Zero patience for others? Small island’s only home hits market


Portsmouth, Rhode Island (AP)-- Zero patience for the company of others? Anyone who’s ever wanted their own private island getaway now has a chance-- and it might be less expensive than you would think.

The only house on a small island in Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay-- with the unique address of 0 Patience Way-- has hit the market for an asking price of $399,900 dollars, The Newport Daily News reported on Monday.

The seasonal cottage on Patience Island is off the electrical grid, but comes with just under a half-acre of land and approximately 600 square feet of living area that includes two bedrooms, a kitchenette, a half bath, and what is described as a “picturesque front porch.” A single solar panel does provide some electrical services.

“Perfect for comfortable camping, getaways, amazing Airbnb potential, and more,” the listing from Rhode Island Real Estate Services says.

The cottage also has a unique address-- 0 Patience Way.

The island, officially part of the town of Portsmouth, is about one-third of a square mile.

According to property records, the cottage was built in 1972 and has been owned by the same family since.

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