763 Lakeside Drive Block Island

3 1 1,234 sq ft

The Property

The little yellow house on Lakeside Drive. Built in 1906 and known historically as the Thomas K. Warner house, this well-known Block Island home is waiting for you to bring this quaint waterfront home back to it’s full potential. Located on Block Island’s Fresh Pond, with 324 square feet of pond frontage, this property offers you pond living on the Island.

The little yellow house has been affectionately known to all Islanders as Elva’s House. Elva Derby was born on Block Island in 1927, when she was 13 her family moved to East Providence. In 1978 Elva and her husband moved back to Block Island, and she would often say “he brought me home”. Be the one to rebuild and re-establish this iconic Block Island home. The pondside property has a 3-bedroom 1 bath main house, a garage and shed all established footprints to reconstruct this significant home. This property is looking for that inspired Buyer that wants to re-create what once was and give the ‘little yellow house on Lakeside Drive’ a new life. Just like Elva “when at home always greet your guests with a smile and a Block Island welcome”.

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Lot Size:

0.57 acres


  • Basement: Partial
  • Needs Work
  • Fireplace: Brick
  • Heating: Forced Air
  • Heating Fuel: Oil
  • Garage: Detached
  • Waterfront
  • Type: Cottage
  • Year Built: 1906
  • Water Amenities: Freshwater Front, Freshwater View, Walk to Fresh Water, Walk to Salt Water, Walk To Water

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