What You Can Buy in Rhode Island for About $800,000
Saturday, October 08, 2022 | GoLocalProv and Mott & Chace Content Partnership | GoLocalProv.com
The folks at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International have a great collection of homes — Newport’s Point Section, Tiverton, and over the line in Taunton.
All of the properties are in the $800,000 range.
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1148 Main Road | Tiverton | $875,000
Listed by Phyllis Ibbotson
This exquisite Historic Victorian with old-world beauty and charm has all the modern amenities. The home has been upgraded from the studs inward i.e., electrical, plumbing, and insulation, have all been brought up to current day standards. A wraparound porch with a hanging swing, a side porch for dining alfresco, and a garden area complete with a fire pit and koi pond. The expansive front lawn offers privacy from the road. This home has antique heart pine flooring throughout, three fireplaces, a beautiful winding staircase, built-ins, and custom moldings. With 6 bedrooms, split between 2 floors, and a second kitchen and living room, this home makes for a perfect extended family living. Located in the Historic District of Tiverton, close to water and with great short-term rental history. The location is perfect for the commuter with easy access to the highway and close to shopping, restaurants, and services.
160 Highland Street | Taunton MA | $873,000
Listed by Stephen Antoni
Meticulously crafted and maintained, this gem from the mid-1930s-1940s reminds us what “quality-built” means. This stately residence sits back from the road with a beautiful brick approach. The winding driveway conceals the park-like grounds that await your visitors on this manicured 1-acre oasis. Relax by the 20′ x 40′ inground saltwater pool and swim away the day’s issues. This yard is a great place for friends and family to gather and the landscaping is exquisite and tranquil. Enter the home from the rear yard and you are greeted by a vaulted sunroom and French doors leading to an oversized living room with a marble gas fireplace and built-in bar. The kitchen is a chef’s treat with a dual fuel oven, sub-zero fridge, granite counters, custom built-ins and more. The front vestibule and foyer lead to the formal dining room and family room. Upstairs has three bedrooms, including the Primary bedroom/bath. The third floor features a bonus room/office.
2 Sunshine Court | Newport | $830,000
Listed by The Blackstone Team
Welcome to The Point, Newport’s historic neighborhood in close proximity to the harbor and shops and restaurants. Built-in 1880 and well-maintained and updated since, Two Sunshine Court offers the best of both privacy and convenience. Tucked away on a dead-end street, this classic New England shingle-style home has two parking spaces and an inviting, secluded outdoor garden and sitting area. The garden shed, currently used as a personal bar and lounge space, has been approved for water and sewer connections, offering the possibility of conversion into a guest cottage. The home itself features three large bedrooms and two bathrooms, period woodwork, and a double-sided fireplace that can be enjoyed from either the kitchen or the living room. The basement includes space perfect for a wine cellar. Whether you are seeking a seasonal or year-round home, this is your opportunity to experience the best of Rhode Island’s storied city by the sea.