Simple cottage with 1 bedroom and 1 bath perfect for a couple but will sleep 5
About Elizabeth Lilley
Prudence Island has seen many generations of my family. We are true Islanders and have been going to Prudence for decades. We currently live in North Carolina and don't get to go to the Island as much as we would like to, but that will change with retirement! Prudence is the only place I go that truly renews me to face the real world.
Why Elizabeth Lilley chose Portsmouth
Prudence is a family place. I can't imagine not going to Prudence. The Island is not for everyone and you either love it or hate it. If you love it, it becomes part of you and you need it to renew yourself for life's stress. The people who aren't happy with Prudence are those that want to be entertained and need a certain lifestyle to be happy. Prudence has no commercialism because the Islanders do not want it. People and nature make up Prudence and that is all you need to have one of the most relaxing vacations you have ever had.
What makes this Cottage unique
No commercialism, a step back in time. People are friendly. No one cares if you have makeup on or not, or what your current fashion statement is. Everyone waves, speaks and is actually nice! Since Prudence is an island, there are beaches all around and every one is different. We have majestic New England rocks in front of our cottage, but if you walk 3 minutes down the hill, there is more of your traditional beach with coarse sand. If you go to the west side of the Island, the beaches are fine sand and you can often go and not see another person. You will not want to watch television or constantly have your Ipad on-there is too much to do and see.
Pets allowed - well mannered pets are sometimes allowedwell mannered pets are sometimes allowed
No smoking - smoking is not allowed in the cottagesmoking is not allowed in the cottage
Max guests: 5 (sleeps up to 5 adults)
Minimum age of primary renter: 21
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Island living at its best. Perfect place to step back in time when everyone waved to each.
The cottage was wonderful. Had all that was needed for a relaxing time on the island. Plan to go back and enjoy this property again. The island has so much to see and explore for such a small island. Owner was great to work with and very accommodating. The sunrise over the water was great to see each morning right from bed.
Thank you so much for the great review! I would love for you to come back any time!
I loved the place so much I came back for a 2nd year. Elizabeth is great to work with and very accommodating. Prudence is a great place to getaway and relax. There are some great beaches where you don't have to worry about crowds and tons of fun hikes.
Once you experience the peace and beauty of Prudence, it's very difficult not to have at least one "fix" annually. Thank you for the great review and please come back anytime!
Nice cottage for a relaxing vacation.
Elizabeth was very helpful throughout the entire reservation process. Beautiful and relaxing island. No commerce just outdoor recreation and relaxation. Great place for anyone looking to get away from the craziness of everyday life.
It's always a pleasure renting this particular cottage and we enjoy it so much.
What a beautiful getaway. I have never slept so soundly. The house was perfect, on a hill overlooking the bay. The peace and tranquility was just what the dictor ordered. I didn’t want to leave Prudence Island.
Prudence Island is all about peace and tranquility! Thank you so much for choosing our cottage and for this great review. Please come back any time!
~swim off New England rocks in the salty Narragansett Bay
~fish for striped bass and flounder
~take the ferry to historical Bristol or visit the mansions in
~bike around the Island(the Island is only 7 miles long and 2 miles
~hike along the coastline and pick up shells
~get lobsters from a local Islander and have a lobster/clam bake
~bring your scuba gear or snorkel and explore the Bay
~dig quohaugs or steamers (two native clams) and serve them at your
~bring your kayak and do some sea kayaking
~explore different areas of the Island-the desert, the Audibon
Sanctuary, the one room school house, the Prudence Island
Conservancy land areas, the sandy beaches and rocky beaches
~watch the sunset from the beautiful west shore sandy beach
~pick blueberries or blackberries in season
~hike one of the many trails
~take a program offered at the restored Farnham Farm or visit their
~watch the deer families as you sip your mornng coffee
~sit on the bench at the peak of the Island (this property) and watch
the tug boats, sail boats and ocean liners as you scan the horizon
from Fall River, Massachusetts to Newport, Rhode Island
~simply do nothing and breathe