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85 Austin Ave
Smithfield, Rhode Island RI 02828
$689,000 Price
4 Bedrooms
2 Full Baths
3 Total Baths
1 Partial Baths
3,198 SqFt
1.850 Acres
72986146 Listing ID
Fall in love with the authentic Waterman-Winsor House, the circa 1710/1780 former home of the RI Apple King, T. K. Winsor. Meticulously restored over the past 48 years under the guidance of RI's foremost restoration architects and preservation craftspeople, it is actually two houses joined together in the 18th century with 2 massive chimneys and 8 working fireplaces. 18th century details remain and include gunstock posts & beams, beaded casings, hardware, wide pine floors, 12-over-12 windows, chair rails, wainscoting, and paneled doors. The 20th and 21st century updates include 10-year-old oil fired, hot water heating system w/8 zones, 100 amp electricity, structural supports, wood cedar roofs, and a greenhouse with radiant heat flooring. On 1.85 acres, includes 3 barns and a former cider mill for storage and a heated home office/workshop. Historically and architecturally important, it is listed on the prestigious National Register
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Status Active
County Providence
Year Built 1710
Property Type Single Family
Single Family
Property Sub Type Detached

Primary Features

County: Providence
Half Baths: 1
Price/SqFt: 215.45
Property Sub Type: Detached
Property Type: Single Family
Year Built: 1710
Zoning: R20


Appliances: Range, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer
Basement: yes
Basement Description: Interior Access, Bulkhead, Concrete Floor, Unfinished Basement, Exterior Access
Bathroom 1 Description: Bathroom - Half
Bathroom 1 Dimensions: 6X4
Bathroom 1 Level: First Floor
Bathroom 2 Description: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - With Shower Stall, Bathroom - With Tub, Closet - Linen
Bathroom 2 Dimensions: 10X9
Bathroom 2 Level: Second Floor
Bathroom 3 Description: Bathroom - Full, Bathroom - With Tub & Shower
Bathroom 3 Dimensions: 11X9
Bathroom 3 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 2 Description: Fireplace, Closet, Flooring - Wood, Chair Rail
Bedroom 2 Dimensions: 20X10
Bedroom 2 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 3 Description: Fireplace, Closet, Flooring - Wood, Chair Rail
Bedroom 3 Dimensions: 15X15
Bedroom 3 Level: Second Floor
Bedroom 4 Description: Flooring - Wood
Bedroom 4 Dimensions: 10X9
Bedroom 4 Level: First Floor
Cooling: Window AC
Dining Room Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Wood, Main Level, Decorative Molding
Dining Room Dimensions: 11X13
Dining Room Level: First Floor
Family Room Description: Fireplace, Wood / Coal / Pellet Stove, Flooring - Wood, Main Level, Chair Rail, Wainscoting
Family Room Dimensions: 15X20
Family Room Level: First Floor
Fireplaces: 8
Flooring: Wood, Pine
Heat Zones: 8
Heating: Hot Water Baseboard, Radiant, Oil, Wood Stove, Leased Propane Tank
Insulation Feature: Partial, Fiberglass
Interior Features: Security System, Cable Available, Walk-up Attic
Kitchen Description: Flooring - Wood, Main Level, Dryer Hookup - Electric, Washer Hookup, Gas Stove
Kitchen Dimensions: 10X20
Kitchen Level: First Floor
Living Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Wood, Main Level, Chair Rail, Decorative Molding
Living Dimensions: 15X14
Living Level: First Floor
Master Bath: yes
Master Bedroom Description: Bathroom - Full, Fireplace, Closet - Walk-in, Flooring - Wood
Master Bedroom Dimensions: 15X20
Master Bedroom Level: Second Floor
Number of Rooms: 11
Other 1 Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Wood
Other 1 Dimensions: 11X20
Other 1 Level: Second Floor
Other 1 Room Name: Sitting Room
Other 2 Description: Flooring - Stone/Ceramic Tile
Other 2 Dimensions: 17X17
Other 2 Level: First Floor
Other 2 Room Name: Greenhouse
Other 5 Description: Fireplace, Flooring - Wood
Other 5 Dimensions: 15X9
Other 5 Level: First Floor
Other 5 Room Name: Study
SqFt Including Basement: no
SqFt Source: Public Record


Color: red
Construction: Post & Beam
Electric Feature: Circuit Breakers, 100 Amps
Entry Only: no
Exterior: Clapboard, Wood
Exterior Features: Deck - Wood, Barn/Stable, Greenhouse, Fruit Trees, Garden Area, Stone Wall
Foundation: Fieldstone, Granite
Frontage: 282
Garage Spaces: 2
Garage/Parking: Detached, Storage, Work Area, Barn
Hot Water: Oil, Tank
Lot: 022/A
Lot Description: Cleared, Gentle Slope, Level
Lot Size: 80586
Parking Feature: Off-Street, Stone/Gravel
Parking Spaces: 10
Road Type: Public, Paved, Sidewalk
Roof Material: Wood Shingles
Sewer: City/Town Sewer
Style: Colonial, Antique, Multi-Level
Utility Connections: for Gas Range, for Electric Dryer, Washer Hookup
Water: City/Town Water, Private Water


Adult Community: no
Grade School: Anna M. McCabe
Handicap Access: no
High School: Smithfield HS
HOA: no
Middle School: Gallagher MS
Neighborhood: Greenville
Waterfront: no
Waterview: no


Amenities: Shopping, Conservation Area, House of Worship, Public School
Beachfront: no
Book: 49
Energy Features: Storm Windows, Storm Doors
Entered By: BB985391
Lead Paint: Unknown
Listing Alert: No
Main: BB1985
Map: 44
Warranty: no
Year Build Description: Approximate, Certified Historic
Year Built Source: Public Record
Year Round: yes


Assessed Value: 579000
Disclosure: yes
Lender Owned: No
Listing Price Per SqFt: 215.45
Short Sale Lender Approval Required: No
Tax Year: 2021
Taxes: 8281

Zoning Info

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