Little Compton, RI – The oceanfront home at 39 Taylor’s Lane South has sold for $4,550,000. Offering vaulted, wood beam ceilings and a magnificent outdoor living area, the 4,200 square foot home is sited on over two acres of waterfront land with sweeping southwestern views over the Atlantic. According to data from the Rhode Island Statewide Multiple Listing Service, the sale of 39 Taylor’s Lane South is the highest sale in the municipality in over two years.

The custom shingle-styled home located at 53 Bailey’s Ledge Road has sold for $3,350,000. Rebuilt in 2003, this custom home offers every modern amenity and spectacular views of the Sakonnet Golf Club and the Sakonnet Passage.

The sellers of 53 Bailey’s Ledge Road and the buyers 39 Taylor’s Lane South were represented by Cherry Arnold, Sales Associate with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty. The buyers of 53 Bailey’s Ledge Road were represented by Amy Chafee of Little Compton Real Estate and the sellers of 39 Taylor’s Lane South were represented by Terry Boyle of Landvest Inc.

In the top sales in the municipality in 2018, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty associates have represented clients in all five transactions: more than any other brokerage. Further, with transaction volume totaling over $10 million, Cherry Arnold is the highest producing sales associate in Little Compton year-to-date.

“I’m incredibly proud and honored to have represented my clients in the sale of these very special one-of-a-kind Little Compton properties,” remarks Cherry.

Judy Chace, Broker/Co-Owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty adds, “These two impressive sales embody the essence of luxury living tucked away in the quiet seaside town of Little Compton.”

“The impact of our efforts in Little Compton continues to evolve year after year. We are proud of the diligence of our associates and look forward to continued growth in the luxury real estate market,” states Ray Mott, Broker/Co-Owner of Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty.

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