Watch Hill RI Information, Events and Real Estate



Watch Hill, RI Info

Watch Hill, RI is a quaint coastal village in the town of Westerly surrounded on three-sides by water - the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Little Narragansett Bay and the Pawcatuck River on the other. Watch Hill sits at the most-southwestern point in all of Rhode Island, excluding Block Island. It came to prominence in the late 19th and early 20th century as an exclusive summer resort, with wealthy families building sprawling Victorian-style "cottages" along the peninsula. Watch Hill is characterized by The New York Times as a community "with a strong sense of privacy and of discreetly used wealth", in contrast with "the overpowering castles of the very rich" in nearby Newport. Today, it is best known as the backdrop for the Ocean House, the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond Hotel in Rhode Island.


Watch Hill is located only 150-miles from NYC, 100-miles from Boston, 50-miles from Providence's TF Green Airport, and only 1-mile from the town of Westerly's own private-jet capable airport, Watch Hill is the quintessential 'hidden-gem' seaside village offering a relaxed, yet stylish, vibe.  Residents, guests and visitors alike, quickly fall into 'vacation mode', casting their worries aside while enjoying the gorgeous beaches, clubs, activities and social scene.


Watch Hill, close to home, but far away.




“Highland Lodge,” a classic and stylish Watch Hill home sitting on nearly 1.5-acres with beautiful grounds, a pool, views of the ocean and a short walk to the Village of Watch Hill, the Ocean House, and Rhode Island's most beautiful beach!

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This site's purpose is to provide information on Watch Hill RI.  To provide info on Watch Hill people, events, beaches, history, and the area. It is our hope that the current residents of Watch Hill will find this info helpful, and that new visitors will find the site a useful resource for Watch Hill rentals, real estate, or merely temporary accommodations in one of the wonderful local establishments. We thank you for your support of Watch Hill!

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