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Simply Special on Quicksand Pond. Kayak to Goosewing Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Private two story studio cottage. 3 bedrooms, two baths. sleeps 5

Exceptional views over large barrier beach pond and Goosewing Beach. Pond access for kayak or canoe. On dead-end road suitable for biking and hiking. Safe and quiet romantic setting.

Near beaches between Westport and Little Compton.

Property Manager
Kathy Wattles
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Little Compton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , next to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , large, shared with bedroom 2 and 3. Laundry adjacent
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , beautiful views on lower level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , upper level beautiful views all around
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , twin with trundle next to bedroom 2
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Simply Special on Quicksand Pond. Kayak to Goosewing Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Wonderful views over fields and Quicksand Pond. Wildlife wild flowers sunsets spectacular

  • 5 of 5

Great for walking along paths or up roads to Audubon property end of road location is private open format nice for gathering with friends inside or on deck. Love to come back

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you thank you We love to hear from our guests. We receive so many nice notes and comments in our guest book and appreciate so much your taking the time to add such a great review on our HomeAway site. Looking forward to your return. Kathy
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Charlestown, RI

Simply beautiful. Relaxing. Close to the beach and endless walking, hiking.

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely be back to this perfect getaway. Loved this peaceful view and tranquility, yet close to the beach and some fun shops at 4 corners in Tiverton. A home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for giving us such a nice review. It was wonderful to have your family here enjoying our special spot on Quicksand Pond. May and June are especially nice times to be here and I am glad you loved it it as much as we do. Please come back soon. Kathy
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  • 5 of 5

A truly unique and magnificent property for nature lovers who want to hide away from the world in splendid serenity.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beautifully said. It is "something special" Thank you so much.
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We all let out a collective sigh of appreciation when we arrived at this cottage for a week in July. It is everything one could want from a summer rental by the shore - quiet, airy, beautiful views out to the pond & ocean beyond. Really great kayaking spot. Our 2 little boys loved running around the deck & yard. The owners are so kind & thoughtful. We can't wait to come back! Thank you Kathy!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review. Thank you. Every visit is important to us and we love to share the restful beauty of our special corner of Little Compton. Come back soon. Kathy
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

A warm, comfortable and perfectly-appointed home, rented by attentive and lovely folks. There's plenty to do in the immediate area but it's hard to leave this idyllic location, with such spectacular views, rain or shine--the pond, the ocean, the birds...We kayaked, biked and hiked with no need to use a car. The owners could not have done a better job providing this very pleasant and peaceful setting that to us is a perfect vacation spot. Thank you for sharing!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always so happy to know that our guests have enjoyed our little piece of heaven as much as we do. We make every effort to provide the most welcoming setting, knowing your vacation should be care free. Thank you. Kathy
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A sweet hideaway

  • 5 of 5

The cottage and its surroundings were just what I was hoping for when I booked—clean, quaint, quiet, waterside. While we didn't luck out weather wise, it didn't matter. The cottage itself is open and airy even if we had to close the windows from time to time. I'd love to return. Thank you, Kathy, for sharing your cottage! It's a real dream.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It is so nice to be able to share the beauty, charm and relaxation with our guests. Please come again. Kathy
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Car: necessary

This property is at the end of a quiet dead end road and on Quicksand Pond. The great views look over the pond to Goosewing Beach/ South Shore and the ocean. Bring or rent Kayaks to paddle to beach (wind permitting). No motors. Beach also accessable by bike or car. Perfect for biking and hiking on Audubon and surrounding land. Visit our horses. Relax and enjoy the quiet and privacy.

Location: Little Compton Center 10 minutes, Westport 20 minutes, Dartmouth mall, Newport and movies 25 to 30. Several restaurants, shopping, art galleries etc.

Gas stove, well equipped kitchen, large laundry and two full new baths. Large raised deck and ground floor covered open porchs. Sleeps 2 upstairs and 2 to 3 downstairs. Downstairs doors open to ground level with good views. Handicap accessable.

Other Activities: birding, pond exploration, great local or distant biking, fishing boats can be hired. Horses to visit. Learn about Parelli Natural Horsemanship. Bring your horse, stalls available. Beautiful horseback riding in area. artists paradise.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $500

This is not a venue for special occasion parties. Private parties not allowed without special permission.

50% Deposit upon signing of lease. Balance three weeks in advance. Full payment at time of booking if booking is less than three weeks in advance in advance.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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