Home to Roger Williams University and the southern end of the East Bay Bike Path, until 1854, Bristol was one of five state capitals in Rhode Island. The ten-mile peninsula offers waterfront, historic and new construction options all in one setting.
Fourth of July celebrations in the town centers around the nation’s oldest continuously running parade. The parade, inaugurated in 1785, will dispatch its 232 run this Fourth of July.
With no shortage of history and entertainment options, luxury real estate is peppered throughout the peninsula. 165 Poppasquash Road, located on the town’s secondary peninsula, Poppasquash, offers a fully renovated 7,000 square foot home with its original 1940s flair. Featuring five bedrooms, including first and second floor master suites, the home enjoys dramatic water views from almost every room. Set on over five acres with over 200 feet of waterfront, 165 Poppasquash Road is offered at $3,950,000 by Bridgette Soby.
29 Surf Drive is located along the Bristol waterfront overlooking the Narragansett Bay. This unique, 5,000 square foot contemporary home features nine-foot ceilings and custom mahogany details. The first-floor master suite offers breathtaking views of the bay and an impressive outdoor living area with a natural stone path to the beach. 29 Surf Drive is offered at $1,985,000 by Heidi Piccerelli.
Located on historic Hope Street, this stately Colonial offers the convenience of new construction in the heart of the historic district. The 2016 construction of 852 Hope Street offers three bedrooms and 2,400 square feet of living space right on the Fourth of July parade route. The home is offered at $719,000 by Janet Ellis and Laura Kinsella.
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