Built c 1854 by architect Thomas Tefft, the Robert Lippitt House is a three-story brick Italianate Palazzo considered a Historic Landmark on College Hill. The attached Townhouse provides 1,300 square feet of living space making the property a legal two-family home. The exquisite main home boasts beautiful architectural details and gracious rooms tastefully updated for today’s living.
The home is perfect for entertaining with expansive living spaces adorned with beautiful hardwood flooring. The large eat-in kitchen will awaken your inner chef with modern stainless steel appliances and gleaming marble countertops including a center island. A handsome fireplace melds the classic with the contemporary while a pair of double doors step into the gracious formal dining room that can fit more than ten guests.
The expansive master suite on the second floor showcases a wonderful fireplace and includes a private ensuite bath and an oversized dressing room with plenty of storage. The home provides five additional bedrooms as well as a spacious den or media room on the top level.
Situated in a desirable location on College Hill, this property is just a short walk from several local city parks, as well as the eclectic collection of shops, boutiques, and cafes of nearby Wayland Square. Located within walking distance of the educational facilities at Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the Wheeler School, and the Moses Brown School, this home is also close to all the dining and entertainment opportunities along both Hope and Thayer Streets, including the Avon Cinema, Festival Ballet, and Seven Stars Bakery. About a mile from all the business and nightlife of Downtown Providence, convenient access to the interstate and train station allow for easy travel throughout the state.