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Summer weeks are nearly sold out.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Point Judith House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 4 baths (1 half bath, 1 outdoor shower), sleeps 8 comfortably

Custom Built, 3 level Nantucket style home abutting the Galilee Bird Sanctuary. Steps to Sand Hill Cove Beach (Roger Wheeler State Beach). Central air-conditioning, top of the line kitchen appliances including Viking Stove, Miele dishwasher and over-sized refrigerator. Huge outdoor hot/cold shower, privacy enclosure. 1st level bedroom with private entrance and bathroom. Walk to restaurants, Block Island Ferry, Fishing, shopping.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Ron Chofay
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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Reviews

Very Good! 4/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Summer weeks are nearly sold out.
average rating of 4.0 based on 7 reviews
Bristol Ct, USA
5

Can't wait to return!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was AMAZING!!! From the moment we arrived and walked in the front door we did not want to leave. Ron and Tina were great to work with from start to finish, and even accommodated our tight vacation schedule.

We had a total of six people staying in the house and we had more than enough room for everyone. The layout of the house was perfect, plenty of space for everyone. We even had family that was staying a town over, come for dinner one night and we had more than enough room. Did I mention the house was fabulous?!?! The furnishings were beautiful and comfortable and the house is tastefully decorated.

Staying so close to the beach was PERFECT!!!!!! We could go over before it opened, come back to the house for lunch, back to the beach and then walk over after dinner to watch the sunset.

I was a little nervous after reading some of the bad reviews, but the beach was never overly busy (it is summer what would one expect) and if you take care of the house as you would your own, you would not have anything to worry about (and this was with a toddler). This was by far one of the best vacations we have had in RI with our family and we are already counting down the day’s till next year when we will be returning. I could only wish this was our home that we could enjoy year round!!

This home does not disappoint!!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Did not end well

  • 2 of 5

Stayed with our family at this property in 2014. The house was very nice. For the most part, we enjoyed our stay there. The beach was quiet. Ron was responsive during the booking process and also stopped in while we were there. We invited him in to meet everyone but I think he was just checking in to make sure we were parking in the appropriate spots. Upon checking out, we were very careful to follow all the procedures. Unfortunately, Ron claimed that we damaged the floors with scratches( we did move furniture: a coffee table and an occasional chair) and broke a lamp. We felt that we left the place pristine. I personally walked into every room to make everything was okay. I specifically remember the lamp he mentioned was broken, however, it was perfectly fine when I left there. Anyway, I now wish I had gone back to personally look at this so- called damage, but was so upset by the whole thing that I just let it go and I didn't fight to get our security deposit back. I have rented through VRBO for 15 years, in Italy, France, Cape Cod, Spain and the Outer Banks. Have never had this type of experience ever!! Left a bad taste. Wouldn't recommend

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Expensive Mistake

  • 1 of 5

Ron and Tina Chofay were responsive while they were answering our questions during the sales phase. However, once we paid it was a different story.

The pictures posted on the VRBO website may have been accurate at one time, but not now. Much of the furniture in the posted pictures was either replaced with cheaper/older furniture, in different condition or the pictures were staged to advertise the house.

The BBQ was dirty and ran out of propane the first time we used it, ruining the multiple steaks and salmon we were grilling. There was no back up tank and the owners were not responsive to our request for timely help. Either check to ensure the BBQ has sufficient propane for 1 week or have a back up tank available for renters. Occasional cleaning is also reasonable so it isn’t caked with debris.

My father in law informed me that he found the Chofay’s son in the attached garage one morning. When I went to speak with him he had quickly driven off leaving the garage door open. He told my father in law he needed some equipment. Neither he nor the Chofays contacted us before or after this incident. We have three young children and the garage has easy access to the house. This was inappropriate and unsafe.

While the public beach in the ad looks great, it gets oppressively crowded by 10:30am through early evening. Grand Central Station with sand. Unlike the other RI beaches we’ve enjoyed previous summers.

Finally, we had carefully hung lightweight room darkening cloth using painter’s tape in the bedroom where our 2 ½ year old twins were sleeping because the room remained very bright even with the window treatments drawn. On the Saturday we were leaving three small (1 x 1 inch) sections of paint peeled from just above the window frame when we removed the painter’s tape. We immediately contacted Tina Chofay to inform her and to apologize. It took days and multiple attempts to receive an incomplete response from her. In the end she hired a professional painter to repaint the entire wall and charged us $200 when it would have taken a few minutes to touch up these three small spots.

It seems the Chofays own multiple properties reflected in their efforts to “make the sale”, but poor results after they take payment. We have been renting vacation homes for years with positive experiences. This was a regrettable and expensive mistake. While they may treat their regular/returning renters well, I would strongly advise others to look elsewhere.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Property - Awesome Location!

  • 5 of 5

We have visited the Narragansett Beach Area for many years - catching up with family and friends that live in the Rhode Island area. This home was perfect for our vacation. The location is awesome - within walking distance to Roger Wheeler Beach and an easy drive or bike ride to Scarborough Beach. We also enjoyed the short walk or bike ride to Galilee for restaurants and shopping.

Our weather was perfect - so most days were spent outside. We had a great day trip to Block Island - I would highly recommend this as a mid week break from the beach. It is great fun to rent some mopeds and tour the island.

Tina and Ron were very friendly and easy to do business with!

I would rent this home again!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Family Thanksgiving Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family spent Thanksgiving 2012 in this beautiful home! The house is gorgeous and the location is perfect. The kitchen/living room/dining room area is second only to the fabulous sun room. This was our first time in Sand Hill Cove, and Roger Wheeler State Park. I am sure it is quite busy in the summer, but with perfect weather in November, it was a peaceful spot and provided a great playground for the kids to play and adults to take long walks.

Tina and Ron were so accommodating and wonderful to work with! I will always have wonderful memories of my parents, siblings, and nephews together during this special week.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathleen, It was lovely having you and your family stay in our home this Thanksgiving week. We are both so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and have wonderful memories to share for years to come! We hope you will stay with us again! Sincerely, Ron & Tina
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5

Awesome Summertime Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

After vacationing at the Cape for several years, this was a much more convenient, affordable and relaxing vacation. The home was immaculate and so close to the beach, we walked! The owners helped us choose restaurants and provided a large book of activities, menus and coupons. The kids enjoyed biking, kayaking and surf lessons. There was time enough for us to enjoy a little wine tasting at a summer festival. We are heading back again next year. Thank you Tina and Ron!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Terry & Family, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our home! Your family was just lovely and it was our pleasure to help you coordinate a photographer for your family photo, etc. We look forward to you staying with us again this summer! Sincerely, Tina and Ron
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
T.F. Greene Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Charlie O's
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Block Island Ferry
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Kingston Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
route 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Charlie O's /Misc. Galilee Restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Roger Wheeler State Beach
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: Kayaking, bird watching (abuts bird sanctuary), beach combing

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Rates & Availability

Point Judith House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July/August
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150

2750 - 4750 per week Multiweek discount available!
2750 - 4750 per week Multiweek discount available
We offer weekend rates in fall and winter!

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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Amenities

Point Judith House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , rainhead/large walk in shower with ocean view!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Outside - outdoor shower , enclosed for privacy
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • All granite counter tops, rainhead in master
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , beautiful ocean views from the master deck!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , views of bird sanctuary and ocean
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , private patio
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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