$1,100,000 39 Clarke Street Newport, RI

MLS: 1268383   Type: Single Family   County: Newport   City: Newport   Neighborhood: Historic Hill -washington Square   Zip: 02840   Style: Historic/Antique   # Rooms: 12    Stories: 2   Taxes: $14,383

Mortgage $5,164 /mo



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Own a piece of history at the Benjamin S. Melville House - part of a series of 18th and early 19th century homes on Clarke Street - which is one of Newport's most charming historic streetscapes. This home is being sold as a single family and the rear portion of the lot will have an easement allowing Newport Inns -the abutter- to use it for overflow parking. There will still be parking for two cars tandem on the bricked side driveway. The charming brick patio on the west side adds extra outside living space. This property is one of the larger historic homes in the Historic Hill area with over 3,000 square feet of living space to work with. If you ever wanted to develop your creative vision, this is your opportunity. It is currently an inn. The photography reflects its current use. The floorplan will give you guidance on how the property could be easily reconfigured to create a generously sized home for friends and family. There was house on this lot in the late 17th century but in 1869, when the Melville family bought the property, the 18th century salt box was added on to and we have here now a 3,222 square foot home with great space. It is easy to show so bring your vision and pen and paper. Clarke Street is a short stroll to Washington Square, bustling Broadway and a few blocks from Bellevue Avenue. There is central air throughout most of the property and there are two fireplaces- that could be re activated. Lovely pine floors on both levels.

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10/26/2020 Listed $1,100,000

Appliances Oil Water Heater
Architectural Style Historic/Antique
Community Features Near Schools, Shopping, Tennis Court(s), Sidewalks
Construction Materials Plaster, Shingle Siding
Cooling Wall Unit(s), Central Air
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Exterior Features Patio, Paved Driveway
Flooring Laminate, Wood
Garage Spaces 0
Garage Y/N No
Heating Baseboard, Electric, Forced Air, Individual, Oil, Zoned
Interior Features Attic, Bathtub, Permanent Attic Stairs, Tub Shower
Land Lease Y/N No
Parking Features None
Patio/Porch Features Patio
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Connected, Public Sewer
Stories 2
Subdivision Name Historic Hill /Washington Square
Total Rooms 12
Virtual Tour https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=afBoJPHuk6G
Waterfront Features Walk to Water
Zoning GB

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3220
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Basement Exterior Entry, Full, Interior Entry, Unfinished
Below Grade Finished Area 0
Fireplace Features Masonry
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 0
Heating Y/N Yes
Living Area 3220
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 2

Exterior Features

Covered Spaces 0
Door Features Storm Door(s)
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter, Stone
Lot Size Acres 0.11
Lot Size Area 4792
Lot Size Square Feet 4792
Total Parking 2
Water Source Connected, Public

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (02840)

Price 1.10M Avg 4.71M

Sqr Feet 3,220 Avg 4,780

Cost / Sqr Ft $342 Avg $985

Taxes $14,383 Avg $22,092

Acres 0.11 Avg 2.3

Visits 38 Avg 41

Days on Site 170 Avg 100

Walkscore® 83 Avg 43

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