Located in historic Smith Hill, this open floor plan 3rd floor walkup penthouse apartment with private entrances, bath and kitchen is conveniently close to Brown, RISD, PC, RI College, Down-city, Providence Place, Amtrak/MBTA Station, and I-95. Sleeps 3 with one queen bed, full convertible futon and single futon. Off-street parking for 1 compact to mid-sized vehicle.
Bright and sunny, this private penthouse loft on the top floor of a 3-family Victorian sleeps two comfortably; a third can be accommodated on the sleeper sofa. Off-street parking for 1 vehicle provided.
Cotton linens provided as a standard on the queen sized bed. Pillows are also encased in allergen protectors, eliminating dust mites and pollutants that interfere with your peaceful sleep. (OK, so I am a bit of a "freak" when it comes to prevention and cleanliness, I confess!) For those with allergies to feathers, cats, etc., there are none on the premises (down-alternative comforters and pillows), although there is a friendly mini-Schnauzer (hypo-allergenic breed) who "rules the roost" here and may be encountered on the property. However, your private space is off limits to him.
Extra linens and towels are provided, along with terry cloth robes, blow dryer, shampoos, conditioners, soaps, shower gels, toothbrushes, dental floss, toothpaste, mouthwash, etc.
The apartment also comes fully equipped with a chef's kitchen including microwave, toaster, toaster oven, gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal, pots and pans, pressure cooker, rotisserie oven, dinnerware, silverware, cutlery, coffee-maker (including French-press, mocha pot and Keurig® machine), tea kettle, burr coffee grinder, juicer, food processor, selection of teas, coffees (ground, whole bean, and for those in a rush, k-cups), condiments, and of course, disinfecting wipes!
A snack tray of assorted treats is provided for your enjoyment..
"Alexa" is your personal digital assistant, providing "smarthome" convenience courtesy of Amazon Echo®. Boston Acoustics® wireless speakers allow you to connect your Bluetooth® enabled mobile devices. Mac Desktop computer and Fios high speed wifi internet access provided for your mobile devices and connectivity needs for the “intertubes”.
Carbon monoxide, fire/smoke detector, and fire extinguisher installed as standard safety protocol. Umbrellas are also provided. The property has 24 hour security video surveillance of common areas, backyard, main entrances, and front entranceto the guest unit. See house rules regarding the security cameras located in your unit.
The space has been treated with diatomaceous earth, a fine organic powder made from sea creatures that prevents pest infestation (bed bugs, etc.). The apartment is also regularly checked for any signs of problems, and routinely treated with organic prophylactics, just in case. An ounce of prevention...
In winter, a small electric fireplace adds additional heat, coziness and ambiance, should you desire. Snow removal is provided in the parking area and grounds for you and your vehicle, providing hassle-free egress and ingress.
Historic Smith Hill, home to the Rhode Island State Capitol building, is a diverse urban residential neighborhood of mostly Victorian multi-family homes in transition from the real estate downturn of 2008, strategically and centrally located in the Providence metro area. A short stroll (20-25 minutes) finds you "Downcity" with its clubs, performing arts centers (PPAC, Trinity Rep), and 5 star restaurants, at Waterplace Park and in the heart of Waterfire (when scheduled), at the VETS performing arts center, at the AMTRAK/ MBTA transportation (train) station, or at Providence Place Mall, with its great shopping. Rich with cultural diversity, ethnic dining, medical facilities (VA, Roger Williams), higher education campuses (Providence College, RIC) and other resources, Smith Hill is a residential neighborhood on the rise! See map for more information regarding the space's proximity to various attractions/resources in the neighborhood and Providence metro area.
Providence, Rhode Island, USA