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Take a Look at What You Can Get for $1.5M in Rhode Island

Take a Look at What You Can Get for $1.5M in Rhode Island

Saturday, August 28, 2021 | GoLocal Prov and Mott & Chace Content Partnership | GoLocalProv.com

At a time when demand is high and prices continue to edge up, the opportunity for luxury estates is still available in Rhode Island in the $1.5 million range.

Mott and Chace Sotheby’s International has selected three remarkable properties that have custom offerings.


480 Gravelly Hill Road | South | $1,395,000
Listed by Michael Himmel

This property gets you close to where you want to be, yet feels so peacefully far from anywhere at all. This home is surrounded by almost 35 acres of native trees in the middle of the woods, a half-mile off the road. With roots in the 1700s, rich in local history, there are many modern touches including new and modern cooking and dining area. The cooking area features cherry wood countertops, custom-made soft close cabinets, integrated top-line appliances and a breakfast bar. The living room has a wood stove insert in the stone fireplace. Enjoy a daily visit from the blue heron from the 450 square foot master bedroom with an upper-level walkout deck to view the 2-acre spring-fed swimming pond. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home has new windows, recent roof update, new cedar shingles, updated plumbing and a backup Generac 22,000 watt generator that runs up to 2 weeks with onsite propane. A true homestead, there are several out-buildings around this beautiful home. A custom-built stone and cedar playhouse, built in 1939, with its own wood fireplace and electricity, is a perfect place for children (or adults) to escape or connect. There is also a large, refinished horse barn/workshop/studio, another large workshop building useful for whatever you imagine, and a covered wood storage out-building.


625 West Allenton Road | North Kingstown | $1,495,000

Listed by Erin Marsh and Judy Chace

Sited on 2 private acres this custom-built home underwent a thorough interior renovation in 2016/2017. Offering nearly 6,000 sq ft of living space with soaring ceilings, oversized windows, and high-end finishes throughout. Stone walls and bluestone steps lead to an inviting arched entryway with double mahogany front doors. Inside, an open floor-plan allows for easy living. The eat-in kitchen offers high-end appliances, generous storage, a gas fireplace, and opens to an expansive covered deck. A more formal dining area connects to a sunken living room. The great room is anchored by a stone fireplace, has a wet bar, built-ins and exterior deck access. Upstairs, a sprawling primary suite offers a gas fireplace, balcony, walk-in closet, and a stunning spa bath with glass and tile shower, granite countertops, and loads of natural light via skylights. Three additional bedrooms, a full bath, and laundry room complete the second level. Downstairs, a fully equipped guest suite works as an in-law apartment or an au pair suite, has a gas fireplace, full bath, laundry, and an area for an exercise space or office. A private covered patio and patio with a hot tub complete the lower level. Three-car garage, Viessman mechanicals, radiant floors throughout and a whole house generator are additional highlights. Abuts acres of conservation land. Just minutes from several beautiful beaches and the village of Wickford, and nearby to both AMTRAK and major highways. Newport is a quick 9-mile ride.


2 Hundred Acre Pond Road E | South Kingstown | $1,449,000

Listed by Danielle Fox

Welcome to your waterfront retreat, located on Hundred Acre Pond in South Kingstown! Have you been dreaming of a lifestyle filled with family and the outdoors? A spot where you can kayak, swim, fish, and boat all from the privacy of your own backyard? Look no further. This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home offers almost 4,000 square feet of inviting living spaces with stunning pond views from almost every window! The home was designed with family and friends in mind and offers plenty of space for entertaining & guests. The wrap-around deck is the perfect spot for enjoying coffee in the morning right alongside nature. Step down to your new dock and enjoy life on the water – launch your kayak or boat and you’re ready to go! An enclosed boathouse allows you to store all of your fishing and swimming gear. Take advantage of the pond year-round, including ice fishing & skating in the winter. Easy access to highways and Amtrak train station. Your dream getaway is right here!