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Ted Faraone

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french, italian

Salt Water Frontage House with Dock in Westerly, RI -- Ocean access from dock

16 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Rhode Island Coastal House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-7)

Secluded 2/3 acre parcel with single story house with deck and full basement.

Salt water dock and boat slip at end of front lawn.

Ocean access. Heating & AC. Use year-round.

Within 1/2 hour drive of ski slopes. Close to beaches, convenient to Newport, RI; Block Island; Mystic, CT; and CT casinos Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.

Access by car, Amtrak, air.

Significant library of books and videos

Fully equipped kitchen and laundry

Indoor parking available

400 square foot deck facing salt water

Outdoor gas grille

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Ted Faraone (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, italian

About Ted Faraone

Public relations executive, model/spokesperson, and film critic based in New York City.

Ted Faraone purchased this house in 1997

Why Ted Faraone chose Rhode Island Coastal

Halfway between New York and Boston. Convenient to all locations between. Waterfront lot with house set far back on high hill. Cooler in summer, warmer in winter.

What makes this house unique

A view to die for.

Reviews

4.2
based on 16 traveler reviews

Salt Water Frontage House with Dock in Westerly, RI -- Ocean access from dock
average rating of 4.1875 based on 16 reviews
Cheshire, CT
5

WONDERFUL STAY!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very "clean & comfortable" vacation home, accurately described and in a superb location to anything you might want to do or see in RI. Ted, the owner, is a very gracious host and made sure we had "everything" we needed at our fingertips! Bedding was very comfortable and home is located in a very quiet area! We would stay again without a doubt - just love the area!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was fabulous to be your host. You are indeed gracious and guests. I look forward to hosting you again.
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Chicopee, Ma
5

Once again - a wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at Ted's at least once every summer. I love this house! It was clean upon check in, and of course, everything that we needed was supplied. I love having coffee on the deck in the morning, and Ted is an absolute gem to deal with. Whatever I needed, all I had to do was ask. The beds are comfortable, and there's classic books to read and classic movies to watch, if you're so inclined to do so. We did a little fishing off the dock (but the fish didn't cooperate), and it was a truly relaxed time. I highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Denise is a wonderful traveler, pleasant, polite, courteous, smart, and witty. I highly recommend this visitor to any landlord. The traveler is also very respectful of the property.
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Awful Experience

  • 1 of 5

We arrived at check-in time of 4pm in May, 2016 and the owner met us wearing only a bathrobe. He stated he was still cleaning the house. He gave us a tour. The house was filthy. The deck is in disrepair, the lawn was very high, the Christmas trees very still in the living room. The house smells like dirty fried food. There's duct tape holding the electrical wires together. The owner told us he would keep cleaning and we should come back in an hour. We returned 4 hours later and it was just as bad. Little boy's underwear on the floor, thick dust, white ashes on the night stands, hair on bathroom floor and shower stalls, clogged kitchen sink trap. The owner said if we wanted him to come back, he would come in the middle of the week to clean and mow. We attempted to make the best of it until we saw bugs in the house. We packed up and left at 5am the next morning. The owner refused to give us a refund and is not taking our calls. Homeaway.com would not get involved. VERY VERY disappointed and sad. This was to be our honeymoon. Glad we took pictures because no one believed it until we showed them the pictures.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Advice to all owners. This is an example of a review that is full of lies. The tenant is demanding a full refund after staying overnight at the house. It's a shakedown. A complaint was filed with HomeAway by the tenant. It was totally bogus. I responded to the complaint and HomeAway resolved it in my favor in ten minutes. Here is a review by the party who followed Christine P. The party came to me via Airbnb: Reviews are written at the end of a reservation through Airbnb. Reviews you’ve received will be visible both here and on your public profile. Nick Nick A. My stay at Ted's house was truly fantastic. Ted's place is a little slice of New England paradise nestled away in lovely Westerly, RI. In addition to the stellar accommodations, Ted was absolutely delightful. Ted was helpful and nice upon arrival, but more notable was what a truly great soul he possessed. Before leaving us to our majestic waterfront retreat Ted regaled us with stories and fascinating facts that truly added to our experience. I cannot recommend a stay at Ted's more highly. Worst case -you get a wonderful vacation; best case - you make a life long friend you can share memories with. Thanks again Ted for everything, cheers to you! Ted
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This house is a dump

  • 1 of 5

Do not ever rent this property .The boat dock cannot be used. There are no kayaks or paddle boats as promised . The house is held together by duck tape posted notes and electrical extension cords. It is so filthy dirty !!!! The furniture is torn and so uncomfortable. The TV provided is analog and can barely be viewed. The supposed finished basement is the scariest place i have been in .I have a mind to notify the board of health and building inspector for the town of westerly. The location is only good if you can use the boat dock otherwise it is horrible

