Lila Delman Real Estate International listing “The John Banister House”, 56 Pelham Street Newport, RI. was featured as “House of The Day” on the website “” The home is one of newports most notable histoic properties on the market dating back to 1751.

Exceptionally rare and important John Banister House set in the heart of Newport’s famed Historic District is now available for sale. This generously proportioned gambrel contains 13 rooms, 9 bedrooms and 9 and ½ baths. Tall ceilings, spacious rooms and an extraordinary amount of original detail underscore the importance of the original owners, Newport’s most prominent merchant and his socially distinguished wife, Hermione Pelham, a descendant of Queen Anne Boleyn, wife of the notorious Henry VIII. The home is located in its original location in the heart of what was once a large family-owned tract stretching from Bellevue Avenue, encompassing the Benedict Arnold’s Old Stone Mill, and running downhill to the family’s waterfront business interests, now known as Banister’s Wharf.

$895,000 | MLS #1093483 | 9 bedrooms | 9 bathrooms | 1 half-bath