Have you ever wished you could own a piece of history? If so, this week’s most expensive home listing could be for you. The Stella Maris Inn, located on Washington Street in Newport, could be your for just $2.8 million. The historic home boasts 14 bedrooms, 13.5 bathrooms and a stunning stone fireplace.
The current owners have operated the inn for the past 30 years and are looking to pass it on to a someone new. Not interested in running an inn? Live in it as a single-family home and invite over all your friends at once!
The $2.8 million listing tops this weeks list of most expensive houses in Rhode Island, which includes a secluded contemporary house on Block Island, a sprawling Cape Cod-style mansion in Charlestown and a beautiful historic Victorian in Newport.
91 Washington St., Newport, $2.8 million
This house was built in 1861 and has been operated as a charming inn for the past 30 years. Each of the 14 bedrooms had an en-suite bathroom, and the living room features a massive stone fireplace.
The piece of City By The Sea history can continue to be operated as an inn, split into condominiums or just lived in as a massive single-family home.
56 Bourne Lane, Barrington, $1.7 million
This waterfront property comes with its own deep-water dock and expansive water views from the back deck, offering opportunities for boating and swimming.
The master bedroom features its own private balcony looking out towards the water. The house has five bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms with plenty of room for guests.
3 Percy Lane, Narragansett, $1.9 million
This house sits right on the water in the Jerusalem area of Narragansett. Built a decade ago, the house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms and is walking distance to the Block Island Ferry dock and nearby businesses.
The back patio features a built-in fireplace and the third-floor covered balcony offers clear views of Block Island.
503 W Beach Rd., Charlestown, $1.7 million
This sprawling Cape Cod-style home has a large yard and comes with an in-ground swimming pool. It has four bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms and two fireplaces. The property is steps away from Central Beach, which has tennis courts, playground and ballfield, as well as access to Quonochontaug Pond.
104 Old Beach Rd., Newport, $2.7 million
This house looks like a piece of history, but it was actually built in 2001. It features seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and is designed to be the junction between historic charm and modern-day amenities.
The second-floor bedrooms look out onto Easton’s Beach and the house is within walking distance of the Cliff Walk and downtown Newport attractions. It comes at a cost though, ringing in as the second most-expensive house listed in the past week.
27 Kay St., Newport, $1.8 million
If you’re looking for an actual piece of Newport history, this could be the house for you. This wedding-cake Victorian was built in 1855 and boats six bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. Ten rooms in the house have their own fireplaces, and the adjoining lot can be purchased with the house as well.
924 Off Coast Guard Rd., Block Island, $1.8 million
If you’re in the market for something more unique, check out this secluded Block Island contemporary home, which won the United States AIA First Honor Award for Best Vacation House. The secluded house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and massive floor-to-ceiling windows that offering full views of the ocean.