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August 2013

Found 2 blog entries for August 2013.

John Bliss House c. 1680

Historic homes abound in Newport, RI, but the John Bliss House is a real stand out, and it's FOR SALE!

Historic John Bliss House, c 1680, is widely regarded as Newport, RI’s oldest existing home – an architecturally significant Stone Ender Colonial, built by Quakers.  A true Antique! The structures’ signature feather is its Stone Ender Fireplace, a massive focal point of the interior. The Stone Ender Chimney occupies the whole North facing wall protecting the farmhouse from the cold north air. The chimney has 2 FP’s on first floor, and two more on the second floor.  There are two very larges fire places, each  8' wide, and one with a Beehive oven for baking.  These fireplaces, especially the dining room fireplace, would have burned wood 24/7 for

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Waterfront real estate in Newport County is as good as it gets for summer vacation homes.  For many buyers, however, sticker shock can get in the way.  Don’t lose hope!  Take a step back and consider the advantages of only a water view?  Walking distance to the beach is almost as good, right?  Or maybe you’re just looking for a place to get away.  Here are a few helpful tips to help in your search and get you into a life-enhancing beach home for less!

-Search a bit further from the beaches than you typically would

            Most “beach homes” are on the water or within a ¼ to ½ mile of the beach, but these are in high demand, making them much more expensive.  But if you search just a tad further you can find a much better deal and only have to

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