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Colonial Home on 2 Acres-central air conditioning-free WiFi

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

Nearby activities include beaches; golf (17 public golf courses open all year round - within 20 minutes); windsurfing, parasailing, shellfish clamming, boating, several miles of hard surface for bicyclists, best fishing on the east coast, water-skiing, hiking, biking, tennis, basketball, miniature golf, museums, many antique shops, wildlife viewing in 4000 acre wildlife preserve... All within five minutes. World famous Charlestown seafood restaurants, both casual and elegant, abound within minutes.

A short hop (30 minutes) to Block Island Ferry and also to the world's two largest casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun for fabulous restaurants and nightlife. World famous aquarium is located 20 minutes away in Mystic, Connecticut. Newport is only 30 minutes away for super shopping and antiquing and famous restaurants.

Charlestown is a beautiful seaside community that offers so much more than its seven miles of fabulous beaches (the Atlantic Ocean). Truscon National Wildlife offers over 4000 acres of wildlife sanctuaries, a haven for bird watchers and hikers, is only two miles away.

This centrally air-conditioned house, on two acres, is set 265 feet back from the road and offers immense privacy. There is a large 14 foot by 28 foot deck on the rear for entertaining many people and lots of room for the kids to safely play when not at the beach. Everything is very convenient and the townspeople are very friendly and welcoming of their guests. Located only ten minutes from the University of Rhode Island.

Keywords: 8 Room Colonial Home

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Joseph L. Madden
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2016

About Joseph L. Madden

Father of 4 children & 6 grand children- likes golf; UCONN sports; Red Sox & boating & fishing

Joseph L. Madden purchased this house in 2003

Why Joseph L. Madden chose Rhode Island Coastal

love the family atmosphere of Charlestown- have been in this area all my life- large 2 acres- close to everything

What makes this house unique

house in excellent condition; centally air conditioned; huge yard- 2 Acres for children to safely play and cycle

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely stay at your beautiful home. We had great weather. We enjoyed the beaches(and the a/c). Our children loved the swings and yard and long driveway for riding bikes. We'd love to come back next year!
Apr 2004
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Colonial Home on 2 Acres-central air conditioning-free WiFi
average rating of 4.5625 based on 21 reviews
providence, ri ,usa

Never dissapointing!

  • 5 of 5

Been using this property for years and it's been one of the best experiences in that area and I've had a few! Joe is the most accomodating owner in the area. The house fits 11 adults easily and comfortably with no waits on the bathrooms! There is no charge for cleaning, free laundry, linens/towels included, a beach pass, a grill that works, plenty of hang out space, central air and no smell of mold or must! These are just a few things I have come to appreciate at this property that are not included in others in this area.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Niantic, Ct.

NOt to our expectations

  • 3 of 5

There were a few disappointments with this rental. Most disturbing was that the interior of the house did not look at all like the photos on line. There was no big screen TV, no area rugs, no stools around the breakfast bar, no dishes in the hutch. The house looked stripped.A beat up Kitchen table came with folding chairs. We had to buy some mugs and glasses and a dishtowel, and there were only 4 cooking pots. We had an ant problem all week no matter how clean we kept the counters. the dryer caused burn marks on some of our clothes.

the house was spacious and clean.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Haven, CT

Great RI Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed at this location twice in the last three years. You could not ask for a better location. The home has everything you would need or want for vacation. Plus the beach pass is great, you can use it for a few different beaches in the Charlestown area.

The house is well equipped and is close to many area attractions. The house is set back off the road, which makes it secluded and no traffic noise to bother you. There is a large deck on the back with outdoor furniture and grills. The house is spacious and the rooms large and clean. There is central air, a washer, dryer which are very convenient. All and all this is a great house for anyone looking to get away and relax in Rhode Island. My family and I will be returning. We enjoy the house, Joe the owner is great and very accommodating. Go and Enjoy!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Millinocket, ME


  • 5 of 5

Was here for URI graduation weekend, 5/20-5/23, 2011. The listing description, photos were very accurate. The grounds were even nicer then the listing photo. The property was very clean and well-maintained and the location was perfect for any URI function, especially coming in the back way. The property owner was very accommodating and very pleasant to work with, especially booking as late as I did. We arrived much later then we had hoped and everything was ready for us without having to wait for someone to meet us. My daughter who was graduationg from URI also got engaged that weekend. Because of the privacy, the size of the house, the amenities, we were able to have a BBQ on Sat night with both families (around 20) meeting one another for a relaxing evening, bbq with 2 gas grills, horsehoes, firepit for toasting marshmellows (s'mores) which we would not have been able to do at a hotel/resort. Though I didn't get to meet Joe, the owner, in person, he made this a very pleasing experience. I would HIGHLY recommend this property to anyone, especially a family with children. Wished I had known about this place during the past 6 years for URI functions!! I would totally disregard the one poor review from ANG on 1/5, worst rental experience ever. This reivew is very suspicious and other VRBO beware of them! I would definitely rent this house again or from the owner Joe. Thanks Joe for a very memorable weekend!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great home

  • 5 of 5

This is a very roomy comfortable home that is in a great loaction.

It is close to the beach and close to attractions as well.

It is also very secluded in a private setting something you don't usually find in a rental property.

The house is clean and well equiped with everything you will need for a great vacation.

My friends and I have been staying in this house every fall for our surf fishing week and wouldn't think of staying anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Charlestown beaches are just a stones throw away. Just 30 minutes from Newport where you can enjoy touring the famous mansions and 15 minutes from the Block Island ferry with all it's great shops and restaurants. 20 minutes to the Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Casinos.

Charlestown is a beautiful, seaside community that offers more than its seven miles of beaches. Windsurfers flock here to sail on Ninigret Pond as well as sailors of sunfish and other small craft. There are over 4000 acres of wildlife sanctuaries (for bird watchers or hikers),in Trustom National Wildlife Refuge-2 miles away.

Golf (17 Public Courses within 12 miles), Windsurfing on Ninigret Pond, 20 minutes to the Casinos. Hiking, Biking, Miniature Golf, Amusement Parks, Fishing, Hunting, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing.

Other Activities: 30 minutes to Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun Casinos


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

all payments must be made in advance of arrival date. July & August rented by weekly only( Saturday to Saturday)for
$ 2,400.00- no additional fees. Other months- $ 700.00/ for minimum of 3 nights.

payment can be made in advance in 2 or 3 installments. All payments by personal checks or money orders. No Pay Pal,etc.

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Charlestown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Heating
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Secure Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • master bedroom has own full bathroom: 2nd floor has an additional full bathroom: half bathroom off kitchen with new washer and dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (5), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack& Play (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Central Air Conditioning, Gas Range, Garbage Disposal, Master Bedroom (15x15) has 1 king-size bed and one twin bed , Second bedroom (13x14) has 3 twin beds, Third bedroom (11x12) has 1 queen-size bed & 1 full, Fourth bedroom (10x10) has 1 Queen size. Room off kitchen has one twin bed., All bedrooms are on the second floor of the house, The master bedroom has its own bathroom, Bedrooms #2, #3 & #4 share the second bathroom, There is a 1/2 bathroom on the first floor, The washer & dryer are located in the laundry room off the kitchen, No Smoking & No Pets

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