Bristol

With fifteen miles of coastline on Narragansett Bay, Bristol is an incredibly picturesque New England town. People flock here for the fabulous seafood, historic monuments, parks, and waterfront lifestyle. Much of the Rhode Island real estate in Bristol has been built to impress and inspire with vistas of tree-lined streets and boats bobbing in the bay. Lush green settings, bike paths, boat slips, an array of popular attractions, and luxurious homes located on or near the water have made Bristol an ideal location to live, work, and play.


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Bristol Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1M
Lowest Price $177K
Highest Price $7.5M
Total Listings 49
Avg. Days On Market 17
Avg. Price/SQFT $426

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333 Poppasquash Rd, Bristol

$7,450,000

333 Poppasquash Rd, Bristol

8 Beds 12 Baths 3 Half Baths 13,516 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1352546

Lila Delman Compass

Active
79 Shore Rd, Bristol

$6,700,000

79 Shore Rd, Bristol

5 Beds 12 Baths 5 Half Baths 6,456 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1353988

Mott & Chace Sotheby's Intl.

Active
5 Courageous Cir, Bristol

$5,595,000

5 Courageous Cir, Bristol

6 Beds 7 Baths 1 Half Bath 4,135 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1350501

Mott & Chace Sotheby's Intl.

Active
2 Portside Dr, Bristol

$2,585,000

2 Portside Dr, Bristol

5 Beds 5 Baths 1 Half Bath 3,089 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1358139

Chart House, REALTORS®

Active
345 Thames St # 503, Bristol

$2,530,000

345 Thames St # 503, Bristol

3 Beds 2 Baths 2,739 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1357626

United Realty Plus

  • Pets Allowed: Yes
Active
106 King Philip Ave, Bristol

$1,195,000

↓ $204,000

106 King Philip Ave, Bristol

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,200 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1354326

Residential Properties Ltd.

New Pending
42 Anchorage Ct, Bristol

$1,025,000

42 Anchorage Ct, Bristol

3 Beds 4 Baths 2 Half Baths 2,444 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1356619

RE/MAX River's Edge

Active
34 Burton St, Bristol

$999,900

34 Burton St, Bristol

5 Beds 2 Baths 2,306 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1356460

Coldwell Banker Realty

New Pending
1400 Hope St, Bristol

$945,000

1400 Hope St, Bristol

3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Half Bath 2,860 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1358798

Residential Properties Ltd.

Pending
355 Spinnaker Ln # 355, Bristol

$905,000

355 Spinnaker Ln # 355, Bristol

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,679 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1350020

Residential Properties Ltd.

  • Pets Allowed: Yes
Pending
35 Central St, Bristol

$889,000

35 Central St, Bristol

5 Beds 3 Baths 1 Half Bath 2,589 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1356926

Compass

New Active
249 Hope St # 8, Bristol

$869,900

249 Hope St # 8, Bristol

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,221 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1359429

RI Real Estate Services

  • Pets Allowed: Yes
New Active
249 Hope St, Bristol

$869,900

249 Hope St, Bristol

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,221 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1359440

RI Real Estate Services

Active
341 Thames St # 209 S, Bristol

$849,000

341 Thames St # 209 S, Bristol

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,664 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1353689

Lila Delman Compass

  • Pets Allowed: Yes
Active
32 Jane Ln, Bristol

$799,000

↓ $40,000

32 Jane Ln, Bristol

4 Beds 3 Baths 1 Half Bath 2,432 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1355743

BHHS Pinnacle Realty

Active
15 John St, Bristol

$699,900

↓ $25,100

15 John St, Bristol

2 Beds 3 Baths 1 Half Bath 1,739 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1353143

Hogan Associates Christie's

  • Pets Allowed: Yes
New Active
32 Vernon Ave, Bristol

$699,000

32 Vernon Ave, Bristol

3 Beds 4 Baths 2 Half Baths 2,070 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1359260

Century 21 Topsail Realty

New Active
327 State St, Bristol

$699,000

327 State St, Bristol

5 Beds 2 Baths 2,128 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1358507

Keller Williams Coastal

Active
94 Church St, Bristol

$699,000

↓ $30,000

94 Church St, Bristol

3 Beds 2 Baths 1 Half Bath 1,854 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1355510

RE/MAX River's Edge

Active
92 Mulberry Rd, Bristol

$689,900

92 Mulberry Rd, Bristol

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,788 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1357237

