Built in 1812 by Church Gray, the Chafee Homestead, is a large period colonial and still occupies a spectacular large lot of land with a barn, rock walls, swimming pool and mature gardens.
The house offers 4 fireplaces, a wood and coal stove, period details with original wood floors. An addition in 1848, the eat-in kitchen is large with a fireplace, granite counters and plenty of storage. Off the large living room, a renovated closed porch opens out to multi level deck perfect for outdoor entertaining. The master suite is large with a master bathroom, walk-in closet and opens to a working greenhouse.
Set in the heart of Rumford, it is within walking distance to the Rumford Center, Bridgham Farm conservatory area and Turner Reservoir. It is also minutes from downtown Providence and the commuter rail and provides easy access to Interstate 95.
East Providence is a city with a mix of quiet and waterfront neighborhoods, as well as several major shopping areas. The Seekonk and Providence Rivers are to the west, Narragansett Bay is to the south, and the Running and Ten Mile Rivers (including the Reservoir and Central Pond) are along most of its eastern border.