Newport

House Lust: A Schoolhouse-Turned-First Catholic Church in RI

The schoolmaster was quite the swindler — and the priest, a dupe — in its nineteenth-century sale. Now, the historic Colonial is on the market for a much savvier buyer.

The Eleazer Trevett Schoolhouse, with one bedroom and one bath over 680 square feet, is on the market for $450,000. (Photography via Hogan Associates) Show Caption Hide Caption A view to the front door. The current owner’s devotion to period-appropriate furniture and decor is evident in the book collection here. Show Caption Hide Caption A view down the entryway corridor…

House Lust: This Is What $43 Million Gets You in Newport

Seaward, the priciest property in Rhode Island history, has seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, forty-five waterfront acres, eighty-two windows and a pavillion big enough to host 1,000 of your closest friends for dinner.

New York. Connecticut. Definitely California. But $43.5 million for property in little Rhode Island?