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A Magical Place - You’ll Love It Here - Kids Too - Sleeps 6-8

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Beloved summer home for our entire family - and YOURS!

Designed, crafted and built by hand - by our own family - in 1979 - in a combined Arts & Crafts, Ranch House, Fishing Cabin style. It’s architecturally interesting, fun, and unique, with rough-cut paneling, cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, hardwood floors and terracotta tiles. It’s an amazing place. One of the most spiritual locations you will ever find. Very relaxing and rejuvenating...

Great for families (Separated from the road by stonewalls and trees – no traffic worries. Plenty of open yard and fields for running, playing, bikes.)

Great for a pair of vacationing couples. Romantic!

Main House has a cathedral ceiling with combined living room and dining room (seats 8). Sleeping loft (for 2 in a queen), above the fully enclosed kitchen and bathroom. Sliding doors onto the west deck. Double sliding doors onto the south deck. Living room has 2 easy chairs, 2 conversation chairs, floor cushions, couch (sleeps 2), TV & wood stove.

Kitchen (full fridge, coffee maker, toaster oven, stove/oven, microwave, dishes, cooking utensils, placemats, serving dishes & serving utensils.)

Bathrooms: one full bathroom (with shower), one half bath (no shower), one outdoor shower (enclosed on all sides, open to the sky, fantastic).

The Main House and the Guest Studio are separate buildings, are not attached, except by the deck.

Guest Studio sleeps 4 (1 queen and 2 singles). Dressers, desk, TV, 3 chairs, storage unit, wood stove, coffee maker.

Pillows, blankets and quilts are provided. Linens and towels can be provided or you can bring your own.

Wrap-around decks with patio furniture, and Weber real charcoal barbecue.

Cable TV and Broadband in both buildings.

Cell phone reception excellent.

Games Available: Ping Pong, Darts, Volleyball, Horseshoes, Bocci Ball, Croquet, Whiffle Ball, Badminton, Canoe, Sandbox with Backhoe & Beach Toys, Checkers, Chess, Caroms, Board Games, Puzzles, and MORE.

Plenty of parking. Lawn is mowed every Friday.


ul li Southeastern Massachusetts.

li Near Tiverton, Rhode Island (RI).

li 3 miles from several beaches.

li Off of I-195, off of #88, on Horseneck Road in Westport MA.

li No need to go all the way to Cape Cod.

li Lots of sights, sounds, activities, culture and recreation in the area.

li 15” to Dartmouth (mall, movies, shopping, Children’s Museum).

li 20” to Fall River (historic architecture) and New Bedford (Whaling Museum).

li 30” to Providence (PawSox, great restaurants).

li 40” to Newport (sailing ships, jazz, architecture).

li 75” to Boston (cultural capitol of the country, sports capitol of the world, cradle of liberty, hub of the universe) – even a manageable commute.

MINIMUM STAY (Winter & Summer): One week.

SUMMER NOTE: In summer, you rent the whole place (Main House & Studio, Barn, all ten acres). You have the place to yourself.

WINTER NOTE: In winter, the rental unit is the Main House. (And, from time-to-time, during the warmer months (Sep, Oct, Apr, May) there might be a short-term guest in the Studio. Always of the same gender.)

More Details

Randy & Tylea Richard
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2018

About Randy & Tylea Richard

We are a father (Randy) and daughter (Tylea) and son (Nigel) team caring for our beloved family property. We look forward to hosting you!

We are especially interested in finding renters who will appreciate the place as a family heirloom and maybe even return year after year as kids grow up, or for the annual summer sanctuary.

This is the first time we have advertised in over five years. One family bought a farm in Westport and are now neighbors, and another family promised their daughters an airplane vacation - planning to be back next year.

Randy & Tylea Richard purchased this lodge in 1979

Why Randy & Tylea Richard chose Westport

We bought the property and built the vineyard, and still use it as our summer getaway.

We rent it a few weeks a year to special groups. This is not a commercial venture and we are not landlords.

We do not live on the property but are always available for questions and assistance.

What makes this lodge unique

There are two buildings (near each other but separate).

The Main House sleeps 2 (4 with the fold-out couch), and the Studio sleeps 4 (with two single beds and one queen). There are also foam mattresses for extra guests to slumber on the floor, both houses.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Westport, Massachusetts

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • PARTIES & EVENTS: House & Parking can handle informal gatherings of 10 or less. In summer with deck, up to 20. No large or formally organized events.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main House Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Studio Bathroom - toilet
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , With a view of sky and fields, but sheltered, sequestered.
  • Two bathrooms, plus an outdoor shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main House - Sleeping Loft - 1 queen
    Main House - Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps two.
    Studio - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Fantastic room for one, two, three or four!
  • Two bedrooms, one sleeps four (queen bed with two singles). The other is a sleeping loft, with a queen bed. There is also a fold-out coach for two. And there are three foam pads (a full and two singles) for one-night additional sleeping accommodations - albeit on the floor.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
THINGS WE DON’T HAVE: No dishwasher (many other benefits instead). No washer and dryer (2 laundromats within 15”). No air conditioning (not needed tho). No pass for Westport Town Beach. (Nearby beaches: Horseneck Beach, Demerest-Lloyd Beach, Gooseberry Neck Beach.) RULES & REGS: No smoking No pets


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A Magical Place - You’ll Love It Here - Kids Too - Sleeps 6-8
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Charming, comfortable cottage with great outdoor space and options for family fun

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in Westport. Easy access to Horseneck Beach and plenty of outdoor activities. Randy was super accommodating and eager to please. We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Logan Airport, Boston. Green Airport, Providence.
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Town Center
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
New Bedford
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Town Center
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mount Wachusett
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Westport, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Stonegate Vineyard WINTER 2017
Sep 1 2017 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Stonegate Vineyard SUMMER 2018
Jun 15 2018 - Sep 7 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$128.85


In the Winter (Sep-May):
We offer only the Main House (with Large Deck and Main Yard). The Winter Rental of the Main House is usually for longer periods, like a month or more, up to 9 months.
In Sep-Nov & Mar-May (NOT Dec-Feb), the Studio (with Small Deck and Small Yard) can be rented by itself. (For the cold months, we turn off the water in the Studio.)
The Barn can be used for storage, although limited.
The Main House sleeps 2. The Studio sleeps 4.

In the Summer (Jun-Aug):
We offer the Main House, Studio, Barn, Yard & Fields all together.
The Main House sleeps 4. The Studio sleeps 4.

In the winter, just the Main House or Studio.
In the summer, the whole place.
Minimum Stay: ONE WEEK (all year).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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