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24 Kay St, Newport, RI – $2,295,000

  • 8 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,990 Sqft
  • .33 Acres
  • 8 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,990 Sqft
  • .33 Acres

24 Kay St

'La Farge Perry House' is a historic home once occupied by renowned painter and stained glass artist John La Farge and his wife Margaret, the grand-daughter of Oliver Hazard Perry. Extraordinarily well-maintained with exceptional period detail this c 1853 residence is rich in history. Built by The Agassiz family, the same family who built the Inn at Castle Hill, the stately residence is comfortable and elegant and boasts an intricately carved staircase, gleaming hardwood floors,wonderful moldings and lighting fixtures. Restored in 1996 by the current owners the home also features an updated kitchen and baths, central air and four reproductions of La Farge's stained glass. At more than 5,900 sq ft and 1/3 acre the home is comprised of 8 bedrooms,7 full baths and 1 half bath and all are well appointed. Principal rooms include a formal living room and dining room painted with a beautiful original mural painted in 1920's, a large kitchen with porch and pantry, family room, office and an en-suite bedroom. The 2nd floor offers a 800 sq ft master suite with a large bathroom and ample closet space, an additional en suite bedroom and a full in-law apartment. The 3rd floor includes 4 bedrooms with baths and has a wonderful view of the Newport city scape and the bridge. The 55 ft front porch is perfect to watch the activity of town while the private back yard is loaded with flowering plants and trees and all in the heart of Newport's Kay-Catherine neighborhood and a walk to town

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1259884
  • Price$2,295,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Full Baths7
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,990
  • Acres0.33
  • Year Built1853
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleHistoric/Antique
  • StatusActive
  • HOA Dues0.00

Community Information

  • Address24 Kay St
  • SubdivisionKay-Catherine
  • CityNewport
  • CountyNewport
  • StateRI
  • Zip Code02840


  • FeaturesCorner Lot
  • Parking Spaces8
  • ParkingNone
  • GaragesNone


  • HeatingHot Water, Gas, Zoned
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces7
  • FireplacesGas, Masonry
  • # of Stories3
  • Stories3


Hardwood, Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Marble, Parquet

Interior Features

Tub Shower, Cable TV, Attic, Bathtub, Skylights, Wet Bar


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


  • Lot DescriptionCorner Lot
  • WindowsThermal Windows, Skylight(s)
  • FoundationStone


Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Shingle Siding, Wood Siding

Exterior Features

Deck, Paved Driveway, Balcony, Porch, Sprinkler/Irrigation


Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Shingle Siding, Wood Siding

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJuly 29th, 2020
  • Days on Market54
  • ZoningR10

Listing Details

  • OfficeLila Delman Real Estate
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Listing information last updated on September 26th, 2020 at 12:15am EDT.