Built in 1924 on the historic East Side of Providence, the Frank D. Lisle House is a gracious, brick Georgian Revival that has been thoroughly modernized while still retaining its original charm and classic architectural details.
Stepping up through an iron gate and inside the refined entry hall, the home’s elegance is sophisticated yet welcoming, creating a perfect environment for entertaining.
The updated cook’s kitchen with Dacor range and Sub-zero refrigerator will inspire your inner chef. The marble island provides plenty of counter space and a banquet seating area, while the butler’s pantry is great for serving guests. Off the kitchen is a comfortable family room awash in natural light rushing through the wall of windows. The formal dining room has all the grace you would come to expect from a house with this level of architectural detail, while the spacious living room allows for guests to gather around the marble fireplace during any function.
The screened porch overlooking the large yard steps out to a private city garden and bluestone patio, providing a quiet unrivaled setting for al fresco dining and outdoor entertaining.
Wander the loggia that travels along the south side of the house and creates an easy flow in and out of the home. French doors lead into multiple settings, including a handsome library where you can enjoy some solitary moments.
Up the grand staircase is a second floor master suite boasting its own fireplace, a walk-in closet, a private dressing room, and a redesigned ensuite bath with an exquisite soaking tub. This level of the home possesses two additional suites, each with their own private bath, along with a fourth bedroom and another separate bath.
The third floor of the home offers a large sitting area with a kitchenette, making it ideal for a recreation room. A pair of additional bedrooms and an updated bath with a distinctive dual sink vanity and glass door shower allow this floor to be utilized as a fantastic guest suite.
Complete with a 3-bay garage this historic home is located on the East Side of Providence where the facilities of Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design, and multiple private schools surround you on College Hill. Local shopping and dining opportunities abound on nearby Thayer Street and in Wayland Square. Take a short trip down into the heart of Providence to experience all the arts and culture of the Creative Capital, including the magic of Waterfire. Easy access to the interstate and Downtown train station enable you to commute up and down the Northeast Corridor.