Tag: Historic Home Sales
Residential Properties Ltd. recently completed the sale of the historic Joshua B. Chapin/David A. Waldron House in Barrington for $965,000. The listing was represented by Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associates Elizabeth Kirk and Lisa Schryver – both members of RPL’s Barrington office.
Originally built in 1858, this signature home showcases historic architectural details and rests on over an acre of land within the seaside neighborhood of Alfred Drowne. Chapin was a prominent doctor in Providence and the original owner of the house. After losing his hearing, he abandoned his practice and went on to establish Chapin & Thurber, Providence’s first apothecary, and Manchester & Chapin, an early photography studio. Waldron was a real estate developer who was responsible for the construction of most of the homes in Drownville. Waldron was also a library trustee and was an active member of the Antiquarian Society, Congregational church, and the YMCA.
The home itself showcases classical architectural details and features, including parquet floors, intricate mouldings, original fireplaces, and a grand wrap around front porch. The property includes a beautiful Birch Tree said to have been planted on the very first Arbor Day in 1872.
Co-listing agents Elizabeth Kirk and Lisa Schryver are both members of RPL’s Barrington office, and each earned the 2017 Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Award for totalling over $13,000,000 in sales last year.
Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce the sale of the historic Eliza Ward House on the East Side of Providence for $1,650,000. RPL represented both sides of the transaction, with Sales Associate Jim DeRentis serving as the listing agent, and Sales Associate Gerri Schiffman as the buyer’s agent. According to current Statewide MLS data, this marks the ninth East Side sale of over $1,000,000 this year, with Residential Properties Ltd. proudly representing nine of the possible 18 transaction sides.
Originally built c1814, this stunning Federal style residence is located at 2 George Street in College Hill. The home was first constructed for Eliza Ward, who was the daughter of architect Joseph Brown, one of the four famous Brown brothers and a teacher of mathematics and astronomy at Brown University. Eliza married Richard Ward, a member of the politically influential family from Newport. After the death of her husband in 1808, Eliza lived with her brother until this home’s completion in 1814. The home remained in Eliza’s family until 1892 when Marsden J. Perry, owner of the Narragansett Electric Company, moved in.
Since that time, this colonial era gem has been masterfully restored and updated for 21st century living. With original period details, Dufour wallpaper, classic millwork, professionally designed lighting, updated electrical systems, and 5 zones of heating and air conditioning, this home is the perfect blend of old world charm and modern living.
The listing agent, Jim DeRentis and the buyer’s agent, Gerri Schiffman, are both recognized among the top Realtors® in the state. Both were recipients of the 2016 Circle of Sales Excellence Platinum Plus Award and have been included on Real Trends’ list of “America’s Top Real Estate Agents” each of the past two years. To learn more about DeRentis and view his current listings, please visit ThePVDRealEstateGuy.com. For more information about Schiffman and her current listings, please visit her website at GerriSchiffman.com.
Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associate, Jim DeRentis has completed the sale of the historic Frederick E. & Albina Bodell House for $1,625,000. According to Statewide MLS data, this marks the fifth sale of over $1,000,000 on the East Side of Providence this year, with Residential Properties Ltd. representing six of the possible 10 transaction sides.
Located at 25 Balton Road, this classic English Manor home was originally built c.1929 by Boston architect William T. Aldrich. The original owner, Frederick Bodell, was a member of the New York Stock Exchange and founder of the Bodell & Co. brokerage firm. As a naturalist, Bodell’s property was recognized for its beauty and extensive flower gardens. Today, the home showcases over 8,300 square feet of living space, including five bedrooms and 8.2 baths. Gorgeous architectural details are found throughout the home’s spacious floor plan, complete with two family rooms, a gourmet kitchen, quiet study, and home gym.
The listing agent, Jim DeRentis, has already completed 13 sales on the East Side of Providence this year alone. Ranked as one of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” by Real Trends each of the past two years as a member of Markham & DeRentis Associates, DeRentis specializes in matching clients with properties they love. To learn more about DeRentis and view his current listings, please visit his website at ThePVDRealEstateGuy.com.