The Cottage - One Level! - Barrington, RI - East Bay RI Vacation Rental
An easy-care, sun filled shingled guest cottage in a quiet residential neighborhood!
The style and amenities of this cottage make it ideal for:
>a weekend away
> reunions or visiting local families
> visiting grandparents who would like their own space
> performing artists who coming through Providence/area
> business people who are looking for hotel alternatives
>families who are doing college visits or in area for sports events
> anyone between house sales, remodels , or temporary relocations.
Clean, comfortably furnished, and available all year - heated and air conditioned. All cotton linens, and hypo-allergenic pillows and comforters. Easy access to major roads leading to Providence/Bristol/ Newport/Boston/Cape Cod. Great walking or biking in immediate neighborhood - easy access to East Bay Bike Path. (15 mile paved bike/walk trail - runs from Bristol to Providence, soon to be expanded into Providence and further north). Barrington Town Beach is great for walking or just sitting to enjoy beautiful Narragansett Bay!
Cottage located in quiet neighborhood on mature landscaped property. This is a stand-alone building with its own entrance and has on-site, off street parking. All living space on one level. Full kitchen, living room, dinette area, two separate bedrooms. Linens/dishes/cookware provided. Sorry - no pets permitted due to other guests who may have allergies. Glad to recommend area boarding kennels.
RI may be the smallest state, but open all year and packed with things to do and see. Great highway system, and lots of back roads too. Veteran visitors or first-timers always find something new to explore! Nearby Bristol and Warren are charming towns, great for exploring along the waterfront - also home to Blithewold, Roger Williams University, Herschoff Yachting Museum, many terrific restaurants, Providence (RI's capital) has highly acclaimed restaurants, Water Fire (in season), museums/arts events, Providence Childrens' Museum, Roger Williams Zoo, RI School of Design, Brown University, Providence College, galleries, shopping, outdoor ice skating in winter. Newport in summer filled with visitors from all over the world - fabulous waterfront, historical spots, and endless activities. Winter-time Newport far less busy and still charming. Famed mansions, unbelievably beautiful (recently renovated) Cliff Walk, Touro Synagogue, St Mary's Church, Intl Tennis Hall of Fame, outdoor ice skating, shopping!
Part II - Exploring RI: Within one hour's drive - historic Wickford Village, Little Compton, Tiverton, Watch Hill. Visit enchanting Block Island - a ferry ride away from the fishing port of Galilee (near Narragansett/Bonnet Shores), or a quick plane ride from Westerly/Watch Hill area. Northwestern RI (Woonsocket, Smithfield, Lincoln) has more rolling views and historic communities (Bryant University, Museum of Work and Culture). Just east from Providence (west on 195 are the towns of Barrington, Warren, Bristol - all waterfront communities with their own charms and activities. Minutes to New Bedford (Whaling Museum). From one end of the state to the other, max 1.45 mins drive time. Great for car touring or bicycling - several bike paths in area. Several 9 and 18 hole public courses with a few minutes drive - also, many good mini-golf and driving ranges very close by.
Overnight occupants at cottage limited to 4 people (including children) and 2 cars, and maximum occupancy on property at all times is limited to 8 people and 2 cars. No trailers, motor homes, or other towables allowed (bicycle racks acceptable). Can recommend nearby parks and public facilities if you are looking for indoor or outdoor large gathering space or need space for towables, hookups for rv's, etc. The online calendar for this property is updated regularly, and all inquiries answered as quickly as possible. If your preferred dates appear to be booked for this property, please contact us anyway - happy to contact you in case of cancellation.
Thank you for your interest - please feel free to include any questions in your inquiry!
Notes:This sunny private cottage is a great alternative to a hotel/motel for short-term stays - available year round (heated and air conditioned) Lots of windows overlook mature landscaped property. Interior layout all on one floor, including living area, dinette, galley kitchen, two separate bedrooms and three-quarter bath. Sheets/bath towels and cable TV with DVD/VCR player provided. (Guests should bring own beach towels). Nearby shopping for all necessities. Cell phones/wireless laptops work in most situations. Sorry, no pets, but can recommend excellent local kennels. While cottage has 2 hard-wired smoke/CO2 alarms, no smoking or candles on property (inside or out) for safety reasons. Very convenient to Routes 95, 195, and 24 - 15 mins to Providence, 30 mins to Newport, 1 hour to Boston. 3.5 hrs to NYC. Glad to answer any additional questions about cottage or area amenities.
General: Air Conditioning
Iron & Board
Parking Off Street
Towels Provided ...
Kitchen: Coffee Maker
Dishes & Utensils
seating for 4 people
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Glass enclosed shower, sink, toilet. Bathroom linens are provided, but are not for beach use. Guests should bring own beach towels.
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Bedroom 1 - 1 double
Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment: Books ...
Books for Adults
Books for Kids
Games for Kids
Satellite / Cable
Outside: Deck / Patio ...
Lawn / Garden ...