Built circa 1814 for Thomas Poynton Ives, the Ives Row homes are four, attached 3-story Federal townhouses located on the East Side at the foot of College Hill. This beautiful home enjoys incredible city views and offers a spacious floor plan filled with rich historic details, including wide plank hardwood floors and fireplaces throughout.
Entertain in the open living room which welcomes family and friends alike and opens directly into the formal dining room. Both rooms are adorned with handsome, well-crafted fireplaces framed by built-ins to give each room an elegant atmosphere. Past the convenient powder room is the updated kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and a casual dining area. Step down to the family room with an ornate fireplace which serves to create a relaxing atmosphere. The first floor balcony allows you to take in Downtown Providence and its iconic skyline.
Upstairs are two generous bedrooms, each with ample closet space and their own fireplace, that overlook historic Benefit Street. Both sleeping quarters share a full bath with a magnificent spa shower. Completing the top level is a large study, which can serve as a possible 3rd bedroom, with a second private balcony. From here you can look out over the golden dome of Old Stone Bank and get a clear view of the vibrant ‘Still Here” mural, which was created in 2018 by renowned Baltimore street artist Gaia.
This great location provides remarkable walkability. Explore the historic East Side with its acclaimed museums, parks, and shopping villages, including Thayer Street, Wickenden Street and Wayland Square. Neighboring College Hill is home to the renowned campuses of both Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Minutes away is the downtown commuter rail, which offers travel to and from Boston. Downtown Providence is a cultural hub filled with award-winning theaters and restaurants.