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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Hartnett's Bluff House sits above a private rocky beach, close to the surf of the Atlantic Ocean. The house is a new construction (built in 2010 by the owners), cedar-shingled post and beam home that boasts an open concept layout. The main floor is open space flooded with views of the ocean from every angle. It contains a well-appointed kitchen with granite and butcher-block countertops and stainless steel appliances. There is a beautiful dining area with a large granite table that seats 6, and a living area with a comfy sofa and chairs perfect for lounging with friends and family, and gazing out at the ocean sunset. The main floor is complete with a powder room and a quaint seating area perfect for a game of chess or cards.

The upper floor reveals a gorgeous master suite with a heavenly king-size bed overlooking the water. A peaceful on-suite bathroom is complete with double sinks and a classic antique claw foot tub. There is also a cozy sitting area with comfortable chairs, ottomans, and reading lamps perfect for curling up with a book at the end of the day. A separate space off of the master has a small room with two twin beds that can be joined to create a king-sized bed, and makes a great kids room.

The lower floor contains a third bedroom with a queen-size bed with ocean views. The third bathroom is complete with a large open tiled shower, double sinks, and more windows looking out onto acres of rosa rugosa. Guests will also find a bonus entertainment room with a flat-screen TV and an L-shaped sofa which pulls out into a double bed for additional sleeping accommodations. There is also a laundry room with an energy-efficient washer and dryer for guests' convenience. Doors lead out onto a large deck complete with lounge chairs, a BBQ, a cold-water outdoor shower, and hammock, perfect for cooling off and relaxing after a long day at the beach!

Adjacent to the house is the path down to the private rocky beach, an excellent place to surf-cast and catch striped bass and bluefish, hunting for driftwood, shells and beautiful beach stones. Later in the season, this serves as a popular surf spot on the island, and provides a great spot to watch the surfers brave the waves!

The house runs exclusively on solar-power, with a wind-power back up source, and is most suited for the ecologically-minded. We hope this will attract guests who wish to leave a low carbon footprint, and have respect for the conservation of energy and resources. This will ensure the most comfortable and enjoyable stay in our home!

The property is located on the southwest corner of Block Island at the end of a rather long dirt road. The road is usually kept in good condition, which should allow easy access by any car. Since the house is located about 3 miles from town and the swimming beaches, a car is necessary. Due to the location of the property, the home allows for the privacy and tranquility that is most prized on Block Island.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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We built this house on our 10 acre property in 2009/2010. The property itself has been in the family since 1946.

Our property is as far as you can get on the island from the crowds in town. It is very peaceful and quiet except for the sound of the surf. Since we are at the end of the road, there is no passing traffic.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Block Island Rhode Island
Boston, MA
5

STUNNING HOME

  • 5 of 5
I agree with the guests below in saying this home is even prettier in person! When you open the door it is breathtaking. The view from the living room looks like you're in a painting, the ocean is in full panoramic view. The upstairs bedroom shares the same view, from your bed. The house is very spacious, well lit and decorated. We actually hosted my sister's engagement weekend here. She was engaged right on the beach outside of the house where both families met. It was an easy walk through a small path, private access and convenient to come and congratulate the couple! The entire family took the most beautiful photos on this beach that we will treasure forever. We had a great lunch and dinner outside using the grill on the patio after. Sitting down to eat with a view of the ocean was something very special. For us, this house was not only a place to stay, but an experience. I recommend this property for a family vacation, special occasion or summer getaway! I think you will feel the same once you see it! It's not very far from town either and very peaceful, highlighting the nature, quiet side of Block Island that we really enjoy!
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Block Island Rhode Island
5

AMAZING STAY

  • 5 of 5
It was such an amazing stay! The owners are so nice and accommodating! The house is like something out of a dream and the pictures just don't do the house justice. Its perfect for any occasion with or without children. I definitely plan on staying there again sometime soon.
  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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5

HAPPY FAMILY

  • 5 of 5
This home is beautiful! It offers excellent views, peace and quiet and plenty of space for everyone. We visited off-season to enjoy plenty of space on island before the tourists arrive. Having frequented Block via our personal boat many Summers, I'll say that we really appreciated the on island experience in a great home in a quiet area. I have been researching solar for our home in Ct and this was a perfect fit. The hiking is at your doorstep as is the ocean. What more could you ask for? The owners were very accommodating to our needs and I hope that they will book our visit again in the Fall.
  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Front Row Views of the Surf
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4158467787
Block Island Rhode Island
5

AWESOME VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at the Hartnett House on Block Island. House is beautiful in the most beautiful location up on the cliff overlooking the ocean. I would recommend it to anyone.
  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Front Row Views of the Surf
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4158467787
Block Island Rhode Island
5

STUNNING SETTING

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I and another couple with a 10 month old stayed for the long weekend. The house was perfect for us. we had the couple stay on the bottom floor with the baby and we stayed on the top floor master suite - every room has a stunning view. There is no bad room in the house. the house is much bigger than appears and even nicer than the pictures display. the main (middle) floor is wonderful for dining and just enjoying your company and the magnificent views. There are views from EVERY window in the house. you feel like you are on a boat with all the water views. The backyard deck and hammock were heavenly. It protected us from the breezes of the island that weekend. We saw a surfer one day and a seal another as we were just sitting and watching the horizon. The sunsets, sunrises and moon setting (that i happen to catch at 2am when i woke by accident) were to die for! The path to the beach is wonderful and allowed for nice walks along the beach. The drive to the house was adventurous. Deer everywhere so be careful! The owner(s) could not have been more accommodating with planning our stay. Thank you Erin! i hope to come back next year. One thing that could improve is the grill. And I'd probably bring my own sheets next time.
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Front Row Views of the Surf
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4158467787
Block Island Rhode Island
NY
5

FAMILY V-CA

  • 5 of 5
Another wonderful, relaxing vacation!!! Thank you soo much! Looking forward to coming back next year!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children
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Block Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$500
$2,500
$10,000
 
 
June
May 31 2015 - Jun 27 2015
6 night minimum stay
$4,000
$16,000
 
 
July
Jun 28 2015 - Aug 2 2015
6 night minimum stay
$4,500
$18,000
 
 
August
Aug 3 2015 - Aug 30 2015
6 night minimum stay
$5,000
$20,000
 

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Amenities

Block Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) A portable pack and play crib is available at home for use., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) An additional full size pull out sofa is available.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • horseback riding
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • kayaking
Notes:
This is a new post and beam house (built in 2010 by owners) on five-acre property, gorgeous views of the ocean and the sunset, private, cold-water outdoor shower, path to private rocky beach, sounds of the surf at night, 360 views, excellent surf-casting and driftwood hunting from shore, books to read and comfortable chairs to read them in. The house is run strictly on solar and wind power, which allows for an eco-friendly space to enjoy time with family and friends.
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