Built circa 1814 in the Federal style, the Thomas Poynton Ives Row House is set on one of Providence’s premier streets, and has been impeccably renovated for 21st century living. Architectural details abound with finely crafted woodwork, seven fireplaces, and rich hardwood floors that perfectly blend with all the modern amenities one would expect, plus two legal apartments and private off-street parking.
Enter the lovely hall flanked by spacious dining and living rooms, each with a fireplace, that step out to the deck overlooking the Providence skyline. The fully equipped chef’s kitchen enjoys stainless steel appliances and a sunny eating area with western views across the city scape. A nearby pantry and powder room complete the first level.
The second floor has a sumptuous master suite with a fireplace and two ensuite baths with glass enclosed showers. The library with a fireplace and custom built-ins faces East toward historic College Hill.
A full third floor offers two additional bedrooms, a full bath and study or third bedroom.
The lower level has a charming study with a fireplace, family room, and a tiled bath.
270 Benefit Street is the perfect College Hill address where everything the Creative Capital has to offer is at your fingertips. Benefit Street is a walkable area filled with plenty of shops and restaurants along with nearby Wickenden Street and Thayer Street. The facilities of both Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design make their home on College Hill. Visit local parks including India Point Park where you can capture a great view of Narragansett Bay. Downtown Providence provides a commuter rail and a renowned cultural scene full of theaters , great dining options, and local attractions like Waterfire.