Category: Historical Properties
Residential Properties recently sold the Forrest Greene House, a majestic, brick late Victorian with a carriage house on Providence’s Historic East Side for $1,400,000. Sales Associate Jim DeRentis of RPL’s Providence office was the listing agent in this transaction.
According to MLS data, this marks the 26th single family sale of over $1,000,000 this year. Residential Properties Ltd. has listed 18 of the 26 East Side single family sales of over $1,000,000 this year (including the top two highest sales of the year), while also representing 39 of the 52 transaction sides.
Built in 1896, the Forrest Greene House showcases gracious detail throughout including oak hardwood floors, and leaded glass windows. There is ample living space inside including six bedrooms, six and a half baths, and a wide family room which offers multiple stone and brick fireplaces. An incredible chef’s kitchen includes a casual dining area, stainless steel appliances, stone countertops and center island with breakfast bar.
The listing agent, Jim DeRentis was a recipient of the 2016 Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award, and has been included on Real Trends’ list of “America’s Top Real Estate Agents”. To learn more about DeRentis and view his current listings, please visit ThePVDRealEstateGuy.com.
Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce the sale of 52 Nayatt Road in Barrington. This incredible home recently sold for $1.2 million. The listing agent for the sale was Sales Associate Nancy Weaver who works out of RPL’s Barrington office.
According to MLS data, this is the 20th single family sale of over a million in Barrington this year, Residential Properties has listed 13 of these 20. Out of the 40 transaction sides, Residential Properties has been proud to represent 23 of them.
Built c. 1865, this gorgeous Victorian sits on over an acre of land with lovely seasonal water views. The grounds feature an incredible private terrace, glass enclosed porch, and a turn of the century carriage house. Throughout the home you will find original hardwood flooring and doors along with vintage lights and details.
The listing agent, Nancy Weaver, is a native Rhode Islander and has lived in Barrington for over 35 years. She was recently the recipient of the 2016 Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award. For more information on Nancy or to view her listings, please visit her website at NancyWeaverRealtor.com.
Rhode Island is the perfect destination for Halloween. The local history and weather create the ideal conditions to enjoy a true Halloween. The question is how best to get the full experience of the holiday. Here are five things you can do to make the most of your Halloween in Rhode Island, creating a perfect mix of horror, history, and pageantry for all ages.
1. Roger William’s Jack O Lantern Spectacular
The Jack O Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo is a great experience for people of all ages. The atmosphere is perfect for fall with the lights of the pumpkins just about the only thing illuminating the path. Every year new themes are presented giving you a range of new artwork. It’s perfect for a date night or hanging with friends and family. Relax and take a stroll like it’s an outdoor museum. Don’t rush and take in all the amazing work that people have done. The attraction is open from October 5th until November 5th.
For tickets and scheduling please visit the website at RWPZoo.org.
2. Escobar’s Farm
Escobar’s Farm in Portsmouth, RI has everything you need for a complete Halloween. A large highlight is the themed corn maze that has a different shape every year. Past years have included Rhode Island Comic Con, the P-Bruins, and local landmarks. The farm also features hayrides, and a concession stand along with other themed activities. It is a great day outside for adults and kids while they attempt to solve the corn maze.
For schedules and special events please visit their website at EscobarFarm.com.
3. The Haunted Labyrinth
The Haunted Labyrinth is a haunted attraction that has been running for over 30 years in Cranston. They change the theme every year keeping it fresh. The lines generally move quickly. If things get too scary while inside, every room has a curtain where volunteers can lead you back out of the maze while the rest of the party continues on. If your child is the one that leaves a special pass is given to parents, so rest at ease while your heart rate spikes.
For a full schedule and pricing please visit their website at HauntedLabyrinth.com.
4. Field of Screams
Field of Screams is a fun outdoor haunted attraction in West Greenwich. Offering a fright in the fresh air, Field of Screams’ attractions include a fun and scary trip through a haunted house, a haunted hayride, and a haunted maze. Their newest attraction is zombie paintball where you can test out how ready you are for the zombie invasion as you blast the undead with a paintball gun. This is a fun way to breathe in some fresh air while screaming all of it back out.
For their full schedule and a peek at their attractions please check out their website at HauntedHayride.net.
5. Ghost Tour in Providence or Newport
There are ghost tours in both Providence and Newport where workers lead you around the historical districts showing off some of the oldest and most haunted places in Rhode Island and America. You will hear ghost stories and even if you don’t get a scare you get a tour of some beautiful historic neighborhoods in both cities.
What do you think of the list? Did we complete your Halloween or leave it in shambles? Comment below with some of your local favorites that you feel every one in Rhode Island must do.