Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty has announced the sale of the historic “Bigelow Carriage House”, a restored home located at 79 Second Street in Newport’s Point neighborhood.

The property sold today for $1,675,000.

This is the highest sale price in the Historic Point neighborhood since 2012 according to Rhode Island MLS records. Jay Serzan and Jose Aguon of Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer. The listing agents were Judy Chace and Eric Kirton of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty.

The ‘Bigelow Carriage House’ is an early commission of Charles McKim whose firm, McKim, Mead and White, is recognized for making important contributions to American architecture and credited for creating “the shingled cottage vernacular” that defines the homes of coastal New England.

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