See VRBO #1284546 for reviews, Private Cottage, Kitchen, Sleeps 2-4, 1 Bath
About Lou Puerini
This is the story of our mom, Marie Puerini. In the past few years her health has declined and, since December, 2013 we have been assisting her with the management of her property. She passed away on December 14, 2017. With deep appreciation and love for her classy style we hope to carry on for her. Here is her story: 'My sister was many years my senior and was already living in Newport when I was born. Needless to say, Newport was a completely different town when I was growing up; smaller, less inhabited, no tourists, no restaurants, few stores, no style, and lots of handsome Navy men. As a little girl, I came on weekends with my mother and fell in love with the town. Many years later I bought my first house here, gathered my children and never looked back. My youngest son wanted to open a small restaurant when he was 19 years old, so I left a very successful business and we became partners. That was 36 years ago, and the restaurant, now called Ida's,, became very successful.'
Lou Puerini purchased this Cottage in 1990
Why Lou Puerini chose Newport
We have always loved Newport and have found it amazingly beautiful, relaxing and exciting. Recently, Newport was listed on ABC GOOD MORNING AMERICA as one of the 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN AMERICA. Imaging living here! The URL for Good Morning America's Video can be found in a Google search using key words GMA's 10 Most Beautiful Places in America.
What makes this Cottage unique
My house and my Garden Apartment are on Almy Court, with views from the second floors that encompass Almy Pond. I chose this house by driving by one day many years ago and falling in love with it. It is a quiet area, lovely for walking. Just a few blocks down is Reject Beach, open to the public. It is part of Bailey's Beach, which is a private beach for the 'Summer Set'.
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Pets allowed upon owners approval.
Minimum age of primary renter:18
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Still one of the best places to stay in Newport!
This was our fifth year staying at Almy Cottage. We love staying there, and we were very happy to return. The cottage has everything you need and is always pristine and inviting upon arrival. We love being able to bring our dog and cats, and they love staying there as much as we do! It is easy to get downtown to enjoy wonderful restaurants, shopping and summer fun in Newport. It is also nice to return back to the cottage where it is quiet and peaceful at the end of the day. We look forward to our visit next year!
Cute and clean apartment
Great spot and location in a quiet Newport neighborhood. The space was clean and well kept. I definitely would recommend this space for couples looking for a restful weekend away. Thanks for everything Lou!
This garden cottage was great. Conveniently located near Bellevue Ave, Cliff Walk and beaches made getting around town easy. A bonus was the trolley stop right outside Marble House (a ten minute walk) that got you to most places you'd want to visit. Those rides were my daughters favorite part of the trip. This rental was bright, airy, spotless and incredibly well maintained. Being pet friendly was clutch given that our dog sitter had to cancel last minute. Our little shiba loved running up and down the steps. I would happily stay there again.
A lovely property conveniently located near everything.
The cottage is located in a wonderfully picturesque neighborhood that is about a 15-20 minute walk to a nice beach and one end of the Cliff Walk. We enjoyed both. It's a short drive to anything you would want to do in Newport and very near a Stop and Shop for your cooking needs. The bed was very comfortable and the bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen were quite spacious. Lou left some toiletries, including essential oil samples, which were a nice touch. We made use of the grill, washer/dryer, and beach umbrella. My friend and I agreed that it couldn't have been a better stay and we were happy to stay away from the busier area near the water so we had some peace and quiet at night. What's nice is that all the hustle and bustle was a short drive away. Thanks for a great and comfortable stay.
Excellent Stay at Cottage in Newprot
The cottage was very clean, bright and had a nice kitchen which was small but more than enough for a vacation unit. The bed was comfortable and bathroom was nice. It was convenient to the beach and Cliffwalk and also to the main areas of town.
We look forward to staying there again.
quiet, comfortable, convenient for one or two people
I have stayed at the cottage several times over the past few years. It is located in the back yard of a larger house on Coggeshall Ave. The kitchen facilities are on the ground level of the cottage; bed and bath are on the top floor of a slightly steep staircase. In spite of the fact that neighbors are close on two sides of the cottage, it is very quiet but still within walking distance of a very pretty beach, and easy driving or biking distance from restaurants, etc. and the cliff walk in Newport. I appreciate the owner's installation of a window AC several years ago, and new blinds (last year, I think) to keep the light out more effectively. NB there is a skylight directly over the bed which lets in substantial light in the mornings, in case that might affect someone's late sleeping. On the whole, a very nice place to spend time in Newport.