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Private retreat or waterfront investment opportunity in highly sought-after Rumstick Point in Barrington. Set on a luxurious private beachfront four acre estate on Narragansett Bay, this stately six bedroom stone house is one of Barrington’s unique and finest offerings. A separate one bedroom 2535 square foot carriage house and 1.9 acre buildable waterfront lot are included in this exclusive package, both of which can be subdivided making the potential for this majestic property one that is exciting and incredibly inspiring! The current owners have taken great care in maintaining the integrity of this very special property. A port cochere leads to a covered front entrance adorned with custom millwork and sidelights. A gracious foyer is accented with original carved gumwood paneling and inlaid hardwood floors. The living and dining areas showcase an impressive stone fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases, while two sets of French doors lead out to a beautiful wraparound porch with a sunset view of Narragansett Bay. To the left of the foyer is a half bath as well as a quiet office and library space with detailed woodwork, built-in bookshelves, and a fireplace with a paneled surround. Complemented by a wood burning fireplace and a pair of built-in cabinets, the family room connects to a recently updated eat-in kitchen featuring granite counters and backsplash, an office nook, and a center island with prep sink and breakfast bar. The hall off the kitchen contains a half bath and a wall of storage, while also leading to a second entrance with a covered porch. Continuing upstairs, the second floor master bedroom is a spacious retreat providing sunset views of the Bay, a private sitting area with fireplace, a dressing room with double vanity and a pair of walk-in closets, and an en suite bath featuring marble counters and a glass enclosed shower. The second floor also includes a pair of additional bedrooms with an adjoining full bath, as well as a secluded au pair suite which includes a kitchenette, bedroom, and full bath. The third level supplies two more bedrooms, one of which has a full bath with sauna and water views. The carriage house has a three car garage while also offering a first floor living area, and an open second floor layout providing a rec room, kitchen, bedroom, and full bath. Outside the well-manicured grounds showcase a vined pergola, while the sprawling lawn leads to a private beach on Narragansett Bay. This grand house was first built in 1912 for the family of businessman William Parker Sargent. The original landscaping design by the Olmstead firm is registered at the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. This estate is located on desirable Rumstick Point with easy access to a host of recreational resources, including Rhode Island Country Club, the East Bay Bike Path, and several nearby marinas and yacht clubs. Barrington is known for having one of the best school systems in the state and offers a wonderful town center full of restaurants and shops. It is just 12 miles from all the business, dining, and entertainment of Providence, a quick bike ride and/or drive to the fabulous waterfront restaurants of Warren and Bristol, as well as easy access to the beaches and offerings of Newport.
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