157 Kay Street Newport, RI 02840

For sale for $899,000 - MLS # 1294677

157 Kay Street
Newport, Rhode Island RI 02840
Price: $899,000
Listing ID 1294677 Status Active 3 Bedrooms 1 Full Baths 1 Partial Baths 2,080 SqFt 0.360 Acres Subdivision: Kay/Catherine/Braga Park

Property Description:

First time offered in 44 years! This gorgeous 1950's center staircase Colonial is a classic. Stunning hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace in the living room, formal dining room with swinging butler door, dedicated den, powder room, and efficient designed kitchen with granite counter tops, white cabinetry, and pantry. The second floor has a full four piece bathroom, three large bedrooms, and a bonus room (with cedar closet) that could be a nursery, dedicated home office, personal gym, or a fantastic walk-in closet! The landing has additional storage closets, a built-in linen closet along with custom book shelves, and a quaint reading nook. Off the kitchen is the most inviting year round sunroom that overlooks the deck, backyard, and unobstructed views of the park and water views of the pond and beach. Attached one car garage. Huge fenced in backyard on an exceptionally large lot for Newport. At one time, some of the most flourishing gardens bloomed in the vegetable and flower beds. Updated mechanics (gas heat) and newer vinyl windows. Full basement with laundry and workshop. Bathrooms are original. Some cosmetic and exterior work is needed. A once in a lifetime opportunity to live directly on the park in a very sublime location. Walking distance to the Atlantic Ocean, Cliff Walk, and downtown. Witness some of the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets known to man. This is an Estate Sale. Property is being sold AS IS.

Primary Features

County: Newport
Half Baths: 1
Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
Property Type: Residential
Subdivision: Kay/Catherine/Braga Park
Year Built: 1950
Zoning: R10A


Appliances: Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Range Hood, Water Heater, Washer
Basement: Exterior Entry, Full, Interior Entry, Unfinished
Cooling: None
Fireplace Features: Masonry
Fireplaces Total: 1
Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Vinyl
Heating: Baseboard, Electric, Gas, Hot Water, Zoned
Interior Features: Attic, Cedar Closet(s), Tub Shower
Levels: Three Or More
Living Area Source: Public Records
Rooms Total: 9
Stories: 3
Stories Total: 3


Architectural Style: Colonial
Construction Materials: Drywall, Shingle Siding, Wood Siding
Covered Spaces: 1
Electric: 200+ Amp Service, Circuit Breakers
Exterior Features: Deck, Paved Driveway
Fencing: Fenced
Foundation Details: Combination
Garage Spaces: 1
Lot Size Square Feet: 15800
Parking Features: Attached, Garage, Garage Door Opener
Parking Total: 3
Patio And Porch Features: Deck
Sewer: Connected, Public Sewer
Utilities: Sewer Connected, Water Connected
Water Source: Connected, Public
Window Features: Thermal Windows


Building Area Total: 2080
City: Newport
Community Features: Near Hospital, Near Schools, Recreation Area, Shopping, Tennis Court(s)
View: Water
Waterfront Features: Walk to Water


Documents Count: 2
Property Condition: Fixer


Possession: Immediately
Tax Annual Amount: 7401
Tax Assessed Value: 793300
Tax Lot: 569
Tax Year: 2021

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