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Holly McLear


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2 Wilbur Ave, Newport, RI – $798,000

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

2 Wilbur Ave

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. Located within walking distance to Gas lamp Bdwy, parks & Easton’s beach.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1228920
  • Price$798,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,150
  • Acres0.20
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleColonial, Historic/Antique
  • StatusActive
  • HOA Dues0.00

Community Information

  • Address2 Wilbur Ave
  • SubdivisionEustis Ave at Bliss
  • CityNewport
  • CountyNewport
  • StateRI
  • Zip Code02840


  • FeaturesCorner Lot
  • Parking Spaces4
  • ParkingNone
  • GaragesNone
  • WaterfrontWalk to Water


  • InteriorHardwood
  • Interior FeaturesWet Bar, Skylights, Tub Shower
  • HeatingForced Air, Gas, Zoned, Other
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces4
  • FireplacesStone
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3


Dryer, Dishwasher, Exhaust Fan, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Washer, Humidifier


  • Lot DescriptionCorner Lot
  • FoundationStone


Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Shingle Siding

Exterior Features

Patio, Storm Windows/Doors, Paved Driveway


Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Shingle Siding

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJuly 10th, 2019
  • Days on Market92
  • ZoningR10A

Listing Details

  • OfficeHogan Associates
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Listing information last updated on October 20th, 2019 at 4:33am EDT.