|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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Picturesque farmhouse on exclusive Gilbert Stuart Road 3 miles south of seaside whaling village of Wickford and minutes to Jamestown and Newport. Surrounded by open fields, rock walls, pastures and 400+ acres of wooded trails ponds and nature walks. Minutes to Narragansett Bay as well as private beach 2.5 miles from the Farm. Magnificent addition includes open area great room with field-stone fireplace, kitchen with granite counters, large dining room, and French doors leading to large deck and porch with beautiful views and sunsets. Six bedrooms with fireplaces in five and large original pine plank floors. Child and family friendly. Miles of beautiful coastline for biking, swimming, kayaking/standup paddle boarding, sailing, fishing, shopping and/or just relaxing in this beautiful and private setting.
Picturesque 1812 renovated farmhouse on 6+ acres on exclusive Gilbert Stuart Road. Minutes to Newport. - view mansions, famous cliff-walk, shopping and restaurants. Bay beaches less than 2 miles and 8 miles to ocean. Easy access to airport, ferries, casinos, beaches and shopping. Rentals for bikes, kayaks, and paddle board
400+ acres of wooded property behind home with walking trails and pretty pond. Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum was once the home of George Washington's foremost portraitist - 1/2 mile away. Rent rowboats to fish and explore Carr Pond. Also great walking and mountain biking at Chafee Environmental Park with trails to the Bay and beach (Rome Point). Very nice 13 mile bike path in Narragansett for roller blading, walking, running or biking. New bike trail at Quonset (former Navy base) Great for roller blading.
MORE TO DO ....: Block Island Ferry and Martha's Vineyard ferries, about 15 miles south and north of here, respectively. Wonderful dining in famous Federal Hill in Providence. Concerts in Wickford weekly. Famous Art show in Wickford in July. Water fire in Providence every weekend. Foxwoods and Mohegan Casinos about 1 hour south. Some gambling in Newport also. Great home for family reunions, and/or family get-togethers. Wonderful home for kids.
This farm has been in my family since it was built in 1812. My mother was born here as well as her father and grandfather. It was always a full working farm which included dairy farming as well as cornfields, etc. Completely restored and renovated to include the old and the new.
Very private setting, yet close to beaches, shopping, ferries, airport and trains
This is a beautiful home. And it is a home, not a rental property, and it makes a world of difference. You feel as if you're visiting your own family or dear friends, it's comfortable and welcoming. The decor of the house is wonderful, it's a classic old farmhouse with rustic wooden doors but with all the conveniences of a modern home. Wireless internet, cable, wonderfully outfitted kitchen, plenty of nooks to sit and read in or have a nap, VERY comfortable beds, bright, airy....this home is perfect for large families or a group of friends.
The house is set up so there are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor, then 2 of the bedrooms are at opposite ends of the house on the second floor, and each has a bathroom. The other 2 bedrooms are in between, and totally convenient to the bathrooms, so it's a wonderful set up.
The surrounding property is glorious, open fields, beautiful trees, stone walls....there's a field behind the property that my daughter loved to ride her bike around. The outdoor shower was heavenly, we are already planning our own at home we loved it so much! It's also perfect for returning home from the beach.
The house is also very close to so many places, and easy car rides to Wickford center, grocery stores, beaches, etc. You can go on some wonderful walks as well, and we definitely recommend walking down to the Gilbert Stuart museum, the grounds are lovely, and for those interested in colonial era farms/homes/furniture, it's a lot of fun to take the tour.
This is a property for people who want to feel as if they are at home, and will treat it that way. The owners are lovely, and we are extremely grateful to them for opening up their home to us. We found we didn't want to leave the house much, and spent a lot of time there relaxing, catching up with our extended family, and eating! We will come back another time, and already miss "our" home away from home. Thank you Jane and family, you were so welcoming and gracious. Thank you so much!
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A HOUSE TO RENT LOOK NO FURTHER THIS HOUSE HAS EVERYTHING PLUS A VERY NICE OWNER I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY PLENTY TO DO IN THE AREA. THANKS ROBERT&JANICE
THIS HOME WAS AS DESCRIBED -THIS HOME IS A GEM- I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS HOME TO ANYONE-NOTICE I USED THE WORD HOME THRU OUT MY REVIEW -HANDY TO BEACHS AND NEWPORT THE LANDLORD JANE WAS VERY HELPFUL IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT RENTING IN THE RHODE ISLAND AREA THIS IS IT. ROBERT&JANICE
This incredible, welcoming farmhouse exceeded all expectations I had for a home rental to house my extended family who arrived to celebrate my daughter's wedding. This cherished home is everything the reviews claimed it to be and has every amenity you might require. It is easily accessible to Newport and all RI destinations. The living spaces, both interior and exterior, are very spacious and beautifully appointed. The kitchen is the heart of the home and is exceptional for meals and entertaining. Dining on the porches and evening strolls about the extensive property are a bonus. The beds are comfortable and covered in hand-made quilts. The property was immaculate upon our arrival and the homeowners could not have been more accommodating. My family is spread throughout the U.S. and the opportunity to gather and enjoy one another's company in this charming, gracious house helped to make our celebration perfect. This home is truly a gem and I consider us very fortunate to have had the great opportunity to enjoy it. And thank you, Jane and Tom, for the memories. Cheers!
We have rented several houses for vacation trips before, but this unique home is by far, the best one yet! It is so beautifully maintained and blends historic charm with updated architecture and modern conveniences. The home is filled with family photos and colonial antiques, and the feeling of family bonds and generational love is everywhere. It was the perfect setting to celebrate our mother's 84th birthday. The kitchen is fantastic for family meals and entertaining. The home is roomy, and the grounds are absolutely spectacular. We enjoyed grilling on the patio just about every night and playing outside in the yard. The outdoor shower was a highlight!
The house is extremely convenient to many of Rhode Island's best destinations -- Wickford, the beaches, Jamestown and Newport. It's tucked away down a beautiful country road so you're away from crowds and traffic. It's the perfect vacation spot. We plan to return for many years to come!
We had a great week, and the house is in the perfect location to visit Newport, Jamestown, Wickford, and Narragansett.
The home and grounds were beautifully decorated and maintained. The house came with everything you need, the kitchen came better equipped then any house we ever rented and the house had toys for the kids to play with which was a nice surprise.
The owner met us on arrival and showed us around and made sure we had everything we needed during the week and gave us good advice and places to visit. A GREAT place to relax and super home base for exploring the area.
Narragansett Bay with private beach is minutes away, Sandy ocean beach is 8 miles south (Narragansett Pier or Scarborough State Beach), or beaches in Newport on Rhode Island Sound 15 minutes away. Block Island is an easy day trip with beautiful beaches, biking, kayaking, sightseeing and shopping. Nestled along the waterfront of Wickford Harbor is historic Wickford Village ('little Newport') offering a taste of New England life as it was a century and more ago. It is noted to be 'one of the 10 best Main Streets in the USA' ' lined with shops, day-sailing excursions, kayaking, paddleboarding, concerts & parks . Wonderful restaurants minutes away. We will recommend the good ones. Centered between historic Newport and Providence (historic Federal Hill providing great restaurants and shopping. Bike along the beach route on beautiful Route 1A, or ride the bike paths in Quonset, South County or Bristol, where children can ride with you.
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7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$1,000|
Hold deposit will be applied toward security deposit.