4.18 Acre Smith Cove Estate Sells for $3.95M in Barrington, Rhode Island
SOLD | Built 1954 | 6,365 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 5.5+ Baths | 4.18 Acres
266 Rumstick Rd, Barrington, RI 02806
Originally built in 1954, the main house was completely rebuilt in 1997 and renovated in 2017. This wonderful Smith Cove waterfront estate has sold for $3.95 million in Barrington, Rhode Island. Listing details: Absolutely beautiful waterfront estate. Enjoy the timeless elegance and privacy of this custom-built 4.18 acre New England estate. Custom-built and newly renovated, the architectural and design details will delight your senses both in the home and throughout the grounds. The main house is 5,525 square feet and offers five beds, four and a half baths including both a first-floor and second-floor main suite. At the heart of this home is the kitchen. It features a large white marble island, marble-inlaid backsplash, top-of-the-line appliances, a large pantry.
Whether you enter the home from the front doors or from the two-car attached garage, you will be impressed by the custom details that include a glass-enclosed and temperature-controlled wine room, a beautiful grand staircase, one of three laundry rooms on the property, and a beautiful guest bath and private office tucked off of the dining room. The dining area flows gracefully off the kitchen and features exquisite built-in cabinetry, a fireplace, and amazing views of the wildlife, the yard, and the cove and is perfect for either family dinners or entertaining guests. The living room, just a few steps away also offers incredible views of the lawn and cove as well as beautiful built-in cabinetry, coffered ceilings, and a large stone fireplace. The main floor showcases a beautiful main suite -complete with inlaid marble ensuite bath, and its own door to the outside garden patio. There are also two guest bedrooms that feature vaulted ceilings and share a bathroom complete with beautiful glass-inlaid tilework on this floor.
Upstairs, the great room offers a feeling of relaxed elegance and has a wet bar, beautiful vaulted ceilings complete with redwood beams, a marble fireplace, and a very special large covered balcony overlooking the grounds and the cove – perfect for relaxing. This floor also has the main bedroom complete with a large stone fireplace, a balcony overlooking the cove, a luxurious marble spa-style bath, a closet “room” complete with chandelier, built-in shelving, a washer & dryer, and a large center island. There is another large bedroom off the great room and another full bath.
The detached carriage house offers three additional oversized garage stalls on the main level (for a total of five garage stalls on the property). Tucked away & over the garage is another great space – perfect for an in-home office or gym, and complete with a 1/2 bath. The newest addition to this estate was just completed in 2020 and was custom-designed & built to match the timeless elegance of the home while offering a fresh space for entertaining or guests. The guest/pool house, has a full kitchen full bath, laundry room & beautiful media room- perfect for hanging out year-round. The pool and spa, also completed in 2020 feature a large lit patio, with built-in surround sound and overlook the beautiful backyard and cove.
The home offers every imaginable luxury including radiant heat flooring, many zones of central air, Sonos surround sound, a state-of-the-art security system, whole house generator, irrigation system that runs off a private well for the outside watering, town water & sewer, and gas. There are many custom-built stone walls featuring under lighting and there is privacy and pet fencing throughout the property. Smith’s Cove is a tranquil and picturesque spot offering plenty of opportunity to birdwatch, enjoy the wildlife, kayak, paddle-board, swim or moor your boat. The property was on the market for $4.9 million with Tracy LeRoux of Link Real Estate. Photography by Siri Hanja, Sweet Find. Home staging by Premiere Home Staging.