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Meticulous, spacious, Newport County waterfront home sits thirty feet from the water's edge. Enjoy panoramic waterfront views that impart a cruise-like atmosphere from the large deck and new patio area near the garden as well as the main living areas and bedrooms.
Huge deck has several comfortable seating areas including a eight Adirondack chairs, a cozy area with a dining table and umbrella, and additional chairs with a folding banquet type table, if needed. Multiple types of cushions are available in the storage area adjacent to the deck.
The new patio area has three cushioned settees. A chiminea FIRE PIT will be in place mid July 2018.
A gas grill is located within steps of deck and glass slider into dining area. Cushion storage, to keep cushions dry when not in use, is within easy reach from deck and patio.
A second set of deck stairs allows easy accessibility to
hanging Kayak racks.
Watch the sun rise as it slowly peaks above the horizon and lights the early morning sky and enjoy the colorful skies of most sunsets. Marvel at the twinkling, fire-fly like lights that the Moon casts across the water on clear nights.
Garden flowers are available for picking (seasonal): daffodils, peonies, daisies, lillies, roses, cone flowers, etc.
Bedrooms and living areas are spacious with A/C. In addition to the bed(s), each bedroom has a bureau/dresser, a vanity, two chairs, alarm clock/radio, and a flat screen TV. All bedrooms are on the second floor. A sofa bed is in alcove in living room.
New mini-split A/C in Master bedroom and downstairs living areas. Remaining two bedrooms have through-wall A/C.
Master bath has four foot shower. Second bathroom, upstairs, has tub/shower and contains full size washer and dryer in closet. Iron and ironing board, two hair dryers, and basic starter supply of shampoo, body wash, hand soap, clothes detergent, and toilet paper provided.
Living room has open concept to dining area, newly refinished hardwoods, new rug, leather sofa and love seat, sofa bed, two Lazy Boy recliners, a flat screen TV, and new decor. Dining area with seating for 8 has newly refinished hardwoods and new rugs. Glass slider allows easy access to deck, patio area, gas grill, kayaks, and stairs/kayak ramp to the beach.
Kitchen is open to the dining area and dividing counter is excellent for serving a buffet. There is a dishwasher, new stainless stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator, and small appliances such as 12 cup coffee maker toaster with four wide slots, blender, plus a toaster oven and waffle maker. There are two full sets of plates, bowls, and cups; plenty of eating and specialty utensils, pots and pans, 2 lobster pots, a roasting pan, and glasses of all sorts, including wine glasses and beer mugs. Basic supply of coffee filters, dinner napkins, paper towels, trash bags, dish and dish washer detergent, liquid hand soap, and cleaning supplies, provided.
There is a half bath off the foyer as you enter the front door as well as a large storage/coat closet and access to the garage. Beach chairs are stored in that closet
Garage is used for storage and a three-season room, usually comfortable May to Oct. It contains a 6 ft. pool table and soccer ball table. There are many books and games, a small beach umbrella, child beach toys, and coolers. There is room for storing bikes, golf clubs, water sports equipment, etc.
There is a nice yard and, in season garden off-street parking for at least three cars. There is no charge for on-street parking.
Send out to nearby restaurants, known for their great food. Many are within .6 mile, including two sports bars/pubs which often have live music, Graciano's, Local Z, 15 Point Road (our favorite), the famous take-out Flo's Seafood (seasonal), and Schulzy's hamburgers/ice cream take-out (seasonal). Local Z, 15 Point Road, Flo's, and Schulzy's have seating areas that directly overlook the water.
The home is located in Blue Bill Cove, which is a haven for kayakers, small sail boaters, jet skiers, and paddle boarders. Sail surfers need only travel .5 mi. to a south facing local beach with free on-street parking that often has the higher winds needed. Kayaks, paddles, PFDs, and inflatables available May-October. Swim, float lazily around, or paddle to the islands, inlets, or Tiverton Basin to explore the shore line. View many varieties of waterfowl: egrets, gulls, ducks, geese, and, occasionally, swans. Fish in the Cove or travel .6 mi. to a local beach for fishing on the rocks at Old Stone Bridge (free parking).
If you are tempted to leave the peace and privacy of this very special home, Routes 24, 138, and 114 are minutes away.
Acceptance and confirmation of reservation is contingent on payment and return of a signed Lease Agreement.
Owner is usually personally available to answer questions and resolve issues. When not available, there are several contact persons to assist guests.
Some local activities appear below. Many pamphlets and books are available at the home. Best outside resources include www.onaquidneck.com and the Newport Visitor Center. More detailed info appear under "Location" on this site.
BEACHES: Local beaches are within .6 mi. and, within a reasonable drive, there is a low surf family beach (Sandy Point) and the surf beaches of Easton's(Newport) and 2nd and 3rd (Middletown).
GOLFING: Montaup and Green Valley (Portsmouth) and Newport National Golf Club and many more a short drive to West Bay.
POLO: Glenn Farm (Portsmouth).
TENNIS: Portsmouth High and visit the Tennis Hall of Fame (Newport);
MANSIONS: Breakers, Marble House, Doris Duke's Rough Point and too many more to list.
WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES: Sailing, yachting, fishing charters from Newport, the famous Cliff Walk, the '12 mile Drive', and so much more.
WINERIES: Greenvale (Newport) and Sakonnet Vineyards (Little Compton.
THEATER AND COMEDY: 2nd Story (Warren), Newport Playhouse, Providence Performing Arts, etc.
FOR ALL AGES: Battleship Cove (Fall River); Colt State Park and Bike Path, Audubon Society, Coggeshall Farm Museum, Blitheworld Gardens and Arboretum, the oldest 4th of July Parade in the Nation ( Bristol); Green Animals Topiary Gardens (Portsmouth); Children's Museums in Fall River and Providence;
PARKS/ZOOS: Buttonwood Park (New Bedford,MA ) and highly acclaimed Roger Williams Park and Zoo (Providence).
OUTLET SHOPPING: Fall River and Dartmouth.
MALL SHOPPING: Providence Place Mall, Warwick Mall, and Dartmouth Mall.
SPECIALTY SHOPS: Thames Street (Newport) and Historic Bristol.
There are very few places in RI that will take you more than 50 min., many 20-30 min. Enjoy various parks (Colt State and Ocean Drive for views and kite flying);, hiking at Fort Barton (Tiverton); bird watching (Middletown); beaches for walking, shell picking, wind surfing, and surf boarding; boats to rent; charters for deep sea fishing; cruises to see lighthouses and seals; museums and historic sites such as Touro Synagogue . Explore Providence with its fine restaurants, nightlife, and special events such as Waterfire on select nights. Take a ferry to Block Island. And don't forget Massachusetts! Take a ferry to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Drive to Boston with its Art and Science Museums, the Kennedy Library, Great North Church and endless array of historic sites. Travel to Cape Cod for a day...so doable..particularly during the week.