41 Washington ST,
The Faisneau House c. 1770, is located in the very desirable Point section. On the National Historic Register, this house was also called the George Topham House. From here, â€œresidents had unobstructed views of the Bay where they could watch the ever changing patterns of water traffic, sailing vessels, side wheelers, ferry boats, Navy flotillas and every variety of pleasure craft.â€� Within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and the waterfront, it is a pedestrian-friendly area of historic homes. Across the street from Storer Park, this property has spectacular views of Newport Harbor. The house itself has been restored to perfection.It has pine floors of lovely patina,crown moldings, sun-filled rooms, 4 working fireplaces, detailed wainscoting, and high ceilings.The first floor boasts of a large bright extended living room, Diningroom, kitchen, and half bath. There are french doors off the Living room leading to the perennial gardens and outside entertainment space. The second floor consists of a master bedroom with a fireplace, dressing room/den/office, another full size bath and laundry area, and a guest bedroom. The third floor has two bedrooms.This area of Newport provides dinghy docks for residents to enjoy the harbor using kayaks.Nearby Battery Park offers some of the best views of the harbor and bridge and is noted for its breezes.This house is enjoyable during all seasons.