30 Bay View Drive Jamestown

7 5.1 3,875 sq ft

The Property

c.1886-87 The “Folly House” is a classic period detailed shorefront shingled cottage with modern day amenities. Located on the water’s edge of the Jamestown Harbor, this home offers a wonderful wrap around porch on the waterside providing spectacular views of the Narragansett Bay, Newport Bridge, and all the wonderful sailing activities. As afternoon comes around enjoy the summer breezes off the water from the Southeast.

The home offers a wonderful kitchen overlooking formal dining area out to the bay.

Enjoy a cozy fire in the living room, or relax in the family room. An en suite bedroom on the first floor is ideal for those guest needing easy accessibility. The 2nd floor with east facing master bedroom, captures beautiful sunrises, as well as spectacular full moon rises over the lights of the bridge.

Additional guest bedrooms and baths, are located on both the 2nd and 3rd floors. A detached 2 car garage, has additional guest studio space above with separate full bath.

Located within a 1/2 miles of the village, restaurants and marinas this convenient location is ideal for a summer home or year round. Mooring hardware, tackle, and rights convey with the property. Recent major renovations were designed and supervised by the architectural firm of Estes/Twombley. Additional work has been done by current owners, and completed by Newport Housewrights.

Jamestown, the Jewel of Narragansett Bay, is an island paradise with easy access to Newport, Providence, Boston or NYC.

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Lot Size:

0.58 acres


  • Basement: Partial
  • Deck
  • Insulated Glass Windows
  • Porch
  • Shingles
  • Storm Door
  • Wood
  • Fireplace: Brick
  • Heating: Hydro-Air
  • Heating Fuel: Oil
  • Garage: Detached, Door Opener
  • Waterfront
  • Type: Cottage,Historic
  • Year Built: 1885
  • Water Amenities: Access, Saltwater Front, Saltwater View, Walk to Salt Water

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