72 Washington Street, Newport, RI 02840

$5,900,000
8
BD
7
BA
7,644
SqFt
List Price
$5,900,000
Price Change
▼ $1,295,000 1652829965
MLS#
RIS-1306490
Status
PENDING
Type
Single Family Residential
City
Newport
County
Newport
Bedrooms
8
Bathrooms
7
Living Area
7,644
Year Built
1846

Property Description

Villa Marina, also knows as the Sanford Covell House is a one of a kind single family opportunity located directly on the water in Newport's famed Point neighborhood. Step back in time to the era of Newport's Gilded Age and experience the rich and distinct historic impression conjured by the predominately 18th century homes that line Washington Street. A 35 ft. high entrance hall and grand staircase greet you upon entering, where balconies peek out from varying levels and ornate stained glass illuminates the spaces from above. Artisan woodwork from a bygone era adorns every room; oak, ash, cherry, hard pine, maple, black walnut, butternut and ebony finishes carry your eye in varying patterns throughout. A remarkable example of mid-Victorian era architecture, this property was designed by the architect - Wm. Ralph Emerson, cousin of Ralph Waldo. Listed for sale publicly for the 1st time since 1985, this up and running Inn offers spectacular amenities such as an in-ground, heated, salt water pool, large wrap around porch and a deep water dock where you can tie up your boat(s). Enjoy breath taking sunsets on the dock with 180 degree views of Newport Harbor from its custom built cupola, complete with comfortable seating area, or from the 1st floor porch or even the rooftop deck, where billowing breezes and Newport Bridge views from all 3 vantage points invigorate the soul!

Additional Information

Fireplace
Yes
Cooling
None
Sewer
Connected, Public Sewer
Parking Features
No Garage
Taxes
$36,585
Community Features
Marina, Near Hospital, Near Schools, Public Transportation, Recreation Area, Shopping, Tennis Court(s), Sidewalks

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Listing courtesy of Gustave White Sotheby's Realty.

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