premier Block Island property
Block Island, RI, USA US $4,700,000
One of Block Islands premier properties, nestled between two tranquil coves, Swede Hill House is set on one of the islands highest elevations offering Panoramic Ocean Views.
This stunning four-bedroom home offers more than 3600 square feet of impeccable living by award-winning architectural firm Estes/Twombly. Built to the U.S Green Building Councils LEED Gold standards, Swede Hill was recently recognized with an AIAri Honor Award, 2013 for outstanding achievement in architectural design.
Ascending the tree-lined driveway to this hilltop retreat, uninterrupted ocean views abound throughout this private four-acre sanctuary. The stone walled entry garden warmly welcomes guests into this architectural masterpiece. The Great Room offers a spacious living room with stone fireplace and dining area with custom millwork and state of the art kitchen. Just outside, a spacious deck doubles as a breakfast and grilling area, while a sliding barn door offers added privacy.
Beyond the glass wall of the Great Room rests a spectacular infinity pool, immaculate stonework and beautifully manicured lawns and gardens. Adjacent to the swimming pool and blue stone courtyard is the homes separate Guest Suite that delivers light and airy living, expansive storage and the convenience of an additional full bath. The Guest Suite has its own private deck complete with a Maine Cedar hot tub.
The Master Suite is an extension of the homes seamless design with custom cabinetry, private balcony, soaking tub and limestone shower. Located 12 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, Block Island offers 17 miles of sandy beaches and pristine ocean. Home to 365 freshwater ponds, one for each day of the year, Block Island was recently named one of the Twelve Last Greatest Places on Earth by The Nature Conservancy.
NOTE: Two adjoining lots available on request. Every Block Island property sold is subject to a 3% Block Island Land Trust Fee, paid by the buyer.
Approximate Square Feet: 3618 ft
Architectural Style: Contemporary, Cape Cod
Lot Acres: 4.1