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72 Washington St, Newport, RI – $6,900,000

  • 8 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,798 Sqft
  • .36 Acres
  • 8 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,798 Sqft
  • .36 Acres

72 Washington St

Villa Marina (aka Sanford-Covell House) - built in 1870 for Milton H Sanford and purchased 25 years later by William King Covell II is offered publicly for the first time since 1895! A historic treasure fronting along Washington Street in Newport's famed Point neighborhood, the Villa offers unsurpassed and unobstructed waterfront Harbor views and sunsets from almost every vantage point on the property. A deep-water dock with a custom built cupola sitting area and inground heated, salt water pool are included amenities that should go along with any Newport waterfront property. Presently used as an up and running inn, but being marketed as a single family opportunity.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #1272847
  • Price$6,900,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Bathrooms7.00
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage5,798
  • Acres0.36
  • Year Built1870
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleHistoric/Antique
  • StatusActive
  • HOA Dues0.00

Community Information

  • Address72 Washington St
  • SubdivisionThe Point
  • CityNewport
  • CountyNewport
  • StateRI
  • Zip Code02840


  • UtilitiesSewer Connected
  • FeaturesWaterfront
  • Parking Spaces3
  • ParkingNo Garage
  • GaragesNo Garage
  • ViewWater
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • Has PoolYes
  • PoolIn Ground


Beach Front, Ocean Front, Walk to Water, Waterfront


  • Interior FeaturesFurnished
  • CoolingNone
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces6
  • FireplacesFree Standing, Masonry
  • # of Stories4


Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Parquet


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


Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water, Zoned


  • Exterior FeaturesDeck, Patio, Porch
  • Lot DescriptionWaterfront
  • FoundationStone


Clapboard, Plaster, Wood Siding


Clapboard, Plaster, Wood Siding

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJanuary 6th, 2021
  • Days on Market260
  • ZoningR 10

Listing Details

  • OfficeGustave White Sotheby's Realty
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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2021 at 7:16pm EDT.