2 Corne Street Newport

3 3.1 2,236 sq ft

The Property

Discover the ultimate retreat nestled within Historic Hill – a luxurious colonial home boasting three bedrooms and three bathrooms. This property features exquisite modern upgrades, including central air conditioning, original hardwood floors, and six fireplaces. Built in 1822 for Michele Felice Corne, a renowned muralist and marine painter who famously introduced the tomato to America, Corne House boasts a rich history. The first level has a spacious living room, a library, and a dining room, all with working fireplaces.

Additionally, a chic butler’s pantry, a quaint powder room, and a large chef’s kitchen with a six-burner Viking stove complete this level. Enjoy intimate meals in the sunny breakfast nook, featuring French doors that open to a meticulously landscaped garden. On the second level, a spacious primary bedroom and bathroom await, featuring both a shower area and soaking bath. Two additional bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, are accessible via front and back staircases. The property is fully enclosed, providing ultimate privacy and seclusion, perfect for enjoying the brick terrace and expansive two-tiered garden, complete with mature plantings, crab apple trees, hydrangeas, roses, and a charming garden shed. A motorized double door gate opens to a cobblestone driveway offering ample parking. Experience turn-key living in this rare gem in pristine condition, located in the heart of Historic Hill, providing easy access to Newport Harbor and Bellevue Avenue.

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Listing Details

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Lot Size:

0.10 acres


  • Basement: Full
  • Brick
  • Patio
  • Wood
  • Fireplace: Brick
  • Heating: Forced Water
  • Heating Fuel: Gas
  • Type: Colonial
  • Year Built: 1820

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    Homes for Sale Today47-93.4% decrease in inventory
    New on Market *2315% increase in new listings
    Avg. Asking Price/Sq.Ft. *$778.73$91 decrease in List Price/Sq.Ft.
    Avg. Sale Price *$1,206,862$283,745 increase in Avg. Sale Price
    Avg. Sale Price as % of Asking Price *95.25%-7.5% decrease in Sales to List Price
    Avg. Sale Price/Sq.Ft. *$519.46$152 decrease in Sale Price/Sq.Ft.
    Avg. Days on Market of Sold *9012 increase in days on market

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