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5 Bedroom Home Sleeps 11 In Newport

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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5 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 11 Sleeps

5 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1500 sq ft home located at the end of Thames St in Downtown Newport. Walk to restaurants and harbor. The Cliff Walk is .6 miles away and Gooseberry Beach is 1.1. Off-Street parking for two cars and plenty of non-permitted on-street parking about 200 yards away. Two gourmet delis and a liquor store within 150 yards. Excellent for families and groups. Eat-in Kitchen, grill, laundry and outside deck and patio.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About owner/property manager

Joanne and I have 6 kids between us and currently 3 grand babies. We really enjoy Newport and in 2005 decided to buy a house as both and investment and second home. The house was built around 1900 and we are only the second family to own it. It had been passed thru the generations of a Newport Irish clan. We renovated the home when we bought it and continue to improve on the property each year.

owner/property manager purchased this house in 2005

Why owner/property manager chose Newport

We love the proximity of the property to downtown and the beaches. We can walk to all of downtown and Gooseberry Beach (though we usually bike ride there). The bedroom bed counts are as follows:

B1 - Queen

B2 - Queen

B3 - Full and Twin

B4 - Twin Bunks

B5 - Full

What makes this house unique

The home has a wonderful layout and accommodates more people than similarly sized homes as a result. It also has great outdoor space for both eating and hanging out.


based on 9 traveler reviews

5 Bedroom Home Sleeps 11 In Newport
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Nice house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at this house. The owner was very helpful, the house was clean, and it was perfect for our group. The location was also great for both the beach and downtown area.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a blast in Newport

  • 5 of 5

I loved this property. Its proximity to downtown was great, but it was set off the beaten path a little so that you could enjoy some quiet evenings. I use to live in Newport and this house is an awesome find. It's one of the better priced options out there. It comes with two off street parking spots, several of beds, two full bathrooms, and a great outdoor space. My friends and I really enjoyed the patio during the day and at night. It was so great to relax outside after a long day. We also enjoyed the nice kitchen where we hung out a lot in the morning. It had a very large island that made it easy to eat and talk.

The house included clean sheets and plenty of towels. It was very clean and ready for us. There were three A/C units, 2 upstairs and 1 downstairs. There were also plenty of fans.

I highly recommend this place to anyone looking to either have fun with their friends or visit with their families.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Definitely recommended

  • 4 of 5

This very comfortable property was exactly as described on the website. The owner was extremely helpful and quick to text back with answers to any question I asked. Location is just at the end of Thames St. - and close enough to walk into downtown Newport - and about a 10 minute drive to 2nd beach (can be slightly quicker depending on traffic). We comfortably fit 9 and didn't even use one of the bedrooms. There was also a great selection of beach chairs and a couple of bikes that you're able to use.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what was described and promised!

  • 5 of 5

Too often owners set false expectations of what you are renting. This house greeted us with a bottle of wine and fans or AC in every room even after the owner said there wasn't any. I am so happy that he told us to bring our own so we were able to keep my parent and toddler comfortable and cool in 100 degree heat. Definitely recommend and will book again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property and location

  • 5 of 5

As a group of 7 adult women we rented this property for a week. We loved the location. Downtown and all the happenings were only about a mile walk. We walked to everything. We biked to gooseberry beach one day which is also only about a mile. Cliff walk was also about a mile walk to it. All of the beds were comfortable. They did have a couple of air conditioners which we needed a couple of nights as it was so humid. They have beach chairs and a couple of bikes you can use. We loved hanging out on the back porch. The kitchen is well stocked for what we needed including some spices. The place was clean. We had issue with the dining room light and the owner was super helpful and attentive in getting it fixed. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: If we could give 6 stars to this group we would have. Great people who left the house super clean. They were very patient with the light issue. Hope to see them again!
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Great house! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed over the 4th of July weekend for a wedding and this house was perfect for us! Great setup and awesome location. The outdoor space is also a perfect setup. And the property manager is incredibly responsive.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our guests were excellent! Very happy they could take advantage of a fun Newport weekend!
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Providence - Green Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Willys and Zeldas
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
To Block Island
Nearest Golf
6.7 Miles
Newport National
Nearest Train
30 Miles
AMTRAK - South Kingstown RI
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Thames Street Kitchen and Mama Luisas
Nearest Ski
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.1 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Fifth Ward House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Prime 2017
Jun 19 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Fifth Ward House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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