Waterfront Vacation Homes in Rhode Island
The coastline of Rhode Island real estate is about 400 miles along the Atlantic Ocean as well as Narragansett Bay with all its nooks and crannies and coastal RI homes. Waterfront RI real estate peppers the coast from side to side cottages that almost touch one another to expansive oceanfront and Bay estates that are breathtaking to view. Yet there are many RI vacation homes that are in the middle of this realm of water view and waterfront housing to enjoy also.
We have a known tradition of being ‘New England stubborn’ which was noted centuries ago as RI was one of the last of the 13 original colonies to becomes a state. Although we were the first of the colonies to begin the American Revolution with the sinking of the English ship, Gaspee! It makes Rhode Islanders I believe more proud of their state. It is undeniable the waterfront RI coastal properties contribute to the beauty that surrounds us in this state everyday. We even have the wonderful Block Island off our RI coast to call our own just a ferry or plane ride away!
Known for an ultra clean Narragansett Bay with the help of Save the Bay, our coastlines are pristine and a treasure to own waterfront RI vacation homes on.
Easy driving distance from the suburbs of Boston, MA or downtown Manhattan, NY with access from a main highway such as Route 95, it is much easier to get to the southerly parts of South Kingstown, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Charlestown and Jamestown towns then to drive to Cape Cod or the Hamptons and be stuck in hours of traffic! Whether it is oceanfront, ocean view or coastal RI homes the stunning water and landscape draws a buyer in and always coming back to RI.
New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut out of state buyers seek waterfront RI vacation homes within a 1-2 hour drive from their primary residence.
This is why oceanfront and ocean view homes in Charlestown, Narragansett, South Kingstown, and North Kingstown RI are such a draw. Easy to achieve in Rhode Island as again you have a major highway in Route 95 taking you easily to a home for the weekend, summer or year round.
Which might be your favorite waterfront RI real estate vacation home community…is it:
Deciding where you want to have a waterfront vacation home depends on many factors for a buyer. It may be distance of the drive, community locale, friends and family situations, flood zones, East Bay or West Bay factors to name a few. Visiting the neighborhoods, beaches, docks and marinas in the area can give you a feel if it is the right place for you. Spend some time taking time to go through open houses on waterfront properties so you understand what current waterfront RI real estate is selling for.
If you are ready to find the perfect waterfront vacation home for sale, contact a Rhode Island coastal real estate agent. I’d love the opportunity to help. I know the coastal RI communities well and can guide you in your home sale or buy. Phone me today at (401) 529-7849, or email me at [email protected] to schedule an appointment. Waterfront Vacation Homes in Rhode Island.
Ginny Lacey Gorman is your go to Rhode Island Realtor® for real estate in southern RI and beyond…knowing the geographic area, schools, happenings, important tidbits of local information and businesses well.