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Holly McLear


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2 Wilbur Av, Newport, Rhode Island – $799,999

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,150 Sqft
  • .2 Acres
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,150 Sqft
  • .2 Acres

2 Wilbur Av

Historic John Bliss House, c. 1680, an architecturally significant RI Stone Ender Colonial, and likely Newport’s oldest residence. This farmhouse maintains the original design but has been updated with modern lifestyle comforts. There are 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Living, Dining, plus 2 additional office/den rooms along with a cozy bar room. A fabulous new kitchen with custom cabinetry, toe kick drawers, quartz counters, and stainless appliances. The living room and dining room are anchored with 8' fireplace and several rooms have newly installed wide board floors that are gorgeous! The 3rd floor bdrm is dramatic and inviting with exposed rafters, skylights, gas stove. It has been used as Mbdrm, a Guest suite, and artists studio. Enjoy the beautiful landscaped yard w/privacy fence, and a stone patio covered by a pergola that overlooks the Stone End Foundation wall. Additional patio convenient to the kitchen entry, paved driveway, and a Nantucket Shed, + outdoor shower. New gas heating/humidifier+On-demand hot water system,+ ductless heating and cooling units, fresh interior paint, new mahogany doors and storm windows restored to perfection. Two parcels convey. Not being sold separate. Combined assessed value at 788,900. Located within walking distance to Gas lamp Bdwy, parks & Easton’s beach.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1221843
  • Price$799,999
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,150
  • Acres0.20
  • Year Built1680
  • TypeSingle Family
  • StyleColonial, Historic
  • StatusActive
  • HOA Dues0.0000

Community Information

  • Address2 Wilbur Av
  • SubdivisionEustis at Bliss
  • CityNewport
  • CountyNewport
  • StateRhode Island
  • Zip Code02840


  • Parking Spaces4
  • GaragesNone


Bus, Hospital, Private School, Public School, Shopping, Swimming


Walk to Fresh Water, Walk To Water


  • InteriorSkylight, Stairs, Wet Bar
  • Interior FeaturesSkylight, Stairs, Wet Bar
  • CoolingDuctless AC
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesStone
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3


Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Garbage Disposal, Hood, Microwave, Oven/Range, Refrigerator, Washer


Forced Air, Gas Connected, Hot Air, Humidifier, Other Heat, Zoned


  • Lot DescriptionCorner, Fenced, Paved Driveway
  • FoundationStone


Clapboard, Masonry, Patio, Shingles, Storm Door, Storm Window

Additional Information

  • ZoningR10A

Listing Details

  • OfficeHogan Associates
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Listing information last updated on May 22nd, 2019 at 10:03am CDT.