581 west main road Little Compton, RI 02837

c.1886 -"an artistic masterpiece of subtle charm". West-facing property looking across the mouth of Sakonnet w/ striking views of open ocean & rolling pastures, sits the iconic "Mill House". An 1800's conversion of an old gristmill, first of its kind, turned into residence of historical importance for its "method of construction & artistic collaboration". The 3-story Mill Tower maintains integrity from yesteryear, featuring artistic plasterwork of the famed American artist, Sydney Burleigh. The Mill has panoramic views of the Atlantic, farmland & to Newport's coast. The 1st floor encompasses an open-floor plan living & large pane windows for taking in magnificent sunsets. The family compound includes a 4 bed/2 bath 1684 sq.ft. summer cottage called the "Dinghy". Gracefully set into the picturesque landscape w/ breathtaking seascape views from every room. Rare opportunity to own this classic retreat as the current family has for over 130 years. Rental $$ Potential


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MLS#
72491457
Type
Single Family
Year Built
1886
Lot Size
51,400 Sq Ft
Taxes
$7,462
Bedrooms
9
Full Baths
4
Half Baths
2
Tax Year
2019

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Little Compton

Little Compton is located at the southeastern tip of the state and stretches into the Atlantic Ocean. Little Compton has an uncommon blend of rural and upscale residences. Taxes are among the lowest in the state as the town boasts only one school for children from K-8.


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