Uncategorized May 30, 2023

Three Historic Homes You Can Buy in RI Between $500,000 and $1,000,000

Three Historic Homes You Can Buy in RI Between $500,000 and $1,000,000

The folks at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International have three historic homes for sale.

These are homes with detail and craftsmanship.

The three are the types of homes that define New England living.






238-240 Brown Street | Providence | $899,000

Listed by The Blackstone Team

Turn-of-the-century two-family home full of character and charm updated with modern amenities in the heart of College Hill, offering easy access to Downtown, Amtrak, Brown, RISD & Whole Foods. This ideal location is also across from Brown Street Park with a playground, garden plots, running track, and exercise equipment. The 1,466-square-foot first-floor apartment has two bedrooms and one bathroom and can be delivered vacant at closing. The kitchen was recently gut-renovated with quartz countertops, an island, stainless appliances with a dishwasher, and a garbage disposal. The kitchen opens to dining room, plus double parlor rooms with period mantelpieces. Original clawfoot tub with new bathroom vanity and sink in bath. The second and third floors are a 2400 square foot, six-bedroom and two-bathroom townhouse. Recently completed kitchen with stainless steel appliances, white shaker cabinets, dishwasher, wood floors, plus updated bathrooms. Repainted the entire unit last summer. Three forced air heating systems (easy to add AC). Fenced, urban garden/yard with grass and brick paver patio. The front porch has separate front door entrances. Off-street parking for four cars. Perfect for either owner-occupant or investment.





22 Benefit Street | Providence | $950,000

Listed by Heidi Farmer

A true testament to the timeless elegance and architectural grandeur of the past, this Greek Revival gem stands proudly in its charming neighborhood, awaiting full restoration to reclaim its former glory. The graceful lines and symmetrical façade that define the Greek Revival style invite you to enter and be transported to a bygone era. Craftsmanship and attention to detail were paramount then, as is evident in every corner of this home. Ornate moldings, soaring ceilings, and stunning woodwork adorn each room, showcasing the remarkable artistry of the past. Time has weathered the surfaces, but the inherent beauty and potential of this residence are undeniable. The layout offers a generous canvas for restoration, providing an opportunity to create modern living space while preserving historical charm. The echoes of the past await their renaissance here in this remarkable property, which presents a rare opportunity to own a piece of history and make a lasting contribution to the architectural heritage of the community.




59 Maple Avenue | West Warwick | $475,000

Listed by Susan Mitchell and Charlotte McSweeney

This 1911 four-square home has a lovely front porch to welcome you home! This unique property has a large yard and is being sold with a second lot. The property features four to six bedrooms, depending on your needs, two bathrooms, and 1,984 square feet of living space. As you enter the home you are greeted by the living area that opens into the kitchen. On the first floor, you will also find a bedroom, den or office space, a formal dining area with wood-paneled ceilings, and a laundry room. Upstairs are four additional bedrooms and a second full bathroom. The spacious yet private backyard is perfect for hosting barbecues and outdoor gatherings, with plenty of space for lounging by the in-ground pool or sitting around the firepit. The home also features a garage, providing additional storage space.

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