Lovingly restored and updated, this award-winning Wickford Village waterfront property, affectionately known as "Old Yellow", is one of Wickford's most iconic homes. Framed by native gardens designed by well-known landscape architect, Ralph Hartman, it is the oldest surviving home in the village (circa 1735) and has been home to members of nearly every prominent family in the community over the centuries, including grandsons of two different Colonial Governors of Rhode Island. The central chimney Colonial showcases authentic and charming original details, including an amazing bee hive oven, four fireplaces, old growth wide plank floors, exposed beams, original chimney breast work, wood and brick work and two staircases. It offers a foyer with custom book/display shelves, lovely living room with fireplace, sitting room with fireplace, an intimate library/study with fireplace, and a delightful eat-in kitchen/family room area. The second floor en-suite master has a fireplace and custom closets and is located next to a laundry room while a waterside bedroom has a waterside deck and shares an updated bath with a 2nd guest bedroom.The recently finished third floor, which is wonderful bonus space and perfect as a media or play room, also has a hall of built-in cedar closets. A terrace with water views, garden shed repurposed from the original privy, water access and off-street parking complete the house. Warm and inviting, the home beautifully blends past and present.Timeless.
Listing courtesy of Mansions & Manors.
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