About this listing
If you are looking for a place to relax and rejuvenate, or for a family or friends gathering; if you love nature and gardens, we may have the perfect place for you! You can canoe, fish, hike, do your yoga or Tai chi, or just relax by the lake....
If you are looking for a place to relax and rejuvenate, and if you love nature and gardens, we may have the perfect place for you!
Available year round, by the month, by the week or by the day. This location is peaceful and beautiful all four seasons! You can canoe and fish on the lake; hike on the trail in the woods; bike, relax on the deck; do your yoga on the lakefront lawn; set a bonfire in the evening while enjoying a glass of wine; or write that book of yours …
This listing is for the Rose room for two people. You may share the upstairs bathroom with guests in Peonies room. For additional people of any age we have cots for $20/pp/night. Your desk could be used as a makeup dresser with a mirror when you flip-open the top.
Although we don't serve breakfast, there are some basic breakfast items in the refrigerator and kitchen countertop including 2% milk, juice, half and half, coffee, tea, bread/toast, cereal, eggs, butter, jam, peanut butter, fruit, etc. Please help yourself. You are welcome to bring your own food. There are spaces in the refrigerator designated for each room.
We live in the master suite at the other side of house but share with you a large kitchen, a dining area with a working fireplace, a living room with a bar, and washer/dryer in the basement.
You will sleep on pillow-top mattress and air dried sheets. All linens and towels are supplied. House has a gas grill and very large, multi-level decks. Rental also includes the shared use of a canoe and fishing equipment, wireless internet service. Please notice that we don't have a TV connection. However, you will have unlimited high-speed Internet connection if you want to watch a movie online.
If you enjoy nature and beautiful gardens you will love this place. Watch swans, geese, etc right from the deck!
Out door grill
Interaction with Guests
Depending on guests' interests and our time in the moment.... However, we are always available when our guest has questions, by phone or in person......
There is no public transportation nearby. You would need a car to visit nearby cities like Newport, Providence. We could provide the transportation for TF Green airport or train station for $20/each trip; for Providence and north Kingstown train stations for $30/each trip.
You may use our bicycles to grocery stores or restaurants. Coventry Greenway bicycle trail is not far a way.
Located on a peaceful dead-end road, the house is only 5 minutes away from I-95, exit 7 and conveniently located from Newport (35 minutes), Providence (25 minutes), RI beaches (15 to 40 minutes), Boston (70 minutes), New Haven (2 hours), New York City (3 hours). Airport and train station are 15 minutes away.
There are many restaurants within 15 minutes drive distance, from casual to fine dining. However, if you would rather stay at home for dinner but don’t feel like to cook, there are two Dave’s Marketplace grocery stores nearby where you can find your favorite meals "On-The-Go", cold and hot.
Other Things to Note
Welcome to our home!
Please, always feel free to ask any questions. Lifen’s ph(phone number hidden); Dan’s (phone number hidden). We tried to list things that may facilitate your stay.
1.This is a safe neighborhood. You don’t need to lock up the house every time when you leave the house during the day. You may want to lock your room for your own comfort.
2.We only have an antenna for limited TV channels on a sunny day. However, we have unlimited high speed wireless Internet for you. The ID for wireless Internet “DDW366.F617F5-2.4G” or “DDW366.F617F6-5G” and the password D2S4F(phone number hidden).Please help yourself to Keurig coffee/tea, and to any food or fruit on the kitchen island, and in the refrig.
4.If you want to use the kitchen or grill, we do expect you to clean up after yourself. If you would like to eat at home but don't feel like cooking, you can buy very nice meals, cold and hot, from the Dave's Marketplace.
5.We usually have dinner on the upper deck if the weather allows. Please feel free to sit with us if you want.
6.We are not expecting you to bring friends to the house, unless there is an agreement made ahead.
7.If you feel like something to drink in the evening, you may take any drinks that you like from the bar area. We expect that you leave a “tip” in the jar.
8.We sometime set a bonfire in the evening; please feel free to join us. If you would like to set a bonfire, just talk to us. You are expected to bring your own logs. This is a quiet neighborhood. Please not too loud. No bonfire after 11pm.
9.For canoeing, we have floatation cushions and vests in the shed. Canoeing is not allowed after sunset.
10.There are some nice hiking trails in the woods nearby. Please ask us for directions and the bug spray.
11.For fishing, adults will need to buy a license in a bait store. You can ask Dan for fishing gear. The nearest store to buy bait: Sandy Bottom Bait & Tackle – 97 Sandy Bottom Road, Coventry, (phone number hidden). We have two bicycles and two grills for you to use.
13.The garbage and recycle day is Friday morning. To save the environment, please put all recyclable items (see the list on refrigerator door) in the basket in the kitchen or in two blue bins outside the kitchen deck; compostable item in the jar with lid by the sink (if it is full, dump it in a bucket outside kitchen door).
14. No shoes in bed please. We have a luggage rack in each room. Please don’t put your luggage on bed.
Our favorite local restaurants (within 15 min drive, from high price to low):
“1149 restaurant” serves international food, beautifully presented and delicious too. They have a gluten-free menu and excellent wine list. Check out their wine diva event, 50% off bottle of wine Mondays, and the popular Sunday brunch! (website hidden), (phone number hidden) Division St, Warwick.
“Besos Kitchen & Cocktails” is located in the heart of East Greenwich downtown, and has very nice outdoor seating and very good food. Our guests loved “Rack of Lamb” and “Spicy Salmon”, and “Crème Brulee”. You can have a nice walk in the historic Main Street after dinner, (website hidden); (phone number hidden) Main Street, East Greenwich.
“The Shanty” changes menu on a regular basis as they strive to use only the freshest, locally available ingredients. It’s a good place to find New England craft beers, and unique menu items like “bacon wrapped dates” or a “salmon patty”. They are known for ½# Angus burgers and the T.V. Dinner. Brunches on Saturday and Sunday 10-3:30. 3854 Post Rd. Warwick, (phone number hidden), (website hidden).
“Raku Sakura” serves very nice Japanese food, also located in the heard of historic East Greenwich downtown. (website hidden); (phone number hidden) Main Street, East Greenwich.
“Kon Asian Bistro” serves Asian food, including sushi… also on the Main Street of East Greenwich. They have a good wine selection at reasonable prices, and live music on Saturdays. (phone number hidden); (website hidden); 553 Main Street, East Greenwich.
“Smokey Bones” (good as a sport bar as well as casual seating), 31B Universal Blvd, Warwick (phone number hidden). They have very good smoked St Louis ribs and dry-rub smoked chicken wings.
“Texas Roadhouse”, 1200 Quaker Ln, Warwick, (phone number hidden).
“Ruby Tuesday”, 1050 Division St, East Greenwich, RI, East Greenwich Square, (phone number hidden)
“Olde Theater Diner” is another family restaurant that local people like to go. The lounge area is open till 1:00am!! Our guests from NYC loved to go there for late night dinner since most of the local restaurants are closed by 10pm. (website hidden). 33 Sandy Bottom Rd, Coventry, (phone number hidden)
“Cozy Grill” is a family restaurant. Local people like to go there for breakfast and lunch. http://(website hidden); opening hours 7am -9pm, 473 Tiogue Ave, Coventry, RI (phone number hidden)
“Taste of China” is a take-out or eat-in Chinese fast food. Some of their dishes are very good, such as Pad Thai noodle, sesame beef, Singapore mei fun, etc. It is also BYOB if you want to eat there. 1745 Main St., New London Sq., West Warwick. (phone number hidden)
Our favorite restaurants in Providence (20-25 min drive)
“Mediterraneo” – Italian, Try “prix fixe menu” if this is your 1st time there, 134 Atwells Ave., (phone number hidden)
“Spiritos” – Italian, try their sautéed calamari, 477 Broadway, (phone number hidden)
“Bocado” – Spanish tapas wine bar, try “toothpick tapas” (50-100 cents/each), 60 Valley St, (phone number hidden)
Casual Restaurants in Newport
“Anthony’s Seafood” is for seafood lovers. Besides their large selection of food menu, you can order raw sea food and they will cook it for you right there. (website hidden); 963 Aquidneck Ave Middletown, (phone number hidden).
