About the property
- House2600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, sleeps 12
Sprawling one story house situated on tidal salt pond in family compound surrounded by fields, fairways, and seagrass. Walk a few steps from living area to deck to dock. Ocean access via breachway. Private beach (Arnolda) accessible by boat, south of the breachway; tennis privileges. Private Golf Course Hawk Ness Links available for those in serious pursuit. Biking on safe, private road, kayaking, hiking the shoreline, walking the fairways. All kitchen amenities & laundry facilities. Cable, DVD/VCR, Wireless Internet, outdoor shower. Area attractions include: local flea market, local farmers' markets, amazing ice cream shops, NY style deli; famous Theatre-by-the-Sea, Daddy's Bread, Friday Farmers Market; local destinations include numerous state and town beaches and fresh ponds, Watch Hill historic carousel, movies on the Misquamicut beach, Wakefield downtown shopping and dining; charming Wickford, classic ocean wall walk at Narragansett Pier, Point Judith fresh off the boat seafood & ferries to Block Island!; Foxwoods & Mystic 45 min; Jamestown/ Beavertail & Newport 30-45 minutes; NYC 3 hours by car, Boston 2 hours, Providence 45 minutes. Your family vacation home away from home!
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- Calendar last updated:
- Jan 29, 2018
About Melissa Hoefer
Having recently relocated to Pawtucket, I raised my daughter in South Kingtown over the past twenty years. Growing up in the mid-West primarily, every summer we piled into the family station wagon with our pets and drove the long distance to visit our grandparents here in Charlestown at The Hawks Nest. Now my mother resides in Jupiter FL, and my siblings are scattered about in IL, VA and CA. I am the lucky one to live in Rhode Island, awaiting the distant families annual summer visit, as did my grandparents long ago.
Melissa Hoefer purchased this House in 1905
Why Melissa Hoefer chose Charlestown
This is a place where you can enjoy your family in relaxation and play!
What makes this House unique
The pond is right out the door and down the steps! The layout of the house accommodates a large group with ease...Private golf course...open space...gorgeous views from deck...easy summer living!
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Check-in: 2:30 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Fantastic place to wind down and enjoy the pond
We have stayed at a few other houses in the area but this one is the best we have seen.
The views of the pond are wonderful in the morning and evening. One early morning with my slightly jet lagged daughter we were down at the dock and spent 30 minutes talking to a man fishing off of his boat. Moments like this just make the whole trip better.
We rented a boat at the Ocean House Marina (
oceanhousemarina.com they were really great) for the week which really made the whole experience amazing. Digging for clams (my mom loves, LOVES digging for clams) walking around on the beach on the other side of the pond and just driving around the pond in the evening light. These things make the whole week even better.
But all that was around the house. The house itself is perfect for a couple of families to spend time together. There is room for the kids to get away from the parents, for puzzle laying, for naps, for cooking together in the huge kitchen. An not to mention the deck. Great place to sit and read and enjoy the light and the sounds.
We got to borrow the tennis court across the road and everyone made us feel welcome and part of the neighbourhood.
Thanks for everything! See you again soon.
Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at the Hawks Nest! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the pond and all that we have to offer to other families like ours. Hasta la vista!
Another great stay!
My family enjoyed our second stay at Hawks Nest this summer. From this location you have easy access to Charlestown beaches and beautiful Ninigret Pond right in your backyard. The house has all you need for a great South County getaway, and the peaceful neighborhood and friendly neighbors make it even better. Everything is clean and well maintained. We can't wait for our next visit!
Amazing Family Spot
This is a very special spot. We came with our three kids, 6,5 & 1.5 as well as our sitter. The property is beautiful. The bedrooms were the perfect size and fit everyone comfortably. The beach was beautiful and my husband and I played a ton of golf and tennis. It was a true get away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago. We are already booked again for next summer. Didn't ever want to leave.
Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Hawks Nest! You must post a picture of your beautiful family for all to see :) See you again next year to celebrate Whitney's 6th birthday!
The house was in a great location-convenient
The house was very comfortable for our large group. Melissa let us in a little early due to our wedding ceremony scheduled for 5:30. The kitchen was well equipped.Almost everything else you would need, was provided. The setting was very peaceful overlooking the pond. We went to the local beaches, Block Island, Mohegan Sun, and visited many local restaurants.
Our stay at Hawks Nest
the perfect spot for our family
to gather, relax, enjoy the beach, a variety of water sports, successful clamming, great food at area restaurants, as well as suppers on the deck, and a wonderful family reunion.
I recommend Hawks Nest without reservation.
The house and its setting were a dream come true.
The house, the pond, the land and the people in this place were perfect for us. We first visited in September and decided that we would be married in this beautiful, serene setting. We spent hours on the deck just looking out over the pond, watching the swans and listening to all the birds.
The house was clean and comfortable, perfect for our family and wedding guests. The golf course is beautiful and very challenging. We enjoyed walking to the shops, restaurants and beaches nearby, but most of all we sat on the deck and took in the pond. Kayaking around the pond was a wonderful discovery. We were so happy with our experience there that we've reserved the same two weeks next June.
Ninigret Pond is the most pristine and least crowded coastal area in South County!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
We accept reservations for the coming Summer starting in September with 25% deposit, 35% installment due January, and remaining 40% due by May 1st.