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Newport's Front Row Seat to the Volvo Ocean Race

Posted by Hadfield Group on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 12:51pm.

Newport Harbor has it all and Goat Island has the front row seat! Sitting on the veranda of a Goat Island residence is truly like being afloat. No need to worry about admission to viewing the Newport leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, you are literally in it.   

Sunsets and Restaurants

With 24-hour security, pool and tennis, this gated community offers a true escape on one of Newport's most treasured pieces of land. Watch the sun set over Jamestown Harbor from your living room (view from 1211 Capella, Goat Island, Newport pictured here) or take a short walk to Pineapple's on the Bay at the recently renovated Hyatt Hotel. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the harbor from the breezy porch of of the Marina Grill. Love being surrounded by luxury yachts? Check out Belle's Cafe at the Newport Shipyard and enjoy a casual dining enjoy some of the best luxury yacht sitings in the world. 

 

 

Fishing and Sailing Charters

Like to fish or sail? Catch one of the many fishing or sailing charters leaving just outside your doorstep, or just cast a line off the Goat Island causeway a local favorite. 

From Pirates to Paradise

And what about the history? One is hard pressed to find a harbor island in this great country with more history, transformation and functions in over the past three centuries than our own Goat Island. From Native Americans and Revolutionaries to Pirates and Naval Engineers, this 20-acre island has served its country and then some. Prior to the construction of Ft. Adams in the 1700's. Newport Harbor was protected by the many Forts erected on the Goat Island. Nearly every torpedo used in World War I and II was manufactured here.

An Island among Islands

Situated between Aquidneck Island to the East and Conanicut Island to the West, the waters surrounding Goat Island have seen it all, from fleets of war ships and the pirates in the 1700's to the world class yachting and cruising of today.  

 

The Hadfield Group
Matt Hadfield, Broker/Owner, Hogan Associates, 294 Valley Rd., Middletown, RI 02842 401.848.4358
Michele Mullowney, Sales/Closing Associate 401.207.0083

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