Uncategorized March 20, 2024

What Historic Homes You Can Buy in Rhode Island

Saturday, March 16, 2024

The folks at Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International offer three historic homes from across Rhode Island.

These properties are located in North Kingstown, Barrington, and Providence and offer a range of prices.

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109 Hope Street | Providence | $549,000

Listed by The Soby Fox Team

Experience the epitome of historic charm in the heart of Providence’s East Side with the Ebenezer Shed house. Dating back to 1845, this colonial gem boasts two bedrooms, one full bathroom, and a cozy 750 square feet, creating an intimate and inviting living space. As you step inside, the original hardwood floors enchant with their warm character, telling the story of a bygone era. Meticulously maintained, these floors lead you through a home that seamlessly combines quaintness with modern upgrades. Enjoy the views through the windows that have all been replaced, flooding the space with natural light and providing glimpses of the picturesque College Hill neighborhood. A new roof, and a freshly painted exterior showcase a commitment to both historic preservation & modern functionality. Discover the convenience of a brand new boiler & hot water heater. Step outside into an adorable outdoor yard space, a perfect retreat for relaxation or entertaining, adding an extra layer of charm to this historic home. Immerse yourself in the vibrant surroundings of College Hill, with its historic sites and world-class educational institutions like the Rhode Island School of Design & Brown University. This residence isn’t just a home; it’s a living piece of Providence’s rich history, offering a unique blend of character, comfort, and charm. Don’t miss the chance to make the Ebenezer Shed house your own—a slice of colonial elegance in the heart of the East Side. Step into a timeless living experience.


166 New Meadow Road | Barrington | $1,395,000

Listed by Ann Glosson

Tucked away among carefully curated gardens, this 1746 Antique Home on the Barrington River enjoys impressive views of its coastal setting and sunsets. Perennial gardens and patios designed by the famed New Bedford horticulturist Allen Haskell, offer delightful outdoor spaces that continue to welcome blossoms, butterflies, and birds. The home itself is a 2,600-square-foot slice of heaven. A large, crisp white eat-in kitchen with a beamed ceiling and granite island features a bay window overlooking the water. The adjoining dining room has a fireplace and built-ins that speak to the heritage of the home. The living room, lovingly referred to as the “River Room,” appears to float in its pristine natural setting with water views from every window, while a fireplace with gas insert offers coziness in cooler months. With three bedrooms, two of which are ensuite and everything from period details such as doors with leaded glass, to updates for comfort and convenience, this singular home offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the best of life along the picturesque Barrington River.


2424 Tower Hill Road | North Kingstown | $12,000,000

Listed by The Monaco Group

Beautifully sited on 127 acres, River Farm is a classic gentleman’s estate. This private retreat overlooks breathtaking water views and tranquil wooded grounds. The estate consists of a 6-bedroom historic farmhouse, inground pool, and pool house, caretaker’s residence, and a working farm. The stone patio in the rear of the home offers plenty of space for outdoor entertaining. The walking paths lead to approximately one mile of waterfront along the Pettaquamscutt River. There is potential for subdividing the property for development. To develop the property requires a major sub-division with minimum requirements of 80,000 square feet and 200-foot frontage. River Farm is located near beautiful Narragansett beaches, 20 minutes to Newport and 40 minutes to Providence. This rare offering is the opportunity to own your ideal getaway.

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