53 Washington Street Newport

4 2.1 2,856 sq ft

The Property

Premier LOCATION, glorious Washington Street. Built for a prominent Newport merchant shipper, the Potter-Minturn house is located on the prestigious waterfront Washington Street, in Newport’s historic Point section. Enjoy water views from every level and water access within 100 feet to launch your kayak, paddle board or take a leisurely waterfront stroll. Since 1750, each owner has lovingly retained the home’s historic nature while seamlessly blending modern functionality with old-world charm.

Highlights include a fabulous new custom kitchen and English cottage garden and patio designed by Katherine Field & Associates. Gracious rooms for entertaining include the sun filled living room, dining room and kitchen, a cozy reading room with wood burning stove, high ceilings and beautiful floors. Ample room for family, guests, or work productivity with 4-5 bedrooms, office/den, spacious 2nd floor laundry room. Central A/C and Generator. This quiet neighborhood is a short stroll to shops, restaurants and cultural activities. The Point has the largest collection of colonial homes in the country, this neighborhood is enchanting in all seasons.

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Lot Size:

0.11 acres


  • Basement: Full
  • Clapboard
  • Storm Door
  • Storm Window
  • Wood
  • Fireplace: Brick,Gas Insert,Wood Insert
  • Heating: Central Air, Forced Water
  • Heating Fuel: Oil
  • Fenced
  • Sidewalks
  • Waterview
  • Type: Colonial,Historic
  • Year Built: 1750
  • Water Amenities: Access, Walk to Salt Water, Walk To Water

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