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Brenda

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

3 BR Classic Cottage. Great Location in Beach Community. Walk to Beach.

13 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Narragansett area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms. 1 full bathroom, outdoor shower, sleeps 6. Immaculate and updated.

This classic beach cottage had a complete renovation inside and out in 2011. It is located in the most desirable section of Bonnet Shores, and is a 250 yard walk to beautiful Kelly Beach, the private beach for Bonnet Shore residents and renters. This cottage is one of the closest to the beach available as a (rental) property, not on Dunes Road. A very family friendly community with a great mix of full time and seasonal home owners, as well as renters.

The cottage is tastefully decorated and comfortable. Custom pillows, original art, estate sale treasures mixed with new purchases are combined in a casual seaside decor. The cleaning service guarantees its work, you will be welcomed to a beautifully cleaned home. It has hardwood floors throughout (bathroom is tile). Fabulous granite countertops in a stocked kitchen with center island, stainless steel appliances, range with warming drawer, and convection microwave and bead board backsplash. The dining/living area is open concept and the screened in porch provides additional living space. Each of the three bedrooms have a roomy closet and lots of storage space even though the rooms are small. The bunk bed room has custom made bunks that have pullout drawers and a passageway for the kids to play/crawl through. The lower bunk was built to provide headroom for an adult to sit comfortably. The top bunk is fine for children and small adults but headroom is low. (5'7' daughter fits comfortably) The bead board bathroom is three years old and has tub/shower/toilet/vanity. The wrap around front porch, back deck and screened porch were all added in 2011/2012 and feature quality materials and detail. The outdoor shower is refreshing after a day at the beach, brisk morning walk around the 5K loop or other fun activities in Narragansett. The front and back yard are grass and under the back porch is a small outdoor shaded sitting area. All beach carts, chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, toys and wagon are easily accessible for use. Full Size washer/dryer located in basement with a laundry chute. There is also a drying rack and clothesline available for those who wish to be 'greener'. Wifi and cable are included.

Kelly Beach : The soft sand at Kelly Beach is groomed regularly, keeping it pristine for it's visitors. A short board walk leads to one of the finest private beaches in New England with beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean and coastline. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer. There is no public parking at Kelly Beach, although drop off is allowed. This keeps the beach less crowded and available only to Bonnet Shores Residents, Guests, and the Bonnet Shores Beach Club. (We are not members of the Beach Club. The Beach Club is for members who own a beach cabana located at the club and pay yearly dues for amenities including pool, tennis, restaurant & parking. Members come from many areas of RI including families from Bonnet Shores who live too far away to walk to beach.) From this cottage, the walk is easy, 250 yards, and there is a beach cart and wagon for use.

Bonnet Shores District in Narragansett: Bonnet Shores District is one of the best quaint, enchanting beach and boating communites in all of Rhode Island.

Walk, jog, or bike the 5K loop through Bonnet past breathtaking views of the Ocean and Narragansett Bay.

'Little Beach' is where the boat moorings, a small pier, and a sandy/rocky beach are located. 'Q' Pond is visible from the kitchen window and porch and has a small dock for fishing or catching blue crabs. Mermaid Rock is located at the North edge of Kelly beach and accessible via a path. Brave swimmers can be seen on the rocks jumping off into the surf. Experience the ambience as you view the sparkling lights of the Jamestown and Newport Bridges across the water in the evenings or look for the beacon of light from the lighthouse. All necessities are located a short drive down 1-A or 1 including supermarket, pharmacy, coffee and breakfast, restaurants, movie theater, DVD rentals, driving range, bike rentals, and seafood market.

Bonnet Shores is ideally situated on the North end of Narragansett.

A short drive South leads to Public Beaches in Narragansett, the landmark Towers, the downtown, and the ferry to Block Island. North along 1A leads to the port of Wickford and the bridges to Jamestown and Newport .

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Brenda (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Brenda

Reside in CT with our 3 children. We were involved in all decisions in the renovation of this cottage. High quality materials inside and out were used with shore living in mind. Original cobblestones were found buried along the property line in the front and reused with stones from a demolished wall. Salvaged bluestone from an estate sale at a seaside home in Branford, CT were relocated to provide front steps and the area in front of the outdoor shower. Found treasures in various locations in New England were included in the renovation and decoration. All the paint used was chosen for a specific color and 'beachy' name.

Brenda purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Brenda chose Narragansett area

Being able to walk to a beach was the best feature of this home when we bought it even tho it needed extensive renovation and updating. The area of Bonnet Shores has a great sense of neighborhood, beautiful homes and gardens set out on a penninsula of Narragansett between the Atlantic Ocean and Narragansett Bay.

