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Doug and Lisa Levey

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Doug and Lisa Levey

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ON OCEAN COVE - NEW COTTAGE

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Little Compton Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom cottage with loft on cove at end of private lane. A true get-away!

Rejoice and rejuvenate in this tiny slice of paradise. This newly-constructed cottage (built in 2011) is situated at the end of a private lane, directly on a cove. From the old stone wall in front, it’s literally a stone’s throw to the ocean. To the right of where your stone lands is a rocky shoreline (fishing!), to the left is a pebbly beach (swimming!), and within hiking distance around the points on both sides (beach combing!) are large sandy beaches (sand castles!). A small stream flows into the cove. Less than two miles by road from South Shore Beach.

The cottage has one bedroom, living/dining room with futon sleep couch, galley kitchen with dishwasher, washer and dryer, one full bathroom (shower), an outside shower, an unfurnished loft that can sleep three, screened porch, and gas grill. We are your neighbors and appreciate reasonably quiet renters.

Come listen to the ocean, admire the stars, walk along the shore, read a novel and feel the wind. The way vacation used to be.

WE WILL OPEN THE CALENDAR FOR SUMMER 2015 RESERVATIONS IN MID-FEBRUARY (once we've figured out the weeks we'll reserve for our own families).

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Doug and Lisa Levey (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Doug and Lisa Levey

Cottage built in 2011 on the site of our great great great uncle's fishing shack, near our grandmother's house. We grew up spending most of each summer enjoying this wonderful piece of shoreline.

Why Doug and Lisa Levey chose Little Compton

See video of beach out front. (Link provided elsewhere on this VRBO listing.)

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveler reviews

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On Ocean Cove - New Cottage
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
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Little Compton Rhode Island Coastal
Stow, MA
5

We loved our stay...

  • 5 of 5
We loved our stay, especially in the quiet space of early October. This visit, we bicycled to Atlantic Avenue in Westport, MA, walked the rocky shore to the north and the south of the cottage, and enjoyed lunch and wine tasting at Sakonnet Vineyards on a gorgeous fall day. The Maus Haus is a fine location for day trips to Newport, Providence, or Bristol, RI or New Bedford, MA. The out-of-the-way location is perfect for dog owners who want to walk their dogs along the shore. It's a perfect spot for families with children five and older, who will love sleeping in the loft.
The bedroom is on the first floor tucked behind the kitchen. As adults, we could not stand up in the loft. Think of a long tent... Regardless, I love tents and would enjoy sleeping in that space.
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Compton Rhode Island Coastal
Massachusetts
5

Peaceful oceanfront gem!

  • 5 of 5
Spent time first week of September in this sweet cottage appointed with anything one would need...linens, towels, fully stocked kitchen, grill. Views are breathtaking, especially sunrise which we experienced frequently. Screen porch was our favorite room. Wonderful ocean breezes all the day. So nice and quiet, felt like it was our private beach!
Lovely area to go for walks. Quaint and sweet neighborhoods.
Owner, Doug, a great communicator, who answers any questions anyone might have and wants people to enjoy this slice of heaven!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
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Little Compton Rhode Island Coastal
Jaffrey, NH
5

A Glorious Vacation

  • 5 of 5
We spent the last week of August at the Maus Haus and had a wonderful time. The weather couldn't have been better which always helps. The beach is just steps away with gorgeous views. Our hosts couldn't have been more gracious. They were there to greet us and make sure all was right, which it was. I had asked, based on previous VRBO comments, that they try to improve the wifi service as staying connected for work and pleasure was desired. They improved the signal and we had a great connection which was great. The cottage is very new and everything, including appliances, are in great condition. One nice touch is that they kitchen pantry includes a lot of the necessities for cooking so if you've forgotten spices and salad oils, etc. they are likely there. The kitchen has all that the equipment that is needed for cooking. Generous supply of sheets and towels. Every drawer and closet labeled for easy searching. Great walks from the cottage and the Levey's provide some good advice for beach access. One thing to know about Little Compton is that it is very quiet. It's a DIY kind of town for entertainment for the most part. Very little commercial life -- a pizza parlor and 2 cafés for eating. Nearest restaurants with liquor license are half hour ride to Tiverton and Westport, MA. But if you're looking to read or write a novel, or work on your tan it can't be beat. The cottage is smallish. The porch is a nice additional room. 4 adults might start bumping into each other. Great for family with kids or two or three adults is my recommendation.
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Little Compton Rhode Island Coastal
NW CT
4

A True Hideaway

  • 4 of 5
Wanting to get away from it all is what this cute well equipped escape has to offer. We are a family of 4 and fit cozily into the space… Semi private beach was perfect to spend hours of time on. Brought our kayaks and let the ocean scare us a bit (we're used to lakes and ponds). Close enough to anything you need but far enough away to decompress and actually hear nature at it's best.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Compton Rhode Island Coastal
5

My blue heaven

  • 5 of 5
What does a couple from NYC want to do when they have a week to decompress? Listen to waves from your own beach, lie on a lush lawn in the shade of a tree with a cool breeze reading a book, have a first cup of coffee from a screened in porch with a drop dead gorgeous view, watch their dogs frolic around happily on the property, grill some food in the evening before going for a walk under the stars. Well, this what we wanted and this is exactly what we got. I can't think of a more relaxing week than the time we spent in this lovely little cottage. Little Compton is a beautiful little town, as well. It was with great sadness that we left to go back home, but is certainly not the last time we'll rent this place. I would give it 6 stars if I could.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Little Compton Rhode Island Coastal
5

We can't wait to go back this summer!