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fellow owners, if you value your property, do not ever rent to this person or her family. Everything in the review save one item is untrue. The dock and boat slip are fine. The house was given to the tenant spotless. No kayaks or paddle boats were promised. A canoe was advertised, but a previous tenant had disposed of it a few weeks earlier. Subsequent tenants were informed. No finished basement is advertised. The only finished room in the cellar is the second bathroom. The TVs are connected to Verizon FiOS and get about 200 channels, all of good quality. One of them is older and needs a few minutes to warm up. I offered to install a newer one on the tenant's arrival but was told not to worry. The house is structurally sound, safe, and clean. The insurance inspector who visited less than a year ago would not have approved the policy otherwise. Post-it notes indicate where stuff is for the tenants' convenience. This party tried to shake me down for a rebate in excess of one third of the rental on the fourth day of their stay. I refused. I was threatened that my antique cars would be hauled away from my garage if I did not comply. I pointed out that doing so is a criminal act and that my insurance company would surely launch a criminal investigation as soon as I filed a claim for theft. The party left the house in deplorable condition. There was beach sand all over the kitchen and living room. Some beach chairs were stacked against a full-length glass window on the deck, a pile of used bath towels was on the living room floor, dried leaves were all over the floor of the downstairs bathroom, and there was so much trash that I had to make five trips to the recycling place to get rid of it -- three of them mid-stay. The tenant had told me that there would be one dog. I found two. My cars had been tampered with, and I found the house short half-a-dozen beach towels. Furniture had been moved from room to room. Some stuff in the garage that is not for tenants' use had been left outdoors. The cellar, except for the laundry, the bathroom and the circuit breakers, is off limits. That is in the rental paperwork, which, also says no refunds except for Act of God. The garage is off limits except for parking. There is room for more than six cars. I have only two there. Power strips with circuit breakers protect appliances from electrical storms. The sole speck of truth is that one stick of furniture has a tear. I plan on a slipcover.
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5

Fabulous Girls Weekend - BREATH TAKING VIEWS

  • 5 of 5

Ted,

We had a wonderful time at your place on our annual girls weekend. AM- coffee in hand, outside for the fab water views, off in the canoe- lounged on beautiful sprawling lawn admiring the inlet - PM - prepare great dinners, back outside - couldn't get enough of the picturesque views. Next day- woke up & did it all over again. Ted thx for being a gracious host- I do believe we will ONLY be renting from you from now on for our annual girls weekend at the beach. The house had all that we needed & the view - you have to experience it to believe it - the slow flowing inlet & casual kayaks & sm boats, the sun dancing on the water, fish jumping out of the water - we were immediately mesmerized by the sight and feeling of tranquility - at Ted's place. We thank you again for your hospitality. The pictures of the water views we took can't even compare to the images in our minds of sitting right there so comfortably, letting the views "melt it all away" - you walk away from Ted's feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. It is all about location, location, location - and Ted has quite the location. Did I mention the views??? Thx Ted!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Susan. I do my best to make my guests feel comfortable, andI am constantly updating and improving the house. You and your friends are wonderful tenants, and you are most certainly welcome for the "girls' weekend" whenever you want it.
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4

Peaceful, quiet, and a great view

  • 4 of 5

A few of my girlfriends and I rented this home for an extended “girls” get-a-way weekend (Fri-Mon) during the off season. The home is set back making it the perfectly quiet place for some good quality time. The home itself is spacious enough for entertaining (especially the kitchen area) and the owner was very accommodating. We spent most of our time on the deck overlooking the water – such a great view. This is a place we will most definitely visit again. I’m even thinking of renting w/ my family during the peak summer season.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. You were fabulous tenants, and I'd love to host you again. :)
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Westerly, RI
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Venice Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
New London, CT
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Two within 1/4 mile
Nearest Train
7.5 Miles
Westerly RI Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
Several
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Venice
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Yawgoo Valley
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Westerly, RI
Car: recommended

Within 1/2 hour drive of ski slopes. Close to beaches, convenient to Newport, RI; Block Island; Mystic, CT; and CT casinos Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. Westerly Airport is a few miles away. Westerly Amtrak station is 15 minutes away by car. House is convenient to I-95 and US1.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, kayaking, wildlife viewing, racquetball, mini golf, large golf, snowboarding,

Golf: The house is within walking distance of two public golf courses. Each is about 1/4 mile from the house.

Ski: Yawgoo Valley ski area is 25 minutes' drive from the house. Ski Sundown in CT is about 1 hour and 15 minutes away by car.

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Rates & Availability

Westerly House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak 2016
May 22 2016 - Sep 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$500
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Early Fall 2016
Sep 11 2016 - Nov 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$1,600
Flat fee
 
 
Late Fall, 2016
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
Between Xmas New Years 2015-16
Dec 26 2016 - Dec 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
From
$250
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
New Year's 2017
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $79

Pets $150 extra except Poodles. Smokers $150 extra. No exceptions. Charge applies per stay.
Extra for pets and smokers as noted.
Smoking Allowed: $150 extra for smokers. Mandatory damage insurance policy costing $79.00 is added to all rentals. In peak season house is rented on a Sunday to Saturday basis. Single day rates apply to all visits. Refundable $750 damage deposit required for all rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Rhode Island Coastal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Renovations of 2nd bathroom are complete. Bathroom is fully functional.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , extra mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Additional long twin mattress available for 7th person
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer. Free Long Distance. Waterfront, not Lake/Oceanfront. Ask for details. Salt water dock on calm ocean inlet with boat slip and ocean access.

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