Century 21 Topsail Realty

Active Under Contract
72 Seabreeze Ln, Bristol

$610,000

72 Seabreeze Ln, Bristol

2 Beds 3 Baths 1 Half Bath 1,300 SqFt Residential MLS® # 1358091

Citylight Homes

  • Pets Allowed: Yes
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Bristol Real Estate Information

Bristol homes for sale are popular because they offer an ideal setting in which residents and visitors alike can enjoy casual, yet elegant coastal living. Properties range from palatial waterfront estates to modern condos and charming single-family homes with large yards. 

Real estate in Bristol can be found either directly on the waterfront or just a short distance from the shore. There is a good mix of quiet residential streets and commercial areas in the historic downtown where you will find older heritage homes. 

Also located within Bristol are gated communities such as Poppasquash Point, a private peninsula of stately homes on park-like acreages with east and west views across the harbor. This area is also home to the Bristol Yacht Club.

Typical features of Rhode Island real estate include large windows that make the most of the sea views, attractive wooden siding, and stone fireplaces. Modern and remodelled homes may have marble or granite countertops, spa-like baths, and cutting-edge appliances.

Outdoor living is part of the Bristol lifestyle, so many homes have ample outdoor spaces where you can enjoy the fresh air. Most single-family homes have gardens, decks, and backyards with lawns and trees. Condos often have balconies or porches either overlooking the water or surrounded by greenery.

Bristol Area Information

Because Bristol is a peninsula between Narragansett Bay and Mount Hope Bay, its climate is moderate. It tends to be warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer than other New England communities. This also means that it has ocean views in nearly every direction.

The area was originally inhabited by the Pokanoket people, and later by the English in the 1600s. The town was founded in 1680 and named after Bristol in England. Today Bristol boasts the longest running Independence Day celebrations and the oldest annual parade in the US.

Downtown Bristol stretches up from the waterfront in an easy-to-navigate grid pattern. It offers an appealing mix of historic Rhode Island real estate, boutique shops, buzzing restaurants, and boat docks. This is where you can catch the ferry to neighboring Prudence Island.

Bristol is also home to a number of picturesque parks. Independence Park is located right on the waterfront and offers uninterrupted views of the harbor. Colt State Park is on the other side of the harbor and has hiking trails, picnic tables, and a museum.

Bristol Recreational Activities & Attractions

Bristol’s seaside location makes it a prime destination for outdoor activities on the water. Children and adults can participate in sailing programs at the Bristol Yacht Club. Popular swimming beaches include Beach Terrace, Bristol Highlands, and Bristol Narrows. 

The East Bay Bike Path runs for 14.5 miles between Bristol to Providence and offers beautiful views of Narragansett Bay. The path is open to cyclists, walkers, joggers, and rollerbladers. The path starts at Independence Park in Bristol and ends at India Point Park in Providence.

Blithewold Mansion & Gardens, a 33-acre waterfront estate, is a very popular attraction. Linden Place is another mansion with an interesting history. Other attractions include the Crescent Park Carousel, the Coggeshall Farm (a working 17th century farm), and the Audubon Society Environmental Education Center.

Throughout the year there are numerous events in Bristol that are fun for all ages. The annual Fourth of July parade has been held in Bristol since 1785, and is still one of the largest and most colorful celebrations in the country. The Christmas Festival and Grand Illumination is another must-see spectacle.


For more information on Bristol RI real estate & homes for sale, contact us online or call 401.680.6588 to speak with a Bristol real estate specialist at Hogan Associates.

 


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