List Price: $4,300,000
Sold On September 23, 2013
Rare opportunity to own a large oceantfront tract of land on Block Island.
Enjoy the breath taking ocean views, refreshing sea breezes and the colorful sunsets over Block Island Sound from this beachfront compound style setting. Featuring beach frontage,
privacy and vineyards.
This property encompases 14.82 private acres perfectly sited on the West Side of Block Island off Coast Guard Road. The site offers 460’ of beach frontage in a compound style setting with 2 houses. The first, a cozy 3 bedroom 1,186 sq ft winterized cottage with a bright open floor plan and great indoor and exterior space which is ideal for entertaining all year round. Enjoy the mesmerizing sunsets over the beautiful ocean views from the large deck or the inviting great room. The main house is a newly constructed Gambrel with a 4 bedroom septic system and a classic style of living. The current layout would dictate the best use of this house as a 3bed, 2.5 bath with 3 FP’s. Strategically perched on top of the a hill over looking the Block Island Sound, the North Light House, the Coast Guard Station and the Great Salt Pond. This home, with the interior finish completed, will offer almost 1,900 living square feet. Both homes are just steps away from the private Charlestown Beach which stretches from the inlet of New Harbor to western shore of Dorry’s Cove. One of the only beaches where sunsets may be enjoyed.
The 14.82 acres consists of lovely rolling fields and are outlined by rambling stone walls which have been in place for hundreds of years. There are two divine vineyards with a state of the art irrigation system on the property. With the ability to produce fruit every year these vineyards can be a wine enthusiasts dream. This property is one of the reasons why the Nature Conservancy has called Block Island “ one of the 12 last greatest places in the Western Hemisphere.” Block Island is located 12 miles off of Rhode Island’s south coast and is easily accessed by ferry’s from, Rhode Island, Montauk, and New London, there is even a state airport for small aircrafts. Over 40% of the island is protected open space thereby minimizing the risks of over development and keeping this town quaint. Block Island Offers 17 miles of mostly white sandy beaches and crystal blue ocean. It is also commonly referred to as “The Bermuda of the North”.