Welcome to the Edward J. Sullivan House (c1930), a magnificent brick Georgian Revival combining wonderful original period details with all of today’s modern amenities and conveniences.
Stepping inside, the impressive entrance vestibule opens into a gorgeous foyer featuring a beautifully detailed staircase, quarter sawn hardwood floors, and exquisite dentil crown moldings which are displayed throughout the home.
To the left is a spacious front-to-back living room with a marble fireplace, tall windows with a curved motif on top, and a large bow window allowing for plenty of natural light.
The formal dining room features its own wood burning fireplace and a pair of built-in china cabinets, while a set of French doors opens to a bright enclosed screened porch, perfect for hosting company or enjoying quiet relaxation time.
Equipped with top of the line stainless steel appliances and honed absolute black stone countertops, the sunny custom kitchen is a chef’s dream, complete with a wine fridge, prep sink, and a large center island for added workspace. This well designed space leads out to a small deck stepping down to a private landscaped yard and flagstone patio, perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining – all completely surrounded by a beautiful brick wall.
The wood paneled den or library is complemented by magnificent millwork, walls of built-in bookcases, and a cozy fireplace by which to read.
Continuing up the beautifully crafted main staircase, the second floor Is highlighted by a spacious master retreat with a handsome fireplace, a new luxurious marble bathroom, and a custom walk-in closet connected to a private sitting area or home office. This second level also includes a pair of generous bedrooms connected by an adjoining new marble bath, as well as a completely separate guest or au-pair suite, complete with two more large bedrooms and another outstanding new bathroom.
The third floor features a soundproof music room or play area, plus several great storage areas including a huge cedar closet.
Designed to resemble the lower level of ship, the downstairs Captain’s Cabin offers the ultimate recreation room, including a lounge area with a fireplace, custom wet bar, and a powder room.
Set in one of the East Side’s most desirable neighborhoods, this property is located just a block from the Blackstone Boulevard Path, and is within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants along Hope Street, as well as the playground and weekly farmer’s market at nearby Lippitt Memorial Park. Conveniently situated within close proximity of local schools and hospitals, the home is also just minutes from all the entertainment and business opportunities Downtown Providence, while easy access to the interstate and train station helps simplify further travel.