81 Second Street Newport, RI
$ 1,145,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#1210254
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyNEWPORT
  • CityNewport
  • AreaNewport
  • Zip02840
  • StyleHistoric/Antique
  • Year Built1723
  • Taxes11120
  • Price$ 1,145,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2676
  • Lot Size4,792 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Gustave White Sotheby's Realty
Property Description

81 Second Street was the home and workshop ( rear el ) of the important American cabinet makers John and Thomas Goddard. This house, like many other important homes, was moved to its current location from Washington Street because of its historical significance in the late 19th century and awaits a new steward. It has a generous three full floors of living space, a magical private garden lined with mature trees, off street parking for two and historical details inside and out galore. The wide plank chesnut floors painted a rich dark chocolate color, the plaster walls and ceilings, the multiple fireplaces, including a rare double bee hive oven in the kitchen and the curved staircase leading to the second floor are some of the unique details. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances & a lovely wood topped island. The second floor and third floor could be reconfigured to recreate a larger master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a more practical third floor. Architectural plans are available. This owner has a combination of period antiques and Asian influences- which points out how flexible this space is for all aesthetic styles. There is parking for two in the pebbled driveway. And two guest parking passes. Battery Park and other waterfront activities are only a block away but no flood insurance required. Put your paddle boards or bicycles in the shed in the back. Enjoy life to the fullest here at at 81 Second Street in the heart of the Historic Point.

Price History
11/27/2018 Listed $1,195,000
5/17/2019 3% - $1,165,000
1/15/2020 2% - $1,145,000

General Features

Appliances Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Refrigerator
Architectural Style Historic/Antique
Community Features Sidewalks
Construction Materials Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard
Cooling Central Air
Electric 150 Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
Exterior Features Patio, Paved Driveway
Flooring Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Wood
Heating Baseboard, Central, Gas, Hot Water, Zoned
Interior Features Attic, Bathtub, Tub Shower, Cable TV
Parking Features None
Patio/Porch Features Patio
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Security Features Security System Owned
Sewer Connected, Public Sewer
Stories 3
Waterfront Features Other, Water Access, Walk to Water
Zoning R10

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2676
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Basement Exterior Entry, Full, Interior Entry, Unfinished
Fireplace Features Masonry
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Heating Y/N Yes
Living Area 2676
Total Baths 5
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 2
Total Rooms 9

Exterior Features

Fencing Fenced
Foundation Details Brick/Mortar
Lot Size Acres 0.11
Lot Size Area 4792
Lot Size Square Feet 4792
Total Parking 2
Water Source Connected, Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Den 7.0 x 9.0 First
Dining Room 14.0 x 12.0 First
Family Room 9.0 x 13.0 Second
Kitchen 16.0 x 13.0 First
Living Room 16.0 x 16.0 First
Master Bedroom 15.0 x 16.0 Second


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 02840

AVG $3.6M
AVG $16,854
AVG 34
Year Built
AVG 1916
AVG 54
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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