Originally built circa 1746, the Roas-Covell House is an exquisitely restored Colonial set in the coveted Point section of downtown Newport. Historic tenants and visitors have included the likes of Alexander Hamilton, the Stevens Family, and the Covell family – known for their seamanship and expertise of steamships.
Stepping into the first floor living room, you will appreciate the home’s original details, including the beautiful wide-plank pine hardwood floors.
The kitchen’s stainless steel appliances offer all the comforts of today, while the working fireplace and classic cabinetry provide a historic feel. The kitchen conveniently flows into a quaint dining area, while also stepping out to a backyard oasis with lovely gardens and a covered patio where a raised area provides the perfect al fresco dining experience.
Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts an ensuite bathroom and a small hallway leading to a second floor family room. The adjoining laundry area has plenty of storage and counter space to keep the area clean and organized.
Accented with exposed beams, the third floor provides a wealth of additional living space, including two additional bedrooms, a third full bath, and a versatile bonus room, perfect for a home office or study.
This home offers an ideal location to experience all the amenities of Newport. A large driveway supplies private off street parking that makes going out to dinner at one of the many Thames Street area restaurants a breeze after a day of enjoying one of the many local beaches. The home is just minutes from the Newport Cliff Walk and Easton Beach, while those more interested in boating will appreciate living within walking distance of several nearby marinas. Take a stroll down scenic Thames Street and enjoy all the shops and restaurants, or just sit and watch the boats coming and going from the local harbor.