195 Third Beach Rd, Middletown

$1,295,000

3 Beds
2 Baths
1,648 Sqft
.94 Acres
1 Garages

The historic Peabody Schoolhouse is a country retreat, situated close to beaches, but with easy access to main roads, the Pell Bridge and convenient shopping. Built in 1794 and first converted to use as a summer retreat in 1929. The Schoolhouse has been updated and restored by owner and noted residential designer John Peixinho. The estate-like grounds include a stone-lined brook, original stone walls, rhododendron borders and mature specimen trees. An outdoor porch, provides three season living space. A small barn with large screen doors, has been converted to a studio/living room. The Schoolhouse itself abounds with charm. The living room provides seating for three groups,features french doors that lead to the outdoor areas, includes a built-in window seat, and a wood-burning fireplace with an early 19th century Newport mantle with a surround of aubergine-colored Dutch delft tiles. One of the original coat rooms remain and functions as an entrance hall, while the other has been enlarged and serves as a dining room, but has also been used as a first floor bedroom. The first floor also includes a full bath and kitchen, with breakfast area. The second floor includes two bedrooms and one bath. One bedroom includes the bell tower with the original, functioning school bell. The Peabody Schoolhouse's park-like grounds are manageably-maintained but afford a private estate-like setting.The charming house is a welcome oasis in summer months and a wonderful get-a-way in the winter.

Essential Information
MLS® #1259488
Price$1,295,000
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms2.00
Full Baths2
Square Footage1,648
Square Footage40946.00
Acres0.94
Year Built1794
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
StyleHistoric/Antique
StatusActive
Community Information
Address195 Third Beach Rd
CityMiddletown
CountyNewport
StateRI
Zip Code02842
Amenities
FeaturesCorner Lot
Parking Spaces5
ParkingNone
# of Garages1
GaragesNone
WaterfrontWalk to Water
Interior
InteriorHardwood, Wood
HeatingBaseboard, Gas, Zoned, Wood
Cooling1 Unit
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces1
FireplacesMasonry
# of Stories2
Stories2
Has BasementYes
Interior Features

Bathtub, Tub Shower, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Skylights, Utility Room

Appliances

Dryer, Dishwasher, Gas Water Heater, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Tankless Water Heater, Washer

Basement

Interior Entry, Partial, Unfinished

Exterior
Exterior FeaturesDeck, Porch, Paved Driveway
Lot DescriptionCorner Lot
WindowsStorm Window(s), Skylight(s)
FoundationConcrete Perimeter
Exterior

Plaster, Clapboard, Wood Siding

Construction

Plaster, Clapboard, Wood Siding

Additional Information
Date ListedJuly 24th, 2020
Days on Market10
ZoningR60
HOA Fees0.00
Listing Details
Listed by:Lila Delman Real Estate
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Listing information last updated on August 4th, 2020 at 12:01pm CDT.