John Helme Clark House An elegant Greek Revival originally built in 1848 and then moved in 1947 from 187 Bowen Street to its current location on a spectacular 16,000 square foot lot in College Hill.
This home has been thoughtfully renovated and several times enlarged to seamlessly blend its original 19th Century details with all of today’s modern conveniences. The gracious foyer leads to a lovely living room with a brick fireplace, open to an adjoining formal dining room with a built-in china hutch and a fireplace.
Exceptional cook’s kitchen with extensive glass front cabinetry, a large center island, a bar area with its own sink and beverage refrigerator, two dishwashers, a desk area, and a fabulous breakfast room with French doors out to a bluestone terrace and brick patio overlooking the magnificent landscaped grounds.
The 1st floor also has a sunny family room with a fireplace, a pantry, and a mudroom which connects to the 2 car garage. The 2nd floor offers a wonderful master suite , two additional bedrooms and two more full baths, plus a laundry room, a large home office with a half bath, and an expansive artist studio or family room featuring high cathedral ceilings with exposed beams and skylights. The 3rd floor has 2 more bedrooms, great city views, another full bath, and storage. The lower level has a legal rental apartment with its own separate entrance and private patio.
Great location — an easy walk to Brown, RISD, downtown Providence, and the train!