72 Washington Street

Newport, RI 02840

1/2 Bath
7,644 Sq. Ft.
$903 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Villa Marina (aka Sanford-Covell House) - built in 1870 for Milton H Sanford and purchased 25 years later by William King Covell II is offered publicly for the first time since 1895! A historic treasure fronting along Washington Street in Newport's famed Point neighborhood, the Villa offers unsurpassed and unobstructed waterfront Harbor views and sunsets from almost every vantage point on the property. A deep-water dock with a custom built cupola sitting area and inground heated, salt water pool...

Property Details for 72 Washington Street

Subdivision Name
The Point
Architectural Style
Waterfront Features
Beach Front, Ocean Front, Walk to Water, Waterfront


Listing Courtesy of Gustave White Sotheby's Realty

Property Details for 72 Washington Street

MLS #1272847
Days on Market262
Taxes$36,585 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Single Family Residence
Year Built1870
Lot Size0.36 AC / 15,682 SF
CountyNewport County

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Listing Courtesy of Gustave White Sotheby's Realty

Building Information for 72 Washington Street

Stories4Year Built1870Building Size-Lot Size0.36 AC / 15,682 SF

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30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

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Property Information for 72 Washington Street

    Location and General Information
  • Community Features: Marina, Near Hospital, Public Transportation, Shopping
  • Postal City: Newport
  • Postal Code Plus 4: 1514
  • Zoning: R 10
  • Covered Spaces: 0
  • Garage: No
  • Garage Spaces: 0
  • Parking Features: No Garage
  • Parking Total: 3
    Taxes and HOA Information
  • Tax Annual Amount: $36,585.00
  • Tax Assessed Value: 3921286
  • Tax Lot: 92
  • Tax Year: 20
    Lot Information
  • Lot Features: Waterfront
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.36
  • Lot Size Area: 15682.0
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 15682.0
  • Lot Size Units: Square Feet
  • Living Area: 7,644.00
  • Building Area Total: 5,798.00
  • Parcel Number: 72WASHINGTONSTNEWP
  • Living Area Source: Public Records
    Property and Assessments
  • Senior Community: No
  • Construction Materials: Plaster, Clapboard, Wood Siding
  • New Construction: No
  • Property Sub Type: Single Family Residence
  • Stories Total: 4
  • Year Built: 1870
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Cooling: None
  • Cooling: No
  • Electric: Circuit Breakers
  • Heating: Forced Air, Gas, Hot Water, Zoned
  • Heating: Yes
  • Sewer: Connected
  • Utilities: Sewer Connected
  • Water Source: Connected
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Exterior Features: Deck, Porch, Patio
  • Foundation Details: Stone
  • Patio And Porch Features: Deck, Patio, Porch
  • Pool Features: In Ground
  • View: Yes
    Interior Features
  • Appliances: Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Water Heater, Washer
  • Basement: Exterior Entry, Full, Finished, Interior Entry
  • Basement: Yes
  • Bathrooms Full: 6
  • Bathrooms Half: 1
  • Bathrooms Total Integer: 7
  • Bedrooms Total: 8
  • Fireplace Features: Free Standing, Masonry
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces Total: 6
  • Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Hardwood, Parquet
  • Interior Features: Furnished
  • Rooms Total: 15
    Income & Expenses
  • Operating Expense: $0
Rental Information
    Rent Information
  • Land Lease: false

Property History for 72 Washington Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jul 21, 2021

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Jan 6, 2021

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DateEvent & SourcePrice

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Schools near 72 Washington Street

Frank E. Thompson MiddlePublic5-80.6 mi
Claiborne Pell ElementaryPublicK-41.3 mi
Rogers High SchoolPublic9-121.8 mi
Newport Area Career Tech CenterPublic9-121.8 mi

Frank E. Thompson Middle

5-8, 0.6 mi, Public


Claiborne Pell Elementary

K-4, 1.3 mi, Public


Rogers High School

9-12, 1.8 mi, Public


Newport Area Career Tech Center

9-12, 1.8 mi, Public


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72 Washington Street is a single family home for sale in Newport, RI 02840. This property was listed for sale on January 6, 2021 by Gustave White Sotheby's Realty at $6,900,000. This listing's school district is Newport. Nearby schools include Frank E. Thompson Middle, Rogers High School and Claiborne Pell Elementary. 72 Washington Street is a 8-bed, 6.5-bath, 7,644 sqft single family home built in 1870.

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Listing Courtesy of Gustave White Sotheby's Realty

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