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Old Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No.1 - C. 1800 - Offered by Sakonnet Farm

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 102 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

The Old Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No. 1 is located within Historic Tiverton Four Corners. Let your imagination wander back to the mid 1800’s as you pass through the proper boys or girls door into this fully remodeled structure. Ring the working vintage twenty-four inch, cast-iron school bell to gather your friends and family for an old-fashioned meal prepared with local produce and cooked in our gourmet kitchen equipped with the latest fixtures for your convenience. Marvel at our collection of period décor and historic schoolhouse memorabilia as you relax in the spacious living room equipped with comfortable seating, a large 46' HDLCD TV, a working wood-burning stone fireplace, and central air conditioning / heating. Wide-plank pine flooring finished with an old fashioned and environmentally friendly Tung oil with citrus helps maintain the historic charm. We provide complimentary Sakonnet Farm Fresh Eggs (seasonally) and Keriug Coffee during your stay.

Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No. 1 was built in 1800 by the Manchester Family, one of the original founding families of Tiverton. The Town realized the need for public education in the mid 1800’s, which at that time was typically provided for in private homes. In 1854 the Manchesters sold the property to the town for one hundred dollars with the right to buy it back when and if the town disposed of it. The Town of Tiverton used the Schoolhouse until 1925, a period in time when the advent of motorized bus transportation afforded consolidations to regional schools. Schoolhouse No. 1 was closed in 1925 when Nonquit School was opened and subsequently sold at auction in 1928 for one-hundred eighty dollars to Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Rego. The Regos converted it into a single family home where their family lived up until the early 1970's. Much to our surprise, the original bell is alive and well in Maine.

The Schoolhouse has two bedrooms and one bathroom equipped with a Whirlpool tub. The master bedroom has a king size bed fitted with a luxurious ten inch foam mattress covered with Egyptian linens. A wall-mounted 32' LED TV complete with cable access will help insure a relaxing finish to your day. The second bedroom is outfitted twin bunk-beds and a 26' LED TV to accommodate friends or family. WI-FI is provided free of charge for those of you who like to stay in touch while you are on vacation. A high-efficiency laundry system is available if you plan on an extended stay.

When you’re done exploring inside, take a walk around the five-acre grounds where you will find meandering streams, vegetable and herb gardens, path through the woods, plenty of chickens, ducks, four goats (Maggie, Lucy, Bandit, and Snickers). If your timing is right, you can help us gather a couple of eggs for breakfast, harvest some fresh herbs to complement your evening meal or perhaps pick some fresh vegetables for a garden salad. After you are done strolling the grounds, amble a short five minute walk north to visit the heart of Historic Tiverton Four Corners, a quaint three-hundred year old cross-roads village. There you will find unique shops, restaurants, Gray’s Ice Cream shop, an Arts Center, Art Galleries, and many other establishments. If you plan on cooking, be sure to visit one of the nearby roadside stands for some tender, sweet, fresh-picked corn.

If you find the Schoolhouse already booked for the dates you wish to travel or have a larger party in need of more space, please check out our other two VRBO properties, Potters Corner in neighboring Little Compton and the Captain Philip Cory House located in the Historic Tiverton Four Corners area. All Sakonnet Farm properties are maintained with the same high level attention to detail.

Keywords: Historic, Farm, Two bedroom, Beaches, Biking, Hiking, Country, Romantic, Fireplace, Family Friendly, Gourmet Kitchen, Whirlpool Tub, Sakonnet Farm, Short Drive to Newport

More Details

Owner
Kristin Silveira
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 2017

About Kristin Silveira

Family of Six, three girls and a boy between the ages of 9-15.

Kristin Silveira purchased this house in 2010

Why Kristin Silveira chose Rhode Island Coastal

Tiverton and the surrounding area is beautiful with farms, historic structures, rambling landscape, beaches, woods etc....

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Tiverton, Rhode Island

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 102 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
One-Room Schoolhouse decor including Belfry, Gourmet Kitchen, Granite Countertops, (3) Flat Panel TV’s, Located on Sakonnet Farm (a small family farm), Farm Fresh Free Range Eggs included, streams, walking trails in woods, picnic area, Petting Area, 3-5 minute walk to Tiverton Four Corners, Short ride to Newport and Providence, Within one mile from beach area

Reviews

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Old Tiverton Four Corners Schoolhouse No.1 - C. 1800 - Offered by Sakonnet Farm
average rating of 4.988764 based on 89 reviews
5

Beautiful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent four nights at the Tiverton Schoolhouse recently and couldn't be happier! We've stayed in a a lot of VRBO properties all over the country and this one had the highest quality renovations of any we've stayed in. Very nice! And it was the cleanest. Also, the location is great for feeling like you've gotten away to the country and yet it's not far to drive into Newport or explore other parts of Rhode Island or Massachusetts. We loved sitting out on the brick patio in the garden. This little house is perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Elegant little school

  • 5 of 5

The school house is lovely. Comfortable, clean and modern. The owners are responsive and helpful. Tiverton Four Corners is a very cute area with some really nice shops. When in Rhode Island we would definitely stay at the school house again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely, charming, perfect....

  • 5 of 5

Great restoration of a historic one room schoolhouse. Totally charming....and perfect!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

The Old School house is fabulous!

Much larger and more spacious than I expected. And best of all, there is functional bell with pull!

The beds were comfy, the decor superb.

Thank you, Kristin!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I did a last minute weekend trip to Tiverton and loved the Old Tiverton Four Corners School House. We were very lucky it was available, but it is clear why this place books up quickly.

After a day in Newport we drove up Tiverton and were amazed by the converted school into a two bedroom house. The Silveira’s were very accommodating and had a great layout of the house. It was very impressive the number of old school house artifacts they had sprinkled throughout the house and still had all the up-to-date amenities, especially central air!

Kristin was great at communicating and gave some excellent recommendations in town. We brought home some fresh produce from across the street and checked out a restaurant and some shops in town. We would love to go back again. In short, the Old Tiverton Four Corners School House gets it!

- Ben & Lauryn

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect New England retreat

  • 5 of 5

Property is very well maintained and user friendly . Would recommend to anyone visiting this area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
T. F. Green Airport, Warwick, RI
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Wally's Tap House, Crandall Road, Tiverton, RI
Nearest Ferry
23.8 Miles
Martha's Vineyard Ferry 49 State Pier, New Bedford
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
Sakonnet Golf Course
Nearest Train
31 Miles
Providence Amtrak, Providence, RI
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Route 24
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Four Corners Grille
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area & Sports Park
Nearest Beach
2.4 Miles
Fogland Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Tiverton, Rhode Island

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$288
 
 
Christmas & New Years
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$288
 
 
Summer Rate
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$288
From
A$377
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$192
From
A$249
Fri,Sat
A$1,458
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$63.97 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

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