Portsmouth House Rental Photos and Description
3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8
This meticulously kept Newport County waterfront , air-conditioned home sits thirty feet from the water's edge. Enjoy panoramic waterfront views that impart a cruise-like atmosphere, sunrise to sunset, from the spacious deck, main living areas, and bedrooms. The garage is equipped as a game room with a six ft. pool table and a six ft. air hockey table. Stairs to the water allow easy access and there is no dangerous surf or steep drop off. There is a small ramp to launch kayaks and plenty of interesting shoreline to explore. Water shoes are recommended. There is plenty of outdoor furniture on which to relax, in sun or shade, or on which to dine after cooking on the gas grill or sending out to nearby restaurants, known for their great food. All are within .6 mi. , including a sports bar/pub and live entertainment. There is a nice yard and off-street parking. If you are tempted to leave the peace and privacy of this very special home, Routes 24, 138, and 114 are minutes away.
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Walking distance and short drive: Within .6 mi. , there are good restaurants serving diverse food (Graziano's, El Parque, Scampi's, 15 Point Road, and the famous Flo's Clam Shack), a liquor store (Moriarity's), a fresh seafood store and boat ramp (Stone Bridge), a marina (Pirate Cove), two town beach areas with no charge for parking, a popular fishing spot, and a sports bar/pub with live music (The Beach House). Within a short drive there are basketball and tennis courts and a running track (Portsmouth High School); a golf course (Montaup), play grounds (Island Park and Bristol Ferry Road), a family beach (Sandy Point); live concerts (Common Fence Point Community Center); convenience and drug stores; pizza, deli sandwich, hamburger, and Chinese restaurants; antique and consignment shops; gas stations; a public library and Art Guild; banks and a post office; a walk-in medical care center; churches of various denominations; and the 'famous' Clement's grocery store that everyone raves about.
Reasonable drive: Within a reasonable drive, there is/are SURF BEACHES: Easton's (Newport), 2nd and 3rd (Middletown); GOLFING: Green Valley (Portsmouth) and Newport National Golf Club; POLO: Glenn Farm (Portsmouth); TENNIS: Portsmouth High and visit the Tennis Hall of Fame (Newport); MANSIONS/WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES: Bellevue Avenue, Comedy Series, yachting/fishing, Cliff Walk, the '12 mile Drive', and more (Newport); WINERIES: Greenvale (Newport) and Sakonnet Vineyards (Little Compton); FOR ALL AGES:Battleship Cove (Fall River); Colt State Park and Bike Path, Audubon Society, Coggeshall Farm Museum, Blitheworld Gardens and Arboretum and the oldest 4th of July Parade in the Nation ( Bristol); Green Animals Topiary Gardens (Portsmouth); Children's Museum (Providence); The Old Colony and Newport Railway and the Save the Bay Aquarium (Newport); PARKS/ZOOS: Buttonwood Park (New Bedford,MA ) and Roger Williams Park and Zoo (Providence); OUTLET SHOPPING: Fall River and Dartmouth; and THEATERS/COMEDY: Warren, Newport, Providence, and Fall River.
There are very few places in RI that will take you more than 50 min. The best start is to search visitrhodeisland.com. There are wildlife refuges, topiary gardens, nature walks, bike paths (Colt State Park is great!), and bird watching; beaches for walking, shell picking, wind surfing and surf boarding; boats to rent or charter for deep sea fishing; cruises to see lighthouses and seals; museums of all sorts; and plenty of history. Explore Providence with its fine restaurants, nightlife, and special events. 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, and endless array of historic sites. Travel to Cape Cod for a day...so doable..particularly during the week.
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
"Dear Maureen +Brad, Henry and I have stayed in several rental vacation homes before and yours is up there with the best. Our adult children's family had the space + the privacy they needed. Your location is second to none! The serenity is perfect. Thank you for your tolerance of our wiffle ball games. We all appreciated the amount of soaps, toilet paper, shampoos, + bedding + towels. The home was sparkling when we moved in. The dishwasher is large and excellent as are all the appliances. Thank you for your hospitality."