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1 Mile To Beach, 2BR, 1 BA, sleeps 6

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

1 Mile to Beach, 2BR, 1 BA, sleeps 6

7 1/2 Cattail Dr., Westerly, RI 02891. Short 1 Mile walk to closest beaches (Dunes beach & Weekapaug beach). Great restaurants within a 2 mile radius. Air conditioned, fully furnished New England style cottage, living room, kitchen, & eat in dining room. Bedroom 1 has a queen bed, Bedroom 2 has bunk bed. Outdoor grill, washer & dryer, 55 inch HDTV flat screen to use WiFi connection, microwave,stove, full size fridge, coffee maker, dining ware. Nearest public golf course is Winnapaug Country Club 1 mile away. Very large yard with outdoor table , almost an acre, great for outdoor BBQ, quiet neighborhood. 10 minutes from Watch Hill, 40 minutes from Historic Newport, RI. Our beach pass is for Wuskenau beach which is 2 miles away. If your looking for a dog friendly beach, Misquamicut state beach allows dogs and is located right next to Wuskenau beach (park at Wuskenau and walk to Misquamicut state beach). No security deposit required, no cleaning fee. There is a Super Walmart 5 minutes away. In the summer there are many free outdoor concerts minutes away in beautiful Watch Hill.There is a playground /tennis for that after dinner hour of fun just up the street at Rotary Park, or drive to Watch Hill for an ice cream and carousel ride for the kids-- or Ocean House for adults. This property is central to the beaches, shopping, and the casino, child friendly and family comfortable. Enjoy dining in the many waterside restaurants in our area. If you are looking for a larger house or an additional house we have a 4 bedroom house right next door which share the same driveway, it is VRBO property ID 729271.

fausto Speranza
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

About fausto Speranza

Cheryl and I have owned the property since 2003. We love meeting the many different people that have stayed with us. We are life long residents of Westerly. We have 3 children. Cheryl is working on her masters degree in clinical psychology and I am a tax manager for a local company.

fausto Speranza purchased this cottage in 2003

Why fausto Speranza chose Rhode Island Coastal

Great Location, walking and biking distance to beaches, family friendly

What makes this cottage unique

Great neighborhood! Ocean breeze!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Westerly in Washington County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - Queen Air Mattress provided for living room
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Beach pass included for Wuskenau beach: beach has restrooms and showers


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

1 Mile To Beach, 2BR, 1 BA, sleeps 6
average rating of 4.5238094 based on 21 reviews

Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place, great location, highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property being pet friendly was great.

  • 3 of 5

Property was clean. Not as close to beach as advertised but accommodated pets which was a plus. They need a bigger coffee pot and shades on the other bedroom window. Never did find a fire pit. Some confusion on how to pay final amount due. Chickens on property and access to fresh eggs was nice but didn't take advantage of it. Somewhat high for time of year but appreciate that the location is part of expense. Property is off the beaten path that's for sure. Sheets for beds didn't fit and pretty worn. Might want to take your own towels and wash rags as not enough provided for all. It was however quiet.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very nice cottage.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for a few fishermen to stay. It was centrally located for many of the south county fishing spots. The cottage was very clean and we had plenty of room. It's in a very quiet spot so it was very relaxing after a lond day of fishing. Cheryl and Fausto were awesome hosts. Will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a very charming, very clean, cozy cottage with very peaceful surroundings.

  • 4 of 5

This little cottage was the perfect place for us to stay and bring along our two family pets. The inside is very clean and has everything

you could need to live away from home. The outside has plenty of space and has a very calm peaceful air about it...the chickens make you feel like your staying at a little villa ! You feel like your away yet your very close to everything, stores, restaurants, etc. The owners are very kind and available to assist if you need anything..I'm very thankful for finding this cottage !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Will go back to staying at hotels

  • 2 of 5

I rented this space for sleeping space while we spent a weekend with family at the beach. The house was damp and smelled iffy upon check-in. Beds were unmade, but sheets were provided. Space sleeps 6, if you include the air mattress provided. The floors were incredibly slippery not sure why, but they caused my sister to fall and skin her knee when trying to attend to her 2 year old. We spent time our first morning re-mopping the floors (twice!) with hot water and dawn dish soap. Much improvement after cleaning, but not something I expect or plan to do for rented space. There were lots of cob webs and spiders throughout the house. And, the mattresses were also covered with a sheet of plastic (clear plastic duct taped at corners) rather than a fitted waterproof mattress cover. This caused all the sheets to come off during the night and make for very unrestful nights as the plastic was very noisy each time you moved in the night. Additionally, there was no heat- very cold weekend and was 56 degrees in the house when we woke; furnace didnt turn on when we adjusted the temperature.

The place is cute and has potential, and maybe we caught them at the end of the season. But we'll try somewhere else next time or go back to local hotels.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have to agree with you about the "iffy" smell of the house upon your check-in, I pride myself on the cleanliness of the cottage and I too felt that the house had an “iffy” smell to it after the last renter’s week of stay. I usually will allow renters to bring their small dogs to the cottage and have never had an issue with the cleanliness of the cottage due to a renter’s dog. However, the previous guest had brought a very old dog with them to the cottage, it had trouble walking and a terrible odor. I felt this was very irresponsible of the dog owner to bring their pet to my house in that condition. VRBO renters are usually very respectful of other people’s properties. The dampness of the cottage was probably due to my efforts to wash the sofa, chairs and floors several times and having to leave the windows open to dry the furniture. I had only 3 hours between the last guests check out and your arrival, Possibly not enough time for the furniture to dry thoroughly. Generally, I do not make the beds because many of our renters prefer to use their own sheets and pillowcases. However, there is always fresh bedding and towels in the cottage should a renter want to use them. If it is requested, I will prepare the beds for guests who may be arriving to the cottage late or who would like to use our bedding. I do leave a plastic covering on the mattress, in addition to a soft waterproof cover that is also on the mattress. I like to use the plastic in addition to the mattress cover for double protection of the new mattress. I can see how it may be noisy to sleep on and appreciate your feedback, I will replace it with another form of covering in the future. Overall, I welcome your feedback. Sharing your experience with me can only help to improve the experience of future guests. ***It is IMPORTANT to note: I give all of my guests my cell number and my husband’s cell number and ask that if there is any questions or concerns to please call or text us. Since I live next door to the property, it is very easy for me to accommodate my guests with anything they may need. This is actually one of the nicest things about staying at our property. We love the great reviews we receive regarding the cleanliness of our property, the personal attention our guests receive and our efforts to make our guests stay a pleasant one. I guarantee that we would have taken every measure to remedy these issues during your stay if we were made aware. Sincerely, Cheryl Speranza
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  • 5 of 5

Very convenient location. Clean & roomy cottage. No complaints.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Haversham Tavern
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

***You must be 21 years of age to rent this property and able to produce a valid ID*** thank you.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Westerly, 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
Peak 1
1 Jul 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Peak 2
20 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Peak 3
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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