Picturesque farmhouse on exclusive Gilbert Stuart Road 3 miles south of seaside whaling village of Wickford and minutes to Jamestown and Newport. Surrounded by open fields, rock walls, pastures and 400+ acres of wooded trails ponds and nature walks. Minutes to Narragansett Bay as well as private beach 2 miles from Farm. Magnificent addition includes open area great room with field-stone fireplace, kitchen with granite counters, large dining room, and French doors leading to large deck and porch with beautiful views and sunsets. Six bedrooms with fireplaces in five and large original pine plank floors. Child and family friendly. Miles of beautiful coastline for biking, swimming, kayaking/standup paddle boarding, sailing, fishing, shopping and/or just relaxing in this beautiful and private setting.
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Picturesque 1812 renovated farmhouse on 6+ acres on exclusive Gilbert Stuart Road. Minutes to Newport. - view mansions, famous cliff-walk, shopping and restaurants. Bay beaches less than 2 miles and 8 miles to ocean. Easy access to airport, ferries, casinos, beaches and shopping. Rentals for bikes, kayaks, and paddle board
400+ acres of wooded property behind home with walking trails and pretty pond. Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum was once the home of George Washington's foremost portraitist - 1/2 mile away. Rent rowboats to fish and explore Carr Pond. Also great walking and mountain biking at Chafee Environmental Park with trails to the Bay and beach (Rome Point). Very nice 13 mile bike path in Narragansett for roller blading, walking, running or biking. New bike trail at Quonset (former Navy base) Great for roller blading.
MORE TO DO ....: Block Island Ferry and Martha's Vineyard ferries, about 15 miles south and north of here, respectively. Wonderful dining in famous Federal Hill in Providence. Concerts in Wickford weekly. Famous Art show in Wickford in July. Water fire in Providence every weekend. Foxwoods and Mohegan Casinos about 1 hour south. Some gambling in Newport also. Great home for family reunions, and/or family get-togethers. Wonderful home for kids.
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This farm has been in my family since it was built in 1812. My mother was born here as well as her father and grandfather. It was always a full working farm which included dairy farming as well as cornfields, etc.
Very private setting, yet close to beaches, shopping, ferries, airport and trains
Narragansett Bay with private beach is minutes away, Sandy ocean beach is 8 miles south (Narragansett Pier or Scarborough State Beach), or beaches in Newport on Rhode Island Sound 15 minutes away. Block Island is an easy day trip with beautiful beaches, biking, kayaking, sightseeing and shopping. Nestled along the waterfront of Wickford Harbor is historic Wickford Village ('little Newport') offering a taste of New England life as it was a century and more ago. It is noted to be 'one of the 10 best Main Streets in the USA' ' lined with shops, day-sailing excursions, kayaking, concerts & parks . Wonderful restaurants minutes away. We will recommend the good ones. Centered between historic Newport and Providence (historic Federal Hill providing great restaurants and shopping. Bike along the beach route on beautiful Route 1A, or ride the bike paths in Quonset, South County or Bristol, where children can ride with you.
Other Activities: Kayaking, Paddleboards rentals in Wickford
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