Built in 1881, “Aufenthalt” is a significant shingle style home in the Kay-Catherine area of Newport. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places Inventory, Nomination Form,as a 2-1/2 story Queen Anne house. The architect was Clarence S. Luce. The exterior of the original house was light-colored, sanded stucco contrasting with both wood trim and shingling. The rambling style buildings exhibited beautiful craftsmanship and always had a connection to the outdoors.This is evident today after the present owner completed both the interior and exterior restoration.Built as the summer residence of Mrs. Letitia B. Sargent, the property sits on .3 acres and is an in-town house for a large family, a buyer who likes to entertain, and/or the possibility of a B&B with approval from the Zoning Board. The 3rd floor level may provide a large 1200 sf innkeeper’s unit. The home has 7 bedrooms, 5-1/2 baths, exquisite period details throughout, a large yard to entertain, and a 3-car garage. It is within walking distance to town, Bellevue Avenue, shops and restaurants.
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