within a stone's throw

within a stone's throw (of something)

 and (just) a stone's throw away (from something); (just) a stone's throw (from something)
Fig. very close (to something). (Possibly as close as the distance one could throw a stone. It usually refers to a distance much greater than one could throw a stone.) The police department was located within a stone's throw of our house. We live in Carbondale, and that's just a stone's throw away from the Mississippi River. Come visit. We live just a stone's throw away.
See also: throw, within