Originally built in 1875, The Henry Metcalf House is a historic cottage blending original period details with modern updates, while set on a beautiful waterfront property affording sweeping panoramic views of the Narragansett Bay.
The home’s charming brick walk and covered porch welcome you to a set of double doors at the main entrance. Once inside, the foyer leads into a large library offering walls of built-in bookcases and walkout access to a gorgeous greenhouse for quiet relaxation.
The hall off the library contains a full bath and connects to a spacious double living room showcasing an original marble fireplace and spectacular water views. Equipped with a drop down projector, this room doubles as a home theatre and also provides French door access to a convenient office nook and a spectacular sunroom, where you can step out to the back porch and breathe in the ocean air.
The elegant formal dining room is complemented by an exposed brick wall and cross hatch windows, creating the perfect atmosphere for hosting dinner events.
Designed with herringbone parquet floors, marble counters, and a glazed tile backsplash hand-painted by local artist Jacqueline Karch, the gorgeous chef’s kitchen opens into an octagonal family room accented by slate floors and a gazebo style ceiling. A glass door leads out to a flagstone patio with a vine wrapped pergola, providing the ideal spot for al fresco dining and outdoor entertaining.
Heading up to the second floor, the elegant owner’s suite includes its own changing room with a wall of closets and an ensuite bath. This quiet retreat also walks out to a private deck overlooking the water.
This floor also has a generous second bedroom, a laundry room, and another full bath, while the upper level supplies additional living space, including a pair of sizeable bedrooms supported by a full bath.
Located in Barrington’s desirable Alfred Drowne neighborhood, this area is known for having one of the top-ranked school systems in the state. Take advantage of a wealth of nearby amenities, including easy access to the East Bay Bike Path, Rhode Island Country Club, and several local marinas. Enjoy shopping and dining at the locally owned shops and restaurants of the Town Center, or take a short 10 mile drive to all the attractions of nearby Providence.