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The Beautiful and Comfortable Duck Crossing Cottage on Block Island

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


New Shoreham Cottage Rental Photos and Description

- 1 Queen & 1 Queen w overhead bunk; 1 full bath, 1 outdoor shower; Sleeps 5

This house offers you the comfort and charm of a perfect vacation getaway. Just a Five minute walk from Vail Beach, where you can enjoy the grandeur of Block Island's Southern Shore..........The comfortable 2nd floor living space has windows on each side overlooking 4.5 Acres of beautiful private grounds. Our large freshwater pond is our center of interest and a magnet for BI Wildlife. ....A Bluestone Terrace off the master bedroom has comfortable outdoor furniture and a gas grill. The kitchen area on the second floor is fully equipped with a microwave, dishwasher, gas stove and refrigerator. The Living space also equipped with cable TV, VCR/DVD and Stereo. ( no washer and dryer).......... Only 3 picturesque miles from Old Harbor or New Harbor. A perfect location for artists and families. No pets.

It is as beautiful as you think.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Nan Godet
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2016
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2 traveler reviews

The Beautiful and Comfortable Duck Crossing Cottage on Block Island
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Finger Lakes region of New York

The best of Block Island

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at four different places on Block Island over the past decade, and this property is our favorite by far, though it was not the most expensive. We came early in the spring, the year before last, when the Island was still quiet and remained chilly even in the afternoons. It was the first place we'd rented only from internet views, and I was a bit apprehensive not to have scouted it out first. From the moment we opened the door we were enchanted. Richly colored wood floors and ceilings, and a big open great room, decorated with bright yellows and blues, gave the cottage a warm and cozy feel (along with a heating system thet kept the actual chill well at bay). It was easy to imagine, though, that later in the season it would feel breezy and open to the Island's winds on long hot summer days, and that the outdoor shower would be in regular use. I was pleased by the 'little things' that made us feel as if we were staying in a friend's well-appointed home, rather than a rental pooperty. The furniture, wall hangings, linens, kitchen items - everywhere you turned there were nice quality furnishings, artfully arranged . . . not the mish-mosh leftovers or plain servicibility that sometimes makes do in furnished places. It was a place of quiet, calm beauty, inside and out. The grounds were lovely, casually landscaped with an old-fashioned sensibility that reminded me poignantly of my grandparents' New England country home in spring, with its stone fences, blooming forscythia and budding fruit trees. Getting to the beach was an easy walk, even for those of us who aren't as athletic as we once were; it was great to have it right there. No need to plan a trip or find the car keys. Just wake up in the morning and wander down before breakfast if you like. The propertys' owners weren't at home next door while we were there, but they were helpful on the phone when we wanted advice about living on the Island -- a nice balance of inobtrusive availability that allowed us to enjoy the cottage as our own, but with help if needed. The only complaint I could muster was that the queen sized mattress was past its prime, but I see that it has now been replaced. Photos, books and notebooks from other visitors made the cottage seem alive with the energy of many seasons' vacationers. For us, it was a magical place that enabled us to truly escape life's stress and pressure for a time. We plan to return often.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bradenton, Florida

Wonderful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

I found this adorable cottage on line and took it site unseen. I was very, very pleased with the location and amenities of the cottage.

There is a quaint pond with deer in the yard early mornings.

The propery was very clean with high speed internet available. The owners are next door on occasion and were very helpful giving me beach chairs and lending sheets and towels, since I now live in Florida.

I would be happy to reccomend this to anyone and I am staying again this year!

Downside was the bad bed in Master but the owner is buying a new one for this year. Also, not for people who do not want to walk down stairs to go to the bathroom. It is a reverse living plan so bath is off bedrooms.

Duck Crossing is charming and the best beach is right down the street!

Cindy ( Realtor formerly from Matunuck, RI)

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Hi Speed or Interstate Navigation
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Snake Hole
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

New Shoreham Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall to Early Spring
Oct 1 2016 - May 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring/Early Summer
May 6 2017 - Jun 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 13.0%

$350 damage deposit for first time guests only-for Fall season rates, please call Kevin 401 295 2345

Half upon receipt of rental agreement; half at least two months before rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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New Shoreham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Exterior - outdoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Second bedroom contains 1 Queen bed with overhead single
  • Futon in upstairs living area
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The Cottage has two bedrooms, one with a Queen size bed and the second bedroom has a Queen bed with overhead single bunk. Direct TV, wireless Internet and a new stainless steel gas grill.

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