis is still played there!

Providence Waterfire on certain Saturday nights in Providence.

Audrain Auto Museum, 222 Bellevue Ave, 401-856-4420


Keywords: oceanfront, waterfront, beach house, central air
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(281) 586-0542

Owner

Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, lobster, clam !!
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/26/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2080 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old for adults, young adults and children Welcome with parents....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Waves are suitable for small children, calm, not big and powerful. There is a child size safety vest in the house and a few child size water shoes. Maximum occupancy is 8 people....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    One bedroom extra large: has 2 rooms for that one bedroom...moreless

  • You can see these on the architectural plans listed under photos.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • You can see the sail boats from the bathrooms too!

Other Amenities

  • House includes central AC, local telephone, high definition Sony TV with HDTV cable and a 'million channels', Wi-Fi internet, washer/ dryer(new in 2013)' toaster oven, gas range and oven, microwave, coffee maker, dishes, utensils and cookware, Lobster pot, Outdoor granite fireplace, portable charcoal grill, Detached 2 car garage, All linens, Sleeping with the sound of the waves! Private Beach, Large dining with seating for eight ( DR is 14' X12'), Outdoor patio overlooking the water, Dog loving household, one dog OK!, Fully equipped kitchen. Hair dryer, magnified make up mirror....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    High definition TV with HDTV broadcast by cable provider....moreless

  • Television:

    36 inch HDTV...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    Walk out the back door and into the water!...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air conditioning, very few beach houses in RI have this....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New LG dryer, 2013....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    There is an OUTDOOR fireplace made of granite, probably original to the property. We do not store logs for it though....moreless

  • Garage:

    1 space in the garage, 2 spaces in the driveway....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    So cozy on cool mornings. Turns on instantly with a switch...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    New gas furnace, central heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    8 beach towels included...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 living rooms, each 21 ft by 13 ft, and a sunroom which is 12' X 16'. Lots of space for family gatherings....moreless

  • Parking:

    1 car in garage, 2 in driveway....moreless

  • Telephone:

    local telephone included...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New front loading LG purchased 2013....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    bring your IPad or laptop...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor table in yard with 6 chairs for outdoor dining. Great for an outdoor dinner...moreless

  • Golf:

    At Montaup Country Club almost within walking distance, allows non members...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill in garage to use outside, along with charcoal briquettes and lighter fluid ready for you to use....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2016
Dec 4 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$395
$1,700
Spring to June 2017
Apr 1 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$495
$2,690
Summer 2017
Jun 17 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,700

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • per dog $35
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
  • 5 days or less, cleaning $125

Notes:

WE DO TAKE CREDIT CARDS. Fourth of July week is $3200. All linens and normal cleaning after departure is included. Dogs are an additional $35 each. Fees listed above include a 3.5% discount for payment by check.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund if cancelled 60 days or earlier before occupancy. 59 days or closer to occupancy date , refund of security deposit and 1/2 of total rental fee. I do not know why it says 30 days below, I did not enter that.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Montaup County Club
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Flo's Clam Shack
Portsmouth, RI, USA
Nearest Beach
Back yard!! Or Sandy Point Beach--public

Car: Necessary

Golf course almost within walking distance at Montaup Country Club at 401 683 0955. Newport Mansions including Doris Duke's 'Rough Point' and The Breakers seven miles, Fresh seafood, lobster and clam shop less than one mile, Horseback Riding and Academy, U pick blueberry and strawberry farms (fun with kids), Fishing including off the back of the house, Clam digging, New England outlet stores, Kayaking (if you have your own, just walk out the 'back yard' to the water, If you don't own one, rental shops nearby), Sailing rentals nearby or just watch the sailboats from the shore. If you want 3-4 hours of walking exercise with fabulous vistas, then try cliffwalk in Newport. It has it's own website which is not permitted to be printed here.

What to do in Newport on a rainy day?

Take a drive by SUNNY VON BULOW'S former mansion called " Clarendon Court at 654 Bellvue. It is privately owned by a recent buyer but you can walk or drive by. Also a drive to LARRY ELLISON OF ORACLE Beechwood Mansion at 580 Bellvue. This is his private home, drive by or walk by only. Zip over to JAQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS' childhood home called "Hammersmith Farm at 252 Harrison Ave.This is a private home. Belcourt Castle at 657 Bellevue avenue used to be open to the public but the lady who owns "Alex and Annie" jewelry recently bought it and is renovating it, also a private home.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I love the sound of the waves and the smell of the salt air! Also the boats, and seagulls, fresh lobsters, and the beach, clean air and quiet! We never liked 'driving to the beach', finding parking and lugging all the things, having to trudge off to go to the restroom. So now we can just walk out the door!

Why the Owner Chose Portsmouth, RI, USA:
It was a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy a house on a peninsula so that it has water views on all four sides, and a private beach. It is just instant relaxation no matter where you sit in the house Such a good place to "chill" We wanted to be close to Newport but have peace and quiet at night. Also my son likes to fish and kayak from behind the house. Just walk to the water.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Central AC Every single window has a water view since we are on a peninsula! Just walk out the back door to the water! This house has knotty pine walls reflective of the time it was built and careful restorations and updating. It feels very 'beachy.' Cocktail hour in the living room watching the sun set over the water is really special.


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/26/2016

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Photos

  • Beach, walk to it from the back door of the house. Mt. Hope Bridge is seen.

    Beach, walk to it from the back door of the house. Mt. Hope Bridge is seen.

  • Our cozy house on the water

    Our cozy house on the water

  • Quartz countertops, gas range, full size W/D microwave, lobster pot,  spices

    Quartz countertops, gas range, full size W/D microwave, lobster pot, spices

  • Living room with expansive water views

    Living room with expansive water views

  • TV room with gas log fireplace

    TV room with gas log fireplace

  • TV room with view into the sunroom.

    TV room with view into the sunroom.

  • Master

    Master

  • Master has adjoining dressing/bonus room in addition.  Good for families w/ kids

    Master has adjoining dressing/bonus room in addition. Good for families w/ kids

  • Bedroom 3, front side of house with water view  because it is on a peninsula.

    Bedroom 3, front side of house with water view because it is on a peninsula.

  • Side of the house near sunroom with outdoor table for 8.

    Side of the house near sunroom with outdoor table for 8.

  • Outdoor granite fireplace on the other side of the yard.  The house is on 2 lots

    Outdoor granite fireplace on the other side of the yard. The house is on 2 lots

  • 2080 SF house, 1st floor

    2080 SF house, 1st floor

  • Beach close up, yellow house in the middle is ours.

    Beach close up, yellow house in the middle is ours.

  • Seating for 8 and water views on both sides

    Seating for 8 and water views on both sides

  • Sunroom. Chill.

    Sunroom. Chill.

  • Red chair in living room, perfect for a sunset cocktail.  View into TV room.

    Red chair in living room, perfect for a sunset cocktail. View into TV room.

  • TV room with view into the living room.

    TV room with view into the living room.

  • A corner of the TV toom

    A corner of the TV toom

  • Another view of Master to see  the lights of the bridge at night.

    Another view of Master to see the lights of the bridge at night.

  • Sleep with the sound of the waves

    Sleep with the sound of the waves

  • Front side of house, bedroom 4 with same water view,

    Front side of house, bedroom 4 with same water view,

  • Outdoor table for 8.  Hammock is out of the view.

    Outdoor table for 8. Hammock is out of the view.

  • View at dusk from the living room

    View at dusk from the living room

  • 2080 SF house, 2nd floor plan

    2080 SF house, 2nd floor plan

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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