BlogPress December 4, 2018

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty Announces Significant Sale on the East Side of Providence

Providence, RI (December 4, 2018) – Spanning over 6,000 square feet of living space and three separate units, the Thomas Poynton Ives home located at 270-272 Benefit Street has sold for $2,100,000. This historic, College Hill residence offers views of the Providence skyline and is in the heart of the walkable East Side neighborhood. The buyers of the home were represented by Claudia Philbrick, Sales Associate with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. The sellers were represented by Jim DeRentis of Residential Properties.

Features of the property include fireplaces in all living and dining rooms and private, off-street parking. According to data from the Rhode Island Statewide Multiple Listing Service, this is the highest multi-family sale in the municipality in over 10 years.

Judy Chace, Broker/Co-Owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty adds, “With close proximity to amazing restaurants, shops and both the Brown University and RISD campuses, this home offers a true East Side experience.”

“The walkability of the East Side paired with historic architecture remains a vital pulse of our state. We are pleased to represent clients in such a notable transaction,” states Ray Mott, Broker/Co-Owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty.


With a combined history of success and a reputation for representing Rhode Island’s finest properties, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty was founded by Judy Chace and Ray Mott. The firm of over 130 agents have an established record of providing exceptional customer service to their national and international clientele with six offices in Rhode Island in Barrington, Charlestown, East Greenwich, Narragansett, Providence and Watch Hill. Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty combines local expertise with a world-renowned brand. Sotheby’s International Realty network includes over 22,000 sales associates in approximately 960 offices in 72 countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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