“Flo’s Clam Shacks” is another popular seafood restaurant. There is often a long waiting line in summer and weekends. Most of their seafood is deep fried. (website hidden), 4 Wave Avenue, Middletown, (phone number hidden).
“Bishop’s 4th Street Diner” is where Newport local people go. Excellent diner food!! If you want to enjoy an old school diner experience, this is the place to go. 184 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport, (phone number hidden).
Day-Trip in Point Judith
You can enjoy the beach, seafood markets, and watching fishing boats in/out. You can also take a ferry from there to Block Island for a day trip. Dining at “Aunt Carries” (BYOB! 1240 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, (phone number hidden)) – the RI local favorite for clam cake and chowder, and lobster rolls. Suggest parking behind the Aunt Carries Ice cream stand cross street-try the ginger ice cream.
Day-Trip in Napatree Point:
Before reaching Napatree, stop at the “Cooked Goose” for breakfast or lunch (92 Watch Hill Rd, Westerly), enjoy your walk in the most romantic Napatree beach in RI, tour a local microbrewer “Grey Sail” (63 Canal St, Westerly, (phone number hidden), check the hours before you go) or “Cottrell”( 100 Mechanic St #22, Pawcatuck, CT, (phone number hidden)), and enjoy your dinner at “Malted Barley” (42 high St. Westerly, (phone number hidden)).
Grocery stores nearby where you can buy good quality grocery and cooked food
Dave's Marketplace, 1) 4.3 miles, 1000 Division Rd, East Greenwich, RI, East Greenwich Square, (phone number hidden). 2) 3.2 miles, 23 Coventry Shoppers Park, Coventry, (phone number hidden).
Trader Joe’s, 5.2 miles, 1000 Bald Hill Rd, Warwick, (phone number hidden).
Whole Foods Market, 9 miles, 151 Sockanosset Cross Rd, Cranston, (phone number hidden).
If you need to see a doctor while you stay with us: Walk-In & Primary Care, 300 Quaker Lane, Suite 16, Warwick, (phone number hidden)
Enjoy your stay at our home! --Lifen & Dan
1. No loud music.
2. We are not expecting you to bring friends to the house, or have a party here, unless there is an agreement made ahead.
3. No smoking inside house.
4. No pets.
5. Since most of our guests come here to relax, we no longer accept children at 3 and under. Please do check with us. If there is no other reservation for the time when you would like to stay, we would be glad to accept you and your little ones.
6. There is a luggage rack in each room. Please don't put your luggage on the bed.
Serene lakeside spot. We enjoyed early morning canoeing and fresh organic tomatoes - compliments of Lifen and Dan, who were very warm and welcoming to their home. Excellent value as well. Highly recommended.
My husband and I were greeted warmly by Dan. Dan and Lifen gave great instructions and we felt we had access to everything. The canoe ride was a real magical touch. Lovely experience and reason we will continue to use Airbnb.
We had a very nice stay and highly recommend it. The one small thing is that there was a noise coming from the AC register in our room. It sounded a bit like a fan blade that was off kilter. It didn't bother one of us but the other of us used earplugs and all was well. Very pretty location and lots of nice extras!
Lifen and Dan are the perfect hosts!
They are very welcoming and nice, and at the same time they leave you alone for some privacy. Their house is located in quiet Coventry, right by the lake, and have a big garden with a nice and big hammock. We did not have any big plans arriving there, and ended up staying around the house/garden and going for a jog nearby several of the days we were there. This is the perfect place for some relaxing after busy days in the big cities close by. The room and bathrooms were clean and aircon/fans make the temperature easy to regulate. Lifen and Dan has also made a good list for different recommendations regarding supermarkets, restaurants, trips to other places and nearby activities.
Best regards, Henrik and Birgit (Norway)
I love the place, clean & quite. Lifen and Dan are so nice to us. We had a great time together. Also - It takes around 30 minutes to drive to the southest point or to new port - very convenient.
We stayed with Lifen and Dan for a weekend getaway from New York and had an amazing time. They were wonderful hosts and gave us very helpful recommendations, both for Newport (where we spent a day walking in town and seeing the mansions on the Cliff Walk) and for the Coventry area (where we went canoeing, swimming, and took a great bike ride). The house was beautiful and it was wonderful to start the day with breakfast on their deck with a lake view.
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