We can't wait to go back this summer!
  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time here last September with our two little boys. It's a lovely, quiet spot right on the ocean surrounded by a green lawn, fields & stone walls. A little path through sea rose bushes brings you to the pebbly beach and, judging by the collections around the cottage, everyone loves walking here & collecting the smooth stones. There's a general store in town for necessities & a yummy coffee/breakfast spot. Sakonnet Vineyards serves lunch on a covered terrace overlooking the vines.
Everything was clean & tidy when we arrived & the cottage is well outfitted for guests (maybe bring a cutting board if you plan on cooking a lot). The owners & their family couldn't be nicer or easier to work with! There are 2 sleeping pads upstairs in the loft for kids but the other reviewer's recommendation to bring something to soften the bed downstairs is a good one.
We're looking forward to another relaxing week here!
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Based on this feedback we replaced the extra firm mattress. Another season has now passed and all guests have been happy with the new mattress.

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Providence
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sakonnet Golf Course
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Providence
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
I-195 (Fall River, MA)
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
The Commons Lunch
Nearest Beach
1.8 Miles
In front of house or South Shore (public beach)
Car: recommended

* Enjoy long beach walks on South Shore and Goosewing beaches: hike around the rocky point to the left or drive to South Shore public access. Goosewing is managed by the Nature Conservancy. In where-to-go-and-what-to-do, pvsbond writes: 'one of the most beautiful, peaceful and unspoiled spots in all of Rhode Island. The beach is managed by The Nature Conservancy, which safeguards it from development. The wide, half-moon, sandy beach is backed by marshland, rolling green fields and a salt pond that's great for exploring.'

* Hike around the rocky point to the right and discover another vast expanse of sand at Briggs Beach (road access is private).

* Historic Little Compton Commons features the Art Cafe (excellent coffee, pastries, art), Wilbur's store (groceries to hardware...'if they don't have it, you don't need it'), the Commons Lunch (serves breakfast, lunch and dinner), Brownell Public Library, the Community Center, a wonderful kids playground, A1 Pizza, liquor store, gas, post office, and the old cemetery where you can find many an old stone and interesting story, including the stone of Elizabeth Pabodie, said to be the first child of the Mayflower (the eldest daughter of John Alden and Priscilla).

* Many farm stands with delicious native corn and vegetables.

* The Little Compton Historical Society's Wilbur house Museum is open to the public; they also offer walking tours of Sakonnet point several times a summer.

* Watch the commercial fishing boats come in at nearby Sakonnet Point and buy your choice right off the sorting line there. Or pick up fresh lobster. Then hike out on the long stone breakwater or observe the lighthouse and islands.

* Crowthers restaurant is four miles to the East. Another three miles takes you to historic Adamsville, home of the Rhode Island Red (chicken); three more miles to Lee's Supermarket in Westport.

* The best home made ice cream in the region is Grays, nine miles up the road at Tiverton Four Corners, where you'll also find fine art, antiques, and craft shops.

* Kayak rentals are available at Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures (at the head of the Westport river, about 12 miles from Little Compton).

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $1,500 Per week

Little Compton Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring shoulder season
May 30 2015 - Jun 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
$5,500
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 28 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,900
$7,000
 
 
Fall shoulder season
Aug 30 2015 - Oct 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
$5,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning deposit $100
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Notes WE WILL OPEN THE CALENDAR FOR SUMMER 2015 RESERVATIONS IN MID-FEBRUARY (once we've figured out the weeks we'll reserve for our own families).

The cleaning fee is actually a refundable deposit. Cottage will be professionally cleaned, but our intention is for renters who leave cottage in good condition to not be charged. Likewise, pet fee will be refunded unless there is damage by pet.

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Amenities

Amenities

Little Compton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom contains shower (no tub) and washer/dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Loft - 2+ foam pads on floor in sleeping loft
    (Living Room) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double
  • There is only one bedroom. It's small and contains a double bed. The futon sofa in the living room can be used, but the sleeping loft provides more privacy (and the best views, especially of sunrise!).
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Note: Like many summer cottages along the RI coast, we do not have heating or AC. However, the house is designed with high ceilings, cross ventilation, and a ceiling fan in the living/dining room.

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