Founded by English settlers in 1639, Newport is the hub of Aquidneck Island located in Newport County, Rhode Island. Today, Newport is a popular tourist destination for its restaurants, attractions, shops and rich history.
Visitors and residents alike can enjoy the preserved architecture that dates back to the 17th century. Walking tours are available in city’s Historic Hill and Point neighborhoods where houses were built using various styles such as Gothic Revival, Shingle style, Beaux Arts and Stick style.
One of Newport’s most famous attractions, the Newport Mansions, also highlights the city’s historical architecture with the nine “summer cottages” that attracts about 800,000 visitors a year. For those who don’t enjoy walking tours, the mansions can be viewed during Newport’s “Ten Mile Drive” which showcases some of the city’s most beautiful attractions including the Cliff Walk and beaches.
With such a rich history, Newport has a variety of homes for sale from charming Victorian cottages to Modern Colonials. Some homes are built in historical styles such as Italianate, Renaissance Revival and Beaux Arts. Newport has a diverse selection of real estate including condominiums, singlefamily and multifamily houses—most with beautiful scenery or easy
access to Newport’s attractions.