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Cozy Cottage With Stunning Ocean View, BOOK NOW FOR SUMMER 2017!

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
7
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in New Shoreham

3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath With Ocean View And Bordered By Conservation Land

This beautiful property offers a winning combination of being well off the main road for privacy and quiet without being remote, with a huge water view and striking sunsets over Rodman's Hollow, the adjacent 230-acres of conservation land to the west. Some of the island's most dramatic and secluded beaches along with a freshwater pond perfect for swimming are a short walk or bike ride away.

The cottage itself is charming and cozy, with a large, spacious open plan downstairs featuring a living/dining area and a bright open kitchen with access to the back patio for grilling and outdoor dining. There are three bedrooms: the downstairs bedroom with patio access contains a queen bed; an upstairs bedroom containing a queen and a matching twin; and an upstairs bedroom containing an antique full bed. There is a full bath downstairs with a tub and a half-bath upstairs. There is also an outdoor shower. Private parking for two cars is included.

The cottage sits on 3.5 acres, which it shares with a barn and two additional cottages up the hill, one of which is available to rent as a pair that sleeps 12 - 14. Please inquire for pricing and availability.

Block Island is a great getaway and offers bird watching, deep sea fishing, hiking and biking. 40% of the island is conservation land, so trails are abundant. There are numerous beaches ranging from sandy, family friendly beaches to the more secluded south coast beaches popular with surfers and surfcasters. Explore the main port with its cute boutiques and a variety of dining options.

Block Island is accessible by plane (a short 15-minute flight from Westerly, RI) or by ferry. Ferries depart from Point Judith, RI; Newport, RI; Fall River, MA; New London, CT; Montauk, NY; Orient Point, NY. Car reservations are available if you book well in advance on some of the ferries. Most visitors rely on a bike or moped.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Dean Lampros
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016

About Dean Lampros

I'm new to VRBO! I live with my husband and son in Boston, MA. We fell in love with Block Island years ago and are thrilled to be able to offer our cottage to vacationers. We hope you enjoy it!

I'm an avid gardener and part-time musician. I also teach college history. When my family and I are not enjoying New England's beautiful spots like Block Island, we like to see other parts of the United States and travel abroad, when we can.

Dean Lampros purchased this cottage in 2013

What makes this cottage unique

Few other properties on Block Island offer the combination of a large ocean view and a site alongside Rodman's Hollow, a 230-acre nature preserve, in addition to being well distant from the main road to allow for privacy, peace and quiet. Vail Beach, one of the island's most stunning and secluded beaches with a long sandy stretch and great surf, easily accessible by footpath, and Fresh Pond, great for swimming, are both a short walk away, only 5 minutes by bicycle. A more lovely and peaceful spot would be difficult to find.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cottage With Stunning Ocean View, BOOK NOW FOR SUMMER 2017!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
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quaint with nice view, a few caveats

  • 3 of 5

The cottage is carefully decorated in a shabby chic style. The view from the property is indeed beautiful, as are many in this part of Block Island. Great stargazing and a wide view of the ocean, especially from the top floor. Block Island in general is one of our favorite places to visit: beautiful beaches, great restaurants, and not too crowded due to the natural bottleneck of the ferry.

We asked the owner ahead of time how we would get into the house, and he said he would be there when we arrived. In the end, we had to knock on his door, and he seemed surprised (and not necessarily pleased) that we did not understand that there was no key and we should go right in. The size was OK for our family of four, but I think more would be tight. The kitchen equipment was a little sparse and not all in great condition, which has not been our prior experience on Block Island. Note that the cottage forms part of a four-building complex: two rental cottages, the owner's house, and a barn, which was right next to the cottage we stayed in. Ask ahead of time if any work is planned for any part of the property: there were major renovations to the barn going on for about half our stay, resulting in some noise, some loss of privacy, and some hassle (not the workmen's fault) about using the narrow driveway. The other cottage is also quite close, so your experience will partly depend on how courteous the other renters are (we had some loud music and an unexpected stroll past our bathroom window).

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All guests receive detailed directions and check-in instructions, but it is *essential* that they actually read what I send them in order to avoid any confusion. The listing contains an accurate description of the number and layout of bedrooms and size of the beds, which guests should read carefully before booking. Groups of 6 and 7 have consistently been very comfortable. The kitchen is well-stocked, though *specific* feedback on items that guests would like to see included is always welcome. Finally, the listing makes very clear that there are two other cottages on what is a 4.5 acre property.
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5

Great house and property with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at Dean's cottage for a week in July and had a great time.