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

3 BR Classic Cottage. Great Location in Beach Community. Walk to Beach.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

Amazing Family-friendly beach cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We've been vacationing in Bonnet Shores for 8 years and have stayed at 5 different homes. The Hidden Treasure beach cottage was the best home away from home especially for our family with two small children (ages 1 and 3). For starters, this home is decorated like a real home, not a rental. All the amenities of home are there from the decor to the kitchen utensils. We love how this home is one story with an open concept so the kids could crawl and roam without the fear of stairs. The screened in patio was great for play time and my daughter fell in love with Barbies and Pet Shop Pals thanks to the toys left in the cottage.

There was a clean pack-n-play for our baby and a high chair/booster seat for him, too. The red wagon was awesome for carrying all our beach toys and even a kid to the beach. The house is even close enough that if a kid says "I have to go to the bathroom" the second you step foot on the sand, it's not that big of a deal.

The owners were great to work with and even left us a present upon arrival. We will definitely be back next year.

Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your comprehensive and happy review. Thank you very much and we are glad you will be back next year!
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5

Hidden treasure even to RIers

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay in the cottage. It's very cozy and has all the furnishings like home and more. Brenda was so very accommodating and went the extra mile to make sure our stay was comfortable, especially for our small children. The cottage is just up the street from the peaceful beach, which my children loved exploring. The neighbors we encountered were all very friendly as well. Bonnet Shores is a neat hidden neighborhood that I didn't know about and I grew up in Rhode Island.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the review. I am so glad you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed your first stay in Bonnet Shores.
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5

Perfect Location and Beach Home

  • 5 of 5

Brenda and this house exceded all of our expectations! Perfect location and everything you need for a great vacation. I booked next year on my drive home : )

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review! We appreciate you choosing our cottage for your vacation in Narragansett, and look forward to your return next summer.
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5

A true Hidden Treasure!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully furnished and well-designed beach cottage within easy walking distance to lovely sandy beach. The kitchen is just terrific, and my family loves the screened-in porch area and neat outdoor shower.

The owners have made sure that the cottage has everything you need for a comfortable and easy stay.

The neighborhood is perfect for walking or bike riding, and there is access to an outcrop of beautiful rocks that are stunning to see -- perfect for exploring and sunset views over the water.

I will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and including some of the great areas in Bonnet Shores. It is a wonderful part of Narragansett!
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5

Beautful Get AWAY

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely love this house. Has just enough for my family. Brenda is amazing and decorates beautifully. My family will come back year after year

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review and recommendation. I hope to add something new each year to the décor. We appreciate your choosing our cottage.
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5

Awesome vacation

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was clean, close to the beach and nearby sights. Any issues where handled promptly, This was my first experience and Brenda was great to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed it's location and value the importance of a clean vacation home. We appreciate you letting us know about the bee's nest, so we could take care of it as quickly as possible. Hope to have your family back next year!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
T F Green
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Block Island
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Several
Nearest Beach
0.18 Miles
Kelly Beach
Car: recommended

Narragansett is an outstanding town known for it's large stretches of beautiful beaches, seaside homes and location. Bonnet Shores is a District within Narragansett. Bonnet Shores has many benefits. It is a safe, quiet beach community where people enjoy walking, running or biking around the quaint streets. At the entrance, there is a fork in the road; Left side, Bonnet Shores Rd, leading towards the small pier, beach and boat moorings, and views of the Jamestown and Newport bridges. Right side of the fork, Bonnet Point Rd, leading to the spectacular private beach, Kelly Beach. The beach has great sand, not too crowded and the waves are moderate. There are lifeguards and a weekend shuttle bus to/from the beach. Bonnet Shores District has a small playground, sports area and a community club house with weekly summer camp as an option. You are a short drive to all other Narragansett beaches, parks, dining, lots of shops, grocery stores. 20 minutes to Block Island Ferry in one direction and Newport in the other. 40 min to CT casinos. Roger Williams Z00 is 30 minutes and Providence is 35 minutes.

Other Activities:golf, hockey rink, tennis courts, basketball courts, bike trail, kayaking, canoeing. Adventureland has go carts, mini golf, go-carts, bumper boats and Merry Go Round.

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Rates & Availability

Bonnet Shores Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Jun 25 2016 - Aug 19 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,150
 
 
Late Season
Aug 20 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,850
 
 
Fall Season
Sep 7 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

RI tax 8% Cleaning fee $115 except for weekend rentals.

Security deposit $500 for weekly rental and $250 for weekend rental.
Cleaning fee $100.Cleaning fee included in weekend rental.

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Amenities

Narragansett area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower , New 2012
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New 2011
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk bed
  • All bedrooms have a closet with shelves and hanging space. Bunkbed room has 2 storage drawers underneath. Pack n Play available on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Infant and Childcare available with advanced notice. Washer/Dryer in Basement. Beach umbrellas available and boogie boards. Beach Towels are provided. Bath towels and linens are not provided unless requested. Child booster with tray/ seat available on request, accomadates child that can sit upright. Pack and Play, side rail for bed, baby gate available on request.

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