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JC, Home Buyer in Hartford, CT

Looking for a second home in NE for summer vacations. Any good suggestions for around $200k?

Asked by JC, Hartford, CT Thu May 15, 2008

Prefer somewhat close to the water and local villages. Is it completely unrealistic at this price range?

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no it is not unrealistic. Try mid-coast Maine in the villages along the coast such as Cushing, Friendship, Waldoboro, Breman, Round Pond or towns of Rockland, Rockport etc.

we have property in Friendship and have about a 4minute walk to the harbor with wonderful views.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 29, 2008
There are condo's in Charlestown which are in a complex called Castle Rock about 2 miles from the beaches. Low taxes. For more information you can go to http://www.BobsTeam.info click on Condominiums, Charlestown, complex Castle Rock. If you need additional information let us know.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 19, 2008
Yes, there are more condos available heading torwards the beaches. Narragansett has quite a few on the market, slightly over the $200 mark. Also Newport has a couple (also asking around 229, that are walking distance to beaches, mostly two bedrooms.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 16, 2008
Follow Up Question:

Would I have more choices if it was Condo or Townhouse? (May be preferable because of no upkeep)
Looking for something small (around 1,000 sq feet)
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 16, 2008
The best beaches in Rhode Island are in Narragansett, Matunuck, Sand Hill Cove, Charlestown, etc. Very rarely is there one in the $200 price range. Warwick does have some small beaches, Conimicut and Oakland, that have old beach cottages mixed in with newer homes. If you are looking in the $200 price range, Warwick may very well be your best bet.
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