Waterfront Vacation Homes in Rhode Island

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!

Bonnet Point homes for sale in RI Real Estate

Bonnet Point View

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.


Waterfront RI Vacation homes for sale

Charlestown RI real estate at Quonnie

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.


Waterfront Vacation Homes in Rhode Island real estate

Wickford RI waterfront real estate

Which might be your favorite waterfront RI real estate vacation home community…is it:


South Kingstown?


North Kingstown?








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 salecontact 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 RiByTheBay@gmail.com to schedule an appointment.  Waterfront Vacation Homes in Rhode Island.


Ginny Lacey Gorman is your go to Rhode Island agent for real estate in southern RI and beyond…knowing the geographic area, schools, happenings, important tidbits of local information and businesses well. 

 Waterfront, oceanfront, luxury and coastal Rhode Island real estate are my specialty but all of RI is my backyard.   When you are in need of a true real estate professional for your buying, selling or relocating needs and an internet savvy marketer who sells RI houses in this real estate market call Ginny at 401.529.7849 or email me at RiByTheBay@gmail.com.


  1. ray johnson says

    my wife and I,from nh are looking for a 3season cottage for sale within walking distance to the coast. I grew up in RI, and went to URI move to NH in 1995 and , at that time the realestate market was great. I sold 4 income 3and4family homes.my wife is from NH but she loves the coast of RI. We go to RI 3times year to vist my famiy and friends. Look for something,not just for me but for my wife,what a wonderful gift to her / thank you so much ray Johnson 603-529-5655

  2. expatriates Brussels says

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  3. says

    You are the one in your your neighborhoods for RI vacation waterfront homes to turn to bar none Ginny! Expert splash over and over in your work on and off line. Enjoyed your site.

  4. says

    Wow, so stunning and alluring, your Rhode Island waterfront real estate site is…especially for one such as I who is enduring the Arizona 110 degree summer days

  5. Melissa Zavala says

    Hi Ginny. Now that the kids are out of school, it is a great time to visit many of the waterfront communities in Rhode Island. What lovely photos to showcase them!

  6. Susan Haughton says

    I simply cannot get over how beautiful the Rhode Island coast is! I had no idea you had those beautiful classic coastal homes there, either. If I were considering a move, I would put RI high on the list!

    • says

      RI coastal real estate is fantastic for all…I am blessed to live here and work in an amazing profession I love…thanks Susan!

  7. says

    Good Morning, Ginny. You have so much Rhode Island coast with such lovely homes and architecture. This morning the ocean is calling my name. Too bad it’s the Pacific, not the Atlantic 😉

  8. Kristine Ginsberg says

    Ginny – while I knew there was a lot of spectacular coastline along Rhode Island, I had no idea it was 400 miles! There are so many beautiful homes at all price points there is something for everyone! Excellent information on the coastal vacation homes on the Atlantic as well as the beautiful Narragansett Bay! No one knows RI like you!

  9. Debra Harr says

    Great article about Waterfront Vacation Homes in Rhode Island. A very beautiful place to relax and enjoy your vacation. Thank you for sharing Ginny. Stay the best north kingstown short sale agent.

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  10. says

    Hello Ginny,

    Waterfront Vacation homes is definitely a beautiful place to live in.Anyone would be lucky to have this.Stay the best North Kingstown Short Sale Agents.

  11. says

    Hello Ginny,this is definitely a great Waterfront Vacation home.I wouldn’t mind staying there for a long time.The place looks really peaceful and also a family friendly vacation home.Good luck on this and Continue being the best North Kingstown Short Sale Agent.

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