Located on Benefit Street’s ‘Mile of History’, the Samuel Staples House is a delightful Colonial built c.1760 that seamlessly blends modern amenities with historic charm. The State House is directly East and gives this home wonderful views of RI’s “Independent Man” statue.
Enter into the flowing floor plan with refinished wide plank wood floors and charming fireplaces throughout. The expansive living room with its unusual curved front wall is an ideal place to entertain family and friends along with the elegant dining room accented by chair rail molding. The renovated and customized kitchen is a chef’s dream with new stone countertops, a Sub Zero refrigerator and other top of the line appliances.
Walk out to the private deck with incredible views of the Downtown skyline and the State House’s renowned dome. The multi-tiered, multi-patio side and back gardens were created by venerated landscape designer Lalla Searle.
The master suite makes up the entire second floor of this beautiful property. Revel in the dressing room and an ensuite marble bath with a spa shower and soaking tub. Two additional bedrooms occupy the top floor and each enjoy private access to a full bath.
The walkout garden level living space is a great setting to relax complete with a family room, a tranquil work space, plus the convenience of a ¾ bath.
This great location provides remarkable walkability. Explore the historic East Side with its acclaimed museums, parks, and shopping villages, including Thayer Street, Wickenden Street and Wayland Square. Neighboring College Hill is home to the renowned campuses of both Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. Minutes away is the downtown commuter rail, which offers travel to and from Boston. Downtown Providence is a cultural hub filled with award-winning theaters and restaurants.