24 Kay St, Newport


8 Beds
8 Baths
5,990 Sqft
.33 Acres
0 Garages

'La Farge Perry House' is a historic home once occupied by renowned painter and stained glass artist John La Farge and his wife Margaret, the grand-daughter of Oliver Hazard Perry. Extraordinarily well-maintained with exceptional period detail this c 1853 residence is rich in history. Built by The Agassiz family, the same family who built the Inn at Castle Hill, the stately residence is comfortable and elegant and boasts an intricately carved staircase, gleaming hardwood floors,wonderful moldings and lighting fixtures. Restored in 1996 by the current owners the home also features an updated kitchen and baths, central air and four reproductions of La Farge's stained glass. At more than 5,900 sq ft and 1/3 acre the home is comprised of 8 bedrooms,7 full baths and 1 half bath and all are well appointed. Principal rooms include a formal living room and dining room painted with a beautiful original mural painted in 1920's, a large kitchen with porch and pantry, family room, office and an en-euite bedroom. The 2nd floor offers a great master suite with a large bathroom and and ample closet space, an additional en suite bedroom and a full in-law apartment. The 3rd floor includes 4 bedrooms with baths and has a wonderful view of the Newport city scape and the bridge. The long front porch is perfect to watch the activity of town while the private back yard is loaded with flowering plants and trees and all in the heart of Newport's Kay-Catherine neighborhood and a walk to town

Essential Information
MLS® #1259884
Full Baths7
Half Baths1
Square Footage5,990
Square Footage14461.00
Year Built1853
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
Community Information
Address24 Kay St
Zip Code02840
FeaturesCorner Lot
Parking Spaces8
HeatingGas, Hot Water, Zoned
CoolingCentral Air
# of Fireplaces7
FireplacesGas, Masonry
# of Stories3
Has BasementYes

Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Marble, Carpet, Parquet

Interior Features

Attic, Wet Bar, Bathtub, Skylights, Tub Shower, Cable TV


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


Exterior Entry, Full, Interior Entry, Unfinished

Lot DescriptionCorner Lot
WindowsSkylight(s), Thermal Windows

Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Shingle Siding, Wood Siding

Exterior Features

Balcony, Deck, Porch, Sprinkler/Irrigation, Paved Driveway


Drywall, Plaster, Clapboard, Masonry, Shingle Siding, Wood Siding

Additional Information
Date ListedJuly 29th, 2020
Days on Market1
HOA Fees0.00
Listing Details
Listed by:Lila Delman Real Estate

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Listing information last updated on August 3rd, 2020 at 9:32am CDT.