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Home of the Week: For $845,000, a ship-like contemporary in R.I.

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year of construction 1975

square foot 2,704

bedroom 2

bath 2 full

Water and sewage public/private

tax $4,472 (2022)

This house looks like a ship, so it takes just a little bit of imagination to move this modern home from its spot on a dead-end street nearby. saconnet riverThe roofline is sharply pointed, and just below it the house looks like the bow of a ship riding the waves.

A covered driveway leads to two garage spaces hidden beneath the house. To the right, a wide staircase with sheer Pennsylvania granite walls and bluestone treads curves upwards to the front door.

The home has two garage bays hidden underneath the house. Michael Ossian
Bluestone tread.Michael Ossian

This contemporary interior emphasizes natural light, which is fully displayed in the Great Room, which is part of an open layout that includes the kitchen and dining area. There are skylights and casement windows. The sun room off the dining and living area has large windows with water views. The space is 8 x 27 feet and runs the entire front of the house.

The sunroom spans the width of the house. (Michael Ossian) Michael Ossian

Back in the main living area, you’ll find elegance at its finest. Crown Major Chandelier by Nemo.

The living area is positioned under a set of 3 windows with access to the sunroom via sliders. This area has a white painted brick chimney with an inserted gas fireplace. A teak slab forms the mantel and the hearth is granite.

A Crown Measure chandelier graces the space. Michael Ossian
A gas fireplace is the focal point of the open layout.Michael Ossian

The dining area is set between two sliders to the sunroom.A peninsula with curved granite counter separates it from the kitchen. The kitchen itself is galley style with double sinks under double windows. The appliances are stainless steel and the cabinet is white. The kitchen door leads to the deck.

The kitchen has granite counters.Michael Ossian

The floors here and upstairs are oak.

Completing this floor is an office/library with three windows. Full bath with pedestal sink, shower/tub combination, and tile floors. A 143 square foot bedroom with sliding closet doors and windows on two walls.

The guest bedroom is located on the ground floor.Michael Ossian

A custom atrium in the center of the home leads to the upper floors and the primary suites that occupy the entire floor. The master bedroom is 22 x 13 feet long, so it’s spacious. There is a slider to a private deck and a walk-in closet with custom built shelving.

The full bath has a floating single vanity, an oval soaking tub with wall-mounted fixtures, and radiant floors. Standalone showers have rain shower heads and frameless glass doors.

Stairs are custom.Michael Ossian
The primary suite has a small deck.Michael Ossian
The suite’s primary bath has an oval soaking tub and separate shower. Michael Ossian

The lower level includes a 494 square foot workshop and storage area.

The home has central air on two floors and sits on 0.53 acres.

The first floor deck has ample space for additional seating and grills.Michael Ossian

Michelle Drum When bridget tory Listing agents are Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty in Tiverton and Newport. Prices listed here reflect a $50,000 price reduction.

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