#7 is a welcoming, comfortable, and conveniently located cottage in first block from Newport Harbor, off Wellington Ave. [Home of Ida Lewis + New York Yacht Clubs]. Has small back yard [maintained by owners] and has ‘spacious’ feel with Spencer Park directly opposite / facing #7. [Houses on only one side of Clinton St] 1890's Cottage, which was fully renovated in the 80’s. Re-painted & re-furbished in 2009, continuously maintained, and we always freshen up with touch up paint etc before each summer season. For the 2018 season we have refinished the custom wood counter tops in the Kitchen. There are finished wood floors and carpets throughout. Lovely bright upstairs w/ skylights. Window Air-cons for Summer comfort. Fully furnished and the kitchen is well equipped, just bring your suitcase! [please see photos for representation of items provided in cabinets, drawers and closets] Sleeps four w/ pullout couch for occasional guests. There is a Master bedroom suite, queen bed with separate sitting room. The washer & dryer are in a separate little room, off the master bedroom sitting room, and has an extra vanity sink for convenience. The second bedroom has two single beds. Both bedrooms have tvs. The wooden deck on back of house was extended for the 2013 Season, and has table and chairs, Gas Bar b q grill, umbrella & sun chairs. In 2016 we added a wooden counter with storage under for beach chairs.
We consider pets on an individual basis.
Wonderful location for harbor-front walks in King Park, located at the end of Clinton St. Enjoy spectacular Sunset views across harbor to Fort Adams and Newport Bridge.
The house is within easy walking distance [2 Blocks] to Lower Thames St. w/ Restaurants, Shopping, Banks and ATM’s. Bicycle rides around Ocean Drive and to beaches. 45mins from Providence Green Airport & Kingston RI Train station. Approx 1hr 45min to Boston Ma.
Fort Adams State Park, located on Newport Harbor, is a 10 mins bike ride away from #7 Clinton St.
If you enjoy walking ...: #7 is well situated to walk either into town or along the harbor on Wellington Ave. and King Park. There are many varied Restaurants [Family to Gourmet], shops, Pottery and Glass Blowing Studio/retail stores, and ATMs - all within a few blocks. In town there are many small art galleries showing varied work by local artists, and also photographic image galleries.
Grocery delivery possible from a local supermarket. There is no necessity for a car most days! Bicycle rentals are available, and it is also a great way to get around town and to the beach.
Walking along Newport's famous Cliff Walk is a wonderful experience, with Views of Easton's Beach, the Atlantic Ocean along the coastline, and several of Newport's famous mansions.
There are several wildlife reserves in nearby Middletown RI, [15min drive] with walking trails. Such as the Norman Bird Sanctuary and Sachuest Point Wild life Refuge.
Sports such as Sailing, Fishing, Kayaking, Bicycling, Golf, Tennis, Surfing are popular pastimes on the island.
There is so much to do in Newport and on Aquidneck Island!
'Sail Newport', located in Fort Adams State Park, offers Sailing schools for kids [and older], and small sail boat rentals.
Harbor Tours, Charters on Classic 12 meter America's Cup sail boats. Fishing charters. Ocean Fly fishing instruction.
Surf board, Kayak and small boat rentals.
Tall Ships make visits to the Newport Harbor from time to time.
Many Sailing Racing Series held throughout the Summer, good viewing from Fort Adams Park.
Aquidneck Island is popular in the surfing world for its wave action!
Newport is fun for bicyclists, from getting around town on busy traffic days, to peddling around viewing the mansions, and historic architecture. Not to be missed - cycling around the approx ten mile Ocean Drive, with spectacular ocean views, and pond wild life.
Live music - Festivals, concerts and more: Newport offers many varied entertainment possibilities.
Jazz and Folk Festivals at Fort Adams in Aug.
Two weeks of Classical Chamber Music concerts in July.
Sunset Concerts downtown, featuring popular artists throughout the Summer.
Many bars and restaurants offer live music.
The local Newport Art Museum offers art workshops for adults teens and kids , and has Camps for kids.