Welcome to Newport, Rhode Island
Single Family Homes in Newport, RI
The City of Newport is the crown jewel of Rhode Island offering something for everyone from mega yacht owners who arrive at Bowen's Wharf with a full crew on board to families enjoying the view as they drive across the Newport Bridge to stay at one of Newport's fine hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts or historic single family homes in the Newport, RI area.
The perfect day in Newport may begin at one of the many fabulous locally owned coffee houses such as Empire Tea and Coffee on Broadway or with breakfast just up the street at the Corner Cafe. Be ready for a wait though, the line forms early on a weekend at the Corner Cafe, but the breakfasts do not disappoint!
Of course, the ocean and shoreline offer numerous activities. Set sail on a J22 at Sail Newport to tour Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay or view the harbor and bay from land by walking the 2 mile Bay Walk around Ft. Adams and the Eisenhower House, once President Eisenhower's single family home in Newport, RI, now owned by the State of RI and used for weddings and other functions. The world famous Cliff Walk offers a longer and more vigorous walk with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Bellevue Avenue mansions.
A sun filled afternoon can be spent at Gooseberry Beach or First Beach (Easton's Beach). First Beach offers many amenities such as surf board rentals for those aspiring surfers, Del's Lemonade, a carousel, beach bounce and concession stand.
The history lover won't want to miss a tour of Newport's Gilded Age mansions. The Breakers, The Elms, Rosecliff and Marble House are among the most famous homes open for tours. Smaller historical properties such as Hunter House and Kingscote Mansion are also open for tours on a more limited basis.
Looking for single family homes for sale in Newport, RI? While homes in Newport can be found for sale at any time of the year, the spring and summer seasons are the peak times to sell. These seasons coincide with the busiest tourist activity when vacationers fall in love with Newport and consider purchasing a single family home of their own.
Newport has been the home to many famous events throughout history including several America's Cup races, the 2019 inaugural Audrain Newport Concours and Motor Week, Tennis Hall of Fame weeks, two Volvo Ocean Races, the 2006 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship and a host of celebrity weddings. For sure, Newport will be the site of many more to come. Newport has been selected to be the North American host for the 2023 stopover of the Ocean Globe Race (formerly known as the Whitbread and Volvo Ocean Race).
It is no wonder so many visitors decide to call Newport, RI home by purchasing a single family home to call their own! For more information on single family homes for sale in Newport, RI or surrounding areas, contact me today!