Located in one of the East Side’s most sought after neighborhoods, this exceptional grey stucco Colonial is ideally situated on a beautiful corner lot with tall trees and mature landscaping.
Stepping through the front door and entrance vestibule, the inviting main foyer leads into an elegant expanded living room highlighted by a stunning box bay window and a fireplace with a striking marble surround. The living room opens to a charming family room with another wood-burning fireplace and lovely built-ins. Both the living room and family room offer access through French doors to a gorgeous terracotta tiled sunroom surrounded by curved walls of glass looking out to the yard.
The opposite wing of the first floor features a gorgeous formal dining room illuminated by a large bow window. The expansive chef’s kitchen has been designed with ample granite countertops and walls of quality custom cabinetry by Ian Thompson. The large center island includes a range top, prep sink, and bar seating, while the sun-drenched built-in breakfast nook offers the perfect spot to begin your mornings.
The sunroom and kitchen each include doors that lead out to a wonderful wrap-around bluestone terrace, providing the ideal setting for quiet relaxation or outdoor entertaining.
Upstairs, the second floor master suite is lined with custom built-in closets, and has a private luxury bath with a whirlpool tub and a separate stall shower. Completing the second floor is a recently updated family bath with double sinks plus three more generous bedrooms, two with fireplaces and one with a sunny bow window featuring a delightful built-in window seat. The third level supplies two additional bedrooms, a quiet study, as well as another full bath and a cedar closet. Updated mechanicals throughout including central air-conditioning.
Outside, the matching carriage house has an oversized three-car garage with its own basement, and includes a one bedroom apartment on the finished upper level – perfect for guests or in-laws.
Set in the quiet Grotto neighborhood, this very special property is just a short walk to the scenic Seekonk River and several nearby city parks, and is less than a mile from all the locally owned shops and boutiques of Wayland Square. Enjoy morning walks along the Blackstone Boulevard Path, or take a short ride to the many heralded restaurants along Hope Street. Just minutes from the educational facilities of both Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design, convenient access to the interstate and train station allow for easy travel throughout Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts.