Newton D. Arnold House (c1888) A magnificent late Queen Anne Victorian with a 3 story octagonal corner tower ideally located in the historic College Hill area. Completely restored by the current owner and renovated for today's lifestyle, while paying special attention to preserving its original charm and exquisite period details. Beautiful hardwood floors with mahogany borders, 10 foot high ceilings, tall windows all around, and 8 gorgeous fireplaces.
The 1st floor features a gracious entry foyer opening to a generous living room drenched with natural sunlight, an elegant formal dining room, a butler's pantry, a library with lovely built-in bookcases, a powder room, and an expansive new kitchen with quality custom cabinetry, white marble countertops, and very high-end professional appliances including a La Cornue stove, plus a sun-filled dining area, a small separate breakfast room, and access to a wonderful private bluestone patio.
The sweeping main staircase with cleverly detailed wooden balustrades leads to the 2nd floor which offers a spectacular master suite including a sitting room with an octagonal corner, 2 luxurious en suite baths, 3 fireplaces, and an outstanding dressing room lined with walls of custom closets. There is another bedroom with its own luxury ensuite bathroom on this level.
The 3rd floor has significant additional living space including 4 bedrooms, two of which are currently arranged to serve as a media/game room and a workout room, and a large family bathroom. Downstairs, the lower level contains a huge temperature controlled wine cellar located adjacent to a impressive wine tasting room with fieldstone walls and its own complete kitchenette, plus another powder room.
This exceptional home has all new high end mechanicals with every amenity, and is in impeccable condition both inside and out. There is a large detached 2 car garage and plenty of additional parking in the large driveway. A special oasis in the city with convenient walkable access to Brown, RISD, Wayland Square, and downtown Providence.