7 stately homes in Rhode Island

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Homes in Rhode Island.

Providence. The Edward J. Sullivan House was built in 1930 in the Blackstone neighborhood. The six-bedroom Georgian Revival preserves its original five fireplaces, oak floors, dentil crown molding, and carved wood staircase, and includes a formal dining room, living room, eat-in chef's kitchen, and paneled library.

Outside are a screened porch, deck, patio and walled yard, mature landscaping, and a three-car garage. $2,100,000. Gerri Schiffman, Residential Properties, (401) 474-3733.

Charlestown. Located in Quonochontaug, this three-bedroom, cedar-shingled house comes with a half-acre of private beachfront. The open-concept main living space has wide-plank floors, a stone fireplace, shiplap walls, a gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry, and glass-paned doors.

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There are two upstairs en suite bedrooms with ocean-view balconies, and a guest suite above the garage. A screened porch and landscaped yards face the sea. $4,750,000. Lori Joyal, Lila Delman Real Estate, (401) 742-1225.

Jamestown. Designed by Estes/Twombly Architects, this two-bedroom 2013 home has deeded water access to a nearby cove. The house's open floor plan features a high ceiling, polished concrete floors, maple paneling, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

A semi-lofted bedroom overlooks the main space. Outside are a covered slab porch and an two-story storage area with sliding door. $875,000. Ginny Prichett, Island Realty, (401) 423-2200.

Newport. The Slocum estate on Bellevue Avenue covers a city block. The 1880 Anglo-Norman, 12-bedroom manor, designed by Dudley Newton, was built of local granite. French Empire interiors feature marble columns, wood and plaster carving, coffered ceilings, and stone and hardwood floors.

The 4.85-acre grounds, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, are landscaped with oak, maple, beech, and butternut trees; winding paths; and flowering plants. $4,995,000. Kara Malkovich, Gustave White/Sotheby's International Realty, (401) 848-6728.

Little Compton. The three-season Mill House was converted from an 1886 gristmill. The Mill Tower, with mahogany floors and plasterwork by the artist Sydney Burleigh, includes a first-floor, open living space with fireplace, library, and kitchen, and a third-floor bedroom suite with 360-degree ocean and pasture views.

The Dinghy, a four-bedroom cottage, has a kitchen and water views. The 1.1-acre grounds feature a stone wall and garden. $1,700,000. Renee M. Welchman, Keller Williams Realty of Newport, (401) 649-1915.

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South Kingstown. Set on 10 acres of farmland, "Belle Terre" is also two minutes from town. The 1908 five-bedroom house retains its barrel-vaulted foyer ceiling, curved wood paneling, and exposed beams, and has an eat-in gourmet kitchen, dining room, and a sunroom with views of fields, a koi pond, and landscaped grounds.

The property includes a stable with paddocks, a riding ring, and a 60-foot pergola. $1,750,000. Claudia Philbrick, Mott & Chace/Sotheby's International Realty, (401) 742-2667.

Cumberland. This 1749 Colonial is in the Arnold's Mills historic district. The house has original pumpkin pine floors, new windows, exposed beams, and five fireplaces, and an addition with a family room and deck. Assessed as a two-bedroom, the home has space and septic for four bedrooms.

The 0.97-acre property features magnolia, cherry, and dogwood trees; a fenced dog run; lawns; and a garage with a loft. $375,000. Roberta K. Hergt, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices/Page Realty, (508) 889-8229.

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