The house was clean and came well equipped with everything we needed. We spent a lot of time on the back deck that is on the same level as the first floor and one step down into the back and side yard.

The grounds are beautiful. We spent time in the yard playing games as well as enjoying the sunsets, views of the rolling hills as well as views of the ocean.

Dean was very kind and great to deal with. We would highly recommend Dean's cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything about the house was perfect! Location, decor, spaces, kitchen, deck and helpful owner.

  • 5 of 5

The property is new, well-equipped and exceptionally attractive. It is more like a wildlife refuge than a vacation getaway. Birds, deer, proximity to the natural world and peaceful quiet. Our family loved every minute of our stay. We missed having a deck or terrace on the Western side of the house for viewing the sunset, but we sat on the grass and reveled in the beautiful light. The views in all directions are stunning!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and relaxing vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Dean was welcoming and the house was wonderful. We loved the cool breezes that blew through all the windows and throwing around a football on the beautiful lawn. We sat and watched the sunset over the Atlantic and were completely charmed by the property. A perfect retreat and holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Where to begin...

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic experience from start to finish. The place was beautiful and cozy. The views were spectacular. The owner was receptive but not intrusive. I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a place to stay on Block Island.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Simply Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

This house is stunning, simply stunning. We arrived a cold day in December, and the house and grounds were as beautiful as the pictures. This despite the rainy weather. The views from the house are even more beautiful than the pictures show. The house is tastefully decorated in antiques, so you feel like you are transported to another century, with modern amenities (TV, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave). The kitchen has everything that you need if you wanted to cook. I was there with my husband and 8 month old daughter, and never felt like I lacked anything.

The drive to the house is itself scenic, through some unpaved roads, and eventually leading to a clearing where the house sits on top of the hill, looking over rolling meadows out to the sea. I felt transported to a Jane Austen novel for the weekend. Just such a memorable experience all around - highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in New Shoreham, Rhode Island

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Off-season
1 Nov 2016 - 5 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£757
for 3 nights
From
£213
£1,310
 
 
Pre-season
1 May 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,140
for 3 nights
From
£341
£2,162
 
 
June 9 - July 27
9 Jun 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,013
for 7 nights
£3,013
 
 
Peak Season
28 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,183
for 7 nights
£3,183
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,395
for 3 nights
From
£426
 
 
September 5 - October 5
5 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,140
for 3 nights
From
£341
£2,162
 
 
Columbus Day Weekend
6 Oct 2017 - 9 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,395
for 3 nights
From
£426
 
 
Fall Retreat
10 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,140
for 3 nights
From
£341
£2,162
 
 
Off Season
3 Nov 2017 - 4 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£757
for 3 nights
From
£213
£1,395
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £118
Refundable Damage Deposit £788
Tax Rate 8.0%

Please note that the 3pm check-in and 10am check-out are fixed and non-negotiable.

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Please note that smoking and pets are not allowed. Smoking inside will result in an additional cleaning fee of $500 to be deducted from the security deposit.

Maximum occupancy is 7 people and is strictly enforced. Guests exceeding the maximum occupancy will face immediate eviction without a refund.

Parties/gatherings with those not staying on the property are not allowed. Guests who host gatherings exceeding the maximum occupancy will face immediate eviction without a refund.

No open flames.

The grill grate should be cleaned after every use. The grate must be cleaned prior to departure. Uncleaned grill grates will result in an additional $50 cleaning fee to be deducted from the security deposit.

Sandy towels/swimsuits must be shaken out/rinsed before being laundered. Sand in the washer and/or dryer will result in a $200 penalty to be deducted from the security deposit.

Mopeds are not allowed on the property. Guests bringing mopeds to the property will forfeit $400 from their security deposit.

Guests are not permitted to cross the neighboring property to the south in order to access the cliffs. Violations of this rule will result in a $200 penalty to be deducted from the security deposit.

Please do not touch, stand on, or climb over rock walls.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in New Shoreham, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Downstairs bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Outdoor Shower
    Upstairs bathroom - Toilet , The upstairs half bath contains a toilet and pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Upstairs bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , The upstairs bedroom contains a queen and matching twin.
    Dormer bedroom - 1 Double Bed , The dormer bedroom contains and antique 3/4 full bed.
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , The downstairs bedroom has a queen bed and patio access.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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